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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
*sigh* Don, I didn't say nor even imply that...

*sigh* Don, I didn't say nor even imply that because we have property in the state that we pay too much as it is so that gives us the right to cheat them out of more taxes. Jeez! Show me where I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-28-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By amanda_h
I have to think that the vast majority of RVers...

I have to think that the vast majority of RVers have ERS (Emergency Road Service) with the main ones being Coach-Net, Good Sam, Allstate, and AAA ...there may be others who offer RV coverage also...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
I was trying hard not to respond to you, Hanko. ...

I was trying hard not to respond to you, Hanko.

But I won't be able to sleep tonight. So I'll try to keep it civil and will try to choose my words carefully as I want the response to be as mild...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
Thank you taxman. That is a good analogy. ...

Thank you taxman. That is a good analogy.

How many of those of you who are accusing us of not paying our fair share of taxes pay more taxes than they should out of the goodness of their heart? ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
Our LLC is not conducting business nor is it...

Our LLC is not conducting business nor is it considered a "shell" company to avoid taxes.

Many corporations, for instance, register in a state that makes the most sense financially for them. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
There are lots of things posted on a message...

There are lots of things posted on a message board that mean nothing. In fact, much of what people post on internet forums could be classified as such.

And you're right, it doesn't mean anything...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
We've never financed a vehicle so personally do...

We've never financed a vehicle so personally do not know the legalities. We do know that some banks will not finance a vehicle held in an LLC. There are many Montana LLC owners who have financed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
Although I can say I resent being accused of not...

Although I can say I resent being accused of not paying my fair share of taxes, I won't get into it with you.

As we've stated in past threads on this subject, we are NOT in our home state the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
It means nothing, The majority of LEOs,...

It means nothing,

The majority of LEOs, however, are law abiding. I'm sure you'd also like to argue that.

My point was many LEOs, before they retired, pledge to uphold and enforce the laws...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
That's not entirely true either.

That's not entirely true either.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
That's just not true. Being legal in Montana...

That's just not true.

Being legal in Montana is NOT the issue. It really doesn't have anything to do with Montana at all. You're totally missing the concept.

It's a state by state issue. If...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,735
Posted By amanda_h
Again, for those who think this is "against the...

Again, for those who think this is "against the law" it's not if one is able to conform to what triggers registration IN THE STATE IN WHICH THAT PERSON RESIDES!!!

Each state has their own laws...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-25-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
Thank you, gggplaya. We appreciate the time you...

Thank you, gggplaya. We appreciate the time you took to respond. Very interesting comments.

-harry and amanda
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-25-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
Congratulations ...and welcome to the Winnebago...

Congratulations ...and welcome to the Winnebago family of owners. We really like our Winnebago DP and have had very good factory support through the years. Hopefully, they give the same kind of...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-25-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
gggplaya, one quick question (OP, I won't follow...

gggplaya, one quick question (OP, I won't follow up on this in this thread as I don't want to hijack your thread):

You say that Northwood frames are less susceptible to rusting out. One question...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By amanda_h
Dean isn't mixing the batteries on the same bank...

Dean isn't mixing the batteries on the same bank so I'm sure what he is doing is acceptable.

Here is the link to the Owner's Manual:

Freedom 458 Owner's Manual...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By amanda_h
I don't believe there will be an issue having...

I don't believe there will be an issue having flooded-cells for the chassis batteries and AGM for the house batteries.

However, are you certain your chassis batteries are being charged by the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-24-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By amanda_h
$1,800? Wow! ...is all I can say.

$1,800? Wow! ...is all I can say.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-24-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By amanda_h
The only problem with that is if using Spring...

The only problem with that is if using Spring towers, it's not a good option for RVers as the Sprint coverage for their native data network is terrible compared to Verizon. And, it's only 3G where...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,680
Posted By amanda_h
Not that this has anything to do with the subject...

Not that this has anything to do with the subject of the thread and those of you who currently have GMAC already know this but GMAC is changing its name to National General.

Between July 1 and...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-23-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By amanda_h
We agree. It is the manufacturer that supplies...

We agree. It is the manufacturer that supplies the tanks and they, Palomino, state "20 Lb. LP Bottle w/ Cover" on their web page description (click here...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-23-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By amanda_h
So you're grandfathered in, right? The problem...

So you're grandfathered in, right? The problem is that anybody new wanting Verizon Wireless service is not going to be able to get any kind of "unlimited" data plan now whether it be on a smartphone...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-23-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,661
Posted By amanda_h
We were shopping for one back around three or...

We were shopping for one back around three or four years ago but did not buy one.

First, to clear up the terminology, a "park model" is a little house that is built on a chassis. Once it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-22-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By amanda_h
HWH should have all the manuals online: HWH...

HWH should have all the manuals online:

HWH service manuals (https://www.hwhcorp.com/service34.html)

-harry



eta: maybe this page will be more specific as it lists only manuals pertaining...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-22-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By amanda_h
If it's like similar faucets, the hub should...

If it's like similar faucets, the hub should unscrew. You can give it a try at least.

Hold the handle steady and unscrew the hub in a counterclockwise direction. Unscrew at the red arrow.
...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-22-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By amanda_h
I've heard that many have replaced their...

I've heard that many have replaced their thermostat with a Hunter instead of going with the Dometic digital as the Hunter is easier to use and set. It's also available at more places for a lower...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-22-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By amanda_h
I think your question is too general and...

