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Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 04-01-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,613
Posted By Kyet
We are sewing masks as well for our local...

We are sewing masks as well for our local hospital. The hospital went from wanting masks with elastic to ones with ties (they will take both!). We are trying to do this assembly line fashion but...
Forum: Modifications 01-04-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By Kyet
I see many posts about the cold storage...

I see many posts about the cold storage underneath the twins. Has anyone tried insulating the "ceiling" of the storage area itself. I wonder if that could help. The air under my Queen seemed to be...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 12-24-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,801
Posted By Kyet
I have had a fully unlimited Data plan for the...

I have had a fully unlimited Data plan for the last 2 years. I’m extremely happy with it. Not cheap. You buy your own hotspot and buy their SIM card for $10: after you get set up it costs $159 a...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 10-05-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,014
Posted By Kyet
Mine was broken (not that I could easily see...

Mine was broken (not that I could easily see that).. I had fought with this from the time I bought it. Finally ordered a new one on eBay and Bam! I could get cable reception. Antenna reception...
Forum: On The Road... 09-28-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,625
Posted By Kyet
Circus Circus

I stayed at the Circus Circus RV campground (er, big parking lot) while I was working to get a Cirque show open on the strip. I stayed for over a month with no problems whatsoever. The reviews of the...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-30-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Kyet
Tires on New Units

The tires on the Globetrotter and Flying Cloud are

Radial Black Wall Tires, LRD 15"

Are these good tires? The page that describes everything in the new trailer shows these tires with no brand...
Forum: On The Road... 04-02-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,401
Posted By Kyet
I picked a red to go with my truck.

Not a perfect match but I like the red awnings.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-07-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,728
Posted By Kyet
[QUOTE=wulfraat;2216665]Most folks install a...

[QUOTE=wulfraat;2216665]Most folks install a cutoff switch at the battery, in the battery box.... if you install one per the diagrams attached, itís guaranteed that you will have no draws against the...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-04-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,728
Posted By Kyet
Why in the Wild Wild West would you presume I...

Why in the Wild Wild West would you presume I haven't tried all of these. Twice... Or should I say for over a year.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-03-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,728
Posted By Kyet
Yep. I saw a number of posts throughout the...

Yep. I saw a number of posts throughout the forums that talk about how much the Inverter draws even when turned off. I never use the Inverter when I am off shore power. I took the batteries in and...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-01-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,728
Posted By Kyet
Inverter on/of switch

"One thing I've found that is a huge energy hog, even when not "on" or in use, is the inverter. Try disconnecting the power lead to the inverter, and see how much that helps, you may be surprised....
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 02-19-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,669
Posted By Kyet
Jon Pucket at the factory might be able to help. ...

Jon Pucket at the factory might be able to help. He has much knowledge about the ALDE system. He is in charge of Warranties. Main number for the factory is (877) 596-6111. Good luck! I have been...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 12-21-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,728
Posted By Kyet
[QUOTE=uncle_bob;2192229]Hi If you have...

[QUOTE=uncle_bob;2192229]Hi


If you have gone through three sets of batteries on a one year old trailer, that's not a good sign. It suggests that you are not managing your battery use very well....
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 12-21-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,728
Posted By Kyet
I'm not sure how to better explain it. ...

I'm not sure how to better explain it.

There was some good information about roof warming (I tend to think that's what the solar is doing) and the pictures above basically show the same...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 12-20-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,728
Posted By Kyet
Battery draw down on 2018 Classic

I was reading the Factory solar plus thread and I have a question. What am I missing?

I have a 2018 Classic. I am on my 3rd set of batteries. I tried boondocking for the 1st time since the new...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 12-12-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By Kyet
Removing residue from vista windows left by shipping film

I have tried gently for a year to get rid of the film residue left behind when the dealer peeled off the protective adhesive paper during prep. I have tried goof off but fear trying anything too...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-23-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,541
Posted By Kyet
I was able to spend some time in a Bowlus in...

