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Forum: Under The Awning 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By Captain Fred
Just in case there is a question in anyone's mind...

Just in case there is a question in anyone's mind it IS the Grandparents duty to spoil their grandchildren.
And I am sending this from Fort Wilderness, Disney World so we don't just talk the talk....
Forum: New Members 2 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,065
Posted By Captain Fred
Save yourself a ton of work, grief and...

Save yourself a ton of work, grief and aggravation. You will end up with a lot more $ in a conversion than a good condition Wanderlodge and the resale of the Wanderlodge will be more $ and a larger...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Captain Fred
We used to use that type on race cars. Throttle...

We used to use that type on race cars. Throttle linkage.) If you put a fender washer on the outer side it is impossible for it to pass by the head of the bolt ( or the nut ) and fall completely off...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Captain Fred
I had a sticky hcv on my FC and it caused...

I had a sticky hcv on my FC and it caused intermittent leaning when airing up. New valves , no more problem.
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Captain Fred
it is certainly cool but at that price I think I...

it is certainly cool but at that price I think I will stick with the Wanderlodge FC that I have. Not to mention that it wouldn't have the support available from WOG when it has an issue. LOL !
Forum: Tell Us Where You're At 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Captain Fred
Thanks for the heads up Chris. We need to head...

Thanks for the heads up Chris. We need to head back to Boston the beginning of March. Have to finish getting ready for the start of the lobster season.
Forum: Tell Us Where You're At 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Captain Fred
Landed @ Lake Whippoorwill KOA in Orlando...

Landed @ Lake Whippoorwill KOA in Orlando yesterday. Here until Sat AM. Great trip down from Boston. Nice campground here, gravel sites, pretty tight , but quiet and met some nice folks so far. Too...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 931
Views: 66,711
Posted By Captain Fred
We had renters, won't go back there again. Worst...

We had renters, won't go back there again. Worst experience of my life. I don't know how it is elsewhere but in Mass. the renters have all the rights and the landlord none.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By Captain Fred
We just put 1500 miles on Shawns old coach with...

We just put 1500 miles on Shawns old coach with the 85-140 Dino oil in it and no leaks.
I am certainly no expert but not the first time I have seen the change to synthetic leak and the change back...
Forum: Tell Us Where You're At 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Captain Fred
Don't know the rear end ratio. It is running 315...

Don't know the rear end ratio. It is running 315 tires. Averaged 7 mpg yesterday and day before towing the jeep @ 65-68 mph. Tach is rock steady, no jumping.
Stayed @ Pecan Park RV Park last night...
Forum: Tell Us Where You're At 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Captain Fred
Al thank you so much for the offer to stay. we...

Al thank you so much for the offer to stay. we already have reservations for tonight in Jacksonville and then 3 nights in Kissimmee.
Kiki, yes those are pretty accurate numbers on rpm and speed....
Forum: Tell Us Where You're At 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Captain Fred
2020 Disney and Clearwater Rally

OK, first big trip in the Bird. We are about 1200 miles done and are overnighting in Seven Oaks Campground, Savannah Ga. Longest day so far was about 465 mi. The old bus hasn't missed a beat. Been...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By Captain Fred
Front @ center of axle and both sides of rear...

Front @ center of axle and both sides of rear axle. There is a dump valve connected to each one. The height control valves are reasonable $ but they are very proud of the dump valves.
Forum: Parts Wanted 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Captain Fred
The lights are 12 volt boat docking lights. The...

The lights are 12 volt boat docking lights. The lights and bulbs are still available from marine stores.
Forum: Reasons I Bought My Bluebird 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,298
Posted By Captain Fred
Also a member of the Aluminum, 230 gals ( and I...

Also a member of the Aluminum, 230 gals ( and I hope fuel sipping ) club.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 847
Posted By Captain Fred
Sand blast it, prime and paint with a 2 part...

Sand blast it, prime and paint with a 2 part epoxy marine paint such as awl craft or interlux perfection. Harbor Freight spray gun and instructions online from the paint manuf. website. Set it up on...
Forum: Under The Awning 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By Captain Fred
There is air AND electricity in Canada ?

There is air AND electricity in Canada ?
Forum: Travel Tips - Fuel Prices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 10,711
Posted By Captain Fred
The po of our bus cut a hole in the floor and...

The po of our bus cut a hole in the floor and installed a ramp into a lower compartment. Put the litter box in the compartment.
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Captain Fred
The constant grin while behind the wheel could be...

The constant grin while behind the wheel could be a sign of incredible optimism.
Forum: Engine 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,263
Posted By Captain Fred
We run dry exhaust stacks in the lobster boats....

We run dry exhaust stacks in the lobster boats. Straight up from the end of the manifold, some with 8" pipes. There is no way possible that much rainwater got into the exhaust. Had to be from the...
Forum: Under The Awning 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Captain Fred
I would absolutely support my wife driving the...

I would absolutely support my wife driving the bus but she doesn't want any part of that. Her only rule is that I am not allowed to drive tired. If your wife has an interest in driving support her...
Forum: Under The Awning 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Captain Fred
Yes, same here on multiple cycles to get propane....

Yes, same here on multiple cycles to get propane. Didn't think about that, sorry.
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Captain Fred
Yes there is a WOG crazy test. There are several...

Yes there is a WOG crazy test. There are several requirements in order to get a passing grade.
1. Obtain the title in your name.
2. Post on the website
3. Take Wanderlodge on a trip. ( long or...
Forum: Under The Awning 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Captain Fred
sounds like not getting propane

sounds like not getting propane
Forum: TEST MESSAGES HERE 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By Captain Fred
Welcome Jay, You have made a great choice in...

Welcome Jay,
You have made a great choice in both your bus and WOG. As a relatively new owner I can tell you a couple of things.
#1. You can't be any more confused than the rest of us were (...
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