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Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Vicr
I'll post photos of my solution for the "bunching...

I'll post photos of my solution for the "bunching up" when I get home from work. I'm 6' 2" so a shorter mattress was out of the question and we added a 2" mattress topper.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 02-15-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Vicr
I've been in the electrical construction industry...

I've been in the electrical construction industry for 35 years and a 1000w inverter is a bit light for a residential refrigerator, the load of the inverter itself and what other loads there might be...
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 02-11-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By Vicr
Let's start at the beginning. Have you had it...

Let's start at the beginning. Have you had it aligned? The chassis comes aligned at the Ford factory but needs to be aligned after the coach is installed on it. Jayco and other manufacturers do not...
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 02-11-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Vicr
You have to push them closed harder. Also the...

You have to push them closed harder. Also the screws on the latch can be too long and need to be shortened or install shorter screws. Our windows are fine now but I had to get the drivers window...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-08-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,397
Posted By Vicr
An EMS is not an over current device. And to the...

An EMS is not an over current device. And to the surprise of some neither is a GFCI.
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-07-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,397
Posted By Vicr
Completely true Robby. There are also breakers...

Completely true Robby. There are also breakers that don't trip at all! Zinsco, Pushmatic, Bulldog and Stab-lok are all know to have caused fires because they did not trip. For some reason people on...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-07-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,397
Posted By Vicr
X2, and I have the license to back them up.

X2, and I have the license to back them up.
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-07-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,397
Posted By Vicr
X2 EL01 Licenced Journeyman Electrician IBEW...

X2
EL01 Licenced Journeyman Electrician
IBEW Local 46
Seattle, WA
35 Years experience in the field
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 02-07-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By Vicr
The "pen" type is what we call a Tic Tracer and...

The "pen" type is what we call a Tic Tracer and it will indicate the presence of voltage. The link show's a plug tester and no decent electrician or electrical inspector goes with out either. What...
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 02-07-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By Vicr
Maax, what kind of a "tester" did you use and...

Maax, what kind of a "tester" did you use and please define "open circuit". You aren't giving the electricians in the forum enough information to troubleshoot the problem.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 02-07-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Vicr
Mice need only an opening the size of a dime to...

Mice need only an opening the size of a dime to enter a structure. No RV is mice proof, well a 1M Marathon Coach should be. Get some "Great Stuff" for DOORS and WINDOWs from Home Depot or Lowes and...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-31-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Vicr
Sounds like your 2 year old found it. Time to get...

Sounds like your 2 year old found it. Time to get plastic silverware.
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 01-31-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Vicr
Type "doghouse removal" in the search bar and...

Type "doghouse removal" in the search bar and look at sjarr's post with photo's.
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 01-28-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Vicr
The easiest way to test it's tripping is to plug...

The easiest way to test it's tripping is to plug in two1500 watt heaters or a heater and another appliance like a hair dryer or toaster. Unlike a regular residential grade breaker these have a...
Forum: Tech Talk 01-27-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Vicr
Don, just an FYI in response to the sailing...

Don, just an FYI in response to the sailing community several battery manufacturers are now putting a CCA rating on thier true deep cycle batteries as sometimes their battery bank is needed to start...
Forum: Camp Cooking 01-27-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,231
Posted By Vicr
The Snake Pit in Enaville, Idaho.

The Snake Pit in Enaville, Idaho.
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 01-27-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Vicr
Smile Terminal Connectors

Yes, 600v rated using the proper wire. We always use THHN and base the amperage rating on the 75 degree table. And yes I can be an ass just be glad you don't have to work for me. I'll try to tone it...
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 01-27-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Vicr
Ok, a re-settable circuit breaker. A picture's...

Ok, a re-settable circuit breaker. A picture's worth a thousand words. If protecting 120v then it should be installed in an enclosure.
Also, I have worked extensively at the facilities that...
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 01-27-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Vicr
WOW!!! I've been an electrician for 35 years and...

WOW!!! I've been an electrician for 35 years and you guys are waaaaay out of your electrical skill sets to be doing any of what you've talked about. Breakers are to be installed in an electrical...
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 01-24-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Vicr
Type "doghouse removal" in the search bar and...

Type "doghouse removal" in the search bar and look at sjarr's post with photo's.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 01-23-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By Vicr
Don't forget the outside shower if you have one.

Don't forget the outside shower if you have one.
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 01-18-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By Vicr
Push up on the glass lens and unscrew the...

Push up on the glass lens and unscrew the "nipple". If it doesn't turn use Channellocks and muscle.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 01-18-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By Vicr
First off, I've been an electrician for 35 years....

First off, I've been an electrician for 35 years.
I just looked at your panel online and the breakers are arranged A phase B phase etc going across the row of breakers. Keeping this in mind look at...
Forum: Tech Talk 01-15-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Vicr
All the battery experts (and I might be one of...

All the battery experts (and I might be one of them) recommend not doing this as your older group 24 battery will just draw...
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 01-15-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,619
Posted By Vicr
I crawled under the coach. It was a little bit of...

I crawled under the coach. It was a little bit of a PITA but I've had to do worse.
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