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RE: The Lumber Yard

Speaking of lumber and lumberyard, I lost my old stud finder and went to buy a new one. Come home and checking it out, the wife was in another room, she hollers at me, asking what I was doing. "Trying out this new stud finder", I replied. "Is it working?" she asked. I just had to reply, "working great, it is pointing straight at me!" You could hear the groans two miles away.......
Redcatcher70 11/21/17 07:40am Around the Campfire
RE: What ever happened to chronic wasting disease

They are currently testing in eleven counties during the current white tail season for CWD. Have not heard a report yet....
Redcatcher70 11/18/17 09:35pm Around the Campfire
RE: Boxing Training Kit?

There must be a boxing club or local Golden Gloves chapter in your area, try contacting them to see what a "kit" might include. I would not know what to start with either......
Redcatcher70 11/16/17 08:46am Around the Campfire
RE: Pads for under Leveling Jacks?

I use them all the time, reduces the distance to crank down the "stabilizer" jacks. I use pieces of 2X8, but if weight and space are a concern, buy the yellow Lynx levelers sold at Walmart, light weight and come in a zip-up case. Never parked anywhere that they were required though.......
Redcatcher70 11/13/17 09:29pm General RVing Issues
RE: California is getting even more expensive

Our state is also talking about increasing our fuel taxes. Seems as though the increased fuel efficiency of vehicles has decreased the sale of motor fuels, the prime source of revenues for highway maintenance. Electric vehicles, using the same roadways, will buy no fuel at all, what then.......
Redcatcher70 10/31/17 09:08am General RVing Issues
He-Man Laundry Tip #9

When washing your overalls, make sure to snap the straps on the bib buttons. If not attached to the bib, they will twist up in a tangled mess. Don't ask me how I know........
Redcatcher70 10/30/17 08:47pm Around the Campfire
RE: RV Salvage

I have been past their yard many times while visiting the Carthage area and always wanted to stop and tour the place. I used to dream about finding a project there and rebuilding it, but age and arthritis have caught up with me.
Redcatcher70 10/12/17 09:06am General RVing Issues
RE: Something just didn't look right...

I checked all around the framing and it was nice and dry, no sign of rot or mold. It has sit mostly covered with a tarp for almost a year, I think that helped a lot. I really should have noticed it earlier, looking at it every day, it finally registered with my brain.... I tell the grandkids I only have 3 brain cells left it takes me a while to catch on sometimes.....
Redcatcher70 10/10/17 08:07pm Travel Trailers
Something just didn't look right...

We have had the little Hi-Lo about a year now, just used it once last fall and covered it up until about a month ago. It has sit beside the carport for a couple of weeks, and every time I looked at the side of the trailer, something looked out of place. Finally, Sunday afternoon my SNL and I were checking things over and it dawned on me that the metal vent plate for the rear of the fridge was installed upside down. That allowed rain to run down the side of the trailer and into the vent fins and behind the fiberglass siding. I pulled it off today, cleaned off the old putty and installed it with the fins down. When I took the panel off, it had stock stickers on it indicating it was bought from Camping World. The trailer was traded in to a Camping World dealership and I am guessing they replaced the original vent. It looks more right now......
Redcatcher70 10/10/17 02:43pm Travel Trailers
RE: Had a good laugh this weekend

Crowe, she may be up in your area come Spring Break,2018. Not sure where exactly right now, all she knows is the Maine/New Hampshire area doing service work with her College.
Redcatcher70 10/09/17 09:05pm Around the Campfire
Had a good laugh this weekend

Our Freshman in college granddaughter was home this weekend and was all excited about college life. She stays in a Dorm with three other girl "suite-mates". She said none of the girls wanted to clean the bathroom so she took the job. They have a Dorm inspection every week, so Grandma bought her one of those, "as seen on TV" rechargeable scrubbers with three different heads. She was beaming when she announced that the Dorm Inspector told her they had the cleanest shower in the whole Dorm!!! She couldn't have been prouder if she had made the Dean's List....
Redcatcher70 10/09/17 04:26pm Around the Campfire
RE: Camping next weekend

Thanks for all the replies, sure am ready to go camping, rain or shine!!! Going and buying a propane firepit is a not in the picture, would probably not use it again. We will use the tabletop gas grill if need be. The forecast for the hurricane has changed some and the area may not get any rain at all, but we always manage to have a great time, no matter what the weather brings........
Redcatcher70 10/07/17 08:12am General RVing Issues
RE: Camping next weekend

Just watched the evening news and weatherman said we may be getting some rain Sunday/Monday depending on the path Hurricane Nate takes after it hits land. May have a bonfire after all!!!! ??????
Redcatcher70 10/05/17 05:22pm General RVing Issues
RE: Camping next weekend

Ron3rd, sorry, gas or electric only.... ??????
Redcatcher70 10/05/17 04:53pm General RVing Issues
RE: Camping next weekend

I was thinking of taking the grill and flame diffusers off the small portable gas grill and letting them have at it. ????????
Redcatcher70 10/05/17 11:21am General RVing Issues
Camping next weekend

DW has had health issues since last winter and we have not been camping this year at all. A group from Church always go camping in the Fall at Petit Jean State Park and it is scheduled for next weekend. I went on the Park website to pick me out a campsite, and up popped a notice that there is a burn ban in effect and only gas or electric cooking units can be used for outdoor cooking and no wood campfires allowed at all. We always had a campfire on Saturday night so all the kids could make S'mores and cook hotdogs. Help us pray for some rain the next few days so they can lift the burn ban......????????
Redcatcher70 10/05/17 11:05am General RVing Issues
RE: looking for large scale road atlas

Try one of the large Truck Stops/Travel Centers, like Pilot or Loves or one of the others, they used to sell them, haven't looked for one in several years......
Redcatcher70 09/30/17 08:14am General RVing Issues
RE: Need info on HiLo trailers

We purchased a "very little used" 2008 model 19T last summer. We purchased the unit so we could return to the camping lifestyle after health reasons slowed us down several years ago. We use it for local trips in state and just for a few nights, but I would not hesitate making a two or three week trip with it at all. To me, storage space is a minor problem, but if you travel light, it is o.k. I did not let the thought of mechanical failure of the lift system deter me, it does have a manual override. Raising and lowering takes about 30 seconds, so roadside pit stops are no problem. I never thought about drilling or mounting anything to the roof. The A/C unit, antenna and two vents take up a lot of space on the roof, the bigger units should have more roof footage than the 19 footer. It tows very well, but I already had a F250 CC, V10 p/u, so did not notice any mpg drop or loss of power while towing... The new Hi-Lo Mfg. Only has a 18 foot model with two floodplains, and neither have a bathroom/shower, a downer for us.
Redcatcher70 09/21/17 08:15am Travel Trailers
RE: Medicare???

What trb46 said. My wife had to change ins. company when Medicare kicked in, her old ins. company with her previous employer would no longer cover her even as a secondary to Medicare. Call your ins. provider BEFORE any changes occur and see if you will still have any supplemental ins. with them.
Redcatcher70 09/16/17 08:36am Around the Campfire
RE: R U Ready For Some College Football?

Bags, you forgot to mention the big game on tonight. Live from Little Rock on the SEC channel, it is Arkansas V Florida A & M at 7:00 PM CDT. GO SEC!!!! :B
Redcatcher70 08/31/17 08:36am Around the Campfire
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