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Forum: Just Conversation 11-27-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,098
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
The response from my IRV2 Ad was from an off...

The response from my IRV2 Ad was from an off shore oil platform wanting to use Pay Pal. They never end unless you are attempting to sell a cheap item.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-21-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,512
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Check out the Johnston Ranch near Johnston City....

Check out the Johnston Ranch near Johnston City. Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg. Admiral Nimitz Museum of the Pacific is great. That's in Texas hill country. Of course visiting NASA is a good spot,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-21-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
if yours turn out like mine, you will be using a...

if yours turn out like mine, you will be using a lot. Mine upper and lower limits never stay set!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-21-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Thanks Parkerbill, been waiting to see if anyone...

Thanks Parkerbill, been waiting to see if anyone else would put in there 2 cents worth.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-12-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Timberline RV Park in Goodfield, Ill

Anyone ever use this RV park?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-21-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
thanks for the responses. I got involved in...

thanks for the responses. I got involved in buying a home in Florida and did not take the time to check for your help as we are busy attempting to make the house ours. Because of that my RV has had...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-09-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Noisy Hot Water

Whenever the Hot water faucet is turned on the pipes sing. Not sure what causes it! Any help? I have a 2012 Winnebago Journey 40U
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-10-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,367
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
The only problem I had was while traveling in...

The only problem I had was while traveling in Canada it was not readily available. Since it has now been a few years since we did that, it may no longer be the case. However just bringing your own...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-08-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
outside temps do effect it, yet at other times it...

outside temps do effect it, yet at other times it may drop for what is yet an unexplained reason. Today it is over 80 and this morning it was above 60 yet both sides dropped at least 5 lbs.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-08-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I do not like our Ideal Rest. One day it nearly...

I do not like our Ideal Rest. One day it nearly loses half of the air that is in it and the next day it stays full. We put a foam topper on it and pump it up daily to 50 and who knows where the #...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-08-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,126
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Just what I paid in Iowa. It is hard to take when...

Just what I paid in Iowa. It is hard to take when I still need to pay while I spend the winters in Florida to make sure it is still my spot when I am done traveling. You just have to consider it part...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 09-28-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,159
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
It has been my experience that first you pay...

It has been my experience that first you pay several thousand $ for the policy, then you pay for 99% of the repairs afterward. "I will never buy another!"
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-24-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,506
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Vise grips should only be a temporary solution....

Vise grips should only be a temporary solution. Go get a handle and install it before you ruin the threads with the vise grip and then need to have a complete replacement.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-15-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Chances are it is the GFI that is popping. What I...

Chances are it is the GFI that is popping. What I would do is run an extension cord directly to the refrigerator and by pass everything else. If you need to charge the batteries do the same for them...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-15-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,548
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I don't know anything about on damand heaters...

I don't know anything about on damand heaters butall the others are best bypassed as the antifreeze turns sour during the winter and on startup when heated.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-13-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
it has been my experience that there are two...

it has been my experience that there are two parks near NE Nashville and no others nearby. We have used the KOA the other is located just down the street and they are both nearby The Grand Ole Opry....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-13-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Water may or may not stand on the solar panel,...

Water may or may not stand on the solar panel, but dew will and that can collect dirt etc. My guess is there is a slight low spot in the curvature of the roof and it holds a bit of water in that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
There is a chance that the inverter does not...

There is a chance that the inverter does not power the converter circuit. I As I understand it my inverter runs the frige and the plugs on one side of the coach(meaning when it was wired they chose...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 09-12-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,328
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I am happy that you are having good luck with...

I am happy that you are having good luck with your Tour Master. As you can hear from me that is not always the case. My suggestion to Yakimaman is to check it out the best he can then do what seems...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 09-08-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,328
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I needed to get into the enclosed space above the...

I needed to get into the enclosed space above the windshield because of radio speakers and found all the wires looked as though they just wadded them up into a rats nest looking mess. The did nothing...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-01-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
WE use Verizon's Hotspot. We are receiving 22 Gig...

WE use Verizon's Hotspot. We are receiving 22 Gig a month and that is satisfactory as long as you do not expect streaming. Since we are on a family plan the 22 GIG is shared with up to 10 phones as...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-16-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,222
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I have found that no response is needed when I'M...

I have found that no response is needed when I'M not wearing the hat!
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 08-15-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,328
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
IMHO Gulfstream will not be helpful just because...

IMHO Gulfstream will not be helpful just because they are still building other models. I found them to be very sloppy in their workmanship of the 2008 Tour Master that I originally felt was a good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-05-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,164
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I agree, ours had one installed sitting on the...

I agree, ours had one installed sitting on the showroom floor and I figured we were just wasting money on options. I was wrong. We really like it and use it regularly. I doubt I will ever purchase...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-29-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,176
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
A person should never let a problem distract from...

A person should never let a problem distract from more important things!:)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Without any knowledge on how well it has been...

