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Forum: Full-Timing 08-08-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,849
Posted By mjayjensen
On returning from Mazatlan, we stop in San Carlos...

On returning from Mazatlan, we stop in San Carlos and purchase used books at a store set up for the benefit of stray animals.
One of the books purchased was "Why men don't listen and women can't...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-04-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By mjayjensen
Thanks Bob! i will give it a try. Jay

Thanks Bob!
i will give it a try.
Jay
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 10-04-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By mjayjensen
Black tank flush plugged

The flushing system on our 27' FB is not operating.
I have gone into the closet and removed and verified that the check valve is working properly.
Next I completely filled the black tank with a...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-24-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,299
Posted By mjayjensen
Following, Thanks! Jay

Following,
Thanks!
Jay
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 08-31-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,350
Posted By mjayjensen
Thank you! Will tag along on this project. Can...

Thank you!
Will tag along on this project. Can use the design help.
Jay
Forum: On The Road... 06-20-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By mjayjensen
The driftless area in SE MN, NE Iowa, and SW WI....

The driftless area in SE MN, NE Iowa, and SW WI. is a unique geological area. Driving up Hwy. 61 is beautiful.
Jay
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 05-04-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,926
Posted By mjayjensen
Same Question? Only a PD4645. Thanks, Jay

Same Question? Only a PD4645.
Thanks,
Jay
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 03-22-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By mjayjensen
My bride wants ours replaced withone that puts my...

My bride wants ours replaced withone that puts my hands closer to the center of the sink. Suggestions?
Jay
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-14-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,612
Posted By mjayjensen
I am not an electritian. #1 disconect shore...

I am not an electritian.
#1 disconect shore power
#2 Pull the breakers affected from the box.
#3with a volt meter check for continuity between the breaker and the box.
if the is continuity on the...
Forum: On The Road... 03-14-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,230
Posted By mjayjensen
It takes more btu to produce ethanol than can be...

It takes more btu to produce ethanol than can be gotten out of it.
Jay
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 03-10-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By mjayjensen
Had the problem. it was the negative at the...

Had the problem. it was the negative at the mounting bolts. Removed them one at a time. Cleaned area around bolt head. Replaced with stainless steel bolt.
Jay
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-14-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By mjayjensen
I also would like to know how 27s could be put...

I also would like to know how 27s could be put into a box built for 24s?
Jay
Forum: Tires 12-13-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,366
Posted By mjayjensen
I did the same. Now inflating the tires to 50psi....

I did the same. Now inflating the tires to 50psi. Do notice a slight difference in how it tows.
Jay
Forum: On The Road... 10-23-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,172
Posted By mjayjensen
A couple of other informative sources- On the...

A couple of other informative sources-
On the road in Mexico by Dorthy and Bill Bell who sell Road Logs for traveling in Mexico-- They are helpful navigating.
The Peoples Guide to Mexico is an...
Forum: On The Road... 10-21-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,172
Posted By mjayjensen
We have pulled our Airstream to Mexico 4 times....

We have pulled our Airstream to Mexico 4 times. This winter will be the 5th.
Recomendation
Get the Church's book Travelers Guide to Mexican Camping. Last published in 2010,but still very helpful. ...
Forum: General Repair Forum 08-04-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By mjayjensen
I have a good friend who is a excelent plumber....

I have a good friend who is a excelent plumber. He lives in Burnsville. Send Me an E-mail at mjpjensen@juno.com and I will send you his phone #.
Jay
Forum: On The Road... 07-16-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,035
Posted By mjayjensen
"Research has shown that deer whistles do not...

"Research has shown that deer whistles do not work."
I don't know about the research, but all the anecdotal evidence that I know of points in the other direction.
Less than $5 cost ---5 min to...
Forum: On The Road... 07-16-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,035
Posted By mjayjensen
After 3 vehicle - deer collisions, I purchased at...

After 3 vehicle - deer collisions, I purchased at Wal Mart "Deer Warning" whistles by a company named Bell. They seem to be very effective. I have seen deer look at us and move the other way when we...
Forum: 2011 - 2015 International 06-26-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,382
Posted By mjayjensen
I put in a PD4645. It takes care of our needs...

I put in a PD4645. It takes care of our needs very well and it allows a 1000 watt Yamaha to charge the batteries without overloading.
Jay
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-26-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By mjayjensen
Check the aireators for hard warer deposits....

Check the aireators for hard warer deposits. Clean and reinstall
Jay
Forum: General Interior Topics 06-25-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By mjayjensen
Same problem. Irving was very helpful! 3/16 pop...

Same problem. Irving was very helpful!
3/16 pop rivet-- took the track loose to gain acess to one end.
Jay
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-17-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By mjayjensen
Send it through again, and hope for a reply! Jay

Send it through again, and hope for a reply!
Jay
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 03-16-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By mjayjensen
Switch cover

One of the switches that energize the lights on the ceiling of our unit has an intermittent short.
If someone could tell me how to remove the switch cover and gain access to the wiring it would be...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 03-16-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By mjayjensen
After a couple of reoccurences of the blown fuse,...

