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Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 09-11-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Elaine
Finally...

Up until last month, I owned a 2006 139x. Aside from the constant front wall leaks that no one could ever find, resulting front wall rot....I loved that little trailer! (Sold it to a guy who could...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 05-29-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By Elaine
Update: I got the jeep back today, brake...

Update: I got the jeep back today, brake controller included....pulling out to MD in the am.

We had a short but intense freak wind/rain storm this morning and a 200 ft. cherry, a poplar and a...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 05-28-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By Elaine
Totally agree on the "smart" part. But I'm in a...

Totally agree on the "smart" part. But I'm in a real pickle....I'm supposed to leave Wed. for a month of camp hosting. 500 miles, but as a pokey old woman, I prefer to do it over 2 days. Last...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 05-28-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By Elaine
Illegal?

Is it illegal to tow my x139 without a functional brake controller?
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-23-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By Elaine
Thanks. I feel better - :lol: I can deal with...

Thanks. I feel better - :lol: I can deal with the looks easier than the cost of repairing. Going to take it to Assateague and park there for a month as a camp host. As a old grey haired single...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-21-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By Elaine
What's the chances...

OK, I had some water damage to the front of my beloved 2006 x139, which had apparently been going on for some time. Leaking front corners despite caulking religously...long story short. No funds to...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 04-22-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,331
Posted By Elaine
Update: I just called yesterday to check. It's...

Update: I just called yesterday to check. It's been in their workshop since 3/10. "Maybe another week", which would be 4/28. I'd like to think that it had time to REALLY dry out before they...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 04-11-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,331
Posted By Elaine
And I am still planning to be on Assateague 6/1 -...

And I am still planning to be on Assateague 6/1 - 30!!!!

But I WAS wondering if I would croak from mold exposure in a confined space for 30 days....or if the whole dang thing will burst apart on...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 04-08-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,331
Posted By Elaine
Thanks Chris. I bought it used, wouldn't think I...

Thanks Chris. I bought it used, wouldn't think I had any recourse with the manufacturer at this late date.

First estimate: replace front glass, left seem molding, buff front end, $1076.
...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 04-07-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,331
Posted By Elaine
Invisible Leak

During an ice storm about 2 months ago, a huge tree limb fell on my FF. Front window broke and the left front corner molding cracked plus some scratches over the front wall. It took about a month...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 02-04-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By Elaine
even worse

Ice storm Tuesday in Ohio + funfinder = trouble

I just went out this afternoon to find 2 huge chunks of tree (about 8 in. diameter, longer than the trailer) on top/strewn about...in addition to...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 10-10-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,907
Posted By Elaine
Jim - I was up scrubbing the roof of my 2006 x139...

Jim - I was up scrubbing the roof of my 2006 x139 yesterday and noticed the same thing! 2 saucer sized spots over the door area. Nothing notable inside (at least not in THAT spot!). Did you ever...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 07-17-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,974
Posted By Elaine
This Kipor ran quite well. In 3 different...

This Kipor ran quite well. In 3 different campsites we were in the row closest to the ocean and that wind just wooshed the noise away? It's not quite as quiet as a Honda but far less than the basic...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 07-03-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,974
Posted By Elaine
Generator arrived yesterday and fired right up. ...

Generator arrived yesterday and fired right up. Son is impressed with the quiet level. I can lift it into the trailer alone but up into the van is tough. AC runs well (but not combined with the...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 06-30-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,974
Posted By Elaine
After a lot of reading & attempting to educate...

After a lot of reading & attempting to educate myself (thanks for all these posts) I am awaiting FedEx delivery of a "Kipor Sinemaster KGE3000THI Quiet Portable Inverter Generator with Handlebar". ...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 06-19-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,974
Posted By Elaine
Generators

You folks always have such helpful, creative advice.....let me run this up the flagpole.

FFx139, town & country minivan, 55 yr. old weakling female, pennypinching, college prof.

Got my sights...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-03-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,722
Posted By Elaine
Thanks for the tips for backing up. I will...

Thanks for the tips for backing up. I will definitely try this next time out! More caulk seems to have solved the drip so all systems are now GO!
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-02-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,722
Posted By Elaine
Maiden Voyage

Took my first outing last week and all went well. I like this little bugger!

Had to go back to the dealer for huge leakage at bottom of front window. Still need serious practice backing up!! ...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-22-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,320
Posted By Elaine
me too

I also brought home a new (to me) x13 this week. Plugged into the house, TV elec. outlet won't work. TV only works when cord is strung over to the vanity plug?

Already checked breakers - all OK....
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-14-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,722
Posted By Elaine
Pickin' er up Thursday!

First, thanks for all the advice, encouragement and education.
We pick up the X13 this week, got a brake controller for Mother's Day! Have been plotting future escapes online and reading reading...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-02-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,784
Posted By Elaine
forgot to ask

Does any one know how much weight the small fold down bunk is made to tolerate?

If I stuff a 120 pounder up there............. ?
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-02-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,784
Posted By Elaine
Most helpful

Thanks for educating me!

LJAZ - NO warranty on used.

obxgal - very useful info. I did ask about the bumpy extra ceiling texture...got the"I'm not sure", "no big deal" poo-poo sales pitch?
...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-01-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,784
Posted By Elaine
Newbie Advice

I am considering purchase of a used 13 ft. Funfinder:

http://www.kampercity.com/invdetail.jsp?pk=560136557

It has had a previous leak, which of course, they assure me is sealed now.

They...
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