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RE: Orangeburg,SC to Callahan,Fl via 301

Pilot off I-26 Bowman Flash Fuel Waycross Walmart Jesup
johnhicks 09/26/19 07:41pm Roads and Routes
RE: Camp Kitchen with Sink that connects to outside shower?

I tried using a laundry sink but it was so deep it was a back-killer.
johnhicks 09/16/19 09:33am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Camp Kitchen with Sink that connects to outside shower?

A number of plastic table/sink combos are available on Amazon and elsewhere https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078XXGJMG/?coliid=I2VWAIOXKGHWWU&colid=XYN4Z4HQXODB&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Just run a hose from your shower nozzle to the sink. You can (and should) cobble together a drain connection to your sewer hose using sewer hose adaptors. Don't drain it on the ground. You'll need to control water at the shower fixture; if it's mixed it'll be mixed throughout the camper unless you install check valves.
johnhicks 09/15/19 07:18pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Florida in January

You'll have extreme difficulty finding camping spots, and there's no such thing as boondocking. You have to start right this minute, and expand your search to south Georgia, south Alabama, Missisippi and Louisiana. All wll be far warmer than Dakota.
johnhicks 09/14/19 07:18pm Roads and Routes
RE: Popping sounds from Winnebago

It can happen with jacks and it can also happen with side walls in sunshine. No big deal.
johnhicks 09/13/19 07:29pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Tornado hits Carolina camp ground

I'd have screw anchors installed, then chain the axles to the anchors with shackles to comply with code but I'd be able unshackle and go if needed. It's hard to imagine someone would leave an RV in that area of the country over the summer and expect it to remain no matter how strapped down. I guess no one learned anything from Rockport a couple of year ago.
johnhicks 09/05/19 07:20pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Recommendations for RV Park near Helen,GA

http://yonahgocamping.com/index.html I've seen a big rig on the site nearest the office. I wouldn't take anything farther up the hill; the turns are rather tight. If you can get in, it's very handy to Helen. Also there's an Ingles supermarket just south in Cleveland. You aren't thinking of coming down US-129 are you?
johnhicks 09/05/19 02:34pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Crystal River Area

They'll be aggravated all right. Camp somewhere in the area and go to Crystal River for one of the many manatee excursions. Molest our wild manatees and you'll enjoy a citation from the Grouper Troopers.
johnhicks 08/30/19 08:58pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Balancing tires, what's best?

Centramatics work great.
johnhicks 08/29/19 07:23pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Gulf states and hurricanes?

X2 on La.roads. Rather than 50mph figure around 25-30mph at best.
johnhicks 08/26/19 09:24pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Gulf states and hurricanes?

You'll very likely be fine in June and July. Just hot.
johnhicks 08/25/19 09:38am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: RV Weather Station

OK... You need several feet above a structure for your temp sensor to be reasonable, and it should be in the shade. Every day I see on the internet a sensor that's obviously in full sun making it useless. An anemometer should be really high. Most home units are not, rendering their readings irrelevent. On the back of my unit at 14 feet, blocked by trees and another unit; not much point to it. If I was a 1/3 mile down at the lakefront it would be tremendously different. So put your temp sensor in the shade and be happy.
johnhicks 07/27/19 09:41pm Technology Corner
RE: Ants

Alabama and MIssippi ants fall from the trees. Trust me on this.
johnhicks 07/27/19 09:29pm RV Lifestyle
RE: Ants

They fall from the trees. Seriously.
johnhicks 07/22/19 08:36pm RV Lifestyle
RE: Campspreading

BillyBob, did the tuba help?
johnhicks 07/14/19 09:25pm General RVing Issues
RE: Flying J Dedicated RV Lanes

Some of those special RV lanes can be too short for a MH with toad.
johnhicks 06/21/19 09:18am General RVing Issues
Death Wobble lawsuit

https://www.thedrive.com/news/28531/jeep-wrangler-owners-file-class-action-lawsuit-against-fca-over-death-wobble
johnhicks 06/15/19 09:26am Dinghy Towing
RE: blocks for leveling under jacks and tires

https://www.interstateplastics.com/Light-Duty-Rv-Jack-Pad-Accessories-MACH19MMx12x12OUTRIGGERPAD.php?&sku=details&sku=MACH19MMx12x12OUTRIGGERPAD&vid=&priceit.x=20&priceit.y=14 When you park on blacktop you'll need something to avoid punching a hole in it.
johnhicks 06/09/19 09:09am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Vultures!

I vaguely recall reading that some rubber weather seals smells (to them) like rotting carcass.
johnhicks 05/18/19 08:33pm General RVing Issues
Florida fire

https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/2019/05/15/crews-battling-2-house-fires-in-polk-city
johnhicks 05/15/19 09:04pm General RVing Issues
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