Without any knowledge on how well it has been maintained a specific answer about that coach would be impossible. However the one thing it has going for it is Winnebago is a brand that is still in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-02-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I have a similar problem with my thermostat in my...

I have a similar problem with my thermostat in my 2012 40U. With the setting on Roof air it will also call for the LP gas furnace to come on at the same time. I suspect a new thermostat is in order.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-27-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,242
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I find it hard to believe that there would not be...

I find it hard to believe that there would not be a bit of slack in the wires to the switch. I hated the location that Camping World mounted my switch and moved it. All that was needed was to cut a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-26-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
ours has a handle on each door. When closed they...

ours has a handle on each door. When closed they are side by side in the center. We simply have a strap that uses velcro and wrap the handles. Never had them open as we drive down the road. As with...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-11-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
There are way to many available to recommend just...

There are way to many available to recommend just one. However the further away from the Gulf, the cheaper they tend to be. If you want to stay in one spot for the entire winter reservations would be...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-04-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,626
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I have never given any consideration to a RO...

I have never given any consideration to a RO system before staying at the CC we are now at. The water is well water and it is heavy in sulfur content and has an extreme odor. the owner says it tests...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-27-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,437
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I can not find any of the choices that was...

I can not find any of the choices that was mentioned above wrong. The idea is to get them where you want to go safely and still have them attached to their vehicle when you get there. I gave up on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
We had bags sewed up using a similar material as...

We had bags sewed up using a similar material as the awing. Ther. is a flea market in Donna,Tx. that has a booth that will sew them as well as awning screens etc:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-18-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I tried a off the rack wireless and it's signal...

I tried a off the rack wireless and it's signal was interfered with other signals and I could not count on it. Ended up wiring in my own using the kit attached from Rand McNALLY gps.
Works ok until...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
MY guess is that you have pulled a connection...

MY guess is that you have pulled a connection loose while rotating the seat.
Forum: North Central Region 03-09-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,420
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
We have been on 2 at times but not the entire...

We have been on 2 at times but not the entire length of it. Parts of it are getting old and the bigger the rig the less comfortable the ride. I believe the part that I least cared for was in...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-09-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,032
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I'm an old retired truck driver and am not all...

I'm an old retired truck driver and am not all that uncomfortable mixing it up with a trucker or two. When I need DEF I pull in with my tank on the side where the hose is and fill up. The flying J...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-08-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,827
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I used to keep two boards laying behind a bush...

I used to keep two boards laying behind a bush nearby and get them out whenever I backed in the trailer. Hid them when done, ready for the next time.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-01-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I have had two braking systems. I now have the...

I have had two braking systems. I now have the Roadmaster invisabrake and like it. I have read some negative results from some because of a problem about it getting wet causing it to stop when not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,481
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Switch with red light is probably for the...

Switch with red light is probably for the electric water heater. Make sure when it is turned on the heater is full of water as the element quickly burns out if empty.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
My 2012 Journey 40U has 2. I would think that all...

My 2012 Journey 40U has 2. I would think that all you would need is a 12V source and a place to mount a toggle switch.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-28-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,794
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I see this discussion was started back in 2011, I...

I see this discussion was started back in 2011, I sometimes wonder what it is that keeps some of these going?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Just had that problem last week and asked the...

Just had that problem last week and asked the same question. Here is a link to the very helpful answers.
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f54/no-water-comes-from-any-faucet-on-the-hot-side-280005.html
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-24-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
We have the 2012 Journey 40U and had the same...

We have the 2012 Journey 40U and had the same problem more than once. I finally replaced the whole thing with a more expensive model and (keep my fingers crossed) have used it full time now for a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-22-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I believe using 97 through Klamath Falls would be...

I believe using 97 through Klamath Falls would be best. Going into Oregon on 5 is quite a pull and then you still need to cross the Cascades.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-22-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,282
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Whenever I wanted coffee and had no electricity I...

Whenever I wanted coffee and had no electricity I put a pan of water on the gas stove and heated it up. While It was heating I used that time to fill the coffee makers basket with grounds. Once the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-22-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
The holes can be patched. So it just depends on...

The holes can be patched. So it just depends on what your wishes are on how to proceed. Hard to beat the traveler, but the cost is high and it will always need a clear sky so using it under a canopy...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-21-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,917
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
I replaced it. Camping World had it in stock at...

I replaced it. Camping World had it in stock at the parts Dept and knew exactly what I needed without the exact M/N.
My heater is a bit different than the ones others have pictured for this post as...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-20-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,917
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
Thanks after a two hour round trip to Camping...

Thanks after a two hour round trip to Camping world, a 5 minute replacement did the trick. Always heated with elec and decided to heat it back up with LP. After a few minutes the carbon monoxide...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-20-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,917
Posted By Luckiest Dreamer
No water comes from any faucet on the hot side

This morning we had hot and cold water. Went to take a shower and nothing came out of the faucet on the hot side of any faucet in the coach. I have a 2012 Winnebago Journey with an Atwood Gas/ Elec...
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