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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,954
Posted By Elatta1954
Have the rig inspected by a professional. Check...

Have the rig inspected by a professional. Check out NRVIA.com
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-23-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,140
Posted By Elatta1954
I would strongly recommend having a professional...

I would strongly recommend having a professional RV inspection done. Also go the extra mile and have ALL of the fluids analysis done, this can tell you much about the drive train. You hire the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-05-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Elatta1954
Lippart Auto Leveling system

Help. I need help with a 2015 Georgetown MH. It has the Lippart auto leveling system but cannot get the jacks to retract. I have checked all of the fuses and all troubleshooting I can find. Even...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-23-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,886
Posted By Elatta1954
62 & 59

62 & 59
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-09-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,302
Posted By Elatta1954
I know about the Pledge for the slide seals and...

I know about the Pledge for the slide seals and it works great for that. But do you use Pledge for the fiberglass cap with decals? It won't damage the decals?:bow:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-09-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,302
Posted By Elatta1954
I did almost the exact same thing, got the whole...

I did almost the exact same thing, got the whole kit. I love it, keeps my rig looking new.:dance:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-06-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Elatta1954
Washer/Dryer Combo units

Its been almost a full year since we purchased our current fifth wheel RV which we plan to start fulltiming in. DW really doesn't like laundry mats (I really don't blame her for that) so I had the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-04-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,161
Posted By Elatta1954
RV Escape Ladder?

What kind of escape ladder should be on hand in the event of a needed emergency escape from the front of a fifth wheel. It is quite a drop about 8 ft.:nonono:
Any recommendations?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By Elatta1954
The higher humidity the lower the temperature...

The higher humidity the lower the temperature differential, also known as Delta-T. I was in San Antonio laws week and the humidity was about 30% and the Delta-T on both my units was 30 degrees....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-04-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,302
Posted By Elatta1954
I got the kit that included a long handle for the...

I got the kit that included a long handle for the mop heads. Its really pretty simple to use. The more the bugs the more work it will be to get them all off. I didn't try to clean my entire rig in...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-04-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,302
Posted By Elatta1954
I use a waterless wash product I found on Amazon....

I use a waterless wash product I found on Amazon. It was designed for the aircraft industry called 'Wash Wax All'.

...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-04-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,302
Posted By Elatta1954
Wishing I had! :banghead:

Wishing I had! :banghead:
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-04-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,902
Posted By Elatta1954
This would typically be caused by condensation....

This would typically be caused by condensation. Possibly running the engine for short periods of time and never really getting up to temperature and driving off all condensed moisture.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-04-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,302
Posted By Elatta1954
RV Wash Services

I was in an RV/Resort Park south of San Antonio when some people came by washing people's rigs with a portable high pressure washer. I declined for two reasons one is I am kind of a cheap skate (I'll...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-04-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By Elatta1954
We haven't quite had our rig a year and have...

We haven't quite had our rig a year and have logged over 7000 miles so far. We are planning on going full-time this fall.:dance:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,093
Posted By Elatta1954
For those who do not know this (myself included...

For those who do not know this (myself included up until very recently)
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and some tire manufacturers are recommending that all tires older than six...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,286
Posted By Elatta1954
My 2 cents

I would suggest that when you find the 'perfect match' for you that you would contact NRVIA (National RV Inspection Association) and arrange for an in depth inspection especially if you are looking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,416
Posted By Elatta1954
Many years ago when given advise for driving 18...

Many years ago when given advise for driving 18 wheelers down steep mountain passes, "you can go down the hill too slow a thousand times, but you will only go too fast once," I use this good advise...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-04-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,362
Posted By Elatta1954
I typically like to figure 350 miles max, but I...

I typically like to figure 350 miles max, but I have had to travel further upon necessity. I have gone as far as 460, I just prefer less.:cool:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,093
Posted By Elatta1954
Date codes are typically mounted on the inside to...

Date codes are typically mounted on the inside to protect them from getting rubbed/scrapped off in the case of a tire rubbing against a curb.:thumb:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-26-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,187
Posted By Elatta1954
My preference is fifth wheel, I far prefer the...

My preference is fifth wheel, I far prefer the feel going down the road over a TT, I think its more of a preference.:cool:
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-20-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,194
Posted By Elatta1954
To be honest I didn't really shop around that...

To be honest I didn't really shop around that much but I must say the pole is very good quality and the stuff works very well
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-20-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,194
Posted By Elatta1954
I got this....

I got this. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B006AG7ZM4/ref=yo_ii_img?ie=UTF8&psc=1 really works great.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-18-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,389
Posted By Elatta1954
And to think I have been questioning putting a...

And to think I have been questioning putting a scooter back there.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-29-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 223,119
Posted By Elatta1954
I am 61, DW is 58 pulling a 2012 38' Rushmore...

I am 61, DW is 58 pulling a 2012 38' Rushmore with a a 2016 Ram 2500 2x4. Soon to be full time.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-21-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,081
Posted By Elatta1954
I would certainly NOT return to Fresh Water tank,...

