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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-20-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,706
Posted By joshuajim
Sure is a lot of Iís in your posts. You know...

Sure is a lot of Iís in your posts. You know what that means dinít you?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-18-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,706
Posted By joshuajim
Wow, I checked my MIG welder and it doesn’t have...

Wow, I checked my MIG welder and it doesn’t have Soviet synthetic rubber tires. If you actually did what you say, you would know it’s MiG aircraft.

Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau in case you...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-29-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,946
Posted By joshuajim
Did the dealer mention that the discount was off...

Did the dealer mention that the discount was off the list price plus they added the $1500 special lifetime wax job, $800 special nitrogen in the tires and ďfreeĒ wash jobs for life (on the fifth...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-09-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,678
Posted By joshuajim
Most 12v RV refrigerators use R601a refrigerant...

Most 12v RV refrigerators use R601a refrigerant (isobutane). It is classified as very flammable so NOT SAFER!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-05-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By joshuajim
Back when I was an ASE mechanic I learned the...

Back when I was an ASE mechanic I learned the hard way to NOT test fuses with a VOM. Some defective fuses will show 0 ohms but will not pass voltage. ALWAYS use a voltage appropriate test light to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-12-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,390
Posted By joshuajim
OK, I own the unicorn. Mine is a 2013 F150 with...

OK, I own the unicorn. Mine is a 2013 F150 with HDPP. Payload on yellow sticker is 2,560#. The good part with the Ecoboost it’s a pullin fool. It pulls my 8,000# loaded Wildwood with ease here in...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-12-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By joshuajim
Living in CA fire country, my trailer is...

Living in CA fire country, my trailer is partially stocked (clothing and basic necessities for a couple of days) and ready to go on a moments notice. You never know out here when it might become...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-05-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By joshuajim
I sure hope that steel airplane you fly on next...

I sure hope that steel airplane you fly on next gets off the ground :facepalm:
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-18-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,786
Posted By joshuajim
Nope... You oblivious?

Nope...

You oblivious?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-17-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,786
Posted By joshuajim
For those who state my superior brand is better...

For those who state my superior brand is better than your junk. I've looked in a lot of different dealer service bays and they are all FULL with mostly trucks. Yeah, even your superior brand....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,035
Posted By joshuajim
Maybe you got the wrong AAA. I think thatís...

Maybe you got the wrong AAA. I think thatís Allied Alcoholics Association. :D:D
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-03-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,331
Posted By joshuajim
My most challenging one was at a campground in...

My most challenging one was at a campground in the CA redwoods. Map said it was about 6 miles up a 2 lane. After you turn off the highway on to a 2 lane road, in about a mile there is a sign that...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-31-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By joshuajim
MY insurance company insures ME! I do not want...

MY insurance company insures ME! I do not want them sending a co-signable check to someone else.

It has been known to have happened that unscrupulous repair shops forge signatures.

YOU...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-31-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,347
Posted By joshuajim
I can guarantee you that your S&B is no where...

I can guarantee you that your S&B is no where near as level as that!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-20-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By joshuajim
A number of years ago we were camping at Tuolumne...

A number of years ago we were camping at Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite. During that stay we saw 5 bears in camp but the best was when in the middle of the day a bear comes walking down the road and...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-05-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By joshuajim
Thanks for the kudos, but the 50 hours or so it...

Thanks for the kudos, but the 50 hours or so it took to prototype this one would result in a $1000 cost. At 72 i'm not interested in starting another career. This one is too heavy, probably 35#...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-05-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By joshuajim
My wife has bad knees, so I built this so the...

My wife has bad knees, so I built this so the step rise height is about 6”. The steps are self adjusting so it doesn’t matter what height the door is at when the trailer is leveled. The legs on the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-17-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,458
Posted By joshuajim
No matter where ou go, there you are!

No matter where ou go, there you are!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,458
Posted By joshuajim
The one thing that always beat cubic inches when...

The one thing that always beat cubic inches when I was racing was cubic dollars.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-16-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,005
Posted By joshuajim
Thatís true if you have an inertia type...

Thatís true if you have an inertia type controller. Most modern factory installed controllers measure actual brake line force with a transducer and apply trailer brakes accordingly.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-14-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,618
Posted By joshuajim
On my tractor my left hand is on the spinner...

On my tractor my left hand is on the spinner which is at 10:00, right hand on the front end loader control.

Oops, I guess that doesnít count :D
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-19-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By joshuajim
If I was concerned about breaking in this way, I...

If I was concerned about breaking in this way, I would install an expanded metal grill on the inside of the window.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-03-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,617
Posted By joshuajim
Yup, a 3000 PSI pressure washer at 6Ē will pop...

Yup, a 3000 PSI pressure washer at 6Ē will pop those vinyl tiles right off. :D :D :D
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-11-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By joshuajim
Well, NO could mean that the voters decided that...

Well, NO could mean that the voters decided that the current law is approved or it could mean it was disapproved. Without seeing the language of the proposition, NO means nothing.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-21-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By joshuajim
Just consider that with all insurance you are...

Just consider that with all insurance you are betting that there will be a failure. The insurance company is betting that it wonít.

