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Old 09-27-2014, 06:23 PM   #1941
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Well after the Manual Tongue Jack broke getting ready for a week of camping, I went out and bought a Husky 4500lb Power Jack with Remotes from Camping world for same price as Amazon only Question why did I not do this Months ago, now I get to the 4th link on my EZ WDH what a great ride now that I have the hitch set right


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Old 09-27-2014, 07:07 PM   #1942
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Old 09-27-2014, 07:20 PM   #1943
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Put all the stuff for our old TT into our new Windjammer. Next up install surge guard and sewer hose container.
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Old 09-27-2014, 07:27 PM   #1944
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I loaded more stuff in for a short trip this weekend's maiden voyage. Found weatherstrip under slide is falling apart and the side wall metal between the refrigerator access panel and the back door is coming unstapled and has about a half inch bow in it. This is a BRAND NEW 2015 274DBH.
Check your slide out really well. On our brand new Sabre the slide seals were tipped and pulling away from the wall. The window stripping was also pulling off. A mobile repair tech figured it all out when we had him looking at the hole in our propane line (slide pinched it and put a hole in it). Turns out the hole in the wall the slide goes thru appears to have bern cut incorrectly. The top is wider than the bottom. It is too narrow and pinching the slide and pulling /tearing the slide seals. Ours is returning to the factory in October for repairs. Your issue sounds like it could potentially be from something similar.
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Old 09-27-2014, 08:47 PM   #1945
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Looks great. I'm about to start my 5r storage area at home. If you don't mind me asking what was your out of pocket expense ? I'm thinking about concrete. I can set my own forms and finish but your route looks like might be cheaper and easier.


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Old 09-27-2014, 08:48 PM   #1946
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Nice job! I wish there were room to do that at my house.
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Old 09-27-2014, 09:13 PM   #1947
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Looks great. I'm about to start my 5r storage area at home. If you don't mind me asking what was your out of pocket expense ? I'm thinking about concrete. I can set my own forms and finish but your route looks like might be cheaper and easier.


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I spend about $650 for a 10'X23' pad. It is about 3" deep of medium size stone. I used a manual compacter. I used the first three of $1.30 pavers just to make sure I have good sure place for hook up. I looked at concrete but it would be about double the cost because I do not want a concrete truck crushing me drive way. I also decided to use bags instead of a dump because I did not want rocks in another part of my yard. So, I basically used the $3 bags of medium grey stone from Home Depot. I framed it with 4x4s that I salvaged from a shed tear down last year.
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Old 09-27-2014, 10:02 PM   #1948
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Recharged my portable water softener and camping 1 more night at the trottage. We have 1 more weekend then need to winterize before CDN Thanksgiving in 2 weeks.

I levelled the back of the trottage so the rear door doesn't jam at he bottom any longer.
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Old 09-27-2014, 10:25 PM   #1949
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waxing

Finished waxing one side of the RV. Man it sure is big when you start rubbing all over it!
Researched waxes and settled on maquires premium marine cleaner wax. Gets the gelcoat looking great, but it has been a real pain getting it off. Think it may be due to have used 303 protectant in the past. Labor of love and a little OCD...
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Old 09-28-2014, 07:25 AM   #1950
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I spend about $650 for a 10'X23' pad. It is about 3" deep of medium size stone. I used a manual compacter. I used the first three of $1.30 pavers just to make sure I have good sure place for hook up. I looked at concrete but it would be about double the cost because I do not want a concrete truck crushing me drive way. I also decided to use bags instead of a dump because I did not want rocks in another part of my yard. So, I basically used the $3 bags of medium grey stone from Home Depot. I framed it with 4x4s that I salvaged from a shed tear down last year.
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Old 09-28-2014, 07:35 AM   #1951
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I spend about $650 for a 10'X23' pad. It is about 3" deep of medium size stone. I used a manual compacter. I used the first three of $1.30 pavers just to make sure I have good sure place for hook up. I looked at concrete but it would be about double the cost because I do not want a concrete truck crushing me drive way. I also decided to use bags instead of a dump because I did not want rocks in another part of my yard. So, I basically used the $3 bags of medium grey stone from Home Depot. I framed it with 4x4s that I salvaged from a shed tear down last year.

That's a good price and it looks great. Can't wait to get mine started.


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Old 09-28-2014, 04:19 PM   #1952
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Spent the weekend getting the fiver washed and waxed for the first time since we bought it in July. Man do I love all those Windows but they sure aren't much fun to keep clean. We did discover we are gonna need to get a taller ladder. We had trouble reaching the top of the front cap and the top in the back. Oh well, it looks good for camping with my friends in a few weeks....
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Old 09-28-2014, 04:44 PM   #1953
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My RV now has a good home. Click image for larger version

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Old 09-28-2014, 04:51 PM   #1954
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Old 09-28-2014, 05:50 PM   #1955
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Very nice, how easy is it to back into? I worry about the carport.
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Old 09-28-2014, 06:07 PM   #1956
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Real easy, I bought a park it 360 and I am on a corner lot so I can pull straight out through my yard when dry.


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Old 09-28-2014, 08:59 PM   #1957
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What did you do to your camper today?

Here's the blocks I made for the stabilizers. With a way to keep them together so the don't go everywhere while going down the road.





Here are the my style x chocks.



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Made a place to hold the equalizer bars while not in use. Also doubles as a place to put the cheater bar that you use for the bars.




For my sewer hose (need to extend the holder 3 feet to fit my hose) I'm going to have to come up with something else because the 4in pipe I got at homedepot loosely fits over the pipe already there........ Think I might get like a 4-5 square plastic fence post and modify the door to attach it.
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Old 09-28-2014, 10:35 PM   #1958
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I am stealing that sway bar idea! Awesome.
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Old 09-29-2014, 04:47 AM   #1959
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Old 09-29-2014, 03:24 PM   #1960
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I envy you boys with the big pass thru storage.
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