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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-27-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,703
Posted By ncason
I still prefer planning my trip with a paper map....

I still prefer planning my trip with a paper map. We travel often and my 2008 Rand McNally Atlas has lots of notes in the margins. I had to tape the fold with duct tape this week;) The GPS we use...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-27-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,330
Posted By ncason
The 5vr is a 2002 so this year--we bought a new...

The 5vr is a 2002 so this year--we bought a new refrigerator and new furnace. The mother board of the A/C has been replaced. So we should get a few more years out of it. We keep it clean. The...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 06-27-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,244
Posted By ncason
Easties also like left coast

Living in the south all of my life I love visiting the desert and canyon lands. Green is pretty but after a while mowing grass and killing weeds and raking leaves gets very old. Also the coast of...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 06-27-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,129
Posted By ncason
Are the sizes men? As a woman I am medium but in...

Are the sizes men? As a woman I am medium but in men it would be a small. I did not attend last year and do not know how previous shirts fit?
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 06-27-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 38,820
Posted By ncason
Is this the largest rally ever? I know someone...

Is this the largest rally ever? I know someone is keeping count. My poor memory thinks the Gatlinburg rally had 68 rigs. I noticed we have 88 already paid. How will I ever remember the...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 06-02-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,834
Posted By ncason
Thumbs up Eureka !!!

I got registered!!! BIG THANKS TO George Weller. I had a virus on my computer which I discovered when George was helping me with the registration process. He called me at home and walked me thru...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 06-01-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,834
Posted By ncason
:confused: Very fustrated with registration...

:confused: Very fustrated with registration process. Previous years much easier.
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 06-01-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,796
Posted By ncason
Opry

We got tickets I think. Have not seen the email yet, but I have a confirmation. I just selected "best available" since we ordered so late. Retired 12 years and life just gets more and more hectic....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,422
Posted By ncason
Cat in truck

Our cat "Miss Lizzie La Phew" has camped since she was 6 months old. She is now 9 and still does not like it. We have her crate on the back seat and once we are in motion she is allowed out. She...
Forum: Southeast Region 12-14-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,132
Posted By ncason
We live about 1 hour from OBX, Kitty Hawk area. ...

We live about 1 hour from OBX, Kitty Hawk area. And as you are well aware now camping locations in this neck of the woods (weeds) is scarce. We had an old Class A many years ago and the cruise...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,707
Posted By ncason
I like this conversation. We are part of...

I like this conversation.

We are part of the conservative over 65 age group. However I still like contemporary light colors and fabric. We have leather furniture at home. I would never have it...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-19-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,969
Posted By ncason
My goal in life was to be a SNOWBIRD. The last...

My goal in life was to be a SNOWBIRD. The last day on the job was my first day of true freedom. I cannot believe that they pay me Not To Work
Forum: Just Conversation 06-19-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,626
Posted By ncason
Thumbs up Peace of mind is worthless

When we bought the 5vr in 2002 and took our first 6 week, 8,000 mile trip to Yellowstone we purchased the Good Sam's Roadside Assistance. The truck was new and the rig was new but not worrying was...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By ncason
Angry Inconsiderate people

It is amazing about gas pump hogs. I do not think this is a new behavior. A lot of people are afraid that they will be charged with driving off without paying. In the "old" days you had to into...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,707
Posted By ncason
I hate the dark interiors and have told every...

I hate the dark interiors and have told every factory rep at each RV show that I attend that the customer should have more choices. My rig was delivered July 2002 and I am still happy with it. We...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 12-10-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 40,299
Posted By ncason
Question Do we make our own reservations?

