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Forum: General Chat 05-15-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 799
Posted By NASA42
NASA42B would be Jimmy Stewart. Frank ...

NASA42B would be Jimmy Stewart.

Frank :ryello
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-07-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By NASA42
Alan...... That's an extremely well...

Alan......

That's an extremely well explained and displayed set of instructions!

Great job!

Frank :ryello
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-06-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By NASA42
Raspy..... That's it. Frank...

Raspy.....

That's it.

Frank :goodposting:
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-06-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By NASA42
Raspy..... Thanks for explaining the...

Raspy.....

Thanks for explaining the difference. For anyone who decides that the plug-in type is enough for their use, I'm including the LHC link.

https://littlehousecustoms.com/

Frank :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-06-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By NASA42
Folks..... The monitor looks like a good...

Folks.....

The monitor looks like a good unit.....but way more expensive than the plug-in unit I ordered from Little House Customs and have used in my Casita for over 3 years.

Frank :)

"12...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 11-17-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By NASA42
Mark & Laurette...... I tend to separate...

Mark & Laurette......

I tend to separate RVrs into two principal types...."Destination campers", and 'Road Campers'.

--->Defining "Destination campers" is simple, it's all about enjoying the...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-15-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By NASA42
Sheryl..... Allow me to endorse the others'...

Sheryl.....

Allow me to endorse the others' comments and add a small but to me very important item. The fact the the newer-design 17' has it's axle further back in the body means it has much...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-10-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,326
Posted By NASA42
Folks...... Getting back the the initial...

Folks......

Getting back the the initial reason for this thread, which was Lisle's wish to not have her battery dead following a day's travel. She obviously found a conscientious, competent RV...
Forum: General Chat 10-15-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By NASA42
Al..... Thanks for the feedback. Any time...

Al.....

Thanks for the feedback. Any time I sign up for a rally well in advance of the date....I mentally prepare myself for stuff like this. Fortunately, most times things work out OK. This...
Forum: General Chat 10-14-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By NASA42
Folks..... FWIW, this past weekend was on...

Folks.....

FWIW, this past weekend was on the schedule for "Eggshells in the Outer Banks", at Camp Hatteras, Rodanthe, OBX. I arrived at noon on Friday to an area about 23 miles above the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-13-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,476
Posted By NASA42
Lisle..... On the 16' Casitas, the axle is...

Lisle.....

On the 16' Casitas, the axle is mounted a bit too far forward, and they have a tendency to sway easily. The solution, I am informed, is to concentrate added weight forward of the...
Forum: General Chat 09-07-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,739
Posted By NASA42
Folks...... This is my 2nd Casita to be...

Folks......

This is my 2nd Casita to be named "NASA42".....
.
.....for "Not Altogether Spacious Accommodations 4 2 "...... it's my own space program

Frank :ryello
Forum: General Chat 09-05-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 33,867
Posted By NASA42
Folks..... This is my 2nd Casita to carry...

Folks.....

This is my 2nd Casita to carry the name.

NASA42 ....... "Not Altogether Spacious Accommodations For Two"

.....it's my own space program.

Frank :thumb
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-01-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By NASA42
barryra..... Seems to me there are two...

barryra.....

Seems to me there are two challenges here:
1st. Understanding what has caused this....and
2nd. Fixing the wrong-way switch itself.

The earlier contributors are clearly...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-28-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,177
Posted By NASA42
Lisle...... I've had decent experience over...

Lisle......

I've had decent experience over the years with the Good Sam road service package. However, my Geico auto insurance now includes (at no additional cost!) road service which I have...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-19-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,625
Posted By NASA42
Folks...... Just to add to the list of valid...

Folks......

Just to add to the list of valid options. I've been comfortably towing a Casita Liberty 17 for over 3 years with a Hyundai Santa Fe V6, rated at 5000 lbs. In that time have...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-21-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By NASA42
zac..... Great work! Frank :thumb

zac.....

Great work!

Frank :thumb
Forum: General Chat 05-06-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By NASA42
??? Anyone attending the Indiana rally coming up???

Folks.....

As I'll be attending the Passport America"Amishville" Rally* at Goshen, IN from May 27th thru the 30th, I was just wondering if any of you'll also be attending......

