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631  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Barry and Sue's list of TIPS and TRICKS on: November 05, 2012, 01:05:33 pm

Prevention is better than a cure.

632  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Barry and Sue's list of TIPS and TRICKS on: November 05, 2012, 08:25:55 am
Wanted to pull together some of our Tips and Tricks posting so that it would be easier to find them when needed.  Click on the title to be directed to the original posting and access to any discussion.  

Barry & Sue

  Access Door
  America the Beautiful Senior Pass
  Bike Rack
  Blue Ox Tiger Trac
  Cherry Finish Maintenace and Repair
  Cleaning Lime/Calcium Stains
  Cleaning the Gray Tank
  Clothes Dryer
  Door Mat
  Emergency TOGO Bag
  Extra Side Table
  Floor Repair
  Fuse and Breaker Labeling
  Halftime Oven Door Cleaning
  High traffic storage guards
  Hooks for the back storage area
  Inside Front Curtain
  Laundry Storage
  Let there be Light
  Literature Storage
  Lubricating Washers for Aladdin Blue Ox Tow Bar
  Magnetic Mount Paper Towel holder
  Mattress bottom protected
  Night Table Mod
  Norcold Refrigerator Service Manual
  Pads for slide out rollers
  Paint Entry Step (Rear) and Hitch
  Patty O'Shade for automatic awning
  PC Power Draw
  Picture Hanging
  Proof of Purchase
  Refrigerator Temperature
  Service Manuals and Trouble Shooting Guides
  Sewer Hose Storage
  Shelf for under sink cabinet
  Shelf Installed - Another Mod
  Small Little Fix Behind Stove Top
  Sofa Table
  Sound Bar
  Stop Rust
  Stop Rust in Shower
  Storing dishes
  Storing plastic grocery bags
  Swivel Driver's Seat and Bathroom Sink Cover
  Swivel TV Mount
  Swivel TV Mount Now Completed
  Tailoring sheets for 2551/2552
  Thetford Lubricant
  Things We Have Added to Our 2350 - Bathroom Part 1
  Things We Have Added to Our 2350 - Bathroom Part 2
  Things We Have Added to Our 2350 - Dining Table
  Things We Have Added to Our 2350 - Extra Storage
  Things We Have Added to Our 2350 - Kitchen
  Things We Have Added to Our 2350 - Laundry
  Things We Have Added to Our 2350 - Sun Screen
  Toilet Paper Holder
633  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Barry n Sue on: November 04, 2012, 09:40:20 pm
Removed post - it didn't work right.

634  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Setting up a toad on: November 03, 2012, 08:54:24 am

After you connect the Toad to the PC

1. Turn the ignition to ACC/ACCESSORY.

2. Shift the transmission to N (Neutral).

3. Release the parking brake.

There is also a notice in the owner's manual to not exceed 65 MPH while towing.

I have also found setting the A/C to MAX helps keep dust out

635  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Setting up a toad on: November 02, 2012, 08:29:14 pm

Towing equipment ends up being a lot of personal choices.  Two of the big manufacturer's are Blue Ox and Roadmaster plus several other smaller ones.  Both have web site with a lot of information about towing.

Motorhome Magazine is also a good source for introductory towing information

There is not going to be one correct answer for selecting towing equipment.  Some of the things you might want to think about:
1.  When the toad is disconnected for the motor home do you want the tow bar stored on toad or PC.
2.  Weight of tow bar.
3.  Base plate used on toad.
4.  Drop hitch to maintain level connection between toad and PC.
5.  Supplemental braking or not -- Big decision!!!!!!
6.  Type of supplemental braking.
7.  Price.

There is a lot information to digest before you are ready to buy.

I have had good luck with Blue Ox both the equipment and customer service.

Keep the questions coming.  Everyone here is eager to help.

636  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: New pics from Daytona soon! on: October 31, 2012, 01:57:27 pm
Phoenix USA

Just passing the competition!

637  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Improvements & Enhancements, 2007 PC-2350 on: October 29, 2012, 09:05:48 am

Quick check for you on the TV remote.  If the remote is able to control more than one type or model of TV it might need to be reprogrammed.  Most of the codes for the remotes and TV's are in the owner's manual.  Worst case you might have to get the codes off the internet.

638  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Blue Ox got the best of me on: October 26, 2012, 11:53:32 am
I had a Blue Ox Tiger Trac in stalled on our 2008 2350 E350.  I took it to a very experienced frame shop and they had some problems getting it installed.  At one point they called and said they could not do the job (driver's side frame mount would not fit).  I contacted Blue Ox support and explained the problem.  Blue had the engineer that designed the Trac bar call the frame shop and walked them through the installation.  I do not know exactly what the problem was but the frame shop was able to easily finish the installation within an half hour after they got off the phone.

Customer Support Number 1-800-228-9289

My installation was on a E350 and used a Tiger Trac part number 2402.  The E450 should use part number 2450.  

639  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Rather be camping? on: October 24, 2012, 07:44:07 pm

There is always hope for everyone.

Start by joining us on January 2 at Franklin Locks for a day or two.

Barry and Sue
640  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Steps won'stay out on: October 22, 2012, 08:02:21 pm

Does the step come out and then retracts or does it just not come out.

641  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Introduce Yourself! on: October 13, 2012, 06:21:16 pm

Another congrats from us.  Welcome to the PC family.  The waiting is over and now the fun begins.

Barry and Sue
642  Main Forum / Polls / Re: Tow Another Vehicle (Toad)? on: October 12, 2012, 09:55:07 am

    This is for you!!!     GO GET EM', DETROIT TIGERS!  GO GET EM',TIGERS!!!!

643  Main Forum / Polls / Re: Tow Another Vehicle (Toad)? on: October 12, 2012, 09:53:21 am

Here is how I create a poll there maybe other ways but this works for me.

Login into the forum

Go to the Polls section of the forum

Click on "Post New Poll"

Enter the Poll Question

Enter List of Answers

Select Poll Options

Post the Poll

644  Main Forum / Polls / Tow Another Vehicle (Toad)? on: October 11, 2012, 07:40:47 pm
Ron, is this what you wanted?
645  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Advice needed for linen storage on: October 09, 2012, 10:16:05 am
Since we are not going to use the PC until 12/26  (78 more days but who is counting) I've cleaned everything.  I've washed all the bedding including mattress pads and comforters.  Now where to store them.  Do you store them all folded in the PC or do you take them in the house?  Do you store them in space bags or cabinets or???   Our PC is kept in the garage so it is out of the elements.  Just wondering what others do during that off camping season.

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