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Old 09-03-2020, 06:37 PM   #21
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Hey I am missing one of those. Glad you found it. Can you send that to me?

LOL Nice find! Thatís a sign thatís going to be a good trailer for you.
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Old 09-03-2020, 07:06 PM   #22
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The most concerning thing you found hiding behind that wall was wasted space!
Iím guessing that furnace has a minimum clearance for safety. But could it be less if a fireproof barrier was installed?
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Old 09-03-2020, 07:13 PM   #23
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Hey I am missing one of those. Glad you found it. Can you send that to me?

LOL Nice find! Thatís a sign thatís going to be a good trailer for you.
Hope your right.
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Old 09-03-2020, 07:14 PM   #24
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Iím guessing that furnace has a minimum clearance for safety. But could it be less if a fireproof barrier was installed?
Probably. There is space wasted all over in these.
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Old 09-03-2020, 08:30 PM   #25
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Wish they would have filled some of those empty spaces with insulation. Iíd like to pull the siding off of mine and have it spray foamed.
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Old 09-03-2020, 08:32 PM   #26
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riiiight!

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I always assumed that every RV was weighed upon completion as it was intended to be sold, and a unique sticker generated for that RV.
I thought the same thing until I was looking at two identical travel trailers. Although they weren't quite identical as one had dual A/C units and the other only had a single. They both had identical weights listed on the sticker. Which one was correct?
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Old 09-03-2020, 09:01 PM   #27
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I thought the same thing until I was looking at two identical travel trailers. Although they weren't quite identical as one had dual A/C units and the other only had a single. They both had identical weights listed on the sticker. Which one was correct?
Given all the other corners they cut, I've never assumed that they would take the time to get a precise weight and then make unique stickers.
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Old 09-03-2020, 09:05 PM   #28
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Another story...

I heard about a guy that bought a brand new Cadillac. He enjoyed it at first, but it had this very annoying rattle in the door. It wasn't that bad at first, so he put up with it. But after a while, it got more and more annoying. So finally he took it in for service, and the tech found a bottle in the door... with a note in it.

The note said, "So you finally found me, you rich son of a b****."

Seems some of the rank and file weren't paid all that well back then.
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Old 09-03-2020, 09:08 PM   #29
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The problem I see is that looks like an impact driver and you really shouldn't be driving screws with one of those.


Iím seeing a driver and like the other post if you know what you are doing you can drive screws with a 1/2 drill or even an electric drill IF you know what your doing,donít know about his integrity
but Iíve been doing maintenance for 41 years the 8 th of this month at the same place as a matter of fact itís the only place Iíve worked lol but what I was gonna say is I just found a snap on 9/16 ratchet wrench I left in a craw space in a ceiling I know I wasnít in the last 15 years lol had my initials on it ,definitely a nice find
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Old 09-03-2020, 09:21 PM   #30
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Not as much wasted, but sacraficed

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The most concerning thing you found hiding behind that wall was wasted space!
I've found lots of seemingly wasted space in my Sprinter based class C. The problem is with the limited GVWR, it can't carry that much extra cargo, so they don't make all of the space available.
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Old 09-03-2020, 09:29 PM   #31
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The problem I see is that looks like an impact driver and you really shouldn't be driving screws with one of those.
Pretty much exactly what they are made for, driving screws.
Looks like a 12 Volt possibly, they donít have a ton of power so theyíre good for interior stuff. We keep one onboard our trailer and it comes in very handy.
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Old 09-03-2020, 09:35 PM   #32
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Pretty much exactly what they are made for, driving screws.
Looks like a 12 Volt possibly, they donít have a ton of power so theyíre good for interior stuff. We keep one onboard our trailer and it comes in very handy.
No it's a 20volt brushless ion lithium. And yeah it's the trailer tool now.
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I heard about a guy that bought a brand new Cadillac. He enjoyed it at first, but it had this very annoying rattle in the door. It wasn't that bad at first, so he put up with it. But after a while, it got more and more annoying. So finally he took it in for service, and the tech found a bottle in the door... with a note in it.

The note said, "So you finally found me, you rich son of a b****."

Seems some of the rank and file weren't paid all that well back then.
This isn’t necessarily a story. My father worked as a technician (called mechanics in those days) for a Ford dealership in the 1950s. He had the same issue about a rattle somewhere (in the door as he discovered) that he had to troubleshoot but there was no note in the bottle. He was right annoyed about it because he was paid straight time for the search and it cost him money that he could have been earning on a flat rate job.
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Old 09-03-2020, 10:51 PM   #34
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That is an example of why aircraft mechanics do not put their name on their tools!
They slide around, hang things up, then get found during the crash investigation.
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Old 09-04-2020, 07:28 AM   #35
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I've found lots of seemingly wasted space in my Sprinter based class C. The problem is with the limited GVWR, it can't carry that much extra cargo, so they don't make all of the space available.
True.

But my elbows love space. Lots of it.
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Old 09-04-2020, 11:49 AM   #36
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The most concerning thing you found hiding behind that wall was wasted space!

I agree with eye95. I've opened a wall in the bathroom of my CruiseLite 241QBXL and am installing shelves and making a broom closet.
I may next open up the space behind the bathroom sink.
I don't get wasting space when it so limited to begin with.
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nice find but

My first question would be. Did the owner of the drill complete his task? Or is something still need to be completed in the camper? I would loose some sleep on that
good luck with your camper
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Old 09-04-2020, 01:29 PM   #38
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I sure hope FR never takes up building airplanes......
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Old 09-04-2020, 02:22 PM   #39
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My first question would be. Did the owner of the drill complete his task? Or is something still need to be completed in the camper? I would loose some sleep on that
good luck with your camper
The tech was installing otismotis1ís water pump when he lost his drill.
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Old 09-04-2020, 02:36 PM   #40
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The tech was installing otismotis1ís water pump when he lost his drill.
This could be true!
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