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Old 08-11-2015, 03:58 PM   #31
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Question for you all, where did you install your TP holder?

I installed mine on the outside wall, tight up to the cabinet, just under the countertop. I figured that way it wouldn't be in the way of anything because you really don't stand tight against the wall when using the bathroom sink or mirror.

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Old 08-11-2015, 04:49 PM   #32
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I installed mine on the outside wall, tight up to the cabinet, just under the countertop. I figured that way it wouldn't be in the way of anything because you really don't stand tight against the wall when using the bathroom sink or mirror.

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That's a good spot. Did you notice if there was plywood backing between the wallboard and styrofoam? I am debating on anchors or not. I figure under normal use no anchors should be ok. Just a little concerned about my youngest who likes to "reverse-engineer" things.
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Old 08-11-2015, 05:51 PM   #33
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That's a good spot. Did you notice if there was plywood backing between the wallboard and styrofoam? I am debating on anchors or not. I figure under normal use no anchors should be ok. Just a little concerned about my youngest who likes to "reverse-engineer" things.

I actually have a workaround for that. Now don't laugh.

What I did in my old Rockwood 2306, and again in this one is used velcro in addition to the screws. I am never comfortable drilling or screwing into an outside wall - the last thing I want to hear is the splintering of fiberglass on the other side.

So, I lined my holders with double-sided velcro - you can buy them in those packs at your local Walmart/Target/what-have-you. I trimmed down a pad to fit over the back of the holder, and then carefully placed it on the wall where I wanted it before I screwed it into the wall. I have about 3/4" of screw in the actual wall, and its reinforced with the velcro pads. Rock solid. I put up a coat hanger to the left of the slide, as well, and it is very rigid and strong.

I used velcro instead of double-sided tape in case I ever want to pull it off for some reason. Tape would undoubtedly pull the covering off the wall, but the velcro can pull off with the holders leaving the second pad on the wall which could be gently pulled off.

Hope that helps.

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Old 08-13-2015, 10:14 PM   #34
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Slide gap

We just bought a 2016 245BH also and had an issue with the slide having a gap. Turns out the flange had a warp or curl in it. All fixed now but does anyone's Surveyor make a lot of noise when towing? Creaking noise?
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We just bought a 2016 245BH also and had an issue with the slide having a gap. Turns out the flange had a warp or curl in it. All fixed now but does anyone's Surveyor make a lot of noise when towing? Creaking noise?
Hi there.

Yes, ours makes a lot of noise when we are towing. Having had an
Rockwood with torsion suspension and then moving to this Surveyor with leaf suspension there is a huge difference in how it behaves on the road and the noise it makes.

Unfortunately it's just the nature of the suspension.
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Old 08-21-2015, 09:22 PM   #36
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Water Leak

So we had our first major issue with the 245 surveyor. Water coming in both bunk windows and also in outdoor kitchen. Anyone else have any problems yet with there trailer?
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Old 08-22-2015, 10:28 AM   #37
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I can't say that we have had any major issues yet. A lot of little things. have you found where the leak is coming from? Maybe the vent at the top bunk or the top window? I think these windows aren't supposed to need sealant but my dealer told me I should.
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Old 08-29-2015, 07:45 AM   #38
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Glad to see this thread being helpful! I don't know why, but I haven't gotten the notifications of all these latest posts?

1. My slide looks as tight as the pictures provided.

2. I did have a water issue the first week we picked it up. There was water in the LED lights on the front cap. I went on the roof (that was "inspected" by the dealer) and found minimal caulking along the seam at the roof/cap joint. I bought a tube of sealant and fixed myself. No additional water in the lights since then, but the original water is still in there 6 months later. I will go to the dealer in the middle of winter for light replacements. I encourage everyone to inspect there roof with their own eyes!

3. We haven't mounted the TP. I don't know if we will, but I like the velcro idea!

4. Be careful with the outside fridge. When you get home and it defrosts, it can drip to the particle board under it. Ours warped a tiny bit from this. I think we've decided to remove that fridge completely. The space would be better served for us as something else. Maybe an ice maker and our coffee pot.

5. Our slide makes the clicking noise too. Normal. However, I was told that it is not good to let it click a bunch. Speaking of the slide...our fuse blew one time. That will happen if you are doing it on battery alone. Try to slide when you are plugged into the running truck or plugged into shore power.

6. We find our trailer to tow much quieter than our previous. I don't hear anything except the friction bar we have installed.
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Yes we found the leak. It was coming in where the ladder meets the roof. It was a poor sealant job and the dealer fixed it. We camped a week ago and had some crazy rain and wind. no leaks!
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Audio Video

Has anybody played around with the sound bar and TV? I cant seem to run the DVD player through the TV without having the sound bar on. Hence DVD sound only comes through sound bar. Also can anyone get sound from just TV to come through the sound bar? Just wondering if there is an issue with my Audio outputs on the TV.
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