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Incidentally, anyone have an idea of the problem when the furnace does not spark? Fan comes on but it never tries to light the propane.  

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YouTube thinks the sail switch or thermocouple are the likely culprits preventing ignition. Gonna try to buy those on the way back out and attempt a field repair. 

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Good propane/regulator/tank auto-switch?  Stove gas burner work?  Is the DC power to igniter /gas solenoid OK?   Can you hear it clicking?

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Fridge and stove are good. Supply should not be the problem. No clicking, it doesn’t even try. Which makes me think it’s the airflow or temp sensors inhibiting it. Batteries are good and reading 12V.  Guess I should grab the multimeter too. 

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2 hours ago, Pato del Muerto said:

Incidentally, anyone have an idea of the problem when the furnace does not spark? Fan comes on but it never tries to light the propane

When I had that problem in my motorhome it was a bad circuit board.

 

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1 hour ago, Pato del Muerto said:

Apparently we are taking every kitchen utensil with us for a 48 hour trip in which I’d be happy to not cook a single thing. 

48 hours? That is when you cook double batches of a few things in the 10 days before the trip, freeze them, and just reheat for meals.

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1 hour ago, Pato del Muerto said:

Apparently we are taking every kitchen utensil with us for a 48 hour trip in which I’d be happy to not cook a single thing. 

had sex. don't care.  <-- that should be your answer.  you have work to do.

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[mention]Pato del Muerto [/mention] we need a furnace repair, kitchen utensil, and recreational activities report soon...

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On 6/26/2020 at 12:25 PM, Texaus said:

Mud flaps, you need some. Damn

Truck has them. Don’t really want those large rock catching skirts that are out there. 12 miles of dirt road after a rainstorm will do that. 

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7 hours ago, troph said:

[mention]Pato del Muerto [/mention] we need a furnace repair, kitchen utensil, and recreational activities report soon...

Furnace:  rv repair place was closed when I stopped bu, likely because it was lunch hour. So no repairs yet. 
kitchen:  I grilled hot dogs and burgers so most of it was useless.  Corkscrew did get use though. 
activities...all boxes checked. 
Here’s a couple more pics. The mrs has more, as does my new friend that works for cough/yeezy/cough. The ranch pic is just because it reminds me of the Dutton Ranch from Yellowstone. 

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Good times, those hammocks need folks in them, that’s one thing we didn’t take but not for a lack of trying no one had any a month plus ago. 
 

can you imagine landing and lacking a corkscrew the panic, always manage to push the cork in but that moment when you realize you really have to work for it, such a shitty feeling. 

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18 minutes ago, troph said:

Good times, those hammocks need folks in them, that’s one thing we didn’t take but not for a lack of trying no one had any a month plus ago. 
 

can you imagine landing and lacking a corkscrew the panic, always manage to push the cork in but that moment when you realize you really have to work for it, such a shitty feeling. 

Watch a YouTube vid on using a shoe and fluid dynamics to push a cork out. And there’s always breaking the bottle at the neck.  

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2 hours ago, conVINCEd said:

Do you people not carry a saber?

No shit, that's pretty much RV 101.

We'll be in Garner for a couple weeks starting next week, I'll post some RV/campsite pics if I'm not too drunk to...

 

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9 hours ago, utee94 said:

No shit, that's pretty much RV 101.

We'll be in Garner for a couple weeks starting next week, I'll post some RV/campsite pics if I'm not too drunk to...

 

Kids and I headed to Choke Canyon third week in July - renting a 25' rig to get us away for a few days. Fishing, hiking, fires, and late bedtimes. Wife is staying home (work) but the in laws are joining us.

Whole family is going to Red River in August to get out of the heat. Renting about a 34' rig (and borrowing a buddy's F-250 to pull it), really looking forward to small mountain town stuff.

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Any long screw, ideally a 3” drywall and visegrips.  

That’s a good idea. I’ve got a box of long screws in my power drill bag for some reason.

Speaking of items to take - given wulaw’s experience we are taking an assortment of screws and an ez-out drill bit set.

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August 1-15 (+/-), we are thinking national forest dispersed camping in the San Juan National Forest. Telluride and Silverton the main day trips for towns but we will try and hit up Ouray too. All first NF sites are first come first serve. So we have some hipcamp private campsites in our back pocket. US 550 appears to be our primary road up and down. Still looking for the best route to telluride and considering stops for dispersed camping. Hoping to hit up the mining history in Silverton and maybe a day trip to the Cliff Dwellings near Mesa Verde NP but that looks like a long ass drive from Silverton. Located Sultan Campgrounds in the SJNF as one spot still looking for others. Water for fishing is always needed.

 

Input welcome and appreciated.

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We didn’t talk mountain passes when recommending this area.

 

How are you with towing up and down tough for an RV mountain passes? Might consider keeping the trailer in the Durango area and exploring the rest by truck.

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August 1-15 (+/-), we are thinking national forest dispersed camping in the San Juan National Forest. Telluride and Silverton the main day trips for towns but we will try and hit up Ouray too. All first NF sites are first come first serve. So we have some hipcamp private campsites in our back pocket. US 550 appears to be our primary road up and down. Still looking for the best route to telluride and considering stops for dispersed camping. Hoping to hit up the mining history in Silverton and maybe a day trip to the Cliff Dwellings near Mesa Verde NP but that looks like a long ass drive from Silverton. Located Sultan Campgrounds in the SJNF as one spot still looking for others. Water for fishing is always needed.
 
Input welcome and appreciated.
There's only one way in and out of Telluride.

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If you want a day trip to Mesa verde I’d stay around Durango/purgatory. Could also do the train to silverton (take the bus back, one way on the train is plenty)

Then move on to telluride. The bus will give you an idea of the road you will be towing through

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There's only one way in and out of Telluride.

Yeah looking at the map a couple of times I thought that can’t be true.

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Yeah looking at the map a couple of times I thought that can’t be true.

It is in a bowl. I spent ~10 summers in Pagosa/Durango/Silverton/Ouray as a kid in the 80s and have never been to Telluride. There is a reason it isn’t lumped in with Aspen and Vail, etc.

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