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RE: Dehumidifier ?

Yes I have the same problem with my camper. The factory spec is a 8000 btu side wall AC for my small cabin size. But my unit has an upgraded 13500 btu unit. So unless it's VERY HOT outside, it quickly cools the cabin before it can dehumidify it. Two fixes I've found. 1. Compressor dehumidifier, I bought a 90 pint Frigidaire unit. Works great and fast. OR 2. Small space heater set on medium. Keeps the air warm a bit longer so the AC can draw off the moisture. If I'm on generator I'll run the dehumidifier it works better and faster, and takes less power. If camping with included electric, I'll run the heater. If your fighting your AC with heaters you should consider down-sizing your AC unit lol
AutomationIsComing 07/19/19 01:35pm Travel Trailers
RE: New camper with very little info on it.

How many dump valves? If two it has separate gray and black tanks. This is probably the quickest way to find out. I would think you would be able to look under the trailer and pretty easily identify the number of tanks as well. You should see 2 or 3 tanks depending on what the setup is.
AutomationIsComing 07/19/19 01:25pm Travel Trailers
RE: Stoped routine

I am not sure I have seen anybody mention "kick the tires" yet. Its like a tuning fork for trucks and trailers. You'll know if somethings wrong
AutomationIsComing 07/18/19 08:15pm Travel Trailers
RE: Generator / Invertor

Ditto. Have a 2000w Champ inverter, barely runs a few items. Won't run a lot of things without the home made jumper plug to settle the floating ground. Also have the 3400w Champ inverter. It runs everything fine (15,000 BTU AC) and barely groans. You gotta explain that one to me haha
AutomationIsComing 07/18/19 08:14pm Travel Trailers
RE: Water Spigot / Thread Issues On Sites

That water bandit is 100% what I am looking for. Thanks guys. And just a followup to the question about how common it is, I am sure its just been a combination of bad luck or timing but I have had my last 2 of 3 camping experiences has issues with threading on my fresh water supply. Bad luck I guess. Thanks for the tip.
AutomationIsComing 07/17/19 12:54pm Travel Trailers
Water Spigot / Thread Issues On Sites

I dont know who comes to these camp sites and tries to connect a pipe wrench directly to the spigot threads but MAN, are they sometimes completely destroyed. Last weekend I had to use my fresh water tank for water because the water access spigots threads were 95% gone (only one single thread remained at the top which allowed large amounts of water to squirt through when turned on). In these cases, and in general (like at a dump station where they have purposefully cut out the threads so you cant hook up a hose) what do you guys do? It seems pretty common. I was even at a campsite with two RV spots w/ electric only and the ONLY fresh water spigot was purposefully dismembers to NOT allow a hose connection. Is this just a common thing? Does anybody have any devices that can aid in these situations? Using my hand to "CUP" the hose and spigot to attempt to fill my camper up with water is just way to much work in my opinion hah.
AutomationIsComing 07/17/19 11:26am Travel Trailers
RE: Tow Vehicle Tire Pressure

All my tires are at max pressure per the sidewall information (about 60ish PSI) and I have had no issues at all at highway speeds. I also leave my truck tires at full PSI while driving every day and have not noticed any degraded experiences; still rides smooth and I have not noticed any excessive tread wear. I would consider letting air out if I was to go out on the beach though...... I've put about 800 miles on the trailer like this ( much more on the actual truck)
AutomationIsComing 07/17/19 11:10am Travel Trailers
RE: Water Damage?

That does not appear to be water damage from what I can see on the internet. It does look like the wallpaper has warped or been at some point "wet" but it could be a 100 different things. Checking for active moisture is what you need to do and if its dry, hit the camper hard with a hose around that same area outside and see if it changes. If not, its probably just normal wear and tear on a used camper.
AutomationIsComing 07/17/19 11:07am Travel Trailers
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