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Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 01-19-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,097
Posted By MRichaud
The term, "Now then" - never have understood that...

The term, "Now then" - never have understood that one!
Forum: Just Conversation 01-09-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,775
Posted By MRichaud
Camera: Older Polaroid Land Camera?

Camera: Older Polaroid Land Camera?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-07-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By MRichaud
Another vote for the Wrangler JLU. And as...

Another vote for the Wrangler JLU.


And as for mileage, we get 27.5 mpg in our '18 JLU with the turbo 2.0; mix of highway and city driving.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-06-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By MRichaud
Yup - years of restoring/maintaining little...

Yup - years of restoring/maintaining little British cars taught me to check the simple stuff first, ground connections being paramount!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-02-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By MRichaud
+1 on Demco products. We have a Commander tow...

+1 on Demco products. We have a Commander tow bar, and though pretty heavy, it has performed very well. Had a Demco baseplate on our previous Xterra, and it was very well made. Now have a Demco...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-25-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By MRichaud
So far not mentioned here is Invisibrake's...

So far not mentioned here is Invisibrake's built-in charging capability. When towing, if wired correctly and the coach's lights (parking or head/tail lights) are on, 12V is fed to the toad's...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-22-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,717
Posted By MRichaud
I've been drinking bourbon a long time, but I've...

I've been drinking bourbon a long time, but I've never heard of that particular mixer. Doesn't sound very appealing... :evil:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-15-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By MRichaud
Thanks - never considered the seal. Though it...

Thanks - never considered the seal. Though it doesn't leak when connected to city water. But I will check it next time I'm at the storage facility.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-15-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By MRichaud
Compressed Air Winterizing Nautilus P3 Water System

Searched, but didn't find anything specific that relates. I've already winterized our 2020 Precept 31UL, with the Nautilus P3 console, using antifreeze. Wanted first to blow out the lines, so I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By MRichaud
No help here, but I will say from personal...

No help here, but I will say from personal experience that EQ's tech support is very good - give them a call.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-27-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By MRichaud
Check the connections at the pump. On our 2020...

Check the connections at the pump. On our 2020 Precept 31UL, I found the ones on the two smaller posts had vibrated loose and that was causing all sorts of problems. There are two nuts with the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-14-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By MRichaud
OK - again, thanks, Paul. Looks like I need to...

OK - again, thanks, Paul. Looks like I need to confirm that we're protected if and when the inverter kicks in.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-13-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By MRichaud
Thank you, Paul - makes sense. So,...

Thank you, Paul - makes sense.



So, are the circuit breakers inoperative with inverter engaged?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-13-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By MRichaud
Well, that was fast! UPS just delivered the...

Well, that was fast! UPS just delivered the replacement EMS. Thanks, Progressive Industries!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-11-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By MRichaud
Did you also lose half of your electrical...

Did you also lose half of your electrical outlets? That's what really puzzles me, along with the circuit breakers being inactive.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-11-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By MRichaud
Progressive Industries EMS Fail

Mornin', all!

Couple days ago our Progressive Industries PT50X portable EMS failed with an "E8" error code (low line frequency). Also displayed "PE8", which means Previous Error. The inverter...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By MRichaud
Invisibrake has its own dedicated charging line...

Invisibrake has its own dedicated charging line dependent on the coach's lights being on. And I like the idea of extra lighting for added visibility anyway.


And the readout is not that bright...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By MRichaud
I'd read about that elsewhere and considered it. ...

I'd read about that elsewhere and considered it. But the issue is only with the LED readout for the odometer and info. Not sure it would address that, as the readout is recessed a bit.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By MRichaud
Yup - that's the one. Dimmer rheostat (?) is all...

Yup - that's the one. Dimmer rheostat (?) is all the way up. Gauges and other panel lights are not an issue; only the odo/info readout, and it's unreadable in the daytime with lights on. Not that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By MRichaud
Thanks, Mark, but that doesn't look like my...

Thanks, Mark, but that doesn't look like my instrument panel or light switch, and I believe dimmer is all the way up.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By MRichaud
Dim Odometer/Info Readout

On our 2020 Jayco Precept 31 UL, but probably most any F53-based coach or even Ford Class C. The digital readout (LED?) is dismal at best, especially when the lights are on during the daytime, which...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-26-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By MRichaud
Wish I'd seen this before going through there a...

Wish I'd seen this before going through there a few weeks ago...


Was west-bound; sign said "Rough road ahead" - way too soon before hitting the rough road. I truly thought the front end was...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-08-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By MRichaud
You're ahead of the game, then! RVs are...

You're ahead of the game, then! RVs are basically somewhat flimsy houses on wheels, susceptible to all sorts of maladies from the shake, rattle, and roll they're subject to.



Lots of good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-06-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By MRichaud
Another Lazy Days Knoxville experience here. For...

