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RE: Ridgeway Sport ST Tires?

Tire Rack Kumho 857
Tom Trostel 02/13/16 05:29am Travel Trailers
RE: Need dessert help

You could make skillet cookies. no bake skillet cookies
Tom Trostel 02/06/16 11:51am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Perking coffee -- how long?

Kroger sells "Wrap Coffee Filters" like Johnson said. Much like standard filters but thinner. Today, most people use drip machines so coffee companies sell their product ground fine. It will stop up the holes in most perk baskets. I make coffee for 2 rv rallies per year and average 250 cups per morning. I always use filters in my four 30 cup electric perks.
Tom Trostel 02/06/16 11:24am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Fixing to order new tires. Maxxis 8008 or GY G26?

The only Goodyear I would consider is the HMG 2020. I understand it's made for U-Haul but some online companies will sell to anyone. HMG 2020
Tom Trostel 01/19/16 01:23pm Travel Trailers
RE: Best Lightweight TT for '07 4Runner?

Check into the molded fiberglass trailers like those made by Casita, Escape, and Scamp. Some military bases rent these thru the MWR centers. I know that Lackland AFB rents 17' Casitas. fiberglass rv
Tom Trostel 01/17/16 04:53am Travel Trailers
RE: How Do You Grind Flax Seed

There are cheap, stainless steel, manual coffee grinders now on the market that will do a good job. manual coffee mill
Tom Trostel 01/13/16 06:04am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Effigy Mounds in Iowa?

2X Pikes Peak State Park. Even if you don't stay there, you should drive up to see the view of the river.
Tom Trostel 01/10/16 02:07pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: What RV gift did you get from Santa?

An Aeropress coffee maker link
Tom Trostel 01/10/16 02:03pm General RVing Issues
RE: Oliver Travel Trailers?

I've been in several at fiberglass trailer rallies. They are the best small trailer on the market (IMHO) and their prices reflect the quality. My only complaints are they are narrow (less space inside) and too bright inside with lots of white fiberglass and mirrored cabinet fronts. I can't afford one anyway. There is an owners forum linked below. Oliver forum
Tom Trostel 01/06/16 04:08pm Travel Trailers
RE: Truck tires on tt?

2X for Kumho 857
Tom Trostel 01/05/16 07:50pm Travel Trailers
RE: Electric S'mores Maker

Microwave s'mores link
Tom Trostel 12/31/15 05:06am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Is there such a thing...??

Also small molded fiberglass trailers like Casita, Scamp, Escape, etc. My 35 year old Bigfoot has never had any roof maintenance.
Tom Trostel 12/26/15 06:19pm Travel Trailers
RE: Kid friendly park with lots to do near Dallas, TX

The Vineyards is very nice, though I've not been there since it was closed by flooding last spring. Be aware the NASCAR is running at Texas Motor Speedway April 7, 2016. Not very far up the road and I'm sure the Vineyards gets booked solid.
Tom Trostel 11/17/15 09:34pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Another Navy SOS recipe

Gary, your recipe sounds good. I never cook for enough people now to try it though. For those who remember Army SOS, here is a link to the best small recipe I've found on line. My time in the Army spans from 1968 to 2005(with a 14 year break in service). The last 18 years was as a Mess Sgt at the company, battalion, and brigade levels. I retired as an E-8. I've made SOS for 360 soldiers many mornings. Army SOS recipe
Tom Trostel 11/16/15 04:02pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Veterans Day Thank You

45th Surgical Hospital, Tay Ninh, RVN. Served as an Operating Room Tech June '69 - June '70. The rest of active duty time at Brooke Army Hospital, Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Long break in service then joined Texas Army National Guard for 12 years. Switched to US Army Reserve for 8 years. Retired at age 60 as MSG (E8) brigade food service NCO. Father did 20 years in US Air Force as pilot including 36 combat mission over Germany in B26s. Brother did 20 years in US Navy including anti-submarine helicopter crew chief during Desert Storm. Dad, Tim, and me
Tom Trostel 11/11/15 08:22pm General RVing Issues
RE: Unusual or little known sights worth seeing

Monument Rocks found in western Kansas link us at Monument Rocks
Tom Trostel 11/10/15 08:50pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: I have a problem with hard boiled eggs........

double post
Tom Trostel 11/08/15 04:36pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: I have a problem with hard boiled eggs........

As Wishbone51 said, the answer to easy to peel eggs is steaming. I will never again boil an egg. Makes no difference if the eggs are old or new. Works every time.
Tom Trostel 11/08/15 04:36pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: The landmarks game; name a city or place and the landmark

St. Charles, Madison County, Iowa - Imes Covered Bridge
Tom Trostel 11/08/15 04:43am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Has anyone got rear ended while on the highway?

12 years ago I was towing a rental 16' Casita on I635 (loop around Dallas) and exiting onto I30 eastbound. Due to construction on I30, traffic was stopped on the ramp and backed up into the right lane. We were waiting to move forward when all hell broke loose. The trailer was hit by a heavy duty pickup towing a trenching machine on a flat bed. The truck belonged to a lawn irrigation company and had a rack on top full of 1" x 16' PVC pipe. The impact pushed the trailer tongue through the trunk of our tow vehicle till it touched the back seat. The rear window shattered and spears of PVC shot over our car and covered the highway in front of us. The Mesquite cop said the trailer may have saved us by deflecting the pipe over us. We were not hurt. The Casita was totaled by its owner, the US Navy. Our car required $12,000 to fix. Luck was with us. :)
Tom Trostel 11/02/15 04:21pm Travel Trailers
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