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Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 100
Posted By JRTJH
The floorplans I see for the Premier 26RBPR, the...

The floorplans I see for the Premier 26RBPR, the refrigerator is in one end of the slide, the microwave is overhead adjacent to it and the range/overhead cupboard is in the other end of the slide... ...
Forum: Travel Trailers Today, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 100
Posted By JRTJH
There is a constant 12 VDC available at the rear...

There is a constant 12 VDC available at the rear of the refrigerator and an overhead cupboard spanning the space from the refrigerator to the range. All you need to do is drill a 1/4" hole in the...
Forum: Odds 'n Ends Today, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By JRTJH
I can't help but to believe people making these...

I can't help but to believe people making these kinds of choices either are "paranoid" or "live and camp in the wrong places"...

While we do lock our front storm door is we're in the back, we...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Today, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 75
Posted By JRTJH
First, I'd ask: What trailer brand, year...

First, I'd ask:

What trailer brand, year and model do you have?
There is a BIG difference in the electrical wiring in a 2005 17' travel trailer with no slides and a 35 amp converter/charger and...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By JRTJH
The Arctic package on Springdale trailers is a...

The Arctic package on Springdale trailers is a "mandatory option" which means they put it on EVERY one of them and since it's an option, they can advertise a lower MSRP for the model and charge more...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,940
Posted By JRTJH
This thread has been "dormant" for about 3.5...

This thread has been "dormant" for about 3.5 years. Since there's been no discussion on the topic since then and the OP has not signed onto the forum since September, 2020, I'd suspect either the...
Forum: General RV Issues Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By JRTJH
Briggs and Stratton is probably the largest...

Briggs and Stratton is probably the largest supplier of small engines for the US market. They build "state of the art fuel injected engines with pressurized, filtered lubrication systems and they...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 600
Posted By JRTJH
I'll defer to Chuck to answer your specific...

I'll defer to Chuck to answer your specific questions, but it seems you're not familiar with the job of inspecting and repacking bearings on a travel trailer.

One fact that you should always...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 01-16-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 183
Posted By JRTJH
In today's RV market, any 35' fifth wheel selling...

In today's RV market, any 35' fifth wheel selling for $25,000 is going to be a "back row unit that doesn't present well enough to move to the front row".

There's one 2019 33' Cougar Half Ton unit...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-16-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 600
Posted By JRTJH
I've never seen anyone use a "thumb method". ...

I've never seen anyone use a "thumb method". That seems like a time consuming method. I use the "cupped palm method" (with rubber gloves to keep my hands somewhat clean). It goes fairly fast, but...
Forum: Keystone Questions 01-16-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 101
Posted By JRTJH
As Marshall posted, the issue is NOT the tire...

As Marshall posted, the issue is NOT the tire size but finding wheels to fit your lug pattern. Most 14" wheels are either 4 lug or 5 lug, 15" wheels are 5 lug or 6 lug and 16" wheels are 6 lug or 8...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-16-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,800
Posted By JRTJH
There should be the same 11"/water column (about...

There should be the same 11"/water column (about 0.5PSI) gas pressure in the entire LPG system. From a very simplified explanation, if the stovetop burners don't "spit flame away from the burner...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 01-16-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 183
Posted By JRTJH
As for the tires, verify the manufacture date. A...

As for the tires, verify the manufacture date. A 2018 Cougar could have been built in March 2017 (the 2018's were introduced in April, 2017) and tires could have been manufactured (in China) toward...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-16-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,469
Posted By JRTJH
First, the SuperDuty with a 5.4 engine has a...

First, the SuperDuty with a 5.4 engine has a different GVWR than a SuperDuty with a 6.0 diesel engine, so the old saying, "You get out what you put in" applies. You simply can't compare "apples to...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-15-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By JRTJH
What I see is a 15-16 year old Suburban water...

What I see is a 15-16 year old Suburban water heater that has not had an anode rod in it for an unknown time frame, a leaking burner tube with water in it after sitting for any length of time, a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-15-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,469
Posted By JRTJH
George, Here's a link to the complete 2006...

George,

Here's a link to the complete 2006 Ford Towing Guide.

https://www.rvsafety.com/images/pdf/FordTG2006.pdf

According to the chart, fifth wheel towing for the F350 DRW 6.0 3.73
4WD is...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-15-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By JRTJH
You should have at least two, possibly 3 or 4...

You should have at least two, possibly 3 or 4 "mini-breakers" in the supply wiring from the battery to the converter. They usually are all in the same area with a heavy gauge cable connecting the +...
Forum: Travel Trailers 01-15-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By JRTJH
LewisB's closing statement: "The camper would be...

LewisB's closing statement: "The camper would be nearly un-usable at its "dry weight"." should be expanded on a bit.

Not only would the trailer be "nearly un-usable" it would be illegal to tow in...
Forum: Lite Weight Trailers 01-15-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,843
Posted By JRTJH
I agree, "if only Keystone could provide us with...

I agree, "if only Keystone could provide us with an "after the sale retrofit kit"...

But I'd suspect that won't ever happen, primarily for two reasons:

1. It wouldn't be profitable for...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-14-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By JRTJH
No idea what year or what model trailer you have,...

No idea what year or what model trailer you have, so it may not have come with an OEM battery cutoff switch. If it has one, it will look similar to this photo. Where it might be located is...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-14-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By JRTJH
There are two 12 volt "automatic reset circuit...

There are two 12 volt "automatic reset circuit breakers" mounted on the bulkhead at the front of your trailer (between the A-frame members). My guess is that one of them is corroded and no longer...
Forum: Technical Corner 01-14-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By JRTJH
ChuckS explained the interference fairly well in...

ChuckS explained the interference fairly well in post #10 is this thread: https://www.keystoneforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31885&highlight=Interference

And TheGriz provided an Amazon link...
Forum: Travel Trailers 01-14-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By JRTJH
I would walk away from a 20% off MSRP deal unless...

I would walk away from a 20% off MSRP deal unless that percentage was an out the door price on a trailer with an MSRP lower than about $25,000. OTD pricing is the trailer, freight, tax, dealer prep...
Forum: Toy Haulers 01-14-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By JRTJH
Locate the anti-siphon valve under your bathroom...

Locate the anti-siphon valve under your bathroom vanity. The PEX line likely goes directly down to the location of the spray head in the black tank. There may be a short horizontal run of PEX, but...
Forum: Travel Trailers 01-14-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 567
Posted By JRTJH
If the objective is not to "heat the interior"...

If the objective is not to "heat the interior" but to "dry the interior because of a previous roof leak", then why even use a heater? A dehumidifier would work much better, can be bought for around...
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