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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-11-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By campgroundguy
Rec-Pro Heat Pump

It appears as though it may be time to replace one of the Du-therm hat pumps in our coach for a variety of sound reasons, Rec-Pro is an attractive choice. Does anyone have any experience with one of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-01-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By campgroundguy
Duo Therm Heat Pump Compressor short cycle

I have a 2007 Mandalay with duo therm heat pumps. When it is hot out (over 85), the compressor kicks out after some variable length of time, while the fan continues to run. The time can be as...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-28-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 30,482
Posted By campgroundguy
Obviously you don’t believe in math. You can...

Obviously you don’t believe in math. You can ignore everything he says, and just look at the math. Whether you want to believe it or not, the math is correct.
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-28-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,724
Posted By campgroundguy
We’re pretty much in the same position as you,...

We’re pretty much in the same position as you, but expect to begin our trek back to WI in late April. I am concerned about what me might find in terms of RV site availability. I would truly...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-28-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,724
Posted By campgroundguy
Sounds like wise counsel to me!

Sounds like wise counsel to me!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-04-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,160
Posted By campgroundguy
30 or 50 amp GFIs are trickier than 20 amp,...

30 or 50 amp GFIs are trickier than 20 amp, because they must monitor current flowing through L1, L2, and neutral. Highly reactive loads such as those found in most modern converters often cause...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-03-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By campgroundguy
You are right HJ, it’s a cummins. I deserved the...

You are right HJ, it’s a cummins. I deserved the remark. The coolant was refilled directly into the engine, I am sure there aren’t any bubbles. I would like to know what the fan speed should be. ...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-02-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By campgroundguy
Overheating

I have a 40’ diesel pusher with a Caterpillar 8.3L engine with allison 6 speed and side radiator. Since I have had it, it has always tended to overheat on long grades with warm ambient air (>80F). ...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-22-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,833
Posted By campgroundguy
The first stop should be Kreher RV Park in...

The first stop should be Kreher RV Park in Ashland WI. Stop and visit the nearby Great Lakes Visitors Center. Ashland is also a cool city with a lot of murals. A short drive away on WI-13 is...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-21-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By campgroundguy
Many Campgrounds will allow a late departure for...

Many Campgrounds will allow a late departure for a nominal fee, if you ask at the time of check-in. This allows them to assign you to a site which does not have a reservation for the next day.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-21-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By campgroundguy
Saddleback Campground - Colorado National Monument

I am planning a trip to Colorado National Monument. Does anyone know if I can get in there with a 40’ motorhome requiring 13’4” vertical clearance? Is it possible to drive the centerline through...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-09-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By campgroundguy
Thanks all for your help. It does look like the...

Thanks all for your help. It does look like the tempcon part, but with only one photo I couldn’t be sure. I found the oart at “Johnny’s A/C Warehouse in Warren, AR. They really seemed to know...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By campgroundguy
Dash A/C Expansion valve for Mandalay diesel pusher

I am in need of of a new thermal expansion valve for the dash A/C. This rig was manufactured by Thor, who is USELESS for find replacement parts..
The photon below are of the expansion valve (AKA...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-31-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By campgroundguy
There should be nothing wrong with using the two...

There should be nothing wrong with using the two adapters. I have seen many defective adapters, and some bad 50 amp plugs. I meant to say hot on the 30 amp plug on the adapter should connect to L1...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-31-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By campgroundguy
Offhand, the only way I can see this happening...

Offhand, the only way I can see this happening was if at least one of your lights was mounted with the mount touching the trailer chassis, and you reversed the polarity in the wiring somewhere along...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-31-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By campgroundguy
First thing to check would be your 30 to 50 amp...

First thing to check would be your 30 to 50 amp adapter. Hot on the 50 amp plug must connect to L1 and L2 on the 50 receptacle side. Check the plug on the coach and make sure that 120v is present...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-11-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By campgroundguy
Thanks Dan. This is my first post on IRV2. I...

Thanks Dan. This is my first post on IRV2. I suffered with this problem for 5 days. Immediately after posting, I extended the slideout, and held the switchout for about 10 seconds after it was...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 09-10-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,560
Posted By campgroundguy
We purchased an Innomax digital rv air bed for...

We purchased an Innomax digital rv air bed for our DP. It is the RV king size. We are very happy with it. Price was a LOT less than the select air version, very well made.


Sent from my iPad...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-10-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By campgroundguy
Slide Out Creeps IN

My 2007 Mandalay has HWH powered levelrs and slides. The drivers side read slide has suddenly developed a problem where the slide immediately starts retracting slowly after being extended. After...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-05-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,870
Posted By campgroundguy
As a former campground owner, I saw a lot of...

As a former campground owner, I saw a lot of named RVs. My favorite was "Past Tents"
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-08-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,160
Posted By campgroundguy
If you have an amprobe or other current measuring...

If you have an amprobe or other current measuring device, i would check the current on both hot and neutral into your rig. If they are the same, I wouldn't worry about it. GFCIs are very sensitive,...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-06-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By campgroundguy
Greetings from N.E. Wisconsin

I'm new to IRV2, but my wife and I have been motorhome campers since '83. We are planing a trip to Baja Mexico via Caravan, and would appreciate any advice besides "Don't go"! Looks like there is...
Forum: Test Your Changes 12-25-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By campgroundguy
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