Casita #s can...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-22-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By NASA42
Vance...... Welcome to this FGRV forum! ...

Vance......

Welcome to this FGRV forum! Congratulations on your new-to-you Casita and self-titled DIY project. And when you get that out on the road you'll find a virtually endless possible...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-03-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By NASA42
BD...... Welcome to this FGRV clan. I'll...

BD......

Welcome to this FGRV clan. I'll second the motion to register with Casita Forum, which is a very active and popular site that I enjoy a great deal. But I wouldn't give up on Casita...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-01-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By NASA42
Jaque.... Welcome to this FGRV forum! Your...

Jaque....

Welcome to this FGRV forum! Your description indicates you're waiting for quite a unit. All that anticipation probably has you antsy, so why not lay out the jaunt homeward to...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-30-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By NASA42
Thumbs up Lolo River....... Welcome to this FGRV clan!...

Lolo River.......

Welcome to this FGRV clan! From experience, effective searches usually involve visiting the classified section of a website. Here, you'll find a button in the "Notice" box...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 03-30-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,399
Posted By NASA42
Willieswonder...... Found a listing with a...

Willieswonder......

Found a listing with a photo. Is this it?

https://www.bluedogrv.com/product/used-1991-safari-trek-2810-951109-10

Frank :)
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-30-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By NASA42
Zac...... Welcome to this fiberglass clan. ...

Zac......

Welcome to this fiberglass clan. Thanks for posting all the photos....
it certainly appears that you have a well-preserved '78 to work with! You can't
see me wince.....but I'm on a...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 03-30-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,399
Posted By NASA42
Willieswonder, damarchman..... A search on...

Willieswonder, damarchman.....

A search on the Clark Cortez motorhome's engines produced the following:

Very rare motorhome. Originally came with a slant 6 from the factory in 68, in 71 they...
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 03-30-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,399
Posted By NASA42
Willieswonder....... Trek's initial...

Willieswonder.......

Trek's initial motorhome effort way back when was a small one with a 4 cylinder diesel. But I can't recall its' appearance.......

Frank :)
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-29-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By NASA42
Leif..... Welcome to this fiberglass clan! ...

Leif.....

Welcome to this fiberglass clan! That is one beautiful little rig you've secured. And based on your comments, you're well into appreciating the potential for many, many great...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-29-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By NASA42
Craig..... Welcome to this fiberglass clan. ...

Craig.....

Welcome to this fiberglass clan. You'll enjoy the rallies. Check out
"https://www.rvcompass.com/"
for a complete listing...and take a good look at that one on the Outer...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-24-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By NASA42
Pam I Am..... Welcome to this Casita clan! ...

Pam I Am.....

Welcome to this Casita clan! You'll find that to have your Casita is to have a self-renewing bucket list, so you'll never run out of new places to which you want to go and see.
...
Forum: General Chat 03-12-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,673
Posted By NASA42
Lisle..... I think the "worthwhile?"...

Lisle.....

I think the "worthwhile?" question may depend upon the type and frequency of RVing you're going to be doing.

Over the years, we were members of Escapees, Good Sam (life member), and...
Forum: General Chat 03-04-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By NASA42
Lisle..... WDavidG's comments about towing...

Lisle.....

WDavidG's comments about towing are spot on.....for his rig. Your real issues involve the towing/load capacities of whatever hybrid tow vehicle you select.....and then matching them...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-02-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,664
Posted By NASA42
Mike....... How can an led light "have...

Mike.......

How can an led light "have parasitic losses" if the switch is turned off????

Frank :u
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-26-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,664
Posted By NASA42
Travein2..... Not disagreeing with others'...

Travein2.....

Not disagreeing with others' suggestions, but I took another route to satisfying my reading light issue. I replaced the 1141 led bulbs that came in my 2016 Casita's interior side...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-24-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,779
Posted By NASA42
Russ........ I've used the same 750 lb....

Russ........

I've used the same 750 lb. Reese equalizer w/ chain bars for the past 22 years on over 4 rigs. Adjusting the tension by selecting links has proved easy and satisfactory. The...
Forum: General Chat 02-13-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,806
Posted By NASA42
Exclamation Folks..... Just to lesson some of the...

