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RE: Large camper with single AC

Do not close any vents.. An A/C needs a certain airflow to work properly and closing registers will restrict the amount of air flow thru the unit and lead to icing. Some systems have a register in the ceiling assy. (usually called a quick cool feature) that can be opened to add airflow in that area.
prichardson 07/05/20 08:06am Tech Issues
RE: Air Conditioning how many do not use it.

It all depends where you are at. Here in the deep south it is a must except in the middle of winter. That said there are many times in my travels to the northern or higher altitude parts of the country that it was not needed.
prichardson 06/23/20 07:33am General RVing Issues
RE: Any help? First camper/trip issue with water heater.

Most likely dirty orfices and/or miss positioned pilot light. The pilot flame should envelop the top third of the thermocouple. The pilot assy. needs to be positioned so that the pilot flame will ignite the main burner.
prichardson 06/15/20 07:24am Tech Issues
RE: Toilet Mold

If you leave the lid open it will help. Mold likes dark damp still air places.
prichardson 06/14/20 07:31am Travel Trailers
RE: Help with A/C freezing up ..

What temperature did he have his thermostat set at? Trying to keep it too cold at lower ambient can lead to freeze up; however, the frost sensor (if there is one) should prevent it. Doubt if it low refrigerant as it is a new unit. Poor installation leading to re-circulation or restricted airflow could also be the problem.
prichardson 06/08/20 07:11am Travel Trailers
RE: Best Way To Add A/C to a older trailer?

If you go the portable route, be sure to get a model that uses two hoses to the outside and not the single as shown in the link. They are much more effective when used as the primary cooling source.
prichardson 06/07/20 07:18am Travel Trailers
RE: ClassA to small TT set up.

Yes you need blocks under the tires for side to side leveling as TTs are not designed to be lifted by the stabilizers. As far as heavy hitch assy.; it does not need to be removed from the truck. In fact on an overnight stop you don't even need to unhitch unless front to back leveling is grossly off. It shouldn't take any longer to get a TT on the road than a class A with a toad. It all depends on how complicated you make it for yourself on either rig. I can be on the road with my TT is less than 30 minutes and I have friends that can take half the morning getting their class A ready.
prichardson 06/06/20 08:15am Travel Trailers
RE: New travel trailer check list

Be sure to run all installed devices, ie furnace, A/C, stereo, etc. thru at least one cycle.
prichardson 05/15/20 07:20am Travel Trailers
RE: Galveston - Bolivar Ferry

Ditto of 2112. never a problem. Turn the LP tanks off while waiting to board then pull to the side after leaving and turn the LP system back on.
prichardson 05/12/20 07:24am Roads and Routes
RE: Need batterys.

Sounds like you are worried about recharge time. Charge time is dependent on how much amperage has been removed from the battery bank. It does not matter if it is 2 12s in parallel or 2 6s in series. As far as the charger is concerned it is one big 12vdc battery.
prichardson 03/16/20 08:07am Tech Issues
RE: Fridge Defend

Sounds to me like improper installation; especially in respect to meeting ventilation requirements.
prichardson 03/05/20 07:16am Tech Issues
RE: Tire flat spots

Date code 2016 and we are already in the 10th week of 2020. Those tires are entering their 4th year. I would replace them because of age.
prichardson 03/02/20 06:59am General RVing Issues
RE: SF 42 furnace madness

Swap the two blue wires where you made the connection at the furnace.
prichardson 02/24/20 07:14am Tech Issues
RE: Quiet boondocking Moab + South Grand Canyon late march

For the Grand Canyon South Rim consider the NPS campground at Desert View. While not true boondocking its location within an easy walk to the rim and away from the crowds at Canyon Village make it very pleasant.
prichardson 02/19/20 07:24am Roads and Routes
RE: Adding outdoor lights to my RVs

I would doubt if the lights proposed by the OP would would run afoul of any regulations unless one turned them on while on the road.
prichardson 01/31/20 06:54pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Florida to Texas

As long as you avoid rush hour going west thru Baton Rouge on I12 & I10 is not a problem. Weekends are even easier. US190 is street level city traffic.
prichardson 01/30/20 06:48pm Roads and Routes
RE: Florida to Texas

Ditto. Time your travel to avoid "rush hours" in Baton Rouge and be careful in the construction areas between the Atchafalaya Basin bridge and Lafayette and the Texas line to Beaumont.
prichardson 01/27/20 06:45am Roads and Routes
RE: Lights

Loose bulb or connection.
prichardson 01/22/20 07:45am Tech Issues
RE: Maximum length rig considerations

For National Parks 30' is pretty much the limit especially in the dry camping areas. A few have some larger sites with hookups that accept longer. Quite often it is the road accessibility as much as the site size that creates the length limit.
prichardson 01/22/20 07:35am General RVing Issues
RE: Battery Replacement Assistance

What make and model refrigerator do you have? Many have a heat strip between the doors to prevent sweating. This is in the 12 VDC circuit and is a high draw item. On some it can be turned off.
prichardson 01/17/20 07:26am Travel Trailers
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