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Forum: General Chat 03-03-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,344
Posted By charliej
Another irritant are porch lights left on all...

Another irritant are porch lights left on all night. Or a string of awning lights left on all night. Or worse are the zillion watt spotlights on the sides of some toyhaulers, that make me feel like...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-27-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,491
Posted By charliej
I tow my Casita 17SD with a 2020 F150 super crew...

I tow my Casita 17SD with a 2020 F150 super crew XLT 4wd, 3.5 eco boost. I previously towed with a 2006 silverado 5.3 V-8 4wd. The Ford is far superior is every regard. More powerful, quieter,...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-12-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,887
Posted By charliej
You should not put it on the rear driver side...

You should not put it on the rear driver side window. That is your emergency exit window and it must be able to swing out.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-27-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By charliej
Gordan, you are correct. The concern is using...

Gordan, you are correct. The concern is using something that dislodges or damages that o-ring. It must be done correctly.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-26-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By charliej
DO NOT push in the check valve at the city water...

DO NOT push in the check valve at the city water connection on your trailer. This will ruin it and make it inoperable.
Forum: Money Matters 12-26-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
Posted By charliej
No.

No.
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 08-23-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By charliej
Check the Casita forum. There is one for sale...

Check the Casita forum. There is one for sale there.
Forum: General Chat 06-24-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,233
Posted By charliej
Steve, the opening to the bed is only 2 feet wide...

Steve, the opening to the bed is only 2 feet wide in the Casita.

CharlieJ
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-25-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,598
Posted By charliej
Rock shield

Why not take it to a shop that does fiberglass boat repairs? It might cost a little more, but you would have it restored as new. Money well spent.

CharlieJ
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-28-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,568
Posted By charliej
Hi Aram !! Wow a blast from the past! I'm glad...

Hi Aram !! Wow a blast from the past! I'm glad the Scamp is working out for you. I really enjoyed it while I had it. Yep, things do get old and wear out. Hopefully all else has been fine with...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-09-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,489
Posted By charliej
I did the doors/ drawers under the sink and liked...

I did the doors/ drawers under the sink and liked the result so much I ended up doing everything, including the divider between the bed and dinette. I sanded first and applied three coats, lightly...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-07-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By charliej
As Steve says using a tool is a sure way to...

As Steve says using a tool is a sure way to deform the fitting. During my camp host gig Iíve seen many folks using a massive pair of channel locks trying to tighten their hose connections. Iíve...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-16-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,093
Posted By charliej
Looks like simplicity!!! Room to sleep and carry...

Looks like simplicity!!! Room to sleep and carry some camping stuff. I like it just like it is.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-24-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 435,090
Posted By charliej
As I recall it takes a bit of practice to operate...

As I recall it takes a bit of practice to operate those. First couple of attempts is like a runaway train!! Get out of the way!!!
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-24-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 435,090
Posted By charliej
Well I do remember using Simonize paste wax on a...

Well I do remember using Simonize paste wax on a tile floor. Courtesy of the US Army basic training 1970. Took turns sitting on the big commercial buffer while somebody ran it. The added weight, with...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-21-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By charliej
I would put a piece of masking tape on every door...

I would put a piece of masking tape on every door and every hinge and number every door AND hinge. Takes no time and will guarantee everything will go back together perfectly. But I seem to be...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-30-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By charliej
I had a similar problem. I would almost guarantee...

I had a similar problem. I would almost guarantee it is the regulator at the propane tanks. They do fail. About $50 for a new one.

CharlieJ
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 04-25-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By charliej
Just a thought. I would imagine copper would be...

Just a thought. I would imagine copper would be much easier than cutting and threading black pipe.

CharlieJ
Forum: Classified Archives 04-23-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,992
Posted By charliej
That is a beautiful 13. For someone looking for...

That is a beautiful 13. For someone looking for a 13 footer, I doubt a nicer one could be found. I'm sure it won't last long. Good luck with the soon to be sale !

CharlieJ
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,591
Posted By charliej
I forgot to mention it's a 2007. Price started at...

I forgot to mention it's a 2007. Price started at $8900. I hope someone grabs it!.
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,591
Posted By charliej
16ft scamp for sale in Sac

There is a 16 foot scamp for sale posted on the Sacramento craigslist. The ad says it's in mint condition. Looks like it has an AC and a toilet. No shower. He's asking $7800. But it's been up for...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By charliej
74534 Here's mine in my Casita. It's on the...

74534

Here's mine in my Casita. It's on the left side as you go out. I had one in exactly the same spot in my Scamp. Use a piece of scrap wood behind and bolt it through. A lifesaver going out....
Forum: General Chat 07-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,806
Posted By charliej
Donna..... Keep in mind that on your way to pick...

Donna..... Keep in mind that on your way to pick up 10 Forward you were headed up. On the way back, you were going down. Hence the great mpg coming back !!!
Forum: General Chat 07-05-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,806
Posted By charliej
Congratulation Donna! I cannot think of...

Congratulation Donna!

