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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-16-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20,729
Posted By thelastplace
Happy with ours, got a great deal from Shipps RV...

Happy with ours, got a great deal from Shipps RV in Chattanooga, TN last year. Bought used and everything is working just fine (other than water problem I fixed for $0). I didn't like the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-16-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By thelastplace
Answer to my own problem...the anti-siphon valve...

Answer to my own problem...the anti-siphon valve on the city water input. It's made of 3 parts (a spring, a plunger and a keeper). I guess during the freezing weather the input froze and caused the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-15-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By thelastplace
Water Problems

Got a water problem...need a water solution. Recent freezing weather forced me to turn off the water to my camper. To make sure nothing broke, I relieved pressure on all faucets (opened them for a...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-02-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By thelastplace
I've been away for a while regarding this post...

I've been away for a while regarding this post and I appreciate all the replies. This is what I can tell you: the switch is (or looks) original: when it is on, the light under the step is on (when...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-18-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,474
Posted By thelastplace
When you close them, do you stop when any part...

When you close them, do you stop when any part touches or do you keep closing till the motor starts to strain. These things aren't perfection, sometime they close unevenly.
My thought on adjusting...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-18-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By thelastplace
CGs are for friendly people, private lots are for...

CGs are for friendly people, private lots are for privacy. Are you looking to meet new people and have some fun, or shun the crowd and be alone?:blush:


But the true travelers are they who...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-18-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By thelastplace
Here’s what I know so far: (actually my DF told...

Here’s what I know so far: (actually my DF told me), the switch is connected to a WFCO 3-Stage Converter.
This is what the book says:
‘The Parallax 7300 Series electronic power converter is...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-18-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,261
Posted By thelastplace
Peeling Decals

Since 'search' isn't working for me, I'll try a new thread. I know why decals turn up at the edges, I'd like to know how to stop it or minimize further damage. :sad:


But the true travelers...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-17-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By thelastplace
Sounds like a motor but not a fan.:blush: ...

Sounds like a motor but not a fan.:blush:


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying continuously, without knowing why: ‘Let us go on’.
Paraphrased from Baudelaire’s...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-17-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By thelastplace
My experience is 'more is better' within reason. ...

My experience is 'more is better' within reason. If you give them the smallest number (box) the might put you in a tight location. If you give them the largest number (overall) you are not likely...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-17-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,755
Posted By thelastplace
Switch Identity

I just purchased a 2006 Thor/Coachmen/Kodiak/Skamper 24RBSL. First let me say they are a little generous with the measurements (24RBSL is 22 ft of trailer, not 24 ft).
But to my question: there is...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-09-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,959
Posted By thelastplace
Thanks Warren. That's more info than even...

Thanks Warren. That's more info than even Winnebago has. They claim they recalled and destroyed all they made including specs and info.



But the true travelers are they who leave for...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-09-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,959
Posted By thelastplace
Winnebago Spectrum 2000

I need some advise. Has anyone ever seen/owned/heard about a Winnebago Spectrum 2000 circa 1985-1989? What I know, so far, is that they were an experiment by Winnebago and only 95 were ever built. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,830
Posted By thelastplace
Really, you're betting the CC co will agree to...

Really, you're betting the CC co will agree to give you your money back rather than walk inside. I see a young man in the picture and I assume you're healthy enough to walk. If the card is used...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-14-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 111,315
Posted By thelastplace
Had an antique business called 'The Last Place...

Had an antique business called 'The Last Place You Looked', as in 'you always find it in the 'Last Place You Look'. Thought it was a good saying, so it would make a good name.:cool:


But the...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-13-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,133
Posted By thelastplace
This might be my last post for a while...Just...

This might be my last post for a while...Just sold the coach. But for what it's worth, if you don't like what is happening with your government, go vote for someone else and stop sending these...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-12-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,689
Posted By thelastplace
You can do the math to get your answer. A 70...

