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A very contructive day.

Ok,,,, today was supposed to be a productive day. Yuppers,, woke up all chipper and raring to go, Deep breath,, yea,, what a wonderful day.

Gots a fresh cup of coffee,, check the local news,, yup,,, Got a good feeling.  I finish my coffee,, head outside,, gonna get some weed eating done and get them pesky weeds along the edges of the trailer. Piece of cake, Gets out the ole weed eater,,, fill the premix up, push the primer bulb, squish,squish,squish,squish,,  set the carb lever on…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on September 14, 2017 at 5:41pm — 2 Comments

Carbs..and Paint...and Gas...Oh My!

I don't think I like the direction my garage contents are going.  It's starting to look waaaaay too much like a mechanics' cave.  When there is a torn apart carburetor in the middle of the room, and dirty grimey rags everywhere, the smell of gas despite draining it before bringing it in...grease tracks on the floor, all kinds of cans of cleaners and lube sprays here and there,...and should I mention the mower deck torn apart on the other side of that? I s'pect next year I'll have a full…

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Added by Tina on September 10, 2017 at 6:56pm — 3 Comments

When its time to Bug out in an emergency

If your in any of the areas of the evacuation in or around Florida, and you have to bug out,,Take your RV, (if you have one road ready). With the mass amount of people vacating, Motels and hotels  are booked and packed solid, and several evacuation relief centers are at max capacity.

Several RV Parks in safe zones are offering free spaces to park and Walmart and Sports centers and malls are also open for parking.

When you do *bug out with your RV, fill your fresh water tank…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on September 8, 2017 at 5:14pm — 4 Comments

Summer Wrap Up Tennessee Part 5

Hey Gang

Hard to believe the summer season is over. The warm weather arrived late, my garden did OK but not the best, did some car shows and book signings, some backyard gatherings, Columbus for a Constitution Party meeting, WV to visit Ed, Holmes County - Amish Land, no Beach but a few day trips Salamanca NY was one, work was very steady thank God and Trump, and this Labor day, car show Saturday in MOL, Geauga Fair on Sunday and picnicking and hiking with Walt and his family, and Ruth…

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Added by carey masci on September 6, 2017 at 11:57am — No Comments

New to this forum....

 Let me thank everyone for allowing me to use this site to hopefully find an old retro RV and restore it to it's former glory.

 A little about me first. I am 67 year old man retired with an itch to use some of the skills I have learned in my working career. After 20 years I retired from Hatteras Yachts. I was considered a Master Craftsman. For those that…

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Added by Steven Bouher on September 5, 2017 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

Not to scare, but to be aware.

Here is  subject that I havent come across in awhile. I was going thru my crayon scribbles on construction paper, The dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Most, (not all ) RV's use Gas appliances, Stove, water heater, Furnace ,Fridge. Thats a lot of flame if you think about it. Little candles burning 24/7 until a demand is needed,, then it becomes a Blow torch.

Now all of these appliances have (or supposed to ) have a clear exhaust vent to vent the poisonous gas outside. All it takes…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on September 4, 2017 at 4:24pm — 1 Comment

Ok Folks,, summer is slowly coming to an end,

Its getting to be that time of the year fellow RV's. Yup, old man winter is going to be apon us in a very short period of time. Do you know what that means? Time to winterize if your going to store your rig or trailer, But if your a full timer,,, Winter checklists still have to be performed,

Now with winter,, it brings the BRRRR COLD, No matter where your parked,, there is going to be a cold spell pass thru and possibly hang around,, and that means you need heat. No you can be el…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on September 4, 2017 at 12:56am — 4 Comments

Our 1967 Golden Falcon

Added by Ben & Donna Leatherdale on September 3, 2017 at 6:40pm — No Comments

I've got gas.......

.....way too much gas. My carburetor is flooding out, brother says it's due to a sticky float. Well, okay.....

He says this is a 4 barrel carburetor, but cannot tell me the make. I can't see anywhere on this what the make etc. is, to look anything up on it.

He also says "I would just remove those hoses and those 4 bolts and take the carb out to clean the float". Har har har.....

there's all kinds of stuff attached to this thing.

So....can anyone tell me any info about…

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Added by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 1:14pm — 12 Comments

Hidden damages

At 8:04pm on September 1, 2017,

Tom Robinson said…

The 1965 Little Dipper camper that I bought earlier this year for one dollar sat, unused in the woods, for thirteen years, and NEVER LEAKED.  When I replaced part of the…

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Added by Tom Robinson on September 1, 2017 at 8:09pm — 1 Comment

Ark Encounter, the Great Eclipse, Falls and More Part 4

Part 4

Added by carey masci on September 1, 2017 at 12:35pm — No Comments

I recently made a "How-To" page for repairing and refinishing the screened window frames for my '73 Yellowstone.   If you'd like to see how they came together .... click HERE! Best wishes…

I recently made a "How-To" page for repairing and refinishing the screened window frames for my '73 Yellowstone.  

If you'd like to see how they came together .... click HERE!

Best…

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Added by Alison on August 29, 2017 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Not MIA....just recouping. Work continues at a slower pace.

Just in case anyone was wondering, the work is still in progress on Diggity Dodge.  I've had to limit my strenuous activities to stop burning off more than I put in as far as nutrition/calories.  Being underweight is no fun and causes health issues too.

On to the progress...I have the kitchen wall almost finished with the Luan. Just a couple of small areas on the sides to cut and fit.…

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Added by Tina on August 28, 2017 at 11:13am — 4 Comments

1986 Highwave Speed King Boater home

So sorry, I had a spelling error on the last post, it should read 

1986 Highwave Speed King Boater home

J R

Added by J RJ JAMES CLIFFORD on August 28, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments

1976 - 78 fully restored GMC Motorhome

 Again a finders fee paid to who ever can find me one of the original Boater homes, made in 1986 under the names either Sport Highwave Boater homeor Spped King Boater homes.

I was in Banff National park in the Canadian Rocky's last weekend, and a 1976 - 78 fully restored GMC Motorhome rolled through the downtown area, and 40 years later it's still looks the best ever built motorhome, and still people just stop and…

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Added by J RJ JAMES CLIFFORD on August 28, 2017 at 9:52am — No Comments

Got a new and improved blog as they say....

This one's been active since we got the LH2 (an Allegro '87 class A) and I've been working the bugs out of her. Fun, excitement, travel, drama it's all there.

Take a look and laugh and cry at the stuff we go through.

Have a good one and all the best to you....

TheLongHauler

Added by Daniel Long on August 22, 2017 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

The task of replacing the water heater AGAIN

The poltergeist are running rampant,, truly they are,, Instalation of yet another water heater, (I stole the water heater from my 85 , 5th, its only a 6 gallon, bet better then no hot water.…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on August 22, 2017 at 4:18pm — 4 Comments

Aristocrat Land Liner vin #

I was given a 20' Aristocrat Landliner. Currently doing a full complete rebuild on it. Looking for Vin number since it came with no title or registration paperwork. I found something similar to a VIN not sure. Looking for someone with knowlege. I went with VIN to DMV in Texas and they said they have no record of this and possibly is not the vin. Help!!!

Added by Jonathan Marti on August 22, 2017 at 11:40am — 2 Comments

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