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    RV Parks near Henry Ford/Greenfield Village

    We usually stay at Detroit Greenfield. There isn't a whole lot of choice in that area. You'll probably have a bit of drive anywhere you stay. By the way, I hope you have several days at The Henry Ford. I worked there as a guide when I was in college and it has a wonderful collection in both...
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    I could not give up having an RV

    Am I allowed to chuckle? I wondered how long your state of RV-less-ness would last. Seriously, it looks nice and I know you'll both enjoy being able to take off for a change of scenery. ArdraF
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    Utah and Grand Canyon

    Southern Utah is a roamer's paradise so it's hard to make a choice when time is so limited. My first choice is Bryce Canyon because it's so different and the hiking trails are neat. My second choice probably is Zion because of beautiful formations and more neat hiking trails. The Grand Canyon...
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    I am new to RVs and about to purchase my first for full-time living. Help with identifying marks in a photo.

    Welcome to the RV Forum! I agree with the others that the first photo may reflect an old leak. If you can ask the owner about it that would be a great way to reduce/increase concerns. I would be more concerned about mold if the RV has spent most of its life in the southeastern US where the...
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    Forum Update - We're back! Ask your questions here.

    Do we still have the memorial page for members who have passed to the Great Campground in the Sky? Something I saw reminded me of it and I can't find it if it's still available. ArdraF
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    New Posts In Thread Since Last Visit

    I tried "Click to Expand" above and it shows okay but is there a way to unexpand? ArdraF
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    Gas Stations for big rigs

    There are two excellent printed guides to use in finding fuel.  One is called the Next Exit which provides the names of businesses at freeway interchanges.  For example, it might tell you that there is a Flying J on the north side of the highway and Arby's and Denny's on the south side.  It's a...
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    Observant dog

    So true!  My sister lived in a five-level house and when we all visited their dog knew exactly where every one of us was.  He would lie on the middle level where he could see up to the bedrooms on the upper two levels, into the kitchen, dining room and living rooms on his level, and down to the...
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    Long grades with my 2005 400hp Cummins?

    Larry, yes it's a turbo.  In the case cited the drastic drop in speed was definitely caused by keeping the cruise on way too long for the increasing elevation!  We did the exact same route the following year but remembered to anticipate the long uphill so took the cruise off and it was just...
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    Long grades with my 2005 400hp Cummins?

    Elevation hasn't been mentioned and that can have a big impact on performance.  One time on I-70 westbound from Denver we were so busy chatting that no one thought to take it off cruise control.  About the time we got to Eisenhower Tunnel our big Cummins 500hp ISC darned near shut down.  The...
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    Please pray for my wife

    Prayers for Mary Jane Anderson's full recovery. ArdraF
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    COVID 19 Vaccine

    Arch, that was in Las Vegas NV.  I heard on the radio this morning that the new Las Vegas Convention Center might be used for second shots.  It seems like a good venue because it's not being used for anything else right now. ArdraF
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    COVID 19 Vaccine

    I never thought it would happen (we also thought we'd die of old age) but I went into our vaccination site this morning and we had our first vaccinations two hours later.  This weekend they closed and revamped one of the vaccine sites and that opened up some appointments that previously weren't...
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    Has Covid Vaccine Arrived in Your Area Yet?

    Update on my earlier comment.  The Southern Nevada Health District website promptly crashed so getting an appointment was impossible.  Today's paper said "a few people" got vaccinated.  A few???  Really???  How many months have they had to prepare for this event??  I went on the website this...
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    Bald Eagles nesting behind house

    Great photos, Isaac, and thanks for sharing both them and the commentary. ArdraF
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