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Old 02-19-2016, 08:19 AM   #2561
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Can anyone get a picture of the rear, head on, to verify the spare location in the new models?
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Old 02-19-2016, 07:33 PM   #2562
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Can anyone get a picture of the rear, head on, to verify the spare location in the new models?
My 17A (circa Sept, 2015) has the spare offset to the left (driver side). I thought that it was to balance the rear, due to having the larger Group 29 12V battery on the right.
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Old 02-19-2016, 08:20 PM   #2563
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In the middle is too symmetrical. Nice to have the spare off to the side.
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Old 02-19-2016, 09:36 PM   #2564
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Am ok with it- never thought too much about it. Wonder if there is anything to the weight distribution aspect.
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Old 02-20-2016, 01:30 AM   #2565
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As I recall, at least some 17's have had the spare substantially off-centre to balance the single battery (while an otherwise similar dual-battery trailer would have it centred).

For an entirely different reason, some trailers have had the spare slightly off-centre (hard to see except directly from the rear), so the bracket which supports the spare can attach to the bumper to one side of the bike rack receiver tube; for an example see this post by JohnB of an installation on a 15 Foot:

Other models (19' and 21') appear to have a similarly offset spare mounting design.
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Old 02-21-2016, 11:27 AM   #2566
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In looking at my pictures, none directly from the rear, it looks like the tire is very slightly to the right of center. But the tire mount is directly on top of the receiver tube.

I'm going to ask Erin to take one directly from the rear for the next batch

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Old 02-22-2016, 08:35 PM   #2567
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And the last batch part 1

Looks like just about done. Erin said so and sent the last batch of files. Only thing I see missing is the cabinet door under sink.

I was wrong when I said earlier that my rear tire was mounted on the receiver tube. Optical illusion from the angle in prior pictures. The new pics, though no full on rear view, show the mounting is about the same as Brian's pic of the 15 above. Just to the right of center.

A big batch, 15 shots.

The two extra light switches were 1: interior light, 2: front and drivers side exterior

I got the tv ready option but had it mounted on front drivers upper cabinet. My ultimate plan once retired and making longer trips is to make a shelf that sits on the drivers dinette bench and put a large tv, game console, bluray player etc there for entertainment center. This would be for longer trips where I go visit friends like in Yuma and stay a month or so. When traveling I'll put down the table and have tv on the cushions. With the U shape dinette I can still seat a few people if need be. I'll be traveling solo.

Can see some of the other options. Storage box, electric jack, the electrical hatch on front drivers side,

Now the wait till orientation on April 26th

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Old 02-22-2016, 08:39 PM   #2568
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Hmm looks like the first pics aren't showing. I'll wait and see if show up later before posting the last 7

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Old 02-23-2016, 09:12 AM   #2569
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And the last batch part 2

Looks like they cleared up the photo issue so here are the last 7

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Old 02-23-2016, 09:20 AM   #2570
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Look'n Good Jeff! By the end of April it will be aged to perfection! No barrel tasting for you
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