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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Tony D
Thanks Gordon. Iíll try the string. Iím wondering...

Thanks Gordon. Iíll try the string. Iím wondering if I can devise a ďgutterĒ to run along the belly band. Attach it when needed.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Tony D
Puddle on the door side

Iím out camping in the southwest Ohio heat and humidity. All is well except my AC is making a mess on the ground by my door. I played with the level of the camper and now am making a mess by the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 05-05-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425
Posted By Tony D
Congrats! Tell us how the door is.

Congrats! Tell us how the door is.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-01-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By Tony D
I can understand running the fridge on the road,...

I can understand running the fridge on the road, although ice is cheep. I think running the furnace on the road is ... not a good idea. Iím slow in making camp, but if I were to turn it on once I...
Forum: General Chat 05-01-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Tony D
We like our CalMark cover. They make it more or...

We like our CalMark cover. They make it more or less custom depending on the configuration of the camper. A bit expensive but wort it we think.
Forum: General Chat 05-01-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By Tony D
Camping at Lake Laramie state park in south west...

Camping at Lake Laramie state park in south west Ohio. We did a 4 mile hike to Blackberry Island this morning. Chilly and Muddy, but nice. It was just above freezing when I took the pup out at 5:30....
Forum: General Chat 04-21-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Tony D
First outing

My wife, her dog, and I spent last weekend at Hurston Woods State Park in Southwest Ohio. We enjoyed a couple hikes, ate and slept well. We met a nice couple from St Louis. They were there for the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-21-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By Tony D
Reusable zip ties? Brilliant!

Reusable zip ties? Brilliant!
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-19-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By Tony D
I towed a Scamp 13 with a 2014 Subaru Outback...

I towed a Scamp 13 with a 2014 Subaru Outback with the 3.6. I struggled with the 200 lb tongue weight. The battery and propane tank and head put the tongue weight at 210 lbs per a bathroom scale. I...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-15-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Tony D
JD, Great plan. Enjoy the road. Did you...

JD,

Great plan. Enjoy the road.

Did you squirt some grease into the wheel hubs?
Forum: General Chat 04-14-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By Tony D
I love the thread. :cool:

I love the thread. :cool:
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-08-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,631
Posted By Tony D
Doc, what makes you think the chains wonít hold?...

Doc, what makes you think the chains wonít hold? They are old technology that are well understood. Iím sure they are over designed. A single chain can probably keep the trailer attached to the tug in...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-06-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tony D
Right on Floyd! Mike, thanks for the input....

Right on Floyd!

Mike, thanks for the input. To get a trailer from here to there in good weather, I still say the 2wheel drive pickup is the best. Unfortunately rain and snow happen.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-03-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tony D
Enjoying the thread. Iím on the minimalist side...

Enjoying the thread. Iím on the minimalist side of things. Buy what is sufficient with a bit of margin.

No need to restate what has been presented so far. One note, it is my belief that in good...
Forum: General Chat 04-01-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,425
Posted By Tony D
I pull my trailer with gasoline and Iím happy to...

I pull my trailer with gasoline and Iím happy to contribute to the great American outdoors act.
Forum: General Chat 03-31-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,425
Posted By Tony D
Interesting thread. I read a while ago, pre COVID...

Interesting thread. I read a while ago, pre COVID I think, that Trump singed a law putting a lot of money into the national forests. I think we are indeed spending real money on the parks. If they...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-27-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Tony D
Thanks Gordon. I did notice the missing reference...

Thanks Gordon. I did notice the missing reference to the low point drains.

Also the Battery Tender calls itself a smart charger. Boat and Motercycle people seem to like them ( as well as camper...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-27-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Tony D
Gordon, please expound on what Scamp got wrong in...

Gordon, please expound on what Scamp got wrong in their winterizing video.

I also wonder what Casita recommends regarding battery storage in freezing weather.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-26-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Tony D
The Scamp winterizing video is my primary...

The Scamp winterizing video is my primary reference. A battery manufacturer is a very good source of info, Iím sure. Are you saying using a trickle charger wonít help the batteryís life over a 4-5...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-26-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Tony D
All the Ďofficialí guidance says take the battery...

All the Ďofficialí guidance says take the battery off the trailer when winterizing and put on a trickle charger. From the inputs here the trickle charger is the important part. Mine is in the garage...
Forum: General Chat 11-11-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,721
Posted By Tony D
Iím very happy to hear about veteran discount at...

Iím very happy to hear about veteran discount at the parks. Thanks for the link.

Interesting thoughts on greed and camp stores. I didnít know there was real money to be made in that line of...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 11-11-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,959
Posted By Tony D
Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed the video.

Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed the video.
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 11-08-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Tony D
So I cleaned it up and ran a metal brush through...

So I cleaned it up and ran a metal brush through the mixture tube. I had already winterized the camper so checking it out will have to wait until the spring. Thanks for all your inputs.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-02-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Tony D
I have a 2019 Scamp with a shower. We had the...

I have a 2019 Scamp with a shower. We had the same problem. Our fix was a simple one. The threaded fittings on one of the water lines loosened a bit. I imagine that the leak will return so I check it...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 11-02-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Tony D
Thanks much. Iíll check it out and let you know...

Thanks much. Iíll check it out and let you know what I find.

(I just now posted our Scamp on a stick picture. Scrolling down the thread brought a smile to my face.)
Forum: General Chat 11-02-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,372
Posted By Tony D
July 2019. A good memory:)

July 2019. A good memory:)
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 11-01-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Tony D
Propane and soot??

I went camping for the last time this past weekend. (9th outing this year) stayed at a non-electric site to use the parts that I usually donít.

