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Old 01-23-2016, 02:12 PM   #21
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Old 01-23-2016, 02:15 PM   #22
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What three spare parts/tools are must haves on the road

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Old 01-23-2016, 03:01 PM   #23
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I'll second the zip ties mentioned earlier - go to Harbor Freight and get the bag of assorted sizes. They are life savers for a lot of issues. Also, a small 12v electrical kit with a tester and terminals and electrical tape.
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Old 01-23-2016, 09:10 PM   #24
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I carry a few feet of water line and hose clamps. actually had a water filter cover crack
in my pup during trip and was able to bypass the problem with the spare stuff I had on hand.
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Old 01-23-2016, 10:54 PM   #25
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I have everything mentioned so far but my top three are bayonet style fuse tester, largest channel locks made and 20 ton hydraulic bottle jack. But, every trip with the little travel trailer, I use my DeWalt 1/2 inch battery powered drill to set the stabilizing jacks. I bought a 20 volt in a kit with an impact hammer drill and it works on lug nuts and is the best (although a bit heavy) screw driver I have ever seen -- stays in the screw head unlike most of the screw drivers. Love Gorilla tape and hang the expense over duct tape. Extra credit card is also excellent idea. I always have an extra sewer hose -- just in case.

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Old 01-24-2016, 01:28 AM   #26
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I have 2 safety vest. The federal safety yellow/green high visibility with reflective stripes on them. also large red safety triangle, if you ever break down or have a flat at night you need to be seen when you are walking around your camper by the roadway.
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Old 01-24-2016, 11:23 AM   #27
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I carry a compressor/battery jumper from Costco. Easiest way to jump start a car, and it will air up a tire without being connected to a vehicle battery. Very convenient for a trailer. In a pinch, it would run the lights in my trailer for a night. Also convenient for a two axle trailer is the Anderson rapid jack. Works fast and easy.
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Old 01-24-2016, 12:42 PM   #28
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Duct tape
Baling wire

Those 2 fix just about everything :-)
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Old 01-24-2016, 01:05 PM   #29
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Three things? A good insurance or road service card for TV and toad brings peace of mind, prevents a sore back,and can really benefit the wallet. Along with a basic tools, we carry a pex crimping tool, 1/2 cinch rings, a variety of fittings and short pieces of pex pipe. Simple plumbing repairs can can get frustrating, if not expensive. We also carry a battery powered drill, bits and drivers.

When we camped/fish/hunted the boonies with a slide-in, we carried a full work shop including log chains, jacks, you name it. DW questioned why all the stuff and no place to sit. We were once 35 miles plus back in on logging trails in Canada. While backing up in a grass field (with one short stump), we (I) badly bent an axle on a boat trailer.Damsel was definitely in distress. I used the log chain and a bottle jack to pump it back straight-it saved the trip. DW still reminds me of that one. So, basically, it depends on your travel and skills. Camp ground, keep it minimal-off road, one of everything hopefully is enough.
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Old 01-24-2016, 01:14 PM   #30
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I have a fiver with hydraulic slides ... besides most all that has been mentioned, I carry two or three (1/4-20 by 2") bolts and nuts as replacements for the shear bolts in my main slideout equlizer shaft. I also carry a cut off 1/4" allen wrench that can be chucked up in a hand drill. This will go in the end of your slide pump motor and operate your slides should the pump motor fail. I also carry a few Shark Bite Fittings in case of a water line failure.
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Old 01-24-2016, 04:55 PM   #31
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I would say must have's are
8 ton bottle jack
good lug nut wrench
one of those 149 piece tool kits in a plastic case
one extra item is a selection of wire connectors,terminal ends and crimpers with a couple rolls of wire in a plastic storage case
Add to that, zip ties, wood for blocking and jacking, electrical tape, spare wire, eternabond tape, electrical tape, tow straps and ratcheting straps, and quick connects for wiring.
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Old 01-24-2016, 07:40 PM   #32
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spare tire,fuses,triple aaa or good Sam's thats parts now for tools duct tape utility knife,and a craftsman 150 ps,includes wrenches screw drivers,sockets set.But to be safe have a extra credit card.
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Old 01-24-2016, 10:40 PM   #33
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A DVOM is a must, along with fuses and an assortment of tools. Duct tape, a small inverter, light bulbs - I've got all kinds of stuff.
I keep an extra filter housing and an extra toilet flush valve as well since I've had one crack and leak.
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Old 01-24-2016, 10:45 PM   #34
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Fuses, screw driver set, flash lights, full propane tanks, extra keys and surge protector, and portable charger/jumper/ tire inflator
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Old 01-24-2016, 11:21 PM   #35
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A tool kit with sockets, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc., an electrical kit with fuses, tester & volt meter, and a lug wrench with torque wrench. I usually have ditty boxes for water hoses, couplings etc to keep them away from the stinky slinky. It gets a new home later this year. I keep a supply of connectors, hoses and repair tools in one box, just in case!
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Old 01-28-2016, 02:11 PM   #36
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Camping World sells a "warning triangle" kit that includes several folding triangles in a compact box. This is a must to be safe if you have trouble on the road!
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Old 01-28-2016, 02:26 PM   #37
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I see a lot of folks mentioning the safety triangles, etc. Just a side note, but I didn't realize until I was reading after we got our new RV that emergency flares (standard or electronic) and triangles are required by law in most states to be carried with you in your RV. I bought mine at Amazon and got a pretty good deal.
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Old 01-28-2016, 08:31 PM   #38
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Wondering if you meant bottle of jack?
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Old 04-03-2017, 01:17 PM   #39
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In addition to most of the recommended tools on here I carry a Ryobi 18V inflator/deflator (Home Depot, around 40 bucks). Supposedly 150 psi capable but I've only taken it to 80. Turn on, lock to tire valve, read pressure, set desired pressure, start the pump. It shuts off 1 psi past setting plus extra battery and charger. Light weight and easy to top off all the tires when needed. 0 to 80 psi may take a while, lol.
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Old 04-04-2017, 10:16 AM   #40
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