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RE: Don't let your guard down, Covid is still out there...

There are a lot of callous replies here. Some still have this ignorant idea that the COVID virus is a hoax. My daughter works in a Vegas hospital ward and still watches these people die. Yea. It's still out there, and it's real.
jdc1 06/14/22 09:22pm General RVing Issues
RE: House AC went out can I hook up to 20 amp gfci

No one mentioned what could happen if you overload that circuit. You could burn up you AC unit ($$$).
jdc1 06/14/22 01:13pm General RVing Issues
RE: Moving from 5th Wheel to Sprinter based Class C

Why not rent one for a weekend Get a feel for it before buying.
jdc1 06/13/22 08:05pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Moving from 5th Wheel to Sprinter based Class C

Wives vs wet baths.... Yea. They hate them.
jdc1 06/13/22 08:04pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: roof repair?

If you attempt to repair it, do it the correct way. Cut the roofing material 4-6" past the affected area. Cut our as little plywood as possible. Reinforce the cross section with flat 2X4's at each end, being sure you slide the lumber under the existing plywood. Use screws, not nails (they hace 3X the holding power). Add the new plywood. Screw it all down, including the edge of the existing plywood. Cut the new roof material larger than the piece you cut out. Glue it in place. Use Eternabond tape on top of the new roofing material, to ensure permanent adhesion (Eternabond tape is a real pain to remove).
jdc1 06/13/22 08:01pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: roof repair?

They make a rubber roof repair tape that can be found at most RV part centers.Just a thought to stop further moisture damage. Eternabond.
jdc1 06/13/22 07:54pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Curiosity of RV Park parking?

I don't let what other people do affect me that much.
jdc1 06/13/22 07:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Awning Repair Kit Recommendations

Just use some Eterna-bond tape. Everyone should carry a roll of that stuff, just like ductape and caulking.
jdc1 06/13/22 02:59pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Super Slide Falling Apart

Looks like a screw snagged those parts. Lay under it while someone operates it. You'll figure out what it is by all the unusual noises. Then you can really dig into it.
jdc1 06/13/22 02:56pm General RVing Issues
RE: I have a Grey Tank I don't know what it is for

Someone is messing with your head....
jdc1 06/13/22 02:52pm Travel Trailers
RE: Portable air conditioner

The fact that the entire unit is in the same room with you makes them noisy and bulky. The need to run hoses to the outdoors makes them inefficient, due to heat losses through the hose. Typically, a window unit will do a better job of cooling, even if it has a lower BTU output rating. It'll also cost less. The portables that sit in the same room as you create as much heat as they cool. Get a widow unit like Skibane says.
jdc1 06/12/22 09:11pm Tech Issues
RE: Water Issue

Simply tapping on the hose connection could loosen up whatever is stopping the check valve from operating properly. If not, they are easy enough to replace (vs paying a kid $75/hr to do).
jdc1 06/12/22 09:06pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Diesel fuel prices … how is that affecting your RV travel ?

I just sold my 5th wheel. It would cost me $1050 to drive to and from to see my grand children in Phoenix. That's not going to happen. I can fly round trip, do an Airbnb for the same price, saving all that drive to spend with them. Now I'm pondering whether or not to sell my 2000 F350 7.3 truck (165,000 miles). I doubt if I'll put another 2,000 miles on it this year.
jdc1 06/11/22 09:18pm RV Lifestyle
TC and MPG

I just sold my 5th wheel. With diesel fuel topping $7/gallon here in California, I can't see pulling a trailer at 12mpg. So, the question I have is....what can of MPG can I expect to get from my 2000 F350 7.3 if I decided to get say a 10' camper? With my 27' 5th wheel I averaged 12mpg. Without about 17mpg. 3.73 gears, automatic, 165k miles. Unchipped.
jdc1 06/11/22 09:07pm Truck Campers
RE: RV Generator

https://www.lowes.com/pd/CRAFTSMAN-Craftsman-3300i-3300-Watt-Portable-Inverter-Generator/5001757167
jdc1 06/10/22 08:03pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Thank You All

Enjoy your new found way to see the world.
jdc1 06/10/22 10:54am General RVing Issues
RE: Air conditioner stopped working

What Ranger Smith said. https://www.rvupgradestore.com/Coleman-Mach-Hard-Start-Kit-p/48-1759.htm
jdc1 06/09/22 08:57pm Tech Issues
RE: best way to sell

Have sold 3 rvs on Craigslist, I still use CL all the time but also FB Marketplace. Just sold an item on CL in 1 day that was listed on FB for 2 weeks, use every outlet available. BTW latest scam on CL is you get a text asking if its still available, then they ask if they can call you right now, then they ask if you are a real person and if so please verify because there are a lot of scammers out there and want to send you a link. DON'T DO IT! Agreed. Just post your phone number and tell them to call or text only. Scammers will not reply by phone/texting.
jdc1 06/08/22 12:31pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: best way to sell

Craig'slist, RV Trader....
jdc1 06/08/22 09:01am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Self adhesive shower grab bar needed

Why not remove the paneling on the opposite wall and put real wood backing where you want the grab bar? Safest long-term thing to do, IMO.
jdc1 06/07/22 11:05am Tech Issues
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