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RE: This BLM Nominee, has anyone actually seen her plans?

I can in-vision this thread being closed by the end of the day!
wildtoad 07/28/21 05:23am Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: tire covers, yea or nay

If you plan to park a RV for several months where the sun shines, perhaps covers will provide benefit. But a frequently used RV benefits best from keeping the tires clean, and rolling down the road. Using a product like 303 adds a bit of UV protection which is good.
wildtoad 07/26/21 05:41pm General RVing Issues
RE: Providing my own WiFi

I don’t know about your phones, but we both have iPhones and iPads (WIFI ONLY) and when required, will connect the iPads to the WIFI hotspot created on the iPhones from the iPads and also the smart TV. We will be installing a cell booster with external antenna to improve reception.
wildtoad 07/25/21 12:52pm Technology Corner
RE: Electric only TT

The only time an all electric TT should be a problem is when used off grid. Then you need a way to recharge the batteries (solar or gen) which is no different than EV’s. Has anyone seen or experienced an EV that needs AC or heat and the impact on distance between charges?
wildtoad 07/25/21 07:51am Travel Trailers
RE: ALDE heating and water heating system. Comments welcome.

What little trailer?
wildtoad 07/25/21 07:37am Tech Issues
RE: Trailering after a stroke

I’m not sure what you’re looking for other than a confirmation that with a full recovery you’ll do fine. I can understand a little trepidation on your part. I had similar issues after a quad bypass as to when and what I could do. The first time playing golf after the Dr released me I shot a nice 34 for nine holes and slipped and fell on the pine straw. (Never played that well before or since) Everything held together quite nicely. I’m scheduled for back surgery next month and have concerns about range of motion afterwards. Then I’m scheduled for a cardiac Ablation which means they go into the heart and do some junk which might help, might not, might make things worse. Gotta have faith the Dr has a good nights sleep at a holiday inn and brings his A game. In your case I’m sure the Dr. will not release you until you’re ready, will advise you on ways to prevent future strokes, put you on some expensive meds. Follow the plan.
wildtoad 07/22/21 07:19pm RVing with Disabilities and General Health Issues
RE: Hot Water Heater Funny Issue

I see an opportunity for someone to come up with a set of valves similar to the wh bypass ones to allow an external source of preheated water (by solar) to feed the cold water side of the wh. That way you could use it when there is ample sun and warmth. A side benefit is a greater supply of hot water.
wildtoad 07/22/21 04:42pm General RVing Issues
RE: Hot Water Heater Funny Issue

Have a brother-in-law whom used to work for Lowe’s in the appliance department. He said anytime someone would ask to see their hot water heaters, he say something like… Sorry sir Lowe’s does not sell hot water heaters, but if you’d like to see an appliance that heats cold water they’re right this way under the water heater sign.
wildtoad 07/22/21 04:28pm General RVing Issues
RE: Fuel Mileage on 8.1 Workhorse

It will get better mileage than a Ford V10. But MitchF150 has an accurate and concise answer. When I had a Workhorse on a 30ft depending on conditions got low 8’s to mid 9’s.
wildtoad 07/22/21 04:48am Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV navigation systemsl

Get a new model Garmin with RV features. Garmin is the top brand.
wildtoad 07/20/21 08:29pm Technology Corner
RE: Portable Rolling 5-10 Gal Water Container

Amazon has several that may suit your needs.
wildtoad 07/20/21 05:32am RV Lifestyle
RE: Supplemental Braking Systems

On our Class A gasser we use NSA Ready Brake. Effective, very easy to install. Will work fine on Class C.
wildtoad 07/20/21 05:26am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Shower hose fittings problem

Have you tried putting some Teflon tape on the diverted? Could the old hose have been put on skewed and corrupted the threads? All shower hoses have the same sized threads.
wildtoad 07/19/21 01:54pm Tech Issues
RE: RV Mattress

You looking for a standard mattress to replace one that has to fold in order to bring in the slide? I think your best bet is to find a mattress company to build you one, perhaps in two pieces to allow for the folding.
wildtoad 07/18/21 12:33pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Heated hose

Agree with above regarding using onboard water, refilled as needed. Take care to make sure pump is in an area that is heated by the furnace, or place a small heater or incandescent light bulb in the area.
wildtoad 07/18/21 12:24pm Beginning RVing
RE: Tire covers

Or invest in some 303 Aerospace UV protectant. Spray on all plastic parts and rubber seals. Keep tires clean and sprayed, keep tires off the ground if in storage.
wildtoad 07/18/21 12:21pm General RVing Issues
RE: Bathroom dispensers

It takes us about a minute to move the shampoo, body wash from the shower to a cabinet above the toilet, and lock the shower door so it doesn’t slide.
wildtoad 07/17/21 04:32pm Truck Campers
RE: Little fans in skylight

I don’t think so. Many or most higher end RV’s may have one or more, many or most that have swapped fans/vents perhaps have replaced the original vent with Fantastic. But I still think the vast majority of the RV world (MH (ABC’s), TT, TC, 5ver) come with the small fan vent in bathrooms and in the kitchen area. Heck even my $110k mh from Newmar came with the little vent fans. Vast majority of fans in RVs are Fantastic Fans. Fan parts
wildtoad 07/17/21 07:26am Tech Issues
RE: power issue

As above make sure socket you’re plugged into to Make sure you have power there.
wildtoad 07/17/21 06:57am Tech Issues
RE: Winegard 360 replacement

You have any objections to installing a new Winegard Sensar IV (aka Batwing) along with the newer booster/control panel? It’s still the best overall performer.
wildtoad 07/17/21 04:37am Technology Corner
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