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Old 02-11-2017, 04:12 PM   #21
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I did spell "Robertson" wrong...

Yep, lotsa screws on/in a trailer are #2 Square drive.

Looksa lot like this.

I have a few of those, never knew what they were called...
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Old 02-11-2017, 04:13 PM   #23
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I bought a stubby bottle jack, on 1 of my landing leg blocks it will lift the trailer high enough to get a spare on, I just place it under the spring U-bolt.

Personally I'd be more worried about bending the wafer thin metal the frame is made of.
Not referencing that heavy gauge Lippert frame are ya?
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Old 02-11-2017, 04:32 PM   #24
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Big Ditto for everyone has said...Might want to make sure your tool box is water proof as well. I had a lid on one of mine that leaked around the handle.

Don't sweat it, rest assured whatever you need one day...it won't be in there. Have Fun and don't forget the ice.

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Wow...I don't feel bad now with all the stuff I carry....Also, Electric chain saw...And an extra set of wheel bearing all greased up and ready..Good luck and have fun
LOL I thought I was the only one who carried a electric chain saw

Air Compressor is always good to have

Agree that a multimeter (and knowing how to use it!
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Big Ditto for everyone has said...Might want to make sure your tool box is water proof as well. I had a lid on one of mine that leaked around the handle.

Don't sweat it, rest assured whatever you need one day...it won't be in there. Have Fun and don't forget the ice.

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That is gospel... Why I always carry a West Virginia Socket set...aka: Crescent Wrench. One size fits many...lol
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Old 02-11-2017, 04:52 PM   #28
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Headlamp.

Bought 3 of them at Costco for 9 bucks, for those times when you need both hands free.

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Old 02-11-2017, 05:09 PM   #29
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We have always carried most of the essentials for doing repairs that the rest of the gang has suggested. We do not keep this stuff in a metal tool box , just use a canvas tool bag. then it does scratch up any surface you may put it on and with the two handles it is easy to carry.




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Old 02-11-2017, 05:33 PM   #30
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Setting up a tool box

Don't really need to haul all that weight around. Just make sure you have you credit card handy. Buy what you need when you need it. But if you do haul all the above still make sure you have the card!! You will need it !!

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Old 02-11-2017, 05:40 PM   #31
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Bring along that 1 1/16 socket you used to tighten the water heater anode (Suburban models). The ONE time I left it home the anode leaked.
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Old 02-11-2017, 05:40 PM   #32
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I'm surprised no one said beer as an item.

I have a small kit for my TT, but I bring my large box (22") from home just in case, and it paid off one day.

Keep in mind that not only your TT might need a repair but your TV.
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Old 02-11-2017, 05:48 PM   #33
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2,000 piece socket set.
Screwdrivers of every type, each in 5 separate locations, EXCEPT the one you need.
A hammer. A BIG HONKING HAMMER. Like, a big one, ok?
All the stuff that is mentioned above. Whatever you miss, and leave out, will be the one item that you need first.
Air compressor. Electric drills.
Tape, duct, electric, and bandage!
Wire brushes
Toilet paper in every compartment (wait.......how old are you?)
chairs. You WILL carry a lot of chairs. You don't need them. But DW says to.
Folding tables.
Outside cooking stuff (LP grill, griddle, smoker, fryer, poacher, boiler, two of each)
LP tanks. Portable ones.
Medical kits. ACCESSIBLE medical kits.
Credit cards. LOTS and LOTS of credit cards.
Air gauge, up to 125 psi.
Infrared heat gun thingy.
Peanuts. (Trust me)
Rubbermaid tubs.
7 garden hoses.
6 garden hose fittings (all but the ONE you need)
Excedrin.
Makers Mark.
BIG glass. Put your favorite team logo on it. Won't matter, but it looks cool.
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Old 02-11-2017, 05:50 PM   #34
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I keep a Leatherman or Gerber style multitool in the little drawer under the sink as well as a bag of bigger tools in a storage bay. Pretty handy for little jobs. A 12V tire inflator with an extension cord is a must. Also, check the size of the nuts that hold your spare to its bracket. Mine are larger than the lug nuts so I had to get a proper sized socket to fit those.
Did anyone mention a hand-cranked rechargeable flashlight? Nice not to have to worry about batteries.
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Old 02-11-2017, 06:01 PM   #36
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Don't really need to haul all that weight around. Just make sure you have you credit card handy. Buy what you need when you need it. But if you do haul all the above still make sure you have the card!! You will need it !!

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Old 02-11-2017, 06:01 PM   #37
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Tool Box

Buy a tool box to hold all your tools with room for additions......Keep it in your unit and do not borrow from it for home....J
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Don't sweat it, rest assured whatever you need one day...it won't be in there. Have Fun and don't forget the ice.

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Nice thread! Lots of great suggestions!
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Old 02-11-2017, 07:46 PM   #40
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I can't recall if it was Lowes or Home Depot or both but I wanted to buy some PEX just to have. All they had was long rolls like maybe a hundred feet.

Where do you guys buy shorter lengths?
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