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RE: Outdoor GFCI outlet trips when using electric cooktop

Ok guys . So .i pluged mine into a regular plug. My bad ... How many campers or tenters plug an extention cord into the 15a plug on the pedistal (that is not a gfci ) and run griddles ,kettles and coffee makers off that . I would be very suspicious of a campground that has such an outdated electrical system the the 15/20a receptacles are not GFCI protected. I haven't seen that for ages. Most sites I have been to have a 30a and a 15 a which does not have gfi. Might be different in the US but here in Ont I havent seen them.
harley4275 08/18/19 08:03pm Tech Issues
RE: Outdoor GFCI outlet trips when using electric cooktop

Mine is the samee...just plug it into a different plug ,that is not on gfi, with an extention cord. I disagree, the GFCI is there to save lives. The cooktop is probably defective and should be tossed. I'm not real strong on the "toss", but somebody that knows what they are doing to check for small short. But if it is more important to use than to be safe, keep kids, dogs and other important things away from it.It could cost more to repair than to replace the unit. I would hope that a rational person would consider it more important to be safe. GFCIs are designed to protect you from potential electric shock. To me this trumps any "use" consideration. Ok guys . So .i pluged mine into a regular plug. My bad ... How many campers or tenters plug an extention cord into the 15a plug on the pedistal (that is not a gfci ) and run griddles ,kettles and coffee makers off that .
harley4275 08/16/19 08:00pm Tech Issues
RE: Outdoor GFCI outlet trips when using electric cooktop

Mine is the samee...just plug it into a different plug ,that is not on gfi, with an extention cord.
harley4275 08/12/19 08:07pm Tech Issues
RE: Plastic wheel well trim looks horrible

Black krylon paint is made for plastic."
harley4275 08/12/19 08:03pm Tech Issues
RE: Truck power to trailer

Fuse under hood in your fuse box not hooked up or not there. Look in your manual,if they give you one, and see whick it is. Should be a 30 pr 40 a square fuse. Could be the wire under hood not connected yet.
harley4275 07/26/19 03:43pm Tech Issues
RE: Lost keys

Once you get it opened , just unscrew the 4 screws inside the door latch and there is a key code for that lock , all dealers have various one for sale. Get 2 and hide one in your storage compartment and hide a 751 storage key to get into that compartment in your water heater area or propane area in a magnetic holder...that way if someone finds the 751 hidden key they will not know where you hid the actual trailer key...
harley4275 07/26/19 03:20pm Travel Trailers
RE: Upgrading to electric stabilizer jacks

Stay with manual...drill with socket is less headaches...
harley4275 07/01/19 05:22pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Locks on Propane tanks?

By law in both countries, I think , Propane assess doors need to be unlocked.. If you have a TT with 2 -30 lb'ers jusr get a long shank lock and lock the wing nut to the assembly.
harley4275 07/01/19 05:13pm General RVing Issues
RE: Do you unload when you camp? Really?

Did Nfld and Alaska and never unloaded but last week went kayAking in Michigan and towed a 14' enclosed with camping gear and bikes and kayaks....so unloaded to use my truck to haul 5 kayaks to drop off fpoints....harbour fright saw horse supports and some 2 x4 s to hold some of the weight and jacks and good to go......had the youngest people hand crank...
harley4275 07/01/19 05:06pm Truck Campers
RE: Truck camper mileage

I get the same with the tc as when pulling my 25' tt...it is like holding a 4 x 8 sheet of plywood in front of you....
harley4275 07/01/19 04:57pm Truck Campers
RE: Exterior Discoloration

The exterior is a thin filon type,of fiberglass sheet adhered to a 1/8" luan plywood whidh is a brownish colour. Must be bleeding thru....time to tape off area and spray paint area...
harley4275 07/01/19 04:13pm Travel Trailers
RE: Need new tires

Simple ...good year endurance in your size...usa made.love mine
harley4275 07/01/19 04:05pm Travel Trailers
RE: Seeking Advice on Atlantic Provinces Trip

"Mapping software has us traveling from Lunenburg to Bridgetown on Hwy 10, then heading up Hwy 101 all the way to Hwy 102 near Dartmouth" Dont take the 101 from Yarmouth to Digby...take 1 ...nice road that lets you see the actual shorelline and quaint towns...
harley4275 12/25/18 08:10pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Water fill cap

Lost one of mine and improvised with a Clamato Juice lid...possibly a tomato juice bottle has the same lid...keep one on hand incase I loose one again.
harley4275 11/22/18 12:33pm General RVing Issues
RE: T-connector for hot water heater

My local trailer place has all these parts in stock and not expensive....head to your local trailer guy.
harley4275 11/19/18 07:49pm Tech Issues
RE: Cool Mods - Thread restored 10/18/2012

Did the same thing...sorta. Aded the same gauge but put it right beside the panel inside and hooked it to the live wire in the panel. Did a pushswitchh alao.
harley4275 11/18/18 11:26am Travel Trailers
RE: Offset L brackets

That is normal as the hitch receiver and hitch are not exact fits...a bit of room so there is a bit of twist room.
harley4275 11/08/18 06:31pm Tech Issues
RE: Over or Under?

I thought over/ under was about springs over or under axles...oh well..
harley4275 10/31/18 01:18pm General RVing Issues
RE: Front cap waxing?

You can waste your time waxing but the fade will come back . Only fix was to paint mine ...now just a quick polish once a yr
harley4275 10/30/18 07:30pm Travel Trailers
RE: Circle Superior in October?

Heading North and East from Thunderbay tomorrow, Garmin says its 500 km to Wawa. Would have liked to stop mid-way around Marathon but can't find anything open. I'm sure I could find someplace to park, but I wouldn't feel comfortable unhitching the trailer outside of a campground, Why unhitch , just park at the beach lot like I suggested earlier...gofor dinner or groceries or gas before ...
harley4275 10/15/18 10:59am RVing in Canada and Alaska
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