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RE: Life lesson - In case you're not aware

My DW is not a fan of letting strangers at the CC companies know when we are leaving town. Kind of opens the door for thieves too. That's kinda funny because the ONLY time we have had a problem while traveling was when our newspaper delivery person was caught wandering around our house while we were gone. He knew we were gone since we stopped delivery of the newspaper. Unfortunately for him, we also notify the sheriff of our travel plans and they keep an eye on things. Basically with this economy you just cannot trust anyone.
rgatijnet1 09/30/14 01:46pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Life lesson - In case you're not aware

If by any chance any of you did use your credit card for a purchase at Home Depot since April, 2014, all you have to do is go to their webpage and you can sign up for FREE identity theft monitoring. No phone call needed.
rgatijnet1 09/30/14 01:20pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Removal of Sharp OTR Microwave/Convection Oven

Double check your owners manual as to how the microwave is attached to the wall. Many are hung from the rear wall with diagonal bolts that come up from the front bottom of the microwave itself, rather than bots through the cabinet above it.
rgatijnet1 09/30/14 12:28pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Life lesson - In case you're not aware

I thought that it was common knowledge that you would let ANY of the CC companies know when you were about to travel out of your area. Been doing it for years with no problems.
rgatijnet1 09/30/14 12:09pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Any issues with 19.5 wheels???

Unless you loaded your motor home to exceed the axle rating, why would you think that the wheels were not capable of handling the load? There are millions of 19.5" wheels out there and I would think that if this was a widespread problem, the manufacturers would have stopped using them years ago, not just on RV's but the MILLIONS of delivery vehicles that use them.
rgatijnet1 09/30/14 08:45am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Will that ladder and roof hold a 300-pounder?

Carry one of this type of telescopic ladder with you. Once collapsed, they easily fit into the basement of any coach and they will support 300 pounds without a failure. 12 1/2 foot telescopic ladder
rgatijnet1 09/30/14 05:46am Class A Motorhomes
RE: stuff needing repair

There are no guarantees. Your Class B could breakdown and leave you stranded just as easily as any Class A. Everyone here has had some issues while traveling but we all agree that the rewards of RVing far exceed any hassles that we have had while on the road. You can stay at home and not have to worry about any problems or you can go out and enjoy this great country and deal with things as they happen.
rgatijnet1 09/29/14 09:38am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Louisiana "handgun carry" laws

Remember that signs posted by private businesses that say no guns allowed, can be ignored. Private individuals cannot change the law but they can ask you to leave, which is why you need to conceal your weapon.
rgatijnet1 09/28/14 05:53pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Rear view camera wrong side viewing? What's wrong?

There is a setting that "reverses" the image. It might say "mirror" image. It should be on your monitor. My current monitor the button is on the rear of the monitor but I think one of my monitors had it on the front.
rgatijnet1 09/28/14 12:58pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Fuel Stops

As long as you don't wait until the last few miles of range to get fuel, there should be no problem. Many stop for fuel somewhere around 1/2 to 1/4 remaining fuel. That way they have the choice of several stations without being stuck with the last station available before running out of fuel. I've filled up at some small stations that had plenty of room for a big rig if you happened to go to them when the pumps were empty. Basically, if you are below 1/2 tank, and you see a station with easy access, stop and top off the tank.
rgatijnet1 09/28/14 07:07am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Norcold $33 million class action lawsuit

Not unusual for a company to be charged a large fine for wrongdoing, from some government agency, and NONE of the money is given to the customers. The government collects the money for something that affected consumers. For instance Google received a $22.5 million fine from the FTC for violating online privacy.(as a side note, it only took Google 5 hours to earn the $22.5 Million back) The Google users received nothing.
rgatijnet1 09/28/14 05:51am Class A Motorhomes
RE: allison 1000 transmission

Probably a good idea to change out the fluid, especially if it has turned a little brown and not a nice clear cherry red. A warning on the dash means that the fluid was seriously overheated. If you change the fluid, switch to Transynd fluid and this will make your tranny run a little cooler.
rgatijnet1 09/27/14 05:31pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Load and Inflation Table

Here you go. Inflation chart Looks like 110 PSI maximum.
rgatijnet1 09/26/14 03:42pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Exploding coach battery!

The battery was over charged and the outgassing of Hydrogen caused the battery to explode. Happens when the battery is being charged in a compartment without enough air circulation.
rgatijnet1 09/26/14 02:35pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Norcold $33 million class action lawsuit

When there is a manufacturer's recall of a product, NOT a class action lawsuit, the consumer's usually do all right. We just had a several year old dehumidifier recalled, along with millions of others, and we received the FULL retail price of that unit. Dehumidifier recall In this case, Norcold is admitting no fault and this $33 million is just hush money to prevent any future litigation. The difference is whether or not the manufacturer wants to do the right thing or not.
rgatijnet1 09/25/14 10:09am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Norcold $33 million class action lawsuit

For every class action suit that I have seen, you can opt in or out. Find out which attorney's office is handling the class action suit and contact them to find out if you are a part of the suit and if you want to participate or go it alone. Don't expect a big payout. Most class action lawsuits make big money for the lawyers and peanuts for the victims.
rgatijnet1 09/25/14 08:59am Class A Motorhomes
RE: question on trade in

You need to look at the total bottom line. In some states you only pay sales tax on the sales price of the new vehicle MINUS your trade in value, which can be a significant savings. I bought one coach because the previous owner did not like the trade-in value given by Lazy Days. SIX MONTHS later, after paying storage and insurance on TWO rigs, they finally sold it to me for $9,000 less than they owed on the loan. They had to pay the additional $9000 to the bank. Besides paying more in taxes, storage, and insurance, they were stuck down here trying to get rid of the second coach. Don't make a decision based on saving a few bucks that could cost you thousands in the long run.
rgatijnet1 09/25/14 08:27am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Check your turbo outlet pipe.

Seems lucky that you did not have a fire.
rgatijnet1 09/25/14 05:26am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 1st time using Coach-Net

The fact that you can talk with a technician is the main thing that sets CoachNet apart from the other road service providers. Glad things worked out for you and I hope the repair is inexpensive.
rgatijnet1 09/25/14 05:10am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Pretrip anxiety... Is everything goint to work?

In many years of RVing, I can't remember a trip where I did not have at least one MINOR problem creep up that needed attention. These usually consisted of a bulb burning out, or something insignificant that was easily taken care of without interrupting our schedule. The only time I had a major problem was just after we had passed through Dutch John, UT. We had not planned on stopping there but that is where we broken down. There happened to be a service facility there and CoachNet called them to check out our coach. The mechanic got us running again and we drove back to the RV park in Dutch John since we needed some parts for a permanent repair. We ended up spending one week in the area and we are glad that we did. It seems that people come from all over the world to fish the Green River near Dutch John. The surrounding area is beautiful and full of wildlife. It is now on our list of places to go back to, all because we had a problem. The point is, if and when you have a problem, you just deal with it and make the best of it. There is no use worrying about the unknown.
rgatijnet1 09/23/14 07:33am Class A Motorhomes
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