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Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 07-22-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,475
Posted By parmm
Would be far better to be rid of Rand Paul and...

Would be far better to be rid of Rand Paul and use a medical approach !!!
Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 07-22-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,475
Posted By parmm
The latest on opening the Northern, or Southern...

The latest on opening the Northern, or Southern (depending on where your from) border. This is crazy, sounds like the US is trying to get even!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkhsBqPc7T0
and then...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-22-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,611
Posted By parmm
Don't tell my wife about this thread!

Don't tell my wife about this thread!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-21-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By parmm
I'd go with the aluminum, but it would be very...

I'd go with the aluminum, but it would be very pricy!! Hopefully you can weld it.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-20-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By parmm
Welcome Home Ben and Leslie. You'll find a lot...

Welcome Home Ben and Leslie. You'll find a lot of us vets around here!
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 07-19-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By parmm
Never knew Triple E made travel trailers. They...

Never knew Triple E made travel trailers. They make excellent motorhomes! Appears to be in excellent shape, and what I would expect from Triple E!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-19-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By parmm
Had one for hauling a small handicap scooter on...

Had one for hauling a small handicap scooter on the back of my Honda Odyssey. It broke off and decorated I-90 somewhere in Montana several years back. DW was driving and I was dozing, grand kids in...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-19-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By parmm
Fantastic find -thank you so much!!!

Fantastic find -thank you so much!!!
Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 07-18-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,475
Posted By parmm
The thing with Canada is that if you have ever...

The thing with Canada is that if you have ever gotten into any kind of legal trouble, which would remain on your record, you are not allowed in. And we have the same policy with their citizens who...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-18-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By parmm
I know your problem was a fuse, but still you...

I know your problem was a fuse, but still you have to have a ground somewhere. The negative side of the battery has to hook to something. That would be your ground.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 07-18-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,475
Posted By parmm
We would still have a Polio and Small Pox...

We would still have a Polio and Small Pox pandemic if it weren't for vaccines and mandated quarantines!!! Any body remember the days when they would put a Quarantine Sign on your house if someone...
Forum: General Chat 07-18-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,247
Posted By parmm
[QUOTE=Bob Penn;819121] .......I was told...

[QUOTE=Bob Penn;819121]

.......I was told that I may discharge a lithium battery down to minus 4°F.....I was also told about the 32°F low limit for charging......[Quote]
but with Battleborn's...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 07-17-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,475
Posted By parmm
Yep, maybe you can buy a fake Covid Vacceine ID,...

Yep, maybe you can buy a fake Covid Vacceine ID, but if you get caught, well just saying: https://apnews.com/article/crime-health-coronavirus-pandemic-48657a4b8515ffa2f19c37a4b4f14a8d
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-17-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,888
Posted By parmm
Tow mine with a 2018 Chevy Colorado, crew cab,...

Tow mine with a 2018 Chevy Colorado, crew cab, short bed. Scamp new style hitch. Hitch has to be mounted perfect in bed to make 90 degree turn and clear both cab and rear of box, which mine can...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-16-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By parmm
And then there is snow load! Nasty word!!! I...

And then there is snow load! Nasty word!!! I keep thinking about raising the trusses and installing a larger door on my pole barn. It was built with a garden tractor in mind.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-15-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By parmm
You need to scrape the paint off the frame to...

You need to scrape the paint off the frame to check for ground.
Forum: General Chat 07-15-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By parmm
People do those type modifications, and then no...

People do those type modifications, and then no one wants to buy them when they are put up for sale.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-15-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,573
Posted By parmm
If converted to a bumper pull, you're talking...

If converted to a bumper pull, you're talking about 400+ pounds tongue weight! And a weight distribution hitch is not available for that type of hitch sit up.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-14-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By parmm
I'd just cut it off where it is so that it is...

I'd just cut it off where it is so that it is level with the bottom of the tank.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-14-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By parmm
https://www.rvforum.net/threads/smelly-furnace-set...

https://www.rvforum.net/threads/smelly-furnace-sets-off-smoke-detector.8165/
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-14-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By parmm
Yep, lots of farms where I live, and they need...

Yep, lots of farms where I live, and they need welding done where the equipment breaks! Already replaced the chains with cable.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-13-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By parmm
The rails on the Scamp hitch are the universal...

The rails on the Scamp hitch are the universal rails from the Reese hitch. Reese did not make rails for my Chevy Colorado, but the Universal Rails fit just fine. The trailer company that installed...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-13-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,042
Posted By parmm
Look again. That is a motorhome. Look at the...

Look again. That is a motorhome. Look at the duallys on the rear axle
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-13-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By parmm
Nothing is going to be easy to install when you...

Nothing is going to be easy to install when you have torch the old one off and weld the new one on. Plus they are all designed to go on a A-Frame and the Scamp 19 doesn't have a A-Frame to weld it...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-13-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,042
Posted By parmm
Yes, you can call it anecdotal, but when you've...

