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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By gacamp
If you go consignment get it clearly in writing...

If you go consignment get it clearly in writing on how and when you will be paid. I sold a FW through consignment once in Florida and actually had to threaten to show up with a sheriff's deputy to...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-27-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By gacamp
I am one of those that avoids Orlando at all...

I am one of those that avoids Orlando at all costs I will give you my route from the Tampa area, and that would be up i-75 till just past Ocala than state Hwy 326 to 301 than all the way up to i-10...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-27-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By gacamp
What you just described is in my opinion one of...

What you just described is in my opinion one of the major reasons we see so many posts with owners, usually fairly new owners, screaming about how horrible their RV is, how bad the the manufacturer...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By gacamp
Not the Southeast but my brother manages a large...

Not the Southeast but my brother manages a large fuel wholesaler in La. and they are still having issues with gas availability. I spoke to him last night and he said he is having to scramble to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-25-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,908
Posted By gacamp
At many Walmarts I have seen the sticker noting...

At many Walmarts I have seen the sticker noting that the diesel can contain from 5% to 20% biodiesel or biomass diesel.

I have the same issue as the OP in that my older c8.3 Cummins is not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By gacamp
No question in my mind go with the higher HP and...

No question in my mind go with the higher HP and torque, you won't be disappointed.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 38,262
Posted By gacamp
I have been using truck stops and large gas...

I have been using truck stops and large gas station for years both with my cars and gas PU's and then with the diesel RV's. Since I traveled extensively on business this has amounted to quite a few...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-03-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,032
Posted By gacamp
That is news as I had mine replaced last year...

That is news as I had mine replaced last year without issue at Josams in Orlando. Now it does take special tools so many places won't/cannot do them. Being a Spartan chassis I contacted to Spartan...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-03-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,711
Posted By gacamp
I know this is not what you asked but when I had...

I know this is not what you asked but when I had fifth wheels the best thing I did to take out the work/anxiety of finding a fuel stop was to add an auxiliary fuel tank of 60 gallons. By doing this...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-03-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,017
Posted By gacamp
You need to stay away from those service guys...

You need to stay away from those service guys they are clueless, imagine them actually trying to work on you RV.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-01-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,425
Posted By gacamp
I just went through a 14 month search for a new...

I just went through a 14 month search for a new home and was really astounded how many listings contained no pricing. Realtor I know said the same thing, they just want to get you on the phone so...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-29-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By gacamp
If you are planning on doing the snowbird thing,...

If you are planning on doing the snowbird thing, Jan-March in central to south Florida you might want to get busy with reservations. The RV and Golf resort I am staying in now while the new home is...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-27-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,425
Posted By gacamp
Dog bowels on the floor! Now that would be a...

Dog bowels on the floor! Now that would be a turn-off:eek:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-27-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By gacamp
I have the exact Sharp model in my coach. I have...

I have the exact Sharp model in my coach. I have had to remove mine twice in the last two months and falconman has it correct, there is a good youtube video on how to remove it and it is heavy and...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-21-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By gacamp
Hey Bud glad it turned out to be a simple tripped...

Hey Bud glad it turned out to be a simple tripped breaker but it could be the first sign of a weakening breaker headed for the dump. After mine tripped three times for no reason it eventually would...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-19-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By gacamp
Glad you had good luck, they still owe me for a...

Glad you had good luck, they still owe me for a light bulb I paid for, actually bought several and one of the boxes was empty. They assured me they would send it to me but alas no bulb in a year and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-12-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,047
Posted By gacamp
I bought my breaker for a 7500 Onan from PPL in...

I bought my breaker for a 7500 Onan from PPL in Houston, give them a try. It was not hard to change and I believe there is a youtube video on how to do it.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-07-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By gacamp
My daughter and her husband bought a new TT from...

My daughter and her husband bought a new TT from General Rv at the Tampa show last year. They were insistent that they did not want the model at the show and were assured that was no problem as they...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-30-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Fuel issues- Need help
Views: 1,303
Posted By gacamp
Thanks for coming back with the resolution, that...

Thanks for coming back with the resolution, that does not happen enough! I have that same engine so that gives me additional info to file away.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By gacamp
My Spartan MM chassis will build up full air...

My Spartan MM chassis will build up full air pressure while jacks are down, in fact thats how I was advised to raise the coach, let full pressure build than hit retract.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-28-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,920
Posted By gacamp
We thought the Maker's Mark tour was great,...

We thought the Maker's Mark tour was great, really knowledgeable guide and also extremely funny. They also have a great tasting room. I enjoyed the tour of the barrel making plant in Lebanon just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,820
Posted By gacamp
I am going to agree with Coma on this. I have...

I am going to agree with Coma on this. I have lived in Florida for years in an area with a number of snowbird campgrounds plus I travel I-75 and I-10 for hundreds of miles at least twice a month if...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,109
Posted By gacamp
BrianG, you don't specify what model of Eagle you...

BrianG, you don't specify what model of Eagle you have but on mine, an EVS, the transfer switch is located underneath the bed under the re-movable panel at the foot of the bed.
You can kill all...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-20-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,907
Posted By gacamp
:iagree: This in spades. The only two times I...

:iagree: This in spades. The only two times I have approached overheating was getting caught behind those 20 mph school buses, could not get over and did not down shift quick enough. Lost momentum...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-20-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,811
Posted By gacamp
Why shouldn't he? To the OP you have...

