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Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 01-10-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By Peanut
No drilling required. Just feed the wire through...

No drilling required. Just feed the wire through the same place the battery cable feeds. I zip tiied mine to the cable.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 01-09-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By Peanut
Once I saw a photo of a 16 with the solar panel...

Once I saw a photo of a 16 with the solar panel mounted above (not directly on) the AC. Searched but cannot find it.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-06-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,279
Posted By Peanut
Robyn - did you get your kitty a Rubicon? If so,...

Robyn - did you get your kitty a Rubicon? If so, ditch that 60lb anchor hanging off your tailgate. Those KO2 tires are practically bulletproof and your probably going to call roadside assistance if...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-05-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,794
Posted By Peanut
Dan - I hesitated to post until you declared...

Dan - I hesitated to post until you declared yourself a newbie and asked for feedback because I don’t want to come off like a troll. Glad you didn’t take offense. Please let us know how your...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-03-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,794
Posted By Peanut
I have justed started researching solar and ran...

I have justed started researching solar and ran across the forum below. It appear the Sunking guy has quit a lot of knowledge and experience. He cautions against using 2000 watt inverters on 12 V...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 12-31-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,996
Posted By Peanut
Welcome to the forum Dianne and congratulations...

Welcome to the forum Dianne and congratulations on your new Sport. Yes, you will be able to play DVDs on the TV using the built-in player. I upgraded my unit to the JVC combo CD/radio/DVD unit...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 11-08-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By Peanut
Yes you are reading the chart correctly. I...

Yes you are reading the chart correctly. I switch to 14" Endurance this year
on my 16 Sport and run them at 50 Lbs (1870 X 2 = 3740)


https://www.goodyearrvtires.com/pdfs/rv_inflation.pdf
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-08-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,256
Posted By Peanut
Our 1794 Edition does a decent job towing our...

Our 1794 Edition does a decent job towing our little 16 Sport. The brake controller is marginal, gas mileage is pitiful, and it just doesn't have the grunt of the F150 Ecoboost. Be sure to check...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-25-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Peanut
Memory not so good. 16'4" according to Patrick. ...

Memory not so good. 16'4" according to Patrick. Here's a good video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsb-ZeCOPVM
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-25-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Peanut
I recall that they are 16'3" from ball to rear. ...

I recall that they are 16'3" from ball to rear. If you added a bumper it will be longer.
Forum: On The Road... 09-25-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,638
Posted By Peanut
I second that emotion. We were up that way this...

I second that emotion. We were up that way this summer and cannot wait to go back!
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-19-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By Peanut
Thanks for the offer; just please don't ask for...

Thanks for the offer; just please don't ask for an electrical diagram. :) I notice I left off the fresh water fill and the city water check valve.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-18-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By Peanut
Kim - those values don't release black water. ...

Kim - those values don't release black water. The steel box is not the tank itself which is poly something like your fresh water tank, but covers the tank. From what I have been able to figure...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-17-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Peanut
Steve - does the red light next to the water...

Steve - does the red light next to the water heater on/off switch stay on? It is supposed to come on if the heater doesn't ignite. Same thing for the red "check" light on the refrigerator when...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 09-17-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By Peanut
Kim - the petcocks are your low point water...

Kim - the petcocks are your low point water values. Took me a year to notice them too. I'm sure you know by now that you have only 1 waste tank, so it is black (grey + black equals black), so...
Forum: On The Road... 09-10-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By Peanut
Hi neighbor! I'm looking forward to the days...

Hi neighbor! I'm looking forward to the days when we can make trips like that.
Forum: General Interior Topics 08-02-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,234
Posted By Peanut
It appears that the swinging mechanism is held to...

It appears that the swinging mechanism is held to a backing plate with a couple of nuts. Maybe you could remove the swing and use the existing backing plate for the new mount.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-23-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,926
Posted By Peanut
I too cringed at the thought of drilling any...

I too cringed at the thought of drilling any holes in my trailer. After a couple years of dealing with the frustration of the tall stack of "stuff" we always seem to pile on the hot water heater...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-23-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By Peanut
Nice job. I like the idea, but don't think I...

Nice job. I like the idea, but don't think I could sacrifice the closet space. If you want to continue improving the "open feel", remove that behemoth of a microwave. I removed ours in...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 06-22-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,279
Posted By Peanut
Why

If you end up with a F150, using a WD hitch makes no sense. Check out the yellow sticker on your Bambi. If you fill the water and propane tanks, you barely have 400lbs of carrying capacity before...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-07-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,518
Posted By Peanut
I saw the photo of your rig. It may be just the...

I saw the photo of your rig. It may be just the angle from which it was taken, but it appears that your nose is pointing up quite a bit. If your the safety conscious type, I recommend you visit the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-18-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,988
Posted By Peanut
Neither one. My little Bambi’s axle doesn’t have...

Neither one. My little Bambi’s axle doesn’t have any capacity to take on weight that’s well within my Tundra’s limits. I’m from the school that believes if you need WD and sway control, the TV is too...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-16-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,988
Posted By Peanut
Obviously nobody NEEDS sway control. Just as...

Obviously nobody NEEDS sway control. Just as nobody needs: blind spot monitors, adaptive cruise control, lane departure assist, stability control, anti-lock brakes, air bags, seat belts, or any of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-16-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By Peanut
JK or JL?

Jeep has two wranglers out in 2018, the old model JK and the new JL. Both have the same tow rating of 3500; however the JL has the eight speed auto transmission available vs the JK's six speed.
...
Forum: On The Road... 05-15-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 478,585
Posted By Peanut
One can stay at fancy RV resorts for a long time...

