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Forum: Fresh Water Systems 03-08-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,312
Posted By twobikes
Advice for the geriatric set: we have found...

Advice for the geriatric set: we have found ourselves in campgrounds with smooth asphalt roadways and water taps some uncomfortable distance away — think North Cascades or Acadia. Here, one of those...
Forum: Axles 03-03-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,075
Posted By twobikes
ANDY, is there such a quick test for two axel...

ANDY, is there such a quick test for two axel trailers?
Forum: On The Road... 01-30-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By twobikes
I believe i had the SAME rep ! I have found...

I believe i had the SAME rep ! I have found through painful experience that either they can’t find you on a map or the service providers they contact won’t respond ( for the rate they are offering). ...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 10-21-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By twobikes
First, I’d get a large level that mounts to your...

First, I’d get a large level that mounts to your trailer just below the front window and is viewable in your inside rear view mirror.

Wheel Masters makes a nice one.

Then, acquire a set of...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-12-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By twobikes
I have the same trailer. Good, you found...

I have the same trailer.

Good, you found the switch that turns off the converter. I labeled it “ALWAYS ON” because I can’t think of a time to have it off. I stretched a piece of Velcro across...
Forum: 1997 - 1999 Safari 10-07-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,571
Posted By twobikes
Open the low water drains (the two little wingnut...

Open the low water drains (the two little wingnut looking thingies between the curbside wheels. Turn on the water pump; that will empty the FW take as well as most of the piping...
Forum: On The Road... 10-02-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,111
Posted By twobikes
Timely Topic. With lots of time on our hands, we...

Timely Topic. With lots of time on our hands, we are trying the same and having the same issues...and those da&$ Valances!! I was wondering if anyone had re- engineered the balance hangers ( simple...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-26-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By twobikes
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General Repair Forum 01-12-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By twobikes
Winner of today’s MikeDrop 🥉

Winner of today’s MikeDrop 🥉
Forum: Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 01-07-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,009
Posted By twobikes
Never have so many Airforums members waited so...

Never have so many Airforums members waited so breathlessly for a report from Jerry’s hindquarters...[emoji56]
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-01-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 757
Posted By twobikes
358483

358483
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-01-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
3p
Views: 757
Posted By twobikes
FIRST, GET A BROOM WITH A YELLOW HANDLE... ...

FIRST, GET A BROOM WITH A YELLOW HANDLE...


OR, THE SHINNING PATH TO HOOKING UP YOUR PROPRIDE HITCH

You have a new PROPRIDE hitch. Congratulations. I think you are safer now. You have Also...
Forum: On The Road... 10-18-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By twobikes
Check your friendly local public library. When I...

Check your friendly local public library. When I “borrow “ my ebooks there are hundreds of audio books also on offer.

If your local library is weak in this category I’ve found you can join...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-16-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By twobikes
Good advice on doing both hinges while you have...

Good advice on doing both hinges while you have the trim off and the hole saw handy.

I found That having a LONG needle nose pliers
made it easier to dig out all the sealant nestled around the...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-03-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,222
Posted By twobikes
Ok, I meant drums, not hubs. And crimping tool. ...

Ok, I meant drums, not hubs. And crimping tool. Amateur mechanic all the way....Al
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-03-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,222
Posted By twobikes
Full backing plate and hub for 10” brakes ( both...

Full backing plate and hub for 10” brakes ( both left and right sides, in a box with new lug nuts and the bearings already greased up) from Northern Tool , retail $400.00.

You will need two in a...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 08-27-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,114
Posted By twobikes
Maggie and Brian, You folks who just travel...

Maggie and Brian,

You folks who just travel hither and yonder, camping and having fun will just HAVE TO lay up a couple days and catch up things clubby and Facebooky ... catch up People!

Best...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 08-15-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 609
Posted By twobikes
Atwood water heater fusible link

Did someone say there was a cheaper source for this. I see from the packaging that I paid $37 for the part I replaced this morning...”kit, service, thermal cut-off 93866
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-14-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,856
Posted By twobikes
All adjustments on the PP jacks is easy when you...