I was able to spend some time in a Bowlus in Arizona at a teardrop rally this year. It was exquisite! Compact but with everything one needs. I have never been in a more well crafted and beautiful...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-21-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,850
Posted By Kyet
Someone told me about the lights under the...

Someone told me about the lights under the trailer to keep away mice and ground rats (apparently prevalent out West). I had wondered why almost every trailer was using them. Well , there are only 3...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-17-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,943
Posted By Kyet
I made this bed in the back of my truck for my...

I made this bed in the back of my truck for my Italian Greyhounds. Same principle could be used for the front. I wanted them to be safe, comfortable, and be able to see out of the windows. It was...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 09-04-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,077
Posted By Kyet
I drive a Ford 250 and there does seem to be a...

I drive a Ford 250 and there does seem to be a common problem with how well the AS plug works with the Ford receptacle. It took 2 days (trips back and forth from the AS dealer to a Ford dealer that...
Forum: On The Road... 08-23-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,753
Posted By Kyet
I've been traveling with these knuckleheads for...

I've been traveling with these knuckleheads for years. Only drawback is occasionally missing a day trip if I don't have care lined up. Sadly, I lost my 17 Ĺ year old boy 2 weeks ago. He is the one...
Forum: The Pet Forum 06-25-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,767
Posted By Kyet
I have a fuzzy blanket folded in half and tucked...

I have a fuzzy blanket folded in half and tucked into the back and sides of the sofa so it looks tidy. There is no way my dogs would sleep on the floor and this is just more comfortable for all of...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-25-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,533
Posted By Kyet
I tow a 30' Classic with an Equalizer hitch. I...

I tow a 30' Classic with an Equalizer hitch. I have driven in mountains, heavy winds, downpours, and yes, next to hundreds of the dreaded semis. Tows like a dream.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-17-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,267
Posted By Kyet
I heard long ago that a teardrop is a gateway...

I heard long ago that a teardrop is a gateway drug into larger units. I started with a Little Guy teardrop (2 years) and then moved into a T@B (same manufacturer) for 4 years. Then I took a huge...
Forum: Our Community 06-12-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,136
Posted By Kyet
Stay as long as you can. 11 1/2 months in I'm...

Stay as long as you can. 11 1/2 months in I'm still finding things. Yes, eleven plus months.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-27-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Kyet
The door in it's opposite position will not...

The door in it's opposite position will not interfere with either room divider. I also sometimes just keep the door open but I have 3 very nosy dogs that like to check out what is on the bathroom...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 03-24-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Kyet
Bathroom door rehang in 30' 2018 Classic

Has anyone considered rehanging the bathroom door so it opens from the right? I find I am almost exclusively entering the bathroom from the main living room so I am always walking past the door to...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 02-19-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,072
Posted By Kyet
My antenna was wired incorrectly. I had similar...

My antenna was wired incorrectly. I had similar concerns because neighbors next to me with the same antenna would have no problem picking up channels. It went into the shop with its laundry list of...
Forum: Tires 02-08-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By Kyet
As for cold inflation, meant halfway through the...

As for cold inflation, meant halfway through the journey
home and lower pressure again the next day before I continue on. No worries, I know only cold inflation!

Smartwiegh dose all all of the...
Forum: Tires 02-08-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By Kyet
I just had Smart Weigh calculate my PSI. Tires...

I just had Smart Weigh calculate my PSI. Tires and trailer (Classic 30í) call for 80 PSI. I am under max load by 750 lbs and was told to inflate my tires to 55 PSI by Smart Weigh. Apparently Iíll...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-25-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,954
Posted By Kyet
Take a shower and spend the night not plugged in...

Take a shower and spend the night not plugged in to shore power to see if your batteries last the night. Wash some dishes, go to the bathroom. Run everything as if you were living in it. Most of...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 01-25-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,954
Posted By Kyet
How does one manually override the power awning?

How does one manually override the power awning?
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-24-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
I do have the directions plus a dealer and JC has...

