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RE: Air brake problem

Maybe he mis-wrote, and meant that when he releases the MoHo airbrakes, they aren't coming off, so the warning sounds if he puts it in gear. Stuck-on brake. Hit it with a hammer(the brake, not the knob!), see if it releases.
obgraham 07/14/21 03:55pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Looking at purchasing a safe and Reliable Motorhome

If you are specifically interested in a Cummins/Allison rig, then you are mostly looking at diesel pushers. Most of them come with air brakes, because that is a better way to stop one of these heavy vehicles. Sure there are diesel Class C's, too. I suggest, like others, that you not get locked in to a certain specification, but rather keep an open mind for a rig that will suit your specific family's needs.
obgraham 07/10/21 11:53am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Oregon rules for pumping gasoline & covid-19

Far from offering "employment for the young". in my experience Oregon's gas pumpers are largely those who might be classified elsewhere as "down and out". I always get out and watch as they frequently punched the wrong buttons on the pump, even to the point of trying to put gasoline in my diesel Class B. (Yes I know the diesel exceptions there, but it happens.) Old and infirm as I might be, I prefer to do it myself.
obgraham 07/08/21 12:02pm General RVing Issues
RE: Route from Flagstaff to Cedar City

My choice would be the simplest: 89 via Kanab, and Utah 14 over to Cedar City. Yes 14 is hilly, but it is done by thousands of RV's every year.
obgraham 07/07/21 05:55pm Roads and Routes
RE: Recomended Tow Bar Clevis?

Slight deviation here: On my setup, the Roadmaster pins were of slightly different design, but same purpose. But there were connections also between the bar and the MoHo, and between the brackets and the Toad. All with locking pins. However, I secured the other pins with padlocks, not the wire jigglies. You just never know when some miscreant will mess with them, or loosen the wirelocks. Each setup is a bit different, but the plan remains. On the other hand, you don't want to padlock those big main pins, in case you have to release the toad in a hurry.
obgraham 07/06/21 06:09pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Thru Amarillo - south to north

When I went through there a year ago I didn't think about it -- through town was a bunch of lights and stop-and-go traffic. If I do it again I'll go around on 335 to the west. (And Dumas is a better fuel stop, too!)
obgraham 07/01/21 09:58pm Roads and Routes
RE: More Australian unusual 5ver photos

Robert is there a reason for these. big tow vehicles? Or is this just a selection of folks who like a biggie?
obgraham 06/29/21 12:03pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Traveling to the United States can be an amazing experience

C'mon guys, this is entertaining! Let it run!
obgraham 06/28/21 11:24am Hybrid Travel Trailers
RE: Traveling to the United States can be an amazing experience

So friady, how much does one have to pay for that "US Passport"? Do they have booths on the streets selling them?
obgraham 06/25/21 11:57am Hybrid Travel Trailers
RE: What a deal!---no thanks

This is not new - this has been going on for years. Just a hook to get you to look at new cars or trucks. ...Exactly. Every vehicle I've bought over the past 20 years or so, a year or two later I get these calls from the dealer "We're short of cars and really want to buy yours as demand is high". Baloney. If you wander in you soon find that there is no real "deal", they just want to sell you a new vehicle.
obgraham 06/23/21 12:05pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Check in/out timing...

To answer OP: yes, I've arrived a couple of times, perhaps near check-in time, to find the previous occupant still there. I parked up, and waited them out. No sense in raising a ruckus. If they had not departed in a somewhat timely manner, my next stop would be the CG office.
obgraham 06/18/21 05:30pm General RVing Issues
RE: 93 North out of Vegas

One more thought about the turnoff from 15 to 93 -- they recently re-engineered the interchange, and it is now pretty confusing! Pay close attention while exiting the 15, especially if you are traveling at night.Agreed. Almost hit a semi there. It seems traffic engineers all over have lost all common sense.
obgraham 06/17/21 10:51am Roads and Routes
RE: Salt Lake City to Spokane Wa.

Of course those of us here in Eastern WA have to point out that the worst part of the entire route is negotiating 395 through Kennewick/Pasco. Just remember: whatever lane you are in, it will very soon be the wrong one!
obgraham 06/14/21 11:11pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: 93 North out of Vegas

After the first couple of miles north of I-15 it's 2 lane most all the way to Twin Falls. Not to worry, though. There are numerous passing lanes, and the visibility is so far that the speedies can just zoom right by you. That and that traffic is very light. All the grades along that route are gentle. Take Nevada 318 between Ash Springs and Ely to save 40 miles. The final hill into Ely is not difficult.
obgraham 06/14/21 02:05pm Roads and Routes
RE: Salt Lake City to Spokane Wa.

I-15 to Butte, than I-90 into SpokaneThis is the easiest route.
obgraham 06/14/21 11:01am Class C Motorhomes
RE: ANTS

Raid. Redose if necessary. Then move on with life. Ants are part and parcel of life.
obgraham 06/07/21 01:07pm Travel Trailers
RE: Highway 93 Nevada suggestions.

Someone else on another thread recently suggested Angel Lake BLM campground just south of Wells. Looks a bit off the road. I've stopped at Pahranagat Refuge also -- $10 a night there as I recall. Great spot.
obgraham 05/28/21 05:35pm Roads and Routes
RE: Bypass Salt Lake City Utah

Thanks for all your help can you give a guesstimate on how much longer you’re rude would takeAccording to Google maps it is 160 miles longer. 3+ hours.
obgraham 05/24/21 04:55pm Roads and Routes
RE: Bypass Salt Lake City Utah

No. Just try for a less busy time (good luck with that!). Or, if time is of no concern, US50 to Ely, US93 to Twin, and I84 to Declo. Nice roads, very quiet, but longer.
obgraham 05/24/21 02:24pm Roads and Routes
RE: Membership "card"?

My DW however simply uses a lamentation machine to preserve the documents and puts them in her wallet.You must be a happy man, then, for as Conan famously said, success is to "Crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of the women!"
obgraham 05/20/21 11:38am Good Sam Roadside Assistance
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