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Forum: General RV Questions 08-15-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,762
Posted By rcflame
Bought a 2x12, cut it into 12" lengths. screwed...

Bought a 2x12, cut it into 12" lengths. screwed rubber pads to each side, fastened a rope loop to each one, and make my own. Lot cheaper and seem to hold up better than store bought...
Forum: Our Community 08-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,765
Posted By rcflame
When I was eligible to retire in 2012, even...

When I was eligible to retire in 2012, even though I had planned on working a few years more, I told the wife we were going to do what we planned, now was the time to do it. We sold the house and...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 07-28-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,639
Posted By rcflame
I have never done it, but have seen where when...

I have never done it, but have seen where when they unhook, instead of releasing the pin, they release the hitch from the bed of the truck, raise the trailer, and pull out leaving the hitch attached...
Forum: Redwood RV Classifieds 07-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,647
Posted By rcflame
Dave, I listed it on RV Trader and on RVT,...

Dave,
I listed it on RV Trader and on RVT, along with Craig's list. The people that bought it saw it on RVT. Had it priced so the best deal was to buy both together. A older farmer bought it. ...
Forum: Redwood RV Classifieds 07-26-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,647
Posted By rcflame
Both Sold. They take position the 1st of Sept....

Both Sold. They take position the 1st of Sept. when we go to apt. It's been a good 12 years, but everything must come to an end sometime. Thanks for all the good words and wish you all the best.
Forum: General RV Questions 07-25-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,116
Posted By rcflame
Stoker, I wouldn't pull that trailer with...

Stoker,
I wouldn't pull that trailer with anything less than a 1 ton. You will be overloaded. I have talked to a lot of people that when you asked them about being overloaded will say well I can...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 07-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 28,069
Posted By rcflame
We had a md extended cab Freightliner when we...

We had a md extended cab Freightliner when we first went fulltime. That's the only vehicle we had when on the road, so had to use it for getting around town. It looked bigger, but had a 168...
Forum: Redwood RV Classifieds 07-15-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,647
Posted By rcflame
Complete Full Time Setup .

After over 12 years of full time we have to settle down for medical reasons. Have our total setup for sale. 2012 36RL. King Bed w/ select comfort air mattress. 2 1500 a/c's, 1 w/heat pump. Dual...
Forum: Redwood RV Purchase Discussions 07-14-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,370
Posted By rcflame
I wouldn't blame the ac problem on Redwood since...

I wouldn't blame the ac problem on Redwood since it sounds like a Colman problem. Redwood builds the unit and installs all the other things that are quite often supplied by other companies. They...
Forum: Redwood RV Purchase Discussions 07-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,370
Posted By rcflame
Sorry you've had problems. I don't know if we're...

Sorry you've had problems. I don't know if we're just lucky or what. The Redwood is our 3rd new full time vehicle and we haven't had any major problems with any of them. Had a few problems with...
Forum: General RV Questions 07-14-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,338
Posted By rcflame
Are you using the GFI plug in the bathroom. A...

Are you using the GFI plug in the bathroom. A hair dryer in good condition shouldn't blow a 15 amp breaker. A 1500 watt hair dryer should still pull under 15 amps. I would try it in an outlet on a...
Forum: Redwood RV Purchase Discussions 07-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,370
Posted By rcflame
Carriage did build a good unit. We had a 2006...

Carriage did build a good unit. We had a 2006 Carri-lite until we traded for the Redwood. Didn't have any major problems with it, but if you read the Carriage forum you would see complaints just...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 07-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,341
Posted By rcflame
J have ours done since we are full time. Also as...

J have ours done since we are full time. Also as I've got older have found it is easier to pay someone to do it. If we are in an area we are familiar with, we use a service we have used before. ...
Forum: Our Community 07-11-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,749
Posted By rcflame
Most of the parks in Texas use work campers...

Most of the parks in Texas use work campers during the Winter. Usually they put in so many hrs., which pays for the spot and electricity. There are many variables. Also there is a work campers...
Forum: Welcome to the Redwood Family Tree 07-11-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,710
Posted By rcflame
Our transition went with no regrets. We had...

Our transition went with no regrets. We had thought for a long time we would like to be fulltimers. We had been RVing for years, and talking about it for as long. We sold our house and moved into...
Forum: Our Community 07-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,749
Posted By rcflame
Dave & Ginny, There are many things out there...

Dave & Ginny,
There are many things out there to do. What you do is up to you. Some of it may be trial and error. We have been full time for over 12 years. When we started we spent most of the...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 07-10-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 81,856
Posted By rcflame
My thoughts on fuel are, make sure it meets the...

My thoughts on fuel are, make sure it meets the requirements stated in your owners manual, use a station that sells a lot of fuel so you know it's not old, and don't fill up when they are receiving a...
Forum: General RV Questions 07-08-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,232
Posted By rcflame
We have slept on a sleep number bed since before...

We have slept on a sleep number bed since before we went full time. Had one in the house and shortly after moving into the RV had to get a RV queen. Moved that into our next unit, and since the...
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 07-08-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,089
Posted By rcflame
On the 3 Goodyear G's that I have had throw the...

On the 3 Goodyear G's that I have had throw the tread, there has been no warning. The tire pressure and temp have been within settings. There is no alarm until after the tread goes, and sometimes...
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 07-08-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,482
Posted By rcflame
I would think it is more to do with having a...

I would think it is more to do with having a little hold on the dealers. If they have a problem on a unit after it has been inspected by the dealer, they can go back and hold them somewhat...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 07-08-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 81,856
Posted By rcflame
Some places have the dyed diesel marked off road,...

Some places have the dyed diesel marked off road, but it is the same non-taxed diesel and the fine for using is high. If I am where it isn't going to get too cool, I will run #2 (try to stay in that...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 07-07-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,836
Posted By rcflame
I am on my 2nd Hensley Hitch. The first one was...

I am on my 2nd Hensley Hitch. The first one was 8 years old, and the only reason it was replaced is because the TV was totaled in an accident. There was no noticeable damage to the hitch even...
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 07-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,089
Posted By rcflame
Tst calls it a repeater instead of a booster. I...

Tst calls it a repeater instead of a booster. I pull a 36RL with a extended cab 8'box and have never had a signal problem.
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 07-06-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,089
Posted By rcflame
I still like the TST monitoring system. When I...

I still like the TST monitoring system. When I have lost the tread, and the tire goes instantly flat, the alarm goes off, but there isn't enough time to do anything. The tire doesn't always go...
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 07-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,089
Posted By rcflame
I have had the tread go on 3 Goodyear G's. I have...

I have had the tread go on 3 Goodyear G's. I have the TST pressure monitoring system. All three times there hasn't been any warning. The tread just goes. The tires have always been properly inflated....
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