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Old 05-27-2017, 09:41 AM   #221
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no channels

well I got my 17fb back and the service dept found that the coax had been cut too short and it came loose from the connection's no reception they had to run new coax .they said the satellite was wired wrong too' took it in on tues and got it back on fri very happy now.so some of you having trouble this might help.
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Old 05-27-2017, 11:54 AM   #222
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Thanks for the tip, cdog. It is worth a try. .
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Old 05-27-2017, 12:29 PM   #223
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Cdog, what does your antenna look like? A plastic disc with two flat metal wings or just the disc or other?
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Old 05-27-2017, 04:11 PM   #224
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Homer it is the stationary with the metal wings .I think it is the wingard but can't remember for sure .
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Old 05-27-2017, 09:09 PM   #225
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Thanks, same as mine and many others. The short wings mimic a Winegard, but it is not. I will take your advice and check the connections this week.

Enjoy your holiday weekend.
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Old 05-28-2017, 10:02 AM   #226
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Before getting it worked on I could only get 2 stations on it in my driveway but now I get 16 stations. I get 26 on my home antenna which is about 20 ft high. so rewiring it made a big improvement. I am happy. they had to go through the cabinet and up through the wall to do it. I bet it was fun trying to fish it up that way.
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Old 06-01-2017, 09:18 AM   #227
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Installed a power tongue jack this past weekend!

Can't wait to use it...
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Old 06-01-2017, 09:21 AM   #228
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Before getting it worked on I could only get 2 stations on it in my driveway but now I get 16 stations. I get 26 on my home antenna which is about 20 ft high. so rewiring it made a big improvement. I am happy. they had to go through the cabinet and up through the wall to do it. I bet it was fun trying to fish it up that way.
I get 27 channels in my driveway, but this past weekend I only received 3 at the campsite and the picture would pixilate and freeze up often. When I got home, I took the antenna apart and everything was connected correctly.
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Old 06-01-2017, 09:45 AM   #229
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Installed a power tongue jack this past weekend!



Can't wait to use it...


I did this on my 17BH last year. Game changer for this old broad with a bad rotator cuff
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I see that several people have changed the shower head in the Clipper 17FQ. Did that by any chance change the pressure at all?
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I see that several people have changed the shower head in the Clipper 17FQ. Did that by any chance change the pressure at all?
I installed the Oxygenics shower head and it was a night & day difference. They claim it uses less water but has more pressure.

https://www.amazon.com/ETL-26781-Whi...ords=Oxygenics
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I also installed a new electric tongue jack what a difference for this old man. I also put a oxygenic shower head on well worth the money much better pressure.
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Need to look into the shower head more, they didn't have them at the local RV shack.
On the lines of water stuff, I did install a small accumulator and mounted it and the water pump onto a 1/2" high density rubber mat. Using nut and bolt and first mounted the pump to the mat and then screwed the rubber mat down to the floor. So both items are not hard mounted to the frame work and the rubber acts as insulator for vibrations. It has quieted down the pump operation and with the accumulator inline seems to work better.
Was sure a tight space to work in to install the tee into the mainline.
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Old 06-02-2017, 02:01 PM   #234
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Modifications to Clipper 17FQ

First, I will definitely be getting Oxygenics Shower head! I am so unimpressed with the stock one!


Our mods have been: (in no particular order of importance)
  1. Put shelves in the closets on either side of bed.
  2. Added a small 3-drawer plastic unit under kitchen sink for utensils.
  3. Installed 2 mop holders by the door to hold flashlights.
  4. Added a metal stove top to the stove, which gives more counter space and also acts as a back splash for the cook top.
  5. Put expanding foam under the tub to give added support.
  6. When we camp we add lights under the awning with binder clips and command wire holders.
  7. Cut part of the shower hose holder so we can use the shower better.


Major complaints:
  1. Tub has leaked. We have caulked a few times and now find that the shower wall under the shower head is split along the horizontal line.
  2. The kitchen sink drain leaks -- was not installed properly, not properly sealed at all.

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Cut part of the shower hose holder so we can use the shower better.
Do you have a picture to this mod? I'm not sure what you did...
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Old 06-03-2017, 10:16 AM   #236
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Do you have a picture to this mod? I'm not sure what you did...
The bracket that held the shower hose to the wall. You couldn't use the shower at all low. My husband cut the circle so we have more range with the shower head.

The pic is sideways. . . .

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The bracket that held the shower hose to the wall. You couldn't use the shower at all low. My husband cut the circle so we have more range with the shower head.

The pic is sideways. . . .

We didn't had one installed in ours. I remember seeing that ring on other TT that we looked at. I wonder what the reason for having it, what does it actually do?
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I figured it was to hold the hose out of the way.
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Old 06-04-2017, 07:55 PM   #239
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I was tired of water on the bathroom floor every time we used the shower, so today I pulled it apart and releveled the Floor Pan. The front right corner (Shower head side) was down 1/2", so most of the water coming down the front wall would end up on the floor.
We finally got to actually use our new 17 FQ. Woohoo! We had a great time, and the trailer worked well with one exception. The shower leaks at the front edge just like WNY described earlier. I have some thoughts on stopping the leak without tearing it apart. Besides, DW is usually okay with whatever I want to do, but tearing apart a brand new trailer would strain her patience.
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We finally got to actually use our new 17 FQ. Woohoo! We had a great time, and the trailer worked well with one exception. The shower leaks at the front edge just like WNY described earlier. I have some thoughts on stopping the leak without tearing it apart. Besides, DW is usually okay with whatever I want to do, but tearing apart a brand new trailer would strain her patience.
Level your trailer, then put the level on the shower floorpan edges. Mine was so far out of level, caulk or splashguards wouldn't have helped.

Two trips now and no more water on the floor!
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