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Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-19-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,181
Posted By jnslprd
with your hand or straight from the tap:D

with your hand or straight from the tap:D
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-18-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By jnslprd
Thats what insurance is for:thumb: Just like...

Thats what insurance is for:thumb:

Just like my cars, if someone steals them....I don't want them back.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-17-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By jnslprd
Gotta have the Vitamix.

Gotta have the Vitamix.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-13-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By jnslprd
I unhitched my trailer on a huge hill, over 3 ft...

I unhitched my trailer on a huge hill, over 3 ft from front to back. I am still a new camper and thought I had it all figured out. I chocked the wheels and put the tongue jack on my Anderson bucket...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-13-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By jnslprd
My wife had the exact same issue as you, and...

My wife had the exact same issue as you, and couldn't stay in the 50+ new trailers that we looked at. The final one was the Arctic fox and it was a reasonable temperature on a very hot day and there...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-13-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By jnslprd
If you use a chain make sure it is case hardened...

If you use a chain make sure it is case hardened as well as the lock. Hardened steel takes forever to grind and would probably kill any cordless grinders battery in a jiffy.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 10-10-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By jnslprd
Not a huge Bose fan, but a camper we met had that...

Not a huge Bose fan, but a camper we met had that exact waveradio in his camper and it sounded great. i thought he had an upgraded stereo in the trailer and it ended up being the Bose.
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 09-28-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,366
Posted By jnslprd
Don't think the interiors really look stodgy, but...

Don't think the interiors really look stodgy, but you know what they say about opinions.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-26-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By jnslprd
RTIC for me also. If you keep an eye out for...

RTIC for me also. If you keep an eye out for sales, a decent deal can be found. The cooler when working correctly will vacuum seal itself which is a bit of a pain as you must loosen the drain plug...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-21-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By jnslprd
You would think that where it snows a lot they...

You would think that where it snows a lot they would be a little less stingy with the paint. Anyhow you can't consider this sub standard construction. The trailer is built well. Paint is a finishing...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-20-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By jnslprd
Better to have some rust than be stuck on the...

Better to have some rust than be stuck on the side of the road with a cracked Lippert chassis. The paint job they do at Northwood is poor, but this doesn't make the trailer bad.
I got the rust...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-04-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By jnslprd
This is the one I bought. Starts my 6.0 litre...

This is the one I bought. Starts my 6.0 litre Chevy effortlessly.

https://www.amazon.com/BEATIT-21000mAh-Portable-Inverter-BP101/dp/B07M9M86JM?
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 07-07-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks folks. I was at Walmart before we left...

Thanks folks.
I was at Walmart before we left and was gonna get one. If I can get 5 years on it, I will be thrilled.

Thanks
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 07-07-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By jnslprd
Best canopy for camping.

Hello all. After seeing everybody at the campground with their picnic tables and cooking gear covered by portable canopies, I realized I could use one. Does anyone have any suggestions for a quality...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-07-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks everyone for the knowledge. We made it...

Thanks everyone for the knowledge. We made it through the week without a problem and are very excited to know we are able to boondock decently. Ended up plugging right into the generator and it...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-29-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks for the info. I'm pretty sure I have a 45...

Thanks for the info. I'm pretty sure I have a 45 amp Progressive dynamics converter and 225mah of batteries.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-29-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks everyone for the help. I just got 2...

Thanks everyone for the help.
I just got 2 6v golf cart batteries and have a progressive dynamics converter in the trailer. I will be running a Champion 3400 watt generator. I haven't tried...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-28-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By jnslprd
Battery charging questions

Hello everyone.

I am going to be dry camping for the first time in 2 weeks. I just purchased a new generator to charge my campers batteries for the time periods that the campground allows. My...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-27-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,590
Posted By jnslprd
I have an old 2000 Chevy 2500 that I bought new...

I have an old 2000 Chevy 2500 that I bought new and just don't have the heart to junk it while it is still running great at 189k. The truck has the 6.0 liter gas motor and pulls our 8000 lb trailer...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 01-27-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,026
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks, We bought it last year and love it.

Thanks,
We bought it last year and love it.
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 01-24-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,026
Posted By jnslprd
Some of us younger folks have the same...

Some of us younger folks have the same reasons.......I am always trying to be young again.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-19-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 38,166
Posted By jnslprd
My wife and I went to the Hershey RV show last...

My wife and I went to the Hershey RV show last year and were very excited to check out Airstream and Lance. The Airstream was so disappointing it was hard to fathom how on earth they come up with the...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 12-09-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,469
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks for the reply. I don't really plan to run...

Thanks for the reply. I don't really plan to run the generator on propane, But to have the option is pretty nice. I definitely will try the AC start up procedure. I saw someone else also posted about...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 12-03-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,469
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks everybody. The micro air was on sale...

Thanks everybody.

The micro air was on sale for cyber Monday, I should have got one.

So I guess it is safe to say 3400 watts is not enough. Might check out the dual 2200 Hondas
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 12-02-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,469
Posted By jnslprd
Is anyone running their 15k AC with the Champion...

