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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-29-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By sprintnut
Water is coming out of spigots with pump off

Why do we have water coming out of spigots, shower, toilet, etc. with the pump shut off? It's not full pressure but keeps running? There in water in the fresh tank but again the pump is off? There...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-21-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By sprintnut
Black Tank Flush-Overfill Results?

Got distracted and overfilled black tank with flush hose then water ran from underbelly. Toilet bowl was to the top but not overflowing. No water on bathroom floor. What damage was done? Can't tell...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-15-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,802
Posted By sprintnut
Cedar Creek or Jayco Pinnacle?

We're looking to replace our fiver soon. Any opinions as to what is the better product? Cedar Creek of Jayco Pinnacle? Both are very attractive and loaded with options. We presently have a Newmar...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-12-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,227
Posted By sprintnut
John it seems you have a great system for...

John it seems you have a great system for electric needs, however isn't the cost of your system pretty high with solar, generator, and other equipment to operate it? We do not full time and adding...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-11-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,227
Posted By sprintnut
Jim. I'm so sorry. I guess I had a senior...

Jim.
I'm so sorry. I guess I had a senior moment. Email is olds34@aol.com



Looked at 34RL again today. Battery compartment has info sheet with instructions to install four 6 Volt Batteries....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-10-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,227
Posted By sprintnut
Jim, Thanks for your reply. i am currently...

Jim, Thanks for your reply. i am currently looking to buy a 34RL. Yes gas/electric fridge is a $2023 option. Jayco Pinnacle has no option on fridge. I might bite the bullet as I'm concerned about...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-09-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,227
Posted By sprintnut
Question Residential refrigerator-No hookups?

:confused:It seems gas/electric refrigerators are difficult or impossible to get in new upscale fifth wheels. This is a problem since we store our fiver in a storage lot without electric. We start...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,379
Posted By sprintnut
Question Cedar Creek or Big Horn?

Looking to replace fifth wheel, Newmar quit fifth wheel business.

Trying to stay around 14,000/15,000 GVW.

What weight are you towing without dual wheels?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-29-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By sprintnut
Question Newmar KK- JUST MOTORHOMES?

As a former member I would like to know if fifth wheels are still included? During our membership years most units were fifth wheels with a few motor homes.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-24-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,836
Posted By sprintnut
Question Cedar Creek or Montana?

We are looking to replace our fifth wheel. Looking at Cedar Creek and Montana. I'm looking for opinions as to quality, service, slide reliability, heating and cooling and any other related...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-01-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By sprintnut
No help from newmar people?

Maybe all the Newmar owners are snow birding in warmer climates and cannot respond to this posting.
I still need advise and knowledge about his black water valve.
Your assistance...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-29-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By sprintnut
Black Water Valve--Adjust/Replace? ON 5TH WHEEL

1999 Kountry Star 30 RKCL
The Black Water Valve Handle will not close far enough so the Wire Keeper will lock the handle. The Gray Water Handle works fine.
The Black Valve does not leak but I'm...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-06-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By sprintnut
tv elsewhere

I would try to mount the tv elsewhere and use that spot for your new contraptions like GPS, Radio, backup camera, etc.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By sprintnut
Question Real slow slideout

Hi Newmar members,
My slide seems to be getting really slow going out or coming back in. I can't complain as it's never been serviced since new. I did lube the seals with 303 and wax the sides last...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-07-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,006
Posted By sprintnut
I have a 99 Kountry Star with 10 gallon Suburban...

I have a 99 Kountry Star with 10 gallon Suburban water heater. The Electric switch in the outside compartment is to heat water with 120v electric. You can use this with propane heating at the same...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-07-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,057
Posted By sprintnut
Water Hose 1/2" or 5/8" ?

What size water hose, 1/2" or 5/8", do people prefer and why.
Also any brand recommended?
Camping World sells Neverkink, any good?
Any suggestions welcomed. :confused:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-05-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,259
Posted By sprintnut
Can the hot water be byepassed when sanitizing? I...

