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Old 04-25-2016, 09:38 PM   #11
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HI all! My wife and I are 1st time rv'ers and we just bought a 2010 ultra lite 2304S. We do love the design and murphy bed also! We have yet to take possession of the trailer but want to learn about the best features! I read about the black hole and laughed out loud at that then thought, hmm that isn't good! Any advice for newbies? I have 2 step kids who will be traveling with us. A 20 yo and 12 yo. Again this is our 1st ever trailer and were both excited and nervous about our 1st trip. We are planning a bigger trip the end of july to Custer, SD. I have a 2012 ram 1500 crew cab with the tow package, trailer brake and tow/haul button also. Its the 5.7 hemi also. The dealer says its just fine to tow! So again any tips or advice is appreciated! Oh any tips on keeping the fridge cold when traveling from place to place? Thanks again!
I have a 2014 2304s and tow it with a 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 crew cab 5.7 with no issue. Unless you want to consider 8 to 9 mpg a problem. I would recommend a weight distribution hitch though. The fridge should run on lp gas while you tow the trailer. Just make sure the gas is turned on at the tanks and set the fridge to auto.
Enjoy. We love ours.
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Old 04-26-2016, 04:59 PM   #12
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I read that having the LP on while driving can be dangerous. Any issues or problems that you have seen by having it turned on? thanks again!
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I read that having the LP on while driving can be dangerous. Any issues or problems that you have seen by having it turned on? thanks again!
Your question is one of a number of great debates of the forum. I'd guess about half of us travel with it on and half with it off. There is a valve on your tank that will shut it off if it sees a large leak, as in if you had an accident that broke the gas line. You probably DON'T want to have it on while fueling up your TV.

I have never traveled with it on, but "never say never." I've never gone all day from CG to another, so I've never had to keep the fridge cold. My experience is that my fridge will stay pretty cold for 3-4 hrs.
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Old 04-26-2016, 06:46 PM   #14
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I read that having the LP on while driving can be dangerous. Any issues or problems that you have seen by having it turned on? thanks again!
Based on reading thousands of posts on this subject, for the past 12 years of being on various RV forums, I'd say that the majority of RVers use the propane while traveling.
I have no concerns for using it myself. And I'm a retired fireman.
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I leave it on when traveling, so far it works just fine. The reason is to keep the fridge cold and, to start to cool down when we pick up the trailer after been parked for a week or so without power. I am surprised how quick it cools, within 8 hrs we can make some ice.
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