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RE: Help with pricing used 2013 Columbus 320RS

The 2013 model of this 5'er had the shwintec slide mechanism on the bedroom slide. They have been known to have problems. In 2014 they stopped using this system. Just thought you might want to know.
wborst 10/26/15 07:35am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Dicor question.. I'm not sure, need help

You responded to Dicor that you had "non-leveling, non-sag sealant. Then you say you want to try the self-leveling sealant. Why not use the non-sag, non-leveling sealant?
wborst 10/05/15 07:58am Beginning RVing
Side or rear radiator diesel pusher

What are the advantages/disadvantages of side vs rear radiator on a diesel pusher?
wborst 09/01/15 06:50pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Camping in the Finger Lakes area in September

Hickory hill campground in Bath, NY is another option for full hookups. We have stayed there a couple of times and found the staff very friendly and helpful. It is about 20 miles to Corning from there.
wborst 08/19/15 08:09am Family Camping
Review of Garmin RV 660LMT?

Has anyone tried the new Garmin RV 660LMT GPS? It looks good on their web site. I want a new GPS but I don't want a 7" display. This looks like a good size with all the newest features. What think you? Bill
wborst 07/23/15 02:32pm Technology Corner
RE: Big Electrical Problems

That was caused by a loose connection on the melted pin in the plug or socket. The power entry plug on your camper needs to be replaced and the connector on your power cord or the entire power cord needs to be replaced. Be sure that the connections between the wire and the connectors is tight or it will happen again. The power entry connector on your camper was probably damaged when your original cord was. It should have been checked and repaired when they replaced your power cord.
wborst 07/12/15 06:47pm General RVing Issues
RE: Ice Cream at Camping World

At least they actually HAD ice cream! I went to our local camping world yesterday to pick up a couple of items expecting to have some free ice cream. When I was checking out, I asked the cashier where they had the ice cream that was mentioned in the email. She exclaimed " oh, that was from 11:00 til 1:00. It's all melted now. This exchange took place at about 2:00pm. What a way to entice people to visit their store!
wborst 06/27/15 07:31am General RVing Issues
RE: Rotate landing gear leg inserts

The pins on my 5er are front to back but mine pull towards the front to release.
wborst 04/16/15 01:59pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: TX RV and trailer owners are in trouble.

North Carolina has long required inspection of trailers with GWR of 4000 lbs or greater. Every couple of years, our state legislature introduces a bill to repeal the inspection requirements. I think vehicle inspection requirement is a good idea. According the AAA, "In states that still have the mandated inspections, as opposed to those that don't, accidents are about 27 percent less," In NC, I don't see how one can argue that the inspection requirement is a state money grab. The state get $0.85 for a vehicle inspection; the inspection station receives $12.75. The state's 85¢ is distributed as follows: 55¢ to highway fund, 18¢ to Volunteer Rescue/EMS Fund, 12¢ to Rescue Squad Workers' Relief Fund. There is a different fee structure if an emission test is required but, in NC, motorhomes (and trailers, of course) are exempt from the emission requirement. Tom I have lived in North Carolina for over 40 years and never had a trailer inspected. I wouldn't even know where to take a trailer to have it inspected. :hTo my knowledge, there is no state requirement for trailer inspections in NC.
wborst 03/15/15 08:09am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 5" or 7" GPS display

Thank you so much for all of the helpful replies. This forum is a great place to get information from those who know what they are talking about. Keep the replies coming. I'm sue that others are wrestling with this decision. Bill
wborst 02/22/15 07:28am Technology Corner
5" or 7" GPS display

I tow a 5ver with a RAM 2500. I like the features of the Garmin RV RV760 GPS but I don't know if the 7" display will block my vision too much. The Rand McNally is my second choice since they offer a 5" screen. What are the thoughts of those who are driving a pickup.
wborst 02/21/15 07:37pm Technology Corner
RE: Valterra Dominator Sewer Hoses - are they worth the money?

I used the Rhinoflex hose for five years with no hose problems. The problem I had was with the gaskets splitting. I have now had the Dominator hose for two years with no problems at all. I'm going to stay with the Dominator. Bill
wborst 02/05/15 03:44pm General RVing Issues
RE: Cable driven slideouts mechanism

Thank you to all who replied to my question. I feel much better about the cable slide system having heard about your experience with them. It seems that some issues do pop up as with anything mechanical. But overall, these systems appear to have improved greatly over time. Thanks again. Happy travels. Bill
wborst 01/30/15 07:37pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Cable driven slideouts mechanism

Thanks for the input, Paul. That is exactly what I was afraid might happen. I have heard of this before but the salesman I spoke with indicated this was a problem that's been successfully addressed. Let's see what other have to say.
wborst 01/30/15 02:13pm Fifth-Wheels
Cable driven slideouts mechanism

I am considering the purchase of a Montana High Country with the cable drive slideouts. I would like some feedback from owners who have experience with these systems. Are they as reliable as the salesman says? This is the only thing about this brand that gives me pause. Thanks for any feedback you have to offer. Bill Borst
wborst 01/30/15 01:28pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Pros & Cons: Humidity Switch for a Fantastic Fan?

Check out the Air King DH55 de humidistat from Amazon.com. It is less than $20 and does not use any power. It is just a switch that closes if the relative humidity goes above the set point. Then opens when it falls below the set point. Mope this helps.
wborst 12/31/14 12:10pm General RVing Issues
RE: Humidity / Moisture Absorbers; Do They Work?

Sorry. I replied to the wrong thread.
wborst 12/31/14 12:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Have you had new carpet put in your 5th wheel?

We had our carpet replaced last year in the down stairs area and the steps. We had it done by a local flooring company. They did the slideouts also. It turned out great and less expensive than I thought it would be.
wborst 12/15/14 02:18pm Fifth-Wheels
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