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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-17-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Planeteer
Cover

I bought this one with a lifetime warranty and I like it so far. I used it last winter and it held up to the wind and heavy snow. If it rips, I'll test their warranty. Otherwise, I hope to have a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-01-2022, 06:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,961
Posted By Planeteer
I don't have a lock for my Hughes yet, but I cut...

I don't have a lock for my Hughes yet, but I cut a piece of black plastic the same size as the box and put a rubber band around it to hold the plastic on. No nighttime light. Cheap. Simple. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-29-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,480
Posted By Planeteer
I took our old motorhome to a shop to mount all...

I took our old motorhome to a shop to mount all new tires, and get an alignment.

Otherwise, I have done (and will do) 100% of everything else.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-29-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By Planeteer
Thanks for this. I wasn't even aware of this...

Thanks for this.
I wasn't even aware of this model. It looks like a good compromise for size/power that I am looking for. I have been anticipating buying a Champion or Predator 3500 to power my TT...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-21-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Planeteer
We have a single axle. It swayed a little when...

We have a single axle. It swayed a little when going around semis on the interstate, I'm assuming because it's so light at about 3500 lbs.
I added a friction-type sway bar and now it travels...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,396
Posted By Planeteer
My data is a little old, but during the last week...

My data is a little old, but during the last week of May we went 500 miles to TN.

I could have counted on one hand how many TT's we saw, and probably less motorhomes.

I did notice a couple...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-29-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By Planeteer
Just curious if you think the blue grease was...

Just curious if you think the blue grease was original or something the previous owner used?

My TT is about 1.5 yrs old and I was just at the store yesterday to pick up Red N Tacky grease, but...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-09-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Planeteer
Thanks Old-Biscuit. That confirms my suspicion. ...

Thanks Old-Biscuit. That confirms my suspicion. Must have been a new guy or someone had too many drinks the night before :rofl:

I may not get it fixed before our next week-long trip, but when I...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-09-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Planeteer
More Pictures

The bypass would have been my guess too, but there is a bypass hose at the water heater with a valve on both ends. Pictures attached for Old-Biscuit.

CamperLifer:
I believe the fresh water vent...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-08-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Planeteer
Necessary Hose?

I can't seem to figure out what this hose is for on my plumbing setup (from factory). It is the kinked hose with zip tie... (the WH is at the top of picture and the down arrow goes towards faucets)....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-08-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,961
Posted By Planeteer
Lock

Does anyone know if Hughes is still in business? I may not bother locking mine up if they are not ;)

I've called 3 times in the last week with no answer, and sent an email last week with no...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-31-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,920
Posted By Planeteer
OP, We just purchased a new unit over a year...

OP,
We just purchased a new unit over a year ago and it looks like that same unit now costs about 20% more.

We saved and paid cash, so it's water under the bridge even if the prices drop. I'm...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-31-2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,961
Posted By Planeteer
Thanks for the idea. I'll give that a try. ...

Thanks for the idea. I'll give that a try.

It was busy before the holiday weekend so I didn't get around to calling Hughes yet anyway.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-27-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,961
Posted By Planeteer
Follow Up...

We used our Hughes 30 amp for the first time last weekend.
I haven't picked up a lock yet, so I used an extension cord and set the Hughes under the TT so it was out of sight.

The moment I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-16-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,813
Posted By Planeteer
Still no change of plans here. 2 big trips...

Still no change of plans here. 2 big trips booked for this year and plenty of weekenders.

We are still young and our kids are young. The more memories we make now, the longer we get to remember...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-18-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,798
Posted By Planeteer
Looks like Harbor Freight has an updated 3500w...

Looks like Harbor Freight has an updated 3500w generator with CO SECURE carbon monoxide shutdown....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-13-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,211
Posted By Planeteer
After reading this thread, I happened to go past...

After reading this thread, I happened to go past a Harbor Freight last weekend so I stopped and picked up 4 rubber chocks to replace my plastic chocks. They were on sale too :thumb:
Thanks!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-05-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,211
Posted By Planeteer
Noted in post.

Noted in post.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-15-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,813
Posted By Planeteer
No plans to change our travels this year. We...

