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RE: Bad Trip

I see you're a Good Sam member. Next time you run into bunches of trouble, why not call a Stand By Sam? There's 115 volunteers in North Carolina, including me. Someone local might give you a name & number to a good garage or dealer or might be able to lend a hand. Could save you some troubles. Good luck on your next trip.
amxpress 10/30/14 02:05pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Boone to Asheville NC Rt 321 and Rt 64

I recently drove 321 out of Boone through Blowing Rock. In and out of Blowing Rock the road is tight, some construction, narrow in some spots. I was in a car, I wouldn't want to be towing my 37' 5th wheel this way. Once a little past Blowing Rock it was OK, though. I know it's a lot longer, but I would stick to 421 to I-77 South.
amxpress 10/26/14 08:42pm Roads and Routes
RE: Fayetteville RV Resort

Fayetteville RV Resort (formally Wade KOA) is located in NC on I-95 at exit 61. Yes, it is a very nice CG with 2 pools, large sites, and a clean park.
amxpress 10/12/14 02:05pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Best Truck

Dodge is the best...
amxpress 10/05/14 06:07pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Jake pooped in the pet store tonight! :(

I hope Jake is your dog's name... I have an uncle named Jake, but he's house broken.
amxpress 09/25/14 06:08pm RV Pet Stop
RE: Dutchmen tires from factory

What brand of tires did you install?
amxpress 09/23/14 06:07pm Toy Haulers
RE: Holley four barrel carb exchanged for same list # NO!

As mentioned, there is probably an inline filter somewhere you should check. It is also possible for dirt to enter around the air cleaner is improperly installed or a dirty or cheap air filter. This can cause a problem within the carburetor.
amxpress 09/22/14 02:14pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Fiver with Bed slide

My previous fiver was a Sabre. We really liked it. Here's a nice floorplan that you may like that is less than 10,000# empty: http://palominorv.com/productinfo.aspx?model=sabresil&page=floorplandetails&floorplanid=5353&RVType=FW
amxpress 09/22/14 02:11pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: question on tire research

I recently replaced the Akuret ST tires that came on my fiver with Maxxis M8008 ST tires. While in the shop watching the tires mounted and balanced, I rolled 3 ST tires, same size, next to each other. One of my Maxxis, an Akuret, and a Tow Master. All were ST235/80R16 Load Range E. The Maxxis was heavier, its sidewall was thicker and more firm with less flexing when weight was applied. My Maxxis were made in Thailand. The other two were made in China. I replaced the original tires on my fiver because one had a ply separation resulting in a grapefruit size bubble. This was the 3rd time I had a tire failure of an ST tire, all different brands, all made in China. I don't care what the name is on the side of the tire, if it's an ST tire made in China, it is not built to the same quality standards as my Maxxis or the USA made Carlisle ST tires on my Dad's cargo trailer (though they are old and time to be replaced). Best of luck with your tires, regardless of where they're made.
amxpress 09/07/14 10:54am Fifth-Wheels
RE: tow max tire failure

Maxxis 8008 ST tires Goodyear G614 LT trailer tires Michelin XPS Ribs trailer tires Bridgestone Duravis LT trailer tire Be sure to have your new tires balanced.
amxpress 09/04/14 06:01pm Beginning RVing
RE: tow max tire failure

Maxxis 8008 ST tires Goodyear G614 LT trailer tires Michelin XPS Ribs trailer tires Bridgestone Duravis LT trailer tire Be sure to have your new tires balanced.
amxpress 09/04/14 06:00pm Beginning RVing
RE: Tires for my fifth wheel.

1) What size tire do you have on your Montana? 2) I would be willing to bet that you are running way under inflated at 75 psi. You will receive numerous suggestions on installing LT trailer tires vs ST trailer tires. Your marathons are ST trailer tires. I run Maxxis M8008 ST 16" tires on my fiver. I really like them and I could afford them. Maxxis is the ONLY ST tire to run. Two popular LT trailer tires are Michelin XPS Ribs and Goodyear G614 trailer tires. Stay away from any ST tire made in China as they don't have a great track record. As mentioned, Maxxis is the ONLY ST trailer tire to consider if you choose to go with ST tires. Run the ST tires at Maximum pressure. Be sure to have them balanced, too.
amxpress 09/02/14 06:39pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Are we just Too Picky!!

Theater seating across from a 40" LED Smart TV, plenty of counter space, HUGE 30"x 60" shower, 100" wide? Go with the Columbus 320RS. It's only 6" longer than you mentioned in your later post.
amxpress 08/31/14 06:23pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: GPS Garmin

I bought a Garmin 465T a couple years back on sale because they were pushing the new 760T. It has trucker/RV routing based on length, width, height, and weight. I've updated the map and added some special POI from a site online. It's works well when towing my 37' Columbus.
amxpress 08/31/14 03:11pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Anyone with a Columbus 365RL

I would wait until you get your fiver and adjust the hitch so there's around 6" clearance above the bed to the trailer. The dealer would probably even help.
amxpress 08/29/14 05:45pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: opinion on 5th wheel brands

Where in North Carolina are you shopping for your Columbus? We bought our Columbus 320RS from Camper's Inn in Mocksville, NC. We did a lot of research and walked through many fivers before deciding on the Columbus. We have a very early production unit, but since we've got the bugs worked out, we've really enjoyed it. I like the 30" X 60" shower. The 6 sided welded aluminum frame. The 10 Gallon water heater. The 100" width. The comfortable Lane recliners.The closet in front is bigger than most of the other fivers we looked at. DW liked the fact that it comes with a microwave/convection as well as an oven. It meets and exceeds our needs. The new ones come with a smart TV. It also has a decent R rating. If I had to do it over, I would order the 7,000 axles and dual pane windows. Other than that, ours is loaded.
amxpress 08/29/14 05:41pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Raleigh NC campgrounds

If you don't want anything fancy, check out 70 East Mobile & RV park in Garner. It's near the I-40 & US 70 interchange. Primarily a mobile home park with a bunch of RV sites. Click here: http://www.rvparkreviews.com/regions/North_Carolina/Garner.html
amxpress 08/19/14 05:59pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Warranty question & looking for NC Dealerships

There's a Camping World just outside of of Fayetteville. Mixed reviews on their sales & service. They do have dealers all over the US. Might be worth a trip up to Raleigh. There's a dealer in Goldsboro and I can recommend a good dealer in LaGrange, NC (Horizon RV). Good luck. I know where a good used fiver is on a dealer's lot.
amxpress 08/14/14 09:03pm Travel Trailers
RE: Sand and debris in water lines

I use a Camco water filter at the spigot and as mentioned, always run the water before connecting to the trailer to flush out the hose. Haven't had a sand problem. You can buy larger filters if you travel in sandy areas and either hook it into the plumbing or run it inline on the outside and mount it on a bracket. You might also consider flushing out your water heater.
amxpress 08/14/14 08:34pm Travel Trailers
RE: question about campers inn .

We special ordered a Columbus 320 RS from their Mocksville, NC location. I actually liked our salesman and the sales manager. Got a fair trade in on our Sabre and got a good price on our Columbus. Only had the Columbus back for warranty work once. No complaints there.We actually spent the first night on their lot because it was raining and we couldn't transfer our stuff over. I wouldn't have a problem recommending them to anyone looking for an RV.
amxpress 08/14/14 08:25pm General RVing Issues
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