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RE: Road Trip 1 - EZ Pass?

choo choo - sorry I have a 26 foot trailer with 2 axles.Travelling through the states that I mentioned, I would go by what I said. NJ and MD, I had no problems, and no problems with NY when going by what I do. I have not been west of NYS with my camper, but that will change Thursday. I do not think I will be seeing any tolls west of NYS on my travels to Sandusky, OH. If you're taking interstates you'll be on OH turnpike, takes EZ Pass or I Pass.
Romer1 07/27/15 06:51pm General RVing Issues
RE: Chicago to Upper state New York and beyond questions....

Thanks everyone!!! Getting our Passports renewed now. We have to make sure we take our lab's current vaccination tags with (need anything else for a pet?). We might head farther East towards Maine and slowly come back down. I'll check into the IPass as I'll need both for my RV and toad. You only need 1 I-pass. just register all license plates with I-Pass. I move mine between motorhome and Jeep all the time and always charged correct tolls.
Romer1 07/23/15 07:06am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Chicago to Upper state New York and beyond questions....

You didn't say where in IL. We're in western Chicago burbs and go back to Ithaca NY to see grandkids every year. Take I 90/80 to 480 at Cleveland to I271 back to I 90 in OH. Driving at 62mph, we stop at Erie KOA after about 8 hours drive time which includes fuel stops, food, etc. Wife has had it at 8 hours on the road, no longer likes those 500+ miles per day That puts us about an hour +/- from Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Be sure to have or get an I-Pas, saves time and $$$$$. Coming back home, drop down to PA turnpike to get to Gettysburg are and western Maryland for Antietam battlefield. If you need an overnight stop in OH, the turnpike has RV spots at MM75 & 238. $20 a night.
Romer1 07/21/15 09:58am Class A Motorhomes
RE: If You Don't Like Windows10?

... There is no longer any need for Classic Shell. Win 8.1 Update which came out this past winter can boot to desktop and has a pseudo-Start menu at the bottom left just like Win 7 - all from Microsoft without running an overlay shell ... So how does one fire up this feature in 8.1? Start windows 8.1 to desktop
Romer1 07/21/15 06:29am Technology Corner
RE: "Refurbished" (?) Laptops

x2 on Lenovo outlet. You can get a high powered business laptop for what you would pay for a basic laptop elsewhere.
Romer1 07/21/15 06:23am Technology Corner
RE: Who has overnighted at an Ohio Tpk rest area?

Normally stay at the westbound ones on our way from Ithaca NY to Chicago. The one at mm238 is a back in type altho motorhomes with toads can fit. The one at mm75 is pull thru. We travel in June and have yet to see either one full. Don't notice the noise
Romer1 07/19/15 12:05pm Roads and Routes
Protect All or Liquid Glass or 303

Which would be better on a '01 Suncruiser? No oxidation, just needs a waxing/protectant to bring back shine.
Romer1 07/05/15 04:06pm General RVing Issues
RE: Navarre Fl to Hudson Fl

Thanks for the replies. We're rearranging vacation plans to get the windows fixed.
Romer1 06/29/15 02:05pm Roads and Routes
Navarre Fl to Hudson Fl

Thinking about going to Suncoast to get some windows defogged. Wat is best route from Navarre and estimated travel time?
Romer1 06/29/15 10:54am Roads and Routes
RE: installer refrigerator

Recommendations for someone to install residential refrigerator in Indiana, Ohio or Michigan. Class A What Class A? It's a relatively easy thing to do. I had a RV shop remove old one, cap off propane. Went to Lowe's, bought a 10 cu. ft Whirlpool and slid it right in empty space. Did have to trim 1/2" off opening. That was on my '94 Adventurer.
Romer1 06/26/15 09:23am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Looking To Buy A Dash Cam, Pros and Cons

Here's some Dash Cam Posts. Maybe they will help. I'm also interested in a dash cam. The more I read, the more confused I get. :) ... x2! Have kinda/sorta been thinking about this one as a starter. Anyone have experience with it? DashCam Look for the following: Novatek NT96650 processor and the Aptina AR0330 CMOS sensor. The one you linked to is the older processor.
Romer1 06/22/15 09:16am Technology Corner
RE: Amazing things some folks do

Well some of us are smart enough to know which white hose is for drinking and which white hose is for gray water, just because you can't see the marks or the difference in my hoses I can. Guess you would have a stroke if you watched me dumping my sewer without gloves using my white hose to wash out the sewer hose and scratching my rear at the same time. X2 And do you have to wear gloves when hooking up the hose? Or do you just use gloves when dumping?
Romer1 06/22/15 07:30am General RVing Issues
RE: Looking To Buy A Dash Cam, Pros and Cons

I have the G1WH G1WH dash cam It will record all day with 32gb microsd. When card gets full it just overwrites. It can be set to lock a file based on .HD picture, wide angle
Romer1 06/22/15 06:15am Technology Corner
Fogged dual pane window repaiir Chicago area?

Is there anyplace in the Chicago area to get a dual pane fogged window repaired?
Romer1 06/15/15 07:52am General RVing Issues
RE: Auto Park Brake Issue or Not?

Transmission fluid level, maybe???
Romer1 06/09/15 11:12am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Newbies renting brand spanking new RV....help!

