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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-25-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,629
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
I never had any problems with condensation. Mind...

I never had any problems with condensation. Mind you, we don't cook in our trailer and we have decent ventilation. On a very seldom occasion, we use an electric heater so the only moisture is from...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-10-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
We have a similar setup except, not nylon but a...

We have a similar setup except, not nylon but a cheap, white poly tarp. With tarp kept taut at the rail side and front poles a foot lower than the rail, rain water runs off in the middle, between the...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 11-10-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,022
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Wild mushrooms for us. Unfortunately, I still...

Wild mushrooms for us. Unfortunately, I still don't have any really good places closer to home - Mississauga, Ontario. The best we know are 1000 klicks away, around Wawa, Ontario and Tadoussac,...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-03-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,629
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Busy, busy.... For anybody interested; 8...

Busy, busy....
For anybody interested; 8 seasons and no sign of any deterioration. This insulation really works very well!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-02-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,629
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Busy, busy, busy. To put it in few words: If...

Busy, busy, busy.

To put it in few words: If I was to do it again, I'd do it the same way - the tiles stud well to the test of time.
To put it in more words: The only issue I had was caused by...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-08-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,296
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Raising the tongue changes the weight...

Raising the tongue changes the weight distribution. Not by a lot but... On your way back... was the propane tank almost empty? Maybe the few missing pounds on the tongue in addition to the raised...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 08-07-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,550
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
I'm not sure about the US but, in Canada, I would...

I'm not sure about the US but, in Canada, I would not see a reason to limit my camping options during hunting season. Heck, in most of Ontario, there is an open season for at least rabbits almost...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-28-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
A clip from Ontario Bolerama 2012 Ontario...

A clip from Ontario Bolerama 2012
Ontario Bolerama 2012 - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=568vnx1-HjQ)
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-17-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
We had a ball and (I hope) next year my wife may...

We had a ball and (I hope) next year my wife may not be as shy ;)
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-12-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,191
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Did anybody say "pipes"??? Should I re-consider...

Did anybody say "pipes"??? Should I re-consider my reservation??? Who brings just pipes to a gathering???? Sounds like a very incomplete stove?! Why not bring the whole stove including stove pipes...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 07-08-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,191
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
I'm going to Bolerama and count me in as...

I'm going to Bolerama and count me in as interested. Currently, for a canopy, we are using a tarp so an upgrade would be nice to have. Are you booked in for group or serviced site? We are booked on...
Forum: General Chat 07-01-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
We, or at least (I think) most of us are simply...

We, or at least (I think) most of us are simply proud to be Canadians and that's (IMHO) all that there is to say about that.
Forum: General Chat 07-01-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Happy Canada Day!!!

Happy Canada Day!!!
Forum: General Chat 07-01-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,827
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Any idea which stores carry O2-Cool in Canada?

Any idea which stores carry O2-Cool in Canada?
Forum: General Chat 06-28-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,169
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Never (not even a hint of) any sway pulling the...

Never (not even a hint of) any sway pulling the 15ft that weights less than 1/3 of my TV. Not on bumps, not in cross-winds, bot passing ore being passed by any vehicle. Based on my previous...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-26-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,334
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
David and Darwin, I fully agree with you when...

David and Darwin,
I fully agree with you when it comes to the permanent trailer wiring. My comments about using 14 vs 12 gauge were in regards to an extension cord because this is what the OP...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-26-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,334
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Well, so why go with 12 Gauge and be under...

Well, so why go with 12 Gauge and be under engineered for 30 Amp service when one could go for 10 Gauge and be safe plugging into higher Amp service? IMHO 14 Gauge is good for 15 Amp service and...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-25-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,433
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Dave, if you are thinking about selling it, I may...

Dave, if you are thinking about selling it, I may be interested in buying it. I'm in Mississauga. Maybe I could adapt it to my Rainier SUV. On a SUV, the deflector could be much closer to the trailer...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-25-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,334
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Get yourself a vent cover. I got one from...

Get yourself a vent cover. I got one from Canadian Tire. It is virtually identical to the one linked below but, it was $15 cheaper and I'm happy with it. RV Vent Cover | Canadian Tire...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-25-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,334
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
May I ask, why? Sure, 12 Gauge can have 20 Amp...

May I ask, why? Sure, 12 Gauge can have 20 Amp protection but, 15 Amp is standard campsite outlet and trying to draw more will pop the breaker on the outlet anyway. The other (campsite) standard is...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-25-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,334
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
3 people and a dog in small, unventilated space...

3 people and a dog in small, unventilated space will make air dump! IMHO if you cracked that roof vent an inch or so, you'd hardly loose any heat but got rid of the condensation and feel MUCH warmer....
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 06-19-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Unfortunately; ALL provincial parks are fully...

Unfortunately; ALL provincial parks are fully booked for Canada Day...
Last weekend in Selkirk we were still shaking out the sand from two weeks ago in Pinery :)
BTW. Selkirk is a nice park with...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 06-19-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Ontario, Canada, beaches?

I'd like some recommendations for a campground with or near to a sandy beach. Somewhere within 2 -3 hour (tow) drive from Mississauga / Toronto.
Also; I'd like to find something for Canada Day...
Forum: General Chat 06-11-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,737
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
All of the US and Canadian official health...

All of the US and Canadian official health resources that I could find do not agree with your point of view. They all recommend pretty much exactly the same technique which is (quote from one of...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-10-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
I think, you thought right. Wires do go first.

