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Forum: RV Systems 10-07-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By kd2iat
Call a dealer, but not one that just does...

Call a dealer, but not one that just does refills. You want a company that sells, services, and installs propane at homes and businesses. You know, the ones that do home delivery. They will have a...
Forum: RV Systems 10-07-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By kd2iat
That is very, very NOT true. Anyone that tells...

That is very, very NOT true. Anyone that tells you that is simply trying to sell you a new tank.

I had a 20# tank recertified for $12 last year. I had to take it to a propane dealer in a nearby...
Forum: Good news! 07-23-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By kd2iat
Congratulations and much respect! My...

Congratulations and much respect!

My daughter holds a fifth degree black belt in karate and my grandson holds a fourth degree black belt. Together they run a dojo. I take so much much joy in their...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 07-16-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By kd2iat
I did a quick internet search using the keywords...

I did a quick internet search using the keywords rv ladder ham antenna mount and got several pertinent hits on the first page of hits. I didn't look any further. This one might be what you want, but...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-13-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,493
Posted By kd2iat
It's a little light fixture on the underside of...

It's a little light fixture on the underside of the rear view mirror that gives a small "puddle" of light on the ground or the side of the vehicle. It comes on with the other lights when you lock or...
Forum: The Road Ahead 05-10-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By kd2iat
From what I learned when the move was first...

From what I learned when the move was first announced, the Xenia facility is a multi-use one, and many different events are held there throughout the year. I'm quite certain that they clean it...
Forum: Product Review, Bargains and Good Deals (RV) 05-06-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By kd2iat
These look pretty interesting, too: ...

These look pretty interesting, too:

https://www.snappower.com/https://www.snappower.com/wp-content/themes/enfold-child/images/guidelight_review.jpg
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-04-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By kd2iat
The Recent Threads box pretty much negates the...

The Recent Threads box pretty much negates the value of the subscription notifications. A lot of forums don't use or display that box so the subscription notifications can still be very useful.

I...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-04-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By kd2iat
In the blue bar just above the first post on any...

In the blue bar just above the first post on any thread page is a "Thread Tools" drop down. If you select "Subscribe to this Thread", you'll receive a notice every time someone posts to that thread....
Forum: The Funnies 02-26-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,215
Posted By kd2iat
Rat Fink? Never heard of him... :) NOT! ...

Rat Fink? Never heard of him... :) NOT!

http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/blogs/motoramic/1537760664_711ad9c436_o.jpeg
Forum: Not Good News 01-16-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,089
Posted By kd2iat
Janet has had the new system running for quite a...

Janet has had the new system running for quite a while over on sunlineclub.com - it's a nice improvement.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-15-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,376
Posted By kd2iat
A fine choice. If you're looking to purchase one...

A fine choice. If you're looking to purchase one of the heavier fiver's, a dually is a preferred choice. I pull a 11K# fiver with a '12 F250 Diesel with the 10K# GVWR option. Pin scales at 1,500# so...
Forum: RV Systems 09-29-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,901
Posted By kd2iat
We dry camp quite a bit, at least 30 days a year,...

We dry camp quite a bit, at least 30 days a year, so the amperage savings is huge for us. NY State DEC parks only allow 5 hours of generator time per day so we have to be conservative with our charge...
Forum: RV Systems 09-28-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,901
Posted By kd2iat
That's precisely why the flat arrays with the...

That's precisely why the flat arrays with the adhesive backing work so well in the standard RV light fixture at a much lower lumen rating. Put a bulb shaped LED in that fixture, and you quickly learn...
Forum: RV Systems 09-27-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,901
Posted By kd2iat
I started drifting to LED's over 5 years ago when...

I started drifting to LED's over 5 years ago when I still had the '99 Sunline. I ordered a few 921 replacements and immediately discovered that they were way too dim compared to the incandescents. So...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 09-07-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,936
Posted By kd2iat
Wade, It looks like the whole wall has...

Wade,

It looks like the whole wall has dropped. Your square touches the trim strip in the middle. If it was just the floor sagging, the bottom of the trim strip would still line up with the main...
Forum: Polls 09-02-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Poll: Social Life
Views: 7,294
Posted By kd2iat
Here's a short list of my current volunteer...

Here's a short list of my current volunteer activities:



EMT & Driver for our local volunteer ambulance squad
Vice President of the 501(c)3 corporation that partially funds the ambulance...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 08-23-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,949
Posted By kd2iat
I'm a long time member of sunlineclub.com which...

I'm a long time member of sunlineclub.com which is also part of the Social Knowledge family. Life is great over there and they've accumulated over 8,000 users. I think we'll all find this to be a...
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 08-23-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,855
Posted By kd2iat
Same here. I have a similar sticker on the...

Same here. I have a similar sticker on the tailgate of the truck and one on the rear of the fifth wheeler. Virtually nothing heard.

I do select up the local amateur repeaters when traveling...
Forum: The Road Ahead 07-05-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,317
Posted By kd2iat
State campgrounds in New York are split into two...

State campgrounds in New York are split into two groups: The Adirondack and Catskill Parks campgrounds are operated by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) while state campgrounds...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 05-11-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,382
Posted By kd2iat
The key is to match the lumen output. A 921...

The key is to match the lumen output. A 921 incandescent puts out 320 lumen and draws 1.49 amp. You need to know what chip is used in the fixture and how many there are. Some of the common chips are...
Forum: RV Systems 04-29-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,813
Posted By kd2iat
Great info, but I think the guy was a bit...

Great info, but I think the guy was a bit reluctant to really say that the Sewer Solution, RV Hydro Flush, and the Flush King all do a terrible job of rinsing the tank. They do pretty darned good at...
Forum: Product Review (Amateur Radio) 02-29-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,964
Posted By kd2iat
On the Prolific chips, you can go into the Device...

On the Prolific chips, you can go into the Device Manager and determine which version of the driver is running. On Windows 10, if the version is 3.3 or newer, knockoffs and some true Prolific chips...
Forum: Under the Awning 08-07-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,268
Posted By kd2iat
My bedroom slide is the only one high enough that...

My bedroom slide is the only one high enough that I could bump my face or head when walking around the rig. I took some 1' sections of noodle, slit them horizontally and slipped them over the outside...
Forum: Eyeball QSO 08-01-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,197
Posted By kd2iat
For PC's, IrfanView is quite useful, and free. It...

For PC's, IrfanView is quite useful, and free. It has a built-in "paint" capability plus you can add text, frames, special effects, and a lot more to photos. It's got features that I've never had the...
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