Is anyone running their 15k AC with the Champion 3400 dual fuel generator?
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 11-30-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,469
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks everyone. Does the soft start kit do...

Thanks everyone.

Does the soft start kit do any damage to the AC?

Thanks
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 11-30-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,469
Posted By jnslprd
Generator to run 15K BTU air conditioner.

Hello all,
I am shopping for a generator for next season. I have read a bunch online and thought I had my mind made up for the Champion 3400 dual fuel. now after reading some more I am seeing a lot...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-09-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,968
Posted By jnslprd
IMO it all comes down to selfishness. People...

IMO it all comes down to selfishness. People these days don't care about me and you anymore. I live in New York and it is so obvious, nobody even tries to hide it.

Different times
Different...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-18-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
This is our first year so we are still learning...

This is our first year so we are still learning the subtleties of the trailer. My wife is so phobic about poop pyramids that we both use way too much water in the toilet. All season we filled our...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-17-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
I used the tote this weekend to clean out my...

I used the tote this weekend to clean out my black tank and must say I am pretty happy with the purchase. It was a bit of a pain with the pipes being so close to one another but not terrible. the...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 10-14-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By jnslprd
I use whatever quality car wash soap is on sale...

I use whatever quality car wash soap is on sale to clean the whole trailer. I use Meguires M6132 cleaner/wax the first cleaning of the season. The rest of the season I use Meguires M6332 Marine wax. ...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
Talking LOL:D The only reason it is a pain at my house...

LOL:D The only reason it is a pain at my house is that the cesspool is in my front yard and about even height with the trailer outlet, so you end up walking the waste out of the hose for 20 feet....
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-06-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
I am with you on the lifting part. I will rarely...

I am with you on the lifting part. I will rarely use the tote, but at one of the local parks it is gonna make life a lot easier. If or when we start doing more state parks I am defiantly getting the...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-06-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
This is exactly what I want to do, was just...

This is exactly what I want to do, was just worried about the top of the tank being too high. I was hoping to avoid having to "walk" the waste. I have to walk the hose at my house and it is such a...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-06-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks everyone. Last trip we went on they...

Thanks everyone.
Last trip we went on they had no sewer hookup and we stressed all week about not filling our black tank and having to pull back in to a spot that was tricky to get into. Hopefully...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-05-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
This is all new to me. Would I be better off...

This is all new to me. Would I be better off exchanging the tank for the 32 gallon one?
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-05-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks everyone for the speedy replies

Thanks everyone for the speedy replies
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-05-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By jnslprd
Barker 42 gallon tote along

Hello all. I just purchased a Barker 42 gallon tank and knew it was gonna be a tight fit under my waste valve if my trailer. Just dry fit it in my driveway and the tank inlet is about 1 inch under...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-29-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,280
Posted By jnslprd
I ordered my Arctic fox last year with the old...

I ordered my Arctic fox last year with the old colors and a 6 month wait. Half way through waiting the dealer called me up to inform me the interiors were changing.We got pics of the new cabinet...
Forum: Northeast Region 09-14-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By jnslprd
Rip Van Winkle in Saugerties NY .

Rip Van Winkle in Saugerties NY .
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 08-20-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By jnslprd
what ya gettin?

what ya gettin?
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 07-24-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By jnslprd
The 25Y has the killer rear window which to me...

The 25Y has the killer rear window which to me was its best feature. The things that bothered us were the curtain for a bedroom wall, the countertop is in the way for TV viewing and the worst for me...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-12-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 1,113,579
Posted By jnslprd
Here is mine from my driveway when we just picked...

Here is mine from my driveway when we just picked it up.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-23-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By jnslprd
My favorite lately. ...

My favorite lately.
https://www.bjs.com/product/due-north-deluxe-director-chair-with-fold-away-side-table-and-fold-away-insulated-snack-cooler---navy/3000000000001558249
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 03-13-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By jnslprd
As a contractor my whole life and having tried...

As a contractor my whole life and having tried every option I always ended up with the old school ratcheting style guns with the chrome Newborns being my go to. I believe they are 10:1 and do require...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-11-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 1,113,579
Posted By jnslprd
Still waiting for the nice weather to get here,...

Still waiting for the nice weather to get here, and to learn to park😁
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-28-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By jnslprd
Thanks everyone. Didn't think about being nose...

Thanks everyone.
Didn't think about being nose to nose with the trailer and not being able to see anything. My problem is the spot where I keep my trailer has a gate to go through but the drivers...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-28-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By jnslprd
Just not 2 in a row:sad:

Just not 2 in a row:sad:
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-27-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By jnslprd
Front hitch on tow vehicle

Hello all,

Has anybody put a receiver on the front of their tow vehicle? I saw all the trucks at the boat yard had them and looked pretty easy to move the trailers around.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-18-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By jnslprd
Didn't think $7500 deposit on a $75000 fifth...

Didn't think $7500 deposit on a $75000 fifth wheel seemed excessive. Is a 10% deposit not the norm? Don't forget this dealer pays for these units in full and doesn't get their money back til the deal...
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