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RE: Would this bother you?

If he hadn't moved my storage bins so he could get his slide on my space, I probably would let the back slide go. Oh no he didn't!! I missed this part somehow. He doesn't get to rearrange any of the items within the parameters of your space in order to accommodate his encroachment. At this point I'd either read the encroacher the riot act or I'd threaten to sue the manager and facility for breaching the contract. What is it with so many freaks and their over blown sense of entitlement??
Escargot 04/11/15 08:46pm General RVing Issues
RE: Would this bother you?

Tell the manager that you want a generous reduction in cost of rent since you do not have unfettered access to your RV.
Escargot 04/11/15 12:52pm General RVing Issues
RE: Would this bother you?

Agree. Notify management. Things could escalate so you really don't need / want to get into a 1 on 1 confrontation. Besides, this guy may have had complaints lodged against him before that management knows about. Hand it over to them. Get it resolved before you get your Class A.
Escargot 04/09/15 06:05pm General RVing Issues
RE: How far to travel with only 2 weeks vacation time/year

Personally, since it's fixed, I tend to use time vs. distance as my deciding factor. When I have a time limit and no specific plans, I choose a direction and head out. Once I reach 1/2 the amount of time allotted, I turn around and head back, often on a different route.
Escargot 04/09/15 05:54pm General RVing Issues
RE: Tiny coffee maker and toaster

My Keurig is about 9 years old, its never failed to produce. :) Baby Keurigs? ;) LoL!
Escargot 04/09/15 05:50pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: New Class B family!

Great!!
Escargot 04/09/15 10:10am Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Former or Inactive members

SPOILER ALERT Unpopular response coming on: Despite my profile, I have been here since '02 (Another story) In those 13 years I have had many lengthy absences, one as long as 9 months. Despite my profile, I have been here since 2001. I rarely comment, although I have been a bit more verbal in the past few months or so. I've learned a ton from the contributors on the rv.net fora, for which I am ever grateful. I've also been able to pay it forward in many situations, and that has been very gratifying. People move on; give up RVing; interests change; lifestyles change; medical and other life altering experiences come to the fore; some change their forum nicknames; others participate passively - reading without commenting; while some may feel they have shared all they have to share and anyone interested can use the search function to find answers to their queries. I'm sure there are also those who burned out on the "p1ss1ng contests". I mean to say, there are as many reasons as there are people.
Escargot 04/08/15 08:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Knock Down Bed

Smart!
Escargot 04/07/15 08:41pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: My Homemade RV trap door for stairwell

Nice!
Escargot 04/07/15 08:34pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Tiny coffee maker and toaster

Found an easy compact item to make coffee,.... A note regarding the Melitta type cone, collapsible or not: After placing the filter in the cone and adding the dry coffee, pour just enough water to cover the grounds. This saturates and "opens" up the grounds. That water will also wick up the filter a bit and keeps the sides of the paper filter from collapsing into the wet grounds. After the initial water drips out, continue adding the amount of water that will fill your cup. I use the brown filters vs. the white ones because ... no bleach. Edited to explain: I added this comment because several have complained about the paper filters in their Melitta cones collapsing.
Escargot 04/07/15 08:17pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Futuristic RV's

Love the sealander!!
Escargot 04/06/15 03:46pm RV Lifestyle
RE: 5 things we don't love about our RV

Would be nice to have: - Adjustable steering wheel - Driver seat swivel - Inset base (even a protruding one would do!) for table leg near passenger/driver seats - Removable exterior snap-in-place solid vent covers for refrig and coffee pot, otherwise rain foods in behind the refrigerator. - More insulation - Additional water pump switch in the bathroom - Additional genset on/off at dashboard - Three extra inches added to width so I can sleep on the couch width-wise vs. making the bed to sleep lengthwise - Galley drawers and upper cabinet designed with function-over-form vs. form-over-function - 4 to 5 more inches of ground clearance so I can at least poke my head under the chassis to give it a once over Otherwise, I love, love, love my RV! Seriously.
Escargot 04/06/15 03:31pm General RVing Issues
RE: Wet Rain Coats...

Thanks for your ideas. Still not sure how to get the wet stuff to the shower without soaking the carpet. I guess a line of towels?? Plastic garden bag at the entry? Insert gear. Carry to shower/bathroom. At least you won't have more wet stuff to dry, i.e. towels from covering the carpet.
Escargot 04/05/15 09:26am RV Lifestyle
RE: Foot not big enough

Pedal Mate Pedal Extenders Take a look at these. BINGO!
Escargot 04/05/15 09:06am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Wet Rain Coats...

I added a tension shower curtain rod to the wet bath. Wet gear gets hung on plastic hangers and then hung on the tension rod. I also use it to hang wet towels, dish cloths, and the occasional wet shoes and socks.
Escargot 04/05/15 08:58am RV Lifestyle
RE: Foot not big enough

Put an extension on the pedal to better fit your foot. An addition could be made with a lip to support your foot and could be made so that it is removable for other drivers. X2 The extension blocks are commercially available. I have two acquaintances who have added the extensions; one for her SUV, and the other for her Class A.
Escargot 04/04/15 08:47pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Poor, poor, pitiful me

You're not required to sacrifice your own adventures in order to be available / present as audience / celebrant for the adventures of others! Go for it!!
Escargot 04/04/15 08:39pm General RVing Issues
RE: ever feel like we need some Japanese RV manufactures

But do consider, these campers ARE made in America, keeping a work force employed. As well as keeping the people who get stuck with poor quality rigs employed just to keep up with the repairs...
Escargot 04/04/15 12:18pm General RVing Issues
RE: Advice on leaving California

Wait... what was the original question again?
Escargot 04/03/15 09:21pm Full-time RVing
RE: Help? My charger killed two laptops!

Try booting the laptop, plugged in, with the battery removed.
Escargot 04/03/15 08:23pm Technology Corner
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