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RE: Wytheville KOA, VA

We generally use Stony Fork Federal Campround just off I-77 exit 47. In the mountains not very far out of town. Very nice campground, water and electric and generally not many campers.
rbtglove 10/12/14 02:34pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Using Dish Tailgator cube

Also have always got HD with ours, use the HDMI connection. Also used a old external hard drive with no external power (worked fine) for awhile until I bought a new one. I had and it
rbtglove 10/12/14 02:11pm Technology Corner
RE: Trailer reviews

You might try the R Vision Forum - http://www.r-visioncamping.org/modules.php?name=Forums
rbtglove 10/09/14 09:24am Travel Trailers
RE: Great Basin RV spots

We have stayed in the park twice both time in the upper campgrounds. It's a steep climb but also some nice sites up there. Even some for bigger rigs. Also a lower campground. A lot of the sites are smaller but you should be able to find a good site. Cave tour is great, need to make a reservation especially on weekends. Few people and great hiking.
rbtglove 10/06/14 07:36am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Long trip tow vehicle maintenance

I've always used full synthetic oil since we generally do a lot of mountain pulling. Change when the vehicle monitor says to and shouldn't have any problems, easily do a 3K trip on an oil change even with the reg oil.
rbtglove 10/04/14 07:22am Travel Trailers
RE: How is I-75 in Ohio?

Be aware that there is a traffic satefy program going on I-75 all states to prevent speeding. May still be going on Thursday. Last week there were numerous radars in TN, Kentucky and Ohio. Also the construction through downtown Dayton can cause delays during rush hour.
rbtglove 09/28/14 08:44am Roads and Routes
RE: Roswell and Alamogordo how much to do, how long to stay

Stationed at White Sands years ago and been back a couple times. White Sands National Monument is a must (a few hours) and the newer Space Museum in Alamagordo is worth a visit. They also do or did do a tour of the Trinity Atom Bomb test site once a month which is really worth seeing. There is a public campground that,s pretty good a few miles south and there is a decent campgound in Cloudcroft if you preper the mountains. Nothing much in Rosewell if your not into aliens, be off better off snesking into the missile range and try to find the Spanish gold hidden in Victorio Peak.
rbtglove 09/21/14 02:56pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Chipmonk & Squirrel Damage Prevention Light?

Thanks for all the responses. Some new ideas to try. I have the big rat trap and they trip it but yet to get one. My wife won't let me kill anything so I try to keep her from seeing it. Think I'll try lights next.
rbtglove 09/17/14 08:05am General RVing Issues
Chipmonk & Squirrel Damage Prevention Light?

After $1000 truck damage and less on our riding mower I am depserate for a solution. I have tried almost everything, fresh cap, critter ridder, moth balls, dryer sheets, live traps, D Con, plugged holes, old beagle dog, noise transmitter, and etc. with no lasting effect. DW won't let me shoot them. These things seem to work for mice but not on the bigger rodents. They just chew another hole in the shed and have to chase them out of the engine compartment of my truck most every day. Only thing I have not tried was leaving the light on in the shed and puting a light under the hood of the truck. Has anyone made this work? I'm thinking of maybe a solar light. Any help would be appreciated.
rbtglove 09/16/14 03:07pm General RVing Issues
RE: Dish Tail Gater for ever REAUTHORIZING

We use ours for both TT and cabin and have to do the reset often - Just tell them to ship the silly checklist and reset the the receiver. Most will do it, if they won't hang up and try someone else
rbtglove 09/10/14 02:46pm Technology Corner
RE: RV parks in Idaho

Probably the best RV Park in/near Coeur d Alene is Blackwell Island. Very nice. Has anbout everything, even a good place to eat.
rbtglove 09/07/14 02:40pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Planing for summer 2015 Mount Hood

We use Mt hood Villages also
rbtglove 08/07/14 07:33am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: HELP! - TV Mice/Rats Question

Had the same problem with mice with my riding lawn mover, they kept building nests inside and chewing the air filter and other plactic stuff. Fresh cab and Critter Ridder works for short periods but puting D-Con where they can find it is the only good solution. The bigger problems are the squirrels that caused a $1000 damage to my truck. I have tried everything to keep them away with no success. Can't find poison any the Squirrels and chipmonks to eat.
rbtglove 08/06/14 02:29pm Beginning RVing
RE: The dreaded confuzzled newbie

Our first TT had a dry listed dry weight of 2700 lbs but actual scale weight was near 3200. When we put stuff in and added a little travel water it was near 4000. We towed it with a V6 Sonoma pickup for two seasons and even took it over the rockies twice. We had used the Sonoma as a toad for our MH,so didn't want to buy a new truck right away when we sold it. Realy never had a problem but it was a lot better when we got a bigger truck and we actually got better gas mileage. Just be aware that your actual wieghts will be hire than what the manufacturer claims. Only way to find out is to put it on a scale.
rbtglove 08/05/14 08:29am Travel Trailers
RE: Best for the money portable satellite?

I've used a tailgater for two years with the 211K both for our TT and at our cabin and have had no problems. Takes a few minutes to work and a few times have not been able to get a clear enough southern veiw through the trees but most of the time it finds a signal. I know some have had problems with the tailgater but we have not.If you go this route since you already have the 211K you can get a better price for the tailgator off the internet than from dish.
rbtglove 08/01/14 02:17pm Technology Corner
RE: Trailer construction quality question?

You might look at this site for information - http://www.rv-coach.com/RV/manufacturers/survey/rate_your_rv_results.html. Quality means different things to different buyers based on their needs, wants and opinions. Things like design, features, cost, weight, looks, build conformance and other things very greatly. My veiw is that I buy what I think we serve our my purpose at a cost I am willing to pay.
rbtglove 07/28/14 08:27am Travel Trailers
RE: Will lightning make your vehicle headlights turn on?

Had it open the garage door when I was in the garage.
rbtglove 07/26/14 09:10am Tech Issues
RE: Atl, GA to Badlands and Yellowstone

There is a decent private campground in Wall within easy walking distance to the main street. It has pull throughs and can handle big rigs. Wall is a tourist trap but shouldn't be missed also if you come west on 90 stop at the Corn Palace in Michell, kinda the same but one of a kind. Plenty of things in the Black Hills to keep you busy.
rbtglove 07/24/14 02:34pm Roads and Routes
RE: Campsite in east columbus or pickerington, ohio

Unless they have moved things around since we lived there, Buckeye lake should be closer than Granville or Alum Creek. The Ohio State Parks are very nice I would think you might like Alum Creek State Park, as I remember it has some full service sites, at least elect and water and it is probably a little clsoser thhan Grandville. Although Grandville is a great town.
rbtglove 07/22/14 02:00pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Tunnels on WA Hwy 14, Columbia Gorge

Lived on the WA side near Bingen in the Gorge for years. Drove a big truck through them many times. Just try to avoid two big rigs at the same time. I'd be more concerned about going over the Hood River Bridge than throught the tunnels. Cross winds can be dangerous coming out of these tunnels also so be careful. That thing is a real mess needs to be replaced. I take our TT over it but do it very carefully no place for a big rig. The old highway from on the OR side is also no place for a big rig either. The bridge of the Gods is a lot better place to cross the river but the Dalles is the best.
rbtglove 07/21/14 03:07pm Roads and Routes
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