All adjustments on the PP jacks is easy when you raise the tongue jack high enough. Raise the jack up, hold the wrench you used to seat the cam locks next to the jack and spin it up to the mark you...
Forum: On The Road... 08-03-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By twobikes
WOW! You guys are smart and pulling away fast .....

WOW! You guys are smart and pulling away fast .. thanks for the insights. Al
Forum: On The Road... 08-03-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By twobikes
How high are we?

It is somewhat difficult to keep my lovely Navigator/ co-pilot fully employed while driving. Unless she is rerouting us around dangers unseen or reading me Yelp reviews, she falls into game boy mode....
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 07-17-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By twobikes
Bob, All of us with 1997 vintage “ male...

Bob,
All of us with 1997 vintage “ male pattern baldness “ anxiously await your take on this clear-coat peeling. Your solutions always work. Thanks in advance.
Al
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-09-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,565
Posted By twobikes
Not trying to drive you toward a propane...

Not trying to drive you toward a propane conversion but we hook our converted generator to one of the propane tanks at front of trailer. BUT , that means some noise and exhaust quite near the...
Forum: Our Community 04-28-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 238,872
Posted By twobikes
FAMOUS QUOTE FROM THE FORT WOLTERS FLIGHT LINE: ...

FAMOUS QUOTE FROM THE FORT WOLTERS FLIGHT LINE:

Lieutenants, the ORANGE ones are HELICOPTERS. You are here to learn how to fly them.
The YELLOW ones are APUs (auxiliary power units) . Do not...
Forum: On The Road... 04-08-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,797
Posted By twobikes
Sawnee is COE will probably be listed on...

Sawnee is COE will probably be listed on recreation.gov
Forum: Lights - Interior & Exterior 04-03-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,196
Posted By twobikes
Check the whole length of the umbilical cord...it...

Check the whole length of the umbilical cord...it may be a cut in the cord causing a short...ask me how I know
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-31-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6,990
Views: 774,322
Posted By twobikes
I just purchased a Small lithium battery gadget...

I just purchased a Small lithium battery gadget powerful enough to jump a car battery. As a secondary use it will charge your Electronics by USB. Should have plenty to keep everything going for a...
Forum: 1994 - 1996 Excella 03-16-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,127
Posted By twobikes
genius!

genius!
Forum: On The Road... 12-22-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,442
Posted By twobikes
Paula, you are the best! I don’t have this...

Paula, you are the best!

I don’t have this problem,but when I do, I know who to pester.

APPLAUSE and sincere thanks to a valuable member of this community. (The check is in the mail.)

Al
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 09-19-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 19,442
Posted By twobikes
We had a work trailer with that issue. We zip...

We had a work trailer with that issue. We zip Tied it for Highway trips, but it may have been disconcerting to passerby to see us striding purposefully toward the hitch with an open pocket knife...
Forum: On The Road... 09-14-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 212,773
Posted By twobikes
Hi Bob, A great trip is a great trip whether by...

Hi Bob,
A great trip is a great trip whether by river or ‘stream...after your little medical adventure we hope to see you (randomly) on the road next summer.

Al & Patty
Forum: Our Community 08-05-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,272
Posted By twobikes
We have learned this about GS. They no longer...

We have learned this about GS. They no longer start by asking if you are safe. They don’t seem to have maps or any way to locate you by using your phone’s GPS — seems like they used to do all three. ...
Forum: On The Road... 08-05-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,767
Posted By twobikes
...and smokes cigars...and burns grass and wet...

...and smokes cigars...and burns grass and wet leaves for tinder...and ignores his kids playing in the road...then drives the wrong way around the campground at 25 mph...flies his MIA/POW/REBEL flag...
Forum: On The Road... 08-05-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,767
Posted By twobikes
https://airgo.blogspot.com/2012/10/reports-from-war...

https://airgo.blogspot.com/2012/10/reports-from-war-zone.html
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 05-16-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By twobikes
OR you might look st Costco got a faux leather...

