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Old 04-02-2016, 07:31 PM   #71
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Howdy. Two questions. Can someone explain the advantage of the optional Winterizing T-Valve and do people recommend the optional removable power cord? Thanks. Snowing here in NE Ohio but dreaming of camping.
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Old 04-02-2016, 07:48 PM   #72
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The winterizing t valve allows you to pump antifreeze thru your trailer by utilizing your on board water pump. This is otherwise a 2 person job with one outside pumping and one inside opening faucets. With this set up you merely insert the hose in antifreeze, turn on pump and then open close each faucet individually until antifreeze appears.
The removable power cord is just that, one that attaches to your exterior and plugs in at the pedestal. Otherwise you have an opening on the trailer where you remove the cord and extend it, like a long extension cord until you reach the pedestal. One keeps the exterior sealed, the other doesn't.
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Old 04-02-2016, 08:39 PM   #73
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I used the attached cord you push back into a trailer for 25 years, and a few years ago I converted my 19 to a removable cord. While there are a couple advantages to the fixed cord, having tried both methods for myself, the removable for me wins hands down.

Both will do the job.
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Old 04-03-2016, 05:58 AM   #74
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Thank you for sharing the photos, Laura. You are a gem! :-)
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Old 04-03-2016, 08:23 AM   #75
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Thanks for the info.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:41 AM   #76
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Good morning. Without the high lift axle option on a 19 have people had problems bottoming out at campsites.
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A question on the new opening rear window - what kind of screen is used? I love the unscreened view out the non opening rear window in my 17. Not sure if screens would be annoying.
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A question on the new opening rear window - what kind of screen is used? I love the unscreened view out the non opening rear window in my 17. Not sure if screens would be annoying.
I do find screens annoying. Perhaps they could just be removed.
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Good morning. Without the high lift axle option on a 19 have people had problems bottoming out at campsites.
Not sure what you mean by this. We have a 21 and have been all over Western U.S. with no issues of bottoming out in campgrounds or boondocking. Silver Lake outside of Quincy, CA has a 10 mile dirt road access and where it gets bumpy we just slow down.
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Not sure what you mean by this. We have a 21 and have been all over Western U.S. with no issues of bottoming out in campgrounds or boondocking. Silver Lake outside of Quincy, CA has a 10 mile dirt road access and where it gets bumpy we just slow down.
I had the lift option on my 19, and after getting it realized I would have been just fine without it. I have towed it across some pretty rough terrain, with no problem at all. Slowing down a bit for the the rare occasion works just fine.
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