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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,431
Posted By Bloodyhell
RV forums are good at generating paranoia. I...

RV forums are good at generating paranoia. I recommend meditation.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By Bloodyhell
Replacing topper fabric is ideally a two person...

Replacing topper fabric is ideally a two person job, BTW, since itís best to have one person pulling it through the channels and another feeding it at the other end. The wider the topper the more you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-29-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By Bloodyhell
The family vacations we remember the best are the...

The family vacations we remember the best are the ones that included some adversity. The way the kids behaved in the restaurant while we were passing time waiting for the water pump to be replaced,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bloodyhell
That, sir, is great! We donít have bird problems...

That, sir, is great! We donít have bird problems but I want one of these.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By Bloodyhell
Reading forums like this will leave you with the...

Reading forums like this will leave you with the impression that motorhomes are nothing but trouble. There is no denying that they require ongoing investment, but itís not a miserable life of one...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,620
Posted By Bloodyhell
The EMS in my coach tells me that my two A/C heat...

The EMS in my coach tells me that my two A/C heat pump units use 24 amps together. The seasonal spot where we keep it when weíre not traveling has a 30 amp service and that really has very little...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-12-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By Bloodyhell
We stayed in the National Park in 2016...

We stayed in the National Park in 2016 (pictured). It was one of the most spectacular places weíve been, particularly the sites overlooking the mountains. As one poster commented, itís probably too...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-11-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By Bloodyhell
Iíd like to see your pictures. Iím on the fence...

Iíd like to see your pictures. Iím on the fence on this one.
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 06-05-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By Bloodyhell
Motorhome :: 2005 Fleetwood Bounder

Motorhome :: 2005 Fleetwood Bounder (2017-04-28 18:03:45)
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-03-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Bloodyhell
Donít forget to check out the pickle ball action...

Donít forget to check out the pickle ball action up the hill!
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-03-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Bloodyhell
Itís blowing cold now that Iíve added Freon. ...

Itís blowing cold now that Iíve added Freon.

For the benefit of others who find themselves with these questions - you can visibly observe the operation of the compressor clutch by crawling in...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-02-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By Bloodyhell
Ok, I checked how the pressure fluctuated in my...

Ok, I checked how the pressure fluctuated in my car when I turned the compressor on and off and comforted myself that I would not be overcharging to try to add some more. After I added more Freon the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-02-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Bloodyhell
Are you confident that your snake from the roof...

Are you confident that your snake from the roof made it all the way to the tank?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-02-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By Bloodyhell
Dash A/C charging - compressor clutch issue. Help!

The dash A/C on my 05 gas Bounder has stopped cooling. Thinking it may need recharging I started the process, but I have run into an issue Iím hoping to get some expert help with.

The compressor...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-31-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Bloodyhell
Ok. As others have mentioned, thatís not at the...

Ok. As others have mentioned, thatís not at the lake of the Ozarks, but weíve stayed there and itís a nice place!

If you are crossing Kansas on I-70 and you want to stick to interstates, you...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-30-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Bloodyhell
We have a seasonal site at the lake. Do you know...

We have a seasonal site at the lake. Do you know where you will be staying?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-29-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,014
Posted By Bloodyhell
I highly recommend Flagg Ranch in Teton. Iíve...

I highly recommend Flagg Ranch in Teton. Iíve never stayed at Fishing Bridge but Iíve driven through it. The sites were crammed in pretty tight, so Iíd consider myself lucky to be pushed elsewhere....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-29-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Bloodyhell
05 Bounder dash A/C is warm

This spring the dash A/C in our Workhorse gas Bounder (Ď05) has decided to stop cooling. Before I jump into adding Freon, I thought Iíd make sure the compressor clutch is working, and Iíll be darned...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-25-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Bloodyhell
I use a TPMS and Iím a proponent, but they are a...

I use a TPMS and Iím a proponent, but they are a mixed blessing. When I first got mine I was alarmed (literally) by a rise in pressure that was more than the 15% the device manufacturer recommended I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-23-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Bloodyhell
Moving up to a DP... maybe at some point?

Weíve been using our Ď05 gas Bounder for 3 years and weíre considering a DP for the future. We have been watching the used market online, and while on vacation this week we toured a few and really...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-16-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,328
Posted By Bloodyhell
Iím also a big fan of Apple Pay and I have...

Iím also a big fan of Apple Pay and I have several cards on it, including my debit card. When I lost my wallet last year I called Amazon to replace their card and watched the card update on my phone...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-02-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Bloodyhell
How sure are you that the tanks were full when...

How sure are you that the tanks were full when you dumped them? If you were going by the indicators in the coach, those frequently get dirty and show higher levels, particularly the black tank.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,469
Posted By Bloodyhell
We are using a Go Pro as well. I like it for its...

We are using a Go Pro as well. I like it for its versatile mounting options, since Iíve found that shots straight out of the windshield get boring after a while. Itís nice to mix it up with different...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,646
Posted By Bloodyhell
Yours may be beyond hope if you are unable to...

Yours may be beyond hope if you are unable to free it, but this is worth a look: https://youtu.be/JR1NUvXhesU
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-22-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Bloodyhell
Hitch-lowering safety

My Ď05 Workhorse Bounder has been towing an Ď06 CRV all its life using a Blue Ox set up. With a hitch lowering adapter and the Ready Brake, which is also a lowering configuration, our hitch was...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Bloodyhell
Iíve not heard of the switch over causing leaks,...

