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Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 11-01-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,782
Posted By South Coast Stu
Here's a 2006 in Yakima for $25k...

Here's a 2006 in Yakima for $25k https://yakima.craigslist.org/rvs/d/yakima-bigfoot-trailer/7001813718.html Nice upgrades but seems a little over priced to me.

Here's a 2005 in Denver for $15.5k...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 11-01-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,782
Posted By South Coast Stu
:iagree: Take the time to have the seller...

:iagree: Take the time to have the seller demonstrate all appliances (fridge in 12v and 120v mode, furnace, oven, stove, fans, lights, water pump). I don't know how many times I've heard "it was...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 11-01-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By South Coast Stu
I've been using https://freecampsites.net/ for a...

I've been using https://freecampsites.net/ for a few years to find camp spots along the way. Verify with Google Earth. Have found a few gems.

I just use Google Maps to figure mileages between...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-23-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By South Coast Stu
Sun-View was the OEM for most (all?) Bigfoot...

Sun-View was the OEM for most (all?) Bigfoot windows. RV Windows by Sun-View Industries (https://www.sunviewindustries.ca/) This is for the sealed double thermal pane windows. Very expensive :eek:
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-07-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By South Coast Stu
Talking I have an above the bed rack also. I like to...

I have an above the bed rack also. I like to keep the "toys" with the TV. We usually leave the trailer at the campground and take the TV and toys to the trail head, launch, etc.. I also have a 15'...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-06-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By South Coast Stu
Question Let me see if I'm understanding the problem: ...

Let me see if I'm understanding the problem: Turn switch on; burner comes on and heats water to acceptable temp; come back x hours later and the water is not hot even though you have not turned HWH...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-30-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,647
Posted By South Coast Stu
Thumbs up Here's a pic of the upgrade: ...

Here's a pic of the upgrade:

https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/members/52094-albums2259-picture13314.jpg

I found a NWOB NOCO Genius G4 on eBay for $220 shipped :) I already had the 300W Go...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-04-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,647
Posted By South Coast Stu
Thumbs up Good point. I didn't have the batteries in the...

Good point. I didn't have the batteries in the truck bed connected that way but get why that is much better. Will be sure to wire them that way.



This is what I've been considering. NOCO...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-02-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,647
Posted By South Coast Stu
Thumbs up Thanks for the come-backs :) To clarify, I'm not...

Thanks for the come-backs :) To clarify, I'm not going to eliminate my converter, just not use it to charge the batteries. The converter is (currently) working fine for everything else (120 VAC and...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-02-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,647
Posted By South Coast Stu
Charging Multiple Batteries with Smart Charger?

I've spent a couple of hours searching on here and haven't found an answer to my question so figured I could go ahead and post. This question must have come up before :confused:

Trailer is a 2003...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-01-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By South Coast Stu
Wink 'Zactly - Using a weight distribution hitch to...

'Zactly - Using a weight distribution hitch to pull a travel trailer is such an outlandish idea and fraught with peril :rolleyes:
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-25-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By South Coast Stu
Thumbs up 17 while towing a 21' - I'm envious. I've been...

17 while towing a 21' - I'm envious. I've been told they get 30 hwy (when not towing).
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-25-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By South Coast Stu
Wink Wow, that must have been a difficult delivery!...

Wow, that must have been a difficult delivery! :eek: Good thing it wasn't a 3/4 ton ;)

Joking aside - Nice set-up! How is the little diesel for mileage and power?
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-24-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By South Coast Stu
Here are pics of my EAZ-Lift: ...

Here are pics of my EAZ-Lift:

https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/members/52094-albums2233-picture13163.jpg

https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/members/52094-albums2233-picture13164.jpg
...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-22-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By South Coast Stu
I'll try to get pics up of mine by the weekend. ...

I'll try to get pics up of mine by the weekend. 21RB without the box.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-07-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,906
Posted By South Coast Stu
Thumbs up Another vote for airbags. I run mine up to about...

Another vote for airbags. I run mine up to about 65# when loaded/towing (2010 Tundra Crewmax). No harsh ride when unloaded and they are aired down.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-26-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By South Coast Stu
How far are you willing to travel? ...

How far are you willing to travel? https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/rvs/d/estacada-bigfoot-travel-trailer/6851305555.html
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 02-18-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By South Coast Stu
Ours got cracked and I had to replace it :( I'm...

