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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By mrboyer
We have had 3 motor homes. After 4 days of...

We have had 3 motor homes. After 4 days of boon-docking, I run engine for about 1 to 2 hours to charge batteries. But now since we don’t boon-dock and I converted to a residential refrigerator, we...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-17-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,335
Posted By mrboyer
If the campground has quiet hours, they should be...

If the campground has quiet hours, they should be off at that time. If not, probably need to find another campground.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-16-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By mrboyer
Anywhere from Springfield all the way to...

Anywhere from Springfield all the way to Indianapolis can and does look like this several times each winter.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-16-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Pace Arrow: Propane Problem
Views: 259
Posted By mrboyer
We had a similar problem in that I had...

We had a similar problem in that I had contaminated propane. Service tech removed regulator and removed a slug of solidified petroleum about a inch long. Temporarily, tech connected a 20# tank just...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-16-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By mrboyer
Who’s the Oldest Still Rving?

We both will be 80 this year. We are cutting back on our long cross country trips. But we will still go to local rallies with our FMCA chapter.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-16-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,705
Posted By mrboyer
While this may be a good solution, I would use...

While this may be a good solution, I would use brass fittings to avoid dielectric corrosion. They cost more, but I have always been able to easily remove when necessary.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-15-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By mrboyer
Install SeaLevel sensor system which mounts...

Install SeaLevel sensor system which mounts outside the tank and uses the current wiring. Does take some time to install, but I have done it on 3 motor homes. Last time it took about 2 hours.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-13-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By mrboyer
I use Balance Masters on the front and beads on...

I use Balance Masters on the front and beads on the rear.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By mrboyer
Having purchased $2,500+ parts for my level legs...

Having purchased $2,500+ parts for my level legs over a 10 year period, I replaced all with HWH. Wish I had done it after the first $525 failure.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By mrboyer
If the lock is a Tri/Mark, use a torx driver to...

If the lock is a Tri/Mark, use a torx driver to remove the inside plate. There should be a number on a small brass looking part. Call Ti/Mark to order key. They will verify the number and can send...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By mrboyer
Fleetwood is good at emailing wiring diagrams....

Fleetwood is good at emailing wiring diagrams. Suggest you contact them Monday. Doubt that they will answer today.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-09-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By mrboyer
Indiana sales tax is 7%. Restaurants charge...

Indiana sales tax is 7%. Restaurants charge another 1%. I think that is called entertainment tax. But that 1% would not be applied for this. You might check to see if labor is itemized separately. If...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By mrboyer
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Here us an adapter cup holder313773313774
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-07-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,705
Posted By mrboyer
Go to a big box store plumbing department....

Go to a big box store plumbing department. Usually, they sell a 3 part tool. Two parts are two different sizes which gives you 4 and a slide through rod for a handle. Maybe Harbor Frt has them also....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-05-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By mrboyer
Do not know where you are? But we had a LPG...

Do not know where you are? But we had a LPG generator in the early 2000’s. There was a small lever to adjust for higher elevations. Maybe due to cold weather it would need to be adjusted, also.
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-02-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By mrboyer
The statement was that the Camping World in...

The statement was that the Camping World in Richmond, Indiana could not be found. Thought that maybe knowing that it had been Tom Raper RV would pinpoint the location. The rest may not be relevant,...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-01-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,767
Posted By mrboyer
The above message is very good. We have owned our...

The above message is very good. We have owned our lot for 17 years, but due to health we will be selling out at the end of the season in Happy Trails Resort in Surprise, AZ. We have enjoyed our many...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-01-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By mrboyer
I, too, have FMCA Roadside Assist and have used...

I, too, have FMCA Roadside Assist and have used them twice for a lockout on the motor home on New Years eve 2019 and again for auto due to battery failure. Both times they were at my location at the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-01-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By mrboyer
Continue 2 Camp (C2C) ???

That location was Tom Raper RV, but it was bought out by Camping World. Of course it is not the same as it was probably 15 years ago. Back then Tom Raper would put on a rally at the fairgrounds that...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-30-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By mrboyer
My Fleetwood directions state the engine must be...

My Fleetwood directions state the engine must be running, not just the ignition switch on to provide high enough voltage.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-29-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrboyer
Have duplex outlets installed and controlled by...

Have duplex outlets installed and controlled by switches. Plug in LED shop lights horizontal or vertical. I just installed 14 in my 22’x32’ shop. Best improvement I have done in the 20 years I have...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-28-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By mrboyer
We replaced our microwave wave with a Frigidaire...

We replaced our microwave wave with a Frigidaire convection/microwave. It is the same as an Electrolux but about $300 less. Made in one of the Carolinas. Measure carefully to be sure any unit you...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-25-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By mrboyer
I cannot tell from your picture if this a small...

I cannot tell from your picture if this a small or a large drawer like the ones under the seats of the dinette. I replaced my under the seat with the heavy duty slides made for filing cabinets,...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-25-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By mrboyer
May 2021 be a better year for all.

May 2021 be a better year for all.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-25-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By mrboyer
None. I received a new DeWalt battery powered...

