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RE: Closing thread fixes error message.

I can re-open it if you have something to add. I just got tired of deleting flames.
jplante4 10/19/19 11:05am General RVing Issues
RE: Mice and soap

Yup, the shop at the RV store where I work pulls half-eaten bars of Irish Spring and beds made from dryer sheets out of the campers we store every spring. And yet the myth perpetuates.
jplante4 10/19/19 07:00am General RVing Issues
RE: how do you keep sewer tank clear

If you use anything other than lots of water, try The Geo Method. On the road I do this once a month. On regular seasons twice a year. DO avoid treatments with Formaldehyde. They leave a residue that messes with the sensors. It's not a coincidence that the company that sells these products (starts with C ends with O) also sells sensor cleaners.
jplante4 10/19/19 06:52am General RVing Issues
RE: Boycott “No Campfires”

Ok. This thread has crossed the maintenance threshold. CLOSED
jplante4 10/18/19 05:45pm General RVing Issues
RE: What is your towing experience with Chrysler Pacifica

Moved from General RVing
jplante4 10/18/19 01:52pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Boycott “No Campfires”

I'm amazed this thread's lasted this long. It's a "he said/she said" type of situation where there's no right or wrong. As long as people stay (somewhat) civil, a good back and forth is healthy for the forum.
jplante4 10/17/19 07:31pm General RVing Issues
RE: Modern Food?

If the food is so poor, how do we explain our fat asses? I think most of you just resent having to pay for restaurants. grease, growth hormone and engineered food.And the biggie: laziness and sloth. Ice cream.
jplante4 10/17/19 06:39pm General RVing Issues
RE: Modern Food?

If you want to find out what the heart-healthy low cholesterol warriors have done to french fries, go to Prince Edward Island. Best I've ever had, so I had to ask; what's the secret? Well, of course they grow the potatoes there, but the secret is lard.
jplante4 10/15/19 03:18pm General RVing Issues
RE: TOGO comments?

The ToGo has several antennas, a WiFI and cell booster and a wireless router all built in. It also eliminates the metal box problem of trying to get a MiFi signal outside the coach. The AT&T plan is truly unlimited, not throttled above 25 gig like the FMCA Verizon plan. The only down side is the slightly less coverage you get on the AT&T network. The Verizon hotspot would be a good backup. YouTube Review
jplante4 10/14/19 02:16pm Technology Corner
RE: How do they get in?

From an exterminator friend. Go to your camper one night with a black light. Apparently, mice have no bladder and are constantly peeing. You should be able to see their tracks using a black light and that should lead you to the point of entry (or a nest).
jplante4 10/14/19 04:34am Tech Issues
RE: First Diesel Pusher Drive

One adjustment I had to make was to anticipate light changes a little better. Most of my panic stops involved red lights. Now when I see a green light, I assume it will be red when I get there and adjust my speed accordingly. Believe me, it is an adjustment. I'm one of those drivers that got annoyed when people slowed down for a light, yelling "Green means go!!!". Some lights have a pedestrian walk lights that start flashing 5-10 seconds before the light changes. It's a good indicator to look for.
jplante4 10/14/19 04:24am Beginning RVing
RE: How to eat a onion ring

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jplante4 10/12/19 05:56am Around the Campfire
RE: Boycott “No Campfires”

I guess this explains the recent trend of putting electric fireplaces under the 60 inch TV in RVs lately. I thought it was silly, but maybe the manufacturers were onto something. https://i.imgur.com/FXrVheOl.jpg
jplante4 10/11/19 06:21am General RVing Issues
RE: RVs and California's Planned Power Outages

Although considered a vacation paradise, Cape Cod is a third world country when it comes to infrastructure (unless you wear Spandex and ride a bike). When I first moved here, power went out any time the wind speed went above 25 knots. I finally got sick of the uncertainty and installed a natural gas generator to power the critical circuits in the house. I think it costs me about $5k in 2001. Whenever the power went out and the Generac kicked in, I would go outside and do my "Screw You NStar" dance. Within 2 years all of my neighbors followed suit. The Sahara sits in a storage lot 3 miles away when not on an adventure. Within an hour I can have the essentials on the bus and be off-Cape in 10 minutes to 3 hours depending on how much traffic is in the 1 mile between the storage yard and the bridge. Like I said, it's a third world country.
jplante4 10/10/19 06:44am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Majestic washer dryer combo

Clicky Majestic didn't get a mention.
jplante4 10/10/19 05:56am General RVing Issues
RE: I Think I'm Outta Here

I guess that's enough. CLOSED
jplante4 10/09/19 06:19am General RVing Issues
RE: Deceptive traffic citations

I'm getting a kick out of the posts recommending a court fight. If the police are crooked enough to write bogus tickets, what makes you think their brother-in-law the judge will be any less crooked?
jplante4 10/09/19 06:18am General RVing Issues
RE: Good RV repair shop

Why would CW ignore you? Parts, labor...a fairly nice profit. They're having tough rime keeping up with warranty work. The CW in our area is quoting 3 months wait.
jplante4 10/09/19 06:11am General RVing Issues
RE: Eternabond vs Dicor

Ask Eternabond. Installed properly it will NOT come loose. So your entire argument is "The manufacturer who gets all the profits from the sale of their product recommends this"?
jplante4 10/07/19 06:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Eternabond vs Dicor

ReneeG is correct. Eternabond and Dicor is the preferred practice at the shop. One reason not to use Eternabond alone on the vents and skylights is that it is difficult to roll the tape down around screws. You can see the lumps in the tape where the seam screws are in my pic. Rolling the tape activates the adhesive. As I mentioned, the shop has switch over to Proflex for skylights, vents, solar panels and WiFi antennas.
jplante4 10/07/19 03:22pm General RVing Issues
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