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Old 03-25-2015, 04:48 PM   #3161
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...Good thing DW is much, much smaller than I!
In other words, you're going to pull an FT Turbs & Ms. Amy, DW does the work and you grab the credit.
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Old 03-25-2015, 04:51 PM   #3162
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In other words, you're going to pull an FT Turbs & Ms. Amy, DW does the work and you grab the credit.
In this case, because DW can not only climb right into the large baggage door, but can pass right through the small one... You betcha!
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:08 PM   #3163
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Was privileged to meet gatnfans this morning when he came to pick up his poles and was showing him the mods. Showed him the new fw hose reel and it wouldn't work, then showed him the dual fans on the back of the refrigerator and they wouldn't work. Figured blown fuse. WRONG. After I mounted the hose reel I checked it out with jumper wires, removed the jumper wires and evidently CRS kicked in and I never permanently wired it. DUH! As for the refrigerator fans, checked voltage at switch-GOOD, removed both fans and hooked directly to 12V - NOTHING, neither fan even tried to move. Ordered 4 new 80 mm ball bearing fans on ebay for $23.80 and will mount 2 and carry 2 spares. Got 2 years out of them running 24/7, so it cost $5.95/yr for the fans.

Now to go permanently wire the hose reel and wait on the fans.
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:28 PM   #3164
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Ordered 4 new 80 mm ball bearing fans on ebay for $23.80 and will mount 2 and carry 2 spares. Got 2 years out of them running 24/7, so it cost $5.95/yr for the fans.
Do you have a link to the fans that you bought? I ordered some off of Amazon, but they're way too small. Classic ME move, though.
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:37 PM   #3165
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Here you go, but I bought all 4, just do a copy, paste and search. Male Female 4 Pin Connectors DC 12V 0 3A 80mm Computer Fan Dual Ball Bearing | eBay
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:45 PM   #3166
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Do you have a link to the fans that you bought?
12V 80mm fans
12V 120mm fans

Large selection and they have the specs listed for rpm, cfm, current draw and noise level. I prefer the 120mm fans if you have the room, it allows you to use slow speed (quiet) fans and still move plenty of air.

These guys are in the US, and I've ordered from them many times.
I have two of these outside and one of these inside.
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:49 PM   #3167
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FW hose reel permanently wired. Damn, some people's kids would forget their heads if they weren't bolted on.
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Old 03-26-2015, 01:03 PM   #3168
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12V 80mm fans
12V 120mm fans

Large selection and they have the specs listed for rpm, cfm, current draw and noise level. I prefer the 120mm fans if you have the room, it allows you to use slow speed (quiet) fans and still move plenty of air.

These guys are in the US, and I've ordered from them many times.
I have two of these outside and one of these inside.
Thanks offroad. The 80mm size matches what OC had selected too. That's definitely where I messed up, I went with ones that were much much smaller.
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Old 03-26-2015, 01:04 PM   #3169
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Thanks offroad. The 80mm size matches what OC had selected too. That's definitely where I messed up, I went with ones that were much much smaller.
Your welcome, smaller fans usually means faster and louder.
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Old 03-26-2015, 05:49 PM   #3170
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I just have to say my dealer is the bomb.com!!!!
Called on Monday with my water issue and set an appointment for Thursday (Today) at 9:00. I also stressed how soon it needed to be handled. I got there at 8:30 and they were waiting for me and as I was leaving the trailer was heading into the shop. Just got a call that they found 2 problems and that they were simple fixes and that the trailer is ready for pickup!!!! :woot::hyper:
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Old 03-26-2015, 07:58 PM   #3171
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Downloaded all the camper manuals to my puter. Plans are to make the files readily available from any cyberspace device. Organized a large 3 ring folder with all the manuals in sleeves.
Hope I never have to refer to them
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Old 03-26-2015, 08:46 PM   #3172
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I did the binder thing with all of our manuals too today. After I got home from work, I just went outside and sat inside her for a while. Looked around, listened to the rain, and realized how much my husband must love me to let me talk him into this purchase. I am so grateful for all that I have.
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Old 03-26-2015, 09:24 PM   #3173
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Was privileged to meet gatnfans this morning when he came to pick up his poles and was showing him the mods. Showed him the new fw hose reel and it wouldn't work, then showed him the dual fans on the back of the refrigerator and they wouldn't work. Figured blown fuse. WRONG. After I mounted the hose reel I checked it out with jumper wires, removed the jumper wires and evidently CRS kicked in and I never permanently wired it. DUH! As for the refrigerator fans, checked voltage at switch-GOOD, removed both fans and hooked directly to 12V - NOTHING, neither fan even tried to move. Ordered 4 new 80 mm ball bearing fans on ebay for $23.80 and will mount 2 and carry 2 spares. Got 2 years out of them running 24/7, so it cost $5.95/yr for the fans.

Now to go permanently wire the hose reel and wait on the fans.
Don;t forget the HOSE!
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Old 03-26-2015, 09:29 PM   #3174
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Don;t forget the HOSE!
DUH, read post #3167.
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Old 03-26-2015, 10:20 PM   #3175
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We....went camping!!

Still, we Cleaned the inside and was going to use the waterless wash but Mother Nature interfered with a persistent rain storm 😰

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We went inside, watched a movie and had an adult beverage 😜
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Old 03-26-2015, 10:42 PM   #3176
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Sanitized the freshwater tank on the trailer and found a little issue.... Today is the first time I completely filled the tank since I bought the trailer. Most I've ever had in it was 2/3 according to the panel. Well I have a leak somewhere high on the tank... Why I say that is that I can hear a drip and see a drip coming from the belly opening.... If I drain the tank for 15-30 seconds the drip goes away. So I know that they can't blame me for not draining for the winter. It just sucks to have an issue like that on a new trailer.

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Have you found the leak? Could be just a loose hose clamp on the fill hose.
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Old 03-26-2015, 10:52 PM   #3177
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Have you found the leak? Could be just a loose hose clamp on the fill hose.

The dealer fixed it today. The clamp for the fill was not tight from the factory.... Also they made the vent hose so long it had a loop in it so it didn't vent right so they fixed that also.
Surprised the factory misses things like this.
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I'm not. Seems like it must be a game and the production line tour groups weren't around, game on!!
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Old 03-26-2015, 11:17 PM   #3179
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What did you do to your camper today?

Well I hope I have nothing else. Only 6 months left on the 1 year warranty.


We'll really test everything on our next trip and throughout the summer.
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Old 03-26-2015, 11:27 PM   #3180
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Well, you've got 6 months to find a huge tool sale or a DECENT stealer. I'm lucky enough to be able to fix (?) anything mine asks for.
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