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Forum: Odds 'n Ends Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By sourdough
Look the various units over very closely. I have...

Look the various units over very closely. I have had Tramontina products before (not a portable induction cooker) and have varied results - generally not "top" quality but OK. Looking at the...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By sourdough
Ahhh! Now that's my kind of country! It looks...

Ahhh! Now that's my kind of country! It looks SO much like the foothills in SE NM.
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By sourdough
CW, this will be my last post (I think) on this. ...

CW, this will be my last post (I think) on this. Who cares what the manufacturer recommends if your wheel will accommodate the new tire and pressure??? Especially if a person insists on towing over...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By sourdough
Thanks rhagfo. Pulled up tirerack.com and this...

Thanks rhagfo. Pulled up tirerack.com and this size tire can run up to about 1000 lbs more weight capacity per tire by going to LT (Cooper). OP, you need to disregard any recommendation of sticking...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By sourdough
NOPE!! That explains why we have so many folks...

NOPE!! That explains why we have so many folks here from the UP that we've made friends with! I can see why they are drawn to these blue waters, beautiful spring flowers, 75 degree days.....ahhhh! ...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By sourdough
Set it as recommended. John has pointed you in...

Set it as recommended. John has pointed you in the right direction. You CAN keep adjusting them, and I have. On my first "larger" bumper pull (25') I had returned from a trip (work - newbie) and...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By sourdough
"See no reason to go to an LT tire"?? With an...

"See no reason to go to an LT tire"?? With an 8000lb trailer, behind a 1/2 ton, on P rated tires????? The flimsy sidewalls on a P tire will let an 8k trailer bounce and "slide" back and forth to a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By sourdough
Great! I'm glad the tire upgrade improved...

Great! I'm glad the tire upgrade improved things. Hopefully your next mod will make it even better.
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By sourdough
I believe some folks use a product called DampRid...

I believe some folks use a product called DampRid which absorbs some moisture. For very humid situations I don't know if they would suffice. I've seen the product at Walmart. We use an actual...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends Yesterday, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By sourdough
The ones we use may weigh 3-4 lbs. at the most -...

The ones we use may weigh 3-4 lbs. at the most - VERY lightweight and have been durable (no failures) over the last few years. Small, compact, lightweight with their own case you can put them most...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 02-15-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By sourdough
Carry on. I've found throughout life that "real...

Carry on. I've found throughout life that "real life" experiences always mean more to me than "theories". But, I'm still waiting for those statistics on those "guilty" ST tires...not a Ford...
Forum: Towing 02-15-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By sourdough
One "Suburban/Yukon" is not the same as the next...

One "Suburban/Yukon" is not the same as the next "Suburban/Yukon". There are extreme differences in their capabilities; all based on the numbers I suggested you provide. Without those no one can...
Forum: Towing 02-15-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By sourdough
Welcome to the forum. You don't give many...

Welcome to the forum. You don't give many specifics about your truck...which you need to do. GAWR, GVW, Payload, year, wheelbase etc.


That said, a 3.08 is not a towing axle. In my...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 02-15-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By sourdough
I am not questioning your "engineering"...

I am not questioning your "engineering" expertise, I question the definitive data that excludes the possibility of a "China bomb" - none has been presented. "Studies", unless performed on the actual...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends 02-15-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,981
Posted By sourdough
I'm resurrecting this thread to emphasize the...

I'm resurrecting this thread to emphasize the point I was trying to make about earbuds and safety in the wild. Please read the next to last paragraph. The term headphones is used but, to me, it...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 02-15-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By sourdough
[QUOTE=CWtheMan;326783]I started researching RV...

[QUOTE=CWtheMan;326783]I started researching RV trailer tires and those used as OEM RV trailer tires in 2002. “China Bomb” is a misnomer.

Here is a case on point, Goodyear Marathon ST tires....
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations 02-14-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By sourdough
Sounds great. My daughter in law (ex and love...

Sounds great. My daughter in law (ex and love her dearly) lives in LeCompte but haven't spent a lot of time eating out there. Her mom and stepdad have a ranch there and always put on a "spread".
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations 02-14-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By sourdough
OK, OK Stop! This stuff about the places in LA...

OK, OK Stop! This stuff about the places in LA (which I love) has me revamping my plans for the way home. I still have 4-5 lbs before I hit that 20lb. threshold (and thinking about LA I might go...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 02-14-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By sourdough
Tireman, I appreciate your "opinion" on this...

Tireman, I appreciate your "opinion" on this hotly discussed topic. My thought would be...you must have irrefutable evidence that the rate of failures is due to "overload/under inflation as well as...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers 02-14-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By sourdough
Chris...you are posting a zillion questions over...

Chris...you are posting a zillion questions over several threads asking ….I don't know what.

You are searching...for something....in an RV....with "something" as a TV.

I feel for your...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By sourdough
[/COLOR] This^^^^ is why I gave the warning...

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This^^^^ is why I gave the warning above. Those not knowing of the components when "messing" with electrical "stuff" can have a rude awakening....or not.
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers 02-14-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By sourdough
Trading up on trucks? Here's the deal on that...

Trading up on trucks? Here's the deal on that having done it multiple times. Will you get "soaked" to some degree? No doubt. Will you end up with what you need to go forward with your new...
Forum: Towing 02-14-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By sourdough
Great! I'm thinking when you say your TV max...

Great! I'm thinking when you say your TV max payload is 12,500 you are referring to the max towing capacity...which is what the specs say. Payload will come from the sticker you can't read and is...
Forum: Towing 02-14-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By sourdough
Nothing taken personally - I just wanted to be...

Nothing taken personally - I just wanted to be sure the OP understood that overloading the "truck" was but one issue. IMO overloading the hitch could easily be the more dangerous problem in the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-14-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By sourdough
I would strongly urge you to follow John's...

I would strongly urge you to follow John's suggestion to wait. If you aren't a trained RV AC tech, and your questions indicate you aren't, the chances that you will mess something up, when there's...
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