I have a question on using propane for hot water. I...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 11-01-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,171
Posted By Tony D
As mentioned the Scamp guidance is to put a...

As mentioned the Scamp guidance is to put a gallon or two of RV antifreeze into the freshwater tank after draining it and after draining the hot water heater. You turn on the demand pump and open the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-04-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Tony D
Glen, got it. And I suppose to move fluid to the...

Glen, got it. And I suppose to move fluid to the spigot youíd might need to fill up the hot water tank. I think the Scamp Video process does the hot water part at the end. It seems the goal is to...
Forum: General Chat 10-04-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By Tony D
Byron makes a good point, exposure time and...

Byron makes a good point, exposure time and temperature are both factors in freezing water. I donít worry much about a brush with 32 deg F (0 deg C)in the early autumn when temps during the day are...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-04-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Tony D
Scamps and the hot water heater during...

Scamps and the hot water heater during winterization. So this has been a source of confusion for me. The scamp training videos provide instruction to turn on the hot taps the sink and the bathroom....
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-19-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,987
Posted By Tony D
Keep in mind that inverters are not very...

Keep in mind that inverters are not very efficient. Does the housing gets hot? The heat is wasted electrical power. Iíd guess your air purifier and inverter together are pulling around an amp.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-17-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,469
Posted By Tony D
Siceloff, Iím happy to hear you sorted out your...

Siceloff, Iím happy to hear you sorted out your install trouble. How is the image on the monitor? It sounds like itís fine.

I have an wireless echomaster MRC-WLP43 rearview camera. I suction cup...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 09-14-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,680
Posted By Tony D
I agree that wash and wax is the best surface...

I agree that wash and wax is the best surface prep for the use of suction cups on a FGRV. The wash helps the wax. The wax increases the fiberglass smoothness. I understand that fiberglass with a...
Forum: Money Matters 09-10-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,655
Posted By Tony D
Gordon 2 post 11 is how it worked for me in Ohio....

Gordon 2 post 11 is how it worked for me in Ohio. One other note is the salesman at Scamp gave me clear instructions on what I needed to do. He praised Minnesota for its rules that made the sale...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-05-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By Tony D
The movie “Princess Bride” is about true love....

The movie “Princess Bride” is about true love. Definitely worth watching. It is ultra cheesy and humorous. I still smile whenever it come up.

Welcome Jim.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-20-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By Tony D
Thanks all. Very interesting solutions. I guess...

Thanks all. Very interesting solutions. I guess it boils down to knowing what you got on hand. I understand that the latest converters allow the solar panels to be wired in parallel. Older technology...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-20-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By Tony D
Iím curious about this idea of simultaneous shore...

Iím curious about this idea of simultaneous shore power and solar. How many people do it this way? Seems that a relay to disable solar if hooked up to shore power would be an approach. Or a simple...
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 08-20-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tony D
Iím happy with reserve America. 3 of my outings...

Iím happy with reserve America. 3 of my outings got canceled early in the season, and they refunded my money. Iím happy with the OH state parks, 4 long weekend outings. Theyíve been a bit...
Forum: General Chat 08-18-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Tony D
Darwin, thanks for the towing reference. It was...

Darwin, thanks for the towing reference. It was worth reading.

As for consumer reports, I often hit the library to see what they have to say when making a big purchase. I certainly donít use it...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-17-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By Tony D
Last winter I followed the Scamp guidance that...

Last winter I followed the Scamp guidance that their web site offered. It was similar to the video provided In this thread with one exception (that I remember). I did start by pouring a couple...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-16-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Tony D
Interesting thing; I have a 2014 Subaru Outback...

Interesting thing; I have a 2014 Subaru Outback with the 6 cylinder engine. It’s rated to tow 3,000 lbs and has a 900 lb cargo capacity. The same car with the 4 cylinder Is rated to tow 2,700 lbs....
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-16-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By Tony D
I have a battery tender plus. Works great. I use...

I have a battery tender plus. Works great. I use it primarily in the off season when I pull the battery off the trailer. I donít worry about the battery during the season unless it will be a month...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-10-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By Tony D
Wait a minute, mid October is only 2 months away....

Wait a minute, mid October is only 2 months away. ARGH... Halloween candy will need to get bought, then a Turkey, then...I canít say it. Itís only August. :eek:
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-10-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By Tony D
Raz, Thanks for the heads up. I have a spot in my...

Raz, Thanks for the heads up. I have a spot in my garage where 2 gallons can go until mid October.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-03-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,680
Posted By Tony D
Your right, I need to remove them for travel. It...

Your right, I need to remove them for travel. It did take some effort to get them off standing on the stool.

As far as the flat surface goes, the two middle suction cups were good and flat. I...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-02-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,680
Posted By Tony D
Went camping at Findley state park in Ohio. Very...

Went camping at Findley state park in Ohio. Very nice place. Anyway, set up a 6x8 awning using 4 suction cups, two poles, and a medium weight tarp. It worked great. I left it up in the rain and it...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-01-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tony D
Emily, I’m sure that you’ve done this but read...

Emily, I’m sure that you’ve done this but read the manual and understand your car’s limits. Trailer weight is one. Cargo capacity is another, and tongue weight is another. You did mention the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-01-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,139
Posted By Tony D
Welcome to the forum. Great people here who will...

Welcome to the forum. Great people here who will enjoy sharing with you. Sorry you donít like your job.

My only thought to share is a bathroom is handy, especially while boondocking or just...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-01-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,026
Posted By Tony D
The most important number in my mind for trailer...

The most important number in my mind for trailer weights is the axel rating. The actual trailer weight needs to be less than that. The person pulling the trailer needs to know what they are pulling....
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