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RE: Great Video on Quartzsite

You can always visit Q in March or April, or even later, and be guaranteed that you won't have crowds. But then there isn't much reason to go to Q at that time (except for Silly Al's Pizza- which is the best in the country) There is one main reason to stay in Q- to park in the desert with friends when its cool enough to boondock, with a bonus that there are thousands of others who feel the same and are doing the same thing with their friends.
soos 02/03/16 11:02pm General RVing Issues
RE: Northern Lights Pics

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wiyrUytsVxM/VGE1DEi-T3I/AAAAAAAAWjA/KUU6glhEXqE/s400-Ic42/aurora2%252520%25252840a%252529.JPG We saw it in August. Amazing !!!
soos 01/04/16 11:24pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: South Dakota possibly Texas domicile questions

Our understanding is that with Texas you have to go back every year for vehicle inspection...whereas you don't in SD. That is true. Changed either this year or last year? Scott It is NOT True. The NEW Law has an exception for vehicles that are not physically in the state. When you re-new your registration, you certify that the vehicle is not in Texas and you are not required to get an inspection unless the vehicle comes back to Texas. Here is a direct quote " Registered in Texas but Operating Out of State If a vehicle is out of state and unable to undergo a Texas vehicle inspection, you will be able to self-certify that the vehicle is out of state."
soos 11/15/15 11:06pm Full-time RVing
RE: Thor/Heartland buys out DRV

still building drvs like before the buyout, New toy hauler model called the boss is like a cyclone though, I beam mains and standard size upper deck so won't have lots of storage space I'm sorry, but I must be missing something here. The DRV Suites toy hauler is the Full House. It has the 15" stacked triple box section frame just like the Mobile Suites and Elite Suites. I find no reference whatsoever to a "DRV Boss". Rusty A google search show that the Boss is a toyhauler built by Cruisers Inc. not DRV.
soos 11/10/15 10:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: San Antonio, Texas Campgrounds

Another vote for Travelers World. The bus stop is across the street that takes you downtown and to the riverwalk. No need to drive in traffic. Good Rv park. we have stayed there 4 times in the last 6 years.
soos 10/31/15 11:57pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: A/C with Heat Pump, worth it?

Yes we like it. our AC with the heat pump died and we bought a new one with a heat pump even though it was a lot more money. We ALWAYS have to buy our own propane, but we rarely stay in parks where we have to pay for electricity, so we will use the heat pump until the temperature goes so low that it won't work. At that point we switch to propane furnace and a small electric heater, but when it gets below 35* its a good idea to use the furnace anyway. It helps keep the basement warm and the water pipes warm etc. YMMV Sue
soos 10/08/15 11:07am Fifth-Wheels
RE: No campground spots available, what to do?

Cape Ann Campsites in Gloucester would be close enough to Salem if Salem Willows is full.
soos 10/07/15 09:25pm Beginning RVing
RE: KC-0716 Module on DRV

no idea, but I would ask the question here: Mobile Suites Owners Forum
soos 10/07/15 09:14pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Closed for winter quick info

Harbortown RV in Monroe MI is nice, and open all year Sue
soos 10/05/15 09:21pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Picacho Peak Az

We always stay at the state park too. If you are into hiking, the hike up the peak is one of my all time favorite hikes. We have done it 5 time. Not an easy hike, but fun!! Heres my pictures of it Hiking Picacho Peak
soos 10/04/15 11:04pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Years full-timing since retirement?

Retired at 50, went full time immediatley- 6 years later we are building a winter home and will travel whenever we want, and hang out in AZ when we don't. Sue
soos 09/29/15 12:29am Full-time RVing
RE: Any solutions for high altitude refrigerator issues?

If anything it should be EASIER to light at night because the air is cooler and denser. Try this: Shut the fridge off in the middle of the day, then turn it back on and see if it will relight itself. My guess is it won't be able to relight itself then either. The only reason it lights off in the morning is because your husband lights it with a lighter. Things have also warmed up overnight; the fridge has some catch-up to do so it runs all day. It is probably the location of the igniter. If it's not where the air-fuel mixture is good for ignition, it can spark until the cows come home. It's not going to light. Right now the igniter is buried in a cloud of propane without enough air to light. Moving the spark farther from the orifice should do the trick. There's less air, but the same amount of fuel, so logic would dictate that the fuel has to dissipate into a larger area to get a good air-fuel mixture. You bring up some good points. DH has said that we have no trouble during the say because it never shuts off, and we DO have trouble at night because thats the first time it has reached temperature and shut itself down.
soos 09/24/15 10:49pm Truck Campers
RE: Any solutions for high altitude refrigerator issues?

Soos.....any solution? I have similar issue on a Dometic fridge. Works fine at low altitude and on the road. At 9500', it didn't want to light. Thanks. No solution yet. It is still happening at higher altitutes. Last time we were at 8000 feet it went out at 10 pm. Its much easier to light if we wait til morning, start the genny, turn the fridge on AC then switch it to propane. there is plenty of spark, so it isn't that. we tried leaving the panel open to let air circulate but that didn't seem to help much. I think we might buy a small fan to keep the air circulating. Either that or try to get a larger orifice. i have searched high and low on the web and haven't seen a solutiion that works for us....yet.
soos 09/23/15 11:32pm Truck Campers
RE: Looking for RV Park

Island Resort, Lake Havasu City AZ or Pismo Beach :)
soos 09/21/15 11:11pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Trailer Village Grand Canyon ?

P.S. The last time we were there, we were warned to not leave our sewer hose attached. The crows/ravens will peck holes in your sewer hose to get at food from your kitchen sink. Found that out the hard way and are now the proud owners of a new sewer hose. They aren't kidding about the birds!!
soos 09/20/15 09:55pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Maine in October

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wiyrUytsVxM/VGE1DEi-T3I/AAAAAAAAWjA/KUU6glhEXqE/s640-Ic42/aurora2%252520%25252840a%252529.JPG Go west to see the Northern lights
soos 09/19/15 01:15am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Regular or RV toilet paper?

Anything but Charmn. It is least likely to break up. We are rural and on septic system. Even our septic guy said avoid Charmin. Agree , most brands work fine. not Charmin. Its too good, I guess. also, the new and improved Angel Soft has given some people, including us, some issues. They don't ALL work. some create a mound because they don't disolve easy enough, but most brands that are septic safe should work. We use Kirkland brand from costco.
soos 09/19/15 01:06am Full-time RVing
RE: Roll Call Alaska 2016

we also bought a truck camper for our trek to Alaska. What a great way to see the state! we took 5 days to do the Dalton, and spent 5 days in Wrangel St. Elias NP, not to mention driving the Denali highway twice. easier to do in a truck camper!!
soos 09/18/15 01:07am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Trailer Village Grand Canyon ?

we were just there a few weeks ago. even tho it seems weird that some sites in the row are shorter than others, they really are. we had our truck camper in a 28' site and there is no way our 35' fifth wheel would have fit.
soos 09/18/15 01:00am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: I want to add a entry door in the rear wall of our 5th wheel

try these places- http://bontragers.com Johnsons surplus http://www.trailerrvparts.com They are in the White Pigeon area
soos 09/14/15 12:13am Fifth-Wheels
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