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RE: Daylight savings time !

Really? It’s 1 hour people! That one hour costs me the ability to ride my bike and exercise, do yard work etc. It matters.
way2roll 10/28/20 08:01am Around the Campfire
RE: Daylight savings time !

Daylight saving time is more of a hindrance than helpful. I am not sure I've ever heard anyone successfully tell me why it was invented. Whatever the reason, that reason has long passed. The current claim is that kids won't have to get on the bus in the dark. Personally, it's a pain. I like to exercise, ride my bike etc in the evening. But by the time I am off work, it's too dark to do anything. I wish they would be done with it for good. Even the name is stupid. You can't save daylight, it is what it is.
way2roll 10/28/20 06:46am Around the Campfire
RE: made up own towing system

I am sure lots of guys have the aptitude to do that sort of thing, but I often question reinventing the wheel. With so many tow systems out there, not sure the need to create one. Unless his buddy did it for free.
way2roll 10/27/20 11:30am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Hulu, or something similar?

You'll need a truly unlimited data plan in order to stream without breaking the bank. But there are plans out there reasonable enough. We have a firestick and sling among a few other apps like Amazon prime. We have a hotspot with ATT and usually don't have any issues. But as Dutch said, since Covid there are no new movies - at least decent ones. A few here and there but production companies closed down and so did theaters, so not much was being produced or released.
way2roll 10/24/20 12:07pm Technology Corner
RE: looking for music app alternative to google play

On your PC, go to Google Play, log in, and download your purchased tunes in mp3 format. Copy them to your phone and then play them using the android music app, which is free. Thanks! I did this and it worked. I have to recreate my playlists but it looks like all the songs are there. Super simple app. It does play ads but it looks like you can close them.
way2roll 10/24/20 09:24am Technology Corner
RE: looking for music app alternative to google play

I meant Youtube music not Yahoo music. But the question/issue remains the same.
way2roll 10/24/20 09:20am Technology Corner
looking for music app alternative to google play

Any of you that have an Android phone, know that google decided to get rid of google play and migrate to yahoo music. I have thousands of songs I paid for and yahoo music requires a subscription, not to mention it's just horrible with it's format. What google has done is awful, making me pay to hear music I already own and ads on top of it. Looking for technical advice on how I get my songs off google play and into an app that's just a player. I am NOT tech savvy so no idea how to even approach this. Scoured the web for a solution and couldn't come up with much. Thanks
way2roll 10/24/20 07:06am Technology Corner
RE: Humming sound in 5th wheel??

The fan on my inverter is pretty loud. I turn it off if plugged in to shore power.
way2roll 10/22/20 12:09pm Tech Issues
RE: Do propane fire pits put out any heat?

A Propane firepit would have to be quite small to be considered portable as Lava rock is dense. Lava rock isn't dense at all. Quite the opposite, it's very porous and light. The 2 bags of lava rocks that came with our firepit were indeed porous but definitely not light.....a cinder block is also porous. SMH. Lava rock isn't heavy. Maybe you need to hit the gym.
way2roll 10/21/20 03:06pm General RVing Issues
RE: Thor Axis 24.1

On edit - that's also a dealership I would avoid. Not allowing you to look under the hood/doghouse of an RV you are considering buying is ridiculous. Did they say why? No the salesman would not give me a valid reason even when I pressed him on the issue only to say the technicians would not allow the dog house to be removed. My thinking is MH's are really selling now and someone will buy it without scrutiny. I stopped at a Camping world in St Augustine Fl. and looked at several 24 ft Class C's and wanted to take one for a test drive. The Mgr would not allow a test drive until an offer was made. I said to the sales men why would I make an offer unless I liked the way the MH handled. His answer was the are selling like hotcakes this year by first time buyers because of the corona virus. So next year when the fear of the virus ceases it may be a buyers market again. Shenanigans of this sort would make me walk away from the dealership more or less immediately. There's a reasonably good chance they might change their tune when they see you aren't willing to put up with the silliness. Even if they don't relent immediately, I might wander back in a couple days if I was particularly interested in a particular RV; maybe they'd be more reasonable, maybe not. Asking to look under the hood of a vehicle you're considering (which is basically what the doghouse is), or take a test drive before making an offer, are both perfectly reasonable and ordinary requests. If the reason for refusing a test drive was something appropriate, such as "you don't have the appropriate driver's license for this vehicle," that would be a different story; but not letting you test drive until you've made a commitment (even if somewhat tentative) to purchase is not reasonable. Downright dumb if you ask me. Who buys a MH that doesn't test drive it? Op, you may want to talk the the sales manager. Maybe the salesperson was being lazy.
way2roll 10/21/20 11:52am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Thor Axis 24.1

Ah, Camping world. The Wal mart of the RV industry. Not exactly. Walmart has a pretty generous return policy LOL! You got me there!
way2roll 10/21/20 09:25am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Dolly towing and leveling jacks

Would do it on occasion while having to stop overnight en'route to a destination. Never had an issue.
way2roll 10/21/20 09:24am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Thor Axis 24.1

As I noted in my OP it looked difficult to access the engine because the dog house was so small. I wanted to go back and see what the access was like with the dog house removed. It only had about 4 screws to remove cover. The salesmen called me back and said the techs at the dealership would not allow the cover to come off. I thought that strange and of course only reinforced my belief of the difficulty of changing spark plugs or adding water to the battery. Was my request unreasonable? Nope, not unreasonable and good for you. That is one of the issues I saw noted in some reviews, the inability to access the batteries etc. It was one of the few complaints I remember seeing, but a consistent one. On edit - that's also a dealership I would avoid. Not allowing you to look under the hood/doghouse of an RV you are considering buying is ridiculous. Did they say why? No the salesman would not give me a valid reason even when I pressed him on the issue only to say the technicians would not allow the dog house to be removed. My thinking is MH's are really selling now and someone will buy it without scrutiny. I stopped at a Camping world in St Augustine Fl. and looked at several 24 ft Class C's and wanted to take one for a test drive. The Mgr would not allow a test drive until an offer was made. I said to the sales men why would I make an offer unless I liked the way the MH handled. His answer was the are selling like hotcakes this year by first time buyers because of the corona virus. So next year when the fear of the virus ceases it may be a buyers market again. Ah, Camping world. The Wal mart of the RV industry.
way2roll 10/21/20 08:19am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Do propane fire pits put out any heat?

