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Old 03-22-2011, 07:49 AM   #21
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Jamestown, NY
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Default Keeping top up

We winter down South for more than three months at a time and occasionally have to raise the top a bit to maintain the seal. I don't know if it's the temperature or air pressure change. I have a solar charger and regulator which maintains the battery while not in use. I found out the hard way that you should lube your lift cables. I now have new (lubricated) cables... The 2 x 4's sound like a good idea as well as lowering it for security.

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Old 03-22-2011, 10:55 AM   #22
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so then did you have to put in holding tanks and all that? or just did the porta potty thing?
for hot water i just have an extra coffee pot and run some water through that for instant hot water to do dishes or even for a sink bath.
i rarely fire up the water heater.
i am so glad for you that everything works, you did good!

it was way too far for me to go to just go have a look at it but had i known all that your camper would be in my back yard

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Old 03-24-2011, 05:48 AM   #23
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Location: I live in Bucks county Pa. It's above the Philly area.
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Thanks for all the good replies,

I will do the 2x4s that sounds great. Maybe the metal ones?

thx. marty.
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:02 PM   #24
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I saw and called about the same one but they didn't tell me that all those things weren't working and especially the fact it didn't lower.they still send me notices when a hi-lo comes in even after i emailed them that i found mine thanks.Man i would have flipped if i had traveled from upstate n.y. to Penn. state to find that out.WOW..Also keeping a hi-lo in up position without outside supports as stated by others will stretch the cables therefore causing cable problems of some sort on down the line & towing a hi-lo with it up is never to be done,a very dangerous gamble.....

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