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Forum: Western USA 11-27-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By CHICKDOE
That brass adapter is exactly what I use.

That brass adapter is exactly what I use.
Forum: General Tech and Repair 11-27-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By CHICKDOE
I donít know if this is feasible for you. But...

I donít know if this is feasible for you. But your cord probably attaches to a junction box inside and is routed through a hole in a panel.

Would this work?

Cut existing cord where it comes...
Forum: Western USA 11-23-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By CHICKDOE
i believe the AZ state parks have a 14 day limit....

i believe the AZ state parks have a 14 day limit. so two parks, 28 days. this will be in january. are you then planning on returning home at the start of february?
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-21-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By CHICKDOE
Was it working and then failed? Do you have...

Was it working and then failed?

Do you have a detachable power cord or is it on a reel?

About all you can do is to start at the pedestal with your multimeter and check for 120 volt power at...
Forum: General Toy Hauler Topics 11-19-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By CHICKDOE
I agree the dual fuel generators produce less...

I agree the dual fuel generators produce less power when on propane rather than gas. But a dedicated propane generator does not lose power just because it is using propane. We have an onan 5500...
Forum: Sandpiper 11-18-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By CHICKDOE
It is possible that you have 4 hydraulic slides...

It is possible that you have 4 hydraulic slides and a couple of electric slides. We have three hydraulic and two electric. Each electric slide has its own switch and then the third switch controls...
Forum: General Toy Hauler Topics 11-18-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By CHICKDOE
Propane are much less prone to fuel supply...

Propane are much less prone to fuel supply issues. No fuel pump, no carburetor, no priming, no fuel line issues with corn based fuel components. That is not to say propane are fault free, but the...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-09-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By CHICKDOE
remove the filter and just fill up the canister....

remove the filter and just fill up the canister. what is its capacity, maybe a quart? at $3/gal for antifreeze that is only $.75 to fill the canister. i've seen bypass plates for around $10 that will...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 11-09-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By CHICKDOE
does it have a water dispenser? does it have as...

does it have a water dispenser? does it have as built in water filter? if you ran antifreeze through the water system and out the water dispenser and you have a built in water filter you now have...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-09-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By CHICKDOE
our front living room 5th wheel quotes 13'6"....

our front living room 5th wheel quotes 13'6". i've tried to measure it a couple of times when hooked up and i get 13'7". and as mentioned it goes higher when hooking and unhooking.
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-05-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,958
Posted By CHICKDOE
$65/night is right around the average that we pay...

$65/night is right around the average that we pay on our trips for full hookups. Many will give you a week for the cost of 6 nights.
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 10-30-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By CHICKDOE
I have the same problem with our furrion unit. I...

I have the same problem with our furrion unit. I donít have the full model number with me but it ends in 1200. The dvd in the unit will play just fine but I canít get it to reject. I guess Iíll take...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By CHICKDOE
i believe the prowatt 2000 has a gfci receptacle...

i believe the prowatt 2000 has a gfci receptacle on its face where you plug the load into. there will also be a small transfer switch that plugs into this gfci outlet and the shore power circuit. the...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 10-26-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,272
Posted By CHICKDOE
it depends on how the coroplast is cut and...

it depends on how the coroplast is cut and installed. on ours it runs out to the edge if the frame i beam. i bought some binder clips in the stationary dept and used them to hold the coroplast tight...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 10-26-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By CHICKDOE
2015 3500 dually with aisin transmission and 4:10...

2015 3500 dually with aisin transmission and 4:10 gears. our fifth wheel weighs in just over 16,000 lbs. we seem to average about 8.5 mpg on all of our rv trips. i can't comment about what it would...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-22-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,869
Posted By CHICKDOE
Call the ATS manufacturer and explain what...

Call the ATS manufacturer and explain what happened and what you see
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-22-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,869
Posted By CHICKDOE
the sensor in the ATS that senses shore power...

the sensor in the ATS that senses shore power would have seen the 220 voltage. it may have been damaged so that it is no longer working now that you are using 120. for the 120 to pass through the ATS...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-20-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,897
Posted By CHICKDOE
You’re just going to have to check each and every...

You’re just going to have to check each and every connection. People have reported loose connections within the shore power ends, at the receptacle on the RV that the shore power cord plugs into, in...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-20-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By CHICKDOE
Use the fresh water drain to drain it, not the...

Use the fresh water drain to drain it, not the water pump. There is probably a valve in the line between the fresh water tank and the pump. This line is the suction side of the pump. Turn that valve...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-20-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,897
Posted By CHICKDOE
Do you have an EMS device for in the shore power...

Do you have an EMS device for in the shore power path? If so, is it indicating an error condition and blocking power flow. If not, time to use a meter and check every connection starting at the...
Forum: Rockwood 10-20-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By CHICKDOE
perhaps the tech said to leave the inverter on...

perhaps the tech said to leave the inverter on because he saw an electrically powered refrigerator (no propane option) and just assumed it was a 120 volt residential refrigerator which would require...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 10-19-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,491
Posted By CHICKDOE
Good idea to take the anode out and look at it...

Good idea to take the anode out and look at it after two years. I agree with tomkatb in post #56. Try some thread penetrant and a 1 1/16 inch six point 1/2 inch drive socket with a breaker bar. It...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 10-19-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By CHICKDOE
cut the gray hose that goes into the pump and...

cut the gray hose that goes into the pump and install the valve in the cut hose?
Forum: Cherokee 10-19-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By CHICKDOE
i'm thinking of using some speed nuts.

i'm thinking of using some speed nuts.
Forum: Rockwood 10-17-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By CHICKDOE
while traveling there would only be two possible...

while traveling there would only be two possible sources to keep the batteries charged. (i am ignoring a generator as you did not mention one). these would be the solar and the engine alternator. if...
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