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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-19-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 248,376
Posted By NY24
This horse has been beaten to death more times...

This horse has been beaten to death more times than I can count. Start at Page #1, read until you find the answer to your questions. They're in there somewhere. :horse3:
Forum: Solo RV'ers 05-12-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Welcome reutherfan! Condolences on the passing of...

Welcome reutherfan! Condolences on the passing of your wife. I am glad that you choose to remain active and involved. Many (most?) big rallies have an area where solos are grouped. This is totally...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-09-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,443
Posted By NY24
Within the last six months, I had connected and...

Within the last six months, I had connected and upgrade the Dynamax OEM installed Rand McNally software (version 720 I believe on a micro SD card). Over the last two days, I drove from central FL to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-05-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By NY24
Years ago, I remember looking at a Class A PULLER...

Years ago, I remember looking at a Class A PULLER toy hauler (big "doghouse" up front). I believe it was a diesel Thor Outlaw. I see there are several RVs called "Outlaw"; you'll need to do some...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 03-03-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Welcome Bassetbait, it sounds like you've jumped...

Welcome Bassetbait, it sounds like you've jumped in to the DEEP end of the RV pool. Had we spoke before you "dove in", my recommendation would have been to start small and only "graduate" to a bigger...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 02-12-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Maybe your gogs don't like cribbage. Have you...

Maybe your gogs don't like cribbage. Have you tried a different game? I suggest "fetch" ;)
Forum: Solo RV'ers 02-06-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Welcome captlyn! Much of your boating experience...

Welcome captlyn! Much of your boating experience will transfer to RV living. If you haven't joined any RV clubs yet, I'd STRONGLY recommend the Escapees RV Club. The FMCA is another good resource (I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-28-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,717
Posted By NY24
"I was able to take as long as I wanted." ...

"I was able to take as long as I wanted."

That's fine AS LONG AS you're NOT using a "communal dump port". I have seen RVers who have just about set up camp again while meticulously flushing their...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-26-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,995
Posted By NY24
"Am I in trouble or should I just ignore and...

"Am I in trouble or should I just ignore and enjoy?"

Ummmm. NO, you should NOT "just ignore" it. You post that the ACTUAL weigh on the rear axle is 17460 with an EMPTY coach. With "just" the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-26-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,717
Posted By NY24
"how commercial would I be? " Ummmm. VERY...

"how commercial would I be? "

Ummmm. VERY commercial. Once you start charging / collecting ANY amount, you've become a commercial enterprise. I expect you already have some kind of insurance...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-26-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,968
Posted By NY24
2014FR3, Camp Hosts are just that; HOSTS. They...

2014FR3, Camp Hosts are just that; HOSTS. They should NOT be working on electrical or plumbing problems themselves unless they are trained and licensed to do that work. I would be surprised if said...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-26-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,834
Posted By NY24
OK; I'm going to shine a spotlight on things I...

OK; I'm going to shine a spotlight on things I don't think you've given enough consideration to. You state that this will be your FIRST TIME with an RV. BAD IDEA. Can you rent / borrow an RV in...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-17-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 248,376
Posted By NY24
I haven't done any speed tests but, I'm in month...

I haven't done any speed tests but, I'm in month three with my Visible R2 phone and, I'm very happy with the results. I'm a full Party Pay group so, $25/month is a super deal!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-16-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 219,735
Posted By NY24
Although I signed up with EFS / TDS over a month...

Although I signed up with EFS / TDS over a month ago, I just got to use it the first time this weekend. On my first fill up, I saved $31.50 and. on the second fill up saved $22.21! I'm driving a 2015...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-21-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 248,376
Posted By NY24
Moira, you write: "I need a phone that I don't...

Moira, you write: "I need a phone that I don't have to reset when I lose power". That's easy to solve; DON'T lose power in the first place. Get an inexpensive external Lithium power "brick" (many are...
Forum: Full-Timers 11-17-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,855
Posted By NY24
I should have done it sooner. I've fled NY and,...

I should have done it sooner. I've fled NY and, don't miss NY at all.

If you have NOT been doing some extended time RVing, you REALLY should do that first (minimum of 2 ~ 4 months on the road)...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-13-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 248,376
Posted By NY24
Visible plan

I just placed my order yesterday. The new phone should be delivered today. I'll post back once I have some hands on experience with it.
Forum: Solo RV'ers 11-05-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
YES, there ARE other solo women in 5ers. Pippi...

YES, there ARE other solo women in 5ers. Pippi Peterson recently upgraded from a Class A to a 5er and, she has an informative YouTube channel. You really should have attended an RV Boot Camp BEFORE...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-21-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 51,377
Posted By NY24
The new "Rope-a-Dope"

The new "Rope-a-Dope"
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-18-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 46,114
Posted By NY24
"Froze my backside off the second night since I...

"Froze my backside off the second night since I didn't know how to run the heat, and only had a hoody to keep me warm, but that's another story.''

Brings back memories. Back in August, 2010, I...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 10-08-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
When I Google for "rvsigles.org" I get the error...

When I Google for "rvsigles.org" I get the error message "Safari can't find the server".

When I try on Firefox: "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site"
Forum: Solo RV'ers 10-01-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Welcome krose72! Idaho can get some COLD winters....

Welcome krose72! Idaho can get some COLD winters. MOST travel trailers (and even motor homes) are NOT built to be used FOUR SEASONS. More Canadian TTs are built for four season use so, I'd start...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-15-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,456
Posted By NY24
Get the hell off my lawn......

Get the hell off my lawn......
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-15-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,243
Posted By NY24
Who's on first....

Who's on first....
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,858
Posted By NY24
Years ago, I had looked at what Ebikes were...

