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RE: Insulating exposed tanks

Reflectix is the wrong product. If you read the manufacturers documentation it's best at reflecting, not insulating. It is only R-1 I would consider either dry camping or buy a more suitable RV. If you must use what you have, build a box from foam board to encase the tanks. This. Reflectix is for heat and wont do anything for cold.
ScottG 11/13/19 10:38am Travel Trailers
RE: Water line burst

Get a high flow regulator instead of the cheapo ones. Bingo - that's all it takes. Just make sure it says "high flow" and you'll have all the volume you need.
ScottG 11/12/19 08:30pm Tech Issues
RE: Broken key, locked out of TT, no spare :(

If you break a window, break the one in the door. They're cheap at less than $35 and available at RV parts places.
ScottG 11/12/19 06:53pm Travel Trailers
RE: WA 20 or US 2 across the Cascades summer 2020?

WA 20 usually closes around Thanksgiving (depending on snow fall) and US 2 is open year-round but sometimes has temporary closures do to snow removal or avalanche control. These usually only last a few hours but can last a day or two. Both of these routes are gorgeous. We make the tirp over US2 many times every year. I can't choose just one! Pick the one that takes you the route that sounds best and you'll be fine. US2 is shorter but WA20 is more scenic. If you go WA20, you have to stop in Winthrop for icecream!
ScottG 11/12/19 06:47pm Roads and Routes
RE: Owners of New Ram Pickup

Link
ScottG 11/12/19 09:57am Tow Vehicles
RE: Strange house battery issue

You would have a 63XX Magtek converter and it's shot by now. I suggest you get a new PDI9260 converter from Bestconverter.com. They will also have videos on how to change it out. The new one will have multiple stages and work better than the old one ever did! Unless your battery(s) are fairly new, plan on replacing them too as the discharged condition will have taken its toll on them.
ScottG 11/11/19 08:47pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: battery charging

13.2~13.3 is good forever. You can forget about it! I will check my water levels in the spring and very little, if any, will be needed. S
ScottG 11/11/19 08:29pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: THREADED CAP FOR 1 lb lb

That would be nice to have. I don't refill but I've had them leak after a single use. Found some here: Amazon has them too.
ScottG 11/11/19 04:58pm Tent Camping
RE: Hearing problem need wireless mic and ear piece

I am getting my aids on line with Bluetooth for around $1600 for the pair. I take the test on line with headphone on and they program them for me. This whole thread is interesting and i have gotten alot of info. My sweety said there are 2 things that really bug her about me. That I don't listen to her, and some other sh!t she was rambling on about..... :B:B:B Only two things? You're doing great!! S
ScottG 11/11/19 01:18pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Hearing problem need wireless mic and ear piece

I'm getting a bad case of CHS (cant hear s...) and FWIW, my Dr. told me that (real) hearing aids are going to become an over the counter item in the future and that do so shold cause the prices to come down. I'm hoping I can hold out that long. That is not true for REAL hearing aids. That is just for amplifiers. My hearing cuts off at the higher end of frequency's. I can stand right in front of our microwave without my hearing aids and not here the timer beeper which is 1 foot from my face. but I can hear the pile driver 2 miles away without them. I forget the frequency level that my hearing drops off. That is what causes people to not here some words being spoken. or hear some letters pronounced. It's not about the volume it's about what frequency you are not hearing. Only a hearing test can show this and no over the counter can fix it. Real hearing aids can amplify the higher end and cut down or out the lower end. Just like an equalizer on a stero. The more tracks the higher the cost. Forget about those $800 for two you see in the newspaper. I am on my 3rd set in 20 years at $1800.00 ea.The next step in hearing aids is gonna be blue tooth/GPS. Doc says I will be able to call him in MA from FL and he will be able to adjust my hearing aides from his computer. You didn't read my post closely enough. I didn't say they are available. I said my Dr. indicated they will be available - as in they aren't yet. Also, I'm not talking about the toy things sold on TV and elsewhere. I am talking about real, programable hearing aids. There is no reason they can't be sold in stores. Qualified professionals can test people and set up the new aids. I've been dealing with hearing aids for my disabled son for the last 30 years so I'm very familiear with them. I just paid $2K for his present set. They're a rip off. There isn't $50 worth of electronics in them.
ScottG 11/11/19 09:32am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Remembrance Day

Thanks to all who served. The state of many of our World War memorials is deplorable. Many sit forgotten and neglected (Like Oahu's Natatorium). If you get a chance, please support them.
ScottG 11/11/19 09:26am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: allison mt643 to allison2000 series swap

TDR I don't know if they can help with that sort of thing though. Might try the "Conversions" forum there.
ScottG 11/11/19 09:19am Tech Issues
RE: Signing a power of attorney for bank when selling your RV

No way I would do that and it isn't needed. Something smells there.
ScottG 11/11/19 09:16am General RVing Issues
RE: Hearing problem need wireless mic and ear piece

I'm getting a bad case of CHS (cant hear s...) and FWIW, my Dr. told me that (real) hearing aids are going to become an over the counter item in the future and that do so shold cause the prices to come down. I'm hoping I can hold out that long.
ScottG 11/10/19 09:57pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Screws being pulled out on Awning

Have you tried just tightening them?
ScottG 11/10/19 05:17pm Travel Trailers
RE: Electronic failures, PCB repairs.

Ditto what ScottG said. I'm an EE as well. What frustrates me to no end is when relatively simple circuit boards are potted (filled/covered) with epoxy so they can't be worked on. But if your board has everything accessible, then that makes it much more likely to be repairable. After solder joints, the next common culprit is either bad connectors (or broken wires at the connector) or relays which no longer work. ~Rick And we shouldnt forget those pesky solder balls! Of course they usually show up pretty quick. Scott
ScottG 11/09/19 10:30am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Installing Laminate flooring

Let it float and don't use glue. In something as small as an RV, you don't need to leave as large of a gap around the edge but I would still leave at least 1/8~3/16". Also, if it's snap together type, don't pound them together. Only use enough force to make them click and no more. Otherwise you will end up with tiny raised edges that look terrible in the sun. I have seen the results of a floor not having enough room to expand and it's amazing. The middle of the floor will rise up like a giant blister. It can move furntiure and people standing on it as it expands. I've fixed bad installs but it's a pain. You don't want to make any mistakes or do anything other than what the manufacturers suggests.
ScottG 11/09/19 10:25am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: 2020 Silverado 1500 Duramax and the Ike

I know they're trying to do these test equally between all makes but it would have been interesting to see what happens if he manually downshifted - if that's posssible.
ScottG 11/09/19 10:11am Tow Vehicles
RE: No one is heading south?

I haven't noticed any vacuum here in Washington state. ;)
ScottG 11/08/19 08:13pm Snowbirds
RE: Rear Hitch Bike Rack for Travel Trailer

I have destroyed two bike carriers and tore one bumper (welded on) nearly off. The one bike carrier that is actually for RV use is the Swagman and it has held up great. You'll want to make sure your bumper is up to the task and probably reinforce it.
ScottG 11/08/19 07:55pm General RVing Issues
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