Itís not good to bet against yourself.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-24-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By joshuajim
One of these might work and in addition you can...

One of these might work and in addition you can give explicit instructions to idiot drivers! :D :D :D

https://i.imgur.com/eIvbIH3l.jpg
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-23-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,649
Posted By joshuajim
We are headed to Cottonwood AZ today. I put the...

We are headed to Cottonwood AZ today. I put the info into “flattest Route” and the response is ridiculous. It takes you over a mountain range west of Jerome.

Then there is Jerome which has signs...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By joshuajim
I-60 through what we call the bad lands has lane...

I-60 through what we call the bad lands has lane restrications for about 6 1/2 miles. That means any vehicle towing MUST remain in the right lane, no passing. This is a heavy truck route, so you...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-23-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By joshuajim
If the refer works on electricity but not gas,...

If the refer works on electricity but not gas, you can probably rule out that the box is too cold.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-21-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,524
Posted By joshuajim
Iím in the Mojave and itís been snowing since...

Iím in the Mojave and itís been snowing since midnight. About 9Ē so far.

https://i.imgur.com/DEuQspcl.jpg
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By joshuajim
The way it works in the RV industry is that the...

The way it works in the RV industry is that the manufacturerís plans show the water inlet/pump and the water outlets (sink, shower etc.). Itís pretty much up to the installer to find the ďbestĒ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,491
Posted By joshuajim
Dont you call my wife a drone :d

Dont you call my wife a drone :d
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By joshuajim
Every trailer in Hawaii is a 4 season trailer...

Every trailer in Hawaii is a 4 season trailer :D:D:D
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-19-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,252
Posted By joshuajim
A number of years ago I was buying a used car at...

A number of years ago I was buying a used car at a Toyota dealership. Got talking to the salesman and somehow got to ďunusualĒ customers. He said an older gentlemen who was shabbily dressed came in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-18-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,252
Posted By joshuajim
Since your dealing with the sales clowns, I would...

Since your dealing with the sales clowns, I would wear a Ringmasters outfit. :D :D :D
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-26-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By joshuajim
The Salton Sea has become a large septic tank for...

The Salton Sea has become a large septic tank for Mexicali Mexico. Google “New River” and it explains how Mexicali dumps their raw sewage into the New River which flows into the Salton Sea. At...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-23-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,428
Posted By joshuajim
This is CA code and it would appear that...

This is CA code and it would appear that overweight is a violation for both commercial and private.
...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-15-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By joshuajim
Basically, anything under 25 HP doesn't have to...

Basically, anything under 25 HP doesn't have to meet Tier 4. EVERYTHING larger must. Mahindra makes all sizes.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-13-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By joshuajim
The OP mentioned blowing a ďfuseĒ. If the house...

The OP mentioned blowing a ďfuseĒ. If the house is still wide with fuses instead of breakers it probably only has 15a circuits.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-13-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By joshuajim
In the ag tractor world there are several...

In the ag tractor world there are several manufacturers that donít use DEF to meet Tier 4 requirements. One is Mahindra. Could cross over eventually.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-06-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,712
Posted By joshuajim
I have a fiend that lived in a HOA community. ...

I have a fiend that lived in a HOA community. The developer started the huge project, hundreds of homes, before the recession hit. They built the first phase and then stopped construction. Since...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-02-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By joshuajim
Typically furnaces have about a 100* temperature...

Typically furnaces have about a 100* temperature rise. Mine measures 165* at the closest vent to the furnace or about a 95* delta. I would say 80* is not right.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-14-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,797
Posted By joshuajim
Most likely the scam email was sent by a bot and...

Most likely the scam email was sent by a bot and not a person. A person only gets involved when there is a reply.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-11-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,641
Posted By joshuajim
The problem I have with Consumer Reports magazine...

The problem I have with Consumer Reports magazine is that it is too small to wrap the garbage in and too shiny for toilet paper :dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-11-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,109
Posted By joshuajim
Their ad states 58000 btu. A gallon of propane...

Their ad states 58000 btu. A gallon of propane has 91000 btu, so about 1 1/2 hr per gallon. Not very efficient
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-02-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By joshuajim
I live in the desert so windshields only last...

I live in the desert so windshields only last about a year before they become sand pitted. Because of that, I carry $100 deductible on my comprehensive insurance. The cost difference between $100...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-27-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By joshuajim
If the square is 3/8 or 1/2”, then put an ratchet...

If the square is 3/8 or 1/2”, then put an ratchet extension on backwards and a regular wrench on the male square end.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-27-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,734
Posted By joshuajim
All Iíve done for 23 years is blow the lines out....

All Iíve done for 23 years is blow the lines out. No problem. Oh wait... I live in the desert!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-10-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By joshuajim
I did a Google Earth on that site and itís built...

I did a Google Earth on that site and itís built right in the river channel. What were they thinking?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-08-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,617
Posted By joshuajim
Before I retired as a Facilities Manager for a...

Before I retired as a Facilities Manager for a school district, I was down at the warehouse when a “double” semi came in. I watch thinking this was going to be fun. The driver made a couple of...
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