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Forum: General Community Discussions 08-08-2020, 07:25 PM
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Views: 1,790,638
Posted By Hatchee
We came close! ...

We came close!
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Forum: Flagstaff 07-18-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,238
Posted By Hatchee
^^^^THIS^^^^

^^^^THIS^^^^
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-04-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Hatchee
2020 RAM & B&W Companion

We have a new to us 2015 Coachman Brookstone 5th wheel. Coachman says the nose is designed specifically for short be trucks and can make a 90 degree turn with a non-slider hitch. We are thinking...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 06-05-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Hatchee
Are lug nuts "rated"

The lug nuts on our old 5th wheel required a 7/8" socket. On our 2015 Brookstone, the previous owner had switched lug nuts, when he put it up for sale, to smaller ones that require 3/4" socket. ...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 05-24-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Hatchee
Finally got around to using the Thetford Drain...

Finally got around to using the Thetford Drain Valve LUBE. Since the 5th is in storage, I drained the shower/sink tank and black water tank. Added the mixture then added water. Worked the valves...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 05-23-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Hatchee
Wheel well trim

Previous owner had a blowout. Where can one purchase a new piece of trim?
2015 Coachman Brookstone 315
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Forum: Cardinal 05-12-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Hatchee
We mounted Carlisle Radial Trail HD 4 years ago...

We mounted Carlisle Radial Trail HD 4 years ago and have pulled the 5th about 6,000 miles. They look almost brand new, no noticeable tread wear and zero cracking. It would be a hard decision if I...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-12-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Hatchee
They can be installed either way based on how far...

They can be installed either way based on how far fore/aft you want the head to sit. I think that there is a 3" difference. My 5th pin extends very far forward, so I installed them to move the head...
Forum: Coachmen 05-12-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Hatchee
That was my initial thought but he says that...

That was my initial thought but he says that there is only a 1/2" difference between the axle and frame on each side. If excessive weight on one side was causing compression on the leaf springs,...
Forum: Coachmen 05-11-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Hatchee
That is significant but I'm have trouble...

That is significant but I'm have trouble imagining how that is possible. If you measured from the top or center of the axle to the top or bottom of frame, the only way the floor could be lower is if...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-11-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Hatchee
Agree ^^^

Agree ^^^
Forum: Coachmen 05-11-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Hatchee
One more measurement. Measure from the top of...

One more measurement. Measure from the top of the tires to the highest point in the wheel well. If that measurement is within tolerance, then your problem would appear NOT to be in the frame,...
Forum: Coachmen 05-11-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Hatchee
Again, are you sure the gap between the top of...

Again, are you sure the gap between the top of the axle to the frame is the same on both sides?

Didn't change tires on one side did you??
Forum: Coachmen 05-11-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Hatchee
What type of suspension system do you...

What type of suspension system do you have....torsion or leaf spring?
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 05-10-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Hatchee
I have a similar problem. I can get to my valves...

I have a similar problem. I can get to my valves when the belly is dropped but their location makes it almost impossible to work on. I just ordered a bottle of drain valve lube. I haven't tried it...
Forum: Coachmen 05-10-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Hatchee
Measure from top of axle to frame on both...

Measure from top of axle to frame on both sides....same measurement?
Forum: Wildwood 05-06-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Hatchee
Going with Timken is the right move. Check to...

Going with Timken is the right move. Check to see if the factory sticker is still on the axle. If it is a Dexter axle, write down all the numbers and call them. They can find a record of the exact...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 05-06-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By Hatchee
Keep in mind that just turning off your battery...

Keep in mind that just turning off your battery disconnect may not turn off all draws. Lots of propane sniffers bypass the switch and are connected straight to the batt.....I learned that the hard...
Forum: Pets 05-06-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By Hatchee
Sorry for your loss. Remember...he hit the...

Sorry for your loss. Remember...he hit the jackpot when he teamed up with you. He knew love!!
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 05-05-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,670
Posted By Hatchee
Did not know that Costco sold Interstate or had...

Did not know that Costco sold Interstate or had batts made for them by Interstate. The 2 - 6 volt batts will give you more capacity....good idea Telstar!
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 05-05-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,670
Posted By Hatchee
Interstate makes great batteries and they stand...

Interstate makes great batteries and they stand behind their warranty. (Had one fail, my fault, outside of warranty and they still gave me 50% credit) I have used them for years in our boats, RVs...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 05-05-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Hatchee
Thanks for the suggestion! After reading the...

Thanks for the suggestion! After reading the instruction 4 times and studying the Norcold manual, I ended up running it thru the drain tube and tapping into one of the 12V connections in the back. ...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 05-03-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Hatchee
Wiring Refrigerator Fan

Purchased an 12V evaporator fan for the inside of our Norcold refrig. Ran the wire thru the drain tube....not what?? I have no idea what to splice into. :confused: Any suggestions?
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Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 04-29-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17,733
Views: 1,763,805
Posted By Hatchee
Added shelves for 6 pair of shoes and wood...

Added shelves for 6 pair of shoes and wood shelves for items that I always carry but don't often use like DEF fluid, eternabond, grease for hubs.
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Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 04-29-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,342
Posted By Hatchee
We have traveld I-10, I-20 and I-40. IMO, the...

We have traveld I-10, I-20 and I-40. IMO, the roads are better and less construction on I-40. However, I-40 is definitely NOT scenic.
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