You can do the math to get your answer. A 70 tire height is 70% of the width (ie a 295/70 tire is 206.5 mm high from the rim) where as an 80 tire is 80% of the width (ie a 295/80 is 236 mm high). ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-12-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,453
Posted By thelastplace
Look at the battery disconnect switch as close as...

Look at the battery disconnect switch as close as you can. There should be a light on the left side of the rocker. When the batteries are engaged, the light is green. When disengaged, the light is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-11-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,663
Posted By thelastplace
AAA Plus RV about $125 for the year and you would...

AAA Plus RV about $125 for the year and you would be out for 'free' and still have it to use for another 364 days.:banghead:


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-08-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By thelastplace
Must be a manufacturer thing cause I have more...

Must be a manufacturer thing cause I have more seat belts than I'll ever have passengers (8 total).:)


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying continuously,...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-08-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,893
Posted By thelastplace
I'm with Dixieray53, these things are NOT cars. ...

I'm with Dixieray53, these things are NOT cars. Mine has always been 'easy' to steer and by that I mean, it will go where I aim it, no questions. If that means it's squirrely than I guess it is,...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-08-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By thelastplace
My tripmaker software says I-20 to Dallas (825...

My tripmaker software says I-20 to Dallas (825 miles), then I-45 (NOT I-35) south to Madisonville (135 miles), then TX 190 to College Station (42 miles). Says 1002 miles from Buford, Ga.:cool:

...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-08-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,590
Posted By thelastplace
I've said it a thousand times and I'll say it...

I've said it a thousand times and I'll say it again. AAA Plus RV. Stop being cheapskates and spend the money. They change your tire, they bring you gas and when needed they will tow your RV...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-08-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,428
Posted By thelastplace
According to the 2010 and 2011 Guide to Dinghy...

According to the 2010 and 2011 Guide to Dinghy Towing there are no restrictions and a max speed of 75. That's better than most dinghys (65 or less). Other than a weight limit of your 'C', you're...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-07-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,867
Posted By thelastplace
I've been to Cali and if I could avoid it, I...

I've been to Cali and if I could avoid it, I would NEVER buy gas there. No camping, just visiting my son. Those people are nuts.:cool:


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-07-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,337
Posted By thelastplace
The man I bought my first RV from put me on to...

The man I bought my first RV from put me on to this. Get a piece of 4 X 6 Pressure treated lumber. Cut it in 18" pieces and put a lag screw eye in one end. You can use your awning rod to put it...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-07-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By thelastplace
I've never had an RV long enough to find out. I...

I've never had an RV long enough to find out. I traded my '97 Adventurer in '08 and it was still water tight under the sinks.:cool:


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 04-07-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By thelastplace
'User CP' at top of page is direct.:) But...

'User CP' at top of page is direct.:)


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying continuously, without knowing why: ‘Let us go on’.
Paraphrased from Baudelaire’s...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-07-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By thelastplace
We've stayed at Tropical Palms and it's nice. ...

We've stayed at Tropical Palms and it's nice. The down side, it's on 192 in the middle of everything so traffic can be a bear. But I think you'll like it if that's not a problem.:)


But the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-07-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,486
Posted By thelastplace
Here's my opinion...I'm 65 years old and when I...

Here's my opinion...I'm 65 years old and when I grew up we at dirt, bugs, worms etc. I get sick once every 5 or 6 years just to keep my doctor happy. I eat what I want, I drink what I want. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-07-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,656
Posted By thelastplace
I have to agree with Don. There is no basis to...

I have to agree with Don. There is no basis to make any assumption based on this survey. But here's another angle...If you were buying a house in this current economy, I believe you would be...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-07-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,663
Posted By thelastplace
I rolled my '97 Adventurer off the back of my...

I rolled my '97 Adventurer off the back of my drive once (landed on the jacks and frame). The tow truck driver got a laugh and only charged me $350 (normally $450) to get it back on the deck. After...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-07-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,747
Posted By thelastplace
I have to agree with Jim. By the time I stop for...

