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Author Topic: Let's get them ready.  (Read 1634 times)

Offline Timpsd02

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Let's get them ready.
« on: April 05, 2014, 12:30:01 PM »
Nice day.


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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2014, 10:48:34 AM »
I opened my awning and 2 slides. 8)  Oh, I also have 2 full propane tanks. so lets see 2 more slides and 38' to go :o
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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2014, 11:33:18 AM »
Been working on her all weekend. Washed, waxed and Dewinterized:-)

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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2014, 01:57:23 PM »
I'm Jealous!  This is one of those weekends where I wish the trailer was stored closer because it would have come out to get cleaned up.  Enjoy getting them all prepped for a new season!  I'll be two weeks behind you.  ::)
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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2014, 08:10:52 PM »
Been working on her all weekend. Washed, waxed and Dewinterized:-)

Worked all day today - but no pics, too dark now.  She will be ready to roll tomorrow.  :whew:  This being the first year of opening, I will say there is no difference between opening a 35 foot cruiser and a camper.  They both take a full weekend to get ready for the season.   :shrug:

Oh and a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who gave a tip or hint about how to winterize.  The compressed air method worked like a charm, and this winter was a true test.  All systems came up smooth with no issues.
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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2014, 10:27:25 PM »
No hurry here. Nothing planned before Memorial Day other than a spontaneous local weekend should the mood strike us. No need to clean it too early then clean it again. Inside is cleaned at the end of the season. For the outside first I'll scrub the roof then the sides. Eventually it'll get its annual waxing. But I did go inside and check them both for mice. 2 years in a row now with no rodents. Dryer sheets are working for us. Didn't work for a friend of mine. He had mouse turds laying right on the dryer sheet. Doh! For my next mod I ordered a Progressive Industries hard wired surge protector. Maybe later this year I'll get to the Dexter easy flex, we'll see.

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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2014, 10:55:27 PM »
the surge protector is a really good mod. gives some peace of mind and protects all electronics

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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2014, 11:00:34 PM »
I got our trailer pulled out this weekend. Need to wash wax and put the gear in for the season. Can't wait to get out!
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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2014, 11:49:46 PM »
Already been camping twice this year...sorry, was way ahead of you guys.  However, I did book an additional 13 days of camping this summer with another 2 long trips and several more weekend trips to book.

Another year of no winterization and no worries (except for what the hail busted on teh plastics on my roof earlier this week).
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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2014, 06:19:34 AM »
My two 5er's are ready just have to stock them. I finished the install on my 40 gallon tank in the truck and made a bracket to hold the screen for my back-up camera mounted on the 5er.






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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2014, 06:59:48 AM »
Looks good!!

I have seen where you can integrate them into your screen on your dash..... And have a switch to use it or not use it
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Re: Let's get them ready.
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2014, 10:01:35 AM »
Looks good!!

I have seen where you can integrate them into your screen on your dash..... And have a switch to use it or not use it

The truck already has one that goes through the 8.4" screen. My truck didn't come with the second camera in the third brake light. The Rams with the two cameras has one show in the 8.4 and the other shows in the rear view mirror. I didn't want to pay big bucks for the rear view mirror or the lock pin to show it on the big screen.
This way I can leave it on all the time to keep an eye on the boat, see when I'm clear to change lanes and still have all my Radio/phone/climate control/gps and u-connect apps still on the screen.

Plus , my camera is wireless so I don't know how I would have hooked it to the lock pin. The receiver for the camera signal is made into the plug that plugs into an accessory plug. I'm thinking about taking it apart to see it I can separate the power from the antenna so I can hide the power wires and move the antenna to a location somewhere and hide those wires also. Any ideas?   



 


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