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RE: Got some road hazard damage today. Pics

Years ago I had a built in torque wrench...its max torque was 200 lbs. Now my built in torque wrench is probably down to about a 30 lb max torque. :(
hershey 10/16/14 12:42pm General RVing Issues
RE: losing coolant, no visible leak

A new radiator cap is the first and easiest and cheapest thing you can start with. As mentioned above.
hershey 10/16/14 12:32pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Anti-spammer suggestion

Replying to a spam is the worse thing you can do. First, a spammer on a forum doesn't have your email address.....yet. But when you feel the urge (and believe me, I've had the urge) to give them a piece of your mind, that just either verifies your address is accurate or adds your email address to their spam list and third, they sell your email address to other spammers. Control the urge, I moderate the Face Book Group page "All About RVing" and even there, spammers are a problem. We never approve a suspicious new member but even then, some are smarter than the average chicken and they do sneak in...shortlived but it happens.
hershey 10/16/14 12:27pm Around the Campfire
RE: Another reason NOT to use the "Water Thief"

Is this worse?I don't worry too much about cross contamination of the water systems but I worry about idiots like this. Now this is CROSS CONTAMINATION.
hershey 10/13/14 09:46am General RVing Issues
RE: Sudden drop on MPG causes?

You have something drastically wrong. Forget the tire pressure and easy stuff. Have a professional mechanic take a look at it. Probably a good tuneup will provide the mechanic with the facts you need to diagnose the real problem and fix it.
hershey 10/12/14 05:51pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Saving $5.00 Bills

We have saved our change for years in my sock drawer in our MH. The drawer was about to fail so we gathered all the change and put it in a bag. It probably weighted in at about 30 lbs. All our friends guessed at the value...everything from $400 to $800 dollars. Took it to the bank and it was only $276.00. There was a lot of pennies in it that messed up the count.
hershey 10/11/14 08:17pm Around the Campfire
RE: Bumper sticker !

Someday finally got here.
hershey 10/08/14 03:59pm Around the Campfire
RE: Craiglist buyers...scratching my head...

When you sell by Craigslist, you have to leave yourself some wiggle room. People think that because its Craigslist, there is built in wiggle room. I put 6 - 7 year old 22" tires from my MH on Craigs list for free, had about 1/2 or better thread. A rancher called me and absolutely wanted them for his hay wagons and wanted to see them. He came over an hym-hawed around kicking the dirt with his toe trying to make up his mind if they were worth his loading them up or not. I finally asked him if he was waiting for me to say "I'll pay you to take them?" He looked at me suddenly and said, "how much would you pay?" I told him to take a hike, they would go to the dump before I'd give them to him. Then he wanted them and I got bull headed and refused to give them to him. As it turned out, I did have to pay a disposal fee to get rid of them. Not the first time my hard headed approach cost me :)
hershey 10/05/14 04:54pm Around the Campfire
RE: Bumper sticker !

Lead me not into temptation...O heck, who am I kidding, Follow me, I know a shortcut.
hershey 10/05/14 04:41pm Around the Campfire
How did I get a halo?

Just noticed that I have a Good Sam red head with halo on my avatar. My garbage collector can verify that I keep him employed by the amount of Good Sam ...er....stuff I keep receiving in the mail and toss. I certainly wouldn't join. Wonder how I qualify for the GS Halo?
hershey 10/02/14 06:56pm Around the Campfire
RE: Yackity Yack

Don't think I use the term "Hearing Aid" anywhere in my post. I have a hearing loss from training students in small airplanes without a headset. I just avoid phones. :S Sorry peaches....I hear you loud and clear and I'll shutup.
hershey 10/02/14 06:51pm General RVing Issues
RE: Yackity Yack

