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RE: Weighing In

Coast to coast border to border never stopped at a weight station except in Oregon to self weigh.
stickdog 03/30/15 06:59pm Towing
RE: Advice please for Ford F350 6.7l

I don't have the 6.7 but I can answer your questions although there have been additions to the newer F250/350's some things are the same or better. 1) The only additive I use is Ford Cetane booster. 2) I'm sure this is in your Owners Manual but the recommended mileage before towing is 500 miles. This is for the rear end to let the gears mesh, no other reason. 3) Tow Haul works great in the 6.4 that I have. I always use it towing and we have crisscrossed the country a couple of times. Again read your OM to learn how to get the most out of it. 4) Enjoy your new truck.
stickdog 03/27/15 07:33pm Tow Vehicles
RE: How long do you keep your truck?

I get rid of them when the AC goes out, 10-12 years 150,000+.
stickdog 03/25/15 11:06pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Insuring medical equipment in the RV

You need to get away from your RV insurance and find a specialty insurance writer.
stickdog 03/25/15 08:20pm RVing with Disabilities and General Health Issues
RE: Generator selection

Get a "Smarter Tools" generator at Costco. It's a rebadged Yamaha 2000 (Y80 engine) and at half the cost. $599.99 iirc. +1 Just purchased a pair and connection cable.
stickdog 03/23/15 08:54pm Travel Trailers
RE: Dometic 2652 Cooling Unit Replacement

I replaced my cooling unit with a Amish unit 3 years ago. I have replaced the AC heating element eight months ago. As of now I'm past the warranty period had I purchased a new one and also the Amish unit. I'm still $600.00 ahead.
stickdog 03/23/15 07:40pm General RVing Issues
RE: 2006 Winnebago Outlook Flashing gas indicator on fridge

Dirty burner clean it off, happened to me a couple times.
stickdog 03/21/15 09:55pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Refer Temps

At the present time mine is freezer 14 refrigerator 40 setting on 2. It was lower/cooler but we just restocked this afternoon so I expect it to go back down to somewhere around 7 freezer and 37 refrigerator.
stickdog 03/20/15 06:25pm General RVing Issues
RE: EPDM roof, Is it toast?

A friend re coated his MH couldn't tell you the brand but I know he did a search for the best price but you could start here: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=epdm%20roof%20coating
stickdog 03/19/15 06:58pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Roof ac algae build up

You don't want to use petroleum products. I use Dawn with a little bleach in warm water. Use the same mixture for awning. You could just go to Camping World and buy one of the commercial cleaners they sell.
stickdog 03/17/15 09:41pm Tech Issues
RE: Long but leisurely trip from NH to NM up to MT then home

Quick estimate but 6000 miles in thirty days doesn't sound leisurely to me. We're planning 3700 in thirty days it wont be a rush but I don't consider we'll be doing much sightseeing. Our usual travel on a trip like this is drive 250 miles a day then stop for two or three nights depending on local places to see/do.
stickdog 03/17/15 07:14pm Roads and Routes
RE: What does it mean?

Good Looking?
stickdog 03/17/15 06:50pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Kayaks - Does size really matter?

I've paddled most of the reasonably priced recreation kayaks and my preference is the Old Town Loon 11'1". DW prefers the Heron 9 again by Old Town. What I like about the Loon is that both the seat and the foot pegs can be adjusted.
stickdog 03/16/15 07:04pm General RVing Issues
RE: refrigerator problem

From: Dometic Refrigerator Service Tips Unplug from AC outlet Remove the heater leads from the lower circuit board and measure for proper resistance across the two leads. You should obtain the following readings, +/- lo%: WATTS VOLTS OHMS RM2612 295 120 48 RM2652 325 120 44 RM2812 325 120 44 RM2852 325 120 44
stickdog 03/15/15 10:52pm Tech Issues
RE: To Toll or not to Toll

Taking I94 from Minneapolis to I39 down to I74 to I57 you only have two tolls on I39-90 from the Wisconsin Illinois state line to Rockford. With this route you avoid Chicago traffic and many tolls $'s. I wouldn't bother with an IPASS unless you plan on many eastern trips. After 30 years in Chicago Western suburbs I57 was our preferred route South to Florida. Less traffic than I65 avoid Indianapolis and Louisville. Another option which would avoid tolls would be I35 south to US18 to US218 down I380 to I80 to I74 to I57 no tolls till you reach Florida.
stickdog 03/11/15 09:40pm Truck Campers
RE: Hobbs NM to San Angelo TX

We've taken US 180/62 from Hobbs to Lamesa and then US 87 down to San Angelo several times never stayed in San Angelo so I can't help with camping spots. You may want to check RV Park Reviews for that.
stickdog 03/10/15 07:23pm Roads and Routes
RE: heat pump

Sorry, TXiceman, under the right conditions they do work that way. If the humidity is low ours will produce meaningful heat down to 30 degrees. I'm not saying its cost effective but we don't often pay for electric. boringram, if you camp in cooler weather often and on site included electric the heatpump will pay for itself.
stickdog 03/10/15 06:50pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Roll Call Alaska 2015

We would like to be added to the list of trekkers. We will be heading North from Kerrville TX mid April with plans to be at Tetlin NWR Visitor center 1229 Mile Marker AK Highway on May 18th for our volunteer position. Stop in and say hello, we'll be there till July 10 before wandering around the rest of AK till late August or early September. John & Sandi
stickdog 03/08/15 09:01pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Don't tell too many people about our weather

We're above 50 degrees again in Marble Falls TX. I have used more propane this winter than the total used in the last 4 years fulltiming.
stickdog 03/06/15 12:17pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: New Pin Box Selection

Simple but effective, http://demco-products.com/rv-towing-products/glide-ride/
stickdog 03/06/15 11:44am Towing
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