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Old 05-11-2013, 05:31 PM   #1
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Received my new 2604WS a few weeks ago will make my first camping trip on the 17 May. excellent trailer,only problem I see is there is no 110 outlets on the counter. only plug is on the side when you enter the rear door. I feel that this may be a safety problem. Have contacted FR they said they would look into it.
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:57 PM   #2
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Curious as to why you think it is a safety problem? It is the same on most trailers. The walls are not thick enough to run wiring and electrical boxes in the walls to have plugs behind the counters, so they are put on the cabinets below. Granted, not quite as convenient, but works fine in our 2304s. We just unplug things when not in use. Stuff can't stay on the counters when travelling, anyway. I don't think you need to worry. Just get out there and
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:43 AM   #3
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I understand what you are saying, I just think the plug should be in front of the cabinet and not by the door were someone could catch the cord when entering the trailer. Thanks for your comeback, I will have fun.
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:06 AM   #4
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I understand what you are saying, I just think the plug should be in front of the cabinet and not by the door were someone could catch the cord when entering the trailer.
We put a cup hook above the receptacle, close to the counter top overhang. Routing the wires through the hook holds them up and tight to the cabinet. Works great.

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Old 06-13-2013, 12:43 AM   #5
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I wanted a countertop outlet on our 2604, so I mounted a surface mount box on the wall half way between the sink and edge of the countertop. I put it as close to the countertop as I could, then ran the wire out of the bottom of the box, through the countertop, routed it to the electrical box on the cabinet side by the door, and wired it in there. It's nice not having the appliance wires hanging over the side of the countertop.
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:08 AM   #6
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Hello K and I
That sounds like a great Mod. I will have to look into that.thank you for information
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Curious as to why you think it is a safety problem? It is the same on most trailers. The walls are not thick enough to run wiring and electrical boxes in the walls to have plugs behind the counters, so they are put on the cabinets below. Granted, not quite as convenient, but works fine in our 2304s. We just unplug things when not in use. Stuff can't stay on the counters when travelling, anyway. I don't think you need to worry. Just get out there and
I'm not following this. We have plugs all over the place...by counters, above sinks (water safety type), in walls (both outside walls and inside walls), outside, etc.
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:47 AM   #8
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Hello bodzcampers
Your lucky to have all outlets that you mentioned, I think this problem is only on the new 2014 Rockwood 2604WS and the only plug is by the door entrance .Awellis3 and K and I have come up with a couple of Mods that I may try.
I brought it to the attention of Steve at Forest River and he told me he would look into it. Thanks for your input.
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Erniem; I did just the opposite of what K and I did. I removed the microwave and used the power source there to put a surface mount outlet right up against the bottom of the overhead cabinet, this way there was no way water could get splashed on it from the sink when we had our 2604.
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Hello Lindy
That also sounds like a great idea,going to look into that one

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