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Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-18-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By mikeypj
Duo-Therm issue

My rooftop AC Duo-Therm 59516.331 shuts down within a minute or 2 after turning on. The compressor does cycle up then it shuts down. Is it low on coolant, or is thermostat shot?
Forum: Full-Timers 07-31-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,041
Posted By mikeypj
Congrats, you did it! Safe travels!

Congrats, you did it! Safe travels!
Forum: Full-Timers 07-30-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,071
Posted By mikeypj
Thats my philosophy.

Thats my philosophy.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-14-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By mikeypj
We have a tow vehicle already Dodge Durango....

We have a tow vehicle already Dodge Durango. Looking in the 30ft range..yes it will tow a 27-31 ft easily. The 36' fleetwood was a MH.. i could have been more clear with that.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-13-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By mikeypj
FT in TT.

I think starting our adventure in a TT would be a great idea so if we decide in 9 months its not for us we are not invested in a $50000 MH. on the other hand, we can always trade up if we decide that...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,744
Posted By mikeypj
I really like the credenza table. It can be...

I really like the credenza table. It can be folded down to just a desk or table top flipped up for a table..i want to tear ours our and make a bar like "table". Lots of options..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
That incident just about made give up on my RV...

That incident just about made give up on my RV dreams. Ive decided to step back and take a break until june 1st... its sad when people cant be upfront about issues..its not like it wont be found out...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
My nephew is a mechanic and a camping...

My nephew is a mechanic and a camping fanatic...he is my wing man. But i am also pretty mechanical and know when something is fixable..This rig was a POS that was obvious the minute we pulled up.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
Oh yeah, the note written in crayon on a dirty...

Oh yeah, the note written in crayon on a dirty paper towel assured me i was in the right place. The little "town" was 1 main road not counting the highway.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,904
Posted By mikeypj
Situational awareness. If your gut even feels...

Situational awareness. If your gut even feels like something isnt right, move on.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-30-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
I reported the ad as fraud and the ad was pulled...

I reported the ad as fraud and the ad was pulled and everyone who inquired about it was notified..lol..i feel a little better...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-29-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,904
Posted By mikeypj
Aliens and bigfoot(s) are the only real reason to...

Aliens and bigfoot(s) are the only real reason to do it..lol
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
Your completely right. Same advice i would...

Your completely right. Same advice i would give..lol
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
I know i did everything right, but im pissed...

I know i did everything right, but im pissed because i got played. Even if i could have throat punched him i would still feel this way..lol.. im going to keep looking and find my perfect rig.. good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
Smart idea

Smart idea
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
This guy was conveniently computer illiterate....

This guy was conveniently computer illiterate. His grandson sent the pics
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
20 obo

20 obo
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
Wondering where he got the exact pics i asked...

Wondering where he got the exact pics i asked for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikeypj
Lesson learned

We got suckered into making a 450 mile round trip to look at an class A. I had talked multiple times with the guy, was sent pics, i asked direct questions about everything..i even street viewed his...
Forum: Full-Timers 04-28-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,279
Posted By mikeypj
Im preparing to go FT and am a chronic pain...

Im preparing to go FT and am a chronic pain sufferer. My pain Dr said i can come back every 3 months for a check up and scripts for narcotics. Or..find a pain Dr where ever you plan on wintering....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-28-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,246
Posted By mikeypj
True. Ive done the exact thing in an oil...

True. Ive done the exact thing in an oil reservoir and fished it out with a magnet on a stick.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,235
Posted By mikeypj
Ok we made the trip and went and through the...

Ok we made the trip and went and through the Newmar. It was a clean rig, but it needed TLC. You could tell it hadnt had screws tightened and such. The tires were dated 2006. Needed all new furniture...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,235
Posted By mikeypj
You are completely right..i was tired of...