Iíve not heard of the switch over causing leaks, but maybe others have. What I have heard is that the more miles you have on the engine the less advantage there is to making the switch. Maybe if...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,751
Posted By Bloodyhell
We did that too! No more vinyl under bare feet.

We did that too! No more vinyl under bare feet.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-15-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Bloodyhell
When the inside temp drops below the setting on...

When the inside temp drops below the setting on the thermostat the fans come on as you would expect. Sometimes the compressors come on too, and when they do the place warms up nicely. When they donít...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-15-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Bloodyhell
Holy cow! Will you come organize my tool bin?

Holy cow! Will you come organize my tool bin?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-15-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Bloodyhell
Whenever my compressors are on, they produce...

Whenever my compressors are on, they produce (pump) a surprising amount of heat. The trouble Iím having is that they are sometimes not coming on.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-15-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,771
Posted By Bloodyhell
Diesel Pusher Overheated

I agree with OLYEN. Air can get trapped in the cooling system after itís drained and refilled and cause these symptoms. Once all of the air is burped out, things return to normal. There may be a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-15-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Bloodyhell
Why wont my heat pump compressors come on (predictably)?

I have Coleman AC units which also function as heat pumps. They both work really well when the compressors turn on, blowing very warm air, even when itís quite cold outside, but half the time the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-10-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By Bloodyhell
Everyone has their own style, but I find planning...

Everyone has their own style, but I find planning half the fun. I plan routes, evaluate campgrounds and make reservations. I donít have the personality wing it.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-09-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Bloodyhell
On further investigation, the compressor isnít...

On further investigation, the compressor isnít always coming on, and I canít figure out how to make it. It feels like a malfunction, but itís one I donít have in AC mode.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-08-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Bloodyhell
Coleman heat pump working correctly?

Our Ď05 gas Bounder has Coleman AC units which also function as heaters, heat pumps I think. The system seems to work well most of the time, but sometimes the air blowing out of the vents feels cold,...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-07-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,900
Posted By Bloodyhell
Weíre in the third year of ownership of our 2005...

Weíre in the third year of ownership of our 2005 Bounder and so far no chassis issues at all. Plus, I have to say it handles well. I donít feel the need for a steering stabilizer or any of the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-06-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,447
Posted By Bloodyhell
What a good idea! We used a dolly for a while but...

What a good idea! We used a dolly for a while but we never thought of this.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-05-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By Bloodyhell
I have these extenders, except the wire holder is...

I have these extenders, except the wire holder is gripping the metal shaft part of the extender. I think thatís the way itís supposed to fit, so you might try poking yours down.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-24-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,207
Posted By Bloodyhell
We bought our Ď05 Bounder three years ago from...

We bought our Ď05 Bounder three years ago from the original owner who is a family member, so we are well-acquainted with its history. The two issues were the Workhorse brake recall and the complete...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-25-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,751
Posted By Bloodyhell
'04 Itasca Horizon, NEW CARPET, YAHOOOOO!

Iím with you on the carpet thing, too. Iíve even added carpet tiles over the vinyl strip in the kitchen and the bathroom, so we are 100% carpet now. Since they are tiles, we can just replace one if...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-28-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Bloodyhell
Best destination RV parks in the Midwest?

We are looking for campgrounds so good that the campgrounds themselves are a worthy destination. We are in the middle of Missouri, but we are bordered by eight states so there must be something good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-14-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,610
Posted By Bloodyhell
I know all of this is temperature related, but my...

I know all of this is temperature related, but my question refers to pressure. I'm wondering what might be considered excessive pressure. When should one start to worry that pressures are too high?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,610
Posted By Bloodyhell
Are you using a TPMS? Tell me how high the tire pressure gets.

For those who are monitoring their tire pressure as they drive, I'm curious to know high high their tire pressure gets during the course of a drive, from what cold pressure to what top pressure?
...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-11-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,512
Posted By Bloodyhell
Can you share the Dish IM address for this? The...

Can you share the Dish IM address for this? The last time I tried to change locations by chat it took me 20 minutes.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By Bloodyhell
While we were parked next to the unit an air pump...

While we were parked next to the unit an air pump somewhere under the driver's seat cycled continuously (over the five days we were there) with a hissing sound coming and going, then an occasional...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By Bloodyhell
Newell slide outs

We're parked next to a 2006 Newell this week and it's the first time I've gotten a close look at the slide outs on one of these beasts. What an interesting design. Apparently there are air gaskets...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Bloodyhell
So the salt is added then you wait an hour or so...

So the salt is added then you wait an hour or so before you begin to flush? If that's right, about how long do you need to flush?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Bloodyhell
Water softener recharging process

I'm considering the purchase of a small water softener for our motorhome. I've used whole house manual water softeners in the past and I'm familiar with the principles of recharging, but I have some...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Bloodyhell
165528 This is the self-leveling stuff I...

165528

This is the self-leveling stuff I used on my rubber roofs. Is it substantially different than Dicor?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,695
Posted By Bloodyhell
I hesitate to tint the front side windows of my...

I hesitate to tint the front side windows of my Bounder because I'm afraid it would make the reflection problem worse. When I'm backing into a space that's darker than what I'm facing the reflection...
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