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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-27-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By XBoater
Well that kind of sucks. I checked ebay and no...

Well that kind of sucks. I checked ebay and no old parts units available either. Mine was definitely the motor. You had mentioned yours was a tailgaters so I have a backup tailgater I carry as a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-26-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By XBoater
I just diagnosed and found the same motor died in...

I just diagnosed and found the same motor died in my 8yo K.D. Relay. Did you have any luck getting a replacement motor. I tried Ebay to see if I could find anything or even a unit for parts, but no...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-25-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By XBoater
7So I haven't checked my Hopper as I am not home...

7So I haven't checked my Hopper as I am not home but in Florida in the RV. I use a DISH 211k with external HD as a DVR. The 211k has an OTA receiver built in and will record the OTA signal as well...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-25-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By XBoater
King Dome

I have a KD Relay that appears to had stopped working. (No noise in search mode) I tested the receiver with my Tail Gator, no issue.

Is there maybe a fuse under the dome or something...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-25-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By XBoater
We stayed at Parsons 2yr ago. The traffic was...

We stayed at Parsons 2yr ago. The traffic was light on the 30th. We came in on 210E, got off onto Walnut a few blocks before the Parsons Building. Tight entrance, one way. There was plenty of...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-02-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,031
Posted By XBoater
Been on the road for the summer. We live in Mass...

Been on the road for the summer. We live in Mass and left for the west. Go out and live you life.

Be smart. Carry a mask for indoors. Carry hand sanitizer. Avoid crowds. Distance.
...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-31-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By XBoater
Tecma Toilet Removal

Well, it finally happened. Dropped a plastic hook into the rear Tecma toilet and now it is lodged in the macerator. I have removed the lag screws and there is very little movement or room to work. ...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-20-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By XBoater
Well, it's warmer in Florida than TN in January...

Well, it's warmer in Florida than TN in January so there is that before you consider the parks. The biggest drawback is that half of the entertainment is currently and most likely for the...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 08-13-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,606
Posted By XBoater
Our Alaska trip this summer was cancelled. ...

Our Alaska trip this summer was cancelled. Fortunately we saw the writing on the wall and made alternate plans in April. So we have been in the west since July 1st.

We were 3 weeks in Newport...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 05-04-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,818
Posted By XBoater
So far, the plan is still a GO... Still 7 weeks...

So far, the plan is still a GO... Still 7 weeks away

The RV is waiting in storage in Seattle. Left it there after a winter in the SW and flew home at the beginning of this COVID lockdown.

So...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-10-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,605
Posted By XBoater
So I guess for me, the first big issue is the...

So I guess for me, the first big issue is the complete overcharging of most of the large truck stops. To charge customers such a huge premium is to say the least disappointing. Unfortunately given...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 03-02-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,818
Posted By XBoater
Hi all, We too are planning to be in Alaska...

Hi all,

We too are planning to be in Alaska for 2020. I do need to work a bit from the coach and will need internet. We have both AT&T hotspot and Verizon cellphone service as well as a WeBoost....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-29-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 275,376
Posted By XBoater
I'm a bit confused, don't you have to take the...

I'm a bit confused, don't you have to take the glass off in either case to get the unit out? The units I have, the glass has to come off to get at the mounting screws. So far I can remove the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-28-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 275,376
Posted By XBoater
I've already put a couple in over the last year,...

I've already put a couple in over the last year, work great. The warm white (3200k) match perfectly

https://m4sales.com/ITC4.pdf
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-27-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 275,376
Posted By XBoater
I have the ITC disc LED ceiling lights. They are...

I have the ITC disc LED ceiling lights. They are starting to fail. I purchased some couple replacement inserts at the GNR and found them online at M4Products.com. They are a bit of a PIA to...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-15-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,075
Posted By XBoater
Agreed, time of day can make a huge difference in...

Agreed, time of day can make a huge difference in traffic. I've zoomed through New York and over the GW and I've sat for what seemed like hours watching the boats going under. I've also sat in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-09-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,817
Posted By XBoater
Not sure just re-reading the posts already on...

Not sure just re-reading the posts already on display in the forum is going to further prove or disprove any of the opinions made in this thread.

It's pretty clear that there are individuals that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,817
Posted By XBoater
There are lots of LLCs that do nothing more than...

There are lots of LLCs that do nothing more than own property and for no other reason than the tax and liability benefits as well as anominaty they afford to individuals.

In my state (and many...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,817
Posted By XBoater
Sounds like you got lucky, though the fact your...

Sounds like you got lucky, though the fact your RV had never been to Montana is irrelevant. It's that you had it sitting at your house in Illinois that was the issue. Odd though, i've never heard...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 39,673
Posted By XBoater
There are a few factors I use for target speed. ...

There are a few factors I use for target speed.

If the speed limit is under 65 mph, generally I will keep the speed limit. 3 lanes, generally the speed of the middle lane up to speed limit unless...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,817
Posted By XBoater
Actually its $800 on RV's that had an MSRP over...

Actually its $800 on RV's that had an MSRP over $300,000
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,817
Posted By XBoater
Well stated...:popcorn:

Well stated...:popcorn:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,817
Posted By XBoater
Tax avoidance is not illegal, but illegal tax...

Tax avoidance is not illegal, but illegal tax avoidance is tax evasion. Unfortunately for many a Montana LLC is not a legal alternative, but this only comes to fruition if discovered. (Chances are...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-06-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By XBoater
x2 Fun city, Interesting exploring Canada's...

x2

Fun city, Interesting exploring Canada's government buildings and history, walk along the canal and river.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-28-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,829
Posted By XBoater
Gorgeous State. We stayed at Angel Fire RV...

Gorgeous State.

