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Forum: Classified Archives 10-06-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,714
Posted By MC1
A huge bigfoot fan here Adam. Your BF really...

A huge bigfoot fan here Adam. Your BF really looks nice. I'm sure it will go quickly. With that color it would look great behind our X5. Hummmmm!
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-06-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,033
Posted By MC1
Very interesting post Nolan which I enjoyed...

Very interesting post Nolan which I enjoyed reading and can relate too. We test drove a Mazda 5 a few years back and really liked the vehicle but being 6,1" I found the front seat wouldn't go back...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-01-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,259
Posted By MC1
There may be one out there but not that I have...

There may be one out there but not that I have heard of. In reality they are not stout enough to serve wdh duty.

I do like your idea of using a wdh for your 17'r but suggest for a few hundred...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 07-21-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By MC1
Well folks we are still at it but have moved up a...

Well folks we are still at it but have moved up a notch to the race track. Over enthusiastic grandson's car here getting a little air over one of the bumps.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-21-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,005
Posted By MC1
But what about optimal setup??

We once saw a Big ol Ford Excursion towing a mid size popup.

The popup was swaying back and forth like a drunk'n hula dancer. That rig was not safe even though the Ex had a 9,000lb tow rating! ...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 04-20-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By MC1
"A match made in heaven", you got that right...

"A match made in heaven", you got that right Tom. Sounds like the Mrs is really into it.B) Both our cars here are Traxxas and the guy across the street has a Traxxas Slash. He mostly chases his...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 04-20-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By MC1
Hey Curt.... I was a big slot car fan back in...

Hey Curt.... I was a big slot car fan back in the 60's. Belonged to a club called "the Slot Kings" and entered some big races in Hamilton. One was a 24hr race with 3 alternating drivers for each...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 04-19-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By MC1
RC Cars.... so much fun!

Last summer my grandson got a Traxxas Bandit RC buggy. 1/10 scale. Had some fun with it. Soon after his Uncle bought him $400. worth of high performance upgrades including a bigger motor and 11V...
Forum: General Chat 04-19-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 28,076
Posted By MC1
That's a very good vid Tom. It's easy to see...

That's a very good vid Tom. It's easy to see with all the features, design, and apparent build quality/parts why the price point is where it is at. Nice!
Forum: General Chat 04-16-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 28,076
Posted By MC1
Another perspective

Luv the Nest and if money was no object one would be on my wish list.

Regardless of the cost of Airstream products they have proven in many times to be an investment.

ie..... In 2005 we...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-04-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,259
Posted By MC1
Re WDH for your rig. Don't leave home without...

Re WDH for your rig. Don't leave home without one.

PS.. Be sure the WDH and the rest of the connection hardware is set up and installed correctly.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-08-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By MC1
Congratulations JJ. We have a 2009 Sienna in...

Congratulations JJ. We have a 2009 Sienna in our stable and from what we have read your 06 should make a stellar TV for your camper. Enjoy!
Forum: General Chat 07-25-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By MC1
Good info to hear about. Many thnxs.

Good info to hear about. Many thnxs.
Forum: General Chat 07-25-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By MC1
Attracted to this 2004 Keystone Outback

Looks good:cool:. There is one for sale locally just like this one.

Aluminum frame, fiberglass shell, lightweight considering overall size and space. Something a little different for sure.
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Forum: General Chat 07-25-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,125
Posted By MC1
Not glass but this one is just plain...

Not glass but this one is just plain gorgeous......
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-06-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,383
Posted By MC1
Our Infiniti G35 sedan worked great as a TV. ...

Our Infiniti G35 sedan worked great as a TV. Last summer for fun I almost bought this 2006 Jaguar which had only 80,000klm's on it. It came with a 4,500lb tow rating.

The 300HP V8 had nice power...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-01-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,644
Posted By MC1
Agree..... The Traverse is an all around...

Agree..... The Traverse is an all around capable TV. Wondering if the poster still has it or moved on?
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-12-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By MC1
Thumbs up Good Advice

Joe, thnxs for posting such an important piece of information in an easy to understand vid/demonstration. With so many improperly set up rigs out there maybe with your post many will now be set up...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 11-20-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By MC1
Enjoy!

Enjoy!
Forum: General Chat 11-20-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By MC1
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 10-11-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 894
Posted By MC1
2,000 Posts!

Goal achieved!:cheers
Forum: Classified Archives 10-11-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,211
Posted By MC1
Nice size, very clean!

Nice size,
very clean!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-10-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By MC1
That is one freak accident Dale and sorry to hear...

That is one freak accident Dale and sorry to hear the Bigfoot took a hit. Not:cool:

Hope you get it fixed of replaced.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-10-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,329
Posted By MC1
Ruth, thnxs for sharing your 4 Runner experience.

Ruth, thnxs for sharing your 4 Runner experience.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By MC1
Many modern 4 cyl engines these days are quite...

Many modern 4 cyl engines these days are quite capable. Many who use them on this forum towing glass eggs are driving 55 to 60 MPH when towing without issue. Set up is key.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-09-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,977
Posted By MC1
On various forums there are over 5,000 post...

On various forums there are over 5,000 post relating to the Andersen. That includes positive and negative comments/views. From those discussions.......

The andrsn is the weakest of all WDH's in...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-08-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By MC1
Most Mini Vans have a 1,300 to 3/4 ton payload...

