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RE: 30A adapter

Or you could go with the puck type that is UL Listed. Like This One.
IAMICHABOD 05/07/21 01:44pm Beginning RVing
RE: Battery & electrical questions

It would be good if RV manufacturers would include a placard that clearly states this kind of information including location of solenoid switches, fuses, reset buttons, etc. The proper operation of generator, converter/charger, transfer switch, chassis alternator, house and chassis batteries, etc., is critical to running air conditioning, furnace, fridge, microwave, water heater, interior lights, fans and entertainment devices.I wonder how renters figure this stuff out once the are out on the road. They can easyly find most of it on Instructional Videos in many languages or Instructional Manuals also in many languages.
IAMICHABOD 05/06/21 09:08pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Another Redwoods Question

For sure visit the Visitors Center near the Burlington Campground,it is very informative on all aspects of the Redwoods, Then look at This map it will tell you all about the Avenue Of the Giants,you can download it or have a copy sent to you,that was my choice. That website has a lot of information on all the things to see on the Avenue Of the Giants. You can go to Myers Flat to the drive thru tree or for a adventure just go about 20 miles north to the Victorian Village of Ferndale,the main street has antique stores, art galleries, and specialty shops,quite a place.
IAMICHABOD 05/05/21 10:33pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: For sale ads?

This comes up often,if you want to list your RV in a RV Club you might join the Escapees Club they have a section there,also Forums. RV Market Place
IAMICHABOD 05/03/21 01:33pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: checking exterior lights

YouTube is always a good thing to check Light hack And there is This one
IAMICHABOD 05/01/21 02:08pm Tech Issues
RE: Mount Rushmore fireworks!

Very interesting! Consider the source more fake news.
IAMICHABOD 05/01/21 08:21am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Broken rear window

I would try Easy RV Windows they make all kinds of window replacements. Their staff is very knowledgeable and very helpful. Give them a call,I know they helped me out.
IAMICHABOD 04/30/21 12:50pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: fuse "Stripped chassis and modified vehicle."

Now while I have a Chevy Chassis after looking for much the same thing I settled on the passenger compartment fuse box,mainly for a shorter and easier wire run,I found a few that were hot and not used (spare) I see that you have a few of them in your passenger compartment fuse box. Just a thought.
IAMICHABOD 04/30/21 10:38am Class C Motorhomes
RE: New York mandates car sales be zero emission only by 2035.

You all need to watch this 5 minute video about the real cost of "zero emission" vehicles! Unobtanium I just have to consider Source and take it for what it is.
IAMICHABOD 04/29/21 02:18pm General RVing Issues
RE: Broken waste ball drive arm - Thetford toilet

That sounds great,I hope the videos will help.Good luck and let us know how it all worked out.https://www.picgifs.com/emoticons/smileys-and-emoticons/thumbs/smileys-thumbs-217948.gif
IAMICHABOD 04/28/21 01:17pm Tech Issues
RE: Broken waste ball drive arm - Thetford toilet

Youtube has always been a help to me,maybe these may help. Youtube Videos
IAMICHABOD 04/27/21 01:19pm Tech Issues
RE: Class C that's easy to fix?

I see your point. Still, I would like to know the answer to my question above. The answer to your question is no,that model was dis continued by Cruse America with the last ones sold in 2003 as a Majestic,their refurbished Former Rental
IAMICHABOD 04/26/21 08:18pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: repairs

I really don't think they need cleaning but lubricated yes. I have used this method for many years to lubricate my valves and have had no problems with them at all. This Video will show how to do it
IAMICHABOD 04/26/21 11:12am Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: So are there any decent 1141 replacement LEDs these days?

I replaced my lights with LEDs several years ago and like you had problems and was not satisfied with them so I tried a few others with about the same result until I got These from Amazon not cheap but the performance and light is amazing. If you find it hard to trust online reviews today with all the fake padding of reviews going on,I would suggest using Fakespot to find trustworthy reviews. I always use it for my purchases from Amazon and have found it trustworthy. As with this product,Fakespot Review
IAMICHABOD 04/26/21 08:52am Tech Issues
RE: Door latch

This company has some very good locks from my experience RV Locks And More
IAMICHABOD 04/25/21 09:29pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Is the year of the coach based on the year of the chassis