The Amana Colonies sounds like a wonderful place to visit. I had never heard of it before. Can't wait.:goodjob:
Nancy
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-26-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,047
Posted By ncason
Exclamation Too big equals too tight

If you really must have a large rig with 4 slides you are limiting yourself as to types of campgrounds you will be confortable in. If you can accept that then get the biggest rig you want. We...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 11-21-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 29,274
Posted By ncason
2013 rally

In 2004 we had about 60 rigs, less each year. Madame Boomer probably has the actual stats. Once someone decides to be wagonmaster there is no reason for that person to do it all. Put out your...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 11-21-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By ncason
HELP want to order irv2 apparel

Please forgive my ignorance. I saw irv2 apparel somewhere and now I cannot locate it. I would love to have a t shirt, windbreaker etc with the irv2 logo. How do I get one.

Nancy
Forum: Texas Boomers 11-21-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,542
Posted By ncason
Wink Texas hotter than h--- in July

Before I even opened this forum, Bill told me we are NOT going out west in July!!! Perrin TX over 100 each day, Moab UT in July over 100 each day. He has put his foot down, but you never know--I...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-21-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,139
Posted By ncason
Lok at welds

Look closely at the welding. I saw a rig at an RV show with the worst aluminum welding I've ever seen and I was just a supply type in my past life. It is amazing what a company will put on display...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-21-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,267
Posted By ncason
Tax extension still lots of work

Judy3972, unless I read the tax procedures wrong, you still have to do a lot of computations and pay estimated taxes in order to get an extension. If I am wrong please let me know. If I have to do...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-19-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,913
Posted By ncason
Exclamation Prior to the 5vr we had a motorhome and I did use...

Prior to the 5vr we had a motorhome and I did use the gas range while the coach was in motion. HOWEVER, the road must be flat and without pot holes and expansion joints. I did not make it a habit,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,092
Posted By ncason
Tiffin

Tiffin products are not any better than any other motorhome but they do stand by their products. They are STILL in business. Just something to think about. Good luck in your shopping.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 11-19-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,047
Posted By ncason
I would have to be drugged or very drunk to get...

I would have to be drugged or very drunk to get on a motorcycle. But a motorhome like yours I could drive anywhere. You will have fun!! You will always be able to find a clean bathroom!!!! You...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-19-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,306
Posted By ncason
Be sure to add extra pounds to your pin weight...

Be sure to add extra pounds to your pin weight calculation. When we bought our rig none of the manufacturers stated the pin weight.

Our F250, 7.3 liter diesel, 3.7 gear ratio has always pulled...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-19-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,267
Posted By ncason
Anyplace warm

Winter for us is Jan, Feb, & Mar. we have to get home prior to April 15 :eek:

Wintered at Victoria Palms, Donna, Texas in 2005 & 2006.

Winter of 2008 toured Arizona. Benson too cold,...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-19-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,995
Posted By ncason
Noted Nancy

Noted

Nancy
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-18-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,767
Posted By ncason
Still on XP

The laptop we use only when travelling is running Windows 7 and the desk top at home needs to be updated so I will go for Windows 7 as I had Explorer 8 for a day and hated it. I had to call my ISP...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-17-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,711
Posted By ncason
The real reason to have a 4x4. Backing up a...

The real reason to have a 4x4. Backing up a slight incline on loose gravel or wet ground to park in your camping site, 4 wheel drive really helps. Pulling out of a very wet soggy campsite after a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-17-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By ncason
We added the Trail Air pin box and that reduced...

We added the Trail Air pin box and that reduced the chucking. As a door prise winner at the Bethpage irv2 rally we added the airbags. The airbags were not needed for our rig so we let the air out. ...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-16-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,766
Posted By ncason
We have downspouts on each corner of the 5vr so...

We have downspouts on each corner of the 5vr so the sides of the RV are ok, all of the coating dripped off the corner spouts, I think power washing will get most of the residue off of the driveway. ...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-14-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,711
Posted By ncason
We never tow in 4 wheel drive, but it sure is...

We never tow in 4 wheel drive, but it sure is handy at times and when you need it you need it.:thumb:
Nancy
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,243
Posted By ncason
The East is diffferent in more than one way...

