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Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 05-13-2021, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By ie2special
I am all set! F250 Gasser with 3k payload,...

I am all set! F250 Gasser with 3k payload, Andersen hitch, tens of thousands of miles towing all things big and small!
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 05-11-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By ie2special
Bringing home a new to us Outback 324CG on Friday!

We have had a lot of RV's in a short amount of time!

We got street bikes last year and wanted to take them on the road with us. However, everything out there was a compromise! The new 324CG...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-29-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,553
Posted By ie2special
Thanks all. I guess it doesn't exist. Looks...

Thanks all. I guess it doesn't exist. Looks like it is back to a MH for me :)
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-25-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,553
Posted By ie2special
Which 5th Wheels have generators from the factory AND are under 12K UVW?

This seems impossible to find. I miss having the convenience of a generator from when I had a MH. I also don't like the hassle of having to move one from the truck to the ground risking theft etc....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By ie2special
Great ideas. I was literally shocked about how...

Great ideas. I was literally shocked about how uncomfortable the Reatta was to drive. The Discocery was much better to me. I need to drive newmar and tiffin now.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By ie2special
Class A DP's at 5'5 still cant get comfortable in driver seat

Husband and I just drove a couple class a diesel pushers today. The seats were horribly in adjustable. We drove the entegra Reatta and a Fleetwood Discovery LXE. The Fleetwood I was able to get a...
Forum: Full-Timers 04-15-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By ie2special
RV Communities with Lots for Sale, how do you find them?

I am not looking to full time but am considering getting a full-time spot or two. I have been all over google and I get very few that seem any better than trailer parks. Can anyone point me to a...
Forum: Truck Conversions 02-08-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,826
Posted By ie2special
I think it is hilarious that you can spend 400K...

I think it is hilarious that you can spend 400K on a super-C and not be allowed in when you can spend 60K on an entry level class A and get in just fine :) Just my opinion.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-19-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By ie2special
Question Trading down (possibly) from a MH to a TT

I have an F550 Super-C motorhome, Thor Four_winds.

Looking to downsize to a Grand design imagine 2800BH. We just don't use it much to pay so much.

What will I miss when I go to a TT instead?
...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-03-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By ie2special
Bought 12v plug that runs from the battery and an...

Bought 12v plug that runs from the battery and an extension. Ran in into the truck through the door...we will see
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-02-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By ie2special
Ok, i think we can handle that. Of course, we...

Ok, i think we can handle that. Of course, we are a day in to our month long trip. We didn't notice before we left becuase of the short trial trial runs :(

I can buy everything to do it :)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-02-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By ie2special
Flat 2015 F150 cigarette lighter losing power and losing braking

We have a 2015 F150 that are we are flat Towing behind our motorhome. We have the Patriot 2 braking system and the cigarette lighters are shutting off every 30 minutes which is causing us to have to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-11-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,241
Posted By ie2special
We got the Aventa LX with the 2.5 baseplate. ...

We got the Aventa LX with the 2.5 baseplate. Unfortunately I hadn't seen the bad reviews...it is sitting in the box still :)

We also have the blue ox baseplates for the F-150 and the non LED...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-27-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,615
Posted By ie2special
Thor QC is as everyone says...not the greatest. ...

Thor QC is as everyone says...not the greatest. They do respond quickly to our questions and went down to work on our coach at the dealership. However, three are a lot of tiny things wrong with it...
Forum: Northwest Region 01-23-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By ie2special
Heading that way in June and we need some "can't miss" spots

Hubby and I are taking to the road in June with our MH. He is retiring from the USMC and we want to see the North West of the country, it is the only place we have never been/lived.

Obviously...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-23-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,615
Posted By ie2special
My 2016 Four Winds is on a 2015 F-550 Chassis. ...

My 2016 Four Winds is on a 2015 F-550 Chassis. What do you want to know?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-03-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,241
Posted By ie2special
Guess I will keep the F-150 for the Toad then :)

Guess I will keep the F-150 for the Toad then :)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-02-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,241
Posted By ie2special
Our Super-C is the F550 2016 Thor model, it will...

Our Super-C is the F550 2016 Thor model, it will tow 10K. We have a 2015 F-150 that is the super crew 4 by 4. It can be towed 4 down as I understand.

I found 3 models of Blue Ok bars that will...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-02-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,241
Posted By ie2special
Thanks for the response, you figured out what I...

Thanks for the response, you figured out what I was asking! I didn't even know what i needed to ask about!

With regards to modifications, our Foucs ST would require us to cut the grill and we do...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-31-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,241
Posted By ie2special
We have an F150 we want to pull behind our Super-C but we are confused

The rv dealer suggests blue ox. We dont like the idea of modding our truck...but everyone seems to have them. Are they really that good? I also read people have braking systems...does the blue ox...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-17-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By ie2special
Our dealer is on board to fix everything. Thor...

Our dealer is on board to fix everything. Thor also contacted us to help with the jack issue. I fully expected at least 20 issues so I am not at all surprised.

I figured if I posted the items...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,411
Posted By ie2special
Sorry Ya'll. I thought I told you :). I am happy...

Sorry Ya'll. I thought I told you :). I am happy with decision. spending that much money on a floorplan or aesthetics that I didn't love would be terrible for me. We upgraded in order to have...
Forum: Southeast Region 11-15-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By ie2special
Cool, I found some places in Tampa that do it! ...

Cool, I found some places in Tampa that do it! Wonder if they will make the trip?
Forum: Southeast Region 11-14-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By ie2special
Never heard of DG..what is it?

