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Old 04-15-2015, 08:31 AM   #3421
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Worked up the courage to drill a 4" hole in the side of my camper for a dryer vent. Took me about 2 hrs of checking and double checking to make sure I was in the right spot (really about 10 minutes for that, the rest just trying to talk myself into it). All went smooth after I finally pulled the trigger. Got it drilled, installed and sealed up in under 5 minutes.


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I usually talk myself out of things that might upset me, however having a new Roo 23IKSS I am thinking of installing a Dirt Devil Central Vac


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Old 04-15-2015, 09:03 AM   #3422
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Went to the lot to prep for an upcoming trip and found a tire low. When I went to fill it with my portable compressor, the edge of the valve stem started leaking. So it's at Big O getting a new stem (I will check the others, too) bummer, I wanted to get the TPMS set up...and my spare doesn't match at all and is a different brand (It's a Westlake )up.Attachment 73942Attachment 73943
Rick,I think your (2) Pic shows your Spare tire mounted (Backwards)! Youroo!!
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:13 AM   #3423
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Rick,I think your (2) Pic shows your Spare tire mounted (Backwards)! Youroo!!
Good catch I think your right!

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Old 04-15-2015, 09:58 AM   #3424
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Here was one leaving the (Factory) mounted Backwards! The (Staging Lot Tec) discovered the Wheel was on Wrong! Youroo!!
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:59 AM   #3425
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Here was one leaving the (Factory) mounted Backwards! The (Staging Lot Tec) discovered the Wheel was on Wrong! Youroo!!
Looks like a flagstaff.

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Old 04-15-2015, 10:03 AM   #3426
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It is easy to do on a Steel wheel! A (Mag Type) wheel REALLY shows the Problem! Youroo!! Also it is Hard to put air in the Tire when the Stem is on the (Inside)!
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Old 04-15-2015, 10:10 AM   #3427
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not very encouraging is it don't you wonder what else is backwards?
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Old 04-15-2015, 10:26 AM   #3428
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I bought a brand new flatbed trailer from Lowe's once, didn't realize the lug nuts were on backwards (tapered end out) on one wheel. Got about 200 miles down the road (with a very big load), and heard a noise after coming to a stop on taking off again. The lug holes had reamed out so bad when I jacked it up, I could almost pull the wheel off over the lugs. Didn't seem like a big deal to Lowe's until I showed the pics, and the walked them out to their new trailers and found two more wheels with the lugs the wrong way. Lucky nobody got hurt.
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Old 04-15-2015, 10:34 AM   #3429
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not very encouraging is it don't you wonder what else is backwards?
Not at all,Most shower controls are upside down,and several Black tank (Anti-Siphon Valves) are installed Backwards, I have NOT seen any (Tonque) welded on the wrong end of a Trailer though! Youroo!!
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Old 04-15-2015, 03:31 PM   #3430
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I removed 34 "decorative" stickers from the exterior.Imagine my surprise when I found this under one of them!
Hope the damage isn't worse than this.

I guess you can always put the sticker back on.
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Old 04-15-2015, 05:55 PM   #3431
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Hope the damage isn't worse than this.

I guess you can always put the sticker back on.

Are you under a warranty??
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Old 04-15-2015, 06:05 PM   #3432
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Installed "OldCoot"'s Awning Pole Hold Kit on the Silverback....great idea....really like the way everything stores for travel without having to remove the poles....works great.


Cut off bedroom door to keep from dragging and installed a magnetic door stop to hold the door back during travel.
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Old 04-15-2015, 06:35 PM   #3433
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I did tell the dealership about it and they said they would submit it but that a factory tech would probably want to see it.They didnt say if that would happen at thier place or mine and since we bought it to use it it wont be sitting on thier lot for a month this summer waiting.The only time we are not booked is october and nov 1 we are headed south for the winter,so thats the "window". I also found a spot on the lower left front corner that is crushed from the bottom up.The OSB that makes up the front bulkhead is all ragged and hanging out of the molding on the bottom edge.
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Old 04-15-2015, 06:49 PM   #3434
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Well after realizing the awning hits the top of the kitchen slide I was in search of a black pool Noodle and boy are they hard to find.

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So remember I did this to some plumbing I got pipe wraps which are tiny pool noodles with a slit in them already

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Now if the awning flaps I don't have to worry about a tear




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Old 04-15-2015, 08:29 PM   #3435
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Well after realizing the awning hits the top of the kitchen slide I was in search of a black pool Noodle and boy are they hard to find.

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So remember I did this to some plumbing I got pipe wraps which are tiny pool noodles with a slit in them already

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Here is the finished results

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Now if the awning flaps I don't have to worry about a tear




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Old 04-15-2015, 09:05 PM   #3436
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Did final packing for a 5 day trip! Geo Method in the Grey Tanks and Black tank for the first season flush. DW loaded up clothes and food. I have the truck all loaded and gassed up ready to hitch in the morning.
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:30 PM   #3437
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Rick,I think your (2) Pic shows your Spare tire mounted (Backwards)! Youroo!!
Oh you're right...I really didn't look at it, just put it on as a back-up as I left the jack on and brought the old tire to the shop to get fixed.

(And I have 2 other tires with crappy valves that I'll be bringing in....GRRRR)
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:36 PM   #3438
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Made reservations at state park for first trip out in our Roo. didn't get a chance to go two weeks ago. started getting things ready, turned on refrig to cool down...
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Old 04-16-2015, 12:21 AM   #3439
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Just cancelled my first trip in May and changed it to be a flying/hoteling trip instead. Our new first trip is likely to be the start of our year-long adventure- 64 days!
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Old 04-16-2015, 07:08 AM   #3440
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Took a plastic electrical box and installed a battery disconnect switch and a small blue indicator light in it . Then ran the + bat. wire to it and connected it to my battery box Also put a hook on it to hold hold the removable key which I also had chained to the box Click image for larger version

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