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Old 07-28-2019, 04:00 PM   #16121
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I got ready to head to forest, grease my wet bolt system, checked wheel torque and used ez lube to fill the system with grease. My Landmark is all ready to hit the road for 2 more weeks of travel.
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Old 07-28-2019, 05:38 PM   #16122
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Iím wanting to pull down my ceiling AC vents. Not sure how they are secured. No visible screws Iím assuming they snap in place. Can anyone provide some guidance?
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They snap into place where those little cut outs are. Try prying outward at those.
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Old 07-28-2019, 06:32 PM   #16123
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They snap into place where those little cut outs are. Try prying outward at those.


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Old 07-28-2019, 08:19 PM   #16124
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I finally fixed my front vent cover. The guy who replaced my roof (after a tree branch went through it during a storm), didn't get all the bolts secured properly. One big one was missing, and 2 smaller ones. I'm very surprised I didn't lose it on my last trip before I discovered it.
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Old 07-30-2019, 05:08 PM   #16125
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Replaced TV

Our Jensen tv fell off the mount on our last trip and broke when it hit the floor. So today, the wife and I got around to installing the new Vizio 55inch Smart TV. Had to drill a couple new holes in the the mounting bracket so the new tv would hang a little lower, but that was it. Picked this one up from Walmart for $319 vs the $600 for a Jensen replacement. We'll have to see how it holds up.

It's pretty nice to have a Smart TV. Used my cellphone as a hotspot and then was able to watch Netflix on the tv. Pretty cool. Now we have, cable, over air channels, satellite and now streaming.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:16 PM   #16126
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Our Jensen tv fell off the mount on our last trip and broke when it hit the floor. So today, the wife and I got around to installing the new Vizio 55inch Smart TV. Had to drill a couple new holes in the the mounting bracket so the new tv would hang a little lower, but that was it. Picked this one up from Walmart for $319 vs the $600 for a Jensen replacement. We'll have to see how it holds up.

It's pretty nice to have a Smart TV. Used my cellphone as a hotspot and then was able to watch Netflix on the tv. Pretty cool. Now we have, cable, over air channels, satellite and now streaming.
I did this also a month or so ago. I replaced a 32" Jensen with a 40" Vizio. I still have to make some adjustments and get it lower also. It doesn't fit in its old hole, but it does work, and has a much better picture. And yeah...the main reason for replacing it was to get the smart features. I played with it at home, and it works great. First test at the campground will be in a couple of weeks.
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Old 07-31-2019, 09:37 PM   #16127
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Great ingenuity. Any pics?
Just got back from the coast; had to escape the 105 valley temperature. Central vacuum worked well. Will get some pics to ya in the next couple days.
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Old 07-31-2019, 09:38 PM   #16128
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This one is a 4 in 1. It does the battery, DEF, antifreeze, and windshield washer fluid.



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Old 08-01-2019, 02:18 PM   #16129
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Drilled and screwed together several pairs of 4x4"s to quicken setup/tear down.
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Old 08-04-2019, 01:32 PM   #16131
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After getting rid of our love seat/fold-out bed in the slide and moving our recliners to that spot and then adding a full size couch to the rear where the recliners were, I've finally got around to building the fold-down shelving extensions the DW has been wanting.Click image for larger version

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Old 08-04-2019, 02:15 PM   #16132
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After getting rid of our love seat/fold-out bed in the slide and moving our recliners to that spot and then adding a full size couch to the rear where the recliners were, I've finally got around to building the fold-down shelving extensions the DW has been wanting.Attachment 211498Attachment 211499Attachment 211500
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Old 08-04-2019, 05:13 PM   #16133
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After getting rid of our love seat/fold-out bed in the slide and moving our recliners to that spot and then adding a full size couch to the rear where the recliners were, I've finally got around to building the fold-down shelving extensions the DW has been wanting.Attachment 211498Attachment 211499Attachment 211500


