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Old 07-10-2014, 08:32 PM   #407
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Having spent a week at the Thor Service facility, it would have been a good idea to disconnect and stow the 50 amp power cable before pulling out of the parking spot. Fortunately it was on the morning of July 4th so no one was around, but I bet they have security cameras.
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Old 07-12-2014, 12:17 AM   #409
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Don't take word from car rental at Tampa Airport that access to terminal is no problem for a motorhome. Exit from front of term. goes through parking garage that is 7 ft clearance. Nice sign on one way street tells overheight vehicles to wait here for assistance. Assistance in the form of Police Officer who had to get second patrol car to hold traffic trying to get to terminal while some dummy backs 38 footer the 3 blocks to the exit.
Nice!! I just follow the busses.
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Don't leave Keurig in the rig for the winter storage. It cannot be drained, so the water freezes (in my case, refreezes several more times due to polar vortexes) and breaks all the innards. Having no coffee on your first trip of the season is no fun.
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Don't leave Keurig in the rig for the winter storage. It cannot be drained, so the water freezes (in my case, refreezes several more times due to polar vortexes) and breaks all the innards. Having no coffee on your first trip of the season is no fun.
Also counts for Bunn coffee makers if you don't drain them
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Old 07-13-2014, 08:29 PM   #412
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Don't assume anything! Before moving your motor home walk around and look up and down and all around. I started the stow mode for our sat. dish and then went out and disconnected the electric hookup. (Inverter off) Wraped up everything else and and pulled out of campground. Luckily I only went a few slow miles down the road before pulling into a gas station. While filling up looked up and the dish was still up. When I disconnected the 110v the stow mode stopped and there you have it. I now double check everything inside and out before getting in that drivers seat.
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Great advice !!!
Almost did a oops the other day in the drive way. Was going to move the RV to wash it. Was almost in the drivers seat and remembered the advice from these forums and did a walk around. Forgot that I had plugged the power cord into the house the night before. Avoided a oops by double checking.
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Moving the MH in the driveway not once but twice with the cord still plugged in. First time just a tear in the cord casing, second time (two days later) I'm off to the rv store to get a new cord. DARN!!!!!! the Keurig!!!!!!! Off to bed bath and beyond
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Ours too. By the time you get through it, it is time to come home
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The DW and I have worked out a system to help us get through the list. She does the inside checks and I do the outside. She make sure that all of the slides are clear before I move them in. She stows all of the items inside while I work on the outside.

Then one last walk around before getting on the road. So far it has worked well - touch wood!
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Then one last walk around before getting on the road.
That is the key before departing. Once around and look under then step back and look up top.
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That is the key before departing. Once around and look under then step back and look up top.
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