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Old 10-04-2012, 03:36 PM   #15
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You get the idea here, you can save money by shopping at Wally World for a lot of this, but I've found it is very helpful on the road, stopping at night to de-bug the front of the coach easily, at home washing, waxing, window cleaning, dusting, you name it....this all will help a lot.....

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Old 10-04-2012, 06:12 PM   #16
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didnt see these mentioned Surge Protection, Propane Extenda Stay, Smart Dryer or like for hanging wet clothes, 2nd job (gets expensive but its fun)
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:44 PM   #17
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If you have duallies - the 'Crossfire by Dual Dynamics'. It will make checking and keeping the duallies air presure correct much easier.
Also, a Tire Presure Monitoring System (TPMS).
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:38 PM   #18
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What kind of gadget(s) or time saving things do you have that you feel others just must have or do?
Hi NoFear,

I found one of these (closed-cell foam sleeping pad):





that was 6 feet long. I cut it into 6 one-foot long sections and placed one in each of my most used storage bays.

I found myself spending lots of time on my knees. These pads save a lot of pain and dirty knees.

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Somebody else already mentioned a good hand held voltmeter. You can get a cheap one for less than $10.

And

A good battery monitor for the MH. This thing is great. It shows every amp in and out of your house batteries as well as status. Forget those idiot lights. This battery monitor should come stock on every MH sold. With the shunt and wiring it is about $200. You will thank me, the first time you have a problem with your batteries.

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Use the Y on the park water with the regulator, you can have a separate line for sundries aside from the water supply line/regulator/filter.
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If you have duallies - the 'Crossfire by Dual Dynamics'. It will make checking and keeping the duallies air presure correct much easier.
Also, a Tire Presure Monitoring System (TPMS).
Can you use a TPMS with the Crossfire dually system? If so, how?
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Can you use a TPMS with the Crossfire dually system? If so, how?
Yes - the crossfire has a single valve to add air to both tires - this is the same size as a tire stem. Put one TPMS monitor on each side (one TPMS sensor monitors both tires).
PM 'DriVer' for a picture. It is on one of his posts but I couldn't find it.
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12 years later I am still finding gadgets I don't know how I lived without.

As for the step, with my gasser, center entrance coach I used it every time I set up camp because the step was almost always just a bit too high. With my current DP front door air suspension, I have not had any opportunity to use it, yet. YMMV

A two step ladder to reach almost anything in or out of the coach is essential, in our case DW's feet reach the floor but her hands do not reach the ceiling at the same time so step is necessary.

Mark your awning wand with the depth of each of your slides, I use electricians tape. This way I can get a quick check on whether the slideout will hit the hydrant before putting it out.

Prompt windshield screen to keep the heat down and provide daytime privacy if your coach does not have a built in privacy screen.
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'Crossfire by Dual Dynamics'

Just a cautionary note: If one of your duals goes down, so will the other. Using TPMs will alert your to a low condition on one tire and possibly save some damage.

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