Never heard of DG..what is it?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,602
Posted By ie2special
We chose the F550 chassis because we wanted the...

We chose the F550 chassis because we wanted the towing power, 10K, with the cabover set-up. The bunk above the cab is HUGE. My four year old can stand up in it. We also like the look of the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,573
Posted By ie2special
I went with the thor, but the super-c. It has...

I went with the thor, but the super-c. It has the same decor as the quantum, which we loved.

Ours is a bunkhouse. Has the extra room. I like the outdoor kitchen the most.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,411
Posted By ie2special
I was dead set against my manufacturer based off...

I was dead set against my manufacturer based off of what others had posted about them. However, there was nothing else that we liked. There are issues, and we knew about a lot of them. What we did...
Forum: Southeast Region 11-14-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By ie2special
Citrus County need an RV pad installed at my house

We have a home in Crystal River. We can install the electrical service ourselves but we need someone to install a pad next to our house.

Should we go all out for concrete or should we start with...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 11-13-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,725
Posted By ie2special
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_q_quLLI3o5UWox...

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_q_quLLI3o5UWoxMEJVX094YzQ
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 11-13-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,725
Posted By ie2special
New 2016 Thor Four Winds Super-C 35SB

After 3 years of shopping, a year of renting, and a year with an A-frame we now have our RV.

She is fantastic. Some small issues...noting we are worried about at this time.

Took her to the...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-13-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By ie2special
2016 Four Winds Super-C 35SB Shakedown Trip results

We have about 20 things on our list. Most are easy fixes...or so we think. There are a few that I don't know enough about to even know what to do with :)

Here is the list...if anyone has any...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-11-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By ie2special
Great weekend to celebrate our Nation's heros!

Great weekend to celebrate our Nation's heros!
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-11-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By ie2special
Best of luck and have a blast!

Best of luck and have a blast!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-11-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By ie2special
Great Ideas!

I love all the ideas!

We have a bunch of Local shakedown trips and some to my family in Florida to get used to the coach. We will have an F-150 behind us for exploring! Do you all make...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-10-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By ie2special
Summer Trip Ideas

My husband is retiring from the Marine Corps this spring. We have a new Super-C that we want to take on a trip. I am a teacher so I will be off. We are thinking a month long. I know we want to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-09-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By ie2special
Picking up a New Four Winds Super C on Friday!

Can't wait! Been looking for 3 years with the help of this site! Had a tiny TT for a year to test the waters and find out what we really wanted.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,573
Posted By ie2special
I appreciate that :)

I appreciate that :)
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,573
Posted By ie2special
WDW posted about it above...made me worry...maybe...

WDW posted about it above...made me worry...maybe needlessly?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,573
Posted By ie2special
We are not looking at bunkhouses specifically but...

We are not looking at bunkhouses specifically but we have. We Like them too. We love the floor plan of the quantum, and the cabinets, and decor. However you could feel a difference in the quality....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,573
Posted By ie2special
We fell in love with the 31FK yesterday. Your...

We fell in love with the 31FK yesterday. Your note about the power under the bed has me thinking. In our tiny Jayco trailer the hot water heater is under the dinette and it generates heat. How...
Forum: Pop Up, Tent Trailer and Teardrop Topics 10-12-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,695
Posted By ie2special
We got a Jayco Jay Series Sport Hardwall 12HSB

We went from DP to Tent and everywhere in between. We know we are going to get a small Class C down the road but didn't want to commit yet. I didn't want to have nothing so we got a great deal on a...
Forum: Pop Up, Tent Trailer and Teardrop Topics 10-12-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,624
Posted By ie2special
We rented an A-Liner Classic. It had a weight of...

We rented an A-Liner Classic. It had a weight of 1900. I can pull 4500 so it wasn't an issue. To be clear, your car CAN pull it, but that doesn't mean it should. Stay within your limits because...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-20-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,154
Posted By ie2special
Are there ones even more "luxurious" with a bunk...

Are there ones even more "luxurious" with a bunk over the cab?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,154
Posted By ie2special
My husband fell in love with the Forester line. ...

My husband fell in love with the Forester line. He really liked the Leprechaun ones as well but the floorplan he saw on the Forester really sold him. Now I sit back and see if he will pull the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-18-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By ie2special
2007 or 2006? I was told one year but saw another on the manual?

My husband saw a manual for a 2006 but I was told it was a 2007...could it have been a chassis manual instead of the Motor home one? It really seemed like it was the 33SFS...it had a full wall slide...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,154
Posted By ie2special
Do others have issues with the leaking in the...

Do others have issues with the leaking in the front?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,661
Posted By ie2special
We are going to look at it tomorrow at 2. We...

We are going to look at it tomorrow at 2. We have ruled out the TT. I want to pull my Jet Ski's or a boar or motorcycles down the road.

Before we go we are going to look at a few local...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-16-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 835
Posted By ie2special
Going to look at a 2007 Monaco Monarch Saturday

There is very little in the way of imagery online. I have seen a lot of 2006 pics and a lot of 2008 pics but only 1 video of a 2007...the year I am going to look at.

It is a 2007 33SFS. We had a...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-16-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By ie2special
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-16-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,823
Posted By ie2special
I am jealous. We were going to do the same thing...

I am jealous. We were going to do the same thing but a job came along for me and the campgrounds here were too far. I would have done it in a heartbeat!

Good luck!

BTW we had narrowed it to a...
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