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Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By flybouy
I don't know but they seem to attract RV buyers...

I don't know but they seem to attract RV buyers like mosquitos to the uv glow of a bug zapper.
Forum: Freeways & Byways Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By flybouy
Here's my opinion and a complaint on the sudden...

Here's my opinion and a complaint on the sudden left lane exit scenario. We can review the obvious that the situation is a result of not be prepared, or being distracted, or whatever during a time...
Forum: Freeways & Byways Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By flybouy
The GPS I have tells me what side of the road the...

The GPS I have tells me what side of the road the exit ios on AND tells me about construction and back ups. The train horn is handy when people act like "they don't see you". :)Sometimes that light...
Forum: Technical Corner Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By flybouy
This made me think, I know, dangerous, just ask...

This made me think, I know, dangerous, just ask the DW. I have a new 7 way connection box like this setting in my garage. Changed a umbilical and found a kit cheaper at the time that included this....
Forum: Odds 'n Ends Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By flybouy
He's missing his "Wide Load" sign, lights, and...

He's missing his "Wide Load" sign, lights, and escort.:lol:
Forum: General RV Issues Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By flybouy
I have a Pilot card and use it once a year to...

I have a Pilot card and use it once a year to keep it active. I have it as "just in case" as their fuel is too expensive.

As for a second acct I highly recommend it. When I was working I kept one...
Forum: New Member Check in! 12-13-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By flybouy
Welcome and have fun with the "tinkering",...

Welcome and have fun with the "tinkering", improvements, modifications, or correcting the engineering errors, or whatever you want to call it!
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 12-13-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By flybouy
I've been waiting for years for mine to die. I'd...

I've been waiting for years for mine to die. I'd like to replace it with a microwave/convection combo when it does.
Forum: Campfire Chatter 12-13-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By flybouy
Nice looking set up. As for "learning how to...

Nice looking set up. As for "learning how to drive" take it to a large parking lot like a Home Depot, Walmart, large church during weekdays or larger office or parking lot on weekends and practice...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 12-12-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By flybouy
Agree with the above advice. Some of the issues I...

Agree with the above advice. Some of the issues I repeatedly read about....

Make sure you find out how many holding tanks there are and where are the dump valves.
Where is the hot water heater...
Forum: Towing 12-12-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,154
Posted By flybouy
I understand your point however you have to read...

I understand your point however you have to read all the disclaimers and understand the terms and conditions. While a stiff neck is not a big deal the misuses of drugs can and often is deadly....
Forum: Towing 12-12-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,154
Posted By flybouy
It's tough finding this info "after the fact"....

It's tough finding this info "after the fact". Keystone and Ford are advertising like every company does, the onus is on the consumer to do the due diligence and decipher what they are claiming. No...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-12-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By flybouy
Another piece of advice on these comments. ...

Another piece of advice on these comments.

Doing your "swaggle/swerve test" does not replicate the side forces of wind, the effects of a tire failure, a drastic maneuver like a kid running after...
Forum: Towing 12-12-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,154
Posted By flybouy
Yup, my epiphany was on Rt 68 in western Maryland...

Yup, my epiphany was on Rt 68 in western Maryland towing with a F 150. Never had an issue towing the 29' ultralight (not Keystone) before. Got to the "big cut" at the top from the west (calm winds)...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 12-12-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By flybouy
Or he could have subscribed and is reading the...

Or he could have subscribed and is reading the responses via email. :)Or he could be a telepath and getting "visions" of the posts! :D Maybe he's from the future and already knows! :eek: Or maybe...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-12-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By flybouy
The OP hasn't logged in since 2014. He may have...

The OP hasn't logged in since 2014. He may have pulled the TV in 1/2, flipped it, sold it, who knows.

Why no wdh? The frame/unibody and or hitch can't handle it, no other reason. It's a euro car....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-12-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By flybouy
Without the pin weight how do you know if the...

Without the pin weight how do you know if the trailer load is distributed properly? If you're going to the scales what are you saving by not unhitching and a second weight? Four bucks and 20 minutes?...
Forum: Towing 12-12-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,154
Posted By flybouy
'The OP appears to be long gone "(because the OP...

'The OP appears to be long gone "(because the OP is going to do what he wants to do)". Maybe this forum was an eye opener for him and then maybe that won't happen until he goes to the scales,we may...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 12-12-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By flybouy
That's like asking what my fuel milage will be...

That's like asking what my fuel milage will be not knowing how you drive, where you drive, or what load is in your vehicle. More info would help but it's still a guess.

So with that said my...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 12-11-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By flybouy
In my opinion the "runaway truck" scenario has 2...

In my opinion the "runaway truck" scenario has 2 causes. 1. mechanical failure which typically can be avoided with proper maintenance and 2. Driver error.

If you think about it the mountains have...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 12-11-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By flybouy
Keith that's a pretty broad statement (any...

Keith that's a pretty broad statement (any mountain traveling) without having any information on what mountains and how often. If you live where you have to cross steep mountains with 8% grades and...
Forum: Towing 12-11-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,154
Posted By flybouy
For the OP here's the "takeaway" as I see it,...

For the OP here's the "takeaway" as I see it, next time ask these questions BEFORE you sign the dotted line. Most of us here have "been there done that got the T shirt". Now you get your T shirt and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-11-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By flybouy
Cat Scale

Go to https://catscale.com/ for all the info you need on weighing your rig.
Forum: Toy Haulers 12-10-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,107
Posted By flybouy
From this answer I'm guessing that you think this...

From this answer I'm guessing that you think this forum is associated with the Keystone RV Company. There is a disclaimer at the bottom of the page that it is not. To our knowledge no one employed by...
Forum: Towing 12-10-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By flybouy
I think you should consider the max weight on the...

I think you should consider the max weight on the camper when doing your computations . You will be amazed at quickly the weights will add up when you start throwing in the cookware, linens, clothes,...
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