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Old 09-23-2011, 11:31 AM   #15
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Thanks for sharing! It also sends pressure to the little squirty thing.
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Old 09-23-2011, 11:32 AM   #16
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It's great to have a place to share those little victories in life with people who understand. Imagine the reaction on a non-RVer. Most wouldn't appreciate the significance of having more water in the bowl, or why there isn't always more water there.

This group is THE biggest single reason I feel successful as a full-timer after only 4 months. I know I have much to learn, but I have GREAT teachers here. Y'all have saved my bacon numerous times.

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Old 09-23-2011, 01:17 PM   #17
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The person we bought our RV from this year, had owned it since 1997, did not know about the white lever on the toilet. She kept a cup in the vanity to fill the bowl when necessary.
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Old 09-23-2011, 01:26 PM   #18
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Some of the foot pedals you just push the foot pedal halfway to fill the bowl. The design idea is to fill the bowl half way with water if you are going to have waste. This keeps the bowl cleaner. ( yes believe it or not, I went to potty school)
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Old 09-23-2011, 01:34 PM   #19
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I'm sure we have all learned things the hard way. My first gleaning was "Do not stand close to the entry door as you open it. When the steps extend and scrape your shin, that hurts.
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Old 09-23-2011, 03:41 PM   #20
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Well, it could have turned out different.

Reminds me of a story when a gentleman called the TV repairman because his television was not working. The repairman walked in, plugged in the television and said, "That will be $50 please!"

Our toilet requires the foot pedal to be depress jut a little to fill up the bowl. it's a Thetford. A Sealand in another unit did require a slight upward pressure to fill the bowl. Different foot strokes for different foot folks, I guess.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:35 PM   #21
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Mine doesn't, but i had to get up and go check. But I keep learning something new every day. We've been fulltiming since April.
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Took me 3 years and 3 months to find out that raising the flush valve puts additional water in the toilet. Did not know this until reading this post.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:47 PM   #23
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Several years ago, I was looking up something in one of the books that came with the coach and a sticker fell out of it and hit the floor! I read it and "up fill down flush" and it hit me at that instant what it meant! I couldn't wait to install THE sticker on the back of the toilet! I AM easy to entertain!
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Old 09-24-2011, 01:41 PM   #25
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Don't feel bad....I just learned this from your post. When I told my wife about it she said "oh I knew that all along" Maybe I should read the owners manual huh?
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Old 09-24-2011, 10:54 PM   #26
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We went to a antique truck show and checked into a campground. The next day, the first day of a 3 day show, we went to the fair grounds and a new friend said why don't you park your RV right over there you will have water and electric and its FREE.
So we went to get our RV and in a hurry forgot the tv ant. was up. We got to the fairgrounds and got parked and our new friend said " your antane (sp) looks funny, Oh you left it up" about 100 club members greeted me with " Hey your the guy who left his ant. up" That was 5 years ago and I still meet old friends who greet me with " Yea I remember you. Did you get your antinane(sp) fixed hehehe" I will never forget.
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I had my MH for seven years before I found out that there was a "hidden" 110 outlet behind the step cover up under the dash. In my defense, it was dark brown mounted on a board that was painted black.

None-the-less the DW hasn't let me forget it. SHE of course didn't find it!
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After we closed the deal on our current MH at a show the dealer told us we could stay in it for as long as we liked just lock the door on the way out since they would not be showing it any longer. Both of us were puzzled how to do this without the key. He says just push the lock button (not the dead bolt type one) inside the door and close it just like you would at home. Doh! We owned the previous MH four years and it had the same lock. Never knew you could do that even as simple as it is.
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