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Forum: RV'ing with Pets 12-23-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,801
Posted By Half Dimes
Have to agree. We got out of RVing a couple of...

Have to agree. We got out of RVing a couple of years ago but I still stop by this site now and then. Felt my eyebrows going up while reading this thread. Not quite the friendly tone normally seen...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-05-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,464
Posted By Half Dimes
Fully agree. I've updated my desktop and laptop...

Fully agree. I've updated my desktop and laptop to 11 with no issues. Was about a 5 minute learning curve to use. My wife's desktop on Windows 10 couldn't be updated because of its older Core i3...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-19-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,220
Posted By Half Dimes
Started finding leaking AA Duracells in my stuff...

Started finding leaking AA Duracells in my stuff and on the shelf about 3 years ago. All in a climate controlled home. Switched over to the Amazon brand and no problems so far. Noticed the logo on...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-12-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,990
Posted By Half Dimes
Some of my comments may only underscore what...

Some of my comments may only underscore what others have already said but here they are anyway:
1. Any fiver you look at, be sure to do it with the slides in to determine if it will be accessible...
Forum: Florida Cooters 09-01-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By Half Dimes
Don't RV anymore, but we still like to eat.

My recollection is that it was the rally at Stone Mountain. Don't think it was a National, must have been regional.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-12-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,471
Posted By Half Dimes
That's how ours was built except no slab. Had a...

That's how ours was built except no slab. Had a couple of truckloads of yellow fill that's common around here dumped and leveled, then a few inches of #57 gravel on top. Just a 20'x40' cover and...
Forum: Florida Cooters 07-23-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By Half Dimes
If we still had the rig we'd be right there with...

If we still had the rig we'd be right there with you. Those were good times and resulted in many great memories. Still occasionally meet up with a couple of the old group. None of us are RVing...
Forum: iRV2 Member Memorial 07-17-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,669
Posted By Half Dimes
Sorry for these belated condolences. We enjoyed...

Sorry for these belated condolences. We enjoyed first meeting Lori and Dave at the 2009 National Rally and at a couple more rallies in the following years before we left the RV life. Many good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-24-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,731
Posted By Half Dimes
Back in the mid 90s when we got interested in...

Back in the mid 90s when we got interested in RVing, I followed this and other forums about the pros and cons of various RV styles. We gravitated to the fifth wheel and heavy duty pickup route. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-28-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Half Dimes
Consider a travel cpap unit like the Respironics...

Consider a travel cpap unit like the Respironics Dreamstation Go. It can be powered with an available battery. Not cheap, but is an option.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Half Dimes
The Titanium owners have a fairly active user...

The Titanium owners have a fairly active user group: Forum for Titanium RV owners, former owners and wannabes. (https://www.titaniumrvowners.com/)
Check in there and ask your question. Chances are...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-15-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,850
Posted By Half Dimes
You're probably thinking about Rural King. They...

You're probably thinking about Rural King. They moved into an old Sears store in our area. The K-Mart store at the other end of the same mall remains empty.
Forum: Florida Cooters 11-26-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Half Dimes
"55 views and not one answer? I didn't think it...

"55 views and not one answer? I didn't think it would be
a difficult question for people who live in Florida and have RVs themselves."


Maybe posting over a holiday weekend is the problem?...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-30-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,215
Posted By Half Dimes
Saw a new 2019 F250 gasser crew cab Lariat for a...

Saw a new 2019 F250 gasser crew cab Lariat for a couple thousand less than a similarly equipped new 2018 F150 crew cab Lariat. The 250 was sold by Saturday afternoon (not to me).
Forum: Florida Cooters 08-26-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By Half Dimes
Welcome! Enjoy that new rig!

Welcome! Enjoy that new rig!
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-15-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By Half Dimes
Might be a good spot to install a cooler LED...

Might be a good spot to install a cooler LED replacement.
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-26-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Half Dimes
My advice would be to do lots of reading on this...

My advice would be to do lots of reading on this and other RVing forums. Lots of good advice to be had as well as a variety of viewpoints, some better than others.
Kind of hard to advise you based...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-13-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By Half Dimes
If you have a pass-thru storage bay, installing a...

If you have a pass-thru storage bay, installing a roll-out tray that goes in either direction. Makes accessing stuff a lot easier.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Half Dimes
If it was me and I didn't have a built-in EMS, I...

If it was me and I didn't have a built-in EMS, I would turn off all the circuit breakers except for the one that serves your converter or inverter so that the battery receives a charge. I'm assuming...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Half Dimes
Several members of a group we camp with have...

Several members of a group we camp with have purchased these rockers and really seem to like them.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-05-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,779
Posted By Half Dimes
There used to be a dedicated number for Dish on...

There used to be a dedicated number for Dish on the Go but that went away. Anymore, when I call to activate (or deactivate) and the person on the other end has no idea, I hang up and call until I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-04-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Half Dimes
By keying 'chairs' into the search box at the top...

By keying 'chairs' into the search box at the top of this page and selecting iRV2 only, I came up with this one: https://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/what-camping-chairs-do-you-like-290602.html
and this...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-02-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Half Dimes
The Port-A-Steps are well made. We used them for...

The Port-A-Steps are well made. We used them for a couple of years until Tork-Lift came out with their GlowSteps product. In my opinion, the Port-A-Steps are the superior product for folks that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-25-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,483
Posted By Half Dimes
We backed away from AAA RV based on the fact that...

We backed away from AAA RV based on the fact that some of the various AAA clubs around the country don't have the same level of service as our local club (AAA Auto Club South). This information was...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-22-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,779
Posted By Half Dimes
Key 'dish wally playmaker' into a google search. ...

