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RE: Do you like your jacknife sofa?

I use 2" foam under the mattress and it helps. I keep it stored under our master bed!!
Snomas 12/20/14 06:13am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Diesel prices finally falling !!

I just paid 3.35/gal yesterday in Golden, CO.
Snomas 12/20/14 05:59am Class A Motorhomes
RE: I can't seem to get on the road!

Yes, the leaking lift pump can save having a problem while traveling this winter. We already had 2 breakdowns on the Interstate last Jan and March that almost broke the bank to have fixed! After 15 years of RV'ing in a class A w/out any roadside breakdowns I guess we were finally over due to have one, but 2!!!
Snomas 12/05/14 06:22am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Need help with TV replacement

X2 on heavy to take out, I found that staples in our area will recycle TV's for free!! I waited several years before replacing the front TV. The hardest part was trying to decide which way to go on a support system. I finally just installed a 1" thick by 10" high pc of plywood across the opening to mount the flat screen on. I used 2ea 1-1/2" vertical Alum angles on the sides of the TV cabn't to mount the wood pc too. I just recently installed a Winegard Traveler dish to replace an obsolete KVH dish on the MH roof. It was a bit costly but worth every penny since my wife and I use TV for most of our nightly entertainment while winter camping in the warmer southern climates!
Snomas 12/05/14 06:14am Class A Motorhomes
I can't seem to get on the road!

I thought I had all things fixed after a long summer of repairs. We got hit by hail last July and had a completely new roof installed and repaint on 2 sides of the MH. Then I took it in for a oil change and the Muffler & lift pump had to be replaced. Yesterday I went for an emission inspection and the guy driving the MH hit a skid and damaged the front bumper and now will be in the body shop for about 3 weeks. Our MH has been in a shop for repairs for about the last 4 months. We are planning to leave Colorado in late Dec for our yearly winter vacation. I'm just venting because we are so frustrated. Anyone having similar problems this year or am I alone?
Snomas 12/05/14 05:58am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Time to bite the bullet on batteries

I had interstates that lasted about 8 yrs and replaced them w/Costco golf cart 6V batteries for about $80/ea. We don't dry camp and they are working fine for such a reasonable cost!
Snomas 12/05/14 05:48am Class A Motorhomes
RE: In Motion Domed Sat. Ant.

we had a KVH 2002 and it quit last Jan. Now I have installed a Winegard Trav'ler and love it. It works perfect with my 2 new HD Flat Screen TV's I recently installed.
Snomas 11/25/14 06:46pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Traveling in cold weather

We travel in Jan out of Denver area every year and sometimes get into 10 degrees weather but by keeping the heaters on and all the other things to do as stated by many folks above it is no problem. Go and enjoy your winter trip.
Snomas 11/08/14 06:34am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Bleed off Air Tanks (water)

I had lanyards installed 2 years ago since the coach didn't have any originally. I dump the air tanks on a regular basis. The tanks don't seam to collect much water and that is a good thing. If you get/live in freezing conditions and have water in the lines that freezes up you will possibly lose your brakes!
Snomas 11/08/14 06:12am Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV parks NO motorhomes over 10 years?

Our 02 DS still gets admirers for it's beautiful paint scheme and we have never been turned away from any parks!
Snomas 10/28/14 06:57am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Steering Stabilizer

I'm looking at installing a Roadmaster steering stabilizer on my 2014 Ford F 53 class A motorhome (since I've tried everything else) to hopefully eliminate the steering wander. My question is from the people that have installed a steering stabilizer of any brand. Do they work or am I wasting my money? Thanks Roy I installed a safe-t-steer on a 31' safari gasser and was traveling down I25 and got hit by a side wind gust and in 2 seconds it blew me from the right lane to left shoulder. That's why I changed to a Diesel Pusher!
Snomas 10/28/14 06:54am Class A Motorhomes
Replaced 13500 A/C's w/ 15500 A/C's

We are replacing our 2002 A/C units w/ new 15500 units after having them damaged in a Hail storm several months ago. The 13500's did not do a very good job of cooling the MH in over 100 degree temps. I will be picking up the MH this week after 6 weeks of hail damage repairs. Those who have 15500 units, do they cool your MH reasonably well in high temps?
Snomas 10/28/14 06:46am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Smog check - Where do you go?

What's interesting, when we were in San Diego we had to renew our tags and I was told by the DMV that they don't test diesel MH's in CA. Here in Denver we pay $90 and a yearly check is required on our 02 DP and we don't have anywhere near the smog problems that California has! I don't know what the gasser's cost here, but $70 sounds reasonable.
Snomas 10/25/14 07:36am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Secure internet access?

We use the VERIZON MIFI 2200 plan for 3GB data that creates a secured WIFI HOT SPOT for up to five wifi enabled devices. VERIZON seems to be the best coverage for us all over the US. This MIFI unit works anywhere you pick the Verizon cell phone signals. http://cdn.ubergizmo.com/photos/2009/5/mifi-2200.jpg height=200 I was always very Leary using the HOT SPOTS scattered all over various places but alot of folks do just that.. My VERIZON MIFI device sits in a WILSON SLEEK Cradle which has an external antenna that really boosts the signal for us. http://www.antennagear.net/images/InitialSet/MiFiHS-1.jpg height=200 Roy Ken Verizon has the best coverage thru out the southwest. We have been using this system and their phones for about 12 years!
Snomas 10/20/14 05:52am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Generator Hours

Ours has 1500 hrs. Coach has 89K miles. Runs great if I keep the fuel filter maintained. I also run mine at least every 1-2 months during the year!
Snomas 10/20/14 05:45am Class A Motorhomes
RE: new to DP and question regarding charging batteries

I have lived w/30 amp for 2 months in the winter, I only run one a/c w/heat pump at a time. At home I use a 20 amp and can run one A/C only. My ac's take about 15 amps/ea for the compressor to kick in. So you can see why you need 50 amp for both to run at the same time.
Snomas 10/20/14 05:42am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Is 360 hp enough for for 38-40 ft class A

My 350 Cummins pulls a 4800# toad and I don't even feel it. I go over the rockies all the time and if that is not a test nothing is!!!
Snomas 10/20/14 05:33am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Hwy 1 in Ca

I've been on that route w/auto & I wouldn't do it w/ my MH!
Snomas 10/18/14 06:06am Class A Motorhomes
Need ideas on replacing crank up antennae!

I just had a Winegard Traveler installed on my Dutch Star. The old crank up antennae can't be used at the same time as the Traveler dish since it can be hit by the Traveler. I need a 10" or lower antennae in place of the crank up for over the air TV. Has anyone faced this problem and any suggestions on a replacement antennae!
Snomas 10/15/14 07:34am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Head Light Lens Fogged Up

I had to replace mine since they would not clear up w/ the lens cleaner/polishing method. The inside of the lens was also clouded from aging!!!
Snomas 10/14/14 06:28am Class A Motorhomes
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