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Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-26-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,741
Posted By Bigsky3625
Smile 60mph max even though our tires are rated to 75. ...

60mph max even though our tires are rated to 75.

Getting to speed is not a problem and the diesels just hum. It is the stopping I worry about.

Slow down and enjoy the journey.
Forum: Keystone Questions 02-24-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,912
Posted By Bigsky3625
I would go with an EMS. We use the Progressive...

I would go with an EMS. We use the Progressive Industries model.

Ours is not hardwired. It saved us a potential problem last October pheasant hunting. Plugged in to the power pedistal and it had...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-23-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,412
Posted By Bigsky3625
So I post a reply about ......

So I post a reply about ......
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-23-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,412
Posted By Bigsky3625
Smile Deleted. Sorry if I had my own opinion. Didn't...

Deleted. Sorry if I had my own opinion. Didn't mean to upset any other Ford owners.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-22-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,412
Posted By Bigsky3625
Cool Deleted. Was not intending to start a debate on...

Deleted. Was not intending to start a debate on brand.....
Forum: Travel Trailers 12-17-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,116
Posted By Bigsky3625
Smile Do yourself a big favor and upgrade your truck....

Do yourself a big favor and upgrade your truck. If you can swing get a 3500 diesel. You won't be sorry and it will give you room to get that upgraded 5er your wife will want.:D
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-14-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bigsky3625
Retrax Pro on our long bed. Sealed rollers. Very...

Retrax Pro on our long bed. Sealed rollers. Very smooth one hand operation. Rolls up in a very small box. Locks in any position.
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 12-11-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,604
Posted By Bigsky3625
Huh? 68% over the GVW is good? Not sure I...

Huh? 68% over the GVW is good? Not sure I understand your point.
Forum: Keystone Questions 11-21-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By Bigsky3625
We had a king in our 5er but it was hard to get...

We had a king in our 5er but it was hard to get around by the closet. So I trimmed the support boards to fit a queen and put in a foam bed from Costco. It comes in a box so it was easy to get in.
...
Forum: Campfire Chatter 11-11-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By Bigsky3625
Thanks to all of you who have served! We...

Thanks to all of you who have served! We appreciate the sacrifices that make this country great!
Forum: Toy Haulers 10-25-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By Bigsky3625
Heck yes get one! But get more than just a surge...

Heck yes get one! But get more than just a surge protector.

We have the Progressive and are glad we do. It has triggered several times due to surges but it also monitors opens and shorts plus...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-24-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,220
Posted By Bigsky3625
Good choice. We got one before a two week trip to...

Good choice. We got one before a two week trip to Banff and Glacier National Park. Another great upgrade.

While it is not a great match to the original color......I installed the shower head and...
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations 09-16-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 192
Sticky: The KOA Thread
Views: 53,578
Posted By Bigsky3625
Missoula KOA

On our way back to the Redmond area from West Glacier we stopped for a night at the Missoula KOA. What a surprise.

Middle of town. Trailer parks on two sides. School bus barn on the south side.
...
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations 09-16-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 192
Sticky: The KOA Thread
Views: 53,578
Posted By Bigsky3625
West Glacier KOA

Took a trip to Banff and then down to West Glacier KOA. Nice spot. Off the main road in the woods. All big rig sites are pull thrus. Would stay again. Clean. Very quiet.
Forum: General RV Issues 09-12-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By Bigsky3625
Cool Sure......trees are good. But not when they rub...

Sure......trees are good. But not when they rub the side of our trailer or coul d damage the roof.

Already had to fix a gutter spout from a tree.

Was at Ocean Shore State Park in WA in...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 09-10-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By Bigsky3625
Smile Get rid of those crap tires! Do yourself a favor...

Get rid of those crap tires! Do yourself a favor and upgrade to good tires. That is a big trailer. Look at going to 17.5" wheels and a GY g114 tires.
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-03-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,039
Posted By Bigsky3625
Smile Best advice I got was once it starts turning you...

Best advice I got was once it starts turning you need to follow it with your truck. That is, the trailer will start pivoting for the turn and you need to reverse the direction of your steering wheel...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-01-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,854
Posted By Bigsky3625
Smile I use the standard oil. Chevy dealer told me to...

I use the standard oil. Chevy dealer told me to save my money as already said. Going to synthetic will give you about 1k more miles before your next change.

I change mine every 4k miles towing or...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-17-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,384
Posted By Bigsky3625
We have the 3625RE Big Sky and love it. It is a...

We have the 3625RE Big Sky and love it. It is a 2012. Getting ready this morning to head Banff and then on to West Glacier. We really like the rear entertainment center. Makes the trailer live larger.
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 08-09-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,123
Posted By Bigsky3625
Upgraded to hi-spec 17.5" wheels and GY G114...

Upgraded to hi-spec 17.5" wheels and GY G114 tires. Good to know tires are not the weak link.
Forum: Travel Trailers 08-03-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,156
Posted By Bigsky3625
Never drink from or carry water in the water...

Never drink from or carry water in the water tanks. All plastic and that leaches a lot of chemicals.

We use bottles water to drink make coffee with. We use park water to shower and flush with.
...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-01-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,297
Posted By Bigsky3625
We have not seen that. The only time we had to...

We have not seen that. The only time we had to relevel was after the level-up system lost level. Just leveled manually and then reset zero.
Forum: Keystone RV Service & Warranty Issues 07-01-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By Bigsky3625
I had them adjust the slide because the bottom...

I had them adjust the slide because the bottom part of the seal is not being compressed. Said they did the work but as you can see, they didn't do squat. It still is not compressing.

And they...
Forum: Keystone RV Service & Warranty Issues 06-30-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By Bigsky3625
Here is the result of the great work they did. ...

Here is the result of the great work they did.

http://www.keystoneforums.com/attachments/photobucket/img_85041_0_a5915183bb573d871e68aebcbc29f2ac.jpg...
Forum: Keystone RV Service & Warranty Issues 06-29-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By Bigsky3625
Yep.........big time! If I wasn't so upset about...

Yep.........big time! If I wasn't so upset about the lack of work being done I would have thought to take a picture.......
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