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Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-21-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 757
Posted By Stripit
I would believe substantial as the balance point...

I would believe substantial as the balance point would change lifting the weights off the pin. That was exactly why I asked the fellow that the Mobile Suites trailers had such heavy pin weights and...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-21-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 757
Posted By Stripit
Way back when i was doing all the weighing at the...

Way back when i was doing all the weighing at the rallies of these trailers and the pin weights were very high I asked one of the big shots at the company why they didn't move the axles forward a...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-18-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By Stripit
We pulled all ours out within the first few...

We pulled all ours out within the first few months and installed Ecorness Stressless and never looked back. The stuff the manufacturer buys for the trailers is less than long lasting good stuff.
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-08-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Stripit
Contact the local propane company and rent a...

Contact the local propane company and rent a large 50 or 100 gallon tank that they will come refill as needed. A lot easier than dealing with the small tanks.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-08-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By Stripit
Well, if you kind of guess a flush on my toilet...

Well, if you kind of guess a flush on my toilet is just about 1 gallon of water, if you use the sprayer a bit more, so from empty to full waste tank will take about 80 or so flushes. Maybe a few...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 01-12-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Stripit
How about side kitchen/side bath as i don't own...

How about side kitchen/side bath as i don't own one but thst looks like it could be the answer
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 01-04-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Stripit
Really nice looking truck. It does look a lot...

Really nice looking truck. It does look a lot more "hip"!!
Forum: New Member Intros 12-30-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,590
Posted By Stripit
When we decided to go the full time route,...

When we decided to go the full time route, searched the pros and cons with motorhome and 5th wheel. Decided to go 5th wheel and truck combo from someone selling used as a unit. We lived in Detroit...
Forum: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc 12-27-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,260
Posted By Stripit
I looked at those a while back, but it only works...

I looked at those a while back, but it only works for 1 computer. My wife and I have our own lap top and would need something that would work for more than one. Could just buy 2 units but will hunt...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 12-20-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,098
Posted By Stripit
As I recall, Sunnybrook owners didn't want to...

As I recall, Sunnybrook owners didn't want to build a higher end trailer, and Dave, one of the owners did. So he left Sunnybrook and started Double Tree as Mobile Suites. A few of the first trailers...
Forum: New Member Intros 12-18-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Stripit
Getting comfortable only normally comes with...

Getting comfortable only normally comes with practice backing and towing. I'm sure everytime out he is getting better.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 12-13-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,098
Posted By Stripit
Way back the last time I was at the DRV plant,...

Way back the last time I was at the DRV plant, David, the owner had just assembled the plant across the street for making Cruiser, and I was told his son was going to be running that as a seperate...
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 12-05-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By Stripit
Is this the a/c vents in the ceiling? or floor...

Is this the a/c vents in the ceiling? or floor vents for heat?
Forum: Fulltimer Forum 12-05-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Stripit
Paying $1,350 for a month in San Diego but that...

Paying $1,350 for a month in San Diego but that includes the electric as no meter on any sites. Included in that is the $1.00 per day for a dog.
Forum: Fulltimer Forum 12-03-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Stripit
One year we wintered in Yuma, parked across the...

One year we wintered in Yuma, parked across the street was a 1 year newer Mobile Suites, same model. I used electric he opted to use the propane. We compared costs and I paid just over $7.00 more for...
Forum: Fulltimer Forum 11-26-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Stripit
My 36 ft 5th wheel seemed to eat up from $85 to...

My 36 ft 5th wheel seemed to eat up from $85 to $100 every month during our winter stays. We used the electric side of the water heater, 1 TV, our computers on 24/7, washer/dryer used at least 2...
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 11-25-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Stripit
Did you check all the GFI plugs, sounds like one...

Did you check all the GFI plugs, sounds like one popped, and shut the power off on that circuit.
Forum: Fulltimer Forum 11-05-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By Stripit
Overall cheapest way to control the mail is hire...

Overall cheapest way to control the mail is hire a neighbor, at least that was how we did it. They collected the mail and sorted the junk and sent us the "good stuff" when we requested it.
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 11-02-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By Stripit
Need a bit more information. Is the transission...

Need a bit more information. Is the transission jerky? or the trailer brakes not releasing or is the hitch loose in the bed? Please explain the "ratches back and forth".
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-29-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By Stripit
From my experiance, most single rear wheel pick...

From my experiance, most single rear wheel pick up trucks empty are about 3,000
lbs on the back axle including the hitch and fuel. Your truck rear axle gross is 7050 lbs and if your 20% hitch weight...
Forum: New Member Intros 10-27-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By Stripit
Welcome to the group, hope you have a good hook...

Welcome to the group, hope you have a good hook up today and all goes well.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 10-25-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By Stripit
Yes my first trailer had no by-pass valve. I...

Yes my first trailer had no by-pass valve. I purchased one at the local rv store and installed it myself. You might also not have one. Yes you can just pull the plug and allow the heater to drain...
Forum: New Member Intros 10-18-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By Stripit
Years ago when the factory installed the third...

Years ago when the factory installed the third axle it increased the pin weights because they just added the third behind the already installed two. Didn't shift the whole set forward like they could...
Forum: Camping Destinations and Trip Planning 10-16-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,611
Posted By Stripit
I think you worry way too much and are not going...

I think you worry way too much and are not going to enjoy the trip. All the other rv'ers seem to make the trip without much issue, and I think you will too.
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 10-01-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,843
Posted By Stripit
When we were full time traveling in the Mobile...

When we were full time traveling in the Mobile Suites we always winterized by parking under a Palm Tree in a warm place! Heard many stories about the folks that blew out the lines and found in the...
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