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Forum: Palomino 09-16-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By DaveSchwartz
That's the way I do it... blow out followed by...

That's the way I do it... blow out followed by plumbing antifreeze. My rationale for doing both is to get rid of as much water as possible so as to minimally dilute the AF. Here in the Great White...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-04-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,922
Posted By DaveSchwartz
If your stove is around 4 years old and you are...

If your stove is around 4 years old and you are just running across this now because this is the first time you've tried using the oven, then this post...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-25-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By DaveSchwartz
If they're the same as mine, when you pull the...

If they're the same as mine, when you pull the drawer out, there are small pointy bits recessed in the track pointing forward where the front and back tracks meet. You press one up toward the top of...
Forum: Rockwood 04-06-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,878
Posted By DaveSchwartz
I had a TT almost exactly like that. Had a deer...

I had a TT almost exactly like that. Had a deer running across the highway make it part-way between the truck and trailer. Result: dead deer and totalled trailer.

It didn't look too bad... front...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 03-27-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,144
Posted By DaveSchwartz
I did find the little beastie. Its called an...

I did find the little beastie. Its called an Automatic Energy Select Switch...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 03-24-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,144
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Whatever this 'appliance selector switch' is, I...

Whatever this 'appliance selector switch' is, I think mine may have been bad from the early days and now has gotten worse.

I have a 2015 Rockwood Signature Ultralite 8282WS with the entertainment...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-19-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,694
Posted By DaveSchwartz
For those in Canada who want to try Rejex, while...

For those in Canada who want to try Rejex, while its ridiculously priced at amazon.ca and almost everywhere else, it is reasonably priced at an aircraft supply shop based at the Brantford airport...
Forum: Welcome Mat 04-19-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Welcome from another SW Ontarian!

Welcome from another SW Ontarian!
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-14-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Never mind.... figured it out.

There are no extra screws or clips, there is just a huge amount of RTV silicone sticking together the grommets, strain reliefs and case halves. It just takes a bit more prying at the end corners to...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-14-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By DaveSchwartz
How to open SurgeGuard 30A portable

I leave my 5er plugged in, even when stored at home to keep the batteries charged. The contacts in the output socket are not tight anymore and I've lost power twice this winter - once so that the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-10-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,065
Posted By DaveSchwartz
As was mentioned before, all LEDs that run...

As was mentioned before, all LEDs that run natively on 12VDC are dimmable with the cheap PWM eBay dimmer linked before. An LED is perfectly happy with the high-frequency pulsing of the PWM dimmer.
...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-27-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By DaveSchwartz
No matter what you do, your tires are going to...

No matter what you do, your tires are going to become overinflated on the way down and become underinflated on the way back up.

Going down, set your tires to about 5PSI below max GVWR pressure...
Forum: Prime Time 08-23-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By DaveSchwartz
My breakaway cable has a carabiner on the end (I...

My breakaway cable has a carabiner on the end (I think that was factory) and I hook it through an unused slot in the hitch rail.
Forum: Cedar Creek 08-10-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Maybe they have an automatic latch. Have you...

Maybe they have an automatic latch. Have you tried giving the bed platform a bit of extra lift before trying to push it down?
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-09-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,452
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Read a story today that a home burglar in...

Read a story today that a home burglar in California was caught due to a DNA match on a dookie that he didn't flush.

Did they take a sample?
Forum: Off Topic 08-08-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,286
Posted By DaveSchwartz
In Waterloo region (home of the Blue Box) rinsed...

In Waterloo region (home of the Blue Box) rinsed milk bags are specifically mentioned as recyclable. They are made out of the same LDPE as the outer bag.
Forum: Cherokee 08-08-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By DaveSchwartz
There should be some indication in the packet of...

There should be some indication in the packet of manuals/warranty info that came with the unit... there was with mine. The manufacturer of mine is Alpha Systems and their website says that the way to...
Forum: Dynamax DynaAire and Trilogy 08-05-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,493
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Very common problem. There's a discussion of it...

Very common problem. There's a discussion of it in this old thread (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f241/broken-and-cracked-cable-guides-91863.html) along with pictures of my fix.

Last...
Forum: Propane Systems 07-22-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,091
Posted By DaveSchwartz
There's nothing on the Suburban (Suburban -...

There's nothing on the Suburban (Suburban - Slide-In & Drop-In Cooktops & ranges for RVs | Airxcel (https://www.airxcel.com/suburban/products/cooking)) website about this. You just have to call the...
Forum: Propane Systems 07-17-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By DaveSchwartz
I had the hose from the driver side first stage...

I had the hose from the driver side first stage regulator to the changeover valve on the passenger side of my 5er go bad (blowing propane through the side). Very difficult to find a replacement in...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-17-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Unfortunately, the end-of-valve-stem TPMS sensors...

Unfortunately, the end-of-valve-stem TPMS sensors don't do a very good job of reporting the actual tire temperature. Waving around in the free air as they are, the best they do is report ambient...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-17-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Never say 'never'! When you start out in 0F...

Never say 'never'!

When you start out in 0F temperatures in Ontario and end up running in 90F temperatures in the Keys you have no choice but to let out some air. You also need to carry a portable...
Forum: Rockwood 07-16-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,256
Posted By DaveSchwartz
Bummer. Even trade on trucks?

Bummer.

Even trade on trucks?
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-16-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By DaveSchwartz
I have mine set for 80psi with my LRD (65PSI...

I have mine set for 80psi with my LRD (65PSI cold) tires which are usually set for 62PSI since the OEM spec is for LRC @50max.

Its not really pressure increase you usually need to worry about but...
Forum: Rockwood 07-16-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,256
Posted By DaveSchwartz
You are way nose high although the bed-rail...

You are way nose high although the bed-rail clearance looks good. Not only could you start grounding-out the tail but you've shifted a lot of weight from the front axles to the back axles on the...
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