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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By danhannah
Sorry you lost the hood support. I also...

Sorry you lost the hood support. I also thru-bolted my supports through the fiberglass, with no problems. I used a SS screw with a nice looking head, and also a stiff rubber washer to protect the...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 11-02-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By danhannah
It worked great for my toad and dolly - I think...

It worked great for my toad and dolly - I think because it has the repeater, which I put about midships inside the motorhome.

Results of my test:

I activated the dash unit, got it reading all...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 11-01-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By danhannah
Great thoughts. I will do the test tomorrow...

Great thoughts. I will do the test tomorrow using the golf car,and report back.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-31-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By danhannah
I'm not sure what it knows. I am trying to...

I'm not sure what it knows. I am trying to figure out a way to test for those behaviors. I know if I unscrew a sensor, it knows immediately, and sends a zero pressure alarm.

But how to test for...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-29-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By danhannah
No toad readings - it is only a 6 sensor system. ...

No toad readings - it is only a 6 sensor system. I used the 4 back sensors designed for the motorhome to monitor my toad.

The sensor batteries are supposed to last 2 years - but I have only had...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 10-28-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By danhannah
I am currently travelling through Utah, and find...

I am currently travelling through Utah, and find that there is no statewide mask requirement, and I am seeing much less mask and social distancing occuring here. I drove by a giant rally gathering...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-28-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By danhannah
Adventures with a cheap TPMS

I was embarking on a 1600 mile adventure to Palm Springs, and I wanted a TPMS for the motorhome and the car I was towing.

I looked at all the popular TPMS offerings, and I decided to give one of...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-23-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By danhannah
Another mystery solved. The labels on Location...

Another mystery solved. The labels on Location and Street view are actually "popups", very different from the other labeling methods.

My "popup blocker" was activated in Chrome, as I'm sure many...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-23-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By danhannah
No joy for getting these labels to work, zoomed...

No joy for getting these labels to work, zoomed out, zoomed in, full screen, etc.

HOWEVER the labels work great if I use Safari rather than Chrome. MacBook Pro, running Catalina.

I would note...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-23-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By danhannah
Big purple target - not my favorite feature...

Big purple target - not my favorite feature...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-23-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By danhannah
Thank you. Got it. What do the labels say...

Thank you. Got it.

What do the labels say when you hover? Mine are still blank, however "show/hide parks" and all the rest are correctly labelled when I hover.

In my case the target icon...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-22-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By danhannah
Hi Sue, The OP asked, what were the icons on...

Hi Sue,

The OP asked, what were the icons on the screen. One icon is for layers, and is correctly labelled when hovering.

The next one looks like a roadway, not labelled, that I believe is...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-20-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,803
Posted By danhannah
You do you, of course, but I respectfully...

You do you, of course, but I respectfully disagree with most of what you have written.

1) We have tons more disposable money than when we were working - about 25% more, because we are not saving...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-19-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,803
Posted By danhannah
It's amazing how much less money you will need...

It's amazing how much less money you will need after retirement. We live on about 75% of what we spent while working. We save more in retirement than we did before.

Even if you absolutely love...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-18-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By danhannah
We use 120 to 200 gigs every month. Since we are...

We use 120 to 200 gigs every month. Since we are streaming more and more, now with Netflix, Prime, Peacock, Hulu, and Disney we hardly use the Tivo anymore.

I think it may go beyond 200 gigs per...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-14-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By danhannah
A paper towel can pinpoint the leak. Just dry...

A paper towel can pinpoint the leak. Just dry everything well, then turn on the water while dabbing areas with the towel.

You probably already tried that, but I mention it just in case.

I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By danhannah
When you pick a dash color, don't forget all the...

When you pick a dash color, don't forget all the reflections in your field of view on a sunny day. Sometimes I have to use a dark towel to block them.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-27-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,699
Posted By danhannah
Great advice. Usually, the developer stays on...

Great advice. Usually, the developer stays on the board only until all lots are sold off, as a protection for his/her investment.

Of course, if he/she also owns a lot for personal use, that would...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-22-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,699
Posted By danhannah
We couldn't be happier at our little square of...

We couldn't be happier at our little square of paradise. Maybe rent first to check out the atmosphere of the place. Our is friendly and welcoming and we've made lots of great friends.

It's...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,577
Posted By danhannah
I agree, with just this added comment. I think...

I agree, with just this added comment. I think on the Ford F53 gas chassis, the parking brake is on the drive shaft, not on the back wheels. So if either back wheel is off the ground, you've got no...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By danhannah
Congrats! We love our 2014. Back then it was a...

Congrats! We love our 2014. Back then it was a SunStar. And the new ones under the Adventurer nameplate are even better!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By danhannah
I use the KISS method. You can control the...

I use the KISS method.

You can control the gas with the yellow handle valve on your RV. We do this with our LiL Chief Campfire and our BBQ grill - it works fine, just select the flame height you...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By danhannah
I like this project, but my converter only uses...

I like this project, but my converter only uses 5-6 amp of 120 volt service. It charges at 40 amps - 12 volts, but uses little AC to do that. Check out your specs.

So to allow for the 11 amps...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-12-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By danhannah
Just my opinion: The coastal OR and WA vibe...

Just my opinion:

The coastal OR and WA vibe couldn't be more different than Sonoma - in just about every way.

You might want to stay a while in a coastal town in your RV to see if it clicks for...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-12-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,345
Posted By danhannah
50 amp rigs, like yours, usually require a...

50 amp rigs, like yours, usually require a generator of at least 7500 watts to run everything.

30 amp rigs require at least 3600 watts to run everything.