Another Lazy Days Knoxville experience here. For the most part it was pretty smooth. Finance guy did try to tack on all the extras, but we held firm and he didn't push it too far. PDI went well -...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-01-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By MRichaud
OK - I'll 'fess up. On our current trip, a few...

OK - I'll 'fess up. On our current trip, a few days ago, shortly after we pulled out of the site and onto the highway, had the rear view camera on and noticed the Wrangler starting to swerve back...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-13-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By MRichaud
Plenty of places, but the issue will be whether...

Plenty of places, but the issue will be whether there are sites available, as October is a high demand month. What are you looking to do? Since you have a toad, you may be better off checking out...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-07-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By MRichaud
Never mind the blonde; I'll take Bailey.

Never mind the blonde; I'll take Bailey.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-06-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By MRichaud
If you don't want it, I'll take it! :-) ...

If you don't want it, I'll take it! :-)


Seriously, it's a great product. While some folks prefer a true grill, the Blackstone griddle is great for breakfast, and most anything. At the very...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-03-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By MRichaud
Petit Jean Mtn., Arkansas. Also nearby, the...

Petit Jean Mtn., Arkansas. Also nearby, the Buffalo River and White River areas.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-31-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By MRichaud
Same here. When I installed mine, I was leery of...

Same here. When I installed mine, I was leery of hooking up the vacuum line, but the supplied fittings worked perfectly in both toads. I like the adjustable pressure settings as well.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-30-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By MRichaud
I have the Insibrake system. Installed it on a...

I have the Insibrake system. Installed it on a Nissan Xterra first, then bought a Wrangler JLU to replace it and removed the Invisibrake from the Xterra and mounted it in the Wrangler. Very happy...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By MRichaud
Napper - Hope your fix is an easy one. I...

Napper -

Hope your fix is an easy one. I went through a similar issue last year:

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f3/positive-comment-for-precept-warranty-78397.html


Mickey
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-06-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By MRichaud
Well, that was quick - congrats!

Well, that was quick - congrats!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-21-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-20-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Not sure I follow; are you talking about the...

Not sure I follow; are you talking about the waste gate? If so, I always have that open when flushing the tank.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-20-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Makes sense - thanks again for the advice! ...

Makes sense - thanks again for the advice!

Mickey
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-20-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Got the pvc fittings yesterday and assembled;...

Got the pvc fittings yesterday and assembled; ready to go with that. I ordered the Sharkbite check valve, as our local hardware store doesn't carry that. Quick question: does it matter whether the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-18-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By MRichaud
...And watch for bears. No kidding - we've seen...

...And watch for bears. No kidding - we've seen several after being hit by vehicles.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-18-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Won't be eliminating the checkvavle, but another...

Won't be eliminating the checkvavle, but another good idea - thanks!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-18-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Great solution - thanks!

Great solution - thanks!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-18-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Went to the storage site and checked under the...

Went to the storage site and checked under the bathroom sink - there it was, and pretty easy access. I pulled the valve and will be replacing.

The way it's installed, the line from the valve to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Thanks again. Will check this all out next time...

Thanks again. Will check this all out next time at the storage site, and then on our next time out will test to see if it springs a leak again.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Thanks! Will check that next time I'm at the...

Thanks! Will check that next time I'm at the coach.


Mickey
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By MRichaud
Water Leak After Flushing Black Tank

[Mod Edit]
OK - here's a puzzler: Our 2020 Jayco Precept 31 UL; after flushing the black tank, there was a puddle of water on the bathroom floor. But it wasn't under the toilet; it was near the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-16-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By MRichaud
I installed an Invisibrake myself on our 2013...

I installed an Invisibrake myself on our 2013 Nissan Xterra - no problems with it. Now in a 2018 Wrangler and again no issues.


Can't help but believe it's an error on the part of the installer....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By MRichaud
We had a similar situation; traded a Thor ACE...

We had a similar situation; traded a Thor ACE 29.3 for a new Jayco Precept 31UL a year ago. As has been mentioned, expect to address build issues; we did and have had a few, all of which I was able...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-13-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By MRichaud
Sisterdale! Haven't heard that name in years. ...

Sisterdale! Haven't heard that name in years. My aunt and uncle lived in Comfort, and we visited them regularly. Remember wading in Cypress Creek (?) where there was a high water ford across the...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 06-04-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,162
Posted By MRichaud
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 06-04-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By MRichaud
Nice! Might need a bit of TLC, though...

Nice! Might need a bit of TLC, though...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By MRichaud
Our first motor home was a 2017 ACE 29.3. Agree...

Our first motor home was a 2017 ACE 29.3. Agree with above comments regarding their being "entry level". However, it suited us fine at the time, but we were ready to move on, and wanted a bit more...
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