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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-05-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,503
Posted By LBZYA
One thing to remember is that ORV was founded by...

One thing to remember is that ORV was founded by Ron Nash but the group of people running ORV were brought over from Fleetwood. I remember when ORV started and the Fleetwood people were so happy to...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-31-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By LBZYA
What I did was bought an Itoa DSL45 with the IQ4X...

What I did was bought an Itoa DSL45 with the IQ4X module and mounted it in the front pass through which shortened up the wire runs and has the proper charging voltages. I ues this converter for...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-06-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By LBZYA
To make it easier on yourself and less material...

To make it easier on yourself and less material try this. Above the bed is a cabinet with two doors and a blank in the middle. Inside that cabinet is a cover held in with 4 screws. If you remove that...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-21-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,348
Posted By LBZYA
The easiest solution for ORV is to fill the roof...

The easiest solution for ORV is to fill the roof cavity with spray foam before sheeting the roof. Thermal break and sealed achieved.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-08-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By LBZYA
Thank you all for your help. I will have to take...

Thank you all for your help. I will have to take some time and look into these suggestions. Thanks again and safe travels.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-07-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By LBZYA
Tillamook, OR

We are trying to plan a trip from North Idaho to Tillamook, OR with a few stops along the way. My question to you all is, what is the go to campground in that area? Your help is much appreciated.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-07-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,065
Posted By LBZYA
This is very interesting. I would bet that...

This is very interesting. I would bet that everyone of these trailers will have moisture in the attic. Some with more than others due to the type of usage and climate it being used in. The issue at...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-31-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,182
Posted By LBZYA
Here is what I found. When I bought the trailer...

Here is what I found. When I bought the trailer in 2014 from Apache Camping in Everett, WA the trailer had a lot of excess caulk on it. They gave me a bottle that said auto magic on it and it really...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-29-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,182
Posted By LBZYA
Caulking Cleaner?

Getting ready to do some caulking around the windows and ect. What are you guys using to clean the area of removed old caulk before applying the new? I will be using GEO CEL to reseal.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-29-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By LBZYA
Might want to check them out. I actually found...

Might want to check them out. I actually found that the surrounds of the speakers to be broken. No signs of water damage probably because I keep the trailer inside.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-29-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By LBZYA
Thank you all for the replies. I will take a look...

Thank you all for the replies. I will take a look at these links and make a purchase.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-27-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By LBZYA
Looks like mounting depth is going to be the...

Looks like mounting depth is going to be the issue. Less than 2"
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-27-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By LBZYA
Outside Speakers

Well the Creek Side just turned 6 years old and the outside speaker have seen better days. Anyone out there have success on finding replacement speakers? It would be nice to upgrade them for better...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-26-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 825,373
Posted By LBZYA
I pulled down the existing light and was able to...

I pulled down the existing light and was able to tap into that for power and then fished the new wires to the reading light locations.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-18-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By LBZYA
Upgraded that receptacle to one with a gasket...

Upgraded that receptacle to one with a gasket like a boat and no worries.
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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 825,373
Posted By LBZYA
That was a picture I found on the web. I agree,...

That was a picture I found on the web. I agree, 1/4 wall tubing would much more stout. It seems that when ever I do metal projects I overbuild as well. Things turn out to be very heavy for some...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 825,373
Posted By LBZYA
So I found a mock up picture, is this what you...

So I found a mock up picture, is this what you ended up doing?
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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 825,373
Posted By LBZYA
This is very interesting. This the first I have...

This is very interesting. This the first I have heard of a sway bar on a trailer. It makes perfect sense, for trailers are very top heavy. I have a mental picture of how you connected it to the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-10-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 825,373
Posted By LBZYA
Sorry about the spell check on the not so smart...

Sorry about the spell check on the not so smart phone. I meant to say"Can you add a picture of the sway bar that you added."
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-10-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 825,373
Posted By LBZYA
Can you add a picture of the seat bar that you...

Can you add a picture of the seat bar that you added. Also have you notice a difference in towing with the added sway bar to the front axle?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-10-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By LBZYA
I agree, he has been mute for some time now. I...

I agree, he has been mute for some time now. I stopped by our local dealer and they only had a handful orv products and a couple where old new stock. Still wanting to see the new 24rls and would also...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,410
Posted By LBZYA
After I found that rats nest that ORV left me, I...

After I found that rats nest that ORV left me, I added that to my very long list of to do's. A few hours of handy work and presto,
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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,410
Posted By LBZYA
A loose connection or bad crimp will create...

A loose connection or bad crimp will create enough resistance to trip the mini breaker. Out of curiosity did you happen to install anything on the roof like solar panels lately or tv's on any walls?...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-28-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,410
Posted By LBZYA
Under the front of the trailer there is a access...

Under the front of the trailer there is a access panel held on with 1/4" screws. Remove that panel and verify that all the self setting mini circuit breakers connections are tight. The clicking you...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-26-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,476
Posted By LBZYA
"Boy has this thread gone completely off base." ...

"Boy has this thread gone completely off base."

Agreed, lets see some pictures of this shinny new tractor/trailer.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-25-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,476
Posted By LBZYA
I remember when I bought my truck new and people...

I remember when I bought my truck new and people were talking on the Dmax forum saying the same that you said, "With the newest trannys, I think the best bet is to just put it in Tow/Haul mode and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-23-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,476
Posted By LBZYA
Congratulations on the new TT and truck. ...

Congratulations on the new TT and truck.

