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RE: Problems with Apple Mac Book Pro

Try posting that here. Great help and info site.
garmp 01/20/20 03:34pm Technology Corner
RE: Camping Lights

As for the rest of outside lighting usually the only thing used is an old fashioned kerosene type lantern on the table or hanging somewhere. Amazing how well you can see once eyes adapt to available light. You got it! We really like the warm glow of a kerosene lantern. Enough light to see, but not obnoxious enough to light up the entire campsite. Just reminds you of the good old days.
garmp 01/20/20 03:23pm General RVing Issues
RE: Camping Lights

Too many people either don't care about their neighbors or simply don't think about the effect of their actions on other people. Its obnoxious... X2
garmp 01/19/20 02:09pm General RVing Issues
RE: Candied Bacon Brittle

WOW!!!
garmp 01/18/20 03:24pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Where, oh where to go

If in the Branson area drop south by a dozen or so mile to The Top of The Rock, no camping, but an interesting place to see. Next would be Big Cedar Lodge, lodging but no camping, then comes Dogwood Canyon. Another worthwhile sight to see, but no camping. ( All three of these owned by Johnny Morris of Bass Pro. From there another interesting place is the Golden Pioneer Museum in Golden, MO. Looks like a barn/metal shed, but contains a vast collection that we found interesting. From lunchboxes to Indian artifacts, dinner ware to dolls. Well worth the free admission (donations accepted). Down the road apiece from there is the Office Pub & Steakhouse, Eagle Rock, MO. Some of the best fried chicken ever. Not far from there is Roaring River State Park and finally a campsite! A beautiful park, especially loop 1 or 2 (our favorites). It's a trout fishing park. Just a jump from there to Eureka Springs, AR, which is a small town worth visiting. A little long, but hope it helps.
garmp 01/18/20 03:12pm General RVing Issues
RE: THOR Motor Coach

Anyone have experience, good or bad with THOR Class C Motor Homes. Currently looking at many different Brands, and Thor just happens to have a floor plan the wife likes. I have no experience with this manufacturer.. Depending on what floor plan, over all length and other factors you want is the key. As is the chassis, Ford, Chevy, etc is also an important factor. Like any other manufacturer there are good and bad reviews. We looked at Thor before deciding on our Phoenix Cruiser. A.) we wanted a Ford. B.) A floor plan of our liking. C.) a quality product form a reputable company, D.) the length we thought we could handle for drivability and livability (comfort space). Phoenix Cruiser had far many more positive reviews and virtually zero negative ones vs Thor and to many discontented owners. This is my opinion, for what it's worth. Check them out. They are fully customizable versus buying off the rack type of sale.
garmp 01/18/20 02:41pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Quartzsite show

As relatively new RVer's,(2 years and learning)and never been boon docking and really interested in a visit to the Q. Are there any sites with hook-ups? Not sure if we could handle dry camping, but would love the atmosphere and camaraderie. Sorry if this is a dumb question.
garmp 01/17/20 03:35pm Rallies, Shows and Gatherings
RE: What ever happened to RV Park Reviews?

The new Recreation.Gov site bothers me FAR more than the new Campground Reviews site, I absolutely hate it, I couldn't agree more. They have turned a really nice trip planning site into a guessing game. It is horrific!!! Please return it back to it's functional self.
garmp 01/14/20 03:25pm General RVing Issues
RE: Full Hook-ups or no?

To us, campers of over 40 years recently turned RVers, the difference between fhu or not is basically whether you are a camper or an RVer. A destinationer or a tourer. We are new to the RV experience and thusly only require electric, water is a plus, as we try to do as much outside as we can. Many RVers leave their coach only to adjust their satellite dish. They need fhu. Just my observation.
garmp 01/14/20 03:21pm General RVing Issues
RE: watching Green Bay from Bart Star's old beach house

WOW!!!!
garmp 01/13/20 03:39pm Around the Campfire
RE: Rv beach sites

This summer will be hard to find a campsite if you're just planning now. Top Sail, Henderson Beach, Grayton Beach and the others along the coast are most likely booked by now. Don't mean to be a harbinger of bad news, but have been looking myself and found nothing that fits my schedule. Good luck!
garmp 01/13/20 03:34pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: What ever happened to RV Park Reviews?

bukhrn: X2 Old site was like a comfy old pair of shoes. Guess you just gotta break in new shoes sometime! Though it might take a while and not get used/worn as often.
garmp 01/13/20 03:07pm General RVing Issues
RE: Tire pressure monitors

We bought what I thought was the best rated TPMS on the market and it drove me crazy! First off it was a true pain in the ars to remove and add air and replace. And if it wasn't back on perfectly after 30 minutes or so it would give you a low pressure reading, which it wasn't! Took them all off and bought a Viair compressor and valve stem extensions. Happy as a clam!!
garmp 01/11/20 02:52pm General RVing Issues
RE: Mississippi Blues Trip

I was told Morgan Freeman sold his share in Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale. But still a must see. Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale X 2
garmp 12/30/19 03:10pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Class C vs Class A - Length

If you’re a ‘camper’ who wants a mobile hotel room with big screen TV, you’ll want the A, if you’re a camper who wants a hard-sided tent with washroom, kitchen and beds and spend most of your time outside, you’ll be very happy with the C. X2
garmp 12/29/19 02:34pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: I must be getting olde !

"I must be getting olde ! " Yup, with that spelling especially. (As is I)
garmp 12/28/19 03:37pm Around the Campfire
RE: Campgrounds in Texas, specifically near Austin

McKinney Falls State Park. X2 If you want near San Antonio. But if you're there in the spring check out the Willow City loop for the wild flowers. Then down to, of course Lukenbach!
garmp 12/28/19 03:30pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: 2019

I'd have to say that our best of the year was our trip to the hill country in Texas. Links SP, Texas https://i.imgur.com/UA30IIEl.jpg and the wild flowers in bloom https://i.imgur.com/PpxBWlOl.jpg There was no worst trip, but maybe the campsite at Hocking Hills SP. So crowded and tight. The park was nice and very interesting things to see. Oh well.
garmp 12/28/19 03:19pm General RVing Issues
RE: Red Pocket Mobile

I have Red Pocket, but guess I'm the odd duck out. Don't use my cell phone much at all. Emergencies only. Bought the $60 a year for very limited everything, but at $5 a month am happy. I spend more time charging the phone than using it.
garmp 12/27/19 03:13pm Technology Corner
RE: roadside service providers

Join FMCA. Roadside assistance especially for class A's, $74 a year. You'll also get travel assist which will fly you and the DW home in case of a medical emergency and pay for a driver to bring your Class A home. The best value for the money out there. We had CoachNet and now are switching to FMCA, basically for the medical emergency plan as the DW & I both have medical issues and, well you never know. That's what insurance is for.
garmp 12/26/19 03:20pm General RVing Issues
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