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Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-12-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,960
Posted By Ed Colorado
In reference to an RV and not fingernails ...

In reference to an RV and not fingernails

What is the difference between a wax and a polish? (http://www.autodetaildoctor.com/what-is-the-difference-between-a-wax-and-a-polish/)

Difference...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-12-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,960
Posted By Ed Colorado
A wax has no abrasive compounds. Itís designed to...

A wax has no abrasive compounds. Itís designed to protect a polished surface
Polish has abrasives. . Like toothpaste. Polishes are cleaners.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-04-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ed Colorado
"This of course goes against the instructions and...

"This of course goes against the instructions and recommendations for a few reasons including increased likelihood of breakage and allowing more dirt inside."

The vent has a cover. Standard issue...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-04-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ed Colorado
While I rarely use the fan, the vent stays opened...

While I rarely use the fan, the vent stays opened most of the time; especially if it’s warm outside.
Hot air rises and an opened vent gives it an exit.
The vent is always opened while driving....
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-03-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Ed Colorado
While it does take the challenge out of solving...

While it does take the challenge out of solving problems, and it’s not a very manly thing to do, sometimes it does pay to RTFM.
;)
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 06-30-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,871
Posted By Ed Colorado
But you have to drive on Wisconsin roads which...

But you have to drive on Wisconsin roads which are about the worst in the nation. ;)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-30-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Ed Colorado
Just open the pressure relief valve on the HWH...

Just open the pressure relief valve on the HWH and it will save you a trip inside plus itís good to operate that valve now and then.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-29-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,328
Posted By Ed Colorado
1. What happens if my phone dies or the Bluetooth...

1. What happens if my phone dies or the Bluetooth connection is lost?

Once Echoô is configured, the unit will stay on the last saved setting even if the phone dies or the Bluetooth connection is...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-23-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,921
Posted By Ed Colorado
2X The problem with generalizations is that...

2X

The problem with generalizations is that they are generally wrong.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-23-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Ed Colorado
R Atwood brand water heaters do not use an...

R

Atwood brand water heaters do not use an anode rod, just a nylon plug. Suburban brand uses the anode making any spigot counterproductive.

It would seem that the HWH in question is an Atwood...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-22-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Ed Colorado
Your basic, inexpensive nylon plug. Does the job...

Your basic, inexpensive nylon plug. Does the job and doesnít react with any metal. Just be careful getting it started so you donít cross-thread it.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-15-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Ed Colorado
A Scan Gauge is a useful tool to monitor critical...

A Scan Gauge is a useful tool to monitor critical temperatures like transmission, coolant, and such. These numbers become more important when towing in the mountains.

https://www.scangauge.com
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-15-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Ed Colorado
If it has a tachometer, try to keep the rpm of...

If it has a tachometer, try to keep the rpm of the engine no higher than 4,000 when choosing a gear to use. Less stress on the transmission and less heating of all the engine fluids.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-15-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Ed Colorado
Whatís your tow vehicle? Automatic...

Whatís your tow vehicle?
Automatic transmission or standard?

Does it have a tow haul mode?
Does it have a tachometer?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-08-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,381
Posted By Ed Colorado
We were in the area two weeks ago. The USFS...

We were in the area two weeks ago. The USFS station in Salida used to have water and a dump. No more.
They simply have a sign on the door directing you to commercial campground dump stations.
:mad:
Forum: Camp Cooking, Food & Recipes 06-08-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,897
Posted By Ed Colorado
Talking Beanies and weenies.;)

Beanies and weenies.;)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-08-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,381
Posted By Ed Colorado
Unhappy Plus the public dump stations in Salida and...

Plus the public dump stations in Salida and Poncha Springs are both closed.
Getting fresh water has also become a challenge.
Less supply, more demand equals higher prices.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-29-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,696
Posted By Ed Colorado
On the right hand side of the ‘fins’ located at...

On the right hand side of the ‘fins’ located at the top of the fridge is a white plastic piece attached to a wire. This is the thermistor.
Slide it up to provide more fooling to the fridge. Careful...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 05-23-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ed Colorado
He probably shouldnít have said that he thought...

He probably shouldnít have said that he thought she had a nice butt.;)
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 05-23-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ed Colorado
The Cheyenne Mountain State Park has a very large...

The Cheyenne Mountain State Park has a very large parking area for day use horse trailers. The daily admission is $7.
I would tell the gate attendant what you would like to do.
They would likely...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-20-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By Ed Colorado
Good score:okra:okra:okra:banana:banana

Good score:okra:okra:okra:banana:banana
Forum: Money Matters 05-13-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,676
Posted By Ed Colorado
I would accept a cashiers check from an Ethiopian...

I would accept a cashiers check from an Ethiopian Prince :eek: but from no one else.:loltu
Forum: General Chat 03-05-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,844
Posted By Ed Colorado
Those who put down deposits will be unsecured...

Those who put down deposits will be unsecured creditors.
That puts you at the very end of the line to get money.

:(
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-25-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,042
Posted By Ed Colorado
All you need is to raise the hitch with a hitch...

All you need is to raise the hitch with a hitch adapter.
Like one of these.

https://www.etrailer.com/s.aspx?qry=Raised+Receiver+Adapter&furl=-pg-Accessories_and_Parts
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-23-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By Ed Colorado
There are two propane issues at play. Colds...

There are two propane issues at play.

Colds temperatures and high elevation.

Combined, your propane appliances won't work very efficiently.

Fridge, furnace, HWH, etc.

Google has lots of...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-21-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,397
Posted By Ed Colorado
Thatís another variable. Speed is a huge...

Thatís another variable.

Speed is a huge issue with trailer tires. Unless otherwise noted trailer tires are rated as 65 miles per hour as their max speed. Exceeding the speed rating will cause the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-21-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,397
Posted By Ed Colorado
Your new tow vehicle has very similar towing...

Your new tow vehicle has very similar towing capacity plus the Electronic Sway Control feature that our Jeep Grand Cherokee has.

We towed a Casita 17' Deluxe with no additional sway control device...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 12-22-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,819
Posted By Ed Colorado
Smile The Ranger has a 19 gallon tank so when you...

The Ranger has a 19 gallon tank so when you factor in towing mileage, you will always be searching for the next gas station.
Forum: General Chat 11-30-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,244
Posted By Ed Colorado
Ditto. A very comprehensive source. 34,455 sites...

Ditto. A very comprehensive source. 34,455 sites per todayís count.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-04-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ed Colorado
Drafting. Getting away with it is not the...

Drafting.

Getting away with it is not the same as a sound practice.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-30-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,262
Posted By Ed Colorado
Uhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075848KTW/ref=...

Uhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075848KTW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Using this. Works real well.
Forum: Money Matters 10-29-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,849
Posted By Ed Colorado
With the very favorable exchange rate, I can buy...

With the very favorable exchange rate, I can buy a 19' Escape for about $8,000 more than I would pay for a 17' Casita.

Talking to Escape sales people shortly.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-11-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,048
Posted By Ed Colorado
Agreed. No one complains because they have too...

Agreed.
No one complains because they have too much truck, too much solar power or too much battery capacity.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-10-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,762
Posted By Ed Colorado
Cheap generator

If you are not near anyone else, or if you just donít care about your neighbors, go with the cheapest, noisiest generator you can find.

Otherwise stick with a Honda, Riobi, or Yamaha.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-30-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,911
Posted By Ed Colorado
Some have said, 1) “Between trips, the...

Some have said,

1) “Between trips, the rooftop panels need to be covered, which could be a real pain. “
Quite the opposite is true. You want the solar panels to keep your batteries charged when...
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