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RE: Iowa tries witty roadsigns to cut fatalities

Sadly, this morning the sign I drive under every day said "Right Lane Closed Ahead"...but normally they do have something up there to see. I wonder what it'll be next week...prolly "Right Lane Closed Ahead"...but on the way home I get more signs. :)
NiasWagn 03/23/15 10:50am Roads and Routes
RE: Just ordered a Go Pro!!!

Our one and only trip to Europe I spent so much time behind a camera I missed Europe! Never again will I get caught up taking pictures only to have them stored in a dusty box only to be discarded after Im gone. My grandmother was an avid semi-professional photographer and took hundreds of thousands of photos between 1915 and her death 20 years ago. My mother let me borrow the photos and scan them and digitally correct the aging. I have made dozens of digital slide shows for family members and they are a big hit. I've discovered that random photos of flowers and scenery aren't that popular, but photos of family members and pets are priceless. I've also been in your shoes. I've been the videographer and photographer at several weddings and family gatherings and missed a lot of what's going on. I rather enjoy looking at old photos (scenery included). These photos capture the moment of what it was like to live in the "olden days". I really like the ones with horse, farmstead, old car or building in the background. Just thought I'd say that...
NiasWagn 03/16/15 01:12pm Technology Corner
RE: Lincoln, NE to San Diego-Best Route in March

You want to avoid bad weather and also roads? :D Have a great trip! We are expecting 70's next week. Hopefully you won't have any bad weather. The last time I was in Eagle there was a giant pancake feed.
NiasWagn 03/06/15 08:00am Roads and Routes
RE: See the USA with our Chevorlet

I'll chime in for Nebraska. HWY 2 between Alliance and Grand Island is a great alternative to I-80 if you have the time. I rode it on my Goldwing and it was very scenic. Watch out for those turtles! Maybe THIS will help.
NiasWagn 03/03/15 05:13am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Camping With a Motorcycle

I share your same interests. I'll keep an eye on this thread.
NiasWagn 02/26/15 05:23am General RVing Issues
RE: Sams Club?

Our local Sams club allows overnight parking (apparently). There are folks there all the time (both trucks and RV's). I would also ask permissions first though. While I am there I'd also be stocking up. I have never personally slept in a parking lot. I just find a local campground.
NiasWagn 02/26/15 05:16am General RVing Issues
RE: Problem Opening Programs, Windows 8.1

so....is the mouse issue fixed?
NiasWagn 02/26/15 05:09am Technology Corner
RE: Problem Opening Programs, Windows 8.1

I wonder if your mouse pad on your laptop isn't a little too sensitive. That's what it sounds like to me. I personally hate my mouse pad on the laptop. I often hit it when I'm typing and it ticks me off. In some cases I disable it. If you get a context menu then your mouse is working. What has changed since the issue first started happening? Perhaps you can do a rollback to that point in time and see if that doesn't help.
NiasWagn 02/24/15 10:08am Technology Corner
RE: Favorite Camping Location

I have a thing for Crater of the Diamond SP. I'm not much for digging holes in a field but something about that campground makes me want to back as much as possible.
NiasWagn 02/23/15 11:44am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Wonder where a few of the core member's gravitated to?

Hey that's nice! Yeah, he sure is. Hope he's a he. .... :B Pops Well you had a 50/50 chance...and you missed it by that much! Molly is her name.
NiasWagn 02/18/15 02:27pm RV Pet Stop
RE: experiences towing with 3.5L ecoboost

I pulled my 6K lb (loaded) trailer through the hills around Branson with no issues. I got the 3.73 gears which helps. My rear end was also a little soggy but adding a leaf spring did the trick. That was a $300 update. I'm very happy with it after 45K miles. I'll be returning to Branson later this year with a bigger trailer but I have no concerns.
NiasWagn 02/18/15 11:18am Tow Vehicles
RE: Alaskan trip on 2 wheels

Neat! I'm doing it wrong.
NiasWagn 02/18/15 06:04am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Wonder where a few of the core member's gravitated to?

Hey that's nice! http://i.imgur.com/b5YzjWTl.jpg
NiasWagn 02/18/15 05:27am RV Pet Stop
RE: Seeking a used 1/2 Ton Tot Hauler. Ideas?

{Post deleted. No for-sale posts allowed.} :) I came very close to buying one of those down in KC. I liked it but it came with nothing on it so by the time I added the beds, bathroom and kitchen etc. I was looking at 22K - 26K+. I made two trips down there to look it over. I also liked that it was lower to the ground (for loading/unloading etc.).
NiasWagn 02/18/15 05:26am Toy Haulers
RE: Seeking a used 1/2 Ton Tot Hauler. Ideas?

I towed a 19RR with my Ford 1/2 ton and it was no problem. It was a great trailer for rallies and such. I now tow a 25RR with the same half ton. Still tows like a breeze. Adding the wing in the back didn't make much of a difference. If anything it dropped the hitch weight a little. I used to have a Tundra 4.7L truck and it didn't handle the 19RR as well. What comforts are you looking for?
NiasWagn 02/16/15 10:17am Toy Haulers
RE: Dangerously low temps/Florida warnings for pets??

I do recall one year being at a place called Arrowhead (if memory serves) in California and at the top of mountain in a parking lot was a very small pile of snow overtaking a few parking spaces. Sticking out of the snow was a sign that read "Danger stay clear". I took a photo of it but I don't know what I did with it.
NiasWagn 02/13/15 06:13am RV Pet Stop
RE: suggestions

We also stayed https://www.facebook.com/RonColemanMining/photos/a.175683695828164.49837.159180254145175/777439988985862/?type=1&theaterHERE once and had a lot of fun. At that time the campground was challenging to get to due to a rough, steep road but apparently they've made improvements. It might be worth checking out again.
NiasWagn 02/11/15 05:59am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: suggestions

Petit Jean SP is nice. We've been through there a few times. My favorite place is the campground at Crater of the Diamonds SP but that is further South. If tent camping or small trailer camping Compton Ridge campground in Branson is nice. I haven't been there since the new owners took over but the camp sites are all away from the highway. We otherwise stay at the Wilderness across the street with our camper now days. There are tons of campgrounds at Branson that I've never been to before though.
NiasWagn 02/11/15 05:34am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Father/ daughter truck project

...and she will appreciate the truck and take good care of it...unlike some of the teenagers (not mine fortunately) I am dealing with about now.
NiasWagn 02/10/15 05:26am Tow Vehicles
RE: Chinese tires on TT

I'd also carefully check the other tires for unusual wear. I've seen in the past bad alignment causing tire issues. Don't want to ruin the new tires too! Plus your remaining tire has now been over the weight limit so at best it should become a spare. Sadly, when I was purchasing new tires CHINA was the norm as indicated. Lucky for me no issues so far.
NiasWagn 02/06/15 11:30am Travel Trailers
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