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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By Redapple
Run fridge, if a 2 way it will default to...

Run fridge, if a 2 way it will default to electric, a television, maybe charge a laptop
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-16-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Redapple
Thanks. I am a former Duramax (2500HD) owner,...

Thanks. I am a former Duramax (2500HD) owner, circa 2004 with the first gen motor. Loved that truck. I have started looking at Chevy's and GMC's. They definitely seem to be a bit less expensive.
Forum: Boondocking 10-13-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Redapple
Most people put the batts in the long way, but...

Most people put the batts in the long way, but if you rotate the batts so the long way is parallel to the length of the trailer, I think you could easily fit them in that space
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-13-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Redapple
Will do. Take delivery of the trailer Nov. 9th....

Will do. Take delivery of the trailer Nov. 9th. Have not purchased a truck yet. Will use my brothers truck to take delivery. Late Nov. or Dec for truck.

Still need to sell my class A too.[emoji15]...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-13-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Redapple
Agree completely. Looking at F350 6.7 sb srw. ...

Agree completely. Looking at F350 6.7 sb srw.

Have not identified a hitch yet.

Looking at a 14k hitch setup with tw around 1200 lbs and built in sway control.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By Redapple
While I agree that the numbers"should" have been...

While I agree that the numbers"should" have been more in line with a higher torque, I think Ford is being conservative. I believe this engine is derated aft this time and they plan on dialing up,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-13-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By Redapple
A small half inch screw top hold up what is...

A small half inch screw top hold up what is easily 10+ pounds?. Willing to bet the screw was not the correct ones. I agree with others, fill the holes with a good solid epoxy and use a longer and...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-13-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Redapple
You are correct, thanks for the correction. My...

You are correct, thanks for the correction. My wife is so excited. After nearly 14 years of class A ownership were are back into a trailer, albeit a pretty big trailer. Congrats on yours as well.
...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-12-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,500
Posted By Redapple
We purchased a Grand Design 315RKTS at the LA RV...

We purchased a Grand Design 315RKTS at the LA RV show, and were impressed with the quality, certainly hard to find these days. Many trailers we looked at I could feel the floor flex under my...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-12-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Redapple
Congrats on the new trailer. We take delivery of...

Congrats on the new trailer. We take delivery of a Grand Design 315RKTS in just about 3 weeks. It has electric stabilizing hacks, but not auto leveling. If your Bal works anything like the Lippert...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-12-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Redapple
Let's call them what they are, service contracts....

Let's call them what they are, service contracts. Extended Warranty is a marketing spin.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Redapple
Thanks all. Much appreciated

Thanks all. Much appreciated
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-07-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Redapple
New trailer purchase

Went to the LA RV show with the intention to purchase a new rv and was looking at Tiffin even met and spoke with Bob Tiffin and his wife. Lovely people, but ended up buying a Grand Design Reflection...
Forum: Damon 10-06-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Redapple
I have an 06 Daybreak 3272, bought it new,...

I have an 06 Daybreak 3272, bought it new, looking to replace it in a couple of years. Been relatively trouble free. No major issues.
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 10-06-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By Redapple
We are going on Sun Oct 6. Looking forward to it...

We are going on Sun Oct 6. Looking forward to it Going to look at the Tiffin's (Open Road) class A and the Grand Design trailer as potential replacements for my almost 14 year old Damon.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-06-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Redapple
New mattress and toilet will open up lots of...

New mattress and toilet will open up lots of options on used rigs if that is a requirement. Don't walk away from great used rig for those reasons. Then you can focus on model, floorplan, colors and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-06-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Redapple
Yes, you are correct. Uses 1.08 kilowatt hours at...

Yes, you are correct. Uses 1.08 kilowatt hours at 12v, (per spec sheet) which puts it at roughly 90 amp hours daily. Certainly a bit more frugal than a residential, but not by much. Does make...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-05-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Redapple
Looks just like a Dometic, wouldn't be surprised...

Looks just like a Dometic, wouldn't be surprised I'd it was a Dometic clone.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-21-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Redapple
All of the places you listed have places to stay...

All of the places you listed have places to stay with hookups on or close to the 395
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-15-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Redapple
Since there is nothing wrong with your old ...

Since there is nothing wrong with your old burner, clean it up and save as a backup.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-14-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Redapple
Sent... Good Luck

Sent...

Good Luck
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-12-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Redapple
I just looked at the service manual. At 450...

I just looked at the service manual. At 450 hours it simply say clean ore replace heads, with a subscript that says experienced Onan technician. The heads on my genny looked fine so I just adjusted...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-11-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Redapple
I did the valve adjustment recently. Mine was at...

I did the valve adjustment recently. Mine was at about 365 hours. Lash was way out. I would recommend doing the valve adjustment. I highly doubt people are changing the heads because the manual...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-11-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,884
Posted By Redapple
This past winter I bought a Samsung (not new but...

