STRANDED IN A SNOWSTORM with my Aliner!

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mrouterrim : I thought the a frames were better about leaks . Condensation I understand

Slim Potatohead : Unfortunately I've been hit by a barrage of vicous and sarcastic comments on this video and have had to put it into monitor mode. This takes up my time, which in turn delays pending videos. Those that abuse their privileges will be banned. I truly hope sensible heads prevail and I can continue to provide quality videos, and I can allow my faithful viewers to provide valuable feedback. Sincerely, SP

Alex Youngberg : "Not exactly the perfect scenario, but I got it up." -me every weekend "Well, not the ending I was hoping for.." *-HER every weekend* 😒

Slim Potatohead : NOTE FROM SLIM POTATOHEAD: I've had a lot of questions about the electric blanket. The one I have runs on 12Volts, 2.5 Amps (Measured, not rated amps). It is powered by the two 12V batteries I keep in my trailer. These are charged by my solar panels. Being low current, it is just enough to keep me warm under my sleeping bag in below freezing temperatures. As it is low current, it does not drain my battery significantly overnight. I put a link to a similar blanket on Amazon (see video description). Hope this helps. Thanks! SP UPDATE Nov 22: The electric blanket I linked keeps getting SWITCHED by Amazon as sellers sell out! Not the same as I originally recommended, and I can't control this. Just make sure you know the WATTAGE before you purchase. Thanks! SP

cynthia king : Lay your pants out on your bed under that electric blanket and in the morning they'll be nice and warm😎

Informed citizen : Glad you made it home safe. Driving in snow can be treacherous. Here in Westchester N.Y. drivers were stranded on roads over night in only six inches of snow. It pays to be prepared.

Stacy Hackney : Sweet of you to help the trucker.

Randy Miller : Truck stop... warm so called food, liquids, showers. Your safe

Clayton Pope : As a trucker I have learned to be prepared for every weather extreme first make sure your common sense is aboard for every trip be sure your vehicle is in top shape to make the trip tires spares fluids all checked then I keep 3sleeping bags of various temp ratings can be put inside each other a couple of good sweat suits heavy coats with layerable wardrobe then a small propane cook stove I also have a lunch box electric 12volt model less than $40 at truck stops very good to heat up and actually cook in with tinfoil linners no clean up a couple of sharp knives for slicing bread meats cheeses Supply of plastic forks spoons and various canned and packaged goods don't forget a quality can opener several styles of battery powered lights for moving around in the dark two battery powered strobe lights to put on my trailer rear to warn others I'm there hopefully not getting rear-ended that way if I lose power of the trucks supply I'm still visable to traffic way to much paperwork anymore for any kind of accident then there's the outdoor equipment chains/tow straps shovel heavy duty jumper cables And the knowledge to stop if it gets out of your comfort zone many people don't realize their own/ equipment limits till to late

Whats-It's-Like : My Wife found your channel just by browsing the tube so we both subbed. We spend our time mostly making long hauls on I-80 from east to west. We both found your channel interesting as we are both well prepared also for most anything. But our w900 KW has a good size sleeper that is our home away from home for 3 weeks out of each month and than 1 week at home. I fail to see why anyone in their right minds would give you issues so you would need to clean them from your channel. We both feel really bad for you as you don't deserve it at all. Thanks For a Very Nice interesting video, Cheers

Stevie McSchneive : If you keep your clothes under your blanket with you they will stay warm.

Steve Ontiveros : Thanks for the video Slim . I just retired last week @66 . Will be making my way from California to the Springfield,Missouri area where I bought a nice farm there . I’m leaving right after I spend Thanksgiving with my son and his family here . I’ll be pulling a 10 ft utility trailer with a F-150 4x4 . This time I’ll pack along a set of snow chains just in case ,one set for the truck and one for the trailer to keep it in line . I’ve driven in snow before many times( 43 yrs driving truck cross country) but still respect the ice and snow . You did right calling it quits before it got dark , glad everything went alright and you made it home safely !

Adventures with Jane : Had a similar experience last February, in Texas. Yup, pull off, be safe and relax. You may even find other travelers who want company and like to visit. Good opportunity to make a new friend. Good one Slim. Safe travels. 🙂 —Mark

Arthur Leslie : See ... You should have just headed over to Mississippi and visited a spell. Heck, we could have gone fishing. :)

Ashurii : WOW Slim, when your driving on roads like that, you should have chains. I see so many people who drive on our town roads in snow and ice, and they don't even have studded tires on. Most people are clueless when it comes to wheel traction. I literally watched a car sliding all over the road unable to get traction, until a 4 by 4 truck came up behind him, and gave him a gentle push against his bumper, to get his car rolling. This was a great video, showing a bit of life at a truck stop. One thing that I don't notice that you have on your trailer, is reflective tape. If you were to put DOT approved reflective tape on your trailer, people can see you parked there a lot easier. Would personally give me more piece of mind if I was trying to sleep in there, knowing a big rig won't slam into me lol.

Mike Y. : The dollar tree has moisture absorbing packages. I picked up three and tried them out in my pop-up. Outside temp. was 18 and warmed it up with a propane heater to 60. The next morning no condensation at all. They work well for three bucks.

Bmountain Jimmy : Good video thank you,. Some helpful tips through there, nice to see a traveling, camping budget I can relate to.

