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Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
Inkwells--in your school desk in study hall. ...

Inkwells--in your school desk in study hall.
Crystal radios. I built one and listened to the World Series on it in study hall. I used the ventilation shaft metal liner behind me for an antenna.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I remember my five year old brother having a Davy...

I remember my five year old brother having a Davy Crockett coonskin hat, and a Winky Dink screen that made B&W TVs look like color.
How about silent movies, the first "talkies", Hoot Gibson, Lash...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-26-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,835
Posted By NITEHAWK
Your job is secure. You've got nothing to worry...

Your job is secure. You've got nothing to worry about.

(yeah, sure)
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-26-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I can remember my Dad taking our '36 Plymouth to...

I can remember my Dad taking our '36 Plymouth to the garage to have the oil changed and everything checked for a "long" round trip of 130 miles.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-25-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I can remember when car engines were considered...

I can remember when car engines were considered worn out at 75,000 miles and be told to stay away from them if buying a car.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-25-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 442
Posted By NITEHAWK
Remember that old commercial about the ad for a...

Remember that old commercial about the ad for a four wheel drive that the woman could use IN TOWN to drive over the little dirt mound at a road repair site detour?
Really essential!!
Forum: Just Conversation 11-25-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,835
Posted By NITEHAWK
A statement I read somewhere:" A man who could...

A statement I read somewhere:" A man who could concentrate solely on one problem for ten minutes could rule the world."
(best I could do was six minutes) HA HA.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-25-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,835
Posted By NITEHAWK
My Grandmother's statement at a softball game...

My Grandmother's statement at a softball game where my team lost.
"Someone's got to lose."
Forum: Just Conversation 11-25-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,835
Posted By NITEHAWK
One of my Mother's that we kept trying to...

One of my Mother's that we kept trying to correct:" For the forty-eleventh time, STOP THAT!!"
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-25-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I remember going to American Motors in Kenosha,...

I remember going to American Motors in Kenosha, WI on a machine sales call and seeing the machine operators wearing "Mickey Mouse" boots, heavy outer clothing, and the engine blocks stacked around...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-25-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I also remember driving my 1954 Studebaker with...

I also remember driving my 1954 Studebaker with O'drive and getting 40 miles per gallon of recycled Clark oil.
Strangely enough, the bug population between Beloit, WI and Neenah, Wi went way, way...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-25-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I'm so old I remember driving my 1940 Studebaker...

I'm so old I remember driving my 1940 Studebaker to the gas station, paying 12.9 cents a gallon (gas war) and getting 24 MPG without all the fancy anti-poluting equipment.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-24-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I'm so old I don't buy "lifetime warranties"...

I'm so old I don't buy "lifetime warranties" anymore.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-24-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By NITEHAWK
Warm the strip up a bit. Cold plastic isn't...

Warm the strip up a bit. Cold plastic isn't flexible.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-23-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,835
Posted By NITEHAWK
He who laughs last--didn't get it.

He who laughs last--didn't get it.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-23-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By NITEHAWK
Ever wonder?

Why are mailMEN being replaced by mailLADIES?
Hmmm
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-23-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By NITEHAWK
I leveled with my HWH system first so the...

I leveled with my HWH system first so the bathroom door stays open where I stop it (so the cat can go by when the bathroom is occupied) and then I permanently mounted a bubble level (front to back)...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-22-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
How about having to carry out a full thundermug...

How about having to carry out a full thundermug in the morning when you are 10-12 years old and there is ice and snow between you and the outhouse that is 50' away.
One does learn to walk smoothly...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-22-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I remember stepping on the gas pedal to pass...

I remember stepping on the gas pedal to pass someone and seeing my vacuum operated windshield wipers stop. Scary!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-22-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By NITEHAWK
Want to have some real "fun"? Try coiling up a...

Want to have some real "fun"?
Try coiling up a 35' 50 Amp RV cord when the thing has been laying out in 20* temps overnight!!
You might be further ahead trying to wrestle a 30' anaconda that is mad.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-21-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
Learned to ride my bicycle before training wheels...

Learned to ride my bicycle before training wheels were invented--and I have the scars to prove it!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-20-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By NITEHAWK
16 miles south, go left to Seawind RV Park. Owned...

16 miles south, go left to Seawind RV Park. Owned by the city of Kingsville.
Great place and about 175 sites with full hookups for about $350/month
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-20-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
Talking I'm not called an "old fart" for...

I'm not called an "old fart" for nothing!
Forum: Just Conversation 11-20-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,835
Posted By NITEHAWK
100% of people who smoke---DIE!! I'm the right...

100% of people who smoke---DIE!!
I'm the right weight. It's my height that is off.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-20-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By NITEHAWK
So how many pallbearers?

So how many pallbearers?
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-20-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
My first car was a 1940 Studebaker Champion two...

My first car was a 1940 Studebaker Champion two door sedan. Made the year Studebaker was Pace car at Indy.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-19-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,552
Posted By NITEHAWK
I sure miss those "BIG" dinosaur steaks and...

I sure miss those "BIG" dinosaur steaks and drumsticks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,433
Posted By NITEHAWK
I wash our 36' coach. I use a telescoping wash...

