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Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Upcoming) 05-30-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By Russ Foster
Yes...would like to know as well.

Yes...would like to know as well.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-24-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,153
Posted By Russ Foster
Agree...don't like it...

Agree...don't like it...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-28-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Russ Foster
In Grants defense, he will respond to emails...

In Grants defense, he will respond to emails within hours. Ever been to the factory? I would suggest that he needs an assistant to deal with communication only, but as such he IS the person of...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-22-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,406
Posted By Russ Foster
I had posted about WHY there was a transfer...

I had posted about WHY there was a transfer switch for the microwave and hot water heater. Thankfully, Grant added an breaker in our trailer and the switch moving forward has been eliminated from...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-17-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,406
Posted By Russ Foster
Ok....as a owner of a 25 rq (2020), what s the “...

Ok....as a owner of a 25 rq (2020), what s the “ long stupid story!”???
We want to know! Lol
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-11-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,709
Posted By Russ Foster
Does your FQ have a window at the front?

Does your FQ have a window at the front?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 01-11-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,709
Posted By Russ Foster
With respect, since day one of owning Bigfoot...

With respect, since day one of owning Bigfoot trailers, there has never been any appeal to a front bed trailer. We much prefer the layout of the RQ and in particular, like the dinette positioned at...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-06-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,406
Posted By Russ Foster
Who did you speak to @ Get Away? We were...

Who did you speak to @ Get Away? We were fortunate enough to deal with Dean Saxbee. I have encouraged two friends to "go through him" and they were happy with their purchases.

Simply put: ...
Forum: Money Matters 12-27-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By Russ Foster
Pass...not worth it. I didn’t t even get past...

Pass...not worth it.
I didn’t t even get past reading that water had leaked in through the windows.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12-24-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,709
Posted By Russ Foster
..cause as they say here in...

..cause as they say here in Scotland....everything else is “ crap”
Forum: General Chat 12-23-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By Russ Foster
Just a quick comment about tire age. As a...

Just a quick comment about tire age.
As a recently retired Collision Reconstructionist, the age of a tire is extremely important whether or not the tread appears suitable...especially on an RV that...
Forum: General Chat 12-22-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By Russ Foster
Lol!!

Lol!!
Forum: General Chat 12-21-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By Russ Foster
That s awesome...thank u for forwarding the link....

That s awesome...thank u for forwarding the link.
I guess the only thing to ask is...can anyone give some reviews on any of them.
Always nice to have a consumers perspective.
Many thanks
Forum: General Chat 12-21-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By Russ Foster
Tire pressure monitoring systems

Other than the TST systems that I have been reviewing, anyone have any favorable reviews of other available systems?

TIA
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-18-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By Russ Foster
Yikes! That is a lot of weight. Did you...

Yikes! That is a lot of weight.

Did you recently see the video of a 25 rq “ rescue” in the snow of...( I believe it was ) the hills of Nevada. Guess the owners went boondocking and were...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-17-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By Russ Foster
Nope....but I don t have a roll out...

Nope....but I don t have a roll out bed....lighter contents are placed into the back of the truck and trailer cargo box.

I travel with one less propane tank, never travel with water on board and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12-17-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By Russ Foster
We tow a 2020 25 rq with a 2019 Tundra TRD sport....

We tow a 2020 25 rq with a 2019 Tundra TRD sport.
It has a tow package, tow mode etc and has a big 120 liter tank.
The only thing added was a set of airbags...running them at approx. 50-55...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 12-04-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Russ Foster
Define primitive? Off the grid camping? We have...

Define primitive? Off the grid camping? We have camped in Washington and Oregon for 40 years, but we are not boondockers.....camping in State and private campgrounds with our 21 and now 25 ft rq...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-27-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,999
Posted By Russ Foster
I put a california immobilizer on the trailer...

I put a california immobilizer on the trailer when unhitched...along with a tongue lock.

The WDH is locked to the truck when out and about...hate to discover that missing.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 11-26-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,999
Posted By Russ Foster
Find someone with a locked and alarmed garage...

Find someone with a locked and alarmed garage or....a reputable and "on site" staff maintained storage facility. In either case if available, covered storage will keep your trailer from the elements...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-20-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By Russ Foster
I am using the 1000lb bars....

I am using the 1000lb bars....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-11-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By Russ Foster
LOL...I actually googled zests to find...

LOL...I actually googled zests to find out......thinking to myself....never heard "that" before hahahaha.

Thanks for the info...I 'll check my "zests" asap!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-10-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By Russ Foster
Did the suspension zests have grease nipples?

Did the suspension zests have grease nipples?
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-27-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,432
Posted By Russ Foster
To be honest I do not know the purpose of having...

To be honest I do not know the purpose of having a transfer switch between the microwave and the hot water tank. It just seemed archaic to me. Grant simply added an additional breaker so both were...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-21-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,432
Posted By Russ Foster
Does your trailer include a black water rinse...

Does your trailer include a black water rinse valve? If available after every campsite visit ( especially when there are others waiting to dump!) I used the clean out valve and maintained zero...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-21-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,432
Posted By Russ Foster
After testing the Sea Level sensors, Grant began...

