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RE: Gun safe for RV

Could you build something that fits under the bed? Lift the bed, then a locking steel top with steel sides? Google "rv under bed safe" I found some ideas there. Check out Monster Vault check out their Mid-Size/SUV Vault Images, maybe something like that under the bed would work if it's bolted to the floor and from of the bed frame/box is cut to fit it.
Y-Guy 10/21/16 12:26pm Toy Haulers
RE: Replacement fold up couches ?

There are several used RV furniture stores out there, shipping costs might be the killer though. Here is a search here that might turn up some for you, RV Furniture you can also search on Google to see if there is something near by. Some type of RV junk yard is what you want.
Y-Guy 10/21/16 08:41am Toy Haulers
RE: Track and Trail 17RTHSE

My opinion is that Gulfstream isn't on the high quality side of things. But times do change and perhaps they have improved. I'd look at the floor plan you like then look at other manufactures, and do some comparisons based on price and your own inspection of the units. For example check out the Forest River Wolfpup 17RP and the Desert Fox 21SW for comparisons. You can find a list of Toy Haulers here; Complete List of Toy Haulers
Y-Guy 10/19/16 06:14pm Toy Haulers
RE: How much does your dealer location matter in a purchase?

All I can say is that I've purchased three RVs from my local dealer, the first two I got national pricing and negotiated with them pretty hard. Became friends with and still am today with the sales guy. By the time I bought our Class A he didn't play any games shot me a price that was where I wanted to be. A dealer will not sell a unit and lose money on it, so negotiate local if you can but if they won't come down then walk away. I wouldn't give them even $10,000 difference, maybe $1,000 but that's all. But be fair about it, there are hard shipping costs involved so if dealer A is next to the factory and the local isn't don't expect to match without that included. That's my .02ยข
Y-Guy 10/18/16 09:10pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: What would you do??

How much would adding a 3rd axle run you and what's your estimated loss if you trade it in? Taking the emotion out of it and just let the numbers talk and see. I doubt you'll be happy even if you add the 3rd axle and doubt you'll recover that expense when you go to sell it.
Y-Guy 10/17/16 03:53pm Toy Haulers
RE: Buying my first class A

You can click here to visit the Motorhome Magazine Downloadable Dinghy Guides. Grab the 2016 if you want and read it over, it will cover the basics from tow bars, base plates, brakes, etc. That will give you some foundational understanding. Do verify that your TrailBlzer is flat towable by reading the owners manual. Verify the hitch rating on your motorhome as well has a having enough capacity in the motorhome weights as well.
Y-Guy 10/17/16 01:34pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Carson Fun Runner Extreme

Their website is one of the worst out there IMHO. Over the years there have been a number of owners of the Carson line, some seemed relatively happy with them. If you google it you can find some interior photos, but for the wood/aluminum questions I'd call them directly.
Y-Guy 10/17/16 01:24pm Toy Haulers
RE: Floorplans with dual queen beds or queen bunks?

I think you are right about the toyhaulers. That is a really good way to get a long secondary bed. Now I need to do a little research to find one with reasonable interior and reasonable weight. The new Complete List of Toy Haulers That might help you get started with Toy Haulers. You can probably what you are looking for with a Toy Hauler, but do be aware that many/most have a pretty heave pin/tongue weight.
Y-Guy 10/16/16 02:00pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: weird noise on Seismic 4212

After ten cycles does it stop? or does it come back later? Might have a leak in your water fresh water system and the pump is losing its prime.
Y-Guy 10/15/16 12:42am Toy Haulers
RE: Auto Transfer Switch just failed

Don't assume it's fried just yet, but you need to be safe about what I'll suggest. I had issues with the transfer switch in my Raptor. I figured I needed a new one, but I didn't. I took the panels off so I could get to it, then while disconnected from all power and the generator off, I removed the panel covering the switch itself. I used an air compressor to blow it out. Then I powered it up, switch it and blew it again. I did this a couple times and never had issue with it again. Another friend had the same problem, he cleans his out about once a year as we both tend to camp around a lot of dust. Might not help you but then again it might. Just be smart around the power.
Y-Guy 10/13/16 11:47am Toy Haulers
RE: More haul / less "toy"

The Work & Play line from Forest River comes to mind, but also take a look at the Desert Fox line too, they are very solid trailers, not as much flash but I've known people that have them for years and they love them.
Y-Guy 10/13/16 11:40am Toy Haulers
RE: Heartland Quality

how does the quality of Heartland stack up against FR, Keystone, Thor etc. Just an FYI, Heartland is owned by Thor now.
Y-Guy 10/12/16 11:03pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Play-Mor

Didn't realize they're still in business. Agreed! They seem to hang on, but they are not popular among the ownership here at least. Everytime I go to check the site to see if it's till active (for the Complete List of Toy Haulers) it looks abandoned. When I see a copyright date of 2010-2020 it tells me they don't know much about websites, and their heavy used of flash, which many like me don't use means I can't see anything on their website. I just hope they are better at manufacturing and marketing to retailers then their website shows.
Y-Guy 10/12/16 10:56pm Toy Haulers
RE: Keystone tailgator

Just FYI the Tailgator eventually became the Keystone NRG and then became Energy. But the fold out front "hybrid" never seemed to take off well. Inspect the canvas carefully and try to find out if you can buy replacements at all or if you'll need to have it custom made. Popup or Hybrid forums might be of help on that aspect.
Y-Guy 10/12/16 10:49pm Toy Haulers
RE: Campfire in a can

Are they out of business? Appears they have been since early 2016. Link to Story and Kelowna News story link If you google "campfire in a can out of business" you'll find they tried and failed at a kickstarter campaign back in 2015.
Y-Guy 10/12/16 09:24am General RVing Issues
RE: The new Complete List of Toy Haulers

Added the new Augusta Luxe Toy Hauler which comes out 10/7/16
Y-Guy 10/06/16 08:43am Toy Haulers
RE: Jeep Wrangler aftermarket bumper and bracket

LoD can custom make bumpers for various mounts LoD Offroad and Rock Hard sells 3 different bolt on mounts as well. Rock Hard 4x4
Y-Guy 10/03/16 05:48pm Dinghy Towing
RE: What did you do to your Toy Hauler today???

Drove home from camping and riding at Morrow County OHV. Have you been to Morrow much? It was one of our favorite places to ride. We started going just after it opened, by the time we sold our ATVs it had become huge and getting popular. Some great memories! Hoping they keep expanding the riding area too.
Y-Guy 10/03/16 11:04am Toy Haulers
RE: Dave Smith Rant

I say just pick up the phone talk to a real person. Let them find what you want and email you the info. Be aware their stock moves fast. I was looking at several used Jeep Wranglers, guy told me that once he emails me not to wait long. Sure enough each was sold by the next morning. But what I did get was an on the ball sales rep, no games, but also didn't waste time on me making a decision.
Y-Guy 10/02/16 09:15pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Fifth wheel bucking and jerking

Need to run it over the scales when loaded so you know where the weights are. Once you have that you'll probably find your problem, if not you'll in the top 5% that actually know their weights. Could be not enough weight on the tongue, but without weights it's just a guess.
Y-Guy 10/02/16 09:06pm Toy Haulers
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