Most Mini Vans have a 1,300 to 3/4 ton payload rating. That is as much or more than many 1/2 ton trucks.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-08-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By MC1
Not sure about your Chrysler Denny but we had...

Not sure about your Chrysler Denny but we had clearance with our Nissan Quest and Airstream. Note the ball on the Quest was high and close to the rear bumper of the van. Hope the pic below can give...
Forum: General Chat 10-08-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By MC1
Very interesting Roger. Thnxs for posting. ...

Very interesting Roger. Thnxs for posting. Thinking the trailer, canoe, and extras are close to 1,000lbs. Hey my 260HP car could tow that too.
Forum: Classified Archives 10-07-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,414
Posted By MC1
One word..... Beautiful! It should sell fast.

One word..... Beautiful! It should sell fast.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-06-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,948
Posted By MC1
I really think you are really going to be...

I really think you are really going to be impressed with how well your Mazda performs when you finally get it all set up and connected to your proposed egg.

There is some good info here Dawna. ...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-06-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,948
Posted By MC1
It is probable that the CX5 off shore is rated...

It is probable that the CX5 off shore is rated higher so the companies that build hitches, aware of that, offer compatible options. Anyway when it comes to hitches you can't do any harm in going...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-06-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,948
Posted By MC1
Good day Dawna. It is easy to get the luv for...

Good day Dawna. It is easy to get the luv for the small eggs. I'm liking your TV choice with the Mazda CX. I had a 626 years ago and the handling and drive was very precise. I also support the...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 10-05-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,331
Posted By MC1
Wow, what a great adventure Martin. I too would...

Wow, what a great adventure Martin. I too would like to check out the Garlit museum one day.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-05-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By MC1
We are in the same boat Bryan. Taking...

We are in the same boat Bryan.

Taking something and restoring it back to original or building improvements is right up my alley too.

Good luck on finding the gem and have fun with the...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 10-04-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By MC1
Very nice idea..... Start up the campfire and...

Very nice idea..... Start up the campfire and back up the trailer so the hot tub sits right over it. In just a few minutes.......wha-la. Hot, refreshing, bliss!:cool:
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 10-04-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By MC1
Charlie... I always wondered what a Scamp or...

Charlie... I always wondered what a Scamp or Casita would look like with dual axles under it! Hummmmm.....
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-04-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By MC1
Bill, many of us here are avid photographers so...

Bill, many of us here are avid photographers so you are in a great group.
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 10-04-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By MC1
The ad said it was from a 1990 Mallard. In our...

The ad said it was from a 1990 Mallard. In our tent days I always thought something like this could make a great platform for setting the tent on, having a raised deck, and a solid platform to...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-03-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,654
Posted By MC1
"and no towing capacity is specified" ...

"and no towing capacity is specified"

Perfect!!!! Now that leaves the towing capabilities to the towing professionals and not the pencil pushers at the auto admin offices. LOL

Shannon's ...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-03-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,654
Posted By MC1
Hi Shannon... Don't give up on the idea of...

Hi Shannon...

Don't give up on the idea of towing a small, lightweight egg with your vehicle.

There are many here that tow with smallish 4cyl vehicles. Toyota Corolla's, Scion XB's,...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 10-02-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By MC1
Project ???

Sometimes you see something on Kijiji that just gets the imagination spinning.

Today it was this rolling dual axle trailer frame.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-30-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,858
Posted By MC1
We are using a Reese dual cam and works great...

We are using a Reese dual cam and works great with no bounce. Quality WDH without all the shortcomings of the Andersen.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-30-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 22,892
Posted By MC1
Great report Mark. I too like the size factor...

Great report Mark. I too like the size factor of your Outback and our mid sized sedan. I once considered the 6cyl, "H6" Outback as a TV for our 23' but with our tongue weight a custom 2"...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 09-30-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,659
Posted By MC1
Ray, I can pass along our experiences which in a...

Ray, I can pass along our experiences which in a way are similar to yours.

Nissan Quest mini van TQ 180 / HP 150
Infiniti G35 TQ 260 / HP 260

Both towed the 4,500lb 23' for a number of years....
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,892
Posted By MC1
The towing article is not Fiberglass egg related...

The towing article is not Fiberglass egg related but a larger, heavier trailer the X70 was set up for so I didn't post it here. The positive information resulting from the test shows the strong...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 09-29-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,659
Posted By MC1
Ray, in the interest of science why not borrow...

Ray, in the interest of science why not borrow one of your relatives 16's for a test pull. Thinking most of us would be interested in the towing difference between the two, with the same TV.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-29-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,892
Posted By MC1
No doubt Ellpea. I was recently reading an"on...

No doubt Ellpea. I was recently reading an"on the net" towing article reviewing the X70. Here are some of the highlights of the article....

"Volvo's have the 3,300 lb tow rating, every year,...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 09-28-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,659
Posted By MC1
500lbs will make no noticeable difference in...

500lbs will make no noticeable difference in mileage assuming the same aerodynamics and frontal area.

I have towed our 23 empty at 3,700lbs and loaded ready for travel at over 4,500lbs. 16mpg...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-28-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,721
Posted By MC1
Apples to Oranges. No doubt the T-Reg has the...

Apples to Oranges. No doubt the T-Reg has the engineering, fine details, and towing prowess but if you need a pick up to carry a cord of wood or stuff the F150 is the way to go.
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