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16  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: heated waste tanks on: December 23, 2015, 03:53:22 pm
            I would recommend you NOT unwinterize until you are out of freezing temperatures. To use the bathroom, get 4-5 gallons of RV antifreeze and pour down the toilet into the black tank. You should still have plenty of capacity until out of winter. Take jugs of water with and don't let any go down the drain. Use a dish pan and throw it out the door. Wouldn't hurt to put a couple gallons of antifreeze in the gray water tank as well just in case some water runs down the drain. At $3-4 per gallon, it is cheap insurance.
         Then reverse the process when you return home if it is still freezing.
17  Main Forum / Around the Campfire / Re: Just wondering... on: December 10, 2015, 08:18:01 am
My first "camper" was a tent trailer--one of the first manufactured--that my parents bought in 1952. It was passed on to me in 1969. I moved up to a travel trailer in 1976 and sold the much loved and well used tent trailer to a young family on a very small budget and they were so excited. I know I saw it once in Rocky Mountain National Park. I have to believe that every mile our "campers" travel with new owners they relive all our memories and wonderful moments. Yours is no exception.

Happy Holidays to all!!
18  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Winterizing on: November 08, 2015, 10:31:32 pm
We have a 2013 and it came with the Camco winterizing connection.  I love it. We never blow the system, just lots of RV antifreeze.
First two winters we stored above 9,000 feet with temps sinking to -35 and nothing froze including the water left in the hot water heater. So, no worries Ron.
A few more items...
If mice/rodents are a possibility, remove all food and food-like items (i.e. scented candles) and use some form or rodent deterrent. There is a separate discussion thread about choices. We use the pine oil packets. Only purchased once and then refresh with pine oil each year.
Remember to winterize the outside shower if  you have one.
I rubber band a piece of paper towel inside a baggie over all faucets, sprayers, shower heads to keep pink drips under control. Saves on clean-up later
19  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Need The Strength Of "THE HULK" To Work Your Shower Head? If So, Read This. on: October 25, 2015, 10:11:48 pm
A good soaking in white vinegar will also clear away the minerals that block the shower head holes or anyplace else you have mineral build-up. 

We also quickly replaced the shower head, but with a model that has an on/off sliding thumb switch and bigger head. Our sweet ride is tucked away for the winter so don't know the brand but it works much easier than the push-through button worked even when new. Whenever we use the outside shower which we did not change, we celebrate we changed the inside one. Ron your must have really strong fingers to have lived with the original for 4 years.
20  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Improvements & Enhancements, 2007 PC-2350 on: October 23, 2015, 12:21:33 pm
If you ever run out of your own projects, you can come to my house.  I have an RV plug and place to dump in the drive, live in the "Funnest Little Town in America" (as per Rand McNally) and scenery to kill for.
21  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.
22  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?!
23  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.

24  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:
25  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.
26  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.
27  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.
28  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.
29  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.
30  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. 
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