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RE: mounting a propane tank to bumper

I looked under my neighbors class C ...why, it has a frame mounted DOT propane tank... no farm wagon! Who knew? If you look closer I think you will l find that it is an ASME permanent mount tank and not a DOT cylinder . It is filled in place , not portable .
ticki2 12/14/19 01:53pm Truck Campers
RE: Atwood Thermostat HFH2000

If it's not the thermostat , check the plug at the furnace fora good connection .
ticki2 12/13/19 05:04pm Truck Campers
RE: mounting a propane tank to bumper

There are several propane brackets(mounts)available that could easily attach to the rear bumper of your TC to carry extra propane.. As to the danger of it,just look at all the 5 gallon gas cans attached to the rear of jeeps etc,the preferred mounting place it seems.. I have also considered doing as you want to but I have a small rear bumper in comparison..When towing an ATV trailer the issue of extra propane/gas/whatever is kinda mute.. That might be acceptable for off road travel without traffic but not very safe for on road at highway speeds .
ticki2 12/11/19 09:56am Truck Campers
RE: Funny, sad and embarrassing.....

You might want to just cut a bigger/neater hole so you could run the furnace with the cover on. I don't have a cover but have used the furnace over the winter to work on interior.
ticki2 12/08/19 09:26am Truck Campers
RE: Northern Lite Camper Power Use Calculator

I have an Iota dsl 55 , it has never tripped a breaker or bounced back and forth between stages . I don't have elect jacks so can't comment on that .
ticki2 12/06/19 12:27pm Truck Campers
RE: Northern Lite Camper Power Use Calculator

When charging deeply discharged batteries -using factory setups, the system will keep cycling automatic breaker. I had the issue with 40 amp converter and I had the issue with 30 amp Ford charging circuit. Due to cycling, where converter takes way more time to cool than to work, even being plug overnight did not fully recharge my 2 batteries with normal camper use. what brand converters do you have ?
ticki2 12/06/19 11:10am Truck Campers
RE: Anza Borrego to the Sequoia’s for Thanksgiving Break

Thanks for taking me along . Trip reports are getting few and far between , I miss them . Nice trip with the changing weather , and the family .
ticki2 12/05/19 09:50am Truck Campers
RE: Weight capacity for 2019 Ram 1500

That is exactly what a weight distributing hitch does . If you put a MC on the front or the rear you don't think it would change the axle loads . No it doesn't change the COG of the TC but it does change the COG of the complete rig . OMG, WTH is a MC? ISL WATA...... (I'm so lost with all these acronyms....lol. FWIW, in order for an acronym to make sense, it either needs to be one that is already known, or identify it properly "motor cycle (MC)" and so on.) I presume you were referring to mounting a motorcycle on a bike rack front or back of the camper and not a Muenster cheese? sorry to have lost you with MC . FWIW ( for what it's worth ) , OMG ,WTH,MC,ISL and FWIW are all initialisms not acronyms . An acronym forms a pronounceable word .
ticki2 12/02/19 07:00pm Truck Campers
RE: Weight capacity for 2019 Ram 1500

That is exactly what a weight distributing hitch does . If you put a MC on the front or the rear you don't think it would change the axle loads . No it doesn't change the COG of the TC but it does change the COG of the complete rig . Kind of a red herring. A WD hitch is to minimize the impact of the weight you just added to the rear by hooking the trailer up. It would do the same thing if a TC wasn’t even on the truck. my comments were addressing how you could have more than the simple weight of a load on the rear axle . I gave a few examples of how weight can be shifted from one axle to another . Do you disagree ?
ticki2 12/02/19 01:22pm Truck Campers
RE: Weight capacity for 2019 Ram 1500

COG is still not a thing. No modern camper manufacturer would design a TC where that would be a problem. Sure, you can put a TC made for a long bed on a short one to make COG off, but otherwise, it’s not even worth a consideration. Based on that line of fake numbers, there would be less weight on the rear if the COG is in front of the rear axle. So, all we’d need to do is put a few heavy objects in the front of the rear axle and we could transfer 10% of the weight to the front axle.. Why stop there, just put a few more items in the front and put 20% on the front axle. Seriously? That is exactly what a weight distributing hitch does . If you put a MC on the front or the rear you don't think it would change the axle loads . No it doesn't change the COG of the TC but it does change the COG of the complete rig .
ticki2 12/02/19 11:22am Truck Campers
RE: TR: The Road to winning a National Championship

Quite the adventure . Congratulations on the win and for making that trip unscathed .
ticki2 12/01/19 03:14pm Truck Campers
RE: dumping tanks

I keep a list of people and locations who dump the grey on the ground because it doesn’t matter. Then, when my grey tank is full I stop by their house and let it rip. Of course, I also publish the locations online because it doesn’t matter. :D Let me see if l understand this . It's ok for you to dump your grey water at someone's house but not OK for them to dump their great water in the boonies .
ticki2 11/29/19 06:45pm Truck Campers
RE: replacement battery door

Pelland Enterprises for new . RV Dr George for used .
ticki2 11/23/19 01:39pm Truck Campers
RE: My new to me camper.

So am I . :)
ticki2 11/22/19 05:25pm Truck Campers
RE: need help locating a part

Try RV DR GEORGE . I believe in Sacramento , they do ship .
ticki2 11/22/19 05:20pm Truck Campers
RE: Do upgrades help the selling price?

The camper you are selling is old and rare . The perspective buyers will either know what they are looking at or not have a clue . Offer the original parts and fridge with the deal , not installed . You have a limited market .
ticki2 11/21/19 06:24am Truck Campers
RE: Jacks

Those jacks are almost identical to the Rieco Titan tripod jacks except the Jack head is no longer square . There is standard duty and heavy duty . Heavy duty has has chain on the tripod spreaders . Give them a call , they may have advice/parts for yours . I suspect they are the original manufacturer or bought out the original company . Good luck , let us know h ow it works out .
ticki2 11/21/19 06:02am Truck Campers
RE: Propane Usage 2500 Watt Onan

I have read and experienced myself that if the tank valve is not fully opened to tight that I get a slight gas smell ( leak ) . Worth checking . I have had water gate valves do the same thing .
ticki2 11/12/19 08:44pm Truck Campers
RE: Upgrade truck suspension

Sorry Ardvark had your rig mixed up with th OP
ticki2 11/11/19 04:07pm Truck Campers
RE: Upgrade truck suspension

My scale weights are unloaded 4320# F and 3960# R . Loaded its 4400# F and 7220# R . Keep in mind truck is an older drw with different camper . I'm surprised your' s is adding 300# to the front , that might be a contributor . WHat is your front axle rating . Can you narrow it down to what roads cause the problem . I know the truck is new but I had a similar problem in a new 73 Dodge van . It turned out to be an internal nut in the steering box that backed off . If you can duplicate the problem it may be time for a dealer visit .
ticki2 11/11/19 03:48pm Truck Campers
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