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Old 03-26-2014, 08:19 AM   #11
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I have a couple lists too. Laminated and everything. Even with that, there are two things that always get missed: 1) the TV antenna (though I've never actually left with it up, I just forget until I'm in the truck ready to pull away), 2) and the range hood vent cover.

Invariably, I forget these two items whether they're on the list or not, I must have some sort of brain block about them...

So, I think I'm going to get a set of these: http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...et-of-10/66688


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Old 03-26-2014, 08:38 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Brownie View Post
LOL! Roger that, Tex!
Thanks Brownie..

OH... I forgot a really good one...

Make sure you close your dump valves before you leave the dump station.. You will have a VERY angry VERY large man on a motorcycle wanting to do bad things to you...


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Old 03-26-2014, 08:43 AM   #13
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Another important one (from the sign at our favorite KOA in Middlebury...... "Make sure wife is in truck".
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:53 AM   #14
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Pulled into a rest stop in Michigan last week and parked beside another RV hauler. I noticed that neither his safety chains nor his break-a-away cable were connected to the truck!!!!! I kindly brought it to his attention and he commented "oh guess i forgot". Same as others here i have a checklist that i go through EVERY time i hook / unhook a trailer. Take your time...5 more minutes at hook up time may save your life or equipment down the road.
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:19 AM   #15
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Definitely make sure your steps are up. I put reflective tape on all 3 sides not only for night vision, but also so you'll see it from the mirrors if you ever leave it down after a trip or pit stop. Safe travels and congrats!

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