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Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-26-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,006
Posted By Paul Braun
If it is a windows computer hold down the Alt key...

If it is a windows computer hold down the Alt key and type 248 using the numeric keypad. There is an equivalent command on Macs.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-26-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By Paul Braun
Glad to have you coming. There is always a mixed...

Glad to have you coming. There is always a mixed bag of trailers at this rally but you are correct that the trailers build north of the border seem to predominate. It seems people interested in...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-12-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By Paul Braun
There are several for sale listings of Escape...

There are several for sale listings of Escape 17's on the Escape Forum. One just listed this afternoon in BC. They go fast so some of the older listings I see there may be sold.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-30-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By Paul Braun
The best solution is to use the solar controller...

The best solution is to use the solar controller on the trailer but you do not give enough information to make that a definite recommendation. Here is your goal: To place that solar controller as...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 04-09-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By Paul Braun
Sites are going fast, it appears only a couple...

Sites are going fast, it appears only a couple are left in the first loop. Lots of Escapes coming but many other brands are represented.
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 04-07-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Paul Braun
Allstays is still my go to app. If you do any...

Allstays is still my go to app. If you do any "parking" while traveling at locations such as Elks, Moose, Cabelas, Walmart etc the Allstays seems to be the most up to date. I have tried the...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 04-07-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,167
Posted By Paul Braun
Maybe I missed it, but I did not read a reference...

Maybe I missed it, but I did not read a reference to the National Trails Museum in Independence MO. Lots of good recommendations as one family member was interested in the trail and we have visited...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-28-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By Paul Braun
I agree Jon, there was not one shown, but in the...

I agree Jon, there was not one shown, but in the description they mention it is included.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-27-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By Paul Braun
I have this unit in the 120 volt model. It is...

I have this unit in the 120 volt model. It is heavy but the foldable design will help it fit into smaller spaces. I removed the controller and replaced it with a more roboust model. Remember that...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 03-26-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By Paul Braun
A very nice looking rig, especially when...

A very nice looking rig, especially when considering the unit is 44 years old. The ad gives a location of The Villages near Ocala, probably not a scam. Also too many detailed photos for a scammer...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 03-26-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By Paul Braun
For a September arrival to Davidson River I made...

For a September arrival to Davidson River I made a single night reservation for a non electric site (all that was available). At check in that evening I asked to be put on the electric site wait...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 03-26-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By Paul Braun
I have stayed here and and Davidson River in...

I have stayed here and and Davidson River in Brevard. There is also Mill River between the two but am not familiar with it. I found Lake Powhatan with nice sites, OK showers and level campsites. ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-23-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By Paul Braun
Have you tried a search? Here is one...

Have you tried a search?

Here is one description
https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/f55/bigfoot-cabinet-removal-69040.html

There were several others.

Try posting better interior photos, you...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-23-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,249
Posted By Paul Braun
All Canadian models supposedly have the tow...

All Canadian models supposedly have the tow package as standard. Not so for US models. There are two methods one can use to determine if the tow package is present. Run the vehicle VIN through one...
Forum: Classified Archives 03-15-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,690
Posted By Paul Braun
Nice Escape. Someone will have a nice trailer. ...

Nice Escape. Someone will have a nice trailer.

I wish MaxxVent still made those window covers. Great for when it rains.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-11-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Paul Braun
Having a solar panel on your roof is a great...

Having a solar panel on your roof is a great solution to charging your batteries while traveling. However there are a few trade offs. For me, the big one is the inability to angle the panel to...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 03-07-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By Paul Braun
I visited the canyon last summer, not camping. ...

I visited the canyon last summer, not camping. We drove down to the river, that drive was the best part of the visit. The canyon is interesting but . . . drove through the campground, Meh!

Now...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-17-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By Paul Braun
For starters Thomson Causeway is located in...

For starters Thomson Causeway is located in Thomson IL. It is about 20 minutes south of Galena Il.