OR you might look st Costco got a faux leather sofa that fit right through the door and ( with a little hack saw surgery to the frame ) fit right over the batteries and converter. Bonus— one more...
Forum: Our Community 04-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,236
Views: 1,365,404
Posted By twobikes
To fully comply with applicable standards, I...

To fully comply with applicable standards, I believe the pink duct tape should be shaped in an equilateral triangle (with one apex pointed rearward). Affix a “this side up” placard, minimum size...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-02-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,559
Posted By twobikes
Oscillating tool +1. !! After taking the bulk...

Oscillating tool +1. !! After taking the bulk of it off like a recruits boot camp haircut, you won’t mind the little scraping with plastic scraper and solvent. The tool will catch a corner and...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-01-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,261
Posted By twobikes
https://airgo.blogspot.com/2011/07/today-i-am-man-a...

https://airgo.blogspot.com/2011/07/today-i-am-man-airstreamer.html
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 02-26-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,249
Posted By twobikes
My ole timer FF has a switch to turn the rain...

My ole timer FF has a switch to turn the rain sensor on/off. If I want it to rain on my head, I just turn it off.

I had my second FF installed at the factory where we were treated like royalty. ...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 02-07-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By twobikes
Mud dauber wasps maybe? Do you have a screen...

Mud dauber wasps maybe? Do you have a screen over the exhaust? No, it ain’t easy to pull a furnace but most any qualified RV tech can do it.
I belatedly installed the little screen and...
Forum: Roof 01-26-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,791
Posted By twobikes
I was washing the roof with a long handled brush...

I was washing the roof with a long handled brush with the Antenna up. Count me as another who found the antenna cradle loose and the plastic wrap never removed. Held in place by some edge caulk and...
Forum: On The Road... 11-13-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 292,879
Posted By twobikes
299064 Cobscook PP Bay of Fundy at full pool

299064
Cobscook PP Bay of Fundy at full pool
Forum: On The Road... 08-24-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,251
Posted By twobikes
293207 Picture from yesterday courtesy Steven...

293207
Picture from yesterday courtesy Steven Barta
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-13-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By twobikes
Thanks for all the suggestions . Lots of angles...

Thanks for all the suggestions . Lots of angles to work on.

Chief, I saw that note about string trimmer wire as well. As we have been touring around Fort Kxox today ( the one in Maine)) I was...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-13-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By twobikes
Thanks for all the suggestions . Loots of angles...

Thanks for all the suggestions . Loots of angles to work on.

Chief, I saw that note about string trimmer wire as well. As we have been touring around Fort Kxox today ( the one in Maine)) I was...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-12-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By twobikes
AC leaking inside

All of a sudden my little Penquin is leaking water through the air intake on to the floor. There is still a stream coming out the condensation drain down between the wheels, so I'm puzzled. I was...
Forum: Boondocking 05-23-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,648
Posted By twobikes
Here is a mod from Dick Mansfield's VERMONT...

Here is a mod from Dick Mansfield's VERMONT BIRDER blog. A solution for the Dometic fridge's lack of a climate control.

https://www.vtbirder.com/power-drain-fixed/
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 05-21-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By twobikes
The sites are tight in the Shady Pines loop at St...

The sites are tight in the Shady Pines loop at St Josephs SP in Florida -- tight and blessed with a lot of fast growing sub tropical vegetation. So we weren't surprised to hear lots of tiny footfalls...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 04-23-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,181
Posted By twobikes
"Lock the trailer brakes with the brake...

"Lock the trailer brakes with the brake controller". BRILLIANT!!
Forum: On The Road... 03-26-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By twobikes
AND , from another gifted traveler , a list of...

AND , from another gifted traveler , a list of all NP campgrounds that host van sized units and sometimes RVs....

https://wandrlymagazine.com/article/national-park-camping/
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