Microsoft Street and Trips sends you down 65 farther West and not getting on 75 until past Chattanooga. Disregard the days, that is based on the miles per day that I have set. Chris Time Mile Instruction For Toward Summary: 1156.0 miles (2 days, 57 minutes) DAY 1 9:00 AM 0.0 Depart Chicago on N Lasalle St (South) 0.1 mi 9:00 AM 0.1 Turn RIGHT (West) onto W Madison St 0.7 mi 9:01 AM 0.8 Take Ramp (LEFT) onto I-90 15.2 mi I-90 / I-94 9:19 AM 16.1 Entering Indiana 9:19 AM 16.1 *Toll road* Stay on I-90 (South) 16.4 mi 9:36 AM 32.5 At exit 17, turn RIGHT onto Ramp 0.8 mi I-65 / US-12 / US-20 / Dunes Hwy / Indianapolis 9:38 AM 33.4 Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp 0.4 mi I-65 / Indianapolis 9:38 AM 33.8 At exit 261, take Ramp (LEFT) onto I-65 149.4 mi 11:49 AM 183.1 At exit 112A, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-65 283.6 mi I-65 / I-70 / St. Louis 1:27 PM 295.9 Entering Kentucky 3:26 PM 433.4 Entering Tennessee 3:54 PM 466.7 Merge onto I-24 75.2 mi 5:00 PM 541.9 End of day DAY 2 Check your departure time; the next stop is in a different time zone. 9:00 AM 541.9 Stay on I-24 65.4 mi 9:41 AM 588.9 Entering Georgia 9:45 AM 593.1 Entering Tennessee 9:58 AM 607.3 Take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-75 178.8 mi I-75 / Atlanta 10:00 AM 608.9 Entering Georgia 12:36 PM 786.1 At exit 177, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-475 15.5 mi I-475 / Bypass To I-75 South / Valdosta 12:50 PM 801.6 Take Ramp onto I-75 289.5 mi I-75 / GA-401 3:08 PM 958.7 Entering Florida Check local time; this stop is in a different time zone. 5:00 PM 1091.1 End of day DAY 3 9:00 AM 1091.1 Stay on I-75 11.5 mi 9:09 AM 1102.6 At exit 328, turn LEFT onto Ramp 0.7 mi Florida's Turnpike South / Orlando 9:10 AM 1103.3 *Toll road* Road name changes to Florida's Tpke 41.5 mi 9:45 AM 1144.8 *Toll road* At exit 265, take Ramp (RIGHT) onto SR-408 Toll 10.4 mi SR-408-Toll E / Orlando / Titusville 9:55 AM 1155.2 At exit 10B, turn RIGHT onto Ramp 0.2 mi SR-527 / Orange Ave / Downtown 9:55 AM 1155.4 Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp 76 yds SR-527 / Orange Ave 9:55 AM 1155.4 Turn RIGHT (West) onto (S) Lucerne Circle (E) 0.1 mi 9:56 AM 1155.5 Turn RIGHT (North) onto SR-527 0.4 mi 9:56 AM 1155.9 Turn LEFT (West) onto SR-15 , then immediately turn LEFT (South) onto S Magnolia Ave 0.1 mi 9:57 AM 1156.0 Arrive Orlando SUMMARY Driving distance: 1156.0 miles Trip duration: 2 days, 57 minutes Driving time: 16 hours, 57 minutes Cost: $167.00 S&T doesn't mention that 24 & 75 are the same going thru Chattanooga, nor does it tell you 65 between Chicago & Indy is a terrible road. That's why most people form Chicago area will use 57 south.
Romer1 06/09/15 08:48am General RVing Issues
RE: Newbies renting brand spanking new RV....help!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Museum its about a block from where my sister lives, you can spend a DAY there. http://www.magichouse.org/ for the younger ones https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/parks/parks/Forest-Park.cfm St Louis Zoo, Art Museum, Science center, History Museum and Muni Opera all free admission, some pay areas. part of the deal with Forest park being willed tot he city was that it had to reamin accessible and free to the common man, so most of the attractions either have free seats or admission with pay for special atttractions. if you are picking up in Elkhart and running south Indy has some great attractions as well but i am not as familiar with them. Not sure why you keep bringing up St. Louis attractions. StL is out of the way for Chicago to FL. Best route out of Chicago is I 57 south to I 24 thru Kentucky to Nashville I65 south. Avoids Chattanooga
Romer1 06/08/15 02:12pm General RVing Issues
RE: Auto Park Brake Issue or Not?

Had a'94 Adventurer. No resistance on parking brake means the cable to the APB needs adjusting. Would recommend you buy "The Little Green Switch" now and have it as a spare in case you ever need it.
Romer1 06/08/15 01:10pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: TomTom Horrible Routing

Has anyone else tried using their TomTom with and without IQ Routes enabled? My Go Live 1535TM has IQ routes and I've never had a problem. Had it for several years and wouldn't switch to anything lse. About a year ago got the itch for something new so I bought a Garmin, forget which model. Tried the 2 side by side. The TomTom was more accurate and gave me traffic info while the Garmiin could not find any traffic info. Returned the Garmin immediately. Plus the TomTom updates info at least weekly.
Romer1 05/30/15 08:39am Technology Corner
RE: How many of you do this?

You totally missed the point. Do you really think he expected that to happen? Of course not. That's why it's called an accident. It's unexpected. Do you really believe that you personally are immune to the unexpected? This kind of thing happens more than you might think. I've had a nozzle spit out a bit of gas when just taking it off the pump on more than one occasion. If you bothered to read the post I quoted they were inferring that this NEVER happens, "show me one post" they said. We have the internet, it took SECONDS to find that article. Ignorance is a choice in the world we live in. I did read the post. I also have had gas spit out at times. However, the distance between the pump and my refrig is at least 10 feet and opposite side of MH. That's why I'm confident that in the open, the chances of vapors AT the refrig will not reach the required 1.2% concentration to ignite.
Romer1 05/26/15 08:56am General RVing Issues
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