None. I received a new DeWalt battery powered drill. My wife a music box I made of cherry wood and plays the nutcracker and Burns Country music dvds. Something to watch when TV shows repeat which is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-24-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,777
Posted By mrboyer
I guess you do not know that FMCA has reduced...

I guess you do not know that FMCA has reduced staff about 40% in the past year. Those still working did so by telecommunications from home until about 2 months ago.

The other issue is that it was...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-23-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By mrboyer
I have installed on two different motor homes....

I have installed on two different motor homes. Second only to installing a residential refrigerator and HWH levelers. Follow the directions. Make good connections and anchor with high quality tape to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-22-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,777
Posted By mrboyer
It was the recommendation from the Executive...

It was the recommendation from the Executive Board to the Finance Committee to eliminate FMCAssist and to balance the proposed budget which was done in the budget that was returned to the Executive...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-15-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,777
Posted By mrboyer
X2 Amen.

X2 Amen.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-13-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By mrboyer
Vented is better than ventless. Is there any way...

Vented is better than ventless. Is there any way to go up or down or sideways to route a vent. Possibly, two or three small ones that would total the same area as a standard vent. Just a thought. We...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By mrboyer
On our Fleetwood, the Utility switch turns on a...

On our Fleetwood, the Utility switch turns on a light under the hood and in back above the radiator.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By mrboyer
Several years ago, I bought several from COLAW RV...

Several years ago, I bought several from COLAW RV Salvage in MO. After that I started making my own out of 1/8” thick aluminum flat bar. I think it was 1” wide. Bought at Lowe’s and hack sawed and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-09-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By mrboyer
A couple of years ago they had a special life...

A couple of years ago they had a special life membership. We have it, but haven’t been in Elkhart since with enough time to visit again. We are going to try to visit again the summer of 2021.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-07-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By mrboyer
I have just recently had to have a mobile RV...

I have just recently had to have a mobile RV repair service work on a LP gas problem. His truck probably was $100,000 or more. It even had a boom hoist to be able to replace air conditioners on the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,056
Posted By mrboyer
We have the same tank capacities you have. We...

We have the same tank capacities you have. We dump just about weekly. A shower is 5.5-6 gallons.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-02-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By mrboyer
Why not get a detailed quotation and specify that...

Why not get a detailed quotation and specify that no additional changes unless granted by you in writing. A friend had $1,500+ overcharges, but his quotation was open ended.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-01-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By mrboyer
Exterior spot light

Maybe you could install a socket used for lighters and get a portable spotlight from an auto parts store or JC Whitney.

There is a LED w/magnetic base on Amazon. Brand WowPower for $30.00.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-26-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By mrboyer
No problem if signal is strong. I have found that...

No problem if signal is strong. I have found that with the exception of one location the Verizon MiFi is 4 times faster than Sprint. The one time they were almost equal. I use an APP on my iPhone to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-25-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By mrboyer
I have seen a valve that twists on just like the...

I have seen a valve that twists on just like the sewer hose does. Probably, you can find it searching the internet.

Yes, it is possible to freeze water in the drain lines. My wet bay has a 120v...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By mrboyer
If it is a FREIGHTLINER chassis, they may be in...

If it is a FREIGHTLINER chassis, they may be in the last storage bin on either side rear. The flash is probably controlled by the computer and not a flasher.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-22-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By mrboyer
If you have an inverter, check to see if one of...

If you have an inverter, check to see if one of the two toggle breakers has tripped. These are on the inverter, not in your power distribution panel. Or that circuit may have been intended to handle...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-20-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,996
Posted By mrboyer
I had priced via FMCA and dealer priced...

I had priced via FMCA and dealer priced Firestone, also. 6 Firestone tires a little more than $600 lower price. We have been using for two years.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-17-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,622
Posted By mrboyer
Mine was the older model with 2-12v batteries. I...

Mine was the older model with 2-12v batteries. I think the newer models are 3-12v batteries. Don’t know if that makes any difference.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-17-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,622
Posted By mrboyer
We sold ours about 3 years ago. I don’t remember...

We sold ours about 3 years ago. I don’t remember about the lights. But I do remember that you can just keep them plugged in without any problem.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-16-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By mrboyer
I think Demco bought out Air Force One. I have a...

I think Demco bought out Air Force One. I have a preDemco Air Force One. If that is the one you are asking about, I recommend getting it. Previously, I had Brake Buddy that locked up the brakes and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-16-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By mrboyer
The connectors at the power control module, are...

The connectors at the power control module, are poor at best. They easily corrode. Try gently pulling and reconnect several times to try to make good contact.

I had so much trouble with one thing...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-16-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,622
Posted By mrboyer
We had ours for several years. The Cricket...

We had ours for several years. The Cricket battery charger will shut down when fully charged; and when the voltage drops,the charger will turn on and top off. This cycle will continue all winter. Do...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,408
Posted By mrboyer
Plus the exhaust stinks.

Plus the exhaust stinks.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By mrboyer
Mine are on the front wall of the last bin on...

Mine are on the front wall of the last bin on passenger side.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By mrboyer
If you also have to replace the socket, a license...

If you also have to replace the socket, a license plate light should work; but you may have to bend the compression tabs on the sides. May be in for smaller or out for larger.
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