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RE: Dual pane windows....

I've had two campers with dual pane windows and none failed. Dual panes reduce condensation, reduce outside noise and provide greater temperature comfort. BUT, dual panes add additional weight to the camper.
bighatnohorse 12/03/19 11:02am Truck Campers
RE: TR: The Road to winning a National Championship

Thank you for giving me a look into dressage of which I know little to nothing. Very fascinating - and what a passion! And a "layover barn"? Who would know? The trip looks both beautiful and difficult at times and certainly memorable. When the meter says "29 miles to empty" - just hope the cleaning exhaust filter warning stays off. BTDT Great TR! thanks again
bighatnohorse 11/30/19 08:22pm Truck Campers
RE: Truck Camper style Camping outside ScottsDale

Scottsdale runs from the urban centers near Phoenix/Mesa all the way to the Desert Foothills up near Carefree. Just outside the north end of Scottsdale is Bartlett Lake. It's a bit remote, especially if you need quick access to things like CVS or Walmart. But it has what you want in the terms of boondocking. A little further is Lake Pleasant. Still further is Wickenburg and the nearby North Ranch (an Escapees club member) and would be precisely what you're looking for. . .but it's a good 90 minutes drive to Scottsdale. Also, there is State Trust lands all over those areas. You need a $20. annual pass (that's for a family, solo passes are a bit cheaper). But the Trust Lands are a bit harder to find because there's no maps showing where they are (to my knowledge).
bighatnohorse 11/29/19 08:42am Truck Campers
RE: Dash camera recommendations

Kdlinks - purchased about three years ago - still works and provides a good video. Got it on Ebay but it's available on Amazon. At the time I purchased it, it was recommended by many on the full timers forum.
bighatnohorse 11/27/19 08:04am Tech Issues
RE: Anyone going to Quartzite

The rally is on desert and they run out of space? :h I think it becomes a little unwieldy for management - there is a pot luck planned and some other events.
bighatnohorse 11/25/19 06:49am Truck Campers
RE: Ramblin' 2019 is over!

Very nice! Bookmarked your site.
bighatnohorse 11/23/19 07:17am Truck Campers
RE: Tire chains needed?

Auto Socks look like they were made for a Prius. LOL Do some research. They have been shown to work on big rig trucks too.
bighatnohorse 11/15/19 07:11am Truck Campers
RE: No one is heading south?

Left on Sept 5th to visit New England fall foliage change. Arrived Cave Creek Nov 6. The KOA in Tucumcari, New Mexico reported the usual Snowbird activity for October when we overnighted with them.
bighatnohorse 11/11/19 07:13am Snowbirds
RE: Overloaded wheel Breakage

We specifically ordered a KMC wheel with a load rating of 3,640 pounds, but this isn’t what we got.
bighatnohorse 11/01/19 06:59am Truck Campers
RE: Route suggestions please!

Organ Pipe NM is said to be hazardous because it is right on the border. That is pure hearsay. A cat in the night couldn't squeeze through there. The border area there and it's protective measures are worth seeing as much as the National Park.
bighatnohorse 10/31/19 06:09am Roads and Routes
RE: POP vs IMAP..should be easy but..

IMAP: email is left on the server. If you delete an email (using any device) then that email is gone for good. POP: email is downloaded to the your machine - BUT only that one machine. AND the email is left on the server so that it can be downloaded again by another machine. Your email client (such as Thunderbird) can be set to leave the POP email on the server forever, or, to delete the email after a set certain period of time. Warning: if you use POP and leave email on the server without a time limit, AND then use a new machine (such as a laptop) to download emails - it will retrieve all emails left on that server from the beginning of time. You might like POP if you don't have a firm grasp on it.
bighatnohorse 10/21/19 06:00pm Technology Corner
RE: Roadmaster Sway Bar 2018 F350 4X4

Nice. Thanks for the update. I'll so the same sometime soon.
bighatnohorse 10/21/19 05:52pm Truck Campers
RE: Oil changes en-route with camper on truck?

Was it done via a pit....or a lift ? They have lifts - no pits. I did not stay to watch. The lifts look wimpy - I suspect that they did it the old fashion way and slid under the truck. NRailer: Thanks. Good information. The truck is at max: 14,000 pounds and the tow vehicle is 5,500 pounds. Ambient temperatures have been mild but it's run a lot of mountains. Severe duty is my guess. Walmart offers your choice of oils. Rotella was one of them and recommended by the mechanic. They used a Fram oil filter which I will remove as soon as possible.
bighatnohorse 10/20/19 08:05am Truck Campers
RE: Oil changes en-route with camper on truck?

Howdy! Just had mine done at Walmart. Shell Rotella T6, filter and lube $80.00. In and out in about 30 minutes. “Happy Trails” Chiefneon They put $75 worth of juice and parts (on sale) into your truck for $80? I’ll take everything I own there! Yes, that's about the cost of it. (Taxes vary by state)
bighatnohorse 10/19/19 05:49am Truck Campers
RE: Oil changes en-route with camper on truck?

Thanks. I had Walmart do mine today. Quick and easy. I have not inspected their work. There were no oil leaks prior to today. I will slide under the truck tomorrow if it's not too freezing cold and take a look.
bighatnohorse 10/18/19 06:39pm Truck Campers
RE: Oil changes en-route with camper on truck?

How many miles on current change, and what is your change interval? Over 5,000 and the computer notification was "Change oil soon" -I kept driving it and it now reads "Change oil now" Called around and found a Walmart that does RV's. Will try them today. Blue Ridge Mountains are next.
bighatnohorse 10/18/19 05:24am Truck Campers
Oil changes en-route with camper on truck?

Currently in need of an diesel oil change while en-route. Some service centers can't handle the weight of the truck with camper on. They need the camper dis-mounted from the truck. Any recommendations on getting a good reliable service company to do and oil change without having to dis-mount the camper would be appreciated.
bighatnohorse 10/17/19 06:19pm Truck Campers
I40 through Nashville on to Flagstaff!

Any problem areas to be aware of using the I40 from Nashville to Flagstaff?
bighatnohorse 10/17/19 06:15pm Roads and Routes
RE: Roadmaster Rear Anti Sway Bar on 2017-2019 SuperDuty

Huge difference in my Rams sway after installing the roadmaster. great upgrade. Thanks all for the info. I ordered it a few monutes ago and will report the results in a few weeks. Thanks Bradw Which diameter did you get? Did you call them first? TC Magazine reported on their Roadmaster sway bar a few months ago - big improvement but they had one installed and then had to upgrade to a slightly larger diameter. I guess it depends on the camper weight and height.
bighatnohorse 10/17/19 06:10pm Truck Campers
Acadia NP (Portland) to Shenandoa NP - avoiding NYC?

We're heading to Shenandoa NP, leaving from Portland, ME My mapping software takes us right through NY city! I'd like to arrive in Shenandoa still alive. What routes are better for avoiding the busy city areas?
bighatnohorse 10/11/19 06:30am Roads and Routes
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