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RE: Lance Squire 3000: Rusty Ladder Hooks!

Your very welcome. anytime there is aluminum there needs to be stainless hardware with it or you get major electrolisys (rust) with it. Anytime I want good stainless I carry a magnet with me to see if the stainless has any iron in it. Better stainless has no magnetic quality. Ok quality ss has very little but poor stuff attracts all too well.
covered wagon 05/29/16 02:35pm Truck Campers
RE: Lance Squire 3000: Rusty Ladder Hooks!

I got mine at West marine. Look also in the sailboat hardware section. I've found a few useful things there also. Their prices have long faded away while the parts are still nice and shiney new.
covered wagon 05/29/16 01:30pm Truck Campers
RE: Any trips this weekend?

Nope I avoid holiday weekend travel like the plague. Too many stupid people on the roads and in the hills for my liking. Call me jaded from spending my career scraping those folks off the ashphalt or carrying them out of the hillsides on a stokes litter (me in the yellow helmet, news photo) http://tinyurl.com/z58azy7 width=600 Same here my camping season stops and doesn't start until fall again. I had to drive home a long ways last night and could not believe the number of drivers doing crazy stunts.
covered wagon 05/28/16 09:37am Truck Campers
RE: What's your fav new slide out TC?

my favorite slide out TC is a leaky Lite, pumped out Cummins, no rubber matt and no tie downs at a red light.:E Sorry Reddog, couldn't resist. I should be careful what I wish for. :S
covered wagon 05/23/16 07:40pm Truck Campers
RE: Suncoast hwy tolls

Might be a scammer if there is no address to send a check. If there is an address I would send them a letter explaining the situation and ask for the photo of your vehicle to be reviewed and verified. Friend of mine got a bill in the mail hoping that he would pay but, found out the vehicle license plate had one digit that they couldn't quite make out. So they sent him a bill thinking it might be him along with some others. All over one missing digit, they found his vehicle was same model in photo but a different color.
covered wagon 05/21/16 08:09am Around the Campfire
RE: Don't camp next to a fire hazard

Cannot camp next to Reddog either on 4th of July, he get's a bit excited about fireworks.
covered wagon 05/07/16 07:27am Truck Campers
RE: Norcold exterior access panel

I added 2 ss screws in addition to the factory attachments. I did that after seeing many of those covers lying on roadside.
covered wagon 05/06/16 08:53pm Truck Campers
RE: Extra water

If you run short of water just call me... my whole camper is a water tank being that it's fiberglass shell and leaks like h___. I'll drill a water spigot in the side and be ready to pull up alongside..
covered wagon 05/04/16 08:21am Truck Campers
RE: Torn Rotater Cuff Surgery anyone had it done?

That is good information. Therapy is worth a try as today was another pain free day (as long as I'm careful) and feels like I can do a wee bit more each week but, then I'll go thru durations when it hurts like it's never going away. You guys on here are very cool to help me. Its like doctors are in too much hurry to give all the information to understand this being a bit older. Thank you all.
covered wagon 05/03/16 08:38pm Around the Campfire
RE: Torn Rotater Cuff Surgery anyone had it done?

I can't raise my arm above about chest height. It becomes unbearable if I try too much. I really appreciate all the feedback. Wife and I are frequenting a health food store and feeling somewhat better. Reason I say this is I'm trying to find a way to stall surgery till fall so healing isn't during the busy season. It actually feels a whole lot better after an active day ( with limited use) than if I rest. Who knows, that may change though and end up needing to go in for the operation sooner.
covered wagon 05/03/16 08:18am Around the Campfire
RE: Torn Rotater Cuff Surgery anyone had it done?

Have had BOTH of mine done and the end results were worth every painful moment. Have FULL use of both today. The main thing, is to follow your PT instructions religiously, as that is where the surgery will be validated. The end results are solely up to you. Thank you all. Texan, can you swing a hammer and golf clubs too or do you have to ease off a little when any pain develops?
covered wagon 05/02/16 08:25am Around the Campfire
RE: Torn Rotater Cuff Surgery anyone had it done?

Thank you, so eventually the surgery and doing like the doc says lets you get back to normal? Or do you have to be careful even after the long term healing?
covered wagon 05/01/16 06:22pm Around the Campfire
Torn Rotater Cuff Surgery anyone had it done?

My shoulder is just killing me when I get up for the first hour or so then it's okay the rest of the day but have very limited use. Did anyone have similar troubles like hurting up the side of your neck and down your arm too? Doc says it's going to heal on it's own cause it's not that bad since I have some use but it's not getting any better. Friend of mine says it took 2 years to heal his and a friend went for the surgery and did not get better after spending 6 grand. Any thoughts/ experiences are appreciated. Thank you.
covered wagon 05/01/16 05:59pm Around the Campfire
RE: Foam to fiberglass glue

Thought you might like that.
covered wagon 04/30/16 09:48am Truck Campers
RE: Foam to fiberglass glue

BTW, Gorilla glue is too brittle and cannot hold if even slightly flexed. I won't use it as I've experienced it come apart from just temperature/ humidity changes.
covered wagon 04/30/16 09:15am Truck Campers
RE: Foam to fiberglass glue

Not difficult but you need someone outside that can catch the window when pushing it out of the opening. That is after you remove the screws from the interior trim ring flange. One point or place I had a leak that was very difficult to locate was the propane compartment door hinge. The hinge is located inside the putty tape and leaked thru the hinge mounting rivets. The compartment door frame did not leak but was the hinge. I found it after 2 years of not knowing where water was coming from by gently squirting the hose at various spots on the camper, starting at the bottom and slowly working my way up from the bottom with a trickle coming out the hose. I had someone inside watching for when the leak showed itself. I'm also president of the leakers association.
covered wagon 04/30/16 09:02am Truck Campers
RE: Foam to fiberglass glue

When I reset my windows I usually double the putty tape and screw the interior pressure trim ring slowly allowing the putty to flow over all mating surfaces s allowing an even squeeze out of putty. Better to do this on warm days as the putty tape flows better. BTW, my NL camper now has the cabover stress point bulges very small on both sides that are talked about in the above link. It started last winter. I'm going to leave it for now to watch it grow, if they do. I think mine was repaired in the past when new because it does have plywood reinforcing behind the glass unlike others who say they do not. An interesting note; one side was bulging much worse when used fulltime last winter, but has now shrunk in size to match the other side and are now very small.:h
covered wagon 04/29/16 08:02pm Truck Campers
RE: Foam to fiberglass glue

I agree a good polyeurethane adhesive caulk would be great if applied with beads 1/2 inch apart. That would be a no nonsense way of doing it.
covered wagon 04/29/16 09:38am Truck Campers
RE: truck camper 101

As with anything there are pluses and minuses. The jacks can be precarious, injure or kill someone when the TC is all the way up and there are problems associated with loading and some jack failures. The TC is going to be a couple /few more stair steps to get into as well is climbing up into the bed. If all you are going to do is go hunting to the same places you always go.... I would keep the 5th wheel put the money in a mutual fund. Something I want to say also.... if you have a good working rv and does not leak... just hang on to it. I bought new and she was a real problem for me laced with factory bs.
covered wagon 04/29/16 08:34am Truck Campers
RE: Foam to fiberglass glue

Advantage with silicone is that it will bridge across gaps or dished areas to flat foam better. Self appointed engineer and carpenter.
covered wagon 04/29/16 08:19am Truck Campers
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