This past winter I bought a Samsung (not new but less than 2 years old) that was freezing up under the cover. Did some research, spent about 100 bucks, replaced the thermistor, thermostat and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-11-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,985
Posted By Redapple
Replaced cooling coils in my Dometic several...

Replaced cooling coils in my Dometic several years ago. Pretty straight forward. Took fridge out of the opening, but worked on it inside the rv. Took me one full day. Has worked great for the past...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,636
Posted By Redapple
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By Redapple
I got all 6 back in 2015. Firestone FS560's. ...

I got all 6 back in 2015. Firestone FS560's.

Been good so far.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-06-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Redapple
Fridge always stays on Auto, gas tank always on...

Fridge always stays on Auto, gas tank always on unless in extended storage.

Turn fridge off at power switch between trips.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-06-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Redapple
Brand new it is $3114 on Amazon. I'd say you got...

Brand new it is $3114 on Amazon. I'd say you got a great deal!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-05-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Redapple
Here is the picture of the Onan gas HGJAB 5500...

Here is the picture of the Onan gas HGJAB 5500 watt generator oil drain petcock.259238
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-05-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Redapple
On my 5500 there is a valve, more like a petcock...

On my 5500 there is a valve, more like a petcock you turn to drain ther oil. No oil plug in thr conventional sense.

I will try to post a picture.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Redapple
They could spin it all they want, this is a...

They could spin it all they want, this is a consolidation due to poor sales. They are closing stores. This is nothing more than a marketing spin.
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-03-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By Redapple
OMG, I just love your videos. Beyond the...

OMG, I just love your videos. Beyond the technical content I can tell right off the bat you are a great teacher! Well Done!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Redapple
Should be a double nut or a hex fitting with a...

Should be a double nut or a hex fitting with a lock nut. Should take two wrenches.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Redapple
They are threaded in with an o- ring seal. ...

They are threaded in with an o- ring seal.

Try tightening first, if that doesn't work, remove one hose, take the o- ring ti a hydraulic shop they will match it up. Then replace them all.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-02-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Redapple
Check the front inner and outer wheel bearings....

Check the front inner and outer wheel bearings. Bearings that are going bad or that have gone bad will generate excess heat.

Good Luck
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Redapple
I have always used 1gph as a calculation for my...

I have always used 1gph as a calculation for my Onan 5500.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By Redapple
What you can do is potentially run a cord to your...

What you can do is potentially run a cord to your refrigerator (from an outlet on the rv)and maybe a couple of lights, but absolutely do not attempt to connect to your breaker box to power your...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Redapple
If you rely on the Honda 2200, it will be maxed...

If you rely on the Honda 2200, it will be maxed out with the single AC, you might want to rethink, get a Honda 3k, or follow the recommedations given to get a companion 2200 Honda.

Good Luck
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-02-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Redapple
Cylinder head temp sensor maybe?

Cylinder head temp sensor maybe?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Redapple
dmevis has nailed it. Lots of opportunity to...

dmevis has nailed it.
Lots of opportunity to leak. I had similar, for years it would not build up enough pressure to turn off the jacks down light. Once I tore into it, some o-ring damage.
...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-01-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 992
Posted By Redapple
Its not what you use but how you use it. As...

Its not what you use but how you use it.

As others have already pointed out always use plenty of water. In a properly maintained tank it will be fine.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Redapple
Start by sanitizing the fresh water tank using...

Start by sanitizing the fresh water tank using water from a different source.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-23-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,834
Posted By Redapple
I just completed an 800 mile trip from Los...

I just completed an 800 mile trip from Los Angeles to Bridgeport and back. Averaged a touch over 8 going through Sherwin Pass and Conway pass on the 395. No tow, but use of genny for roof airs....
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-19-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Redapple
That display says holding tank not fresh, I...

That display says holding tank not fresh, I didn't see ant sensors on the tank in your picture. I can only assume what is displayed is the black or gray tank.

Good Luck
Forum: Damon 08-17-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By Redapple
I think that 3rd switch is the"step overide" at...

I think that 3rd switch is the"step overide" at least that's what mine does. Flip that switch and the steps stay out all the time. We use that when we are camping.

Good Luck
Bill
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-17-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,303
Posted By Redapple
Wonder why manufacturers don't make the air's...

Wonder why manufacturers don't make the air's just a touch more powerful enough to overcome the heat components. Say 18k units. That would solve the problem. Two 18k units would be like adding...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-21-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Redapple
As THenne pointed out, soft bolts act like shear...

As THenne pointed out, soft bolts act like shear pins, meaning when excess forces are encountered (sometimes from binding, or misalignment) they are designed to break to protect from greater damage.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-14-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,436
Posted By Redapple
Yep, with 4 batts, 20 amps per hour at 12 volts...

Yep, with 4 batts, 20 amps per hour at 12 volts with a 50% duty cycle you can easily go 10 hours between charges on inverter.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-14-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,130
Posted By Redapple
Shouldn't have to glue anything. Shark bite...

Shouldn't have to glue anything. Shark bite fittings are press into the tube by hand and twist to tighten.
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