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Forum: Motorcycles, Bikes & Buggys 08-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 28,616
Posted By PyrateSilly
Contact them to know when they are doing rides....

Contact them to know when they are doing rides. Or check the website, they do have them listed.

Thom and I are prior military and on Veteran's and Memorial day the only thing we have to do on...
Forum: Motorcycles, Bikes & Buggys 08-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 28,616
Posted By PyrateSilly
Anyone in the Palmdale, CA area Saturday the 30th...

Anyone in the Palmdale, CA area Saturday the 30th and would like to participate then please let them know....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-28-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,898
Posted By PyrateSilly
We don't usually ask for a specific discount. We...

We don't usually ask for a specific discount. We ask what discounts they have. Almost all the time they will just go ahead and "find" one and give it to us, lol. If they happen to say they don't have...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,577
Posted By PyrateSilly
Well, this appeared this week on the news -...

Well, this appeared this week on the news - Caught on Camera: Cheaters Pose as "Disabled" for Prime Parking | NBC Southern California...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By PyrateSilly
If you are having that many reservations about...

If you are having that many reservations about buying the coach then it probably is not the one for you. That is the way Thom and I look at any major, or even minor, purchase. Any "I am not sure if...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By PyrateSilly
x3 And if I can't get to mine then Thom will...

x3
And if I can't get to mine then Thom will pull his out since both of us are prior military.
Forum: Just Conversation 08-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,020
Posted By PyrateSilly
A purse is a purse no matter what name you give...

A purse is a purse no matter what name you give it.

That being said my husband actually uses one of my old purses to carry all his extra things.
He also gets his eyebrows waxed, no uni brow in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,299
Posted By PyrateSilly
You may need to find out if you need to add...

You may need to find out if you need to add something else into the equation. I know for us to go up we would need to add another part. We have it written down as to what from Cummins and Monaco what...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,331
Posted By PyrateSilly
It all has to do with where you have it located....

It all has to do with where you have it located. It has to do with the driving record of all the drivers associated with the address/vehicle. It has something to do with the particular vehicle(s)...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-26-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,539
Posted By PyrateSilly
I have ports for connecting the charger to the...

I have ports for connecting the charger to the car and or the wall. One to connect to the computer. And the last for a speaker/mic. I have no spot for an external antenna. I have not see any phones...
Forum: Full-Timers 08-26-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By PyrateSilly
Most seem to spend the first year going around...

Most seem to spend the first year going around the country visiting family and friends and generally seeing a lot. For the next years after that they stop going 500 to 1,000 miles a day and go by the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-25-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,328
Posted By PyrateSilly
Maybe he just wants to make sure it doesn't get...

Maybe he just wants to make sure it doesn't get blown away while going down the road?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-25-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,260
Posted By PyrateSilly
Thom and I don't like cake too much either. We...

Thom and I don't like cake too much either. We seem to eat way too much with cake so instead I take the cake recipe and just make cup cakes instead. Much easier to control what and how much you eat....
Forum: Just Conversation 08-24-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By PyrateSilly
I have a niece and her girlfriend that just moved...

I have a niece and her girlfriend that just moved over there from Pennsylvania. They had just had all their stuff delivered yesterday so they spent all day unpacking and putting things away. She said...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-24-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,987
Posted By PyrateSilly
People need to be careful with the printers that...

People need to be careful with the printers that are wireless enabled. There are quite a few times when looking at the wi-fi connections in the area and we see printers listed to connect to that are...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-24-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,726
Posted By PyrateSilly
Thom wanted AAA RV Plus and I wanted CoachNet. He...

Thom wanted AAA RV Plus and I wanted CoachNet. He pays for the one he wanted and I pay for the one I wanted. Have not had an occasion to use either one yet but since they cost about the same we just...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,987
Posted By PyrateSilly
When we had an HP I was able to find the...

