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RE: CB radios

Depends on the terrain, hilly, 1-3 miles, flat 5 miles or better, depending on the setup also. Mike
mike-uswest 05/27/14 05:47pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: CB radio

In a lot of areas that I go hunting and camping, you will find that these fancy smart phones are not so smart, and the CB works well to keep track of others in your party. Mike
mike-uswest 05/26/14 05:50pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: hero cat saves boy from dog attack

Who filmed this, and why didn't they try to help? Also, why did the mother leave with the child still out there? Mike
mike-uswest 05/14/14 09:34pm RV Pet Stop
RE: Wiring - Solar Panel - Solar Controller - Converter

You can just hook your wires from the controller to the battery, and fuse the pos wire close to the battery. The controller and the converter work independently of each other. Mike
mike-uswest 05/13/14 12:23pm General RVing Issues
RE: 1999 Tioga 24' V-10

He is a home inspector by trade, so when he gets there, he will go over it well. I appreciate any replies. Has anyone had one? Mike
mike-uswest 04/28/14 09:05am Class C Motorhomes
1999 Tioga 24' V-10

I have a friend looking at a used 1999 Tioga 24D Class C 4WD motor home that looks to be in great condition with other options, and only 20,000 miles on it. It has been kept under cover, and with a cloth cover on it also. On the unit it says the 4WD is by Gregory. Does anyone have any information about these outfits, how reliable they are? Thanks. Mike
mike-uswest 04/27/14 05:42pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Dog urine glows in the dark?

Hey, they have no flashlights, how else are they going to see to get around??? Mike
mike-uswest 03/22/14 08:57am RV Pet Stop
RE: telescopic ladders

I have one that I like very much for the small storage area that it takes, but I did have problems with it once. In very cold and snowy conditions I was using it to get on my roof, and one of the buttons to extend the sections from the one below didn't get all the way engaged, and when I got to the top, it let go, breaking one of the button latches and nearly dropping me 10 feet. I watch to make sure everything is well seated before I climb now. Mike
mike-uswest 03/21/14 05:41pm Tech Issues
RE: Pop-ups when on the Forum

I have had that problem a couple of times, if you are using IE, look at the bottom of the pop up and get the name of the originator, go into tools at the top of the page, in the drop down go to manage ad ons, on the left hit tool bars and extensions, let it load, go down the list until you find the culprit, click to highlight, go to the bottom and click disable. it may take awhile, you may have to restart, but that usually takes care of it. Mike
mike-uswest 03/16/14 09:28am Forum Technical Support
RE: CB Radio install in a 2500 Dodge

The only problem that I have had with mine, is you have to keep the attachments to the antenna from getting corroded from the elements over time. Three to five miles is about tops with mine. Mike
mike-uswest 03/15/14 03:34pm Truck Campers
RE: The Hill

When we went on it, at the bottom, my wife got out and kissed the ground. I didn't see any problem. Mike
mike-uswest 02/25/14 06:09pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Pulled over, what's the problem Officer

I can't see, is there a boat on behind the fifth wheel? I mean you gotta get her done. Mike
mike-uswest 02/19/14 09:08am General RVing Issues
RE: Have you ever felt threatened while camping?

No, but as someone else on here has said before, I haven't had a fire either, but I still have a fire extinguisher. I like being prepared. Mike
mike-uswest 02/11/14 08:35pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: What happened to camping/RVing?

I'm a little older, but I still feel that a great camping trip is spending several days never seeing another human. It makes for a great nature experience. Mike
mike-uswest 02/06/14 09:22am Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: TomTom VIA 1605M RV GPS

I got a 1600M for Christmas, from Best Buy, that is supposed to be the same as the 1605M. How do they differ? Mike
mike-uswest 01/12/14 09:38am Technology Corner
RE: Good Sam Highways Publication?????

Thanks for the answer. That just shows that I often don't read some of what I should. I already take Trailer Life. Mike
mike-uswest 01/05/14 05:14pm Good Sam Club
Good Sam Highways Publication?????

I have been a Good Sam Life Member for a long time. I was just cleaning out my magazines and found out that I have not received a Highways publication since the May-July 2013 copy. Are they still publishing this magazine? Mike
mike-uswest 01/05/14 12:34pm Good Sam Club
RE: Battery Equalization

On the 1093, isn't it the reconditioning that blows the sulfate off the plates, and the equalization just stirs up the fluids to stop stratification? Mike
mike-uswest 11/28/13 04:09pm Tech Issues
RE: Red Max Pro Stripper ????

Timmac, Thanks for the answer. May wait until next summer. Mike
mike-uswest 11/14/13 08:39am Tech Issues
Red Max Pro Stripper ????

I put Red Max Pro on my fifth wheel over 3 years ago, and after about 2 years I got into some bugs traveling that were difficult to get off. After scrubbing diligently on the front cap, they came off, but you could see that there were scrub marks in the RMP. I cleaned it off, and put on a couple more coats. That did a pretty good job. Earlier this year, the finish started flaking on the front. I cleaned it well again, and applied more coats. Now it is starting to flake badly again. This is just on the front cap which is facing south and gets all of the summer 100* weather here in the summer. The rest of the rig still looks like new, other than where it has been scraped by brush getting into hunting areas. I have only washed the rest of the trailer with mild soap, and the only time the sun is on it is when we are traveling. The question is: today I tried using some ammonia, I saw where some have used it as a stripper, and it didn't work real well, but the decals in the front were starting to peal in some areas where they were a little loose to start with. Will the Zepp's Stripper take off the decals also, and is there any way to protect them? Thanks. Mike
mike-uswest 11/13/13 04:33pm Tech Issues
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