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Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 01-16-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By JRS950
Thank you all for confirming my doubts about the...

Thank you all for confirming my doubts about the unit here in our park. I agree, his fridge isn't going to be happy. Also, it has to be very difficult to live with that slope. Not going to get into...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 01-15-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By JRS950
Camper off truck leveling

Ok all you seasoned truck camper folks, I have question. Here in our park are some folks with an older Lance camper. It is off the truck sitting on the jack's. The front end of the camper is at least...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-11-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,604
Posted By JRS950
Any way you slice it, a ton diesel dually, any...

Any way you slice it, a ton diesel dually, any flavor, is what these trailers need to tow efficiently and safely. If I had the cash, I would have a Volvo, but that is another story.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-10-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,604
Posted By JRS950
Just my $.02 worth. After 2-1/2 years on the...

Just my $.02 worth. After 2-1/2 years on the road, I would not want anything less than my Ram/Cummins dually to pull our 39' Vanleigh Vilano 365RL. To me, you cannot have too much truck for these...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-05-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By JRS950
The other item to watch is the width of the tool...

The other item to watch is the width of the tool box. You stated you have a roll up cover, do the rails for the cover sit on top or inside the bed? My cover rails fit inside, limiting the width of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-29-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By JRS950
Turkey on the Davey Crockett pellet smoker. ...

Turkey on the Davey Crockett pellet smoker. 309749
Forum: Bus Conversions 11-15-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By JRS950
Thanks for sharing your plans and projects. ...

Thanks for sharing your plans and projects. Looks very interesting. Can't wait to see how this develops.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-12-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 172,367
Posted By JRS950
It never fails to amaze me to what lengths people...

It never fails to amaze me to what lengths people will go to to avoid a proper repair. Fix it right the first time and forget it, is my way of thinking.
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-07-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By JRS950
Very interesting project. It will make great...

Very interesting project. It will make great memories after completion. I will be watching closely. Thanks for inviting us in to your project.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-09-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By JRS950
Congrats on the new unit and so glad to see a...

Congrats on the new unit and so glad to see a dually under it. Enjoy the journey and stop to smell the roses.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-31-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By JRS950
Should be easy then. What part of Florida will...

Should be easy then. What part of Florida will you be domiciled? We use St. Brendan's Isle in Green Cove Springs as our domicile and mail service. Be aware Florida insurance is somewhat more...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-30-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By JRS950
The county tax collector uses the vin to find the...

The county tax collector uses the vin to find the gvw of your tow vehicle. My Ram 3500 dually has a gvw of 14k and it on my registration. You will need to present the vehicle in person if purchased...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-27-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By JRS950
Very nice combo.

Very nice combo.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-08-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By JRS950
Absolutely! Been doing it for 2 years now, no...

Absolutely! Been doing it for 2 years now, no problem.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-08-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By JRS950
Our preference has been I-65 through Birmingham....

Our preference has been I-65 through Birmingham. None of the roads are in great shape, Birmingham roads are horrible, but manageable. This route has hills, but not the climb like the one north of...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 02-03-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By JRS950
Remind me to never ever buy one for my bride! Too...

Remind me to never ever buy one for my bride! Too funny story. Thanks.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-01-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By JRS950
A park that we visited in Pikeville, Tn. was...

A park that we visited in Pikeville, Tn. was nice and up on a small mountai. The name is Mountain Glen RV Park. Great owners. Might check them out.
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-10-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By JRS950
Very interesting project. Have fun and enjoy the...

Very interesting project. Have fun and enjoy the rig.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-01-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,904
Posted By JRS950
Thank you for you understanding of what can be...

Thank you for you understanding of what can be done with these wonderful vehicles we have. :thumb:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-01-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,958
Posted By JRS950
We have the same truck, different but similar...

We have the same truck, different but similar trailer. What we do is hookup trailer and then activate lowered suspension mode on the buttons below the infotainment screen. It drops the rear...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-30-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 172,367
Posted By JRS950
X2 very amazing the extent of the damage. ...

X2 very amazing the extent of the damage. Enjoying this thread.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-30-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,904
Posted By JRS950
On our dually, when not towing, according to...

On our dually, when not towing, according to the load weight chart, I could drop my rear tires down to 32 psi. I usually run then at 35 psi. Makes for all the difference in the world.
Again CAT...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-29-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By JRS950
Welcome to the forum! Glad you enjoyed the trip...

Welcome to the forum! Glad you enjoyed the trip home with your new to you unit.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-26-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By JRS950
We did Southaven, MS last year and it was...

We did Southaven, MS last year and it was pleasant. Very nice Campground just off interstate. EZ Daze is the name. Good folks. We spent a month there. Concrete pads and paved roads.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-25-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,692
Posted By JRS950
I would be very concerned about semi-steep rail...

I would be very concerned about semi-steep rail tracks, high centered. You might have some severe contact.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 09-25-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By JRS950
Thanks, great way to start the day!

Thanks, great way to start the day!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-25-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,904
Posted By JRS950
Did you ever get some resolution to your...

