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Old 11-25-2019, 07:09 PM   #16621
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I poke my toes in the wheel spokes and use it as a stool. Also have a $180 step off the corner of the bumper..... Must be kickbacks from the step manufacturers...

I have one of these and it's great for reaching into the truck! Inexpensive too!
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Old 11-25-2019, 10:26 PM   #16622
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I have one of these and it's great for reaching into the truck! Inexpensive too!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1









I definitely need that being short by nature then for every inch the belly laps over the belt I loose an inch of reach. Iím 5í10 but have the reach of person thatís 4í11
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Old 11-25-2019, 10:31 PM   #16623
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Took mine out of storage today, owner of storage lot called earlier in week said they were broken into but mine avoided the damage. Wrong big slash in my spare tire.
Have battery sitting on charger. Will check tires and prep for first trip since July. Excited to get back out even with 32 mph winds forecast for in the morning
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Old 11-26-2019, 08:27 AM   #16624
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Im going to be working for the next 3 weeks so after this weekend at Palmetto Island State Park I blew out the water lines again in case we get a hard freeze.

Doesn't take long and it is good insurance. Just need some more RV Antifreeze for the P Traps.
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Old 11-30-2019, 11:38 PM   #16625
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Took it to discount tire. Had 3 new tires installed had the very overpriced new spare put back. I would love to tell the world that after 4 years and 13k plus on tires it was their time. Even blaming a foreign country where tire was manufactured, caused my blowout, but I canít. Truth be known if it hadnít been for a man pointing to the tire I would have never known. Thus I donít know the cause of the blowout.

I do know I am thankful that the tire store in the small town I entered was open and had a tire that fit. I really want to complain about the price $175 for a briway. However the tire shop had one customer and two technicians so I was on the road a little less than 45 minutes from time I pulled off road. Until I rehooked the truck and got on our way. Now how much quicker would it had been if I took impact gun or had the damaged spare fixed so I could just throw it one.

In the end no one was hurt, no damage to trailer and now I have good tires for next trip
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Old 12-01-2019, 12:31 AM   #16626
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I bought her a new pony...upgraded to a 350 finally last week. I went to storage and had to setup my hitch again today for the new truck. I wanted to see how much the squat was. The F150 would squat over 3" in the rear with Timbrens installed. I don't recall the front numbers.

The F350 drops less than an inch in the rear and no change in front. No airbags or bump stops needed yet. Next I take her for a drive with the new truck and to get weighed and see real numbers. I should not need to put them on a diet this time around.Click image for larger version

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Old 12-01-2019, 09:53 AM   #16627
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Day before yesterday...Washed it top to bottom. Dawn DW soap on the rubber roof and Turtle Wash Automotive soap and water on the sides.

Yesterday, started waxing, polishing/de-oxydizing. About 3/4 of the way through the right side, learning what works as I go.

I do have a WEN Orbital Buffer which helps a lot.
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Old 12-01-2019, 06:29 PM   #16628
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What did you do to your camper today?

What did I do to our camper? Put the ďCĒ in the barn to hibernate for the
winter... no snow on the roof, no freezing rain, no hail bouncing off it, just peace of mind during the winter months.
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Old 12-02-2019, 02:01 PM   #16629
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Does anyone know where I can get a replacement propane cover hold down nut? I guess I left it lose and it vibrated of.

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My RV mechanic advised me to orient the opening toward the back; keeps the wind from trying to pull it open. Don't know if you can with your cover but it might be worth a look.
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Old 12-02-2019, 08:31 PM   #16630
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I got it washed top to bottom and the right side waxed and polished. The wind came up and didn't want to be on top of an 8' ladder so the left side will have to wait til the wind dies down and I have free time.
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Old 12-03-2019, 05:09 PM   #16631
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My RV mechanic advised me to orient the opening toward the back; keeps the wind from trying to pull it open. Don't know if you can with your cover but it might be worth a look.


Yes I can turn it the other way opening facing camper. I did order and received the replacement kit from Amazon
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Old 12-03-2019, 06:19 PM   #16632
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I have one of these and it's great for reaching into the truck! Inexpensive too!
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With my bad knees and back, I would need a step to get onto the step.
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Old 12-04-2019, 06:41 AM   #16633
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Started opening up to get parts coming for the water damage. So far pressurizing has only shown a leak underneath the corner.
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Old 12-05-2019, 12:57 PM   #16634
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Going to change out the water heater relief valave.
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Old 12-05-2019, 04:09 PM   #16635
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Going to change out the water heater relief valave.
Just wondering why?

In 40+ years I've seen one go bad and it simply dribbled water and no amount of snapping the lever would get it to stop. It's just not an item you see go bad.
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Old 12-05-2019, 04:24 PM   #16636
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I had to replace one for leaking in a TT and the one in current the 5th wheel was leaking, but I was able to get it to stop.
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Old 12-05-2019, 04:49 PM   #16637
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Bath tub replacement

Well nothing yet! But I do want to replace the 24x36 bath tub to a shower pan. What do yall think the cost would be. I can't do it myself so wondering the cost of something like that would run me? Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 12-05-2019, 06:40 PM   #16638
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Couldn't get water to quit pouring out of it. Had to switch bypass over just so I could have water. It would even pour out cold water. First time out totally primitive.
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Old 12-05-2019, 10:43 PM   #16639
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Well nothing yet! But I do want to replace the 24x36 bath tub to a shower pan. What do yall think the cost would be. I can't do it myself so wondering the cost of something like that would run me? Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks joe
No idea on cost, but I think the biggest challenge will be finding someone to do the work. I find most dealers donít want to do modifications/customization work.
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Old 12-06-2019, 07:25 AM   #16640
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one of my side marker lights lost its plastic cover. It happened once before and I found it on the ground next to the camper.

This time I don't know where it went so I replaced all 4 of my amber markers with new LED lights.
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