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Old 07-11-2018, 08:27 AM   #13881
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Tired of fighting with sheets on the bunk beds. They are always a sloppy mess.
So my wife & I pulled the fitted bottom sheets tight and safety pinned the fitted sheets snugly from the bottom to the bunk mattresses with the 2 foam topper on them.
Had to turn the lights on since I had all the windows blocked with Reflectix. Also ran the AC while doing the above. The Reflectix does seem to help keep the interior a bit cooler by keeping the sun out and insulating the windows.
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:00 AM   #13882
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Will that help it stay colder?

Not so much cooler, but more even cooling. Mine keeps the fridge from having warm spots.



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Old 07-11-2018, 03:31 PM   #13883
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Will that help it stay colder?
my fridge will get to 32F. this is more to circulate the air better.

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Your in the "Go BIG or Go Home" club! Youroo!!
haha! i just figured one big fan is easier to wire than 2 little ones. its really not
that big, but it does push alot of air.

i havent tried it out yet with the fridge on. next camping trip is in 2 weeks, so ill report back then.
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Old 07-11-2018, 07:36 PM   #13884
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Cleaned the trailer, checked propane levels, changed the air filter, unloaded some supplies for an upcoming trip.
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Old 07-11-2018, 10:04 PM   #13885
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Installed a TT-30R today so I don't have to run the generator here at home to run the A/C.
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Old 07-11-2018, 10:30 PM   #13886
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Set off my propane alarm with a couple TST orange citrus black tank drop in treatments. Never had that happen before.

My propane/CO2 alarm is right outside my bathroom door. I dropped two of the TST dissolving pouches in the toilet, but instead of immediately flushing, I waited about 30 seconds for the pouches to dissolve.

Big mistake! The citrus fumes were quite strong and within a few seconds my propane alarm just outside the door started going off. I had to silence the thing 3 times over a few minutes before the alarm finally cleared.



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Old 07-11-2018, 11:44 PM   #13887
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Had a second air conditioner added to the rig up front. Just couldn't keep the DW happy with one on the hotter weekends. I also had the rear observation camera added as we leave for a big trip this Saturday down to Indianapolis from up here in Minnesota.
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Old 07-12-2018, 09:24 PM   #13888
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Pulled my curb side rear tire and along with the spare dropped them at a local tire place. I picked up what kind of looks like a roofing nail near center of the tread. I was about 3 psi low on air this morning. Watched the TPMS all day as we towed and saw a 1 psi drop. At a rest stop, finally saw something in the tread.... Well, having the tire repaired, new tire from spare mounted on the pretty rim, balanced with a metal stem. Put the repaired tire on the spare rim. Should be back whole tomorrow Spending the night in a 3 tire trailer with the frame partly supported by the bottle jack. Supposedly about a $30 fix.

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Old 07-12-2018, 10:26 PM   #13889
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Loaded the trailer with food, clothes and necessities. Checked air pressure in all tires and checked torque on all wheels in prep for trip starting tomorrow. Only thing left is the dog's beds, electronics, the cooler with lunch and us.
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Old 07-13-2018, 12:12 AM   #13890
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I removed the Dicor sealant on the leading edge of the rooftop and reapplied a fresh coat to ensure a leak proof seam there. Next up, the rear edge of the rooftop.
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:15 AM   #13891
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Like Revbilly I loaded the groceries and food for the weekend and set tire pressures and checked wheel torque. I put the hitch in and the tow mirrors on the TV too. We're heading out for the weekend as soon as I get home from work this afternoon.
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Old 07-13-2018, 03:35 PM   #13892
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Replaced the half broken off plastic handle for my black tank valve with a metal one, painted it black as it comes as bare aluminum. My gray tank valve is gray plastic or I would have swapped them, too. Just over $6 shipped via eBay.
Experimented with an amplified digital TV antenna I got for the house last year on the TT television. It worked last night, I got one station's 2 digital channels clear only when pointing the antenna directly AWAY from the station. Antenna clamped high on the retracted awning arm. Tried this again today using the same antenna only clamped to a long wooden 2x2 clothes pole, first attached to the trailer tongue, and later clamped to the rear storage rack. Basically same height. NO channels at all. Distance and antenna rating wise, I should be getting a few more stations from 2 other cites. It's almost equal distance to Pittsburgh, Erie, and Youngstown at my home. I was running the AC while doing this, might have caused interference. The TT antenna, with its amplifier on, gets nothing.
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Removed the factory water filter housing last week strictly because of its location. It never leaked but was a bit of a pain to get to. Will use a filter housing with a solid white coloured canister outside. Found this holder on sale for half price so I don’t have to bother with fabricating something.

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Also had a detailer wash, wax and polish the TT today. Can’t do it myself due to a bad back.
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Old 07-13-2018, 06:42 PM   #13894
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I measured it again, trying to figure out how I'm going to get it in a 12 ft door and a 35.5 ft shop when it is 12' 4" tall and 35 ft long.

Thinking on some mods to the door and it'll work, maybe!
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Old 07-13-2018, 08:12 PM   #13895
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Added a paper towel holder. $0.88 at Wally World. 12 oz can of Hamms $0.49. Hanging out in my camper - priceless
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Old 07-13-2018, 08:14 PM   #13896
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I measured it again, trying to figure out how I'm going to get it in a 12 ft door and a 35.5 ft shop when it is 12' 4" tall and 35 ft long.

Thinking on some mods to the door and it'll work, maybe!
LOL, I had the same problem with a Supercab Pickup it was 8" too long for my garage. Wife got it all to herself, the truck stayed in the driveway.

Today we finished loading out, hooking up and headed out on our next adventure.
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Old 07-13-2018, 08:21 PM   #13897
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I measured it again, trying to figure out how I'm going to get it in a 12 ft door and a 35.5 ft shop when it is 12' 4" tall and 35 ft long.

Thinking on some mods to the door and it'll work, maybe!
I think this guy had your problem and came up with an innovative solution!

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Old 07-13-2018, 11:23 PM   #13898
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Well I was taking it to Cody getting gas before I got derailed by a kind stranger who pointed out my chains were dragging. I must have hooked them up wrong because the propride pulled them off the trailer.

That orange spot at the top of the first photo is where they BOTH broke off. Not sure why they come from the factory with a single point of failure.

Found a trailer shop that mounted them on the tongue seperately which I had been meaning to get to but was forced to here and now or have no chains.

I then had to mess with the hitch WD bars for another 30min trying to hook up because a pin sheared off and the bar would not move up or down on one side.

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Old 07-14-2018, 04:26 AM   #13899
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Added a paper towel holder. $0.88 at Wally World. 12 oz can of Hamms $0.49. Hanging out in my camper - priceless
Ah, Hamm's. Takes me back to my first drink of beer. Grandpa was in his recliner, spittoon on one side and Hamm's on the other, watching the Cubs on the tv (WAY before Wrigley installed lights). He'd fall asleep and I'd sneak in and take a drink of beer. Good times!

Back to the question - ordered a new handle for the Dometic fridge, took the washed clothes back out to the MH for the next trip, tried to figure out how to clean off some of the "stuff" DW has on the counter so it doesn't make so much noise going down the road.
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I measured it again, trying to figure out how I'm going to get it in a 12 ft door and a 35.5 ft shop when it is 12' 4" tall and 35 ft long.

Thinking on some mods to the door and it'll work, maybe!



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