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RE: RV Repair facilities near Lincoln City?

Newport Marine and RV Service in South Beach just South of the bridge in Newport. About the best you will find in the area.
bdpreece 09/18/14 07:33pm General RVing Issues
RE: Diabetic supplies , test strips /meters) while traveling

Wife uses a One Touch meter, she tests 3 times a day and gets a 3 month supply at Wal Mart for $10.
bdpreece 09/18/14 06:22pm RVing with Disabilities and General Health Issues
RE: discolored ceiling

Remove the inside cover and snug down the 4 bolts that hold the air conditioner to the roof. Do not over-tighten them as it will ruin the gasket.
bdpreece 09/14/14 05:32pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Dead Colorado Hitchiker

It's bad luck to disturb a burial ground.
bdpreece 09/14/14 05:27pm General RVing Issues
RE: Casino Route to Quartzsite

Rolling Hills casino in Corning CA. Take the Liberal Ave exit from I-5 S. They have a great buffet with a 50% discount on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 50+ seniors. Your choice of boondocking in the parking lot or they have an RV park.
bdpreece 08/28/14 11:25pm Snowbirds
RE: cant get fuel to filters after changing both on Cummins 8.1

First off the book basically lies. Best option is to plug the center hole and fill the filter with fuel before installing. Cycling the key on for about 20 seconds then off about 10 times may fill the filters. My last experience with this was not good as mine air locked and the only way I could get it to fire up was to pull the return line and plug it off while I cranked the engine as fuel would take the path of least resistance and just go from the tank and back through the return line and never enter the chambers. If it were my rig I would remove the filters fill them and try it. If it still did not start I would plug the return line. Be careful because if you crank the starter too long you will burn it up.
bdpreece 08/27/14 12:42pm Beginning RVing
RE: Hot Water From Cold

Do you have an outside shower faucet? If so make sure the faucet is turned off at the knobs and not just at the head.
bdpreece 08/18/14 10:08am Travel Trailers
RE: Silverton, OR to Kelso, WA

Best/safest/easiest route: 214 to I5 at Woodburn then I5 to I205 then back to I5. You will hit a little congestion in Woodburn as they are building a new overpass at the 214/I5 junction but only slow for a mile or so.
bdpreece 08/17/14 10:07am Roads and Routes
RE: Need new satelite dome

I've been happy with my Winegard Trav'lr so far. X2. Did have to replace the LNB due to water in it but was an easy DYI fix.
bdpreece 08/14/14 11:43am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Oregon coast third week of October?

Prepare for 55 and rain and you will be fine. Bring jackets and rain gear and enjoy.
bdpreece 08/11/14 07:42pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Any resort anywhere with a walk-in pool?

Thousand Trail Las Vegas also has the steps plus a motorized sling system. You do not have to be a member to camp there.
bdpreece 08/05/14 04:00pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: RVing with a newborn

Only waited until mom was ready to travel. Tented in those days but had a 22 ft sail boat so we put the baby in a collapsible bed/carrier and wedged him into the corner of the cabin and off we went. Don't think he grew up any worse for wear.
bdpreece 08/05/14 03:57pm Family Camping
RE: Area around Winlock, WA - Campgrounds ?

The Closest would be around Toledo but check this out Toledo Wa area parks
bdpreece 08/04/14 03:48pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Prescott Az to Bend Oregon

Prescott to Vegas, 95 to Fallon Nv, 50 to 80 at Fernley, 80 to 395 at Reno, 395 to 31 to 97 to Bend.
bdpreece 08/04/14 11:08am Roads and Routes
RE: Need advice for towing downhill....

Always go down in the lowest gear it took you to go up!! Stay off the brakes as much as possible. Once they get hot you will find stopping to be a real problem. If you start to smell them pull over and park asap and let them cool down. Good luck and be safe.
bdpreece 08/02/14 11:54am Towing
RE: Hillsboro, OR to Tillamook

Either 26 to 6 or 8 to 6 will be fine. Only thing with the 8 route is you have to go through Forest Grove at about 25mph. 6 into Tillamook is probably a better road than you will find 101 to be.
bdpreece 08/02/14 11:50am Roads and Routes
RE: Blank Tank Ripper Comes To Elkmont

So what did the rangers have to say?
bdpreece 07/30/14 01:06pm Travel Trailers
RE: Ford navigation system

I really like the system in my 2014 Explorer. Probably my only complaint and I know it is at least partially my fault is; I have problems hearing the voice directions and I don't seem to be able to turn it up enough to help.
bdpreece 07/24/14 10:58am Technology Corner
RE: Thousand trails full hookups?

Most TT campgrounds lease sites out on a yearly basis. These sites are usually the full hookup sites. The TT Bend/Sunriver park is a good example, every full hookup site is leased out. We have been members for about 5 years now and I think that abut 90% of our stays have been at water/electric only sites.
bdpreece 07/22/14 10:39am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Couple annoyances you may know how to solve

If you are using one of those cheap water pressure regulators throw it away as they are actually just water restrictors. Purchase a Watts 263A-LF which is adjustable and has a pressure gauge on it. It will flow 4 to 4.5 gal per minute. I set mine for 55 pounds. Works great but not cheap.
bdpreece 07/20/14 11:31pm General RVing Issues
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