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RE: Work and Play quality decline? Upgrading from a W&P 21UL

Seagull843 - you might take a look at ATC too. nayther, I could be wrong, but I thought Work and Play was always a Forest River product. I can't find any info on FR purchasing them.
Y-Guy 11/30/20 01:00pm Toy Haulers
RE: Question for those tha full/part time in their TH

You will need to check with the park you are staying at. Oregon State Parks require vehicles that are not street legal to remain loaded. I believe that Washington State Parks are the same. Private parks will depend on the specific park. I'm going to put an * at the end of "Oregon State Parks require vehicles that are not street legal to remain loaded.*" Since at least one park, Honeyman, in Florence Oregon does allow ATV/MX/UTVs in the H-Loop during the off-season to ride out of the loop and onto the Dunes. But I do agree, and had been politely warned a few times with our previous Toy Hauler that we could not unload.
Y-Guy 11/27/20 06:41am Toy Haulers
RE: Flat Towing 2012 GMC Acadia

The owners manual is your go to source for accurate information. A quick review of the 2012 Dinghy Towing guides says it should be flat towable. But to be aware of your hitch ratings as the Acadia comes in close to 5,000#
Y-Guy 11/23/20 03:23pm Dinghy Towing
RE: car towing

very strange. perhaps people towed vehicles 4 down that remco said was OK, but the car mfr. didn't and too many law suits developed????????? bumpy Doubtful, more likely it's for the exact reason that Remco stayed, "...low demand products..." How many people really want to go through the hassle of disconnecting a drive shaft these days? I think they just made a business decision to focus on other areas of their business.
Y-Guy 11/22/20 08:53pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Taco Soup

Here is my recipe, we freeze it without any issues. My Taco Soup 15 oz. can - white chili beans, drained 15 oz. can - pinto beans, drained 15 oz. can - kidney beans, drained 15 oz. can - black chili beans, drained 15 oz. can - corn or frozen corn 10 oz. 1 can - rotel tomatoes/green chilies 15 oz. can - diced tomatoes 1 sm. onion 1 lbs. 80/20 hamburger or turkey burger 9 oz. beef/turkey chorizo 1 1/2 cup beef broth or water 1.5 oz. dry ranch dressing (3-4 tablespoons) 1.5 oz. taco seasoning (2-3 tablespoons) Brown hamburger & chorizo with onions, put in crock pot. Drain beans and put in crockpot Empty corn, rotel, tomatoes with liquid in crockpot blend water/broth with taco & ranch, blend into crockpot Sour cream, Cheese, Sour Cream, Tortilla strips as desired.
Y-Guy 11/10/20 08:28am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Not Utilizing RV Parks or Boondocking

There is a time and a place for all of them. We haven't WallyDocked in years, often stay in RV resorts, State parks, or USFS sites, though I avoid "RV Parks" with a lot of full time sites at last the ones that look like dives. Right now I'm sitting in a hotel room over looking the Ocean in Canon Beach Oregon while our RV is at home. It was a quick two night get away and it was faster for us to not pack up, unwinterize, drive, etc. Plus I'm over looking the ocean, and there are very few ocean front RV sites. I'm not beholden to anyone's rule I do what I want to do. This weekend it was a hotel.
Y-Guy 11/07/20 04:24pm General RVing Issues
RE: Website Q - SSL certificate?

Google has adjusted its ranking for searches based on sites with or without SSL. While I agree with your thoughts. If you are hosting it for your own personal use, don't bother - at least I don't. Our business website wasn't SSL until recently as we hand off our sales to another site that did have SSL, but we were advised to make the change. Most hosts will do it for free depending on the level of service you are paying for.
Y-Guy 10/31/20 07:54am Technology Corner
RE: Toy Hauler legend has passed

Sad to see his passing, like him or not he WAS Mr. Toy Hauler and I think took the whole industry to a new level with them. Bad timing with the issues he had with the company and the recession, but a lot of people got burnt too. I just checked and see that Omega RV appears to have closed up shop, and post on a WW page from 2018 had a guy trying to get some support for his new WW. Happy Trails Mark.
Y-Guy 10/26/20 02:52pm Toy Haulers
RE: Best RV repair company, roof replacement Oregon

I had really good service from Drakes RV Services in Pendleton Oregon. Probably to far for you to go, but it's a small shop all the guys working thee had worked for Keystone, Fleetwood and Northwood. Shop rates were very reasonable adn they took care of me on a Friday night of Memorial weekend.
Y-Guy 10/23/20 09:18pm Tech Issues
RE: Fort Wilderness, Busy as usual..

