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RE: New truck. Old camper

Move the axle's under the springs. (Springs on top of axle)
cougar28 01/26/20 09:13am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Camping Lights

Are they breaking the law? Is there a rule against them? No there's not but it kind of like the one's sitting outside watching there television or have there music playing to loud. I don't want to listen to your football game or whatever your choice of program is or whatever music you like. Lights is the same way only in a visual aspect.In most places there is a rule against loud music, a loud TV, or just plain loud in general. That makes a difference Yes but do we have to make rules for everything? It's called respect and courtesy toward to others camping. Case it point-there's no rules against me have a campfire or where the smoke blows from it. If my campfire smoke is blowing into someone else's campsite so be it. No rules against it. But if I see that happening I will move mine (I use a portable) where it's not or put it out. I just get tired of everything has to have a law or rules!
cougar28 01/19/20 08:44am General RVing Issues
RE: Camping Lights

Are they breaking the law? Is there a rule against them? No there's not but it kind of like the one's sitting outside watching there television or have there music playing to loud. I don't want to listen to your football game or whatever your choice of program is or whatever music you like. Lights is the same way only in a visual aspect.
cougar28 01/19/20 07:51am General RVing Issues
RE: Auto slider or manual

I have a manual slider and in the last 18 years of towning I've only had to use it one time.
cougar28 01/18/20 09:51pm Towing
RE: Camping Lights

We use our under led awning lights and a set of string lights attached to the awning tube. Under awning lights go off at night when we turn in and the string light not bright to begain with is turned way down with a dimmer switch so they give just enough light to see to walk. Others that use a lot of lights don't really bother me that much unless there shinning right at us and I will tell them when they do to dim them or turn them off.
cougar28 01/18/20 09:38pm General RVing Issues
RE: Where, oh where to go

If you make the Springfield,MO area don't miss this. Well worth the time to stop and see! https://wondersofwildlife.org/
cougar28 01/18/20 05:56pm General RVing Issues
RE: Disconnect battery when not using?

Also, when traveling down the road, aren't the trailer brakes powered by the trailer battery? The rv battery only used for the brakes if the emergency break away is pull. The tow vehicle supply power for regular braking on the rv.
cougar28 01/16/20 08:41pm Travel Trailers
RE: What is a good camp stove to buy now days?

I use the 2 burner coleman propane stove.
cougar28 01/15/20 06:29pm Beginning RVing
RE: Mount trailer tires yourself at home?

Years ago yes but especially not now! My son has a automotive shop next door to me. I get a really good discount. ??
cougar28 01/15/20 12:30pm Travel Trailers
RE: parachute for sale

Had a old man tell me that if I ever was to fly take jumper cable with me. Said if I had to jump out and the parachute didn't open to pull the jumper cable out cause those dang thing is going to hang up on something before I hit the ground.LOL
cougar28 01/12/20 04:15pm Around the Campfire
RE: Falken Wildpeak AT3W

I also have the Falken Wildpeaks in a 285/75R16 10ply load rated at 3750 lb. Have about 20,000 miles on them and tread wear and traction is far better than the Firestones-Yokohama and Goodyear that I ran in the past. When I wear these out I will buy another set for sure.
cougar28 01/12/20 04:08pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Plug in truck bed or use plug in bumper for 5th wheel

Same here plug is in the bed.
cougar28 01/12/20 12:44pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Advice from current owners on new purchase

We started with a floor plan first. With what we were looking for it limited us to a few mfg.
cougar28 01/12/20 12:12pm Travel Trailers
If you don't like the weather ..

Just give it a day! Today here in NW Arkansas- storms flash flooding and 65 deg -tomorrow 22 deg 1"to 3" of ice and snow - Sunday sunny and 50deg.Talk about weather change!
cougar28 01/10/20 08:23pm Around the Campfire
RE: It could have went bad!

I've only been RVing for about 4 years. Fortunately, I have not yet had one of those moments. I'll have to bookmark this thread just to remind me once in a while to take my time and double check everything. Coming home and finding the pins sitting on the table would freak me out. Mike When I seen those all I could think about was what if that had came loose and hurt or killed someone! The rv one thing but someones life!
cougar28 01/08/20 07:39pm General RVing Issues
It could have went bad!

What's the single worst thing that you did or didn't do that could have really went bad but didn't? Couple years ago first trip of the year. One of those spur of the moment trip-got in a hurry because getting off work late. Get home the DW already loaded most of the stuff. I jumped on the tractor and use the bucket to load and install the 5th wheel hitch. Get that done hook the rv up -do a walk around all is good and hit the road to the camp ground. Get there all is good for the weekend- pack up head home. Get home park the rv in the carport-unhook and notice on a little table I have there my 4 hitch bed rail pins! Yep pull the rv 40 mile round trip with the hitch not pined to the bed rails.
cougar28 01/08/20 04:17pm General RVing Issues
RE: Dark interiors

That what we found out when we started look at new 5th wheels. So looking around my wife and I didn't like all the dark interior and then we walked in a Jayco with the farm house interior and she just fell in love with it.Now you can guess what interior we we have in our new Jayco! LOL It's a off white but looks really good in our opinion.
cougar28 01/05/20 07:26am Travel Trailers
RE: What kind of car do u think Old Saint Nick would drive

I seen him driving a really nice 2 tone blue mid 80's Chevy short wide 4X4 on christmas eve with a rear window sitcker that read " Deer Slayer". LOL
cougar28 12/26/19 10:18pm Around the Campfire
RE: potty without the rv

My wife bought a small pop up incloser that sets up in less than a minute and a 5 gal bucket with a potty lid. She put a small trash bag in it with kitty litter. That what she uses while were out fishing on the pontoon boat.
cougar28 12/26/19 09:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Installing rear wireless camera

Also make sure your camera is a observation camera and not just a backup camera. Observation camera can be left on 24/7 and most backup camera will burn out if left on for extended time. A good friend of mine found that out after leaving his backup camera on while on the road after a couple hours.
cougar28 11/30/19 09:23pm Travel Trailers
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