I think your question is too general and open-ended as you'll get all kinds of responses because most of us feel that our toads are "good and comfortable" unless we wouldn't have purchased them. In...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By amanda_h
If you're in a rest area using the truck area...

If you're in a rest area using the truck area (assuming so since you are pulling a trailer), I'd say use your generator for as long as you want. Trucks are using generators, idling engines, running...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-21-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By amanda_h
We store with the jacks down. If you have...

We store with the jacks down.

If you have HWH jacks, this is what they say in their FAQs:






BTW: Following HWH's recommendation, each time we retract the jacks, we hose off the jack...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
No argument from us, John! We agree and are not...

No argument from us, John! We agree and are not disputing your stand.

After thinking about all the OP wants, all you've said makes sense and we retract what we said about making renovations. ...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
We have one Nash model that is at the top of our...

We have one Nash model that is at the top of our list but even though they are described as "lightweight" by Northwood, they will be way heavier than the OP wants. The Arctic Fox even more so.
...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By amanda_h
In other discussions on these forums, I've...

In other discussions on these forums, I've gathered that gas-absorption refrigerators are very miserly when it comes to propane usage.

There've been lots of threads on this but this post seems...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
Yes, agreed, cylon. That's why I had to add in...

Yes, agreed, cylon. That's why I had to add in my next post that adding a bunch of modifications --assuming that those mods stay within the GVWR-- would greatly limit the CCC to a point where very...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
No, bandsmills, we haven't chosen anything yet. ...

No, bandsmills, we haven't chosen anything yet. We're still exploring but we do know that we will have to do after-market alterations so, as explained, we are compiling a bunch of possible add-ons...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
Rusty makes a very good point. If you do start...

Rusty makes a very good point. If you do start putting nice heavy leather furniture, heavy counter tops, heavier beds, etc., the trailer no longer is "lightweight" and you'll eat up all of your CCC...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,324
Posted By amanda_h
Well, we're in not the exact situation as you but...

Well, we're in not the exact situation as you but have come to a similar conclusion that we're either going to have to go to a custom manufacturer or do after-market modifications.

We are not...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,039
Posted By amanda_h
Concerned, yes, overly so? ...probably not. ...

Concerned, yes, overly so? ...probably not. Should you be inspecting the frame, welds, components, etc. on a regular basis, probably.

First, we too have been doing a bit of research on the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-20-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,685
Posted By amanda_h
We couldn't agree more, dagmandt. And it sounds...

We couldn't agree more, dagmandt. And it sounds as if that is what the OP is considering doing.

However, in our case, we will be towing ours (and, we are not going to be using it for recreational...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-20-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By amanda_h
Are you referring to Straight Talk? I believe...

Are you referring to Straight Talk? I believe they have an add-on international plan that allows service in Canada but I don't know the details. Maybe we can research that further. But again, I'd...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-20-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By amanda_h
I'm not sure about the iPhone plans on Straight...

I'm not sure about the iPhone plans on Straight Talk but I understand that it is against their T.O.S. to tether an Android. The reason I say this is that friends of ours attempted to tether their...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-20-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,685
Posted By amanda_h
dagmandt, yes, we like a lot of the Outdoors RV...

dagmandt, yes, we like a lot of the Outdoors RV models and floor plans. However, like the initial premise of the OP, we are looking for a lightweight model that might have enough room for our needs...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-20-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By amanda_h
We second 2Labs suggestion on Millenicom. Many...

We second 2Labs suggestion on Millenicom. Many RVers and truckers use the Millenicom "Hotspot Plan" as it uses the Verizon network which is generally considered the best coverage for the price for...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-18-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By amanda_h
Well, now that I am looking at the Open Range...

Well, now that I am looking at the Open Range models a bit closer, here's one that even we might be interested in but it's a bit heavier than we want:

click here...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-18-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By amanda_h
We are also looking for a new 4-season trailer...

We are also looking for a new 4-season trailer for under $30k. However, we are looking for a lightweight one and one that we can configure and modify to use a Splendide combo W/D.

Open Range...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By amanda_h
The problem that has been discussed before on...

The problem that has been discussed before on taking such a chance is the insurance issue.

If you are involved in a accident, your liability insurance carrier may not cover you because you are...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,277
Posted By amanda_h
Yes, you do need a South Carolina Class E ...but...

Yes, you do need a South Carolina Class E ...but you already knew that. :p

DMV: click (https://www.scdmvonline.com/dmvnew/default.aspx?n=general_driver_license_information)

Class E
A Class E...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-17-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By amanda_h
I guess we're odd ones too as we will usually...

I guess we're odd ones too as we will usually takes ours off if we are going somewhere without the toad. DH wants to keep it clean and shiny so he prefers to subject it to the road grime and spray...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By amanda_h
Are you giving the generator enough time to come...

Are you giving the generator enough time to come online? Some transfer switches will have a substantial delay before all contacts are made. This is to give the generator time to come up to speed...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-16-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,685
Posted By amanda_h
Alphaco, another trailer we've been looking at to...

Alphaco, another trailer we've been looking at to do our W/D modification is the Lance 2185 which has a three tiered bunk across the rear of the trailer so each of your boys can have their own bunk...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-16-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By amanda_h
We also use the foam pipe covers ...less than $2...

We also use the foam pipe covers ...less than $2 at Home Depot:

Tubular Foam Pipe Insulation...
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