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RE: Failed to consider the size of the Portable Dump tank..

I have never filled the black tank on any trip, only the grey, and not very often once I learned how not to fill it. I had one of those portable 25 gallon ones, and it was a pain to transport. Now I keep a 5 gallon bucket in case I fill grey - I can deal with it 5 gallons at a time.
the_happiestcamper 09/02/15 06:10am Travel Trailers
RE: hendersonville, nc

What kind of amenities are you looking for? Davidson River CG does not have FHU. About 1/3 to 1/2 half of their sites have electric. They have dump station and a water fill up at entrance. I never get an electric site because of the temps, I don't need A/C.
the_happiestcamper 09/02/15 06:04am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Ceiling Vents Open during storage ????

Mine stay wide open 24/7/365 unless running the AC or heat. Barney X2. I have vent covers. X3X4 X5
the_happiestcamper 08/28/15 07:38am Travel Trailers
RE: Propane Leak When Connected to Power

You're boiling your batteries.
the_happiestcamper 08/04/15 06:33am Travel Trailers
RE: Blue Ox Sway Pro reviews

Mine is awesome.
the_happiestcamper 07/24/15 08:14am Travel Trailers
RE: I made a rookie move... Always tip your awning at night!

I use tie downs, and have not had trouble with wind. I always tip one side, but a couple of years ago, that didn't stop the water from pooling during a huge gully-washer (I was actually sitting under it reading a book when I noticed the bulge). I also tried to lower one side slowly only to have it yanked out of my hands. Mine is now bowed, but I found it advantageous - I don't unroll the last 6 inches, and while I still tip one side, it can't accumulate because of the bow shape. I have too much setup outside to bring it in at night.
the_happiestcamper 07/24/15 08:03am Travel Trailers
RE: New Campers, Help Please

My question is can I safely pull this camper with my 2011 Ford Expedition with a 5.4 V8? As long as you don't go over 35 MPH.
the_happiestcamper 07/09/15 06:56am Towing
RE: Dangerous TV/TT/hitch combo - so hard to bite my lip

"hey, that's a nice looking new camper you got. I was thinking of something along these lines - how does it tow?"
the_happiestcamper 07/08/15 07:30am Travel Trailers
RE: Smoky Mountains Campground Suggestions Internet

Yeah its about 90 gig a month for my requirements. One of my server logs can be 500 meg alone Are you downloading these files instead of viewing remotely? I won't download a 50 meg log file even when I'm on the same network at work. Is the software you are supporting graphic intensive? If not, you could just remote to a machine somewhere to troubleshoot.
the_happiestcamper 07/08/15 07:22am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: AVOID-Coeur d'Alene RV Resort, Idaho- I90, Exit 7

Under rates, it doesn't mention dog rates. http://www.cdarvpark.com/ But it does say "Pet Restrictions" on the rates page http://www.cdarvpark.com/rates.html
the_happiestcamper 06/26/15 11:29am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: KOA standard charge now $60?!

State and federal parks usually have hiking trails and a body of water - all the amenities the kids need.
the_happiestcamper 06/10/15 06:22am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Cooling trailer while driving

As others have mentioned, max air vent covers and leave vents open. No windows open, just vents. X2 & 3 & 4 & infinity
the_happiestcamper 06/08/15 07:02am Travel Trailers
RE: TV Antenna

Hang your TV keys on the crank for the antennae.
the_happiestcamper 05/28/15 06:33am Travel Trailers
RE: Terrible Experience

I read the reviews for this at rvparkreviews. This CG caters to families that want entertainment provided for their kids. That was easy enough to figure out by reading everybody's reviews. When you consider that, the $20 is probably not too high, so as to discourage people from bringing the carloads of cousins to visit. They may be empty now, but they may make enough profit over the summer months to cover. When staying at a CG, it's best to find out all the charges before you incur one.
the_happiestcamper 05/18/15 07:38am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Long term reliability of GM 8.1 Liter

Great motor just thirsty. Will pass everything but a gas station. Yep. Nothing more fun than being able to accelerate up a steep grade.
the_happiestcamper 05/15/15 06:35am Tow Vehicles
RE: Battery recommendation

My old Trojan 6 volts just gave out after almost 8 years of service. I got two of these My new maintenance free 6 volts Shipping was free. Fedex wanted a signature, so I had them re-routed to their local shop. Each box weighed 72 pounds.
the_happiestcamper 05/08/15 06:31am Travel Trailers
RE: Theft at campgrounds???????????

I've never had a problem - maybe this is why: http://www.nelson-sc.com/bruester.jpg
the_happiestcamper 05/07/15 06:45am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Yes you can drive 55 and 60.

Sammy Hagar didn't like 65 either. Thats why he wrote the song.. :) Sammy actually couldn't drive 55.Actually, he recorded it both ways.. I have a concert CD where he corrects the audience to 65 Anyway ., interesting thread... I do 62-63 also. Just seems like a sweet spot But he sure made some good tequila (Cabo Wabo) - it's the best!
the_happiestcamper 05/05/15 08:20am Travel Trailers
RE: How do you feel about people walking through your campsite?

I paid extra for a site that is closer to the river for my convenience, not others. I have a very large dog who has no problem with strangers that we invite into our site - he does have a problem with those that we have not. I have expensive gear - if something goes missing, I will mention to the authorities who was walking through my site uninvited. A window in my trailer may be facing a part of the site that is only visible if you are in the site - somebody may be changing inside that has a reasonable expectation that they do not have to pull the curtain for that window. You wouldn't walk through a stranger's hotel room uninvited because it is a shortcut to the pool.
the_happiestcamper 05/04/15 06:30am Travel Trailers
RE: OIder SUV for towing hybrid trailer

Curious question - there's a hybrid that weighs that much?
the_happiestcamper 04/30/15 08:47am Tow Vehicles
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