One can stay at fancy RV resorts for a long time for the cost of defending against the inevitable wrongful death lawsuit. Besides, according to Clint, “killing a man is no easy thing”.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-15-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,629
Posted By Peanut
Thanks for the estimate. This confirms that...

Thanks for the estimate. This confirms that forme, during the summer, propane is not viable. I would go through both my 20 lb tanks in just a couple days.

I would prefer not to carry...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-15-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,629
Posted By Peanut
According to Honda, about .025 gallons an hour at...

According to Honda, about .025 gallons an hour at full load.
From a cost perspective, propane runs $1.60 an hour ($20 for a 20 lb tank) vs gas at $1.00 an hour (soon to $4 per gallon again I'm...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-15-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,854
Posted By Peanut
The 16-ft. model has two drain valves that are...

The 16-ft. model has two drain valves that are located
under the roadside dinette seat. The one closest to the water tank is to drain the tank. The other drains the water system.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-14-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,629
Posted By Peanut
Propane Honda 2000 runtime?

I’ve been thinking about converting to propane, but I have concerns about the fuel consumption figures post on the web. Full load ratings according to ...
Forum: On The Road... 05-09-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,198
Posted By Peanut
I have been going through the Baltimore Harbor...

I have been going through the Baltimore Harbor tunnel a few times a season for years and never had an issue. They just take my money no questions asked. I always assumed the restriction was for...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 04-25-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,283
Posted By Peanut
The “genuine” Dexter bearings that I just...

The “genuine” Dexter bearings that I just replaced are stamped made in China. Turns out that there was nothing was wrong with the originals, but I wanted a new set on hand just in case. They came...
Forum: The Rally Zone 04-20-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,750
Posted By Peanut
We had to cancel so there should be a spot open...

We had to cancel so there should be a spot open if anyone wants it.

https://www.wakeupdowntown.com/
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-05-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,705
Posted By Peanut
The best thing to do is to focus on how much you...

The best thing to do is to focus on how much you love your new truck and forget about the fact that it was repaired. And then call the dealer and nicely ask them send you a new piece of plastic. ...
Forum: The Rally Zone 04-03-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,750
Posted By Peanut
Has anyone received additional information?

Has anyone received additional information?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-02-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By Peanut
Way to go! My guess is that in short order you...

Way to go! My guess is that in short order you will wonder why you waited so long to get a pickup. You will notice a difference in how other drivers treat you vs driving your small car.

You...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 03-01-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,990
Posted By Peanut
Removal left four quarter inch holes, but no...

Removal left four quarter inch holes, but no scratches. I’m on the lookout for some white plugs to cover them like those that cover many of the screw heads elsewhere on the cabinets. As an added...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 02-26-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,990
Posted By Peanut
I did remove it and bought the new microwave but...

I did remove it and bought the new microwave but haven’t figured out how to mount it and not sure that I want to. Removing the behemoth that was there really opened up the space. I did tear it apart...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 02-05-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,195
Posted By Peanut
I thought about getting one because I really like...

I thought about getting one because I really like the look. Then I remembered what it's like when I clean the bathroom after a weekend's use. That teak will not clean up like the fiberglass. I...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 02-05-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,661
Posted By Peanut
Some folks have been able to run the 11000 BTU on...

Some folks have been able to run the 11000 BTU on a single Honda 2000 without mods, but its borderline at best and hard on both the genny and the AC. Installing an EasyStart will enable you to run...
Forum: On The Road... 01-29-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,451
Posted By Peanut
The fee has risen to $25. Byway robbery.

The fee has risen to $25. Byway robbery.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-29-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,852
Posted By Peanut
First and most importantly, Nazi and wife is...

First and most importantly, Nazi and wife is never a good combination. Let her have her light. They only draw about 0.12 amps, so they are not the problem.

The refrigerator electronics do not...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 01-28-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,438
Posted By Peanut
1 There is a little notch at the top of the door...

1 There is a little notch at the top of the door guides that will catch the door when pull forward once it’s at the top.

2. Yes it will always be a wrestling match that you will most often lose....
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 01-26-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,852
Posted By Peanut
I agree with going directly to Interstate. I...

I agree with going directly to Interstate. I also recommend you talk to them about upgrading to a SRM 29. They should have a new box to accommodate the extra length for less than $20. The up...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 01-25-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By Peanut
I have used a toaster, coffee maker and a space...

I have used a toaster, coffee maker and a space heater in those outlets. You will be fine.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-25-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,799
Posted By Peanut
Happy CAMPERS would not have anything bigger than...

Happy CAMPERS would not have anything bigger than a 16 footer. Our Baby Taj has it all: AC, heat, a bed, bath, galley, and combination dining table/second bed. It provides refuge when needed,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-18-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By Peanut
I would recommend 4X4. All it takes is a little...

I would recommend 4X4. All it takes is a little wet grass to get those wheels spinning. And you never know where your travels may take you. I heard there are some nice places out in the desert,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-10-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,925
Posted By Peanut
I'll second that opinion. Mine was hit by a few...

I'll second that opinion. Mine was hit by a few hail stones and became so heavy I could barely flip it. Also, the weather striping didn't make through the first year.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 12-29-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,327
Posted By Peanut
Yes. Everything except the AC and microwave runs...

Yes. Everything except the AC and microwave runs of 12 volts DC. You have a converter charger which is a device that converts 110 Volt AC (household) power into 12 Volt DC (battery) power and...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-27-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,239
Posted By Peanut
Take the Tundra back to dealer

Dustin - There is a technical service bulletin related to the brake controllers on 2016-2017 Tundras. It’s a software update that should take an hour less. Before I had it done, the trailer...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-26-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,028
Posted By Peanut
My dream for full timing! ...

My dream for full timing!
...
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