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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-11-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,471
Posted By Elwood58
Resetting the automatic breaker is actually a...

Resetting the automatic breaker is actually a mechanical cool down time. When it gets hot the metal bends away from the contact. As it cools it will resume its original shape and reset. I have...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-09-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Elwood58
On our 2016 33C, the same wall with the detector...

On our 2016 33C, the same wall with the detector has an access cover to get to the back of the shower controls. I would try there if yours is similar.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-08-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Elwood58
Not really a replacement option due to the...

Not really a replacement option due to the position of the black tank.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-07-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Elwood58
In the meantime you should be able to program the...

In the meantime you should be able to program the AGS to come on with low battery or high temp, but disable the loss of AC trigger.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-05-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Elwood58
We have a dash switch labelled Travel/Park. We...

We have a dash switch labelled Travel/Park. We flip used to flip it to Park mode to listen to Pandora through our paired phone. Lately we just use an Amazon Echo to do the same thing.

Our...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By Elwood58
I would just buy a big roll of Reflectix from...

I would just buy a big roll of Reflectix from Home Depot.
Forum: Just Conversation 10-02-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,947
Posted By Elwood58
Yesterday was my first day of retirement.

Yesterday was my first day of retirement.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-02-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Elwood58
We have the Garmin RV760. While not perfect, it...

We have the Garmin RV760. While not perfect, it does a pretty darn good job. We bought it 4 years ago, so likely been replaced by the RV780 or newer.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 10-02-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Coachmen: Shower Skylight
Views: 315
Posted By Elwood58
We considered doing the same thing, but really...

We considered doing the same thing, but really like the light and heat during the cooler months. We wound up putting velcro along the inside edge and cutting a circular piece of reflectix to stick...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Elwood58
I do not think Big Tent will be on the menu. More...

I do not think Big Tent will be on the menu. More like a boondocking visit to an LTVA.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 10-01-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Elwood58
I assume you have been out camping. It has been 4...

I assume you have been out camping. It has been 4 weeks since you picked it up. Time for pictures.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-01-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Elwood58
The two way fridge requires fire to work, and...

The two way fridge requires fire to work, and does not like off level. I would rather run the Benny from time to time. We have the Samsung RF18 and require an hour or two of generator per day. We do...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-01-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Elwood58
We have used the do it yourself repair kits, and...

We have used the do it yourself repair kits, and have also had a company (Safelite) come out to the house/campground. Both have worked out for us.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Elwood58
And So It Begins!

I finished up my last day of work yesterday, and filed for Social Security this morning. While we are not planning to full time, it will be nice to take a number of shorter trips, versus our annual...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 19,838
Posted By Elwood58
We love our gas Bounder, especially when it is...

We love our gas Bounder, especially when it is parked with the engine off, which is much of the time. Getting from point A to B can be a little noisy, and was a hell of a ride until we took it to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-29-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Elwood58
I would jump the chassis and after engine runs...

I would jump the chassis and after engine runs for a while, start generator or plug into shore power.

Definitely use disconnect switch when storing the RV.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Elwood58
Gassers do not have room in the front for a...

Gassers do not have room in the front for a generator due to engine position. There are things you can do to dampen the noise, and a genturi from Camco will quiet it further, and get exhaust above...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-28-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Elwood58
Slides out only when necessary. Limit exposure...

Slides out only when necessary. Limit exposure of slides and seals to get longer life out of them.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-27-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Elwood58
Footnote:

It turns out that the wiring was to support a change made in 2018. My coach is a 2016. Depending on the year of your coach, the lights may work just fine for your application.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-27-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By Elwood58
I agree......

I agree......
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-27-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Elwood58
As long as you are legal in your home state, you...

As long as you are legal in your home state, you are legal in the 49 other states.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-27-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Elwood58
UPDATE

I received the lights on Friday and went to the coach yesterday to install. Not one of the lights worked. Needless to say, disappointed in the outcome. After returning to the house I decided to do...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-25-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By Elwood58
If you do not have a transfer switch, then you...

If you do not have a transfer switch, then you most certainly will have a generator receptacle. It should be in the same compartment as your shore cord.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-23-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Elwood58
Bounder Ceiling LED Lights

Many late model Bounder owners wind up looking for replacements, as the ceiling lights start going dim, and then eventually do not light at all. I contacted the manufacturer, ITC-RV, for price and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-20-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By Elwood58
Valterra for us. Donít forget to take the plugs...

Valterra for us. Donít forget to take the plugs out of the hose. Ask me how I know.
Forum: Just Conversation 09-19-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,947
Posted By Elwood58
I officially retire on 10/1/20. I am 62. We have...

