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Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 02-08-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jim Manley
Just interested in towing differences. We've...

Just interested in towing differences. We've heard that the extra length on a long bed makes backing a little more difficult then the short bed. Just wanted more opinions.
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 02-08-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jim Manley
I'm looking for ride differences, backing up...

I'm looking for ride differences, backing up using long vs short, maneuverability issues?
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 02-08-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jim Manley
Long bed vs short

My DW and I are on a quest to find a new TV and 5th wheel. Our Toyota Tundra can't pull much so a new TV in in order. With all the folks out there pulling 5th wheels some must have pulled with a long...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 01-27-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,179
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi, Don't miss Gillette Castle, it's a very...

Hi,
Don't miss Gillette Castle, it's a very unique State Park with an old castle you can tour. Misquamicut Beach just over the border of CT into RI, wonderful beach and it used to have an RV section...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-01-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi! We were in Santiago, Chile in March for a...

Hi!
We were in Santiago, Chile in March for a cruise. Loved the land and the people!!! Welcome.
Jim
Forum: Tech Talk 10-31-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,217
Posted By Jim Manley
Here's a link to my system... ...

Here's a link to my system...
https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthread.php?t=1019&highlight=Manley
Jim
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-05-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi Matt, Welcome! I'm just up the road in...

Hi Matt,
Welcome! I'm just up the road in Placerville. We certainly have a great backyard to do our camping in :)
Forum: Jayco Mods 09-14-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,053
Posted By Jim Manley
This is a metal one. I have a tool now that I...

This is a metal one. I have a tool now that I scrap the white deposites off prior to pressing it on.
Jim
Forum: Jayco Mods 09-13-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,053
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi, I added the quick dis/connect as well. Here...

Hi,
I added the quick dis/connect as well. Here in CA the water is so bad crap builds up so fast I have to scrap it clean every 2-3 connect disconnect cycles. I'm going to try something else because...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-05-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,264
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi Joe, We'll probably be here. It's right...

Hi Joe,
We'll probably be here. It's right before our show the first week of Oct, so we should be burning the midnight oil.
It was great to meet you and I hope to meet up with you again.
Jim
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-01-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By Jim Manley
Welcome fellow Sac Area Camper!

Welcome fellow Sac Area Camper!
Forum: Camp Cooking 08-30-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,483
Posted By Jim Manley
The plasticizer is released even at fridge temps...

The plasticizer is released even at fridge temps and extremely accelerated at 212 degrees. Some people are very sensitive to it but most tolerate it very well. It's a carcinogen but it's what makes...
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-30-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,264
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi Joe, See you tonight! Jim

Hi Joe,
See you tonight!
Jim
Forum: Tech Talk 08-25-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,555
Posted By Jim Manley
For 2 people we can go over a week without...

For 2 people we can go over a week without dumping.
Jim

PS Crappy subject:hihi:
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-25-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,036
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi all, We're on day 55 since Memorial Day and...

Hi all,
We're on day 55 since Memorial Day and we're not heading home for some time. DW is asking for a 5th wheel with multiple pop-outs:D
Jim
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-25-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,264
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi Joe in Cal, We're at Pachanga as I write!...

Hi Joe in Cal,
We're at Pachanga as I write! H34!
We're here M-Th then off to Simi Valley over the weekend to visit our GrandBaby, we do this every week for the next few months. It's a great RV...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-07-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,277
Posted By Jim Manley
We just love the 26BH layout and easy haul....

We just love the 26BH layout and easy haul. Really changed our (by our I mean my DW :)) view on camping. We headed out June 10th and have been home a total of 10 days. We're home right now but...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-25-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,661
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi Nighthawk 96, I have the exact same TV and...

Hi Nighthawk 96,
I have the exact same TV and TT and I get 11 mpg over normal California terraine. If I hit the mountains then I get 10. This is with the air on and 200-300 lbs in the bed.
Jim
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-12-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,047
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi Murphie, I felt the same. I bolted all the...

Hi Murphie,
I felt the same. I bolted all the way through using 1" washers on the opposite wall. I too take the TV down while traveling (wrap it in the bed linens).
Jim
Forum: Tech Talk 06-21-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,714
Posted By Jim Manley
I just installed mine, went to try it out and the...

I just installed mine, went to try it out and the power adaptor for the DTV converter was dead. Getting a new adaptor this week and I'll try it out on Saturday. We are staying at a County park but it...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-21-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,905
Posted By Jim Manley
Do you folks leave your tv up while traveling? I...

Do you folks leave your tv up while traveling? I put bolts through my wall but I still think that a real good bump could have enough energy to rip the tv off the wall :shocked:. If you do take it off...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-15-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By Jim Manley
Hi cowboystruck, I'm from Placerville. Does 2...

Hi cowboystruck,
I'm from Placerville. Does 2 make a club :hihi:
I'll keep looking at this post as we are looking for an RV club as well.
Jim
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-12-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,315
Posted By Jim Manley
Ah, nothing like quality posts to work your way...

Ah, nothing like quality posts to work your way up :|
Opps, did I just get another point, shameful!
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 05-19-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,150
Posted By Jim Manley
Search for "battery" or "batteries" and you'll...

Search for "battery" or "batteries" and you'll find lots of info on this site. I did a quick check and found....
https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthread.php?t=2838&highlight=battery

Jim
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 05-19-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,321
Posted By Jim Manley
You have to be attached to the land-line AC for...

You have to be attached to the land-line AC for the uWave to work. Of course you could use batteries and an invertor but you wouldn't get much time, uWaves are power hogs.
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