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RE: Air bags for a smoother ride.

I too agree with Cummings. ?? Not sure what that refers to. I'm sure he is referring to the statement that Cummins made. "First thing put a set of Bilstien shocks on it. Inflate tires based on load using weight/inflation chart for your tires."My bold. Barney
BarneyS 06/26/21 07:18am Towing
RE: Best Roof Coating

I used the ProGuard product quite a few years ago on my Sunnybrook trailer and again a few years back. At first I was quite happy with it but it has rapidly deteriorated and I am now in the process of scheduling a complete tear off and replacement of the roof covering. You can see my post from 2012, with pictures, here. I am afraid I can no longer recommend the use of this product. Barney
BarneyS 06/23/21 11:58am Travel Trailers
RE: Slide repair/rebuild costs. Seals, guides lo

I think you will have better response if this post were in the Tech Issues forum where it really belongs. I will move it there. Barney
BarneyS 06/23/21 11:06am Tech Issues
RE: towing a Smart Car

Moved to Dinghy Towing forum from Towing.
BarneyS 06/23/21 09:20am Dinghy Towing
RE: Verizon or gmail bouncing email to phone

Sent a message to my Verizon/Visible number from my computer using Gmail. Message came through fine on my Android phone via text message. Barney
BarneyS 06/21/21 02:59pm Technology Corner
RE: Hauling bicycles

I've shredded a few, this one fits 2 big ebikes like a glove, very little flapping Do you have some detail on this cover? Pro Bike Tool cover.
BarneyS 06/20/21 04:58pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Lost dust caps

That is very nice, but the average Joe is not going to have either your experience, or your tools to do the job in that short amount of time. Advising someone to go ahead and have the brakes inspected because it only takes 15 minutes to do it yourself is not quite accurate advice in my opinion. While the advice to do the inspection is sound and good advice, I think the time estimate is completely unrealistic for the average person and is where I differed from your opinion. Thanks for the clarification.:) Barney
BarneyS 06/19/21 06:49pm Travel Trailers
RE: Lost dust caps

Snip... Takes a whole 10-15 minutes to pull the bearings and drums and clean out the old grease and refresh with new grease...Snip.... WOW! You work a whole lot faster than I do!!!! :E Barney
BarneyS 06/19/21 08:24am Travel Trailers
RE: A Very Touching Movie

Mr.Ed, We watched "Miracle in the Woods" last night on your recommendation. We really enjoyed the movie and thank you for the recommendation. :) I have been writing down the movies mentioned here and plan on watching some more this summer as time permits. :) Barney
BarneyS 06/16/21 08:26am Around the Campfire
RE: Refrigerator flame

Thanks guys. Now that I think about it more I realize I was wrong. Barney
BarneyS 06/16/21 08:19am General RVing Issues
RE: Refrigerator flame

Flame stays on I believe. May be wrong though. Barney
BarneyS 06/16/21 08:05am General RVing Issues
RE: Yummy!

Grit, don't be to hard on the previous owner.:). He may have thought the tanks were clean BUT: Many times, "stuff" gets left behind when dumping, even with using the tank rinse. This is usually in the corners of the tank or just on either side of the dump valve location in the lowest part of the tank. I have found the best way to get this stuff out, is to use a "down thru the toilet" wand to blast the stuff out. It usually takes quite a long time with spraying down there to get the job done. I used to do it at least once per season right at the end before we returned home from our snowbird site and still do the same thing today after our last camping weekend of the season. We have a built in tank rinser that I use every dump but the stuff still seems to accumulate in the locations mentioned. I used a wand similar to this one except mine had three holes in the end for the water to come out of. I like this one better as it should be easier to "aim" at the poo piles and probably give a stronger blast of water. The first time I used this it took quite a while to stop the pieces from coming out - probably old dried "stuff" being broken up by the water blast. Subsequent years it did not take nearly as long. Hope you find the above helpful and not too gross! :B Barney
BarneyS 06/16/21 07:55am General RVing Issues
RE: RVi3 & Toad Battery Charger Plus

Moved to Dinghy Towing forum from Towing.
BarneyS 06/14/21 01:46pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Turning a FW around in a Culdesac

snip... When I was part way out I looked at the second trailer hop up and over the curb that it was 8" from when parked. Glad I had my Motorcycle secured well. That is because of the long extension of just about all trailers behind the axles. For the newbees, that is called "tail swing" and if you are not careful it can get you in trouble. Barney
BarneyS 06/13/21 06:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Roof AC Rep - Dometic Duo-Therm > Brisk Air II - Questions

I replaced my identical air conditioner a few years ago but with a different make. The replacement you are considering should work fine. We have an Atwood 15,000 "Air Command" ducted unit and have been very pleased with it. Our previous unit, a Dometic "Duo Therm" lasted about 13 years before we replaced it with the present one. The Atwood is much quieter than the Dometic it replaced. Air conditioners You are correct that the term "ducted" means the air is circulated through "ducts" in the ceiling. These ducts may just be tunnels formed via foam blocks or they may be actual ducts formed with plastic or metal. In the non-ducted the cold air comes directly out of the unit into the trailer. The reason for the additional cost for a "ducted" unit is because the thermostat and control box for the air conditioner unit are separate from the unit itself. On "Non ducted" units, those are built in to the ceiling panel on the inside of the trailer and also contain the controls (knobs and numbers). On ducted units, like yours and mine, the thermostat (think knobs and numbers) is mounted on a wall someplace, and the control box is mounted up inside the air conditioner. Those two items are usually included in the AC price but the ceiling panel is sold separately from the air conditioner unit itself and is an additional cost. There is considerable more work installing a ducted unit vs a non ducted hence the additional cost. Not sure about $300 worth though. Barney
BarneyS 06/11/21 08:15am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Tee Moulding

Moved to Tech Issues forum from DIY.
BarneyS 06/07/21 05:31pm Tech Issues
RE: Skyline Koala 21C Wheel Bearing Repacking

The make of the trailer does not have anything to do with the bearings - they are all the same. Take a look at this post, stuck in the Towing forum, for a pictorial on how to not only inspect and pack the bearings, but how to do a brake job/inspection also. :) Barney
BarneyS 06/07/21 07:29am Travel Trailers
RE: How to match light oak finish on replaced interior wood

Moved to Tech Issues forum from DIY.
BarneyS 06/05/21 05:11pm Tech Issues
RE: Where is fuel leak on Onan Diesel Generator

Moved to Tech Issues forum from DIY.
BarneyS 06/04/21 07:54pm Tech Issues
RE: What was that hitch called?

If you would like to see a post about the installation of a Pullrite hitch, complete with detailed photos, click here. I found the link to that site from searching the archives of this forum and found it in a post from way back in 2010. :) Barney
BarneyS 05/27/21 06:02pm Towing
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