This may help you,it is quite common to have a year different on chassis and when the RV was sold as. Mine is a 2006 but the Chassis is a 2005,This model on a Chevy Chassis was only sold starting in 2006,MFG date is April 2006,you may find that on the RIVA sticker on the RV. Here is an explanation from RIVA of how it works. ANSWERS FROM RVIA: SPLIT MODEL YEARS The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has recently published a document entitled “Q & A’s on Split Model Years for Motorhomes.” As the title infers, it relates to questions that can arise regarding the chassis manufacturer’s model year and the model year assigned to the completed motor home by the final stage motor home manufacturer. Below is the original memo from RVIA for your reference and information. Q & A’s on Split Model Years for Motorhomes How is the manufacturing of motorhomes different from cars? Motorhomes are “multi-stage vehicles.” This means that, unlike cars, they generally are built in two separate stages by two different manufacturers. How is motorhome manufacturing divided into different stages? The first-stage manufacturer, also called the “incomplete vehicle manufacturer,” assembles the motorhome chassis. This typically includes such components as the chassis frame, engine, fuel system, transmission, drive train, suspension, wheels, brakes and vehicular electrical system. These “incomplete vehicles” are then sold by the chassis manufacturer to final stage motorhome manufacturers, also called “completed vehicle manufacturers.” The motorhome manufacturers take the chassis and build the coach body, all of the “household” systems, install the appliances, cabinets, furnishings, plumbing, lighting fixtures and a multitude of various amenities, resulting in a completed vehicle. How do first stage manufacturers identify their vehicles? According to federal law, at 49 CFR 565.13(a), a vehicle manufactured in more than one stage must have a Vehicle Identification Number (“VIN”) assigned to it by the incomplete vehicle manufacturer. One character position in the VIN sequence identifies the model year of the incomplete vehicle. Once it is assigned, the VIN stays with the incomplete vehicle when it is sold to the motorhome manufacturer. The incomplete vehicle manufacturer may also ship the chassis with a Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (“MCO”). The MCO document provides information about each particular chassis. How do final stage manufacturers identify their vehicles? Final stage motorhome manufacturers continue to use the VIN assigned by the incomplete vehicle manufacturer. Motorhome manufacturers also provide MCO documents with their motorhomes when they are shipped to dealers. The model year of the completed motorhome, which is determined by the motorhome manufacturer, appears on this MCO document. Why do some chassis have a different model year than the completed motorhome? An incomplete vehicle chassis is manufactured before a completed motorhome is built on it. Motorhome manufacturers may buy hundreds, even thousands, of chassis each year. Because of variations in advance purchases of incomplete vehicle chassis, the flow of new product orders, market conditions and new model roll-outs, the model year of the incomplete vehicle chassis is frequently different from the model year of the completed motorhome. What are some examples of model year differences? A group of fifty chassis could be built at the end of a calendar year and assigned that year’s model year by the incomplete vehicle manufacturer. A few weeks later, those chassis could be sold to a motorhome manufacturer. The motorhome manufacturer may use half of them to finish production of one motorhome make, assigning those motorhomes the motorhome manufacturer’s current model year on their final MCO’s. These completed motorhomes would have a model year one year greater than the model year of the chassis. The motorhome manufacturer may later use the other half of the chassis in manufacturing a new motorhome design, assigning those motorhomes the next model year. As a result, their final MCO’s would have a model year designation that is two years greater than the chassis model year. In another example, a chassis manufacturer may decide to skip a model year entirely and designate its chassis one year ahead of the then current calendar year. This could result in motorhomes having a model year once year less than the chassis model year. Who decides what the “official” model year of the vehicle is? The final stage motorhome manufacturer has authority to designate on the completed vehicle MCO the model year of the completed motorhome. See Federal Trade Commission Staff Opinion (March 5, 2001). Is it permissible to have different model years for the chassis and completed motorhome? Yes, it is permissible. The United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has directly addressed this very issue and determined in a formal staff option that it is NOT an unfair or deceptive trade practice for the completed motorhome and its chassis to have different model years. In recognition of the fact that the final stage manufacturer has the authority to designate the model year for motorhomes, the FTC has stated that the incomplete vehicle chassis manufacturer may use the phrase, “Model Year – Not Applicable” on the MCO’s for the incomplete vehicles it sends to final stage motorhome manufacturers, if it so chooses. See Federal Trade Commission Staff Opinion (March 5, 2001). Is the motorhome manufacturer required to disclose the difference between the model year of the incomplete vehicle and the model year of the incomplete chassis? No. However, four states (California, Maryland, Michigan, and Wisconsin) require dealers to inform purchases of multi-stage vehicles of the difference between the model year of the incomplete vehicle chassis and the model year of the final stage motorhome. What information is used by the state DMV offices to register motorhomes? When a consumer has a new motorhome registered for the first time, the state DMV will use both the VIN assigned by the incomplete vehicle manufacturer and the model year and make assigned by the final stage motorhome manufacturer for the vehicle registration. All states should title motorhomes using the model year assigned by the final stage motorhome manufacturer. What should I do if a state DMV registers a new motorhome with the chassis model year? If a DMV employee insists on using the incomplete chassis model year, please call the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association at 703-620-6003 for assistance. Ask for the Government Affairs Department.
IAMICHABOD 04/25/21 08:59am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Can’t find a part

Maybe a White one and some of that Krylon,I have used it with great luck.
IAMICHABOD 04/24/21 03:24pm General RVing Issues
RE: Opinion on knock-off batteries for laptop...?

Opinion only, here is mine. The battery on my Dell Inspiron died in 2 1/2 years,totally dead would not hold a charge. I went to Amazon and looked,read all the reviews and then checked them out on Fakespot I made my choice and have had this battery for 3 3/4 years and it still performs as new,so I am satisfied with my choice and the price. There you go, that is my OPINION!:B
IAMICHABOD 04/23/21 10:49am Technology Corner
RE: Buying a Former Rental Class C. How many of us out there?

EDM360,thanks for the update on your trip.Wow sounds like you really put it thru its paces with the long hours and weather....Being a retired OTR driver I am glad I don't have to do that anymore,but as they say been there done that :B Have fun with the rest of the trip and have a safe return trip.
IAMICHABOD 04/21/21 10:47am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Buying a Former Rental Class C. How many of us out there?

Hi IAMICHABOD - thanks for link to this from 2018.. This looks different than 28A that I have - mine does not have a rear-window. Indeed - I was wondering if it is possible to add a rear window just above the bed! Is this a different version of 28A or did someone add a window! :) Hi quasimatter,Cruise America deleted the rear window about 10 years ago,the one pictured is that old.I have not seen anyone that has put a window back in. They then deleted the window in the door a few years later. If you are interested in putting a window back in the door like MtnBikeMarty did, Here is a link to the great job he did. As for the lock question,I have not seen anyone post about it but this company RV Locks and More seems to be coming out with a remote one for the coach,they do have a keyless one. I used them to replace all of my outside locks and they are all keyed the same. The remote on the chassis doors may be dooable if it was configured from the factory.I recall someone going to a company that installs auto alarms and they managed to install a remote lock and alarm,you might ask around in your area.
IAMICHABOD 04/21/21 10:35am Class C Motorhomes
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