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Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-18-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Rounder44
The VESA mount is a $35 item. You simply remove...

The VESA mount is a $35 item. You simply remove the stand and replace with the VESA mount.

It's not included.

It looks very rugged but I'm still unconvinced the shaking of a coach will do a...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-18-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Rounder44
It's very simple! Google: Apple Vesa...

It's very simple!

Google:

Apple Vesa Mount adapter for imac. This attached to your iMac then chose your wall mount....

Question is how will it hold up in a traveling Airstream bouncing...
Forum: Our Community 03-30-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Rounder44
Convertor Upgrade?

Hi,

Is upgrading the converter always necessary? I was talked into it for my Sport 22FB but now have a FC 25FBQ.

It currently has a WFCO WF-9855.

IF a problem is it in longevity or actual...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 03-28-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Rounder44
It's probably the connection. You can buy the...

It's probably the connection. You can buy the soapy spray and keep it in the propane cover of make up a batch with dish soap. Few drops in a little water and spray it on and it will bubble at leak.
...
Forum: Our Community 03-23-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,007
Posted By Rounder44
You'd think but the opposite seems to more...

You'd think but the opposite seems to more accurate!

I picked mine up last Monday and the dealer was as busy as I'd seen! 4 or 5 PDI's lined up on a MONDAY! I had to skip a PDI from 10 days prior...
Forum: Our Community 03-19-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,007
Posted By Rounder44
I strongly disagree... Consider a GREAT deal...

I strongly disagree...

Consider a GREAT deal on a late model to new ready to roll AS is ~$50-$80K++ the idea of dropping that much cash unless you have 10x that is a bad idea!

In fact I say...
Forum: Our Community 03-18-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,007
Posted By Rounder44
That's a more tricky buy.... Keep in mind...

That's a more tricky buy....

Keep in mind and I may be wrong but financing quotes are only good for 30 days. After that another credit check, score ding and perhaps different outcome. Could be...
Forum: Our Community 03-08-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
I decided to pass for now..... Too many...

I decided to pass for now.....

Too many ducks to line up and they move around...

Thanks for your help and sorry I let things get out of hand on the other thread!

R44
Forum: Our Community 02-29-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
Yea a couple people went way off track critiquing...

Yea a couple people went way off track critiquing the idea of financing and tossing out false numbers that confused the issues....Never got a good direct answer which was odd based on all the...
Forum: Our Community 02-29-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
How about 4.25 APR?

How about 4.25 APR?
Forum: Our Community 02-25-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
No kidding confusing! Threads go flying off...

No kidding confusing!

Threads go flying off topic so quick it's better to restart if an ancillary question needs posing. The other thread uses this AS as the basis but goes into more general ideas...
Forum: Our Community 02-23-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,059
Posted By Rounder44
Financing

Hi,

Sorry to keep adding threads but they always twist away from intention. I'd like to talk financing.

My goal is to borrow ~$68K pay off in 6-10 years. Finance for 20 so I can have lower...
Forum: Our Community 02-18-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
Thanks! I guess I got lucky or am under...

Thanks!

I guess I got lucky or am under estimating my bargaining powers as I got a "free" hitch installed last time.

I'll back off on pressing for that now.

R44
Forum: Our Community 02-18-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
Hi, While searching for pricing on RVTRader...

Hi,

While searching for pricing on RVTRader I clicked a link for another dealer and they have a brand new 2018 but want the same price... $69K...only an 8% discount... It's farther away and...
Forum: Our Community 02-17-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
Yea it has Interstates.. and they look old. ...

Yea it has Interstates.. and they look old.

I wonder about tires as well. Could be over a year in that lot and they were not covered when I saw it.....

They want to charge for a hitch as well...
Forum: Our Community 02-16-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By Rounder44
Flying Cloud Advice..

Howdy!

Been a while since I was here. Sold my Sport 22FB in hopes of upgrading in the coming year.

But found a 100% brand new 2019 25FBQ Flying Cloud for $69K. Sticker is ~$92K

Gotta decide...
Forum: Our Community 10-26-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,826
Posted By Rounder44
Best Time & Place To Buy an AS?

Howdy!

That simple!

Within the next year looking for a 27' +/-. Still considering models.

