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Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 02-18-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Chalkie
Since you do not leave it in place, it really...

Since you do not leave it in place, it really doesn't matter what it looks like, only if it is functional. I can't seem to locate the range of the wireless signal it uses. Back of my trailer to...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 02-04-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By Chalkie
There is another option if you have a smart...

There is another option if you have a smart phone, tablet or laptop with GPS capability. It is CoPilot Premium. The cost is good at $9.99 (for Android) and has an RV mode. I haven't tried it yet, but...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Chalkie
You may get information on your new TH by joining...

You may get information on your new TH by joining this forum:
Dutchmen Owners (http://www.dutchmenowners.org/forums/)
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-15-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,248
Posted By Chalkie
Further to this comment, I would add that you...

Further to this comment, I would add that you likely have no need for the kingpin stabilizer. Save your money until you see how it sets up. The only thing on OUR trailer forward of the landing gear...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-05-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 911
Posted By Chalkie
The refer in our fiver works very well. However,...

The refer in our fiver works very well. However, I do think that should it ever take a dump, I would quite likely consider an "upgrade" to a residential style.
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-05-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Chalkie
I think that Land Rover and probably all airplane...

I think that Land Rover and probably all airplane manufacturers would disagree with you.






I like this idea and tomorrow morning jumper cables are going in the fiver.
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 12-03-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By Chalkie
Steve, you are correct there is a ton of...

Steve, you are correct there is a ton of MANUFACTURER info on the internet. Unfortunately, there is a dirth of real, hard reporting (like Consumer Reports?). You and I both know that the manufacturer...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-18-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 751
Posted By Chalkie
I'm sure you have done your homework, but how...

I'm sure you have done your homework, but how long have these folks been in business? Are they a BBB member or at least have a BBB rating? This procedure would make me very nervous, despite the...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,386
Posted By Chalkie
No, we haven't looked. We got back from that trip...

No, we haven't looked. We got back from that trip and headed out for 3200 mile trip in fiver. Since then the wife has had be knee deep in bathroom remodels. :'( We have to be ready for holiday...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-15-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Chalkie
This is precisely the reason I spent $$ to make a...

This is precisely the reason I spent $$ to make a place to park the camper at home. The place where we were storing it refused to answer questions about break ins. I knew there had been some and the...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-14-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,386
Posted By Chalkie
I have to say that every trailer I have rented...

I have to say that every trailer I have rented from them are Load Range E tires and rated to at least 90mph. I just adjust my side mirror so I so not see the stupid sticker.


They do that to...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 751
Posted By Chalkie
I don't think I would want to do this even though...

I don't think I would want to do this even though where I live the average humidity is about 20% or less.


When you get mold in your home it is generally caused by a combination of moisture and...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Chalkie
We have not removed ours. The owners manual says...

We have not removed ours. The owners manual says the TV is good to 0. I know we have had colder temps, in fact it was colder than that last night.

I think the real key here is that you can not...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-09-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By Chalkie
Hmm, perhaps I would say "... in a manner that...

Hmm, perhaps I would say "... in a manner that could result in a loss...".


Chucking is not always so severe that it always causes loss of control.
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-07-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,485
Posted By Chalkie
I learned a thing or two from my father-in-law....

I learned a thing or two from my father-in-law. For example, make sure you pull far enough out after you unhook. Yup, he did not and ended up with two nice creases in the top of the bed sides after...
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