Thursday, February 16, 2012

An Easy Week

Well a lot has happened in the last week and then not much.

Last Friday, on the second trip, we finally got the light installed on our truck to let us know if the AF1 is working or not.  They (Creative Coach, Lakeland) did not install it back on the 9th of January.  After reading other blogs where people were having difficulties seeing the light, I got to looking for mine.  Looked under the hood, the dash, the seat, behind the grill and no light or anything resembling one.  Hmm!  Looked in the literature and all of the parts they gave me back and there wasn't one there.  The packing slip showed they sent one.

Called Creative Coach and they indicated that my vehicle didn't need one as it had a negative switch, at least that is what I heard, and they had given me back all of the parts.  I advised them I had looked through everything and didn't have any light kit.  Just didn't sound right so I called SMI and talked with Pete.  Good ole Pete said well they (CC) were supposed to do something different in my case.  A pressure switch that could be obtained locally at any NAPA could be installed and then the light would work as designed.

Long story short, after two weeks of scratching their head, we had it installed last Friday. I feel better whether I can see it or not.  If not maybe I can get Carolyn to ride back there with a radio and she can tell me when it goes off. :)

New story, when we were ready to leave CC I called Cedar Key Resort in Cedar Key to ensure we had a spot.  After all it was our first real trip other than to go and see family.  Whoa!  To my surprise they were full. (Fellow blogger Janna and Mike of Tin TeePee-Log Cabin) had talked them up, and the way I read it they would have openings.  Well, with great urgency I dug out the books we had bought and had received from the Clubs.  I called Sunset Isle, Cedar Key.  They had one site that we could fit into, I jumped on it.

When we arrived I filled up the pull up, went and signed in and proceeded to unhook the truck.  Then the truck would not come out of  Neutral.  Panic Time.  We finally pushed it to the side and I went to the site (remember I was blocking the entrance).  I had to drive the whole park to get to my site and then barely fit.  I missed picnic tables, vehicles, and power poles by mere inches.  As you know I've only been in two parks before this.  Set up, I went back to the truck to work on it.  (had printed a sheet word for word out of the manual to go by).  Contrary to what the book said, when it was running, it went into gear.  Okay, life is back to normal.  Below are pictures out of the coach of how close it was.

Before going to dinner, we went to Cedar Key Resort to try and beg our way in.  They were full. :(  After saying that some people we knew Mike and Janna (not really Pink MH) had been here and they really liked it, well the pearly gates opened.  If your friends with Mike and Janna let me see. (I had commented on their blog and they had responded to mine.  That kind of makes us buddies:) )

So here we sit in Cedar Key RV Resort, Cedar Key, FL

Been All I Can Be, Got All I Can Get, Now It's Time For Me (US)

Life is real good!


  1. I can just see Carolyn riding along behind with a radio . . .LOL!

  2. We're glad everything worked out and you are learning to park without any scratches. Have fun you two.

  3. Amazing how a little sugar and honey works at sweetening the pot in your favour.

    It's about time.