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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Today, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 70,047
Posted By JRTJH
I've lived in "sub zero climates" for the past 12...

I've lived in "sub zero climates" for the past 12 years (still an infant in cold weather this time around) after living in Louisiana for 30 years and before that, lived in the northern tier states...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! Today, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By JRTJH
The back of every aluminum cast wheel I've seen...

The back of every aluminum cast wheel I've seen has the max weight rating cast into the spoke. I'll post a photo of my wheel casting. There are two ratings, One is 5H and the other is 6H. My...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Today, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 70,047
Posted By JRTJH
The faucet cartridge (hot and cold) in an RV...

The faucet cartridge (hot and cold) in an RV faucet holds about a tablespoon of water. The toilet valve in an RV holds about the same amount. There are 4 faucets in my RV (kitchen, shower, vanity...
Forum: Towing Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By JRTJH
A couple of things that SHOULD enter the equation...

A couple of things that SHOULD enter the equation but seldom do:

1. The Jeep Gladiator Sport package has a "long travel suspension system" engineered for off road use over bumpy roads and in off...
Forum: Tow Vehicles Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By JRTJH
IMHO, the most "appreciable difference" between...

IMHO, the most "appreciable difference" between the F350 DRW and the F450 is the front axle... In years past, Ford offered the wide stance front axle as an option in the F350 DRW. They dropped...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 372
Posted By JRTJH
We had a small 2.5 cuft 3 way Dometic...

We had a small 2.5 cuft 3 way Dometic refrigerator in a pickup cab-over camper. We had a dedicated GP31 battery to power the camper and if we left the camper in the sun to visit a "tourist trap"...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By JRTJH
Seems like it was "100 years ago" (really just...

Seems like it was "100 years ago" (really just about 60) that I bought a "big set of glass cartridge fuses" so I'd have a replacement for anything I needed... About 10 years later, after only using...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By JRTJH
I'd ask, does a $6000 lawn mower cut the grass...

I'd ask, does a $6000 lawn mower cut the grass any better than a $1000 mower??? Or is it the "sharpness of the blades that matters" ???

You might want to do some research on the differences (not...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers Today, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 478
Posted By JRTJH
Lightweight is OK, but if you can "easily pack it...

Lightweight is OK, but if you can "easily pack it to the firepit but can't sit in it more than 2 minutes until having to get up and ease the pains from sitting in it"......

I'd much rather have...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Today, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 410
Posted By JRTJH
It's available "almost everywhere" (without the...

It's available "almost everywhere" (without the Craftsman logo)...

Just do a Google Search for "Model # MS4376 gauge" and you'll get several links.

Here's a couple:
...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Today, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By JRTJH
I wouldn't "buy a check valve for a water heater"...

I wouldn't "buy a check valve for a water heater" IF THERE IS NO PROBLEM WITH THE CURRENT CHECK VALVE....

The OP has a sticking check valve and it's just a matter of WHEN (not IF) it fails again. ...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By JRTJH
I agree. This is one of those "parts to buy and...

I agree. This is one of those "parts to buy and put in the trailer for when it will need replacement"... I wouldn't delay a planned trip to change it out, but I'd make certain the part and all the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By JRTJH
I bought a pair of helmet intercom systems to...

I bought a pair of helmet intercom systems to "upgrade our helmets" for the Slingshot, a voltmeter to install in the Slingshot and a "root cutter" attachment for my tractor. All were delivered...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 201
Posted By JRTJH
It is "possible" to install a 10 or 12 gallon...

It is "possible" to install a 10 or 12 gallon water heater in any trailer. The question to ask is: Is it worth the considerable effort to do so?

Your trailer is built with laminated sidewalls...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By JRTJH
I've seen that e-trailer post through the years...

I've seen that e-trailer post through the years and have no idea where they or RVIA get the information to support that statement. There is a DOT requirement that pintle hooks (in commercial...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By JRTJH
Go back and look at the video one more time. At...

Go back and look at the video one more time. At about 1:25 in the video he says, "If the trailer should become unhooked from the ball, but stay attached to the vehicle by the safety chains, the...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By JRTJH
Maybe you've already done this, but I didn't see...

Maybe you've already done this, but I didn't see a comment about it, so:

Have you "reformed the seal" to the toilet using the procedure in the owner's manual? On a few (no idea how many) Dometic...
Forum: Travel Trailers 04-18-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By JRTJH
Not sure if your trailer has ducted air...

Not sure if your trailer has ducted air conditioning or not. If it does, there may be a screw or staple through the ductwork right next to the WIFI ceiling unit. If that screw or staple poked a...
Forum: Travel Trailers 04-18-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By JRTJH
Danny, The GM window motor fits the Lippert...

Danny,

The GM window motor fits the Lippert Solara awnings, not the Dometic awnings...
Forum: Travel Trailers 04-18-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By JRTJH
Just a "WAG" (wild a** guess): It may be a...

Just a "WAG" (wild a** guess):

It may be a leak in the antenna module on the roof that has the WIFI antenna in it. Could be the water is "wicking down the wires inside the antenna dome" from...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 04-18-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 372
Posted By JRTJH
I agree with the above !!! That said, here's...

I agree with the above !!!

That said, here's why:

The electric element is 330 watts @120 VAC. That's 2.75 amps when on shore power.

That same 330 watts @12 VDC is 27.5 amps.
...
Forum: Towing 04-18-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By JRTJH
Yep, easy to set up.... One "critical point"...

Yep, easy to set up.... One "critical point" that a lot of people (present company excepted) seem to overlook is that you really don't want the trailer brakes to "lock up"... If they do and you...
Forum: Campfire Chatter 04-18-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By JRTJH
Truth be told, the Alliance brand is relatively...

Truth be told, the Alliance brand is relatively new and they "robbed/sweet talked" almost all of their management team away from other manufacturers in the Elkhart/Goshen area... There's a bunch of...
Forum: Travel Trailers 04-18-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By JRTJH
Canadian Sue, I'm still not completely sure...

Canadian Sue,

I'm still not completely sure which Dometic awning motor you need, but there are quite a few for sale on EBay. ...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 04-18-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 410
Posted By JRTJH
This is the one I have. ...

This is the one I have. https://www.sears.com/craftsman-programmable-digital-tire-gauge/p-02830048000P When I bought it (15 years ago) it cost about $10. Of course back then, a Big Mac was $1.29...
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