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  1. Different people are comfortable with different levels of risk. Plenty of people don't see a doctor annually.
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    Solar charging in shade

    Thanks everyone! Sounds like indirect light will be enough for my purpose. It is in a bright area with a lot of sun, just no direct rays hitting the little solar panel.
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    Solar charging in shade

    So how much of the charging capacity is someone likely to see in the shade? 10% of capacity? I'm curious because I have the truck sitting under a carport of sorts at the moment. I always keep a small solar panel on the dash to keep the battery from going low. It works great when in open sun but not sure about the shade. Not much power required to just keep the battery topped off, though.
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    Article in Rapid City, SD. today

    It's too bad they don't make any sort of information system whereby a person could research topics of interest in other locations. I bet a person could make a lot of money inventing something like that.
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    Proof of Residency for TX Drivers License

    Here's the one that is soooooo easy: - Mail from a federal, state, county or city government agency, or a third-party representing a government agency dated within 90 days of the date of application So pick some government agency and get them to send you mail. For example, go to the Texas Consumer Protection Agency and complain. Complain about anything that bothers you: Walmart's prices are too low, the fish at your local restaurant is too fresh, whatever. They will send a letter to the name/address you provide acknowledging receipt of your complaint. One down! I'd find about five agencies and get something sent. That way if one doesn't send mail to you it's not a big deal.
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    Proof of Residency for TX Drivers License

    This is from the TX website ( https://www.dps.texas.gov/DriverLicense/residencyReqNonCDL.htm ): Any of the following documents will be accepted to verify an individual’s Texas residency. The two documents provided must be issued by different companies or agencies. For example, an individual may not use a water bill and an electricity bill from the same company. NOTE: Remember, all documents presented must contain the individual’s name and Texas residential address. Current deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or a residential rental/lease agreement Valid, unexpired Texas voter registration card Texas motor vehicle registration or title Texas boat registration or title Concealed Handgun License (CHL) or License to Carry (LTC) Utility statement (including electric, water, natural gas, satellite TV, cable TV or noncellular phone bill) dated within 90 days of the date of application Selective Service card Medical or health card Current homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy or homeowner’s or renter’s insurance statement Current automobile insurance policy or an automobile insurance statement Texas high school, college or university report card or transcript for the current school year W-2 or 1099 tax form from the current tax year Mail from financial institutions; including checking, savings, investment account and credit card statements dated within 90 days of the date of application Mail from a federal, state, county or city government agency, or a third-party representing a government agency dated within 90 days of the date of application Current automobile payment booklet Pre-printed paycheck or payment stub dated within 90 days of the date of application Current documents issued by the U.S. military indicating residence address Document from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice indicating the applicant's recent release or parole Current Form DS2019, I-20 or a document issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Veteran's Health Identification Card (VHIC) Letter of Texas residency issued by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD)
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    Price of Diesel fuel

    I'm wondering how this might affect 5th wheel prices. I don't like higher fuel costs but we're looking for a 5th in the future. How high did gas prices have to get in 2008 before it hurt RV sales?
  8. Some info: https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/577331-add-airbag-off-switch-to-lariet.html
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    2010 New Horizons Majestic 37 RLTSS

    Yeah, I've tried to talk my wife into buying this one but she is totally put off by all the pure white. I don't mind the look and the 5th looks like it's in excellent condition! Edit: Does it have washer/dryer connections? How many AC units and are they ducted?
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    2011 Ford F-350. .. SOLD.......

    You should take "SOLD" out of the title or most people will never look at the ad to see that the truck is still for sale.
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    Walmart Scanning App

    Why so low? Fifteen dollars an hour is only a quarter a minute. Personally, I think if someone doesn't provide 50 dollars of value an hour then they shouldn't be allowed to work. I don't trust the new payment methods. Everything is secure until someone finds out it isn't. I don't even like using debit cards anymore because they don't have the protections credit cards have.
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    Garmin 55 dash cam

    We've got two of the BlackSys CH-100B cameras. It has front and rear cams that are very clear. It does audio recording but that can be turned off. You can get a gps module that shows speed if you want. And parking mode records movement. Everything can be accessed, configured and viewed on your phone via wifi. We're very happy with them.
  13. It's still listed for sale at another location but the price has been lowered to $13,500 obo. http://www.irv2.com/rvclassifieds/showproduct.php?product=12340&title=2000-f350-sd-crew-drw-diesel&cat=21
  14. Do you think you want a car to drive around and explore? Would you be willing to drive a scooter for local transport? You can carry a LOT of groceries on a scooter and I think it could be carried on the back of a class B. Just offering ideas. I'm guessing you're planning on hiking a lot based on your destinations. What else do you think you will do? Are you an outdoorsy person or are you going to sit in the trailer and watch TV? More than that, do you currently stay outside a lot or are you expecting this to be a big lifestyle change?
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    question about coyotes

    So I got curious about coyotes and here's what I found: They can be over 100 lbs.: https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/hunter-shoots-unusually-large-coyote-northwest-missouri They can and do kill grown deer: