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Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-17-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,491
Posted By ScopesNC
That has worked for me well so far and until I...

That has worked for me well so far and until I find a better way that is what I will continue to do. I do add in my way point address also, such as fuel stops and rest areas.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-17-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,491
Posted By ScopesNC
I was thinking of doing the same thing except I...

I was thinking of doing the same thing except I can't find a way to get Google maps to show just truck or RV routes. I would then have to hope my 890 can reroute around low bridges and such that...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-17-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,491
Posted By ScopesNC
I have done that already many times and find that...

I have done that already many times and find that Garmin 890 (which is the same except for size ) will change the route if your not careful and will miss way points you add. So you have to watch it...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-04-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,491
Posted By ScopesNC
New Wizard, Not so good

Until these last few rounds of Trip Wizard updates I really liked it and the easy way I could off load my planned trips to my RV 890. Now it has become a mess and a lot more work to do so. I have yet...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-25-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 279,663
Posted By ScopesNC
Road Ranger TSD savings ?

We don't have Road Rangers around us so I do not know what or if the TSD card gets any kind of discounts with them. It does show them on the list though. Were making our summer trip out west this...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-24-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By ScopesNC
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-20-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By ScopesNC
I have posted these images in another section but...

I have posted these images in another section but find they might be a better fit here. I just finished adding this and sold my Andersen. Nothing wrong with the Andersen, but I wanted my bed back...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-16-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13,169
Views: 1,909,214
Posted By ScopesNC
Changed out pin box

I changed out the Turning Point Pin Box on our 5h wheel. Installed a Gen Y and love it. I not only get the complete bed back, I can read the pin weight with my new Weigh Safe gooseneck ball. The Gen...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-27-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,117
Posted By ScopesNC
They resell and use AT&T and Verizon . Not sure...

They resell and use AT&T and Verizon . Not sure who else you would want?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-23-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,117
Posted By ScopesNC
Depending on how much you want to pay for...

Depending on how much you want to pay for internet this could be a good unlimited option for you. I have been using it for almost 3 months now. No throttle down yet. ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-22-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,409
Posted By ScopesNC
Well a good match to Nomad would be this one,...

Well a good match to Nomad would be this one, https://unlimitedlteadvanced.com/

Same monthly cost with no membership fees like Nomad charges.
I have not been throttled back once in 3 months and...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-22-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 115,844
Posted By ScopesNC
How much of an open Sky does one need for Star...

How much of an open Sky does one need for Star Link to work? It may have been posted in the past , but this is a long thread already. Thanks.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-21-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By ScopesNC
Nothing wrong with the Connect 2.0. I installed...

Nothing wrong with the Connect 2.0. I installed a Connect 2.0 on our last unit. It worked just fine. Went from NC to WY and back over 2000 miles. Used AT&T service plan. Not one LOS . It had a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-20-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,129
Posted By ScopesNC
Yes if you start to cancel they start to lower...

Yes if you start to cancel they start to lower the price. I have 2 radios at $5.95 a month each. You have to keep a close eye on the auto renewal and call them about 3 or 4 weeks out to keep it down...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-04-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,950
Posted By ScopesNC
That is what the Chevy Volt does now. Once the...

That is what the Chevy Volt does now. Once the charge from over night parking is depleted ( about 50 miles) it runs a small 3 cylinder engine to keep the batteries charged as you drive. That little...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-27-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 27,510
Posted By ScopesNC
I'd guess NO.

I'd guess NO.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-22-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By ScopesNC
And I was worried about 25 to 20F temps. GEES. ...

And I was worried about 25 to 20F temps. GEES.
Where do you live. I have to avoid camping there.
:):)
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-20-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By ScopesNC
Thanks All of you.

Thanks to you all for responding to my question. I got a lot of opinions and most match the idea and what I thought. There is no standard for 4 seasons. Sealed under belly with heated duct work and...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-17-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By ScopesNC
Where is the line drawn for all season units?

I see a lot of different makes and model 5th wheels out there. Some claim to be all season or 4 seasons units and some don't claim it. I look at some of the build specs and can't find a real...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-15-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,937
Posted By ScopesNC
That is great news. Congratulations....

That is great news. Congratulations. :thumb::thumb::dance:
So where was it found and how far from home?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-07-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,937
Posted By ScopesNC
For any of you who has a interest in a GPS...

For any of you who has a interest in a GPS tracker here is what it looks like when I look at mine on my phone.

Were packing to head out in 2 days so you better hurry if you want to steal this...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-06-2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,937
Posted By ScopesNC
I went with this service. It seems like they are...

I went with this service. It seems like they are trying hard to make customers happy. It is a service and you do have to pay for it, so keep that in mind when you shop around.
So far this one has...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-05-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,937
Posted By ScopesNC
The boot and other devices just slow them down. I...

The boot and other devices just slow them down. I went with 2 hidden GPS trackers. I may not stop them from anything they take but I have a good chance of tracking it down.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-06-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,250
Views: 411,062
Posted By ScopesNC
OK so I see they do not offer Mobley any more but...

OK so I see they do not offer Mobley any more but do offer the Harmon Spark which seems the same . Is there a sim card in the Spark that can be removed like the Mobley has?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-25-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By ScopesNC
From what you say the AUH may not be a good fit...

