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RE: Syracuse NY April Camping

Try calling the Fairground they have camping sites, but it's cold so no water. Last time I checked it was $35 a night. If you are a Good Sam member there is a Camping World north of the fairgrounds where you can stay over night free.
WNYBob 02/28/21 02:01pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Boarder Crossing

I prefer Port Huron. Less traffic. A number of restaurants just before the Bluewater Bridge. Check online before going, US Customs and Canadian Border (use government sites for reliable info) In WNY there is also the Niagara Bridge Commission. They may have the same or similar for that crossing.
WNYBob 02/27/21 06:26am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Vortex II fans

Yes, I just finished installing onr on my new to me TT. Since the TT has a rear bath, I added a 12v on/off switch with a piot led for my backup camera
WNYBob 02/20/21 08:28am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: RV Manufacture warranty

Yes, that's why so many buy used!
WNYBob 02/18/21 08:32am General RVing Issues
RE: trip from North Florida to Niagara Falls

Here is a link to my group in RVilliage. It has several links in it of help you get around in and around Western NY. RVilliage group Niagara Falls things to do or done
WNYBob 02/15/21 07:17am Roads and Routes
RE: Braking system required?

In NYS any trailer rated 2,000 lbs needs to have brakes (the last time I checked the NTDIT web site)
WNYBob 02/08/21 01:19pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Dump Station Etiquette???

Most dump stations have cut off the threaded end of the "rinse" hose, so you can't connect to your dump clean out connection. I believe it is to rinse the area when you finish .
WNYBob 02/02/21 05:01pm Travel Trailers
RE: Recommendation for Folding Hard Tonneau Cover

Take a look at these:
WNYBob 01/31/21 10:40am Tow Vehicles
2014 Evergreen RV Ascend 231RKB

Picking a new to us 2014 Evergreen RV Ascend 231RKB today. Any thoughts from owners? WNYBob
WNYBob 01/08/21 05:42am Travel Trailers
RE: what material would work for this?

Try Google or Pinterest search " wall mounted headboard " for design / fabric.
WNYBob 12/12/20 01:40am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Who writes these headlines?

It's the same people the forced McD's to pit a warning on Coffee cups stating that they were hot, after they won a court case of some one that got their lap burned. This country is trying to "protect" people from the lack of common sense! IMHO
WNYBob 12/06/20 07:22am Around the Campfire
RE: Awning problem! All it does is click.

That clicking is the electric brake (in the awning motor assembly) kicking in, 12v releases the brake. If voltage is low the brake will not release.
WNYBob 12/02/20 05:45am Tech Issues
RE: Who uses a pop-up canopy?

We had one with 4 legs until a big gust of wind caught it and threw it 40 ft. Breaking a part I can't find. So I looked around and saw a Gazelle 6 sided pop up. I talked with the owner and he said it was great. Easy up and very stable in the wind. It was a Clam Quick-Set Gazebo/Canopy $$$ I bought a Gazelle gazebo almost identical but cheaper. I've been happy with it.
WNYBob 12/01/20 05:33pm General RVing Issues
RE: Pure sine wave inverter suggestions?

Samlex Inverter, a little pricey but a real pure sin wave Inverter.
WNYBob 11/09/20 09:17am Truck Campers
RE: Heating Cost: Electric vs. Propane

Please remember exchange tanks usually don't have 20# in them! More like 15#.
WNYBob 10/28/20 07:11am General RVing Issues
RE: The price of new trucks is beyond comprehension!

I have invested only $28,000 over my total ownership of pickups! $2,300 for a well used '98 Silverado $12,000 for a lightly used '04 F-150 $13,700 for a new 2011 Silverado (only 48,000 miles). I feel very lucky, but I cannot afford another pickup in retirement!
WNYBob 10/11/20 05:59am Tow Vehicles
RE: Aluminum or fiberglass trailer

Look for "azdel" backed fiberglas. Lance is one mfg. It is resin based, not wood.
WNYBob 10/04/20 05:49am Travel Trailers
RE: Surge protector

Search " Portable Generator open ground " here an You should get many hits on what to do.
WNYBob 09/24/20 07:54am Tech Issues
RE: Surge protector

There is an issue when using a Generator! You will need a special wired adapter to use with a generator! Make sure you do not get an Open Ground indication, you will need a floating ground plug. You should be looking at an EMS (Electrical Management System) which does a lot more than simple Surge protector. Yes, they are more expensive, but the value if your electrical system/components is very high.
WNYBob 09/24/20 07:45am Tech Issues
RE: Suspension hardware

I replaced my suspension with brass bushings and whet bolts about 2 years ago. I also replaced the equalizers with Dexter EZ-Flex equalizer. Best thing I've done for the camper. It smooths out the ride and lessens the sway when trucks pass. The suspension kit was from E-Trailer.
WNYBob 09/20/20 11:48am Travel Trailers
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