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Old 05-09-2015, 09:12 AM   #301
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Thanks for the tip on the sweeper! I actually just ordered this 12.5' ladder.

EN131 Std. 12.5Ft Aluminum Telescopic Tel escoping Ladder Extension Exte nd Loft https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0099V3HYC..._ZwHtvb014JQZH


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Old 05-09-2015, 09:37 AM   #302
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My wife likes the matress lol, i can sleep on anything. We did add a foam topper, prolly add something thicker in time.

I have a 18v makita blower which i use to blow the slide off, just gotta figure out a better way to get up there, might get one of those ladders that fit in the bumper.
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Old 05-09-2015, 01:07 PM   #303
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Are you guys able to play your TV over the outside speakers? Mine doesn't seem to work on either AUX 1 or 2. Dealer said it should. Not sure if I have something disconnected.

DVD plays over all speakers just not TV...

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I'm not sure if this has been answered yet or not, but for ours we had to out the TV on "music mode" for the sound to play on the stereo speakers.
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Old 05-09-2015, 03:53 PM   #304
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We're planning on it. Tried the topper first but it's still not good enough. Did you get standard queen length or short? I want the extra length. Does it need an extension at the bottom to support it or just let it hang.
We used a standard queen... it fits snug into the space... and no need to extend the base. You just have to make sure you buy a mattress that can flex... not a solid frame. Most are flex these days, but some still have the wooden frame. Went in through the door pretty easy... It took a little bit of forcing to get it in between the closets... but went without too much effort... those extra few inches are golden.

Here's the one we picked up... we have a 3" memory foam on top of this...
Serta Perfect Sleeper Glenrose Plush Super Pillowtop Mattress - Queen - Sam's Club
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Old 05-09-2015, 06:35 PM   #305
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I'm not sure if this has been answered yet or not, but for ours we had to out the TV on "music mode" for the sound to play on the stereo speakers.

Thanks for the info! I assume it's under settings somewhere... Connection wise I didn't see anything coming FROM the TV to the stereo.


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Old 05-09-2015, 08:19 PM   #306
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Yes, in the menu on the TV you access with the remote control.
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Old 05-14-2015, 12:44 PM   #307
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Distance between wheels?

I am looking to do a DIY wheel chock system that would behave similar to the X-Chock and I am not near our 2014 288BHS trailer.

Can anyone comment on if they have done this one themselves (and what size they built), or at least be able to tell me how far apart the trailer wheels are from one another at their narrowest point?



it would be something similar to this, for a lot less than the $80 that 2 of these x-chocks would cost.

Much obliged for any assistance!
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Old 05-14-2015, 06:59 PM   #308
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As far apart as the wheels are, it will have to be big!
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Old 05-15-2015, 05:35 PM   #309
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Sorry mike... I was going to get measurement for you but we had to cancel our weekend trip... 80% chance of rain both days... Nah. I'll get it over the weekend if you still need it?


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Old 05-15-2015, 06:51 PM   #310
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how far apart the trailer wheels are from one another at their narrowest point?

I would do it for you too but my camper is at the dealer getting a new refrigerator installed.


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Old 05-15-2015, 07:05 PM   #311
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I forgot to ck mine the other day when i got home
5" inbetween tires, middle is 12-1/4, tire is 25-1/2
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Old 05-15-2015, 07:13 PM   #312
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I would do it for you too but my camper is at the dealer getting a new refrigerator installed.


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So it ended up a full replacement? That stinks. Better now than in July I guess. Good that they're taking care of you.


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Old 05-15-2015, 08:00 PM   #313
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Yes, a full replacement. I didn't get any more info than that. I told them to hurry b/c I need it for next weekend! I'll fill in details when I find out more n


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Ran my 12v hookup outside for my portable arb fridge/freezer, couldnt stand the mess of wires under the dianette seat so i straightend them out!
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Wow Cableman that looks awesome! I did a bit of straightening when I installed the Progressive HW30C but nothing like that! I thought about insulating the pump from vibration but I don't plan on much if any boon-docking so I let it be.


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Old 05-16-2015, 07:23 PM   #316
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Wow Cableman that looks awesome! I did a bit of straightening when I installed the Progressive HW30C but nothing like that! I thought about insulating the pump from vibration but I don't plan on much if any boon-docking so I let it be.


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Thanks! I figured id be installing a surge protector soon also and the pump was all crooked rubbing the side wall. Sounds quiet now anyway but i never used it b4...
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:24 PM   #317
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Potential new Apex owner/Apex 288BH info

Anybody bored and want to snap a picture of the stock TT valve stem and surrounding wheel? 😀
I need to figure out what type of rubber valve stem support to use until I can get metal stems for my EEZ RV stem mounted TPMS.

The 2 styles I'm looking at are:
Wheel Masters 8029VS 16" Rubber Valve Stem Support https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001V8WG5C..._hjOwvb1RRQEY4

Or

http://www.lufteknic.com/Merchant2/m...de=wheelAccess

I'm trying to save the 20 mile round trip to where I have it stored...


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Old 05-18-2015, 08:23 PM   #318
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PERFECT!! You are the man Cableman!!!


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Old 05-19-2015, 03:57 AM   #320
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Question about the emergency windows in the bottom bunk and bedroom. I noticed there are screens over the windows. Does anyone open them to get some fresh air? I'm a little nervous since my last TT's emergency window would only open once. Then fall out since it was only to be opened in an emergency...

Figured it would be better to ask a stupid question here rather than have any issues.
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