Can the hot water be byepassed when sanitizing? I can drain and flush it several times to clean it out.
If I put bleach solution in the fresh water tank and turn on the pump it will have to fill...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-07-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,201
Posted By sprintnut
moulding stains

I use Westly's Whitewall Cleaner with a cut down scrub pad. You must keep it from drying and rinse well to avoid staining camper walls. Requires some good old fashion elbow grease Works better than...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-11-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By sprintnut
Billy thanks again for the reply. I will check...

Billy thanks again for the reply. I will check your route on my maps.
Nice coach you have there. I see it's a Ford so must have the V10. I have a F350 with the V10 and it tows my fifth wheel great....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-10-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By sprintnut
Billy, Thanks for the info. I am towing from...

Billy,
Thanks for the info. I am towing from Altoona, PA to Bar Harbor RV Park, Abingdon,MD. I was looking to avoid congestion at Breezewood, Rte 70 and also near Baltimore on I695 and I95. So I...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-10-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By sprintnut
Thanks to all for your replys and information....

Thanks to all for your replys and information. Nice to know there are people willing to lend a hand.
Have a great summer!:thumb:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-09-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By sprintnut
Question Low Clearance Trip Routing

Would like to tow from York, PA to Abingdon, MD. (Bar Harbor Rv Park).
Secondary roads from I83 include MD439,MD23,MD146,MD152,US40. Does anyone have low clearance info on these?
Fifth Wheel...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-21-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,757
Posted By sprintnut
Question Kountry Star Balck Water Valve

Hi there,
I have a 1999 Kountry Star and may have to replace the black water valve. Could you tell me what kind of valve this is and if it is operated by a cable or rod and how they are connected to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-11-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 37,920
Posted By sprintnut
Workshop, Great pics and explanation. I see you...

Workshop,
Great pics and explanation. I see you have some square blocks in your storage box. What are these and what size? I assume they are for under the jacks when on soft ground. Where did you...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-18-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,879
Posted By sprintnut
tv mount

Dave,
Camping World sells tv mounts that use velco and a buckle. I've used these for 10 years without any issues. And this is with the old tube type TV'S. (Much heavier)
Good Luck,
Sprintnut
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-18-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By sprintnut
slide problems

Wayne,
You might want to make sure the sides are lubicated and are not out of alinement. If these are ok check voltage for the slide motors. A poor electrical connection to power units and/or to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-24-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,755
Posted By sprintnut
Question Winterizing= Draining Hot Water & Fresh Tank

Suburban 10 Gallon Water Tank--I pull the plug with anode rod & open the pop off valve to expedite the water draining. This leaves some water in the bottom of the tank. Can this water freeze and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-20-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,960
Posted By sprintnut
Class C information needed

We presently have a nice fifth wheel but I'm interested in a Class C in the future. My question is what brand and floorplan has a comfortable Bed and a Bathroom that works for a guy over 6 foot? Most...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 04-13-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,939
Posted By sprintnut
Try Westly's (Spelling?) White Wall Cleaner. It...

Try Westly's (Spelling?) White Wall Cleaner. It works for me but requires some elbow grease. I use it with a cut down scrubbing pad. Wash off quickly with clean warm water then put a protectant on to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,398
Posted By sprintnut
Question Risk versus Savings?

I would like to save the cost of tank chemicals but I'm not willing to risk a serious blockage in doing so. Repairing or replacing a plugged black tank would be alot more expensive than the cost of...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-06-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,367
Posted By sprintnut
Clean terminals with contact cleaner spray...

Clean terminals with contact cleaner spray available form radio shack and other sources. Finger nail file could be cut down to sand terminals also. If connections problems continue replacement of the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-20-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By sprintnut
Question Testing Fiver Brakes

What is the best method to determine if the fiver brakes are functioning correctly? An inspection can only reveal so much but how do you know if the brakes are working as well as possible?
I'm just...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 03-19-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,347
Posted By sprintnut
Have a great time in the new rig!

Have a great time in the new rig!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-21-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By sprintnut
A big "thank you" to 007 & Mike for your replies....

A big "thank you" to 007 & Mike for your replies. As you can tell this valve work is something new for me. When the weather breaks I intend on correcting this problem. Thanks to the information you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-19-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By sprintnut
My black valve is hard to open and close. I would...

