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Old 06-13-2016, 12:08 PM   #8101
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In the last few days, we re-sanitized the water system to get rid of a gosh-awful smell that made you wretch when using the hot water at a couple of faucets (but not all).

And, I hung a paper towel holder from the inside of the outdoor kitchen door above the sink.
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Old 06-13-2016, 01:24 PM   #8102
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Started prepping the TT for the trip to Lake George, Colorado.
Replaced the TV in the bedroom. Replaced the water filter, and fixed the water filter holder where the screws stripped out from the aluminum bar it was screwed into (used rivets so it won't come off again when I have to change it!).
A bunch of things to do but it's going to be worth it on the trip.
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Old 06-13-2016, 04:58 PM   #8103
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We left the camper in Wisconsin 2 weeks ago and came back to the CO2 beeping so I finally added my battery cut off switch.
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Old 06-13-2016, 06:27 PM   #8104
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In the last few days, we re-sanitized the water system to get rid of a gosh-awful smell that made you wretch when using the hot water at a couple of faucets (but not all).

And, I hung a paper towel holder from the inside of the outdoor kitchen door above the sink.
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Anode rod, still has life left:

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Proved my theory that I can fill my fresh water tank using my antifreeze bypass/pump and the outdoor shower hose.


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Old 06-13-2016, 08:51 PM   #8105
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Made a couple PVC projects for the wife. A foot wash station and a towel/swimsuit drying rack the wife saw on Pinterest. Also installed a ubiquity wifi booster and my own router so I can run cameras at my year round spot.
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Old 06-15-2016, 07:00 AM   #8106
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Turned the refrigerator on... Sanitized the water system added 5 gallons of water to the black tank and both grey tanks and a packet of deodorizer to each.. Leaving early Sat to Washington DC and will let that slosh around for 761 miles...


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Old 06-15-2016, 08:08 AM   #8107
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Old 06-15-2016, 08:54 AM   #8108
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First time to need air conditioner. Main unit not cooling properly. Two week wait at dealer to check it. Thanks to FRF and Utube discussions and videos, I concluded the problem was shoddy installation. Sure enough two fist sized holes into "attic" area for wiring. Sealed with aluminum tape. Job done, cold air blowing. Thanks to all who post.
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Old 06-15-2016, 08:57 AM   #8109
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Old 06-15-2016, 09:25 AM   #8110
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Removed 2 of the valances on the kids bunks. Having them there made the screens hard to get off. Being an emergency exit, the kids need to be able to easily remove them.

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Old 06-15-2016, 09:32 AM   #8111
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Camper??? No. Finally made use of 5er tires bought and not installed...on my larger utility trailer. Tired of airing up tires.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:02 AM   #8112
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Here's the one I used. It came with a backing plate so there's no chance of it failing. It automatically flips back and catches the tube to support it. Works well. Also available in black.

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This "Teeter Totter" type I used on a 21" Manual Awning,in order to remove the "Bow" from the center of the Tube I had to "HELP" when retracting the Awning! On the Longer Power awning I wonder if the Motors have enough "Power" to overcome this Hurdle? Youroo!!
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:15 AM   #8113
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This "Teeter Totter" type I used on a 21" Manual Awning,in order to remove the "Bow" from the center of the Tube I had to "HELP" when retracting the Awning! On the Longer Power awning I wonder if the Motors have enough "Power" to overcome this Hurdle? Youroo!!
Good question. It should have the torque to wind itself in position but I don't know since I'm hanging on to my ol' trusty manual awning.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:19 AM   #8114
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Good question. It should have the torque to wind itself in position but I don't know since I'm hanging on to my ol' trusty manual awning.
Dually,what length manual awning is on your Cat? How much" Dip" was in the Tube? Youroo!!
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Old 06-15-2016, 11:08 AM   #8115
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Dually,what length manual awning is on your Cat? How much" Dip" was in the Tube? Youroo!!
I just put new Carefree fabric on and I believe it is 19'. It had enough bow it was noticeable. We travel the east coast to Florida and as far west so far as Tennessee. The roads are bad and it seamed to be taking its toll on that tube because I never noticed bowing it until recent. I didn't actually measure the deflection but my camping buddy said his wife could see it bounce when he was following me.
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Old 06-15-2016, 08:06 PM   #8116
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Just installed a BAL hide a spare on my 26rr. Now it's out of the way. Besides having to buy self tapping screws it's a great product easy to install
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Old 06-15-2016, 09:45 PM   #8117
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Finally got some LED lights that I am happy with!
The one one the left is LED and the one on the right is incandescent.


Installed lights in the bedroom clothes closets.


Actually completed this a while back but never posted it. I replaced the white two bulb wart light on the ceiling and removed the white wart reading lamps that were in the wrong place and installed these swivel lights in the right place for reading in bed.
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Old 06-17-2016, 10:21 AM   #8118
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Loaded it for a weeklong trip to Lancaster PA, washed and waxed, also cleaned awning checked tires, no so ready for 3:30 to come around to leave for our First of three cool trips in June/July.


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Old 06-17-2016, 10:33 AM   #8119
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Loaded it for a weeklong trip to Lancaster PA, washed and waxed, also cleaned awning checked tires, no so ready for 3:30 to come around to leave for our First of three cool trips in June/July.


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Old 06-17-2016, 10:47 AM   #8120
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Finally got some LED lights that I am happy with!
The one one the left is LED and the one on the right is incandescent.


Installed lights in the bedroom clothes closets.


Actually completed this a while back but never posted it. I replaced the white two bulb wart light on the ceiling and removed the white wart reading lamps that were in the wrong place and installed these swivel lights in the right place for reading in bed.
Where did you get your bulbs from? I'm always hesitant about LED's because of them being white instead of yellow.
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