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RE: 4 Bikes on luggage rack

Get a bike rack that has the bikes stand up like this one.... I had 3 on the back and 2 on the front in this setup. I got a the front hitch and rack when it was suggested because finding a 5 bike rack was difficult. Getting the 3 bikes on the rear rack which supposedly held 4 was a chore. So if you don't get the above rack, get a front hitch if possible and split them up.
6door74 06/28/21 03:05pm General RVing Issues
RE: Interesting vehicle

Did you see a picture of the other side? Was wondering if anything was built on for access, or if they were using a portable ladder or stool. I didnt. Saw it early this morning in the grocery store parking lot.i went back later and it was gone.
6door74 03/11/21 11:28am General RVing Issues
Interesting vehicle

I'm sure some of you have seen something similar before. But this is my first time and I suppose it's a good overland type vehicle that doesn't break the bank.
6door74 03/11/21 07:51am General RVing Issues
RE: 3/4 or 1 ton SUV ?

I replaced my 2007 Yukon XL SLT 4x4 with a 2010 Ford E350 Van with 55k original miles to tow my 6K travel trailer. Really loved the Yukon but DW likes to bring lots and lots of "stuff" plus 3 dogs and their crates when camping so I needed the Van space to carry them. The Van doesn't have the bells and whistle that the Yukon had but it's a tow vehicle and a Home Depot run. Having the right tool for the job is what counts. We got a 2006 E350 with the V10 as opposed to a pickup. A suburban 2500 or excursion were on the list but the price was so much more. As you said, plenty of uses when not towing and capable of towing a good amount. Win Win
6door74 03/03/21 07:02pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Nomadland

Watched last nite.I did like it,I have met some folks like the ones in the movie and I think they were portrayed very well. Most of them are real people who live that lifestyle. That plus the story and great acting by the "real" actors made it great to me. It was filmed in 2018 and look where we are now. People who ended up in similar circumstances. Some by choice and others not. My daughter is hell bent on living in a camper van and I'm not opposed to it. I would love to live on the road though I would need some amenities that a van can't provide. She's only 16 so I have some time. But i had her watch it so she can see it's not only the glamour she sees on social media.
6door74 02/20/21 02:08pm RV Lifestyle

Great movie in my opinion. It's available on Hulu and in theaters now.
6door74 02/20/21 01:04pm RV Lifestyle
RE: Comcast to charge extra for exceeding 1.2 TB data

I checked our usage when this was announced Household of 4(sometimes 5) Subscribe to streaming TV provider (AT&T TV) and have Netflix, amazon prime Multiple cell phones, laptops Ring security and cameras connected to wifi Son is a "gamer" but works full time so doesn't live on the game Parents work FT jobs, stream TV when home. I work evenings and she works days so 1 TV does stream pretty much all day. That will have to change. Teenage daughter doesn't watch a lot of TV but is often on Facetime and streaming music When this announcement was made i checked our usage and we've gone over the 1.2gb the last 3 months I looked at. Our usage is the same as it's pretty much always been. We're both essential workers so Covid hasn't changed too much
6door74 12/25/20 04:40pm Technology Corner
RE: Bike rack front vs rear

For reference, how the bikes look on the the different types of bike racks. I didn't think I'd like the stand up one because it sticks out further, but it's easier to load and sits lower. Light output is fine and I haven't had any overheating issues though i've only towed a trailer once and that was last week in the poconos.
6door74 08/18/20 07:03pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: HEY we need a sticky for our TT pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So years after buying our tow vehicle, we finally put it to use towing an RV (Grey Wolf 26DJSE). Unfortunately it was a rental but you gotta start somewhere. It was a good experience but not without some hiccups. I didn't realize how much work was involved but I'm sure it gets easier with experience. Overall it was a good time and we look forward to doing it again. We learned a lot on this trip which will be applied to future trips where we'll probably learn even more.
6door74 08/15/20 02:27pm Travel Trailers
RE: Are RV sewer hose supports necessary?

Just rented a travel trailer for a few days and noticed almost everyone had these but me. I found myself walking the hose to empty it and not sure if it's related, but found that the hose leaked it i didn't squat down and hold it against the outlet. I watched my neighbor dump his tanks while doing other things to break down, meanwhile i was stuck holding the hose. While we don't own a trailer yet, i think I'll purchase these supports so i have them in future for rentals and eventually ownership.
6door74 08/15/20 02:15pm Beginning RVing
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