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RE: 5th Wheel entry steps

I understand your dilemma. One of the most haves for us was regular folding steps. Sometimes you cannot get your fiver into a position at rest stops that you can safely leave those rigid steps out but since you already have them maybe you can rig them so once you are inside you can pull them up behind you.
Campinghoss@51 04/23/21 04:31am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Trying to decide on whether or not to purchase-DECISION

Good to hear you are thinking of starting rving again. As far as sites being non available we have not had even a remote problem getting a site almost anywhere we want. Our fiver is 40 feet as well. I most certainly would not worry about that. Now to the dog thing. We have not ran into a cg yet after all the decades we have travelled that had a problem as long as the dogs don't bark continuously. Heck, there are a couple of cgs we actually leave a spare key fob with the front desk in case a fire or something happens that Lucky and Lucie would need to be moved. Now with that being said we keep a mifi in the fiver with a Cloud Cam camera that records movement and sound. We also can talk to our dogs. We also have a temp stik that records and monitors temp and humidity. I also have my inverter set to auto activate in case of a power failure along with mine and my wife's smart phones to alert us. One of my most favorite things to do is if a neighbor tells us our dogs bark I pull out my smart phone, open the app and tell them show me where they are moving let alone barking. Don't know about seasonal cg's so I will let that one go. We do stay 3 months at one cg each year simply because we love it. Safe travels
Campinghoss@51 04/04/21 09:53am General RVing Issues
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

Good to hear everyone is getting back to feeling normal again. I will be so glad when herd immunity is achieved.
Campinghoss@51 04/03/21 07:29am Around the Campfire
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

I hope those of you who just got the second dose are feeling better today. As I previously stated my DW had a rough 12 hours or so but when she started feeling better it was a steady progression. I am sure I will be off on my percentages some but it seems that around 61% of women are getting the vaccines but 79% of the bad side effects too. The nurse who I talked to while I was in my 15 min observation time told me those facts. The nurse said she had side effects after 36 hours. But the good thing is after 2 weeks you can feel good that you have done all you can do to ward off serious complications if you do get Covid. We are still mask wearing and until herd immunity is declared will continue to do so.
Campinghoss@51 03/31/21 06:47am Around the Campfire
RE: Wheel bearing advice

As MFL stated bearings are checked way too often. I have lived on a farm all my life and we never pulled bearings on our tractors and they travel in the dirt. I never have pulled bearings on any of my vehicles. When I purchase a new fiver I pull the bearings, clean, repack and inspect the brakes. Then I may go 7 years before doing it again. In my previous fiver I checked the bearings twice in 15 years and the second time was a waste of my time. This is just my thoughts on it.
Campinghoss@51 03/31/21 06:34am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

DW is back to normal today. Her back is a little sore from the aching yesterday but other than that all is good. I am glad we got this over with as we will soon be travelling for a few months. Safe travels everyone.
Campinghoss@51 03/28/21 09:27am Around the Campfire
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

Regardless of the legal wording for all the vaccines, I had rather take my chances with a vaccine than go thru what a lot of folks I know did with the actual virus. Quite a few did not make it.
Campinghoss@51 03/27/21 10:53am Around the Campfire
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

Well here is our update. I received my second shot Thursday. My arm was a little sore but not bad. I even changed the oil in my dually yesterday afternoon. My wife receieved her second shot Friday morning. Her arm was so sore she could barely touch it. Last night she was running a fever of 101, chills, sweats, and body aches. Today she is still with a slight fever and aches but no chills or sweats. I think she will be over the worse of it by later this afternoon and hopefully she will rest better tonight. She is taking Tylenol. According to the ladies at the clinic we talked to it appears women have more adverse reactions than men.
Campinghoss@51 03/27/21 09:04am Around the Campfire
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

Yep I had heard the same thing but wanted to mention what our doctor said. Both of us were on the fence post on whether to take anything before hand or not. Due to the season changing I take Allegra anyway but have not since Tuesday. Vaccines normally don't bother me other than a sore arm so I am thinking to hold off before hand. There is just not enough data as of yet to really know exactly what is the best. I think all professionals are being overly cautious and i appreciate that. What I do know is one day of feeling bad is so much better than a ventilator for a month.
Campinghoss@51 03/25/21 04:23am Around the Campfire
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

I get my second shot tomorrow and the wife Friday. Our primary doctor told us to take a Allegra and 650 mg of Tylenol about two hours prior to getting the shot. He said that would really help IF we were to develop any reactions. I will let you know how things go for us.
Campinghoss@51 03/24/21 08:23am Around the Campfire
RE: Would you do it?

