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Old 02-02-2016, 05:54 PM   #6121
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Polished travel trailer with 303 protectant while drinking a beer, watching tv in garage. I didn't bother winterizing this year. Just keep t stay on 40. Good to go
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Old 02-02-2016, 06:39 PM   #6122
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Watched the snow pile up on it.
Same here...we just got 2 feet of snow but, thankfully, the camper is parked about 5 miles away so I don't have to see it!!

Hang in there, Rocky, spring will come soon!!!

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Gave her a bath! Bought the Kobalt rail system like Vizjedi. I liked that it is adjustable & the hangers can be easily changed.
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Finally got the okay from insurance to fix TT. Dealer said it will take another 3 to 4 weeks for parts.
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:12 PM   #6125
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Took my AC cover off and cleaned it and looked at how I'm going to install the hard start capacitor and fan time delay. UPS will deliver tomorrow. If it doesn't rain, I'll see install and post some test results.
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Old 02-03-2016, 07:09 AM   #6126
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Took my AC cover off and cleaned it and looked at how I'm going to install the hard start capacitor and fan time delay. UPS will deliver tomorrow. If it doesn't rain, I'll see install and post some test results.
Planning on doing the same mod this weekend!
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Old 02-03-2016, 07:33 AM   #6127
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Took my AC cover off and cleaned it and looked at how I'm going to install the hard start capacitor and fan time delay. UPS will deliver tomorrow. If it doesn't rain, I'll see install and post some test results.
I think I might know what a hard start capacitor does but could you explain it a little further? I do a lot of dry camping with a generator so is that something I should consider installing?
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I think I might know what a hard start capacitor does but could you explain it a little further? I do a lot of dry camping with a generator so is that something I should consider installing?
The hard start capacitor such as the Supco SPP6 is a $10 + - mod that installs in parallel with the current running capacitor. It helps the generator and shore power start the compressor by releasing the stored power in the capacitor when the compressor starts. It's popular with those of us that have smaller generators that need all the help they can get. It's a plug in that very easy to install.

The time delay provide a few seconds delay on the fan until the generator starts the compressor. It just gives you the best shot at getting the AC running with a smaller generator.
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Took my AC cover off and cleaned it and looked at how I'm going to install the hard start capacitor and fan time delay. UPS will deliver tomorrow. If it doesn't rain, I'll see install and post some test results.
While you have it off, why not add some screen'n to keep the 'bugs' out.....they like to make nests in that area..
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I love hearing people on my roof. It means my house is being washed.
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I love hearing people on my roof. It means my house is being washed.
As long as it's not that 'fat guy' and his 8 tiny reindeer !
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Old 02-03-2016, 10:43 AM   #6132
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As long as it's not that 'fat guy' and his 8 tiny reindeer !
If he brings a brush and a bucket, I'll even let him up there!
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Old 02-03-2016, 11:20 AM   #6134
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While you have it off, why not add some screen'n to keep the 'bugs' out.....they like to make nests in that area..
Good idea, it's really aggravating when you start you AC for the first time in the season and a dirt dobber has attached to the fan blade.
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The hard start capacitor such as the Supco SPP6 is a $10 + - mod that installs in parallel with the current running capacitor. It helps the generator and shore power start the compressor by releasing the stored power in the capacitor when the compressor starts. It's popular with those of us that have smaller generators that need all the help they can get. It's a plug in that very easy to install.

The time delay provide a few seconds delay on the fan until the generator starts the compressor. It just gives you the best shot at getting the AC running with a smaller generator.
Pretty much what I thought, thanks for the explanation which really clears things up. Is there a site that has specific information on how to install them?

edit: Well, never mind. Just looked on YouTube and found several instructional videos on installing the capacitor.
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Old 02-04-2016, 10:03 AM   #6137
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This weekend it was 65 degrees. We brought the RV home, and did a backsplash in the kitchen and bathroom, replaced the sink faucet, secured a towel rack, paper tower holder and toilet paper holder in their respective places and did some cleaning.



This was before we changed the faucet-


We hung this cargo net from our car to house stuffed animals/misc items in our daughters room.


This was a Christmas present from my husband since he knew I wanted this from the start.


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This weekend it was 65 degrees. We brought the RV home, and did a backsplash in the kitchen and bathroom, replaced the sink faucet, secured a towel rack, paper tower holder and toilet paper holder in their respective places and did some cleaning.



This was before we changed the faucet-


We hung this cargo net from our car to house stuffed animals/misc items in our daughters room.


This was a Christmas present from my husband since he knew I wanted this from the start.


Looks great!!!
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Old 02-04-2016, 10:20 AM   #6139
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Oh, I almost forgot the most important part, we checked and treated the roof and the RV got a wash and wax.
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Old 02-04-2016, 10:32 AM   #6140
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This weekend it was 65 degrees. We brought the RV home, and did a backsplash in the kitchen and bathroom, replaced the sink faucet, secured a towel rack, paper tower holder and toilet paper holder in their respective places and did some cleaning.
Very nice. I like the cargo net idea. DS always insists on bringing along lots of toys and animals. This would help keep them in one place.

I like the faucet too. My 5er came with a nice residential pull out faucet, otherwise I'd be changing ours.

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