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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By okcnewbie
It sounds like the info was anecdotel at best. ...

It sounds like the info was anecdotel at best. The quoted Doc says, " Winter texans are hornier than..... ". Pretty funny actually.
What seems to be obvious to me is that the small business...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By okcnewbie
Here is an old thread that might help a little; ...

Here is an old thread that might help a little;

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/step-cover-lift-motor-114580.html
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By okcnewbie
I've watched many of Darren's videos. If you...

I've watched many of Darren's videos. If you have two of the same controller you can switch the unknown one with the good one. If the slide just has one motor than you can apply power straight to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By okcnewbie
:welcome: I would try and find the manual of...

:welcome:

I would try and find the manual of your camper or one like it.

In general; Just plug into shore power and your batteries should charge.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,880
Posted By okcnewbie
Just retired after 36 years with the Air Force...

Just retired after 36 years with the Air Force maintaining F-4, 5, B52, and B1 Avionic test stands....... this brought back memories.

Thanks!
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By okcnewbie
I bet you could get 15k-20 depending on how much...

I bet you could get 15k-20 depending on how much you're going to spend on the new one.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By okcnewbie
:welcome: With only chassis batteries...

:welcome:

With only chassis batteries installed it doesn't make sense to me that you would have power to the house side of things to include the inverter.

It's normal to have to install a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,333
Posted By okcnewbie
Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on...

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on this touchy subject. Somehow you managed to get your point across without throwing half of america under the bus. This isn't easy in todays...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By okcnewbie
I think it's great that you are getting into...

I think it's great that you are getting into camping/travelling while the kids are still young. Are you sure you can afford to get into something so expensive? Storage, insurance and maintenance is...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 583
Posted By okcnewbie
I have the ATT plan and the recent change took...

I have the ATT plan and the recent change took hotspot away from tablets. To offset this I did get 30 gig hotspot per phone. I spent over 3 hours on the phone trying to get my old plan back and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By okcnewbie
Congrats on your soon to be new MH. The price is...

Congrats on your soon to be new MH. The price is what it is. Hopefully she gives you years of use with no major problems.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-18-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By okcnewbie
Does that mean you bought the MH already?

Does that mean you bought the MH already?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-17-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 583
Posted By okcnewbie
You're not gonna get off that easy.....lol. Come...

You're not gonna get off that easy.....lol. Come back after you've spent 6.3 hours of research.

Here's a great place to start. I would even consider paying if my job depended on it....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-17-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By okcnewbie
:welcome: I think you're going to have to...

:welcome:

I think you're going to have to get a loan using other assets. My experiance is the MH loan industry has gotten a little more selective. They have people knocking their door down...
Forum: Boondocking 01-17-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By okcnewbie
All RV'ers and especially those that want to...

All RV'ers and especially those that want to boondock should read this IMO.

https://handybobsolar.wordpress.com/the-rv-battery-charging-puzzle-2/
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By okcnewbie
Our furnace pulled about 8amps and we had 200...

Our furnace pulled about 8amps and we had 200 usable amps. You really need a shunt/meter if you don't have one.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By okcnewbie
It seems pretty straight forward but you still...

It seems pretty straight forward but you still might want to link to the info to make this thread more helpful.
My Monaco has one side of the Inverter somewhat overloaded IMO and I may bypass if it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By okcnewbie
I found two telecom AGM batteries locally for and...

I found two telecom AGM batteries locally for and installed them and the controller/inverter, etc. under the bench seat in our old Class C. The whole system was copied from Handybobs and was still...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By okcnewbie
Keep us informed. I'm always curious how much we...

Keep us informed. I'm always curious how much we spend on inspections/etc.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-10-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By okcnewbie
Thanks Ken. Just got back with mine thanks to...

Thanks Ken. Just got back with mine thanks to you pard!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-10-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By okcnewbie
A twist on gate valve would buy you some more...

A twist on gate valve would buy you some more time and always be available when one of the other gate valves started to leak. One of these valves wouldn't be a bad idea to keep just in case .
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By okcnewbie
The end of the drain where the gray/black comes...

The end of the drain where the gray/black comes together should pivot/rotate.
I only recently found this out......doh.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-08-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By okcnewbie
The price seems like almost an auction type price...

The price seems like almost an auction type price compared to other similar units.
Unless the seller is a relative I'd be surprised if they're going to be super receptive to you picking it up to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-07-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By okcnewbie
I'm not sure how big your gen is but I've never...

I'm not sure how big your gen is but I've never had a problem working on gens and starting them with just whatever battery is laying around.
If you are always plugged in and everything works now you...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-07-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By okcnewbie
It looks like HWH has great info on helping you...

It looks like HWH has great info on helping you identify and then hopefully adjust your slide.

https://www.hwhcorp.com/ml44100bx_so.html#_SLIDE-OUT_IDENTIFICATION_(%22SYSTEM%22
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 556
Posted By okcnewbie
If all you want to do is maintain batteries...

If all you want to do is maintain batteries consider an external battery charger that will run off of 175' of cord.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 01-07-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By okcnewbie
The first thing I would do is unplug and fire up...

