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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-05-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,406
Posted By VTX Al
You mean that there is such a thing as " real...

You mean that there is such a thing as " real live actual police weight police" ?? I thought it was bad enough having the wannabe weight police on these forums, let alone the real thing ! :D...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 06-01-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By VTX Al
Also available online at Amazon. ...VTX-Al

Also available online at Amazon.

...VTX-Al
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 04-14-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,898
Posted By VTX Al
Like others have said - in normal circumstances...

Like others have said - in normal circumstances expect 3-4 years lifespan for winter storage, with certain precautions taken , like dollar-store tennis balls over the rain gutter spouts and other...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By VTX Al
! will second the above post. For the most part...

! will second the above post. For the most part it is two-lane highway with some stretches of four-lane and passing lanes on grades, There are NUMEROUS steep uphill sections of considerable lengths...
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 12-22-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,601
Posted By VTX Al
I had the same problem a few years ago with the...

I had the same problem a few years ago with the 21' awning on our 2010 Rockwood SUL 8315BSS. After much research, I discovered this product: ...
Forum: Rockwood 12-21-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By VTX Al
We found that with the fairly large underbed,...

We found that with the fairly large underbed, outside access, storage of our 8315BSS combined with our tow vehicle pickup bed (RAM 1500) that we had way more than adequate storage capacity. Things...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-14-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By VTX Al
Traded our Rockwood SUL 8315BSS .....

.... in on a 2018 Grand Design Reflection 303RLS. After over 12 years of Rockwood Signature travel trailer ownership ( a 2006 and 2010 model) we decided to move to a fifth wheel and after checking...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-02-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,453
Posted By VTX Al
Totally agree ! These little cheapo meters are...

Totally agree ! These little cheapo meters are just fine for an "amateur" to accomplish basic trouble shooting of DC and AC voltage circuits, and continuity/resistance testing. I was an electronics...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 09-18-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,645
Posted By VTX Al
On our last camping trip a fellow camper had a...

On our last camping trip a fellow camper had a water leak problem. Turned out to be an issue with the black tank flush system back flow (check valve) preventer. That check valve was located under the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-28-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By VTX Al
....Plus - the outside fan cover must be cranked...

....Plus - the outside fan cover must be cranked up a certain amount for the fan to work,

...VTX-Al
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 06-22-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,768
Posted By VTX Al
Here ya go, as long as you have an FIC code...

Here ya go, as long as you have an FIC code (stamped onto the metal part of your existing key , the letter "G" followed by three numbers , e,g, G000) you can order replacement keys here...
Forum: Legacy 06-13-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By VTX Al
I recommend using a second, separate tank (at...

I recommend using a second, separate tank (at least 10 or 20 lb) with a double fitting (available anywhere that sells camping accessories). This way you can connect both the fire pit and BBQ at the...
Forum: Berkshire 06-03-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,276
Posted By VTX Al
Here ya go: Visited Canadian Provinces and...

Here ya go: Visited Canadian Provinces and Territories Map - Create a Map of all the places you've been (https://m.maploco.com/visited-provinces-ca/)

...VTX-Al
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-02-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By VTX Al
Make sure the drawers are completely closed ! The...

Make sure the drawers are completely closed ! The drawers in our Rockwood are "two-stage". I.E. give them a firm push at the closed end of travel and they will stay closed.

...VTX-Al
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-08-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,407
Posted By VTX Al
Rockwood 8315BSS Signature Ultra Lite has also...

Rockwood 8315BSS Signature Ultra Lite has also disappeared from the current line-up.

...VTX-Al
Forum: Propane Systems 12-21-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,307
Posted By VTX Al
I know that you're not going to want to hear this...

I know that you're not going to want to hear this ..... but! We had an issue a couple of years ago when our trailer furnace fan started making a loud clunking noise. We though it was a bad bearing...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 12-15-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,987
Posted By VTX Al
I replaced my old unit with this one. Elite...

I replaced my old unit with this one. Elite EEDV04, which is a direct plug n play replacement for the IRV66, Genesis and older Concertone models. I found it on eBay last summer and for about $150.00...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-22-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,549
Posted By VTX Al
With regards to the NEW units that you are...

With regards to the NEW units that you are considering, simply ask the dealer for a factory brochure for whatever unit(s) you are interested in. The brochure will list all the standard equipment that...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 10-28-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,157
Posted By VTX Al
This is a very common issue. "Old Coot" in post...

This is a very common issue. "Old Coot" in post #3 has the exact solution. Hint: When the awning is fully extended, have someone release the tension by manually holding up the tube while another is...
Forum: Surveyor 10-20-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,976
Posted By VTX Al
It's a lot easier than shown in the video. Simply...

It's a lot easier than shown in the video. Simply support the Aframe tongue, so that you can retract the jack off the ground (or leave it attached to the truck hitch), loosen and remove the three...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-07-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,401
Posted By VTX Al
Here's my compressed air winterizing routine: ...

Here's my compressed air winterizing routine:
1. Bypass and drain the water heater by removing the anode rod.
2. Open the fresh water tank drain valve.
3. Open both hot and cold water low point...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-03-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,539
Posted By VTX Al
The way these things often work is that Forest...

The way these things often work is that Forest River has a set scale that they will pay to the dealer to have warranty work completed. Dealer will often disagree with that amount and want to get paid...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 09-30-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,696
Posted By VTX Al
Re - the "You must use two brand-new, absolutely...

Re - the "You must use two brand-new, absolutely equal in all regards batteries" statements, when connecting in parallel.

So, just for the sake of argument, what exactly happens if one simply...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 09-28-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By VTX Al
Sounds like it might not be vented properly....

Sounds like it might not be vented properly. Still under warranty ???

...VTX-Al
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-27-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,161
Posted By VTX Al
Looks like the water heater bypass valve - used...

Looks like the water heater bypass valve - used during winterizing . In the position shown, it is directing cold water into the water heater via the blue hose. Turning the lever ninety degrees...
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