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Old 07-14-2010, 04:54 PM   #11
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I'll have to give it a once over and see with my unit. Thanks for the infoe everyone !!!
It was just a thought I was throwing around for storage possibilities.

The Dual LP plastic cover was falling apart and creased (due to electric tongue jack) not to mention looking moldy too, so I ordered (and received) a vinyl cover for the tanks.
I'm not sure how it will fit with the electric tongue jack (depending on how tight they fit).

More to follow !!!
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On a different topic, are the "Tire Covers" necessary ?
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It was recommended to us to put tire covers on. The rational being the UV rays of sunlight will cause the tires to dry-rot and seriously diminish their useful life. We use them when tt is stored, but we live in south Texas with serious sunshine most of the time. If your tt stays outside all the time I would say get em.
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Yes, it's outside "all" of the time, but we are well shaded.
Still, I think we will look into covers. At the resort some have them, some don't. I didn't want any critters building nests inside them, so I thought I'd ask.
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Yes, it's outside "all" of the time, but we are well shaded.
Still, I think we will look into covers. At the resort some have them, some don't. I didn't want any critters building nests inside them, so I thought I'd ask.
Someone somewhere on another forum mentioned a couple years back that they put plastic (garbage bags?) on the tire, then put the covers on (we've never done it personally). I can't remember what the thought on that was though (anyone know?).

We have covers. We purchsed the double tire size as we have the ballX-chocks. We bought the covers last Fall at CW. There was a 'buy one get one free' special going on at the time.
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The plastic bag is to protect the tire cover from discoloring due to the "oils" in the tires.
This procedure was recommended for "spare tire" covers especially, since spare tire covers cover more of the tire than the covers for the axle tires. Also trapped water inside spare tire covers can collect and discolor unless you have small holes in the covers bottom area.
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Old 07-20-2010, 08:15 PM   #17
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Our latest Mods ... patio latterns and a nice glide bench.

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These are small Lattern type lights that are LED. We have 3 strings connected together.
They even have handles on them .... cute !!!
We purchased these at the resort store. They also had great little clips that worked wonderfully. The glide bench is from home. The wife brought it with her when she moved here from CA.
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Those lights really jazz it up! It took me 2 months to convince my wife we needed lights and now that we have them she insist on me hanging them up before it gets dark. Last weekend I added a timer to the setup... lights come on automatically and go off whatever interval I select. Happy camping!
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Great Idea Hondo !!! We have ours plugged in at the outside outlet. Would a timer take up to much room, or would it fit into the outside recepticle ? Our outside outlet has the covers that lift up. Im curious if a timer would fit. What kind of timer do you use ?
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