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RE: Sun coming in skylights

I use reflectix on all my windows and skylight vents as required by sunrise!
Robocop 09/29/16 06:16pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Forest River motor homes

If the Amish RV builders are having a bad day, all brands can have issues! I bought mine at a show with no real intention to do so. 5 1/2 years later and at 20,000 miles it is still making me smile. Sure, replace this, repair that, cuss at those, blah, blah, blah. On a scale of 1-10 I give mine a 9. Nothing is a perfect 10.
Robocop 09/28/16 07:29pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Problem filling the tank!

Interesting. And here I thought it was just me. For the first 5 years/15,000, no issues. More recently, almost every fill up. I slow the fill pace down, turn the nozzle upside down, etc. and for the most part once there is a steady draw all is fine. I figured it was a vapor lock issue but not sure how to address it. Good info.
Robocop 09/23/16 07:04pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: how many leave their coach outside vs inside ?

Outside since day one. I head out every month for several weeks at a time, although not full-timing. I had looked at pole enclosures but just cannot pull the plug for the dollars. I am in/out of the RV so much with the slides in/out as well that a cover would be problematic as well. I keep an eye on the roof seal and have replaced all my standard vent covers already.
Robocop 06/15/16 01:01pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: brake buddy

My Classic starts as all red. With each of the five test button activations they disappear one at a time. All five should become green if it is working properly. The troubleshooting instructions are clear about problem identification.
Robocop 06/15/16 12:54pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: GoodSam vs AAA

Call me crazy. I have both. Just in case and/or just because.
Robocop 06/15/16 12:45pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Blown tire advic3

I missed the Michelin recall date by a few months. Although I only had 15,000 on at 5 years I began to notice slight circumferential cracking on the sidewalls. My tires are always covered. I stayed with Michelin, got a great price and continued driving down the road knowing I did not push any limits. I am a firm believer in not sacrificing time and/or price for safety.
Robocop 06/05/16 04:08pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: How do you stabilize your Class C when parked for camping?

Putting it in Park always does the trick. Stabilizers are overrated on Class C units. And why add the extra weight of two if not four units? I bought this years ago for the sake of argument just in case more than a few folks were staying in the RV. http://www.dyersonline.com/valterra-stabilizer-stand.html Fortunately it is usually only me and once I am in bed, nothing is moving but me.
Robocop 05/23/16 02:27pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Re securing the cab/cabover joint/seam

Every day is a new day as it relates to issues, regardless of manufacturer. Your detailed explanation as to the repair process was great.
Robocop 05/21/16 05:42pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Towed vehicle battery charge line

Take a look at an isolator kit like: ToadCharge to protect your car battery from coach loads. I know most folks are comfortable with DIY installs and back in the day every vehicle I owned I wired this and that, usually successfully. I bought the Toad-Charge and like having the charge regulator with the status indicator lights.
Robocop 05/20/16 08:03pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Slide Topper - Help

Interesting to see this two years after I had what was a confounding issue. On an extended out of state trip my short bedroom slide would only push out halfway. I could not see anything unusual and the electrics appeared to be engaging properly as well. On top of that I had zinged and slightly bent my generator exhaust pipe on a concrete median on the Cross Bronx Expressway, so I was not the proverbial happy camper. Come to find out, when I had made contact with the anti-billow arm on a street sign next to my house coming home after my last trip, it had rotated such that it prevented the full rotation of the awning roller when the slide was actuated. Did not break anything but it was something I could not figure out without professional advice and assistance. Always something to learn.
Robocop 05/03/16 08:32pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: It is the little things drive me crazy.

I see nothing wrong with all that. Improvise, adapt, overcome. Call me crazy but it becomes second nature even with all the stuff that does drive one up a wall.
Robocop 05/03/16 08:14pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Slide-out Toppers

Can't imagine not having one.
Robocop 04/27/16 02:32pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Cover vs Starting Class C

As others have stated. I keep mine uncovered, plugged in, heated, start genny for 2 hours once a month, run engine as needed and move snow off roof as soon as possible. 5 years without an issue, although I was always out every month as well. Other than NYE weekend I am a little behind on my getting out.
Robocop 01/21/16 04:15pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: are scissor-type stability jacks worth it?

I would never suggest you should not. However, I have never found the need for them or any other stabilizer for that matter. Once in a blue moon I use the lightweight universal aluminum folding stabilizer on the rear frame.
Robocop 01/11/16 09:33pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Walk around while Class C in motion?

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. 32 years in law enforcement has provided me a plethora of negative examples when common sense or motor vehicle laws have been dismissed for personal convenience.
Robocop 01/05/16 08:45pm Class C Motorhomes
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