You are completely right..i was tired of looking..still am but getting smarter with everyone i see
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-27-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,246
Posted By mikeypj
This is how i would do it

This is how i would do it
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-27-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By mikeypj
Rear slide issue Fleetwood

2000 fleetwood bounder that had an ignition interlock (blow and go) not mine. Anyway, i was told after the device was removed the rear slide no longer worked. Ive found the basic wiring diagram and...
Forum: Going Green 04-08-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By mikeypj
I have a 12v 400w watt system. With a 100-30 mppt...

I have a 12v 400w watt system. With a 100-30 mppt controller. If i expand my system can i use a 100-15 controller in addition to the 100 30? Im assuming if i only run the additional 2 panels off of...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 04-06-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,905
Posted By mikeypj
Sad post

Sad post
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 04-03-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 51,111
Posted By mikeypj
You and i are about in the same situation. We...

You and i are about in the same situation. We going FT this fall and my SS is $1600 a month. It will be tight, but im confident it will work..
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-24-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,744
Posted By mikeypj
Simple is always better

Simple is always better
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-16-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,744
Posted By mikeypj
I have no experience with it and was responding...

I have no experience with it and was responding to another post. I thought it was a pretty silly to have a cable pulling across sheet metal.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-15-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 110,576
Posted By mikeypj
He could be camping, BLM land?

He could be camping, BLM land?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-15-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,744
Posted By mikeypj
Agreed, the less electrical to deal with the...

Agreed, the less electrical to deal with the better( and cheaper)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-14-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,744
Posted By mikeypj
Im surprised that some sort of a grommet isnt...

Im surprised that some sort of a grommet isnt included for the firewall...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-13-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,744
Posted By mikeypj
Any experiences good or bad with Ready Brake

Im thinking of going with Ready Brake and would like to know pros and cons. Will be flat towing an 02 Dodge Durango 4x4.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-12-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By mikeypj
Great info thanks!

Great info thanks!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 110,576
Posted By mikeypj
I was wondering the same thing got to be close to...

I was wondering the same thing got to be close to 20'
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 110,576
Posted By mikeypj
Now thats a bus conversion..

Now thats a bus conversion..
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 110,576
Posted By mikeypj
Hopefully this is just a crappy park job, this...

Hopefully this is just a crappy park job, this looks like its in good shape
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 110,576
Posted By mikeypj
I see the old rigs put out to pasture everywhere....

I see the old rigs put out to pasture everywhere. Kinda sad in a way.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,059
Posted By mikeypj
Great philosophy..lol

Great philosophy..lol
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By mikeypj
I found the used tow bars are relatively cheap,...

I found the used tow bars are relatively cheap, not sure what type braking system im looking for, but im seeing prices up around $1000. There has to be cheaper ones out there. I thought i had read...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-10-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By mikeypj
I had looked for a towing forum on here and didnt...

I had looked for a towing forum on here and didnt see one..until now..lol
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-10-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By mikeypj
I didnt know to where to start looking for used...

I didnt know to where to start looking for used tow bars, googled it and that didnt help. Would the braking system used for TT work for a towed?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-10-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By mikeypj
Flat towing a 02 Dodge Durango 4x4

I found a discussion from 08 on this subject and it didnt answer my question. It has a neutral switch for towing. Or thats what im assuming. It saying flat towing for recreational use. Is using as a...
Forum: Damon 02-28-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mikeypj
Im hoping it all falls into place. I will join...

Im hoping it all falls into place. I will join the newmar group after i have it in my possession. Thanks!
Forum: Damon 02-27-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mikeypj
I fell into a very good deal on a used newmar

I fell into a very good deal on a used newmar
Forum: Damon 02-23-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mikeypj
No longer buying a Damon..

No longer buying a Damon..
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-11-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,235
Posted By mikeypj
I had some folks contact me about rigs they had...

I had some folks contact me about rigs they had for sale that are far better than anything ive seen on PPL or RVT. I made the comment out of frustration.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-10-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,235
Posted By mikeypj
I asked to many questions and never heard back....

I asked to many questions and never heard back. But i have found a rig that im going to be looking at that looks good.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,235
Posted By mikeypj
I am..

I am..
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