There are railroad tracks at the entrance to the campground but there are very few trains that...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 02-16-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By Paul Braun
2017, Sep 29-Oct 1: Mississippi River Rendezvous

This year the rally returns to Thomson Causeway Campground operated by the Army Corp of Engineers. I have to use the term "returns" loosely because the rally has never been held at Thomson. It was...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 02-16-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,102
Posted By Paul Braun
Reserved a spot at Top Sail State Park near Santa...

Reserved a spot at Top Sail State Park near Santa Rosa Beach, FL. We were able to make the reservation five weeks in advance, the reason being we had a small camper and could fit on the 20' sites...
Forum: Fulltiming in a Molded Fiberglass Trailer 01-29-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,667
Posted By Paul Braun
If you are worried about a deposit and or partial...

If you are worried about a deposit and or partial payment take a look at www.escrow.com.

This is neutral party that will hold the money until a certain event takes place, such as delivery. It is...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-05-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,111
Posted By Paul Braun
Good points in the prior posts. I too have opted...

Good points in the prior posts. I too have opted for portable folding panels. One of the places I camp for two - two week stays will only get solar for 3 hours, I cannot fill up the batteries once...
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 12-31-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,094
Posted By Paul Braun
Reading this reminds me of the Escape 19 that was...

Reading this reminds me of the Escape 19 that was involved in an accident. I recall the photos showed it was at least on its side. Some interior damage. Further recollection was that it was...
Forum: General Chat 12-18-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,195
Posted By Paul Braun
I think the Wisconsin State Parks are one of the...

I think the Wisconsin State Parks are one of the best deals out there. They have some some of the best outdoor locations for camping I have seen in my travels. I think they have a great staff of...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 12-16-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,593
Posted By Paul Braun
If your goal is to charge your trailer batteries...

If your goal is to charge your trailer batteries while traveling I would say forget it.
Wire gauge and distance are your nemesis in this situation.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-10-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,568
Posted By Paul Braun
If you open the valve on an unconnected empty...

If you open the valve on an unconnected empty propane tank, that tank needs to be purged before it can be refilled. The gas store that I frequent (U-Haul) charges extra to purge a tank. I believe...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-01-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,197
Posted By Paul Braun
As Joe points out you need to become familiar...

As Joe points out you need to become familiar with Kelvin. Kelvin is your friend in light bulbs. In our home we prefer 2700 K, and in one application we found 2300 K had the look we wanted. So...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-15-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,568
Posted By Paul Braun
If you have any question about your regulator,...

If you have any question about your regulator, replace it. There are so many problems with them it is just better to replace. This one of those items that some people carry as a spare. Does that...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-15-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,568
Posted By Paul Braun
Because you have a photograph with snow in the...

Because you have a photograph with snow in the background I refuse to answer your questions.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-15-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,760
Posted By Paul Braun
Probably time to check the date that is stamped...

Probably time to check the date that is stamped into the handle of the tanks. In the US it is 12 years and they can no longer be filled. Even though the Casita is not that old, the tanks could have...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-26-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Paul Braun
A member from one of the other forums is camping...

A member from one of the other forums is camping tonight at Scott County Park - Pine Grove Campground. Here is what he has to say:

"We arrived at Scott County Park for a one night preliminary...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-26-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Paul Braun
Mississippi River Flood

We have received word from our man on the ground, RedDog, that Thomson Causeway campground will close tomorrow (Tuesday) due to flooding on the Mississippi River. Because of this we have implemented...
Forum: Classified Archives 09-22-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,679
Posted By Paul Braun
I want to reinforce two things that Jon has...

I want to reinforce two things that Jon has stated: much regarding solar panels depends on your style of camping, number of batteries, time of year and length of time off the grid. Second, most...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-22-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Paul Braun
The Planned Activities for the rally have been...

