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Forum: Cardinal 11-16-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By djousma
On rigs like ours that use city water connection...

On rigs like ours that use city water connection to fill (ie powerfill), the vent/overflow has to be at least twice the capacity of the input line so that there is no chance of rupturing the water...
Forum: Cardinal 11-14-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By djousma
You are correct. If you decide to travel with...

You are correct. If you decide to travel with full fresh tank, you might consider putting some valves on the overflow vent. Otherwise you will lose a lot of water enroute. I put valve on the...
Forum: Cardinal 11-13-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By djousma
Congrats! Yes, there is a lot to learn. I've...

Congrats! Yes, there is a lot to learn. I've just finished my 4th year using my fifth wheel. Biggest adjustment you will learn is that the 5th wheel wheel will track much further inside on turns,...
Forum: Cardinal 11-11-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By djousma
Here is link to the manufacturers instructions ...

Here is link to the manufacturers instructions

https://www.bandbmolders.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Nautilus-P1-User-Instructions.pdf
Forum: Cardinal 11-11-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By djousma
Connect air compressor to city water inlet, set...

Connect air compressor to city water inlet, set to 50psi. There are adapters made for this. Then run every faucet until just air comes out. Then flip the levers to winterize and run the antifreeze...
Forum: Cardinal 11-11-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By djousma
Wrong on the access panel. There is a winterize...

Wrong on the access panel. There is a winterize setting on the water control panel that bypasses the wh. Before using it, blowout the lines with compressed air as the lines to and from the wh still...
Forum: Cardinal 10-06-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By djousma
Before getting worked up, pour 5 gallons of clean...

Before getting worked up, pour 5 gallons of clean water down your shower or bathroom sink, and find out where its going. Then do the same with the kitchen sink. You'll know quickly if you have a...
Forum: Cardinal 09-28-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By djousma
If you are connecting the trickle charger...

If you are connecting the trickle charger directly to the batteries, then yes, they will still charge. I have found that is not really necessary if they are fully charged when put away, and the...
Forum: Cardinal 09-26-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By djousma
No, the factory disconnect does not disconnect...

No, the factory disconnect does not disconnect everything. I installed another disconnect right at the battery for this reason. LP and CO detectors bypass the disconnect for liability reasons.
Forum: Cardinal 09-23-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By djousma
+1 on that. There is so much flex in it that was...

+1 on that. There is so much flex in it that was afraid that a couple bikes would shear it right off. I had a metal fabricator make me a new one with a standard insert size instead of the 1 1/2. ...
Forum: Cardinal 09-15-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By djousma
Who said camping meant roughing it? :) :) :) ...

Who said camping meant roughing it? :) :) :)

Let's call it the mobile cottage.... eliminating time finding a Laundromat and the time spent there is great!
Forum: Cardinal 09-14-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By djousma
Out of curiosity, why? We use ours all the time....

Out of curiosity, why? We use ours all the time. Its a luxury for sure! We do camp more than 2 weeks at a time which is about the limit of our wardrobe.
Forum: Cardinal 09-08-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By djousma
Yep! Same, and same problem. Looks like it is...

Yep! Same, and same problem. Looks like it is just black PVC. I was thinking I'd look for next size up pipe/fittings, and build a new one myself.
Forum: Cardinal 09-01-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By djousma
I personally wouldnt waste the time on a pinbox...

I personally wouldnt waste the time on a pinbox tri-pod. there isnt any need for it. Just gonna take up space in your garage....

Automatic satellite dish is on my list too. :)
Forum: Cardinal 08-31-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By djousma
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Cardinal 08-28-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By djousma
In my 3850RL, it is in the Bedroom.

In my 3850RL, it is in the Bedroom.
Forum: Cardinal 08-28-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By djousma
Definitely upgrade to the HD shackles and wetbolt...

Definitely upgrade to the HD shackles and wetbolt kit. That was one of the first things I did with less than 2000 miles, the holes in the shackles were already elongated. Kit to do all 4 wheels is...
Forum: Cardinal 08-26-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By djousma
Contrary to the other poster, yes you can. Set...

Contrary to the other poster, yes you can. Set the valves to "sanitize", and drop a hose in your water jug, and it will suck the water from there into the fresh water tank. Hint...turn the water...
Forum: Cardinal 07-30-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By djousma
I have not, but in general this type of issue...

I have not, but in general this type of issue indicates an airleak on the suction side of the pump. My 2016 came from the factory with the fittings on the pump not even finger tight..
Forum: Cardinal 07-30-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By djousma
Yes, I do to. my point was that only MH & TH...

Yes, I do to. my point was that only MH & TH with fuel stations will have gas generators. All the rest will have builtin LP fuel generators. A lot of EPA reg's for putting a gas fuel cell into an...
Forum: Cardinal 07-30-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By djousma
I'm pretty sure that the only RV's with gas...

I'm pretty sure that the only RV's with gas generators are Motorhomes, and ToyHaulers with a fueling station builtin. Everything else in a towable RV are LP. I've considered a generator a time or...
Forum: Cardinal 06-23-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By djousma
So, with boards you are getting about an...

So, with boards you are getting about an additional 2" of clearance over the gutter (at the wheels) and it doesn't scrape at the tail-end? The problem I see with what you are asking is that your...
Forum: Cardinal 06-09-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By djousma
Yea, that is an issue. The other that I have...

Yea, that is an issue. The other that I have seen comments about is getting in/out of the rig if it is parked at a storage facility - same issue. For the these two reasons, I'm no longer...
Forum: Cardinal 06-07-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By djousma
I'm not sure what point you are trying to make. ...

I'm not sure what point you are trying to make. What you say is true for all batteries. The reason I prefer 6v gc batteries is that they are some of the most durable deep cycle batteries...
Forum: Cardinal 06-07-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By djousma
Sounds the same as mine. I do not have the...

Sounds the same as mine. I do not have the vented covers screwed down. Came that way from the dealer. The covers are over the batteries so hydrogen gas can still escape etc. I do check the water...
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