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Old 02-02-2014, 06:08 PM   #1
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Columbus 365rl mod's

What kind of mod's have people been doing with them- just looking for some ideas....
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Old 02-14-2014, 05:23 PM   #2
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A 365RL is gorgeous the way it is, but we have customized ours just a little and it's all in the towing or handling of it. We upgraded the pin box to the Trailaire Tri-Glide. It really helped with the chucking.....the push pull fight between the camper and out Dodge Ram. We also added a shock kit to the axles. This tamed the camper and thus reduced the tug of war associated with pulling a camper. One more thing, I guess I also added a 2 gallon expansion tank next to the water pump. The water pump runs very little because of the expansion tank and you can't hear the pump run either. Hope that all helps.
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Old 02-15-2014, 05:06 PM   #3
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A 365RL is gorgeous the way it is, but we have customized ours just a little and it's all in the towing or handling of it. We upgraded the pin box to the Trailaire Tri-Glide. It really helped with the chucking.....the push pull fight between the camper and out Dodge Ram. We also added a shock kit to the axles. This tamed the camper and thus reduced the tug of war associated with pulling a camper. One more thing, I guess I also added a 2 gallon expansion tank next to the water pump. The water pump runs very little because of the expansion tank and you can't hear the pump run either. Hope that all helps.
We have ordered the same trailer and I was wondering about this expansion tank you installed. Is it one that you can pressurize with an air hose? Also wher is the pump on the 365' is it in the storage compartment or in the trailer itself?
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Old 02-15-2014, 07:23 PM   #4
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Here is my list- and I have not even got the trailer but all the supplies to complete.

Rear hitch
Rear rack for generator
Slide out TV mount for basement - 46" led
Grill mount to front leg- with quick connect and T splitter for LP
Winngaurd satellite with SWM switch


Not sure what to fabricate next????
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:31 PM   #5
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What dodge ram do you have for pulling this unit?
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Old 03-10-2014, 10:45 PM   #6
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Will the basement storage hold a 46" tv? I measured for my 340 rk that's not in yet and I got that it will only hold a 32"?
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Old 03-10-2014, 11:44 PM   #7
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Will the basement storage hold a 46" tv? I measured for my 340 rk that's not in yet and I got that it will only hold a 32"?
Mine will not fit a 46 inch!!!
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Old 03-12-2014, 07:31 PM   #8
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Old 03-12-2014, 07:40 PM   #9
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What size tv? Send me a picture of tv bracket pleeeease.
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Old 03-12-2014, 07:49 PM   #10
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60 bucks in steel and I fab it up myself

5' 2" sq tube
3' 1.5 sq tubes
3/4 round stock
5' 2" flat stock to raise 4" off floor

Machined slot in 2" so 3/4 round stock could slide through

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Old 03-12-2014, 07:50 PM   #11
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Also I can take better photos in the day light.
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Looks awesome really need pics of bracket and size tv.
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:07 PM   #13
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Is your basement storage larger than the 340 rk? I measured and I am almost positive 32" is largest I can get in there. Am I missing something? Help me out. sferg15@icoud.com
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:11 PM   #14
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365 has the dropped frame- 32 don't so there is a step in ur basement where mine doesn't have one
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Thanks for all your help.
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:40 PM   #17
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Dish or direct does it get the sats fast? Hd?
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How many receivers? Wearing you out yet
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Directv- you only need to find 1 sat then- with dish u get hd but have to have it lined up to 3 sat. Just my opinion.

3 receivers- I pull 2 from the house on extended stays. I had to add a swm from direct so I only have to run 1 cable from the sat. About 30 bucks on eBay.

And nope I'm not worn out- I like talking shop to much
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And very easy to get signal- I have an app on my phone that it shows where the sat is that u need to line up with. Then u can see if there is anything in ur way
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