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RE: Frustration with CW

I don't get it. They can build these trailers in hours and build dozens ever day. So why does it take weeks to get one? Of corse I have never special order anything either.
fireman41 09/17/14 12:27pm General RVing Issues
RE: Hershey 2014 travel trailer follow up

I have a 2011 jayco 26 BH. So far I like it. We are currently finishing up a 2000 mile long 2 week trip with it and haven't had any problems with it. After 2 weeks it does get a bit cramped but for us the camper isn't the destination it's just a place to shower and hang our hats. The pros of the camper are it has a lot of storage. I love the fact that it carries 90 gals of fresh water but you will need to tote be case the gray and black are only 36 gal each. The bunks one our has the double bed on the bottom and single on top,but that gave us a small closet to put the kids clothing. The things I don't are the cheap plastic sinks and tolit.
fireman41 09/15/14 06:45pm Travel Trailers
RE: Is my '01 F-250 PSD up to the challenge ??

Don't forget ball joints and ty rod ends
fireman41 09/15/14 06:05pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Question About Pontoon Axles ?

In stead of adding a second axle have you looked at maybe just replacing the current axle with a heavier one?
fireman41 09/14/14 08:05pm Around the Campfire
RE: 4,000 - 4,200 RPM?

My 6.2 in my f250 just loves to be at 4500 rpm when pulling. I have even run it up to 6000 once or twice on these little steep hills in VA and WV
fireman41 09/14/14 05:58am Tow Vehicles
RE: Andersen-3604 Camper Leveler

Something I have noticed is when I have it up on the anderson levelers I don't get as much movement in the camper. I was going to get a set of x chocks but I might not now.
fireman41 09/13/14 08:15pm Travel Trailers
RE: Choosing the right equalizer/sway hitch

X2 on the anderson.
fireman41 09/10/14 02:37pm Travel Trailers
RE: 2015 Chevy 2500HD 6.0L gas Ike Gauntlet

The reason they don't shift the truck manually is because there want to see how well the factory has the shift points mapped out.
fireman41 09/02/14 05:46am Tow Vehicles
RE: Restrictions on RVs in Smithtown, NY

As far as keeping an rv on your property I'm fine with that I got my parked beside my garage. But I don't like the idea of long term parking on the street. Like some else stated it could make ever harder for fire equipment to get down some streets.
fireman41 08/29/14 08:08pm General RVing Issues
RE: Found while searching for another TT

Wow you would need a dully to pull that thing. I like the how the built in garbage can is pulled out from the out side heck it has a built in garbage can.
fireman41 08/29/14 07:54pm Travel Trailers
RE: So all of you 1500 haters

What is so special about the half ton with a std bed in the pic?!?!?! so one can get a 10" bed or there abouts. How kewl would that be!!!!!!!! maaaaaavalous! it would be to get a 10' pickup bed. Not sure how folks deal with them beds shorter than 8'! Marty Easy just put my tail gate down and now it's 8 feet long.
fireman41 08/27/14 01:06pm Towing
RE: Coolers

Add salt to the water in the cooler in it will lower the freezing freezing point of the water and will help keep the ice a bit longer
fireman41 08/25/14 05:51pm General RVing Issues
RE: Best car for towing pop-up

The new Mazda cx5 or the cx7 with the turbo would work well.
fireman41 08/15/14 12:11pm Towing
RE: Backing up tip

The scoop our what we call in the trucking industry the 45 degree back works well. My biggest problem is were the axles are placed on the camper. I'm used to having the wheels and the very back of the trailer were campers have the wheels more towards the center so the camper cut in faster. Also with the axles in the center position you get a lot more tail swing Wich could be a problem when pulling out of a tight spot and making a hard trun. Also with a lot of rear over hang you have to be more square with a tight spot when backing in.
fireman41 08/14/14 01:24pm Towing
RE: cars to one side, trucks/trailers to the other

Yes please if you can fit car spots park there. I don't have enough parking for my big truck.
fireman41 08/11/14 01:58pm Beginning RVing
RE: Anderson hitches

Mine just came in I can't wait till t hi is weekend to get it set up and do a few test pulls
fireman41 08/11/14 12:44pm Towing
RE: Mico lever lock supplemental parking brake

Worked for a company that have one on a roll back tow truck. On day the one office Manger took it home to haul his show car. Well he parked the truck on aND only set the micro lock and not the truck brake e brakes. Well he went on to eat dinner and half an hour later the truck was coasting through his yard and plowed in to his dump truck. The Micon locks hold good but don't really no them form your only e brake. Also the pa state inspection law says you must have a mechanical parking brake.
fireman41 08/10/14 12:25am Tow Vehicles
RE: Exactly what is a Chev 1500HD

It a non hd 3/4 TON. It has 8 bolt wheels. It the same truck as a 2500 not to be confused with the 2500 hd.
fireman41 08/06/14 07:04am Tow Vehicles
RE: Where to buy good semi-cheap ratchet socket set in USA?

I hate to say it but, a lot of Craftsman Tool production has now been moved over to China and it's quality has fallen dramatically. If you have a good older set of tools that serves your needs and the only problem is the box you will be better off to just find a new box. You have to pay good money now to find good quality tools. Spend a lot of money on new tools or, get a new box, and keep the good tools you already have. I will no longer buy craftsman tool now that there made in China I'm looking at kolbolt tools from lows. And yes I know there made in China too
fireman41 07/30/14 04:34am General RVing Issues
RE: Hubby went crazy!

Should have ask him if he could have panted the trailer to match the truck. But it still looks cool.
fireman41 06/24/14 08:16am General RVing Issues
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