Ours got cracked and I had to replace it :( I'm not sure on a 25 (we have a 21RB ) but I had to remove the wall panel between the toilet and shower to access the back of the shower fixture. The...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 02-09-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,138
Posted By South Coast Stu
I have a 2003 21' with some window creep. I...

I have a 2003 21' with some window creep. I replaced the left-side front window (the outer pane was broken when I bought it). I paid $393.70 including shipping from Sun-View :eek: After that I...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-15-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,511
Posted By South Coast Stu
:iagree: It may be a little inconvenient but...

:iagree: It may be a little inconvenient but well worth it to live in a magical forest :okra :okra:okra:okra
Forum: General Chat 01-02-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,467
Posted By South Coast Stu
Lots of people pull a 21' or 25' Bigfoot (both...

Lots of people pull a 21' or 25' Bigfoot (both have a GVWR of 7,500#) with a 1/2 ton truck. Tongue weight should be around 10% (IMHO), much lighter than that an it can "fish-tail". While a...
Forum: General Chat 01-01-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,467
Posted By South Coast Stu
For me the Bigfoot was a process of elimination. ...

For me the Bigfoot was a process of elimination. Intending to retire in a few years and either full-time or very extended trips needed to have the following:
1.) Shower (dry)
2.) Full size fridge...
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,672
Posted By South Coast Stu
While going through my 2003 25RB21 today I...

While going through my 2003 25RB21 today I noticed this small duct running into the floor. I assume this is to heat the holding tanks(?)

...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-08-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By South Coast Stu
Update - I figured it out. There is battery...

Update - I figured it out. There is battery disconnect (I think it might be after market) with the remote switch by the door. I could hear the relay and located it mounted in the front storage...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-04-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By South Coast Stu
Smile Copy that. They all looked good but I'll...

Copy that. They all looked good but I'll re-check with my meter. I guess what's throwing me off is that none of them are marked for the fridge. From the Dometic service manual, it's supposed to...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-04-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By South Coast Stu
Yes, my fridge requires 12V whether on gas or...

Yes, my fridge requires 12V whether on gas or 120V. The right side (12V) of trainjunkie's load center looks just like mine. Is one of those fuses for the 12 V to the fridge? I should probably...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-03-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By South Coast Stu
Exclamation 2003 21RB Bigfoot Fridge 12V Source?

Hope someone out there can help :( My fridge stopped working. It was working a few weeks ago. I checked the 12V terminal block at the back of fridge and I don't have power. I don't see a fuse or...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-03-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By South Coast Stu
This is the route I am/was planning to go once I...

This is the route I am/was planning to go once I find a deal on a TV. I'd hate to have to pull the frig. I was thinking maybe toggle bolts? Or does the panel need to be reinforced?



...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 11-24-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By South Coast Stu
Thumbs up Update - I filled both tanks and checked a week+...

Update - I filled both tanks and checked a week+ later; both still full :) Must be some sort of a drain hole for the interstitial space. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 11-11-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By South Coast Stu
2002 21' Bigfoot Holding Tank Leak?

The last (actually first) time I had my new to me trailer out I stopped at a rest area and noticed water dripping out of small hole at the left rear corner of the holding tank. At the time I thought...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-30-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,546
Posted By South Coast Stu
Thanks Martin! I was going to order the pseudo...

Thanks Martin! I was going to order the pseudo replacement parts from VTS but think I will go with the rubber latches and install how you've shown. The original part's design seems to be overly...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-28-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,546
Posted By South Coast Stu
OK, found it. Thanks.

OK, found it. Thanks.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-28-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,546
Posted By South Coast Stu
Question Hi - New Bigfoot owner here (2002 25B21R). One of...

Hi - New Bigfoot owner here (2002 25B21R). One of my latches is gone and the other is missing the spring and clip.




I've searched on VTS and can't find this. Mind posting up a link? Thanks.
...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-22-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By South Coast Stu
I think it will be a little while before my BF is...

I think it will be a little while before my BF is ready for pics or gatherings. I'll keep you guys posted. Thanks!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-22-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By South Coast Stu
We're in Coos Bay.

We're in Coos Bay.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-21-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By South Coast Stu
Smile New member from the Southern Oregon Coast

New forum member and new owner (as of yesterday) of a 2002 21' Bigfoot :D I figured out if you see one of these trailers in good condition at a fair price you need jump on it quick. I took off at 2...
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