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Old 07-31-2016, 06:36 PM   #261
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Ok qbud friends, i have dual grey water tanks and only 1 grey water drain valve. One tank is emptying and the other is not. What gives?
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Old 07-31-2016, 06:45 PM   #262
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Ok qbud friends, i have dual grey water tanks and only 1 grey water drain valve. One tank is emptying and the other is not. What gives?

Because you need to find the other gray tank drain valve handle and then you can empty the tank. My unit has one black tank and two gray tanks. The pull handle for the black tank and one gray tank are close together above the drain cap and the other gray tank valve is about four feet back, closer to the rear of the unit.
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Old 07-31-2016, 07:04 PM   #263
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All three of my drain valves are directly above the sewer drain.
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Old 07-31-2016, 09:10 PM   #264
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Bro Les, that phontom valve is not there? I wonder if they covered it up with that cheap insulation stuff? It's a 2016 model. Have used it twice. Guessing the one I have now emptied twice is for the shower, which we havent used.
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Jwamiller, I have a similar situation. First off, I know my tanks and valves are mis-labelled. My black water empties by pulling the valve labeled "waste water". It's a silver handle, long rod located directly above the drain pipe. The other 2 valves are located about a foot aft of that, they are short stubs mounted up on the frame rail. One has a black handle but is labeled "gray water" and the other has a silver handle labeled "black water". My unit is at the dealer right now for a warranty worklist, and this is one of my items on the list. I do know this: I can only get 2 showers before one tank is full. Something is not right.
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Old 08-01-2016, 08:19 AM   #266
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My black water tank handle is gray.


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Old 08-01-2016, 12:19 PM   #267
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Finally found it friends. Its a black handle about 16" directly up from the other two. Was not expecting it to be so high up on the frame. Thank you all for your help!
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Old 08-01-2016, 05:33 PM   #268
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Mine was also grey. Funny story as I was trying to get my grey tank to drain and I kept pulling the grey handle. I finally cut a hole in my underbelly to see why the valve wasn't opening and I quickly realized that I was draining my black tank.

So I taped the black tank handle black with electrical tape and the grey tank handle grey with duct tape so I don't get them mixed up anymore
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Old 08-02-2016, 12:06 PM   #269
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Just wanted to share my homemade 312qbud awning hold down poles.

These went through 2 thunderstorms now and work awesome.





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Old 08-02-2016, 05:05 PM   #270
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Jgourlie, are those the x chock xl's that you are using?
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Old 08-02-2016, 05:07 PM   #271
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Jgourlie, are those the x chock xl's that you are using?
They certainly are
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Made the mistake of ordering the set of regulars and wanted to make sure the XL would work. I don't have much faith in the cheap plastic chocks.
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I'm useing the XL and yep love them!
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Old 08-02-2016, 08:23 PM   #274
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Jgourlie, are those the x chock xl's that you are using?
I'd have to say yes. That's what I have and his look identical
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Jgourlie, are those the x chock xl's that you are using?
I am not Jgourlie, but those are the large X chockes. I have a set and they work fairly well. I bought mine at camping world. If you are looking for better stability for the unit, this is what I have done. I found that the electric 'stabilizers', front and back, do not 'stabilize' all that well. (MOD Alert ) I ended up installing scissor jacks just behind the front 'stabilizers' and scissor jacks behind the back 'stabilizers'. With the four scissor jacks lifting a little and the large X chock on the wheels, we can have a dozen people inside the unit moving around and the unit will not move at all. I do not use my electric 'stabilizers' unless we are at a camping spot for one night and will move on the next day and do not put down the scissor jacks.
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Thanks for the replies, and yes Brother Les I have come to realize the electric stabilizers really don't do much except add weight to the trailer while towing!😁 Thanks for the mod.
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Old 08-03-2016, 09:59 AM   #277
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Pictures Brother Les?
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Pictures Brother Les?
I have never 'added' pictures of my own on this forum.

For the front scissor jacks... this is what I did. The skirt in the front area hangs down fairly low and so I would have trouble getting the jack all the way up and not hit the skirt. I added the 'Sav-a-Jac'

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I mounted the plates to the rail a little back of the 'stabilizers'. On the door side of the unit, the gas line runs along the inside of the frame rail. For the door side 'scissor' jack, I offset the adaptor plate (several places on the scissor jack top that you can mount the slide in plate to it) 'in' more so the scissor jack does not come close to the gas line.

For the back scissor jacks, I drilled two holes in the bumper mount rail that is welded to the frame rail. This will carry the weight, not on the 'bumper' pushing up, but on the bumper rail straight up to the frame rail. I drilled one hole and dropped in a bolt and then drilled the other hole. The scissor jacks are angled at the 10-11 Oclock and 1-2 o-clock possision so I can leave these jacks on all of the time and be able to crank them up and down and they will not hit the skirting.
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Perfect. Excellent info. Thanks.
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Old 08-03-2016, 02:36 PM   #280
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Never found stabilizer jacks to do the job better than scissor jacks. The auto level does a better job with the push of a button.
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