I would certainly NOT return to Fresh Water tank, this would have the fresh tank contaminated with very high solids and mineral content it would soon become completely unusable. To a drain/gray tank...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-21-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,081
Posted By Elatta1954
I am not very knowledgeable of on load draw but...

I am not very knowledgeable of on load draw but the sticker on the unit says Load: 580W :blink:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-18-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,941
Posted By Elatta1954
Didn't keep Hillery outta NY. Oops, shouldn't...

Didn't keep Hillery outta NY. Oops, shouldn't have said that out loud.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-18-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,081
Posted By Elatta1954
My 2 cents worth

I have taken a slightly different approach. Having been in the water treatment industry for nearly 20 years I have learned a few things about water. :cool:
Carbon filters do a pretty good job of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-18-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,941
Posted By Elatta1954
Heading out again this weekend, heading over to...

Heading out again this weekend, heading over to Arkansas for a week. :dance: then weather permitting one last trip Thanksgiving week parking near the grandkids.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-15-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,941
Posted By Elatta1954
Well here in Kansas we have an average...

Well here in Kansas we have an average temperature of about 70 degrees. But that means cold (-20) and windy in the winter and hot (120 ) and windy in the summer and very limited in between but...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-12-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By Elatta1954
It ain't close, (500 miles) but I feel the...

It ain't close, (500 miles) but I feel the calling:thumb:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-12-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By Elatta1954
Fall/Cold weather traveling question

We have a 2012 Crossroads Rushmore 35RL and this is my first year ownership of this unit. :dance:
DW and I are planning a trip in the last week of Oct. when traveling in colder weather do we need to...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 10-06-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 753
Posted By Elatta1954
Rushmore :: 2012 Crossroads Rushmore 35RL

Rushmore :: 2012 Crossroads Rushmore 35RL (2016-10-06 14:46:18)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-06-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By Elatta1954
Now if I may correct you, Dodge being in Kansas...

Now if I may correct you, Dodge being in Kansas (I live near Dodge) might just be a good place to get! Haven't seen a hurricane in Dodge in a very long time. :thumb:
Kidding aside I do feel for...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-06-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,221
Posted By Elatta1954
I like this thread, it's always best to learn...

I like this thread, it's always best to learn from experience, but it's even better to learn from someone else's experiences.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-05-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Elatta1954
I use a silicone spray

I use a silicone spray
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-17-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,889
Posted By Elatta1954
Thanks for the input everyone. :bow:

Thanks for the input everyone. :bow:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-17-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,889
Posted By Elatta1954
Questions about the value of solar

I am sure that this topic has been discussed someplace here but here goes.
We are looking forward to going full timers within the next 2 years. The plan is to be workamping. My question is, would...
Forum: Full-Timers 08-13-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,203
Posted By Elatta1954
No, she will be 60 and myself, 62

No, she will be 60 and myself, 62
Forum: Full-Timers 08-11-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,203
Posted By Elatta1954
Our Plan

We are also planning on full timing upon retirement. DW retires June '17, I am planning on retiring within a year after that. We have purchased our 5er and TV this year and financed it planning on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-02-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,089
Posted By Elatta1954
The difference is a little additive called TAXES...

The difference is a little additive called TAXES they put this pretty dye in so that it can be detected. Your engine won't know the difference but those pesky revenuers will sure know. :facepalm:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-02-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,287
Posted By Elatta1954
Being from SW Kansas where the water is so hard...

Being from SW Kansas where the water is so hard that when you get your water at a restaurant it is served with a toothpick. :blink:
I am not really all that concerned about the health issues from...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-01-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,287
Posted By Elatta1954
Growing up on a farm drinking well water from the...

Growing up on a farm drinking well water from the hose, not knowing that the hose color meant anything in particular. :eek:
Forum: Just Conversation 07-21-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,075
Posted By Elatta1954
Good point, there are some out there who are...

Good point, there are some out there who are truly needy. To those I am willing to give a helping hand, maybe buy them a lunch, but I won't hand out cash. If they are truly needy, they will accept...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-20-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,350
Posted By Elatta1954
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Just Conversation 07-20-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,075
Posted By Elatta1954
I think I correctly assessed their intent when I...

I think I correctly assessed their intent when I raised my shirt so that one of them could see what was on my hip.

They disappeared in a hurry.[/QUOTE]

:thumb:
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-14-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,770
Posted By Elatta1954
I don't know anything about the RV Resort in...

I don't know anything about the RV Resort in Angel Fire, but we have stayed at Eagle Nest, NM in our RV a few times. We love the area and the Vietnam Memorial between Eagle Nest and Angel Fire is...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-08-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,713
Posted By Elatta1954
The interesting part of this thread to me is, I...

The interesting part of this thread to me is, I have been backing trailers of some type since I was old enough to drive and since that was on a farm I was driving something at a pretty early age. So...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-08-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,047
Posted By Elatta1954
On my rig I have right at 6" clearance and there...

On my rig I have right at 6" clearance and there is an area pulling from our alley the angle is crazy and the bed gets uncomfortably close, but with a little caution I haven't had any trouble. I...
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