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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-30-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By cutrell01
[QUOTE=righton;1662627]I noticed a hairline crack...

[QUOTE=righton;1662627]I noticed a hairline crack had formed on the lower right corner of the slide inlet - 4 inches (after 1 month trip). This is the bedroom slideout, electric. Thinking it was just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,607
Posted By cutrell01
Have a similar setup as yours. Front exterior...

Have a similar setup as yours. Front exterior windshield cover, ShadePro with 24 inch top that zips off. really helps in the heat. If you have a wind sensor on your awning, don't forget to turn it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By cutrell01
Anytime it worries us or bothers us, we put the...

Anytime it worries us or bothers us, we put the slides in. Especially at night so you can get some sleep. Did that last summer in Kansas because the wind was so bad day and that night. Was in a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-16-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,516
Posted By cutrell01
Goggle valve extension stabilizers and you will...

Goggle valve extension stabilizers and you will find rubber ones and wire ones for steel wheels.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 12-07-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By cutrell01
Today is my birthday (Born December 7, 1942) and...

Today is my birthday (Born December 7, 1942) and my dad was in the Navy stationed in Hawaii when I was born. God Bless the USA!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-17-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By cutrell01
Try Allstays | Campgrounds | RV Parks...

Try Allstays | Campgrounds | RV Parks (https://www.allstays.com) and you can get some locations of RV parks and many will have a website listed also.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-17-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,923
Posted By cutrell01
If you already have Dish with HD in your home you...

If you already have Dish with HD in your home you can get the exact same service with the Tailgater and a 211K receiver. If you do not have 4 receivers in your home, you qualify for a "free" 211K...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,923
Posted By cutrell01
If you are going to be in one location for a...

If you are going to be in one location for a year, you might want to put some skirting all around the RV to help keep cold from going under the RV. We use a Pirit heated water hose that plugs into...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-15-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By cutrell01
If you stay in the same RV campground in Florida,...

If you stay in the same RV campground in Florida, you could possibly use it's address as your billing address. However, you might have to be there and get your dish network from a local...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-28-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,757
Posted By cutrell01
Use Aerospace 303 (SPF 40)on your tires and keep...

Use Aerospace 303 (SPF 40)on your tires and keep them covered and they should hold up longer no matter what the brand.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,375
Posted By cutrell01
It is called an anode rod and Suburban water...

It is called an anode rod and Suburban water heaters need one and you should get one and install. It is a "sacrifical rod" which means it deteriates over time and keeps the metal insides of your...
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-28-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By cutrell01
Welcome to this forum. You will get a lot of...

Welcome to this forum. You will get a lot of help from the people here and many have a lot of experience in RVing (we have over 30 years). We are from Cobden, IL. Since you are from Christopher, I...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Forum Concerns 10-26-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,286
Posted By cutrell01
Nov 2, 2012 at 10:00pm Central Time Zone

Nov 2, 2012 at 10:00pm Central Time Zone
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,041
Posted By cutrell01
If you raise rock guard, be careful and not let...

If you raise rock guard, be careful and not let it touch your diesel exhaust pipe. Most say that rock guard should be at least 4 to 5 inches above ground. Might want to mount it a little more...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By cutrell01
Any sun windshield shade that does not snap on...

Any sun windshield shade that does not snap on will come off if the wind is high enough and from the right direction. Mine has only come off once and the wind must have been 40 to 50 mph and really...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By cutrell01
Try Magne Shade - Home...

Try Magne Shade - Home (https://www.magneshade.com) They use very strong magnets on inside of windshield and inside pockets on cover. No drilling or installing snaps and they can be put on from...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-29-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,720
Posted By cutrell01
Many posts on this site and others have said they...

Many posts on this site and others have said they have had to have the transmissions replaced in their Ford Escapes even though the owners manual says they are 4 wheels down towable! I don't think...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-29-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By cutrell01
Winter in Florida is a bad time to get into many...

Winter in Florida is a bad time to get into many of the more popular campgrounds because so many people from the North spend many months in Florida and probably already have their reservation. You...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By cutrell01
Had a similar problem with 2 12volt lights over...

Had a similar problem with 2 12volt lights over couch. Could not find the ground wire so I installed a new ground wire and that fixed the problem. Fortunately I could hide the new wires, so no big...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-26-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By cutrell01
You are at the right place to get lots of good...

You are at the right place to get lots of good information.:dance:
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-26-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By cutrell01
Welcome to this site. Lots of good people and...

Welcome to this site. Lots of good people and information.
:dance::popcorn:
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-26-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Hi
Views: 402
Posted By cutrell01
:welcome::popcorn::dance:

:welcome::popcorn::dance:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-26-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,945
Posted By cutrell01
As others have said "Progressive Industries EMS"....

As others have said "Progressive Industries EMS". Lifetime warranty and they are really great. Have the 50 amp portable model as well as my hardwired Surge Guard/inverter that came on the coach.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-26-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By cutrell01
Have the same problem but have not moved it yet. ...

Have the same problem but have not moved it yet. Be sure you find a support behind the thin wood wall to put screws in to. For now we are just sitting roll of toilet paper to the right on top of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,657
Posted By cutrell01
Have a 25 foot Pirit RV hose and have had no...

Have a 25 foot Pirit RV hose and have had no problems with it. If you are parked for an extended time you can use insulation on a regular hose(like I use to do) but this hose is handier, especially...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By cutrell01
303 is good on just about everything. Protect...

303 is good on just about everything. Protect All is good for waxing and has UV protection also. I use a high quality car wax which is a polymer wax.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,250
Posted By cutrell01
Check several RV suppliers. You might find a...