After a couple of reoccurences of the blown fuse, I have been able to isolate the problem to one of the switches that control the lights on the ceiling.
The problem now is how to get the switch...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-26-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By mjayjensen
Sending this through again. Hoping to get some...

Sending this through again. Hoping to get some ideas!
Jay
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By mjayjensen
Tri-Metric, Refrigerator & Blown fuse

Greetings

Last week, on our drive from Laredo TX to Mazatlan MX we stoped for the night just East of Durango MX at a toll booth. The pavment was a little uneaven so I used our new leveling system...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-20-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,835
Posted By mjayjensen
Off and on --The Complete Short Story Collection...

Off and on --The Complete Short Story Collection of Louis L'Amour on my Nook
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 12-12-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,940
Posted By mjayjensen
How is the battery box modified? Can you post a...

How is the battery box modified? Can you post a picture?
Thanks
Jay
Forum: Our Community 12-03-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,280,901
Posted By mjayjensen
What did you get for your trailer today

We had it made by a basket maker in Iowa. Her name is Sue Soenen and E-mail address is sssoenen@gmail.com
Jay
Forum: Our Community 12-02-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,280,901
Posted By mjayjensen
what did you get for your trailer today

A triangular hamper for the bed room.
Jay
Forum: Travel Beyond US/Canada 11-15-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,169
Posted By mjayjensen
We would love to read your book. The E-book...

We would love to read your book. The E-book reader we have is a Nook. Will it be available through Barnes & Nobel?
Jay
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 11-08-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,601
Posted By mjayjensen
Could the pump be wired so that it is running...

Could the pump be wired so that it is running backwards?
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-30-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,939
Posted By mjayjensen
My wife and I have taken our trailer into Mexico...

My wife and I have taken our trailer into Mexico twice. The first time Yucatan was the goal. A death in the family caused us to leave the trailer on the Emrald Coast and return for it 2 weeks later....
Forum: On The Road... 03-09-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 125,544
Posted By mjayjensen
On the west coast of Mexico, looking at the Sea...

On the west coast of Mexico, looking at the Sea of Cortez.

Jay
Forum: On The Road... 01-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By mjayjensen
My wife and I were there last March. The temps...

My wife and I were there last March. The temps were nice. The park is very large, like a subdivision. This winter we are camping on the west coast of Mexico with a great many Canadians.
Jay
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 12-20-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,502
Posted By mjayjensen
Let us know what he finds, Jay

Let us know what he finds,
Jay
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-09-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,121
Posted By mjayjensen
i replaced the Parallex 7300 with a Best 45 amp...

i replaced the Parallex 7300 with a Best 45 amp drop in kit replacement. Went with 45 instead of 55 so as not to overload the Yamaha 1000 watt generator. Used screw drivers and a stripiing tool. Can...
Forum: General Repair Forum 12-03-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 28,327
Posted By mjayjensen
Sketch up student. Want to be on this thread. ...

Sketch up student. Want to be on this thread.
Jay
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 11-12-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,339
Posted By mjayjensen
We have found the State Parks in Louisiana to be...

We have found the State Parks in Louisiana to be very nice . As of last year, they no longer accept a Senior Pass from out of State.
Jay
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 08-29-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By mjayjensen
Artificial Wood Cleaning?

Some time ago a product for cleaning the interior wood walls was mentioned here. Can not find the post now.
Can someone recomend a product that will remove the finger prints and not leave an oil...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-07-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By mjayjensen
At a recent birthday party my brother, my self,...

At a recent birthday party my brother, my self, and my bride had a discussion about this. In the interest of clarity, I am copying his e-mail.
Please overlook my brothers outspokeness.

Jay

...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-18-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 152,629
Posted By mjayjensen
Gene, The trailer is level. The truck appears...

Gene,
The trailer is level. The truck appears OK but the design has a tilted forward style that can be deceptive. The front fender changed very little (less than 1/4"). The rear went down @ 1".
...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-13-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 152,629
Posted By mjayjensen
Setup Advice

This thread has been very helpfull. As a result of reading here, I took the truck and trailer through a scales on the way home last April. The front axel was being deweighted and the rear axel was...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 06-03-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,011
Posted By mjayjensen
Also, knowing how to pull the wires would be...

Also, knowing how to pull the wires would be helpful.
Jay
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-27-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By mjayjensen
might be interested depending on date. Jay

might be interested depending on date.
Jay
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 04-26-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,969
Posted By mjayjensen
After having the socket come off the adaptor a...

After having the socket come off the adaptor a number of times, I tig welded it to the socket.
Jay
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-17-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By mjayjensen
Jack, Thank you for the clear explanation! Jay

Jack,
Thank you for the clear explanation!
Jay
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-16-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By mjayjensen
If it runs and does not blow the breaker, why...

If it runs and does not blow the breaker, why does having it on a 15 amp circut matter?
Jay
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 01-18-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,360
Posted By mjayjensen
All who responded to my request--Thankyou! We...

All who responded to my request--Thankyou!
We finally were able to leave SE Arkansas (we had a 3 day ice storm) where we had Internet in the State Park. The Internet in the Louisana Park is down and...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 01-15-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,360
Posted By mjayjensen
Here is an attempt to upload a picture of our...

Here is an attempt to upload a picture of our faucet.
Jay
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