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121  Main Forum / General Discussion / funkified on: June 05, 2012, 04:15:56 pm
Just got an e-mail from Phoenix Cruiser with links to inventory, appearances and the Good Sam Louisville Rally, etc.  It starts off with the phrase: Something look funkified in this email? View it on the web.  I had never have seen that word finkified, so  I looked it up.  Google has never heard of it either.  Actually the word sounds like something my wife would say; she makes up words to suit the occasion.  Shes from Kentucky.  Seems like Aimes from Kentucky also and does the advertising for PC.  If so, must be a Kentucky girl thing.  Grin
122  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: AC / Fan question on: June 04, 2012, 09:55:02 am
No problem in our 3100, but never really thought much about it.  However we always have the two interior doors open accept in the morning.  The bathroom door can only be in the open position when travelling in the 3100 (unless someone locks themselves in!).  You can see from the exterior picture that the AC is centered over the coach area.

At a PC owners club rally, the couple next door spent winters in Texas on the Rio Grande.  They had two ACs installed in their 3100 with 50 amp.  Dont know if that was really necessary.  He seemed a little obsessive and had many, many other changes built in.  shrug
123  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: AC / Fan question on: June 02, 2012, 11:20:03 am
Yes, the AC noise can be a problem at times.  We overcome it by running the TV sound through the surround sound system.  Wont help with the conversation, but with five speakers running, the TV is much easier to hear.
124  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: silly commode question on: June 02, 2012, 08:47:36 am
My daughter got upset with this problem with guests when she hosted a party. So she put up a sign above the commode.  Dont know if it helped.  The sign was something like this:
125  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: furnace question on: June 02, 2012, 08:34:00 am
So glad that helped.  Arent I smart? Embarrassed Well, not really.  I had the same problem and The Grand Poobah (Kermit) clued me in.  Great to have this forum to share problems small and big that can be solved.
126  Main Forum / Polls / Re: dumb idea on: June 01, 2012, 09:16:24 am
We have taken three tours through Mexico with Adventure Caravans. We liked the flat car tour so much. We then took the top and bottom copper canyon tour and I think it was even better.  That was in 2009. Felt very safe.   Very good trips

Thanks for the info on the tours.  We too like Adventure Caravans.  The PC makes a great RV to caravan in.  We were at the Spring Mega Rally in Washington D.C. this year.  At the rallies, they have the wagon masters give a PowerPoint travel log on 18 to 20 of their trips.  Mexico was one of them.  Id really like to go, but I dont think I can convince my travel partner.  I was hoping to get some testimonials to gradually change her mind.  We were already signed up for the 32 Day Great River Road and Fall Colors, 9/25/12: http://www.adventurecaravans.com/usa/avc_usa_tours.asp?TCC=32USMIS2012977.

At the rallies they give discounts on any trip and some really good discounts on select trips. We signed up for two more:
41 Day Southern Exposure, 2/28/13: http://www.adventurecaravans.com/usa/avc_usa_tours.asp?TCC=41USSE2012979, and the
49 Day Atlantic Provinces, 07/13/13 http://www.adventurecaravans.com/canada/avc_canada_tours.asp?TCC=49CN2012965

Weve been to many of these places, but the caravans are really great.  All the camping reservations are already made, the pace is mostly leisurely, you see places (especially events) you wouldnt necessarily choose on your own (always great), and do and see things you wouldnt even know to do.  Itd be great to have another PC along on one or more these trips

Hopefully Ill eventually wear down my wife at least maybe if only the Baja trip.

127  Main Forum / Polls / Re: dumb idea on: May 31, 2012, 08:58:53 am
On this thread of maps and where youve been, theres a place I always wanted to go but never made it, Mexico.  We were signed up for the railroad flat car tour through the Cooper Canyon several years ago, but had to cancel.  Now they dont run it any more at all.  My wife now refuses due to the violence wont even go to southern Texas.  I know tour companies are still running caravans to Mexico.  Anyone been there recently, any experience?
128  Main Forum / Polls / Re: dumb idea on: May 24, 2012, 07:47:28 am
DJM, yep, went to Castaway Cay on a Disney Cruise.  As you obviously know, its Disneys private island just for their cruise line.  Its great and didnt really get to spend all the time there we would have liked to.  Took the grandkids one of our best trips.  And they still talk about the trip and want to see the pictures over and over.  ThumbsUp
129  Main Forum / Polls / Re: dumb idea on: May 23, 2012, 04:33:55 pm
Heres a variation on a map. For the past 25 (?) years, Ive bought a souvenir hat pin from many of the places we have visited. I found a map printed on cloth on eBay, stretched it over a painters canvas, and mounted it with Velcro on the wall behind the dinette in the slide-out. Makes a good conversation piece and we enjoy looking at it. Weve been to all 50 states (49 by motorhome), several Canadian provinces, Guam, the Caribbean, and several European countries. Plan to visit Newfoundland and Labrador next year.

At about $5 apiece, Im afraid to figure up how much Ive got tied up in it.
130  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: hwh leveling system question on: May 19, 2012, 09:15:12 am
We have pads, about 10 square, black composite material. Have needed them on occasion. Stayed at a campground with asphalt back-ins and they required pads to protect from jacks sinking in the asphalt (poor campsite design, but nice campground). Stayed two months in Crystal River, FL. Very  sandy soil and the small jack pads sank immediately. Couldnt have used the jacks without the extra pads. Have used them a few other times on grass sites after rains made the ground soft. Handy to have.
131  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: 2350 Rear Storage on: May 17, 2012, 09:14:30 am
Frankly, I cant remember.  We were staying at Navarre Beach Campground (FL) three years ago and stopped at the Gulf Breeze Camping World for something.  Spotted these on sale impulse buy.  Were not fond of bag chairs and liked these, typical folding chairs but padded.  Theyre comfortable and the right size and color.  Sorry cant be of more help.  
132  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: 2350 Rear Storage on: May 16, 2012, 12:57:40 pm
These work...  (Camping World on sale)
133  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: furnace question on: May 14, 2012, 01:50:25 pm
mciai2000, heres your solution.  We had the same problem which was that the fan was set to ON rather than to AUTO. Click the button for the fan (first click), then change the fan setting to AUTO. Should work fine. If you use the AC and the fan is set to ON, the fan will run continuously, but will go on and off with the AC if the fan is set to AUTO.
134  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Floor mats on: May 09, 2012, 08:29:05 am
Agree with Echo11. Went to Ford and got the right color and fit. Heavy duty and catch a lot of dirt.
135  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: WiFi on the road on: May 08, 2012, 09:17:06 am
Thanks for the info on tethering and all the detail.  Sounds like the solution!  Ill be heading to the Verizon store.  A big helpful vote for you.   Smile
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