From what you say the AUH may not be a good fit for you. If your at 7 inch clearance already and hitting the bed. Have you looked at other pin boxes or hitches? Gen Y comes to mind right off.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-23-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By ScopesNC
replace the thing with a maxair maxfan and be...

replace the thing with a maxair maxfan and be done with it.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-23-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By ScopesNC
Stromberg Carlson shower rod ,simply the best.

Stromberg Carlson shower rod ,simply the best.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-19-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,099
Posted By ScopesNC
Your welcome . Now we all want to know what did...

Your welcome . Now we all want to know what did you buy? :):)
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-12-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By ScopesNC
That is one clear example for sure. Just plane...

That is one clear example for sure. Just plane proof of how weight distribution makes all the difference in the world. on a trailer. Great post. :thumb:
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-10-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By ScopesNC
LOL yeah Jellico is a steep one , just lacks the...

LOL yeah Jellico is a steep one , just lacks the closed in curves.
I 75 has some hills for sure but is mostly a good run. Came up over a hill just out side of Jellico once about 10 miles north of...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-10-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By ScopesNC
The others are right. Jake Brake , lower gear...

The others are right. Jake Brake , lower gear use all the weapons you have to help your brakes out going down.

When I drove a truck I had to go through the I40 GAP and back at least 3 or 4...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-08-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,099
Posted By ScopesNC
I love the RollnLock. I'm on my 2nd one. Last one...

I love the RollnLock. I'm on my 2nd one. Last one went with the truck I sold.
No water gets in and locks up nice. The only draw back to the RollnLock is tool box won't fit . You have to get wheel...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-08-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,290
Posted By ScopesNC
Our old 2019 Grand Design had ripples and bubbles...

Our old 2019 Grand Design had ripples and bubbles all over. I was told by GD not to worry about them. Just watch and make sure they don't get worse. ( SO NOT TO WORRY !) Yeah right. I sold that unit...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-04-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13,169
Views: 1,909,214
Posted By ScopesNC
Yes they should. :thumb: The boss lady...

Yes they should. :thumb:

The boss lady bought an Air Fryer that fits over the Instant pot in place of the normal lid. Turns the Instant pot in to a Air Fryer. It works well. I didn't add it to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-03-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,093
Posted By ScopesNC
Yeah ,but so many like it and I have not found...

Yeah ,but so many like it and I have not found one really bad review. I know right now they don't make one for my 8298KS Signature or any of the Rockwood signature or lite 5th wheels. They are in the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-03-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By ScopesNC
Well don't get mad and call me names for this...

Well don't get mad and call me names for this ,but could it have frozen up ? We had one that would freeze up and only the fan would run until we turned on just the fan. It would thaw out and be fine...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-03-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,093
Posted By ScopesNC
RV Airflow System worth it?

Ok I have heard about the RV Airflow system and read reviews on it. Who here has installed this and what were your results and what are your thoughts on it?
I know I could make a system that can or...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-28-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13,169
Views: 1,909,214
Posted By ScopesNC
OK so I bought a lot of things in the past month...

OK so I bought a lot of things in the past month and half getting the brand new 5'er ready. Kind of copied my last 2 trailers in some ways with additions and such.
List goes as follows.
1 ...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-26-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By ScopesNC
I hope it all turns out OK.

I hope it all turns out OK.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-25-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By ScopesNC
Our new 2021 Rockwood Signature is built well....

Our new 2021 Rockwood Signature is built well. The fit and trim are very well done. Better than our Grand Design was. All the components work just fine so far. No leaks anywhere yet. So no I don't...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-24-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,300
Posted By ScopesNC
New hose

LOOKY a new one that is mold and mildew resistant. Also burst proof they claim. Looks promising as the holly grail of hoses. :laugh:
Called Hydrotech . I'm going to try one. I was in ( I hate to say...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-24-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 279,663
Posted By ScopesNC
Ah I have flashbacks to that one. Drove a truck...

Ah I have flashbacks to that one. Drove a truck for about a year. I had to stay over night there a dozen times or two. Largest truck stop on the east coast. Whites Truck stop. Place is huge and even...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-23-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,704
Posted By ScopesNC
Yeah ,what he asked. .

Yeah ,what he asked.
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Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-22-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By ScopesNC
OK so my question while on the subject of awning...

OK so my question while on the subject of awning slides is with what or how do you treat your slide awnings to help them last longer? The OP I'm sure took care of his but still the thread broke down...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-21-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,690
Posted By ScopesNC
OMG !! Were supposed to have fun too ?...

OMG !! Were supposed to have fun too ? :laugh::dance:
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-20-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By ScopesNC
I'd bet a good steak you have plenty of room. Let...

I'd bet a good steak you have plenty of room. Let us know and snap a few images. :thumb:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-20-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,690
Posted By ScopesNC
Not only do we have the weight and courtesy...

Not only do we have the weight and courtesy police. I furgets all about them nasty little spellings polices. :laugh:
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-19-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
Posted By ScopesNC
OK the Teton does work and puts out signal at a...

OK the Teton does work and puts out signal at a rather long range over 150ft. I can get it inside my house. It is connected to my M1 Night Hawk hot spot router which is connected to a 4x4 mimo...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-18-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By ScopesNC
EDD505 I went ahead and bought the CRC after...

EDD505 I went ahead and bought the CRC after reading more about it. WD40 would work fine also, but doesn't have the PTFE. It arrives from Amazon in the morning. Thanks for the information.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-18-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,690
Posted By ScopesNC
Well yeah. That's were the weight police...

Well yeah.

That's were the weight police came from and now it appears we have the Common Curtesy Police as well.
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