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RE: First RV show

This was a decent RV show years ago https://www.chicagorvshow.com/ haven't I been there in 6 years. We're in Florida :) that time of year and the only show we've been to lately is Tampa.
stickdog 02/13/16 09:39pm Beginning RVing
RE: Dometic dm2852 help

It seems to early for a 2014 refrigerator for the tubing to leak but you never can tell. It should be cooling if the gas is heating the boiler unless there is a leak in the tubing. You want to check if there is any yellow powder in the back of the fridge which would indicate a leak.
stickdog 02/13/16 08:34pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Rear Living Room with only 2 slides?

There is no perfect 5th wheel and anyway there are no 2 RVers that have the same requirements. We scratched one of our "needs" and found that it hasn't hindered or made less enjoyable for the 6 years we've been fulltime.
stickdog 02/11/16 12:49pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: 10W LED G4 halogen - need tiny bulbs.

This what you looking for? http://www.m4products.com/g4-12-5050-side-ww-warm-white-g4-t3-retrofit-led-light-with-side-pins-replaces-10w-halogen/
stickdog 02/10/16 06:20pm Tech Issues
RE: Truck alingment

If you got 103,000 on a set of tires I would not touch the alignment! +1
stickdog 02/08/16 08:21pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Best Route from LaSalle, IL to Dawson Creek, B.C.

I suggest a copy of The Milepost Or if low on cash which is a little silly if you plan on a trip to Dawson Creek BC and on to Alaska, Google the route. Are you in a hurry or just want to meander along and see some other sites along the way. Maybe you want to add a couple Ca Provinces to your travel map or take a more western route through the states and hit the Badlands, Custer SP, and Little Bighorn?
stickdog 02/07/16 07:20pm Roads and Routes
RE: Traveling from Seattle to Alaska Early Spring

We crossed the border last May 1, stopped in Banff a couple days, ran into snow May 5 in Hinton AB stayed two nights, weather warmed then headed north road was clear. Had beautiful sunshine the rest of the way to Tok AK
stickdog 02/04/16 09:35pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: First time with the camper on the dually...amazed so far.

Congrats on the new truck. Tire pressure should be on the door/pillar sticker.
stickdog 02/04/16 09:17pm Truck Campers
RE: Taking an RV to Alaska

The only bad section of the Alaska highway was between Destruction Bay and Beaver Creek. It was bad going up in May of 2015 and worse coming back down in late August. As far as flagged and unflagged frost heaves, your view from a pickup or MH, decent vision and following the speed limit you should have no problem. There were several areas of road construction on the Alaska road system that were more of a slowdown than a real problem.
stickdog 02/02/16 09:22pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: B&W 3400 Slider. Does it Clunk...work in Ram Puck system?

I'm not sure what the model is but I'm getting an 18K B/W Companion hitch installed in my 2014 2500 Ram tomorrow. They are using the single hole in the middle of the bed in conjunction with the support that runs under the bed. So, I have no rails or anything other than the single connection point in the middle of the bed. Is this single attachment point considered the "puck" system being talked about or is the puck system the 4 attachment points? I sure hope I don't end up with some annoying clunk considering this thing cost north of $2000 installed. The single attachment is the way it was before the truck manufactures started offering the puck system. I've had the single B&W attachment for close to 6 years and 50,000 miles towing without a problem.
stickdog 01/28/16 07:33pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Canadian Travel

We have both passports and the passport auto cards, the card is convenient and easy to carry in your wallet. I think some of the replies to your post misunderstand what a Passport Card is.
stickdog 01/26/16 08:13pm Beginning RVing
RE: 4 lights stopped working

Thank you for that and it seems there is a problem in the fixture. I did find a blown fuse and replaced it but then blew the replacement when changing the bulb. Something the light fixture seems to be shorting it out so will look to see about a replacement fixture and see if that does solve the problem We had the same problem four 12 volt lights and bathroom fan not working. After a half dozen fuses it turned out to be the last light on the line and it was the bulb that was causing the short. New bulb and good to go.
stickdog 01/26/16 07:36pm RV Lifestyle
RE: Towing capacity guide?

I agree, you should be able to get info online. Another idea, is go to some area dealerships and look at actual trucks. They will have door panel stickers with actual ratings for the given truck. IMO, you will need a 350/3500 SRW diesel, as a minimum. With nearly 40' length, a DRW would likely be the better tool. If you don't want DRW, look closely at SRW ratings, payload, axles, and max tire ratings. Jerry The problem with just checking the door stickers is that most dealer stock have the lower gvw. Dealers rather have flash on the floor to sell than utility.
stickdog 01/22/16 06:34pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: New to workamping, looking for tax advice

Your self employment tax won't be any different, in the long run better to both get credit for future SS benefits.
stickdog 01/21/16 07:43pm Workamping Forum
RE: Cooler Unit Replacement - New or Refurbished?

When mine went, there was no doubt in my mind; new unit. If I'm going to put in all that labor, I'm putting in a new unit. +1
stickdog 01/19/16 07:07pm Tech Issues
RE: New 5th Wheel ------ Do I pay sales tax in Ohio???

We purchased our 5er in Kansas had to sign a waiver statement that the rig was NOT going to be registered in Kansas. Had to pay sales tax in Illinois before they would title it there.
stickdog 01/18/16 08:12pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Core of Engineers camping

We've stayed at several USACE parks we're over 53' and usually don't unhook the TV. Most have been west of Mississippi but not all.
stickdog 01/17/16 08:45pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Changing oil and engine idling after long trips?

Let see I pull in late in the afternoon, site is level, drop landing gear, hookup, have a cool one. Next morning, unhook, raise landing gear, start engine, buckle seat belt, idle out to highway and hit the road.
stickdog 01/10/16 12:08pm Beginning RVing
RE: Upgrading suspension on Jayco Designer

Jayco does.
stickdog 01/04/16 07:27pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Upgrading suspension on Jayco Designer

Link works now.
stickdog 01/03/16 07:21pm Fifth-Wheels
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