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Forum: Welcome Mat 10-06-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By YoungKopernik
haven't been here for awhile

Swimming Moose
My furnace is located under the stove, I do have ducting that runs under the sofa on one side. The kick board I hinged mounted to the frame but did not interfere with any ducting, it...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 03-31-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,236
Posted By YoungKopernik
Darkbug, the bike rake is not on the bumper I...

Darkbug, the bike rake is not on the bumper I welded up a nice hitch off the frame. I took the tire off the bumper and mounted it under and the front(I posted), just for space. I have put over...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 01-23-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By YoungKopernik
I love the Cal coast; out of Eureka near Trinidad...

I love the Cal coast; out of Eureka near Trinidad is Agate Beach always fun to beach comb, Fort Brag has Glass Beach, and we love Redwood Nation Park the Elk, Fern Canyon and those trees. We did two...
Forum: Western USA 01-23-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By YoungKopernik
Must sees in or around Joshua Tree National?

Doing a quick(10 day) trip and would love any info on must does. We are always looking for adventures, beauty, nature(kids love animals, Iím a flower nut), interesting history/scienceÖ
The trip is...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 01-06-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,024
Posted By YoungKopernik
When traveling, I put a plug in the bath tub...

When traveling, I put a plug in the bath tub drain; if I don’t the water from the p-trap sloshes out and then it can smell. My bathroom is in the back of the trailer and probably bounces the most,...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 12-26-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By YoungKopernik
I found that my potties vacuum breaker(water...

I found that my potties vacuum breaker(water valve anti siphon thingy) leaks with low water pressure.
If I turn off the water pump and then flush, the vacuum breaker does not always reseat its...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 12-22-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,571
Posted By YoungKopernik
Level ha ha ha

Being perfectly level without a hydraulic leveling system is tough side to side. If I can get within an inch side to side Iím happy, Ĺ inch if Iím staying for more than 4 days. Front to back, is done...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 12-14-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,270
Posted By YoungKopernik
I have been camping for 45 years and found that...

I have been camping for 45 years and found that being organized, prepared and comfortable is a must to enjoying where ever we land in most any weather condition.
Our mods are based on our style...
Forum: Wildwood 12-06-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By YoungKopernik
Yep, bouncing your house down the road can cause...

Yep, bouncing your house down the road can cause problems.
I have done several different things to help support items:
Putting a larger board behind mounting plate(mounting bracket to board and...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 12-04-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By YoungKopernik
I don't have your camper or same plumbing but...

I don't have your camper or same plumbing but issues I can think of:
Are you sure the fresh water tank filled? Might try draining the fresh water tank for several seconds to be sure its full.
Is it...
Forum: Wildwood 12-02-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,385
Posted By YoungKopernik
Have fun camper shopping

My thoughts on storage: every time you put in windows, extra doors or slide-outs you lose storage space. All of those items are fantastic but with limited space and weight capacities, you have to...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-23-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By YoungKopernik
Do you have a multimeter and are you plugged into...

Do you have a multimeter and are you plugged into good shore power. If your converter is working well you should get a voltage of 13.2-14.4 depending on state of batteries.
John
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-23-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By YoungKopernik
I believe my "check" light only comes on when...

I believe my "check" light only comes on when propane goes out.
If your on shore power are you not running fridge on AC.
Could you have lost shore power and your propane is running out?
John
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-23-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,082
Posted By YoungKopernik
I would post your problem in the electrical...

I would post your problem in the electrical posting: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar - Forest River Forums (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f218/)
Do you have a multimeter, it sounds...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-21-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By YoungKopernik
This is what I did: ...

This is what I did: https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f68/tank-heaters-52000.html
I believe the heater were $65 each plus $10 for switches.
The aluminum tape did not hold up well on the...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-20-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By YoungKopernik
Wow, Kydan why didn't I think of that. I am going...

Wow, Kydan why didn't I think of that. I am going out with the drill momentarily, after finding the article.
I yearly take a very long Q-tip dipped in O-ring lube and slather the inside of the gate...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 11-15-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,030
Posted By YoungKopernik
Might want to post for travel ideas on: “On the...

Might want to post for travel ideas on: “On the Road_Travel Chat”
I get through Utah at least every other year and it’s fantastic so much unique geologic features. We did a 20 day spring time...
Forum: Propane Systems 11-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By YoungKopernik
If the rest of your gas appliances are working I...

If the rest of your gas appliances are working I don't think its your regulator.
Flame sensor is more likely and ,as mentioned on the post next to yours, they can be cleaned lightly with some emery...
Forum: Propane Systems 11-13-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By YoungKopernik
Yep going to need a model# and then a wire...

Yep going to need a model# and then a wire diagram and/or schematic.
I never leave home with out them, for each major appliance. I hope not to need them but they sure are a life saver when you do...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-12-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,424
Posted By YoungKopernik
I have a 2004 GMC Yukon Denali XL and learned a...

I have a 2004 GMC Yukon Denali XL and learned a long time ago that I have a life time fuel filter built into the fuel pump.
The only thing that makes me feel okay is that in all the years I have...
Forum: Propane Systems 11-12-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By YoungKopernik
It sounds to me like a thermocouple issue but it...

It sounds to me like a thermocouple issue but it could be the board too.
If your furnace goes through its purge cycle, then you hear the spark click and you can feel heat for a few seconds in the...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 11-02-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By YoungKopernik
Yep, ammonia leak is not good. I replaced my...

Yep, ammonia leak is not good. I replaced my cooling unit in a past camper it was much cheaper and not to difficult.
I found many web sites that rebuilt them, if they had your model in stock they...
Forum: Wildwood 11-02-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,681
Posted By YoungKopernik
My camper was not made for winter camping so this...

My camper was not made for winter camping so this is what I did
https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f68/tank-heaters-52000.html
John
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-01-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,003
Posted By YoungKopernik
I know Im late to the party and you already have...

I know Im late to the party and you already have some great advice.
You said you are new to campers, are you sure the winterizing diverter valve is closed? If its not closed youíll get warm water....
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 10-25-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By YoungKopernik
To bad about your fridge.... I had the same...

To bad about your fridge....
I had the same problem and pricing a new fridge gave me a scare so I found a place on line that remanufactured the cooling unit. It wasn't hard to replace just a little...
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