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RE: Grey water dumping

It's not allowed in Fl. state Park campgrounds, and is really not a good idea to put the sink, shower etc. gray water on the ground, it can and will attract ants, and other bugs due to the grease and food particles and if kept in the tank very long can stink too.
nineoaks2004 08/24/16 07:52pm General RVing Issues
RE: Eating out

From my days of Backpacking and canoe camping (9still do that) I plan the meals and put each meal in a zip lock or vacuum seal, then each days food goes into a larger zip lock bag so all three meals are in a bag and labeled, I pull out a days complete meals each day they are labeled for. We usually plan to eat out once a week for a break. I do keep all my spices etc. and some staples in the RV and enough canned stuff for a couple of standby /emergency meals are also kept there.
nineoaks2004 08/24/16 06:17am Travel Trailers
RE: To drain or not to drain? Another ice chest question.

I have a portable ice maker so I drain the cooler when, I remember' or leave the plug out for automatic drain. BTW: Rock salt is what is used to making ice cream..
nineoaks2004 08/24/16 06:11am General RVing Issues
RE: There is ugly..and then there u-g-l-y

I like it, it is different and is a head turner for sure
nineoaks2004 08/24/16 06:08am General RVing Issues
RE: Errrrrrr! My AC is acting up.

the evap and condenser fins might need cleaning, sounds the compressor is heating up and out on overload
nineoaks2004 08/20/16 08:31pm Tech Issues
RE: Camping Director Chair porta-pottie???

Just the thing for my canoe camping trips, can even have my morning coffee while enjoying the morning
nineoaks2004 08/18/16 10:59pm General RVing Issues
RE: Bumper carrier fail..

Not a safe thing to do unless the unit is designed to haul on the rear bumper, and most aren't , also the added weight in the rear can and does cause sway. Luckily no one was injured.
nineoaks2004 08/15/16 07:16am General RVing Issues
RE: Found...Inexpensive backup camera

I was really lucky, a good friend bought one at a yard sale, never been used and still in the box for $5.00 and gave it to me, works good but to be honest I mostly use the two magnetic, extendable rods with yellow balls on them, I use that to align then with the back up camera I can see that I am under the ball.
nineoaks2004 08/11/16 09:32pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: BRAND CROSS OVERS ?

Without an oven how do you get biscuits and gravy for breakfast? MY Coleman does not have an oven, I either use a Dutch oven or in bad weather or if I am just plain lazy, I use a medium size toaster oven I like to do most of my cooking outside on a Coleman stove that I converted to LP or a LP grill and also over a fire with the DO
nineoaks2004 08/11/16 09:25pm Travel Trailers
RE: fantastic fan create-a-breeze

I got the vortex1 , it fit right into my vent without having to remove the vent, all work was done inside the TT., My vent was non-powered so I had to run wires about 18" to get power, it was an easy job and everything was included, The vortex1 is single speed and the vortex II is multi speed, but is cheaper than create a breeze. You can check on amazon for the price.
nineoaks2004 08/11/16 09:21pm Travel Trailers
RE: *Updated* Fresh Water tank fell off while driving

It should be under warranty, if it is new. I have seen it a few times back in the day when I worked for a TV dealership. but it is not a common thing to happen.
nineoaks2004 08/11/16 09:15pm Travel Trailers
RE: can you back your trailer up like this?

Pretty good, but to answer your question, NO I could not back like this (unless I had what he has :) ) thanks for sharing
nineoaks2004 08/10/16 08:30pm Travel Trailers
RE: 32 years ago today...

Congrats !!!
nineoaks2004 08/10/16 08:19pm Around the Campfire
RE: Norcold N611 not working with Propane

If the battery is charged You might have air in the LP lines..
nineoaks2004 08/09/16 08:09pm Tech Issues
RE: I was threatened today!

This scam is old and still rattles people, Just had an up tick in my area, the local law enforcement put a notice out that it is a scam, that IRS does not call but will send a certified letter if they want you. Seems there is a new / scam scam every week and someone always falls for it. Remember on the other scams, if it seems too good to be true, it most likely is.
nineoaks2004 08/09/16 07:40am Around the Campfire
RE: TT plugged in at home?

I would not recommend using a 15 amp circuit to run the AC the amperage is too close for comfort it is better to get a dedicated 30 amp. circuit ran (or 50amp if needed) with a higher amp. service you can run most things with a 30 amp it is not recommended to run the AC and the microwave at the same time. I am not sure about the 50 amp running them together. Good luck on the search for your new unit and happy camping..
nineoaks2004 08/08/16 06:53am Travel Trailers
RE: Is it normal for a new TT to have been used?

I agree, bottom line, it is used and should be treated and priced as such. When I worked at a RV dealership that is the way it was done and treated as a demo unit.
nineoaks2004 08/07/16 09:01pm Travel Trailers
RE: I made a big mistake

I know what you are going thru, I am 74 and after a lower back operation we decided that the pop up was not the way to go, and that I had to start working smarter (finally) we traded it in on a Coleman lantern TT and the first thing I did was put an electric jack on the front, and many mods to make life easier for us, also if a new idea comes along then I check it out. We will not give up or camping but will continue to upgrade things to make it easier and more enjoyable. Good luck and Happy Camping
nineoaks2004 08/05/16 08:36am General RVing Issues
RE: Electrical problem

Make a simple and inexpensive tester as shown on myrv.us/electric. Click on Outlet Testing. Click on 50 Amp Outlet Tester. Parts available at home improvement stores. The first thing I do when arriving at a new site is plug in the tester to verify voltage and correct wiring. Can be used with a 50-30 adapter to test a 30 amp outlet also. Good site, thanks for sharing
nineoaks2004 08/05/16 08:29am Tech Issues
RE: WOW!!

There is really no way to protect yourself from a nut like that.You never really know who your neighbor is or what he is up to.
nineoaks2004 08/05/16 08:21am Around the Campfire
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