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RE: cleaning 7-pin receiver connector on truck

Deoxit red.
rexlion 09/15/21 04:49pm General RVing Issues
RE: Lithium cost keep dropping!

That would be one of the few things that is dropping in price these days.
rexlion 09/14/21 10:31pm Tech Issues
RE: Little Guy Xtreme mini max tour

For a single traveler it might be possible to leave a bed made up in the very back and still retain a dinette sitting area just forward of it. I can hardly imagine a couple using this, though. Unless they are honeymooning, perhaps? ;)
rexlion 09/14/21 10:41am Travel Trailers
RE: Frustrating !!!

Yep, once it is out of your hands, it's best to forget about it and let the new owners do what they will. Because they will do whatever they have a mind to do and nothing you say or do will change them. I frequently contemplate buying a steel cargo trailer with no roof vent and no rear door, and building it out as a TT. I could have a vent on the rear wall and a mini split A/C. Order the trailer with some steel attachment points welded to the roof, and mount solar panels up there without having to puncture the roof.
rexlion 09/11/21 12:37pm Travel Trailers
RE: Help buying a small travel trailer

Have you looked at Taylor Coach? They'll build custom (but you'd have to wait for it) and their units are relatively light weight.
rexlion 09/08/21 03:11pm Travel Trailers
RE: Spotted a new design for a TH - Wow, Beauty!!!

What a beauty! It sure puts that neighboring Avion (or Airstream?) to shame, eh? :D
rexlion 09/04/21 07:44am Toy Haulers
RE: Wanted - Fresh Water Hose for "Olds"

You could get the hose with the large-grip female end, and on the male end you can add a shutoff valve. Once you've screwed it tight to the hose one time with a wrench, the valve handle will give you plenty of purchase for turning by hand from then on. https://i.imgur.com/daEXP8Hl.jpg
rexlion 09/02/21 08:45pm General RVing Issues
RE: Does Consumer Cellular include a hot spot?

I think hotspots are specific to the brand/model of phone. My Samsung A01, purchased from CC a couple months ago as a replacement for an older Sony phone, does have the hotspot feature. My previous phone was a Sony, provided by me (CC didn't offer Sonys). Buying a phone elsewhere is an option so long as it's ATT compatible, but it does take a little extra to set up the phone properly (CC sets up ahead of time the phones they sell and ship). I couldn't figure out how to make my Sony work until I wrote to CC and they sent me instructions on what I had to change or enter at certain key places.
rexlion 08/31/21 05:47pm Technology Corner
RE: Fiberglass polishing

After washing thoroughly, applying a couple coats of Zep floor wax will make it shine like new.
rexlion 08/27/21 02:36pm Full-time RVing
RE: Scary moment towing my 5er around Denver last week

My dash cam comes on when the truck starts, and when the memory gets full, it overwrites the oldest image. That's how most work. Easy to install as long as you can find a keyed 12v source close enough to the dash cam. or, some come with cigarette lighter adapter. MikeThanks!
rexlion 08/22/21 06:05pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Porsche as a tow vehicle? Depends on the trailer . . .

I personally wouldn't tow anything longer than about 22'-23' with a Cayenne. And I'd want a WD hitch with built-in sway control for a TT that long.
rexlion 08/22/21 06:04pm Travel Trailers
RE: Scary moment towing my 5er around Denver last week

How do these dash cams function? Do they turn on/off automatically with the ignition switch, or does one have to remember to start them? What happens when the memory gets full? Are they affordable or expensive? Easy to install or difficult?
rexlion 08/22/21 12:58pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Scary moment towing my 5er around Denver last week

Good alertness and maneuvering on your part.
rexlion 08/21/21 01:06pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Tent Trailer Set Up Question

If you really feel the need for soft, canvas-like sides but don't want the pullouts, you might look for a used Palomino Basecamp 14ULC. No wet bath though, just a toilet. If you just want something smaller, maybe you'd like an Escape (factory direct from Chilliwack BC) or Scamp or Casita.
rexlion 08/20/21 03:43pm Folding Trailers
RE: Towing with 2004 Lincoln Aviator

You should be okay, but you'll have to get used to the slower acceleration. Lock out overdrive to prevent transmission damage from heat buildup in the unlocked torque converter. You can downshift further on steep hills and let the engine rev higher to apply more torque; it's noisy but the engine is made to take it. Do pay attention to the hitch weight so you don't exceed the hitch's rating.
rexlion 08/16/21 10:34pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Temptation to Buy a Chromebook

I prefer to have my files reside on my own drives, so I'm not keen on Chromebooks with their cloud storage 'solution.' If you just want a new challenge, why not study up and create a dual-boot system on your laptop with Linux Mint? That's what I did. It wasn't easy to figure out, but once I accomplished the goal, it was a satisfying feeling.
rexlion 08/15/21 03:10pm Technology Corner
RE: Just Curious

It could help if you were to tell us the brand and model of trailer you're interested in. There are too many variables, depending on the mfr.
rexlion 08/14/21 06:26pm Travel Trailers
RE: Forcing Garmin 890 to a different route?

I like Second Chance's advice. It's really easy to force a GPS onto a different route... just take the different route, and the GPS is forced to go along! :)
rexlion 08/14/21 06:20pm Technology Corner
RE: Jeep Gladiator Overland Tow vehicle

Are you sure you wouldn't like a Casita? I think the Gladiator with Andersen would do fine with one of those low-profile 'egg' trailers.
rexlion 08/14/21 10:15am Tow Vehicles
RE: Opinions on diesel vs. gasoline

If a Class C came with a 3.5L Ecoboost, it would perform in the mountains yet have a lower overall maintenance cost than diesels.
rexlion 08/10/21 08:07pm Class C Motorhomes
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