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Old 06-01-2010, 02:15 PM   #1
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http://www.rv.net/forum/index....a/pging/1/page/1.cfm

Just trying to get us some more exposure for our wonderful campers. I think that Dutch guy and JohnnyT don't like us. Maybe they've been passed by too many t/c's.

Used to be no catagory for us on racingjunk but now there is. We've gotta keep getting the word out somehow.
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send me a copy will you BOB? geofkaye...
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Oh oh, it's gotten more ugly. You've got to check it again for the newest posts. I'm glad there are obviously some posts that respect the t/c and think we should be able to have our own section.
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It seems to be pretty petty on their part. Another forum section is only as hard as someone adding the title,permissions and hitting 'save'.

As for the comparison stating buses don't have their own sections, maybe that's an idea too..........
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Thanks Den, I didn't think it should be such a big deal.

Hay everybody, check the thread again. It's gotten even uglier (is that a word?). I think everybody from here should log in there and post asking for a t/c section.
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I can do that. think I'm still a member there.
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"Acampingwewillgo" doesn't sound like a very nice guy.
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Bob,
I have been reading the posts on the other forum to follow your progress. The impression I have:
1) They seem very uninformed
2) They do not wish to be educated
3) There is a combative attitude present

Why would you stay there. I'm convinced to absolutely not join. This forum has:
1) many experienced contributors
2) a vast majority of willing listeners
3) a non-combative attitude

For T/C owners, (my opinion) this forum has much more information.

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Is it just me or is that thread getting shorter??? At onne point it was five pages!! And I habe 3 email notifications but only se 2 repl;ies. Huh?

Unfortunately, it makes sense and is why I don't 'hang out' there anymore. I'm 'DenDanger' on that thread by the way.

I was once personally attacked by a member for being from Ontario!! the guy literally went into a multi paragragh rant based on that and I was the one 'moderated'!! because I dared reply to one of the 'established' members.

It's also when I lost interest in the place.
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Thanks Doc, I agree. I am totally surprised by the way it went. Incredible. JohnnyT is the moderator there. This is the private message he sent me early when I made a mistake and followed Dutch's advice to post it in the general rv section:

Your are not permitted to double post the same message in mutiple forums.

The reality is that there is a forum for large truck conversions .. It is the super C section of the class C forum...The reality is that most class C's are truck conversions... The Super C section is intended to cover the larger truck conversions...

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Not very well informed there for a moderator.


So then a bit later he sends me this message (see my response to it too):

I have moved your thread over to the Class C Forum in the Super C section... Your thread had a good airing in class A but the discussions do not seem to be productive any longer...

As I posted, the super C section of the class C forum is intended to include all of the larger trucks which would include road tractor conversions. That was the intention when I went to sub categories in class C.

I will continue to follow the thread since I moderate both the class A and Class C forum.

While I understand your interest in having a dedicated forum on RV.net I believe that issues related to chassis, and drive train are better served on other venues since we do not have many members with road tractors under their motorhomes.

I also understand that your motorhome has more similarity to a large DP. In terms of brakes, some portion of suspension and engine than a conventional class C or super C. The Chassis under a class A DP is designed for that purpose. In the case of class C a truck chassis is modified to accept a house on top of it. The super C category is intended to include the larger truck chassis.

I am sorry the outcome of your thread was not what you were hoping for.

You are free to post on either the class A or class C forums since there is overlap on the RV portion.

The best opportunity to get Road Tractor RV conversions considered as a sub category or forum is for there to be enough volume or members to warrant expanding to encompass road tractor conversions.

Bob, I well understand the differences between your truck chassis and those of the typical Super C our Industrial/Agricultural Machinery dealership owns and operates and services our 8 road tractors. Plus two tri axle dumps.

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Sent: 06/06/10 09:24pm
Subject: RE: How about a Truck Conversion section?

That's fine moving it. Remember in the original post I wondered where it should go and asked for the moderator to put it there.

There clearly are several forum users that have t/c's and have said they would like a section. How many people does it take to get the section? Would a poll be appropriate? I don't know if this software has a poll capability.



Wow, more close mindedness and lack of knowledge.

Finally he sends me this private message (and see my response to it):

I have closed this thread since the discussion is not productive.

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-----Original Message-----
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Subject: RE: How about a Truck Conversion section?

It's too bad some of the members chose to violate the forum rules and flame me. I actually am very surprised the direction the topic took. I just can't fathom why there was any objection to creating a section in the first place. It only seems logical to have a section since they are clearly a unique chassis and the forum users could certainly benefit from such a section. Thank you for the close. I'm sure you will notify those offenders of their violations.



What a disheartening forum there.

Doc, I was careful not to post www.truckconversion.net for fear that they would ban me saying I'm violating their rules. Now I don't really care if they ban me, other than I've never been banned from any forum and don't want to start I guess. I absolutely had no idea there would be any objection to creating a section there. I figured it would be common sense and they would gladly create one. Wow, was I wrong. I am now torn between continuing to post and cleverly spreading the gospel of t/c's? Or just leaving while "stumping" my feet and holding my breath.
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