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Its Mid February, and plans in the making for road trip

Ok.. here we are pert near the middle of February and we have some really weird weather,, seriously like some Twilight Zone stuff. We had some comfy 60's with a few 50's,, Not Hot, not cold, Tolerable tinker weather. Then, Blammmm Arctic cold blast from Siberia,, the do not pass go, do not collect $200 type of weather. Over night dropped to the 20's,  Now if you have never spent any length of time in Texas,,, anything below 70 is severe weather conditions,, Like Bib coveralls, Heavy down…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on February 14, 2019 at 11:15pm — No Comments

HELP me HELP her KEYTRUDA for cancer GOFUNDME

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Added by postman on January 28, 2019 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Happy New Year

Vision and dream or dream and vision.

Doesn't matter which comes first what matters is how you handle the vision or the dream.

The bible has many examples of visions and dreams.

Quick glimpses, they die and then sprout.

Often while traveling this comes into play. I see my destination, a vision in the distance. Seems so close in a straight line but the road leads to a long bend or through a valley and suddenly the vision is lost but if I stay the course it appears again…

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Added by carey masci on January 1, 2019 at 1:59pm — No Comments

AGM Battery Upgrade

  I have four solar panels, do a lot of dry camping, and  wanted to replace my four old flooded lead acid 6 volt Trojan T-105's (450 Amp Hours) with AGM technology so I don't have to be constantly checking and adding water etc. etc. I went with two Renogy AGM12-200 (200 Amp Hours at 10 hr rate, 208 Amp Hours at 20 hr rate = 416 total) which I picked up at Walmart (they even loaded them for me, 129 lbs each) free shipping for $247 each. On the Renogy website they are $399 each !!!!!!!!!!!  It…

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Added by John "T" Nordhoff on November 29, 2018 at 12:08pm — 2 Comments

watch out, it'll getcha.

I wrote this tid bit back in the olden olden days,, some of you remember them days..  yea, before the internet. lol. Admit it,, if you can remeber that, Your OLD. If you dont believe your old, then why are you carrying an AARP card in your wallet?. LOL. Anywho,, I had a ranting with a twist of common sense and no common sense about Catalog auto and trailer parts, Then seeing commercials saying order by catalog its better than waiting in line at auto store. This brings up a really Redundant…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on November 17, 2018 at 11:42pm — 2 Comments

Vintage Trailers on You Tube

I came across these on You Tube and bet yall will enjoy watching as I did.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAhv6LyJCcI&t=73s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evDUYjtTY3s

 Im back on the road again headed to Texas then later Florida for the winter

John T

Added by John "T" Nordhoff on October 31, 2018 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Random Thoughts

HELP me HELP her Keytruda for cancer GOFUNDME

I am asking for prayers, and if you cant give please share on facebook

Added by postman on October 16, 2018 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

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 — 4 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 — 5 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

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Its Mid February, and plans in the making for road trip

Posted by Lakota Wolf on February 14, 2019 at 11:15pm

HELP me HELP her KEYTRUDA for cancer GOFUNDME

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Happy New Year

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AGM Battery Upgrade

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watch out, it'll getcha.

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