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RE: FL questions

We saw several manatees last year and last week one was spotted near the glass bottom boat maintenance area. They are strays and have to come all the way up the Oklawaha River to get there and are few and far between. The Crystal River on the west coast is another prime place where you can be guaranteed to see them. Especially around the Three Sisters Springs area Guy Thanks for all of your replies Guy. Curious though.. There are advertisements all over the web for the Silver Spring area i.e. "Monkeys and Manatees" etc etc. Are you saying they are there but there are other places with a higher population? Yes, if you want to be assured to paddle with and around Manatees and you don't want to head farther south go to Crystal River. With that said the Silver Springs and the Rainbow River are absolutely beautiful spring runs and are must to see, but not for Manatees. They are few and far between there and I would hate to see your kids disappointed. Guy
Guy Roan 11/18/20 05:10am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: FL questions

Across from Silver Springs State Park is the Silver Springs Rv resort and many others. You could walk over to the Springs and rent kayaks. You won't see manatees in Silver Springs or any in the Ocala National Forest spring runs If you can find an RV park close to Blue Springs state Park, you are guaranteed to paddle with the Manatees there and in the Hontoon Dead River and the St Johns River Check out our Google web sit under the "Springs Area" It is https://sites.google.com/site/flkeyskayaktrips/ Guy My friend, you are sadly mistaken. The greatest number of manatees will be found in the runs of springs. Silver Glen and salt springs run get several every winter. Blue Springs run at Blue Springs State Park have enormous populations of manatees every winter. Did you read my second paragraph ??? Guy
Guy Roan 11/17/20 03:53pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: FL questions

Manatee Springs SP is a prime location to spot Manatees but they have a short run to the Suwanee River and the park rangers will not let you put your boats in if there Manatees are near in the run or springs. The same is true at Blue Springs where the rangers we positively extreme about no boats or swimmers with Manatees. At Manatee Springs, which has two nice cg, you may be able to carry your kayaks down to the floating dock to launch them. There are big fines for interfering with the critters. Yes but Blue springs flows into the Dead River and Hoontoon River and there are just as many there and nothing from stopping you from paddling there Guy
Guy Roan 11/17/20 08:21am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: FL questions

We saw several manatees last year and last week one was spotted near the glass bottom boat maintenance area. They are strays and have to come all the way up the Oklawaha River to get there and are few and far between. The Crystal River on the west coast is another prime place where you can be guaranteed to see them. Especially around the Three Sisters Springs area Guy
Guy Roan 11/17/20 06:43am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Interesting project

Could that be carbon fiber ? If yes it would cost an arm and a leg, but would be very light. Guy
Guy Roan 11/17/20 06:37am Travel Trailers
RE: FL questions

Across from Silver Springs State Park is the Silver Springs Rv resort and many others. You could walk over to the Springs and rent kayaks. You won't see manatees in Silver Springs or any in the Ocala National Forest spring runs If you can find an RV park close to Blue Springs state Park, you are guaranteed to paddle with the Manatees there and in the Hontoon Dead River and the St Johns River Check out our Google web sit under the "Springs Area" It is https://sites.google.com/site/flkeyskayaktrips/ Guy
Guy Roan 11/17/20 04:43am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Dirt road travel

Depends on the length of the trailer. I took a 19 foot Pioneer all over Alaska on many rough roads and never had a problem. Mine had aluminum and many times I would brush branches with out any problems I would be very leery of taking anything over a 25 footer on rough roads at 20 MPH speeds Guy
Guy Roan 11/16/20 06:25am Travel Trailers
RE: Camp Ground Flood in NC

I'm near Asheville, and that is no where near here. It was terrible and many trailers and RV's were washed away. One lady who was rescued said she was in her trailer as it was being carried along by the flood and the only thing that saved here was it got caught between two trees and then she was rescued just before the water completely covered her trailer. Guy
Guy Roan 11/13/20 06:31pm General RVing Issues
RE: The strange ramifications of COVID shutdowns