A Propane firepit would have to be quite small to be considered portable as Lava rock is dense. Lava rock isn't dense at all. Quite the opposite, it's very porous and light.
way2roll 10/20/20 07:15pm General RVing Issues
RE: Do propane fire pits put out any heat?

A 4 foot flame? I can just picture the propane cylinder freezing up. At full open on our camp chef the tank starts to frost up. It's a decent flame and I am sure a pretty good lp draw.
way2roll 10/20/20 06:47pm General RVing Issues
RE: Thor Axis 24.1

As I noted in my OP it looked difficult to access the engine because the dog house was so small. I wanted to go back and see what the access was like with the dog house removed. It only had about 4 screws to remove cover. The salesmen called me back and said the techs at the dealership would not allow the cover to come off. I thought that strange and of course only reinforced my belief of the difficulty of changing spark plugs or adding water to the battery. Was my request unreasonable? Nope, not unreasonable and good for you. That is one of the issues I saw noted in some reviews, the inability to access the batteries etc. It was one of the few complaints I remember seeing, but a consistent one. On edit - that's also a dealership I would avoid. Not allowing you to look under the hood/doghouse of an RV you are considering buying is ridiculous. Did they say why?
way2roll 10/20/20 08:51am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Almost found a truck

Your referenced article is over 4 years old. And you obviously don't know what you are talking about regarding new Ford trucks. I own one, I know the differences. It's pretty clear in the specs. Go to square one he was not asking about new trucks he's looking at a 7.3 so it's a 2003 or older. Not much of a Ford guy if you don't know the 250s and 350s are the same truck. Like I said look up a part for the 250 and see that it fits the 350. I suspect your the type runs to the shop and says fix it it's doing ..... Some of us fix our own. Do some research and stop spouting it's old info. When YOU start fixing come back with correct info and stop spreading BS. Ask your friend that the dealer, better yet ask one of his mechanics or parts people. "I believe it's got a bigger rear axle" you believe in correctly the parts book will confirm it. It likely has 3:55 gears but could have 3:73 lower could be special ordered. Ford OEM part numbers Dude, why are you trolling me and making assumptions about me when you obviously know nothing about me and my fixing abilities? Transparent attempt to defend your silly advice. He said 7.3 at a dealership. That makes it the new godzilla. Not a 2003. Figured you'd know that since you seem to be the "expert". But anyone advocating for buying F250, putting all the money in it to make it a F350 and then lie by re-badging it, when they could just buy a f350, has no opinion I'd consider worth anything. Troll someone else.
way2roll 10/20/20 07:49am Tow Vehicles
RE: Do propane fire pits put out any heat?

I need the coals in the fire for the heat. Our LP firepit has a bed of lava rock that act as coals. They get glowing hot. When I turn it off they dissipate heat quicker than wood or charcoal coals, but they do hold/give off heat.
way2roll 10/20/20 07:37am General RVing Issues
RE: F53 suspension upgrades

Have you looked at the cheap handling fix for the F53 chassis? We've done both front and rear. Hubby was able to do it himself. It made a big difference. OP mentioned CHF in his original post and was told it was risky. Of course being told a free fix is risky when you are trying to sell upgrades seems convenient. To the OP, I had 2 gas class A's over the past 10 years and did the CHF to both without issues. One had 50k miles on it when I got rid of it and NEVER had any issues due to the CHF. Actually, I have never heard of anyone with any issues due to the CHF. The handling was so dramatically better. That combined with proper tire inflation solved most of the issues in how my coaches handled. That said, it's still an F53 and subject to a lot of noise and road feedback and you are driving an apartment. It's never going to handle like a car.
way2roll 10/19/20 06:46am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Almost found a truck

I’m not really looking for a truck, but I was driving by the ford dealership and noticed a gas truck, so I pulled in to check it out. Long bed, check; crew cab, check; cloth seats, check; vinyl floors, check; 7.3, check; 4.30 check; F350..... nope. If it was a 350, I would have really been impressed, but for some reason it’s a 250. Oh well, guess I’ll keep driving my old truck. Add the 350 spring pack and you have a F350, re badge it and no one will know unless they check the vin. I believe the rear axle is also bigger on the F350. We had a heck of a time finding our truck. Luckily my friend is a dealer in MD. Had what we wanted and bought it over the phone. But we looked for almost 2 mos solid within a 4 hr radius. Obviously not Ford guy, you need to do some reading. I will guarantee I park the F250 next to an F350 of the same year you will not know the differance without looking at the badging or Vin. Ford/Lincoln/Mercury mechanic for years and owned super duties since 1999. Pick a part and et a part number, same for ether truck. https://dustrunnersauto.com/f250-vs-f350/ Your referenced article is over 4 years old. And you obviously don't know what you are talking about regarding new Ford trucks. I own one, I know the differences. It's pretty clear in the specs.
way2roll 10/19/20 06:30am Tow Vehicles
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