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RE: Puppy food suggestions

I use pedigree for the Collies along with people food. Tonight their meal will be chicken, pasta and broccoli with cheese. I'm having a salad, what's wrong with this picture. LOL At least they aren't eating steak... ;)Actually it's in thier diet but chuck steak no filet mignon.
colliehauler 06/29/21 07:28pm RV Pet Stop
RE: Puppy food suggestions

I use pedigree for the Collies along with people food. Tonight their meal will be chicken, pasta and broccoli with cheese. I'm having a salad, what's wrong with this picture. LOL
colliehauler 06/29/21 04:10pm RV Pet Stop
RE: New F-150 Electric P/U

Well, generally speaking you're probably in the minority. Most people probably drive much less than 300 miles in a day on average. But, in reality, electric vehicles are still mostly a niche market, with commuter and urban vehicles mostly making up the numbers.Just got back from a one day 851 miles drive. The week before 632 miles in a day. So not convenient for some to go electric. When I get fuel I grab a sandwich & drink and use the restroom and back on the road in less then 10 minutes.
colliehauler 06/29/21 02:18pm Tow Vehicles
RE: VERY BAD ROOF/ Please help

... Based on what you posted I'll speculate that considering cost and effort replacing the trailer is the best option. X2 X3 X4
colliehauler 06/25/21 05:36pm Travel Trailers
RE: F150 Lightening

... stagnant when you have a difference between high pressure and a low pressure you get isobars that enables wind to equalize the pressure difference. In large cities like LA this leads to smog because the air is stagnant. All hot air does is rise which doesn't power a wind turbine. See told yah, I'm no meteorologist and can't do isobars. But for ignorance, I do know that LA's smog is not caused by isobars but my inversion when the air is trapped by the surrounding high mountain ranges. And yes, LA (and CA for that matter) is global success story for pollution mitigation when states who are willing to poison their people by enticing them to move with no-regulation and big business friendly tax cuts. Yup, everybody happy except those poor souls.It's the pressure gradient difference that creates wind, isobars are just a indication of the wind on a map. I imagine those poor souls are quite happy with their choice. Texas gained 322,000 of these tax paying soul's last year.
colliehauler 06/17/21 06:55pm Tow Vehicles
RE: F150 Lightening

They have to much capacity tied to wind power. I think if a lot of new homes would utilize solar panels it would go a long ways in the sunbelt to elevate peak energy demand. When I build my new garage I will look at installing a large solar panel system.. I thought this lame excuse had been debunked when some wise guys showed states equally relying to renewals a side by side photos and videos comparing it to Texas. I'm no meteorologist but in my limited understanding, heat actually moves air to make those windmills go whom, whom, whom to kill birds and cause cancer to pips. That's obvious by your limited knowledge response. When a high pressure Dome sits over an area the air becomes stagnant when you have a difference between high pressure and a low pressure you get isobars that enables wind to equalize the pressure difference. In large cities like LA this leads to smog because the air is stagnant. All hot air does is rise which doesn't power a wind turbine.
colliehauler 06/17/21 05:19pm Tow Vehicles
RE: F150 Lightening

Yeah, satire is dead in the simplistic world where generators is comparable in scale to yuge generating plant and their management are too dumb not to take advantage of the shift in demand to build the capacities and the distribution grid to deliver it. Wait, Texas and Florida are failing on those and you two maybe right after all.:BI beleive Texas is having issues this week because of extremely hot weather and lack of wind. Texas also had a influx of 322,000 people last year alone. They have to much capacity tied to wind power. I think if a lot of new homes would utilize solar panels it would go a long ways in the sunbelt to elevate peak energy demand. When I build my new garage I will look at installing a large solar panel system.
colliehauler 06/16/21 12:21pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Still very tempting to buy my totaled TT back

My camper was totaled last week. Hail damage on one side. I bought it back. If the buy back is cheap enough go ahead and do it if that's what you want to do and salvage your season. Just be prepared if you have a few issues.
colliehauler 06/08/21 06:43pm Travel Trailers
RE: Dog fence when sitting outside camper with dog

Some campgrounds have sprinkler systems and don't want anything stuck in the ground. Always best to ask the campground management first.
colliehauler 06/08/21 06:34pm RV Pet Stop
RE: Out of touch with reality