The Planned Activities for the rally have been published. If you did not receive an email with the agenda please send me a personal message with your email address and I will forward them to you.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-20-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Paul Braun
I just checked and the four loops of the...

I just checked and the four loops of the campground are near filled. It looks like the Rendezvous attendees will have a lot of company. There still are some convenient spots available for overnight...
Forum: General Chat 09-15-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,940
Views: 552,506
Posted By Paul Braun
I was probably in the Escape as I spent the 14th...

I was probably in the Escape as I spent the 14th going from Providence RI to Erie PA, most of that on I 90. I did see a Casita and Scamp eastbound.
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 09-06-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Paul Braun
You will be able to drive right in. There are no...

You will be able to drive right in. There are no gate fees. Keep straight after passing the booth and head for the river, there are a small number of parking spaces near the two shelters on the...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-05-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,499
Posted By Paul Braun
Having stayed at Lake Powhatan, Davidson River...

Having stayed at Lake Powhatan, Davidson River (Brevard) and Mama Gerties our favorite is Davidson River. That said it is 30 minutes out of Asheville, depending where in Asheville you want to go. ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-15-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,283
Posted By Paul Braun
It has been experienced by this user and...

It has been experienced by this user and confirmed by a number of other users that a sealed and vented battery box will still set off CO alarms while connected to shore power. There are many...
Forum: General Chat 07-15-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By Paul Braun
Probably the number one reason is most fiberglass...

Probably the number one reason is most fiberglass trailers are individually owned. Beside the US Government owning some Scamps there are not fleets of rental units present. Next, because they are...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 06-01-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Paul Braun
Good response Cathi, so much better than the...

Good response Cathi, so much better than the official banter you get from me.

Mark your calendar and make your reservations. September 30 to October 1, are the dates for the second Mississippi...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 05-15-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,978
Posted By Paul Braun
Thanks for all the information. I am curious...

Thanks for all the information. I am curious about Mt Desert Island? I can understand wanting to avoid Bar Harbor due to the traffic and crowds, is the same true for the remainder of the island? ...
Forum: Camp Cooking, Food & Recipes 05-09-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,088
Posted By Paul Braun
My first look and I was impressed. On my second...

My first look and I was impressed. On my second look I had some questions. Weight of that lid was one, it appears light. That heavy lid on the Q100x is a plus. 26 # for the Q versus 18 # for the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-07-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,723
Posted By Paul Braun
Check out 12 Mile Beach and Beaver Campgrounds,...

Check out 12 Mile Beach and Beaver Campgrounds, they are both in the national park. The boat trip is one of the best ways to see the rocks.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-26-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,398
Posted By Paul Braun
It appears from your photograph that the...

It appears from your photograph that the Morningstar solar controller is placed inside your sealed battery box. This is not considered best practices and in some locations against code. The reason...
Forum: General Chat 04-26-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,254
Posted By Paul Braun
My son uses a CPap machine while traveling with...

My son uses a CPap machine while traveling with us. Being disabled he comes on almost all our trips. The first thing I did is obtain an inexpensive cord, designed for his CPap, that converts the...
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 04-09-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Paul Braun
2016, Sept 30-Oct 2: Mississippi River Fiberglass Rally

Thomson Causeway - US Army Corp of Engineers
Thomson IL
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-07-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Paul Braun
Have WalMart service department do a load test on...

Have WalMart service department do a load test on your battery to determine its ability to hold a charge. If your light bulbs have been changed out to LED's it is common for flickering to occur. ...
Forum: General Chat 03-13-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,501
Posted By Paul Braun
Aw! Shucks Dave, you are so humble.

Aw! Shucks Dave, you are so humble.
Forum: Classified Archives 03-11-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,732
Posted By Paul Braun
I remember your purchase, it was almost two years...

I remember your purchase, it was almost two years ago to the day. How did the Escape compare with your Parker boat? What is next for you?

You have really done some nice improvements to an...
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