When we had an HP I was able to find the replacement ink cartridges for about $1 a piece. I did some searching on the internet and found a place thru Amazon, 20 for $20 5 of each colour. Now we have...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-24-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,605
Posted By PyrateSilly
We have a 10 gallon water heater. I can do...

We have a 10 gallon water heater. I can do dishes, Thom can take a shower and then I can take one ..... all within about an hour. The 10 gallon tank works just fine and we usually keep it on...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,686
Posted By PyrateSilly
I just got a call from my credit union. While my...

I just got a call from my credit union. While my bank card had not been compromised it had been used at a business that had just been compromised and since there have been something like over 1,000...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,465
Posted By PyrateSilly
We went to different stores to get the colour,...

We went to different stores to get the colour, size, shape and design of the ones we use. I think the set of four we finally got from Big Lots was $30. Not exactly china but defiantly not paper...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-22-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By PyrateSilly
A lot of people have taken out several things...

A lot of people have taken out several things including couch's and other recliner chairs and just gotten Lazy Boys which they seem to love.
I know we took out our j couch and replaced it with an...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-22-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By PyrateSilly
You may want to measure and see if one of these...

You may want to measure and see if one of these would work in that area
Shop Pull Out Cabinet Baskets at Lowes.com...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By PyrateSilly
Truckers Atlas from just about any truck stop

Truckers Atlas from just about any truck stop
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-21-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By PyrateSilly
We will sometimes get books on CD and listen to...

We will sometimes get books on CD and listen to those.

We will also use an app on the phones - Pandora - and listen to music that way. Free but sometimes it will play a 30 second add every so...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,918
Posted By PyrateSilly
It's helped us reroute around a sniper on an...

It's helped us reroute around a sniper on an overpass and miss being shot at. It's helped us in so many traffic accidents to miss the tie ups. It's also helped us in knowing where and when the cops...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-19-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,154
Posted By PyrateSilly
My advice would be to go to several mattress...

My advice would be to go to several mattress stores. Lay down on each one for at least several minutes in the position that you sleep in. Try them all out before you buy anything.

We ended up with...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-19-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By PyrateSilly
When we stop at rest areas, truck stops or any...

When we stop at rest areas, truck stops or any place that is not a campground it is not to save a fee it is because it is usually late at nite and/or we need to pull out early and just don't want to...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-18-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By PyrateSilly
It means whatever you want it to mean. Remember...

It means whatever you want it to mean. Remember just because you know what an abbreviation means when you type it does not mean that someone that reads it knows what you mean, as evidenced by the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By PyrateSilly
We bought ours thru a private seller in AZ. My...

We bought ours thru a private seller in AZ. My credit union is in MI. The coach was 17 years old at the time. There were no problems thru any of the transaction. It took 3 days total and that...
Forum: Full-Timers 08-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By PyrateSilly
Where we are at right now we keep the black and...

Where we are at right now we keep the black and grey closed and will just dump when they are needed. The fresh water tank has about 1/4 a tankful in it right now, that's about 20 gallons.
Do not...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,821
Posted By PyrateSilly
Thom and I still have unlimited data with...

Thom and I still have unlimited data with Verizon. With our 2 phones we pay about $250 a month for unlimited everything. Knowing that Thom uses around 30gb a month and I use around 20gb it's the...
Forum: Full-Timers 08-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,212
Posted By PyrateSilly
It depends on the store, and not just Walmart has...

It depends on the store, and not just Walmart has them, depends on what bank it has in it or credit union. I have seen just about every major bank in them. Some are just a teller or 2 and some have a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-15-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By PyrateSilly
We lost the power here at the park a few weeks...

We lost the power here at the park a few weeks ago for over 8 hours. We turned off the hot water heater and the ice maker on our Frigidaire energy saver fridge. Our lights are LED and tv's are LED....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,047
Posted By PyrateSilly
The previous owners got a replacement voltage...

