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Forum: Technical Corner Today, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By JRTJH
Let us know what you find.... No "beer bets"...

Let us know what you find.... No "beer bets" involved, but it'll be interesting to hear what's causing your "clunk".....
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 115
Posted By JRTJH
Before making any recommendations on a maximum...

Before making any recommendations on a maximum trailer size/weight, first I'd ask, how big is your family? How much weight (cargo) do you anticipate loading in the truck cab and bed? Consider the...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 115
Posted By JRTJH
According to the info you provided, your truck is...

According to the info you provided, your truck is equipped with 3.55 electronic locking differentials and the information I posted earlier regarding GCWR (14500) is correct. Your truck GVW...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 115
Posted By JRTJH
There is a "disconnect" in the way Ford...

There is a "disconnect" in the way Ford advertises their "max trailer weight" and the Max GCWR. If you look up the GCWR for your truck, then subtract the GVW rating for the truck, it will not equal...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends Today, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By JRTJH
If you decide to use "the tape made by a few...

If you decide to use "the tape made by a few different companies" be sure that the tape you choose is compatible with TPO roofing membrane material. There are several "generic roofing tapes" some...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By JRTJH
My "best guess" would be that your "alternating...

My "best guess" would be that your "alternating red/green flashing light/beep" is a unit malfunction alarm that is being triggered by low voltage. Since it "resets" when you plug in your trailer,...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Today, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By JRTJH
When you "choose your price range" you...

When you "choose your price range" you essentially also choose how your trailer will be built (construction quality and techniques), standard equipment, size, option availability and even warranty. ...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades Today, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By JRTJH
Most travel trailers don't have enough ground...

Most travel trailers don't have enough ground clearance under the rear bumper to "just flip the existing spare carrier". Anything placed under the rear square tube bumper is very likely to be torn...
Forum: Technical Corner Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By JRTJH
Just a WAG (certainly not a SWAG): It could be...

Just a WAG (certainly not a SWAG): It could be the blade on the sail switch inside the furnace heat exchanger. When the furnace shuts off, the sail switch blade "falls down" to the "off position". ...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Today, 11:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By JRTJH
Looking at the brochure link posted, it looks...

Looking at the brochure link posted, it looks like the Eagle and Eagle HT share the same floor construction. It looks like the construction used in the Springdale line. 5/8" plywood decking over...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Today, 10:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By JRTJH
You can be "almost 100% sure that the same...

You can be "almost 100% sure that the same construction techniques are used across all major RV brands. Construction (in any price range) is the major component cost. If there was a "significantly...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By JRTJH
That's a "normal" anode rod after about 50% of it...

That's a "normal" anode rod after about 50% of it has been "consumed" or "sacrificed" to protect the porcelain tank lining. If it were me, I'd toss that one and install a new one next year. Don't...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By JRTJH
For me, I can't speak for anyone else, but if...

For me, I can't speak for anyone else, but if you're asking the above question the way I think you're asking it, my response would be, "There are no "seams" on a properly installed roof, so no need...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By JRTJH
It looks like your roof is "one of the last of...

It looks like your roof is "one of the last of the EPDM roofing installations"... Around the time your trailer was built is about the same time the industry was switching from EPDM to TPO roofing...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By JRTJH
2018 RV ??? That's almost guaranteed to be...

2018 RV ??? That's almost guaranteed to be TPO. You can verify by removing the plastic garnish ring from the roof vent in your bathroom. The roof membrane is cut (in an X pattern) and stapled...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By JRTJH
I agree !!! If the tear is "too close to the...

I agree !!! If the tear is "too close to the edge "rollover" and there's not enough along the side to adhere, just remove the "gutter molding" in that area, apply the Eternabond tape "all the way...
Forum: Campfire Chatter Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By JRTJH
I've got my own "personal sandbox" out back. ...

I've got my own "personal sandbox" out back. During the summer, when I need to "de-stress" I take the tractor to my sandbox and move a mound of sand from one side to the other.... In the winter,...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By JRTJH
It looks like, from some of the photos that have...

It looks like, from some of the photos that have been posted, that at least one or two of the members with trailers affected by the water heater exhaust/plastic water inlet plug issue, have a CAMCO...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,444
Posted By JRTJH
The "many configurations" are to comply with all...

The "many configurations" are to comply with all the "STUPID REGULATIOINS AND IRONIC LAWS" enacted by multiple states, federal government offices and even city government agencies.....

Some states...
Forum: Keystone Questions 11-11-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,368
Posted By JRTJH
George1, Take a look at the owner's manual...

George1,

Take a look at the owner's manual for Keystone RV's, 2019 edition, page 44:
"Refrigerator-Residential Style
By design, these refrigerators will not operate properly when indoor air...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-11-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By JRTJH
The information about which axles are involved...

The information about which axles are involved probably won't be published in the "owner notification letter". Typically, that info is only in the "internal documents" such as repair instructions,...
Forum: Keystone Questions 11-11-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,039
Posted By JRTJH
Feel can be very VERY deceiving... Take a...

Feel can be very VERY deceiving... Take a mirror and a flash light and actually "look" for those two screws... If you don't see them, then ask someone else to "look and confirm" that they aren't...
Forum: Keystone Questions 11-11-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,039
Posted By JRTJH
DON'T PULL TOO HARD, you will break things !!! ...

DON'T PULL TOO HARD, you will break things !!!

It looks like your center medallion may (not sure) be screwed on from the back. Or, you may need to pull the wooden plugs from the 5 holes and...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 11-11-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,444
Posted By JRTJH
You need to go back and recheck your tow vehicle...

You need to go back and recheck your tow vehicle GVW figures.

If I'm reading your chart correctly, you indicate the F350 SRW GVW is 13,000 lbs. That GVW rating is not available in a SRW truck. ...
Forum: Towing 11-11-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By JRTJH
There is ample evidence of this, right here on...

There is ample evidence of this, right here on our little forum..... Some people look for confirmation of what they know is wrong, seeking to justify their mistakes and when they don't get it,...
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