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Forum: Salem 11-27-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Thurman
It appears that you are asking about the...

It appears that you are asking about the coupler's height of your TT. So, this is the procedure I use: I suggest that you find a parking lot, such as a store that is closed on Sunday, take the TT to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-17-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By Thurman
I tow a 31 ft. TT with dry weight posted at 7200#...

I tow a 31 ft. TT with dry weight posted at 7200# with a '14 GMC Sierra CC short bed. When I first got the TT I had a problem with a funny little sway that seemed to appear anytime a tractor-trailer...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-12-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,329
Posted By Thurman
I used outlets such as "dahagen" shows. Be aware...

I used outlets such as "dahagen" shows. Be aware that those outlets will NOT fit into most of the 120vAC boxes used in RV 's. The RV boxes are usually shallow. I mounted two (2) of these in boxes...
Forum: General Toy Hauler Topics 11-01-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Thurman
A picture of the inside of the door would...

A picture of the inside of the door would certainly help here. Loosen one bolt a few turns. See if you can wiggle the bolt to feel as if anything on the other side is moving with the bolt. IF you...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-01-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,529
Posted By Thurman
From years of welding experience including MIG...

From years of welding experience including MIG welding, which those welds are--Those welds appear to have been applied by a robot, dedicated to just that task. The welds themselves look to good MIG...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-28-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By Thurman
my TT and cargo trailer have double axles. I use...

my TT and cargo trailer have double axles. I use wood pieces to drive on to get the tire of one side of one axle off the ground. Chock the remaing wheels !! That's the way I service my bearings and...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 10-05-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,797
Posted By Thurman
Re: Using something to clean out your fresh water...

Re: Using something to clean out your fresh water hose, filter, etc. Fro. Years of studying/working with Industrial Hygiene I learned to use Hydrogen Peroxide instead of any Clorox product. HP is...
Forum: Cherokee 10-03-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By Thurman
Most RV's have "parasitic draws" which will run a...

Most RV's have "parasitic draws" which will run a battery down. These are things such as your CO2 detector, smoke alarms, etc. Even though you turn off your battery disconnect switch these will still...
Forum: Propane Systems 09-05-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Thurman
I also wonder if the Blackstone will work...

I also wonder if the Blackstone will work connected straight to a 20# bottle. The OP's posts do not say he had it connected to a bottle. We went camping some months ago and found that my Blackstone...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 09-05-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Thurman
I had the same problem, went through two (2) sets...

I had the same problem, went through two (2) sets of those leg bases as they cracked. I added one additional leg/base on the aisle side so the table sat on a tripod. Solved the rocking problem.
Forum: Cherokee 08-30-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By Thurman
That shower pan has a 2 1/2" - 3" vertical lip on...

That shower pan has a 2 1/2" - 3" vertical lip on it on the three (3) sides that the walls fit on to. No need to caulk this area as the probability of water running uphill that high is almost nil.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-26-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By Thurman
Although many truck stops have scales, and some...

Although many truck stops have scales, and some are "Cat" scales, not all CAT scales allow RV weighing. There is a large "Pilot" truck stop in my town (Albany, Ga.) with a CAT scale but they DO NOT...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 08-21-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Thurman
First--We need to know what brand air conditioner...

First--We need to know what brand air conditioner you have. Either share with us the brand name of a photo of the unit taken from the inside. The big plastic piece attached to the ceiling is the Air...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-21-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By Thurman
I also use the Flo-Jet macerator pump and can say...

I also use the Flo-Jet macerator pump and can say good things about it. I use mine to pump up to the tank in the back of my truck and to a sewerage connection at home. To see how effective this pump...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 08-18-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Thurman
Being as the handles are located within inside an...

Being as the handles are located within inside an exterior storage compartment I wonder IF the valve handles are connected to the valves with a cable. On my previous TT they were cable connected and...
Forum: Expandable and Hybrid RV Discussions 08-17-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Thurman
Interesting read in that brochure as to roof...

Interesting read in that brochure as to roof construction. It appears that the roof structure is "engineered styrofoam" topped with the roofing material and appears to be a thin layer of some type of...
Forum: Expandable and Hybrid RV Discussions 08-17-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Thurman
Hmmm, a friend of mine has an RV repair center...

Hmmm, a friend of mine has an RV repair center and I have (seldom) helped him replace the rubber roofing material. ALL of the units I have helped him on have had plywood or OSB under the roofing...
Forum: Work and Play 08-17-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Thurman
@sdelam: Would the product on Amazon work? Most...

@sdelam: Would the product on Amazon work? Most likely it would. It is 29/32" high (about 7/8") so it may fit without any trimming. It only sticks out 1/2" so would that be enough to divert water...
Forum: FR3 08-17-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By Thurman
@ twojump36: I've been there and felt the...

@ twojump36: I've been there and felt the frustration. I bought a new '15 FR Coachmen TT. Within four (4) months the Dometic A/C unit failed. I contacted the selling dealer and got the "Oh Dometic...
Forum: Work and Play 08-17-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Thurman
A friend of mine had the same issue with his new...

A friend of mine had the same issue with his new toy hauler. What we did was to add a piece of sheet metal, found at home supply stores. This was shaped so that you would attach it to the body of the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-17-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,337
Posted By Thurman
Grease, sort of. I use a spray white (lithium)...

Grease, sort of. I use a spray white (lithium) lube on the ball at each use whether the TT, the cargo trailer, or utility trailer. I use paper towels to clean the ball after each use also. Just my...
Forum: Coachmen 08-16-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Thurman
Removing you 2nd. A/C unit is not hard. Remove...

Removing you 2nd. A/C unit is not hard. Remove your power source, turn OFF breker, remove extension cord, whatever power source. Remove the Air Distribution Box ( ADB) for your unit, the part cool...
Forum: Rockwood 08-14-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Thurman
Looking at the photo you will see on the right a...

Looking at the photo you will see on the right a "sort of" round projections immediately after the white water hose. This "projection" is held on by the three screws. Within that part is the check...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 08-04-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,673
Posted By Thurman
I tried the method whereas you take plastic rain...

I tried the method whereas you take plastic rain gutters and modify them to fit into the rain gutter over your awning. NO, you cannot drive down the highway with these, they are supposed to keep rain...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 07-21-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By Thurman
Your third picture looks like the sealant around...

Your third picture looks like the sealant around my vents at one time. I found that each one of the holes were directly over the head of a screw. It seems that any air trapped in the screw hole may...
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