The previous owners got a replacement voltage regulator that cost them $100 just for the part. We found the same part at O'Reily's Auto parts store for about $25. Easy change out too for Thom to do...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,813
Posted By PyrateSilly
Our water tank is 100 gallons .... travel with it...

Our water tank is 100 gallons .... travel with it full? Usually not, usually only 25 to 50 gallons in there when traveling. We've been places where the park's water shuts down for various reasons or...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By PyrateSilly
For us we have tires that are 24.5 .... heavier...

For us we have tires that are 24.5 .... heavier than the 22.5's that most have nowadays. Not only do we not want to carry that much weight just for a tire that may or may not blow but we could not...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By PyrateSilly
They are starting to carry 12v bulbs, you have to...

They are starting to carry 12v bulbs, you have to look carefully and read the packaging thou. They may or may not have them in the size or style you want. You can just use any search site like google...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,713
Posted By PyrateSilly
Floor plan is everything when it comes to an RV....

Floor plan is everything when it comes to an RV. Some like the fridge right up front, some like it in the middle. We've seen the bedroom up front and the kitchen and living room in the back. There...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,626
Posted By PyrateSilly
We have a flooring product from Costco that is...

We have a flooring product from Costco that is used as a padding for garages and putting vehicles on it. We have used the fake turf and carpet and various other things. So far this is what Thom is...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,257
Posted By PyrateSilly
Here's a video that most may not have seen with...

Here's a video that most may not have seen with Robin Williams. He worked a lot with the USO and there lots of military people that will miss him too. I wish his family the love and help that they...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-11-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,120
Posted By PyrateSilly
LFHT1817LB9 - FFHT1817LB Frigidaire 18.2 Cu. Ft....

LFHT1817LB9 - FFHT1817LB Frigidaire 18.2 Cu. Ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator - Black (https://www.us-appliance.com/ffht1817lb.html)
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-11-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,120
Posted By PyrateSilly
We measured several fridges and space of where...

We measured several fridges and space of where our Dometic was over and over and few times more just to be sure. We measured the door and figured out which ones would fit thru there with no problems....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By PyrateSilly
There are quite a few meanings for DW or DH. Not...

There are quite a few meanings for DW or DH. Not everyone reads it to mean the same thing.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By PyrateSilly
If it needs "Freon" then you can't get it only a...

If it needs "Freon" then you can't get it only a certified person can and being it's a 2000 you probably don't take Freon anyway in it. If it needs something newer like R134a then that is available...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By PyrateSilly
We just replaced our kitchen faucet with one from...

We just replaced our kitchen faucet with one from Lowe's. Yes it cost just over $100 but it was what Thom wanted for fit and finish. As for me my moto is - As long as it works I really don't care...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,072
Posted By PyrateSilly
Calling around 3 years ago when we got the RV and...

Calling around 3 years ago when we got the RV and asking about full time coverage we found that there were several different definitions on what each company considered full time. At the time we were...
Forum: Going Green 08-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,200
Posted By PyrateSilly
Read Handy Bob's blog about why this is the type...

Read Handy Bob's blog about why this is the type of stuff he fixes and what keeps getting passed as correct when it's not and and why doing it the everyone else is saying with the wires gets you...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By PyrateSilly
You can contact Monaco. They can give you...

You can contact Monaco. They can give you information too about possible places to look and things to do. They may also have the schematics there to send you a copy so that you can do more things by...
Forum: Full-Timers 08-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,492
Posted By PyrateSilly
We've taken the TV down from above the driver's...

We've taken the TV down from above the driver's seat. We then also taken out the j couch, still have the pull out couch. Then we put an entertainment center where the j couch was across from the pull...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-10-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,533
Posted By PyrateSilly
We took out the Dometic and put in a Frigidaire....

We took out the Dometic and put in a Frigidaire. It uses less electric than the Dometic ever thought of using. We keep it on all the time, just shut off the ice maker if going on a trip.
There are...
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