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Forum: Places & Routes 04-28-2018, 07:24 PM
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Posted By tgregg
when you get to PEI, don't miss the Anne of Green...

when you get to PEI, don't miss the Anne of Green Gables homestead. The surrounding town is a little touristy, but the house and surrounding grounds are lovely.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-21-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 165,692
Posted By tgregg
Davydd, Why can't I discharge the lithium...

Davydd,

Why can't I discharge the lithium battery by running my espar diesel heater, warm up the van (if the lithium batteries are inside) or run battery heating pads and when the battery is above...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-21-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 165,692
Posted By tgregg
I'd like to read the email if you can copy it. ...

I'd like to read the email if you can copy it.

I thought you could use a lithium ion battery below freezing. You just couldn't charge below freezing.

Even if that were the case, it would be...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 02-02-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By tgregg
I've had a Garmin RV760 for several years in my...

I've had a Garmin RV760 for several years in my Promaster RV and it's worked very well. After reading about the 770 I think it's time I upgraded.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-31-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,922
Posted By tgregg
Test drive the Promaster again, but start out on...

Test drive the Promaster again, but start out on quiet city streets until you're comfortable with seat position, mirrors, gas pedal etc. before trying the highway.

Maybe it will feel more...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-30-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,922
Posted By tgregg
Indoorsy, I agree with George on both...

Indoorsy,

I agree with George on both points. Prioritize the attributes that are important to you and make your comparisons on those points.

And if handling, driving in cities and ease of...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-17-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By tgregg
We have a 159 converted to an RV and we use it as...

We have a 159 converted to an RV and we use it as our daily driver as well. Very easy to drive in town and park.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-10-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,561
Posted By tgregg
Is the Intellec relay a 'voltage sensing relay'...

Is the Intellec relay a 'voltage sensing relay' or simply a relay tuned on and off by the engine running signal (after the delay time)?

Is it the 100 amp model or the 200 amp model?

As for the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-09-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,561
Posted By tgregg
If your current system charges at 60 amps and...

If your current system charges at 60 amps and tails off as the batteries charge, what problem are you trying to solve with your proposed system?

And when you say 'tailing off quickly, due to the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,561
Posted By tgregg
Woundedpig, In an earlier post you mention...

Woundedpig,

In an earlier post you mention that because of the existing wiring from the alternator the lithium batteries aren't receiving the proper charge voltage.

How do you know this?

In...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-25-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By tgregg
Garmin makes an app that runs on Android and...

Garmin makes an app that runs on Android and IPhone called Navigon that comes with offline maps.

They have a US version, a North American version and a Europe version.

Expensive ($29.00 -...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-21-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,100
Posted By tgregg
George, My experience with a Thetford 402...

George,

My experience with a Thetford 402 cassette toilet ( not a porti potty ) is based on 13 years, 2 RVs and over 600 dumps.

The biggest plus is not being tied to dumping at an RV dump...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-22-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,541
Posted By tgregg
I looked for an automatic separator that would...

I looked for an automatic separator that would work with LiFePo4 voltages and couldn't find one.

All of the ones I looked at would combine the house and vehicle batteries when it sensed the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-14-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By tgregg
We prefer the passenger side, but what's really...

We prefer the passenger side, but what's really important to us is being able to adjust the drivers seat for driving comfort, swivel both seats when camping, locating all the tall cabinets on one...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-26-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,451
Posted By tgregg
Do you think the increments below 500psi are also...

Do you think the increments below 500psi are also 50 pounds, but the gauge just doesn't read below about 150psi?

Just wondering.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-25-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,451
Posted By tgregg
Took me so long to enter my reply while watching...

Took me so long to enter my reply while watching TV at the same time, I didn't see others had already posted about the blocks.

Sorry for the extra post.




The extra height will affect the...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-18-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By tgregg
Nice idea. I'd like to be able to stop the door...

Nice idea. I'd like to be able to stop the door from opening all the way if the rear awning window on the passenger side is open.

I have seen one that attaches to the bottom track in the door...
Forum: Trading Post | Classifieds 04-20-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,196
Posted By tgregg
We've had a cassette toilet in our last 2 RV's...

We've had a cassette toilet in our last 2 RV's since 2004. The latest cassette has wheels.

If there's a bath house or pit toilet nearby in the campground, we empty the cassette every day unless...
Forum: Welcome Wagon - New Member Intros 03-31-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,833
Posted By tgregg
We've had a Thetford 402 cassette toilet in our...

We've had a Thetford 402 cassette toilet in our previous RV (10 years experience ) and our current Promaster RV (3 years experience ) and wouldn't have any other system.

We like the freedom to...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-30-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,673
Posted By tgregg
No, I have a Newmar panel. Probably bought it...

No, I have a Newmar panel. Probably bought it West Marine.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-30-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,673
Posted By tgregg
After reading this thread I remembered I had...

After reading this thread I remembered I had tripped the GFCI outlet on a trip to PEI last year.

I checked my AC installation with an Ohm meter and there is a connection between the white wire and...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 02-19-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,566
Posted By tgregg
AWG 4 is not the same as AWG 4/0 (or 0000)

AWG 4 is not the same as AWG 4/0 (or 0000)
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-14-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,878
Posted By tgregg
It is on the correct side. So is the galley.:D

It is on the correct side. So is the galley.:D
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-11-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,518
Posted By tgregg
I agree, build your own. Most commercially...

I agree, build your own.

Most commercially built RV's we've seen are constructed without any thought about future maintenance or repairs to either the RV components or the base vehicle.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-18-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,743
Posted By tgregg
I think the temperature gauge on my gas...

I think the temperature gauge on my gas Promaster is 'highly damped'.

I have a Scan gauge and the water temperature it displays varies from the high 190s to 220 depending on load and the...
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