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RE: Empty parks with no open sites.

Don't know about the OP's particular circumstances, but I've been told in FL state parks, and in retail parks, once the reservation is made they cannot book someone else in it. I've seen sites empty for a week at a time, yet the park shows no vacancy. It's very frustrating.
phillyg 06/23/22 08:32am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Anybody know what a rainbay/PDI facility is?

The tech at Lazy Days Seffner actually put my Montana in the rain bay after he worked on it.
phillyg 06/18/22 07:07am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Got the insurance money but I can't I do this myself?

I encourage you to give it a try. Will probably end up better than done by others.
phillyg 06/16/22 10:47am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Do you unhook for the night?

If I'm on a level site for an overnight stay, Walmart or CG, I try not to unhook. I select manual, put the front jacks down to ground, then put down the rears, all without attempting to get perfectly level.
phillyg 06/16/22 10:42am Fifth-Wheels
RE: E vs. D rated trailer tires

It probably won't ride harder if you adjust your psi downwards, based on your actual weight, and using the tire mfgrs. load table. And, congrats on getting 5 years on Trailer Kings, most fail well before then.
phillyg 06/14/22 05:32pm Tech Issues
RE: House AC went out can I hook up to 20 amp gfci

Maybe 15a, but might need 20a.
phillyg 06/14/22 05:28pm General RVing Issues
RE: Composting toilet - pros and cons

Don't have one, but my research told me to get the type with the small fan, urine seperator, and manual mixer thingie.
phillyg 06/12/22 08:09am Tech Issues
RE: brake shoes

Should be able to get much more than 10,000 miles on drum brakes.
phillyg 06/12/22 08:05am Travel Trailers
GY Recall

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 22T009 Synopsis : Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Goodyear) is recalling certain G159 tires, size 275/70R22.5 with DOT date codes 046 through 0403. The tread may separate from the tire. Tread separation can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the tires installed on recreational vehicles, free of charge, and provide a $60 voucher for the cost of professionally weighing a recreational vehicle. Goodyear will offer a $500 refund for tires not installed on a vehicle. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact Goodyear customer service at 1-800-592-3267.
phillyg 06/07/22 05:20am Class A Motorhomes
Wipes!!!

So, I had to do a very messy job today. Without providing details, or determining who the culprits were, all I can say is wipes, flushable wipes, baby wipes (scented and unscented), are the Devil's spawn. That is all.
phillyg 06/01/22 10:58am General RVing Issues
RE: What's up with CGs?

I just made reservations at three different parks and got a welcome email with no rules. I suspect your particular park has had some difficulties in the past, and they're trying to weed you out before arrival.
phillyg 06/01/22 07:53am General RVing Issues
RE: Hurricane season is here

Thanks a lot.:) It might reform in the Gulf of Mexico and threaten FL.
phillyg 05/31/22 06:34am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Ford 350 mile per gallon

2005 F350, 6.0, Montana 3711FL, maybe 15,000lbs, get 9.5mpg.
phillyg 05/31/22 06:33am Fifth-Wheels
Schwintek (Lippert) Slideout Motors

I have one Schwintek slide that's always been slow or hesitant, and has been repaired more than once, and now has yet another bad motor. Does anyone know if the existing 300:1 motors can be replaced by the more powerful 500:1 motors, without a rewire, i.e., plug and play?
phillyg 05/27/22 10:09am General RVing Issues
RE: Delamination - Are we crazy?

A small area can be repaired, but you need to determine why it delaminated, and you'll need to pull trim/moldings to find out why. If it was from a small leak over time, and the leak is repaired, I'd say go for it.
phillyg 05/23/22 10:41am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Bedroom slide bind

I'm struggling to understand the problem, even with the photos. Since the top left and bottom right is binding, the first thing I'd check for is the slide box racked.
phillyg 05/01/22 08:07am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Laminate flooring install

The only negative I can think of is the planks weigh more than carpet, so if you're close to your max weight it might be a consideration.
phillyg 04/17/22 11:23am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Leaf Spring Failure

Understand your concern. If it were me, I'd get under there, move everything back into place, and tighten up the u-bolts. Double nut them if you can. Use the best hose clamps you can find, in fact, I'd use 2 or 3 at each end. Check it after 25 miles, and then every 50 miles till you get home and get a proper repair.
phillyg 04/14/22 06:46am Towing
RE: 2020 F350 6.7 weak start

It's not the first time I've heard of this problem. I suggest you go the warranty route for a good diagnostic. My 350 is much older and its not a daily driver, but if I leave it for more than a week I can tell the batts have been subject to a parasitic draw.
phillyg 04/12/22 08:44am Tow Vehicles
RE: New 16" trailer wheels

Agree most wheels are embossed or stamped with the max psi. If you put a 110psi load range G tire on a wheel thats only rated for 80psi, you have to limit your psi to 80.
phillyg 04/11/22 08:15am Travel Trailers
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