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Old 02-11-2019, 12:58 PM   #15061
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out of town for work till Thursday, hope to get it done by Friday or Saturday

I'm curious what you come up with also. I have the sister camper to yours, the 2109s and although I love the layout for us, the couch could be better.

One thing I did do that made some improvement to the couch comfort is that I bought a 5 foot long body pillow and put it under the jackknife seat. It held the seat up a couple inches at first, but once it compressed after sitting on it a little while , it added cushion to the seat and made it somewhat better.



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Old 02-11-2019, 01:02 PM   #15062
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I think it will turn out nice been thinking about it for quite a while
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Old 02-11-2019, 01:22 PM   #15063
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Last Weekend in -15 C temps emptied out our 2 year old Fifth Wheel. Dealer paid us more that we paid new 2 years ago. We bought a new Fifth Wheel we take delivery end of the month. More good times ahead this summer!
Congrats on the new 5er, Brian. When do you think you'll be upgrading your SRW to a dually!
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While waiting for spring,researching changing the suspension to the MORryde SRE4000. When we had disc brakes added last year, was advised to upgrade the suspension on the 2014 33CKTS.
Just talked with MoRyde and we're good to go to install the SRE4000 suspension on the Sabre along with doing the new steps. We're going to do this on our way to Florida. Get to spend the night on the factory lot and they'll do it in about 6 hours. Can't wait!
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Dealing with a poop pyramid.
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Dealing with a poop pyramid.
Nasty! What are you using to dissolve it?
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E-dad, I hear an M-80 works well....LOL!
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Old 02-12-2019, 09:02 AM   #15069
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I guess that's one of those things that can't wait til later in the morning?
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Old 02-12-2019, 09:45 AM   #15070
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Well... that stinks...

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Nasty! What are you using to dissolve it?
Flexible Valterra wand shoved down there to blast up what I could see from the toilet. And then RV Digest-It left sit overnight.

Today we moved to a 30amp/non-sewer site, so we値l see if wife does laundry. If she does, we値l tell pretty quick if the problem is resolved or not.
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Half a bottle of RV Digest-It sitting for a few days should dislodged or dissolve it.
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:16 PM   #15074
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Half a bottle of RV Digest-It sitting for a few days should dislodged or dissolve it.
That値l be the plan if we continue to have issues.

No one will be happy about that bathroom being out of service, though!

I知 hopeful that I dealt with it soon enough and it isn稚 a lingering issue. We値l see.
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:25 PM   #15075
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Installed my new digital Thermostat. Took my time doing it and it still only took me about 20 minutes. Took longer to find my butt splices and crimping tool
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:28 PM   #15076
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Brushed off 20 of snow before Sunday痴 rain and 44 degree warmth arrive.

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I did the same today. Didn't want all that snow soaking up the rain that started later in the day.

My tt is only 25' so not really a huge job.
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:36 PM   #15077
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After surprise dry camping, yesterday I installed my 1000W inverter, fuse, circuit breaker/switch, battery disconnect in the battery bay, and a smoke detector. It痴 a fugly install mostly because:
A) I don稚 make things pretty
B) the battery layout is weird (3 in a line and one to the side)
C) I didn稚 have all of the right cable lengths and sizes
D) I was doing it by headlamp

But, it was good enough for us to run for the night with extension cords ran into windows. We powered two 120v fans, my wife痴 oil diffuser, TV for a bit, CPAP machine, phone charging, and a couple of adjustments to our Sleep Number bed.
When I rewired my 12v system and installed an inverter I just bought 25' lengths of #4 welding cable, enough crimp on lugs, and an IWISS crimping tool from Amazon (around $30). Every cable was exactly the right length and a whole lot cheaper than if I'd bought them from an auto parts store or battery store

One suggestion for your "bowl of spaghetti", label both ends of each wire with it's source/destination. Maybe even pair with zip ties where appropriate.

If it works then "fugly" is secondary.
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Old 02-13-2019, 08:40 AM   #15078
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Our 12 Volt lights were alternating bright and dim, not rapidly but in a cycle. It is a new AGM Deep Cycle battery.

I removed the old WFCO 65 amp converter and installed a Progressive Dynamics Inteli-Power PD9280 8 amp converter. Took about 30 minutes and seems to have solved the problem.
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Flexible Valterra wand shoved down there to blast up what I could see from the toilet. And then RV Digest-It left sit overnight.

Today we moved to a 30amp/non-sewer site, so we値l see if wife does laundry. If she does, we値l tell pretty quick if the problem is resolved or not.
I didn't think the laundry drained into the black tank.

It might be good to fill the black tank at least 1/3 full and drop let it slosh around as you drive to a site. That may help.

In the future fill the tank 1/4 full when you dump it so it has water to keep that from happening again. You can put some Rid-Ex in it too when it sits to let that bacteria go to work on it.
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I didn't think the laundry drained into the black tank.

It might be good to fill the black tank at least 1/3 full and drop let it slosh around as you drive to a site. That may help.

In the future fill the tank 1/4 full when you dump it so it has water to keep that from happening again. You can put some Rid-Ex in it too when it sits to let that bacteria go to work on it.
Sadly, it does drain to the black tank. I checked with the manufacturer (Spartan/Prime Time) and they confirmed it should be a gray tank. But, one of the first things I did when we bought it was ran a couple of minutes of water from each water source and then pulled the sewer handles to find out where they drain.

Thanks for the other tips. We did change campgrounds yesterday with a bit of water and extra Digest-It in the tank so let it slosh around a bit.

And yep, but there's rarely a time it just sits. We run wash regularly and it's the kids' bathroom.
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