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Old 02-15-2015, 10:36 PM   #11
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Congrats! We have a 2012 and love it. Shower splash mod a must in any camper with shower curtain. A set of tandem chocks to lock the axles really help and are easy to make with 4x4s and ratcheting tie down. So for we've escaped the leaks. Good luck!

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Old 02-16-2015, 07:26 AM   #12
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Congrats on the camper. We looked at the 19 but ended up with the 233s last year since we have two 11 year olds. Never had a popup but did rent a 20-something footer in 2009 and had been wanting our own ever since. Only two problems so far. 1) Heater quit working on our 1st cold campout. 2) one of the valve stems kept leaking. Both were replaced under warranty.

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Old 02-20-2015, 05:07 AM   #13
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Thanks All
Lots of valuable information.
Can't wait until our first outing this spring.
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Old 02-20-2015, 10:54 AM   #14
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We went from tents to our 233s. We love it, and it's such an incredible upgrade! There's so much info in this forum and everyone here is really helpful so just ask away! I haven't had any issues with bunks leaking (crosses fingers) but we've only had her for about 6 months and we're in CA in a drought so rain is pretty much non-existent right now. Take a look at all the different mods these folks do. Once you start you can't stop unless your wallet is getting empty. I've got so many mods on my list it's crazy. Congrats & have fun!
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Old 02-21-2015, 09:31 PM   #15
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Congrats! Most of the time my husband and I are empty nesters in our Roo19. We love it. This will be out third summer with it. He tends to head out the day before me and gets it all set up. It's easy for one person to do. I am just waiting semi patiently for winter to leave so we can get back out enjoying it! We haven't done much to it except the plexiglass on the side of the bathroom cupboard.
Snow hurry up and leave!

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Old 02-22-2015, 06:40 AM   #16
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Hi Rockford Roo, where did you get the shower guard from, we are having trouble finding one

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Old 02-22-2015, 11:09 AM   #17
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Mark, every Lowe's and HD I've ever been to, has had them.
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Old 02-22-2015, 01:42 PM   #18
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What bikendan said - Home Depot. Look in the bath section. Sometimes they're on the end of the aisle.

I found the "rivets" they used to attach the shower stall wall to the trailer wall were in the way, so I got some fender connectors at the local auto parts store. I had to cut the tops off, but they look almost like the originals. I sliced the old ones off with a razor blade, drilled some new holes about 3/8" to the right and installed the new ones, then installed the shower guard. I found the long side would come apart from the wall while bouncing down the road with just the double side tape they give you. I used some silicon caulk on it and it's been fine ever since.
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Old 04-14-2015, 03:50 PM   #19
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Rockfordroo, Nice mods! I would like to know what you used for the slide inside your sewer hose storage tube and how long did you make it? Looks Great. Thank you for your time, Happy RVing!
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Old 04-14-2015, 07:33 PM   #20
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Tothebeach, congrats on the new camper. You have the right attitude with a name like that. We also are empty nesters but skipped the pop-up stage. We used a tent for a long time but after an 8 year break for some medical issues we wanted a bathroom in a camper. The hybrid layout reminds me of a popup and the tent ends feel like "camping". We love the convenience of having a TT. Lots of good advice on the forum. We are starting our second season and have not had any leaks.

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