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LBarr2002

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#42
I have the benefit or curse, depending on how you look at it, of being able to see the roof of my camper from my dining room window. The roof needed to be cleaned. Old fashioned elbow grease worked ok, but is there a better way?

Other than "You're supposed to wash the roof?" (@Twilliamson ) or "I have people for that." (@jimbo92 )

I'm hoping I can do it sooner next time and find something to spray on and wash off.

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Not specifically camper related, but camping related. The last time we took all 4 bikes camping we put the kids bikes in the storage door of the camper and adult bikes in the back of the pickup. With the shell on it was a pain anyway, and the truck is gone so had to come up with a better solution.

I ordered a Swagman XC2 and stuck it in the front reciever. This was less than ideal...

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It's not designed to be flipped, but all it took was through drilling a couple holes. Much better.

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#45
We spent Saturday-Tuesday at North Beach Family Campground near St. Augustine. Loved the campground and probably will go back. It runs from A1A to the waterway with nothing built on the beach in front, so basically clear from beach to intercoastal. 160+ sites but they're all pretty secluded and shaded.

We had brutal wind for the trip down, but this rig handled it like a champ. I was surprised by how much it was downshifting, but I guess a headwind will do that. The trip back was excellent.

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#46
The last couple trips we've had power, but I noticed the battery seemed to be getting weak when setting up or stopping at rest areas. I was about to buy a new battery, then remembered @Twilliamson had mentioned the battery disconnects failing. I had ordered one a few days ago to have a spare and it showed up today. The switch had gotten hard to turn so I went ahead and swapped it out. Problem solved! And another one ordered for a spare spare.

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#47
The last couple trips we've had power, but I noticed the battery seemed to be getting weak when setting up or stopping at rest areas. I was about to buy a new battery, then remembered @Twilliamson had mentioned the battery disconnects failing. I had ordered one a few days ago to have a spare and it showed up today. The switch had gotten hard to turn so I went ahead and swapped it out. Problem solved! And another one ordered for a spare spare.

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does it corrode? what goes bad in it?
 

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does it corrode? what goes bad in it?
The switch itself is "sealed" and I didn't take it apart to investigate further. But it felt crunchy when turning so probably internal corrosion.

I posted it on the IBEX group and someone else pointed out that it's in a terrible spot. Any spray from rear tires of tv is directly on it. Several said they either have or plan to move it into the front storage compartment.
 
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