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RE: Maybe a contracts question?

Beaker 11/20/16 08:28pm General RVing Issues
RE: Looking at 2017 Silverado 1500, your opinion?

Beaker 11/16/16 04:49pm Tow Vehicles
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Beaker 10/27/16 05:46pm Technology Corner
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Beaker 10/27/16 05:46pm Forum Technical Support
RE: Insurance on Rented Travel Trailer?

Have your friend pay for insurance and you pay him.
Beaker 10/25/16 05:44pm General RVing Issues
RE: Greenbrier campground in Gatlinburg???

I don't know anything about the campground, but anywhere around there that you can find a site this time of year I would take.
Beaker 10/16/16 05:32pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Hunting Island State Park Site 157

Only 1 trip out of a dozen were we able to sit outside on the back loop. The area around 157 is also low and floods in a rain. Most of the back loops do. Sums it up pretty good. Many campers are almost on the road. My favorite is site 177. But I do love this campground.
Beaker 10/08/16 08:16pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
trailer aid with equa flex

Does anyone have experience with trailer aid on an equa flex suspension? Seems that I have read differing view on this. Would like to here from someone who has used it on an equa flex or similar suspension. Thanks, Beaker
Beaker 10/04/16 07:58pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: 2010-2011 Carriage Cameo front cap leak?

On each on the caulking on the side around the front cap was cracked and the screws at the bottom around the pin box area are rusted.....water leak? The rust would be a red flag for me. Ask the seller to turn them. The screws will probably either keep turning or bread off with a little pressure.
Beaker 09/19/16 01:52pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Discovered a leak, where is it coming from?

I had a leak around one of the bolts that hold the awning on. Look for signs of rust.
Beaker 09/19/16 01:45pm Travel Trailers
RE: Ram Box Creating a Problem

I have the Sidewinder and works fine. I do find it easier to back up than "normal" hitch.
Beaker 09/18/16 07:20pm Tow Vehicles
RE: GREAT Mysteries of RV'n

..we would all be complaining that they should put them in I know where I'd like to put them!:)
Beaker 09/18/16 05:40pm General RVing Issues
RE: East Coast Gas Shortage

Is shortage just gas or also diesel?
Beaker 09/18/16 05:37pm General RVing Issues
RE: Fall Color Tour to the Northeast

Ken, just an FYI: color in the North GA and southwestern NC mountains doesn't develop until approximately the last week of October That's right on. And get your reservations 3 months ago.
Beaker 09/11/16 06:09pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: What's up with RV Sales People?

325k people visit PPl's lot every month, Must be my old math but isn't that 10,000 people a day?
Beaker 09/09/16 10:08pm General RVing Issues
RE: Can't Get DirecTV To Work in Trailer....

You do not need an activated account to find the DirecTV sat 101. No they don't. But what is the sense of finding signal if the box is not going to work. B band converter? I have same box and it is not needed. Call the Tech. support for Dish and they will walk you through the set up steps and they can run tests from their office or call Dish and have send a tech out to set the system up for the 1st time. I would not call Direct Tv. I think that they would be opening a can of worms. When calling to activate it, they should tell them it is another box for sisters house, which will cost them $7 a month, otherwise it will be another account costing at the minimum $50 or more monthly. Some may think that this is dishonest but until DTV becomes a little more, can't quite think of what word would fit here, I have no problems with it as long as it is used in the RV. I use the bubble level like they have, signal meter, and leave tv inside. Don't know what their trailer is but I use the cable terminal connection on mine and not a problem. With a clear sky you can find... ...find the DirecTV sat 101. Using a good compass aim it at 220 degrees and 30 degrees up. You should be able to use the signal meter in the setup of your receiver to find and peak the signal. For HD you have to set the tilt. And if you have someone inside try tilt. If no one inside then it will be easier to have the tv outside. It would be much easier if a mast was found that had the latitude, altitude, and tilt makers on it.
Beaker 09/09/16 09:55pm Technology Corner
RE: Can I????

First your empty curb weight is more like 6844 Yes, my 2008 extended cab is at 7000 according to paper from GM. Throw in the hitch, westin bars, and my 40 Gal Transfer Flow tank and I know without weighting that I am over GVWR with my 7200 lb fifth wheel. I would not even want to think about carrying the pin weight of that fifth wheel.
Beaker 09/01/16 04:44pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Bleach treated water on lawn?

I power wash my driveway every year and afterwards spray water/bleach at 60/40 and rinse off. Has never seemed to have bother trees and bushes at the edge although the worms do squiggle. I would water my lawn and go on. Of course you could always do a test patch.
Beaker 08/29/16 06:45pm General RVing Issues
RE: Macerator Pro&Con

Or you may want to have the tote tank in the back of a pickup so you won't have to tow it any distance over rough ground. That's another use for a macerator pump. That's what I do but only for gray water. Used it for black one time at home. Didn't want to wait for the five trailer in front of me at the dump station.
Beaker 08/28/16 05:18pm General RVing Issues
RE: Ford is raising their fuel capacities.

Big difference between stopping and stopping for fuel. I would much rather stop at larger rest areas for a leg stretch than a busy truck stop. Just because you have the extra fuel doesn't mean you're not going to stop, it just changes where you going to stop. And that is worth it, especially when having dogs. Once drove 700 miles in a (long)day and none of the stops were at gas stations.
Beaker 08/27/16 09:21pm Tow Vehicles
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