December 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Bends, Buckles and Cracks in the frame!

Well Folks, bad news for the Winnie!    Was doing some research to replace the Mor/Ryde suspension and stumbled upon some issues.

The frame has some major issues, including cracks, buckling and is twisted in multiple spots.    The drivers side Mor/Ryde Suspension arm has started to poke through the bathroom floor. 

Added by Tim Dailey on December 28, 2013 at 4:53pm — 14 Comments

1984 Holiday Rambler Imperial Restoration and update.

Marie And I are planning on updating and upgrading the systems and Interior and Exterior of our Holiday Rambler I have it stored in my Daughters barn at present and will be starting on it this March. I will try to keep a photo journal as well as notes of our progress I plan updating the electrical systems as well as water and sewer connections. the original generator is gone but I do have a replacement that I plan on fabricating a way to stow the gen for transport and then deploy for use…

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Added by Rex & Marie Myers on December 25, 2013 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

Lessons Learned the Hard Way - Part 4

The past few months have been some of the hardest for Good Ole George and I - both emotionally and financially. Was planning on heading for warmer climates as I can't stand the cold. Then my brother-in-law fell off a trailer and broke his neck so headed to Washington State to help out as the hospital they air-flighted him to was an hour and a half from their home. He had an angel watching over him that day. He was in surgery approx. 14 hours but came through with…

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Added by Jackie Berg on December 18, 2013 at 5:33pm — 2 Comments

NEVER BUY a Dometic Elite refrigerator!!

A quick heads-up GORVers....

we finally broke down this summer and splurged on a REALLY NICE BIG FRIDGE for our tired little Winnie.

(We're full-timers so we needed the biggest fridge we could find)

as luck would have it, while traveling through Salem Oregon area we found someone who had a BIG double-door (side by side)…

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Added by Robert Wesner on December 16, 2013 at 2:20am — 6 Comments

what rving is about

i was in a conversatio today with some frtends, i grow up around camping from tents, pop-up, up to class a unit.and i finnly found a classic winnebago d20.runs great and the people how own it be for us had alreadly done some work to it.and when my wife and i saw i we loved i we instganly started planning things out.and how much fun this was going to be for the kids,all the plasces to go and do.well i drift a little, because me friend said to me you bought yourself a nice classic rv.now that…

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Added by Scott Cremeens on December 13, 2013 at 7:32pm — 3 Comments

Cheap or Free RV Insulation with Bubble Wrap

How to Insulate Your RV Windows with Bubble Wrap

Up to 50% of heat in your RV can be lost through single pane windows. Installing double pane windows is not in the cards for this old boys wallet. So, what to do? Bubble Wrap, of course.

 

I've been using bubble wrap for years in our trusty old cooler in summertime. Ice lasts about 1.5 day in it. After getting a delivery one day from Harbor Freight I was left with a nice sheet of bubble wrap. It was just about the size…

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Added by Pat Daly on December 11, 2013 at 7:30pm — 6 Comments

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