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Forum: Classifieds | For Sale and Wanted Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By JRTJH
The OP, Jbbooks, made the original post in this...

The OP, Jbbooks, made the original post in this thread on 3/10/19 at 1:39PM. The OP then logged off the forum at 1:41 (2 minutes later) and has not logged into the forum since then. While the OP...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Today, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By JRTJH
I use Energizer batteries in all my trail...

I use Energizer batteries in all my trail cameras. At about 10F the cameras stop working from the batteries inability to provide power below that temperature. I've started using lithium batteries...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Today, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By JRTJH
I find that "checklists in Apps form" are generic...

I find that "checklists in Apps form" are generic and usually have many items that don't apply to my situation, so being "human most times" I tend to skip over the areas that don't apply. Over time,...
Forum: Toy Haulers Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By JRTJH
The only issue I see with replacing your existing...

The only issue I see with replacing your existing "E Rated" tires with "G Rated" tires OF THE SAME SIZE would be the pressure rating of your wheels. Some (not all) of the aluminum wheels used in the...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Today, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By JRTJH
Looking at the floorplan and a couple of photos...

Looking at the floorplan and a couple of photos of an Avalanche 365 online, it looks like there are two gray water tanks, one located under the bath and one located above the axles, between the two...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By JRTJH
Chuckster will know more than me about "board...

Chuckster will know more than me about "board reliability" but I don't have a lot of faith in the Dometic replacement for the older "two fuse boards". If it were me and it didn't start tomorrow...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By JRTJH
Here's a photo of the control board. I'd guess...

Here's a photo of the control board. I'd guess you checked the fuse in the center. Did you miss/overlook the one that's on the far left, under that white plastic plug??
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By JRTJH
A second thought: (more like a reassurance)... ...

A second thought: (more like a reassurance)... If the refrigerator was working OK, then stopped after a failed attempt at gas ignition, I'd almost bet it's OK, just some "lockout device" that's...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By JRTJH
It's possible, but I'd guess it's more a stuck...

It's possible, but I'd guess it's more a stuck relay from the gas lockout.

There "should be" two fuses on the control board (under the black plastic cover) One is a 5 amp and one is a 3 amp. ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By JRTJH
It's probably in "lockout" from the failed gas...

It's probably in "lockout" from the failed gas ignition attempts. Sometimes it takes several minutes for the control board to realize "OOPS, the off button was pushed" before it will reset. ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,167
Posted By JRTJH
Don't use clear silicone. Once applied and...

Don't use clear silicone. Once applied and cured, nothing (not even more silicone) will stick to it so you're setting yourself up for LOTS of work cleaning the old stuff off if you ever need to...
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By JRTJH
As for "fishin' holes" there's a pretty big one...

As for "fishin' holes" there's a pretty big one right up the road from us. We don't usually take the trailer since it's so close, but fishin' is darn near excellent every time we've gone.... Right...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By JRTJH
Your remote control "brain" is partially "not...

Your remote control "brain" is partially "not working". There are two 12 VDC inputs and two grounds on the bottom row of contacts. One of the embedded circuits is no longer working. You can...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By JRTJH
If the battery is new, that means there's a 50/50...

If the battery is new, that means there's a 50/50 chance that it might have been connected "backwards" (pos to neg and neg to pos terminals). If that happened, even for a split second, the two...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-19-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By JRTJH
If your surge protector is an EMS, it should have...

If your surge protector is an EMS, it should have a voltmeter display. The voltage should be 110-125 VAC and ideally 115-120 VAC. If you don't have a voltmeter, maybe you can borrow one to check...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-19-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By JRTJH
It sounds like your battery is not charging. ...

It sounds like your battery is not charging. Check the reverse polarity fuses on the converter.

The fireplace, microwave and TV are 120VAC (shore power) and they are not connected to the 12 VDC...
Forum: Keystone RV Service/Support Kudos 03-19-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By JRTJH
On Saturday, sitting in the campground with a...

On Saturday, sitting in the campground with a refreshing adult beverage, this will all be a distant memory.... Stay focused on the weekend !!!!!
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-19-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By JRTJH
If you consider this type of rack, remember that...

If you consider this type of rack, remember that 12' kayaks mounted 2' above the ground will be 14' in the air. Most states limit maximum height to 13'6", so you'll be tall enough to hit some...
Forum: Towing 03-19-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By JRTJH
The OP lives in Preble County, Ohio. That's 175...

The OP lives in Preble County, Ohio. That's 175 miles (give or take) from Goshen. The trailer "somehow" got from the factory to the dealer's lot. I'd suspect being towed ???? I'd also suspect...
Forum: Keystone RV Service/Support Kudos 03-19-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By JRTJH
If it were me, I'd go to the nearest RV store and...

If it were me, I'd go to the nearest RV store and buy a jack (same as the one on the trailer). Hitch up, remove the three bolts, pull the old jack, install the new one and keep the old one for...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-19-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By JRTJH
There is a "build sheet" somewhere. Whether the...

There is a "build sheet" somewhere. Whether the dealership left the yellow copy for the purchaser or not is questionable, but it should be in the owner's packet from Keystone. The remote master...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers 03-19-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By JRTJH
Let's do some "simple math" using the known...

Let's do some "simple math" using the known capacities of the tanks in the Passport 217EXP. The FW capacity is listed at 43 gallons. That's 6 gallons in the water heater and 37 gallons in the FW...
Forum: Travel Trailers 03-19-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By JRTJH
The factory typically uses #2 Roberts screws...

The factory typically uses #2 Roberts screws either 1.25 or 1.5" long. Remember your RV walls are 2" thick and some slide walls are less than that, so, driving 1 3/4" screws through a slide wall and...
Forum: Toy Haulers 03-19-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By JRTJH
Here's one of the old threads. It's from WAY...

Here's one of the old threads. It's from WAY back in 2013, so some of the mechanisms may have changed, then again, Keystone is using the same wheels that were on 2009 models, so maybe things don't...
Forum: Technical Corner 03-18-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By JRTJH
We're cheap, we use electricity to heat water if...

We're cheap, we use electricity to heat water if we're in a campground and turn on the gas to augment it when showering (6 gallons makes for chilly rinses at the end). If we're dry camping, we turn...
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