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The butyl tape goes between the window fame and the sidewall. Then the outer edge off the window frame-to-wall seam should be sealed with a caulk on the top and both sides. The bottom is typically left uncaulked to provide drainage "just in case", but some people seal that too.

Proflex RV is an excellent sealer for most seams, but any window & door caulk will do.
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Rallies, Shows, & Events / Re: 2019 Quartzsite Rally - Reply Topic
« Last post by Larry N. on Today at 07:31:02 PM »
Made it home a few hours ago and it is good to be out of the cold and to have a fast Internet 5G connection.
Sorry you missed a warm, calm day today, Bill. Good to have met you, though.
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General Discussion / Re: This will cost a pretty penny
« Last post by Back2PA on Today at 07:30:51 PM »
I'm plenty happy with my "old" 2011 (wouldn't mind having one of those fancy new tailgates tho...)
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Towing and towables / Help with weights RV to tow behind 2016 Volvo XC90
« Last post by NYNJ8 on Today at 07:28:57 PM »
Hello - I'm looking for help moving up from my pop-up camper. Looking for a light weight bunkhouse model with a sink in the bathroom.  Options with this requirement are limited at my TV capabilities.

TV: 2016 Volvo XC90 w/ factory tow package. 
GVWR: 6060
CCC: 1210
Rated for 5000/500 Towing/Tongue
Passengers: 450lbs
Cargo: 100lbs (approx)
Hitch Receiver: 100lbs (assumed)
WDH: 100lbs (assumed)

I figure this leaves me with 460lbs tongue weight, and a theoretical max GVWR trailer 4600lbs.  Based on my search criteria I have found only 3 models which work on paper but the limiting factor is my remaining tongue weight.  The only models that seems like it will work in the real world is the Spree Escape 196s, which they stopped making in 2017, and Apex Nano 193BHS. 

Am I missing something?  The Salem FSX 179DBK is very attractive but has a dry hitch weight of 465lbs.  Battery and cargo will certainly bring tongue weight to 560lbs.  Could I go over my available tongue weight if using a WDH?  If so, that would make a few other models available to me. 

Appreciate your help or corrections to my assumptions. 

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Tech Talk / Re: Running my outlets off an inverter??
« Last post by Gary RV_Wizard on Today at 07:27:27 PM »
If that outlet can deliver a steady 20A, you can get maybe 300W via that inverter, but few of them can actually do that. At least not for long. Even the ones fused for 20A.  However, if its just a phone charger and a smallish tv, 100 watts is probably enough.
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General Discussion / Re: This will cost a pretty penny
« Last post by grashley on Today at 07:25:42 PM »
I was "window shopping" on the web last night.  A new 2019 Ford F350 SRW Limited trim is just over $81K.  No options available because they are all standard equipment.  Diesel, crew cab, high tech everything.
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Tech Talk / Re: Running my outlets off an inverter??
« Last post by ChasA on Today at 07:18:18 PM »
I don't believe you'll get 300 watts from that inverter plugged into a cigarette lighter plug.  If you find the operating instructions for that inverter it will tell you it's good for about 125 watts plugged in to a cigarette lighter plug and to get the full rated wattage you need a connection through a larger size wire, usually hard wired.
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Motorhomes / Re: Levelers & slideouts question?
« Last post by NY_Dutch on Today at 07:11:56 PM »
If you disengage you slide to crank it out you need to double check that it is fully engaged when you are done. This can lead to it not moving correctly later. From my own experience, it may still move but not fully retract.

On ours, when the brake release switch is on, the In/Out switch is disabled.
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Tech Talk / Re: Looking for a 12 volt light
« Last post by grashley on Today at 07:04:21 PM »
FANTASTIC!  Thanks for reporting back.  Now Gizmo can get some sleep!  8)
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Rallies, Shows, & Events / Re: 2019 Quartzsite Rally - Reply Topic
« Last post by HueyPilotVN on Today at 06:58:20 PM »
Made it home a few hours ago and it is good to be out of the cold and to have a fast Internet 5G connection.
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