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Old 07-30-2014, 03:55 PM   #41
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Yes it is the type with the split and I inserted one piece inside the other to double it up, open the slit and inset the other piece halfway into the slit. I then used needle nose pliers to pull it into the space.
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Old 07-30-2014, 04:01 PM   #42
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Something else I did today, open the spare tire flap underneath and let all the water that accumulates there to escape. Once I find my hole punch I'll fix that "gumption trap" for good.
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Old 07-30-2014, 04:12 PM   #43
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Try a pool noodle. Larger diameter, about $2.99.
Can use what you have left over on a ladder to protect the gel coat when washing the roof.
Picture is pipe insulation, but I now have pool noodle as well. Also use it to protect paint on car when tying down canoe.
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Old 07-30-2014, 07:34 PM   #44
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I installed my Fridge Fix unit today and put in the extra cushion spacers to help keep our cushions in place while towing.
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What are "cushion spacers"?
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Jim, is the pipe insulation you used the round split type that goes over a pipe? If so, how big was the gap that you filled in with the pipe insulation? in my 21 the gap is about 2-1/2" and I can't find any pipe round type pipe insulation that big.
I'm not Jim, but would a pool noodle work? You can even buy those at the Dollar Store.
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Old 07-30-2014, 08:07 PM   #47
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Yes it is the type with the split and I inserted one piece inside the other to double it up, open the slit and inset the other piece halfway into the slit. I then used needle nose pliers to pull it into the space.
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:14 PM   #48
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Cushion spacers...Well for a lack of a correct term, they are 4"x4" blocks of foam that were upholstered with matching material.
Used to fill in the gap on both dinette seat backs. Our cushions were sized to make a bed that has never been used. When towing, our cushions often end up on the floor. We have never been happy with the quality of our dinette upholstery.
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:56 PM   #49
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I put our new mattress in ours today. The 2 1/2" latex topper is almost as heavy as the 6" firm base foam, but man is it ever cozy. Starting tomorrow we will be sleeping 4 nights in it, and can give a full report then.
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Returned today from a two day outing with myself and one dog, wife and second dog stayed home. The trip was 35 miles to Collier State Park, Oregon. Hadn't been there before and found it a very nice retreat. The dog loved the swimming. Main purpose for the trip was to check the 'fridge in hot weather.

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Back to the subject matter at hand. Today I went out and opened my sewer hose holder and was confronted with an awful smell. I pulled out my hose from the holder and stretched it completely out to allow complete drying. Looking inside one can see puddles of water. I took my drill and drilled 6 x 1/4' holes along the bottom as well as the ends to allow better air as well as drainage. Hopefully this will take care of the issue at hand.
That is a brilliant idea. But when you hook up the hose isn't it hard to arrange those holes on the top? If not on the top won't the flow spill out? But I must say I never would have thought to drill holes in the sewer hose for ventilation.

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