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    Fireplace in a Motorhome

    My new little Sonic 169VRK didn't come with one so I bought a small portable that can sit on the floor or hang on the wall.
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    Power Awning Worth It?

    It is hard to say if you will like it better or not. Both have good points and bad. I finally got an electric awning with this last trailer. I like the ease of pushing a button, but I hate how low the arms are and I can't tie down the awning so I have to put it in and out when I leave camp...
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    Hot Water problem

    But if the winterizing valve is shut off wouldn't he also not have hot water on the pump?  How could it get through on the pump, but not on city water? I would maybe see if there is pipe that goes from the city water inlet that might be plugged with something that is outside of the water inlet...
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    RV furniture wesites

    We took out our jackknife sofa and replaced it with two small zero-clearance recliners.  We just put a small stop, screwed to the floor just in front of the legs and for two years they haven't moved yet during travel. We picked up the recliners at the Sears Outlet store by our house.
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    Foil in air vent

    Make sure it isn't the vent hose that has been collapsed by something.  You should be able to use a flashlight to be sure.  It would help to take the vent cover off if you can.
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    Newbie TT leveling question

    How would that work with tandem axles?  Looks like a perfect idea, but I don't think one would fit between the tires so it would only lift one tire?
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    1977(?) Starcraft Travel Trailer GUT job help

    If I were going to do this I think I would start with the roof and making sure it is all sealed up.  Then tear out the inside.  I would want to protect all my work from possible molding again if the roof and outside weren't sealed. Good luck with your project!
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    Cargo area LED lighting

    You will be happy with it the first time you pull into your campsite at night and need your leveling blocks and utility hookup gear.
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    MId 80's Citation Travel Trailers

    Have you tried just Googling it?  I got a bunch of hits.
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    Possible axle problems...

    S/N is Serial number.
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    Fixtures for a TT

    Replaced the kitchen faucet with one from IKEA, the bathroom faucet came from Lowe's and the shower faucets did come from Camping world.  Gave up trying to match that one with the holes and space we had. 
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    Bench or Table & Chairs

    Neither of us are "trim", but our dinette is staying in our small (25') 5th wheel.  It is comfortable for both of us to sit at and I need the storage under the seats.  We don't really need the bed (one time in 5 years), but we took out the jacknife sofa and put in two recliners in it's place so...
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    Installing Shelving Question

    JPY, sorry for the late reply.  Yes, those are the toggles and brackets.  I used 12" shelf brackets.  I just used the screw holes that are on the upright brackets, no extra toggles.  I installed them on the back wall.  I have had this setup for 4 years now and (knock on wood) nothing has broken...
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    Water in my RV Hot Water Heater when I store it for 4-5 weeks?

    When leaving a camping spot, one of the things I do is turn off the water heater and then use the residual hot water to clean the shower, bathroom and kitchen.  By the time I am done the water is running cool so hot water isn't left in the tank.  We have never had a sulfur smell. We only drain...
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    replacing shades with curtains...first post here!

    I did exactly that because I hated the valances.  I bought lightweight, inexpensive rods at IKEA along with curtains panels that I cut down and sewed to size.  Over my sink I covered a blackout shade (from IKEA) with the same material so it matched.  Then I hung black blackout shades behind all...
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