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Forum: General RV Issues 02-19-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By bobbecky
If the rig is out of warranty, it's likely you...

If the rig is out of warranty, it's likely you will have no luck getting this issue resolved through your dealer or Keystone. To save the stress dealing with this, find a local cabinet shop and run...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 02-13-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By bobbecky
We have a 2012, and other than the insulation in...

We have a 2012, and other than the insulation in the walls and the roof area, there is the foil backed bubble wrap on top of the coroplast belly. I don't think there are any tank heaters on a 2013,...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 02-12-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By bobbecky
Breakers will not make any sound, unless it is an...

Breakers will not make any sound, unless it is an arcing sound when they are about to fail. If the fans are not the sound, then the only other thing may be a magnetic contactor with a closing coil...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 02-11-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By bobbecky
Either you have a real problem, or, I'm wondering...

Either you have a real problem, or, I'm wondering if you have the black and grey tank drain valves open and have the external drain fitting capped, so when the shower water drains into the grey tank,...
Forum: Toy Haulers 02-03-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By bobbecky
Sorry you have a problem with the fridge, but...

Sorry you have a problem with the fridge, but more info is needed before anyone can assist. Need brand and model of fridge, and it would also help to know what it is installed in, brand and type of...
Forum: Prospective Owners' Questions 02-02-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By bobbecky
On our rig, which is a 2012 Montana, we have the...

On our rig, which is a 2012 Montana, we have the molded back cap, which was the only thing available then. Montana decided to create some different price points by changing to the flat backs for a...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 02-02-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By bobbecky
Hadn't thought about the water heater PR valve,...

Hadn't thought about the water heater PR valve, but that pump action could coincide with the water heater cycling during the night, and I notice a dribble of water from that valve when the gas is...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 02-01-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By bobbecky
During our stay recently in Quartzsite, we left...

During our stay recently in Quartzsite, we left the pump turned on, and maybe a couple times a night the pump would just turn on for less than a second or two. I suspect there is a bit of seepage...
Forum: Campfire Chatter 01-31-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By bobbecky
I am sure glad somebody got up early to make sure...

I am sure glad somebody got up early to make sure this thing happened like it was supposed to:D
Forum: Travel Trailers 01-28-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,805
Posted By bobbecky
The Progressive unit, and we have the 50 amp...

The Progressive unit, and we have the 50 amp hardwired one, does not monitor phase to phase voltage, only phase to ground and phase to neutral. It will work with either a 50 amp four wire source or...
Forum: General RV Issues 01-28-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,157
Posted By bobbecky
No, not Keystone, but Lippert recommends the...

No, not Keystone, but Lippert recommends the heavier breaker. Most of the rigs that have the hydraulics, slides and leveling systems, use #4 copper from the batteries to the hydraulic pump and to...
Forum: General RV Issues 01-27-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,157
Posted By bobbecky
It sure sounds like the thermal breaker near your...

It sure sounds like the thermal breaker near your battery and where the hydraulic pump is located, has failed. It is pretty inexpensive and should be easy to replace. Many of us have replaced the...
Forum: Technical Corner 01-27-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By bobbecky
Just making a clarification. CO2 is carbon...

Just making a clarification. CO2 is carbon dioxide, the stuff you emit when you exhale when breathing. CO is carbon monoxide, which is a byproduct of combustion, and very deadly. You read about...
Forum: Travel Trailers 01-27-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,805
Posted By bobbecky
Be cautious about looking for 220, (actually the...

Be cautious about looking for 220, (actually the proper voltage would be 240 volts), because there are a few parks out there that you will see 208 volts across the two hot legs, instead of 240 volts,...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-26-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By bobbecky
The only things protected by fuses are the 12...

The only things protected by fuses are the 12 volt systems. What you are describing is all 120 volt AC devices, and they are all protected by breakers, like you would find in a house. You don't say...
Forum: Technical Corner 01-26-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By bobbecky
You probably have a propane detector in the...

You probably have a propane detector in the kitchen area that is hardwired into the 12 volt system, and that is where you most likely would have propane leaking into the rig. Some rigs have the CO...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends 01-25-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,351
Posted By bobbecky
That sure sounds like a fun time, but we are at...

That sure sounds like a fun time, but we are at the other end of the country. You might go to this site, http://www.neworleansfishhouse.com/shellfish . They have online ordering and it shows that...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 01-24-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By bobbecky
If the existing switch is a push button type...

If the existing switch is a push button type switch, why not just get a dowel that can be used by the short people to push the switch button on and off?
Forum: Campfire Chatter 01-24-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By bobbecky
Winterize??? We just left Quartzsite this...

Winterize??? We just left Quartzsite this morning and headed to Sun City, AZ. Had to turn on the air conditioner while enroute:cool:
Forum: Full-timers & Snowbirds 01-20-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,781
Posted By bobbecky
As we full time, I have considered a security...

As we full time, I have considered a security system. The only one I would think of using would be this one: https://simplisafe.com/
Forum: General RV Issues 01-17-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By bobbecky
The new Suburban water heater I installed a...

The new Suburban water heater I installed a couple years ago to replace our failed one did not come with the switch with a hole and cotter pin in it. It has the switch, and I was surprised that the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-17-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By bobbecky
12 months is just about right, if the anode is...

12 months is just about right, if the anode is doing its job. That's why the anode installed by Suburban is the magnesium rod, so it is that active to keep the tank from rusting away. If you were...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-16-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By bobbecky
This is all speculation, but you must have full...

This is all speculation, but you must have full battery voltage to make the system work. With good batteries, you should not have any problem, unless the temperatures are colder than normal. We...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-16-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By bobbecky
The Suburban 232767 anode rod fits all their RV...

The Suburban 232767 anode rod fits all their RV water heaters.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-15-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,892
Posted By bobbecky
I used to use a Progressive Industries SSP-50X...

I used to use a Progressive Industries SSP-50X plug in surge protector, but after losing two Dish boxes, I upgraded to a Progressive EMS-HW50C hardwired electrical management system. There are other...
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