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Old 04-27-2018, 07:24 PM   #13001
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The very first time I changed out all 4 wheels, I also had to take them to a tire shop. I had to get new tires mounted + balanced. Rather than make 4 trips, I opted for a little extra work.



On each side, I took off 1 tire and then put on the spare. I then took off the other tire and left it on the jack. I took those 2 to the tire shop. When I got back, I put 1 new tire on and replaced the spare with the other new tire.



I kept my original crappy spare as I didn't plan on needing it for very long. (Read: a crappy tire would be just fine until I could get to a tire store.) My bet worked on the 2 tire events that I had.


I will remember that for next time I need to take more than one off.
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Old 04-27-2018, 09:08 PM   #13002
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On our new 2906ws, Rockwood decided to put the only outside outlet in the front storage compartment. So that means if you have anything outside you need to plug in you will have to leave your storage door open...(crazy I know). So this is what I did today for a whopping cost of about $7.00. I cut a 1.5" hole in the floor of the storage area and I installed a weatherproof outlet cover to the underneath of the camper. I used a plastic plumbing piece that for the life of me I can't think of the name of and slid that in from the top. Here are some pictures to visually explain my madness.
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Old 04-27-2018, 09:44 PM   #13003
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On our new 2906ws, Rockwood decided to put the only outside outlet in the front storage compartment. So that means if you have anything outside you need to plug in you will have to leave your storage door open...(crazy I know). So this is what I did today for a whopping cost of about $7.00. I cut a 1.5" hole in the floor of the storage area and I installed a weatherproof outlet cover to the underneath of the camper. I used a plastic plumbing piece that for the life of me I can't think of the name of and slid that in from the top. Here are some pictures to visually explain my madness.
That is a very cool idea. "Keep It Simple Stupid" approach.
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Old 04-27-2018, 10:34 PM   #13005
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A top hat grommet. Thanks!!
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Old 04-28-2018, 11:29 AM   #13006
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Installed the new TST tire pressure monitoring system, replacing the one I have had for 11 years. The old one still works and I will gift it to our daughter for use on her tow behind.
I now have a color monitor and the pressure sensors (non flow through) have user replaceable batteries.
Now, I just need to go camping
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Old 04-28-2018, 12:06 PM   #13007
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Unfortunately I have to winterize mine again. Getting into the 20's tonight with wind.
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Unfortunately I have to winterize mine again. Getting into the 20's tonight with wind.


Windchill only effects living things. RV are effected by windchill. We are camping this weekend. It is 33F cold but latent heat takes a long time to freeze plumbing.
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Old 04-28-2018, 03:52 PM   #13009
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Unfortunately I have to winterize mine again. Getting into the 20's tonight with wind.
If you have an enclosed underbelly, your plumbing will be safe over night, 20 degrees outside is not the temp of the underbelly, as long as it gets above 32 during the day. Never had a problem for a dip.
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Old 04-28-2018, 04:33 PM   #13010
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Last trip we had some water appear on hall floor after showers on day 2. None on the first day. We kept a towel down for 3rd day.

After yard work today i thought i would tackle it, i was not looking forward to but all prepared to take the trim off like i have seen in this forum. I was also going to remove access panel to see if drain was the issue. Well i do not want to jinx myself but i think this is the culprit

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I did notice screws seem to be away from the trim. Yep naturally striped the wood paneling

I siliconed the screw heads as well

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While i was at it with the silicone i fixed inside corner trim of vanity and kitchen sink. I could not get any clamps on the vanity

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Naturally the Kidde replacement fire extinguisher would not fit in previous holder.

I was going to find a stud for new holder then thought yuck on the old holes. Luckily they did line up with replacement holder. I did use some drywall plastic anchors

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Last trip we had some water appear on hall floor after showers on day 2. None on the first day. We kept a towel down for 3rd day.

After yard work today i thought i would tackle it, i was not looking forward to but all prepared to take the trim off like i have seen in this forum. I was also going to remove access panel to see if drain was the issue. Well i do not want to jinx myself but i think this is the culprit

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I did notice screws seem to be away from the trim. Yep naturally striped the wood paneling

I siliconed the screw heads as well

Here is a picture of it cleaned out some

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I used clear silicone

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While i was at it with the silicone i fixed inside corner trim of vanity and kitchen sink. I could not get any clamps on the vanity

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Kitchen
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Naturally the Kidde replacement fire extinguisher would not fit in previous holder.

I was going to find a stud for new holder then thought yuck on the old holes. Luckily they did line up with replacement holder. I did use some drywall plastic anchors

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All done

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Here is a shot of our stick on hooks at the door they are handy when standing outside the camper to hang a key ring, flashlight, or dog leash

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Now time for dinner

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I hope you enjoyed my post
For anything I want held tight to the walls(like bath moldings) I use the moly fasteners that collapse as you tighten the machine screw it uses and forms anchor "petals".
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Old 04-28-2018, 04:57 PM   #13012
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Last trip we had some water appear on hall floor after showers on day 2. None on the first day. We kept a towel down for 3rd day.

After yard work today i thought i would tackle it, i was not looking forward to but all prepared to take the trim off like i have seen in this forum. I was also going to remove access panel to see if drain was the issue. Well i do not want to jinx myself but i think this is the culprit

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I did notice screws seem to be away from the trim. Yep naturally striped the wood paneling

I siliconed the screw heads as well

Here is a picture of it cleaned out some

Attachment 169837

I used clear silicone

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While i was at it with the silicone i fixed inside corner trim of vanity and kitchen sink. I could not get any clamps on the vanity

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Kitchen
Attachment 169841

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Naturally the Kidde replacement fire extinguisher would not fit in previous holder.

I was going to find a stud for new holder then thought yuck on the old holes. Luckily they did line up with replacement holder. I did use some drywall plastic anchors

Attachment 169845

All done

Attachment 169847

Here is a shot of our stick on hooks at the door they are handy when standing outside the camper to hang a key ring, flashlight, or dog leash

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Now time for dinner

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I hope you enjoyed my post
These are the little problems that drive you nuts, come on FR A LITTLE trim and fit. Glad your handy, alot are not. Makes no difference if its a 25000 dollar unit or a 250000 unit, thats my observation only.
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Old 04-28-2018, 04:58 PM   #13013
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These are the little problems that drive you nuts, come on FR A LITTLE trim and fit. Glad your handy, alot are not. Makes no difference if its a 25000 dollar unit or a 250000 unit, thats my observation only.
If it wasn't for all the "fixit" stuff what would we all do when we run out of regular chores?😁😁
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I also was 99% sure it would be fine leaving it overnight but for 15 minutes of my time and $2.58 I made sure nothing would happen.
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Without throwing stones, This forum is a great resource... If you are handy or not, at the very, least a person can learn what needs to be done.
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Without throwing stones, This forum is a great resource... If you are handy or not, at the very, least a person can learn what needs to be done.


Tons of information and a true willingness to share info from the members
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Old 04-28-2018, 08:32 PM   #13019
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Got my camper out of storage today. I'm hoping to dewinterize it this week.
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Old 04-29-2018, 01:18 AM   #13020
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I also was 99% sure it would be fine leaving it overnight but for 15 minutes of my time and $2.58 I made sure nothing would happen.
Yes it is cheap insurance, on the other side come on SPRING
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