We stayed at Angel Fire RV Resort in the NE mountains, About 45 minutes over the mountain from Taos. A beautiful resort and area. Fresh Belgian waffles every morning. Shared...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-24-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By XBoater
I don't think mine lock. It is the same arm as...

I don't think mine lock. It is the same arm as you show in you picture. I just crank until tight. I don't tend to use the little fold out handle. They don't seem to loosen on the road.

My...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-24-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By XBoater
https://www.truma.net/water-systems Propane...

https://www.truma.net/water-systems

Propane retrofits. They were installing dozens at the last Winnebago Rally into coaches attending.

I don't have one, but a friend had a Forza with one. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-23-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By XBoater
Yes, I had the same thing. PIA fuse location. ...

Yes, I had the same thing. PIA fuse location. Another case of what were they thinking.

The wiring is not very sturdy either from wall to awning arm.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-23-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By XBoater
I did it that way my first year, froze. So I...

I did it that way my first year, froze. So I just leave the antifreeze under pressure and let the icemaker run a couple of cycles.

You didn't mention removing filters. Made that mistakes once,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,642
Posted By XBoater
Our coach is outside full time. When in storage...

Our coach is outside full time. When in storage the slides are in. There is no power, so I just make sure the batteries are charged and hit the master disconnects. Generally we are in the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,973
Posted By XBoater
Interesting. I'm sure you have done some...

Interesting. I'm sure you have done some scouting in the area of Central Florida for comparison of price and most important occupancy.

As a past customer of RV storage and a current storage...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-23-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,551
Posted By XBoater
I over look the SiriusXM radio as a factor in the...

I over look the SiriusXM radio as a factor in the long distance driving. This is a very nice feature not having to scan every 30 minutes for stations, as well as vast content available. I only kept...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-22-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By XBoater
Left Angel Fire Friday morning. There was only...

Left Angel Fire Friday morning. There was only about 15 gallons of water and I let the DW drive the Ram up the mountain. The resort was about 8400 ft and the peak was just over 9200 ft. So about...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-22-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By XBoater
Thanks, I found the pump and disconnected...

Thanks,

I found the pump and disconnected the power. No more noise. I plugged it in before leaving Angel Fire, 8400 ft elev and the pump ran for about 90 seconds, no stopping so I unplugged it. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-14-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By XBoater
Where is the pump location?

Where is the pump location?
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-14-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By XBoater
Thanks for the info. It's food for thought that...

Thanks for the info. It's food for thought that this was the motor performing as designed for the altitude. The grade was 10%+, but not signed. I tried to feather the throttle, but it was not...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-13-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By XBoater
Altitude

So drove from Albuquerque to Angle Fire. To get here we went over the Taos Canyon at 9100 ft. So this was the first time in the mountains of the West. We hit a hairpin turn and dropped to 15 mph...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-13-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By XBoater
Dash Noise

So we drove from Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta to Angel Fire. That was a drive up over the Taos Canyon at about 9100 ft. We arrived and I noticed a noise in the left corner of the dash at sounds like...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-24-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By XBoater
Water Pump

So leaving in a few days for Albuquerque. Water pressure with pump on growing weaker. Checked the pump and the screws holding the pump head together are sheering off and popping out, letting...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,551
Posted By XBoater
We did Worcester MA to Key West nonstop in 32...

We did Worcester MA to Key West nonstop in 32 hrs. Our Phaeton had engine issues so we were a week late leaving. We had already lost 3 days of our reservation at Blue water Key. Phaeton was done...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-31-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 275,376
Posted By XBoater
They make an Led represented bulb.

They make an Led represented bulb.
Forum: Boondocking 08-25-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,448
Posted By XBoater
Yup, in the grasslands just outside the NP. As...

Yup, in the grasslands just outside the NP. As to the OP, location is a big factor in boondocking, harder on East coast for sure. Just takes more research, but they are spots. Also for bigger...
Forum: Boondocking 08-24-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,448
Posted By XBoater
We may not fit everywhere, but we do enjoy the...

We may not fit everywhere, but we do enjoy the places we fit...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=218280&d=1536507912
Forum: Boondocking 08-24-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,954
Posted By XBoater
Actually all 3 tunnels line up to frame Mt...

Actually all 3 tunnels line up to frame Mt Rushmore.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-14-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 275,376
Posted By XBoater
Interesting, does your Tour have the independent...

Interesting, does your Tour have the independent front suspension or solid axle?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,900
Posted By XBoater
One other issue to consider in purchasing is...

One other issue to consider in purchasing is availability.

We started going to FL about 10 years ago. Availability was not an issue. Now it is really starting to get tight and really nice spots...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-21-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By XBoater
Canada

Hi,

We are planning a trip to Canada for Summer 2020. We currently have both SiriusXM and DISH in the coach. I know when driving in northern New England and southern Quebec I loose SiriusXM...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 07-21-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By XBoater
We were up 201 as far as Jackman ME, then over to...

We were up 201 as far as Jackman ME, then over to Rockwood ME on Moosehead. Its a typical 2-lane country road through the foothills. It is well traveled. The biggest danger is moose, though they...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,171
Posted By XBoater
Given traffic, Newburgh bridge everytime when...

Given traffic, Newburgh bridge everytime when traveling N/S.

You could burn 5 gallons of diesel in stop and go up the hill from the bridge.

I did the MC once since open, just to see it. My it...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-20-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By XBoater
You would by-pass a bunch of toll on I-87 and...

You would by-pass a bunch of toll on I-87 and I-90 using I-84. On the I-84 route, Waterbury is in goat-path shape. The rest is a toss up vs I-90 in Mass.

We just did Bar Harbor so the...
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