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Old 11-24-2015, 09:49 PM   #5641
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Ependydad you're going to love those new steps. Picked our fiver up on Saturday after having ours installed. They are awesome..
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:18 PM   #5642
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Ependydad you're going to love those new steps. Picked our fiver up on Saturday after having ours installed. They are awesome..

Yeah, I can't wait. These last 2 campsites have been such that the door is the low side for leveling, so we've had a really big step from the bottom down. Even with my step stool out there, it's a lot.
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Old 11-25-2015, 04:42 PM   #5643
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Yeah, I can't wait. These last 2 campsites have been such that the door is the low side for leveling, so we've had a really big step from the bottom down. Even with my step stool out there, it's a lot.
Can those steps be used without the legs? Say you are making a "pit stop" and coming right back out. Do you have to set the leg height every time?
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Old 11-25-2015, 04:55 PM   #5644
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Can those steps be used without the legs? Say you are making a "pit stop" and coming right back out. Do you have to set the leg height every time?

No idea, but I think they need to be used. I'll check the manuals when I get them and/or ask my contact at TorkLift.
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Old 11-25-2015, 05:14 PM   #5645
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Just pull the wires for those outlets from the distribution panel and create a sub panel for the inverter to tie into and then you don't have to go into the slides to the receptacles.

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Old 11-25-2015, 05:49 PM   #5646
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Just pull the wires for those outlets from the distribution panel and create a sub panel for the inverter to tie into and then you don't have to go into the slides to the receptacles.
Is there any harm in those outlets always running on the inverter? I assume not since the battery will be regularly charged by the converter.

(Which reminds me- need to check on my water levels.)
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Old 11-25-2015, 06:15 PM   #5647
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If your inverter has a pass-through circuit then when the trailer is plugged into shore power the AC would go through the inverter to the sub panel and power the outlets but when the trailer is disconnected from shore power the inverter would kick on and power those AC outlets through the sub panel

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Old 11-25-2015, 06:26 PM   #5648
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Ependydad you're going to love those new steps. Picked our fiver up on Saturday after having ours installed. They are awesome..
And so my list of upgrades continues to grow!!!
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Old 11-25-2015, 07:00 PM   #5649
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Hey gljurczyk, got any pics of the new truck?
Yep here are a couple will take some of the spotless engin in the AM. Went to Ford today and they certified it. They told me to drive the hell out of it being such few miles they said the seals still need to be broken in not enough miles for the age. Still gave me a bumper to bumper for 48 mos/ 60,000 miles.
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Old 11-25-2015, 07:14 PM   #5650
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Old 11-25-2015, 10:29 PM   #5651
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Yep, when I described the problem - he said it was a known and unfortunate issue. (I still don't understand how there isn't proactive outreach to owners to address this sort of thing; but that's neither here nor there.)

He did say that since then, they've gone through 3 software and 2 hardware revisions and the new radios are working well. I'll look for the equalizer display thing and will post back in a couple of weeks (my timing, not his).

I will also give credit- he was very good about calling me back (unknowingly, I kept calling him after his business hours) and was very amenable to helping get it shipped to me on my schedule. He's holding it until 12/2 before he sends it because I'll be in-transit between a move to a RV repair shop, hotel, and finally another campground.
Well, we just arrived in Savannah, GA (drove from home in central FL) for our thanksgiving break, and I tried to hook up a bluray player to the front hdmi port on the iRV66.
It just outputs random snippets of sound and alternates between a snowy picture and blank screen.
I hooked it up directly to the TV instead and no issue (and used the optical cable I installed from TV to the iRV66 for surround sound). However that's extremely annoying so I'm going to call Todd again next week
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Old 11-26-2015, 10:50 AM   #5652
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Finally got everything set up, made some hangers so I could hang the electric cord holder on the back bumper without putting it in a bind. Hung the grill, coffee maker and tv on the side. Re-did the step lights by mounting them on 1/2" alum angle and installing a rf controller. Trying the Claws, don't know how well they'll hold in this sand, but there is grass to help. Dirt screws are in waiting just in case. Also attached the awning deflappers as the wind has been constant since Mon.

Forgot to add it was 77 when I took the pictures, now 79@ 11am EST.

Big grey bag is my new truck cover which will be used when we get home. Tired of all the damn pine needles, bird droppings, etc when it sits for months without being move.
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Be there for dinner! Door window ok? Send some of that SUN this way..... You plant the humongous palm tree?
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Be there for dinner! Door window ok? Sent some of that SUN this way.....
Dinner is @ 1:00 pm at the clubhouse for the entire campground. Price is $8.00 for all you can eat and can take leftovers home if you so desire. Breakfast is served every Sat morning @ 8:00am for $4.00 and all you can eat with leftovers available. Potlucks, etc are held about once a week and cost is either $4 or $5 or free. This is the gated campground with all level concrete pads with patios that charges members/owners $2/night for electricity. Starting Jan 1, 2016 the nightly fee will drop $1, but the yearly maintenance fee will go from $460 to $545. 2 weeks in, 1 week out and if space is available you can pay $128 for that week, but you do have to move to a different site.
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Scoot over......take a pic straight out from awning look'n back at your unit, PLEASE! Also, since you've got to move once in a while, better add some screws to the outside stuff on the rail so it won't fall off....
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Drove to, and setup at, Savannah South KOA yesterday. Nice campgrounds, setup right by the lake.
They did try to put us in the smallest lakeside spot, but managed to get them to let us switch to the next site, which is bigger, since they only had a truck-top camper booked in there
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Old 11-26-2015, 12:13 PM   #5657
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Scoot over......take a pic straight out from awning look'n back at your unit, PLEASE! Also, since you've got to move once in a while, better add some screws to the outside stuff on the rail so it won't fall off....
What exactly do you want a picture of? There are plenty of screws holding the rail on and they are thru the wall into a backer board.
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Not worried about rail.......worried about coffee pot! .....stay'n on while you move!
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Dinner is @ 1:00 pm at the clubhouse for the entire campground. Price is $8.00 for all you can eat and can take leftovers home if you so desire...
l misstated the price of Thanksgiving dinner, it was $4 ea/$8/couple. Over 160 people there and had gobs of food left. Wonderful, tasty food and super friendly people. The campers prepare all the food and also volunteer to serve it buffet style. TOWTA and I have already signed up to help serve Christmas dinner.
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