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Old 01-07-2015, 03:28 AM   #1
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Hello,

Happy New Year!

My wife finally convinced me to start camping (after 20 years!) and we are now the proud owners of our first TT: a 2012 Wildcat 28 RKX. This rig was about a year old when we bought it; and it was, and remains, in very nice shape.

The learning curve has been steep and fast, but it's been a blast. I mean, without this rig, I never would have known anything about the gas mileage of a 2500 Suburban with an 8.1 Vortec! Talk about a gross polluter!
We're averaging about one trip per month.

Among my newbie discussion topics (I promise to find the correct section of the forums):
1. Water pressure - really?
2. The almost mythical speed with which every piece of exterior black metal rusts (it never sleeps, ya know).
3. There must be a way to mount a TV in the bedroom (I mean there is that 120v plug/cigarette lighter/antenna boost plate, on the ceiling) without drilling through the exterior wall!

I look forward to absorbing the wealth of knowledge that I'm sure exits in here, and one day, being able to give a little back.

Be well,

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Old 01-07-2015, 05:25 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum from Bainbridge, Ohio.
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Old 01-07-2015, 07:29 AM   #3
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Welcome and Happy camping.
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Old 01-07-2015, 08:15 AM   #4
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Welcome from Madison, AL. We do have an exciting country out there, happy camping and
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Old 01-07-2015, 08:31 AM   #5
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Call a dealer or primetime and get location/template for mounting tv, you might try a rv repair place, if you buy the mount they will give you the mount position.

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Old 01-07-2015, 08:42 AM   #6
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Welcome to the wide world of RVing.
And you are right there is a pretty large learning curve with many lessons being taught by making a mistake. The good news is that with the internet to search, study and read most mistakes can be avoided. Got a question, just ask. You will get answers, then the secret is to select the right answer some times.
There is a Wildcat sub forum here on this site located here:
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Keep in mind that most RV issues are pretty generic in nature so do explore all the various sub forums here on the sight.


On the interior side wall under your TV hook up feel around there should be a backer board behind your interior finish wall that would allow you to mount a bracket for hanging your TV. Or at least there is on 95% of RVs.


ON the subject of water pressure, is yours too low or ?
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Old 01-07-2015, 09:14 AM   #7
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Welcome to the group! I am sure you will enjoy your 28rkx as much as we do, for us it is the perfect floor plan. I'm pretty sure the tv mounting area for the bedroom is on the left side wall if you were standing in the room and looking through the door towards the kitchen/living area. There should be a backing plate behind the wall up towards the top. There will probably be a cable back there too. Once again enjoy your trailer....
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Old 01-07-2015, 09:21 AM   #8
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You left off the rest ...im a man of wealth and taste. Welcome.
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Old 01-07-2015, 09:53 AM   #9
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Welcome! I wonder how many actually "sang" the title to this thread like I did, instead of reading it.
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your 2012 Wildcat.
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