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Forum: Towing 11-26-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Bisjoe
My truck with integrated controller has sway...

My truck with integrated controller has sway control but I still use a weight distribution/sway control hitch setup. Better for the truck to not have to slow you down to correct if the hitch can...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers 11-12-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Bisjoe
Last week we had lows of 30, 32 and 28, and I...

Last week we had lows of 30, 32 and 28, and I didn't winterize until Saturday, no problems. It takes sustained temperatures below freezing to do damage. If it hits 28-30 at night but warms during the...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers 11-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Bisjoe
We had a few days just at freezing last week so I...

We had a few days just at freezing last week so I just winterized today. No one local had any antifreeze in stock, so I had to drive 30 miles to the nearest Walmart Supercenter, and was surprised to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-04-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Bisjoe
They are not available yet, so not likely anyone...

They are not available yet, so not likely anyone has experience with the new Ranger. We had a 2007 Ranger 4.0 V6 and brought home our 24’ 4,000 lb dry trailer with it, but within a few days traded it...
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations 10-28-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Bisjoe
I have driven by it probably 100 times on the way...

I have driven by it probably 100 times on the way to Port Angeles and Sequim where family lives, and recently drove through to check it out. It looked like only about 20sites with hookups, and they...
Forum: Technical Corner 10-26-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,073
Posted By Bisjoe
I also use power saws, even my 110 welder from...

I also use power saws, even my 110 welder from the garage plug. I have been able to run the fridge, 2 TVs the microwave on the 20 amp from the garage but the AC kicked out the breaker. The fridge is...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends 10-24-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By Bisjoe
I think we had at least one day of rain every...

I think we had at least one day of rain every trip last season, probably to be expected here. Fortunately only twice was it raining when we packed and hitched up to take off. I'll use a towel to dry...
Forum: Technical Corner 10-19-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,073
Posted By Bisjoe
Just the garage lights, which have been off when...

Just the garage lights, which have been off when I tried it. Probably was the fridge on electric.
Forum: Technical Corner 10-19-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,073
Posted By Bisjoe
Thanks for all of the help. I actually have done...

Thanks for all of the help. I actually have done wiring and could probably manage this, but with the permit process and inspections here in our city thought it best to have it done by a licensed...
Forum: Technical Corner 10-18-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,073
Posted By Bisjoe
30 amp service on home

We keep our trailer outside next to the garage, just about 12' from where the electric service panel is inside the garage. We can plug into a 20 amp and run most everything but the AC. I will ...
Forum: Technical Corner 10-18-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,504
Posted By Bisjoe
If your phone or iPad air has plenty of cellular...

If your phone or iPad air has plenty of cellular data, and you have a newer smart TV, you can use Chromecast to get various streaming from the device to the TV. We have used it for mostly Youtube,...
Forum: Keystone Questions 10-18-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Bisjoe
We have the "free" warranty and when we had the...

We have the "free" warranty and when we had the annual inspection we had to pay for the roof edge sealing, it's not covered. They would do a few spots free, but it was the entire length on both sides...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-17-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Bisjoe
Like the others, ours stay all winter, but we...

Like the others, ours stay all winter, but we rarely get below about 15F.
Forum: Fifth Wheels 10-16-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,077
Posted By Bisjoe
I bought a combination jump starter/tire inflator...

I bought a combination jump starter/tire inflator on Amazon, made by Stanley, and it works great. Also has two USB charger ports. I just make sure to plug it in (to 110) and charge fully before a...
Forum: Travel Trailers 10-16-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Bisjoe
On ours, both the dining and bedroom areas had...

On ours, both the dining and bedroom areas had the sticker for "TV Mount Location 3-4" off of the stud, so don't just go by that.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-05-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Bisjoe
I had a drip from mine too, after de-winterizing....

I had a drip from mine too, after de-winterizing. Running a bit of water out of the relief valve did the trick.
Forum: Travel Trailers 10-01-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,260
Posted By Bisjoe
The Predator from Harbor Freight is 3,500 Watts,...

The Predator from Harbor Freight is 3,500 Watts, and 57dB. Consumer reports recently did a comparison with the Honda 1,600 Watt vs Predator, and found that the Honda is not much better, and not...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-26-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Bisjoe
My Springdale had the same problem, my dealer...

My Springdale had the same problem, my dealer fixed it for about $150 by cleaning and applying new rubber the entire length along the 2” or so closest to the gutters. Came out looking great.
Forum: Towing 09-25-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,276
Posted By Bisjoe
I've never seen 85, the highest around here (WA,...

I've never seen 85, the highest around here (WA, OR, CA) is 70.
Forum: Towing 09-25-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,276
Posted By Bisjoe
On the freeways I stick to 5 under, so 60 in a...

On the freeways I stick to 5 under, so 60 in a 65, 65 in a 70. The rest of the time the speed limit. There have been a couple of times that I can remember hitting 70-72, while passing a slow Prius,...
Forum: Towing 09-24-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,731
Posted By Bisjoe
When I was 16 and had been driving about 6...

When I was 16 and had been driving about 6 months, my car was an automatic, big 1958 Chrysler. My father drove a 1964 Chrysler Wagon with 3 speed stick. One day he had me go with him to the store and...
Forum: Towing 09-23-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,228
Posted By Bisjoe
No, she has never towed, in fact only drove the...

No, she has never towed, in fact only drove the pickup once on a long trip, but was not comfortable with it, especially at the Dutch Bros. coffee drive-up. She’s too used to her little Escape, the...
Forum: General RV Issues 09-20-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Bisjoe
Mine did that one time when on electric heat, and...

Mine did that one time when on electric heat, and it was dripping from the pressure relief valve. I turned it off and let it cool, then opened it briefly with the lever and closed again and it...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-19-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,863
Posted By Bisjoe
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Forum: General RV Issues 09-13-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bisjoe
For the inverter generator I would just place it...

For the inverter generator I would just place it under the truck or the trailer, wherever it it fits, or provide some kind of small cover. At home, the 6,000 watt I use during power outages 1-3 times...
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