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Old 03-23-2018, 09:16 PM   #12701
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Just spent waaaay too much at IKEA for furniture and cabinets. Got chairs for the dining room table, a bench for there with some storage underneath, new sofa sleeper, carpet, and a couple of cabinets for the wall.

I have to go back tomorrow for the sofa, unfortunately.

I joked about just taking the trailer to the parking lot. My wife called me stupid... and then we saw this guy!

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In preparation for taking a sofa home, I cleared my truck bed. The hitch has been in for so long, it ďgluedĒ itself to the truck bed. I had to loosen the draw down bolt, open the gooseneck pin, and actually hitch up to break the seal by raising the landing gear.

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And, today I discovered I have a sewer hose holder under the camper. I literally never saw it before. Should save me from making a vinyl fence post sewer holder.

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Overnight they are painting a name on a parking spot & erecting a sign for their most frequent shopper.

Yup.....PT installs a tube on their 5'ers that will hold a 10' Rhino hose.
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Old 03-23-2018, 09:56 PM   #12702
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Storage tube!

ependydad, You really going to tell us you didn't spend hours crawling on your back inspecting everything during you "PDI"!
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Old 03-23-2018, 11:16 PM   #12703
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Washed & polished trailer; Got off all the ugly yellow pollen!
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Old 03-24-2018, 12:45 AM   #12704
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ependydad, You really going to tell us you didn't spend hours crawling on your back inspecting everything during you "PDI"!

My wife literally laughed at me. I realized that apparently I spent my time under at the axles and rearward. Never went to the front!

Some installs tonight from The Container Store:

Paper towels just below counter height:

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And the coup de grace! Taming the wild chaos that is the bottom of our pantry. Fits perfect!

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Old 03-24-2018, 09:40 AM   #12705
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Old 03-24-2018, 10:00 AM   #12706
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Overnight they are painting a name on a parking spot & erecting a sign for their most frequent shopper.



Yup.....PT installs a tube on their 5'ers that will hold a 10' Rhino hose.


Is that something new? I have a 17 Sanibel and have not seen this
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Old 03-24-2018, 10:10 AM   #12707
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Is that something new? I have a 17 Sanibel and have not seen this


Racer may know better but mine is a 2017 built in Nov 2016. Came from the factory this way.

My wife says she saw them on the 2018 Spartan that we walked through.
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Old 03-24-2018, 10:13 AM   #12708
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Racer may know better but mine is a 2017 built in Nov 2016. Came from the factory this way.

My wife says she saw them on the 2018 Spartan that we walked through.


Canít imagine Iíve missed this but will look. Thanks
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Old 03-24-2018, 10:33 AM   #12709
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Will deep queen sheets fit this combined thickness or do you something else


We use regular sheets just on the memory foam not the mattress. We kind of just tuck the extra under. It works for us
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Old 03-24-2018, 10:50 AM   #12710
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Old 03-24-2018, 12:48 PM   #12711
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Old 03-24-2018, 01:44 PM   #12712
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Now your just showing off, shame on you. Are you ever home?
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Old 03-24-2018, 03:38 PM   #12713
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Started getting the camper ready for a 2 week run to Arizona to visit some outlaws and see things we missed on our last trip out west..
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Old 03-24-2018, 05:23 PM   #12714
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First wash of the season. Maybe tomm start goin through stuff for the start of the season. Had to was the truck too. Hopefully no more snow and salt this year. And yes u can still see some snow left in my yard.
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Old 03-25-2018, 12:43 AM   #12715
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I took down the jack-knife sofas on the HappiJac bed and delivered them to their new owner.

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Picked up our sofa/sleeper from IKEA and built it once I was home. Also rolled out the 2 rugs for the garage. The rugs are just about perfectly sized. The sofa itself is super hard. Definitely 100x harder than the display model at IKEA. I guess itís because we donít have a thousand people per day testing it out.

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We also assembled a couple of cabinets and a shelf that we are turning into a bench for the dinner table.
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Old 03-25-2018, 12:50 AM   #12716
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I took down the jack-knife sofas on the HappiJac bed and delivered them to their new owner.

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Picked up our sofa/sleeper from IKEA and built it once I was home. Also rolled out the 2 rugs for the garage. The rugs are just about perfectly sized. The sofa itself is super hard. Definitely 100x harder than the display model at IKEA. I guess itís because we donít have a thousand people per day testing it out.

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We also assembled a couple of cabinets and a shelf that we are turning into a bench for the dinner table.


Do you use a stacking washer and dryer or an all in one unit? Whatís your recommendation on both styles? Meaning if you only could do a All in one which unit would you recommend and if you could do a stacking unit which one would you go with?
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:15 AM   #12717
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Do you use a stacking washer and dryer or an all in one unit? Whatís your recommendation on both styles? Meaning if you only could do a All in one which unit would you recommend and if you could do a stacking unit which one would you go with?

We had room for a stackable this time and still opted for a combo. The reason being- we like to put a load of laundry in at night wake up with it being washed and dried. And now that the laundry is in the kidís room, it even got folded the other morning!

Folks who have separate units say they love being able to get more done in less time. And many of my friends say they wouldnít go back to a combo.

For combos, absolutely go with a vented unit. I have and like the Splendide 2100XC. I liked it enough that we bought it a second time. The downside is the lack of timer and lack of audible alert when itís done.

No idea on stackable. Though a lot of people say you can save money by buying apartment units. Supposedly there isnít much difference between the RV units and not.

Here are long drawn out thoughts:
http://learntorv.com/clothing-washer-dryer/
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Old 03-25-2018, 12:29 PM   #12718
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Do you use a stacking washer and dryer or an all in one unit? Whatís your recommendation on both styles? Meaning if you only could do a All in one which unit would you recommend and if you could do a stacking unit which one would you go with?

We went with just a washer. Opted for the LG 2.3 cu. ft. capacity. This unit is approx. 24" wide by 25" deep. It did fit in our front closet washer/dryer prepped space. It is also stackable if you have the height in you space. They need around 68"-69" total combined height.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/LG-Elect...88HW/207024938

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We had room for a stackable this time and still opted for a combo. The reason being- we like to put a load of laundry in at night wake up with it being washed and dried. And now that the laundry is in the kidís room, it even got folded the other morning!

Folks who have separate units say they love being able to get more done in less time. And many of my friends say they wouldnít go back to a combo.

For combos, absolutely go with a vented unit. I have and like the Splendide 2100XC. I liked it enough that we bought it a second time. The downside is the lack of timer and lack of audible alert when itís done.

No idea on stackable. Though a lot of people say you can save money by buying apartment units. Supposedly there isnít much difference between the RV units and not.

Here are long drawn out thoughts:
Clothing washer/dryer- the holy grail of convenience | Learn To RV

Since we purchased and installed the LG, they have also come out with a combo unit in the same capacity. I can offer no opinion on the combo though & it's not vented so.....

https://www.homedepot.com/p/LG-Elect...88HS/207024917
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Old 03-25-2018, 01:51 PM   #12719
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Replaced a bathroom door knob in our new Rockwood. Why on Earth would they not put a locking door knob on a bathroom door in a bunkhouse. That took all of 45 seconds then I just stared at it (the trailer) wondering when we might actually get to use it.
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Old 03-25-2018, 02:29 PM   #12720
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Replaced a bathroom door knob in our new Rockwood. Why on Earth would they not put a locking door knob on a bathroom door in a bunkhouse. That took all of 45 seconds then I just stared at it (the trailer) wondering when we might actually get to use it.
Probably don't want a 3 yr old to lock themselves in.
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