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RE: TC Horizontal LP Cylinders

Looking at the above post my tanks never had a red plug and more times than I can remember technicians have loosened the adjustment screw to fill the cylinder. Instead of using the OPD they allow a small burst of gas to flow from the valve.
narcodog 11/24/20 08:21pm Truck Campers
RE: Gros Ventre Campground, Dump and Fill - Fee ???

I have used the facilitys several times when I was in the area and never paid a fee.
narcodog 11/21/20 08:03am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Escape Hatch Condensation

What I did and it did not cure the condensation completely it did lessen it some what. I went to HD and bought a roll of the foil backed foam pipe insulation. I cut it to fit. Now it does eliminate light transmission but that doesn't bother me.Then I using the snap cover I put some insulation in the opening held up by the snap cover.
narcodog 11/16/20 08:56am Truck Campers
RE: Rapid City, SD area RV park

I forgot to mention that Custer has several parks that could work. You might also check with Custer State Park as I know they have a couple of group areas. Narcodog (above) has the wrong town. Spearfish has their own RV park at the fish hatchery. yup, your right.
narcodog 10/26/20 08:33pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Rapid City, SD area RV park

Rapid City has one of their own, across the street form one of the first fish hatchery's in the country.
narcodog 10/26/20 05:13pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Would You Take A Vaccine COVID-19

you bet
narcodog 09/30/20 05:25pm Around the Campfire
RE: Charger converter??

If it's like my 06 is a Progressive
narcodog 09/09/20 08:38pm Truck Campers
RE: What do you guys use for a BBQ?

With limited space I use a Coleman, one burner with a griddle. It fits perfectly in my rear compartment.
narcodog 09/07/20 11:29am Truck Campers
RE: Elect. jacks

What kind of problems are you having.
narcodog 09/01/20 06:15pm Truck Campers
RE: Best route to the Grand Tetons

I all ways go to Rock Springs to Pinedale to Jackson. The road is good all of the way, gentle hills and sweeping curves. There is on pass north of Pinedale but there is a passing lane. All of these roads have been paved in the last few years.
narcodog 08/22/20 04:25pm Roads and Routes
RE: STL > SD > WY Route

I'll tell you from STL to Sioux Falls is a heck of a trip for your first day. Just north of the SD line is a great roadside rest, it's about an hour or so south of S.F. Gives you a chance to boondock one night. If would decide to stop there, here's secret, drive through the rest area there's road the leads to a small lake. You can park down there, it's quite and no one will bother you. If you don't like it then you can drive on. I also stop at one of the truck stops at Nebraska City. This is just in case you get tired.
narcodog 08/13/20 05:06pm Roads and Routes
RE: Front Window Yes or No?

Out, they are notorious for leaking.
narcodog 08/08/20 07:35am Truck Campers
RE: Camping in Rock Springs, Wy--Twin Falls Idaho--Bend Oregon

WalMart in Rock Springs, I have stayed there about 12 nights.
narcodog 07/25/20 01:27pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Torklift Rust

My TL tie downs are 14 years old and never have been off the truck since they were installed. Except for when I had them sprayed with bed liner. I would not hesitate to buy them. They are made from heavy stock and would take a lot of rust to make them useless.
narcodog 07/21/20 02:59pm Truck Campers
RE: Removing Contact Overloads

I have used SuperSprings from the get go, I have never touched them since I installed them and that was 14 years ago. Just sayin
narcodog 07/19/20 08:28pm Truck Campers
RE: Brands That Can Be Used Off The Truck

It’s true that most newer campers can be used off truck, but there have been some holding tank straps that failed for many brands in the past. I think it would be better to ask the manufacturer once you get close, or do a search once you get a used one/new one in mind to find out. That's a curious statement that I never heard. Can you expound on it?
narcodog 07/18/20 04:59pm Truck Campers
RE: Wilderness camping and gun safety

I was a state certified firearms instructor for about 25 years and taught both LEO's and civilians. Many with the same question you have. Muscle memory is what one safe when handling a fire no matter whether it's a pistol, revolver, shotgun or rifle. Each have their own characteristics. A loaded revolver is the easiest to handle and easy to conceal. A pistol is somewhat more complicated. Some have safety's others don't. You need to know how to clear a jam, and they do. How to load a "magazine" they are not "clips". You need to know how to break it down and clean it, a fouled pistol will malfunction. One of the reasons that a pistol will malfunction with an inexperienced shooter is a term "limp wristing" which means that the shooter did not have a tight grip on the weapon and did not allow the slide to do it's job. To get back to the OP's question. Unless one spends a considerable amount of time practicing loading, firing the pistol it's better to have a revolver, loaded. As was stated an unloaded firearm is about as useful as a boat anchor. A quality revolver will not discharge if dropped, has no safety that you have to learn to manipulate. For the most part they are less expensive than a pistol and as stated less maintenance is needed. There are other alternative to a hand gun that are easy to learn and maintain. In the last few years Remington and others have introduced a shotgun, which is classified as a "firearm" in both 20 and 12 gauge. The beauty of this is their 14in barrel and pistol grip stock. Loaded with "low recoil" ammunition the are easy to shoot. You can also get an "arm brace" for it to be used as a defacto stock. Then there are the AR style pistols. They are more complicated so I would stay away from them. As far as 12ga ammo everyone touts 00 buck when actually no. 4 buck is better it has a little less recoil which means a quicker followup shot. more pellets. Don't forget no matter which shotgun ammo you use the pattern will be very tight out to about 25yards. The alternative to lead ammo is rubber shot. It comes in both a slug or buck shot and that's what I carry. In my time in the back country with my TC I have had three black bear encounters. I did not fire a shot but the rubber shell would have sufficed. .
narcodog 07/15/20 09:12am Truck Campers
RE: Ivy League won't play football or any fall sports in 2020

Does that mean all of those jocks will actually have to attend classes?
narcodog 07/09/20 08:34am Around the Campfire
RE: Propane Generator to Gas.

If you want to change it why don't you just remove it. A gas 2KW genset will weigh a lot less, will be easier and less expensive to work on. The genset will fit in the compartment where the LP unit fits. You might be able to store one or two gas cans in the same area. You will have to put a floor in the compartment but that's no big deal. I help folks in removing two LP units and we used an aluminum stop sign for the floor. It can from the county maintenance barn that had bee shot full of holes.
narcodog 07/06/20 09:06pm Truck Campers
RE: Tire Air Down

Two sources, Jegs or OKoff road.
narcodog 07/03/20 07:06pm Truck Campers
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