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Forum: General Community Discussions 10-09-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,080
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No. With less than 10,000 miles on the camper...

No. With less than 10,000 miles on the camper (A122S-ESP) I have had to work on almost every appliance and system (plumbing, electrical, heating, cooling) because of poor quality, engineering and...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 09-07-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Cloudrider
Yes, I disconnected wire to fridge and measured...

Yes, I disconnected wire to fridge and measured at the wire coming from the converter.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 09-07-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Cloudrider
One converter branch low voltage

Iíve got a WFCO WF-8735 that has one DC branch circuit (refrigerator) that has 13.5v (+/-)on the supply side of the fuse and 12.2v on the load side with the fuse pulled. All other branch circuits...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 08-30-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Cloudrider
Dometic 4223 fridge thermostats

Fred - I opened up the old thermostat for the 120V and it is a true capillary tube with a bellows that mechanically operates the switch. Replacement is $90 from most any US supplier. I replaced it...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 08-22-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Cloudrider
Fred - I suspect you're right about the capillary...

Fred - I suspect you're right about the capillary tube gating a triac. There are separate dial controls for both the LPG & 120VAC modes but I'll have to gut one to find out what the dials are...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 08-19-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Cloudrider
These are thermostats using capillary tubes for...

These are thermostats using capillary tubes for temperature sensing though the control for the 120V mode is a simple rheostat. There is no control board.
Mike
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 08-16-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Cloudrider
Dometic 4223 fridge thermostats

Iíve got a Rockwood A122S-ESP with a Dometic 4223 refrigerator. It has separate thermostats for AC and propane operation. DC mode is direct through a switch. In other discussions on the A-Frame forum...
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-11-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,339
Posted By Cloudrider
I’d go bigger. We have a A122ESP that my wife & I...

I’d go bigger. We have a A122ESP that my wife & I camp in and it’s crowded once you get all your stuff inside. The A-Frame design also makes it seem very cramped. Additionally, I would never...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 08-08-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By Cloudrider
We have a 2018 A122ESP with the Dometic 4223...

We have a 2018 A122ESP with the Dometic 4223 refrigerator that has capillary type thermostats for both AC & Propane. Because I inadvertently drilled holes in both the tubes inside the refrigerator...
Forum: A Frame Campers 07-29-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Cloudrider
Fred is right. There are no engineering or safety...

Fred is right. There are no engineering or safety requirements RV manufacturers must adhere to. Rockwood builds them with the cheapest materials and unskilled labor judging by their work. If your...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 09-11-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Cloudrider
Dumb things i have done #363

Ok hereís my full confession. Iíve got a Rockwood Pop-up A-frame (A122SESP) and after reading multiple posts about the benefits of installing a fan or fans to help airflow behind an inside the...
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-20-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Cloudrider
Check valve location a122s

Is the water check valve on an A122S or similar located at the city water connection or elsewhere?
Thanks
Forum: A Frame Campers 08-19-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By Cloudrider
Leak source

Before putting caulk on top of caulk remove the interior frame from the bubble window (about 20 small white screws hold the frame to the interior roof panel and 4-6 longer ones are used to hold the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 05-16-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Cloudrider
Grounding Antenna Mast

Iíve bought a 25í telescoping aluminum flagpole to use as an antenna mast for our cell booster. Our camper is a Rockwood A122 (hard side A-frame) and I slide the mast over a smaller pipe (steel)...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-06-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,850
Posted By Cloudrider
We have this bluetooth camera installed on our...

We have this bluetooth camera installed on our A122S and it works great. I've never had any problem with it.

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Forum: Veteran's Forum 05-30-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 128,619
Posted By Cloudrider
USAF AFSC 304X1 (ground nav-aids technician)...

USAF AFSC 304X1 (ground nav-aids technician) 1967-1971 including 18 months in Southeast Asia
Forum: A Frame Campers 03-29-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,152
Posted By Cloudrider
Generator for cool cat?

I've searched for this specific topic on FRF and elsewhere without luck but if I've missed this question, I apologize in advance. We bought a Rockwood A122S ESP last fall and AC wasn't needed on our...
Forum: A Frame Campers 11-17-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,355
Posted By Cloudrider
Mr. Dan I think your last statement nailed it. I...

Mr. Dan I think your last statement nailed it. I believe I'll just drink deeply from that well of knowledge.
Thanks
Forum: A Frame Campers 11-17-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,355
Posted By Cloudrider
Thanks much to all for your input. Lack of shore...

Thanks much to all for your input. Lack of shore power explains the lack of AC. I asked the salesperson specifically about the inverter/converter and was told "inverter". So, he's either a liar or...
Forum: A Frame Campers 11-15-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,355
Posted By Cloudrider
Loss of ac power

We bought a 2018 Rockwood A122S ESP a month ago and I could go on a rant about the poor materials and workmanship I've found but for the moment I'll stick to my immediate issue. Prior to departing on...
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