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RE: Running your propane Refrigerators while traveling?

it is dangerous. by far one of the worst things you can do. I know I will get all kinds of flax from saying that but it is true. RV educating 101 guy says no don't do it. the RV Doctor says don't do it. I fought fires for 30 years and I can honestly tell you I have been on fires started by rv fridges that were running while traveling. One guy who owns a truck dealership built a super class C and he made it 30 miles before his Super C burned up. a group of band members were coming through the country side and their C class burned up. a woman who's relatives in a class A burned up with in 20 miles of our town. a gas station we had was leveled in a fire caused by a guy who thought he turned off his fridge before he fueled up started a beaut of a fire almost blowing up half the town but we stopped it before it got to the 10,000 gallon propane tank next to it. yes many on here have been lucky, pure lucky that they haven't lost their RV's or burned a service station to the ground, and that doesn't make it right. I have learned fro ours mistakes and I use reusable ice packs to keep my fridge cold and when I get to camp I refreeze the packs and use them over and over again. but it's up to you what you do. one guy a few years ago said that is why he has insurance. I just hope you are not next to me when it happens
old guy 12/15/18 10:34pm Travel Trailers
RE: Detailing RV

there are truck washes around . not always in all big cities but truck stops may have one close to you. maybe cheaper then $300 or $9.00 per ft. saw a video on you tube made by the rv geeks seems they paid a lot less then $300.00. if you want to look up there series of videos on you tube and watch it you can get more info on it. I looked it up for you . they went to a place called blue beacon and paid $40 for a 40 ft MH and toad. wash only
old guy 12/14/18 09:17pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Riddle Me This Batman; Low Frequency Hum: SOLVED

many years ago I heard of people with certain types of fillings in their teeth would have radio stations and music in their heads. Not sure if that is the same with you or not. And when I was in the Navy my ship had a fathomator and I was the only one who could hear it ping and answer no less. one night out of a deep sleep the ping increased, don't know if a sub or a whale went under the ship. sorry but at least I knew what caused the noise in my head.
old guy 12/14/18 06:29pm Tech Issues
RE: Out of state storage insurance

insurance companies will keep quiet and will tell you things to keep from paying you money in a claim. my brother paid a company money for storage insurance and when his unit got burgled he put in a claim and they denied it saying they don't insure storage. so My brother got a lawyer and sued them and they paid for the unit and the lawyer. they took his money so they had to pay him
old guy 12/14/18 06:16pm General RVing Issues
RE: Arizona Hwy 95 BLM

you are heading north already? why?
old guy 12/14/18 05:50pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Camping World issue

did you just order the fabric or the arms and every thing? if just the fabric you could have gotten it for half that from tough top awnings out of Vancouver
old guy 12/14/18 05:48pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Screendoor latch Roo 2004 RLT232

you are going to have to take it off the door and go to a rv dealer and have them look into their parts catalog and order you one
old guy 12/13/18 01:01pm Hybrid Travel Trailers
RE: Ever worry about hanging limbs?

I didn't use to until back in the 70's I pulled into a park in canada and a limb went all the way down my TT. thank God for metal roofs back then. I did not have an AC back then either.
old guy 12/13/18 12:57pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: "Take-apart-able" portable generator box -- suggestions?

why don't you just buy a quiet on in the first place and eliminate the box entirely. by the time you cut hole in the box so the gen set can breath you are right back to being with out a box
old guy 12/10/18 10:39pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: How much trailer can the new 1/2 ton trucks tow?

1/2 ton trucks are very limited to tow hauling in my book. many are rated at 10K but by the time you add people, gas, and everything else you throw into the camper and the truck, you really are limited to around 7K to 8K TT. get a 3/4 ton and you will be happier. like night and day towing with a 3/4 ton
old guy 12/10/18 10:37pm Tow Vehicles
RE: skylight condensation

sounds like you need more insulation in the attic
old guy 12/08/18 07:08pm Travel Trailers
RE: A clean engine is a happy engine!

I don't keep a car long enough to clean one
old guy 12/08/18 05:18pm General RVing Issues
RE: Holiday snacks & appetizers

just remember some people are allergic to shrimp and eggs or peanuts. this is something we have to put up with in our family
old guy 12/07/18 05:37pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Invasion Of The Christmas Turkey Dinner

when you go to a foreign country you must adapt to their traditions
old guy 12/07/18 05:31pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Portable Propane Fire Pits

we would use them in our area of the country. they are about 120 dollars and we used to let the kids make smores over them. you get a little marshmallow on them but what the heck, they are just kids
old guy 12/07/18 05:29pm RV Lifestyle
RE: 50A surge protectors

be sure to get one that sets it's self not one you have to send in to get reset
old guy 12/07/18 05:27pm Tech Issues
RE: Find RV Parks & Campgrounds

can you put the old site back up until you get ready to make the change over in two months??
old guy 12/06/18 05:17pm Good Sam Club
RE: What gears do I need?

get a locking rear end also with the 4.10's
old guy 12/06/18 05:14pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Best Gravity Drop Toilet?

I wonder why dont any Rv builders use stainless steel toilets? Wouldnt those be easiest to clean,plus being unbreakable. https://www.neo-metro.com/toiletsseveral things why they don't use them, one is cost, another is weight, and most important they never need replaced. put dometic out of business
old guy 12/05/18 07:47pm General RVing Issues
RE: Best Gravity Drop Toilet?

I had a dometic 310 in my older TT and with this one we put in a dometic 320 with the spray. it is taller and not round but oblong and with a porcelain bowl. easy to keep clean and we like it we will be SIL and daughter one in the spring
old guy 12/05/18 07:42pm General RVing Issues
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