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RE: Slide-Outs @ Walmart

It's easy. I could care less what Escapees or anyone else thinks I should or shouldn't do, it's not their call regardless what they think. When I've had to use a Walmart I ALWAYS go in and ask permission and tell them where I am. I also park the slide side over either a planter or someplace where it's zero Impact on the lot. End of story
SCVJeff 04/29/16 04:21pm Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: Anyone use a CARCHET TPMS

If you didn't know it happened, either the system is broken or out of range and mebbe you didn't notice? A blowout should have been an almost immediate alert yet you saw nothing
SCVJeff 04/29/16 04:17pm Tow Vehicles
What about the RVIA Sticker ?

I'm about to spend significant $$ to fix a clear coat issue on the right side of the motorhome and the paint shop wants to get everything off they can get off they can, including the RVIA sticker. The sticker now looks like cr@p after years in the sun, faded ink, etc. Is there any reason or legal obligation to retain that sticker on the side? Can it be replaced if needed??
SCVJeff 04/29/16 03:55pm General RVing Issues
RE: Slide-Outs @ Walmart

Go to the side and put it out over the grass area. While close to the lawn you can fertilize it before leaving. Sure hope you're kidding. It's behavior like that that will close down WalMart's generosity.its a JOKE.... Geeeze
SCVJeff 04/29/16 12:59am Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: Ford recall

The dash buttons still suck...
SCVJeff 04/29/16 12:56am Tow Vehicles
RE: Noisy Furnace

I have NEVER seen a sleeve bearing that once is sticky or noisy be rescued by oil. At that points its simply a bandaid
SCVJeff 04/28/16 02:13pm Tech Issues
RE: Noisy Furnace

Call them up and see if there is an upgrade kit
SCVJeff 04/28/16 02:09am Tech Issues
RE: Ford recall

From the people that brought you dash push buttons Hey...... My 1962 Plymouth Fury was a sweet ride :Bso was my 60' Rambler (letters were changed around to read BERMLER) with same said buttons. Used to take the engine apart after school and it was back together before dinner..
SCVJeff 04/27/16 11:43pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Ford recall

From the people that brought you dash push buttons
SCVJeff 04/27/16 09:26pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Can I insulate the engine shroud?

West MarineIf you're trying to do it right, THIS is what you need to be looking at... period
SCVJeff 04/27/16 01:32pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Can I insulate the engine shroud?

Or simply use cowling heat shield/ soundproofing from a boat shop. It's the same stuff used to line generator compartments.
SCVJeff 04/26/16 11:07pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Generator Polarity

Or you can replace the outlet with an isolated ground orange outlet and do this strap internally. Cleaner and permenant. It's POSSIBLE the generator has an auto-protect. What's the manual say?
SCVJeff 04/26/16 10:15am Tech Issues
RE: Refer change over, quite possibly a stupid question....

Someday someone will really have a stupid question... Then it's game-on. :)
SCVJeff 04/25/16 11:47pm Travel Trailers
RE: GEL versus AGM

Is there a 650 club ? Where do I join .. :B http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/SCVJeff/7A3D343B-5440-4A5D-81BE-6F1D577C24A7_zpsbgukil2k.jpg height=200 width=275
SCVJeff 04/25/16 11:44pm Tech Issues
RE: And You Thought I Was Kidding......Sgt Swat

Where else you gonna post about a new n' improved swatter, pets?
SCVJeff 04/25/16 11:05pm Tech Issues
RE: Generator Polarity

Just for TV you might be able to get by on battery alone. For QUIET generator, and Honda EU1000 or 2000 is as quiet as it can get. Polarity ?
SCVJeff 04/25/16 03:00pm Tech Issues
RE: Honda 1000 + Extended Tank??

Not sure why you're flooding the engine. I simply change the gas cap to the one with the standard marine fuel fittings, attach a standard marine outboard fuel hose, attach the external tank, prime the fuel line and it just runs
SCVJeff 04/25/16 10:47am Tech Issues
RE: ┬┐BFL13?

Around here that's usually not a good thing
SCVJeff 04/24/16 01:20am Tech Issues
RE: Do slam latches tend to leak?

I give up.. What's a Slam Latch?
SCVJeff 04/24/16 01:14am Tech Issues
RE: Generator Gas Usage, AC, and Battery Charging

It seems the Yamaha and Honda 2000 WATT Generators have the lowest fuel consumption. I have read these generators run about 8-10 hours on one gallon of fuel. Have owners of these generators found the 8-10 hours per gallon to be correct? I am pretty sure these will not run the 13.5K roof mount AC but I am thinking I could add an auxiliary 8K to 10K window unit while boondocking. Does anyone have experience with using either (or similar) of these generators with smaller AC units? Powering a window AC would be great but my main need is to charge the RV batteries. I have read some battery types charge more slowly as the charge approaches 100 percent. Does anyone know how many AMPS these generators can dump into a battery per hour? I think the battery type, LITHIUM, AGM, GEL, LEAD ACID impacts this as well. I am OK with paying a premium price for a HONDA, YAMAHA if I get better fuel economy, and product life. But I am a bit concerned that to charge the batteries I might need to run the generator at full power. At full power the fuel usage could increase such that I would be better off with a larger generator which might actually cost less.The DC outputs on any of these generarors are completely useless. They are extremely low current for the fuel you put into them, somewhere around 6A with ECO mode Off. Plan on a good 3 stage external,charger for any of your battery escapades
SCVJeff 04/24/16 01:12am Tech Issues
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