And you didnít even cover your $6 EMS!!
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Old 08-04-2019, 09:21 PM   #16134
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Old 08-04-2019, 09:21 PM   #16135
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After getting rid of our love seat/fold-out bed in the slide and moving our recliners to that spot and then adding a full size couch to the rear where the recliners were, I've finally got around to building the fold-down shelving extensions the DW has been wanting.Attachment 211498Attachment 211499Attachment 211500
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Old 08-08-2019, 10:27 AM   #16136
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Well, it finally happened apparently over the past few years. Last month I noticed that the Darco wrap under the bedroom slide looked a little "loose" on one end. I had thought I'd seen it a year or two ago but, didn't think much of it because the slide roller track didn't look any different than the other two. So, a few weeks ago I decided to actually "touch" & feel the bottom of the slide......woe is me....the floor moved up and crunched in one of the corners. So, I went inside along side the bed and sure enough, it pushed down, again.
Over that past few weeks I pondered my plan of attack & what supplies/materials I would need. Yesterday & the day before I tackled it.
First I had to move the bed off the slide, pull up the carpet to reveal the wrapped ends of the Darco wrap. Pulled a million staples to discover BLACK plywood (yeah, this thing had been wet/leaking for quite awhile). I cut & chiseled out 1/3 of the floor and replaced with same grade plywood coated heavily with ruberized undercoating. I also used liquid nails at the seams where I put the new piece in & "plated" the top (under the bed dead space & carpet with 1/4" plywood screwed & liquid nailed down). Re-tacked Darco, carpet & reattached bed to the slide. Taped, sealed Darco under the slide back in place and re-caulked/butyl taped all the outer trim pieces & cleaned & re-caulked all the seams I could find. I think I found where the water was getting in. The factory apparently missed caulking the top outer corner of the Schwintek track and thus allowed a void for water to run in behind, find an open seam in the Darco and allowed the water to gradually soak the corner of the plywood floor which spread over the past several years.

#1 - Before unstapling the Darco on the inside. You can see some of the discolored wood.
#2 & 3 - The hole left after I pulled the Darco down outside. The rotted wood just fell out onto the ground.
#4 - The new piece of plywood liquid nailed in place but, before being "plated".
#5 - Exterior underside

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Well, it finally happened apparently over the past few years. Last month I noticed that the Darco wrap under the bedroom slide looked a little "loose" on one end. I had thought I'd seen it a year or two ago but, didn't think much of it because the slide roller track didn't look any different than the other two. So, a few weeks ago I decided to actually "touch" & feel the bottom of the slide......woe is me....the floor moved up and crunched in one of the corners. So, I went inside along side the bed and sure enough, it pushed down, again.
Over that past few weeks I pondered my plan of attack & what supplies/materials I would need. Yesterday & the day before I tackled it.
First I had to move the bed off the slide, pull up the carpet to reveal the wrapped ends of the Darco wrap. Pulled a million staples to discover BLACK plywood (yeah, this thing had been wet/leaking for quite awhile). I cut & chiseled out 1/3 of the floor and replaced with same grade plywood coated heavily with ruberized undercoating. I also used liquid nails at the seams where I put the new piece in & "plated" the top (under the bed dead space & carpet with 1/4" plywood screwed & liquid nailed down). Re-tacked Darco, carpet & reattached bed to the slide. Taped, sealed Darco under the slide back in place and re-caulked/butyl taped all the outer trim pieces & cleaned & re-caulked all the seams I could find. I think I found where the water was getting in. The factory apparently missed caulking the top outer corner of the Schwintek track and thus allowed a void for water to run in behind, find an open seam in the Darco and allowed the water to gradually soak the corner of the plywood floor which spread over the past several years.

#1 - Before unstapling the Darco on the inside. You can see some of the discolored wood.
#2 & 3 - The hole left after I pulled the Darco down outside. The rotted wood just fell out onto the ground.
#4 - The new piece of plywood liquid nailed in place but, before being "plated".
#5 - Exterior underside

More pics to follow.
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1st pic - New piece screwed in place & before bottom trim rail re-installed.
2nd pic - After Darco re-attached but, before bottom trim & all re-caulking/sealing done.

In the second pic, top left of the Schwintek track is where I found missed caulk & an unused screw hole in the track. This is where I believe water seeped in.
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Finally did, after 10,500 miles, decided to get rid of the Castle Rocks on my TT. Bought the Goodyear Endurance. Our last trip was 2,500 miles and the leg home was through rough roads, no problems but after all Iíve read decided not to run the risk of a blow out any longer. Peace of mind is good.
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Old 08-08-2019, 01:53 PM   #16139
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Finally did, after 10,500 miles, decided to get rid of the Castle Rocks on my TT. Bought the Goodyear Endurance. Our last trip was 2,500 miles and the leg home was through rough roads, no problems but after all Iíve read decided not to run the risk of a blow out any longer. Peace of mind is good

WOW! Mine CR's didn't even last 4000 miles
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Not so much what I did too my camper, as what I did for my camper........and me!

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