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Forum: General Chat 12-24-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,120
Posted By jack smith
Christine....:eek:

Christine....:eek:
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,298
Posted By jack smith
Umm... remove the cushion, lift the wooden cover,...

Umm... remove the cushion, lift the wooden cover, look at the tank. Low tech for me!
Forum: General Chat 07-06-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,477
Posted By jack smith
yikes!

All this talk about butyl tape has given me some concern.... I don't have any! :eek:
I know the day will come that I will need some, so perhaps someone will be kind enough to enlighten me as to: ...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-23-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,322
Posted By jack smith
Interesting thread. I'm in the middle of...

Interesting thread. I'm in the middle of "wheeling and dealing" to trade-in my '05 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited for a Nissan Frontier. Bought my Jeep new and have enjoyed it over the years, but sigh.......
Forum: General Chat 05-17-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By jack smith
Furnace in the morning.... AC in the evening.......

Furnace in the morning.... AC in the evening.... except for today, furnace in the evening too!
Forum: General Chat 05-17-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,689
Posted By jack smith
First thing I thought of as well. :rolleyes:

First thing I thought of as well. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Chat 05-09-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,104
Posted By jack smith
OK, now that we're discussing hummingbirds...

Here's my hummingbird "saga" from January:

There were two humming birds here that apparently didn't fly south for the winter. Although I didn't have a feeder for them, they would hover in front...
Forum: General Chat 05-09-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,104
Posted By jack smith
Uhh... maybe not! ;)

Uhh... maybe not! ;)
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-09-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,880
Posted By jack smith
Have finally got my rig all set up... 2005...

Have finally got my rig all set up... 2005 Unlimited Rubicon, auto, stock everything.
Andersen hitch to keep everything level. Haven't towed anywhere except local to make sure everything works!
...
Forum: General Chat 03-26-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By jack smith
No kidding! I totally agree.

No kidding! I totally agree.
Forum: General Chat 03-26-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By jack smith
Sweet! I have the same floor plan and just got...

Sweet! I have the same floor plan and just got it last month. They aren't all that common here out west either! ;)
Have fun!!

Jack
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-17-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By jack smith
Doesn't the hitch receiver also mount to the...

Doesn't the hitch receiver also mount to the bumper? The bumper seems fairly stout, but the fact that it is angle iron as opposed to boxed... therein I think lies the problem when it comes to...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-17-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By jack smith
Carol, thank you very much for the helpful...

Carol, thank you very much for the helpful information!

Back in the days when I was married and my boys were very young, we lived in a small cabin for almost six years that I built on the coast...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-17-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,865
Posted By jack smith
Double LOL! ... I seem to have a garage full of...

Double LOL! ... I seem to have a garage full of items that I thought were a good idea! :eek: (although just getting started with "stuff" for the trailer! :D)
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-17-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By jack smith
Carol, yes I have front bath but no AC. Also...

Carol, yes I have front bath but no AC. Also have two propane tanks but the group 24 battery.

Am contemplating switching to a single "see through" fiberglass propane tank and perhaps a group 27...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-17-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By jack smith
No Carol, my tire is mounted as per Scamp: three...

No Carol, my tire is mounted as per Scamp: three threaded rods through the back of the body. I have merely contemplated changing to a bumper mount... but have pretty much ruled that out.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-16-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By jack smith
Weighed my Scamp yesterday

Well, took my "new" Scamp ("sweet 16") over to the local gravel pit... the Jeep (full fuel) dog, me, Scamp (two full propane tanks, size 24 battery and 6 gal of water.. nothing else except for a...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-16-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By jack smith
That's kinda how it was mounted when I took it...

That's kinda how it was mounted when I took it off... after looking at the etrailer mounts... and my angle iron bumper... think I'll just put it back on like it was! However, as I'm typing this, am...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-15-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By jack smith
Well... guess I already knew what the answers...

Well... guess I already knew what the answers would be... :D

... kinda a no brainer, actually. Thanks all!
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-15-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By jack smith
Spare Tire Mounting

In the course of going over my "new" Scamp ("Sweet 16") I took off the spare tire and noted the black rubber stains as the tire had been quite "snug" against the body. After cleaning I readjusted so...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-10-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Yes indeed! I now have the Andersen hitch, and...

Yes indeed! I now have the Andersen hitch, and the Grand Aero mirrors. Just got the hitch hooked up yesterday but haven't tried it out yet as I've been busy with other stuff. Sweet installation for...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 03-04-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,771
Posted By jack smith
Yikes! .... you can say that again! :eek:

Yikes! .... you can say that again! :eek:
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-28-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By jack smith
As a brand new Scamp 16 owner (couple of days...

As a brand new Scamp 16 owner (couple of days ago!) and an off-and-on member here, please allow me to welcome you! ... and commend you as well, for your excellent choice.... a 16 footer!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-27-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
I just picked up the Jeep and the Scamp from the...

I just picked up the Jeep and the Scamp from the RV dealer. They installed the brake controller, 7 pin socket and checked everything out.... none of this cost me anything "extra" as it was all...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 02-26-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,670
Posted By jack smith
Indeed, plus 1000 on the photos, as well as your...

Indeed, plus 1000 on the photos, as well as your commentary! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-26-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By jack smith
Here it is: The Corvett I bought a couple of...

