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Forum: Rockwood Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Chuck_S
Appears to be normal. Pump pickups are...

Appears to be normal.

Pump pickups are typically located on the side, not the bottom of the tank, which means there is a lot of tank below the level where the pickup is completely submerged. The...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-02-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By Chuck_S
It's right there on the sticker. "Combined...

It's right there on the sticker. "Combined weithg of occupants and cargo must not exceed 1050 pounds" (or similar, it's hard to read).

That's you, the dogs, the weight on the trailer ball, etc.
...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 12-02-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By Chuck_S
https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/st/dtf802...

https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/st/dtf802.pdf

See Part 5 on the back, your trade in goes there.

-- Chuck
Forum: Product Reviews 11-29-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,180
Posted By Chuck_S
I've had zero (0) contact with the dealer that...

I've had zero (0) contact with the dealer that sold me my Roo since two days after it was home and I discovered there were no caps over the waste tank vents on the roof. They mailed them to me. ...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-29-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 444
Posted By Chuck_S
Correct. Fuses are 12vDC which is not a factor...

Correct. Fuses are 12vDC which is not a factor here. Breakers are for 115vAC and the total power available is 30 amps. This isn't like at home where you probably have 150 - 200 amps available. If...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-28-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 444
Posted By Chuck_S
Don't confuse breakers (115vAC) with fuses...

Don't confuse breakers (115vAC) with fuses (12vDC).

How many amps is your main panel, 30a or 50a? Running multiple 15a appliances like coffee pot, microwave, and maybe a space heater will...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-28-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 444
Posted By Chuck_S
Running a electric coffee pot and the microwave...

Running a electric coffee pot and the microwave will probably trip the 15 amp breaker since both draw about 15 amps each...

Just reset it and don't overload the circuits. Turn all breakers Off...
Forum: Rockwood 11-28-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,013
Posted By Chuck_S
Our first night home with the trailer in Camp...

Our first night home with the trailer in Camp Driveway. No covers over the roof vents which were, of course, open as soon as I parked the trailer as it was July. Not sure why I didn't sleep in the...
Forum: Rockwood 11-28-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,013
Posted By Chuck_S
Regardless of features, fans, or who does the...

Regardless of features, fans, or who does the installation get an external cover.

I had to replace the flat cover on my Roo after it turned to granola and crumbled -- sun rot for want of a...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 11-28-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Chuck_S
At $14 for a pair of them it isn't worth any time...

At $14 for a pair of them it isn't worth any time shopping around, just order them.

-- Chuck
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-26-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,438
Posted By Chuck_S
If you think the steps are a hassle try opening...

If you think the steps are a hassle try opening or closing a hybrid in the rain. :)

I routinely deploy the canopy first so I have a dry place to put my boots and parka and not track mud and rain...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussions 11-24-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,160
Posted By Chuck_S
Tiny comes to mind when thinking of these little...

Tiny comes to mind when thinking of these little slide-in boxes. And heavy. Something like this top of the line Lance floorplan weighs 4100 pounds empty which is F350 Super Duty (not F250)...
Forum: Product Reviews 11-23-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,180
Posted By Chuck_S
If there's a separate manual for the awning the...

If there's a separate manual for the awning the warranty will listed there. These seldom have any relationship to the trailer manufacturer or to the selling dealer. My only "warranty" issue was a...
Forum: Product Reviews 11-23-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,180
Posted By Chuck_S
Curious just what your "warranty" issue might be....

Curious just what your "warranty" issue might be.

-- Chuck
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-22-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Chuck_S
That and and the tow vehicle alternator only puts...

That and and the tow vehicle alternator only puts out enough voltage to charge the starting battery a couple feet away, not the one 25 feet away.

-- Chuck
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 11-22-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By Chuck_S
No problems with this switch in the 16 seasons of...

No problems with this switch in the 16 seasons of use perhaps the frequent cycling of the switch is keeping it in operation.

If your water heater is like mine you'll have to remove some of the...
Forum: Dynamax 11-22-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Chuck_S
Parasitic battery draws will kill any battery. ...

Parasitic battery draws will kill any battery. Solution is a system to completely disconnect them from any circuits when not being used. This includes "innocent" circuits like LP and CO detectors,...
Forum: Eastern USA 11-19-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,169
Posted By Chuck_S
For those without a clue that I75 crossing the...

For those without a clue that I75 crossing the Ohio River is neither near Miami nor Sault Ste. Marie you have no concerns here. Although I worry about what attention you paid in junior high school....
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-16-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,488
Posted By Chuck_S
What D.W. just said. You have a right to be...

What D.W. just said.

You have a right to be confused.

The published data shows 7058 pounds empty plus a cargo capacity of 2452 for a total of 9506 pounds. A pair of 3000 pound axles ain't...
Forum: Rockwood 11-16-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By Chuck_S
I would personally flush out and hypere-sanitize...

I would personally flush out and hypere-sanitize the water heater and hot water system before tucking the camper in for the winter. And replace the anode with the "other type" -- aluminum if you...
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 11-16-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By Chuck_S
No metal cover on mine. What camper do you...

No metal cover on mine.

What camper do you have?

BTW you posted this in the tow vehicle section.
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-16-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By Chuck_S
New camper Camp Driveway is ideal. Use all...

New camper Camp Driveway is ideal.

Use all the appliances. Burn the oven at high heat for an hour beforehand with the windows all open to eliminate all the manufacturing oils, otherwise that...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 11-16-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By Chuck_S
Non-breathable or non-vented covers set up a very...

Non-breathable or non-vented covers set up a very nice mildew farm. Ventilation is vital to eliminate moisture and condensation under the cover.

-- Chuck
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-15-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By Chuck_S
Federal law requires at least one Walmart in...

Federal law requires at least one Walmart in every county in the US so if you're missing something it's only 10 minutes away.

We treat our campers as cottages on wheels. Everything but food is in...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-14-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Chuck_S
You need bigger batteries and less current draw. ...

You need bigger batteries and less current draw.

Deep cycles can discharge deeper than below 40% but that's 11.9vDC and some devices will not run on that low voltage. There may be aftermarket...
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