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Old 09-07-2015, 01:35 PM   #1
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Drive Away check lists

Glenn Bagglo originated this list which I've adapted for our own use
I remember Glenn writing that he has his list laminated and hanging in the trailer.
That is "old school" . I have my list in a pages document on my apple devices.
I plan to view the list on my iPhone before we leave tomorrow morning.
It doesn't show up on the below list but I've bolded the headings and bolded the battery shu-off switch to ensure it is on the ON position ( although the fridge will be running on battery)
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DRIVE AWAY CHECK-LIST

Inside Checks
Loose Items stored
Windows Closed
Blinds Secure
Tank Levels
Thermostat Off
Water Heater Off
Water Pump Off
Battery Shut-Off Switch ON
Shower/Sink Drains Closed
Stove Cover Down
Fridge - set on Battery
Fridge Door - latch down
Fan Off
Roof Vents (bathroom and ceiling fan) Closed
TP and Paper Towels covered/secure
Door Locked
Step stored/secure

Outside Checks
Tire Pressure
Propane Off
Range Hood vent Closed
Power disconnect
Water disconnect
Rock Shield - down and locked
Awning locked
Wheel blocks Stored
Hitch Locked
Chains crossed / secured
Break Away chain attached
Brake/signals checked
Step stored/secure
Storage Box contents checked - power cord, ….
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:40 PM   #2
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ETI gave me a list at pick up in a plastic sleeve. I taped it to the wardrobe.

Perhaps they would hand some out at the rally?
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:45 PM   #3
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I was just out prepping for upcoming trip.
The fridge is pre-cooling and I have run the water heater and the furnace, so I won't discover a problem when the overnight temp drops to 43 F next week.
It's not on my checklist, but worth noting.
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:49 PM   #4
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ETI gave me a list at pick up in a plastic sleeve. I taped it to the wardrobe.

Perhaps they would hand some out at the rally?
I would just copy and paste the list above and then personalize it for your trailer. I reduced the type so the card isn't too large. Local stationary store laminated it for 75 cents or so. Smallest they laminate is 8 X 10 inches, so I actually got a couple of them.
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Why do you turn the propane off?
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:51 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by LarryandLiz View Post
Glenn Bagglo originated this list which I've adapted for our own use
I remember Glenn writing that he has his list laminated and hanging in the trailer.
That is "old school" . I have my list in a pages document on my apple devices.
I plan to view the list on my iPhone before we leave tomorrow morning.
It doesn't show up on the below list but I've bolded the headings and bolded the battery shu-off switch to ensure it is on the ON position ( although the fridge will be running on battery)
I appreciate how we help one another on this Forum.



DRIVE AWAY CHECK-LIST

Inside Checks
Loose Items stored
Windows Closed
Blinds Secure
Tank Levels
Thermostat Off
Water Heater Off
Water Pump Off
Battery Shut-Off Switch ON
Shower/Sink Drains Closed
Stove Cover Down
Fridge - set on Battery
Fridge Door - latch down
Fan Off
Roof Vents (bathroom and ceiling fan) Closed
TP and Paper Towels covered/secure
Door Locked
Step stored/secure

Outside Checks
Tire Pressure
Propane Off
Range Hood vent Closed
Power disconnect
Water disconnect
Rock Shield - down and locked
Awning locked
Wheel blocks Stored
Hitch Locked
Chains crossed / secured
Break Away chain attached
Brake/signals checked
Step stored/secure
Storage Box contents checked - power cord, ….
I have something similar on my phone and it's saved my bacon more than once.

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I was just out prepping for upcoming trip.
The fridge is pre-cooling and I have run the water heater and the furnace, so I won't discover a problem when the overnight temp drops to 43 F next week.
It's not on my checklist, but worth noting.
Good idea, gonna have to add those to the checklist on my phone.
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Old 09-07-2015, 02:02 PM   #7
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Why do you turn the propane off?
Seems to be one of those items where there's been lots of discussion and two separate views.

Personally, mine's on from start to finish except for ferry rides that require them to be off.

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Old 09-07-2015, 03:13 PM   #8
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Seems to be one of those items where there's been lots of discussion and two separate views.

Personally, mine's on from start to finish except for ferry rides that require them to be off.

Ron
I run my frig on propane when traveling, it works well and does not use much.
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Old 09-07-2015, 03:30 PM   #9
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Glenn Bagglo originated this list which I've adapted for our own use
I remember Glenn writing that he has his list laminated and hanging in the trailer.
That is "old school" . I have my list in a pages document on my apple devices.
I plan to view the list on my iPhone before we leave tomorrow morning.
It doesn't show up on the below list but I've bolded the headings and bolded the battery shu-off switch to ensure it is on the ON position ( although the fridge will be running on battery)
I appreciate how we help one another on this Forum.



DRIVE AWAY CHECK-LIST

Inside Checks
Loose Items stored
Windows Closed
Blinds Secure
Tank Levels
Thermostat Off
Water Heater Off
Water Pump Off
Battery Shut-Off Switch ON
Shower/Sink Drains Closed
Stove Cover Down
Fridge - set on Battery
Fridge Door - latch down
Fan Off
Roof Vents (bathroom and ceiling fan) Closed
TP and Paper Towels covered/secure
Door Locked
Step stored/secure

Outside Checks
Tire Pressure
Propane Off
Range Hood vent Closed
Power disconnect
Water disconnect
Rock Shield - down and locked
Awning locked
Wheel blocks Stored
Hitch Locked
Chains crossed / secured
Break Away chain attached
Brake/signals checked
Step stored/secure
Storage Box contents checked - power cord, .
Not only is it very useful, if you copy and paste it into Word, you can easily modify it to suit our situation. ( I don't have a storage box.)
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Old 09-07-2015, 04:28 PM   #10
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One thing I added was to make sure dining table is secure and not in the loose, sliding position.....Karen
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