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RE: Cedar Creek 36CK2 vs. 34RL2?

I am watching this thread, as these are the 2 models we are also considering....however, buying a DRW would have to come first for the 38CK2....not necessarily for the 34RL2.... We are 'creekers' for life....after the no cost warranty work we received on our 2009 this summer. Denise Davis and crew were FANTASTIC!
Splashers3 11/09/16 09:17am Fifth-Wheels

You'll never catch me buying a Keystone product. To OLD GUY - you complained about FR - do you know how many brands FR makes? How about IDing which brand you were unhappy with. Maybe that is the division you should be complaining about. For what the Cedar Creek division of FR has done for my 2009 this summer, has made me looking into buying another. Mike
Splashers3 10/30/16 06:53am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Cedar Creek Owners

TOTALLY agree with MPI_Mallard....we are "Creekers" for life...after the way they just treated us on the repair of our 2009 Silverback wide body. Ask anybody that is a member of the Cedar Creek RV Owners Club (CCRVOC)what they think. Mike
Splashers3 10/19/16 02:03pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Cedar Creek Owners

I have a short bed with a manual slider. Have NEVER had to use it for my signature rig in the 7+ years of hauling....and the trailer has been very very close to 90 deg....the dealer did it to show it could be done without using the slider. We are also interested in the 34RE and 34RL2. Good Luck
Splashers3 09/27/16 03:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Was retirement for you a good or not so good choice?

Wife & I have enjoyed reading this topic...since I am deciding on retiring next summer or waiting until Jan2018. She will have a few more years to go, but I think she will minimize "few". I'll be 59+ and want to continue traveling while I have my health. Don't want to say "I wish I had".....She's a teacher, so we can take the summers off while she continues to work....plenty of home projects..health more of a concern than $. Thanks guys. Mike
Splashers3 09/25/16 06:05am General RVing Issues
RE: Rear Suspension Air Bags for my truck

Another fan of the Rite Ride airbag system. I have the onboard compressor, which at times I will adjust on the fly. I had my 5ver dealer install them when we bought our signature 5ver. Still working like a champ.
Splashers3 09/11/16 05:27am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Rig destroyed today!

That's really scary....glad that you had sense to get out, and NOT try to save anything from the trailer. Glad all 3 of you are OK. As folks have said, keep us posted...that could have been any one of us. Good Luck, Mike
Splashers3 08/30/16 11:31am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 2016-17 Cedar Creek RE

I too am very much interested in making my NEXT CC the 34RE...although, I am hoping to get a few more years our of my 7 year old model, which has been great up until recently - but read the rest of the story.... First of all - check with the Cedar Creek RV Owners Club website...I think you can check it out with joining the club...you may not be able to post. You will find many folks that have owned more than 2 CCs. I can't imagine a manufacturer giving better service that CC. We just came back from the factory because we had a major weld failure in which our front cap ended up sitting on our Trailair kingpin for about 800 miles on our way home from Canada. Called CC customer service, spoke with Denise Davis - and everything was taken care of as it was a known problem with some wide bodies trailers, which ours is. They even came to MD to pick it up and take it back to Topeka, IN. They had LCI fix the welding, they replaced our damaged closet, gave us a new cap, and Trailair king pin hitch (didn't really need once). They did several other repairs and considered it all warranty work! They would have covered shipping it back, but wife & I wanted to visit the factory. They could have charged us for some of their fixes, but didn't. Denise and her crew were FANTASTIC and very professional. They had it for about 1 month, and she gave us weekly updates as to the progress. It's better than when it was new! We are Creekers for Life. Good luck with your decision...but I know what I'd suggest. Mike
Splashers3 08/14/16 11:31am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 2016 MS36RSSB3 Review and Weight's update

WOW Jim - just catching up and can't believe your luck....but I am so glad that things turned out in your favor. I think your health is gonna be just fine. Look at what you've gone through my friend! Load her up and hit the road...after your house sale closes. Keep us posted as to your where abouts...remember, we have to link up. Mike
Splashers3 08/06/16 05:46pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: 2016 MS36RSSB3 Review and Weight's update

