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RE: Firman generator on sale at Costco

I’m a fan of a Honda or Yamaha; dependable, repairable if they ever quit working, High resale value, not made in Communist China! must be loving it in the dark. So where are some of the honda's and their parts made? :S
Dave H M 03/08/21 06:34am Tech Issues
RE: Paperwork

I got stopped in Jan in MD and got a warning ticket for the following Couldn't find registration (found it before we moved Handicap permit hanging on rear view mirror no front tag (not required in NC) Speeding 45 in a 35 no proof of insurance Now that is what I call a "shake down."
Dave H M 03/05/21 06:02am Fifth-Wheels
RE: removing shades & valance

Man it has been a long time. As I recall mine are screwed right into the wall. Used a long screw bit. Finding those screw heads was a challenge.
Dave H M 03/04/21 05:05am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Excellent video on brake repacking

Dang Old Biscuit, that thing is affordable. Just ordered one on amazon. ;)
Dave H M 02/27/21 08:52am Tech Issues
RE: Buying RV from a far away dealer

I refuse to pay 7K in blood money just "thinking" that I them may get good service locally. I bought mine three states away but only saved 5K. :R
Dave H M 02/26/21 07:24am General RVing Issues
RE: Landing Gear Lubrication

Craig, that keeps the rust down on my landing gear feet also. :R
Dave H M 02/26/21 07:20am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Landing Gear Lubrication

as MLF says. Mine are located on the back side where they are hard to see much less grease. :h
Dave H M 02/25/21 06:39am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Will it be difficult to find a reliable 5er on a 20K budget

Heck yeah, I think the $5 gas that is coming will change the market.
Dave H M 02/25/21 06:33am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Using RV generator as backup for house?

I don't understand the "two" operations to prevent back feed. On the square D that I have the first step is to throw the main feed breaker to off. Impossible to back feed with a properly set up lock out. :h
Dave H M 02/24/21 07:04am Tech Issues
RE: New Ford 150s Save the Day in Texas

commom Colorado, this is not the place or time to apply common sense or reasoning. :B
Dave H M 02/23/21 05:10pm General RVing Issues
RE: Using RV generator as backup for house?

999, what are your negatives on the lock out mechanism?
Dave H M 02/23/21 05:00pm Tech Issues
RE: Fuel mileage

the ryder is correct. ;)
Dave H M 02/22/21 07:07am Fifth-Wheels
RE: best replacement range hood

Geo is on the right track. Those 12V computer fans are fantabulous.
Dave H M 02/20/21 06:32am General RVing Issues
RE: Gas Credit Cards

If you are a vet (You may not need to be???) check out Pen Federal Credit Union. 5% back on gas purchases This is the way we go. We have let the bonus to pile to a point that it will pay for the two rental cars in AK this year. :B
Dave H M 02/20/21 06:29am General RVing Issues
RE: Winterizing the coffee maker

Harry, you need the one cupper model like we have. ;)
Dave H M 02/20/21 06:26am General RVing Issues
RE: How we camp in the winter

My wife got into puzzles while we are waiting on our second covid shot. This is far out but that was the very first puzzle she put together this winter. I am gonna show it to her later today. BTW she just picked up a 3 for 20 buck deal on Amazon. BTW, my John Deere would just love to come over and play in your drive way. :W Might take a while to get from central IL though.
Dave H M 02/20/21 06:22am General RVing Issues
RE: I 40 Across Smokies

thanks folks
Dave H M 02/20/21 06:17am Roads and Routes
RE: Fuel mileage

about 14-16 mpg with the FW in tow WooooWeee I gotta get me one of those tow trucks. That is what I get running empty at best. :B
Dave H M 02/19/21 05:50am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Genset carb upkeep:  drain it and/or exercise it? Both?

I ran my champion open frame generator about 4 years ago during Hurricane Harvey. Once I no longer needed it I drained the carb and fuel tank, blew them dry and stored it. I pulled it out this weekend for this Texas freeze mess going on. I filled the tank and it fired right up. It ran 80 hours non-stop without a hiccup. Once I no longer need it, I'll blow it out and store it until who knows when. Hopefully forever. If I know I'm going to run it in the next few months,I do nothing. Just put it in storage. Dang, I can't we both do the same thing with the same success.:)
Dave H M 02/19/21 05:14am Tech Issues
RE: Using RV generator as backup for house?

I have never had a motor home for back up. That being said, for years i have had a portable genny out in the barn to drag over to the house for emergency power Never could run heat or air because I got a geothermal unit (240, huge power demand). So in my neck of the woods with the REA power company, one of those "transfer switches" and additional panels is not required. A Lock Out switch/device on the main service panel makes it impossible to back feed into the grid if installed properly. Look it up and google will tell you all about it. I used the regular service panel and just turned the 240 breakers off. So I think with a little research, the motor home genny could be hooked to the house and into the regular service panel.
Dave H M 02/17/21 05:53am Tech Issues
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