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Seems RVes in Texas should float.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Za63ltkMGGE

Added by postman on October 16, 2018 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

2004 Surf Side Lite Owners Manual

Hi, Looking for the above manual. Does anyone know where I can find one. Thx Ron

Added by Ron Lester on October 8, 2018 at 3:29pm — No Comments

1952 royal spartan 35 ft

 35FT ROYAL SPARTANET  VERY GOOD RESTERATION PROJECT  CAN BE TOWED HOME 2500.00 US  2000.00 CAN  VERY GOOD BONES  OUTSIDE ONE DINT  FLORES 95 %  NO FRIG  HAS ORIG STOVE  AND LIGHT FIXTURES   GREAT BUY FOR TIN CANNERS AND RESTORERS     1519 638 3839  LOCATION ONTARIO CAN   CAN BE STORED FOR WINTER PICKED UP IN SPRING HAS BEEN TARPED

Added by harwood on October 2, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

1952 royal spartanet 35ft

1952 royal Spartanet can be towed home good bones 75 % there  2500.00 can  2000.oo us this is a great camper to restore  new tires and rims  

Added by harwood on September 22, 2018 at 2:17pm — 4 Comments

Murphy must be MY Cousin.

Life is good,, most times,, well at least 28.6 % of the time.

I was reaching for something under the kitchen counter and noticed the 

water pan under the water heater had water in it, Welllll  That is NOT good.

I looked around for Murphy's footprints knowing that sum gun had to have been there. Anywho,, I had a water line leaking,,, not the simple little drip drip. But the classic Murphy induced BIG drip drip, Just a note,, Murphy goes big.. So. I surveyed the situation…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on September 18, 2018 at 10:32pm — 3 Comments

And now the conclusion - 200 Miles.....

200 Miles for Supper Conclusion

Added by carey masci on September 13, 2018 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Here is part 2 - hope you enjoy it

200 Miles for Supper - part 2

Added by carey masci on September 11, 2018 at 11:59am — No Comments

I am back with another road tale

200 miles for supper

Added by carey masci on September 11, 2018 at 12:33am — 2 Comments

Need help with water heater

We need help! We just moved our 93 Innsbruck travel trailer to a piece of property. Mind you, this camper has not been moved or used in about 11 years. We are using battery power for lights, but are trying to figure out how to use propane to power the hot water heater. Any insights?? Not sure how to activate it....or even use the propane for the refrigerator or hot water heat. Any other Innsbruck owners out there with some insight??

Many Thanks, Kris in Michigan

Added by Kristine Dack on September 4, 2018 at 7:04pm — 3 Comments

RV Converters

Please bare with me, first time on a forum. I have an Alfa Gold that came with an 80 amp converter which is having problems. I no longer use the belly air or the two RV refrigerators that came with it. Is there any reason I cannot use 50 or 60 amp converter? 

Thanks so much, David

Added by David Mitchal on September 1, 2018 at 7:03pm — 2 Comments

Water pump replacement on a beast of an engine.

Changing out a water pump on a 7.3 diesel looks intimidating to say the least,, Its just a massive beast of an engine shoved and stuffed under the hood. And with any diesel engine, everything is super extra heavy duty,, no whimpy parts there. So I tackle the job with a positive attitude.

With my poor eye sight, I apply common sense approach, a bolt,nut or screw has to hold everything in place, the trick is locating them. I first find the drain on the lower part of the radiator and get…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on August 11, 2018 at 3:04pm — 3 Comments

The best come back for owning an oldie RV.

This evening,, several of us here in our tiny RV park, (Russ Johnson knows how small it is) lol,  was sitting around sucking down some adult sud beverages, Yes,, we are old enough,(just barely). And Jimmy, my one neighbor in the other 5th wheel here mentioned his daughters co-worker just dropped $4 K down for a New 5th wheel, with reasonable low payments of $387.00 a month for like 300 years,, give or take a year or two, Well they took it to the local lake to break it in,, The list of things…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on August 3, 2018 at 9:44pm — 4 Comments

A "Gem" of a Campground Find near Salisbury, NC

After my 'full-timing' adventure of last year, poor Juno found herself neglected in the yard most of the summer. I think I suffered from a little RV PTSD.  As the temperatures grew and the humidity descended on our little piece of mountain paradise here in Asheville, NC I was content to enjoy not worrying about my electric consumption, not having to pack up my home every time I needed to go to the grocery store, and poo that just goes away forever when you flush! 

Finally,…

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Added by Dawn Michelle on August 3, 2018 at 5:22am — 2 Comments

Camper Jack Replacement Part

One of my jacks was leaking really bad, so I took it apart to replace the 'O' rings.

One part stripped. It's the pump cylinder, and it is made of light aluminum.

I have the jack at a local machine shop, they are going to make replacements for that part for all the jacks.  The new parts will be stronger, they are making them from brass.



If you have a jack similar and need this part then let me know, I can have them run off more.

It…

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Added by Jane Roxanne Beamon on July 31, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

1952 SPARTAN SPARSONET

1952 SPARTAN CAN BE TOWED HOME 2500.00 CANADIAN     1800.00 US NEED RESTORATION BUT MOST ALL ORG.  THIS IS a great by CALL FOR MORE INFO  1 519 6383839

Added by harwood on July 30, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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Added by Renee McInroy on July 25, 2018 at 9:19pm — No Comments

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Added by Renee McInroy on July 25, 2018 at 9:14pm — No Comments

1970 play mor.

We just bought a 1970 play mor.  we are gutting it because it was in bad shape.  We are taking out the orig light, stove and sink (which are in perfect condition)  and not putting it all back in.  If anyone is interested in them, let me know by emailing me. Rendy29752@hotmail.com.    

Added by Renee McInroy on July 25, 2018 at 6:18pm — 1 Comment

Fireball Lovers

Hi All,

I just bought a 72 Dodge Fireball Class C Motorhome - Sweet Gypsy Rose aka Rose aka Queenie. Are there any Fireball lovers/owners out there who would like to start a group - both Trailers and Motorhomes?  I'd love to hear from fellow Fireball enthusiasts.

Thanks much,

Cheers!!

Dena

Added by Sweet Gypsy Rose on July 24, 2018 at 11:43am — 1 Comment

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2004 Surf Side Lite Owners Manual

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1952 royal spartan 35 ft

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Murphy must be MY Cousin.

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