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RE: How do you carry water hoses?

Store our's drained and the ends attached in a open Rubbermaid container. I leave the top off the container to prevent mildew.
PackerBacker 05/26/15 09:46am Beginning RVing
RE: Oppose slides

Those are Schwintek slides on Winnies. They use a rail system that requires power to the small motors mounted at the top ends of both slides. Once you hit the button, you should not stop the movement part way or you risk them going out of synchronisation. With this in mind, I would put out each slide individually because they need all the power they can get, especially on the way back in. You want to mitigate any opportunity for 'stalling' especially if your battery(s) is a bit low. I have them on mine also and I put them out one at a time.
PackerBacker 05/26/15 07:15am Travel Trailers
RE: Ordering parts / accessories

The vast majority of stuff we need, I am able to find at Walmart.
PackerBacker 05/25/15 05:33am Travel Trailers
RE: Cooking in the TT

We do not different than we do at home. If it's nice out and we're having 'grilling' food, we cook outside; if we're having 'stove top' type food, we cook inside on the stove or in our toaster oven. Never had a cooking odor issue in any rv we've owned. :C Just on a side note, we don't poop in the kitchen! :B
PackerBacker 05/25/15 05:29am Travel Trailers
RE: Making up bed

We pull the mattress back to where we can reach, then make the bed and slide the mattress back in place.
PackerBacker 05/24/15 05:06am Beginning RVing
RE: North Carolina Ocean Campgrounds.

..... Green Bay fan perhaps? :) Big time! :C ... Eric
PackerBacker 05/21/15 05:48pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: North Carolina Ocean Campgrounds.

Try this, it's part of the Allstays websites; http://www.allstays.com/Campgrounds/North-Carolina-campground-map.htm
PackerBacker 05/21/15 01:24pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Backing up made easy

I grew up backing up tandem hay wagons; it didn't always work, but as a teenager, it was sure fun trying! :C
PackerBacker 05/21/15 01:20pm Towing
RE: Bears ignore workplace safety

I have to admire that bird going for a bear! Probably knows that the bear can't let go!! :B
PackerBacker 05/21/15 11:17am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Real world numbers

Depending upon where we are going and what we are doing, we'll add 600 lbs to 800 lbs.
PackerBacker 05/20/15 06:12am Travel Trailers
RE: Ammo OK?

... and with that, I'll close the thread.
PackerBacker 05/19/15 11:52am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Do you grease the bars?

On my Equal-i-zer I only grease the socket areas of the hitch/head assembly, I grease nothing that touches the bars themselves.
PackerBacker 05/18/15 06:06pm Towing
RE: Ammo OK?

Thank you. I thought closing the thread was a bit precipitous. Don't understand what the word 'precipitous' means in this context. :h (of an action) done suddenly and without careful consideration. Well I guess us old engineering folks aren't up on our words! :E
PackerBacker 05/18/15 02:24pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Ammo OK?

Thank you. I thought closing the thread was a bit precipitous. Don't understand what the word 'precipitous' means in this context. :h
PackerBacker 05/18/15 11:03am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Ammo OK?

Another gun thread gone way off the OP's question; time to close it. On edit! I reopened this thread but if the discussion goes anywhere off the regulations about crossing into Canada with ammunition, the thread will be re-closed.
PackerBacker 05/17/15 08:48pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Clearance lights regulation

You'll have to first run across a very bored or poor cop, and secondly it will just be a fix-it...and THEN you can fix it. Most likely no one will ever even notice. I've had two out for years and although they had plenty of opportunity, no cop ever said a word. It depends where you are going. Here in Quebec, we have transport police (separate from provincial police) whose job is to just look for stuff like this. ... Eric
PackerBacker 05/17/15 04:53pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: AC Main Vent Closed????

We never open our's, it stays closed.
PackerBacker 05/17/15 06:01am Travel Trailers
RE: Latest on Poultry Ban into Canada

This was updated yesterday, May 11th; http://www.inspection.gc.ca/animals/terrestrial-animals/imports/travellers/restriction-on-imports/eng/1421341696172/1421341727507 ... Eric I'm glad you posted this information, we're headed up to Alaska via BC and the Yukon. I find the Canadian border website very difficult to navigate in trying to find such information. When you search are you including 'domain', ie. ".ca" in your search site. Or are you going to www.google.ca or www.yahoo.ca? :C The CBSA website is not very intuitive, how you get there is really not relevant.
PackerBacker 05/16/15 06:07am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Opening slide

Another thing you should do is open the entry door before opening and closing slide(s). It allows air to flow in/out and displace more efficiently which provides less strain on the slide systems.
PackerBacker 05/15/15 05:53pm Travel Trailers
RE: I would like your opinion on replacing tires.

I would leave my 2YO ST tires on the rig and go camping. yep, bumpy My thoughts too.
PackerBacker 05/14/15 07:10pm General RVing Issues
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