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RE: Winnebago expanding

What??? Just the other day I read some big article that said their sales/profits were way down. How does this equate to expanding?
Pirate 03/28/15 04:51pm General RVing Issues
RE: Splitting Exterior

Post some pictures for some good free advice.
Pirate 03/26/15 04:53pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Maps Alternative

In Copilot when I select Google as the search, I can try and find KOA West Chester. It won't find it. All I have to do for Google Maps is speak what I want and it will find it. There is some flaw with Copilot integration with google.
Pirate 03/12/15 05:04pm Technology Corner
RE: Repairing cracked black water tank

If you do find it's a crack and you can drill small 1/8 inch hole at the ends of the crack do so.. That helps keep it from cracking... Just my 2 cents. Yes, this is good info as it usually stops the cracks. Most black tanks are ABS. Just put some ABS scraps in a mason jar and add some acetone (any of the 'tones actually) and let it sit for a couple of days. It will become a paste that you can cover crack and be the same strength that it originally was...When does the acetone stop working? Will the paste continue to dissolve the tank?
Pirate 03/10/15 04:26pm Tech Issues
RE: Traffic Laws - Photo Enforced

Pay for the POI Factory Red Light and Speed Cameras POI. They will warn you when you approach either and seem to be pretty accurate.
Pirate 03/09/15 04:40pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: windows 8.1 or windows 7

I prefer win 7 to win8 or win8.1. Can you still get a new PC with win 7?Yes. Ordered one from HP today.
Pirate 03/04/15 04:57pm Technology Corner
RE: Confused about bearings

On trailers I always used Bearing Buddies and re-packed them under pressure as I drove. NOTE: BBs can blow your rear seal, they sell one that is pressure resistant. Never had a problem with the BB's in place.Are you feeling well? Your responses are normally several paragraphs long. :B
Pirate 02/24/15 05:05pm General RVing Issues
RE: metal rv port

Forgive me if I'm missing something about these structures but why would you spend so much money and leave both ends and most of each side completely open to the weather?Water, sun, hail, you name it. Mine stays cooler in storage during summer, I feel less chance of headliner damage. No continuous water, less chance of water damage.
Pirate 02/22/15 05:39pm General RVing Issues
RE: Triton V10 oil level

My 06 says 6 quarts.
Pirate 02/22/15 05:31pm Class A Motorhomes
McClain State Park MI UP Problem

Pirate 02/09/15 05:38pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Straight Talk phone service

I was using ST with my Nexus 5 but didn't like the no tether rule. Went with ATT bring your own phone for $5 more bucks per month, 2.5g, tether all you want.
Pirate 02/09/15 04:36pm General RVing Issues
RE: How Important is Double Pane Windows? (Precept 3UL & others)

I'll be the first to say that I am glad that I don't have double pane windows. Too many posts about leaks and resealing. Just can't see them as having that much of a help with climate control given the nature of the building of RV's.
Pirate 02/06/15 04:48pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Headsets for intercom

MY wife has a weak voice from MS. She amplifies her voice with a voice amplifier. You can google it. Works real good. Here is one for example. http://www.alimed.com/voice-amplifier.html?gclid=CjwKEAiAxsymBRCegqiLzI7Q1S8SJADOgQrzcydb3yYf5ns8-Spgh6Igzd3-m6lWt1aM4-QDKDrZzhoCS6Xw_wcB Another cheap one with good reviews: http://www.amazon.com/Amplifier-Portable-Teachers-Presentations-Costumes/dp/B00875VR4S IMO: You won't get rid of the noise so the only solution is to make your voice louder.
Pirate 02/05/15 05:03pm Technology Corner
RE: Winegard Trav'ler DirecTV Slimline

When I had problems locking on, it turned out the dish and/or arm had a small bend somewhere, somehow. It doesn't take much as someone else posted.
Pirate 02/04/15 04:46pm Technology Corner
RE: What are the best Apps?

The only app I'm interested in hasn't been developed yet - a good app for RVparkreviews.com. I hope they come up with a good app like RV parky with the data base of campgrounds and reviews of rvparkreviews.
Pirate 02/02/15 05:14pm Technology Corner
RE: Password Manager Question

Pirate 02/01/15 04:41pm Technology Corner
RE: Ocean City, MD Area February

Thanks all. In the end, it seems Pocamoke State Park is still open and has some spots. Not ideal but close enough for us.
Pirate 01/28/15 04:36pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
Ocean City, MD Area February

Anyone know of anything in that area open February? Need a spot for a couple of nights. Thanks.
Pirate 01/27/15 11:39am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Front cap fade and Vivilon

I bought a couple of cans of clearcoat from napa. I think that will put the shine back on, at least for a while. What do ya think?
Pirate 01/23/15 05:12pm General RVing Issues
RE: New OTA Antenna

Whenever the antenna is called an "HD" antenna, I begin to think the article or person making the comment is clueless. Whenever I see a comment like this I see an even more clueless person making a useless reply. :R The wave band is made up of all signals from the infinitely small to the infinitely large. It covers areas we may never identify for years to come. The television bands we use over certain segments of wavelengths has changed. There are less segments of bands used for digital television transmission. Radios by the way, cover much larger areas above and below television frequencies. That's why antennas, like mouse traps, come in many shapes and sizes. There is nothing wrong with a manufacturer claiming an antenna is made for the current televisions being produced for the current frequencies allowed by the FCC. It's time for some of you out there to "Get a life" and to only give helpful replies.It is an antenna. It will pick up whatever it is designed to pick up. My batwing could be used to receive FM audio, should I call it HD FM? Calling it an HD Antenna only serves to confuse an already confused audience. I will give any reply I want, if you don't like it, don't respond to it. Sorry that you feel you are one of those I mentioned. If you need some help figuring out antennas, let me know.
Pirate 01/21/15 04:41pm Technology Corner
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