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Old 04-24-2013, 10:32 PM   #281
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Here are a couple things I have ordered online for my rig kit:

Xhose, so compact, it is so easy to use and store: https://www.xhose.com/
The ends are made of plastic so be gentle when tightening them.

Tent shelter on sale:http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/c...aspx?a=1157591
I'll use this when I don't set up the screen room

Bal Leveler:http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/c...r.aspx?a=74223
Nice to have and easy to store in the front storage

I better start camping and stop shopping...lol

All of the electrical devices and outlets, battery functionality of my rig are working fine. My rig is now ready for my trip this weekend.

Spring camping here I go....
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:03 PM   #282
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Ko777 take a few pics of your camping set up. Have fun.
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Old 04-25-2013, 05:34 PM   #283
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Spring camping here I go....
Nice setup accessories. I am still waiting on my rig and am getting antsy. My camping this weekend will be in a tent.
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:45 PM   #284
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Nice setup accessories. I am still waiting on my rig and am getting antsy. My camping this weekend will be in a tent.
But you love camping no matter what...lol

I got the Xhose in the mail and learned a lesson of not ordering the 50 ft:
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I got the 25 ft, turn on the water to stretch it and when the water pressure goes off the hose, it shrinks, this made it too short for my purpose. The only way the water pressure is maintain if there is a water gun at the end. Oh well it is small and easy to store in my travel kit.

If you get one of this, order 50ft or more...lol

Here is my solution of my short Xhose, extend it with the 25 ft white hose:
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Problem solved...lol
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:28 PM   #285
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Is that the pocket hose or whatever they’re calling it. It is supposed to shrink to a manageable size when you turn the water off? I bought one of those for my raised bed veggie garden today please tell me it works!
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Is that the pocket hose or whatever they’re calling it. It is supposed to shrink to a manageable size when you turn the water off? I bought one of those for my raised bed veggie garden today please tell me it works!
Called Xhose, and yes it works, I just tested it today, but be very gentle to it. I've seen it in the Internet when tightening the hose, it cracks because it is made of plastic. Also, do not expose to sun too long...I store it in my storage and I make sure I drained all the water from it by hanging. I like it so far, very light and compact.
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I noticed you had it hooked to a white hose- white typically means drinking water. These "pocket hoses" are usually not designed for drinking water applications (regardless of my entire childhood spent drinking from the garden hose! ).

I want a pocket hose (or X-hose as you have) for my black water flushes. Right now I carry a hodgepodge of green hoses and it'd be nice to replace them with 2 or 3 pocket hoses.
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Old 04-26-2013, 08:15 PM   #288
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I know, I have both hoses now in my RV travel kit, I had to use the white hose because I ordered the shortest Xhose...since I don't drink the water from my RV tank, I used it to fill my tank.
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Thanks ko777 makes me feel better but the lawn tractor will likely get it before the sun.
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Old 04-27-2013, 11:40 AM   #290
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I learned something about the lifetime warranty offered by FR from a thread here. I called them the other day, after several department transfers in their system, I got Sam, the warranty guy for our A-Frame. He gave me permission to go ahead purchasing it even after several months because my dealer did not mentioned it. He emailed me the instruction on how to proceed with this form:
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For $100 I think it is worth it, my bumper to bumper warranty is only good for 7 years and I planned to keep my A128S forever. The lifetime warranty is only for the original owner.

I just joined the CAA auto club and included the RV option. I hope with all the extra insurance and warranty I got for my rig, I don't have to worry about future major RV problems.

Let's be safe on our travels and enjoy the wonders of camping!
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