bobsallyh

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    Rving of course, auto racing, college football and basketball, pro football. Happy Hours!

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  1. Hopefully the accident and tire analysts will examine this accident. http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/rv-plunges-off-overpass-near-laurel-injuring/article_38919716-7c86-5fce-a73f-900762846a93.html
  2. Too bad but of course being market driven these fivers went away. In the 70's and early 80's, Fleetwood products produce short single and tandem axle fivers under the Wilderness and Prowler names, that were no problem for 1/2 ton pickups. I also believe Shadow Cruser produced a model. From time to time in our travels we will see one sitting in a driveway or field.
  3. Sorry, but I took the "any problems" that he was wanting to know if owners had problems related to Riverstone fivers.
  4. James 8848, well as luck would have it, yesterday, it rained, blew and snowed and they were gone most of the day. This AM. as I was going out to see if I could talk to them, all I saw was the rear end of the Riverstone pulling on to US 20.
  5. Found this this morning in the Idaho Falls, ID. AM edition of the Post Register. I think you will find it very interesting. http://www.postregister.com/articles/featured-news-daily-email-west/2017/06/13/nature-lover-leaves-800k-wildlife-refuges
  6. As mentioned, Bakers Hole a Forest Service C/G with some dry sites and some with power, along with dispersed water. There is National Forest dispersed camping off US 20 west of West Yellowstone in Island Park. Turn right on to Red Rock Rd. then bear right on to Boot Jack RD. and there numerous spots there. Another place is Fremont County Park and boat ramp on Henry's Lake. By donation and big long sites. US 20 to RT 87, approx. 5 miles turn left and go around Henry's Lake, at end of pavement turn left into park. At the intersection of US 20 and RT 87 it is approx. 13 miles to the west gate of YNP. Don't be in a hurry, it is snowing here as I type this and we are parked about a mile form the US 20 and RT 87
  7. There is a Riverstone parked in front of us here in Island Park, ID. that I could barely see this afternoon due to hard rain and some snow. If I see someone I'll ask, it has PA. plates and evidently was sold at Keystone RV in Greencastle, PA.
  8. dsimpson, do you happen to know where Goodyear is building these tires?
  9. https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-las-vegas/rv-overturns-in-multi-vehicle-crash-on-us-95-near-rancho/
  10. Jeff, may I ask where the picture was taken? Just beautiful.
  11. We have something similar to infoshot. Dually quad with 2 10' kayaks. We have a Yakama rack cross wise over the cab. Then a kayak carrier, that really is a saddle, one each mounted on each bar. We have tried numerous ways to haul them up there but stacking works the best for us. Two ratchet straps, each over the kayaks and anchored to the Kayak saddles. Then a ratchet strap from the rear of the kayaks that attaches to the base of the fiver hitch. One ratchet strap from the front of the kayaks to the top of our front mounted bike carrier. We put them up and down from the roof with a Big Boys' Toystore (Harbor Frieght) $50.00 remote winch. Works really well. Been in some strong winds between Twin Falls, ID. and Las Vegas with no problems.
  12. kb0zke, that was a big check for us. I don't know how many folks we have talked to over the years that only found what they could or couldn't do with the slides in after the purchase. In some instances it will make quite an expression on the sales person's mug! When we were looking for our fulltime rig, the first thing my wife would do was to check if Corelle plates would fit in the sink. Another priceless look.
  13. Vern, good to know. I always liked Gent-L-Kleen made over in York. It also worked real we for tar removal as long as it wasn't the pumice version.
  14. One thing comes to mind is the Indianapolis Speedway Museum and this summer they have a special A. J. Foyt section set up. Bar-b-que in K. C. Ike Eisenhower Library, Museum and boyhood home in Abilene, KS. Many things in the St. Louis area, Gateway Arch, Grants Farm, Budweiser Brewery. I'll try thinking of some more.
  15. I have always been of the opinion that RV manufactures were just glad that stealerships in different areas would sell their units. To me, this new deal will just open up another urinating contest between the manufacture and the dealer while the consumers unit sits at the dealer gathering "lot rot". Also I see no mention that the unit had to be taken back to the selling dealer or if another dealer selling the same product elsewhere had to take care of the issues. I sure don't look for the same service as auto manufactures handle their warranty service.