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RE: Bought new TT today

Sumner RV. Washington State. Haven't picked it up yet, but buying experience and price was good. I'll post back after p/u and 2 day trip. I've dealt with Sumner on more then one occasion and consider them a Dealership vrs a Stealership (that tries to take as much money as they can). There are certainly worse dealers to deal with. Be advised they have two locations and their brand-line up is different at the locations.
n7bsn 05/27/17 10:28pm Travel Trailers
RE: Dexter Keyless Door

Not familiar with the Dexter, but the ones I am have an internal battery, accessible only from the inside latch. ---edit--- I looked it up, four AA batteries, remove one and it's a manual lock
n7bsn 05/12/17 08:51pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Stick with Glomex antenna or get a better replacement?

I found that regular coat hanger inside the camper worked better than the Glomax on the roof. .. I found the same thing with the Jensen, pure junk
n7bsn 05/10/17 01:23pm Truck Campers
RE: What makes a light fixture 12v DC vs. 120v AC?

Any 120V fixture can be modified to run on 12V. Any 120V wire will do fine on 12V. You will learn that finding "Edison" (either the medium or small) base 12V lights is more difficult and expensive, but still possible. I've even seen 12V LED bulbs in these bases.
n7bsn 05/09/17 07:15pm Tech Issues
RE: Camping World buys Gander Mountain

Last I heard the buyout deal did not go through? (BPS buying Cabelas) But I am not sure. ... Not that I could find, an article by Motley Fool this past week made the case for BPS paying too much
n7bsn 05/03/17 10:25am General RVing Issues
RE: Camping World buys Gander Mountain

Reminds me of k mart/sears deal & hows that working out. Well, in the years they've managed to stay in business, I can now buy Craftsmen Tools at the local K-Mart. So if that's the case with CW/Gander Mtn. then maybe I will be able to peruse RV stuff at GM. Except they sold Craftsman to Stanley Diehard and Kenmore are also for sale Sears has already sold many of the buildings they owned to a holding company owned by the current CEO It's a slow liquidation of their assets
n7bsn 05/03/17 10:05am General RVing Issues
RE: Fifth wheel with water damage

What Don said I've rebuilt RVs with rot damage, as IBcarguy notes, these are always bigger projects I wouldn't pay him $2500 plus a vehicle. I might pay $250
n7bsn 04/28/17 09:34am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 1st TT for winter... Starcraft, Northwood, or Outdoors RV?

I've owned two Northwoods... For winter camping at Trout lake expect to use a -lot- of propane
n7bsn 04/26/17 02:17pm Beginning RVing
RE: Ford F250 ? F350? Or GMC 3500?

I've been a Ford truck guy, well, for ever. That being said, it's my understanding that due to the new frame on the 2017 F350 it stands considerably taller then the GM or Dodge IMO it makes the 2017 Fords less of a contender for RV use
n7bsn 04/23/17 02:38pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Question on NEW Truck? 2500 vs 3500 Long and Short beds?

I've been a Ford truck guy, well, for ever. That being said, it's my understanding that due to the new frame on the 2017 F350 it stands considerably taller then the GM or Dodge IMO it makes the 2017 Fords less of a contender for RV use
n7bsn 04/23/17 02:36pm Truck Campers
RE: Need Help picking a 5th wheel

While I can't argue against the Fox (we are on our 2nd one) How deep are your pockets? New Horizons will build exactly what you want (custom floor plans). But they start at ~$100,000 and quickly pass $150,000.
n7bsn 04/22/17 09:58am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Best GPS for a motorhome

The 760 Tom recommended has been discontinued and replaced with the 770 Both the 660 and 760 have higher resolution then the 760 They also include an improved general data-base and a display of the upcoming road profile (grade) With the higher resolution the 660 may do you fine.
n7bsn 04/20/17 09:07pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Looking for a new GPS

Some general thoughts.... The cell-phone apps (Google Maps, etc) do -not- include things like low overhead (overpasses) and propane restrictions (tunnels, etc). CoPilot general aps sound good, but I heard nothing good from a beta-tester of their RV version. The Rand RV-GPS family has the best built in campground directory, but after market POI can easily over come that. The Garmin series has a solid rep for the best user-interface, plus a good campground directory (which we supplemented with some 3rd party POIs) The current Garmin's have an option to display the upcoming road grade. Models with live "traffic" can be very useful in Metro areas. Mine have rerouted me around really bad traffic issues a couple times
n7bsn 04/17/17 06:15pm Technology Corner
RE: 5th Airborne Pressure

Testing with mine I know that roughly 30 lbs will be close to a little much. I will often air it when I am doing the pre-trip tire pressure. Then check it again when I hitch. I usually don't have to add more air.
n7bsn 04/17/17 06:06pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Schematic of Mobile chassis for travel trailer

Good chance it's Lippert
n7bsn 04/16/17 06:37pm Travel Trailers
RE: Does anyone tow a 5th wheel with a Andersen Ultimate hitch?

Did you install the 5th AirBorne to correct a "chucking" condition? If so, did it smooth out your ride? It depends on who you ask, but some manufacturers do not recommend using a air bag or rubber pin box with a Andersen Hitch. I don't get it. Many of them consider a AU hitch as a gooseneck adapter, which it is NOT. The AU hitch is NOT A GOOSENECK. It simply adapts the pin with a ball at the pin box. I don't see why a MORryde or Demco, or TrailAir wouldn't work any differently than with a regular 5th wheel hitch. I got tired of the effort to take a 300 lb hitch in and out. The Andersen is easy
n7bsn 04/16/17 06:34pm Towing
RE: Montana LLC

The lawyer in question runs the largest firm the does these LLCs. So of course he's against it, it would effect his personal bottom line. Montana has been under pressure by a number of states to "fix" the LLC "problem". This looks like an answer, make it less lucrative for people from say Calf to license their rig in Montana but doesn't ban the practice.
n7bsn 04/14/17 07:06pm General RVing Issues
RE: Does anyone tow a 5th wheel with a Andersen Ultimate hitch?

5th AirBorne by Reese (NOT 5th AirBorne Sidewinder)
n7bsn 04/14/17 07:01pm Towing
RE: Is your favorite OTA TV Station going away ?

Link is gone, I smell a government conspiracy! Not Found The requested object does not exist on this server. The link you followed is either outdated, inaccurate, or the server has been instructed not to let you have it. Please inform the site administrator of the referring page. The link is still working for me... I get a PDF file with the list. Rob It gone now, I check with three different programs, then went to the FCC web-site and up to the April 13 orders, the only one there now is an on an FM radio station in Ocean City Maryland.
n7bsn 04/13/17 07:28pm Technology Corner
RE: RV Parks with 10 Years Old requirement

While we've never been turned away (when we owned a 10+ year old rig) friends have. But, ours was parked under cover, clean and well maintained. Theirs had moss and mildew. Also the main awning had been torn off. The "age" rule is a way to turn away poorly maintained rigs.
n7bsn 04/12/17 06:36pm Class A Motorhomes
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