Check several RV suppliers. You might find a good deal like it did on the 50amp Progressive EMS portable. One is www.rvupgrades.com and Camping World
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-17-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By cutrell01
May depend on brand of generator you have but I...

May depend on brand of generator you have but I believe most (especially Onan) generators have their own protection built in. Check your literature or the manufacturer of you generator.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,250
Posted By cutrell01
Bought a good bicycle stainless steel lock for my...

Bought a good bicycle stainless steel lock for my portable Progressive Industries product. Wrap around several time and locks with key. If somebody really wants to steal something, they probably...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,250
Posted By cutrell01
Never had on on trailers or 5th wheels I had but...

Never had on on trailers or 5th wheels I had but have a Progressive Industries one on my motorhome and use it all the time. Most surge protectors RV manufacturers put in there RVs are not powerful...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By cutrell01
Parking on asphalt or rock would need to put...

Parking on asphalt or rock would need to put something under your tires. Treated lumber 2x10, treated plywood, hard plastic of some kind, etc. Concrete should not require anything but you could use...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,342
Posted By cutrell01
Depends on what you have and the age. Is is full...

Depends on what you have and the age. Is is full paint, striping and fiberglass, etc. On full paint, I would use some of the newer synthetic polymer waxes that do not have carnaba in them. ...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-11-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,678
Posted By cutrell01
If you are so inclined, Camping World has a good...

If you are so inclined, Camping World has a good sale on Pirit heated water hoses. We have the 25 foot model and it works great. We carry some bubble wrap to put around campground water hose and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,602
Posted By cutrell01
I have used some paste J-Wax if the scratches are...

I have used some paste J-Wax if the scratches are not too deep. May take several applications because it does not go "deep" each time. If that does not do the job adequately, then use "polishing...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-07-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By cutrell01
Check this site Allstays | Campgrounds | RV Parks...

Check this site Allstays | Campgrounds | RV Parks (https://www.allstays.com) It will give you several ideas. We have stayed mostly around the Orlando area (son lives nearby). The further South and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-07-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,395
Posted By cutrell01
Camping World has a nice, compact stainless steel...

Camping World has a nice, compact stainless steel grill which can use small bottle or (large tank with optional adapter $23.99) with fold up legs (was $89.99). Purchased one but have not used yet. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-07-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By cutrell01
What are you towing with? Look at Chevrolet...

What are you towing with? Look at Chevrolet Equinox. Medium SUV, front wheel drive, 4cylinder, 32mpg, plenty of room and very easy to tow 4 wheels down. We tow a 2012 Equinox with a gas powered...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-04-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,494
Posted By cutrell01
It also helps to lower the air pressure in the...

It also helps to lower the air pressure in the tires. Most times Tiffin puts the max air pressure in when you really don't need it. Mine came with 110psi and I dropped it down to 95psi and it made...
Forum: Full-Timers 09-03-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,879
Posted By cutrell01
Look for sites at Allstays | Campgrounds | RV...

Look for sites at Allstays | Campgrounds | RV Parks (https://www.allstays.com). You will find that any coastal area and southern Florida will be full and more expensive. Many pay annual cost so they...
Forum: Excel Owner's Forum 09-03-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,066
Posted By cutrell01
I have a heated water hose made by Pirit...

I have a heated water hose made by Pirit (purchase from Amazon). It is 25 feet and has electric plug on one end with a thermostat. If your hose connection is on outside of RV you can get a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-02-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By cutrell01
It was $855 and a one day special at...

It was $855 and a one day special at www.rvupgrades.com but I think they have now raised the price. Check several web sites that sell RV stuff and you might find it or rvupgrades may have another...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 08-31-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,452
Posted By cutrell01
Bought one at that price. Was waiting in hopes...

Bought one at that price. Was waiting in hopes the price would drop. Just received it a few days ago and have not used it yet. Have a 2012 Chevy Equinox and had to make a custom, hand mad base...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,498
Posted By cutrell01
I too use a 30 amp plug in for my 50 amp...

I too use a 30 amp plug in for my 50 amp motorhome ( must have an adapter cord 30 amp to 50 amp). It is adequate for most items except you cannot run two A/C or have too many things on at the same...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,293
Posted By cutrell01
Don't know about that but Progressive gives a...

Don't know about that but Progressive gives a lifetime warranty on their surge protectors. Have read that they have replaced them for various reasons.:thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,293
Posted By cutrell01
I would get a Progressive Industries surge...

I would get a Progressive Industries surge protector--either 30 amp or 50 amp whatever you RV has. As an example, my Tiffin Open Road 32CA has a surge guard/transfer switch rated at about...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-27-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By cutrell01
WOW! Quit a trip you have planned. Too many...

WOW! Quit a trip you have planned. Too many places to give you some suggestions. My advise is that you do a lot of internet looking.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-25-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,337
Posted By cutrell01
Look at the fairly new RVI Brake. Lowest price I...

Look at the fairly new RVI Brake. Lowest price I have seen at www.rvupgrades.com
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-16-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,660
Posted By cutrell01
Had a 5th Airbourne on my 35 foot Travel Supreme...

Had a 5th Airbourne on my 35 foot Travel Supreme 5th wheel pulled with a 3/4 ton Ford diesel short bed and it made a lot of difference. It has a shock absorber and an air bag inside the Airbourne. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By cutrell01
Check with the manufacturer of your RV.

Check with the manufacturer of your RV.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-12-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,294
Posted By cutrell01
They are called "pool noodles." They work great...

They are called "pool noodles." They work great for the corners of your slide out also to soften the blow when you run into one.:dance:
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