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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,120
Posted By Forkyfork
Haha right? Itís cold outside what else are we...

Haha right? Itís cold outside what else are we going to talk about. Lol
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,120
Posted By Forkyfork
Paid cash. Also paid cash for my boats,...

Paid cash.

Also paid cash for my boats, motorcycles and 2 trucks. The only thing with a loan is my husbands car. My 3rd truck and SUV are long paid off.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,828
Posted By Forkyfork
If I can run the air I do. If not I will run a...

If I can run the air I do. If not I will run a heater.

I think next time I might toss a chicken in the microwave convection oven. :D

FWIW I can get by running it every other month. It is...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-28-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Forkyfork
@Charlie This is a new trailer. Have you looked...

@Charlie
This is a new trailer. Have you looked in your manuals? If you donít have your manuals there is lots of info on Winnebago manufactures website. Apparently Iím not supposed to link to other...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-27-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Forkyfork
I regularly get hung up on the direction of the...

I regularly get hung up on the direction of the city fill valve. If its the wrong direction water just pumps right back into the tank. :facepalm:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-27-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Forkyfork
Im not sure what system you have. I would check...

Im not sure what system you have. I would check in the Holiday Rambler section to see if someone can shed some light. You might have in floor heating on that second thermostat.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-27-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Forkyfork
Im in NC on lake Hickory. Last year we went...

Im in NC on lake Hickory. Last year we went camping in the middle of Nov. This year it got cold early. I put my MH in climate controlled storage this year. Hate the thought of it being out in the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-07-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,082
Posted By Forkyfork
See above advice^^^^ from me. The part about...

See above advice^^^^ from me.

The part about your home page being hijacked to a scam search site and scam extensions installed. Its in settings in chrome.

I know...its what I do for a paycheck....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-07-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,082
Posted By Forkyfork
Is the user you are logged into while doing this...

Is the user you are logged into while doing this an admin? If not log into the admin user.

is the lock unlocking? It uses your admin login pw for your computer. If it isnt unlocking then you won't...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 11-03-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,441
Posted By Forkyfork
Good to know. Iíve seen what heavy rains do to...

Good to know. Iíve seen what heavy rains do to them. Ours is a bigger PITA to put up and store than our manual awning. I guess weíll stick with that. :)
Forum: Just Conversation 11-02-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,316
Posted By Forkyfork
While they may be the case for the owner. CW does...

While they may be the case for the owner. CW does have employees. Employees that depend on their job to be able to pay the bills. I know the parts guys fairly well as they have helped to round up...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-31-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By Forkyfork
That is scary. I would have been terrified. I had...

That is scary. I would have been terrified. I had a time where I couldn't find Pete the cat and he was up on the pull out ottoman inside the motorized couch. We had to wait until he made his way...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-31-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By Forkyfork
I think it depends on the RV. I was worried about...

I think it depends on the RV. I was worried about mine and had a close look. I have flush floor slides and when closed they are close to the floor and have another part blocking any egress. In the...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,441
Posted By Forkyfork
For those that use the pop ups do you leave them...

For those that use the pop ups do you leave them out at night or put them away like the awning in case there are winds
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By Forkyfork
I donít understand rinsing the 3Ē hose. It would...

I donít understand rinsing the 3Ē hose. It would never actually be clean and the grey tank does a good job of whooshing anything out after rinsing the black. And rinsing just gets you up close and...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-26-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,211
Posted By Forkyfork
We arenít comparing apples to apples. I live in...

We arenít comparing apples to apples. I live in the south east and do not have a senior card. There are very limited campgrounds. We travel to Raleigh there are not a lot of options in that area that...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-26-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,211
Posted By Forkyfork
I guess it depends on where you want to stay or...

I guess it depends on where you want to stay or how much you want to pay. Around here the early bird has a spot at the less expensive parks. Sometimes something is available but itís a crappy spot....
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-26-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By Forkyfork
Here is the difference in dog harnesses on this...

Here is the difference in dog harnesses on this website https://www.lupinepet.com/store/dogs/dog-harnesses

The step in style wonít work on a cat at all somehow I ended up with 2. :facepalm:
...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-25-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By Forkyfork
I have taken 3 of my cats camping. 2 are official...

I have taken 3 of my cats camping. 2 are official camping kitties and one went with us last week because he had an eye infection. Our first camping kitty recently passed after 17 years. Our new...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-25-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,211
Posted By Forkyfork
With the number of lot-camping opportunities...

With the number of lot-camping opportunities changing at a moments notice itís a good idea to have an idea of other options if traveling countrywide and relying on boondocking opportunities. Even now...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-24-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,162
Posted By Forkyfork
The time to do mine is now. I could get by with...

The time to do mine is now. I could get by with half a LCD display but now the entire instrument cluster lights are cutting out randomly. Most likely a short somewhere.

Also my antenna up and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-24-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By Forkyfork
When I get around to cleaning mine they will go...

When I get around to cleaning mine they will go to the dry cleaners. They have equipment to clean and pleat drapes and put the stiff back into the fabric.

My husband will lose his mind if the...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-24-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,316
Posted By Forkyfork
[mod edit] As far as not having the fancy...

[mod edit]

As far as not having the fancy doohickeys to winterize. My '77 class C didn't have anything fancy. You can add water heater diverter valves or pull the lines and cap them off. I have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 20,976
Posted By Forkyfork
I think I need to go out and give my ole gasser a...

I think I need to go out and give my ole gasser a hug. :D
Forum: Just Conversation 10-23-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,316
Posted By Forkyfork
If you are new to RVing one thing to keep in mind...

