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RE: Size ristrictions at state/federal parks

Keep in mind that sometimes the restrictions are not about the sites but are about the turns to get to the sites. Been to several that had pull-throughs big enough to accommodate but getting to it was almost impossible due to trees and tight turns, especially the 180s where you have lanes that are one-way.
emiddleb 04/19/20 03:41pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Money from government

Same boat, thinking same thing. Maybe local food bank.
emiddleb 04/12/20 07:45pm Around the Campfire
RE: Quicken upgrade

This page will take you to 2015 mondo patches. Scroll down for 2015 patches. clicky
emiddleb 04/10/20 07:50pm Technology Corner
RE: Letting diesel rv sit for 3 months

Everything Wolfe said. And do relax. There are a lot of us in the snowbelt who by necessity have to park their RVs for 6 months or so while that pesky white stuff covers the ground. No harm as long as you do some basics. Mine starts right up every time in the Spring after 15 years of winter naps.
emiddleb 12/13/19 12:26pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: RVND 7710 GPS No More Maps

Bud, I do still get the construction updates. However, my map database hasn't updated in a while. It's on version 4151031. Doing a "reset" makes no difference. Here's what I got from Rand... info on the map update and how to get rid of the "out of date" message. *************************************************************** Thank you for taking the time to contact Rand McNally. Unfortunately, we no longer support this unit and no map updates will be provided in the future. Please complete the following steps to resolve the Maps Over a Year Old error on the device. You will need a computer, the device, and a cable with which to connect the device to the computer. If at any point you lose your way, or would like help, please don't hesitate to call us. You will need an internet connection when you call. 1. Plug in the TND device > close the Dock program 2. Open File Manager > TND Device > Navi > Bin 3. Locate the file named "navi.cfg" and right click on the file > Delete 4. Unplug the TND Device and use a paperclip/earring/etc to press the pinhole reset on the back of the unit. 5. Test for the issue after the unit restarts from the reset.
emiddleb 11/23/19 01:48pm Technology Corner
RVND 7710 GPS No More Maps

Well, got a rude surprise today. I have a 7 year old Rand McNally GPS model RVND 7710. Got a popup msg that my maps were out-of-date and realized I hadn't received a new map file in a couple years. I do have the "Lifetime Subscription" for maps that I paid extra for when I purchased the unit. Talking to RM tech support I found the 7710 is no longer supported and there will be NO future map updates for the model. Very irritating. Paid for "Lifetime" and unit is only 7 years old. Can almost see not getting any more OS updates, but how hard could it be to post map updates when (for now) they are still posting them for the later models? Anyways, just FYI and a head's up on both the Rand McNally units and their idea of support.
emiddleb 11/23/19 12:42pm Technology Corner
New RV TV show 11/17/19

Apparently there is a new RV show hitting TV on 11/17. It's called "The RVers" and will be on the Discovery channel at 8am. Made by the same guys who did "The Aviators" show on the same channel. https://www.thervers.tv/ Not a lot of info but it does appear to be much more about living/using/tech/do-it-yourself and not the usual junk about staged tours/purchases. Here's hoping...
emiddleb 11/15/19 10:47pm General RVing Issues
RE: SPARE TIRE

I'd suggest you do some more researching. The BAL website (maker of the gadget) shows about 4 models, all of which only discuss mounting under trailers. A thread on the Forest River site discusses the mounts, one mentions it having a 100 lb capacity. Could be that this works fine for trailer-size wheels but might have a problem with our 22.5" heavy boys. You might want to contact the manufacturer directly with some questions before you dive in based on an Ebay listing (which also appears to be overpriced.) BAL web site
emiddleb 11/01/19 11:59am Class A Motorhomes
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