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RE: Town & Country's a Tow Vehicle Finally

We really liked towing with our T&C. Decent power, 17 MPG with the pop-up. Enjoy!
mbutts 09/29/14 09:35am Tow Vehicles
RE: Ultralights with four bunk beds

Since you already found the right trailer for you, try Googling "30dsqb" and you'll get a list of other dealers that carry that model. We bought our last two RVs out of state (one 9 hours away and the other 3 hours away).
mbutts 09/27/14 08:22pm Travel Trailers
RE: Caption this one....

Why weren't they using a Tundra?
mbutts 09/27/14 01:24pm Towing
RE: Best polish for gel cap and sides of 5th Wheel

I've had good luck with Rejex on the nosecone. Bugs come off easily without scrubbing. I put it on once a year.
mbutts 09/17/14 10:21am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Installation cost for a residential refrigerator.

OP, won't you need to have electrical work done, too, to have an inverter installed? Or were you not planning on using the fridge when on the road?
mbutts 09/17/14 08:41am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Renting & Insuring a Tow Vehicle

Perhaps contacting one of our larger insurance companies (Progressive, GEICO, Allstate, Ameriprise) would be a good place to start.
mbutts 09/16/14 09:41am Tow Vehicles
RE: How to fix a cracked fiberglass roof on a popup

$500 doesn't sound bad since Coleman/Fleetwood used to charge double that for the shipping of the warranty roofs. It might not have been the AR sun. My '99 Coleman had very stern warnings to NEVER cover it with a tarp or roof damage would occur.
mbutts 09/15/14 10:24am Tech Issues
RE: Will our Tundra tow this?

I would be a bit concerned with the length pushing you around too much.
mbutts 09/09/14 06:51pm Towing
RE: Can I walk on my TT roof?

Crossroads told me on the phone the same thing as Terryallan: you can go up for maintenance but don't invite 12 friends up there to hang out.
mbutts 09/05/14 07:42pm Travel Trailers
RE: 5er tailgate or not for better mpg?

If you're a fan of Mythbusters: Tailgate up or down
mbutts 08/28/14 08:23am Tow Vehicles
Jackknife with Hensley

Saw this today in I-96 outside of Grand Rapids, MI today. No ambulance so hopefully everyone was OK. Hensley
mbutts 08/24/14 12:33pm Towing
RE: Rentering the RV lifestyle. Questions on Bunkhouse TT's.

1. Some quad bunk houses have TINY 28" bunks. Make sure you have ones big enough for your kids 2. If you and your family are on the tall side, you may end up knocking knees on the u-bench Happy shopping!
mbutts 08/14/14 09:27am Travel Trailers
RE: Advice on Yellowstone

One thing to keep in mind is how gigantically huge Yellowstone is. We decided to stay outside the park last year (four days about 45 minutes from north entrance) and moved to the other side for another few days (about 60 minutes from entrance). Most things we wanted to see were 30-45 minute drive past the entrance. Staying until dusk for animal watching turned out to be a bad idea since I was driving a long way to the campground in complete darkness on twisty roads with tons of wandering wildlife. I'd definitely vote for staying in Yellowstone next time.
mbutts 08/09/14 11:57am Travel Trailers
RE: 2016 Ford Super Duty prototype burns to the ground

That's the King Ranch BBQ Edition.
mbutts 08/04/14 10:30am Tow Vehicles
RE: Is National RV Detroit the Real Deal

National RV's owner has four other dealerships in Michigan and they do move a lot of units. You can't beat the number of trailers they have in stock on their lot. I liked a TT we saw at a show and went to the dealership for a quote. The sales guy was a bit annoying and the place felt a bit sleazy. I ended up driving a couple hours away to get the same unit for a slightly better price.
mbutts 08/01/14 08:52am Travel Trailers
RE: Have you switched from friction sway control to HA or P#?

I went from a Reese to a ProPride. Like Hookie said, it's night and day. It took me about three years to talk myself into it, but I sure am glad I did.
mbutts 07/26/14 05:47pm Travel Trailers
RE: Is it just where I am that diesel and gas cost the same?

Detroit area is a 50ยข spread right now with being about $3.50 & diesel at $4.
mbutts 07/24/14 07:45pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Camping w/o water hookup help needed

We usually can get by on a weekend with a 3 gallon water jug for drinking water and the 39 gallons in the fresh tank for everything else. Obviously can't take showers daily with four people on that! We also have a 3 gallon jerry can in case we need to add water to the fresh tank. If you are fortunate enough to get a spot near a water spigot, using a Water Thief will let you run a hose back to your TT to fill the tanks.
mbutts 07/10/14 08:11am Travel Trailers
RE: What's wrong with bumper sewer hose storage???

Last trailer had cheapie stamped bumper so I stored it in a PVC tube. New trailer has square tube bumper. I added ventilated caps and keep the hose in there.
mbutts 07/08/14 02:18pm Travel Trailers
RE: Will my 04 Ford Expy to TT i want?

I had the same year and equipment on my '04 Expy. I was VERY uncomfortable going from a 4,400 lbs. trailer (23') to a 29' at 7,300 lbs. Back end was just too wiggly. Made for extremely unpleasant towing. I was just 50 pounds over on hitch weight. If you already bought the trailer, you can try putting stiffer tires on the Expy along with a high quality weight distribution hitch with anti-sway, but I think you will still not be happy with the result.
mbutts 07/08/14 11:18am Tow Vehicles
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