Hey Jim - I've been following all this "retirement" talk that's been bantered.....I was planning on next July, but after reading the last half of this thread I may have to change it to Jan17..... What do you think of TJ's Campingworld? Would you buy from them again? Recommend them to your friends? PM me if you if you don't want to publicly state your true feelings. I previously told you about our CC Silverback's woes.....CC is moving a head with the repairs. LCI parts and welders arrive at their plant tomorrow to start the repairs. They told us it wasn't the worst failure they've seen, but it was very bad. Cedar Creek has been GREAT to us....maybe we'll have it back in less than a month. Good Luck Saturday - Enjoy every minute. Go Mountaineers!! Mike
Splashers3 07/21/16 04:24pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Survey: How often do you chock your wheels?

ALWAYS when not hooked to TV.
Splashers3 07/19/16 01:41pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: WVa flooding got my TH

Jim, It may not sound "manly", but those pics make me want to cry....I just kept saying, Oh my... You're are strong of character, if we weren't on the road in the opposite direction, I'd come and lend a hand. Keep the faith, brother. Mike
Splashers3 06/28/16 05:12am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 2011 Cedar Creek RE 5th Wheel Low Voltage Battery Issues

If you find out that you need to replace your converter, (you can take some measurements to see if it is putting out DC - which I did to confirm my OEM was shot) - Highly recommend the Progressive Dynamics version that comes with a charge wizard (I believe that is what its called). It plugs into the converter and there is a green LED that flashes (I ran mine into my fuse bank, which is located in the front of my main cabin, floor level under my entertainment center). Depending on the flash rate, I know what my converter is doing to the batteries. I love it. Good Luck.
Splashers3 06/28/16 05:06am Fifth-Wheels
RE: WVa flooding got my TH

OMG JIM! I am so sorry to hear about your misfortunes buddy. You know we are wishing you the best. There should be no way that they can try to salvage that with all the water damage....there will be mold. Since you have full coverage, and knowing what you know - try to enjoy picking out a new unit. You've been through a lot, you will get through this....nobody was lost. My friend, you are in my prayers that things will work out. I wish I could help you. GO Mountaineers. Mike
Splashers3 06/25/16 05:45pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: little surprise every time we dump the tanks

I've used the twist on valve about 4 years because I had the same problem. It still works like a champ!
Splashers3 06/23/16 08:04am Fifth-Wheels
RE: nose of trailer made contact with cab of truck

x3 for a slider.
Splashers3 06/23/16 02:41am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Did you dump your refrigerator and pantry before crossing?

Veebyes - what about coming back into the states? Was it just as pleasant? Thanks - Mike
Splashers3 06/04/16 07:23pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: New Truck's First Outing

x2 with greened.
Splashers3 06/01/16 04:08pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: old rig

Years ago, I traded in my Ford F-150 for a bigger GM truck. About 6 months after that I saw it one day at our local transfer station. I walked over to the owner and said, "that's my old truck". He asked me how I knew, and I showed him the one ding it had, in a very unusual place. I told him how I got it. He complemented me on how well I took care of it and the low mileage it had for its age (6 yrs). It was nice seeing it.
Splashers3 05/11/16 01:54pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Michelin XPS ribs on fiver and truck?

XPS Ribs do not come in "G"s. They are E rated and I love them on my signature 5ver. My local tire guy told me I would never wear them out, that they would rot first. This upcoming fall makes them 7 years old, and have no cracks and plenty of tread. I do cover them and use 303 UV protectant on them. This will probably be my last year before buying another set, but some say the have a 10 year lifespan. They have over 20K miles on them. When they were installed they were only 4 months old based on the DOT date. I have Michelin LTX MS/2s on my truck, E rated, 265s R16s. I love them, they seem to be wearing OK. They are wider than the OEM 245s I had on there and I can tell the difference. Hope this helps. Mike
Splashers3 05/11/16 01:41pm Fifth-Wheels
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