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Forum: Keystone Questions Today, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 78
Posted By JRTJH
One of the "hot water wasters" is the shower...

One of the "hot water wasters" is the shower head. Many OEM shower heads offer poor performance and have a flow rate of 2.5-5 GPM. You can purchase a "remarkable shower head" called the "Oxygenics...
Forum: Keystone Questions Today, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By JRTJH
Be careful buying a "RV Fireplace". Most are...

Be careful buying a "RV Fireplace". Most are simply "overpriced home models" and offer no advantage. There are two ways that fireplaces are "measured" and sold. One is by width of the flange...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Today, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By JRTJH
I agree with you, it does look like there has...

I agree with you, it does look like there has been some water/moisture in the passthrough, but whether it's damage or just soiled ??? Hard to tell.

If you have access to the VIN, you can send...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Today, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 92
Posted By JRTJH
Maybe a "silly question" but are you "changing...

Maybe a "silly question" but are you "changing the TV mode and rescanning the TV" ??? Also, what year is the trailer? Does it have the KeyTV system or the Winegard TV booster system?
Forum: Freeways & Byways Today, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By JRTJH
Unless you want to add "miles and miles and hours...

Unless you want to add "miles and miles and hours and hours" to your trip, you're essentially "headed east on I-80 for the major part of the trip. Depending on the time of year, you WILL hit ice...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,727
Posted By JRTJH
I replaced the "TRACKER" tires on my Tracker...

I replaced the "TRACKER" tires on my Tracker Marine trailer 3 years after I bought it new. They were already 1 year old when I bought the rig, so 4 years total. I installed Carlisle Radial Trail...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Today, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By JRTJH
You physically can install Eternabond tape...

You physically can install Eternabond tape anywhere. The question is: Is it a wise and prudent action?" The answer is, in places where you may need access to repair or adjust a component, a...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By JRTJH
Here's a photo that I found online that describes...

Here's a photo that I found online that describes the lower side molding...
Forum: Full-timers & Snowbirds Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By JRTJH
IMHO, you're running on the cusp of "too cold/ok...

IMHO, you're running on the cusp of "too cold/ok cold" right now. Chances are that you'll be OK as long as you have heat on the trailer (furnace as well as supplemental electric heat) down to about...
Forum: Keystone Questions Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By JRTJH
There should be two "large knurled screw knobs"...

There should be two "large knurled screw knobs" one on each awning arm. You can loosen the knobs, pull the awning down on each side and tighten the knobs to hold it in the lower position. If you do...
Forum: Towing Today, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,310
Posted By JRTJH
If those expansion joints were a foot further...

If those expansion joints were a foot further apart or 6 inches closer together, chances are YOUR rig wouldn't "boobie bouce" but the rig that's slightly longer or slightly shorter than yours would...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By JRTJH
Depending on where the leak is located, it may...

Depending on where the leak is located, it may not leak when the slide is closed. Then, if the leak is associated with the side slide seals, it may leak worse than when it's open.

You might...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Today, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By JRTJH
No, what's "outrageous" is consumers (you and me)...

No, what's "outrageous" is consumers (you and me) that insist RV manufacturers build 31' travel trailers that weigh less than 4000 pounds, then, when they do, complain, "The roof's too thin to walk...
Forum: Towing Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,310
Posted By JRTJH
FWIW, here's what I think is happening: As...

FWIW, here's what I think is happening:

As you travel down the road, the distance between axles/tires in contact with the road surface create an "up/down" movement. As the tow vehicle tires are...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By JRTJH
Your RAM 2500 diesel should have no trouble...

Your RAM 2500 diesel should have no trouble towing the Springdale you're considering. The 300FWBH has a GVW of 10350 and an empty pin weight of 1555. Since it's a bunk house model, I'd suspect...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,351
Posted By JRTJH
The OP joined the forum August 20, started this...

The OP joined the forum August 20, started this thread, responded 8 times and was last seen on the forum 08-25-2019 at 07:15 PM. While it's only "my impression," he's found that he knows much more...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By JRTJH
The running lights are NEVER connected to the...

The running lights are NEVER connected to the converter in normal operation. The only way the running lights will see "converter voltage" is if the owner jumpers the 7 pin umbilical to cause the...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends Today, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By JRTJH
Around here, all of the Marathon stations sell...

Around here, all of the Marathon stations sell "Rec Fuel". It's 90 octane alcohol free gas. Cost is comparable to premium gas. It's the ONLY fuel I'll burn in my small power equipment or my boat...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By JRTJH
If it were me, I wouldn't insulate the underbelly...

If it were me, I wouldn't insulate the underbelly any more than it was when delivered from the factory. My reasoning is this:

There are WAY more holes and voids in the coroplast and the frame...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By JRTJH
13.4 VDC is appropriate output for the WFCO...

13.4 VDC is appropriate output for the WFCO converter in "maintain mode".

The fan is directly linked to the amperage output (not voltage output) of the converter. If there is a significant load...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By JRTJH
As for insulating the PEX lines in the...

As for insulating the PEX lines in the underbelly, remember that insulating foam wrap "insulates both ways"... By that I mean that it keeps "cold out" but it also keeps "heat out". What that means...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By JRTJH
While it "can be done," I'd advise against using...

While it "can be done," I'd advise against using heat tape on plumbing that's in the area under the floor and sealed by the coroplast. IMHO, that's asking for trouble. There is much that can...
Forum: Toy Haulers Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By JRTJH
We live in northern Michigan (below the bridge)...

We live in northern Michigan (below the bridge) and it's cold here, but I'd suspect you see temps a bit colder than we do in January, February and March. I wouldn't trust it here and completely...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By JRTJH
If it's a "brand new 2018" then it should be...

If it's a "brand new 2018" then it should be covered by the Keystone warranty. If so, contact your dealership and have them send you the lights if they will. No need to pay for replacements if you...
Forum: Toy Haulers Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By JRTJH
Using a compressor to winterize may work well for...

Using a compressor to winterize may work well for you in Virginia, but I'd suspect that it's not going to be nearly as effective, and likely not protect the OP's toyhauler in Minnesota, where the mid...
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