FYI, not sure if the Allison transmission has changed since my 2006. I have been told by numerous people and shops not to tow in 6th gear. Maybe give...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,318
Posted By LBZYA
If you are referring to the purple wire on the...

If you are referring to the purple wire on the back of the wall plate I believe its the 12v for the amplifier or the AM radio wire going to the roof. Are you also adding a FM radio antenna on the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-02-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,693
Posted By LBZYA
Running wire is not an issue for me its the...

Running wire is not an issue for me its the location of the distribution panel. I understand that ORV saves $20 in wire because the panels are centrally located, but at least used the $20 saved and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-02-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,693
Posted By LBZYA
Sounds like you have done your homework. The...

Sounds like you have done your homework. The problem with the Progressive products are that the charge rates are too low for all the battery manufacture specification for charging. You are also...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-31-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,693
Posted By LBZYA
Here is what I found in the cut sheet, Bulk...

Here is what I found in the cut sheet,

Bulk Charge Voltage: 14.8 Volts
Absorption Voltage: 14.2 Volts
Float Voltage: 13.6 Volts
Equalization Charge: If the battery remains in float charge for...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-30-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,693
Posted By LBZYA
Check out the new Iota, IOTA SDC1-120-12-55...

Check out the new Iota,

IOTA SDC1-120-12-55 Converter and Charger - ProgressiveRC (https://www.progressiverc.com/iota-sdc1-120-12-55-converter-and-charger.html)

When paired with the AL-1 it has...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-15-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,809
Posted By LBZYA
Sounds like to me that all model runs happen...

Sounds like to me that all model runs happen twice a year. Now there will be one run of mountain and one run of titanium per model. It also appears that the titanium is the second run putting it more...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-15-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,272
Posted By LBZYA
Here in the Lynnwood and Edmonds, WA area last...

Here in the Lynnwood and Edmonds, WA area last May I had Schwab mount and balance my Coopers on my truck wheels that I purchased from Discount Tire Direct. The tech at Schwab asked how much I payed...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-15-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,272
Posted By LBZYA
I just bought new car tires from ebay and took...

I just bought new car tires from ebay and took them into Costco to have them mounted, balanced and new stems for $60.00 I used to use Wally but their prices have gone up. Looks like I will be using...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-13-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,784
Posted By LBZYA
I am sure it all boils down to liability. When I...

I am sure it all boils down to liability. When I worked at Les Schwab in my younger years I was trained that you could not put a tire on a vehicle unless the tire matched or exceeded the vehicle...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-13-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,004
Posted By LBZYA
Mine came with the Lippert scissor jacks and they...

Mine came with the Lippert scissor jacks and they were crap. I replaced them with the BAL deluxe 30". FYI the deluxe models use a bearing at the end and these dont creep as bad as the standard...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-13-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,690
Posted By LBZYA
USA made Cooper Discoverer AT3 put on last year...

USA made Cooper Discoverer AT3 put on last year from Discount Tire Direct on Ebay and a $100.00 cash card from cooper. Very nice tires. I had BFG's that were about 6 years old with tones of tread...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-11-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,809
Posted By LBZYA
You should be able to call the factory and get...

You should be able to call the factory and get MSRP on the unit you are looking at. Give Apache Camping Center a chance. They are good people to work with.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-11-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,731
Posted By LBZYA
If I were in your shoes I would defiantly go with...

If I were in your shoes I would defiantly go with a 5th. Also I would consider going used and look for one of the old top end manufactures that have closed up. (Carriage, Sunny Brook, Holiday,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-10-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,022
Posted By LBZYA
Its really sad to see some of these top end...

Its really sad to see some of these top end manufactures close up. I told myself I was not buying another rv until they really get their act together. What we need is a younger Ron Nash to quite his...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-10-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,784
Posted By LBZYA
I wonder if speed rating Q is stamped on the tire?

I wonder if speed rating Q is stamped on the tire?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-09-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By LBZYA
Apache Camping, they are good people.

Apache Camping, they are good people.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-09-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,784
Posted By LBZYA
I believe all ST tires are 65 mph unless noted...

I believe all ST tires are 65 mph unless noted differently. I do like to drive the speed limit and I-90 here in Washington is 70 mph. (Unless a prius, leaf or volt is in my way) A tire having a speed...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-09-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,784
Posted By LBZYA
I put around 850 miles on mine last year. No...

I put around 850 miles on mine last year. No issues here. Happy with the change and at this point I feel more comfortable not having the Good Year bombs on the trailer. The speed rating is why I went...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-07-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By LBZYA
Good to know, we are planning a hunting trip to...

Good to know, we are planning a hunting trip to the Jordan area possibly this year. I will have to make a note to fill up prior to entering that area. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-07-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,022
Posted By LBZYA
I can relate to your above statement. It seems...

I can relate to your above statement. It seems that I have 2 of everything these days. I store my fathers Sunny Brook 30RBS on my property. Well I hope you stick around after the ORV goes away. You...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-06-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By LBZYA
We are in Edmonds and have a cabin in Lake...

We are in Edmonds and have a cabin in Lake Wenatchee as well. We spend most of our travels in the N.E. corner of Washington.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-06-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By LBZYA
I find water at city parks, fire stations, local...

I find water at city parks, fire stations, local businesses. Last year was the first time I was thrown for a loop. I stopped in at the local ranger station in Winthrup for our annual dear hunting...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-06-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By LBZYA
Most dont tow with a full tank of water. I my...

Most dont tow with a full tank of water. I my self tow with zero water in the tank. I can always find a place to fill up close to our destination. I carry two gallons of water under the sink for...
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