My black valve is hard to open and close. I would like to repair/ replace it. It is remotely operated by what I believe to be a metal rod and is also enclosed under the fiver. Can anyone with...
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 01-04-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,659
Posted By sprintnut
I agree that Nascar has been self defeating for a...

I agree that Nascar has been self defeating for a number of years. This is why I go to Sprint Car races. I can enjoy half a dozen races for the cost of one nascar race and it's better racing. Dirt is...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-22-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,196
Posted By sprintnut
Good luck with blowing out lines instead of using...

Good luck with blowing out lines instead of using anti-freeze. Any savings you may have will be eaten up by one little break in some plumbing neverland. Not worth the gamble to save a few bucks.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-21-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,266
Posted By sprintnut
7-21-2008 Update on 12 volt power loss. I...

7-21-2008
Update on 12 volt power loss.
I went back to camper storage yard today and found 2 black plastic boxes, (covers really) near the battery. Inside each one were 2 breakers. Two 40 Amp in...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-20-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,266
Posted By sprintnut
Thanks for the reply. I lost 12 volt power...

Thanks for the reply.
I lost 12 volt power inside the camper. I still had brakes and lights, etc. as I assume they are being fed from the truck's battery.
The camper battery tested good also....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-19-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,266
Posted By sprintnut
While returning home I lost all 12 volt power to...

While returning home I lost all 12 volt power to fiver. Battery tested good. Connections tight. Is there a breaker for 12 volt line? Any suggestions welcomed.
Russ
olds34@aol.com

1999 Newmar...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-19-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,266
Posted By sprintnut
While returning home I lost all 12 volt power to...

While returning home I lost all 12 volt power to fiver. Battery tested good. Connections tight. Is there a breaker for 12 volt line? Any suggestions welcomed.
Russ
olds34@aol.com

1999 Newmar...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-02-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By sprintnut
I have a 2000 F350 with a GVWR of 9900#. I am...

I have a 2000 F350 with a GVWR of 9900#. I am close to being maxed out towing my 30'Fiver. However I see F250's towing Fivers larger and heavier than mine all the time. Either the people are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By sprintnut
1999 KS 30RKCL. Black Valve hard to operate. The...

1999 KS 30RKCL. Black Valve hard to operate. The black valve is enclosed above what appears to be a access panel. I had a RV Tech try to remove the screws in this panel. There was not any opening...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By sprintnut
1999 KS 30RKCL. Black Valve hard to operate. The...

1999 KS 30RKCL. Black Valve hard to operate. The black valve is enclosed above what appears to be a access panel. I had a RV Tech try to remove the screws in this panel. There was not any opening...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-31-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,363
Posted By sprintnut
I would like to plan a trip for a week to Niagara...

I would like to plan a trip for a week to Niagara Falls, ON. Can anyone assist me with what I need for this trip. Crossing the Borders, Papers needed for Adults and Children,Duty Free, Duty Free...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-31-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,363
Posted By sprintnut
I would like to plan a trip for a week to Niagara...

I would like to plan a trip for a week to Niagara Falls, ON. Can anyone assist me with what I need for this trip. Crossing the Borders, Papers needed for Adults and Children,Duty Free, Duty Free...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-20-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,639
Posted By sprintnut
Jim, We have a 1999 Kountry Star and love it. ...

Jim,
We have a 1999 Kountry Star and love it. Bought new in 2000 and mostly trouble free. Make sure you have enough truck as they are really heavy. Suggest you weigh it and then get proper truck....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-27-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,728
Posted By sprintnut
I brought a weather radio from Radio Shack. It...

I brought a weather radio from Radio Shack. It comes on when there is a weather alert. I leave it plugged in all the time when we are camping. It also works on battery power so you can take it with...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-14-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,831
Posted By sprintnut
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div...

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by -Dave H-:
In the past, I purchased two "Trailer Aid"...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-20-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,369
Posted By sprintnut
I have a suggestion for you to try before...

I have a suggestion for you to try before replacing your trim inserts. Try scrubbing with Westley's white wall cleaner. Be careful to test on a small area first and avoid getting it on the trailer...
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