I cannot think of anyone who would appreciate this moment more than you.

Many good memories ahead.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-01-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,417
Posted By charliej
Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 01-01-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,037
Posted By charliej
Arrrrrrrhhhhh

Arrrrrrrhhhhh
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 12-12-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,898
Posted By charliej
Mike.......I've used a bucket at home and when on...

Mike.......I've used a bucket at home and when on the road when no dump station was available.

Even as one who as a former backpacker has no adversion to trees or catholes, I have grown to...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 12-10-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,898
Posted By charliej
Mike..... Just buy a 5 gallon bucket at lowes....

Mike..... Just buy a 5 gallon bucket at lowes. Then dump that down the house toilet.
Forum: General Chat 10-20-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By charliej
This is a "best of"....... Sure wish I'd...

This is a "best of".......

Sure wish I'd kept mine......
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-17-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,724
Posted By charliej
Thanks Cathy..... I was just curious and that...

Thanks Cathy..... I was just curious and that answers my question.
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-17-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,724
Posted By charliej
Cathy......... What is your concern with the...

Cathy.........

What is your concern with the door?
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-02-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,463
Posted By charliej
Wow. I'm more confused then ever now.

Wow. I'm more confused then ever now.
Forum: Classified Archives 07-10-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,561
Posted By charliej
Based on the receipt of a deposit, the Scamp is...

Based on the receipt of a deposit, the Scamp is Sold.
Forum: Oregon Gatherings 07-03-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,117
Posted By charliej
Hi Teresa ! I'd like to volunteer with...

Hi Teresa !

I'd like to volunteer with anything. Not sure how to do it. PM me with what you need. I will be there early, arriving the 16th.

We'd like to help.

CharlieJ and...
Forum: Classified Archives 07-02-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,561
Posted By charliej
SOLD: 2002 16ft Scamp $9500

2002 16 foot Scamp, side dinette with front bath. Excellent condition.

The Scamp has a heater, 4.6cuft fridge, shower, toilet. All interior lights are LEDs. A WDH is included.

All system work...
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,891
Posted By charliej
Jack.......sorta like most things in life huh?

Jack.......sorta like most things in life huh?
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,891
Posted By charliej
If you don't get one, you will never miss it. I...

If you don't get one, you will never miss it. I tent camped for many years and in my 50's moved to a tent trailer. Was like heaven, off the ground. No toilet. A couple of years ago I bought my...
Forum: Classified Archives 05-08-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By charliej
Check your pm

Check your pm
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-02-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,263
Posted By charliej
Not only is the trailer much heavier, you will...

Not only is the trailer much heavier, you will also have a much larger frontal area with the Bigfoot, further taxing your truck.
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 01-06-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,351
Posted By charliej
Joe, I don't know about composting toilets, but...

Joe, I don't know about composting toilets, but you can install a porcelain Sealand toilet in the casita. It's just like home. Larry at little house installs them and could probably guide you on...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-05-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,825
Posted By charliej
Bobby, Do you live in fresno? I'm in Clovis.

Bobby,

Do you live in fresno? I'm in Clovis.
Forum: General Chat 01-01-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,101
Posted By charliej
Congratulations on your new baby !! That is one...

Congratulations on your new baby !! That is one nice looking trailer. Let the good times begin !!
Forum: Oregon Gatherings 12-20-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,117
Posted By charliej
Christine and I will see you all on the 15th. ...

Christine and I will see you all on the 15th. Looking forward to seeing our new friends again !!!

CharlieJ
Forum: General Chat 12-12-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,044
Posted By charliej
I use a single cup coffee cone. Place the cone on...

I use a single cup coffee cone. Place the cone on the cup, place filter, add coffee , pour hot water. I have two cones so I can make two cups at a time for us. This is the only thing I have used my...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-02-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,629
Posted By charliej
Raz.....I believe you are right. If nothing else...

Raz.....I believe you are right. If nothing else there are indicator lights on the front of the fridge, which would need DC (although very minimal). I still believe there are internal controls...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-02-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,629
Posted By charliej
This has been an interesting thread. Even with...

This has been an interesting thread. Even with all the expertise it appears we are unable to determine the actual electrical usage. Why does Dometic make this so difficult?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-02-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,629
Posted By charliej
Hi everyone! Thank you for all the replies. I...

Hi everyone! Thank you for all the replies. I have been out of cell/Internet service for the last several days.

I now have a 2010 Casita SD. The fridge is a Dometic RM 2454. I do have the manual...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-29-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,629
Posted By charliej
Thanks Rob. Sounds like I need a second...

Thanks Rob.

Sounds like I need a second battery. Anyone done this on a 17 sd casita?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-29-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,629
Posted By charliej
Thanks everyone for your help. I'll let you know...

Thanks everyone for your help. I'll let you know how this works.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-29-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,629
Posted By charliej
So, what does 1.3 amps mean for battery life? ...

So, what does 1.3 amps mean for battery life? Can I boondock for a week? With LEDs and conserving it was possible with the scamp.
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