No plans to change our travels this year.
We have multiple big trips booked this year. Kids are still very young so we are making memories while we can :thumb:

We will also do some weekend state...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,252
Posted By Planeteer
It's worth a shot. Let us know how it goes......

It's worth a shot. Let us know how it goes... :popcorn:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-09-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,961
Posted By Planeteer
I received my Hughes 30A yesterday. Much bigger...

I received my Hughes 30A yesterday. Much bigger than I thought.
I like that Python lock, thanks for that tip!
I was originally thinking of a cable gun lock, like someone else had mentioned.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-07-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,961
Posted By Planeteer
Thanks for the PSA I just bought a 30 amp...

Thanks for the PSA
I just bought a 30 amp Hughes, but haven't used it yet. I plan to buy a lock and print a heavy sticker/label to cover the dog face on front. Hopefully that helps...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-23-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Planeteer
I just settled yesterday on the Hughes Power...

I just settled yesterday on the Hughes Power Watchdog (30 amp). There is also a 50 amp version.
Maybe this is another option you could explore...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-15-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,126
Posted By Planeteer
The Apex Nano looks nice! Your piece of mind...

The Apex Nano looks nice!

Your piece of mind will be worth the extra $ and work. Good Deal!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-02-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,108
Posted By Planeteer
Upgrade

We started with a 30' class C but felt like it had too much wasted space for us. Sold it and tried to find a 24' class C. Ended up upgrading to a 20' TT that we are much happier with. It's been a...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-27-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,126
Posted By Planeteer
Wow that is terrible. I bought a new Ameri...

Wow that is terrible.

I bought a new Ameri Lite this year and have been quite impressed with it. There has been a lot of little things to fix, upgrade, or seal. But nothing like what you've...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-27-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By Planeteer
Good to hear! Keep the feedback coming. I...

Good to hear! Keep the feedback coming.

I have that same one already open on my computer trying to decide which one to get...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-19-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Planeteer
Give us an update when you get this. We have...

Give us an update when you get this.

We have a murphy bed with folding matress and this looks like a great solution.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-10-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Planeteer
We just went to RMNP on Friday. We didn't...

We just went to RMNP on Friday. We didn't purchase any pass before going. We got there before the 9:00 am cutoff and got in no problem. The line was about a 20 minute wait.
I didn't see...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-21-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By Planeteer
We have stayed at Tropical Palms RV resort. ...

We have stayed at Tropical Palms RV resort. Great place! It was only a few minutes drive.
It's a very clean place, quiet, and lots to do in the area.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-15-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Planeteer
That's a good idea. It's always a bummer to see...

That's a good idea. It's always a bummer to see nice clean sealant get so dirty. I carry a tube of non-leveling for emergencies.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-15-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By Planeteer
We sold our MH and bought (not borrowed) a new TT...

We sold our MH and bought (not borrowed) a new TT in January. I have had to reseal the front and rear roof seams, marker lights, and a few other places. If I had left the TT out in the weather for...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-13-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Planeteer
Thanks I slept on it and decided to order...

Thanks

I slept on it and decided to order the self leveling. Then I know the sealant is flowing into the voids a little better than the non-sag.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-12-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Planeteer
Roof Sealant

Quick question for anyone with an opinion :popcorn:

Can/Should I use non-leveling Dicor on the roof?

I noticed the seam along the back of our TT is poorly sealed from the factory. There are...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-28-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,934
Posted By Planeteer
TV

I just installed a TV in our new Gulf Stream 197BH this week. There was a small sticker that said "TV Mounting Location" (or something similar) on the wall. I used a stud finder to find the edges...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-11-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By Planeteer
Insurance

Just had mine quoted yesterday for our new 2021 TT. Using same insurance as TV, it's about $95/yr.

The TT is covered for liability by the TV when towing, but that won't fix anything on my camper...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-10-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By Planeteer
Gulf Stream TT

I'm usually a lurker but I'll join in.

We just purchased a Gulf Stream a couple weeks ago. It's an Ameri Lite 197BH. No camping yet as it has been too cold, but we have been inspecting it,...
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