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RE: 5th Wheel entry steps

Yeah, the new style steps have some definite drawbacks. I've been several places where they wouldn't have worked as well as conventional steps. And they won't work at all when the trailer is in storage due to the closeness of the other units. Those are the reasons I don't care for them, and IMO the advantages, whatever they are, are outweighed by the disadvantage. Agree. We have the steps that fold up and tuck under the outside of the door under the frame. Yeah, they may not be as wide or deep as the new style, but we can exit and leave them out safely when overnighting.
ReneeG 04/22/21 02:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: WASH WAX ALL ON FIVER; TIPS?

Sun is a killer period. One side of our FW decals were so faded we decided instead to replace them with laminated decals. Expensive, but we intend to keep our FW and have had it since new in 2010.
ReneeG 04/21/21 08:45am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Pets are sensitive and caring

My hubby and I watched this movie on Netflix yesterday called, Synchronic. I had to get up and leave because he put his dog in danger in the movie and then lost him!!! The movie gets a one star to no stars from me because of that.
ReneeG 04/19/21 09:11am RV Pet Stop
RE: Pets are sensitive and caring

I do believe our pets are loving and caring, as well as having souls. We've rescued many dogs from shelters, outliving each one. One in particular, was a little Maltese that we saved from living a life as a breeder. We had her for 17 years. It was hard, very hard for me when we lost her to old age, but for months, close to half a year, I heard her near me whenever I was in my art room where she would lay under my desk as I painted. Only after I began to accept her passing did I stop hearing her.
ReneeG 04/18/21 05:22pm RV Pet Stop
RE: Arctic Fox 1150 is breaking my 2016 Ford 350 dually

2011 F350 dually here towing a 13k loaded FW and have never had any frame, stress issues or cracks. **Nevermind. Appears to be a truck camper forum/issue (?)**
ReneeG 04/14/21 03:18pm Truck Campers
RE: 5050 miles in 9 Travel Days

That's an aggressive schedule! Glad though that you are not ready to stop nor feel like it. At soon to be 65, I've still got traveling on my mind!
ReneeG 04/13/21 09:05am General RVing Issues
RE: Locking surge protector

Before we had one permanently installed, we always had a lock on ours. All it takes is once out of a multi stop trip to regret not doing it.
ReneeG 04/12/21 06:52am Tech Issues
RE: WASH WAX ALL ON FIVER; TIPS?

I use the aluminum 12ft pole that came in the deluxe kit. It does a big area very fast. KEN Just so I understand, you folks that are using the extended pole, you use the pole to both apply the product and to remove it? Our Solitude is 13.5 ft tall. I didn't want to deal with a ladder and maybe get hurt. The long, strong pole is very easy to use. There is a 2 sided "mop type head" that you apply with on side and wipe clean with the other. KEN Thanks for the feedback. Our Bighorn is that tall. We use a pole brush to wash it, so doing the same to wax makes sense.
ReneeG 04/09/21 07:06am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Getting ready to roll!

It's great to read your post Dale. Happy travels to you and Brendon, and in finding a different rig.
ReneeG 04/07/21 07:09am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Fear Aggression

To the OP, just wondering how your dog is doing now?
ReneeG 04/06/21 08:15am RV Pet Stop
RE: Gonna change Jake's name to JERK LOL!- UPDATED

Funny, well maybe not. Our 9 year old terrier decided last Oct that she was not going to eat her food if the dish was placed on the floor. So we bought her an elevated dish from WeatherTech no less. Nope, that didn't work, but she will drink water from it, which is what we are using it for now because no way am I going to give it away! So . . . princess has her food dish held for her every morning and every night. Interesting is that she will eat people food scraps from a plate placed on the floor and lick her dish once she's eaten everything and it's placed on the floor. We even tried putting her food on a people plate, but nope, she just gives us "that" look! Yes, she's had a complete workup, but is scheduled to go in for her teeth cleaning and one tooth in the front to be pulled. Maybe that will change everything. I don't know. If we didn't have another food motivated terrier in the house, which we do, I would be inclined to let her take her time to decide to get hungry enough to eat it (well, to some degree).
ReneeG 04/06/21 08:11am RV Pet Stop
RE: 5th wheel hitches

We have a Hensley TrailerSaver BD3 and now there is a BD5. It comes apart in three pieces and easy to remove and reassemble. We've had ours since buying it new in 2010. With regular maintenance, it stands the test of time and provides a smooth ride with the air shocks.
ReneeG 04/03/21 03:47pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Lock em up... a long story

Good for your neighbor and to you for being observant and talking to the perpetrators.
ReneeG 03/29/21 02:47pm General RVing Issues
RE: Bedroom door

Definitely sounds like an alignment issue. Have no idea though if it's a frame issue or axle issue. If it's an axle issue, you would've noticed problems with your tire wear and tear. Our FW is 10 years old and we've never had that problem. Just as an FYI, we always close the lavatory door and latch the shower door, the only two doors, other than the entrance, in our trailer.
ReneeG 03/29/21 08:19am Fifth-Wheels
RE: I just got the new RV Magazine

I read through it and all of the comments where readers write in are on how much they love the new format. Of course.
ReneeG 03/27/21 06:22pm Good Sam Club
RE: I just got the new RV Magazine

I have read 3 issues so far and simply thumbed through 85% of the pages. Nothing pertains to an ordinary camper. I always try to keep politics out of camping, but since Marcus said that he did not need Trump voters support, the magazin has leaned left. It is like it is written for and by Liberal Yuppies that need help camping. I used to read every word of every issue and then take it to my favorite shops that had mags in the waiting room and I would watch people reach for it instead of SI or PEOPLE. Now, I am embarrassed to show it. I do not read it no and will not share it. SAD situation. Agree 100%
ReneeG 03/26/21 07:38am Good Sam Club
RE: I just got the new RV Magazine

We just got our fourth issue. First three went to the neighbor and we've always hoarded the Trailer Life issues. I was always anxious to read through it but it's still sitting after a week of receipt.
ReneeG 03/26/21 07:37am Good Sam Club
RE: Bringing Trailer in for Service - Need Advice

Spray foam to keep rodents out may not be effective because they can knaw through it. Steel wool quickly rusts and needs to be replaced. I've had good luck using stainless steel scouring pads from the dollar store. You can tease the pad apart which will give you a long tube. Then wrap it around plumbing or wiring until it fills the hole. The hardest part is finding all the possible entry points and even harder sometimes to access tthem. As a back up I put some glue pads and poison bait out. So far this winter nothing has been trapped, no bait has been eaten, and no other evidence of mouse activity. Never had them gnaw through the spray foam and we inspect bi-annually.
ReneeG 03/26/21 07:35am Travel Trailers
RE: driving from Ouray to Canyonlands NP

We haven't traveled that route, but Youtube has a video on it.
ReneeG 03/24/21 03:45pm Roads and Routes
RE: stink bugs

They're not isolated to the East coast. We were overrun by them when we were visiting Glacier National Park. Brought a few stowaways home to Idaho and squashed them right away.
ReneeG 03/22/21 11:40am Full-time RVing
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