Yes, you can call it anecdotal, but when you've seen the stupid things people do at gas pumps that I have seen, you would be screaming caution too! Gas stations are a accident waiting to happen in...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-12-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,042
Posted By parmm
Wink You are required to turn off your propane tank...

You are required to turn off your propane tank before pulling up to fuel pumps at a gas station as your propane refrigerator has a open flame. A pilot light is considered a open flame. You must...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-12-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By parmm
Scamp 19 hitch

My 2006 Scamp 19's coupler needs rebuilding or replacing. I believe it is a Atwood or a https://www.etrailer.com/A-Frame-Trailer-Coupler/Pro-Series/PSE338050303.html. It has a small hole on the side...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-12-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By parmm
And most of us are running 13" and 14" tires. My...

And most of us are running 13" and 14" tires. My Scamp 19 calls for a 205/75r14ST and I run the next size up, a 215/75r14
ST which gives me higher load rating than a 205/75R15ST. Just what...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-12-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By parmm
Who made it? When I google "Carefree 5th wheel...

Who made it? When I google "Carefree 5th wheel travel trailer" I only get Carefree awnings.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-12-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By parmm
Use this chart to compare: ...

Use this chart to compare: https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat/car-boat-light-bulbs/
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-11-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By parmm
You can do anything you want. But doing...

You can do anything you want. But doing "anything" isn't always recommended!
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-11-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,275
Posted By parmm
I remember vehicles of yesteryear which had their...

I remember vehicles of yesteryear which had their battery located under the back seat. But those were old style vehicles which did not have computerized components. Today's vehicles are a whole...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-11-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By parmm
I used a 12 vdc computer fan. Worked great.

I used a 12 vdc computer fan. Worked great.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-10-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,887
Posted By parmm
Talking You can buy shorter screws at the hardware store....

You can buy shorter screws at the hardware store. If you don't want it, I'll buy it from you!!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 07-09-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,406
Posted By parmm
They are all money pits, no matter which brand. ...

They are all money pits, no matter which brand. But these money pits can be a lot of fun. Get a Scamp and enjoy! I'm on my fifth RV and this one is the first RV trailer. Been looking for a Scamp...
Forum: General Chat 07-09-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,235
Posted By parmm
It's a adjustment of prices, like inflation. The...

It's a adjustment of prices, like inflation. The whole used RV market is crazy, not just fiberglass trailers. Used RVs are flying off the lot. Dealers can not keep anything in stock. What the Big...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-08-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By parmm
Yep, had two flats on my Honda Odyssey van last...

Yep, had two flats on my Honda Odyssey van last week!! Have not had a flat tire for years now.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-08-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By parmm
Anyone with specific instructions as exactly...

Anyone with specific instructions as exactly where to attach gasket on door frame. Does it go right on the edge of the frame, or out a bit?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-08-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By parmm
What size tire are you running, including the...

What size tire are you running, including the load rating? How much does your Excape 17 weigh when loaded? Do you drive over 65 mpg? Has your dealer determined the cause of the blowouts? Are you...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-08-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,275
Posted By parmm
The charger instructions should tell you, but I'd...

The charger instructions should tell you, but I'd say 6 gauge for less voltage loss.
Forum: General Chat 07-08-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By parmm
At least they didn't pardoner with Thor!

At least they didn't pardoner with Thor!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-08-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By parmm
If you electric system will handle it, get a...

If you electric system will handle it, get a portable induction cooktop. A lot of RVers are using them.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-07-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By parmm
Question Back up camera on Scamp

Planning on installing a wireless backup camera on my Scamp 19. I read in some literature found in the bundle of stuff that the previous owner gave me that the insulation used by Scamp prevents...
Forum: General Chat 07-07-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By parmm
I have a Thule galvanized utility trailer that if...

I have a Thule galvanized utility trailer that if I leave it parked in the drive way, people will stop and want to buy it. Thule does not make utiltiy trailers any more. And no, it is not for...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-06-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By parmm
When I was hauling petroleum (gasoline, diesel,...

When I was hauling petroleum (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and the like) products, I always said that if it caught fire, I'd grab the fire extinguisher while exiting the cab, and run away as fast as I...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-05-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,444
Posted By parmm
I think the jury is still out on the SiO2 Silicon...

I think the jury is still out on the SiO2 Silicon Dioxide batteries! They sound great for cold weather. But read the linked forum: Silicon Dioxide...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-05-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By parmm
And I read a article from a chain manufacturer...

And I read a article from a chain manufacturer that said you should not do that.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-05-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,800
Posted By parmm
"It all depends on what the resistance is doing...

"It all depends on what the resistance is doing in the circuit. If it used for a bias, the output of semiconductor device will get affected. If it is in a timing circui, the discharge time and the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-02-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By parmm
Like who? The Goodyear Endurance has fantastic...

Like who? The Goodyear Endurance has fantastic reviews!
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-02-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By parmm
Meant to say: Plan on going with Goodyear...

Meant to say: Plan on going with Goodyear Endurance® 215/75r14 or 215/75r15.


Goodyear does not produce a "80" aspect ratio in the 14" and 15" Endurance trailer tire line. ...
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