Folks.....

Just to lesson some of the confusion (and us geezers' fear of memory loss), rvparkreviews has been renamed campgroundreviews. And they bought this outfit....so, either way, your...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-19-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,621
Posted By NASA42
On the other hand, folks...... While I can...

On the other hand, folks......

While I can appreciate the inventiveness and determination shown by most who have commented, I personally think most of you have become overly obsessed with the...
Forum: Jokes, Stories & Tall Tales 01-02-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By NASA42
Priorities.....

Folks.....

Two engineering students were biking across a university campus when one said, "Where did you get such a great bike?"
The second engineer replied, "Well, I was walking along yesterday,...
Forum: General Chat 12-16-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By NASA42
TravelRN...... Welcome! Funny how we take...

TravelRN......

Welcome! Funny how we take different directions during different phases of our lives! Most of us have been down similar paths many times....sometimes with delight, sometimes with...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-13-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By NASA42
Kathleen..... Bravo! Less staid and more...

Kathleen.....

Bravo! Less staid and more cheerful is way better!

Frank :ryello
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-27-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,590
Posted By NASA42
Folks..... Jon has exactly the right of it. ...

Folks.....

Jon has exactly the right of it. Example....my '17 Hyundai Santa Fe V6 AWD comes rated to tow 5000 lbs, and includes its own extra transmission cooler. That's fine, BUT to tow you...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-11-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 69,038
Posted By NASA42
Casita 17 Liberty Deluxe/Hyundai Santa Fe

Casita 17 Liberty Deluxe (2016)
Towed weight=3150 lbs.
GVWR=3750

Hyundai Santa Fe (2016)
3.3 liter V-6 Engine
Tow Rating=5000 lbs
GCVW=5622 lbs

Currently @ 49, 964 miles (approx. 24,500...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-25-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,407
Posted By NASA42
John..... Mmmmh! Let me guess....you don't...

John.....

Mmmmh! Let me guess....you don't like to handle the switches?

Frank :ryello
Forum: General Chat 06-22-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,670
Posted By NASA42
Hmmm...... We certainly have strayed far...

Hmmm......

We certainly have strayed far from the original purpose of this thread!

Frank :shg
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-20-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By NASA42
Folks...... Aside from the possible...

Folks......

Aside from the possible differences in casing structure, perhaps we should be amused by all the "mud" or deep-cleated tires being shown on trailers intended for boondocking, or...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-18-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,407
Posted By NASA42
Debbie..... As you are discovering, many in...

Debbie.....

As you are discovering, many in our Casita clan are willing to share their experiences, insights (and occasionally their brand loyalties) with others.

I think you have been wise to...
Forum: General Chat 06-17-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,670
Posted By NASA42
mbbear.... When reading your question re:...

mbbear....

When reading your question re: the limited fridge size, I found myself a bit amused. Many have become so accustomed to frozen or refrigerated foods or preprepared items that they've...
Forum: General Chat 06-13-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By NASA42
Thumbs up Mark_Sarah...... Welcome......and...

Mark_Sarah......

Welcome......and congratulations on what would appear to be a remarkably well preserved '77 model! I keep telling folks that to own one of these little magic carpets is to own a...
Forum: General Chat 06-13-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,670
Posted By NASA42
Folks..... I really care for my Casita (as I...

Folks.....

I really care for my Casita (as I did for my 1st one). But in life, my 77 years have told me to never say "never". However, I do know how to say "EXTREMELY UNLIKELY".

Frank :ryello
Forum: General Chat 04-20-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By NASA42
Ladyofthelakes.... Waiting around for...

Ladyofthelakes....

Waiting around for perfection is a sure way to miss many of the great opportunities in life.

Disclosure: Sharon and I RVd for 41 years before we bought our 1st...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-21-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,407
Posted By NASA42
Steve.... There are TWO Santa Fe models....

Steve....


There are TWO Santa Fe models. The Santa Fe Sport is a 4-cylinder (some with a turbo), but doesn't have a 5000-lb tow capacity. The Santa Fe V6 is larger and is rated to tow 5000 lbs...
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