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Forum: On The Road... 10-18-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
Great. We will be up there in three weeks.

Great. We will be up there in three weeks.
Forum: On The Road... 10-18-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
Have the leaves started to change up around Monte...

Have the leaves started to change up around Monte Sano State Park/Huntsville?

Iím hearing reports of trees still in green as far north as Shenandoah.

Any encouraging signs for this fall-color...
Forum: On The Road... 10-10-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
We've already gotten a Monte Sano reservation....

We've already gotten a Monte Sano reservation. Perhaps it is on the bluff, I don't know. I hope so.

I have an electrical-surge protector, the kind that also monitors what's coming down the wire,...
Forum: On The Road... 10-10-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
Thanks for the campground report. Sounds...

Thanks for the campground report.

Sounds like Cheaha is back in order.

We decided to skip Cheaha, since weíve been there before, and head farther north to Monte Sano State Park.

Bringing my...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-09-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,448
Posted By WhereStream
Those flip sockets ... wish Iíd gotten those...

Those flip sockets ... wish Iíd gotten those instead.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 10-09-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By WhereStream
That's an interesting idea. I hadn't thought if...

That's an interesting idea. I hadn't thought if doing it this way.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 10-09-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By WhereStream
That's a great idea ... thanks.

That's a great idea ... thanks.
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-09-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,448
Posted By WhereStream
Another time a guy was changing out his big block...

Another time a guy was changing out his big block Chevy starter at a rest stop. We got that off for him.

That's great! I'm sure he appreciated the assistance.

Is this some kind of special tool,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-09-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,369
Posted By WhereStream
All this snow talk is interesting, but ... I...

All this snow talk is interesting, but ... I don't live in The Great White North.

Doesn't snow down here (except the occasional freak storm, as happened last winter).

So, snow aside, is it...
Forum: On The Road... 10-09-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,693
Posted By WhereStream
Probably waited about 15 minutes before getting...

Probably waited about 15 minutes before getting to the dump station and as the guy moved out, DW says - well, that was a yawner.

So, 15 minutes is crazy long?

How fast do you guys do this?
...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 10-06-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By WhereStream
I have a Bambi so Iíve had the same question. ...

I have a Bambi so Iíve had the same question.

Also, if I jack it up at the jack plate, how do I put it on a jack stand? The jack is already taking up that spot.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-06-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By WhereStream
Our 2017 19-footer has the same problem. ...

Our 2017 19-footer has the same problem.

Driving me crazy. Tried caulk, to little effect.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-04-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,978
Posted By WhereStream
When last at the Ford dealer, I looked at an...

When last at the Ford dealer, I looked at an Expedition and a couple of trucks (but not F-250s).

To my surprise, the Expedition had greater payload.

That makes no sense to me, but thatís what...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-03-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,448
Posted By WhereStream
... but brought it back broken from using it as a...

... but brought it back broken from using it as a breaker bar.

BUMMER!
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-02-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,448
Posted By WhereStream
1-7/16ths ... now, thatís a big socket. ...

1-7/16ths ... now, thatís a big socket.

Didnít know they made them that size.
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-01-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,448
Posted By WhereStream
OK, that makes sense. Thanks for the info. I...

OK, that makes sense. Thanks for the info.

I tried the six-sided socket on the Airsreamís (a 2017 19-footer) lug nuts, and it fits fine. Solid lug nuts or the curious zapped nuts ó who knows?...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 10-01-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,448
Posted By WhereStream
Got me a six-sided socket ... but, why?

Went to Ace Hardware and bought a good quality six-sided socket, 13/16ths, for use on the Airstream's lug nuts.

But ... why?

I keep reading here that this is the way to go, but after coming...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 09-27-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By WhereStream
Our batteries went belly up on our first camping...

Our batteries went belly up on our first camping trip, too.

Took them to the Interstate Battery place here in town. They tested them, declared them dead and replaced under warranty.

Since...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-24-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,239
Posted By WhereStream
We usually string up some Christmas lights on the...

We usually string up some Christmas lights on the awning, some that have cute little trailers on them.

One time I left them on overnight by mistake. Didn't realize until later, when I saw (thanks...
Forum: On The Road... 09-24-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
Nice site ó thanks for the photo. We hope to...

Nice site ó thanks for the photo.

We hope to be camping at Cheaha or Monte Sano over the Veterans Day weekend in November.
Forum: On The Road... 09-24-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
Yes, please give a report. Thanks for the...

Yes, please give a report.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-24-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By WhereStream
Gear Ties ó great idea! I think I have a...

Gear Ties ó great idea!

I think I have a couple lying around that I can try out.

Lots of good ideas on this thread. Glad I asked.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-23-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,978
Posted By WhereStream
Why 20-inch rims?

I have an Expedition on my dream list for when I want to replace my 14-year-old Suburban, so ...

What's the virtue in the 20-inch rims? And, could you give more info on what kind of tire is...
Forum: On The Road... 09-23-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
Thanks for the info. Up on Cheaha mountain...

Thanks for the info.

Up on Cheaha mountain ... what about TV reception?

We are not big TV watchers while camping, but ... there is a college football game we just gotta see the weekend we will...
Forum: On The Road... 09-23-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By WhereStream
Alabama's Cheaha State Park ó yea or nay?

I'm considering heading up to Cheaha State Park this fall for much-needed leaf-peeping for these Florida eyes.

But ... the reviews on the AllStays app have me concerned.

