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RE: Registering 1-ton Truck in KS

Our 2012 F350 SRW was $229, personal property tax. Tagged for 20M lb and if I remember right the license fee was around $150. Next level for tagging was 24M and around another $100. more. We insure for RV use only and it costs less than 2010 Ford Ranger 4 Cyl. daily driver. Greg / Chef
EgorKC 11/24/19 10:53am General RVing Issues
RE: Colorado campground for next summer

Consider Mountaindale RV park Colorado Springs. Its 15 miles southwest of Colorado Springs. Beautiful park and well maintained with Pine trees throughout. Spacious sites. Close to all the activities in Colo Springs and Royal Gorge area. You could spend a few days there and then take 50 thru Canon City and visit the Buena Vista area too. Elevation of Colo Springs is 6030. Mountaindale is a bit lower by probably 300-500ft. Mornings in Late June were high 40's to low 50's last year. 60 by 10 am. Greg
EgorKC 10/30/19 08:16pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: cable splitter location

Dave H M: I did not need to as I only turn the antenna booster on when using air. I believe the flaw was in the booster module itself since the same wire that carries air signals carries cable signals. The module carries both signals. There must have been a stray strand of wire that interfered with the cable. All wiring except that booster module is original and now 3 TV's have very good cable reception. Greg
EgorKC 10/22/19 08:41pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: cable splitter location

Update: Replaced the Antenna Boost which also has Cable connections to it. Have now stayed in 2 RV parks that we have not historically had great cable reception on more than one channel. Multiple trips to both with poor results. Both locations we had good air reception when on Antenna. Now we have excellent cable on one and near excellent on the other. In addition our outdoor TV has Very good cable when it had very poor in the past. I believe the splitter is located behind the fireplace but did not pursue once the new antenna boost solved the issue. Greg
EgorKC 10/13/19 06:05pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Pan-Seared Cod in White Wine Tomato Basil Sauce

I add 12-18 Kalamata olives chopped and a tablespoon of capers to the sauce. Maybe some shredded parmesan cheese as well if I have it. Adds a Mediterranean flavor to it. Greg
EgorKC 09/23/19 08:03pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: How come?

Daily vitamins, and Honey on you oatmeal. I keep a Flonase spray in the MH for allergies because the pollens are always different from where we were before. Agree with this with 2 changes. Add a Zinc supplement daily at least 1 week before travel and continue while traveling. Make sure the Honey is Raw honey. It has natural antibiotic properties. Greg
EgorKC 09/10/19 07:34pm RV Lifestyle
RE: I Hate the Heat

Door County WI. Stayed for a week in early July about 3 years or so back and it never got above 78. 50-55 in the mornings. Loads to see and do as well.
EgorKC 08/25/19 06:48pm Full-time RVing
RE: cable splitter location

Could you explain where each of the four outlets are located? 1. Bedroom (direct from the Antenna power boost outlet) 2. Living room (main TV in street side wall) 3. Outside Kitchen (in ceiling) 4. ??????? (Outdoor sidewall to left of entry door) Since the Living room, Outdoor Kitchen and Outside sidewall all feed off of the connection at the power boost there must be a splitter. The Bedroom one has always had the best picture it has Never really been as clear as when hooked directly to the Park Cable connection. The others are worse. I have removed and tightened each of these. Ends feel and appear to be crimped well but I will replace if the splitter proves to be ok. Greg
EgorKC 08/13/19 08:09pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: cable splitter location

Have you tried replacing the end of the coax connection? I was also having issues and the person at the factory that crimped the cable did not do a good job. When I replaced both ends behind the wall plate I got much better signal. Will try after I locate and replace splitter if that does not solve it. In our experience with cable splitters are usually the culprit. Thanks for the thought tho. Greg
EgorKC 08/12/19 06:48pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: cable splitter location

We have a 2013 Forest River Wildcat Rear Living 5th wheel. Cable TV has never worked great but has been much worse the last 4-5 years, If I run Cable from Campground post direct through window to any TV reception is perfect. Through the main 5er cable input it is very snowy. I replaced the Antenna power boost outlet and removed all 4 of the Cable hookups and verified a tight connection. I also checked the main Cable input to verify tight. No change in snow. None of these have a splitter connected to the cable. I pulled all lines out as far as they had slack and no splitter. I then removed every access panel in the main trailer and basement to look for a main cable splitter. NO luck. There has to be one somewhere as this trailer has 1 cable inlet and 4 cable outlets. Does anyone have any idea where it could be? I will contact Forest River but my understanding from research is that RV's are wired based on the whim of the crew that given day. Thus I expect no real help there. We can use antenna reception but DW prefers the cable variety. Hoping to get help narrowing down the hunt. Greg I have to ask a basic question. You are turning off the OTA antenna booster when connected to park cable? (Yes) When you say 4 cable outlets, does that mean at four different locations in the trailer? Or two each at two locations? If two each at two locations, there is probably a SAT input somewhere that you are missing. (4 individual cable outlets none of which are loose or have any splitter connected when I pull out as much cable as the play allows. No outlets are marked SAT.) Might be time to buy a coax compression tool and some ends, and replace crimped ends with the newer compression ends. (Will do only after I locate and replace the splitter. Our experience with cable in multiple locations has been splitters are the culprit.) https://www.amazon.com/Crimper-Compression-Stripper-Gaobige-connectors/dp/B073TWL5G4/ref=asc_df_B073TWL5G4/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=309802506143&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=8440834710224871333&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1027744&hvtargid=pla-593079867514&psc=1 The OTA antenna power supply/booster has a splitter built into it. So the three connections on the back are: (Already replaced with Identical unit the Winegard came with.) 1. OTA Antenna 2. Cable in 3. Output (Antenna or Cable, depending on switch on or off) Front connection also gets switched between OTA Antenna and cable via the power button. A good test would be to hook up to cable and install a cable from the front outlet to the main TV if the power/supply booster is in the bedroom. That would islolate the problem as before or after the power supply. https://i.imgur.com/py6wWtFl.jpg https://i.imgur.com/bH0tye5l.jpg In many cases, they put a splitter on the 2nd TV output and it is in the wall behind the power supply. You say you already looked there however. I would think that by 2013 just about all trailers had sat cables installed OEM. Thanks for the ideas. I am now certain it must be behind the Electric Fireplace and will check there next trip. Unit is in storage now. (Thanks for the ideas. I will remove Fireplace and check behind it. I suspect that is where I will find it.) Chris
EgorKC 08/12/19 06:36pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: cable splitter location

