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Old 11-16-2015, 09:48 AM   #11
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Oh sure Youroo, go ahead and show off. You know I'm not mechanically inclined.... . I've got a drill press but it's just for show. If I can remember correctly that's an under sink macerator adapted for RV use???
OK next time I will carry it Outside! Yep its a High HP Garbage Dis. adapted for RV use,and Small Forest Fires! Youroo!!
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Old 11-16-2015, 10:30 AM   #12
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Welcome from Huntsville, AL. Congratulations on going fulltime! I hope you do enjoy the freedom this lifestyle will give you.

Here are a few resources for you to check out at fulltimers:

www.escapees.com
www.rv-dreams.com
www.gonewiththewynns.com

For your Black/Gray tank drain problems, sounds like you could use a macerator. This little number should do the trick!

Amazon.com: Flojet 18555000A Waste Water Pump: Automotive
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Welcome! Your story is a bit similar to our story- we launched on a "1 year trip of fulltiming" back in June. We weren't sure if this is a permanent thing or temporary thing and kept the house because of it. Like you, we are renting it out. Since we are traveling, we opted to use a property management company. For 1 month's rent + 10%, we get the peace of mind that someone else is handling all aspects of the rental. After about 4 1/2 months, we have no plan on stopping at our pre-planned stopping date.

The links that BamaBob provided are good, another that is dedicated specifically to families who fulltime is:
Fulltime Families | The Resource for your Family's Full Time RV Adventures and Aspirations

We have joined their Facebook groups and have gone to a rally. Going to a rally was amazingly helpful in us being able to connect with other families like us.

You can follow my family on my blog at:
Now Or Never - an RV Tale

It's not as up to date as I'd like, but I do regularly upload photos to Flickr at:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougsetzer/albums
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Old 11-16-2015, 12:52 PM   #14
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Hi! New, Full-time, Family of 4

Everyone thank you for the great info!! My hubby, Rick, was thrilled to know we could buy this disposal thing to fix our problem as he was preparing to re-pipe things underneath!! He'd much prefer this!! 😄 I never thought we'd have to put so much consideration into where and how we dispose of our "waste"!! Thanks again!
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Old 11-16-2015, 01:23 PM   #15
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Everyone thank you for the great info!! My hubby, Rick, was thrilled to know we could buy this disposal thing to fix our problem as he was preparing to re-pipe things underneath!! He'd much prefer this!! �� I never thought we'd have to put so much consideration into where and how we dispose of our "waste"!! Thanks again!
Nati,

If you have any other questions or issues, feel free to ask! We have a lot (really a LOT!) of experienced RVers on the forum that would be happy to help & provide advice/solutions.
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Old 11-16-2015, 01:26 PM   #16
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Oh sure Youroo, go ahead and show off. You know I'm not mechanically inclined.... . I've got a drill press but it's just for show. If I can remember correctly that's an under sink macerator adapted for RV use???
I believe it is a Bridgeport milling machine, not your common ordinary drill press.

p.s. I've wanted one for many years and haven't found one I could afford.
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Maybe you need to move to Ohio and share?
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Old 11-25-2015, 05:49 PM   #18
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Not sure if I should post this here on in a new thread but can anyone tell me what this is for?? Sorry the picture is sideways. It's in the master bedroom above the light switch.
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Old 11-25-2015, 05:56 PM   #19
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So the NSA can watch you!!!!!!!! Haven't got a clue.
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Old 11-25-2015, 06:16 PM   #20
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Not sure if I should post this here on in a new thread but can anyone tell me what this is for?? Sorry the picture is sideways. It's in the master bedroom above the light switch.
Looks like a temp sensor for the AC. Do you have 2 zone AC?
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