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Old 10-18-2014, 09:49 PM   #2121
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We unloaded everything from ours this am and dropped it of at the dealer for warranty work.


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Old 10-18-2014, 11:04 PM   #2122
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Brought our Rockwood home from Storage to go Camping Wednesday for 5 nights in Michigan. Should be fun, calling for snow here tonight/ tomorrow so lets see how the tank heaters are working!
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Old 10-18-2014, 11:16 PM   #2123
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Wished I had it with me in Talladega to shoot the race. Next year, next year.
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Old 10-18-2014, 11:24 PM   #2124
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Wished I had it with me in Talladega to shoot the race. Next year, next year.
Are you in TV SK?
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Old 10-19-2014, 04:43 AM   #2125
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We attempted to sanitize the fresh water system. I started a whole new thread about it. :P
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:49 AM   #2126
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Installed a couple of three way valves and the plumbing necessary to bypass the water filter housing when winterizing.
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:51 AM   #2127
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Nope, I'm a still photographer. I work for a small paper local to me and they hook me up with media credentials to various things.
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:43 PM   #2128
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Finished my PVC fence post storage.
Very nice to have the extra space.

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Old 10-19-2014, 02:00 PM   #2129
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Doing a little rewiring to the radio and later I'm greasing the wheel bearings.Click image for larger version

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Old 10-19-2014, 05:12 PM   #2130
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Fixed a major design problem with the fresh water tank vent. The factory ran the vent straight down so it would siphon out a lot of the water. I rerouted it up through the floor and attached it to the vent connection next to the fill spout. I have no idea why the factory didn't do this to begin with (like every other camper I've owned/seen).
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:48 PM   #2131
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Added some of these, besides our PI hard wired electrical management system with a remote display, THIS is gonna make momma happy!
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Old 10-19-2014, 08:00 PM   #2132
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Looks great Off-road! I'm absolutly going to be "stealing" this idea from you.
Thank you, the idea actually came from this thread.

I used treated deck rail slats for a spacer between the frame and the PVC fence posts. Did use the perforated steel bars for underneath. All Thread holds it all together.

I also found with more than two fence posts that bungees don't hold the middle fence post caps on well. I made some small dowels from oak and used a key ring on the bottom and hitch pins on the top.

Still looking for the proper sized plastic or fiberglass rod. The gutter used for slide out trays works great.
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Old 10-19-2014, 08:14 PM   #2133
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I repaired a burnt of 30 amp plug from the last park I was at. Also added aircraft cable to be able to lock the cables, my surge protector and trailer cable.


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Also checked air pressure at 59 psi 40 degree F normally 65 psi at 80 degree F. torqued the lug nuts .

Loaded food and put the fridge on for cold items. Leaving Wednesday AM.
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Old 10-20-2014, 06:33 AM   #2134
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What did I do to my camper today? I woke up in it and made coffee. Our last trip for the season. I love this camper. Off to the outlet mall later.
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Old 10-20-2014, 09:26 AM   #2135
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I repaired a burnt of 30 amp plug from the last park I was at. Also added aircraft cable to be able to lock the cables, my surge protector and trailer cable.





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Also checked air pressure at 59 psi 40 degree F normally 65 psi at 80 degree F. torqued the lug nuts .



Loaded food and put the fridge on for cold items. Leaving Wednesday AM.

Good idea, I have the same truck with the EcoBoost what hitch are you using with your Rockwood? I am moving to a 5th wheel


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Old 10-23-2014, 10:44 AM   #2136
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Installed a new electric jack.
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Good job in the electric jack install!

My only complaint with the upgrade was that my truck tailgate can not longer be opened all the way with the trailer hooked up.
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Old 10-23-2014, 11:59 AM   #2137
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Thanks, I can't take credit for the idea but did change a bit on the mounting.
Fence posts and caps came from HD and the gutters (trays) came from Lowe's.

Yes, you may copy with no compensation. LOL
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Old 10-23-2014, 03:07 PM   #2138
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Today I went out to the storage lot and pulled out the RV, opened up the slides and checked things over pretty good. All the seals had been recently conditioned, dry lubed the slide gears and went up on the roof to inspect the caulking. Tested the furnace operation along with 1/2 filling the water tank and tested the water heater and fridge. Checked torque on all the wheels including the truck along with air pressures. Checked propane tanks, one still full the other weighed only 34#, had it topped off, took 5 gallons. Turned off the propane and backed it back into it's slot. You guessed it, getting ready for a trip. About all that's left to do is load clothes for cooler weather, food and pet stuff. Going to try and pull out either Sunday or Monday morning. Now that the pets are doing about as good as they are going to we decided on another trip. Two choices we have are Branson MO or Memphis TN, the choice is left to the DW. Both are right at 500 miles one way.
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Old 10-23-2014, 04:13 PM   #2139
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Good idea, I have the same truck with the EcoBoost what hitch are you using with your Rockwood? I am moving to a 5th wheel


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I have the ReeseElite 18 k. Puck mounted to frame leaves bed clear when not towing.

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One deciding factor me was puck mounts second was the single jaw mechanism. Seems more secure to me.


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Old 10-23-2014, 04:15 PM   #2140
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I would push for Memphis myself..Have fun anyway. Not much left of our camping season..........:
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