Sales on frozen turkeys means more supplies to go in our freezer. We’re one of those who don’t mind cooking large birds for just the two of us. I just pick the carcass clean putting the bits of cooked meat back into the freezer for future meals. We’re not traveling to higher risk areas (my family near Chicago her family in SC) or having guests for thanksgiving. We’ve not decided what the two of us will have for thanksgiving; turkey (need to buy) vs leg or loin of lamb (already in freezer). Same here -just yesterday we bought two 18 pounders at .67 per pound. I love the drumsticks, and the brown meat. Then a week later bits of turkey in gravy over mashed potatoes. Then a month later home made turkey and vegetable soup with home made bread. Guy
Guy Roan 11/13/20 04:15pm Around the Campfire
RE: Peel and Sick Vinyl Plank.

We used peel and stick tiles in our pop-up and it as been to south Florida (from the NC mountains) three times and they still look perfect Guy
Guy Roan 11/13/20 04:05pm General RVing Issues
RE: Any one else giving up snow birding due to the covid

After all these posts, we have changed our mines and figure we'll get out of "Dodge" some time either just before or just after Christmas. Last week we had a few nights below freezing and thinking of what's to come in the high country here of NC at elev 3000. We are going to gamble, head to our paradise in Key Largo and spend the days in our hidden in the mangroves salt water jacuzzi with it's sandy bottom and crystal clear water Guy
Guy Roan 11/13/20 01:50pm Snowbirds
RE: Finally took delivery!

You did good ! After four trailers, we did the same thing as you. We ordered through a dealer and had it custom built at the factory. We made many changes to our liking and had to wait, but the dealer kept us updated monthly. That was two years ago and so far we had nothing go wrong with it after two snow birding seasons Enjoy it Guy
Guy Roan 11/13/20 05:07am Travel Trailers
RE: Propane Tanks Direction

Just got a new Imagine 3250BH and the dealer has the connection and propane tanks facing the back of the unit. It doesn't make it very user friendly to see which tank is on or reach. They gave me a reason, but I can't remember what it was. Any problem with switching them around? I have had four trailers and they all have been like that. I can only guess it is to protect the connections and handles from road scum and flying debris. I wouldn't change them for that reason Guy
Guy Roan 11/12/20 02:31pm Travel Trailers
RE: Turtles and Canada Geese

Loved the one of the geese with there off spring! Thanks for sharing Guy
Guy Roan 11/08/20 04:29am Around the Campfire
RE: How often..

About fifteen years ago, I had two blow outs within a month on tires that look almost as if they were new, but were five years old. Ever since, I get new ones every four years Guy
Guy Roan 11/08/20 04:10am Travel Trailers
RE: 50 years today

Many congrats to both of you We are in our 62nd and it only gets better each year Guy
Guy Roan 11/07/20 04:18am Around the Campfire
RE: Conclusion made: 95% of all TT's are a crapshoot

Agreed ! Guy
Guy Roan 11/05/20 04:55am Travel Trailers
RE: Snowbird Refunds

That's why I like owning our rv lot! Never have to worry if we don't get there Guy
Guy Roan 11/01/20 04:36am Snowbirds
RE: How fuel stabilizers work...or not

I have been using Sta-Bil Storage for years in my ATVs, weed whackers, garden tractor, Toro ZTR, chain saw, and rototiller for years. No problems. They all run on 87 octane 10% (more or less) ethanol. In my experience, Sta-Bil Storage works just fine, at 2 ounces plus a little in 5 gallons of gas. It is working for me. Same here ! Guy
Guy Roan 11/01/20 04:32am General RVing Issues
RE: Cold Coffee

Never have and never will ! I love my one cup, (and only one) every morning. I blend my own beans grind them fresh each morning and then sit down to enjoy that wonderful bold taste. Every time I see some one walking around with a cup of cold coffee or someone leaving their cup half full while they attend to something else, I figure they have never had a good cup of real fresh ground coffee. At this old age, I might forget a lot, but that is one pleasure that I will never forget. Guy
Guy Roan 10/31/20 05:17am Around the Campfire
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