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Old 12-31-2014, 07:55 PM   #2541
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He mentioned that they use Meguirs and 3M products. I didn't ask what they used.

No idea how it went on or off, but I did see them using power buffers- if that helps.

I can ask on their Facebook page if y'all would like.
Might as well ask and get your $$'s worth!
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Old 12-31-2014, 07:58 PM   #2542
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Might as well ask and get your $$'s worth!

Asked. I'll report back...
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Old 12-31-2014, 08:19 PM   #2543
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I do the routine washing of the roof and entire rig at least three times a season but have not waxed this one yet....bought some Meguires marine/rv wax for when the weather warms up here in Ohio...probably will NOT use a buffer, just good old elbow grease for me 💪
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Old 12-31-2014, 08:32 PM   #2544
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Slide Out Motor

spent most of the day figuring out what was going on with one of my slide outs. The darn thing worked perfectly the whole time in alaska, been back since September and has bee n parked and covered since then. Today prepping for our trip to Florida on the 5th of Jan. After switching controllers from one slide out to another, believe we have a bad motor and a bad controller on the same slide out....
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Old 12-31-2014, 08:39 PM   #2545
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Old 12-31-2014, 09:35 PM   #2546
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Asked. I'll report back...

Keys First Choice RV Detailing, 305-896-7780:
In your case it was Meguiar's and it was applied with dual action polishers( a very safe way for a gel/clear coat finishes)

Other than the price, I'd strongly recommend them. But, the price (to me) reflects the quality of work. This camper hasn't looked this good since the day we bought it!
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Old 12-31-2014, 09:44 PM   #2547
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Today I:
1) Added a Water Heater Tank Drain Valve.
2) Finished my - Rotating the Dinette Table and easier mounting Design. Eliminating the Dinette Table "Wobble". That was nice.
3) Went through all my 12 Volt Fuses and figured out which ones controlled what items, Lights, Fans, etc. And made a list so I can attach it to the panel.
4) Ran my HEAT, it was cold here in Baltimore.... Burned off the dust and cleared the smoke detector, and alarms. What a pain....
5) Charged my Battery.
6) Checked my Propane Tank Levels, 1 needs to be re-filled.
7) Extended my awning, to dry it out.
8) Man.... I'm tired.......
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Old 01-01-2015, 09:03 AM   #2548
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Keys First Choice RV Detailing, 305-896-7780:
In your case it was Meguiar's and it was applied with dual action polishers( a very safe way for a gel/clear coat finishes)

Other than the price, I'd strongly recommend them. But, the price (to me) reflects the quality of work. This camper hasn't looked this good since the day we bought it!
Appreciate the report there Fabio! I've been using Protect All. Applying with a microfiber towel and wiping it off with a microfiber towel. I'm slow, I know, but it will take me 6 hours to do everything. I'm thinking about buying a buffer but am leery of scratching the gel coat. This can has been kicked down the road before, so thanks for looking into what they did. When your rig shines, it feels better.
Kind of like getting a haircut. Hint , hint.
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Old 01-01-2015, 10:00 AM   #2549
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1 Routed a rear view antenna booster on outside to back of 5th wheeler to the side to have clear distant to reduce drop signal.
2. Replaced Bauer Keyless electronic door latch with their latest version. This was a warranty replacement. The new one has extra feature and more metal.
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Old 01-04-2015, 03:54 PM   #2550
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I put the snow boots on the TV, which they helped save me. Some dude in a pickup couldn't stop on a grade at a stop sign, and slid out into the main Rd. Luckily, no one was coming the other way, and I was able to swerve, and stuck to the road.


Also got 2 new RamMounts, one for my phone, one for my tablet. I tried them out. Image is deceiving, but the top of the tablet is still before my hood line, so it obstructs nothing.


Then, I fixed what broke on the last camping trip. Needless to say, our campers are not over engineered. Fat Butt here broke the frame on the dinette. I don't think it is going anywhere now. Next, replacing the paper thin wood on top with something a bit thicker.



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Old 01-04-2015, 06:11 PM   #2551
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I put the snow boots on the TV, which they helped save me. Some dude in a pickup couldn't stop on a grade at a stop sign, and slid out into the main Rd. Luckily, no one was coming the other way, and I was able to swerve, and stuck to the road.


Also got 2 new RamMounts, one for my phone, one for my tablet. I tried them out. Image is deceiving, but the top of the tablet is still before my hood line, so it obstructs nothing.


Then, I fixed what broke on the last camping trip. Needless to say, our campers are not over engineered. Fat Butt here broke the frame on the dinette. I don't think it is going anywhere now. Next, replacing the paper thin wood on top with something a bit thicker.



Chooch: I see in 1 photo that it say's solar prep? would are they doing to a ROO to claim that now? Just like to keep up with FR progress....
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Old 01-04-2015, 06:37 PM   #2552
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Added a 120V outlet and wiring to allow for second ceramic heater to be run directly from pedestal or run dehumidifier at home without leaving TT plugged in. Mounted outlet near floor just outside shower and used opening under shower to access belly pan for exit hole. Wire runs to edge of trailer where I secured a plug. I use a #10 25ft extension cord from there to house mounted outlet or campground pedestal. Lots of bad thunder storms here in summer so I do not like to leave TT plugged in.
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Old 01-04-2015, 06:46 PM   #2553
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Chooch: I see in 1 photo that it say's solar prep? would are they doing to a ROO to claim that now? Just like to keep up with FR progress....
The unit you saw is probably my next unit. I saw it sitting at the dealer, and fell in love with it.

Basically, the "solar ready" is external solar by Zamp Solar. Here is the info.

Solar Ready RV Solar Kits

Basically, they have a plug on the outside, and you buy the portable kit that plugs into the plug. The Roo, with a single plug, will be able to handle up to 150 watt solar kit.
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Old 01-04-2015, 06:57 PM   #2554
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Winterized her- blew out the lines and then pushed pink stuff in. (Yes, overkill- but belt and suspenders for me.)

My wife gave the inside a good scrubbing.

Next up, pulling out everything that we don't want to leave in for the winter.
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Old 01-04-2015, 07:01 PM   #2555
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Drained the water heater. 4 out of next 5 nights below freezing.
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Old 01-04-2015, 07:03 PM   #2556
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Sitting in site F66 in TT Orlando and all I did was spray the site for bugs, etc and enjoyed the 86 degree weather with a slight breeze. Wonderful weather.
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Old 01-04-2015, 08:09 PM   #2557
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Sitting in site F66 in TT Orlando and all I did was spray the site for bugs, etc and enjoyed the 86 degree weather with a slight breeze. Wonderful weather.
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Old 01-04-2015, 08:22 PM   #2558
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Made a shelf for my garbage so that it will sit up higher in that compartment and can't miss it now it is tight up against the counter top and installed Leksand in my screen door


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Old 01-04-2015, 08:27 PM   #2559
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Sitting in site F66 in TT Orlando and all I did was spray the site for bugs, etc and enjoyed the 86 degree weather with a slight breeze. Wonderful weather.

Ha! I miss it already. My time in Orlando is summer only. We have 86 degrees, too- but it's like 10,000% humidity then. Truth be told, Key West was nice but the humidity was intense. I was surprised how humid winter could be!

The Unofficial TT group on FaceBook is all up in arms over the rule changes at TTO and new manager. Do you have any thoughts on all of it? If I recall correctly, you weren't a big fan of the old manager.
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Old 01-04-2015, 10:12 PM   #2560
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Plugged in the camper to top off the battery, in anticipation of a winter trip in 2 weeks. I'll pull it onto the driveway this week for a once-over.
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