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1  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Roller skid wheels on: September 29, 2015, 11:13:05 pm
We have the 2100 which hangs lower in the tail than longer models. Because we cracked the SaniCon, we added two roller wheels on the hitch bar and are glad for them.  You don't really loose 2.5 in. In looking at our rig, I would say less than an inch because other "things" are hanging low. The impact is first absorbed by the springs which reduces any frame "trauma." I will add that we first purchased one that was suppose to fit on the hitch, but size did not work so we went to the two welded to the hitch.
2  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Mouse Repellent on: August 01, 2015, 11:11:34 am
I have those handy check lists everywhere as well. Including one on my phone with a calendar alarm on the day we leave.  Problem is REMEMBERING...Where are the check lists?  Why is my phone making that sound?  Isn't retirement (and the aging process) fun?!
3  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: excessive heat in the passenger area of chassis on: June 19, 2015, 10:30:06 am
I concur that the heat is more noticeable to those of us in the cooler parts of the country. When in Big Bend with an unseasonable heat wave last year (112), everything was hot!  Our doghouse cover was loose and tightening that helped a little.  My solution-- I made a pillow of foam and fiber fill, covered in washable material,  that I rest my feet on.  I may retrofit with the insulating material to add extra protect. I like the fan suggestion. I have a low voltage fan that will run off the inverter or cigaret lighter sockets so will add that.

4  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Cleaning Holding tank sensors and chemicals on: June 08, 2015, 12:34:07 pm
Little typo there.  Correct link is:
5  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Sani-con pump system on: June 07, 2015, 03:32:56 pm
Just search on YouTube.  Earl's video is posted there as well as several from the manufacturer.  Same goes on how to drain and flush your tanks.
6  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Facebook users and Phoenix Cruiser on: May 28, 2015, 12:34:26 pm
Count me with the "NO" votes as to Facebook for all the reasons listed.  Have an account set up at a library so can't trace back to my computer and rarely go to it.  Use it on my daughter's computer when I want to get a coupon or must visit for some company information. Maybe us PC devotees are an older average age and/or much smarter than the Roadtrek owners.
7  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Where to hang bathroom towel rack and toilet paper on the 2100? on: May 19, 2015, 11:09:23 pm
Have the 2100.  One over-the-door towel rack.  Also a pressure curtain rod running the length of the bathroom (back wall to over medicine cabinet). Sits above the shower door frame and is used mainly for drying wet towels/laundry (but we are short so not a problem).  When driving, put a binder clip on all towels so they stay put.
8  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Introduce Yourself! on: March 08, 2015, 11:23:10 am
At 6'2" and a dog (with stuff) the size of a lab, it would be a push on living space in the 2100.  Slide bed would be short. For us (husband 5'6" and wife 5") it works great. Maybe the no slide with jackknife sofa would work, but a lot less living space inside. Also, you need to see how the bathroom would work. We have no storage issues because we do travel lite and make good use of all space.
9  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Introduce Yourself! on: March 07, 2015, 10:57:54 pm
Welcome! You found the place to get lots of good information and assistance. We have the 2100 (2013) with slide and find it works well for us. We (husband and wife) lived in it for about 6 weeks when our house sold way quicker than anticipated and survived it very well. We shopped, researched, and rented for 3 years. Was looking for used, but the used PC2100s are few and far between. Then a new one came on the market with a killer deal because of a cancelled custom order and we jumped on it. No regrets. We don't tow because we went small to have the ability to drive easily in cities and park like a car. We do rent cars along the way. Only once was that not an option when we wanted one--Big Bend National Park.
10  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Another Crazy idea from CrazyG.. on: January 12, 2015, 10:30:50 am
Thanks. Some of the keys are light weight and compact. There are many nooks and cranys in our 21ft. baby.  Then I fill the toaster oven with kitchen linens, and have made a platform above the water tank that holds pans and plates. Amazing all the storage space you can find when you start looking. 
11  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Another Crazy idea from CrazyG.. on: January 11, 2015, 10:03:56 pm
I like the gas cooktop and find two burners to be plenty. Use it lots since we boondock. When on power use the convection feature on the microwave, toaster oven and large electric skillet. I also have a small electric skillet that will work off the inverter. I supplement those with a portable butane camp stove for cooking stinky/steamy food outside or table side. They are compact,  light weight and inexpensive. Several model at Amazon Camping stores sell them as well.
12  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: short time storage on: December 01, 2014, 11:01:41 pm
We store our PC2100 in a storage facility so no power available and we do cover it using a cover made for a 22ft. travel trailer which fits very well. Also winterize because we live in the high Rocky Mountains.  We just shut everything off and unplug all plugs just in case there is a power drain.  I remove all food and food-like stuff that could attract pests. Put in some pest strips and mouse traps just in case. We visit it every 6weeks or so and run the engine and generator. Needless to say, but when not running, always leave the fridge propped open.
13  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: If you build it they will come on: November 20, 2014, 11:07:38 pm
We have the 2100 and did many of the after market corrections--air bags on rear axle, heavy duty shocks, sway bars, etc. and it greatly improved the handling and tail drag (due to rear water tank and holding tanks). Even if we couldn't improve the handling, with the shorter length we can travel many roads and park in many places that larger rigs cannot. For us, the trade off is worth it.
14  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: RV Cover for 28 foot 2552 on: November 20, 2014, 05:18:48 pm
We have the 2100 and struggled with that. Covers for that length RV were not wide enough so went with the smallest we could that would fit. Our first cover was too big in length and height.  Took a lot of creative nipping and tucking and still it drug on the ground and froze in snow melt (at 9,200 in the Rockies) doing damage when we wanted it out in April. We were also concerned about potential damage from rubbing in the high winds. That did not happen and we were able to mend the damage and use it a few more winters. This fall (2014) we purchased one for a 22 foot travel trailer from Camping World ($296 total). Seems very well made and fits like a glove with the use of one additional tie above the windshield/below the bull nose and we were good to go. Problem with a stock motorhome cover on a PC is our units are narrower and shorter in height than most motorhomes. Whereas the travel trailer is closer to our height and width. Won't know the whole story until we go to remove the cover but at this moment am very happy.
15  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Do you remove TV in the winter? on: October 30, 2014, 11:30:20 pm
We live in the high Rockies (9,200 ft.) and it gets to -30 or lower. Never removed any electronics and they still work fine. We also run the generator and engine every 6-8 weeks.
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