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RE: Ovenight in a Truck Stop

#1 my father was a truck driver and i had many driver friends #2 i'm 68 and i don't park at noon, and i can't believe to many Rv's stop before noon so they can spend the night in a truck stop #3 i prefer rest area's, and i almost always get surrounded by trucks, in the Rv parking lanes, even when there is open unmarked truck spacing at the end of the driveway, you want to idle your engine all night..go to flying J Courtesy works both ways, i do my best to stay out of truck stops at night, i even prefer to buy my Diesel fuel at NORMAL gas stations you may have had a problem in washington state, take it up with them and the truckers associations, not a rant on the RV forum
MrWizard 08/31/15 12:55pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Domestic door awning gas strut

we need PICTURES
MrWizard 08/31/15 12:29pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: NICARAGUA Which Windows 7 version?

new DVD and CD are blank new Hard drive, is Formated for the intended system, but contains no system data, it is empty except for the data that defines the way the data will be stored a HD with windows on it actually contains several partitions (sections) the primary C: drive and usually a system reset restore partition invisible to normal use, and only visible with special tool software and only active, when you choose the factory restore, which makes it BRAND NEW again not to be confused with "restore points" which are under user control
MrWizard 08/31/15 12:17pm Technology Corner
RE: Mad Max Rig

USA campers used to look more like this But the rolling condos, that athletes and performers have Influenced the market place Compared to the rest of the world Only a small smattering of American RVs are campers for camping, most are rolling luxury homes, including my 20 yr old safari,
MrWizard 08/31/15 11:09am General RVing Issues
RE: Domestic door awning gas strut

Remove it and measure it closed and extended Those should be a std size, nothing special made Once you have the measurements, you can look on line OR goto Napa
MrWizard 08/31/15 10:23am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 3 way to compressor refrigerator fitment guide

The Avanti 8 cu ft Will replace most Norcold Dometic 7 cu ft models And leave a few inches for ventilation and trim
MrWizard 08/31/15 10:20am Tech Issues
RE: what coaches have plastic/fiberglass storage bins?

the basement storage on our Safari is stainless steel now 20yrs old
MrWizard 08/30/15 09:40pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Mad Max Rig

that is an expedition rig cross the desert or flooded roads, travel the Africa Serengeti they are more popular in Europe, because of access to various countries and terrain with less developed road system
MrWizard 08/30/15 12:54pm General RVing Issues
RE: What the heck are these things for?

one end is larger than the other it is supposed to aid in pulling the fumes from the tanks by creating a low pressure on the exit side (rear)
MrWizard 08/30/15 12:50pm General RVing Issues
RE: Anyone have info on electric/motorized bikes?

Would adding a gas engine to a bike make it a motorcycle? in most places NOT until it is larger than 50cc thats why legal mopeds are 49cc a 30cc engine on a bicycle, is just a motorized bike most places it does not even qualify as a moped no legal restrictions most places new york requires a Moped license for 49cc engines even for ones with pedals
MrWizard 08/30/15 12:47pm General RVing Issues
RE: Anyone have info on electric/motorized bikes?

I say wait until you get to Florida and then shop for the bike
MrWizard 08/30/15 09:41am General RVing Issues
RE: refridge bit the dust.....

Ours is an Avanti fridge, I was shopping by size and the lovely 197 Samsung would not fit Anyway it's is now five years old and still working like new
MrWizard 08/30/15 09:38am Tech Issues
RE: battery charging voltage

i hit mine with 14.2-14.4 it varies slightly with loads once a month i try to get them up to 14.8 mine have been in service 49 months continuous starting to show their age but they sure have earned their keep
MrWizard 08/29/15 09:48pm Tech Issues
RE: Firearms in RV's

Sorry for almost having started a civil war. That was not my intention. As I mentioned 3 times already, I have no plans to bring a firearm in my MH, I was merely wondering what the laws are. as moderators we have too deal with the fall out from careless questions on sensitive subjects why ask an idle question on a sensitive subject , IF you have no interest in doing this on s subject like this, it might be perceived as trolling some see the need to be prepared, others do not and think the police will be there to protect them but it is always a HOT topic
MrWizard 08/29/15 01:23pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Rogue MegaWatt 30Amp bulk charger.

No. Not variac Just plain ol normal adjustable bench power supply used to power equipment being tested OR worked on Those voltage and current dials are not mounted on the circuit board/chassis, the are mounted in the face plate, and wired to the circuit board, very similar to this mega watt mod
MrWizard 08/29/15 11:18am Tech Issues
RE: Rogue MegaWatt 30Amp bulk charger.

I have to ask (except for the lack of a face plate mounting) How is this any different than a work bench power supply, with vernier knobs for voltage control, mounted in the face plate and "cabled" to the circuit board I really don't expect any kind of induction or feedback oscillation issues
MrWizard 08/29/15 11:07am Tech Issues
RE: AMP

batteries fully charged? fridge off or on l.p. water heater off turn a/c on fan only for ten minutes then to cold start early in day when voltage is up and it's not do hot
MrWizard 08/28/15 09:12pm Tech Issues
RE: 1992 onan on board generator operation startup

PB blaster or Sea Foam Deep Creep all over the choke and throttle linkage make sure to hit the Governor shaft pivot where it goes into the engine
MrWizard 08/28/15 12:52pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Elevation App?

you can put an ebook reader on any android device i can read pdf epub kindle and other formats on my tablet and phone so the mountain ebook could be loaded onto the sd memory card and used on almost any android phone or tablet
MrWizard 08/27/15 03:50pm Technology Corner
RE: Scanning photos?

are you using a USB cable to connect to the printer ? did you install the HP software from the disc that came with the printer ? the pictures should go in my pictures or my documents they will be named scan_001 scan_002 etc.. they are normally JPG files they do not scan into your email they scan into the folder you then compose your email and add the picture as an attachment while writing the email
MrWizard 08/26/15 09:27pm Technology Corner
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