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Old 06-11-2015, 06:10 AM   #11
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After reading Herks list,I removed all my tools and I am going to Camp Next to Him! Youroo!!

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Old 06-11-2015, 06:10 AM   #12
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And remember....that "one" tool that you need to fix will be the one you left at home!


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Old 06-11-2015, 06:43 AM   #13
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don't forget a dremel, with a angle drill attachment, I love my dremel
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Old 06-11-2015, 07:55 AM   #14
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Herk where do you keep the giant tool box with all that stuff in. Have you checked you GCWR lately? LOL
I carry a 300 plus piece socket set and a large tool bag with everything from hand tools, electrical connectors fuses, wire, to my Fluke meter and temperature probes tie straps and tape. In another box I keep the Eternabond tape, roof sealant, bottle jack, contact cleaner and the likes along with some spare parts and flash light. Oh yeah and a large road side emergency kit and large first aid kit you can't forget those. LOL
One good thing about my 5er toy hauler is that it has a big tool box in the floor of the 12' garage about 3'X6'.
I'm glad to know I'm not the only one that carries my tool shed with me just in case the S hits the fan. Speaking of fans I carry 2 of those also. LOL
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Old 06-11-2015, 08:07 AM   #15
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inexpensive long tie down straps should something need to be temporarily held in place.
Don't assume lug wrench for Tv will fit the RV. Most likely will not.
Ant killer ( you may get a campsite where previous camper left food on the ground)
Squeegee on an extendable pole to clean top of slide out
ladder or step stool to reach roof ( if you don't have ladder attached to RV)
broom / dustpan or small vacuum to clean inside ( unless you have built in vac)

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Old 06-11-2015, 11:47 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by mud yapster View Post
Herk where do you keep the giant tool box with all that stuff in. Have you checked you GCWR lately?
I have actually; often.

Due to the DW's medical issues I currently carry about 10% of what I used to have on board. 10 days of dialysate weighs about 220 pounds. That extra weight came out of "my end".

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Old 06-11-2015, 05:58 PM   #17
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I carry a lot of the items already listed by others. I also carry a complete set of wheel bearings and seals and a seal puller, wheel bearing grease (check the requirements for your axles in the drop point temp. Not all grease is the same). A can of brake cleaner, rags and small bottle of hand cleaner.
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:06 PM   #18
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I also forgot that I carry a flashlight that had a strap to wear on your head. The kids got it for me a few years back for Christmas. I laughed about it (thought it was stupid) but last year the air went out at the beach. I got a new control board from Camping World in SC. No power in the camper while I wired it up. I needed both hands so holding a flashlight was out of the question. I then remembered the headband light. It worked great. I had light wherever I looked
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:07 PM   #19
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Just so ya'll know....

Herk is *The Man* he can fix anything and he has forgotten more about RV repair and DIY than anyone I know (OK, OldCoot is in the running, but I Digress)

If he gives you a list, Use it.

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Old 06-11-2015, 06:08 PM   #20
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RV's use some really weird screws. Lowe's and Home Depot have the bits and real screwdrivers that fit them. Make sure you have the right screwdriver/bits you need.

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