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Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-20-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
Wish there was a way to test the surge protector...

Wish there was a way to test the surge protector but now that the new GFI breaker fixed that problem I'll just keep that in mind, thanks.



I checked my plug and its ok and as far as the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-14-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
Thanks again guys, the new GFI breaker did the...

Thanks again guys, the new GFI breaker did the trick. All five receptacles are now working. I guess the reason why is going to remain a mystery. The Dish Network DVR goes up in smoke and I don't...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-14-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
I think I'll do that Ron, easier then...

I think I'll do that Ron, easier then disconnecting five receptacles to isolate the problem. Of course, if the new breaker doesn't do the trick then I might have to anyway. Thanks guys!
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-13-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
One at a time, good idea! Thanks

One at a time, good idea! Thanks
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-13-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
Update for whatever its worth. Got some time so I...

Update for whatever its worth. Got some time so I took the fuse panel apart. All connections are tight. I removed the GFI breaker and the black and white wires had continuity to the nearest GFI plug....
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-10-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
I have checked every outlet for power and they...

I have checked every outlet for power and they all have power except the four GFI outlets. Day after tomorrow I'll be in one spot and I'll tighten all the connections. Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-10-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
Hi Joe, yes I did and the plug for the micro has...

Hi Joe, yes I did and the plug for the micro has power. Count down, count up, something like that. I just know there is a delay while its checking for any problems at the pedestal. I still believe...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-10-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
Sorry about the confusion. The dish network...

Sorry about the confusion. The dish network receiver was smoking so I just grabbed it and pulled all the wires until they broke or became disconnected. HDMI, coaxial cords, etc, I know that sounds...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-10-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
Thanks John, I have pushed it down all the way...

Thanks John, I have pushed it down all the way but no go. The yellow push in button doesn't seem to do any thing either.

When the DVR was smoking it also surprised me that the breaker for that...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-09-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By oldbird
DVR fried

I got to a camp site and plugged in. While the surge guard was counting down I went inside. As soon as the power kicked on the DVR started smoking big time. My wife is real sensitive to smoke etc. so...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-28-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By oldbird
We visit a few places without cell phone...

We visit a few places without cell phone reception so we have walkie-talkie's.
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-27-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By oldbird
I live on a busy street and when I want to park...

I live on a busy street and when I want to park my RV next to my house this really helped a lot:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzlOfBGr1i4
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-10-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,290
Posted By oldbird
??? Three years ago I was advised NOT to cut off...

??? Three years ago I was advised NOT to cut off the wings. I see zero purpose for them but was told it voided the whole frame warranty if you cut them off. After reading this I'm going to cut those...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By oldbird
Didn't you say that you ran Sailun's on your...

Didn't you say that you ran Sailun's on your truck Joe?
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-07-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By oldbird
Thanks guys, I appreciate the tips!

Thanks guys, I appreciate the tips!
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-06-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By oldbird
Confusing. The most expensive out of the four...

Confusing. The most expensive out of the four Defenders listed has the lowest mileage guarantee, 50K? The cheapest is the highest mileage guarantee, 80K? The two in middle are 60K and 70K. I'm...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-06-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By oldbird
I'll check them out Ron, Thanks!

I'll check them out Ron, Thanks!
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-06-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By oldbird
I have an older one ton dually with 16" rims....

I have an older one ton dually with 16" rims. Presently I have Nitto Grapper's and I'm sure discount tire will give me some credit because at only 25K they are about done for. Before that I had the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-05-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By oldbird
truck tires

What truck tires do you guys recommend? The ones I have now are wearing out really fast because I was told after the fact that they have soft rubber. With this heavy pin weight I want a harder...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-01-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By oldbird
Alright! That looks good, thanks for the...

Alright! That looks good, thanks for the pictures. Grandkids are driving me nuts now but later when I have some down time I'll install it.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-30-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By oldbird
Looks good Ron, I guess there is enough room in...

Looks good Ron, I guess there is enough room in there. I'll have to do that.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-30-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By oldbird
Hughes Auto Former

I should install this so its always active. I get lazy and if I see good voltage on my surge guard then I don't put it on. I'm in a state park and using a 30 amp plug and its 100 out. :-( With both...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-21-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,503
Posted By oldbird
I still laugh about this. Ten years ago when we...

I still laugh about this. Ten years ago when we looked at a Travel Supreme my wife opened up the cabinet where the WD was and said, "what a waste of space". My jaw hit the floor and I said, fine, you...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-18-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,503
Posted By oldbird
Good point!

Good point!
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-18-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,503
Posted By oldbird
Makes sense clev, my wife prefers a gas too but I...

Makes sense clev, my wife prefers a gas too but I have also read against it. We have a member who did a 220v dryer in his DRV so not being a electrician I'm guessing he intercepted the two 110v's to...
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