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Old 09-23-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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A neighbor this morning left this site and forgot one important item. Yes it was his 50 amp cord in pedestal. I didn't see it, but heard it, 40' bus vs 1" cord no contest!



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Old 09-24-2012, 12:01 AM   #2
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Did they rip the cord out of the bus too? That will be the expensive part to fix...
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Old 09-24-2012, 06:40 AM   #3
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Sometimes peoples is stoopid!
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:05 AM   #4
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:22 AM   #5
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We have both inside and out side checklists And...We always do a last minute walk-around.
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Last step on departure check list - stand back a few feet and walk around, focusing on the trailer (not the up coming trip!) - The more you rush, the longer things will take.
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:21 AM   #7
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That's why I do atleast 2 walk arounds before pulling from a site.
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:29 AM   #8
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We have both inside and out side checklists And...We always do a last minute walk-around.
Right on with the "last minute walk-around" plus the inside and outside c/l practice.

I may get flamed for saying this - but this is simply stupidily at its highest level.

On almost all CG pedestrals all of your hookups (water, sewage,electrical) are all in the same spot - so how can you disconnect your water hose and sewage hose (which I an guessing he/she did because there is no mention of either of them not being disconnected) and leave your power cord connected?
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:43 AM   #9
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Ditto.. 2 walk arounds and one standing on the picnic table or climbing up the ladder to make sure we got all the hatches and antenna, etc down.

I've seen people drive away from the fuel station with the gas nozzle still in their car, and once saw someone driving down the road with their baby in a car seat on top of the car (thankfully that ended OK... they were probably thinking to themselves, 'Who are all those people blowing their horns at??')

So, in the grand scheme of things, I'm frankly surprised it doesn't happen more often
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Right on with the "last minute walk-around" plus the inside and outside c/l practice.

I may get flamed for saying this - but this is simply stupidily at its highest level.

On almost all CG pedestrals all of your hookups (water, sewage,electrical) are all in the same spot - so how can you disconnect your water hose and sewage hose (which I an guessing he/she did because there is no mention of either of them not being disconnected) and leave your power cord connected?
Not flamed, but I disagree that it's stupidity. In all we do, there are the chance for accidents. Unfortunately, the longer we do them the more complacent we become with checklists and attention to detail and whatnot - the more likely we are to slip up. Checklists only help if you follow them.

That said, with my break-down routine, this could realistically happen. I generally disconnect sewer first while my wife is inside finalizing the packup. When I'm done with sewer, I move onto the hose (because we almost always travel with water in the fresh water tank - I'll just switch to the pump). Sometimes I finish those activities before her, so I go inside to help or start getting the truck in position for hitching up or (insert item here). All of the while the electric generally stays on so the air conditioner can run until we're done inside. Sometimes it's right away, sometimes it's a bit later.

Different routines for different people.
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