The East is diffferent in more than one way folks. In Virginia and North Carolina you will see people towing in all lanes. In major cities the Interstate will be posted for trucks etc to stay in...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-14-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,766
Posted By ncason
Recoating rubber roof disaster

Another Stuff Happens story. The rig is now 10 years old and we decided the rubber roof needed to be recoated. I purchased the Di-Cor acrylic coating and cleaner. Then we waited for good weather. ...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-14-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By ncason
Your problem sounds like ours. Is your furnace...

Your problem sounds like ours. Is your furnace actually lighting off. Our does not. Our fan blows but no warm air because it has not ignited. The igniter needs to be correctly aligned as the...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-17-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By ncason
WELCOME. Our first trip across the pond was to...

WELCOME. Our first trip across the pond was to Ireland Septermber 2011. We visited the western coastal area for two weeks and of course it rained every day and we caught the tail end of hurricane...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-17-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,315
Posted By ncason
Number 1 must have. ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE We...

Number 1 must have. ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE We purchased Good Sam's roadside assistance 10 years ago when our rig was brand new and we were going on our first 8,ooo mile trip. Ten years later and the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-17-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By ncason
Sorry dear I can't help with that. Our couch has...

Sorry dear I can't help with that. Our couch has a thin mattress that is very UNconfortable. The regular bed is a full size queen and we bought a regular mattress at a bedding store and were...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-17-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,028
Posted By ncason
I use the Bissell Quicksteamer. It fits the size...

I use the Bissell Quicksteamer. It fits the size of the rig and cost between $70 & $80 at Target. I don't remember exactly what I paid. Prior to the Quicksteamer I had a different Bissell carpet...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-17-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,823
Posted By ncason
Our rig has a whole house carbon filter. The...

Our rig has a whole house carbon filter. The cylinder type filter you buy at the hardware store. That is usually all you need to filter chlorine etc. However in Moab, Utah the only solution is to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-17-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,985
Posted By ncason
I let my PA membership lapse then if I will be...

I let my PA membership lapse then if I will be traveling in locations where I will be most likely to use the membership I sign up again. I only sign up for the year if I will save the total cost of...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,038
Posted By ncason
We have been all over the US and winter for 3...

We have been all over the US and winter for 3 months at a time. Laundy only takes 2 hours at the CG laundromat. Most campgrounds have coin operated washer and dryers. I keep a roll or two of...
Forum: iRV2 Member Memorial 09-17-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,935
Posted By ncason
So very, very sad. I have not been a regular on...

So very, very sad. I have not been a regular on the irv2 site this year and was very shocked to see this thread. Di and Tom have added much value to the irv2 forums.

Di I am sending you a long...
Forum: iRV2 Member Memorial 09-17-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,720
Posted By ncason
I never knew Sportsman's legal last name but...

I never knew Sportsman's legal last name but remember camping with him and reading his post. It feels like losing an old friend even though he would not recognize my face.

Nancy:sorrysign:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-17-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,183
Posted By ncason
Hello Nitrohorse, In Northeast North...

Hello Nitrohorse,

In Northeast North Carolina high winds are a routine recurring event, tornados are possible in any storm front whether or not you get warnings over the TV, radio etc. Any...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-11-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,963
Posted By ncason
No question is dumb

I have asked many questions over the years on this site some of which someone might have considered dumb. But if you don't know how else are you going to get the information. I have only had one...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-09-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,963
Posted By ncason
The truck gets inspected not the 5vr. Where are...

The truck gets inspected not the 5vr. Where are you in NC?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-09-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,316
Posted By ncason
We have had a 5vr for 10 years and I still miss...

We have had a 5vr for 10 years and I still miss the motorhome. However we have been all over the USA several times and have had acceptable mileage and maintenance cost overall. HOWEVER the roads in...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-30-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 18,898
Posted By ncason
If you are in a campground private or public...

If you are in a campground private or public please check on the generator usage rules. I hate the noise of a generator all day and all night. Some State/Federal campgrounds limit generator use to...
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