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Forum: Building Your Own 09-20-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 54,131
Posted By Dragonslayer140
A lot depends on the weight of the trailer when...

A lot depends on the weight of the trailer when finished and loaded with all the toys and camping paraphernalia you will haul. You will need to know gross overall weight, and pin weight (the amount...
Forum: Building Your Own 09-19-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 54,131
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Keep in mind, the king pin portion of both RV...

Keep in mind, the king pin portion of both RV and semi trailers are pretty much the same size, although probably different material and capacities, but the bearing surface of the two are very...
Forum: Building Your Own 09-19-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 54,131
Posted By Dragonslayer140
danbru1989, I agree 100% on the quality of...

danbru1989,
I agree 100% on the quality of production RV's for the most part is seems the only difference from budget RV to top of the line is fancier finishes secured to same cheesy construction. I...
Forum: Building Your Own 09-18-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 54,131
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Semi trailers are built to haul 30 tons or so of...

Semi trailers are built to haul 30 tons or so of cargo for hundreds of thousands of miles during its life. The older spring style suspensions were set for maximum load, Empty they bounce down the...
Forum: Building Your Own 01-16-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 61,772
Posted By Dragonslayer140
I am having the same space issue with the dash on...

I am having the same space issue with the dash on my Ram, just purchased a new Icom 2730, and there is just no space to mount the head unit. Current plan is to mount it above the rear view mirror...
Forum: Building Your Own 12-11-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 61,772
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Java, you are making great progress on your...

Java, you are making great progress on your conversion. I have been following along for a while, and you have done some nice work. I really like the live edge dining table, great NW touch.
...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 01-17-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,027
Posted By Dragonslayer140
When i toured ShowHauler, Lonnie was not against...

When i toured ShowHauler, Lonnie was not against building on a new or used Pete, they have done a couple in the past. Haulmark and Renegade were not interested in doing anything other than the...
Forum: Coach In The Making 05-23-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 201,017
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Perhaps you should take some cooking lessons.... ...

Perhaps you should take some cooking lessons.... might be able to leave a couple of those extinguishers behind...lol Being an ex fireman, I am surprised one of them isn't a pressurized water can,...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-11-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,385
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Norm, Keep in mind, pulling a trailer with...

Norm,

Keep in mind, pulling a trailer with an excavator, even a small one with a class 8 tractor will attract the unwanted attention of your friendly commercial vehicle enforcement officer. then...
Forum: Manufacturer Discussion 10-08-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,702
Posted By Dragonslayer140
I visited Hawk Engineering a couple of years...

I visited Hawk Engineering a couple of years back, Jason does fantastic work, they hand build their own cabinetry in house, and build a very solid product. I like that they are a small custom shop...
Forum: Coach In The Making 08-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 201,017
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Kenn, are you going to be at the Brooks Truck...

Kenn, are you going to be at the Brooks Truck Show this year? We will be down there on Saturday, will be keeping an eye out for your rig.

Dave
Forum: Coach In The Making 06-05-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 201,017
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Kenn, good to see you making some progress...

Kenn, good to see you making some progress again... Hope you are having a good race season. We have not had a chance to get down your way in a long time, would love to see your progress in...
Forum: Manufacturer Discussion 04-10-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,940
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Wow, that's some bad luck. Hope they are going...

Wow, that's some bad luck. Hope they are going to rebuild. We ran out of time to visit their facility when i was back looking at manufactures, had been hoping to pay them a visit next time i get...
Forum: Forum Admin: Tech Support & Announcements 03-05-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,983
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Janet, the new mobile browser works awesome on...

Janet, the new mobile browser works awesome on both my phone & tablet, thank you,

Dave
Forum: Building Your Own 02-01-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,894
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Below is what I have found out for converting a...

Below is what I have found out for converting a vehicle to an RV in Washington. All the info is contained in the Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

First thing is the definition of vehicle...
Forum: Coach In The Making 08-19-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 201,017
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Kenn, Good to see you have had a chance to get...

Kenn, Good to see you have had a chance to get out and do some racing, We were hoping to get down to the Brooks show again this year as we enjoyed it so much last year, and have been looking...
Forum: Coach In The Making 03-28-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 201,017
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Congratulations on a successful trip Kenn! ...

Congratulations on a successful trip Kenn! Getting better mileage than my Class C lol

Dave
Forum: Coach In The Making 03-02-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 29,925
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Thanks, Not thinking 200 for a tool is too bad...

Thanks, Not thinking 200 for a tool is too bad at all. drop in the bucket on the overall price tag of the build.. Did not know the rivets had o-rings that should take care of the seal issue...
Forum: Coach In The Making 03-02-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 29,925
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Michael, I see you went with shaveable rivets...

Michael, I see you went with shaveable rivets to attach the skin, did you also use 3M tape or Sika Bond as well or just the rivets? Are the corner pieces also attached with rivets & or tape?...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-21-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,436
Posted By Dragonslayer140
My only real concerns were the height of the...

My only real concerns were the height of the bedroom, and that they did not remove the upper bunk in the sleeper, so there is a low duck under from the sleeper to the coach. Being 6-4 and not so...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-19-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,436
Posted By Dragonslayer140
Hawk Engineering builds some of his rigs with a...

Hawk Engineering builds some of his rigs with a garage under the bedroom, has a fold down ramp on the back, room for two bikes. Not too bad if you do not need or want a stand up bedroom. He does...
Forum: Coach In The Making 02-11-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 201,017
Posted By Dragonslayer140
And think we were going to find some time to come...

And think we were going to find some time to come down and see your progress...Thinking now maybe spring..hate so stand around and watch you shovel snow lol. We have gotten off light so far with no...
Forum: Forum Admin: Tech Support & Announcements 01-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,339
Posted By Dragonslayer140
FYI, I can see Kenn's pics just fine, and...

FYI, I can see Kenn's pics just fine, and FrankZ's test pic also.

Dave
Forum: Coach In The Making 01-12-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 66,244
Posted By Dragonslayer140
If you have any issue with air flowing back...

If you have any issue with air flowing back through the heat pump or (heat pump air flowing back up into the furnace) you can get backflow dampers that will only allow air to flow in one direction....
Forum: HDT Discussions 01-12-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,434
Posted By Dragonslayer140
The owner had his rig that is for sale at an RV...

The owner had his rig that is for sale at an RV show in Portland a few years ago, we drove down to look at it. The workmanship & cabinetry seemed very good, The interior was beautiful. I did not...
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