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Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 06-02-2019, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Suite Sweets
I 100% agree with MTK46

I 100% agree with MTK46
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 06-01-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,934
Posted By Suite Sweets
Gentlemen: I post this update not to start a...

Gentlemen: I post this update not to start a verbal joust, but for the value to any others in the same quandary as I.

Notanlines - thanks for the lead to RVUSA. They had exactly the information...
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 06-01-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By Suite Sweets
Seems to me the difference in the tanks is in the...

Seems to me the difference in the tanks is in the size. Typically, RVer's generate much more gray water than black and therefore, the gray tanks are larger. I'd want them plumbed correctly too, and...
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 04-08-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,647
Posted By Suite Sweets
google How to Get Rid of Algae. You'll find a...

google How to Get Rid of Algae. You'll find a utube video and a number of products to kill algae. Once it's dead, I think with time, it will break apart, and can be drained out of your tank drain....
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-31-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,032
Posted By Suite Sweets
Ultra - Reading in other forums, someone said...

Ultra - Reading in other forums, someone said they called Lippert at the same point as you are, and Lippert told him to "learn to live with it". What is happening is stiction, and this link (which I...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-30-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,032
Posted By Suite Sweets
There is lots on the internet about this...

There is lots on the internet about this 'popping'. Google landing jacks popping and you'll learn all about it. Essentially, there are 3 different hydraulic additives you can purchase for about...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-25-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,019
Posted By Suite Sweets
Goober, I feel your pain. Seems you still have a...

Goober, I feel your pain. Seems you still have a sense of humor over it. Are you able to stay with the rig, at the location where being fixed, until everything is fixed ? At least then, when you...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-24-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,032
Posted By Suite Sweets
Cummins - for the life of me, I can't find where...

Cummins - for the life of me, I can't find where I said "I" removed them. I find where I said I took them to the hydraulic shop. But I'm tired, and not going to re-read those posts a 3rd time. So,...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-23-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,032
Posted By Suite Sweets
Cummins - Yes, they are that type. The bolt seen...

Cummins - Yes, they are that type. The bolt seen just above the plate goes into a cast disc. The disc has a nut welded to the top. That weld failed, allowing the disc to drop and the disc was...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-23-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,032
Posted By Suite Sweets
Wingnut, yes, I knew the original post was old. ...

Wingnut, yes, I knew the original post was old. But I thought the info about being able to rebuild them, the time it could take, and the cost, would be germane to somebody. The RV repair place...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-22-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,032
Posted By Suite Sweets
On our front landing jacks, the weld failed that...

On our front landing jacks, the weld failed that holds the disc that is inside the sleeve, and which hold the sleeve up. The sleeve fell down onto the pavement and got bent. It must have given the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-22-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,669
Posted By Suite Sweets
MTK DRV probably felt it didn't need them...

MTK DRV probably felt it didn't need them because of the cost savings to them, involved in not providing. DRV as owned by THOR is working on less than 6% net profit. Anyplace they can save will...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-19-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,669
Posted By Suite Sweets
Wingnut - When Slade (Rolling Retreats) looked at...

Wingnut - When Slade (Rolling Retreats) looked at my one wedge pair, and said they were the wrong size, I wondered about that single part number, as well. He seemed to have long lengths of wedges,...
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-18-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,098
Posted By Suite Sweets
When the truck shows to pump, hold the toilet...

When the truck shows to pump, hold the toilet valve open with a stick. The wider the better. This is what all the Airstreams do at their big rallys, and never a tank collapse.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-18-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,019
Posted By Suite Sweets
Porkchop - Now I understand I thought Notan was...

Porkchop - Now I understand I thought Notan was writing about his DRV having a better refrig, better cooktop, etc. Best I not get started on all wrong with my Redwood. For what I paid for the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-18-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,669
Posted By Suite Sweets
As I understand it, that would not be the...

As I understand it, that would not be the difference. The purpose of the wedges is to keep the top of the slide 'box' from moving all around inside it's opening. Thinking of the slides - those...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-18-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,669
Posted By Suite Sweets
MTK The very first post, in which I raised the...

MTK The very first post, in which I raised the question of their usage, had photo's. Or, if needed, I could post 4 pair of my brand spanking new wedges.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-18-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,019
Posted By Suite Sweets
Bill, I've read and re-read this posting, and...

Bill, I've read and re-read this posting, and cannot find anyone who's saying Redwoodis better than DRV. Where are you reading it ?
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-18-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,387
Posted By Suite Sweets
Begger, You have a DRV and have experienced the...

Begger, You have a DRV and have experienced the quality. You may not be happy stepping down, just to accomplish a floor plan. Weight doesn't have to be a function of quality of materials, but I...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-18-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,019
Posted By Suite Sweets
I too, got rid of a Redwood, and feel the same...

I too, got rid of a Redwood, and feel the same way. Price kept me from considering a Thor DRV, but after my experience with Redwood (owned by Thor) , was glad to get a pre-Thor DRV
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-18-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,470
Posted By Suite Sweets
Ditto on the space heater. But add to that -...

Ditto on the space heater. But add to that - pickup a 12 gauge extension cored from Harbor Freight. I've found 25 ft adequate in every situation. Run the extension cord from the pedestal, in...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-16-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,669
Posted By Suite Sweets
Gentlemen: Had the Suite to Rolling Retreats ...

Gentlemen: Had the Suite to Rolling Retreats (what a pleasure to deal with). Slade (owner, with wife Alicia) spotted that the one slide room with Wedges had the wrong size wedges. He correct the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-08-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,098
Posted By Suite Sweets
Jerapais, 1. I concur with the 2 weeks 2. ...

Jerapais,
1. I concur with the 2 weeks
2. Regarding the poo pyramid - holding the flush valve open with your foot, stir the pyramid up every 3-4 days. it will not get hard, because it will be...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-02-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By Suite Sweets
wingnut, I agree with you - ours stayed in place,...

wingnut, I agree with you - ours stayed in place, as well. But pistons are designed to move laterally inside their cylinders, so when someone pointed out the value of the chocks, I switched to the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-29-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By Suite Sweets
Old guy - you mention no chocks. As was...

Old guy - you mention no chocks. As was explained to me - the legs are made for vertical loads, and they don't like lateral pressures. We now use chocks to keep the trailer from moving forward when...
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