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Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-06-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By JoeInPA
Winter trickle charging parallel batteries

I just removed the parallel batteries from our TT and brought them into my workshop for the winter. I want to use a trickle charger for the next 5-6 months. Can I leave the parallel cables...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-01-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By JoeInPA
Thanks for mentioning the extremely small amt of...

Thanks for mentioning the extremely small amt of fuel that drains. That matches what I saw, and I thought there would be a bit more, so wondered if it had not drained properly. I followed the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-30-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By JoeInPA
For the WEN generator, would any of you...

For the WEN generator, would any of you recommend, or advise against pouring a little Sea Foam into the tank after everything else was drained, and leaving that there over the winter? (of course, I...
Forum: Salem 10-27-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
It is great that you live in the south and can...

It is great that you live in the south and can enjoy your camper year-round. Congrats, and hope you like it as much as we love ours.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-24-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By JoeInPA
The manual says it is Lithium Ion, it is VERY...

The manual says it is Lithium Ion, it is VERY light weigh - I would guess 8 oz. maybe. Brand is Skyrich.
Forum: Salem 10-24-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
Winterized the trailer today using the video...

Winterized the trailer today using the video linked on page 4. Having the demo video using the exact model trailer we have made it a basically seamless process. Used just under 2 jugs of antifreeze....
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-23-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By JoeInPA
I am prepping my WEN 56380i 3800 watt generator...

I am prepping my WEN 56380i 3800 watt generator for winter storage, and have removed the lithium ion battery. I want to use a trickle charger over the winter to preserve the battery. The battery has...
Forum: Salem 10-05-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
Just ordered the slide topper ...

Just ordered the slide topper
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PXLA952
I am pretty sure that price went up over $100 from earlier this summer.
Oh well. You snooze, you lose.
Forum: Salem 10-05-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
The last few posts have been awesome and very...

The last few posts have been awesome and very much appreciated.
Alaskajohn, your slideout awning instructions are excellent.
Based on that, I am sure I can do this with the help on one of my...
Forum: Salem 10-02-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
Appreciate the videos. That winterizing one has...

Appreciate the videos. That winterizing one has me semi confident I can do it myself.
On another note, it would’ve been nice if my dealer had mentioned to run the brand new trailer’s heater several...
Forum: Salem 09-24-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
That looks size-wise like the one I have on my...

That looks size-wise like the one I have on my amazon wishlist
https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00PXL826K
I hesitated to post my link since I haven't ordered and installed it yet. But they look similar...
Forum: Salem 09-19-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
We are still faucet shopping. The one we were...

We are still faucet shopping. The one we were looking at may not fit, as the spacing between the sink and wall is very tight. Will post link as soon as we get one for sure and install it, but that...
Forum: Salem 09-19-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
Echo that on the slide topper - part # or link,...

Echo that on the slide topper - part # or link, as well as any notes from the install would be appreciated. Our slideout has clip-looking things at the top right and left that say Solera on them,...
Forum: Salem 09-13-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,784
Posted By JoeInPA
Are you saying you installed a ratchet strap...

Are you saying you installed a ratchet strap laterally under the tank, between the main rt/lt chassis beams?
Forum: Salem 09-08-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
Five trips, so far, and we love our trailer. ...

Five trips, so far, and we love our trailer.


Have not added a 2nd tank or cover, but do carry a 2nd full tank in the truck to swap in, in case the onboard one runs dry.


No accessories we...
Forum: Salem 08-09-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,784
Posted By JoeInPA
So, I'm guessing if I proactively get a support...

So, I'm guessing if I proactively get a support beam welded on, I'll void my TT chassis warranty, and I have to wait for it to fail (which, w/ Murphy's Law will happen at the most inconvenient time...
Forum: Salem 08-09-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,784
Posted By JoeInPA
Since getting the camper, we did Southern...

Since getting the camper, we did Southern Woodstock (somewhat disappointing - some bands were *not* southern rock), Grass in the Glades (great bluegrass fest in SW PA). Just did "regular" camping...
Forum: Salem 08-08-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,231
Posted By JoeInPA
Need to check this! We've done three trips, so...

Need to check this! We've done three trips, so far. Camper was ready the Monday after Briggs, even though they originally told us it would not be delivered until Aug. 15th. Already done three...
Forum: Salem 08-08-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,784
Posted By JoeInPA
Peggy is that you from Briggs? We were the couple...

Peggy is that you from Briggs? We were the couple who asked you a million questions.
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 08-07-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By JoeInPA
My dealer said in hot, humid weather it is best...

My dealer said in hot, humid weather it is best to run it on High Cool (Coleman Mach) because that maximizes the airflow over the condenser, minimizing freeze ups and drips. He said it sounds...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-05-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,463
Posted By JoeInPA
You were 100% right. See post above. Thanks!

You were 100% right. See post above. Thanks!
Forum: Eastern USA 08-05-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By JoeInPA
well played.... With your red arrows and notes,...

well played....
With your red arrows and notes, we may be twins separated at birth. :D
The image actually sort of makes the area look larger than it is. That must be a pretty small car in the...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-04-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,784
Posted By JoeInPA
Sorry - it is in my sig line, which I thought was...

Sorry - it is in my sig line, which I thought was visible. FR Salem FSX 178BHSK. As bikendan so succinctly described it, a small single-axle stick-and-tin TT (but to us, it's a beautiful oasis). ...
Forum: Eastern USA 08-04-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By JoeInPA
To pull in with the "driver's" side of your TT...

To pull in with the "driver's" side of your TT facing the dump stn, the TV will take up at least the first perpendicular parking stall. That is what we did, but had to wait for customers to leave...
Forum: Eastern USA 08-03-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By JoeInPA
Poor Dump Station - Loves at Cumberland, MD - I-68 and Rte. 220

I do not recommend this dump station. It is poorly located with insufficient distance to pull in close enough, especially if your dump valves are on the driver's side. It is recessed between a large...
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