Why shouldn't he?

To the OP you have received some good info above you can take your pick as which one/combo to use but I will add something I have learned, that is when you are off on those...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-15-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,023
Posted By gacamp
I used to leave my grey tank open until I I got...

I used to leave my grey tank open until I I got an infestation of sewer flies, now it stays closed until dumping. The black is always closed until 3/4.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-14-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,855
Posted By gacamp
I found out if you pass an agricultural check...

I found out if you pass an agricultural check station with a horse trailer, even empty, you better stop because they will chase you down in Florida and won't be nice about it. This was the first...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-21-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,093
Posted By gacamp
I saw on the news yesterday that Google is...

I saw on the news yesterday that Google is thinking about applying a sticky "fly paper" substance to the front of their driverless cars so that a pedestrian would stick to the car rather than bounce...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-21-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,833
Posted By gacamp
It does depend on the system as when my...

It does depend on the system as when my alternator went out just running the generator got me 800 miles home, this was on the advice of American coach help line.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,171
Posted By gacamp
Your cheating yourself if you don't look at...

Your cheating yourself if you don't look at American Coach's, mine is 18 years old and solid as a rock at 115,000 miles.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-11-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By gacamp
If that doesn't work out there is an Escapees...

If that doesn't work out there is an Escapees park a little farther south at Zolfo Springs that get good marks from the people I have met who stay there.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-11-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,031
Posted By gacamp
x2 on Fountainbleu good trail and nice park...

x2 on Fountainbleu good trail and nice park especially sunsets on the lake. Florida has many great biking trails, too many to recommend, there are many websites devoted to them, check them out.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-09-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,494
Posted By gacamp
Well now deadly germ infested shoes, I had never...

Well now deadly germ infested shoes, I had never thought of that! I must have lived a sheltered live in my 65 years as I have never run into any one that did not allow shoes in their house, never. I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-08-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
American Coach: What is this
Views: 870
Posted By gacamp
Looks like a generator slide pump.

Looks like a generator slide pump.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-08-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,545
Posted By gacamp
Well we were warned about the Argentine ants at a...

Well we were warned about the Argentine ants at a COE campground in south Georgia last year but never did see any however a couple of months later my wife bought some bagged pine bark mulch and when...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By gacamp
Call Fleetwood and ask. I have one in my coach,...

Call Fleetwood and ask. I have one in my coach, you have to lay on your stomach and reach under the washer/dryer to get it but it is there.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-05-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 397,583
Posted By gacamp
Glenn I have a small intermittent leak in one of...

Glenn I have a small intermittent leak in one of my Power gear jacks which will eventually cause the jacks down warning to come on when the fluid level gets even the slightest bit low. This was very...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-05-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
American Coach: Electrical problems
Views: 1,725
Posted By gacamp
Potential transfer switch issue is what I am...

Potential transfer switch issue is what I am thinking, loose or damaged contacts on the shore power side.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-23-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,769
Posted By gacamp
All Florida licensed RV drivers are exempt from...

All Florida licensed RV drivers are exempt from special licensing including over 26,000 lbs.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-20-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By gacamp
While you are in that area you can take advantage...

While you are in that area you can take advantage of the several COE parks on West Point lake, one of our favorite places to camp.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-02-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,233
Posted By gacamp
My wife does not want to drive so therefore I do...

My wife does not want to drive so therefore I do not want her to. Having to drive in a emergency is not even a concern because if it is a health emergency that's what 911 and ambulances are for,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-16-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By gacamp
Have you called American Coach, that is where I...

Have you called American Coach, that is where I would start.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-25-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,343
Posted By gacamp
Don't look now but I live 50 miles from Sarasota...

Don't look now but I live 50 miles from Sarasota and for the next week we are expecting lower that normal temps, low's in the mid 40's, but still has got to be warmer than MD. There are many RV...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-10-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,571
Posted By gacamp
But sometimes they just won't pay attention. A...

But sometimes they just won't pay attention. A couple of years ago headed towards Tampa I got behind a Class A and noticed that he had two bay doors wide open on the drivers side. I tried flashing...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-07-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By gacamp
While there are some similarities they are...

While there are some similarities they are definitely two different cities with unique histories, sites and things to do. We make at least one trip a year and catch both cities. If you have time...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-22-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,548
Posted By gacamp
I have used P/FJ truck lanes for many years,...

I have used P/FJ truck lanes for many years, trucks and motorhome, and have never seen gas available in the trucks lanes. You will see gas box type trucks filling up with gas at the pumps up front....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-20-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By gacamp
There is a Costco just a few miles south of LD's...

There is a Costco just a few miles south of LD's in Brandon Fl. Also their are numerous golf cart dealer's in the area you might want to check with them on prices sometimes they will get very...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By gacamp
Guy ask a question about a company and gets a...

Guy ask a question about a company and gets a lecture on why not to have carpet, sheesh !!

To the OP, I also could not find the company you referenced but check on Craiglist I know in the Tampa,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-20-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,510
Posted By gacamp
F2 tornado's are very rare in Florida however...

F2 tornado's are very rare in Florida however with the current El Nino weather pattern we are being warned that severe weather fronts moving through will possibly occur through this April. Snowbirds...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,678
Posted By gacamp
Update to my post no. 17, I received my renewal...

Update to my post no. 17, I received my renewal for the year and only had an $80 increase. I certainly can't complain about Blue Sky.
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