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Forum: Cedar Creek 12-20-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By Dobbs
The switch on the outside of the Suburban water...

The switch on the outside of the Suburban water heaters is often 'upside down'. Try it in the other direction with the inside switch on. And as mentioned before be sure the breaker is on and there's...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 12-09-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,380
Posted By Dobbs
My 1994 Coleman/Fleetwood Avalon pop-up camper...

My 1994 Coleman/Fleetwood Avalon pop-up camper came with backup lights included in the tail light assembly.
I've added lights on two of my last three trailers. Fairly easy. Be sure to get flood...
Forum: Dynamax 12-08-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,967
Posted By Dobbs
That 2500 Ram could probably tow the MH... LOL

That 2500 Ram could probably tow the MH... LOL
Forum: General Tech and Repair 11-27-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,100
Posted By Dobbs
On my SOB trailer the space allotted was barely...

On my SOB trailer the space allotted was barely large enough for the cord.
Even then only if you pushed it in just right. I found that there was a piece of plywood in the cord storage area that...
Forum: Rockwood 11-23-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,419
Posted By Dobbs
Definitely get the cover! On our first small...

Definitely get the cover! On our first small trailer we arrived at a campground for an October weekend and at some point on the trip the vent lid disappeared. Worst part was snow in the forecast....
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-23-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,232
Posted By Dobbs
Following

Following
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 10-26-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,308
Posted By Dobbs
My daughter's trailer has the front window. She...

My daughter's trailer has the front window. She didn't care for the condensation dripping on them the first cold weather camping.
My concern is who's gonna have a replacement in stock if needed 5 or...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 09-30-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By Dobbs
A shut off valve on the overflow tube...

A shut off valve on the overflow tube would/should prevent siphoning if you find you have that problem.
Sorry I don't have a link for one.
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 09-21-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,600
Posted By Dobbs
If it were me and the batteries were in a low...

If it were me and the batteries were in a low state of charge I would consider disconnecting the batteries from each other, connect one battery alone to the converter and the other charge with a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-04-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Dobbs
If you want to see the ultimate collection of...

If you want to see the ultimate collection of Coleman lanterns and such stop at Jerry's Camping Center in Madison Wisconsin.
Jerry, now deceased, was an avid collector and he was an authorized...
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-26-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,236
Posted By Dobbs
^^^He is right on the money! ^^^

^^^He is right on the money! ^^^
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-27-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,040
Posted By Dobbs
There are special Camco chocks that hook right to...

There are special Camco chocks that hook right to their leveling Lego blocks. They are the same width and won't slide away once the tire is on it. I have the similar LynxLocks with the matching...
Forum: Wildwood 05-09-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,603
Posted By Dobbs
I think your mod just made my DW very happy!

I think your mod just made my DW very happy!
Forum: Rockwood 05-09-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dobbs
I have a SOB (some other brand) that I want to...

I have a SOB (some other brand) that I want to upgrade to the 320 from the 300. No go (no pun intended). The mounting bolts on the 320 need 11 inches from the back wall to the mounting bolts. My...
Forum: Propane Systems 04-18-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,035
Posted By Dobbs
I have a 17" Blackstone that I got on clearance...

I have a 17" Blackstone that I got on clearance at Walmart. The 17" uses the same regulator. It turns out the regulator had been taken out. I contacted Blackstone and they sent me one. After...
Forum: Dynamax 04-04-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Dobbs
Now that was a fantastic MacGyver solution for...

Now that was a fantastic MacGyver solution for reaming out the table mount!
Forum: Rockwood 03-07-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,623
Posted By Dobbs
Nice looking trailer. Our SOB trailer is 49 weeks...

Nice looking trailer. Our SOB trailer is 49 weeks old but I am always looking at the new and improved.
Off subject but I noticed the Blackstone griddle. Do you have that connected to the trailer...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 02-29-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,772
Posted By Dobbs
It's been awhile since I had a pop-up but I...

It's been awhile since I had a pop-up but I remember that the power going to the roof went up one of the corners. I had an issue that turned out to be a bad plug at that corner. Just giving you...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 02-11-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,871
Posted By Dobbs
It's on the pricey side but I've considered this:...

It's on the pricey side but I've considered this:
SmartPlug B30ASSYNT Combo Kit with Female Connector and Stainless Steel Inlet - 30 Amp, Gray
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 12-26-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By Dobbs
Maybe since you are camping you should just...

Maybe since you are camping you should just "rough it" with the current television?
Sorry, I couldn't resist. I'm adding a DVD player with an HDMI connection because the Jensen all-in-one low-rent...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 12-10-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,156
Posted By Dobbs
I use a couple of those mini bungee cords on my...

I use a couple of those mini bungee cords on my 7" monitor. Hook the hooks together and it's like a strong rubber band. Little to no vibration.
Worked great this last camping season.
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-01-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Dobbs
We love our CLAM XL but putting it on concrete...

We love our CLAM XL but putting it on concrete for an extended period of time might be a challenge. Five gallon buckets of water tied to each pop-out section might be enough weight depending on the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-05-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dobbs
When I use my self-installed battery disconnect...

When I use my self-installed battery disconnect the only thing still attached to the battery are the wires going to the break-away switch. That way the battery is still relatively charged without the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-22-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,184
Posted By Dobbs
I am currently in a county park campground near...

I am currently in a county park campground near Door County Wisconsin. There is a sticker on the pedestal that states:
"Turn disconnecting switch or circuit breaker off before inserting or removing...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-22-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,148
Posted By Dobbs
I use a heavy duty cable and a big lock. After...

I use a heavy duty cable and a big lock. After wrapping the cable enough I lock it through the cable ends and the metal piece on the EMS. If you want to slow them down a little more use a second...
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