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16  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Electric step on: June 15, 2015, 09:06:06 pm
My wife reminded me of something I had forgotten (I'm sure it had nothing to do with age  Grin).  Last February, I used the toggle switch on the dashboard (connecting the coach batteries to the truck battery) to try to start the engine.  Apparently that caused the same problem.  Although I hadn't used the switch since, I flipped a few times anyway - that solved the problem.  Just a heads-up.
17  Main Forum / General Discussion / Electric step on: June 15, 2015, 05:49:40 pm
Okay, another electric step question, again.  The step goes in when the door closes regardless of which way the switch is set.  Once before, someone said to spin the plunger switch on the door jam, and that did fix the problem.  Not this time.  The step worked fine in March but now once again, its in & out, in & out, in & out   pulling hair out
18  Main Forum / Adventure Anywhere / RVTravel.com on: June 07, 2015, 03:47:06 pm
If you subscribe to the weekly newsletter from www.RVTravel.com, they have a weekly feature called What RV do you drive or tow?.  It invites readers to submit a photo of their RV, a description of where they travel, and what they tow.  I submitted a photo of our Phoenix Cruiser and info about one of our trips: http://rvtravel.com/?q=content/rv-travel-reader-rvs-june-6-2015

Our travel log: http://www.mytripjournal.com/HistoricRoute66
19  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Rear view monitor position on: May 28, 2015, 07:52:51 pm
Sounds like a great idea, but it wouldn't work for us.  We tow "her" car, leaving "my" large sedan at home.  She like to keep track of "her" car and looks at the monitor often.   shrug
20  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Poor Handling on our 2013 2100 on: May 25, 2015, 03:59:55 pm
6' 3" will not work on the twin beds.  I'm 6' and just fit.  You'll need a bed in a slide-out, but plan on your feet hanging over. Even at 6', my feet hung over in a model 2900 (no longer made).
21  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Poor Handling on our 2013 2100 on: May 25, 2015, 12:00:12 pm
This is our second PC so obviously we are impressed and satisfied.  We only traded for a floor plan that we liked better: full one-room bath (no isle in the middle), both a sofa and a dinette, room for a recliner and lots of storage.  We also wanted to avoid the extra weight and complexity more than one slide.  We usually stay days even weeks at time, rarely ever boondock, so the 3100 has been perfect.  No handling issues at all.  I sometimes think a few folks want a close-to-car ride in a motorhome and get caught up the minutia and cost of making changes with ever diminishing returns.
22  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Good handling 3100 on: May 24, 2015, 06:44:06 pm
Glad to hear of your good experience.  I have been reluctant to report the same good experience for our 3100 after reading all of the posts about handling problems and posts about adding accessories to improve handling.  We bought our model 3100 new in 2011.  We have never added any accessories to improve handling and never experienced any handling problems.  A little push from big rigs on the interstate occasionally, but I had that with our previous Class A.  We tow a Chevy HHR and rarely know its there.  Perhaps the extra wheel length and having just the one slide are factors in the good handling.
23  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: I need some instagram help/advice on: May 20, 2015, 05:55:48 pm
I didnt suggest rightsized, I suggested rightsize   a different meaning.
24  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Where to hang bathroom towel rack and toilet paper on the 2100? on: May 14, 2015, 07:45:17 am
Mount brackets with screws then attach the towel bar.  The shower board is pretty thick.  Have used this for six years now and works nicely.  Its high and doesnt get wet.  Very solid but not to be used as a grab bar!
25  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Where to hang bathroom towel rack and toilet paper on the 2100? on: May 13, 2015, 10:00:03 pm
We liked the towel bar on the door so well, we added a second one as pictured...
26  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Where to hang bathroom towel rack and toilet paper on the 2100? on: May 13, 2015, 09:55:25 pm
No. Only the two accessories in the shower use suction cups as pictured.  The others are attached with screws.  There's a wood header behind the sliding door panel to anchor the towel bar securely.
27  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Where to hang bathroom towel rack and toilet paper on the 2100? on: May 13, 2015, 08:29:52 pm
We added these to our PC and are happy with all the choices.  The suction cups in the bath work great and have surprisingly never fallen, even over the winter in storage, although I do push on them occasionally to reseat them.
28  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: 2552-----These mattresses have to go on: May 07, 2015, 08:40:11 am
Ill have to admit Im puzzled by the aversion to memory foam.  We just spent the month of March at a Florida RV resort and found the memory foam toppers to very comfortable.  The extra height was not a problem for us.  Never experienced them to be hot, even in Florida.  A great solution for us easy and economical.   nod
29  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: 2552-----These mattresses have to go on: May 06, 2015, 09:33:11 pm
We didn’t much like our mattresses either.  But finding RV (bunk bed) size is a problem.  I added a 3” memory foam topper which works really great.  Bought this: http://www.overstock.com/Bedding-Bath/Dream-Form-Ventilated-3-inch-Memory-Foam-Mattress-Topper/5309595/product.html?refccid=YIOVTWGIHPZ2UDSJLTBW67I4EU&searchidx=9.  Bought the King Size and cut it in two pieces with an electric knife; goes through it like butter.  Google a video on how to cut memory foam – very easy.  Worked well because the mattresses are not exactly the same length.  Then covered everything with quality mattress pads.

Assume you could completely replace the entire mattress with something like this: http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Sarah-Peyton-Convection-Cooled-10-inch-King-size-Memory-Foam-Mattress/4141898/product.html?refccid=OD76C635UFSKUZKCP24CQ7YIF4&searchidx=3, and cut it in two pieces.
30  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Question About Towing on: May 06, 2015, 12:56:12 pm
Our first PC (now on our second) was a 2900, no longer made.  We were also told when we bought it that mud flaps could not be added due to the position of one of the tanks.  We added a rock guard, http://www.campingworld.com/shopping/item/ultra-guard-94-w-x-20-h-for-motorhomes/13300, which worked fine.  We did not experience any problems with it picking up small rock as mentioned above.  We did try a bra, but it rubbed the paint bad idea for us.
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