I wash our 36' coach.
I use a telescoping wash mop made for this purposes (from Harbor Freight) and I can reach up to the roof line and cover a wide swath without moving.
I use something new from...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By NITEHAWK
Remove all the faucet filter screens and place...

Remove all the faucet filter screens and place close by until you purge your system in the spring.
Cold weather contraction and expansion can loosen mineral deposits in the lines and these deposits...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By NITEHAWK
Years ago I took a small fan and mounted it up...

Years ago I took a small fan and mounted it up near the ceiling between the front seats in our class A, blowing towards the rear of the coach. Down below on the floor I had a small electric heater...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-17-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By NITEHAWK
I need to go "download" some liquid. Oops, now I...

I need to go "download" some liquid. Oops, now I don't.
Now I need to do some laundry. Maybe after my pants dry.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-17-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By NITEHAWK
I need to go "download" some liquid. Oops, now I...

I need to go "download" some liquid. Oops, now I don't.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-15-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By NITEHAWK
You might try Les Michaels at...

You might try Les Michaels at fcccservice@daimler.com
He has been quite helpful when it comes to anything Freightliner which is now owned by Daimler.
Nitehawk.
Forum: Boondocking 11-11-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By NITEHAWK
When I was a kid (about 65 years ago) my dad...

When I was a kid (about 65 years ago) my dad would come into the bathroom and turn the faucet water flow way, way down.
It took me years later to realize why he had this "habit/conditioning".
He...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-10-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,261
Posted By NITEHAWK
I had to plug my wall outlets. Electricity kept...

I had to plug my wall outlets. Electricity kept running out onto the rug and giving me and the cat shocks.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 11-07-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,027
Posted By NITEHAWK
First of all, let me preface anything I say about...

First of all, let me preface anything I say about dogs. We love them. Have had 15 or 16 over the years.
BUT---BUT--if we ever got another dog while we have our coach it would have to be one that is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-07-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,193
Posted By NITEHAWK
Had EXACTLY the same problem in September. Fan...

Had EXACTLY the same problem in September.
Fan ran (purge cycle) then ignition and heat for 10 seconds, then flame off and fan ran to cool off. Repeated about 5 minutes later. Swapped thermostat...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-07-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,660
Posted By NITEHAWK
Warm (?) oil in the armpit makes one move faster....

Warm (?) oil in the armpit makes one move faster. Don't ask.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-03-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,367
Posted By NITEHAWK
When I am driving at the speed that others around...

When I am driving at the speed that others around me are doing, and an idiot comes up tight on the rear of my vehicle I slow WAY down to the minimum posted speed until the idiot gets the message and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-01-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By NITEHAWK
Rather than a gravity drain, why not get a 12V...

Rather than a gravity drain, why not get a 12V water pump from Harbor Freight? Pumps 6 gallons per minute. Tap into your fresh water tank and run a 3/4" inside diameter clear milker plastic hose and...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-27-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,977
Posted By NITEHAWK
How to become an RV design engineer: 1. Fill...

How to become an RV design engineer:
1. Fill your pockets up with marbles.
2. Off to college you go.
3. Every time you learn something new throw away a marble.
4. After you have "lost" all your...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-25-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By NITEHAWK
I once had a problem with my engine torquing up...

I once had a problem with my engine torquing up due to heavy load put on the engine (read drag racing here) so much so that I ended up chaining the engine down so the torque couldn't stretch the ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-23-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,329
Posted By NITEHAWK
Maybe one heel of his/her shoes is worn down more...

Maybe one heel of his/her shoes is worn down more and affects his perception of the outlets?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,883
Posted By NITEHAWK
I bet one thing the idiots don't want to hear...

I bet one thing the idiots don't want to hear is:"I wonder if this is loaded?"
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-16-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,883
Posted By NITEHAWK
When some moron steps over the bounds of good...

When some moron steps over the bounds of good considerate behavior I will sit back and imagine all the things I could do to that jackass. But I restrain myself and thereby prove I am better than...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By NITEHAWK
I have the 6" dia casters on the back of our...

I have the 6" dia casters on the back of our coach and I would still be leery of steep inclines like you show in those pictures.
The problem with the caster idea is that you will start to lose...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,259
Posted By NITEHAWK
A possible solution: Open the cleanout when...

A possible solution:
Open the cleanout when ready.
Locate an old orange highway tapered warning cone. Cut off the small closed end (just a bit) so now you have a very large "funnel".
Insert small...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By NITEHAWK
Zinc-plated? It is a Foretravel and I have yet to...

Zinc-plated? It is a Foretravel and I have yet to find any of the outside fasteners that aren't stainless steel.
Foretravel doesn't skimp on quality. You pay for it, you get it.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By NITEHAWK
Found my leak source

I crawled around our coach roof caulking everything I thought might be a leak source.
It cut down on the amount of water coming in but not all.
Finally I said enough is enough. So I decided to...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-10-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By NITEHAWK
I drain everything first. Then blow it out with...

I drain everything first. Then blow it out with air. Then close everything up, put 10 gallons of AF in the fresh water tank. Circulate AF to all faucets using the onboard pump. Then drain everything...
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