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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-22-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By BrentB
Black Rock Park on Lake Buchanan.

Black Rock Park on Lake Buchanan.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-14-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,598
Posted By BrentB
% stations without gasoline, 8pm CT, change since...

% stations without gasoline, 8pm CT, change since last update:
AL 8% -1%
DC 88% NC
DE 3% -1%
FL 25% -2%
GA 46% -1%
KY 3% +1%
LA 0% NC
MD 39% NC
MS 6% -1%
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-14-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,598
Posted By BrentB
Friday morning update

% stations without gasoline, 7am CT, change since last update:
AL 9% NC
DC 87% +8%
DE 4% NC
FL 30% NC
GA 49% -1%
KY 3% NC
LA 0% NC
MD 42% +1%
MS 7% NC
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,598
Posted By BrentB
Pre-weekend update: % stations without...

Pre-weekend update:

% stations without gasoline, 5pm CT, change since last update:

AL 9% NC
DC 75% +2%
DE 5% +1%
FL 30% NC
GA 49% +1%
KY 3% NC
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-12-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,598
Posted By BrentB
Sorry, haven't seen those numbers.

Sorry, haven't seen those numbers.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-12-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,598
Posted By BrentB
% of all stations out of gas: AL 9% DC 35% ...

% of all stations out of gas:
AL 9%
DC 35%
DE 4%
FL 25%
GA 49%
KY 3%
LA 0%
MD 22%
MS 6%
Forum: Full-Timers 04-13-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,983
Posted By BrentB
Are you guys able to open the pdf on your phones...

Are you guys able to open the pdf on your phones or only on a computer? My phone can't open it.
Forum: Full-Timers 02-17-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,608
Posted By BrentB
Its probably due to many lose the seal after a...

Its probably due to many lose the seal after a few years and then the owner is unhappy.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-23-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By BrentB
I installed it and it worked great for about a...

I installed it and it worked great for about a year. Then it started giving some funny numbers. Almost seems like two buttons are reading from one tank sometimes. Tech support thinks I may have a...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-23-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,432
Posted By BrentB
Wow, I wasn't aware of the Smart Shunt. That...

Wow, I wasn't aware of the Smart Shunt. That looks like the way to go if you already have a smart phone. I too disliked having to create a cable entry point for my battery monitor. Is the range good?...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-28-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,096
Posted By BrentB
This is what can happen if you leave it too long....

This is what can happen if you leave it too long. I am the second owner so I can't say how long it was in there. Hard to get rid of too.291260
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-09-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,814
Posted By BrentB
As they age, they get harder to operate. I use a...

As they age, they get harder to operate. I use a pair of these:...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,754
Posted By BrentB
I don't know what the previous owner did or...

I don't know what the previous owner did or didn't do, but this is what my fresh water tank looks like, even after bleaching.279259
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-23-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,866
Posted By BrentB
Bneukam, just curious, have you had to replace...

Bneukam, just curious, have you had to replace the air injection pumps and valves on any of them? Mine went out at about 80,000 miles, and I'm at 148,000 now, so I hope they don't go out again at...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-25-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,254
Posted By BrentB
Check out the "Tip of the day". Seems like it was...

Check out the "Tip of the day". Seems like it was written just for you!

https://www.rvtravel.com/rvdt1218/
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-24-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,254
Posted By BrentB
They're not very expensive and you want to keep...

They're not very expensive and you want to keep your pressure at around 50 psi. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Water-Source-Water-Test-Pressure-Gauge-WSPGH100/308724108
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-12-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,015
Posted By BrentB
About 8 mpg on flat to rolling hills.

About 8 mpg on flat to rolling hills.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-04-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,102
Posted By BrentB
That's disappointing to hear! I had hoped they...

That's disappointing to hear! I had hoped they were a better alternative to the others.
Forum: Full-Timers 08-04-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,900
Posted By BrentB
It depends on if the rv is in the shade or not....

It depends on if the rv is in the shade or not. This makes a huge difference. Also the length of the rv. As someone else stated, if it is over 25 feet you would want 2 A/C units. And since animals...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-19-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,082
Posted By BrentB
What is your battery capacity in amp hours? (Ah)...

What is your battery capacity in amp hours? (Ah) the Victron's default setting is 200ah. If your battery's capacity is less than that, it would throw off your readings.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-19-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,082
Posted By BrentB
The manual states that the charged voltage should...

The manual states that the charged voltage should be 13.2. Also, did you set the battery capacity correctly? (The number of amp hours?)
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By BrentB
I have the Camco filter that goes inline with the...

