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RE: Question for Harley owners

The Wright Brothers ran a Bicycle shop. A Harley is a Motorized---Bicycle (Means it only has 2 wheels folks so do not get excited).
wa8yxm 12/17/17 05:41am Around the Campfire
RE: Placing a travel trailer on our recreational property?

I will post only this. Laws, ordiances Zoning rules and such vary from place to place even within a single city or township you may have differences. So you MUST find out if it is legal where you wish to park it. Alas, I can not answer that.. Some places have some Strange... Rules
wa8yxm 12/16/17 04:29pm Beginning RVing
RE: Onan Marquis 5000 how clean?

How clean? VERY, not as good as a true sine inverter, but likely cleaner than shore power.. I've never had an issue with my 5500 NOTE: If it has not been exercised in a while (Should run 1/2 hour every month under 1/2 or load. or more in both 1/2s) you might want to run it an hour or two with non-electronic loads as cleaning up the power is ONE of the things regular exercise accomplishes
wa8yxm 12/16/17 04:26pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Weigh Station Protocol

Some weight stations leave the scales on even when the station is closed. if this is the case No charge.. HOWEVER at best you can only do axle weights by driving SLOWLY over the scale and noting the first weight (When front axle mounts the scale (Total (Gboth axles) and last Rear only. YOu really neeed to know the "Wheel weights" and on most Weith stations you can not do that To do that you neeed a rlat5 scale. or segmented is nice. park so the full axle is on one setment (Each axle a difrerent setment. Get total axle and vehicle weights Re-park so only one side is on the scale (Get weight on that side) Do the math for the other side. YES. usually that type or scale costs. Optional www.rvsafety.com (I think its comn) has a link to a serfice that ror a reasonable ree will call you and interfiew (What tires do you hafe. have that info handy) and come out and do all the work safe for driving the RV for you.
wa8yxm 12/16/17 06:05am Beginning RVing
RE: TV surge protector

I woudl have to agree with the improper ground theory. The only other way current could flow in enough quanity to melt the connectors would be if the wall plate (THe "TV BOOSTER" is what most folks improperly call that) were wired backwards and neither the curcit in the wall plate not the fuse feeding it is anywhere near that big. Fuse would blow first.. Have blown a few of 'em.
wa8yxm 12/16/17 05:56am Technology Corner
RE: computer security Update

What is the best free download.. THe FIreplace app from the windows app stoer. OH Best SECURITY app. . I use a collection and I do not give out the list I actually use but you can look for the "10 best" I DO NOT believe in an intergrated firewall/anti-virus and I will tell you the better the firewallm and the better the Anti-Mal0ware the nore annoying they are Avastm AVG, Malware Bytes, Norton are all on the top 10 Zone Alarm is #1 Firewall . I will never install McAffee. Not only is HE a crimninal but his company is as well.
wa8yxm 12/16/17 05:53am Technology Corner
RE: Savannah Ga campground

I know a few about an hour SOUTH of Savannah. but alas none in Savannah
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:58pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Macerator Pump

Yes times 2
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:55pm General RVing Issues
RE: Dicor/VersaLiner can't find part number for jam nut

Same issue with my wheels but different size. the size listed is wrong. Alas, take a nut with you to a big dealer like General RV or try a truck stop some of them have 'em too.
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:54pm General RVing Issues
RE: Honda's new EU2200i model...

For many years my complaint against Honda (Well the biggest one) has been that I need a 1,000 watt generator, not a 1,000 PEAK. if they come out with an 1100. that might work for me.. (Just enough to power my converter).
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:50pm Tech Issues
RE: Winegard Sensar III wall plate

Yes it does but that outlet is low current.. you can always install an outlet fronm Auto zone/Pep Boys/Discount Auto/O'Riley's et-al next to the wall plate
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:46pm Tech Issues
RE: "Net Neutraility" Is Yes Or Is No Significant ?

What is going to happen: Currently the Internet is one giant system. All traffic is processed at priority 2 save for some very select stuff which is P-1 (IE: Pacemaker to hospital) all are processed at one rate Soon, when/if the new rule goes into effect (it can still be stopped) there will be additional priority codes. So depending on how much you pay for E-mail, For Video files, for _____ you may only be able to do a very small amount of it as WWW becomes World Wide Wait. It also means that ISP's may even refuse selected traffic.
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:41pm Technology Corner
RE: Doc to PDF

What operating system are you using? Windows 10 has a priter. So does Chrome "Save as pdf" this is different from the DOC->PDF converter. No guarantees. I've had that same problem with other files. One diference between the Doc-2-PDF and the printers drivers is that they (the printer drivers in both Chrome and 10) work with almost ANY type of document. even web pages.
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:37pm Technology Corner
RE: California Considers Placing A Mileage Tax On Drivers

An observation.. California has been considering a 'Millage Tax" for many years now.. Finally technology is getting to the point where it may be practical. That is all I can say on it, For frankly that's as far as I have researched.
wa8yxm 12/15/17 03:33pm Around the Campfire
RE: Another tire question

Sounds normal the tires should be replaced, when depends on who you ask, My advice is 2 years from now.. If those are 22.5 nobody makes a same size but there is at lest one that is close..begains with "T" (Toyo troyo????) I'd stick with what you have though with FMCA discount
wa8yxm 12/15/17 06:30am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Inverter question

It does indeed sound like it switched to float mode. however without additional informaiton it is hard to be sure.
wa8yxm 12/15/17 06:25am Tech Issues
RE: Antenna aiming

Conditions change, Solar activity is kind of strange this year and can mess up TV signals something fierce. as can other things. Also coax that was good 2 years ago. may no longer be good My first suggestion is check all connetions My second is more height. for Height is might.
wa8yxm 12/15/17 06:06am Technology Corner
RE: What's This? Mystery switch

Three choices.. 1: Radio power.. Up is either chassis or house, down is the other 2: Aux horn (optional) 3: Silences an alarm (Probability very very very very low).
wa8yxm 12/14/17 04:10pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: oven use in travel trailer

First the setting knob may be off, mine is 50 Degrees. so you need a thermometer to measure the oven temp with Second a pizza stone, or a unglazed ceramic tile (set it on the bottom, on the metal tray that is just above the burner) this will tend to even out the heat. I do this. don't do pizza but do do cookies, Takes me a batch or two to get time right but .. Well when I take 'em to a pot luck they are Vacuum cleaner food (When it's time to go home the plate looks like someone went by with a high power Shop Vac and sucked 'em all up).
wa8yxm 12/14/17 04:07pm General RVing Issues
RE: Battery or converter Problem?

Are they MARINE/deep cycle or Golf Car (GC-2) DEEP CYCLE The latter may recover from a few "OH C**P! deep discharges The former.. Not so much IF THEY ARE TOAST consider a pair of GC-2 in series For just that reason.
wa8yxm 12/14/17 07:05am Tech Issues
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