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Forum: A Frame Campers 10-21-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By backpacker3
Back in 2004 I bought a trailer dolly at Harbor...

Back in 2004 I bought a trailer dolly at Harbor Freight for $40, still using it and works great. Checked Harbor Freight and that same dolly is now $70.
Good idea you had, I didn't think of that back...
Forum: A Frame Campers 10-21-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By backpacker3
My electric jack has a inline spade fuse that...

My electric jack has a inline spade fuse that blew the first day I had the camper. Dealer hooked up the camper and jack worked fine, got home and went to raise camper to get off hitch and nothing....
Forum: A Frame Campers 10-21-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By backpacker3
So far the struts have held up well this summer....

So far the struts have held up well this summer. Did over 30 days camping and all went well. At the time that I had the struts installed I also thought that 100 to 120 pounds would be better than 60...
Forum: A Frame Campers 10-01-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By backpacker3
Look under 2017 213HW Roof Repair I have posted...

Look under 2017 213HW Roof Repair
I have posted my story about the trouble I have had and the repairs Forest River made under warranty. My original lift finally did go out this summer and FR sent me...
Forum: A Frame Campers 09-26-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By backpacker3
To me, these hanging closets are a pain in the...

To me, these hanging closets are a pain in the you know what. Have to take it down each night to use the bed or you are always hitting it when I get up to visit the little boys room or when tossing...
Forum: A Frame Campers 09-20-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By backpacker3
Thanks for the info, I will look in it.

Thanks for the info, I will look in it.
Forum: A Frame Campers 09-04-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By backpacker3
Glad you solved the problem.

Glad you solved the problem.
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-25-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,117
Posted By backpacker3
Me, I went the cheap way and bought a .99 cent...

Me, I went the cheap way and bought a .99 cent plastic wallpaper roller at Walmart and it worked just fine. It has been a year and a half since I put the Eternabond on and it is holding up just fine....
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-21-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,117
Posted By backpacker3
X2 Eternabond is the best. Just had 7.5 inches...

X2
Eternabond is the best. Just had 7.5 inches of rain here yesterday and no leaks.
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-21-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By backpacker3
I have a Q1000 I bought 10 years ago. Still works...

I have a Q1000 I bought 10 years ago. Still works like new. Had to replace regulator a while back. I can easily slide mine through storage door but grill bounces around too much so I keep it in the...
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-06-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By backpacker3
Use a garden hose and run water all over the...

Use a garden hose and run water all over the bubble window caulking. If there is a leak in the caulking, it will show up. That's how I found my leak on my last AFrame, used Eternabond and never...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-31-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By backpacker3
rdimitroff@forestriverinc.com This is the...

rdimitroff@forestriverinc.com

This is the women that takes care of warrenty issues.
When my lift motor went out, she was very helpful and I had the replacement motor in four days. There was one...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-30-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By backpacker3
Would there be a chance that the door might have...

Would there be a chance that the door might have been blown open by the wind or opened from the inside with more force than needed and swung open and hit one of the lift handles attached to the roof?...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-29-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By backpacker3
Post a picture, will help a lot. Thanks

Post a picture, will help a lot.
Thanks
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By backpacker3
Probably the rubber bumpers on roof panels that...

Probably the rubber bumpers on roof panels that lay on the roof panel when lowered. The other one rests on the cabinet by door. People can use furniture felt pads that are sticky on one side to...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-16-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By backpacker3
I would usually agree with bikendan on the...

I would usually agree with bikendan on the extended warranty, but felt that for $100.00 for a second year of bumper to bumper warranty so to say, was worth it in this case. Time will only tell as I...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-16-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By backpacker3
My current A Frame and my previous A Frame where...

My current A Frame and my previous A Frame where bought from the same dealer and I can say that the walk thru I received on both A Frames was thorough and detailed and the tech answered all my...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-16-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,417
Posted By backpacker3
DW and myself prefer using the two single beds....

DW and myself prefer using the two single beds. We put a small fan on the floor to circulate air across the floor of the camper. Besides, at my age, I make many trips to the little boys room during...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-12-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By backpacker3
I have found over the years that using a deep...

I have found over the years that using a deep well socket with a small extension helps when trying to screw the anode in, being careful not to cross thread as others have stated. Start by using the...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-06-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By backpacker3
Broken Bolts on Fresh Water Tank

Last night I was filling my water tank to sanitize it and I heard a snap like metal breaking and then a bolt head rolled out from under the camper. I crawled under the camper and looked around and...
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-29-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By backpacker3
My error, I meant to say Atwood,sorry for the...

My error, I meant to say Atwood,sorry for the mistake.
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-29-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By backpacker3
Not a bad idea, think I will try that since DW...

Not a bad idea, think I will try that since DW and I are planning a trip to the Grand Canyon.
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-29-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,187
Posted By backpacker3
Had mine replaced a few weeks ago by Rayna, looks...

Had mine replaced a few weeks ago by Rayna, looks pretty much the same as the old one that when into the trash. Installed new one and ran the roof up and down a few times and then took it off and...
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-29-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By backpacker3
My 2017 has a Dometic 6 Gallon DSI water Heater....

My 2017 has a Dometic 6 Gallon DSI water Heater. Wish it was a Surburan, no anode. Works great, water hotter than all blazes, factory preset, can't change temp.
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-26-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By backpacker3
My current AFrame and my last AFrame both had the...

My current AFrame and my last AFrame both had the rubber plug in the top of the jack. I pulled the plug on my last camper and had water in it and you could see rust everywhere. Few months later the...
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