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Forum: B+ General Discussion 11-14-2019, 08:21 PM
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Posted By mikes47
My two cents: if given the option of lithium...

My two cents: if given the option of lithium batteries and/or solar ... go for the most lithium you can afford and skip the solar. Solar might be good for the south and south-west but other parts...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-04-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,768
Posted By mikes47
I would go with the folding double doors. Many...

I would go with the folding double doors. Many good reasons in other posts.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-23-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,241
Posted By mikes47
I would think that if you have removed the seats,...

I would think that if you have removed the seats, you are in the clear even if your particular van is included in the group. No one can sit in your seats - they aren't there. No safety issue.
Forum: Welcome Wagon - New Member Intros 06-23-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,524
Posted By mikes47
If you haven't rented a B class RV yet, please do...

If you haven't rented a B class RV yet, please do so. It can be a bit pricey, but it is well worth the investment. That's the only way to be sure you can live with each other in the confines of the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-30-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,453
Posted By mikes47
I agree. I just had my 10k service done there. ...

I agree. I just had my 10k service done there.

Mike
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-29-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,453
Posted By mikes47
I use Hoekstra in Troy, MI. Call and speak to...

I use Hoekstra in Troy, MI. Call and speak to Jake Oliver. They have done warranty work for my sprinter motor home.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-23-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,514
Posted By mikes47
Have you considered "topping off" the battery...

Have you considered "topping off" the battery before going to bed by running that underhood generator a while prior to turning in for the night?
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-28-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By mikes47
I'm not familiar with Heaters4you.com ......

I'm not familiar with Heaters4you.com ... however, I note that it is an international marketer. Check out this US distributor: http://rixens.com/products-services/sprinter-class-b-and-c-rv/

Mike
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,782
Posted By mikes47
Interblog: For us it was the same time-frame,...

Interblog: For us it was the same time-frame, and the same results! Happy coincidences! Mike
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-30-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,642
Posted By mikes47
I use my 24 ft Sprinter as my daily driver. Mall...

I use my 24 ft Sprinter as my daily driver. Mall parking lots generally have "H" shaped slots where cars are expected to park hood-to-hood or behind each other I take both of those spaces. ...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-29-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,120
Posted By mikes47
Bret, you are not alone. Check out Chuck...

Bret, you are not alone. Check out Chuck Woodbury's editorial:
Soapbox: RV industry continues to disappoint - RV Travel (http://rvtravel.com/soapbox843/)
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-20-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,026
Posted By mikes47
I agree, this is a feature that is "Really Nice...

I agree, this is a feature that is "Really Nice To Have"; but not critical. We don't have a RoadTrek so our configuration uses different labels, but we do have 600 AH of Lithium as well as the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-16-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By mikes47
FWIW, back in September of 2014, we rented a...

FWIW, back in September of 2014, we rented a RoadTrek from A&S RV of Auburn Hills, MI for 3 days: $350 per day and total 300 miles allowance. PLUS $75 if we wanted to use the awning. They tacked...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-07-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By mikes47
Speaking of the Truma, Espar is another...

Speaking of the Truma, Espar is another heating/hot-water technology solution that uses diesel fuel and/or electricity instead of propane.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-06-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By mikes47
Another problem that has been addressed by...

Another problem that has been addressed by technology is the problem of limited energy storage and the technological solution has been the introduction of LED lighting. I'm not sure whether...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-06-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By mikes47
Agreed. However, the VB-Air Suspension website...

Agreed. However, the VB-Air Suspension website also includes this about driveability:
Motorhome
Camper
As a motorhome owner, you probably know the feeling of intense crosswinds while driving your...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-06-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By mikes47
Would the problem of sway and buffeting caused by...

Would the problem of sway and buffeting caused by semi-truck "wash" and/or side-winds now addressed by the technology of VB Air Suspension qualify?
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-30-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,751
Posted By mikes47
Pam and I had never owned an RV nor camped so it...

Pam and I had never owned an RV nor camped so it was a surprise to both of us when we (eventually) concurred that getting an RV would be a good idea. (Thank you, Badlands NP). Imagine that -- Mike...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-08-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By mikes47
I just got a letter from Kidde advising me of the...

I just got a letter from Kidde advising me of the recall. But that may because the unit I have in my "B" is a replacement from a 2015 recall. They were confirming that the replacement was also now...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-28-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By mikes47
I agree that it does sound like a recipe for loss...

I agree that it does sound like a recipe for loss of friends. On the other hand, the arrangement does work for things like airplanes. So, I guess it depends on the nature of the friendship.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-05-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,034
Posted By mikes47
InterBlog - you present a compelling argument! ...

InterBlog - you present a compelling argument! Great compilation. And I agree, 100%.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-05-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By mikes47
We use an external Camco filter for "city water"....

We use an external Camco filter for "city water". But we generally use the stored water for bathing and dishes. We fill a Britta pitcher with water from the campground for drinking.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-05-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,492
Posted By mikes47
The Ford Transit website shows a 350HD diesel...

The Ford Transit website shows a 350HD diesel dual rear wheel drive within the specifications listing.

2017 Ford Transit Van & Wagon | Towing Specs | Ford.com...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-02-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,314
Posted By mikes47
HortMi - congratulations on your new acquisition....

HortMi - congratulations on your new acquisition. A word of advice: be sure to get a thorough demonstration of all the systems. And I would recommend that you do a return demonstration every time...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-02-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,256
Posted By mikes47
I have the 24 foot 3500 Sprinter. Parking lots...

I have the 24 foot 3500 Sprinter. Parking lots are fine - just need to find back-to-back spots open and straddle both. In our town, some of the street-parking spaces are actually 24 feet long;...
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