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RE: What would You Order?

I would keep the microwave and use a Honda 2000i instead of the on board generator. I have a crock pot and electric skillet sand find the times I need an oven to be very rare.
1mtnman 11/15/15 06:20pm Truck Campers
RE: "Scarcer" than hens' teeth

I always wave at other TC's I see on the road. We have a lot more TC's out here in Colorado and of course we reside right off Hwy34 which goes to Estes Park so we see many types of rigs all summer.
1mtnman 08/18/15 09:41am Truck Campers
RE: Another Arizona in the Winter Query

You might try complaining to the Chamber Of Commence but it's doubtful you will be able to change the weather,
1mtnman 08/14/15 12:08pm Snowbirds
RE: Favorite TC Travel and camping pictures... how about yours

Michigan Reservoir near Gould, Co in early season. http://i.imgur.com/1dZFOGI.jpg width=640
1mtnman 07/08/15 02:40pm Truck Campers
RE: Tips for NW Colorado camping?

Here is a nice Colorado State Park on your route. http://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/parks/YampaRiver/Pages/Camping.aspxe While you are on this site check out Steamboat Lake campground and Stagecoach Lake campground.
1mtnman 07/05/15 10:36am Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: Ft Collins to Laramie

Hwy 287 along your planned route is an easy tow. There are some passing lanes to allow for slower vehicles.
1mtnman 06/11/15 06:01am Roads and Routes
RE: Why no TV signal?

I suspect your problem is associated with properly aiming your dish. Accuracy in aiming is the key to getting on the proper satellite. I use a signal devise that has a earpiece that you use to tune to the highest pitch signal. If you get a good signal on 101 it will also provide a adequate signal on the other two satellites for HD TV. Here is a Direct TV forum site that has good info for users. DIRECTVFORUM
1mtnman 05/10/15 08:53am Technology Corner
RE: Why no TV signal?

RG6 cable goes to DirectTV receiver and HDMI from cable box to TV.
1mtnman 05/07/15 05:57pm Technology Corner
RE: Hwy 191 in Utah

I believe that the hill you are talking about is Combs Ridge and it would only have an effect if you were northbound. It is really not a long climb and I have done it in all kinds of rigs with no problem.
1mtnman 05/05/15 12:43pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: TV for my TC

I have never found Jensen to be anything but junk. You can do much better by purchasing your own.
1mtnman 05/04/15 06:39pm Technology Corner
RE: diesel to gasoline truck for TC: any regrets?

My TC is about the same weight as yours. I do not tow anything with my 6.0 gasser and it does a great job on any Colorado pass with my camper weight. Now if your going to drag a 6000_7000lb load behind it that is a totally different problem.
1mtnman 05/02/15 08:22pm Truck Campers
RE: Torklift Glowsteps - Finally

I seem to have gotten lost somewhere in your description regarding the 5 step system. It looks to me like you have a 4 step system. Did you remove 1 step? I have the 5 step system but it hangs up on my carrier very similar to the one you have and I had to fabricate an additional wooden step at the bottom.
1mtnman 05/02/15 07:48pm Truck Campers
RE: Larger gas tank

I know there are gas tanks made to replace the smaller OEM tank on Chevy trucks and I assume they also make them for other brands. I have checked on them in the past and they are not cheap. It seems to me they were in the area of $1000 installed and increased capacity by some 30-40%.
1mtnman 05/02/15 07:31pm Tow Vehicles
RE: possible transfer to Tucson, AZ, RVing?

Before you leave N Y cut a square of your lawn out and carry it with you to AZ. It will be the last grass lawn you will see. You either visited the wrong places, or breezed through on the interstate or had your mind made up prior to seeing Arizona. There is beauty in every state. How about telling is about Loosely, Louisiana so we will know what to expect.
1mtnman 05/01/15 01:54pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
Minnie Winnie 24ft

I am seeking comments that Class C members might have on a 2004 Minnie Winnie 24 foot Class C. The unit has low mileage, new rubber, generator and is in good condition. This unit does not have a dedicated bedroom but rather an over the cab bed and a fold out couch plus dinette. The unit is on a F450 and has the Ford V10 engine. Being a 2004 it has the 4 speed transmission. Is this transmission a determent? How about the rated HP and performance of this engine? Thanks for any comments.
1mtnman 04/17/15 10:52am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Trust or not to Trust

Here's my problem, I'm an A/C tech and we're retiring in about 2 years. If I'm working on your 10th floor condo and I break a water pipe you could have $50,000,000 in damage till I shut it off. I only carry $1,000,000 insurance. I would not want to lose my home also. I am certainly no authority on this issue but I had some of your same concerns being a driver at 80 years old and more apt to do something dumb that I might have 20 years earlier. I took out an umbrella policy with my auto insurance carrier. It is quite reasonable and covers all family members for 1 million dollars.
1mtnman 04/16/15 09:12am Full-time RVing
RE: Preparing to Full Time

If you use the search engine on this site you will find numerous post regarding your question. Search "Mail Delivery".
1mtnman 04/06/15 09:03am Full-time RVing
RE: Aming Direct TV satlitte Dish

Lots of help at http://www.dishpointer.com/ including a map centered on your current location. Great minds think alike!! 1mtnman
1mtnman 04/04/15 10:42am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Aming Direct TV satlitte Dish

This site will give you the settings you need dependant upon the ZIP of your location. Dishpointer
1mtnman 04/04/15 10:39am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Back into TC again

I really like it. Hope you enjoy it as much as I have my Wolf Creek.
1mtnman 03/30/15 02:36pm Truck Campers
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