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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-07-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By datrbone8
I think it means they don't want to do that

I think it means they don't want to do that
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-03-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By datrbone8
I think the 2 replacement springs for my 21'...

I think the 2 replacement springs for my 21' awning were around $ 50 each. Well worth replacing
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,853
Posted By datrbone8
sounds like someone looking for a payoff. Anyone...

sounds like someone looking for a payoff. Anyone can file a lawsuit. Posting it to the internet is just looking for publicity.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,593
Posted By datrbone8
Some dealers take trades of motor homes just to...

Some dealers take trades of motor homes just to make the sale of a new one. Rather than spend the time and effort to clean up and sell the trade they send it out to auction for quick sale.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-02-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,462
Posted By datrbone8
Check your FICO score. A change in your status...

Check your FICO score. A change in your status from home owner to renter may have affected that. For some reason insurance companies are allowed to use credit scores in considering your premiums.
Forum: Southwest Region 11-15-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,144
Posted By datrbone8
Puerto Penasco is less than an hour's drive from...

Puerto Penasco is less than an hour's drive from the Arizona border on a straight, very well travelled and patrolled road. Many of my single lady friends drive it regularly with no problems. It's...
Forum: Southwest Region 11-15-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,144
Posted By datrbone8
Tucson might be ideal for you. It's a vibrant...

Tucson might be ideal for you. It's a vibrant community with a university and lots of cultural activity (music/art/sports, etc.) You wouldn't be restricted by being around only "grey" activities. ...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 11-14-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,573
Posted By datrbone8
buh bye

buh bye
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,519
Posted By datrbone8
That reminded me of a conversation Yogi Berra had...

That reminded me of a conversation Yogi Berra had with his wife. She told him you've lived and played baseball is many cities around the nation. When the time comes where would you like to be buried?...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-07-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By datrbone8
Trailer Village is the best choice if you want to...

Trailer Village is the best choice if you want to see the south rim. Nice campground w/ full hookups, shuttle to anywhere right at the entrance and walking distance to general store/post office
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-06-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,322
Posted By datrbone8
You might also have the front end alignment...

You might also have the front end alignment checked while you're at it
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-02-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By datrbone8
8 hours a day is too long

8 hours a day is too long
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-31-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By datrbone8
All great suggestions but Just a FYI- There won't...

All great suggestions but Just a FYI- There won't be any "reptiles" in Tucson in December. They'll have long gone to sleep for the winter.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-31-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By datrbone8
There is a lot going on in Tucson that time of...

There is a lot going on in Tucson that time of year and the weather is not going to be a problem. We also love Catalina State Park. It's not in town but in Oro VAlley, an outlying community....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-30-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,402
Posted By datrbone8
We've stayed on tribal land at Hawley Lake in the...

We've stayed on tribal land at Hawley Lake in the White Mountains. You need a permit for the camping and also to fish. I think we got both at the general store. They keep the lake full of trout and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,507
Posted By datrbone8
If I had to rent it to cover the cost I wouldn't...

If I had to rent it to cover the cost I wouldn't own it
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-26-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 59,408
Posted By datrbone8
Is it just me or do "engineers" seem to have an...

Is it just me or do "engineers" seem to have an inordinate number of problems? In my experience they are the worst customers
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-23-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 35,468
Posted By datrbone8
All this time I thought it was just me. Going...

All this time I thought it was just me. Going through a campground with a dirt roadway my coach looks like a crop duster
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By datrbone8
We replaced. Happy wife/Happy life

We replaced. Happy wife/Happy life
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,471
Posted By datrbone8
SU = Skinners Union after the family that...

SU = Skinners Union after the family that invented them
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,120
Posted By datrbone8
We went for 10 years staying in parks all over...

We went for 10 years staying in parks all over the US and Mexico without a surge protector. Never had an issue but that said they are cheap insurance if you're the kind who worries
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-15-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By datrbone8
I think it is seized. Even with the filter...

I think it is seized. Even with the filter removed the shaft can't be pushed inward to twist and lock it. It extends around 2 inches from that point. There are 2 bolts that seem to hold it on to...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-14-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,950
Posted By datrbone8
We bought ours with 78k miles, now after 3 years...

We bought ours with 78k miles, now after 3 years coming up on 92k. No issues with chassis/powertrain at all and no reason to expect any. Maintenance is done regularly and we have no qualms about...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-07-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By datrbone8
fuel filters changed

I did oil and fuel filters change today. The shaft of the hand pump on the secondary fuel filter will not press inward to seat and lock. It was extended before the filters were changed. When the...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-03-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By datrbone8
Cat 525 hp

Looking at a 2006 coach with 525 hp Caterpillar engine. I have a 3126B CAt that we're very happy with.

What can be expected of the bigger, newer Caterpillar in terms of reliability and...
Forum: Boondocking 10-03-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,069
Posted By datrbone8
I haven't found any states that don't require...

