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RE: Is it a truck camper?

To me, class c Motorhomes. Earthromer make as well as xplorer, and Tiger. SkipJ
SkipJ 06/11/13 08:45pm Truck Campers
RE: Happi jac issue

I've had good response from happijac, send your defective motor and you have the choice of rebuilt or new motor. At different prices of course. SkipJ
SkipJ 06/10/13 02:20pm Truck Campers
RE: Happi jac issue

I had the same experence with a happi jack motor used on the lift mechanism of our Outfitter. Bob Ward sent me a replacement, said Happijac get some bad motors from their Chinese source. SkipJ
SkipJ 06/10/13 10:00am Truck Campers
RE: water heater help

You leave it on while you drive? Seems a waste of propane. SkipJ
SkipJ 06/10/13 09:54am Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Thinking Ahead - Colorado

If you go to Moab, don't reserve too many days unless you are bringing your 4x4 vehicle. Our RV park, Canyonlands Rv park, doesn't refund if you leave early!! They told us over the phone when we reserved they would. But when we checked in they said the opposite. People we spoke to who mountain bike were disappointed because they share patches with 4x4 and didn't feel safe. They wish they made shorter reservations. Can't do too much in the N. P. without a 4x4. SkipJ
SkipJ 06/07/13 11:21am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Anybody using Stable Lifts?

We met a couple a couple of years ago with a stable lift on their camper, they were very pleased with it. I was impressed with how quickly they got the camper off the truck. I have had one failure on my happijac lift after using it twice. It is rarely used but apparently the motors are not well waterproofed, the factory suggested I put ziplock bags over them when in storage!!! You might keep in mind that some camper manufacturers don't recommend using the camper off the truck. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/27/13 09:19am Truck Campers
RE: Lance or Artic Fox or ???

One thing that is important to me is a factory tour. Also, for us being near the factory that will do repairs is important to us. Finding a dealer with a good service department that sell your brand can be difficult. We are lucky we live near the Airstream factory and the manufacturers in Indiiana. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/26/13 09:57pm Truck Campers
RE: Lance or Artic Fox or ???

Someone said that RV's are made just "good enough". Some people expect a product as good as the manufacturer says the are, then complain when they aren't. Others are easily satisfied, an owner of a camper of the same manufacture as mine was happy to refinish the woodwork in his brand new camper. Someone once told me that owning an Rv is a "hobby". SkipJ
SkipJ 05/25/13 10:33pm Truck Campers
RE: 2003 Outfitter Apex 9.5 Value

They were not in the bluebook last time I looked. Makes them hard to value. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/23/13 10:37pm Truck Campers
RE: TC Refrigerator advice

Brand new fridge? Should work better than that. Try on gas. definatly not right. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/21/13 09:09pm Tech Issues
RE: Device for Alignment and Centering of TC when loading

Great idea. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/21/13 08:29pm Truck Campers
RE: Overland Expo 2013

Somehow I missed the plans to camp together, ended up in the Handycap area for my wife. We did get back to the TC area on Friday but came during the fireless campfire and didn't stay because we didn't dress warm enought and were freezing. Came back saturday met a few folks, but everyone was elseware. Met Wazoo Saturday afternoon just walking around. Sorry we missed meeting more of you. Sounds like maybe we should have a RV.net TC handycap area :-) SkipJ
SkipJ 05/21/13 08:18pm Truck Campers
RE: Truck camper meet-up at Overland Expo, Flagstaff, May

kinda late to post but we made it. Lots of great truck camper folks here. Hallmark , 4 wheel, phoenix in vendor area. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/18/13 06:32pm Truck Campers
RE: Where are all the Truck Campers ?

When we got somewhat north of SE MI last year saw more TC's than on our normal travel. All we have is national and state forests with designated camping areas. Still nicer than commercial campgrounds in privacy. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/04/13 07:07am Truck Campers
RE: Where are all the Truck Campers ?

"For me; I've PAID for the truck already. I'm putting it to dual use. The camper is free from DMV and insurance, being already covered by the truck. The ability to drive freeway speeds is also a great value. Stealth, ability to maneuver, etc. all things a dealer won't tell you if they don't carry campers." For those of us who didn't have a suitable truck for camping, the price goes up, HD trucks are not inexpensive, I saw an article about the entry level corvette indicating it would be less than most of the one ton trucks I find on Internet search of dealers lots! Some people have to make do with what they have. SkipJ
SkipJ 05/02/13 02:44pm Truck Campers
RE: Where are all the Truck Campers ?

I wonder how many TC's there are in existence ? I can buy a new class c Motorhome for the price of a F350. Not that many people have need for the capabilities of a TC, vs the disadvantages . SkipJ
SkipJ 05/02/13 01:36pm Truck Campers
RE: 2005 AS Interstate quirks/gotchas?

10 year rule in most RV parks? SkipJ
SkipJ 04/29/13 05:58am Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Modding an F-350 up or an F-550 down for TC

I believe you can't get the same options on the over F350's, more of a work truck. SkipJ
SkipJ 04/28/13 08:42pm Truck Campers
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