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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-12-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,036
Posted By PapPappy
31' nice and roomie!!!

31'
nice and roomie!!!
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-28-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By PapPappy
Rozy: Welcome to the forum...lots of great...

Rozy:
Welcome to the forum...lots of great information to be learned here, so feel free to ask questions and give advice, if you've learned a few things down the road.:thumb:

You say you're from...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,641
Posted By PapPappy
I agree........"Series" will add the...

I agree........"Series" will add the voltages....."Parallel" keeps the voltage the same, but doubles the amperage.

As mentioned in that other thread, you don't need to change anything but the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-27-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,287
Posted By PapPappy
Good advice.....though some of those smaller...

Good advice.....though some of those smaller trailer parks are the ones that hey use for those Horror Movies......:whistling:

I think you may also find that now days, with the current economy,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-25-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,977
Posted By PapPappy
Didn't the battery warranty cover those...

Didn't the battery warranty cover those batteries? I don't expect CW or Fleetwood to cover a battery.....just like I wouldn't expect them to cover tires, engine, or other "out-sourced" items.

If...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,414
Posted By PapPappy
Not too many options....setting those little ant...

Not too many options....setting those little ant traps back in the corners of your cabinets is the best option.

Of course, you want to avoid them coming into the RV....so don't leave out any...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 07-25-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,797
Posted By PapPappy
For what it's worth....Banfield is in PetSmart,...

For what it's worth....Banfield is in PetSmart, not Petco!

Thanks for the heads up....I think it's safe to say, especially with smaller breeds (We've got Papillons) that you need to monitor them...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,601
Posted By PapPappy
It makes sense to close threads that have gone in...

It makes sense to close threads that have gone in the wrong direction, or have broken Forum rules, but I don't think that they should be made to disappear. :hide:
It seems to me, that there is often...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-22-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By PapPappy
What I usually do........and I can't speak for...

What I usually do........and I can't speak for any particular places to stop at, but have found that I'm best with about 350-450 miles in a days travel. This means 7-8 hours of driving, which gives...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By PapPappy
You may want to try to "screw" the handle into...

You may want to try to "screw" the handle into the valve gate....some of them are just screwed together, and if you only pull up on it, it normally wouldn't "unscrew" and separate....but, over time,...
Forum: Excel Owner's Forum 07-22-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,978
Posted By PapPappy
No expert here....and you may get better advice,...

No expert here....and you may get better advice, but I'll toss in my two cents!

It looks like the polyurethane/varnish is what came off, and took a coating with it. It is effected by moisture, so...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-22-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,754
Posted By PapPappy
Almost wondering if there even is a VIN on a unit...

Almost wondering if there even is a VIN on a unit that old? Especially one that small....could it be a home-built?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-21-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,783
Posted By PapPappy
Glad that you found the problem....yes, these...

Glad that you found the problem....yes, these forums are great for these kind of things.

Now, if the GFI was tripping a lot, it may also be wearing out, and be less than reliable in the future. ...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-21-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By PapPappy
I'd recommend getting it to a certified shop.... ...

I'd recommend getting it to a certified shop....
They might be able to repair or replace it, and give you a certificate for your new unit, which you can use when you resell. It won't make up for...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-21-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,320
Posted By PapPappy
Valid points....:thumb: I think that you'll...

Valid points....:thumb:
I think that you'll find that https://www.campgroundreviews.com (https://www.campgroundreviews.com/)
has many of the reviews listing if the CG has an excess number of "residents". It...
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-20-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By PapPappy
Her there Galen and DW...welcome to the group. ...

Her there Galen and DW...welcome to the group. :thumb:
You sure took your time....40 years of camping, and now you find us?

You will enjoy this forum.....but like all of them, you only get what...
Forum: Texas Boomers 07-19-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By PapPappy
Adorable pup.....we wish you all the best with...

Adorable pup.....we wish you all the best with both of them.....It's great when you can get a "pal" for the pup! We started with one Papillon...now have six of them! And they are all buddies with...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-19-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 565,800
Posted By PapPappy
I've stayed at Walmart...but asked permission...

I've stayed at Walmart...but asked permission from the Manager...of course, having a shopping cart full of stuff might have helped! :cool: She told me where we could park, without bothering anyone,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-18-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,991
Posted By PapPappy
Thankfully, my wife has said that bigger isn't...

Thankfully, my wife has said that bigger isn't better!:whistling:

Now, to the OP about hoses....
You will be fine with the smaller hose, though you might notice a slight difference in water...
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-17-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By PapPappy
Hey there Fly Boy: Oh, sorry....."Hi...

Hey there Fly Boy:

Oh, sorry....."Hi Chip":cool:.......................is this an R.A. meeting (RVers Anonymous)?

You have the best of both worlds......seeing this beautiful country from the...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-16-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,614
Posted By PapPappy
I agree with Tom (RVthere) in that we have needs...

I agree with Tom (RVthere) in that we have needs for an "Escape Pod", but more often than not, it's for reasons related to Mother Nature (Hurricanes, Floods, etc) than Gangs.....unless of course, you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-16-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By PapPappy
Sounds like an exhaust leak.....so check for any...

Sounds like an exhaust leak.....so check for any holes or leaks. If it's before the mufflers, you would probably hear it too. If you don't get the chance to run your RV very much, the condensation...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,770
Posted By PapPappy
I had driven a large U-haul when we moved to...

I had driven a large U-haul when we moved to Wilmington, 23 years ago.....but then again, that was pretty much "point A to B" drive on open roads, with little backing.
Prior to getting the RV (31'...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-15-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 12,407
Posted By PapPappy
Yana Yanezic...Actress in "Waking the Dead" ...

