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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-30-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By gvette85
Blackstone with a 20 lb. bottle and a Lodge...

Blackstone with a 20 lb. bottle and a Lodge Sportsman cast iron charcoal grill.What more could you ask for LOL.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-04-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
Update : Haven't been online in a while so I...

Update : Haven't been online in a while so I wanted to give an update on my A/C problem.Turns out the reason the blower went off when compressor #2 came online was a burned resistor in the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-10-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
Went out this AM and flipped the switch in the...

Went out this AM and flipped the switch in the basement to off.Started AC and the blower runs fine as long as its on the 1st compressor.Only when the 2nd compressor comes online does the blower go...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-09-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
The blower cuts off when compressor #2 comes on...

The blower cuts off when compressor #2 comes on .Thanks for the tip I'll give them a call.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-09-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
Heres some additional info.Discovered the outside...

Heres some additional info.Discovered the outside blower was not running and the compressors were overheating and turning off.I replaced the capacitor and the blower comes on with compressor #1 but...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-07-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
Ok guys I went out this morning and made sure the...

Ok guys I went out this morning and made sure the switch was in the up position,closed dash vents and had all curtains closed. Inside temp was 85 so I set the thermostat on 76. Both compressors...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-04-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
Thanks Steve for the tips.I also do most of them...

Thanks Steve for the tips.I also do most of them but did not know about the A/C switch in the rear compartment.I'll try this. Thanks again.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-25-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By gvette85
Dolphin AC problems

I posted this in The National section but I'm putting it here for more exposure.Our 2004 National Dolphin 5342 has a Coleman Mach Hi Efficiency 2 ton AC with heat pump.Its a basement unit and from...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-24-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
Thanks Ray,I went out and ran it for about 15...

Thanks Ray,I went out and ran it for about 15 minutes with a new return air filter and its blowing 70 degrees at the vents.I did a little research and it appears to be a sealed system.Can a tap be...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-24-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By gvette85
Basement air service

Just got back from a couple of days on the Gulf coast.Temps in the high 90's with high humidity.During the day the A/C would only cool the coach to about 83 degrees on our 2004,5342 Dolphin.Can...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By gvette85
Thanks guys,I knew some of you would know.

Thanks guys,I knew some of you would know.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-29-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By gvette85
Inverter switch

On our 04 Dolphin when hooked to shore power should the inverter switch be off or on? The switch I'm referring to is the rocker switch by the entry door panel.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-24-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By gvette85
Many thanks Old Biscuit,you hit it right on the...

Many thanks Old Biscuit,you hit it right on the head. He just called and said it was the fuse.He changed it yesterday and its chillin like it should.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-17-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By gvette85
Thanks I passed that along to him .He told me...

Thanks I passed that along to him .He told me that during the switch replacement he might have grounded out the hot wire.Sounds like a fuse might be it
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-17-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By gvette85
NDR1292 Dometic dead

My BIL has a 1292 Dometic refrigerator in his 2000 Pace Arrow that has stopped working.He was having issues with the interior light switch and during the replacement of the switch it seems that it...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-06-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By gvette85
I learned the hard way too.Last winter on a trip...

I learned the hard way too.Last winter on a trip to Branson Mo. our MH was so damp the windshield stayed covered with condensation,even keeping a window cracked didn't help.By the time we got...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,798
Posted By gvette85
Same here when that Mississippi heat and humidity...

Same here when that Mississippi heat and humidity gets too much for the dash air,I start the gen and run the coach air.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-27-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By gvette85
I do my own maintenance and try to keep an eye on...

I do my own maintenance and try to keep an eye on everything.It was not the original belt and last check it looked good.I agree my BIL should have gotten both belts because we had to return the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-27-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By gvette85
Broken serpentine belt

Coming home Sunday in our 04 Dolphin the serpentine belt broke.At first I heard a noise under the motor cover and the battery light and buzzer came on.All of a sudden I had no power steering and the...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-13-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,561
Posted By gvette85
Riding motorcycles,been riding for 50 years,the...

Riding motorcycles,been riding for 50 years,the last 42 on Harleys.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-06-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By gvette85
Congratulations on the new rig.Looks great...

Congratulations on the new rig.Looks great !!:thumb:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-06-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By gvette85
Exactly,we tow a 98 TJ Wrangler,T case in...

Exactly,we tow a 98 TJ Wrangler,T case in neutral,trans in park,steering unlocked,no problems.Just be dang sure that the T case is in neutral,if not bad bad things happen.:)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-01-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,146
Posted By gvette85
I always do my own oil changes for the reasons...

I always do my own oil changes for the reasons mentioned,I want the peace of mind that its done right. A few years ago my DW took her Toyota 4 runner to a local oil change shop near our home.When she...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-01-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,581
Posted By gvette85
Big fan of porterhouse.Start with fresh steak...

Big fan of porterhouse.Start with fresh steak open and let breath until room temp.I like to taste the beef so I do not add much seasoning.Coarse grind pepper lightly both sides.Put on hot charcoal...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-27-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By gvette85
Last summer while riding my Harley a hornet got...