The first thing I would do is unplug and fire up the generator and see what happens.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By okcnewbie
I think that people that have the time to stretch...

I think that people that have the time to stretch the travel out and perhaps drive slower are already on "slow down and enjoy the travel" mode. This is a new way of thinking for me and I'm adapting...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-07-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By okcnewbie
:welcome: The only thing I would add is we...

:welcome:

The only thing I would add is we had an older 29 foot Class C and we felt we didn't need a toad and it drove like a full size van. You should at least drive the longer Class C's. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-05-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,187
Posted By okcnewbie
If you're already driving around 62 or so there...

If you're already driving around 62 or so there is no driving style that is going to get you 30-40 percent better gas mileage IMO. I do think the wind can help/hurt. The good news is that in the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-05-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By okcnewbie
I think it's a Aqua magic starlite. If it is the...

I think it's a Aqua magic starlite. If it is the mechanism is on Amazon and the manual may be available at thetford.
...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-04-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By okcnewbie
The first thing I would do is try hooking the...

The first thing I would do is try hooking the current antenna straight to a TV just to eliminate the coax being bad. If the original is a batwing style we've had great luck.
OTOH i had no idea...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-04-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By okcnewbie
:welcome: Intermittent problems are the...

:welcome:

Intermittent problems are the worst.
With some research, logical thinking, persistence and maybe a little luck most can be repaired eventually.

Good job on your fix(s).
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-04-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By okcnewbie
Congrats on working hard/ smart enough to be able...

Congrats on working hard/ smart enough to be able to afford a new Essex.
I would get the best deal i could in person and then make some calls around the country.
Good luck and I can understand why...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-04-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By okcnewbie
A fully charged battery is 12.7. I would just...

A fully charged battery is 12.7.
I would just keep watching.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-04-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By okcnewbie
It's at least possible that you're not making AC...

It's at least possible that you're not making AC and you found the most important symptom. You really need the service manual to help you check the rotor and stator IMO.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-03-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By okcnewbie
If it still runs when you hold the start switch...

If it still runs when you hold the start switch than can you verify if there is AC output or not.
Forum: Rexhall RV Owner's Forum 01-03-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By okcnewbie
If you're positive the pump is fine than it's...

If you're positive the pump is fine than it's probably wiring and you could just wire the pump through a switch or even a 12 volts coming from the control board. If you use a switch than you would...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,150
Posted By okcnewbie
It's great to here about the good experiences. ...

It's great to here about the good experiences. We'd all love cheap and professional but in the real world we just want the right parts changed out and some professionalism on top of it.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-30-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,150
Posted By okcnewbie
I think I read at flight systems or some other...

I think I read at flight systems or some other site that many times the control board isn't bad and it's just the connections. I am always a bit sceptical when it comes to electronic...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-30-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By okcnewbie
It's really much more than weather stripping but...

It's really much more than weather stripping but I definitely know what you're talking about.
Here's a link to slide seals with some diagrams that may help you figure this out. Good luck.
...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-30-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By okcnewbie
:welcome: If you haven't already update your...

:welcome:

If you haven't already update your signature and we'll know what RV you're talking about when you ask questions.

Distant neighbor here.... OKC area.

Happy camping!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-29-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By okcnewbie
After a little research I just don't think you'll...

After a little research I just don't think you'll be happy long term with a wrap. If you only use half a year or so and then keep it under cover than maybe you'll get 10 years but you might look...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-29-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 53,399
Posted By okcnewbie
Congrats...... sticky maybe? At the very least...

Congrats...... sticky maybe? At the very least I'll be keeping this in mind.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-29-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By okcnewbie
Hopefully the OP knows I meant I didn't need an...

Hopefully the OP knows I meant I didn't need an extension cord. I did as you allude to need an adapter.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-29-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By okcnewbie
Thanks guys. I feel a little better about my DP...

Thanks guys. I feel a little better about my DP each time I'm able to add something to the diy category. This definately looks doable.
If the shop tells me it's not an option (rebuilding) and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-28-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By okcnewbie
Big Q 1; All of your RV appliances need 12VDC. ...

Big Q 1; All of your RV appliances need 12VDC.
Big Q 2; A walmart battery would be fine. I suspect you could even get by without a battery if you're plugged in. The battery will help act as a...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-28-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By okcnewbie
I was able to get my MH close enough to the house...

I was able to get my MH close enough to the house to just plug the 30 amp cable straight into the 15/20 amp house outlet.
I was able to run one 13,5 Air conditioning unit with no problem. The "hot"...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-28-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By okcnewbie
Yeah. I totally missread this. I think you're...

Yeah. I totally missread this.
I think you're right; Leaving Texas to go to WI and back to Texas. Just needs a snow free window. Shouldn't be that hard.
I'm still curious if the OP has seen...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-28-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By okcnewbie
:welcome: Nothing can get you up to speed...

:welcome:

Nothing can get you up to speed like full timing in an older RV. You'll be teaching us in no time.

Happy camping.
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