Years ago, I had looked at what Ebikes were available and, was NOT impressed by most of what was then available. I wound up buying a Montague Paratrooper Pro with a 48 volt BionX system. I haven't...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-29-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,493
Posted By NY24
I was at the FMCA event in Minot, ND a couple of...

I was at the FMCA event in Minot, ND a couple of weeks ago. Cummins techs presented several excellent seminars. Their recommendation is that a properly maintained modern diesel engine requires NO...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-29-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 248,376
Posted By NY24
Sign me up if you can arrange a group deal! ...

Sign me up if you can arrange a group deal!

I've been using Verizon jetPacks for several years now. My experience has been that eventually, Verizon drops the plan or, insists you pay for a much...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 08-27-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Welcome Gary! If you haven't joined any RV clubs...

Welcome Gary! If you haven't joined any RV clubs yet, I'd highly recommend that you join the Escapees RV Club. FMCA is another good choice. Both of these major RV clubs have local and national...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-16-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,264
Posted By NY24
YES

YES
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-29-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,866
Posted By NY24
He REALLY needs MORE batteries. My Dynamax DX3...

He REALLY needs MORE batteries. My Dynamax DX3 had two 12VDC batteries to power a 22 cubic foot residential fridge. Starting from a full charge, they'd be dead in <12 hours. I upgraded to SIX 6VDC...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,731
Posted By NY24
I've seen SEVERAL instances where some local...

I've seen SEVERAL instances where some local knucklehead is posting FALSE low prices in a given area, I expect to trap drivers into paying higher prices ('I'm there; I might as well buy fuel")....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-18-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,326
Posted By NY24
Consider FMCA's "Roadside Rescue". In my...

Consider FMCA's "Roadside Rescue". In my experience, FMCA's product is FAR superior to what Good Sam provides.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-18-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,896
Posted By NY24
In NJ, I don't believe a TRAILER can be taken on...

In NJ, I don't believe a TRAILER can be taken on the Garden State Parkway. On the NJ TURNPIKE however, you're fine (of course, you'll pay a higher toll when towing a trailer).

In NY, STAY OFF...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-14-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,416
Posted By NY24
Ummmm, I have to disagree with you. I've...

Ummmm, I have to disagree with you. I've personally seen DECADES old asphalt have leveling jack pads, over a short time, sink into asphalt. If I'm going to extend my leveling jacks, I'll put 1' x 1'...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,660
Posted By NY24
I know DP = Diesel Pusher The only DS that...

I know DP = Diesel Pusher
The only DS that comes to mind is Deputy Sheriff but, in the context used, I doubt that's right. What is a "DS" as used in this post?

As for truck weights; several folks...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 07-13-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Condolences on your husband's passing. YES,...

Condolences on your husband's passing.

YES, you CAN do it solo if you want to. There are several solos groups and, even groups for women solos (RVWomen if I remember correctly). Escapees & FMCA...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,737
Posted By NY24
I can squeeze out 10 days on my Super C.

I can squeeze out 10 days on my Super C.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-11-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,261
Posted By NY24
If I DON'T start an anvil collection, it would be...

If I DON'T start an anvil collection, it would be VERY difficult for my Freightliner-based Class 7 HDT Super C diesel puller to be overweight in any parameter.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-11-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,777
Posted By NY24
EVERYBODY is born stupid. Some people...

EVERYBODY is born stupid.


Some people work hard to remain stupid.........
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-11-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 219,735
Posted By NY24
Also following

Also following
Forum: Solo RV'ers 07-02-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Hi justthemom! Condolences on the loss of your...

Hi justthemom! Condolences on the loss of your husband. There ARE RV Driving Schools (Google "RVDrivingSchools"). A little time online will turn them up. Many major RV rallies have RV Driving...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 06-22-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Condolences on your wife's passing. I'm glad to...

Condolences on your wife's passing. I'm glad to hear you've chosen to continue RVing. I understand that Entegra's are nice coaches. Wishing you many years of fun travel and adventures. You'll find...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,997
Posted By NY24
"the gas engine is always in the front and...

"the gas engine is always in the front and diesels are always in the rear"

Ummmmm, my Freightliner based HDT Super-C has the Cummins ISL9, 350HP, 9ltr diesel engine UP FRONT (forward of the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-20-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,710
Posted By NY24
Simple; SHED WEIGHT or, get a more capable tow...

Simple; SHED WEIGHT or, get a more capable tow vehicle.
Forum: Solo RV'ers 06-17-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
There are many RVers who find that they are now...

There are many RVers who find that they are now "new singles" with a large rig that was good for two but, said large rig is now more work that they can (or want) to manage. IF they're interested in...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-16-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,217
Posted By NY24
"Need to open transfer box and check/tighten ALL...

"Need to open transfer box and check/tighten ALL wire connections"

Ummmmm. People need to be VERY careful when tightening electrical connections. Some have VERY SPECIFIC torque settings that are...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-10-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,501
Posted By NY24
"Golden Corral, Next Exit"

"Golden Corral, Next Exit"
Forum: Solo RV'ers 05-15-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 491,029
Posted By NY24
Feeling unwelcome

I've been a solo male RVer since 2010 and, have driven over 100,000 miles in the two RVs I've owned. I've never had any inkling that I wasn't welcome in any of the many campgrounds I've stayed at....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,617
Posted By NY24
As good as Lithium power sources are (and,...

As good as Lithium power sources are (and, they're getting better all the time), I'd be VERY leery of a big coach that does NOT have a generator.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-13-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,438
Posted By NY24
YES! But then, soon or later, we ALL will...

YES!


But then, soon or later, we ALL will die.


Overloading is a VERY unwise thing to do (regardless of what's overloaded). When an overload condition causes a failure (which WILL happen...
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