With the changes to opening up in Florida Disney is moving towards 50% capacity. But the reason RV sales have been so strong during Covid-19 will make FW popular even in the midst of all of this, the safety of your own RV, cooking your own food, etc. If I lived close enough I'd be all over going to the Fort.
Y-Guy 10/21/20 07:35am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Does anyone here remember the Toy Hauler Rallies?

Always wanted to go, just a bit far of a haul from Eastern WA!
Y-Guy 10/17/20 08:05am Toy Haulers
RE: Toy Hauler Toy Selection

Now if they made a higher ground clearance version, that would be near ideal. There are ways to increase it, quick search for "Can-Am Spyder increase ground clearance" will lead you to those. Easy to get a couple inches, not sure about much more.
Y-Guy 10/14/20 09:32pm Toy Haulers
RE: Toy Hauler Toy Selection

Along the Oregon Coast this summer I saw one couple with a Polaris Slingshot, though they had theirs on a trailer behind a motorhome. Another couple with a Toy Hauler had a Can-Am Spyder. Both are 3 wheel vehicles, might be something to check out.
Y-Guy 10/14/20 09:12am Toy Haulers
RE: Best/worst reviews no help

Over the years the Desert Fox line up seems to have held up pretty well from my friends with them. They are built in the Northwest, so I'm not sure about availability in your neck of the woods.
Y-Guy 10/14/20 08:56am Toy Haulers
RE: Tank heaters

If they have actual heading pads I'd think you'd have a switch some where. Mostly RVs that have enclosed underbellies allow some of the heat from the heat ducts to heat the space. Was it listed on the spec sheet when you bought it?
Y-Guy 10/10/20 06:20pm Toy Haulers
RE: newbie

Be sure to check the roof. Seen a lot of them in Oregon/Washington, just recall one family at the ATV campground complained about leaks - could be a 1 time issue, but just an FYI>
Y-Guy 10/08/20 09:48pm Toy Haulers
RE: Looking for a quality Toy hauler but discouraged.

Lot of owners just don't maintain their stuff like they should. I'd keep looking, but the challenge your facing right now is that even used RVs seem to have had their prices go up. At least you caught the rot before you bought it. Keep searching.
Y-Guy 10/03/20 07:44am Toy Haulers
Remco to discontinue it's vehicle towing kits

This announcement was shared in another thread, but I wanted to share it for everyone on this forum. Remco Towing Store Dear Remco Industries Towing Customer: After careful consideration, Remco Industries has decided to discontinue the manufacture and sales of its vehicle towing kits (remcotowing.com), as of October 1, 2020. The standard warranty terms will be honored for all units shipped prior to October 1, 2020. Orders in place and active prior to the announcement date will be honored according to the terms of that order, regarding product availability, warranty or support terms. The discontinuance of this product line is in keeping with our practice of rationalizing low demand products and replacing them with new products with improved design and functionality. We appreciate and value your partnership. While we regret any inconvenience this announcement may cause, we are pleased to announce that we continue to research and develop new and alternate products that provide complimentary additions to our current product offering. We sincerely appreciate the confidence and loyalty you have shown us over the years, and we look forward to working together in the future. Please feel free to contact your Remco Industries sales representative if you have additional questions. Best regards, Remco Industries
Y-Guy 09/28/20 08:30am Dinghy Towing
RE: How much cc to leave for passengers and gear?

You will find that adding more to the hauler really doesn't reduce the pin weight as much (if any) as you might expect. I'd suggest taking your setup across a set of scales. The best network of scales is to find the nearest CAT Scale and see for yourself. Taking it loaded and unloaded can be eye opening.
Y-Guy 09/27/20 06:49pm Toy Haulers
RE: Manuals

Tinbangertom welcome to the group. Though I saw your other post about having a new 2020 Momentum 29G, it’s helpful to add your RV to your signature so when posting a question readers have some idea of what type of rig you have, or include it in your post. To add it to your signature, click the “My Forums” link in the upper right corner, then on “My Preferences” As to your question, if you can share a model # and exact name of the system that might help. But if it’s a brand new unit contact your sales person they should be able to get your the operators manual.
Y-Guy 09/27/20 07:20am Toy Haulers
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