Here it is: The Corvett I bought a couple of years ago: .,.previous owner was/is an "engraver" and had stuck a bunch of his "art" all around in the engine compartment. Great work, but not my...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-26-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By jack smith
Greetings! I have just purchased a "new" (to...

Greetings!

I have just purchased a "new" (to me, a 2011) Scamp 16' SD as well! So I will "listen in" to your questions and the answers given.... which hopefully will keep me from asking the same...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-26-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Darrell, Just checked out the Anderson hitch......

Darrell, Just checked out the Anderson hitch... which model do you have, and why chains vs. bars? Also curious as to how you mounted your mirrors on the body?? :confused:
Yes, gas mileage is not...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-26-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Well, I just cancelled my order for the...

Well, I just cancelled my order for the "universal mirrors" and ordered the Grand Aero set... based on some of your inputs, and the fact that they actually look like they will work... <fingers...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-25-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Darrell, I just researched these mirrors.......

Darrell, I just researched these mirrors.... very much like the "invention" that I have in mind! If my plan doesn't work I will buy these!
Thanks for your input!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-25-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Hi Darrell, well we'll see how my mirror...

Hi Darrell, well we'll see how my mirror "experiment" works out... but curious how you like towing the 16 ft Scamp with your '05 unlimited? I'm almost afraid to ask about your mileage....:eek: Auto...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-25-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Just wait till you guys see what I've come up...

Just wait till you guys see what I've come up with for a "plan!" :p
If it works out I will puff up and boast.... if not, er, well than I'll never mention it again... :( but at any rate, it will be...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-25-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,967
Posted By jack smith
:floor

:floor
Forum: General Chat 02-23-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,700
Posted By jack smith
You may want to take a look here: Honda...

You may want to take a look here:
Honda EU2000i Super Quiet Generator (EU2000iA) WiseSales.com (https://www.wisesales.com/eu2000ia-honda-generator.html#.USmKYY7ja20)

Looks to be about $150 less...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-23-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Francesca, Jon and Glen, Thanks for your...

Francesca, Jon and Glen,

Thanks for your input! I pondered all morning and actually came up with a plan similar to those Grand Aero mirrors. I have in mind fabricating some brackets that will...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-23-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
It is floor plan #6. :cool:

It is floor plan #6. :cool:
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-23-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
They have a variety of those... but I confess to...

They have a variety of those... but I confess to not finding them, uh, all that pleasing to the eye. Do they vibrate?
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-23-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
I confess to never feeling quite right in the...

I confess to never feeling quite right in the Winnebago, lol. ;)
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-23-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
That was my "theme song" ...back in the...

That was my "theme song" ...back in the day!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-23-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
I admit to being very skeptical about these! ......

I admit to being very skeptical about these! ... Although reviews support your claim that they don't fall off, most say that the passenger side mirror doesn't extend far enough out. (However it may...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-22-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Many thanks!

Thank you folks for the warm welcome! Yes indeed, the journey to the Scamp was long, but fun filled all the way! (...Well, except for potty calls when camping in the teardrop...) The little rv fits...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-22-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By jack smith
Talking Back again

Hello!
Well, I was "here" back in '07 and shopping for a fiberglass little trailer.... as I was in Alaska at the time I was unable to find anything. So, I bought a teardrop. After a few camping...
Forum: General Chat 11-06-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,234
Posted By jack smith
I went coast to coast twice.... once in '03 then...

I went coast to coast twice.... once in '03 then again in '04 .... spent one night in WM...... lotsa noise..... never did I do that again! Nor will I ever do that again! I now plan ahead........
Forum: General Chat 10-27-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,946
Posted By jack smith
Lightbulb Gina... Great post and Great thinking! I always...

Gina... Great post and Great thinking! I always keep my little teardrop full of "things to go" and
my garage filled with bags of rice, beans and mountains of canned goods..... Ya just never know!...
Forum: General Chat 10-24-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,115
Posted By jack smith
Gina.... having a nasty case of COPD myself, I...

Gina.... having a nasty case of COPD myself, I really feel for you! Do you have a quality dust mask?
Forum: General Chat 10-23-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,115
Posted By jack smith
Here is a link (live streaming) to the San Diego...

Here is a link (live streaming) to the San Diego fires.... quite informative!

https://kpbs.digitaria.com/
Forum: General Chat 10-22-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,115
Posted By jack smith
Wow, this is terrible! As a former Californian...

Wow, this is terrible! As a former Californian who was raised in Big Bear, lived in Poway and also San Diego I am following this as closely as one can.... from Anchorage Alaska!

For those of you...
Forum: General Chat 06-23-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,192
Posted By jack smith
Looks like they washed it ok ...... but forgot to...

Looks like they washed it ok ...... but forgot to iron it! https://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/style_emoticons/default/roflol.gif
Forum: General Chat 04-25-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,681
Posted By jack smith
Thanks Judy! ..... I'll pass along your...

Thanks Judy! ..... I'll pass along your compliment to Patty and Sam https://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/style_emoticons/default/94.gif
I must say that some of their "yard art" is pretty bizarre.. ...
Forum: General Chat 04-24-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,681
Posted By jack smith
Thanks!

Thanks!
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