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Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching Yesterday, 08:43 PM
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Posted By wingnut60
Don't know anything about that hitch, but when a...

Don't know anything about that hitch, but when a bolt is in a slot, and is supposed to move back/forth, would defeat that purpose if tightened so it would not move. Now, if it is an adjustment bolt...
Forum: New Member Intros Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By wingnut60
I believe Stripit is correct on the...

I believe Stripit is correct on the placement--you really need to get the unit weighed to see what your pin weight is.
If it was done correctly, I don't think it will add appreciably TO the pin,...
Forum: Heartland 10-16-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By wingnut60
Many DRV owners have the 2" riser installed, and...

Many DRV owners have the 2" riser installed, and some a 3" riser--none of them have reported any clearance problems that I have read about.
I would not be concerned about the height, nor the weight,...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-16-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By wingnut60
Stanley, I was on my 3rd control board on the...

Stanley,
I was on my 3rd control board on the '05 when I traded it...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-16-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By wingnut60
Sounds like it boils down to personal choice, and...

Sounds like it boils down to personal choice, and ease of hitching up.
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-16-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By wingnut60
Goober, Could you expand on that?

Goober,
Could you expand on that?
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-16-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By wingnut60
I turned down several new 450s that did not have...

I turned down several new 450s that did not have the puck system from the factory--I would keep looking until I found a 3500 already equipped. Altho, a competent hitch installer can probably make it...
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 10-16-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By wingnut60
Sounds like an improvement, but have not...

Sounds like an improvement, but have not seen/heard of a drain being fashioned. I haven't even looked at the ones on my ACs...hope someone comes up with a workable solution.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-15-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By wingnut60
Stanley, Have you looked at/considered the...

Stanley,
Have you looked at/considered the Cheap Heat option? Pricey, but works well for even heating without propane.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-15-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By wingnut60
We have our first DRV with a heat pump--it...

We have our first DRV with a heat pump--it doesn't do much a job coming out of the ceiling vents when hot air rises. We pretty much ignore it and use the fireplace and a space heater during the day,...
Forum: New Member Intros 10-15-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By wingnut60
tow n slow, Since you have the truck already,...

tow n slow,
Since you have the truck already, you need to go get an actual weight with at least full tank of fuel and all passengers that will travel. Get both axle weights (easy to do on a Cat...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 10-11-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By wingnut60
Contact Rolling Retreats in Elk City, OK. He did...

Contact Rolling Retreats in Elk City, OK. He did the complete reseal on my '05 and I bet he will have what you need. Slade Tennery, great dealer.
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-11-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By wingnut60
If he stays with a GVWR of around 13-14000, that...

If he stays with a GVWR of around 13-14000, that should limit the pin weight to around 2800. Probably going to work with a SRW 3500, unless he is hauling lead in the bed.
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-11-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By wingnut60
Just about anything can be moved with enough...

Just about anything can be moved with enough power and gearing. Building something to have both of those AND be strong enough to support the pin weight of the fiver is something else. Several movers...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-11-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By wingnut60
Yes, very great customer service. Not the norm...

Yes, very great customer service. Not the norm nowadays.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-11-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By wingnut60
Thank you for that info. Joe

Thank you for that info.
Joe
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-10-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By wingnut60
Did you happen to notify the ins co of the extra...

Did you happen to notify the ins co of the extra value of the solar install in case of catastrophic loss? Did they increase the premium?
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-10-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By wingnut60
Yes, a 15 and the front jacks were drifting down...

Yes, a 15 and the front jacks were drifting down if slides used while hitched to truck. Sometimes while traveling one would come down partway. Could have been a big deal if one came down far enough...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-09-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By wingnut60
Thank you. Several years ago was quoted about...

Thank you. Several years ago was quoted about that. Year ago, $2600. Probably going to need them.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By wingnut60
tx trip, Thanks for the reply, had thought of...

tx trip,
Thanks for the reply, had thought of that but appeared wood was not thick enough for the groove.
Hate to keep asking questions, and nosy ones also, but would you share the cost of the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-08-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By wingnut60
I'm not sure a licensed electrician is versed in...

I'm not sure a licensed electrician is versed in solar installs, but maybe its mostly the same stuff. Where are you located?
Forum: Camping Destinations and Trip Planning 10-08-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By wingnut60
Do you have iPad or iPhone to use GoogleMaps to...

Do you have iPad or iPhone to use GoogleMaps to look at station views for space to pull in? GasBuddy/GasGuru will locate good prices. A Next Exit book will tell you what is upcoming along your...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-08-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By wingnut60
Jack, If you are handy with this type work,...

Jack,
If you are handy with this type work, Chad is an excellent coach to have. If you don't want to tackle it yourself after all, I suggest you check with AMSolar for parts/diagrams/advice also....
Forum: New Member Intros 10-08-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By wingnut60
We dry camp every chance we can--and have an...

We dry camp every chance we can--and have an onboard generator, right under the bedroom. A lot depends on what you want to run and level of comfort needed. ...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-06-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By wingnut60
Duane, The '05 I previously owned had the...

Duane,
The '05 I previously owned had the identical problem--I managed to get to Elkhart not long after buying it used to get the pump replaced. As I read on this forum years ago, the OEM pumps...
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