I suppose if buying used not a good or bad time of year but since I will probably buy new what's the...
Forum: Tires 06-13-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,331
Posted By Rounder44
Thanks! I'll patch and replace with spare. ...

Thanks!

I'll patch and replace with spare.

R44
Forum: Tires 06-13-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,331
Posted By Rounder44
Screw In Tire. Repair or Replace?

Howdy,

Like title says... screw in my Goodyear ST225/75R 15 Endurance tire. Left in for now so may be short or long. Holding pressure fine. In middle of tread. A small diameter one judging by...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 05-31-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 732
Posted By Rounder44
Replacing Sport Windows With Traditional AS Windows

Howdy,

Is it possible to replace one or more the Sport series windows with the classic AS full open window?

I'd like to be able to get a little more circulation from the middle one....

I'm...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 05-26-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rounder44
Black Tank Vent Connection Loose. Fix?

Howdy,

While checking water pump I noticed the black tank vent pipe is loose where it connects to the tank. I can move it up and down a little.

I don't want to break the roof seal by lifting...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-21-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,009
Posted By Rounder44
I split! It started to thaw out pretty good....

I split!

It started to thaw out pretty good. I walked a bit of the road and enough traffic just down the hill from me proved no ice by 3pm. Earlier I drove all the way out without AS and 1/4 mile...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,009
Posted By Rounder44
How does one NOT apply trailer brakes first?...

How does one NOT apply trailer brakes first? Turning them off????

I have a 2019 Tundra with integrated trailer brake control... I suppose I could dial gain down to zero but not an on/off switch...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-20-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,009
Posted By Rounder44
Danged if there aint some folks trying it! ...

Danged if there aint some folks trying it!

Steepest section is right past me.. A like 1985 Winnebago just tooled up it!

Now a Tundra with a trailer bigger than mine stopped in the middle of the...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,009
Posted By Rounder44
Yep! The forecast was for ~35 and no freeze...

Yep!

The forecast was for ~35 and no freeze warning or even snow! It was ok at 8pm then took the dog out at 10:30 and an inch of snow!

Unhooked water and brought filter in but too lazy to...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-20-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,009
Posted By Rounder44
Thanks! 243 to Banning is still closed as is...

Thanks!

243 to Banning is still closed as is the road to Hemet. I think open for a couple hours of escorted traffic. Most direct way down it to Palm Desert where it's a nice 75 :D

Roads in and...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-20-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,009
Posted By Rounder44
Snowed In! Road Conditions?

Howdy,

Woke up to a couple inches of snow in the So Cal mountains and still falling. I had planned to head out tomorrow and forecast has been inaccurate at best.

Obviously snowy road conditions...
Forum: Awnings 05-18-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,526
Posted By Rounder44
Yep! I have an industrial strength KD Kanopy...

Yep!

I have an industrial strength KD Kanopy with half a dozen 2 foot concrete form stakes and trucker straps is the only way I feel safe around it!

Survived Quartzsite but not a bad wind year...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-17-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,981
Posted By Rounder44
Great... I'll have to take up drinking... ...

Great...

I'll have to take up drinking...

:D

R44
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 05-16-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,981
Posted By Rounder44
Arizona Summer Living

Howdy,

I may have to stop by Tucson for a month or so starting next week.

I weathered a couple 95+ days just fine but not long term.

Any one else attempted such "foolishness" in an AS for...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-16-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,814
Posted By Rounder44
It does appear GMFL's response triggered...

It does appear GMFL's response triggered something. I found his first post equally innocuous and pointless as the OP's clear intention was advice on selling NOW.

What is curious is the OP spot on...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-16-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,814
Posted By Rounder44
You get the platinum rating! :D Seriously!...

You get the platinum rating! :D

Seriously! You sound like a bully whining when some one bigger comes in an thumps you!

Yea I thought the OP was a bit sensitive but buffered that with the fact...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-16-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,814
Posted By Rounder44
This is a false interpretation.... If you...

This is a false interpretation....

If you keep your AS forever you do not lose a dime! Your experiences make it a profitable investment.

You lose when you sell it; no longer have it nor the...
Forum: Awnings 05-16-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,526
Posted By Rounder44
Just as I thought... Pros and cons ...

Just as I thought...

