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RE: Diesel in Cortez Colorado

I'm currently in Cortez, CO. We drove past the Ute Casino today and they do have a Mobile gas station just south of the casino on 491. The gas pumps appear to have ample room for big rigs and there are also diesel pumps for large diesel trucks. Safe travels. JD
Yellowboat. 04/03/17 05:41pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: strange contrail

New technology that is still classified by the US governmment. It's the rumoured new secret pulse jet.
Yellowboat. 03/23/17 02:05am Around the Campfire
RE: Stuck in the mud, any tips?

Wow! Not fun. We sometimes drive our motorhome to my brother's house at Bethel Island, CA in the delta. That is where our motorhome is right now. My wife asked last night if we needed to move it to safer ground. We are in Washington State so it would be a long drive. I checked the path of least resistant for the water and it appears that the south delta should be safe. I got stuck near a lake in Wise, VA and had to dig out my steps before the tow truck arrived. My steps deployed when I exited but would not retract. It took eight hours for a tow truck to arrive so digging out the steps gave me something to do. I think you need to dig out your jacks and retract them. I would buy a 2 X 12 to use as a jack pad. Then you can jack up the rig. I've never had a lot of luck trying to drive an RV on wood so, if you plan on gravel later, try making gravel paths for your drive wheels. Another option is to raise the jacks and call a tow truck. My niece says that there is another storm predicted for this weekend so whatever you do do it quickly. My sister-in-law said with all the rain I might need a tow to get out of her yard. Safe travels. JD
Yellowboat. 02/13/17 09:12pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Satalite vs Antenna TV

I had cable before changing to satellite. Satellite can go out because of rain or snow but no more often than my cable service went down for unknown reasons. Satellite outages can be a result of antenna size. I have a Winegard Carryout portable satellite antenna and a Winegard Roadtrip installed on our RV. Satellite DirecTV signal is weaker in the northwest. My installed Roadtrip antenna looses a signal when we have a heavy rain in the northwest but my larger Carryout portable antenna can pick up a signal in the rain. A portable dish similar to a dish mounted on a house picks up a good signal, even in Canada, but a manual antenna can take time to aim at a satellite to find a signal. RV automatic satellite dishes make locking onto a signal easy. If you live in the southern part of the US the Winegard Roadtrip will work but if you live north you may want a satellite antenna with a larger dish. Safe travels. JD
Yellowboat. 01/28/17 10:21am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Motorized Sun Shade

It's probably just setting the limits issue. I haven't had to adjust mine but there are what appears to be wires or cords (about 4" long) on the passenger side attached to the shade mechanism. These are used to set the limits when the ignition is on. I don't know if you have the same model. Safe travels. JD
Yellowboat. 12/06/16 10:08am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Purchasing a portable satellite antenna, which one????

I have a Winegard Roadtrip antenna permanently mounted on our RV. I also have an older Winegard Carryout G2. The dish on my Carryout antenna is larger than the dish on my Roadtrip antenna. When we have a lot of rain I have to use my Carryout antenna because of the bigger dish and stronger signal. If all things are equal I would buy the largest dish. That said the dishes might be the same size. Safe travels. JD
Yellowboat. 11/03/16 11:15am Class A Motorhomes
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