I didn't read all 4 pages of this thread. I agree that it was terribly rude and I don't do that. Actually, I can't think of anything to say on a phone for that long. I have a hard time keeping up a conversation in person for that long. That being said when on a cell phone I do talk LOUD. It encourages the other person to talk loud also and I can't hear on cell phones. I'm not sure if it's the small ear piece or the fact that the sound is digital. I have the volume on my cell phone turned all the way up and I still have a hard time hearing it unless I'm in a quiet place. On my old home phones that have a cord and a receiver that is built in a cone shape so you can actually put it to your ear I have no problem. But, a cell phone? Forget it. Might as well be using 2 tin cans with a piece of string between. I have the exact same problem. Found out that the speaker phone function works well as far as hearing. If the call is in public my wife answers the phone. If your wife can hear over the phone you cannot, reckon you need a hearing test? :SThats a knee-jerk assumption. A hearing aid is not a hearing cure. Its an aid that has sevear limitations. I have found that the IPhone has given me the best solution to hearing and understanding people on the phone. But some people just have a pitch in their voice that makes them impossible to hear properly. Not their fault, but its so frustrating to get a phone call and have to continually ask people to repeat until they get frustrated and hang up or say, I'll tell your wife later. I know that the programing of the hearing aid is also a big factor. Believe me when I say, its not a science at all. I have had professional exams and tuning and my best hearing device came from a friend who gave me his old hearing aids, tuned to his needs, when he got new ones. They have given me the best all around hearing aid.
hershey 10/02/14 11:01am General RVing Issues
RE: Michael Waltrip on Dancing with the Stars !

Just goes to show ya'......if it were Dale Jr on Dancing with The Starts, he could win it with a leg in a cast. Isn't it great that all the NASCAR fans are coming together to keep Michael dancing????
hershey 09/30/14 06:43pm Around the Campfire
RE: Replace Workhorse W-22 fuel pump @ 26,000 miles?

Heres my experience with Workhorse chassis and fuel pumps. We ran a fleet of Workhorse chassis step vans. One unit had a long history of fuel pump failures. It was an out of town vehicle with a regular route around NM. The pump would fail in one particular town each time. Started to blame the driver being in camp with a local garage and claiming the replacement and splitting the cost of replacement....turns out, this driver always planned a fuel stop in this town and was always nearly empty. Found out that the pumps need a quantity of fuel to keep it cool. When you run on near empty, the pump can overheat and fail. Moral???? Don't let your tank get below a quarter tank if you have a Workhorse chassis.
hershey 09/30/14 01:18pm Tech Issues
RE: Yackity Yack

The OP thinks he had a problem???? He had a problem???? That was my mother-in-law talking to me........I HAD THE PROBLEM. :) :)
hershey 09/29/14 05:57pm General RVing Issues
RE: Yackity Yack

I understand the irritation of the situation and I wouldn't be able to use the self restraint that you possess but: it took 13 1/2 years to find this uncomfortable situation.....it'll pass and life will go on. It could be worse....ie; wind chimes??? yapping dog(s)????? bikes with plastic training wheels up and down the road????? herd of drunks arguing and fighting???? need I go on :) :) :)
hershey 09/29/14 11:13am General RVing Issues
RE: voltage drop

Actually, your getting a much better at idle voltage than I ever achieved. Above the norm. Relax and enjoy.
hershey 09/27/14 08:48pm Tech Issues
RE: 50 amp to 50 amp dog tail

No, not at all, a 50/50 is whats pictured and I would have lost some money betting that there wasn't such a thing. :) Maybe it is called a dog tail....I'm not betting on anything against that either.
hershey 09/27/14 08:45pm Tech Issues
RE: 1st time using Coach-Net

I've only had one experience with Coach Net in 9 years. I'm dead in the water and they sent a wrecker out 90 miles to rescue me, haul me 90 miles to a Freightliner facility and had an appointment set for me on my arrival. It doesn't get any better than that.
hershey 09/27/14 01:14pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: AirTab

I have no first hand knowledge of how well or poorly they work on a truck or RV, but.... I fly RC planes and two of my newer plane purchases have them on the top of the wings. Its hard to say if they improve performance or not but somebody did some research on their effect and decided to include them on some of the newer RC planes.
hershey 09/23/14 12:28pm Class A Motorhomes
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