Did you ever get some resolution to your tire/ride issue?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-25-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,126
Posted By JRS950
If I had it to do all over again, and the second...

If I had it to do all over again, and the second generation Reese goosebox was available, that is the route I would take. I'm not disappointed in my B&W Companion, just would like easier access to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 172,367
Posted By JRS950
Amazing work! :dance:

Amazing work! :dance:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-13-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,707
Posted By JRS950
One fifth wheel to consider would be the Vanleigh...

One fifth wheel to consider would be the Vanleigh products. Very good after sale customer service. They have contracted with an independent repair facility literally around the corner from the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-13-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 17,481
Posted By JRS950
It is a 3500. Sorry for the confusion.

It is a 3500. Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-13-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 172,367
Posted By JRS950
Tim, Amazing project and facilities. Just read...

Tim,
Amazing project and facilities. Just read the entire thread. Watching in awe! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-13-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 17,481
Posted By JRS950
2018 Ram CC long box dually 6.7 HO Cummins 4x4 ...

2018 Ram CC long box dually 6.7 HO Cummins
4x4 3.73 gears
Aisin automatic
Loaded w/16K 5th wheel 8-11
Empty 16-21
As you know mileage is affected by many factors, so yours may be different....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-08-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,850
Posted By JRS950
Inquiring minds would like to know what you...

Inquiring minds would like to know what you finally do? Fly and drive or hire it out?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-26-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,975
Posted By JRS950
Congratulations �� on your new rig. I'm sure you...

Congratulations �� on your new rig. I'm sure you will be very happy with it. I noticed that you had another post about which truck. What did you finally decide.
Just my $.02 worth, I wouldn't tow...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-26-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By JRS950
Really nice �� job . Our current unit has a...

Really nice �� job . Our current unit has a lighter backsplash, but our old one had a dark one that we wanted to update. Never could find the right stuff. Congratulations on a job well done.

Jim
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-25-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,514
Posted By JRS950
Jeff, I have hydraulic leveling on my 5th and it...

Jeff, I have hydraulic leveling on my 5th and it is fantastic. The hitch height feature is so easy to use for hooking up when you are ready to leave. The system "remembers" the height you used to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-05-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,240
Posted By JRS950
Bill, I have them on my 2018 Ram 3500 Laramie...

Bill,
I have them on my 2018 Ram 3500 Laramie crew cab long bed 4x4 and the only issue I have is the fronts are wearing the outside edge. I had the tires dismounted and switched sides so inside is...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-02-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By JRS950
You might try Tire Rack.com. They seem to be the...

You might try Tire Rack.com. They seem to be the go to place for many local dealers. Other than that I don't have any more suggestions. Good luck on your search.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-29-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By JRS950
We're done that several times over the past year....

We're done that several times over the past year. We just let management know, turn off water and go. Never had a problem. We were on monthly basis not just overnight. Check into it.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-26-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By JRS950
We have the Vilano 365RL and have been in it for...

We have the Vilano 365RL and have been in it for year and half now. Perfect, no, but all taken care of by the factory authorized service center. As an exercise, I look at new models and their...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-22-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,904
Posted By JRS950
My suggestion would be to go to a CAT scale and...

My suggestion would be to go to a CAT scale and weigh your truck as you normally load it to drive. Then with that information, download the weight carrying chart for your size tire. Then and only...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,031
Posted By JRS950
It isn't limited to NY, the same thing is going...

It isn't limited to NY, the same thing is going on in Illinois. More taxes to feed the Chicago machine. People are just fed up with the cost to live/work/do business there.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-17-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By JRS950
Thanks again for all of your information. ...

Thanks again for all of your information. Sorrynfor the long time, we were traveling to a different location. After rethinking this, maybe the 3 camera system might be worth checking out.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-16-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By JRS950
Thanks for the quick reply. Not sure about 3...

Thanks for the quick reply. Not sure about 3 camera for us, just the rear observation camera is what I believe we want. Does the 3 camera help backing into a site? How is it in the dark?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-16-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By JRS950
How is the system working for you? We are in the...

How is the system working for you? We are in the market for a camera system. Just curious how this is working for you.
Thanks!
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-01-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10,310
Views: 1,648,163
Posted By JRS950
Terry, I've tried your this post up at least 3...

Terry, I've tried your this post up at least 3 times and every time my WiFi kicks out. Congratulations on the new coach and Jeep. Should make a great pair for traveling. This thread sure has come a...
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-26-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10,310
Views: 1,648,163
Posted By JRS950
Those are some really nice vehicles. Terry...

Those are some really nice vehicles. Terry congratulations on the Jeep, it will be a blast.
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-24-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10,310
Views: 1,648,163
Posted By JRS950
The Monaco looks like it might have some real...

The Monaco looks like it might have some real potential. The Jeep on the other hand, hi-po 350 would be fun, but are you thinking of it for your toad? Might be a little over the top for every day...
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-23-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By JRS950
Welcome from a former Illinoisian. Great info...

Welcome from a former Illinoisian. Great info here. We left Illinois 15 years ago. Too cold. Only go back to see grandkids. Enjoy your journey. :thumb:
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