After testing the Sea Level sensors, Grant began installing them exclusively ( I'm guessing) around Spring of 2019.
We were fortunate enough to have them installed and you are correct, they display...
Forum: General Chat 10-05-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Russ Foster
shipping costs

Check out Get Away RV in Abbotsford BC and look at their stock of Units. Your US $ goes a long way in Canada...and I know for a fact that Dean (general manager) will arrange to deliver it to the...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-27-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,432
Posted By Russ Foster
Sea Level Sensors

These are the only sensors that Grant @ Bigfoot is using now.
Forum: General Chat 08-02-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By Russ Foster
Although we just sold our 2004 21 ft Rb, the...

Although we just sold our 2004 21 ft Rb, the floor plan was much preferred over the Fb. There is undoubtedly more available floor space in the Rb, with the dinette located at the front and not in...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-12-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By Russ Foster
We ordered a 25 rq but eliminated the T.V. in the...

We ordered a 25 rq but eliminated the T.V. in the bedroom. But having the T.V. at/near the dinette on one of those inevitable rainy days on the Oregon Coast, that's when having the opportunity to...
Forum: General Chat 07-11-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By Russ Foster
Agreed. If I am hooked up to shore power, I'll...

Agreed. If I am hooked up to shore power, I'll save the propane for the stove, etc..and use the supplied electricity for hot water.
Forum: General Chat 07-09-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By Russ Foster
Microwave vs Hot water

With a new 25 rq due at the end of the month, I have just learned that there is a bypass switch for the microwave and hot water that operate on one circuit. Basically they cannot be operated...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-05-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By Russ Foster
The inside diameters are different. The "wall"...

The inside diameters are different. The "wall" of the gray line is much thinner, which led to many homeowners, etc...experiencing leaks, floods, etc...I had FOUR in my last house. Caught them soon...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-02-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,438
Posted By Russ Foster
Grant @ Bigfoot highly recommends Meguiars Marine...

Grant @ Bigfoot highly recommends Meguiars Marine Wax and (in recent discussion with him) to wax it at least twice as soon as I receive it. Thanks to Henrys et al. comments about the porous...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-01-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,438
Posted By Russ Foster
Clear Coat???

Doesn't the trailer already have a Gel coat?
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-01-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,438
Posted By Russ Foster
Orbital buffer suggestions

With a new 25rq expected toward the end of the month, I'd like to wax it as soon as possible. I 'll be hand applying the wax, but would like an orbital buffer/polisher to remove it. Any suggestions...
Forum: General Chat 05-24-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By Russ Foster
Did yours have external mounting clips built into...

Did yours have external mounting clips built into the body of the fantastic fan housing?

The point of the original info. submitted was that one cannot use the true "EZ clip system" on fantastic...
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By Russ Foster
Stove top burners

I just noticed yesterday at our local BF dealer that the stove top burners are not sealed...allowing anything that may be spilled to fall below.

Compare this to the 04 21ft RB I had where the...
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By Russ Foster
UPDATE ON VENT COVERS After visiting our...

UPDATE ON VENT COVERS

After visiting our local BF dealer, I learned that:

1. The Fantastic Fans do no have external mounting tabs. Therefore the Fanmate EZ clip cover will not work.

2. The...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-23-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,652
Posted By Russ Foster
Being a past owner of a 21RB, you would require...

Being a past owner of a 21RB, you would require the Blue Ox 750. What is their distance requirement for the bracket install along the tongue?
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 05-19-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,012
Posted By Russ Foster
Place a nylon over the vent stacks.

Place a nylon over the vent stacks.
Forum: General Chat 05-18-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By Russ Foster
Fantastic Fan Vent Covers

Anyone have a preferred manufacturer? Maxxair Fanmate and Fantastic Fan Ultra Breeze are two models I am considering.

Thanks
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-17-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,488
Posted By Russ Foster
Anyone considering an airbag system, consider PAC...

Anyone considering an airbag system, consider PAC Brake. I just purchased their air suspension system ( HP 10128...for 2019 Tundra). $100 + cheaper than Firestone and material seemingly more...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By Russ Foster
That's a great question about the bracket...

That's a great question about the bracket support. I am now wondering if it's a universal mount to accommodate a variety of TV models(?).

Those who have the 25 RQ, what size TV did you install?...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-04-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,182
Posted By Russ Foster
still on grid

still on grid
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-02-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,182
Posted By Russ Foster
Surge Protector

My original post..that I was interested to see if any used a surge protector as an add on?

Copy...you are posting with "no computer - no printer - no internet"

Please don't waste everyone's...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-02-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,182
Posted By Russ Foster
Surge Protector

I actually believe the opposite of a need for a surge protector...house and trailer.

With so many electronics in any home, a surge protector was installed in my new home before anything was...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-02-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,182
Posted By Russ Foster
Surge Protectors

I just emailed Grant @ Bigfoot to see if a surge protector could be installed as part of the build process.

Anyone have this done at the build time or have it as an add on? I would think (correct...
Forum: General Chat 05-02-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By Russ Foster
I agree with others....that would be a step...

I agree with others....that would be a step backwards for you. AND from I have seen from rubber roofs, PITA ( pain in the ass) lol
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-21-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,488
Posted By Russ Foster
Its what makes these sites so valuable..and in...

Its what makes these sites so valuable..and in this case preventing a pending disaster. So glad you took the time to observe your own vehicle.

Hopefully other Superspring owners will take note...
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