Not the right year but here’s a List of some locations. Why not run the cable in thru the satellite connection? There are no Satellite connections. Just one Cable input located in the compartment with water/backflush inputs and holding tank levers.
EgorKC 08/11/19 06:56pm Fifth-Wheels
cable splitter location

We have a 2013 Forest River Wildcat Rear Living 5th wheel. Cable TV has never worked great but has been much worse the last 4-5 years, If I run Cable from Campground post direct through window to any TV reception is perfect. Through the main 5er cable input it is very snowy. I replaced the Antenna power boost outlet and removed all 4 of the Cable hookups and verified a tight connection. I also checked the main Cable input to verify tight. No change in snow. None of these have a splitter connected to the cable. I pulled all lines out as far as they had slack and no splitter. I then removed every access panel in the main trailer and basement to look for a main cable splitter. NO luck. There has to be one somewhere as this trailer has 1 cable inlet and 4 cable outlets. Does anyone have any idea where it could be? I will contact Forest River but my understanding from research is that RV's are wired based on the whim of the crew that given day. Thus I expect no real help there. We can use antenna reception but DW prefers the cable variety. Hoping to get help narrowing down the hunt. Greg
EgorKC 08/11/19 05:48pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: RV Parks in/near Ruidoso, NM

We stayed at Circle B 3 years ago and were happy. We had a site on the outer edge that was spacious and shaded. We'd stay there again. Greg
EgorKC 07/13/19 06:17pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: How to remove/replace bolt

Self drilling screw Self Drillers need 2000-2500 RPM to properly drill, tap and seat. Also, you need to get the correct drill point for the thickness of steel you are penetrating. The wrong point will either fail or strip out. Drill a hole and through bolt with lock washer and nut is the better option. Greg
EgorKC 06/18/19 08:09pm General RVing Issues
RE: Durango campground?

I went ahead and booked a riverfront site at the KOA. I'll contact them May 1 when they open for the season to confirm that we'll fit. According to the fly shop in Durango, the river north of town is all private so staying at a riverfront park will be nice. Busskipper, Priest Gulch looks really nice. Maybe next year. We stayed in site 14 or 15 bout 4-5 years back. 35' 5th wheel with F350 crew cab. Fit fine, little tight with truck but ok. Limbs on trees were close but no issue with them. Kept our back window curtain open for 5 days and nights. The sunrises were great. The moon shining on the river mesmerized. I don't fish but the river looked good for that purpose. You should enjoy it there. Greg Chef wannabe.
EgorKC 04/26/19 08:39pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Cammpground Rant

I think you may also be crossing over school vacations. I'm glad so many others live a clockwork life where they can plan things down to the day 6+ months ahead. Those of us who do plan ahead don't necessarily live a "clockwork" life. Many of us are locked into vacation time well in advance due to competition for time off at our jobs. Juggling back-up coverage, projects, etc., causes many of us to have to pick a week well in advance. Campgrounds are booked so there's no worry about finding a place. Not all of us have the luxury of "hey, let's just go!". Yep. Crowe stated our situation exactly. Greg
EgorKC 04/07/19 06:59pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Slides and Jacks function trips then resets

Had that problem on ours shortly after buying new. Did some digging and found a Lippert service bulletin that indicated starting amp surge was too great and to replace 40 amp auto breaker with 50 amp. Did and that solved the issue. Greg
EgorKC 03/18/19 07:56pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Corned beef brisket in slow cooker

I paid $3.48 a pound yesterday at Walmart in Amite, Louisiana. Didn't want to, but I'm hungry for it, so I bought a small one. DH likes it, but he can't have salt. He will eat a little bit of it, but the rest will be mine! All mine! Dale Glad you found one. $3.48 isn't bad for corned beef. Up here in the off season it runs $4.99 or more. As far as you getting it all, think of snoopy doing the happy dance.... LOL
EgorKC 03/16/19 04:05pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Corned beef brisket in slow cooker

Scottiemom if you have a warehouse membership you could try that. I have bought them at our local Sam's (Kansas City area) in the off season. Right now is the season (St Pats) and around here $1.99lb for Point and $2.99 flat at 2 different stores. But if I have the craving later in the year Sam's here has had them.
EgorKC 03/10/19 12:54pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Corned beef brisket in slow cooker

Yes I have a pressure cooker albeit a small one. I happen to believe some dishes taste better when slow cooked vs pressure. Just a difference in taste buds I suppose. I do like Cheesecake done in a pressure cooker. Made 2 for Thanksgiving last fall and those were a hit.
EgorKC 03/09/19 12:37pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
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