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Old 09-25-2014, 05:51 PM   #31
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The A frame for the tongue is 4" box tube but the frame for the box is 6" hw276 14' box single axle
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Old 09-25-2014, 06:01 PM   #32
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Oh good. Glad to see they upgraded the steel on the HW units. They definitely need it for the extra weight. Mine has a 4" A frame as well.
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Old 09-26-2014, 07:50 PM   #33
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Hello everyone,

I finally took delivery of my ordered unit. Took a full 8 weeks and I got it just in time for camping I hope. I may not be able to get out Columbus Day weekend because of the late hour but I should be able to go the weekend before. Can't imagine there are too many people breaking down the door to camp in October in New England on a non holiday weekend.

I must say I have some missed emotions. The unit is new and totally empty. I will now have to work to fill it all up with our stuff only to then take all the stuff back out when I close it for the winter. Gonna be a whole lot of work for 2 short nights of camping. Reminds me of the work it took to tent camp. I do want to go because the kids are excited and I too would like to use it. But man is it gonna take a lot of work.

I have yet to really check it out and figure out where and how I will organize it. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the A/C unit on it was a low profile and it might just fit into my garage. Not sure who loses the spot. Hahahaha.

I did notice a spigot valve on the fresh water tank which will aid me in winterizing. It looks like an easy value to pump my Antifreeze through. Gonna check that out closer to make sure it functions how I guess it does.

The unit did come with tank monitoring. It displays battery life/charge, fresh, grey, and black water tank levels. It was also pre-wired for solar energy. Just need to buy the panels if I choose.

Did not get a Genisis 2.0 for a radio but rather an iRV unit or something. Seems to work ok. It had an HDMI input so that is good. TV has an HDMI input as well but unfortunately the two are not connected with an HDMI cord so you cannot get HD from the stereo/dvd player to the TV (no HDMI out on the stereo/dvd player).

I too have a VERY loud power winch. It really does not sound good at all. Not liking that too much. Gonna scare me every time I use it. lol.

I will report back this weekend when I have a chance to open it up. Got some rain coming in so I can't open it for the family to show them. They will have to wait a day.

Vin.

Glad to see it finally made it home. Does it fit in the garage?
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Old 09-26-2014, 08:58 PM   #34
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lol. Not sure I am gonna win the battle for the space with the wife.

It is a pretty big unit so I might need to do a bit of cleaning out as well. Hahaha


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Old 09-26-2014, 09:27 PM   #35
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The campground in the picture in post 28 really looks nice!

I would recommend pictures with your smartphone if you find the right spot for something. It took me a while to find the right home for stuff in my TT. At times I didn't think the job would end.
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Old 10-03-2014, 02:39 PM   #36
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I was gonna take and post some pics today but the battery in the camera was dead. I will try to pop a few before the season ends.
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I was gonna take and post some pics today but the battery in the camera was dead. I will try to pop a few before the season ends.

As obsessed as most of us are in keeping our batteries topped off, I find this funny.
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