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Old 03-03-2018, 06:34 PM   #12461
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Removed the external antennas for the cellular and WiFi boosters.

Found that they weren’t just stuck with dabs of dicor and the installer actually used wire holders. I scraped it away, unscrewed them, and then re-Dicored where each dot was.

Looking up the refrigerator vent.

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Borrowed a buddy’s ladder. I think I should have extended it higher onto the roof.

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Old 03-03-2018, 09:15 PM   #12462
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Today I installed the Husky Brute HB4500 electric tongue jack on our 21SS, hooray for not having to manually crank up and down and up and down when hitching.
I just bought that exact jack as well. Better than the one that came with our trailer. I did a bonehead move and bent our original Lippert. This is way better than the Lippert.
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:45 PM   #12463
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I just bought that exact jack as well. Better than the one that came with our trailer. I did a bonehead move and bent our original Lippert. This is way better than the Lippert.
X2. I’ve installed that jack on my last 2 trailers. Works great. I also bought a cover for it for when the trailer is in storage.

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Old 03-03-2018, 11:27 PM   #12464
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Borrowed a buddy’s ladder. I think I should have extended it higher onto the roof.

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Why not just use the one mounted on the trailer already?
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Old 03-03-2018, 11:31 PM   #12465
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Why not just use the one mounted on the trailer already?

I bent it a couple of weeks ago. I bent it back, but now I’m concerned about it. I’m letting the dealer know so they can fix it proper if they want, but until then- I’m trading it and not looking back!
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Old 03-04-2018, 11:49 AM   #12466
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Attachment 163900power is out in VA so cooking tacos in the camper with the heat on.Attachment 163900


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Old 03-04-2018, 11:52 AM   #12467
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I just bought that exact jack as well. Better than the one that came with our trailer. I did a bonehead move and bent our original Lippert. This is way better than the Lippert.


How the heck did you bend it?
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Old 03-04-2018, 11:17 PM   #12468
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Packed for quite a while today- we’ve got the kid’s bunkhouse fully packed and moved onto the cabinets in the living room. We’ve taken all of the pictures down and packed them away. My wife started our bedroom tonight- she got the “jewelry cabinet” (aka command hooks on the wall) done and a couple of boxes out of here.

Have to be done by Thursday evening to making moving into our new rig easier on Friday.
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Old 03-05-2018, 01:02 AM   #12469
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How the heck did you bend it?
Was in a hurry and drove a few feet while it was extended!
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Old 03-05-2018, 02:48 AM   #12470
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Packed for quite a while today- we’ve got the kid’s bunkhouse fully packed and moved onto the cabinets in the living room. We’ve taken all of the pictures down and packed them away. My wife started our bedroom tonight- she got the “jewelry cabinet” (aka command hooks on the wall) done and a couple of boxes out of here.

Have to be done by Thursday evening to making moving into our new rig easier on Friday.
Your going to have to post pics of the new unit, where are you storing everything?
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Old 03-05-2018, 07:13 AM   #12471
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We just picked up our new 2018 Rockwood 2906ws on Wednesday and wife went out on Saturday and somehow spent over $300 on stuff and all I'm noticing is a sign in the kitchen, 2 rugs and a laundry hamper. She said there's new sheets and pillows in there also.
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Old 03-05-2018, 08:39 AM   #12472
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Your going to have to post pics of the new unit, where are you storing everything?

The plan is to leave some basement & outdoor stuff on this campsite and then just park the two rigs side by side. We are boxing everything so we aren’t carrying 700,000 little items!

I’ll definitely post pics and maybe even do a video walk thru.
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:40 AM   #12473
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The plan is to leave some basement & outdoor stuff on this campsite and then just park the two rigs side by side. We are boxing everything so we aren’t carrying 700,000 little items!

I’ll definitely post pics and maybe even do a video walk thru.

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Was in a hurry and drove a few feet while it was extended!


Ouch and thanks for sharing.
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Old 03-05-2018, 03:56 PM   #12475
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I towed our Wrangler down to Roadmaster and had them install their Invisibrake- it works great!
We got our entire set up from Roadmaster, the towing bar and invisibrake. The technician (I can't remember his name) gave us a couple of hours of PDI and driving. There was a lot of traffic so that extended the driving part of the PDI more than usual but they were just great.
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Old 03-05-2018, 04:29 PM   #12476
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I bent it a couple of weeks ago. I bent it back, but now I’m concerned about it. I’m letting the dealer know so they can fix it proper if they want, but until then- I’m trading it and not looking back!
Maybe 'not looking back' is how you broke it in the first place. ��
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Old 03-05-2018, 06:19 PM   #12477
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installed the LevelMate Pro Blue Tooth leveling system
How do you like it? We have seriously considered getting this for our 5er.
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Old 03-05-2018, 07:05 PM   #12478
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How do you like it? We have seriously considered getting this for our 5er.
Get it. Works just fine.
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Old 03-05-2018, 07:55 PM   #12479
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Maybe 'not looking back' is how you broke it in the first place. ��

It happened when 2 buddies and I went up to the roof to look at my air conditioner. One of us bent it on the way down. (shrugs)

But hey, as one last hurrah for the camper- it appears my water heater bypass valve has sprung a leak:

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I spent time tonight digging around to verify that was where it was leaking. Managed to make the problem worse and now need to make a decision: order the part and fight the fix (it sucks to get to and I HATE those cinch clamps), order the part and call a mobile RV tech (which $$$), or leave it and tell the dealer and let them ding me on the trade price by a little.

Sigh, bastard.
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Old 03-05-2018, 07:58 PM   #12480
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Get it. Works just fine.


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How do you like it? We have seriously considered getting this for our 5er.


Agreed. Works well, though my wife won’t trust it. She finds that ours (v1) is usually off by 1/4”-1/2” from her and the 2’ level on the floor.

Where it really shines is for overnights where you want the most level spot but don’t want to actually level the camper. We were able to find dead nuts level at a winery in the grass by using it. Otherwise, we likely would have had to bust out boards.

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