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Forum: New Member Check in! Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sourdough
Again, welcome to the forum, but, you tow the...

Again, welcome to the forum, but, you tow the trailer to CO from Kansas with nothing in it? Camp with nothing? Also realize, since this isn't your first rodeo, that "pulling" a trailer has nothing...
Forum: New Member Check in! Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By sourdough
I'm sure they won't give you a model number. The...

I'm sure they won't give you a model number. The vent opening is a standard opening and there are literally dozens of ACs that will fit there. I would suggest determining what brand you have, look...
Forum: New Member Check in! Yesterday, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By sourdough
Welcome to the forum and congrats on the rig! ...

Welcome to the forum and congrats on the rig! Lots of great folks and info here.

I'll throw it out now because it will come up. That's a 10,500lb. trailer you're trying to pull with that 1/2...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By sourdough
Irishman, I forgot to add one point. I did...

Irishman, I forgot to add one point. I did everything I could for the 1/2 ton, got another one almost exactly but with a 3.92 with similar results, got tired of that and got a 2500.....THAT fixed...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By sourdough
Had one just about yours; same year, axle,...

Had one just about yours; same year, axle, engine, cab, tires were the factory 20s, airbags, etc.

I don't know where you got your numbers but I just pulled up 2 sites with specs for that trailer...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 272
Posted By sourdough
Sounds like you've been doing quite a bit of...

Sounds like you've been doing quite a bit of boondocking and discharging the battery. It is probably shot. If you are doing much boondocking one cheap 12v marine battery is going to have a very...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By sourdough
Ha!! I like those improvised fries!! :eek:

Ha!! I like those improvised fries!! :eek:
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 272
Posted By sourdough
Determine what kind of battery you have. ...

Determine what kind of battery you have. Maintenance free but what kind? If you took the battery off the trailer and it failed a load test I would replace it. How many times has it been...
Forum: Forum Admin, News & Member Account Info Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By sourdough
If you are a tech you know electronic things...

If you are a tech you know electronic things hiccup at times. I've experienced the same thing in the past, posted my concern and within a day or two it was fine; same machine, same network, same...
Forum: Technical Corner 08-15-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By sourdough
I have a very sensitive nose as well. I've...

I have a very sensitive nose as well. I've smelled gas leaks at our meter outside our home and in the RV. All checked, all OK. Here is a little excerpt:

"If you have a gas stove, there are...
Forum: General RV Issues 08-15-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By sourdough
Looking at the cover you describe it appears to...

Looking at the cover you describe it appears to have a white top. Does yours?

I've not heard of a cover causing melted plastic either. All my roof covers are black; both ACs, MaxxAir vent covers...
Forum: Keystone Questions 08-15-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By sourdough
RV ovens are notorious for being inaccurate. We...

RV ovens are notorious for being inaccurate. We just carry a thermometer that is placed inside the oven. Once you do it a few times at different temps you get a feel for the variance.
Forum: Odds 'n Ends 08-15-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By sourdough
"We had friends who had put off a lot of travel...

"We had friends who had put off a lot of travel in order to save money for "retirement" at which point they would travel the world. Problem was, my friend's wife passed due to cancer the year before...
Forum: Keystone RV Service & Warranty Issues 08-15-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By sourdough
Were you in warranty or out? Did the dealer even...

Were you in warranty or out? Did the dealer even look at it or just refer you to them via phone?

It sounds to me as if the dealer is the issue. They are the ones that can make the case for you...
Forum: General RV Issues 08-14-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By sourdough
I would use the wife's kids credit card and order...

I would use the wife's kids credit card and order a new sink and replace it. Other than that I'm not sure what you would do to repair a melted "divot" in a plastic sink bowl. That's exactly why you...
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations 08-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,683
Posted By sourdough
As you make future plans don't rule out northern...

As you make future plans don't rule out northern FL or the southern points of MS, AL, TX. They far surpass, IMO, the Sedona area. Sedona has become the "Key West" of AZ to us. Just read that the...
Forum: Travel Trailers 08-14-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By sourdough
I think you need to determine exactly what they...

I think you need to determine exactly what they did. How much for the roof clean/seal treatment and how much to replace "seals/sealant"?

I had my roof cleaned/sealed and sealant checked in...
Forum: Toy Haulers 08-14-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By sourdough
It's good to be asking the questions but...

It's good to be asking the questions but preferable to ask before you have all the equipment purchased. The Hideout 25th is a 9700lb. gvw trailer. The Tundra is at best a 1/2 ton pickup if newer,...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-13-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By sourdough
My suggestion would be to add a 2nd battery...

My suggestion would be to add a 2nd battery exactly like the one in the new camper….IF it is new. Many times the dealer will put most anything in to give you a battery. As far as how to hook them...
Forum: Full-timers & Snowbirds 08-12-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By sourdough
As John mentioned above, the larger capacity...

As John mentioned above, the larger capacity tanks might be an option. Where we winter some of the full timers have motorhomes that apparently have large tanks and the local LP company sends a truck...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-12-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By sourdough
OP, and herein lies the conundrum...some do, some...

OP, and herein lies the conundrum...some do, some don't, some wouldn't for anything and some would no matter what.

Many folks on the forum believe bigger is better and in many cases that is...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-12-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By sourdough
I agree with Chip. I suspect no one has run into...

I agree with Chip. I suspect no one has run into this or doesn't know exactly what's going on from the pics. I don't.
Forum: Towing 08-12-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By sourdough
I wouldn't have did it if it wasn't. I wanted to...

I wouldn't have did it if it wasn't. I wanted to see if he had a wdh which I hadn't seen as he passed nor as I paced him - just for my own edification. We were in no danger; I've towed trailers...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-12-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By sourdough
You want to throw the "Ford guide" out the window...

You want to throw the "Ford guide" out the window and use real numbers. The "guide" is simply a sales tool that gets WAY too many people in trouble. BTW, the Cougar 27SGS is a 10,300gvw 5th wheel. ...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-12-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By sourdough
Just to get started thinking about it, find the...

Just to get started thinking about it, find the sticker inside the driver door of your truck and get the payload/gvw/gawr. Take the gvw (not dry weight) of the trailer you are looking at and...
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