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Old 03-21-2011, 06:51 PM   #21
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Hey Folks,

We just purchased the 233S and are picking it up tomorrow. We are very excited and are already planning our first trip with the kids (3). The posts are great information and I look forward to more information being posted. This is our first TT and does anybody have any hints about the Roo 233S that we need to be aware of before we get going on our first trip? Thanks in advance!!!

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Old 03-23-2011, 06:29 PM   #22
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How did everyone get the safety glass stickers off the windows?
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Old 03-23-2011, 11:15 PM   #23
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Make sure that you check as much out as you can at the dealer. We found out that the side bed had never been opened. When we opened it we found that it had been outfitted with the cables for the front bed which are longer cables, so the bed would not sit level. Dealer ordered new cables & within a week we got them & put them on. Works great now. Love the heated mattresses.
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Old 03-23-2011, 11:55 PM   #24
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Congrats....and welcome!

Not sure how good your walkthrough was at the dealer....but, RVwholesalers has a six part video series on the roo set up and such.....
I got more out of that than at the walkthrough. There is a ton of info on this forum so I would spend time checking out the different threads. I would also suggest you start a setup and teardown checklist.....it will help make sure everything gets attention......Enjoy
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:04 AM   #25
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Hockeytownmom;

I use WD-40 to get stickers and such off......spray it on (catch the drips with paper towel).....let it work for several minutes, and use a single edge razor blade handle to scrape it off. Second application might be needed.....follow up with a little Windex and your set. I use WD-40 to remove stickers and such from many hard surfaces.....it works great.
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Old 03-24-2011, 07:53 AM   #26
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Thanks Jackearoo.

Our walk through SUCKED! The guy doing the walk through didn't know about it until 5 minutes after we arrived. He was short handed, so he kept wandering off to do other things. Are those videos online from RVW?
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:33 AM   #27
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Looks good.

OK, open question for anybody.

How do you figure out how much shoring to use to level side to side. I came from a PUP and had a Ball single axle leveler. Very easy to use so I never worried about things like this. Is there a formula to use or is it trial and error?
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:51 AM   #28
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I'm in the same boat and a bit overwhelmed with leveling.
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:40 AM   #29
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RVW has a ton of videos (over 600) online ranging from 1 minute views of different models they sell to walkthroughs. The 6 part walkthrough is titled "2010 Rockwood Roo Walkthrough part X." While it covers last year's models, it is still worth watching. The RVW videos can be found @ http://www.rvwholesalers.com/rv-videos/index.php. There is a search engine on the page.

On the leveling, it will be trial and error the first few times. The key is to position the trailer where you want it on the site and then move it ~4 feet (forward or back)....place your blocking and return the camper to the desired spot. The amount of blocking you will need versus your level reading will take a few tries get down. There are a few links to some leveling procedures and blocking systems for tandems. You can use the search engine on the forum to check them out.

Hope this helps.
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it's some trial and error.
first, side to side is done while still hooked to the TV.
some make it easier by putting RV levels on the outside of the trailer, so side to side would need one on the front, to be visible.
most use Lynx Levelers or CW's version, that are stackable. others just use wood blocks.
once side to side is good, then you unhook and use the tongue jack for front to back.

having outside levels attached, make it easier for the outside person to see how level it is, without going inside the trailer.
of course, you have to have the trailer completely level, before attaching these levels to the trailer.
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