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Tire Review Bridgestone Duravis R500 HD

I am putting this review in the 5th wheel section because I believe that this tire is most likely the best LRE LT poly carcass tire available for trailer service.Back ground. I ran Michelin XPS Ribs for 6.5 years and around 42-44K miles on my 2005 29...

Me_Again by Explorer II
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Bad Coverter Charger?

I have a 1989 Terry Resort by Fleetwood with a Magnetek Convertor Charger TU-740-2 and I think it might have failed. Lights were on and then suddenly they shut off, I checked the fuse block and I'm not receiving power to it (I used a non-contact volt...

Landing gear ? 2009 Montana 3665RE

Both my landing gear and rear stabilizers quit working using the buttons in the little door on the front drivers side. However, they both work using the key fob remote.I checked both fuses in the front storage compartment. Is there another fuse tha...

Brad_NSW by Explorer
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Montana vs. Arctic Fox vs. Grand Design

My wife and I currently own a Cougar TT that has served us well for weekend camping trips and week-long road trips. As we get closer to retirement, we are looking at fifth wheels for extended road trips. Looking ahead to our next RV (a fifth wheel)...

Anyone have the Forest River Blue Ridge 3025?

I just happened to find one, but I don't know anything about the quality as compared to others. It is a 2011 model with a really good price. I love the floorplan (husband not so much).Does anyone know if this model has the arched ceiling? Is it a tal...

HeyJude by Explorer
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What kind of gen should I shop for?

We just bought a new fifth wheel and it feels like starting over again. We've only ever owned toy haulers that are already prepped for dry camping with onboard generators and fuel tanks. So my question for the braintrust is, what should I shop for in...

dissecting a Lippert Ground Control 3.0 landing leg

I have the electric Lippert GC 3.0 front landing leg that failed on me in Arizona this spring. I have boxed up the motor for a spare as I believe it is OK. I will test it later.I'd like to do an autopsy on the leg to see what failed and also to see i...

obie311 by Explorer II
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Mud Flaps vs 5th Wheel Vortex

This question feels a little tinfoil-hat-ish, but… We’ve been towing a high profile 5er for years and I’m pretty good about strapping down things in the bed because the vortex in the truck bed will blow things around and even suck them out of the tru...

Hot and cold shower

Recently upgraded to a 2006 Sunnybrook 31BWKS. When taking a shower, with a full and hot, hot water tank. The shower starts out hot, then, the water pump kicks on, and it goes very cold. Water pump turns off, gets hot again, water pump turns on, g...

readytow by Explorer
  • 16 replies