I have the Camco filter that goes inline with the hose. It says to replace every 3 months and to store capped in the refrigerator.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-12-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By BrentB
I haven't been able to find 30% hydrogen peroxide...

I haven't been able to find 30% hydrogen peroxide but Amazon has 12% for $37 per gallon. According to my calculations, it will take 4 gallons to fill my tank to a depth of 1 inch. Would it work to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-09-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By BrentB
Do you know a good place to buy this? Also, how...

Do you know a good place to buy this? Also, how much would I need for a 40 gallon tank?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-05-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By BrentB
Attack of the Blob!

I know there are many threads about how to sanitize tanks, and I have done that, but I still have a problem. While using my water pump, water would flow ok for a while, then slow to a trickle and...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-09-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,686
Posted By BrentB
I'm glad you can count on dealers to know what...

I'm glad you can count on dealers to know what they're doing!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-05-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,686
Posted By BrentB
Nice! Keep 'em coming!

Nice! Keep 'em coming!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-05-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By BrentB
Looks like a storage lot to me.

Looks like a storage lot to me.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-10-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,925
Posted By BrentB
As you said, it depends where you are. In the...

As you said, it depends where you are. In the city where I live, they actually passed a law to make this practice illegal, as it makes the police too busy taking all the vehicle theft reports.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-02-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By BrentB
How old is it, and can you tell what company made...

How old is it, and can you tell what company made it?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-25-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,940
Posted By BrentB
This might be helpful: ...

This might be helpful:
https://camperreport.com/best-rv-length-for-national-parks/
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-17-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By BrentB
Or you can add this:...

Or you can add this: https://www.dyersonline.com/trc-lcd-hardwire-remote-for-trc-35530-and-35550-hardwire-surge-guards.html
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-17-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By BrentB
The only difference I see is that the EMS-HW50C...

The only difference I see is that the EMS-HW50C has these two additional features:

AC Frequency Protection:

If AC power frequency deviates +/- 9 hertz from 60 cycles per second, the EMS will...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-25-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By BrentB
Couple more options...

Victron BMV 700 Battery Monitor. An Amp Hour Meter for one battery bank...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
Good deal! Enjoy!

Good deal! Enjoy!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
Looks like you have it wired correctly. Once you...

Looks like you have it wired correctly. Once you change the jumper position you should be in good shape.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-11-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
In your photo it looks like the jumper is on 3W....

In your photo it looks like the jumper is on 3W. It should be on 2W.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
my unit did light up the display without using...

my unit did light up the display without using the pigtails on the back of the display so it should be receiving power through the USB cable. Do you have another cable you could try?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
Are those cables negative or positive?

Are those cables negative or positive?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
Unless I'm missing it, you didn't mention what...

Unless I'm missing it, you didn't mention what you did with your negative cables. You should attach the negative cable from your RV to the large stud on the opposite end of the shunt away from the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-20-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By BrentB
Entry into Big Bend National Park will continue,...

Entry into Big Bend National Park will continue, and concessioner facilities will remain open, including: The Lodge, Forever Resorts Gift Stores, and Panther Junction store.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-20-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By BrentB
In the past you could reserve COE sites through...

In the past you could reserve COE sites through Reserve America, but I just tried it and received this message:

Booking Federal facilities will transfer you to the Recreation.gov website.
A...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-20-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By BrentB
And in times like this it is good to have the...

And in times like this it is good to have the book!

https://www.recreation.gov/

...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-19-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,569
Posted By BrentB
I think this is it.

I think this is it.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-19-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
Your RV will never draw more than 50 amps will it?

Your RV will never draw more than 50 amps will it?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-18-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By BrentB
I recently bought this book. The nice thing about...

I recently bought this book. The nice thing about it is it only lists the parks that have rv camping. It weeds out the ones that are day use only and tent camping only....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-14-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By BrentB
Yes, I have the Drok unit and the wireless is...

Yes, I have the Drok unit and the wireless is pretty much useless. I just ordered a 25 foot USB cable so I can have the display inside the RV.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-13-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By BrentB
I was wondering that myself when I got mine. I...

I was wondering that myself when I got mine. I can tell you that my power tongue jack is grounded directly to the frame through the mounting bolts, and it's power draw does show up on the monitor.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-14-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,662
Posted By BrentB
Generac has quiet generators also as long as you...

Generac has quiet generators also as long as you buy an inverter model.
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 09-02-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,792
Posted By BrentB
The system seems to depend on users to update...

The system seems to depend on users to update their local stations, so in areas where there are lots of active users it will show lots of information, and in areas without many active users, it will...
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