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Old 03-15-2018, 06:16 PM   #12621
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I got it from storage filled the tires, removed the water filter, dewinterized, tightened the loose stairs, cleaned the awning, and am currently sanitizing the water system. I plan to install some led lighting on the bottom tomorrow and flush the water system. Putting air vent covers on today as well. Ready for the season to begin!
I will never get all the dicor off my hand or my phone...
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Old 03-15-2018, 06:31 PM   #12622
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I will never get all the dicor off my hand or my phone...
There has got to be a solvent that will work to clean up Dicor but I haven't found it yet...
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Old 03-15-2018, 07:01 PM   #12623
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There has got to be a solvent that will work to clean up Dicor but I haven't found it yet...
I use Brake Clean, carb clean, acetone, or laquer thinner on a rag.
Since I don't live in California I'm not concerned about the birth defects or cancer warnings on the cans.
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Old 03-15-2018, 09:21 PM   #12624
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I use Brake Clean, carb clean, acetone, or laquer thinner on a rag.
Since I don't live in California I'm not concerned about the birth defects or cancer warnings on the cans.
I don't think they heeded their own warnings..
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Old 03-15-2018, 11:03 PM   #12625
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Brought it home from storage at our local fairgrounds today. Using the bathroom scale and board/pipe method I did the tounge weight. 650 pounds with an empty water tank, which is near the front and full propane tanks. On the second “double check” round the board catastrophically failed. Nothing or no one hurt but it sure gets ones full attention! Then I started the “rear rack project”. (I will start a thread later) First step: relocate spare tire under camper. Almost done. Jay.
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:04 AM   #12626
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Brought it home from storage at our local fairgrounds today. Using the bathroom scale and board/pipe method I did the tounge weight. 650 pounds with an empty water tank, which is near the front and full propane tanks. On the second “double check” round the board catastrophically failed. Nothing or no one hurt but it sure gets ones full attention! Then I started the “rear rack project”. (I will start a thread later) First step: relocate spare tire under camper. Almost done. Jay.
I've been thinking of trying that method myself in the spring. Which model camper do you have?

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Old 03-16-2018, 10:19 AM   #12627
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I don't think they heeded their own warnings..
Most are from back east so you are probably right.
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:00 AM   #12628
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Sanitized the fresh tank.
Fixed the GFCI in the island that was wired backwards when the floor was replaced.
Tested water heater on electric and gas. Both are good.
Tested furnace and main ac. Also good. First trip of the year next weekend.
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:39 AM   #12629
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Ordered our WeBoost, replacement water inlet that is all lead-free brass, and some rubber seal conditionare for the slide-out seals.
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Old 03-16-2018, 04:26 PM   #12630
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Old 03-16-2018, 08:08 PM   #12631
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Rand, I have a 2016 2504s Rockwood Mini Lite. I used a 6 foot long pressure treated 2x4 that I had laying around. I used 5 feet total for the weight. I would recommend that ou use a 2x6 because they are stronger. Jay
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Old 03-16-2018, 09:39 PM   #12632
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I did a couple of little things this evening.

#1, I installed the pump for my Sleep Number bed up under the head of the bed in some dead space.

#2, I swapped out a floor register in the bathroom for one with a damper so we can close it off.

#3, I setup our Roku for our living room TV.

#4, I tried replacing the A/C vent in the bathroom with one with a damper but the replacement I bought wasn’t tall enough.

#5, I took down some decorative piece over the stove that came with the camper. It is essentially framed tile and was heavy!

And #6, I started listing off my honey doo list... it feels never ending!

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Old 03-16-2018, 09:46 PM   #12633
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Didnt get to my light project today because it meant being under the trailer and it rained. I did wash it between storms as my storage place had milled and paved last fall. Then I assembled my Davy Crockett smoker. It got here before my pellets or I would be cooking a brisket right now.

I am testing the HOA rules...3 days.
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Old 03-17-2018, 02:07 PM   #12634
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DW cleaned the inside of the TT and I went around and tightened all the loose bolts.
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Old 03-17-2018, 07:17 PM   #12635
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I walked by it with the snowblower as I removed 7 inches of new snow from the driveways. The last few days it seemed like warmer weather was really coming to visit us. Hope this is the last for awhile, as back surgery is in 3 days.
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Old 03-17-2018, 07:55 PM   #12636
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For some strange reason they installed 6 round LED lights in our living area and 1 in the entry all on one switch on control panel and no way to turn off individually. So I had my dealer order some that have the switch button in the middle from Forest River so they would match others in the camper. I removed all 7 of the lights mentioned and replaced with the switched one's, not a hard job at all except for sweeping up the little Styrofoam balls that fell out of each light opening. Never had a camper before that you couldn't turn off individual lights., must be a new LED thing! HA! Oh, I also installed the Furrion observation camera and not as lucky there. Can't get much signal inside truck and no reception if mounted to windshield. All ready sent email to them, see what happens there.
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Old 03-17-2018, 08:38 PM   #12637
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Have received my Rear View Safety monitor system, the Bellacorp TPMS and a set of Michelin AT2. Anxious to install and put them to use.
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Old 03-17-2018, 08:57 PM   #12638
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Purchased carpet runners for the kitchen area of our 279RLDSLE, took it to the empty lot behind the house to practice backing in and than brought it back home and took a nap while watching TV in the bedroom.
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Old 03-17-2018, 11:16 PM   #12639
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Received my spare tire winch and Weboost, both to be installed soon. Put on the new brass city supply, used the new ryobi 3 gallon vacuum to clean up the basement and organized a lot of stuff.

My screen door sweep was torn up when we bought the trailer and trying to find a replacement is proving to be a PITA. Went to several places in town but none are a direct replacement.
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Old 03-18-2018, 12:26 AM   #12640
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What did you do to your camper today?

Couple of projects for me today...

1) hung IKEA Trones inside of the door for easily grabable shoes. We’ll put 2 more upstairs on the landing for regularly worn shoes. And a handful of boots will go under the bed.

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2) our bedroom door has a hook & latch to hold the door open when the wardrobe slide is in (and when we hang towels on the over-the-door rack because it falls closed). I replaced it with a magnetic door catch.

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My exterior doors have struts that hold them open at 90-degrees and I find that annoying. I’m going to take them off and add these magnetic door catches to the exterior doors also.


3) added door locks to the master bedroom and both bathrooms.

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And, I’m an idiot...

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4) my wife made a template of a cabinet shelf and I cut the wood tonight but haven’t gotten it into place yet. Still need to add hinges and door catches also.

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5) I added a quick connect “Y” for my grill since my camper is dumb and doesn’t have an exterior quick connect for LP appliances.

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6) recaulked around the shower- it was still leaking a bit after the dealer’s work and there were some trim pieces with exposed edges that I didn’t want to soak up water spray.



Tomorrow is another projects/work day. I think I’m taking down the bottom half of my Happi-Jack beds!
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