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Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-09-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By Flatlander49
Just a caution to the OP but since your trailer...

Just a caution to the OP but since your trailer is new your hot water tank is likely clean. The draining procedure is quite simple but ALWAYS let the water cool before draining and ensure that the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-16-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,225
Posted By Flatlander49
On a similar note, where I live you need a...

On a similar note, where I live you need a different driverís license if your trailer has a GVW greater than 10K lbs (class 3 vs regular class 5) Two trailers ago the sales MANAGER at the dealer...
Forum: Wildwood 01-17-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,890
Posted By Flatlander49
We’ve been using a Surge Guard 34750 for years...

We’ve been using a Surge Guard 34750 for years and it’s saved us at least twice from low voltage and once from an open neutral. Two events were in RV parks in the southern U.S. and one was in a...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 10-19-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Flatlander49
We have/had the same lights in our 2015. Several...

We have/had the same lights in our 2015. Several of them have failed over the years, some when the trailer was under warranty and some after the warranty expired. Even when the company that...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-24-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By Flatlander49
When we bought ours new the spare tire was in the...

When we bought ours new the spare tire was in the front basement on the off road side. Itís been there ever since (never had cause to use it thank heaven) Itís out of the elements and the only thing...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-16-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,661
Posted By Flatlander49
We have been using an EMS for years. It has in...

We have been using an EMS for years. It has in fact saved us three times that I know of. Twice for low voltage and once for an open neutral. In my opinion they are worth the investment. Others...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 02-27-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Flatlander49
We have the same trailer and that’s certainly not...

We have the same trailer and that’s certainly not the same as what is installed on ours. As has been said the factory installation has what can best ever described as an eyebrow mount. Ours came with...
Forum: Canada 02-02-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,129
Posted By Flatlander49
As has been said previously existing cell plans...

As has been said previously existing cell plans in Canada typically have add ons available for roaming in the USA and elsewhere and they can be cancelled when you return. Weíve done that a couple of...
Forum: Cedar Creek 01-17-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Flatlander49
Our Silverback came with a 25í power cord. I...

Our Silverback came with a 25í power cord. I bought a 15í extension but have never had cause to use it.

Congrats on the new rig. :signhavefun:
Forum: Cedar Creek 10-27-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By Flatlander49
X 3 Iíve done it a number of times and never...

X 3

Iíve done it a number of times and never had a problem.
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-08-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,665
Posted By Flatlander49
Level up system

Weíve been using our Level-Up 6 point system for 5 years now. Never had an error message. As others have said weíve found that putting some blocks under the jacks reduces the stroke and seems to make...
Forum: Cedar Creek 07-14-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By Flatlander49
We have the same trailer. You have one forty...

We have the same trailer. You have one forty gallon black tank and two 40 gallon grey tanks. One gray tank is for the shower and bathroom sink and the other is for the galley. Donít believe the...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 01-29-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,411
Posted By Flatlander49
Our fifth came with the Furrion back-up system....

Our fifth came with the Furrion back-up system. (FOS-12 I believe) It was ok for what it was designed for but definitely had a very limited field of view. I replaced it two years ago with the...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 01-01-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,235
Posted By Flatlander49
Our Silverback 29IK came with the Furrion back-up...

Our Silverback 29IK came with the Furrion back-up system and it was adequate for that purpose. However, it never worked properly while driving but then it wasnít designed for that. I swapped it for...
Forum: Cedar Creek 12-02-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,225
Posted By Flatlander49
We also own a 2015 29IK. As has been said by...

We also own a 2015 29IK. As has been said by others this sure sounds like a dead battery to me. The breakers in the front basement near the hydraulic pump are very small and hard to find but theyíre...
Forum: Cedar Creek 11-15-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,215
Posted By Flatlander49
We are very familiar with cold and snow...

We are very familiar with cold and snow hereabouts. Way too familiar unfortunately 😢. Iíve always stored ours with only the front jacks extended (even before I had a fifth with the Level-up system) ...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-09-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,377
Posted By Flatlander49
Our fifth came with the Furrion FOS12 backup...

Our fifth came with the Furrion FOS12 backup system. It was ok but had a very limited field of view. I swapped it for the FOS 48 observation system two years ago (took about 5 minutes) The field of...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-31-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By Flatlander49
I only leave the front landing gear extended. The...

I only leave the front landing gear extended. The four leveling jacks remain stowed and out of the elements and Iíve never had a problem. I always spray silicone lubricant on the extended jacks prior...
Forum: Cedar Creek 10-25-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By Flatlander49
We bought our 2015 Silverback 29IK new in 15 and...

We bought our 2015 Silverback 29IK new in 15 and itís been a great fiver for us. Itís our fourth fiver and while none of them are perfect the build quality has been far better than our precious one....
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 10-10-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By Flatlander49
Thanks from us as well. You folks do a marvelous...

Thanks from us as well. You folks do a marvelous job keeping this site working and IMHO itís one of the best sites going for entertainment, learning and help. 👍👍👍
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-01-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,559
Posted By Flatlander49
What ďfanderĒ said above X 2. I only have...

What ďfanderĒ said above X 2.

I only have to recharge the receiver/monitor every 10 days or so. I canít comment on other brands but Tireminder has been good to us.
Forum: Cedar Creek 05-06-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,567
Posted By Flatlander49
I agree completely with richp. Starting...

I agree completely with richp.

Starting year 4 with our 29IK and for us the cathedral slides (and the rest of the trailer) have been great. They open up the area significantly and I don’t hit my...
Forum: Flagstaff 04-25-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,580
Posted By Flatlander49
We have the Furrion observation system and itís...

We have the Furrion observation system and itís great. We replaced the backup system that came with the fifth. Swapping the two was a five minute job. The observation system is far superior in both...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-13-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,224
Posted By Flatlander49
This is precisely what I have done every time...

This is precisely what I have done every time that I hook up. If you just look at the way the front landing gear extends/retracts itís pretty easy to figure out. I was taught to always to a pull test...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 12-31-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By Flatlander49
X2 If you can drain the low points great but...

X2

If you can drain the low points great but as said above RV anti-freeze is the best way and it's really cheap insurance.

A safe and Happy New Year to all.
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