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Old 04-30-2015, 09:11 AM   #261
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Hooked up to 15A at home before our first trip. Fridge is on and I hear water running but no cooling. Confused...
TT is not 100% level. Is that the issue???


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How long did you wait to check for cooling? Usually it's at least a couple hours before you really notice anything. I start mine up 12-24 hours before I leave. I have had my TT in my driveway, where I can't get it level (close, but not level) front to back because of the slope, and the fridge has always worked for me (in my previous TT's, which have the same fridge).


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Old 04-30-2015, 09:12 AM   #262
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Another reason i swapped radio out, no hdmi output! Its an hd tv!
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:19 AM   #263
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If anyone has a solution for an outside TV mount, I'd love to hear it. Pirate games outside during the summer, and Penn State games in the fall, is my favorite part of camping... Well, other than the quality family time, of course.


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Old 04-30-2015, 10:38 AM   #264
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How long did you wait to check for cooling?

Overnight. Water circulating sounds. I guess it's just not level enough. Oh well...I'll let it run on gas while we're driving and stick stuff in a cooler with ice until we're there.

Lesson learned. Thanks guys.


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Old 04-30-2015, 11:44 AM   #265
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Or get an 800 dollar portable fridge/freezer! Lol

Are the camper fridges suppose to be turned off after each trip? I run mine until im done camping for the year.

As for a tv mount, i just realized they didnt inclued a base with the tv! Ill have to look into that now. I keep a 4' table right by the outside cable jack, be nice to put the tv on top some times.
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Old 04-30-2015, 07:41 PM   #266
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What do you guys use to wax your campers? Our last two campers I just used a wash-n-wax... But I'm not sure if that's enough. I have to park on the street (low "development" type traffic) to wash it, so it's not all that convenient to do so.


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Old 04-30-2015, 08:36 PM   #267
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I havnt even washed mine yet! I do wanna though and then ill start a long process of applying some mothers wax i guess.
Ive only wiped off the black steaks so it still looks fancy!
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Old 04-30-2015, 08:46 PM   #268
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Ran the fridge 2 hours on propane. Heard it start up. Nothing. Plugged in at the campground for 5 hours. Nothing. Read the manual and can't see anything wrong. It's on and on auto. Gurgling away and not cooling a thing.


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Old 04-30-2015, 08:50 PM   #269
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Umpty, where is that little slide tab on your fins? Isn't that your temp control? I had no idea how to control temp until i read up on it, the up/down height and which fin it's on matters somewhat.
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Old 05-01-2015, 02:26 PM   #270
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Umpty, where is that little slide tab on your fins?

It's on the right-most fin all the way up. I read it only moves it about 5 degrees off the preset.



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Well, can't be that then, ours got too cold there. Sorry it couldn't be that simple, Umpty.
KDH, that looks very relaxing! Such a sharp looking camper. We just get to visit ours in storage tonight. :beer:
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That darn fridge is going to give me an ulcer! Plugged in for 24h and the freezer floor is chilly (not freezer cold though) while the fridge is cool at best but nowhere near fridge temps. Heading out to buy a thermometer now.


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That looks fantastic! I really have to get out of state, theres never any grass on the side here!
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That darn fridge is going to give me an ulcer! Plugged in for 24h and the freezer floor is chilly (not freezer cold though) while the fridge is cool at best but nowhere near fridge temps. Heading out to buy a thermometer now.


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Wish I could help Umpty but I do know they take a long time to cool down (keep that door closed). Plus if Sun is out and heating the coach, that will add required time. We always get ours the day before loading/leaving. We plug it in and turn it on as soon as we get it home. It's cold by the next morning. Good Luck!
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Hallelujah!!! Freezer and fridge are at temp! I got the thermometer and freezer was at 45F and fridge was at 55F on a cloudy 65 day. This morning (36h total run time) temps were in normal ranges. Whew!


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Old 05-02-2015, 06:54 AM   #277
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Maiden voyage pics. Warrior Creek Campground at W Kerr Scott Reservoir in NC. Site was entirely level. Easiest setup imaginable. Just what a rookie needs!

BTW, what is the outside orange light for? Blue LED worked well with the fire and caused quite the conversation between the sites. 😃
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Looks grand, Umpty! That outside orange light is for us poor cousins that didn't get the outside led ones, lol!
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...as quick as the fridge was ok...it later died. Left for the day and when we got back the fridge was at 60F and the freezer was 50F. It had been running since Thurs at 3:00 on shore power. I just switched it to has just to see what it does and I'll check it in the morning.

That's the only thing 'bad' to happen on the first outing. Sucks though. Brand new camper and the fridge isn't working. Lost food too. Good thing we did a close trip with stores nearby.


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Looks great! You guys have such nice gravel/grass camp grounds, ones on the island here aren't set up like that.
I use the orange light more plus i added the orange step lights, that blue is a tad bright!
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