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Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 01-16-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Brentw
Enjoy the trips

Enjoy the trips
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-05-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,798
Posted By Brentw
Pull the cap and ensure the pvc pip is up in the...

Pull the cap and ensure the pvc pip is up in the cap and isn't just venting in the attic.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 01-01-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Brentw
Perhaps I've just been lucky, or naive. I have a...

Perhaps I've just been lucky, or naive. I have a 12 ft inflatable with a wooden floor, I haul it to the dock with a folding dolly and assemble it there. At days end I use my little folding wagon to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-01-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,798
Posted By Brentw
Although this was on an older unit, my BIL chased...

Although this was on an older unit, my BIL chased down his odour to a disconnected vent cap. Don't know wether it was from new or a repair, but the vent stack was open to the attic area.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-01-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Brentw
A guess here too, I'll go with generator. Highest...

A guess here too, I'll go with generator. Highest voltage will win. So, output setting of your charging systems (alt or genset) and size of the wire to batteries ( resistance) from each device. Will...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Brentw
Different idea but Store bought: ...

Different idea but
Store bought:
https://youtu.be/V9rEQb05Qv4
Home built:
https://youtu.be/3Vhv_b-1zAk

Haven't done either of these but looks effective.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-18-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 772
Posted By Brentw
Don't know for sure but just about every truck...

Don't know for sure but just about every truck will come with a 7 pin trailer plug.
So you need.
7 pin plug.
Trailer brake controller.
Fifth Wheel mount kit.
Fifth Wheel hitch.
Kinda like this,...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-17-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By Brentw
Well, I agree that another 3 inches is not going...

Well, I agree that another 3 inches is not going to matter much. What's an inch on a whale.
Vandalism? I'm not that well travelled, but I would not give it a thought. Just cant picture a lazy thief...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-11-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Brentw
Be aware that M&S branded tires have no...

Be aware that M&S branded tires have no regulation behind that designation, there are tires that barely work in the rain with m&'s, they literally stamp just about all tires with that. Look for a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-09-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Brentw
Yes, I watched Banks videos and decided to leave...

Yes, I watched Banks videos and decided to leave well enough alone. Factory design seems to work for a cagillion of vehicles rolling down the road with minimal issues. Drain plugs would be nice...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-14-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By Brentw
One of the reasons I went to a flow thru tail...

One of the reasons I went to a flow thru tail gate. Was freaking me out catching glimpse of stuff floating up to the fifth then down again. Haven't lost anything since the louvered tailgate.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-03-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,520
Posted By Brentw
Hahaha, did it on Goldwing, gotta watch where...

Hahaha, did it on Goldwing, gotta watch where you stop or you'll tip over. Wife didn't see to much of that road eyes shut mostly.
Agree, if towing long, you won't get to see the trip you'll be...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-14-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By Brentw
Not sure but unlikely. The walls are not thick...

Not sure but unlikely. The walls are not thick enough for a regular box, I suspect they are these....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-11-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By Brentw
3 years on a Q25, factory pucks. Quiet 360 degree...

3 years on a Q25, factory pucks. Quiet 360 degree oscillation, easy to see visually positive latching. Haven't tried or don't know anyone with an Anderson or gooseball.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-26-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,106
Posted By Brentw
What he said^^^^ Also I have a whole lot less...

What he said^^^^
Also I have a whole lot less respect for news reporting.. sensationalized and IMO outright bs.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Brentw
I guess it depends on what you are trying to do....

I guess it depends on what you are trying to do. You did double your available capacity. Any thing less than 100 watt isn't ( in my opinion) going to give you any real life results. If you consider...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-10-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By Brentw
As said, a competent suspension shop shop usually...

As said, a competent suspension shop shop usually can straighten an axle. But without going to a different shop, replacing an axle is a fairly easy swap, all bolt up items. Should not reuse ubolts,...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-27-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Brentw
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-27-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Brentw
Relocate rear camera to 5th tailgate

Drive a 19 chev with a 5th wheel tailgate, anybody locate replacement cameras that connect to oem system for those that replaced tailgates or run truck campers. I leave my tailgate on all summer,...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-21-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Brentw
Lots of dry camping here, we are not heavy power...

Lots of dry camping here, we are not heavy power users, seldom TV, back in the day we could last a weekend on a single 12v battery.
Big rig is a bit more power hungry, put 100 watts up there, wish...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-16-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,182
Posted By Brentw
All BC parks and protected areas are closed until...

All BC parks and protected areas are closed until further notice. Private campgrounds ( around here anyway) appear to be open. News of smaller communities that were destination spots are urging...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-14-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,301
Posted By Brentw
Yep, depends on what you can live with. For the...

Yep, depends on what you can live with. For the most part I seldom use second ac, occasionally use 1 ac. Generally I only pack the 30 amp cord with a 50 a connector for trailer. I also pack a decent...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-08-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Brentw
Running a 2019, although I'm northern, I pull...

Running a 2019, although I'm northern, I pull down to Phoenix and back in march/may. Installed one (lower grill) and never noticed any issues with temp. Did pick up a good size dent in it thou. Paid...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-19-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,143
Posted By Brentw
Agreed, this route should work and pass...

