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Forum: Skoolie Life 05-17-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,552
Posted By Redbear
Then you haven't been paying attention . . . For...

Then you haven't been paying attention . . . For example, a Vermont (no permit needed) man was driving through New York without stopping several years ago, on his way to living to Oregon. He was...
Forum: Skoolie Life 11-11-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 65,250
Posted By Redbear
For over twenty years I fixed radios for...

For over twenty years I fixed radios for businesses and public safety. Then, for the last fourteen years, I have been designing and overseeing radio system upgrades, and telling vendors how radio...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 11-11-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Redbear
I had to replace ALL the plumbing where we are...

I had to replace ALL the plumbing where we are staying because of gunk in the water supply building up and blocking fittings. I still have to reverse-flush the kitchen sink and tub faucet cold water...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 11-11-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Redbear
Well, I've been away 3 or 4 of the last 10 years...

Well, I've been away 3 or 4 of the last 10 years . . .

The wife can't travel any more due to severe aches and pains, so riding off into the sunset in a Skoolie or RV isn't an option right now. ...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-01-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 27,797
Posted By Redbear
LED lights require a current limiter to keep from...

LED lights require a current limiter to keep from drawing excess current. When the voltage is known, it may be as simple as a voltage-dropping resistor. This might be good off of a wall wart, but...
Forum: Alternative Fuels | Electric, Propane, Wood & Biofuels 12-16-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By Redbear
There are relays in under the cover behind the...

There are relays in under the cover behind the ammeter. When you hold the "start" switch the engine will turn over. There is a relay that responds to oil pressure that keeps power to the ignition...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-16-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,801
Posted By Redbear
I thought the CDL rules were national. If it is...

I thought the CDL rules were national. If it is an RV title, your state may require air brake endorsement.
But for class:
0 to 18.000 lb = Class D
18.001 to 26.000 = Class C
26.001 + straight...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 12-15-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 659,925
Posted By Redbear
Well, I took up the challenge and wasted some...

Well, I took up the challenge and wasted some time poking around Foothills in Google Earth. The fence model matches the "Park and Sell" lot along I-8, but the trees in the photos are not present...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-09-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By Redbear
But the 10kW Onan Quiet Diesel genset is worth...

But the 10kW Onan Quiet Diesel genset is worth more used than the current $450 bid for the whole bookmobile. . . . .
Forum: School Bus News 09-29-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,807
Posted By Redbear
State DOT has some Honda CNG cars for engineers...

State DOT has some Honda CNG cars for engineers and specialists to use. They have private filling stations outside the fence at their garages. But you need one of their fleet cards to run the pumps....
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-11-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,949
Posted By Redbear
Hey, don't give our fearless leaders any ideas ....

Hey, don't give our fearless leaders any ideas . . .:eek:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-11-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,949
Posted By Redbear
No to banning. If you don't want to reply to the...

No to banning. If you don't want to reply to the posts, don't.

There is a difference between a member not understanding something and one who flames people, or attacks them with PMs.

We all...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-10-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,949
Posted By Redbear
Whoa! Read what was written. There will be no...

Whoa! Read what was written. There will be no fire from this portion of the unorthodox arrangement. It still might kill small children, though.

I must admit that I sometimes scan posts without...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-10-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,949
Posted By Redbear
If you run two 15-amp shorelines to a home made...

If you run two 15-amp shorelines to a home made Y-adapter plugged into the 30-amp socket at a campground pedestal, then the 30-amp breaker for the pedestal would not protect the cables from...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-05-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,317
Posted By Redbear
:peace::hide:

:peace::hide:
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-03-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,317
Posted By Redbear
WOW! You're wiring your bus for 600 volts! But...

WOW! You're wiring your bus for 600 volts!
But where will you get the female cord cap to match that beauty? (I have a couple at work, but can't sell them.)

NEMA-standard connectors for every...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-01-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,317
Posted By Redbear
Heating appliances and air conditioners are the...

Heating appliances and air conditioners are the heavy current draws.
Lights and entertainment devices not so much.

Since you are likely to want to have two cooking devices on at once, you may...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-01-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,317
Posted By Redbear
Yes, most 15-amp and 20-amp receptacles are dual....

Yes, most 15-amp and 20-amp receptacles are dual.
*BUT*
The 20-amp is the rating for the one cable feeding both outlets.

You cannot safely draw 30 or 40 amps by plugging in two cords into...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-01-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,317
Posted By Redbear
The one on the left is a 4-pin, 120/240 volt...

The one on the left is a 4-pin, 120/240 volt 50-amp socket, 12,000 watts.
The one in the middle is a 3-pin, 120 volt 30-amp socket, 3600 watts. Ignore the hole in the middle.
The two on the right...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-01-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,317
Posted By Redbear
Wrong! The "50-amp" 4-pin 120/240 volt RV outlet...

Wrong! The "50-amp" 4-pin 120/240 volt RV outlet has a full 50 amps available on each hot leg. If you are using only 120-volt appliances, and you wire the bus to carefully divide the loads half on...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 08-27-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,080
Posted By Redbear
Maybe instead of "gravity feed" you mean...

Maybe instead of "gravity feed" you mean "convection," a wall furnace without an included blower fan to force the air through it? I had saved one out of a scrapped office trailer for a while,...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 08-23-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By Redbear
Thanks. I knew that's what it was, but also knew...

Thanks. I knew that's what it was, but also knew I would misspell it badly and embarrass myself.
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 08-23-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By Redbear
It looks to me like the side doors are just...

It looks to me like the side doors are just painted on the metal. What's that French term for painted-on details that means "fool the eye?"
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-21-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,000
Posted By Redbear
If you have paid a deposit for the reservation,...

If you have paid a deposit for the reservation, and the "no skoolie" rule wasn't on the website or forms, you have a contract with them. If they try to verbally turn you away on arrival, they might...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 08-12-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 49,822
Posted By Redbear
I exported the folder file from the left-hand bar...

I exported the folder file from the left-hand bar of Google Earth by right-clicking it and emailing it to myself, and then saving the received attachment to upload. I'm not sure where the file...
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