I haven't found any states that don't require licenses for nonresident seniors DNR Licensing and Registration Service - Maryland Department of Natural Resources...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By datrbone8
Check the fuse (easy things first)

Check the fuse (easy things first)
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-29-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By datrbone8
I took gold colored trim off of ours (cabinet...

I took gold colored trim off of ours (cabinet pulls and handles) and had it powder coated. Any good powder coater will media blast any part they are coating so no need to do any prep. Looks great...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 09-28-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,309
Posted By datrbone8
It's not just Nashville. Playing for tips or...

It's not just Nashville. Playing for tips or getting paid from a cover charge is a common practice in clubs all over the nation. Unless an act has a large following and can guarantee customers...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,220
Posted By datrbone8
On our Sureflo there is an screw adjustment on...

On our Sureflo there is an screw adjustment on the end of the pump that determines the pressure at which it turns on and off.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-14-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,717
Posted By datrbone8
worst I've done was forget to turn off the towed...

worst I've done was forget to turn off the towed car engine. But I've still got time
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-11-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By datrbone8
Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound is a great place to...

Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound is a great place to sit at a picnic table on a sunny day and have a lobster and/or some steamed clams. Trenton is also much more accessible to Acadia than Brooklin. ...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-11-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By datrbone8
Brooklin, while a beautiful, quiet little "town",...

Brooklin, while a beautiful, quiet little "town", is pretty far away from what you might be planning to do or see in Bar Harbor. Not much going on there
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,082
Posted By datrbone8
Last year- Travelled Mx 15 from Nogales to Tepic...

Last year- Travelled Mx 15 from Nogales to Tepic and then 200 to Puerto Vallarta. The roads are horrible (even the toll roads, which are ridiculously expensive) . No topes in the US. Returning to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,082
Posted By datrbone8
My concern wouldn't be the economic conditions of...

My concern wouldn't be the economic conditions of the surrounding area but rather the beating it would take on Mexican roads.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-02-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,168
Posted By datrbone8
Unfortunately laws in may states don't require...

Unfortunately laws in may states don't require establishments to pay even minimum wage for servers. Those employees rely upon tips for the better part of their income. If those laws were not in place...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-31-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,309
Posted By datrbone8
We like Lo de Marcos for the peace, quiet and...

We like Lo de Marcos for the peace, quiet and beautiful beaches. An easy ride to La Penita or PV when we need shopping or more entertainment.

I think we're done driving the RV in Mexico. We'll...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-31-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By datrbone8
used it around 2 hours ago with no problem

used it around 2 hours ago with no problem
Forum: Just Conversation 08-29-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,617
Posted By datrbone8
I told a group from Arkansas that the rangers let...

I told a group from Arkansas that the rangers let the elk out every day at 4 so they would come into the campground for pictures. They said "Oh, That is so cool" LOL
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-28-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,573
Posted By datrbone8
Headed out for brunch and some shopping with the...

Headed out for brunch and some shopping with the girls :)
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-28-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,573
Posted By datrbone8
https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/...

https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/1395277_10200115780373533_4639216062919222463_n.jpg?oh=66346771c68e1fcc5119e77555f243a2&oe=566DDE72
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-27-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By datrbone8
Is there blue smoke in the exhaust. That is...

Is there blue smoke in the exhaust. That is usually a sign of a bad piston ring. If the crankcase ventilation of an engine is blocked that can cause oil to be pumped through the intake. I've seen...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By datrbone8
I've always wanted to visit Australia. Maybe this...

I've always wanted to visit Australia. Maybe this will be the year :)
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-26-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By datrbone8
I'm told that there is some oil added to propane...

I'm told that there is some oil added to propane fuel. Maybe you have a bad load of fuel ? I have the same generator but never noticed this or had any issues
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-26-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By datrbone8
I guess I was referring to RV travelers as this...

I guess I was referring to RV travelers as this is an RV forum. The Canadian friends I've met through RVing are continuing to travel south. A few are going further to Mexico.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-26-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By datrbone8
Hard to imagine Canadians staying in the Great...

Hard to imagine Canadians staying in the Great White North for the winter. I expect many will still go south but there will be more whining than usual. Things are still less expensive in the US...
Forum: Boondocking 08-25-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,460
Posted By datrbone8
That was my impression as well. Just suggesting...

That was my impression as well. Just suggesting he might consider one of those small Honda units as an alternative. Then there is no worry about excessive noise. It's horrible to be next to or near...
Forum: Boondocking 08-24-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,460
Posted By datrbone8
Those Honda generators are so quiet you almost...

Those Honda generators are so quiet you almost can't hear them from 10 feet away.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-24-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,502
Posted By datrbone8
Can you imagine if people that have warrantee...

Can you imagine if people that have warrantee issues with GM, Ford or Chrysler took their cars back to the factory for service. That's why there is a dealership network.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-23-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By datrbone8
Rt 89 is an excellent drive. Took it from...

Rt 89 is an excellent drive. Took it from Flagstaff all the way north this year
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