People complained of...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-22-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,239
Posted By WhereStream
Last time our camping we were in a nice, dark...

Last time our camping we were in a nice, dark campground ... except for the couple in the ďPredatorĒ trailer, who ran their big and bright exterior lights (plural!) all night.

I was looking for a...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-20-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By WhereStream
Whatís the best source for milk crates?

Whatís the best source for milk crates?
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-18-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By WhereStream
Iíve got to give this a try!

Iíve got to give this a try!
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-18-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By WhereStream
Youíve got that right, Bob662 ... he had a Cord...

Youíve got that right, Bob662 ... he had a Cord Pro CP.

Thanks. That was driving me crazy, trying to recall the name of those things.

Though, I may first try the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-17-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By WhereStream
Storing cords and water hoses

On a recent trip through Kentucky, I met a gentleman who was camping locally with his wife in a beautiful 1965 Airstream, about a 20-footer. Gave me a tour with lots of info. He was proud of his rig,...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-15-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By WhereStream
We had a Sport (the 16) and now have a 19-foot...

We had a Sport (the 16) and now have a 19-foot Serenity.

Let me say, the ducted AC is nice. Not silent, but far quieter than what we had in the Sport.

We like the bed.

We like just about...
Forum: Waste Systems, Tanks & Totes 09-05-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By WhereStream
I put a dot of yellow paint on the...

I put a dot of yellow paint on the blank-tank-flush connector to remind me not to do this.

It is odd that the black-tank and potable-water connections are next to one another.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-28-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 42,365
Posted By WhereStream
Cool concept. Even a trailer with only the...

Cool concept.

Even a trailer with only the battery pack, no motors, would greatly extend the range of an electric tow vehicle.

How would an electric tow do in the mountains?
Forum: Base Camp 08-23-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,451
Posted By WhereStream
What does “X” mean? Not heard of that model.

What does “X” mean? Not heard of that model.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-17-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By WhereStream
Thatíd be one cool tow. A Thunderbird...

Thatíd be one cool tow.

A Thunderbird hiding a 428 ... smokiní set of wheels.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-17-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By WhereStream
This happened to me as well.

This happened to me as well.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-13-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By WhereStream
The payload (how much weight in passengers and...

The payload (how much weight in passengers and cargo you can put in the Jeep) could be an issue.

You have to subtract the hitch weight of the trailer (roughly 500 pounds) from the 1,160 pounds of...
Forum: On The Road... 08-13-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By WhereStream
OK, this is great info ó glad I asked. Many...

OK, this is great info ó glad I asked.

Many thanks, everyone.
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 08-11-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By WhereStream
I hope this doesnít detour the OPís discussion,...

I hope this doesnít detour the OPís discussion, but what are split rims?

It was a term Iíd hear growing up, often like, ďTony put split rims and baby moons on his Impala, look great,Ē but I never...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-09-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By WhereStream
If the toilet bowl isnít aligned exactly over the...

If the toilet bowl isnít aligned exactly over the flapper, the bowl can leak.

I fixed a leaky bowl by bumping the bowl a bit.

Got it lined up right and ... hasnít leaked since.
Forum: On The Road... 08-09-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By WhereStream
Alabama's Cheaha State Park ... how to get there

Iím planning a trip this fall from Florida up to Cheaha State Park (http://alapark.com/cheaha-state-park), in Alabama.

Been there before, on a route that takes us through Tallahassee and up on...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-05-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,714
Posted By WhereStream
SmartPlug — what are its virtues?

SmartPlug — what are its virtues?
Forum: On The Road... 08-04-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,106
Posted By WhereStream
I’ve been to Vogel and Unicoi. Vogel is...

I’ve been to Vogel and Unicoi.

Vogel is popular with families.

Unicoi is more mountain-ey and my preference, but both are great parks.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (and lets bring that...
Forum: On The Road... 08-04-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By WhereStream
Roads in Michigan were a challenge. I...

Roads in Michigan were a challenge.

I remember!

Roads anywhere anymore are not what the used to be, but Michigan ... it was a rough ride.
Forum: On The Road... 08-03-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By WhereStream
Thanks for the Detroit Free Press article. ...

Thanks for the Detroit Free Press article.

That was an entertaining read.

I had no idea Bigfoot had such a following up there.
Forum: On The Road... 08-02-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By WhereStream
Got to the Mackinaw Bridge bridge on a driving...

Got to the Mackinaw Bridge bridge on a driving (not camping) trip a year or two ago but did not make it across to Yooperland.

Hope to explore the lands above on a later trip.

Whatís the...
Forum: On The Road... 08-02-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,106
Posted By WhereStream
We were at Top of G for the solar eclipse. ...

We were at Top of G for the solar eclipse.

Had a good time. Nice people.

I witnessed no bacchanal, but people did enjoy beverages at the end of the day.

Iím glad the Top recovered quickly...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 07-31-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By WhereStream
We had a VW Westfalia, likely the smallest...

We had a VW Westfalia, likely the smallest motorhome on the road, and we loved it.

Easy to drive around, could set up camp in minutes, low stress all the way around (but no AC at night, so no...
Forum: Boondocking 07-31-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By WhereStream
The new Honda 2200 may suffice for your A/C... ...

The new Honda 2200 may suffice for your A/C...

Iíd like to find out before I buy.

If the new Honda will do the job, thatís be my preference.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-29-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,514
Posted By WhereStream
Is Ford's back-up assist available on the new...

Is Ford's back-up assist available on the new Expedition?
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