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RE: Whitening yellowed plastic - an easy solution

interesting
southernsky 08/28/16 08:43am Truck Campers
RE: Extended Warranty Choices???

x3 on wholesale
southernsky 08/16/16 05:59am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Beware of Falling Rocks - WTH

Step one: Slow down. Step two: If you can't see around a curve, slow some more. If you come speeding around a curve in the mountains and find a big rock in the middle of the road, you may wind up with a pretty banged up rig. And if it's a big boulder, well, the boulder will win. The chances of being hit by a rolling rock are pretty small. The chances of seeing a big one in the middle of the road are a good deal better (but still pretty small). The chances of seeing smaller rocks in the road are better still, especially after rains. And even a smaller rock (say, 3 or 4 inches) can do some major damage to your tires if you hit it. :) Lynn As small as a chance there is, we found one. We were traveling in Wyoming mountains coming down and around a turn and there it was. Being from Louisiana it didn't register seeing a large brown thing in the road. First thought road kill elk, then it dawn on me....Oh Hell a boulder....LARGE....REALLY LARGE...car coming the other way. All I could do is aim for the spot between the boulder and rail hoping to fit. When we got through I looked in my mirrors and it was close...really close. Wife and I looked at each other and said "OHHHH S@%& !!!!! So folks, it does happen.
southernsky 08/14/16 03:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Banff Reservations

following
southernsky 08/05/16 06:58pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: anyone have any experience with the Good Sam Trip planner?

I use googles, figure miles and go back to trip planner. Also use http://www.rvparkreviews.com/. Been doing it this way for years.
southernsky 08/05/16 06:54pm Good Sam Club
RE: Dallas to Gramd Tetons - best route and stops?

You will have approx. 1300 miles one-way so it will probably be 3 days with a RV - 6 days of driving round trip, and 3 days in Grand Teton Nat'l Park. Plus, you're right next door to Yellowstone and you might want to do 1-1/2 days in each - not a lot of time. The fastest would be 287 to Amarillo then 385/87 to Raton, NM. Then pick up I-25 north to 287 to Laramie, WY Then I-80 west to Rock Springs, Wy and 191 north through Jackson and into Grand Teton. To get to Yellowstone just continue north through Teton NP into Yellowstone. Good luck! X2 or 287 to 26 is a nice ride.
southernsky 08/05/16 05:29am Roads and Routes
RE: Ram 3500 Mega cab vs Crew cab

I'm on my second Mega. Great for grandkids and grownup passengers. Pull a 16000lb trailer with no problems. We have the Pullrite Superslide and never worry or even think about hitting the cab. It's all in what you want...
southernsky 07/26/16 06:55am Tow Vehicles
RE: 5th airborne pin box setup - Raptor 3612ds

The bag adjustment goes by the pin weight of the trailer. My trailer has a pin weight of around 2600lbs and my bag is in the middle position. I have about 100lbs of air in the bag. Go to Reese web sight and it explains how to set up the 5th Airborne.
southernsky 07/21/16 12:35pm Toy Haulers
RE: Fan on air conditioner

AC=120V You have to have electricity to run any part of the AC system
southernsky 07/21/16 12:29pm Beginning RVing
RE: Camping near I55 south of Memphis

Hernando Point just South of Memphis Reviews X2
southernsky 07/07/16 03:33pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Brakes

Get in touch with Grand Design for help. The Lippert built frame and axles have been having problems with seals leaking grease onto the brakes. GD knows this and have taken care of their consumers.
southernsky 07/06/16 06:09am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Suggestions for Fiver Hitch

Spend the money and get the Pullrite Superglide and never worry or even think about hitting your cab. Been having same one on three different trucks and 5er's since 2009 with many miles and no problems.
southernsky 06/28/16 06:17am Tow Vehicles
RE: 2 nights - in or near Billings, MT

Billings KOA is alright for an overnight. Very tight spaces and can be noisy.
southernsky 06/23/16 07:50am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Direct TV in Canada

When we were in Canada I used the zip code for just over the boarder in US. Looked on Directs web page for settings.
southernsky 06/23/16 07:37am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Ram MegaCab

Just put the picture frame and Pullrite hitch in buddies Megacab. His Fusion sits a little high maybe about an inch. He says it pulls great with no problems.
southernsky 06/23/16 06:40am Toy Haulers
RE: Help me decide on a hitch

I have the Pullrite Super Glide. Heavy....somewhat, expensive....yup, but piece of mind is priceless. I don't even think about hitting my cab when backing.
southernsky 06/02/16 05:25am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Manual or Auto Sliding Hitch

What is the price to pay for piece of mind. I don't even think about hitting my truck with my trailer when backing. You hit your's twice....no brainer
southernsky 05/23/16 06:10am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Powder post beetle

I had them in my garage. Exterminator did what they called a "Wet Spray". They wore rain gear and soaked all wood in my garage. If you have them in your trailer return it to the dealer or get a lawyer.
southernsky 05/21/16 06:13am General RVing Issues
RE: Cummins 6.7 mileage

Gonna tell ya, when askin' about fuel mileage, that's one thing that will make a preacher lie....When pulling my 12000 lbs. 5yer I was averaging around 10-11 mpg. With my new trailer @ around 14000 lbs. it dropped to about 9-10 closer to 9 so far ...Hadn't really gone anywhere to get a good reading , so the jury is still out on fuel mileage...
southernsky 05/20/16 07:32pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Mackinac island

We stayed on the quiet side in St. Ignace @ Lakeshore Park Campground. http://www.rvparkreviews.com/regions/michigan/st-ignace/lakeshore-park-campground
southernsky 05/16/16 06:06am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
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