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RE: Front hitch

Clarification, I am considering getting a winch in a cradle, for front and rear fitting if getting bogged and traveling solo, yes it happens from time to time, also les money than replacing hole of front bumper and can be used in rear hitch for going backwards. Also less weight on front as can be carry in back of truck. Prefer to get of the shelf, but as in Australia delivery cost also a major consideration thanks. Frank.
Slownsy 10/19/20 05:30pm Tow Vehicles
Front hitch

We have a 2015 F350 4x4 and am considering getting a front hitch what are you yours and why prefer it op as high as possible for when in the dirt. Suggestions please. Frank.
Slownsy 10/19/20 06:55am Tow Vehicles
RE: Domestic 110&210 Traveler Lite toilet

Apparently no one works on toilet. Will have to pull apart and see what I can figure out.
Slownsy 10/18/20 04:32pm General RVing Issues
RE: Batteries

Ok thanks all as I suspected it appears that we will be in for some new batteries shortly before any major travel any way. Have a short one week trip in the next few weeks at a park, but may try not to hook op to se how it goes. Will probably go with another lot of Crowns or Trojans if they will fit, I kind of shoehorned my Crowns in to my homemade battery box. If one drops dead I can always use the 2 best.
Slownsy 10/16/20 05:13pm Tech Issues
Batteries

I have 4 6V 260A Crown batteries. They are 5 years old and don’t like to charge op to good. After charging and disconnected only 12.69V, day after at 12.57v . Gravity of cells from 1275 to loves tat 1240. From my estimated at about 80% off the 520A from new ? Newer discharged to less than60% mostly less, but when out last had to use our generator for charging true my Magnum inverter charger, they were accepting a bit over 100A for a period before tapping down slowly. My wife do like to run microwave with inverter which draws about 150A, the most I have ever seen on the display was a bit below 200A draw. We have 600W of solar on roof charging tru a Tri-Metric 30A charger. Normally discharge 1.3-1.4A so about 30A in 24 hours. Also when away running a inverter fridge etc use 75-100A in 24hours. So my question is can I still expect reasonable use out of the batteries or do I have to replace fairly soon. Thanks Frank. I am in Australia by the way.
Slownsy 10/15/20 10:51pm Tech Issues
Domestic 110&210 Traveler Lite toilet

We have a problem with part 7 (ball,shaft & cart) the ball will return to far after release of pedal, if replacing kit Part 7 will this fix problem, or will I also have to replace kit 10 spring cartridge? Any help Much appreciated. Frank.
Slownsy 10/15/20 09:04pm General RVing Issues
RE: Question/help with pin box

I do not believe the rotating pin box is recommended with the Super glide hitch. Frank.
Slownsy 10/02/20 05:48pm Towing
RE: Lithium Batteries

Can they be linked in parallel etc, as apparently some LI batteries can’t, and what about discharge rate for high inverter loads. Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 09/07/20 05:53pm Tech Issues
Tri-metric TM 2030

I believe my tri-metric solar charger is not charging probably as I don’t hardly ever se anything much going in to batteries I have 4/6V 260A and they are 5 years old, solar is 4/150W Renogi panel’s. The display shows how much A is going in and out but only ———— instead of battery % or full, I have a Inteli Power PD9245 charger for when on grid as well as my Magnum MSH 3012M inverter charger when on generator. We run a Inverter house hold fridge of a Victron inverter and are on the road for the next week so can’t shut everything of to test batteries. But before leaving on this trip they only showed 12.7 V after disconnecting power cord so not great. Checking with hydrometer 2 shows just in green and 2 in white. I know I probably will have to get new batteries shortly but is this why the trimetric display don’t show % or is this something else. Any thoughts and recommendations . Frank.
Slownsy 08/28/20 10:17pm Tech Issues
RE: strange axle nut on 5th wheel hub

If Newer lube by Dexter it is not a plastic nut and it has to be torked to 150 lb, Dexter gives specs for hove much play are allowed in them and there are different sizes so find out what you got and go to ther website or contact them for specs. Frank
Slownsy 06/14/20 05:32pm Tech Issues
RE: Mexico Announces Billions Of Tons Lithium Find

It might take som time before any production coming out of there, probably years. Frank
Slownsy 06/11/20 06:11pm Tech Issues
RE: CDC and the government may be loosening the lockdown

It is better to be alive and broke than to be dead so stay in isolation as much as possible to protect yourself your family and everyone else. And good luck to you all. My wife and son presently returned from the states, she did not get it but my son did, we have all bean in isolation for 14 days and my son now is good again and seeing his kids for the first time in 5 weeks. We in Australia are still not allowed to travel interstate or from one area to the next if not for shopping or in transport or emergency services. Ve don’t particularly like it but it is for the best. Frank
Slownsy 04/18/20 07:10pm General RVing Issues
RE: Raising my 5th wheel

By placing axles under springs you gain debt off axles and springs normally around 5-6” Frank
Slownsy 04/08/20 05:36pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Honda EU220i Generator Availability

Not everyone shops at the $ store some like quality and back up
Slownsy 03/12/20 05:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Best way to bring shine back to fiberglass body.

I have read about peaple using floor polish, but also about it flaking off so probably not a great idea, I would not think that as it is a indoor product that it has much in the way of UV protection. I personally also use Polly Products as made for fibre glass boats. Frank
Slownsy 03/01/20 04:24pm Tech Issues
RE: Difference between Yamaha & Honda Inverters

I don’t think that most peaple here are taking there sticks and bricks on holidays but whatever takes your fancy. Frank.
Slownsy 02/14/20 04:19pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: F450 tires. I should have done this years ago.

Obviously don’t pull a FW with that configurations, but nice look.
Slownsy 02/13/20 04:30pm Tow Vehicles
RE: How does GCVWR affect stopping if you have trailer brakes?

And that is why all trailers over 4500kg has to have approved air brakes in Australia so when things go wrong those brakes pulls you op. Frank.
Slownsy 02/02/20 12:54am Towing
RE: I expect a 10 cent price increase in diesel

Oz also know as Australia ???? Frank
Slownsy 01/03/20 03:16pm General RVing Issues
RE: I expect a 10 cent price increase in diesel

You poor guys in OZ we pay $1.44 per liter of diesel. If you’re president and your economy is so great what are you complaining about. Frank.
Slownsy 12/30/19 04:18pm General RVing Issues
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