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Old 11-28-2018, 03:35 PM   #1
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Where exactly is the fresh water tank on a 26TH? Just wondering if filling it adds more tongue weight or balances out the weight more.
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Old 11-28-2018, 03:38 PM   #2
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Do you have a gravity FW fill? If so it should be close to the fill.
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Old 11-28-2018, 03:54 PM   #3
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you say "Close to the fill". Huh? I'm not asking how to fill it. I have the FW tank you fill for boondocking and the city water connection for full service camping (concrete camping), like normal campers.

I just want to know where the 48 gal FW tank is mounted on the TH frame. I could assume right below the FW inlet, but... I'll have to remove the under belly skirting to figure it out.
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Old 11-28-2018, 04:33 PM   #4
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you say "Close to the fill". Huh? I'm not asking how to fill it. I have the FW tank you fill for boondocking and the city water connection for full service camping (concrete camping), like normal campers.

I just want to know where the 48 gal FW tank is mounted on the TH frame. I could assume right below the FW inlet, but... I'll have to remove the under belly skirting to figure it out.
He didn't think you were trying to fill it. When anyone comes on here and asks someone else to locate their FW tank, the standard answer is "near your FW tank fill". Look under there and see if there's a FW tank drain there. The drain is usually "near the FW tank".
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Good point, my fw fill is in front of slide, but the drain comes out between the axles
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Old 11-28-2018, 08:51 PM   #6
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Where exactly is the fresh water tank on a 26TH? Just wondering if filling it adds more tongue weight or balances out the weight more.
According to the blue print that was supplied by Coachmen, the fresh water tank is located from just behind the front axle and going forward to the front of the trailer. My drawing shows it running from the front axle and going forward to about the left side of the door frame.

I would think that it would add more weight to the tongue but I don't think it would be 1:1.
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Hopefully I can attach a copy of the drawing that was supplied by Coachmen.
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Old 11-29-2018, 09:22 AM   #8
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@IIr, sorry I didn't understand your statement, but reading it again makes perfect sense.

@cliffy49. That is a very helpful blueprint, thanks. How did you get a copy of that from coachmen?
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The 26TH has MANY low point drains all underneath the camper. I think about 8 of blue and red PEX pipe side-by-side. Can't confirm the number right now. Always wanted to know where these low point drains connect to. Cliffy49, do you know or how I can find out?

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At the risk of being called too simplistic......

Have you tried filling the fresh water tank and just 'listening' to where the water goes? On both my rigs, I can hear the tank filling.... especially when I first start adding water. This works best when you've drained the tank from underneath the rig.

The low point drain on the fresh water is usually a clear tube and is usually located very near the fresh water tank. No guarantees though.

Many low point drains? That's interesting. You'll probably need two people to find the source. Those red and blue drains drain the hot and cold water lines. With one person near the open drain, have someone inside the rig open faucets one at a time. The low point drain should release water when the faucet is open. My guess would be that the low point drains will be near the location of the faucet in the rig.
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