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Old 08-02-2015, 04:26 PM   #51
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Apparently Lippert jacks do this kind of thing all the time and they suck. Great, I've had the unit 2 days.
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Old 08-02-2015, 05:07 PM   #52
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You might have heard that the Rv lifestyle will take your mind off your worries. Yup it will, but they didn't tell you exactly why did they? Now you know.
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Old 08-02-2015, 05:22 PM   #53
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Unbelievable, right?

If you want a laugh, here is the last 4 weeks of my life:

Decide to move into campground nearby.
Decide to sell house.
Start prepping house to sell... yard, repairs, etc.
Spontaneously buy a travel trailer (in 45 minutes) I was on my way to meet friends for lunch.
Go to the bank and yank out tens of thousands of dollars to pay for said trailer.
Decide I don't need my fairly new car and go motorcycle shopping.
Next day, take a refresher class to see if my legs are too old and messed up to ride.
They were. After 2 hours of class, I cried like a girl and ran back to the motorcycle dealership.
That afternoon, bought a 600cc Silverwing scooter cycle and have it triked out. A bunch of money out of the bank once again.
Still waiting on that to be delivered next week.
Talked to car dealership to unload my car after I get the trike. No problem.
Nearby lightening bolt strikes killing my pond pump, my washing machine, my fairly new 4 ton air conditioner and my newer well water system. More money out of the bank.
Raccoon busted through the soffits again and is living in my attic... anyone got a gun?
Take delivery of my Salem travel trailer. Well, you know the rest.
So, what have you done in the past 4 weeks? LOL
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Old 08-02-2015, 08:29 PM   #54
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Hey, all of you folks have been more than helpful. Thank you for all of your advice, information, suggestions and time. Hopefully I will get this sorted out and fixed and I will post pix of my solution.

Any more ideas? Just post them, thank you!
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:00 PM   #55
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Switch may be bad or maybe a loose wire. Remove and check. I'd go to the dealer and get your emergency crank. Later RJD
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:16 PM   #56
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WACIPI - I'm going to respectfully disagree with almost all the advice you've been given so far. If your trailer is going to sit in one spot for 3 years, take the wheels off and lower it closer to the ground. IMO, as long as the trailer is supported by rubber tires and flexible springs and it's a couple of feet off the ground.... it's going to shake and wobble like crazy. I suggest finding a local RV tech or a company that moves double wide trailers through the park office. Have that guy put the large (2' X 2') heavy duty plastic footers down at the front, back, in front of and behind the axles like they use all over Florida to block up double wide trailers. Then lower the trailer onto cinder blocks and hardwood cribbing until it's low and level all around. All this work should not cost more than $500.
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:47 PM   #58
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Thank you. Another option for me to look into and weigh. I think i am going to have a sit down with both the dealership and the park. Obviously admitting my ignorance and just saying, lead me in the right direction wasnt the best idea here. I keep forgetting how greedy people are down here. Not so much the locals but those who migrate here.
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WACIPI - I'm going to respectfully disagree with almost all the advice you've been given so far. If your trailer is going to sit in one spot for 3 years, take the wheels off and lower it closer to the ground. IMO, as long as the trailer is supported by rubber tires and flexible springs and it's a couple of feet off the ground.... it's going to shake and wobble like crazy. I suggest finding a local RV tech or a company that moves double wide trailers through the park office. Have that guy put the large (2' X 2') heavy duty plastic footers down at the front, back, in front of and behind the axles like they use all over Florida to block up double wide trailers. Then lower the trailer onto cinder blocks and hardwood cribbing until it's low and level all around. All this work should not cost more than $500.
I agree!
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Sad the way rv dealers treat people after the sale. We have dealt with three different rv dealers with three different trailers over the years. Two have totally incompetent techs and one just an outright crook. Wish we were closer my wife and I would have helped you out. The worst thing is when you have warranty problems it is going to be difficult to get service. I hope you make them make it good. When you get you scooter be sure you post pics. I still have my 81 gs 1100 Suzuki but haven't rode it in 20 years. Keep saying I going to rebuild the carbs and get it back on the rode. Welcome to the site and good luck. Bill
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