To answer your question directly, no I would not do it and I didn't do it when I purchased the fiver in my sig. I had a F-250 diesel and due to weight I upgraded.
Campinghoss@51 03/17/21 08:02am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

Wife and I both got our 1st Moderna shot today. As of this thread neither of us can tell it. Now with that being said we may have sore arms tomorrow but this shot did not bother me like my pneumonia booster shot did on the 20th of January. My arm felt like it was going to drop off!!! But I had rather have some discomfort today than hooked up to a ventilator later on.
Campinghoss@51 02/25/21 03:29pm Around the Campfire
RE: Moderna vaccine (Personal experiences)

I am getting my first shot this Thursday. I have been eligible for a while now but due to getting a pneumonia booster I had to wait three weeks. Then the snow/ice storms delayed vaccine shipments.
Campinghoss@51 02/22/21 10:28am Around the Campfire
RE: surge protector and water filters

We have the progressive industries EMS-PT50X. Since we have a residential frig and washer/dryer we have a on the go water softener. Hard water is bad on the ice maker and especially the washer. Not all but a lot of cg's have hard water. So instead of checking each cg we stay at I just hook up the softener. I strongly recommend the EMS PT 50 X or an equivalent model. It really works on saving your camper and will not let your a/c or frig try to come back on without a delay.
Campinghoss@51 02/15/21 05:43pm Beginning RVing
RE: Unnecessary Warnings Shown on Products

There's one now. A woman sprayed Gorilla super glue om her hair. She is suing Gorilla Glue because the can doe not say not for use on hair! It says not for use on skin etc but not hair. What moron would do this unless they are rolling the dice for big bucks in a lawsuit! Any judge that awards her a dime, should be laughed out of the Courthouse along with her! And she was on TV this morning complaining about it. A plastic surgeon in CA is going to fix her up. The cost is 12K but he is doing it free. What in the world is happening:S
Campinghoss@51 02/11/21 04:29am Around the Campfire
RE: CDL Required to Drive Class A?

In NC, anything over 26001 you have to have a Class B. If diesel you need air brake endorsement. I had both when I had my 40 foot dp. As already stated, check with your state requirement.
Campinghoss@51 02/09/21 05:03am General RVing Issues
RE: Room Soundproofing

We wanted to block the light completely from our bedroom windows. Lucie our small fur baby LOVES to wake with the sun and start trying to get us up. We put some of those heavy light blocking curtains up to shut out the light and right away noticed it really made the room quieter as well. This would probably work for you since you only want to muffle the sound some. By the way, if we do get up with Lucie and go to the kitchen and have our coffee she goes under the table and starts snoring. Go figure :)
Campinghoss@51 02/01/21 12:17pm Around the Campfire
RE: Unnecessary Warnings Shown on Products

I don't know, some warnings really need to be heeded. I had a former boss while getting ready to hit the bed picked up a tube of Preparation H instead of toothpaste. He disappeared.
Campinghoss@51 01/22/21 05:36pm Around the Campfire
RE: Slide topper noise dampening

Our first fiver did not have a topper, our motor home did and now our present fiver does. We stay on Hatteras Island about three months a year where the wind is almost constantly blowing. They are not an issue and yes, compared to our previous fiver they do keep the rain from pounding right over your head when you sleep. I would not want a slide without them. If your spring is tight flapping is a non issue.
Campinghoss@51 01/21/21 06:25pm General RVing Issues
RE: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you and everyone else. Let's hope 2021 eventually gets more normal than this year.
Campinghoss@51 12/24/20 05:47pm Fifth-Wheels
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