I do have the directions plus a dealer and JC has tried. If I’m plugged in I have the little bit of warm water. I’m here in Arizona with a T@B rally, they all have had ALDES as long as I did (4 years...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-23-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
Did that move of the nozzle get you more than 4...

Did that move of the nozzle get you more than 4 minutes of Hot water?
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-18-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
I bought the unit in New Jersey. I watched them...

I bought the unit in New Jersey. I watched them swap out the panel but we were so interested in the lighting (because at that point the outdoor lighting had a mind of it's own) that when that and...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-17-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
Since all the valves seem to be in different...

Since all the valves seem to be in different positions (and they are open ) I can’t tell if this last one is open when the knob is spun left. Again, I get hot water but only 4 minutes worth.
The...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-15-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
I will say, no matter what, none of this works...

I will say, no matter what, none of this works off of the Firefly. It all has to be done via spelunking under the sink.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 01-15-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
I slight step forward. Today I had sanitary...

I slight step forward. Today I had sanitary water temp to 124 Degrees. A first. Lasted only 4 minutes. I have the valves in the right direction (except the funky photo#7 from the posts some time...
Forum: On The Road... 01-09-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,960
Posted By Kyet
I found that opening the blinds (including...

I found that opening the blinds (including skylight blinds) while driving during the day helped keep the interior trailer temp up. The minute the sun starts to set I take a break and close all the...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-31-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
Itís yet another strange happening. The system...

Itís yet another strange happening. The system worked, had other work done, no longer worked, replaced, now barely works. Batteries have been replaced once. I guess we will dig in again this week now...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-30-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
Overlander I will have to agree regarding having...

Overlander I will have to agree regarding having the Firefly. That seems to be the big hiccup with the 2018's. Because I have a 2018 that came off the line mid 2017 there wasn't any info at the...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 12-27-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,858
Posted By Kyet
So... Can the 2018 Classic be used for Camping???

Everyone speaks of being connected to power throughout except for a handful of posts. My ALDE in my previous trailer of 4 years provided plenty of hot water when boon docking. Is this a Firefly...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 12-17-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,694
Posted By Kyet
Question? 2x now my Alde has stopped working in...

Question? 2x now my Alde has stopped working in middle of the night. The fridge stays on but the heat goes away. We were parking lot boondocking last night and at 4am I had to call an emergency...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 11-19-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 145,287
Posted By Kyet
Anyone? I'm sitting at Jackson Center. My dogs...

Anyone? I'm sitting at Jackson Center. My dogs and I are freezing. Been here a week. THe ALDE is pushing through but now neither heat pump works. I have checked the breakers. We retreated to...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 11-11-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 145,287
Posted By Kyet
While my Firefly software was being updated to...

While my Firefly software was being updated to version 3 (I have a 2018) the propane reading went from just a little usage down to about half used in one bottle. A glitch in the design (not just...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-16-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Kyet
It may seem counterintuitive to all, but I am...

It may seem counterintuitive to all, but I am not planning on fixing these “smaller” things as there will be more than enough of that when it’s out of warranty. I am still considering this a brand...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-15-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Kyet
Airstream and I are in touch again. Let’s hope we...

Airstream and I are in touch again. Let’s hope we can get one step forward and then another step forward.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-12-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Kyet
2018 Temperature Spikes

I am my wits end here. Every day it is something else. Although this is the 2nd temperature spike. I know someone has experienced this maybe others have suggestions. I have 3 dogs and so this is...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-04-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,351
Posted By Kyet
That.... And maybe reply to folks about issues...

That.... And maybe reply to folks about issues averyone is having so we all feel a little better. For instance the Firefly not communicating properly with the ALDE and the exterior lighting. Are...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 10-03-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 145,287
Posted By Kyet
The technician has told me that in fact the...

The technician has told me that in fact the Firefly does not communicate properly with the ALDE. I do hope they are able to fix the software or move the ALDE panel to a useful location (major...
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