Yana Yanezic...Actress in "Waking the Dead"


A.C. is next...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-11-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,435
Posted By PapPappy
Personally, I think the "Flashers" are probably...

Personally, I think the "Flashers" are probably better for slowing down traffic (making it safer to change that tire) than those reflcting triangles or flares!!:laugh:
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-10-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,011
Posted By PapPappy
Yeah, sure, until it happens to you!!!!:eek: ...

Yeah, sure, until it happens to you!!!!:eek:

Who ever taught kids to play Hide & Seek should be sued!:facepalm:
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-10-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,094
Posted By PapPappy
Cute story.....wonder if the old lady decided to...

Cute story.....wonder if the old lady decided to go.......:dance::laugh:
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-10-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,585
Posted By PapPappy
:laugh:And the WD-40 is good to use to remove the...

:laugh:And the WD-40 is good to use to remove the duct tape!!!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-09-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By PapPappy
Thanks guys.....appreciate it...guess I can go...

Thanks guys.....appreciate it...guess I can go bang my head against the wall:banghead:, trying to figure it all out.....:cool:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-08-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By PapPappy
Yup....figured the more heads that are looking at...

Yup....figured the more heads that are looking at this, the more information I'll get.......:thumb:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-07-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By PapPappy
Towing car on a trailer....anyone doing it?

Was looking at the various methods for towing.....most seem to go with the 4-down method....then the Tow Dolly method....and finally some people tow their car on a trailer.

I'm wondering more...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-07-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 12,407
Posted By PapPappy
Nita Naldi....silent film star ...

Nita Naldi....silent film star

A.I........and I guess Allen Iverson doesn't count!
And if Nita is already done....I give up!!:facepalm:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,601
Posted By PapPappy
Both sites have things to offer.....both are...

Both sites have things to offer.....both are helpful....there is just a question of the Moderators on RV.net sometimes being a bit to "empowered"..:banghead:

I wouldn't let a few "off the wall"...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-07-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 12,407
Posted By PapPappy
Nick Nolte So now we have K.E. to work...

Nick Nolte

So now we have K.E. to work with.......
Forum: Just Conversation 07-07-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 12,407
Posted By PapPappy
Nanook of the North? Does that make KH...

Nanook of the North?

Does that make KH next:eek:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-04-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By PapPappy
I've got a different version.....:nonono: I'm a...

I've got a different version.....:nonono:
I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy by George M. Cohen (https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/lyrics/imayankee.htm)
which I think is THE version
Let's march to it:dance:

I...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 07-04-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By PapPappy
Pickers....

I was thinking this was a nose thing:cool:

Question: Thumb :thumb: or finger?:facepalm:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-04-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By PapPappy
"A Yankee Doodle, do or die":thumb: Happy...

"A Yankee Doodle, do or die":thumb:

Happy Birthday America
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,702
Posted By PapPappy
What seems to be the problem with the current...

What seems to be the problem with the current system? What do you have, and what are you thinking of doing?

Remember, making the bathroom larger, will make other areas smaller:banghead:.....and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,601
Posted By PapPappy
I'm fairly new to this site.....and I find that...

I'm fairly new to this site.....and I find that both iRV2.com and RV.net have both have advantages over each other...and that makes them both great, in my book.

RV.net is the 800 pound Gorilla in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,988
Posted By PapPappy
You've got a pretty substantial investment in the...

You've got a pretty substantial investment in the RV....why not spend the money and have the curb removed, and have a "driveway curb" installed, as was mentioned. You may have to do a bit of...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-29-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,825
Posted By PapPappy
You have two options.....spend a bunch of money...

You have two options.....spend a bunch of money and time working on a labor of love, or spending that same money, buying a newer RV that won't require that much labor, and spend your time camping and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-29-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By PapPappy
I've got a 31C..which holds "8 passengers"....but...

I've got a 31C..which holds "8 passengers"....but that doesn't mean it's gonna hold 8 Adults!

Unless you've got a couple of smaller guys in the band, the galley table bed isn't going to be very...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By PapPappy
A friend in California just had the front end...

A friend in California just had the front end done on his Winnie 31C, and the Ford Dealer did it. He spend quite a bit of money, but he said that it drives better than his car now.

He brought it...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,041
Posted By PapPappy
When I took School Bus driving class (and for...

When I took School Bus driving class (and for some reason, they seem to harp on Safety:D), they told us to go down hills 10 MPH at a time....

Lets say your down hill speed is 55 mph....when you...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,638
Posted By PapPappy
I found that a 8-point socket will fit over the...

I found that a 8-point socket will fit over the end of the plug....just under that LP line. Not sure exactly what size though, but I was able to get it lose. I've also got a metal (believe it's...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 06-28-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,918
Posted By PapPappy
Crate training....vs Puppy MIlls

:eek:Yikes!
I hadn't read all the way through this thread...figured I'd give my two cents on your OP......oh well, here is what I wrote...thank goodness I can edit.


We have six of the little...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 06-28-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,316
Posted By PapPappy
Hey Pops, You don't have a problem with Harlee...

Hey Pops,
You don't have a problem with Harlee do you? As I understand it, she's only vicious when you try to wake her up! LOL!!

I think you may have more luck with the KOAs....but even those...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,976
Posted By PapPappy
I've got 4 panels and while I don't know much...

I've got 4 panels and while I don't know much about the system (it came with the RV), it works great!
On our way home from purchasing it, my daughter was running the A/C....for about 10 minutes,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-20-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,690
Posted By PapPappy
Congratulations! We looked at the same model,...

Congratulations! We looked at the same model, and really liked it, but think we're going to move up to the 31C....a few other items we wanted, but it's still basically the same. Good luck, I'm sure...
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