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Old 06-14-2013, 02:26 PM   #57
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I was admiring the DutchStar next to it. We looked at those to and would have bought the one we were looking at before we looked at Our Endeavor, but the sales women turned used car sales guy on me.

Something I figured out taking the Rig to get serviced is we spent as much in diesel fuel running the generator to power the AC parked on my buddys land as we would have paid to park at the RV Park downtown.

Think it is going into a a park next so we can leave it plugged in. then the fridge can be nice and cold before we load food in it next weekend.

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That's a great idea. We keep ours in a storage lot around 10 miles from here (HOA and lack of room at home) but go pick it up 2 days before we head out. We run an extension cord out to power up the systems and use the time to get it loaded and ready to go.

Going to a park for a week or so and being plugged in to 50 amp service will give you a great chance to really see what's what in preparation for any over the road travel.
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Old 06-15-2013, 01:20 AM   #59
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Our HOA will tag it at 24 hours. Only had it here once. For 18 hours when we brought it home last month.
Not sure why we care we our out of here and full time come mid July.
Still trying to be a good neighbor I guess

Made reservations for Oasis RV park south side of Vegas for Friday through Monday (3 day limit on PA discount). To set it up move in and try it out.
Week from Monday we do our trail run to Phoenix for a week.


Tonight I finished up the toad.
Brake and lighting system installed.

Should here from Camping World tomorrow about how the MH inspection came out.

Surge protector I ordered still isn't here yet. Hope it comes before next weekend.


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We have a pad and power at home and we still spend a couple of nights in our MH before a big trip. Always find something to add/delete.
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Everything worked whenI dropped RV at Camping World for oil changes and 45 point inspection.
Now something is up with LP system.
There is propane in the tank
Manual valve is open
Electric switch indicator light doesn't light and nothing propane powered works.

They are closed so I ant call them till tomorrow.

Anyone have any thoughts on what to check?

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Everything worked whenI dropped RV at Camping World for oil changes and 45 point inspection.
Now something is up with LP system.
There is propane in the tank
Manual valve is open
Electric switch indicator light doesn't light and nothing propane powered works.

They are closed so I ant call them till tomorrow.

Anyone have any thoughts on what to check?

Thanks,
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You may have opened the manual valve to quick, that would trigger the safety device within the valve to stop the flow of propane. Camping World may have done it intentionally checking the safety device. To reset it, shut the valve. Next check and make sure that all propane appliances are shut off. After that, very slowly open the propane valve till the system pressure has equalized. I hope that takes care of your issue.
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Thanks that's just what I needed and what I love about this forum.

Stove works now, but for some reason the fridge still does not.

In a campground plugged into 50 amp. Just assumed the fridge didn't work because of no propane.
There is a red light I can see through the outside panel on the back of the fridge but not sure what's going on.

Any thoughts on fridge? Another leak detector set off by inspection needing reset?

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Thanks that's just what I needed and what I love about this forum.

Stove works now, but for some reason the fridge still does not.

In a campground plugged into 50 amp. Just assumed the fridge didn't work because of no propane.
There is a red light I can see through the outside panel on the back of the fridge but not sure what's going on.

Any thoughts on fridge? Another leak detector set off by inspection needing reset?

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You need to purge the air out of the lines. Light a burner on the stove top and let it burn for 30 seconds to a minute, then try the refrigerator. You may have to attempt to ignite the refrigerator multiple times, but it should take no more than 5-6 attempts (thats been my experience) after burning the stove. I hope this helps to get your fridge started up.
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I really appreciate the help.

Fridge control panel doesn't light up. Think I will go searching for the fuse after work today.

Work is getting in the way of working on the RV but spending the past couple nights in it have been great!

Not 100% moved in but working on it.


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Ok Fridge is working.

Recall box went off, I think from getting wet when camping world washed it.
Reset with magnet now fridge is on and working.
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Ok Fridge is working.

Recall box went off, I think from getting wet when camping world washed it.
Reset with magnet now fridge is on and working.
Just some free advice, replace the cooling unit with Amish if you can.
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Floor 99% finished just need some baseboard on the walls.
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We have been living in it a week.
Almost ready.
Driving RV to Phoenix for a week Monday.
Then back to Vegas for a couple weeks to finish emptying out the house.
Then off to the Rockies
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wow- Floor looks great. Nice job
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Sorry for not posting much lately. Waiting till we finish some things like molding.

We are still working on RV and working hard to get moved out of the house.

Have to Flat Panel TVs in.
Here is the smart one we put in the bedroom. Mounted where the old one was.
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We have been living in the MH for 3 weeks now. Dogs are adjusting well, haven't brought the Cat in yet.

Took it to Phoenix last week for work.
Grand Cherokee towed well.
Stayed at Royal Palms RV park.
To escape the heat a couple days on the way back we drove through Flagstaff and stayed the weekend in Williams.
Stayed at Rail Side RV Park.

The 300 CAT pulled the hills great.

Back in Vegas trying hard to get out of the house so we can head to the Rockies.

Once we get rolling we will stay in 2 or more campgrounds a month, and a couple different states as well.
DW is going to Blog about campgrounds and local sites.

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