Last summer while riding my Harley a hornet got inside my shirt.The guys riding behind me said they thought I was having some kind of seizure by the way I was squirming around !! Almost wrecked...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By gvette85
The steel plate should do the trick,concrete...

The steel plate should do the trick,concrete would be better IMHO.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-27-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,767
Posted By gvette85
Blame it on the Jet stream !! LOL It has been an...

Blame it on the Jet stream !! LOL It has been an unusually warm winter down here.So far we have only had a couple of nights in the mid 20s.Since the first of February we have had several days in the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-26-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,143
Posted By gvette85
04 Dolphin here,and we love it.Nationals are...

04 Dolphin here,and we love it.Nationals are really well built with many features found in more expensive motor homes.
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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-26-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,353
Posted By gvette85
87 octane here too,occasionally I'll run a tank...

87 octane here too,occasionally I'll run a tank of ethanol free.No problems.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-26-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,552
Posted By gvette85
I agree with Ivylog.check the steering box for...

I agree with Ivylog.check the steering box for excessive play.Then take it to a good front end shop and have the alignment set.
Forum: Just Conversation 02-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By gvette85
Glad you are safe,we were under a tornado watch...

Glad you are safe,we were under a tornado watch here in Florence too.The bad weather went Northeast of us,all we got was some wind and heavy rain.We saw on the news Columbus got hit hard,prayers for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-23-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By gvette85
A little more info would be...

A little more info would be helpful.Make,model,year,of the MH.When you say lost AC and DC as well do you mean total loss of power to entire MH?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,244
Posted By gvette85
Have not been turned away yet but we don't go to...

Have not been turned away yet but we don't go to the high end "resorts".Ours is coming up on 15 yrs old but its so well kept it looks almost new.I think most places just want to keep junky rigs...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-19-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By gvette85
Good looking rig !! Looks really well kept.Be...

Good looking rig !! Looks really well kept.Be safe and enjoy !! :thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-19-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,662
Posted By gvette85
In my searches it seems that NADA value has...

In my searches it seems that NADA value has nothing to do with asking price.:)As said its worth whatever you'll pay for it.Some owners that have really maintained their coaches well value them more...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-18-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
Posted By gvette85
Sounds like the windshield might not have been...

Sounds like the windshield might not have been seated properly.Might have been in a bind the whole time.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-18-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,927
Posted By gvette85
Rhinoflex here too,no leaks,stores easily,and is...

Rhinoflex here too,no leaks,stores easily,and is a relatively inexpensive hose.So far so good,mine has been thrown around and stepped on but still works well.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-17-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By gvette85
There are lots of threads on here about putting...

There are lots of threads on here about putting residential refrigerators in motor homes.I think Samsung makes one that is close in size to your Nevercold.Good luck :thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-17-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,952
Posted By gvette85
Did not even consider the mattress but you are...

Did not even consider the mattress but you are correct.Other than the lack of experience/or care for your property I couldn't sleep on a mattress that strangers have done God knows what on :whistling:
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-17-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
Posted By gvette85
My thoughts as well,if it was chipped on edge an...

My thoughts as well,if it was chipped on edge an out of level torque might have been enough to cause a crack.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By gvette85
OSB is never supposed to be exposed to...

OSB is never supposed to be exposed to moisture,if it gets wet as said it disintegrates.Marine plywood is the best option in my opinion.Like Chargerman said POR15 is great for the exposed metal.I...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-12-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,833
Posted By gvette85
Flipper

Flipper
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-10-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,952
Posted By gvette85
Never. No one will take care of it as well as...

Never. No one will take care of it as well as you.Many renters are inexperienced and just plain rough on equipment.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-09-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By gvette85
Maintaining pressure in the system.Small leak...

Maintaining pressure in the system.Small leak somewhere,do you have a drip on one of your faucets?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-09-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By gvette85
I mounted mine right under the awning track.The...

I mounted mine right under the awning track.The wires were too short to reach back to the existing light so I extended the wires.I used the small wire channel that Home depot sells to cover the wires...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-07-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,464
Posted By gvette85
We flat tow a 98 Jeep TJ on a Roadmaster...

We flat tow a 98 Jeep TJ on a Roadmaster Stowmaster 6000lb.Works great and folds up neatly on Jeep front bumper.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-06-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,500
Posted By gvette85
Wow,that's a bummer !! My slide controls are mid...

Wow,that's a bummer !! My slide controls are mid coach,back in the hall.I make a habit of after leveling the coach to move the drivers seat all the way forward before letting out the living room...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-06-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,450
Posted By gvette85
We have an older (04) Class A gasser with a...

We have an older (04) Class A gasser with a bedroom and living room slide.When in you can comfortably go to the bathroom,fridge,and dining booth.I know its not recommended but the DW frequently goes...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-02-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By gvette85
Thanks Greg,thats the layout for my MH,saving...

Thanks Greg,thats the layout for my MH,saving this one.:thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-02-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By gvette85
Great to have friends huh? Everywhere down here...

Great to have friends huh? Everywhere down here is pretty much full of snowbirds :eek:
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