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RE: Are tents next to RV at campgrounds okay?

Depends on the campground. Mostly it is OK. I can only recall maybe one time it was not. That was in a snooty campground anyway. My boys now prefer to tent camp close by.
Oasisbob 10/17/14 11:12am Family Camping
RE: This style camper hatch may put you in trouble for rot:

I am sure there are thousands of doors this style. Nice documentation. RV manufacturer's are you seeing this? Do you care?
Oasisbob 10/17/14 11:09am Truck Campers
RE: Concrete pad and hook ups

I opted for black top as building inspectors in my area consider this temperary. I wish you the best . Be sure you keep that HPA happy happy happy.
Oasisbob 10/16/14 07:41am Truck Campers
RE: WHAT TO TOW?

Old school Jeep CJ -5
Oasisbob 10/15/14 08:44am Dinghy Towing
RE: $300 for 1977 17ft. prowler?

Run away fast.
Oasisbob 10/15/14 08:43am Travel Trailers
RE: Why is towing my little trailer so stressful?

Our old Oasis trailer was about the size you pull. It was single axle and the suspension was bouncy. Also single axle AND WEIGHT LOAD DISTRIBUTION WAS ALWAYS A CONCERN. wE DID USE wd HITCH AND YOU PROBLEY SHOULD AS WELL. dOES YOUR TRAILER SIT LEVEL WITH THE TRUCK? a PIC MIGHT HELP US DIAL IN THE TROUBLE.
Oasisbob 10/14/14 05:33pm Travel Trailers
RE: 12 Years ago I did... What do I do now? - Sewer

Yes, things sure have changed. I never put any chemicals down the drains or toilot. As previously mentioned it is like tossing money down the drain. No need and makes problems for the dumps. We had several close in Oregon due to high fermandahide levels due to just such chemicals. Use a pressure regulator at the faucet before the hose. I do not mess with the wand aproach. I have an internal sprinkler head that I hook up at the dump station. Works much better than the wand and easier on DW or myself. Welcome back and have fun
Oasisbob 10/13/14 04:34pm Travel Trailers
RE: Rude awakening this morning!!

The fish almost came to you. Nice to know the ranger is lookin out for you.
Oasisbob 10/13/14 02:21pm General RVing Issues
RE: Generator Yes, or No ?

Do you need one? Depends. Do you plan on camping where there is no hook ups for more than a day or two? If yes or maybe might as well get a Generator. We can camp three days on only our twin group 27 batteries. We then use a HONDA EU 1000 portable gen set to charge. If you have room go with a built in unit. May I also ad don't scrimp on quality. Get a quiet reliable unit such as Yamaha or Honda or Onan. Stay away from the cut rate units IMHO Best of luck
Oasisbob 10/13/14 02:17pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: What trailer can I tow behind a Honda Odyssey?

And obviously electric brake controller with WD hitch.
Oasisbob 10/13/14 10:05am Travel Trailers
RE: What trailer can I tow behind a Honda Odyssey?

Our HTT listed below tips scale at 3,490 loaded and ready to camp. Added air bags in rear springs. Tows great for many years and miles. I do not reccomend exceeding your weight limit. You do have options. Figure 500 pounds for gear
Oasisbob 10/13/14 10:03am Travel Trailers
RE: Housekeeping details

Welcome back. I have been RVing since before the wheel. LOL We have never used tank chemicals of any kind. Nor have we used special paper. No problems ever. We do have a sprinkler type flusher on both black and grey tanks. No special soap either. Now get out there and make some memories. Congrats
Oasisbob 10/12/14 04:48pm Travel Trailers
RE: First camping trip: Success!!

Sounds like you made some great trip memories. A small amount of greast on the contact points, or silicone, eliminates most of the WD noise asuming it is not over tightened. Take lots of pictures. They have a way of turning into gold with time.. Probley just dust on the heater. Is it better now? If not perhaps some compressed air shot through the intake. Best to ask your dealer
Oasisbob 10/12/14 08:39am Beginning RVing
RE: Locked inside by entry assist handle

Someone could as easily slip a stick through our conventional handles thus locking us in. Guess you would just make a sandwich, plug in a movie and wait for a neighbor to walk past . Or go out the emergency exit
Oasisbob 10/12/14 08:33am Fifth-Wheels
RE: one burner stove?

That is new to me as well. We do have one burner that puts out more BTU than the rest but all three are adjustable as they sould be
Oasisbob 10/12/14 08:29am Tech Issues
RE: are hybrid trailers cold in winter?

We camp ten months a year and do at times in the snow. Cokdest I recall might have been last year at 11 degrees and wind. Ran the electric heater non stop and dehumidifier as well. No one was cold. Yes bunk covers. No matress extras. Our bunk ends are pretty draft proof with bungees holding sides tight so no drafts. That's our experience after `10 years of hybrid
Oasisbob 10/10/14 05:17pm Hybrid Travel Trailers
RE: Hybrid at or under 3500 lbs

We have same 3,500 capacity. Our HTT listed below loaded with twin batteries, food, cloths, basically ready to camp tipped the truck scale at 3,490. I know for sure we gained some weight over the years. Our Kia handles the load really well. Head winds slow us more than hills ever do and even that is minimal. Our gas mileage is cut in half whentowing. Hope this helps.
Oasisbob 10/10/14 05:12pm Hybrid Travel Trailers
RE: Huge Thumbs-Up to Champion Generator Warranty Support!!

After camping a considerable distance from folks with a big champion all I can say is Wow! sure was loud. Are they getting quieter? Can they compete noise wise with the red and blue?
Oasisbob 10/10/14 03:20pm Tech Issues
RE: How much will my stuff shift when pulling a TT?

Lots of variables here. Learn as you go. When DW is driving the trailer can look like a tossed salad on arrival.
Oasisbob 10/10/14 07:47am Beginning RVing
RE: Can RV anti freeze be re-used?

Great idea until I thought about it. If you put the product in your lines to prevent water from freezing it will come out diluted. If you have no water in your lines why use it? I say why risk it.
Oasisbob 10/10/14 07:43am General RVing Issues
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