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In your photo one of the hand tightened knurled supply line fittings shows. The other showing stays attached to the fixture as it is the sprayer line. The fixture itself has large wing-nuts holding it to the deck.

General Discussion / Re: Hidden Generator Relay & Gen Problem
« on: May 20, 2019, 04:57:34 pm »

Adjusting the generator engine rpm changes the output frequency and voltage. See page 80,  section 8-13, spec D and later.

Try connecting your voltmeter to an outside 120v socket  and measuring the voltage while tweaking the altitude adjustment knob (mixture screw) before messing with the throttle stop screw (governor).
Good advice from CalCruiser above, I'd add to start by getting informed about the whole process from page 76, sec. 8-9.

How were you able to get in to remove old faucet?
Not too tough, helps to be a skinny armed contortionist that isn't afraid to do plumbing! Assuming things are the same as in my 2010 2551, all fittings are finger tightened. Pulling out the silverware drawer helped some. Removing the P-trap can help see what is going on. Again, hand tightened.

General Discussion / Re: water overflow leak
« on: May 20, 2019, 12:59:37 pm »
I think this is normal, just shows that the tank was full. It will slosh out until it is no longer full.

It is my life experience that those separate sink spray hoses just give up for no clear reason.  My 2013 2100 was giving up so I just replaced it with the following:

Way less brain damage than trying to figure out why the spray will not work and you get a nice new faucet in the bargan.
We had the same problem plus occasionally no water came out of the faucet OR hand sprayer. No replacement parts are available.  By chance I replaced it with the same faucet as above, works so much better that the original, looks better too.

General Discussion / Re: To cover or not to cover....
« on: May 18, 2019, 08:43:40 am »
I'd call National and use their recommendation. Then it is their bad if it doesn't fit right. Mine is, as their specifications state, a "Class B RV Covers - Fits 28' Long  342" L x 84" W x 96" H   Color: Windsor Tan."  I think they do 26'-28', 28'-30', etc. It is plenty long on the sides, and would probably handle your extra foot in length. I would not complain if mine was a bit tighter.
Only down side (for some folks) is that the side zipper is between the passenger door and the coach door, providing access to both, but not as convenient for the coach door, but still doable.

General Discussion / Re: Another Mascerator question
« on: May 17, 2019, 07:42:49 pm »
Depends on how long I'm staying here and how many showers I take.  Yes, I let the grey tank fill the last day or two, but if I have a sewer hookup, I'm using as much water as I want.
That makes sense, thanks! I've never hooked up long enough to use it that way.

General Discussion / Re: Fresh Water Pump
« on: May 17, 2019, 05:02:11 pm »
I use the city water connection to fill the lines and the water heater before filling the water tank. This clears the lines of air and fills the water heater without using the pump. Don't forget to purge the outside shower lines and toilet.

General Discussion / Re: Another Mascerator question
« on: May 17, 2019, 04:58:06 pm »
I'm curious as to why you would want to do that. I would want to accumulate the grey water to be used to flush and clean the hose after dumping the black tank. Did I miss something?

General Discussion / Re: To cover or not to cover....
« on: May 17, 2019, 04:53:09 pm »
I've used the Goldline cover from National RV Covers:
They are the best for the money IMHO. Good strap system, vents, and zippers.
Be sure to cover a clean RV, not a dirty one. Plastic tarps are a no-no, they damage paint.  I put a large poly tarp over the Goldline cover for winter storage since the Colorado sun is brutal on everything.

General Discussion / Re: DVR cabinet removal 2010 2551 Success!
« on: May 12, 2019, 01:31:40 pm »
Hi, guys !
 I'm trying to remove the shelf under the DVR cabinet... Got the screws out, but something unseen still seems to have a pretty good hold on the right side. Any thoughts???
If you are talking about the leatherette covered padded shelf the two screws into the wall under the button covers and then the rest of it is just stapled to another little shelf from underneath, just pry it up.  Hope that helps you.
We're in the Needles District of Canyonlands in Utah, one of our favorite places on Earth, and can only check messages occasionally.

General Discussion / Re: Options qustions...
« on: April 20, 2019, 08:41:55 am »
Is a propane oven an option, or has anyone installed one post-factory? We like to camp in no-generator National Forest campgrounds ( we enjoy the quiet of nature, not the noise of crowded campgrounds where in the absence of electrical hook-ups, folks run generators most of the day and night).

Coleman makes a folding stove top oven that works well. We carry a small Coleman propane camp stove for cooking outside (fish and bacon especially) and the oven works on it also.   https://www.google.com/search?q=coleman+folding+oven&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS749US749&oq=coleman+folding+&aqs=chrome.5.0j69i57j0l4.9632j1j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

I also wish we had a second water pump switch in the bathroom and I will put one in someday.

General Discussion / Re: Ladder Bike Rack
« on: April 20, 2019, 08:35:26 am »
I did the PC search and saw a positive comment for a Swagman. I did the Amazon search and none of them have great reviews. I will be towing a car or boat so the hitch mount won't work. Looking for recommendations for a ladder mount bike rack. Thanks...Russ
I would not want anything more than a very light weight lawn chair or two bouncing up and down on on the ladder while travelling.
If you do the double receiver hitch solution, be sure that the bikes don't interfere with the toad when turning sharply.

Very interesting indeed, and thanks for sharing.
I love all of the educational information that others in this forum post for the rest of us!


General Discussion / Re: Black & Decker Li-ion tire inflator
« on: April 20, 2019, 08:27:35 am »
Many jump-starters like Ron shows here have an air pump also and are a must have item anytime I go anywhere in any of my vehicles (when I remember to grab it that is.)
That and cans of fix-a-flat.  A jumpstarter is a much easier way to be the hero when someone's (or your own) engine won't turn over.


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