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Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,924
Posted By dnmarkham
I know a lot of people have had great luck with...

I know a lot of people have had great luck with Blue Ox. They sell a lot of towbars and base plates. I have personally flat towed 3 different vehicles behind my coach and between the 3 of them I've...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,924
Posted By dnmarkham
I'm not sure I trust blue ox towbars with heavier...

I'm not sure I trust blue ox towbars with heavier vehicles. I tow a Nissan Frontier, which isn't as heavy as a f150. Last month after driving through Dallas in the rain, I stopped for the night at a...
Forum: Under The Awning 01-28-2020
Replies: 59
Views: 1,150
Posted By dnmarkham
Hey Randy, Happy Birthday! Have a great day!

Hey Randy, Happy Birthday!

Have a great day!
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 01-20-2020
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By dnmarkham
Peter, I just got back from a trip down under....

Peter, I just got back from a trip down under. They use 230v 50hz there.

Our room had a stacked washer dryer in it. The washer was cold water inlet only, it had an internal heater to bring up the...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 01-20-2020
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By dnmarkham
Airflow is more important than heat for drying...

Airflow is more important than heat for drying clothes.

I think you would be risking a fire if you added too much heat without increasing the airflow.

If you want to get laundry done faster,...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 01-20-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By dnmarkham
I don't think it would make a lot of difference. ...

I don't think it would make a lot of difference.

The existing element is 1500 watts which is about 5000 btus. If you could find a 240 volt element that fits, it will probably be around 2800 watts....
Forum: Electrical 11-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By dnmarkham
My bearing failed somewhere north of 3000 hours...

My bearing failed somewhere north of 3000 hours with no warning. I had it under full load on a 90 degree day. I was moving the coach back to my parking space after finishing the install of a new air...
Forum: Campgrounds, RV Parks, Other Places to Sleep, or TO STAY AWAY FROM 05-26-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By dnmarkham
What I do from the north is take the turnpike to...

What I do from the north is take the turnpike to 429 to Western Way.

Western Way will drop you right onto Buena Vista Drive, which is Disney property. Follow signs for the Magic Kingdom, then...
Forum: General 05-25-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 17,749
Posted By dnmarkham
I have no experience with small domestic...

I have no experience with small domestic icemakers, but I really prefer clear ice. I have a 300# hoshizaki at work, it's a great machine, but to make clear ice it wastes a lot of water. It dumps and...
Forum: Under The Awning 05-24-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By dnmarkham
My lucky day, or winning at truck wheel roulette

Today I'm driving west on i20 in Louisiana, maybe 10 miles east of Shreveport. It's Friday of a holiday weekend, so traffic is a little heavier than usual. Suddenly I've got brake lights ahead and...
Forum: Campgrounds, RV Parks, Other Places to Sleep, or TO STAY AWAY FROM 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By dnmarkham
Have fun, it's a great campground. July will be...

Have fun, it's a great campground. July will be hot, but most sites will be well shaded.

There aren't many bad sites in fort wilderness. The sites closest to the marina are actually called...
Forum: Under The Awning 05-13-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,749
Posted By dnmarkham
Already 80 at 8:20 am in Sarasota. The snowbirds...

Already 80 at 8:20 am in Sarasota. The snowbirds are gone and not many vacationers here yet. Great time to be down here.

The Dupree RV resort is looking great!
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 04-30-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 8,059
Posted By dnmarkham
I like seeing the coaches for sale by owner....

I like seeing the coaches for sale by owner. Maybe you should set up some tiers.

For sub $10k coaches:

One low fee for a non-active member to post a one pic, one line out link to his own...
Forum: Under The Awning 03-26-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 5,630
Posted By dnmarkham
The altitude is manageable, but everyone reacts...

The altitude is manageable, but everyone reacts differently. Back when we were flying a piper around the country, my kids would get hypoxic above 12,000 feet. They grew up in Denver, so they should...
Forum: Campgrounds, RV Parks, Other Places to Sleep, or TO STAY AWAY FROM 01-31-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By dnmarkham
Sarasota Area

Would anyone happen to have a suggestion for a place near Sarasota where I could camp for a few days next week.

Need to take my daughter to an appointment on Thursday Feb 7th. Currently snowbird...
Forum: Ethel's Cookbook & Your Favorite Recipes 01-30-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By dnmarkham
Add some hot chilies and that would be great on...

Add some hot chilies and that would be great on shrimp or fish tacos!

Maybe cut back on the duke's, but then again, maybe not...
Forum: Under The Awning 01-28-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,647
Posted By dnmarkham
Happy Birthday Randy! Have a great day.

Happy Birthday Randy!
Have a great day.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By dnmarkham
It's the whole state for the taxes thing. Greater...

It's the whole state for the taxes thing. Greater Denver adds the emissions issue.

Registration taxes alone (not including sales tax) on a new million dollar coach would be $17850 in Colorado....
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By dnmarkham
Tom, if you're able to put "collector" plates on...

Tom, if you're able to put "collector" plates on it, then the test requirement is only every 5 years. Otherwise it's an annual test.

There really should be some special exemptions for this. Like...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By dnmarkham
Exemptions for "heavy duty diesel vehicles" can...

Exemptions for "heavy duty diesel vehicles" can be applied for annually after you spend $1500 on "repairs." That amount must be spent annually.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By dnmarkham
BTW Tom, congratulations on finding a coach!

BTW Tom, congratulations on finding a coach!
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-10-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By dnmarkham
Colorado's diesel emissions program is an...

Colorado's diesel emissions program is an outdated pain in the a**. In addition to your other annual registration costs, you will be required to take the bus to a private facility every year and pay...
Forum: Ethel's Cookbook & Your Favorite Recipes 12-21-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By dnmarkham
Sounds good Randy! Even better if you throw in a...

Sounds good Randy! Even better if you throw in a couple of shredded jalapenos! I use an apple cider vinegar / honey reduction to make them pop after I cook them.

The oven is the best way to cook...
Forum: General 11-21-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By dnmarkham
Dave, I wish I had a convection microwave I could...

Dave, I wish I had a convection microwave I could recommend, but I don't.

I've never been satisfied with the cooking power of any that I've used. I'm used to working with commercial equipment and...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 11-12-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By dnmarkham
I'd bet it's the mixing valve. If it gets a...

I'd bet it's the mixing valve. If it gets a bubble of air in it, it won't blend in hot water and it just send the cold straight through.

I've had it happen after de-winterizing. I adjusted the...
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