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RE: Six-point leveling system -- reduce rocking

I used 6 x 6s about a foot long. I also added nice sturdy handles that make it very easy to carry them to and from my truck bed. I use these in order to reduce the chance of getting 6 pt leveling stoke error.
Splashers3 12/22/20 04:48am Fifth-Wheels
RE: General 5th Wheel Brand Question

I would consider Montana and Cedar Creek as high MID-level units.
Splashers3 11/20/20 09:51am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Rving coming to an end

Best wishes for your wife Ken. Don't ever give up, the power of prayers works. Sure hope you get to continue RVing, even if this just delays your adventures. Hang in there.
Splashers3 11/05/20 03:13pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Dutchman Grand Junction vs DRV Mobile Suitea

X2 on DRV!!!
Splashers3 10/23/20 01:31pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Real-life experience blocks to aid 6-point leveling system

I have always used 6x6 blocks under the leveling pads to avoid getting a stroke error. I went to Lowes and bought nice large handles, which makes carrying and grabbing the blocks much easier. They go in the bed of my truck for easy access and are the first thing we do when setting up. Only on a few occasions did one side of the wheels lift off the ground.
Splashers3 09/22/20 05:15am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Winter cover for 5th wheel

I also use an ADCO cover because we park under some trees and they are dirty. WE cover in mid to late Nov and uncover late March early April....all depends on our schedule. Ours is about 13 yrs old, but has only been used 3 times. We used it in 2018 & 2019 on our current signature RV. WE used it once on our 2009. It is still in good shape. When not in use, we store it in a gigantic wheeled/covered garbage can.
Splashers3 09/17/20 12:30pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Sunday in Kansas City unusual site

I thought it was an interesting response....initially thought it was kind of mocking the OP...but I see the humor behind it also.
Splashers3 09/02/20 11:11am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Two features a must in a fifth. Who builds them

The only stops we make are for bathroom breaks....we carry snacks and sandwiches in the truck to eat on the fly...so no need to open a slide until we reach our destination. When at home its no big deal opening the slides....and we really only need to open one of them if we have to. To each his own.
Splashers3 08/22/20 06:22am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 5th wheel hitch

I love my 18K Patriot which works very well with our signature 5ver. Very easy to adjust the height if needed.
Splashers3 08/21/20 06:37pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Tow vehicle in the shop

To make 2 long stories short, let me just say never again will we consider GS ERS.....we have Coach Net. In both cases, the GS operator was not much help and in the 2nd time she was totally incompetent. The second time we needed them we had found a local repair tech that was working on our trailer's issue for 2 hours before we got a call back from GS.
Splashers3 08/21/20 06:31pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: advice on 5th wheel hitch option

I had a 2008 GMC2500 D/A with the 6.5' bed. We towed a Cedar Creek Silverback for 10 years using a Husky manual slider. I NEVER had to use the slider and my trailer was very close to 90 deg. I will add, that the corners were "cut" out which provided more turning room, but I was never worried. It was comforting to know that if I needed it, I had it. Good Luck.
Splashers3 08/21/20 06:17pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Pin Box with Air

Rob - I have a trailair and the B&W Patriot....and as been said, I put some weight on the plate and let her slide up and in....she locks with no problems. I also leave the airbag inflated, but usually add some air before I head out - especially if she sits for a few weeks.
Splashers3 08/15/20 07:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Tires

I totally agree with Cummins2014.....how heavy your trailer weighs makes all the difference in tire choice. I love my Westlake G rated tires....when time to replace it will either be them again, or Sailun 637s.
Splashers3 08/12/20 06:26pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Your Rig

That's two heck of upgrades! I bet you are amazed by the improvements time made. Enjoy & have fun! Mike
Splashers3 08/11/20 08:26am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Propane Tank Gauge,recomendations please

Our Tractor Supply sells propane by the gallon.....I think I paid $2.29 or $2.59/gal.....I can't remember...I topped both 30lb tanks off...one took 3.1Gal and the other 2.3Gal...getting ready for colder weather. When full they both weighed 54 lbs.
Splashers3 08/06/20 09:43am Fifth-Wheels
RE: rockies or smokey's

Some of you will get a chuckle out of this, but I NEVER use my truck's cruise control when towing.....NEVER.
Splashers3 08/02/20 09:39am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Forest River RV Cedar Creek Silverback 29RW - feeback

We too are on our 2nd Cedar Creek (also kept first one 10 years). We took our brand new 2019 unit straight to Orvan from the dealership....and he found and made some adjustments & repairs now for future issues that might arise. He was fantastic...showed us a few tricks. WE pulled our 2009 32WRL Silverback, 14K GVW, with our 2008 GMC 2500 D/A. We were well over the trucks GVWR - I had added airbags when I bought the trailer and after about 5 years I added wider wheels and tires to increase that capacity. At times the trailer was pushing the truck - but I never had that "white Knuckle" feeling. I could feel some improvement when I added the wider tire/wheel combo. The truck had no problems stopping the trailer. Our current CC Hathaway is much heavier (GVW is 16.3K), hence we have a 2017 GMC Dually D/A. Big improvement as far as stability goes. I also added disk brakes on this trailer....so the trailer can stop the truck. I hope this helps. Good Luck, Mike
Splashers3 07/11/20 09:54am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Storage space vs phoney fireplace.

We love our fireplace too. It heats the main room, and is MUCH more quiet than the furnace...there is a wall unit which adequately heats our bedroom....so we rarely need the furnace - saving propane.
Splashers3 07/04/20 02:40pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Smart Locks

We love our RVLock….the remote is very convenient when you have an arm full. Replacing the batteries was easy.
Splashers3 05/16/20 12:40pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Stimulus Check , what are you going to do with yours ?

Savings Account initially.
Splashers3 04/03/20 05:17pm General RVing Issues
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