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Old 09-23-2013, 01:21 PM   #1
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New Pop-up for me!

I just bought an 05' Flagstaff 620. Decided sleeping in a tent is rougher than it used to be and the sleep wasn't what it should be.

It's not perfect but it is something new to me with many things to explore/investigate, clean, and tweak.

My parents had a pop-up so I'm familiar with the basics but have much to learn. Have learned much from the forums so far (download manual from FR web site, battery is supposed to charge when plugged into land power and towing, don't screw into ceiling unless you have to and even then check depth of other screws).

Still researching
*the refrigerator (had the refrigerator on for 30 minutes but it didn't make any noise or get cold). I think I have to leave it on longer and see if that makes a difference.
*why do I have a battery on the tongue and in the storage next to the water heater (not connected but there are wires there to do so). Maybe a spare, maybe related to the fridge? Fun just researching and figuring it out.
*air bags or helper springs to help with the rear-end sag.

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Old 09-23-2013, 01:35 PM   #2
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Welcome and congratulations on your new-to-you pup! The refrigerator takes a lot longer than 30 minutes to cool. Is this a Dometic two-way or three-way? I plan to plug my fridge in at home 24 hours prior to stocking. The battery on the tongue is common but the other battery in the cabinet sounds like someone modded it up for extra capacity to me (but maybe that's what they did in 2005). Be very careful about using a battery in an invented compartment.
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your popup. FYI, I'm sure Triguy meant unvented compartment in his last sentence.
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Old 09-23-2013, 11:25 PM   #4
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Welcome, I would suggest that what ever you put in your fridge should be precooled.
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your popup. FYI, I'm sure Triguy meant unvented compartment in his last sentence.
Doh! Unvented; not invented.
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