I think, you thought right. Wires do go first.
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,944
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Well, this is the thing that happens, in the...

Well, this is the thing that happens, in the middle of the night, when still half asleep, you step out of the trailer only to realize that you are in a T-shirt in the middle of the pouring rain. Now,...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-10-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,191
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Size? not sure... a foot square? 18"? 20? It's...

Size? not sure... a foot square? 18"? 20? It's the one in the pix below. I took it out when I was making a trailer out of the... well, out of that thing... :eek:
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,944
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Same thing. On top of that; We try to remove...

Same thing. On top of that;
We try to remove things that we decide are useless and make a note of things that we (think) need. Than, we plan the next outing and scout for things that we (think) we...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-10-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,191
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Is anybody going to be interested in a small...

Is anybody going to be interested in a small jalousie window in OK (needs cleaning) condition? Should I bring it in?
Book swap?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-10-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,611
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Yup. Really! see VW Beetle pulls fifth wheel...

Yup. Really! see VW Beetle pulls fifth wheel travel trailer - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGeUSjRMlQ4)
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-08-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Oh, I wish. In my other life I used to be a rally...

Oh, I wish. In my other life I used to be a rally driver. Now, I (think) still know how to drive fast but (out of the city) I'm now... (mostly) pulling a trailer and enjoy the views.
Forum: General Chat 06-08-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
IMHO what you are lacking is not the sleeping...

IMHO what you are lacking is not the sleeping area but a living area and this is easily solved. A pop-up canopy that sets up in minutes, keeps you out of elements, gives the extra living space. May...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-08-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Well, they could be using you as a make shift...

Well, they could be using you as a make shift "radar detector". I do admit to doing that from time to time except, I keep about a half a mile distance. If they are going over the limit and I see that...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-08-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,191
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
To put things in financial perspective; Booking...

To put things in financial perspective; Booking as a part of THE MEET one saves at least $10 a night and this is ONLY the diff. between the cheapest serviced site and the going rate. Most will stay...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-08-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Yes! Still; I do reserve the right to go 90...

Yes! Still;
I do reserve the right to go 90 km/h on a highway where the speed limit is 90 km/h
I do reserve the right to go in the right lane at 90 km/h on a multi lane highway even if the max...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-08-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
You were writing about being ticketed " if you...

You were writing about being ticketed " if you are more than 10 kph slower than "average - even if you were also over the limit at the time!" and this was precisely what I was referring to. If I'm...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-08-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
After they ticket me the very first time for...

After they ticket me the very first time for obeying the law. They ticketed more people for the same? That's what the class action is for. :D
Forum: Hi, I am.... 06-08-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,943
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Hi Tracy, I'm Andrew and I am no a...

Hi Tracy, I'm Andrew and I am no a Trilliumoholic. Till recently, I was in denial and I thought that I'm not a ...holic of any kind because ...holics went to the meetings and I did not. Now, I booked...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-08-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Unless it was in the hammer lane, I'd love to get...

Unless it was in the hammer lane, I'd love to get a ticket like this. Maybe I could get some money out of it because, it would be a fairly clear case of harassment.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-08-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,305
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Happy birthday and many more!

Happy birthday and many more!
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-08-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,191
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
The chairs we have :D but the part I'm not sure...

The chairs we have :D but the part I'm not sure of is; what do we bring for the BBQ? I mean, does everybody bring their own food or do we pay for it or...? I've never been to such an even before so,...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-08-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,191
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Just booked site #159 Now, somebody please...

Just booked site #159

Now, somebody please tell me, what should we bring other than what we normally take camping?

See you there! :D
Forum: General Chat 06-07-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
These trailers look more aerodynamic than...

These trailers look more aerodynamic than Trilliums are. They are also lighter so, they may provide considerable gas savings. They are one of very few trailer makes that look appealing to me but, for...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-06-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
In Toronto area??? I wish it was true! Most of...

In Toronto area??? I wish it was true! Most of the time it's at the standstill! Try and detract from that :roflol
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-06-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Cool! Especially that no eggs were harmed during...

Cool! Especially that no eggs were harmed during making of the video :D
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-06-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
No argument with the above statement. ...

No argument with the above statement.




Traffic doesn't care whether you tow or not. It flows at it's own pace. In my book, in most cases, unless the traffic is speeding, safe speed is the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-06-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
IMHO when road conditions are poor, safe speed...

IMHO when road conditions are poor, safe speed would be normally lower when towing than for the same vehicle without a trailer. However, in good driving conditions, it's the factors like driver...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-05-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,335
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
Stiffer sidewalls supposed to prevent sway. Also,...

Stiffer sidewalls supposed to prevent sway. Also, it's hard to find for 13" rims "non trailer tires" that would have sufficient load rating. Car tires are just not capable of withstanding the axle...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 06-05-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,653
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
When I got mine, there was nothing left from the...

When I got mine, there was nothing left from the original interior so, I can't compare but; as Carol said: it looks new.
Going from memory of pix of other Jubilees, it was re-done but not...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 06-05-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,653
Posted By Andrew GPSMapNut
It is a Jubilee and I don't think it is modified....

It is a Jubilee and I don't think it is modified. Mine had originally the same huge windows cut-outs. About a year ago, there was another one, with the same windows, posted for sale in Toronto.
BTW....
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