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Old 09-24-2022, 07:52 AM   #21
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The day we decide to put the cover on the trailer for the winter, the wind is non-existent.....until I get up on the roof with the cover.
Iíve had that same kind of problem just trying to extend/retract my awning.
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Old 09-28-2022, 11:55 AM   #22
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Weather predictor!

I can plan a trip 2 months in advance and the day we leave we will have a head wind or a side wind, guaranteed! Always wondered what a tail wind would be like to pull the camper in (just once).
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very interesting for sure. I have a 2 car, 1 car, and RV garage door. even when the doors are closed, leaves accumulate in front of the doors just waiting for an opening. I sneak out the 'man' door, crank up my yard vac and suck'em up. not that I win all the time, but sometimes I just get lucky
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Old 09-28-2022, 12:46 PM   #24
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Jelly side down

I like to chalk it up to the rule of "jelly side down". Seems whenever you drop a piece of bread with jelly, it ALWAYS falls, (you get it) "jelly side down".
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Old 09-28-2022, 12:50 PM   #25
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You're in Minnesota and the wind blows???
Wull, yaaa!

Seriously, OP and all the others, each example is one of a number of constants in nature that undoubtedly plagues everyone. It's like why 90% of the time you lose on the 50/50 chance of connecting a plug with the right polarity. : )
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For the sane reason it was uphill both ways when you had to walk to school. ��
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Old 09-28-2022, 12:51 PM   #27
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Our house is on the east end of our long street. Wind is mostly out of the west. All the leaves on the street end up HERE. We own two very small ornamental apple and cherry trees, so I guess I should be grateful I have a reason to actually use my rake...
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Old 09-28-2022, 01:53 PM   #28
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I gave up sweeping the garage. I just blow it out with a leaf blower.
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I gave up sweeping the garage. I just blow it out with a leaf blower.
X2. A cheap battery blower works just great to get out the leaves and dust.
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Well, I call it the boomerang theory. I threw a boomerang into the wind about 3 years ago, I'll let you know when it comes back. I fear for my life every day.
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Yes my 377 fits just fine!! but not with the tow vehicle.
My father, may he Rest In Peace, warned me when I consulted him on sizing my garage, it didnít matter. Whatever I built, it would be too small.
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I knew someone would have a scientific explanation for this anomaly!!!
FPM must be a Fire Prevention Officer or perhaps a qualified Building Official (AKA building inspector). Stuff you learn in both professions taking building science courses.
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For the sane reason it was uphill both ways when you had to walk to school. ��
Yeah, but did you have to do it barefoot like we did? Those new school shoes had to last at lest a year and then get passed down to a younger sibling. Just saying - from an old guy. Cheers
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you can always look at it as the brighter side.. Every time you think of those wind frustrations,, just think about the prices you are paying at the fuel pumps...
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There have been a few times that I had an awesome tailwind while pulling my trailer, and was getting 20+ mpg. Only happened a few times, but it sure was a nice change from the constant headwinds.
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There have been a few times that I had an awesome tailwind while pulling my trailer, and was getting 20+ mpg. Only happened a few times, but it sure was a nice change from the constant headwinds.
best fuel mileage i'v gotten towing is about 99 MPG for a 10 mile stretch coming down Sherman Grade...
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best fuel mileage i'v gotten towing is about 99 MPG for a 10 mile stretch coming down Sherman Grade...
Great time to take a dashboard photo.
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