William Branham : I have watched most if not all of your videos (I think). Would you purchase another Aliner? What do you like most about yours? The least. Can you post a link to a source for your heating blanket or describe the volts/ amps/ watts. Thanks

Joyce Barnett : When the roads are that bad I would not have left the truck stop. There are so many dangerous drivers on icy roads. Glad that it worked out for you. Thanks for sharing

fastone942 : back in the day when i had to live where it did get cold i always keep stuff in the truck shovel below 0 sleeping bags and my old army parka and snow boots food ect I never had to use it thank god fast froward my son moves out west from Florida and he did listen to me put the same stuff in his suv and it did save his and his girlfriend life and MRE are great when your suck in snow he did end up with two more women in his truck they when out with a light coat and no gas in the car they saw him stop at a under pass and ask for help people forget how easy it is to die in very cold weather

Three Dogs and a Camper : Cool video, actually cold video...☃️.

GateCrasher : Seems a lot easier to keep warm, than it is to keep cool. I much prefer the cold weather... Makes you feel alive, rapping up warm in the freezing cold

Jeremy Holovacs : An RV furnace should not increase humidity in your camper. The moisture is ejected in the exhaust.

DID YOU SEE THAT : Glad to see you made it alright. If you're gonna get stranded pays to have one of those cool little camper thingy's. I'm living in BC these days, back when, just after the Gulf War, (I think in terms of events not years) I was back in Alberta shoveling out my truck, and cursing nature. The remainder of my family had all moved out to Vancouver BC some years before. Anyway, I call my brother up had a nice conversation but said he had to go and mow the lawn before he lost the daylight. They hadn't had any serious snow in years. I hung up said screw it and packed up deciding it was time I moved out to the coast. I slugged through Calgary and over top the Coquihalla highway, got down the other side and saw my first lush greenery in weeks. Clear roads and green fields. As I approached Vancouver it began to snow, which turned into the worst snowstorm they had had in decades. I was crawling along the highway literally the only vehicle. Luckily I had a tricked out Toyota 4X4, that thing was like a tank in any conditions. By the time I reached my parents house there was over 4 feet of snow and still coming down in blankets. Gotta love mummy nature. 😁

B Outthere : Slim you are one of the most intelligent you tubers I follow from your natural intuitive Macgyverness to knowing when to call it a day it's a pleasure to watch how you roll with it.

CRS S : Looks very spacious in there & cozy at the same time.

Freedom Cobra : Had to sleep in my car because I was evacuated due to the CA fires. Barley slept any and was freezing the whole time. I’ve been watching videos like this and urban camping. I think having a cheap little camping trailer or mobile home really makes sense in cases of emergencies.

Adventures with Keith : Glad you made it back safe. Fun to watch. Probably not so fun driving in that though. I always enjoy your videos.

TheDave570 : Roll your pants up and put them in your sleeping bag with you!! Did that in the Army all the time !!

Maxima : Snow is wonderful.Great idea packing a heated blanket. Slim, put your clothes in the blanket with you to keep them warm for the morning so you dont have to turn on your furnace. Also, purchase one of those 5 piece tool kits that has a battery powered blower in it...

Peter Dunne : I am yet to even see snow,Perth Western Australia.

That Guys Camper : 2:11 Man I hate driving like that, it is so slick, you can lose it at any second. I was going south, from Edmonton to Red Deer, and lost is south of Leduc in weather like that. And in your case there is no where to pull off.

Sue G : Those heated blankets are great. I'm glad you made it home safely.

Joe Brumfield : Need to get "lot lizard" to help keep u warm. Lol

Snow White : Seems like you migrated north a month and a half too early.

Sean _reviews : 4:41 of course it’s a swift driver 😂

Jack Em : This was a brilliant YT production. Informative, real and inspiring with a creator that is so genuine.

How To Get Out Of Babylon : Bad comments? Trolls. Don't Feed The Trolls!!! DFTT!!!

Margaret Davis : You are good at making interesting films!

PDB Long : My Aliner was leaking like a sieve; got rid of it after one season. Upgraded to a Casita and never looked back!

gaskan666 : My dad said if you want warm close in the morning put them under your sleeping bag or inside the bag at your feet. I have done this and it keeps them warm and dry. no damp pants when sleeping in the camper or tent and the are toasty warm.

outdoor adventures and traveling : Glad you kept warm..I don't mind snow as long as i can sit inside and just look out lol..I'd sure be nervous, driving in that mess..glad you made is back safely...Jeanie

B Brower : Your better then TV anytime...glad you made it home safe.

Rick Brewster : Don't let the trolls and losers get to you. Enjoyable story and glad that you had an experience to share.

TheRetiredtrucker : .......figures SWIFT got stuck

WolfDogFilms : 1:03 god I hate wayside horns

Dave M : you need a telescoping handle on your squeegie!

judolee64 : Ok this is a dumb question, but why does turning on the heater cause condensation to build up inside the camper? I thought they were designed to keep out moisture.

Tim : Awesome! Did you get a chance to try the wood burning stove for heat?

Andrew Gems : I'm a Canadian from Calgary, and I always loved to drive on highways and roads that are only cleared without the messy salt treatment! I find that driving is easier without the grungy slush and salt on the wind shield! Your trailer will be one hell of a mess! Saves the vehicle too!