We were looking at a 16' X 32' portable building (built off site and hauled to my property) back in September. The dealer called me one morning and said to get in there and sign the papers and put a deposit on it right now because the price was going up sometime that day. I drove over and signed and paid half up front. At close of business that day the dealer got a company wide email that announced a 28% increase and a month later another 20% was added. The are still selling as fast as they can build them.I found that out with my 14'x40' Sturdi-built building. I got in before a 28% increase then a 10% surcharge this year. Wanted to get a new garage built this year but will hold off. I figure interest rates will rise on homes which should slow down building.
colliehauler 06/02/21 10:51am Travel Trailers
RE: Out of touch with reality

Bottom line, the number of RVs on the east coast or whatever fabulous deal you were able to get in December in Cleveland, when the weather s ucks and everyone but you is playing Santa Claus, not RVer, is not relevant at all to the OP's thread. He's not going to be able to bop out to Seattle, buy his truck and just go grab a travel trailer for anything less than a very high price, comparatively speaking to what was or is considered the "norm."Grit won't be making the trip after all. But it was a eye opener on the RV market. I wonder if used trailers are the affordable housing in your area that makes the market tight? In my area if you go to Southern MO or AR there are deals to be had. I agree with others in a year or two there will be a flood of used trailers when a lot of people find camping isn't there thing.
colliehauler 06/02/21 10:46am Travel Trailers
RE: Out of touch with reality

Lol, you be suprised at the cost of new also, if you can get one. The reality is stuff is expensive now, especially campers. If you wait a year or so, it will go back to normal, i hope!Actually gave up on used and was looking at new. A small camper I could of bought new for $12950. is now advertised for $21950. and that was just 2 years ago. With limited supply dealers are asking list. I think the only way price will come down is if there is a glut of used RV'S come on the market. With inflation and higher wages price will probably stay high.
colliehauler 05/31/21 11:57pm Travel Trailers
RE: Out of touch with reality

I wouldn't buy a toothpick in this market.....insane.I've come to the same conclusion.
colliehauler 05/31/21 05:46pm Travel Trailers
RE: Out of touch with reality

When you get home and resell the trailer you will probably benefit from high prices on the back end.In the midwest RV'S are less money then out West and used ones seem more plentiful.
colliehauler 05/31/21 03:22pm Travel Trailers
RE: Out of touch with reality

I would drive down the coast to California and did not want to drive back to return it. I figured I could sell it when done with it. I would use motels but would rather check out camping areas. I will see if the trip materializes before I pursue it any further. If the border was open I would run up to Alaska but don't see that happening. A alternative would be go to Glacier and drop down to Yellowstone. I will see what a little Wolf pup (or equivalent) sells for and availability.
colliehauler 05/31/21 12:16pm Travel Trailers
Out of touch with reality

I might be flying out to the Seattle area to pick up a vechicle. I thought of purchasing a used TT < 20' and spending some time in the Pacific Northwest. I went on Craigslist and received a rude awakening. I couldn't beleive the prices on garbage. Stuff that should be in the landfill for 5k and old square frame window trailers. I guess I will see what dealers want for a new small wolf pup if available.
colliehauler 05/31/21 11:36am Travel Trailers
RE: Kansas City traffic

To me it's faster just going through the city but I time it before rush hour or on a Sunday to go through KC and Minneapolis/St Paul.
colliehauler 05/31/21 06:06am Roads and Routes
RE: Finally some good news on the puppy front!

I remember the adds for Cal Worthington car dealership and his dog spot in California.
colliehauler 05/30/21 10:23pm RV Pet Stop
RE: Could the weather get any more miserable?

We got hammered Thursday night. The news said we had baseball size hail but where I live was smaller but still damaging. Add 4.25 inches of rain in 3 hours and 70 mph winds. My small TH TT although sitting under a carport had hail damage to the East side. The appraiser thought they would total it. The front of the house has some holes in the siding but no broken windows. The impact-resistant shingles did their job with no damage to the roof. My garage roof did not do so well with conventional asphalt shingles. The temperature has been running about 20 degrees cooler then normal. To answer your question, yes it can get worse.
colliehauler 05/30/21 06:25pm Around the Campfire
RE: 1 month old TT totaled?

Does anybody think it would be a good idea for there to be some kind of class to take, and test to pass before you can take a trailer out on the streets? Only socialist, communist, blm and others who want govt intruding completely into their lives. No, we do not want more licenses and fees and taxes or things listed we cannot do without bb watching over us. dumb!Evidently you do, there were 1615 traffic fatalities in Georgia last year. The highest number in more then a decade. You may be a excellent driver but your fellow motorists are not. Kansas experienced a 5 percent increase in fatalities from 401 in 2019 to 412 in 2020.
colliehauler 05/30/21 09:42am Travel Trailers
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