Pros and cons

Seems like a good idea up to a certain wind speed but over that you compromise the trailer attachment....

Last week I got stuck with curb side facing west...
Forum: Awnings 05-15-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,526
Posted By Rounder44
Staking Out Awnings?

Howdy,

I've been in mild wind areas with high gusts that kinda raise the awning. Not really bad, I roll up if it gets "violent".

I've seen other brands of awning staked out and wonder if that...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 05-15-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,814
Posted By Rounder44
Haha! Cut the guy some slack. Who knows his...

Haha!

Cut the guy some slack. Who knows his actual situation but be honest, best BEST case scenario is lose ONLY $10,000 and dashed dreams. That'd have me "snarky"!

I was lightly considering...
Forum: On The Road... 05-06-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By Rounder44
Turn Outs...

Howdy,

Took my first drive up and down a windy mountain road. Twists and turns. 35-55mph.

I was able to do speed limit or above to spread out the chain behind me for the most part.

The turn...
Forum: On The Road... 04-30-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,919
Posted By Rounder44
Well.... The older models CLEARLY stand out...

Well....

The older models CLEARLY stand out from the pack.

I'm sure they will eventually get it sorted out but I didn't buy based on "eventually" it will be useable.

Face it RV'er and full...
Forum: On The Road... 04-30-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,919
Posted By Rounder44
Yep... I'm a working full timer. I have...

Yep...

I'm a working full timer. I have small machines that have to be run on 110 and would drain batteries. I don't think any thing less than an advanced solar system would cut it and I know...
Forum: On The Road... 04-29-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,919
Posted By Rounder44
Hmm.. So you're accusing me of lying... or...

Hmm..

So you're accusing me of lying... or you don't know the meaning of the term slander....

Either way. Welcome to 2019 where as consumers we have the option of going public with our...
Forum: On The Road... 04-29-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,919
Posted By Rounder44
It's more frustrating to have corporations kick...

It's more frustrating to have corporations kick responsibility down the road and refuse to accommodate based on their arcane policies.


Good news! My CC company reversed the charges! We'll see...
Forum: On The Road... 04-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,919
Posted By Rounder44
Yep! Don't use.... R44

Yep!

Don't use....

R44
Forum: On The Road... 04-29-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,919
Posted By Rounder44
Recall came out the day or next day... I saw the...

Recall came out the day or next day... I saw the sign the next morning..

BUT I should contact my credit card company!

Thanks,

R44
Forum: On The Road... 04-29-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,919
Posted By Rounder44
Don't Buy Honda Generators!

Howdy,

I've been on a 2+ month ordeal with a brand new Honda EU2200i generator that had a safety recall the day after I bought it and my unit was not included till the following weeks. Leaks fuel,...
Forum: Boondocking 04-29-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Rounder44
Battery Charge Questions...

Howdy,

First extended boondocking trip coming up.

Here's my set up:
2019 Sport 22FB
Factory solar (80 or 100 watt... not sure)
Two AGM Lifeline batteries

Been on the road 4 months and on...
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 04-28-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,042
Posted By Rounder44
I'll see your Dead & Co. and raise you..... ...

I'll see your Dead & Co. and raise you.....

https://www.mediafire.com/folder/y6o8xkzmdar9t/Grateful_Dead

:D

They do sound pretty good though! I did the sofa tour last year!

R44
Forum: Other Rallies & Events 04-27-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,042
Posted By Rounder44
Man... From someone with quite a few actual...

Man...

From someone with quite a few actual Grateful Dead shows 70's through 90's I'm not sure I'd bring an AS to one now!



Last one I did was Eugene 1993..Then again most shows are much...
Forum: On The Road... 04-15-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By Rounder44
First Flood!

Howdy,

Well.... I need to pay attention!

Drove some bumpy roads today and kitchen faucet opened up. I stopped and was in the head for a few minutes and turned on pump and noticed it was...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-13-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By Rounder44
Forgot attachment :|

Forgot attachment :|
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 04-13-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By Rounder44
Replacing 7-Pin Socket

Howdy,

2019 Sport 22FB

The 7-pin on my new Tundra does not mate tightly with the Airstream one.

I ordered a Pollak but understand I should not rely upon Pollak's wiring scheme to work.

I...
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