Key 'dish wally playmaker' into a google search. All questions and more will be answered.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-17-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By Half Dimes
We removed our couch several years ago. It came...

We removed our couch several years ago. It came apart easily and we reassembled it in the house. We use the extra space in the rig to carry our two long wheel base recumbent bicycles.
We kept the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-09-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By Half Dimes
Your rig info would be helpful. Have you checked...

Your rig info would be helpful. Have you checked the transfer switch?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By Half Dimes
If you have a water heater that works either on...

If you have a water heater that works either on propane or electric, there should be a circuit breaker for that appliance as well. In addition, there's probably a switch somewhere that allows you to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-25-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By Half Dimes
We picked this sign holder up at a local festival...

We picked this sign holder up at a local festival a couple of years ago. The vertical and horizontal parts come apart for easy transport.
Forum: Florida Cooters 05-17-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By Half Dimes
Inch and a half of rain in north central FL...

Inch and a half of rain in north central FL today. Over three inches since Monday. And this is the 'dry' season.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By Half Dimes
If an rv port is an option, do it. Don't scrimp...

If an rv port is an option, do it. Don't scrimp on the size. Get one big enough for the next bigger rig you buy and make sure it's tall enough. I don't know where you found one for $2500. Ours...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,457
Posted By Half Dimes
We have two hydraulic slides and two electric...

We have two hydraulic slides and two electric slides on our 10 year old rig. Only maintenance on the electric slides were tightening a couple of set screws on the drive gear. Had no expense on the...
Forum: Florida Cooters 05-10-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,234
Posted By Half Dimes
:laugh::laugh::laugh: And then there are the...

:laugh::laugh::laugh:
And then there are the 'halfbacks', the ones that move to Florida from somewhere north of the Mason-Dixon line, don't like Florida and move half (way) back to North Carolina.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-28-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,743
Posted By Half Dimes
I know you posted this under Class C Discussion. ...

I know you posted this under Class C Discussion. However, if you're still in the decision and selection process, don't forget about fifth wheels. Many are equipped with the same conveniences as...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-16-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By Half Dimes
In cold weather I plug in a 1500w space heater,...

In cold weather I plug in a 1500w space heater, turn on the water pump and the electric element in the water heater.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-04-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,029
Posted By Half Dimes
That's a bit tight. The Internet will be your...

That's a bit tight. The Internet will be your friend on this one. You may have to settle for a couple of nice recliners and forego the center console.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-04-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,561
Posted By Half Dimes
Ours is always connected to power. Good idea to...

Ours is always connected to power. Good idea to have a multi-level charger/converter to avoid battery issues.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 324,126
Posted By Half Dimes
Now let's look at this through the customer's...

Now let's look at this through the customer's eyes. Customer submits claim form on Nov 2. Kidde replies saying to expect delivery within 15-20 business days. Delivery window passes. Other folks...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 324,126
Posted By Half Dimes
My experience too. Filed online for replacements...

My experience too. Filed online for replacements on Nov 2. Around Dec 6 I called since others were receiving their replacements. I was told there was a backlog but I would receive mine by Dec 15. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By Half Dimes
Don't repost. Ask a moderator to move the thread.

Don't repost. Ask a moderator to move the thread.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-23-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,820
Posted By Half Dimes
Our RV port is 20'x41'. Side posts are 10' but...

Our RV port is 20'x41'. Side posts are 10' but with the 20' width, the roof peak is about 13'10". Good enough for our rig's 13'2" height but I have to be sure to back in close to center. This...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-13-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,186
Posted By Half Dimes
Your original post talks about a 30 amp service. ...

Your original post talks about a 30 amp service. Is the trailer wired for 50 or 30 amp? If both are only 30 amp I can see a problem with non-RVers running the air conditioner, microwave, then...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-11-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,130
Posted By Half Dimes
I agree about the Titanium Owners website. Lots...

I agree about the Titanium Owners website. Lots of good information and helpful owners there.
However, our previous rig was a 2002 Titanium 32E37DS. And while the rig was above average, the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-11-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,616
Posted By Half Dimes
I'd be curious to know what model Solitude you...

I'd be curious to know what model Solitude you have. I went through the same exercise on the Grand Design site and couldn't find one model with 6,000 lb axles. If your model is spec'd for 7,000 lb...
Forum: Florida Cooters 12-11-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,032
Posted By Half Dimes
From the 10 day forecast for White Springs, FL: ...

From the 10 day forecast for White Springs, FL:
.......Day...............High...Low....Skies
Sunday 12/17.........69.....53.....Clear
Monday 12/18.........73.....57.....Partly cloudy
Tuesday...
Forum: Florida Cooters 12-09-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,032
Posted By Half Dimes
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Just Conversation 12-07-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Half Dimes
TPMS = Tire Pressure Monitoring System TST =...

TPMS = Tire Pressure Monitoring System
TST = Tire Systems Technologies, a company that sells one type of a TPMS
The forum in question is this one...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 12-04-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 728
Sticky: iRV2 Supporters
Views: 660,536
Posted By Half Dimes
Questionable. When I paid, PayPal said it was...

Questionable. When I paid, PayPal said it was recurring. I wanted to turn off auto-renewal but I could find no place to do it on PayPal despite other advice provided on this thread. I expect it...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-02-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,097
Posted By Half Dimes
Thank you. Even though a bit off topic, this...

Thank you. Even though a bit off topic, this thread was in dire need of some levity.:thumb:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-29-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,843
Posted By Half Dimes
As to your thoughts about a 2008 Ford diesel, I...

As to your thoughts about a 2008 Ford diesel, I agree with a previous poster. I would avoid the 2008-10 diesels. I had a '08 that had constant engine issues. Took the hit and traded it for a 2011...
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