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Forum: Tips and Tricks 07-18-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Dave_Monica
Still affordable camping in the National Forest...

Still affordable camping in the National Forest and State Park campgrounds in spite of the poor exchange rate and the fuel cost is still 20% (or more) lower that in Ontario exchange rate included. ...
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 07-09-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Dave_Monica
Are the screw heads above the strike plate...

Are the screw heads above the strike plate causing inference with the edge of the door. Could you counter-sink the strike plate holes deeper/larger such that the screw heads are flush?

Dave
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-09-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,179
Posted By Dave_Monica
Your height is about average for most 5th...

Your height is about average for most 5th wheels...nothing to worry about. As far as towing level, you should measure the frame to ground on the camper both front and rear while hooked to the truck...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-07-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dave_Monica
That's normal. Slides, front jack usually work...

That's normal. Slides, front jack usually work with the disconnect off as they're wired to the positive side of the battery before the switch.


Dave
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-30-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,662
Posted By Dave_Monica
https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/members/91...

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Found a photo from our 2010 8280WS tire mount which I modified to mount in the basement. One bolt fits through a lug...
Forum: Rockwood 06-29-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Dave_Monica
Check and find the truck charge line from the 7...

Check and find the truck charge line from the 7 pin plug at the connection above the camper's battery. It should be connected to the auto resetting circuit breaker the same terminal as the camper's...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-29-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,676
Posted By Dave_Monica
If you remove the cover of the junction box on...

If you remove the cover of the junction box on the left in the picture, you may find a in-line fuse or circuit breaker that's causing the problem.


Dave
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-29-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,676
Posted By Dave_Monica
Perhaps a silly question but do you have a...

Perhaps a silly question but do you have a battery disconnect switch on the camper?


Dave
Forum: Surveyor 05-24-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Dave_Monica
Looking at that model on-line, it has an 'above...

Looking at that model on-line, it has an 'above the floor' slide but it's not a Schwintek with the drive tracks on the exterior. Is there a removable panel under the sink or oven? The drive will be...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-18-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By Dave_Monica
The camper's axles are the pivot point...you only...

The camper's axles are the pivot point...you only need to lower the front 1" to be level.

Dave
Forum: Flagstaff 05-17-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By Dave_Monica
Yes, but on a side seal, not the top. The seal...

Yes, but on a side seal, not the top. The seal arrangement is the same with the bulb seal fitting on a T rail. Just put a small screw at one end or the other to secure the bulb seal to the T rail...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 05-11-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By Dave_Monica
Could be that it's icing up as the anti-icing...

Could be that it's icing up as the anti-icing sensing is not located properly or not functioning and cycling the compressor on/off.

Dave
Forum: Slide Outs 05-11-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By Dave_Monica
Looks like both your slide are Schwintek in wall...

Looks like both your slide are Schwintek in wall drive systems. A finger width gap is normal...should be the same all around and be contacting the bulb seal. There's no adjustment on this to reduce...
Forum: Palomino 05-11-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,153
Posted By Dave_Monica
If the slide is already tight on the actuator end...

If the slide is already tight on the actuator end you need to adjust the opposite side slotted bolts to make it the same. See figure 6 on page 10. There'll be slotted bolts on the top of the tube on...
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 05-10-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By Dave_Monica
That doesn't sound right. Is the outer arm...

That doesn't sound right. Is the outer arm binding on the inner (mounted) arm requiring you to release it?

Dave
Forum: Palomino 05-10-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,153
Posted By Dave_Monica
You have an electric through the frame slide on...

You have an electric through the frame slide on your camper. Here's a link to the LCI manual, the adjustments are covered......
Forum: Wildcat 05-10-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By Dave_Monica
The frontal area of the camper and the drag it...

The frontal area of the camper and the drag it produces is surprising...no comparison to a low deck trailer or car hauler.


Dave
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 05-06-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,578
Posted By Dave_Monica
I can't believe that the cost to repair is equal...

I can't believe that the cost to repair is equal to the book value of your 2011 camper. I'd check with another repair center...this kind of repair is routinely done.


Dave
Forum: General Tech and Repair 05-06-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Dave_Monica
You could check to ensure that you have power on...

You could check to ensure that you have power on the brake pin of the plug with a voltmeter with someone pressing the brake pedal. If so your problem could be the camper wiring to the brake units.
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Forum: Welcome Mat 05-06-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Dave_Monica
Welcome to the forum and congrats on the new...

Welcome to the forum and congrats on the new camper...very nice floor plan!


Dave
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-06-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,212
Posted By Dave_Monica
Unfortunately, it doesn't look like you did the...

Unfortunately, it doesn't look like you did the weigh-in properly. When you weigh the truck alone, it has to be unhooked from the camper and preferably positioned so that you get a front and rear...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-05-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,653
Posted By Dave_Monica
They were optional when we ordered our late 2010...

They were optional when we ordered our late 2010 Rockwood 8280WS...I believe they made the Revolution pin box standard some time in 2011.

Dave
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-05-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,653
Posted By Dave_Monica
Hey Ron...that hitch looks familiar. Is that a...

Hey Ron...that hitch looks familiar. Is that a Reese Pro Series with a square tube slider. I hadn't used mine for a long time and couldn't get it to slide the one time that I needed recently. I...
Forum: Slide Outs 05-05-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,120
Posted By Dave_Monica
I would think that you have a hydraulic system on...

I would think that you have a hydraulic system on you MH for the levelers. Do you extend/retract all slides with one control switch...if so they're hydraulic drive as electric drive would have a...
Forum: Slide Outs 05-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,120
Posted By Dave_Monica
Are the slides in your Georgetown electric or...

Are the slides in your Georgetown electric or hydraulic? There's a different procedure required. Here's a link to LCI to download the appropriate manual...it will be found under 'Slide out...
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