I have to agree with Jim. By the time I stop for gas I need a stretch and maybe some junk food. Know that you 'estimate' what you think you need but it will, in the end, only charge what you use. ...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 04-04-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,792
Posted By thelastplace
My son had the same problem in Georgia. He move...

My son had the same problem in Georgia. He move to Cali but they let him keep his Ga license (with a hole in it) and gave him a Cali license. When he moved back (before his old Ga had expired) they...
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-04-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By thelastplace
Welcome aboard!! I think you'll find what you...

Welcome aboard!! I think you'll find what you looking for right here. I know I have:)


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying continuously, without knowing why:...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-04-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By thelastplace
What optimism. I've had a Blue Ox Base plate...

What optimism. I've had a Blue Ox Base plate forever and never heard of any problems, or is it just with the Ford Flex setup?


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
...
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-03-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By thelastplace
From all of us, welcome to the site and you're...

From all of us, welcome to the site and you're welcome. All have learned something from sharing.:cool:


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying continuously,...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-03-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,112
Posted By thelastplace
My HD Dish antenna does just fine in high wind,...

My HD Dish antenna does just fine in high wind, but it's attached to the house which is made of 2 x 4s and siding. Your Trav'ler is attached to a thin fiberglass roof supported by something a little...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-03-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,217
Posted By thelastplace
Auto seek time is dependent on several factors;...

Auto seek time is dependent on several factors; the clarity of the sky, obstructions like leaves, pine needles or a building. I have a Winegard and it takes about 10 - 15 minutes under normal (read...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-03-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,551
Posted By thelastplace
It's spring cleaning time and I'm all for a...

It's spring cleaning time and I'm all for a better way than hands and knees. Besides, my knees aren't what they used to be.:)


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 04-03-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,978
Posted By thelastplace
Sorry for you situation but I'm glad you said it....

Sorry for you situation but I'm glad you said it. It's just another one to cross off our 'future purchase' motor home list.:sad:


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake...
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-02-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By thelastplace
Have you checked the Classifieds at this site? ...

Have you checked the Classifieds at this site? Some great prices on all kinds of RVs.


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying continuously, without knowing...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-01-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,804
Posted By thelastplace
Your weight limit is based on your car first then...

Your weight limit is based on your car first then your motor home limit. If your car will hold 500 lbs and your car weighs 3000 lbs you would be pulling 3500 lbs. Most RV are rated at 5000 lbs so...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-31-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By thelastplace
I had a similar problem with my '97 Adventurer...

I had a similar problem with my '97 Adventurer and it has to do with 'driving rain'. I'm guessing what has happened is rain blew in under the slide awning and found it's way down the cabinet. You...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 03-31-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By thelastplace
Just a personal observation; are you out of your...

Just a personal observation; are you out of your mind. Ferrets are the stinkiest 'pet' I have ever been privy to know (my daughter). That kind of smell in a small space must make you very popular...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-31-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By thelastplace
Don't only is this true (to some extent) but you...

Don't only is this true (to some extent) but you are cooling you whole coach, not just the front end. And in my case, it barely cools the front. On a hot day, it's almost unnoticeable.

But...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 03-31-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By thelastplace
I've run across this problem all my life (22...

I've run across this problem all my life (22 years as a computer programmer). They easiest way for a 'lay' person to not have this problem is to, just before you try to send your message, copy the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-31-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,259
Posted By thelastplace
Are you keeping this park to yourself? If it so...

Are you keeping this park to yourself? If it so great, why not share the name and location so we all can be impressed?


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-31-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By thelastplace
Not recommended!!!!!!!!!!!! But the...

Not recommended!!!!!!!!!!!!


But the true travelers are they who leave for leaving’s sake
Saying continuously, without knowing why: ‘Let us go on’.
Paraphrased from Baudelaire’s ‘The...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-31-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By thelastplace
Not to be rude but you are driving a unit that my...

Not to be rude but you are driving a unit that my dealer hasn't even gotten yet. If there is something wrong, or you're not happy with it, you need to be at the dealer's doorstep and get them to fix...
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