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RE: Is Motorhome Magazine any good? GS RV Travel/Saving guide?

It's a relatively cheap magazine with a few good articles and LOTS of ads. I do like some ads as there are some innovative products on the ads.
crasster 12/05/16 08:00am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Thor Hurricane 34J vs Itasca 35B

The way I see it is you only know which one to get. Some people are minimalists, some people like to kick back with are their limbs fully extended with plenty of elbow room. Both coaches are similar in quality. If it was me we are more minimalists and like to spread out at campsites so I'd go with whatever is less expensive and keep the extra cash for other things.
crasster 12/05/16 07:57am Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV Trip Planner

I'll 5th RVParky. I use it of course as an "outline" of the trip I'm taking, and also use several other sites including tripadvisor and google to get reviews on tourist spots.
crasster 12/05/16 07:52am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Half-ton toad

I've been seriously looking at the Fleetwood Pace Arrow 35e DP. It has a 340 hp Cummins engine. This will be our first motorhome. I figured as long as I can tow a half-ton truck, and put all of our bikes in the back (6 of them), some firewood, etc. in the back of the truck, then I won't miss our 5th wheel toy hauler. Then I started thinking about towing capacity. I was surprised to see that it says it's rated for 5,000 lbs towing. The only half-ton that fits that description is an aluminum body F150. Do any of you tow a half-ton truck with that size engine? What is your experience? Do you ever tow slightly more than your DP is rated for? I know that the rating is not a suggestion, but certainly there is a range of capability. Thanks for your experience and thoughts. Smart idea. This way you have the "trailer" function of the truck bed for those "outdoor items". I am curious though, why not a smaller utility pickup? May be easier to tow - much lighter and they usually hold a lot of gear.
crasster 12/05/16 07:50am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Crock pot cooking while traveling?

Yes you can. But please make sure its not going to slide around while driving down the road. On the rare occasion we do it. Sarah sets the crock pot in one of the kitchen sinks. (She puts down a towel first.) Tom Stuff towels all around it too. :)
crasster 12/05/16 07:46am Class A Motorhomes
RE: "Flex Seal" for an RV roof?

Me, I'd stick to what I KNOW works. :)
crasster 12/05/16 07:45am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 7" (or larger) GPS Units

If you are able to use a laptop, we LOVE Microsoft streets and trips. We like that it updates,we like that there are tons of locations... However, it is getting more obsolete. As iphones and androids are becoming more advance, and 3g/4g keeps one online, you basically have the best GPS systems through a phone.
crasster 12/05/16 07:44am Class A Motorhomes
RE: removing radiator on a 1986 holiday rambler

Well if you do it take pictures. :) Then it will forever be here for anybody to view.
crasster 12/04/16 09:49pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV Radio

Usually it's easier than a typical car stereo to change out. Especially i you have good access behind the dash. The XM will of course need the antenna so there's that to run.
crasster 12/02/16 08:07am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 2006 Couchmen Cross Country 382DS purchase

They make a nice RV. There are a lot of happy owners of them. I've looked at them myself on several occasions. :) Let us know what you decide.
crasster 12/02/16 08:05am Class A Motorhomes
RE: winnie vs. holiday rambler

I lean HR on this one just from the laminate use on the exterior. Both are good coaches though.
crasster 12/01/16 12:53pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Def Tank Guage

I've known people do it after every trip. The thing is, you can't always trust fill gauges on RV's so it may be wise to do it or at least top it off.
crasster 12/01/16 12:08pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Power Gear Hydraulic jacks won't retract

Yes please keep us informed. I have some family with these types of jacks that get locked down occasionally... They don't know how they fix but sometimes they just "start working" again.
crasster 12/01/16 09:33am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Vintage Class A Motor Homes

I'm loving this thread... Classics! Love some of the 1950's coaches. :)
crasster 12/01/16 09:31am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Should we turn off the water?

I would, and what I would do is leave on either the furnace on low, or have an old school light bulb on in several rooms. It will provide just a bit of heat in the house.
crasster 12/01/16 09:26am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Branson MO, Trail of Lights- Height Clearance?

Its not the turns that are a problem, its the tree on the inside of the turn. I would check at the entrance first. X2, trees are definitely the concern... check at the gate or call ahead.
crasster 11/30/16 03:05pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Heat not working?

Any igniters clicking or popping sounds? Do any stove burners light now?
crasster 11/30/16 03:02pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: brighter lighting for my MH

For interior lighting I would not use LED's or CFL's. Unless power saving is an absolute must. They do not give off the full color spectrum (CFL's are horrible). There are a few interesting articles on these types of bulbs causing depression as colors are not as vibrant.
crasster 11/30/16 02:56pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: 92 Toyota Motorhome complete roof tear-down and rebuild

Please do get the images fixed or a link to them. Very interested in the project.
crasster 11/30/16 02:54pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Disconnect alarms for tow bar arms

I have not seen them but I can't imagine this would be a hard thing to setup. Simply a disconnect alarm.
crasster 11/30/16 02:53pm Class A Motorhomes
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