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Burnt Corral - Roosevelt and Apache Lakes...

My bride and I Just returned from a quickie, 3 day 2 night trip to the Burnt Corral CG to celebrate her 73rd birthday. It is located 5 miles south of the Roosevelt Dam and about 10 miles north of the largest section of Apache Lake. From the Rooseve...

Solar inverter -- shore power question

I am trying to understand a residential refrigerator with solar panels. When I connect to full hookup does the refrigerator continue to run through the inverter or does it bypass the inverter and connect to shore power only? Let me see if I can make ...

TenOC by Nomad
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Coating peeling off seats

Among other issues, my 6 year old Sprinter has a serious problem with the 'leather' coated seating areas. Basically, it has been peeling and cracking off for a few years now, and it's at the point where you can't even sit on anything without a sheet...

Hemling by Explorer
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an article about RV'ing

I didn't know we were pioneers!https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2023-vanlife-rvs-climate-change/?cmpid=BBD102823_GREENDAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_term=231028&utm_campaign=greendaily

electric trailer

Hi all,This is of interest. It is the 2nd such towable I've seen. The Pebble and now the Lightship.https://lightshiprv.com/

Side by side towing

I want to tow my side by side but without using another trailer. I would like to build a bracket on the back of a regular travel trailer that my front wheels would sit in. Then use a dolly or build free wheeling hubs that would attach to the back hub...

rdh2230 by Explorer
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Robot Tolls - At My Limit!

Maryland. Has anyone had trouble with Maryland?I went through 2 tolls in Maryland over a year ago. October1, 2022.In November 2022 I checked on their website to see if I had tolls to pay. It said they were none to pay. I took screenshot of that. Wi...

An EV motor home/van?

Hi all,I bumped into this today. I'm glad to see this happening.https://www.rvtravel.com/grounded-g2-ev-rv-1127/https://www.groundedrvs.com/g2

chassis battery charge ?

I drive my motorhome a few miles every 9-10 days. It occurred to me that the chassis battery is not getting charged enough. Thus the above question does plugging it in to charge house batteries affect the chassis battery? I don't have devices to che...

Will pipes freeze overnight?

I usually winterize mid-October by fully draining & bypassing the hot water heater, then blowout & antifreeze all freshwater Pex lines.This year I am thinking about some November weekend local trips. Here on Long Island the late fall days will norma...

Can I Dump Through Sewer Vent?

So we are lucky enough to have sewers at our house. About a foot away from our house is a metal sewer vent that looks like the picture below. It's just a metal pipe coming from the ground with a cap on it. It is not threaded at all. Let's say a...

do you FLAT TOW your WL Grand Cherokee?????

do you have a WL Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland, Summit or Summit Reserve? Are you flat towing this vehicle? please let us know if you also have tracking issues....My 2023 Grand Cherokee L Summit showed good tracking the 1st 5 minutes after putting the...

Proper Power Receptacle For Home?

We always kept the TT in storage but now keep it in our side yard. We use the 30a to15a dogbone but we will be having the proper receptacle put in place so we don’t have to bother with extension cords and adapters anymore. We currently have a 30a T...

Screen door aggrivation

Anyone have a solution to the issue where you open your RV door and the screen stays closed because that little clip that holds the screen door to the main door gets loose?Talking about the item on the left in this picture.I tried to epoxy the little...

blaczero by Explorer
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Installing new vinyl trim inserts, caulk or no caulk?

So I replaced/repaired my roof this summer on our hybrid travel trailer, and as part of that headache, I replaced some of my aluminum trim pieces along with all new white vinyl inserts and #10 screws. Obviously, the vinyl insert is NOT waterproof, ...

MRO2009 by Explorer
  • 10 replies