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Forum: On The Road... 01-17-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,796
Posted By Picinisco
Dry camped twice at Cathederal Gorge SP. Very...

Dry camped twice at Cathederal Gorge SP. Very nice an secluded. It is so quiet at night the howling coyotes sound like they are right in the campsite with you.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-26-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,974
Posted By Picinisco
Stick with what you know.

Stick with what you know.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-15-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,071
Posted By Picinisco
Thats what i use. Just have to be careful...

Thats what i use. Just have to be careful emptying it. Heavy when full.
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 07-29-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,810
Posted By Picinisco
Slide outs and 5th wheels

Slide outs and 5th wheels
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 07-16-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,820
Posted By Picinisco
I did. I carefully cut vertically with a hacksaw...

I did. I carefully cut vertically with a hacksaw until it just cut through in two places 180 apart. It then came right out. Sealed the new one in place. Since there is no pressure it just stops...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 07-02-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By Picinisco
Since the pipes run in front of the tub, you will...

Since the pipes run in front of the tub, you will not have to pull the tub. I second the removal of any copper pipes and replace them with pex.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 06-28-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By Picinisco
Replaced the univolt in my Argosy 24 with a WFCO...

Replaced the univolt in my Argosy 24 with a WFCO 55. What a difference. The single group 24 battery charges quickly and the difference in the sound is amazing. When I first installed it I kept...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 06-21-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,636
Posted By Picinisco
I too agree, great deal. Got mine almost a year...

I too agree, great deal. Got mine almost a year ago and spent most of the time till now renovating it. Great project and very rewarding.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-16-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By Picinisco
Regulator working fine with the old Pigtails....

Regulator working fine with the old Pigtails. When new pigtails connected to gas bottle and nothing else, open ended, no gas will come out.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 06-16-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By Picinisco
Propane Pigtails

As part of my renovation I replaced the old Pigtails with new ones bought from Camping World. During my first trip, ono tank ran empty so I switched over to my brand new full tank and carried on....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-14-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,837
Posted By Picinisco
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 06-04-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,638
Posted By Picinisco
If you seal the cuts you made and smooth out the...

If you seal the cuts you made and smooth out the edges of the hole, this flange can be installed. It screws to the wooden floor and it's integral rubber seal compresses into the hole preventing...
Forum: Refrigerators 06-01-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,111
Posted By Picinisco
1978 Argosy Dometic RM63

1978 Argosy Dometic RM63
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-28-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,546
Posted By Picinisco
Disagree. Threads should run smoothly. The torque...

Disagree. Threads should run smoothly. The torque action is the surface of the nut being tightened against the mating surface. If the threads are not running smoothly you are not getting the full...
Forum: All Squarestream Trailers 05-26-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,778
Posted By Picinisco
I this condition worth maybe $4500

I this condition worth maybe $4500
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-16-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,922
Posted By Picinisco
I never drink tap water at campsites or from the...

I never drink tap water at campsites or from the water tank. So chlorine or bleach is no problem. Bottled water is for my consumption
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 05-05-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
Thanks Shawn. Got the fridge done. We have a...

Thanks Shawn. Got the fridge done. We have a local guy here who's reason for living is to rebuild rv fridges. Pulled it out on a Saturday and put it back together the following Thursday. $450.
...
Forum: Our Community 05-02-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,911
Posted By Picinisco
If you don't have grandchilren now you may have...

If you don't have grandchilren now you may have soon and they will want to go with you. That's when you will need your tent.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-01-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,935
Posted By Picinisco
Overfill. When it heats up from the outside temp,...

Overfill. When it heats up from the outside temp, the relief valve opens to let the excess escape. You can do this yourself by opening the valve the fill person opens to let some out.
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-31-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,321
Posted By Picinisco
Just bought a coleman used for $20. The wheels...

Just bought a coleman used for $20. The wheels had fallen off. Bought 18" of threaded rod and put them back on. Works great. Best value at $20 plus the $6 threaded rod.
Forum: Awnings 03-19-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,912
Posted By Picinisco
I used Blaster Dry Lube today. Everything slid...

I used Blaster Dry Lube today. Everything slid back together great. Thanks.
Forum: Awnings 03-17-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,912
Posted By Picinisco
Bueno gracias.

Bueno gracias.
Forum: Awnings 03-17-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,912
Posted By Picinisco
Awning lubrication

What do you use to lubricate the awning slides
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-15-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,451
Posted By Picinisco
Absolutely overfill. Just had the same. The cross...

Absolutely overfill. Just had the same. The cross head screw on the side will allow you to release the excess. If it is over filled, ir will not release from the main valve.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-10-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,739
Posted By Picinisco
Its only worth what its worth to you. Bought mine...

Its only worth what its worth to you. Bought mine for $4200 and now its worth a million bucks.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-05-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By Picinisco
Editing a post

I find that after I submit a post that I have no way to edit it. There is no edit button available to me. Am I missing some.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-05-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
Rick, I never considered any weight when doing...

