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RE: Yellowstone with pets

We had a special needs dog that could not be left alone. When we were in Yellowstone she went with us everywhere. When we got to one of the attractions my wife would do the tour and take pictures. I stayed in the truck with the dog and I was fine with that. I got to see enough when we were driving and had the pictures. If you travel with a dog I feel you are responsible for the dog and the neighbors. it worked for us.
12th Man Fan 03/21/22 01:43pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Replacing Elec brakes

They should last more than six years unless they have been abused. I would check and make sure you are getting the full 12 volts to each magnet. Good luck.
12th Man Fan 12/29/21 10:01pm Tech Issues
RE: Removing old caulk after softening it

On hard surfaces I use plastic putty knives.You can use them on rubber roofs also if you are careful.
12th Man Fan 11/01/21 08:53pm General RVing Issues
RE: Residential fridge

I just went out and checked and as I suspected the inverter is on. So I’m going to assume that it’s the truck that isn’t setup to charge the 5er. I’ll have my son-in-law to look at it again and if he can’t figure it out then I’ll take it to the dealership. Make sure your battery disconnect is ON! I learned the hard way that if it's not on, my batteries wouldn't charge. Also, a single alternator will not charge up 2 batteries unless you drive all d@mn day long. Had my old FW plugged in for 5 days at my house and found that my batteries were well down before leaving for a 3 hour drive for our annual family boondocker, because the disconnect was OFF. Got to our site and batteries were still in the yellow so ended up having to run my truck for about an hour each day, on top of 45w of solar, just to stay in the yellow. My current KZ is the same way. No an alternator will not charge two dead batteries but it will keep two charged batteries charged all day. Lyle
12th Man Fan 10/18/21 02:48pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Residential fridge

I just went out and checked and as I suspected the inverter is on. So I’m going to assume that it’s the truck that isn’t setup to charge the 5er. I’ll have my son-in-law to look at it again and if he can’t figure it out then I’ll take it to the dealership. It sounds to me like you may have a battery problem. If your RV is new with new batteries you should be able to run the fridge for minimum of 24 hours off of the inverter without even plugging in to the truck or shore power. Once you get it all figured out and everything working right you will be very pleased with this setup. You only need one alternator on your truck for the system to stay charged if everything is working. What size of battery pack do you have?
12th Man Fan 10/17/21 03:39pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Residential fridge

I have a residential fridge with n 800 W inverter and I would never go back to the old RV type fridge. I have driven 13 hours with no issues. The truck alt will keep the batteries charged with no problem. I do have two 6V golf cart batteries in the 5er and I do not boondock.
12th Man Fan 10/17/21 08:30am Fifth-Wheels
RE: delamination issue on side of TT, need suggestions

I don't believe that will lay down flat using the method you are suggesting. I certainly am not an expert but I believe that skin has expanded some and will not lay flat unless you take some material out. I think I would take a straight edge and cut straight down the bulge then lay it down flat and cut again where the edges join. Then put the glue in and clamp it down. There will be a fine line there where you made the cut but it can be filled with many different fillers. Just an idea. Hope you get it worked out.
12th Man Fan 10/15/21 08:30pm General RVing Issues
RE: Air compressors

I bought a PorterCable 3 gallon unit from Home Depot. Pumps to 150 psi. Works great for me for tires and small jobs. My tires run 110 psi. X2
12th Man Fan 10/07/21 08:25pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Steering problems w/ 30 ft Winnebago

Friend of mine had a Winney with the same issues. He bought an after market steering stabalizer and installed it himself. He was very pleased with the improvement.
12th Man Fan 09/24/21 04:04pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Suggestions for a new propane regulator

Cavagna. Amazon has it. X2
12th Man Fan 09/21/21 05:25pm Travel Trailers
RE: Question on 5th wheel brakes

I think it will take more than a couple of feet for the brakes to activate. Trailer brakes are slower to activate than an automobile.
12th Man Fan 09/19/21 03:14pm Tech Issues
RE: Just experienced our first Non-refundable campground

I understand why parks have to have these policies but I also believe if they are able to rent that space on the day or days in question they should provide a refund minus a reasonable cancellation fee. I will not make a reservation at a no refund park until I am 99.9% sure I will make it to that destination, however I nearly go burned this year when all of the parks at my scheduled stop were all booked.
12th Man Fan 08/13/21 10:33am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Progressive Industries EMS and Powerline frequency error

I had the same issue with my progressive in one campground. I was getting the frequency error and one side was reading 89. I had no clue and the book said to call customer support. I tried but no one answered the phone. The EMS has worked perfectly in the month and a half since in different camp grounds. No idea what high frequency will do so I did just as the OP did and unplugged it for the night.
12th Man Fan 08/10/21 08:34pm Tech Issues
RE: Tires and their pressures

Sounds to me like you was talking to the janitor at the tire dealer. You are doing exactly what you should do unless you know the exact weight of on the rear axle. I would do a little more digging with the tire dealer. Good luck.
12th Man Fan 07/26/21 08:12am Fifth-Wheels
RE: What a deal!---no thanks

I was in a large GM dealership the other day and they don't have anything to sell.
12th Man Fan 06/22/21 06:42pm Tow Vehicles
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