If you are new to RVing one thing to keep in mind is the wait time to get in anywhere regardless. Concerning to have to wait that long but in the spring and fall RV repair places are often backed up...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Forkyfork
I drive 10 miles. I live in western NC. The...

I drive 10 miles. I live in western NC. The winters are mild compared to Cleveland OH and SLC UT. We still get below freezing.

Its in climate controlled winter storage for the winter. Getting...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-17-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,360
Sticky: Pet Photos
Views: 450,411
Posted By Forkyfork
I posted previously about Nikki our camping...

I posted previously about Nikki our camping kitty. Sadly after 17 years we had to set her free of her failing body.

We actually have several cats but none of them enjoy camping. We weren't going...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By Forkyfork
The fan-tastic fan mounting flange is plastic. Im...

The fan-tastic fan mounting flange is plastic. Im pretty sure everything on my roof is plastic. Not 100% sure :D
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,092
Posted By Forkyfork
This was my thought. I think that tire is also...

This was my thought. I think that tire is also rated for 65 max mph IIRC.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-17-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,513
Posted By Forkyfork
If I carry a spare it will be unmounted. Much...

If I carry a spare it will be unmounted. Much easier to wrangle and more storage options for me anyway. There is no way my husband and I can get the spare up on the lugs. Sure you can get it in and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-17-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Forkyfork
Im a female. I do the winterizing. My husband...

Im a female. I do the winterizing. My husband turns the pump on and off for me. :laugh: As I mentioned make a list. If you have questions someone else has either had the problem or if you post it...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,441
Posted By Forkyfork
I didn't read everything but I few things caught...

I didn't read everything but I few things caught my eye.

If your marriage survives the part before you actually get on the road.... you know the part where your wife wants to have a say in how...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-17-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Forkyfork
Ive read a couple threads over the years where...

Ive read a couple threads over the years where people have paid someone to winterize and they miss something and were stuck with a PITA repair.

I have a list and will check it twice. I forgot the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-15-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,698
Posted By Forkyfork
I would only accept it if the price were adjusted...

I would only accept it if the price were adjusted accordingly. I have never had vehicle bodywork ever look right as it aged. So down the road if you resell you might be taking a loss.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-15-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,395
Posted By Forkyfork
Mine is going into indoor storage. No way would I...

Mine is going into indoor storage. No way would I dump the insurance. As others have said one dummy leaving their fridge on or a propane leak and adios all your stuff. Not to mention floods etc.
...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,975
Posted By Forkyfork
On my 77 motorhome it didnít have all the fancy...

On my 77 motorhome it didnít have all the fancy my Winnebago does. I just drained the watertank and removed the line off the pump coming from the tank and screwed a fitting with a tube to the pump...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-13-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By Forkyfork
It says air vents. I havenít seen a metal air...

It says air vents. I havenít seen a metal air vent since the 70ís. :D
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,513
Posted By Forkyfork
Haha yeah I deal with the stupid things people do...

Haha yeah I deal with the stupid things people do daily and have to explain why they can't have it the way they think it should be.

My husband didn't realize the faucet could be contaminated. He...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,513
Posted By Forkyfork
It really might. We went on a 14 day cruise with...

It really might. We went on a 14 day cruise with 19 family members. I had already had Norvirus and was not spending any part of the cruise lying on the bathroom floor wishing I was dead.

I washed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,513
Posted By Forkyfork
That all depends on how things went. :D And...

That all depends on how things went. :D

And because they are trusting its ok for us to make them sick?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,513
Posted By Forkyfork
I find it interesting and itís quite evident how...

I find it interesting and itís quite evident how prevalent the all about me attitude has become. :nonono:

Those who have no problem because you use bleach. Well what about the elderly couple or...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-11-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By Forkyfork
Interesting. Well, the self leveling Dicor I...

Interesting. Well, the self leveling Dicor I don't think will be too stiff.

I certainly am never using ProFlex again. Well at least it was super easy to remove and left no residue. :facepalm: Do...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,348
Posted By Forkyfork
Its a thing and addressed in the service manual....

Its a thing and addressed in the service manual. If it doesn't use oil cool, if it does no biggie. Just keep an eye on it because it might not and then depending on load could surprise you buy...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Forkyfork
Here is the roller before, you can see the bend...

Here is the roller before, you can see the bend of the roller. And pics of the roller cap damage.222102222103
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Forkyfork
That is the after picture. The question was will...

That is the after picture. The question was will this travel ok as long as it doesn't unfurl.

I moved it away because with it in the original position it is rubbing on the slide as well as...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Forkyfork
I know it won't lock the reel. I have the anti...

I know it won't lock the reel. I have the anti billow lever positioned where I can secure it to the lever arm to prevent it from unraveling.

I think my concern is, will it have any more air...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-09-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,348
Posted By Forkyfork
Itís expected on these engines to use a Qt every...

Itís expected on these engines to use a Qt every other tank. I personally would top off more frequent. They donít hold a lot in the first place. 2 Qts low is just under 1/3 the total volume. Adding...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-09-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,348
Posted By Forkyfork
Who did the rebuild? Was it an upper and lower...

Who did the rebuild? Was it an upper and lower rebuild? Did they give you an idea of what the knock was?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Forkyfork
Here is the pic of how far away from slide wall...

Here is the pic of how far away from slide wall while traveling. 222059
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Forkyfork
Will this McGuyver on my slide topper brackets work?

I'll post more details later here is the basics of the problem.

The AE awning brackets wore out where the hexagon tube goes into the bracket leading to a total amount of play at the roller at...
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