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31  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: SCAN GAUGE II Mounting in your RV on: December 22, 2013, 10:25:25 pm
Hello,
      I had the same problem with the scan gauge unhooked, so I went to Harbor Fright and got a 1 amp charger for $6.00 and leave it hookup when the unit is in the barn. This works great.
      Sparky, my ScanGauge is velcroed to the bottom of the upper panel, under the fan switch, and the wire ran behind the ScanGauge to the computer connection.

Jim
32  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: How i do Ham Radio with the 2350 on: December 22, 2013, 06:16:26 pm
Denny,
     I going to try and send some pictures of my setup I copied off of yours. Hope they get through. Thanks for all the help. Just got it installed and getting 1.3/1.0 SWR on 40m, not bad, will be tring it out on the way to Palm Springs, CA for a 30 day caravan in the south west. Well here goes

Thank Again
Jim
33  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: BATTERY, COACH REPLACEMENT on: December 21, 2013, 03:00:52 pm
David,
     Nice Job

Jim
34  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: SCAN GAUGE II Mounting in your RV on: December 21, 2013, 02:56:43 pm
David,
      I also use the Scan Gauge, have send the first one came out. Worked great on my F250 Diesel, lots if info, I now have my on the left side of the engine housing and the bottom of the main panel, fitted in just right, will try and get a picture as soon as I figure out how to include one.

Jim
35  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: MICHELIN TIRE RECALL on: December 18, 2013, 12:19:36 pm
Thanks for the info, just checked mine and I lucked out, have 009X 3512, so missed out on 2 of 3. You had to say something about the snow, will be taking unit in for oil and filter on Friday, after I dig it out of the 8 inches we got over last weekend and getting another 5 to 8 inches this weekend, hope the weather guesser are wrong this time, leaving Dec. 24 for Indy for Christmas and Mother-In-Laws 94 birthday the 26th. On the 27th heading out to Palm Springs, CA for a 30 day caravan. Looking for good weather from 23 on.

Jim
36  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Generator won't start on: November 07, 2013, 02:11:28 pm
If it starts and run, you are in good health. That what the repairman told us. Then every 4 to 6 weeks run the gen. for 10 to 15 min. I'm going to add a shut off valve to the fuel line so I can run it dry for long storage times.

Jim
37  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: How i do Ham Radio with the 2350 on: November 05, 2013, 07:39:40 pm
 Denny,
       Thanks again for the picture. I will be going to the Ft. Wayne hamfest in two weeks so I will be looking for the parts I need.

Jim
38  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: How i do Ham Radio with the 2350 on: November 04, 2013, 07:28:10 pm
Denny,
       Thanks

Jim
39  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: How i do Ham Radio with the 2350 on: November 03, 2013, 11:16:28 pm
Denny,
      Could you post a picture from the other side of the mirror for me? I think I know what you did but want to be sure

Jim KB9OMH
40  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: How i do Ham Radio with the 2350 on: November 03, 2013, 03:30:23 pm
Denny,
     Where did you get the mirror mounts? I like the looks of them but have never seen any like them. I run a Icom 706MKII, With a Little Tarheel II. Right now I have it on the hood with a Diamond k400 mount, but in high winds it moves to much and comes loose at the base.

Jim KB9OMH
41  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: PC 2350 Fuel Mileage on: November 01, 2013, 11:36:22 am
Mark,
     Just got back from a 5488 mile trip from Peoria, Ill to Tillamook, OR. down to LA, CA along the coast and back to Peoria through Denver, CO. Using 677.39 Gal. of fuel. Ended up with a 8.102 MPG. I have the PC3100. Going from 7.3 to 9.0 MPG. with a lot of stop and go, and up and down, got to 15 feet below sea level and and high as 11567 feet above sea level. at the 11000 ft mark I was only going 35 MPH, most of the highway driving was 55 to 65 MPH, CA limit towing to 55.
I was towing a 2007 Ford Focus. Just to let you know

Jim
42  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Generator won't start on: October 23, 2013, 10:05:15 pm
We had the same problem with our on our trip to OR & CA. Its turned out to be a bad fuel pump, had it repaired under warranty. Found out the Onan had gotten a lot of bad fuel pumps this year, might want to check it out

Jim
43  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Second Opinion on tires from previous discussion on: August 04, 2013, 02:06:00 pm
Tom,
     Thanks for the heads up on the recall, Will be looking at mind on Monday. Need to make sure the tires are OK getting ready to head west to OR and CA for 2 months. Will be driving between 6000 and 7000 miles. don't need a blow out on my new (March 2013) PC3100. Again thanks a hole lot and save traveling.

Jim & Rae Anne
44  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Introduce Yourself! on: July 31, 2013, 10:43:17 am
Mike,
      50 amp is not over kill. That said you will be glade to have the 50 amps on a very hot day and you can run the AC, Ele. Water Heater, and the Microwave all at the same time. I have 50 amp in my 3100 and love it. I didn't get the internal surge guard, mine is addon at post. I was going to get the 2nd fan until I found out it was only going to ba about $200 different for the extra AC in the bed room, We love it. The bed room is darker and we can run the fan only with the windows open or just the AC. Don't know if your unit is hard wired or uses the adapter on the outside, mine has the adapter and I made up extra cords for 30 an 20 amps so I don't have to use the dog bone adapter. I like the extra you addedto your and we have most of them but not all. Love the 3100 and I'm sure you will love yours also. Happy traveing. Hope you see you down the road.

Jim & Rae Anne
45  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Low power solution on: July 22, 2013, 09:00:28 am
Alan,
      My 3100 has a Marinco Shore Power outside plug in for the power on the side the unit at the inlet water. Here's a picture of the type of plug I have. ( http://www.fisheriessupply.com/marinco-50-amp-125-250v-stainless-steel-easy-lock-shore-power-inlet ) If you are direct wired then you will have to use the adapters.

Jim & Rae Anne
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