Agreed, this route should work and pass inspection.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 03-17-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 35,854
Posted By Brentw
Had plans for 8 of us to spend 2 months at a...

Had plans for 8 of us to spend 2 months at a resort in Casa Grande AZ, due to events, phoned to cancel. Front office said they would have to check with corporate to see about returning our deposits,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 774
Posted By Brentw
Not sure but I think they are referring to the...

Not sure but I think they are referring to the appliance manufacturer, not the RV.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-02-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Brentw
Standard items?. If I'm not to far off, hit...

Standard items?.
If I'm not to far off, hit auto level and let it happen. If I am staying for an extended time and a set of wheels are off the ground I will drive up on planks to help support and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-29-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By Brentw
All these members, I think a minority lock them...

All these members, I think a minority lock them up. Never heard of one being stolen. What ever helps you sleep... chain I guess.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-28-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,965
Posted By Brentw
LOL....no

LOL....no
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 02-15-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,780
Posted By Brentw
If I was going to use the garage more than...

If I was going to use the garage more than occasional, I would consider installing a small front discharge propane furnace.
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 02-14-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,780
Posted By Brentw
Don't know what all season looks like for you,...

Don't know what all season looks like for you, but that single vent from the furnace doesn't do that much. You are right to start looking for auxillary heat, if I have people staying in the back, I...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-11-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,000
Posted By Brentw
:D:D

:D:D
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-30-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,697
Posted By Brentw
And the advice keeps coming......... So waiting...

And the advice keeps coming.........
So waiting for this, LOL
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-29-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,547
Posted By Brentw
I bought a used engine hoist and built a dummy...

I bought a used engine hoist and built a dummy pin with a hook on it. Back up to it, close the hitch on pin, release hold downs and jack it up. Drive away, set it on saw horses.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-21-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,697
Posted By Brentw
Get advise from an electrician, separate grounds...

Get advise from an electrician, separate grounds is against the code. PS...it's so you don't die.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-21-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,697
Posted By Brentw
Agree with going to a 30 amp, please Do Not put a...

Agree with going to a 30 amp, please Do Not put a 50 amp breaker on a 30 amp receptacle. The recepticle cannot take it nor can a 30 amp cable plugged into it. That's a fire in the making.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-15-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Brentw
Good tip. That's steep country there.

Good tip. That's steep country there.
Forum: Just Conversation 01-09-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,000
Posted By Brentw
I'm driving something 40ish feet long, 9 or so...

I'm driving something 40ish feet long, 9 or so feet wide, and about 12 feet high and you think I need lights on to be visible during the day time?

YES.
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 01-06-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By Brentw
For sure, if you are changing out in the future,...

For sure, if you are changing out in the future, not worth the effort. Not sure if it would be a deal breaker on my next rig, but sure up there on the want list.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-03-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By Brentw
Brother has a 10 1/2 ft truck camper, this is how...

Brother has a 10 1/2 ft truck camper, this is how he tows his river boat.
Torklift hitch with a super truss extention.
https://www.torklift.com/rv/supertruss
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 01-03-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By Brentw
LCI 6 point hydraulic here too. Love that system,...

LCI 6 point hydraulic here too. Love that system, autolevel has been working well, has manual override. Has been trouble free for last 3 years.
Rig wiggle is relative, rams are aluminum and will...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-01-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,200
Posted By Brentw
Hahah. I remember moving from a 400 cummins to a...

Hahah. I remember moving from a 400 cummins to a DD, best advice I got was , drive it like you slammed your hand in the door.
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 01-01-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,640
Posted By Brentw
My brother just went from an Eagle cap to a 11xx...

My brother just went from an Eagle cap to a 11xx Lance, he is less than impressed with their quality. But having a side entrance is spectacular, no more stepping over the hitch on his cargo trailer....
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-30-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,200
Posted By Brentw
LOL, 3 sides to every story and everybody is...

LOL, 3 sides to every story and everybody is right. Hope the OP gets enough info to make a decision. Grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan, summer gear sat all winter, winter gear sat all summer. Right...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Brentw
I rigged up 2 hoses for my fireplace, 1 with the...

I rigged up 2 hoses for my fireplace, 1 with the regulator to attach to a tank, the other with no regulator to attach to my units quick attach coupler.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-29-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Brentw
I have seen wedge style mounts, were the plate on...

I have seen wedge style mounts, were the plate on the TV slides down into a wide vee mount. If not used they can be tight to lift up.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-28-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By Brentw
What he said. Unless it is freakishly heavy and...

What he said. Unless it is freakishly heavy and wet, a foot is easily within your weight limits.
Forum: Going Green 12-26-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By Brentw
Wow, that's pretty complex and a lot of...

Wow, that's pretty complex and a lot of unnecessary work. As others have said, each charger will back down at their high side voltage regulator set points. No need to disconnect anything.
Forum: Just Conversation 12-26-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,000
Posted By Brentw
If I was King for a day, there would not be any...

If I was King for a day, there would not be any light switches, just high/low switch. Key on- all lights on. No reason not to, batteries and charging systems are up to the load.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-26-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By Brentw
Theres not much pipe between the solenoid and the...

Theres not much pipe between the solenoid and the burner nozzle, should be easy to identify with some soapy water. The nozzle (orifice) draws it's air from the openings around it, so it may be...
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