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Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-12-2018, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Welcome, GayleBooth, to FGRV.

Welcome, GayleBooth, to FGRV.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-09-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,510
Posted By Kai in Seattle
I know many people buy their pop rivets locally. ...

I know many people buy their pop rivets locally. Check on the Search icon above (use the lower fill-in area, not the upper one) for that topic. Also there's information about sizing as well. I can...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-08-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,542
Posted By Kai in Seattle
I always think my expectations are low...

I always think my expectations are low enough...(If I want to be comfortable and happy, I'll stay home) but apparently I was able to discover new depths. I know now it can go even lower than...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-08-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Exterior latex house paint? It'll come off...but...

Exterior latex house paint? It'll come off...but you can leave it for now as it won't hurt the camping any.


When it is convenient to repaint it, we liked the Rustoleum marine paint and...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-08-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,542
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Surprisingly, I does help to know we're not the...

Surprisingly, I does help to know we're not the only ones to have less thrilling trips than we hoped. We don't feel so singled out by fate. And you're right, the next trip will be different. And...
Forum: General Chat 08-06-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Giggles: I see you're from Washington...if...

Giggles: I see you're from Washington...if you're anywhere near Seattle. If you'll check the September calendar, which you can click on at the very top of any of these pages, you'll see the SAFE,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-04-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,367
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Paul got a large sheet of nylon "cutting board"...

Paul got a large sheet of nylon "cutting board" material and cut a number of pads from it, al the same, drilled a hole in one corner and put some yellow nylon rope through to make pick-up rings. He...
Forum: Parts: Buy | Sell | Trade 08-02-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By Kai in Seattle
k. corbin: I agree. It doesn't have to be a...

k. corbin: I agree. It doesn't have to be a deliberate scam to be a no-go. Reality has a way of insisting on itself in spite of optimism and large (small?) ideas.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-01-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By Kai in Seattle
10 thumbs up for the gorgeous EE list. ...

10 thumbs up for the gorgeous EE list.

Paul and I definitely fit into one or more of those categories!

Kai


And the girls are Easter Egg producers (chocolate color).
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-01-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,437
Posted By Kai in Seattle
A great and fascinating topic. Helps me focus on...

A great and fascinating topic. Helps me focus on the possibilities, because some things can be achieved.

And others only dreamed of.

Meanwhile...

BEST
Kai
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-01-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By Kai in Seattle
I keep thinking about our old pug girl, Nimble,...

I keep thinking about our old pug girl, Nimble, who sleeps under my bed in Peanut. She could be quietly snuffed out under there. At this point, I'm not sure that'd be the worst way for her to go,...
Forum: Money Matters 08-01-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,736
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Val, Wow, you really did your homework! Looks...

Val, Wow, you really did your homework! Looks like the chart I made up years ago when I finally found the Secord Agency in Seattle and went with them. The homeowners for us was also a better price...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-31-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Kai in Seattle
CarlieJo: I was thinking the same thing as...

CarlieJo: I was thinking the same thing as WaltP. WOW!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-30-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Paul's old job used to use dry ice in coolers to...

Paul's old job used to use dry ice in coolers to shrink metal parts sufficiently to get a very snug fit...they would get the coolers 2nd hand (or much older, if possible for free) because using them...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-28-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,510
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Lots of people post the same topic more than...

Lots of people post the same topic more than once...a time or two. Oh, good, you contacted them and are moving the other reply! That's super!



Awning. So there's a definite problem with the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-28-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By Kai in Seattle
William: I like your sense of humor! Kai

William: I like your sense of humor!

Kai
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-28-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Good points about the bouncing. Since we...

Good points about the bouncing.

Since we don't have water lines in Peanut, but have a nice, solid 6-gallon "emergency" bottle with a sturdy carry handle and a nice spigot that so far doesn't...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-28-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,510
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Pop riverters aren't particularly expensive; try...

Pop riverters aren't particularly expensive; try someplace like Harbor Freight if you have one nearby.

You mentioned the awning on the other post, I believe? Always good to do a thread with...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-27-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Mike Magee: might be a good parade.

Mike Magee: might be a good parade.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-27-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,395
Posted By Kai in Seattle
"In the movie "Mosquito Coast" Harrison Ford...

"In the movie "Mosquito Coast" Harrison Ford makes ice for Amazon natives using absorption cycle refrigeration powered by wood fire." -- David, MizterWizard


Yeah, I loved the book and then the...
Forum: General Chat 07-27-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Kai in Seattle
That is definitely a Flamingo Spaniel. ...

That is definitely a Flamingo Spaniel.

That, or a Laboratory Treebird.

Kai
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-27-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Kai in Seattle
k. corbin, and Court, We lived with...

k. corbin, and Court,

We lived with on-demand water heaters for a year in Berlin, Germany back in 1975, and I can tell you I've missed them ever since. They are much smaller than regular water...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-27-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,510
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Replacing rusted screws: Go near the top of...

Replacing rusted screws:

Go near the top of the page and find "Search." Click on that.
Go down to the lower blank, not the upper, and type in replace exterior screws, exterior screws, replacing...
Forum: Misc: Buy | Sell | Trade 07-26-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Well, your work is gorgeous, lovely fabric...

Well, your work is gorgeous, lovely fabric choices and good selection of products. Thanks for letting us look!
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 07-25-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,387
Posted By Kai in Seattle
What an amazing state Utah is, with so much...

What an amazing state Utah is, with so much natural beauty and wonders. Thanks, all!

BEST
Kai
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-25-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,366
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Carla Jean, You go, girl! How super to have...

Carla Jean,

You go, girl! How super to have your own trailer!


and, thanks.

