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Forum: A Frame Campers 02-04-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By backpacker3
Since hi winds can be an issue any where when you...

Since hi winds can be an issue any where when you have an A Frame, I researched the internet and decided to try the Wind Cheeta. I am on my second AFrame and the Wind Cheeta has more than once kept...
Forum: A Frame Campers 12-27-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By backpacker3
Don't know if this will help but this is what I...

Don't know if this will help but this is what I did. Before I got a camper with a cassette toilet, I had a Dometic toilet and it would leak when I over filled(used) it with waste. I started to empty...
Forum: A Frame Campers 12-18-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By backpacker3
My unit came with a light on the water heater...

My unit came with a light on the water heater switch but I still forget to turn Off the water heater and sometimes the water pump. So, next best thing, I made a checklist for pre-camp setup and for...
Forum: A Frame Campers 12-08-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By backpacker3
Eternabond it and forget it. Will last for...

Eternabond it and forget it. Will last for years. Have done it on my last two AFrames and no leaks.
Happy Camping
Forum: A Frame Campers 11-27-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By backpacker3
Sunlight and plastic do not go together. My last...

Sunlight and plastic do not go together. My last AFrame(2011) leaked from day one from the roof bubbles, used Eturnabond and after 5 years, no leaks. My next AFrame will be ordered without roof...
Forum: A Frame Campers 11-27-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By backpacker3
Check to see if you have even pressure exerted on...

Check to see if you have even pressure exerted on both latches that hold the roof sections in place when down. I had one latch that was so tight and the other was so loose I could see that the panel...
Forum: A Frame Campers 10-21-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
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, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
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, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
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, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
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, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
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, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
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, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By backpacker3
Glad you solved the problem.

Glad you solved the problem.
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-25-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,675
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, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,675
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, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
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, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
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, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
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, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
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, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
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, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
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, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
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, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,828
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, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,717
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, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
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...
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