I officially retire on 10/1/20. I am 62. We have no plans to full time, but will spend more time RVing.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Elwood58
in some coaches there is a manual thermostat on...

in some coaches there is a manual thermostat on the ceiling of the wet bay, to the right of the heat register.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-18-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Elwood58
You really need to get that RV under 13'6". I...

You really need to get that RV under 13'6". I would do the low profile AC, although getting one these days may involve a bit of a wait.
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Elwood58
Also check posture and your grip on the steering...

Also check posture and your grip on the steering wheel. I have to force myself to relax my shoulders and grip, especially if I have not been on a trip in a while.
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 09-16-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,375
Posted By Elwood58
I assume the OP is referring to a dual fuel...

I assume the OP is referring to a dual fuel portable generator, not a chassis mount.

A little less power, but often larger tank capacity than the built in Gas tank
Cleaner burning
LP ages well...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Elwood58
Wish I had that setup on my Onan 5500. Oil fill...

Wish I had that setup on my Onan 5500. Oil fill is much quicker and less messy through that big port on the left.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By Elwood58
5500 in our 34í Bounder is plenty. Load shed is...

5500 in our 34í Bounder is plenty. Load shed is automatic, but I have never noticed it happening.
Forum: Just Conversation 09-15-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28,791
Views: 1,623,636
Posted By Elwood58
Playboy Club Club

Playboy Club

Club
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By Elwood58
I have a Fleetwood Bounder, and would have saved...

I have a Fleetwood Bounder, and would have saved a bunch of money by handling things myself. You will wind up fixing lots of things because you do not want to wait for an appointment anyway.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By Elwood58
We have enjoyed our 2016 Bounder 33C. Lots of...

We have enjoyed our 2016 Bounder 33C. Lots of little issues. One factory visit at the end of initial warranty. Everything else has been a handy man type issue. I expected this with our less than...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,048
Posted By Elwood58
Or buy that knife switch Arch recommends. That...

Or buy that knife switch Arch recommends. That way you can disconnect those bad batteries.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,048
Posted By Elwood58
Start by replacing the house batteries and go...

Start by replacing the house batteries and go from there.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-13-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Elwood58
Oil pressure and a bunch of other sensors have to...

Oil pressure and a bunch of other sensors have to be configured as X-Gauges. Easy to do.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-12-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Elwood58
No sealant needed. Just rebuilt my 2016 as well.

No sealant needed. Just rebuilt my 2016 as well.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Elwood58
Doghouse on the Van Chassis is really enclosing...

Doghouse on the Van Chassis is really enclosing the back end of the motor, versus width and height. Not a huge change. Seems to be a great engine though.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-11-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By Elwood58
The majority of issues will be handy man fixable...

The majority of issues will be handy man fixable stuff. The biggest contributor to problems is the rolling earthquake reality. Can’t be helped. Keep an eye on what you can. The 2nd biggest...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-10-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Elwood58
Sam's Town is a nice KOA, and our site was...

Sam's Town is a nice KOA, and our site was perfectly level. We walked to the Casino for dinner. Donít buy gas at Circle K nearby. Our credit card was compromised there.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Elwood58
Great news. Thanks for circling back and letting...

Great news. Thanks for circling back and letting us know.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-10-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,128
Posted By Elwood58
We see this all the time. Makes the next morning...

We see this all the time. Makes the next morning exit significantly faster.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,396
Posted By Elwood58
Unlike Class 8 Semi Trucks, the Tag is not driven...

Unlike Class 8 Semi Trucks, the Tag is not driven with engine power. It is just there for weight carrying and stopping. If you are looking at >40 ft, a Tag will be included.

Super C is safer...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-08-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Elwood58
He is talking about the built in fueling station...

He is talking about the built in fueling station on his toy hauler. A small electric fuel pump with a gas station style nozzle. There are a couple points of failure, but the most common is the pump...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Elwood58
I think V8D1 is a form factor designation for a...

I think V8D1 is a form factor designation for a whole line of switches. You might try www.carlingtech.com or Grainger.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-08-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Elwood58
Your converter will likely do fine charging the...

Your converter will likely do fine charging the AGM batteries, but maybe not as fast/fully. If your converter has a remote control panel, it may have a setting for battery type. For example, my...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-08-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By Elwood58
The break away switch is setup to short the two...

The break away switch is setup to short the two contacts when the pin is removed. The unit should function without the switch plugged in. When those two pins get shorted, the unit will apply the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-08-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,233
Posted By Elwood58
It was the OPs first post on irv2. They may be...

It was the OPs first post on irv2. They may be casting a wide net in hopes of gaining some support for their cause. Maybe they will come back and explain more.
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