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Old 03-27-2012, 09:46 AM   #61
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No it does not have a connection. I actually prefer to be able to use the grill where I want. Comes in handy when cooking together at another trailer. The hose connection will hold you to a specific area. Others find that more convenient though. I did not know if stuff would get on the door or not. I thought it would be possible that it could since ours lift straight up and the grill is under it. It will not be hard to put a connection on the trailer. You will just have to hunt down the hardware and connections for the grill itself.
We just bought a 4 pack of the 1lb bottles at Costco for $12.99. We'll see how long they last and weigh that in comparison to the hardware required to hook up to the trailer propane. If I only use 4 bottles for the year, then I probably won't bother installing the propane line as I can imagine it would take quite a few years to recoup the hardware costs if i'm only paying 13 bucks a year on the small bottles.
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:49 PM   #62
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Not counting the cost of the propane that you use from the trailer itself.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:54 AM   #63
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Well tomorrow is the day we pick up or new 292BHDS. The whole family is pretty excited.

I already have a couple of mods I'll be tackling this weekend. I'll be installing a Quickie Flush tank flusher. (we didn't get the Liberty/Maple Leaf edition which comes with one). And then I'll be installing an alarm system mostly for when its parked in my driveway. I want to know when one of the nosey neighbourhood kids decide they want to "check it out inside" in the middle of the night.

For all you current owners, did the bathroom towel and TP rack come installed or did you install it yourself, or did you have the dealer install it where you wanted?

Any tips on what to look/ask for would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:33 PM   #64
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My dealer did not install the rack or toilet paper holder. They said people like it in different places which I can see. Just make sure you get them and the free camping guide/atlas. For things to look for is to look in the camper inside and out. Pay attention to the walk through. Look for any leaks even in cabinets. Test everything out to make sure it works while at the dealership. Make sure the hitch is setup correctly if you have some distance to drive. Ask any questions that you may have before you leave. That is about all I can think of for now. Good luck with the delivery!!
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:44 AM   #65
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Picked up the trailer yesterday and boy does it look bigger in my driveway than it does on the dealers lot.. LoL!!

1st things 1st . We bought this trailer from Ruston's RV Centre in Burlington, Ontario.
I have to say that this dealer was fantastic all the way throughout the whole process. We met Rob (one of the owners) at the Toronto RV show a couple of months ago and throughout all the shopping around and haggling stage, he was a Professional, through and through. He was straight up and honest and didn't bash any competitor we compared , just highlighted any differences between the Freedom Express, and other mfg's trailers we where looking at and, gaves the pro's and con's etc... of each.

Now to the delivery day yesterday. While we finalized the paperwork, Rob had his service guy Steve grab the keys to our truck and began setting up the Husky Centreline. By the time we came out , he was ready to do the PDI and the walk around of all the systems. Again Steve was fantastic, he clearly explained all the systems and how to work them, answered any questions we had and made sure we understood everything. He even installed the TP and towel holder where we asked and adjusted the screen door that didn't latch completely, all with a friendly happy demeanour. He even helped set up my Tekonsha Primus IQ brake controller which I had installed myself, so really he had no obligation to do so, but like I said this dealer is fantastic!

So now the trailer is hooked up to the truck and we drive off into the sunset with our new 292BHDS in tow. The drive home wasn't a far one, however it was a combination of Highway, and city. I will provide a more detailed analysis of the towing with this combo, after a longer trip, however preliminary observations are that this truck, trailer,WDH combo works very well. Don't get me wrong, at 100Km/h, you do know the trailer is back there, but it is NOT a white knuckle experience. In fact it might actually improve with a bit more load in the trailer to bring the tongue weight up a bit more.
Also the Tekonsha Primus IQ works like a charm! I didn't really feel any of the trailer weight when braking!

I'll post a few pics in the next couple of days and provide more details of issues/concerns or cudos.


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Old 03-31-2012, 12:25 AM   #66
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AWESOME!! I am glad you had a great experience. Make sure you read the discussions online about the proper WD hitch setup procedures. Getting your hitch dialed in will drastically improve the towing experience if it is not setup correctly. Let us know if you have any questions. Looking forward in to seeing your pics.
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:08 PM   #67
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Here are some pics of both FT W Crew and I campsites at Moss Park Orange County Fl. We both have the 2012 292BHDS Liberty Edition.
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We picked up our 292BHDS liberty edition on Friday and just like pwrplay said, boy does it look bigger in the driveway then on the lot. We are in the midst of getting everything packed into the trailer, we leave for our maiden voyage on Monday for a 7 night stay over spring break. Kids are excited to go camping in the new coach. Big difference from the popup we had before this one. Walk through went well, caught a leak with the toilet, they had to take off the toilet and had to reset the ring underneath. This trailer pulled like a dream with my hitch setup. I went with a propride P3 setup. I did forget to ask during my walkthrough where the bypass valve is on the hot water heater is as well as where you need to have the antifreeze for it to be pumped into the water lines. Looking forward to the camping season and the new coach. We'll keep posted on any mods as we go camping.
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We picked up our 292BHDS liberty edition on Friday and just like pwrplay said, boy does it look bigger in the driveway then on the lot. We are in the midst of getting everything packed into the trailer, we leave for our maiden voyage on Monday for a 7 night stay over spring break. Kids are excited to go camping in the new coach. Big difference from the popup we had before this one. Walk through went well, caught a leak with the toilet, they had to take off the toilet and had to reset the ring underneath. This trailer pulled like a dream with my hitch setup. I went with a propride P3 setup. I did forget to ask during my walkthrough where the bypass valve is on the hot water heater is as well as where you need to have the antifreeze for it to be pumped into the water lines. Looking forward to the camping season and the new coach. We'll keep posted on any mods as we go camping.
Congrats on your new coach!! Pics when you get a chance. Yeah, I think we all realize the size of the coach when it is in our driveway. Enjoy your maiden voyage! That is some shake down. I believe the bypass vale for the water heater is in the water heater compartment from the outside. I forgot what my walk through said about the antifreeze. I remember a little about running the water pump to cycle it. I jest do not remember where to put it in.
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We picked up our 292BHDS liberty edition on Friday and just like pwrplay said, boy does it look bigger in the driveway then on the lot. We are in the midst of getting everything packed into the trailer, we leave for our maiden voyage on Monday for a 7 night stay over spring break. Kids are excited to go camping in the new coach. Big difference from the popup we had before this one. Walk through went well, caught a leak with the toilet, they had to take off the toilet and had to reset the ring underneath. This trailer pulled like a dream with my hitch setup. I went with a propride P3 setup. I did forget to ask during my walkthrough where the bypass valve is on the hot water heater is as well as where you need to have the antifreeze for it to be pumped into the water lines. Looking forward to the camping season and the new coach. We'll keep posted on any mods as we go camping.
Congrats on the new trailer. If memory serves me from the walk around last Thursday , I think he said the bypass valve is under the lower bunk on the drivers side. You have to remove the wood panel under the mattress I believe.

Have a great 1st trip!.
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