Rick, I never considered any weight when doing this. I used plywood and pine framing. The framing is 1 x 1/2 sitting I really don't think there is much difference but since it is all added at the...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-05-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
Ventline installed.

Installed, sealed and painted. Caution though, cutting through the roof at that location can sever some wires. Luckily I was able to reattach them fairly eadily.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-05-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
Thanks Rick. It's a lot of work but a lot of fun...

Thanks Rick. It's a lot of work but a lot of fun too and challenging. Post pictures of your progress.

John
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-04-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
Don't know how to edit a post but the last one...

Don't know how to edit a post but the last one posted the word "venting" when really I typed Ventline.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 03-04-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
Bathroom vent

Replaced the old bathroom vent with a venting fan. The old fan is mounted in a cast aluminum ring that is sandwiched between the inner and outer skins and held in place with two rivets and a ton of...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 03-04-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,735
Posted By Picinisco
To get this ring out involved cutting an 8 inch...

To get this ring out involved cutting an 8 inch hole in the roof outside which I had to subsequently patch with a 12 x 12 plate with a 6 inch hole in the centre to accept the ventline fan. Lot of...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 02-26-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,735
Posted By Picinisco
Getting back to the bathroom fan, I am going to...

Getting back to the bathroom fan, I am going to replace it with a ventline. There is a heavy metal ring between the skins that the old fan motor mounted to. How is this mounted. I need to remove it...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 02-15-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,908
Posted By Picinisco
What is a scare light? And why do I need one?

What is a scare light? And why do I need one?
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 02-14-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
tail lights

The plastic moulding that holds the tail lights was cracked in several places. i removed it with the thought of just adding new tail lights directly to the body. However on further examination I felt...
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 02-12-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By Picinisco
First off is there power at any of the lights. My...

First off is there power at any of the lights. My 77 was the same. Turns out that all the light sockets were just old and broken. Changed all the marker lights to LED and the tail/stop/reverse lights...
Forum: Refrigerators 01-16-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Picinisco
Please explain a modulating burner.

Please explain a modulating burner.
Forum: Refrigerators 01-15-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Picinisco
My apologies. I have a Dometic RM763. I do have...

My apologies. I have a Dometic RM763. I do have 12v connected and a separate 110 plug that would only be connected if wanting to use that source.
Forum: Refrigerators 01-15-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Picinisco
Dometic fridge in 1978 Argosy 24

I am fairly close to getting this 1977 Argosy ready to use. The one item I have yet to tackle is the refrigerator. Although it is a three way I only intend using gas and 110v. So at present, I do not...
Forum: Our Community 01-04-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,298
Posted By Picinisco
Phenomenal. Why so short?

Phenomenal. Why so short?
Forum: Community Polls 01-03-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 28,804
Posted By Picinisco
"A rose by any other name would smell as...

"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet"
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 12-26-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 905
Posted By Picinisco
DirecTV Compatible receiver

I have, in the past, used a portable dish and the receiver from my house but it was a few years ago. I want to do the same again but DirecTV receivers have changed. I still have the same portable...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 12-24-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,592
Posted By Picinisco
I'll take the disconnect from you. When my Argosy...

I'll take the disconnect from you. When my Argosy is parked and the outside temp falls below 55 (the lowest setting on my thermostat), the furnace fan kicks in and drains my battery.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-20-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,925
Posted By Picinisco
What is the estimate on $$$$$

What is the estimate on $$$$$
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-07-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By Picinisco
Would this schematic be for a 1978 vehicle and...

Would this schematic be for a 1978 vehicle and would need the plug to be rewired for today's TVs.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-06-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By Picinisco
The big fuses are good. The towing harness goes...

The big fuses are good. The towing harness goes through "breakers". My understanding is that these breakers reset themselves. Does this sound familiar.
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 12-05-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By Picinisco
Bargman plug connections.

I am attmpting to wire the seven way plug on my Argosy. I have some questions.

1. The 'live' 12V terminal comes from the trailer battery. Will this terminal draw from the tow vehicle battery when...
Forum: Doors & Locks 11-23-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By Picinisco
I did buy some keys from out of doors mart but...

I did buy some keys from out of doors mart but none of them unlocked any of the doors. I drilled them out. Replaced the battery lock no problem have not replaced the fridge door. The water fill door...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 11-09-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,546
Posted By Picinisco
The mechanics of greased balls makes them easier...

The mechanics of greased balls makes them easier to slide into the cavity where, when locked in place, are very unlikely to pop back out no matter how much pushing or pulling is performed. So feel...
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 11-05-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By Picinisco
Hooked up the gas. Soapy water. No leaks. Stove...

Hooked up the gas. Soapy water. No leaks. Stove and oven working. Hot water heater working. Can't work out the fridge or the furnace.

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