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Old 05-11-2011, 08:57 PM   #21
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I agree with the 37.5 did that much research myself, we could have took the time to do that but these guys have a time slot to fill with each call and we fell in to one that only gave me a couple hours to get all the things done,will admit they worked at it but the bottom line is all the stuff is pulling what it should, but the trailer should be a 50 amp instead of a 30
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:45 PM   #22
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I agree with the 37.5 did that much research myself, we could have took the time to do that but these guys have a time slot to fill with each call and we fell in to one that only gave me a couple hours to get all the things done,will admit they worked at it but the bottom line is all the stuff is pulling what it should, but the trailer should be a 50 amp instead of a 30
You can always modify your power system to give you a little breathing room if running either the water heater or ref on propane is not acceptable. Install a single breaker enclosure close to the power distribution panel, disconnect the AC feed from the power distribution panel and route it to the single breaker enclosure.
Then you will have to install a 20 amp pass thru on the trailer close to the power center possibly following the existing 30 amp service. On the campground pole there is usually a 50 amp, a 30 amp, and a 20 amp duplex. Plug a 12 gauge extension cord into the duplex and attach it to your pass through. You will free up the 15 amps from your main power system used for the AC. If not comfortable doing it yourself, i'm sure any RV Dealer or electrician can for a modest price.
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:37 PM   #23
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Did almost the same thing on my last trailer...had no 110 outlet on the slide walls at al, so I put a Genrator type plug(waterproof) on the outside and a duplex plug on the inside pluged a heavyduty cord to the service pole to the trailer used it for extra header in the winter and ran a computer off it most of the time. Something to think about. Thanks
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Old 06-08-2011, 10:27 PM   #24
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65 day update

Spent 7 hours at the dealership today and not much done...they know we are camp host and tried to get things done in a day...but...did get the awning tube replaced, more droop than it was when I took it in??? Got the gray water leak fixed "they think" no keyless entry still, third unit?? Still no word on the W/H pulling 13 amps?? Guess they have to talk to someone else. Shower was not square to the wall and was loose, no fix, gonna see if they can get PT to send another one.....another trip. May have to have a complete door shipped in that works and just replace whole thing the replacement kits don't seem to work. Or forget the keyless and have PT send me a outside cooker instead. Needless to say in 99 degrees I'm not a real happy camper with the dealer or PT.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:37 PM   #25
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Looking into the Lemon Law

Approaching 75 days and still no fix on most of the stuff listed . Too many company's put these things together and no one will take the lead or ownership of the thing. Three visits from and to the dealer and still at a standstill. Really wanted this unit and love the layout but the "Fallout' of all the trouble it's getting to feel like it ain't worth the effort
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Can't say that I blame you. I guess I've been lucky. Once PT called my dealership, the parts got ordered and all issues have been resolved.

Even the keypad is working as it should!

Sounds to me like you have more of a dealership problem than a PT problem. Although I will say that some of the issues you've had shouldn't have happened to begin with. Those issues would be a PT problem.
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Old 07-07-2011, 08:34 PM   #27
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Thanks Gary, and your right someone should step up...PT,the Dealership, or a handful of other companys that sell the stuff we use in these. There are alot of us out here and not just the weekenders some of us choose this as a way of life and to see the country. But as in auto's you run across a Edsel or a Corvair once in awhile...still want to see about a "get to gether" yak at you later
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Old 07-21-2011, 09:48 PM   #28
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Good news I hope....... Brandon, Jeff and Shawn all have talked to me and the dealership and all the issues have been put on the table and the parts are approved and ordered so it seems we're on the road to "RIGHT"
Don't want to put the cart before the horse but will keep you all posted.
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Old 07-22-2011, 08:36 AM   #29
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50 amp service

Maybe PT should consider offering a flexible 50 amp service on some of their units. Camping for 8 days at the beach, I threw the circuit breaker at the campground. Look at every that can be running....
AC
Refrigerator
outside frig
hot water heater

now what if you want to watch TV (3 hookups)..I recommend PT goes LED to lower energy consumption
microwave,

I found myself turning off the AC on numerous occasions in 96 degree heat when using other electrical devices....forget about using a hair dryer or curling iron....and I have two daughters...yes I know they are camping but they are girls going to a campground dance. I guess the answer is use the campground bathroom but a 50 amp option may be nice.
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:13 PM   #30
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303 update

Well it's been 9 working days since I got my last call from Shawn at PT and 8 days from the dealership........PT says all items have been approved and shipped....guess shipping is slow with the price of diesel sky high...gotta have a full truck before you roll. Anyway still on "HOLD" for true updates....will keep you posted.
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