You can use a 3000 watt generator if...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-12-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,345
Posted By danhannah
You're welcome!

You're welcome!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-11-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,345
Posted By danhannah
Rule of thumb: We can get by for one night...

Rule of thumb:

We can get by for one night using all the equipment you mentioned and a few hours of TV watching and a little coffee in the morning using about 100 amps altogether.

To get the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-10-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By danhannah
Thanks, good to know. I stand corrected! I...

Thanks, good to know. I stand corrected!

I don't have the remote model, so my bypass, as I remember, is inside the unit, but it's been quite a while since I've seen it or read up on it.

All in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-09-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By danhannah
I also put it in the electrical bay beside the...

I also put it in the electrical bay beside the transfer switch.

Mine hums or buzzes a little with AC voltage, so I am glad it is nowhere inside.

The Progressive people told me not to monitor...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By danhannah
Still have great water beading, and a great shiny...

Still have great water beading, and a great shiny finish. The fiberglass has stopped it's chalking and seems to be holding it's finish.

I use the McGuires Ceramic about every 3 months, or every...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-31-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,268
Posted By danhannah
Con: I can't figure out a way clean or lube the...

Con: I can't figure out a way clean or lube the top seals on the slideouts. But the pros outweigh the cons.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-29-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By danhannah
It's ventilated to the outside, right? So maybe...

It's ventilated to the outside, right? So maybe oils, sprays, cleaners, and chemicals that you don't use that often.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-26-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By danhannah
I put on the Monroes, and got a super-soft ride. ...

I put on the Monroes, and got a super-soft ride. 2014 that had factory Bilsteins.

What a difference. This soft ride is, of course, at the expense of firm handling, but it's what I wanted. Our...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 07-26-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By danhannah
I'm sold on the Wacko Silencer. It has a...

I'm sold on the Wacko Silencer. It has a ridiculous price, but it really worked for us. I downloaded a decibel app for my phone, and the dB dropped by 4, which made it much more liveable. We...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-25-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By danhannah
OR if you set it wrong the pump will run all the...

OR if you set it wrong the pump will run all the time, trying to fill the accumulator.

Fiddling with the settings on the pump and the pressure on the accumulator is great fun and will occupy you...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-24-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By danhannah
Maybe look for an RV pump with a built-in bypass...

Maybe look for an RV pump with a built-in bypass valve. They work great for small trickles. Mine is the Sureflow Revolution 4008 and it works great on low flow. Also give a decent shower.

An...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By danhannah
Usually, you hook up the city water, and then...

Usually, you hook up the city water, and then turn off the tank fill valve. This just puts all the city water to your plumbing, and none to fill your tank. Do you have such a valve? It may be...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By danhannah
I have heard, but not seen, that the vent pipe...

I have heard, but not seen, that the vent pipe attached to the top of the tank comes loose. It seems like that would give you your symptoms. You can get the plumbing diagram online, and see if you...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-07-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By danhannah
I got one too. Something like $26 bucks.. ...

I got one too. Something like $26 bucks.. Remind me, what was this for? Were we supposed to replace the refer, do they catch fire, or was that money just to cover lower resale?

I can't remember...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-03-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By danhannah
I had a similar issue - and it was a tiny...

I had a similar issue - and it was a tiny component on the circuit board of the display panel. You likely have surface-mounted sensors, since it is a new rig, so clogging is not usually an issue.
...
Forum: Full-Timers 07-01-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By danhannah
I agree with Agesilaus. Delta seems to be...

I agree with Agesilaus.

Delta seems to be the big player. I compared the premiums of Delta and a few other dental plans:

About $1000 to $1200 in annual premiums, $1200 max paid out in the year....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-23-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,484
Posted By danhannah
I got # 4 (pneumatic) from Harbor Freight, and...

I got # 4 (pneumatic) from Harbor Freight, and brought home bigger wheels to replace the small casters on the same trip. It rolls great, and I use the adjustment height a lot.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-04-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,849
Posted By danhannah
Times 2 on this comment. The one or two gas...

Times 2 on this comment. The one or two gas carts out of the 500 electrics in our park are not that popular with the other residents...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-31-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,173
Posted By danhannah
Wow Yosemite - that's a great tool. Your chart...

Wow Yosemite - that's a great tool. Your chart makes the price gouging very easy to see!
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-31-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,173
Posted By danhannah
Jigsaw puzzles X2 - shelves are empty everywhere...

Jigsaw puzzles X2 - shelves are empty everywhere we look.

AND some price-gouging on Amazon - $94 for a $19 White Mountain puzzle, last time I looked.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-29-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By danhannah
Thank you all

Thanks for the correction. I somehow always get Port Angeles and Anacortes mixed up.

Port Angeles = Ferry to Canada - Blackball I think - also a great time
Anacortes = Ferry through the San...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-28-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By danhannah
Park somewhere in Port Angeles and just "walk on"...

Park somewhere in Port Angeles and just "walk on" the San Juan Ferry System. (Drive on is expensive and harrowing.) Ride the boat all day, or half a day.

The San Juan Islands are spectacular and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-21-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,351
Posted By danhannah
just file down the J hook to the automotive size....

just file down the J hook to the automotive size. Then you can buy your wipers anywhere. Safer, too, if you lose a wiper on the road.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-21-2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By danhannah
Oddly enough, I have exactly the same setup. ...

Oddly enough, I have exactly the same setup. Sometimes it makes a huge difference, sometimes not.

Do you have trouble with the plugs staying in the Unite? Mine seem loose.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-20-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By danhannah
great! Put a cork in the drain tube and call it...

great! Put a cork in the drain tube and call it good?
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