Kai
Forum: General Chat 07-25-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Good heads up! Thanks.

Good heads up! Thanks.
Forum: Misc: Buy | Sell | Trade 07-25-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Yes, that's the one that was in the other link. ...

Yes, that's the one that was in the other link. Cute trailer.

Thanks, Mike, for the link, and thanks for the pics here.

Now if we could get a confirmation of that 300 pound tongue weight, and...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-23-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Agree with Jon that a larger trailer might be...

Agree with Jon that a larger trailer might be less expensive, the eggs in good shape can be pricier inch for inch.

And, Debs, glad you have time to look around!

K
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-23-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Good luck to you. What you're looking for is out...

Good luck to you. What you're looking for is out there; used trailers that don't need a lot of work, though, aren't the cheapest, generally. Trailers that are very cheap often need a lot of work. ...
Forum: General Chat 07-23-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Sergey: Yes...though it takes us a bit more...

Sergey:

Yes...though it takes us a bit more than that to settle in. You're right, it is easier than completely unhooking which is why we don't unhook unless we want to use the car locally without...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-22-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Michel, welcome to FGRV! congrats on your...

Michel, welcome to FGRV! congrats on your new-to-you Trillium.

Where did you use the marine ply, or where are you planning to use the marine ply in your Trillium 1300?

If you're screwing...
Forum: For Sale: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 07-22-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Is that 1300 pounds certified weight? 'Cause a...

Is that 1300 pounds certified weight? 'Cause a lot of nice things went into it...and Bolers are often a little heavier than that anyway...and you have all the appliances, bells, and whistles there...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-22-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Kai in Seattle
You'd have to really set it up for a New York...

You'd have to really set it up for a New York winter if you wanted to use that bathroom year round...and Bobbie Mayer is right, bathrooms do add weight.
Forum: Misc: Buy | Sell | Trade 07-22-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Yup, it's a Hunter! Looks vintage. Thanks for...

Yup, it's a Hunter! Looks vintage. Thanks for the link!

Price is MUCH different in link than here, $6000 more, and queen size bed compared to king size...so you lowered the price and added some...
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Sergey: I understand what you mean. I like to...

Sergey: I understand what you mean. I like to travel, too, but I do like staying two nights sometimes, because all the setting up and taking down is tiring, and some places have a lot more to see...
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Timber Wolf: I agree, we can travel further when...

Timber Wolf: I agree, we can travel further when we are heading HOME! :D

There's no place like home. :nope:dance

Kai
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-22-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Yes, they do exist with showers, but "most" of...

Yes, they do exist with showers, but "most" of them don't have them. You can find all options if you keep looking.

I cannot imagine spending "years" in a 13' trailer in New York. Well,...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-22-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Kai in Seattle
We got our marine ply from a boatyard near...

We got our marine ply from a boatyard near Seattle. It is the most beautiful plywood I've ever seen and the nicest to work with--no voids in the edges, etc.. It stained up beautifully, sealed...
Forum: Misc: Buy | Sell | Trade 07-22-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Kai in Seattle
300 pounds tongue weight seems heavy for a...

300 pounds tongue weight seems heavy for a Hunter. Technically, that would mean it ought to weigh 2500-3000 pounds or so to keep the ratio right.

Would LOVE to see some pics!
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-22-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By Kai in Seattle
EE = one shoe size narrower than EEE.

EE = one shoe size narrower than EEE.
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Lots of good points. We don't like to drive 7...

Lots of good points. We don't like to drive 7 hours in one day any more, but "can." We drive about 55 mph, Peanut being quite old, like us and our two dogs, and speed is more stressful to us now.
...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-22-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Wow, I hear you need a real solution to your lack...

Wow, I hear you need a real solution to your lack of housing situation.

I wish you success at it, and soon.


Just so you know, most of these little 13' trailers don't have full bathrooms, ...
Forum: Wanted: Molded Fiberglass Travel Trailers 07-22-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Wow, I hear you need a real solution to your lack...

Wow, I hear you need a real solution to your lack of housing situation.

I wish you success at it, and soon.


Just so you know, most of these little 13' trailers don't have full bathrooms, ...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-22-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By Kai in Seattle
".....but roosters don't lay eggs k.corbin" ...

".....but roosters don't lay eggs
k.corbin"

Roosters don't SIT on eggs, either.
:wak:blink:u:floor



Kinda iffy to invoke the warranty...I mean, blame the eagle (that was really odd...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-22-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Adding pictures: before you click "Post Quick...

Adding pictures: before you click "Post Quick Reply," click instead on "Go Advanced." THEN use the lower of the two areas and find and click on the paper clip icon. It will allow you to BROWSE...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-21-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,366
Posted By Kai in Seattle
One of our dumb (learning experience) things with...

One of our dumb (learning experience) things with Peanut was driving up 101, the Oregon Coast Highway, with our cabinets and fabric bins "unsecured." Gravity and that road--that twisty, twiney,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-21-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Kai in Seattle
"Tipped" is when you use a "dry" paintbrush and...

"Tipped" is when you use a "dry" paintbrush and gently drag it across the area you just rolled on. The idea is to break all the tiny bubbles that get incorporated into paint when you mix it...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-21-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By Kai in Seattle
Congratulations, welcome, and best luck with your...

Congratulations, welcome, and best luck with your travels and décor!

Kai
Forum: General Chat 07-19-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,230
Posted By Kai in Seattle
:banana :okra :splat "Deceptive sales...

:banana :okra :splat


"Deceptive sales people are not unusual.
I still contend that you have to start somewhere, and that is dry weight. And, buyers need to inform themselves or they'll find...
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