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RE: Good Sam trip planner to Garmin 770

In what format are you saving the routes you create? Barney
BarneyS 08/25/21 04:06pm Technology Corner
RE: giving it up

"The bending over to hook everything up about kills me." That's what got me too! :M. I lasted until 81. Barney
BarneyS 08/20/21 04:32pm General RVing Issues
RE: Sending a TT back to the factory

There have been many posts here about folks taking their trailer back to the factory for repairs - usually because the dealer had exhausted all his resources and could not fix the problem or possibly because the problem was above the dealers capability. Sometimes it is because the owner is dissatisfied with the dealers service. Many different reasons but the bottom line is that most brands have a way to take a customers unit and fix it. They often will fix other items that the owner didn't even know were broken! In addition, some factories will pick up the unit and transfer it back to the factory and maybe deliver it back to the owner. I would imagine that would depend on the amount and reason for the work. Good luck.:) Barney
BarneyS 08/20/21 04:26pm Travel Trailers
RE: 1999 Kustom Koach kw252 operators manual

We have a longtime member, Chris Bryant, now retired from his RV service business, who has generously provided a link to many manuals, both RV's themselves and appliances used in RV's, on his company website. You can check out the various categories on his site here. Barney
BarneyS 08/20/21 04:14pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Liquid rubber

Has anyone tried liquid rubber L R Yes! I did several years ago and posted about it here, with pictures. Make sure you read the whole thread because I can no longer recommend the stuff that I used in that thread. You will see in later posts why. In two weeks, I am having the whole rubber roof replaced at a cost of over $6500 which probably would not have happened had I not used the product that I did. I wish I had just used a simple paint like product as has been mentioned earlier in this thread. Barney
BarneyS 08/17/21 05:38pm Beginning RVing
RE: Picture posting link

Moved to Technology Corner forum from DIY.
BarneyS 08/16/21 04:16pm Technology Corner
RE: TPMS valve stems issue

Moved to Tech Issues forum from DIY.
BarneyS 08/11/21 04:46pm Tech Issues
RE: Removing clear silicone caulk from exterior fiberglass

Moved to Tech Issues forum from DIY.
BarneyS 08/11/21 08:17am Tech Issues
RE: 5th wheel Hitch recommendations

See any new replies to your question in your other thread here.. Closing this one. Barney
BarneyS 08/09/21 02:24pm Towing
RE: giving it up

Terry, At 84 years old I feel your pain. A couple of years ago, maybe three, I did the same thing for the same reasons. The only difference being we still have our trailer and use it for our "summer place" where it sits hooked up in our sons family campground in the woods in the northern part of Michigan. We have full hookups and enjoy the whole family up there frequently. When we are done with the trailer, it will belong to my son and he can do with it as he wishes. It still looks almost new and has never leaked. We are putting a new roof on it at the end of this month as a preventative measure. This is a picture of it right after we replaced the original awning material last year. You can see the old one on the ground in front of the trailer. Best of luck to you in this new chapter of your life.:)
BarneyS 08/07/21 07:01pm General RVing Issues
RE: Onan Marquis Gold 5500 vapor LP generator

Come on guys- can't anyone help this member with his problem? He is trying to find a solution to his Onan LP generator backfiring through the carb. Barney
BarneyS 08/03/21 09:04am Tech Issues
RE: weight dist chain replacement

All you need do is tilt the hitch head forward towards the tow vehicle and that will lift the bars higher to begin with so you don't need as many chain lengths to lift them and/or will reduce the amount of lift with the same chain link used. You must not be transferring much, if any weight forward now if you are at the end of the chain. The Dual Cam requires some pressure on the cam/bar interface for the system to work correctly. I frankly have never heard of anyone running out of chain links in order to properly tune their hitch setup. Why do you think you have too much lift? Barney
BarneyS 07/29/21 08:30am Towing
RE: Onan Marquis Gold 5500 vapor LP generator

I think the Tech Issues forum will help you out. :) Moved to Tech Issues from 5th wheel forum. Barney
BarneyS 07/28/21 08:13am Tech Issues
RE: Awning will not roll back up

This should help you out.:) Barney Awning replacement manual.
BarneyS 07/26/21 08:27am General RVing Issues
RE: Bent WD snap up bracket on dual cam setup.

That exact thing has happened before and posted here on the forums. I have not taken the time to look it up but the take-away from the discussion is that Yes, the V formed by the intersection of the driveway and road PLUS the turn you were making put too much pressure on the snap up. You have a couple of choices to prevent it in the future. I would probably do both if the tongue weight is over 1000lbs. 1. Purchase the heavy duty brackets that have the reinforced top part. 2. Thru bolt those brackets to the frame. Reese has approved this for heavy tongue weight trailers. I would not worry about the dent in the frame. Barney
BarneyS 07/22/21 07:23am Towing
RE: Leak

Moved to Tech Issues forum from DIY.
BarneyS 07/16/21 01:16pm Tech Issues
RE: Waste/Sewage System

Moved to Tech Issues forum from DIY.
BarneyS 07/15/21 11:26am Tech Issues
RE: Dedicated Battery to power cooler, solar re-charged

I have a feeling you will have better response with your question if this were in the Tech Issues forum. I will move it there. Good luck with your project. Barney
BarneyS 07/15/21 11:19am Tech Issues
RE: Dedicated Battery to power cooler, solar re-charged

Here is a video, link posted before, of a guy who built his own. Home built Li battery Here is where you can purchase the components (except for the cells) for a 12v system. 12v system and for a 24v system. 24v system Barney
BarneyS 07/15/21 08:21am Tech Issues
RE: Is Lance the “gold” standard

You won't here me bellyache about my APEX. It has done everything I bought it for, with minimal maint, as did my 2004 Pioneer. I bought them to camp in, to keep me dry, and to follow me around. and they both did it with no protest. OK, There's one vote for the "I'm 100% happy with the quality of what I bought" column . . . . . any others? I'm 100% satisfied with my 2004 Sunnybrook 30FKS travel trailer purchase. It was used extensively for about 15 or 16 years traveling all over and back and forth between either Florida and Michigan or Texas and Michigan each winter. It is still being used by us today for our "summer place" but is not traveling anymore. The trailer is willing but the old man ain't or can't!:E. Can't ask for anything better than that!:) Barney
BarneyS 07/14/21 07:58pm Travel Trailers
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