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Old 03-31-2018, 10:15 AM   #12781
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About how much did you spend? I just got a new rig that hasCastle Rocks. I may put on 500 miles per year on them. Should I replace or just give it a few years?


I am on 3 season with stock castle rock tires, little higher mileage than you per year. I am near 2,000 per year and longest pull was about 500 one way last year and some at under 300 one way. The have done well for me. I check air pressure several times per season and try to stay 65 MPH or under. I also have to stop about 200 miles for fuel since i am gasser and we usual stop for stretching as well so maybe tires do not build up to much heat. We are in NC and i have pulled in upper 90ís heat. Our trailer is 33í bunk house and just at 6,200 lbs dry. I sure hope i did not jinx me
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:22 AM   #12782
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:48 AM   #12783
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Hung 3 cabinets in the 1/2 bathroom and realized I now need to move the light fixture in there. They completely block it.

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Put together our new dining room table. We got rid of the loveseat and were using a plastic table for a week or so.

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Now I need to add feet to the benches- theyíre just a little short for sitting at.
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:49 AM   #12784
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About how much did you spend? I just got a new rig that hasCastle Rocks. I may put on 500 miles per year on them. Should I replace or just give it a few years?
I would have to say my Castle Rocks never give me any trouble, the one I had loosing air had a screw in it. To be honest I changed them from reading bad things about China tires, but I can't say anything bad about them because I didn't have them long and the time I did have them they were good tires
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Old 03-31-2018, 11:08 AM   #12785
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[QUOTE=ependydad;1768792]Hung 3 cabinets in the 1/2 bathroom and realized I now need to move the light fixture in there. They completely block it.

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Old 03-31-2018, 11:17 AM   #12786
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As soon as the frost melts this morning I'll be replacing all the storage compartment locks with tubular locks.

This afternoon it's clean out all the cupboards and storage, replacing only what's needed for the next 6 months.

Will also be stocking the kitchen with cookware, tools, utensils, and dishes.

A long day ahead.
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Old 03-31-2018, 11:30 AM   #12787
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Old 03-31-2018, 11:31 AM   #12788
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More progress on the WeBoost.
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Old 03-31-2018, 05:44 PM   #12789
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I am on 3 season with stock castle rock tires, little higher mileage than you per year. I am near 2,000 per year and longest pull was about 500 one way last year and some at under 300 one way. The have done well for me. I check air pressure several times per season and try to stay 65 MPH or under. I also have to stop about 200 miles for fuel since i am gasser and we usual stop for stretching as well so maybe tires do not build up to much heat. We are in NC and i have pulled in upper 90ís heat. Our trailer is 33í bunk house and just at 6,200 lbs dry. I sure hope i did not jinx me


Thanks for the follow up. I think Iíll give them a season. Brought it up with DW and she told me I was out of my mind. Oh well.
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Old 03-31-2018, 06:14 PM   #12790
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More progress on the WeBoost.

I like how you used Eternabond to secure it in place.
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Old 03-31-2018, 06:56 PM   #12791
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I like how you used Eternabond to secure it in place.
Thanks. Worked really well and I'm really pleased. I do have one cable end that has the center wire not coming out. Going to try to pull it with some tweezers, if that doesn't work then I'll request a new cable.
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Old 03-31-2018, 07:05 PM   #12792
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Mounted the unit above the door since nothing else fits there. I need to order another cable cover like the outside to complete the look.

I had a spare switch that did nothing so I tied in the system to that. Everything was run through the walls and crown molding except for a short run across the ceiling that I used quarter round tube for. The mast can be raised by 3 foot when needed.
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Old 03-31-2018, 07:49 PM   #12793
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Mounted the unit above the door since nothing else fits there. I need to order another cable cover like the outside to complete the look.

I had a spare switch that did nothing so I tied in the system to that. Everything was run through the walls and crown molding except for a short run across the ceiling that I used quarter round tube for. The mast can be raised by 3 when needed.
Are you saying it takes 3 people to raise the antenna?
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Old 03-31-2018, 08:31 PM   #12794
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Are you saying it takes 3 people to raise the antenna?
That is what I get for posting via my phone w/auto-correct on! hahaha. It was supposed to be 3 foot.
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Old 03-31-2018, 09:35 PM   #12795
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That is what I get for posting via my phone w/auto-correct on! hahaha. It was supposed to be 3 foot.
Ha, got ya.
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Old 04-01-2018, 09:53 AM   #12796
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Did a couple of things yesterday. Hung a mirror for my wife in the bathroom:

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And put a couple more IKEA Trones out for shoe holders. Turns out that 2 fit nicely at the foot of the bed between the overhang of the bed platform and base.

We also went to IKEA and did a few returns but then turned around and bought more for the garage: a dresser, a craft nook for my wife, and a shelf for bins for toys for the kids.

Today Iím going to work on the light for the 1/2 bath. I have an old fixture that I took down from the old camper that I should be able to wire up pretty easily. Iíll hang it under the cabinets.
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Did a couple of things yesterday...
If you want a pair of either black or white awning pole brackets, you need to get them ordered. Not many powder coated ones left.
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Old 04-01-2018, 10:17 AM   #12798
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If you want a pair of either black or white awning pole brackets, you need to get them ordered. Not many powder coated ones left.


Appreciate the headís up- Iím going to go without poles for a while. The new awnings (2 of them)!are incredibly tall.
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Old 04-01-2018, 10:52 AM   #12799
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Appreciate the headís up- Iím going to go without poles for a while. The new awnings (2 of them)!are incredibly tall.
If you use the painters poles, they go from 6' to 12''. I have a set and they are very nice.
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Old 04-01-2018, 12:41 PM   #12800
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Did a couple of things yesterday. Hung a mirror for my wife in the bathroom:

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Installed my Andersen hitch:

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And put a couple more IKEA Trones out for shoe holders. Turns out that 2 fit nicely at the foot of the bed between the overhang of the bed platform and base.

We also went to IKEA and did a few returns but then turned around and bought more for the garage: a dresser, a craft nook for my wife, and a shelf for bins for toys for the kids.

Today Iím going to work on the light for the 1/2 bath. I have an old fixture that I took down from the old camper that I should be able to wire up pretty easily. Iíll hang it under the cabinets.
You are a tough supervisor, you made the pretty lady dress up to work on the hitch. Lol
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