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Old 05-03-2015, 04:21 PM   #281
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Sorry to hear about the fridge. That would really put a damper on the weekend. Hopefully you can pinpoint the issue and the dealer can get it fixed up straight away. Everything went well on our end. We did notice that the new fan on low has kinda of a warble sound to it... But goes away at higher speeds. Really moves the air, however. Really like that.
We have on our blue lights as our "party lights"... For s'mores and mountain pies and such (funny how the term "party" has different meanings as you age)... And then we turn on the Orange light late night... The orange attracts less bugs too.
The PA state parks we've been to have bigger campsights... With grass! But most still only have electric, no water/sewer. But with the Marcellus gas money coming in, the parks are getting some needed attention. Some are slowly getting full hookups too.
Nothing planned for next weekend... Heading to Raystown Lake in two weeks.


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Old 05-03-2015, 08:36 PM   #282
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By the way... I averaged 11.1 mpg on my trip this weekend... About 1:45min each way. I was completely surprised by that. Never came close to those numbers in my 500lb lighter Rockwood.


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Old 05-03-2015, 08:58 PM   #283
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By the way... I averaged 11.1 mpg on my trip this weekend...

I averaged 10 mpg (140 miles total) on the quick 4 day weekend trip. It's quite hilly but I was pleased.


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Old 05-04-2015, 07:50 AM   #284
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What containers are you guys using in the outside storage areas? Every container I measure is just too tall. I don't want to have to resort to the under bed storage height but need to get things organized under there so I can reach it all.


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Old 05-04-2015, 08:38 AM   #285
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We browsed the shelves at our Signature Kroger and came up with a nice variety. I'll have David snap some pics to post so you can see his layout.
Inside the camper overheads, i used those fabric folding cubes, they fit perfect and cushion the crockery, plus they have a handle to just tug them out and get what you need.
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Old 05-04-2015, 08:58 AM   #286
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Milk crates fit perfect in the outside storage compartments, i use them for my hoses and what not
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As a followup, thanks guys, we did finally got the nerve up and forced the vent open. All guidance much appreciated.
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What containers are you guys using in the outside storage areas? Every container I measure is just too tall. I don't want to have to resort to the under bed storage height but need to get things organized under there so I can reach it all.


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In the front pass-through, I do use two under the bed totes stacked on top of each other. That lets me also store a collapsible garbage can on top of those. I keep water toys, footballs, wiffleball balls and such in one, and citronella candles, lighter, axe, starter logs in the other. I use one Ziploc 60Qt Weathertight tote for my grill... and one standard cardboard box for my outdoor TV. That Ziploc tote just fits through the opening, so gives you max storage. I also have a smaller tote for my silicone sprays, level and smaller tools. I use one of the Ziploc totes for the water hoses and such in the rear compartment.


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What you guys think about opening up the panel behind the bunk stairs? I even thought about dropping the top bunk 2"s. The top bunk matress is right at the window while the bottom has some room to use the window crank.
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Our storage set up.
Interesting idea, Cableman. But you'd lose the headroom for the bottom bunk, wouldn't you? We store our zero gravity chairs on the top bunk, bottom's for guests/kids. (They're grown)
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