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Old 12-07-2017, 04:51 PM   #1
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Orientation Installs....

I am hearing things get installed at orientation.

What have you had installed at orientation?



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Normally a w/d hitch other than the fifth wheel which is done at Trademasters, maybe a flip up shelf or brake controller.There is a limit as Escape is doing 2 per day now and there are also time constraints at the border crossing. I had my propane and water tanks filled.
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Old 12-07-2017, 05:25 PM   #3
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Springfield table base and 3 sets of umbra hooks. Extra cost for each install at the time of install.
They did set up my hitch. Believe that was free, can’t recall. Did a great job though.

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Springfield table base and 3 sets of umbra hooks. Extra cost for each install at the time of install.
They did set up my hitch. Believe that was free, canít recall. Did a great job though.

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Can you tell me why a Springfield Table Base? What is it?



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Old 12-07-2017, 05:50 PM   #6
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I've been doing some research on table bases so I will watch for the answer, too. I'm having two dinettes in my 17a so theoretically I will need 4 supports. I want to have low profile floor attachments for at least the front, preferably for all four. One dinette will pretty much remain a (partial) bed, and the other will mostly be a table, but it would be nice to have easy up and down especially if the table is heavy. (the one on my chalet weighed 40 lbs!)
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For ease of lowering the table.

Instead of wiggling it back and forth to loosen the legs and lifting an awkward table up with hopefully both legs still attached to the floor. Next set the table aside and possibly remove one leg from the table after which you reach down and remove the other or both legs from the floor. After this you store the two legs and now move the cushions back slightly and lower the table down into position. Hopefully while not dropping it and taking out the battery disconnect. switch

With the Springfield you make sure the table is centered, flip the 2 latches move the cushions slightly and push down then tighten the 2 latches.

Raising the Springfield is just as easy. Flip the 2 latches, it rises, tighten them.

Usually for centering the table all I do is leave the table adjustment knob loose. then tighten it when we raise the table.
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Old 12-07-2017, 06:10 PM   #8
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A black Springfield Pedastal for the same reasons that wetzk stated.

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table base
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Old 12-07-2017, 06:38 PM   #10
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The original reason for the Springfield is that the stock ones wobble something awful. In an effort to find one that is sturdy someone found and tried the Springfield. Not perfect but a huge improvement.
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Is this the correct Springfield everyone is talking about? If not, can someone link to the correct Sprinfied.



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Old 12-07-2017, 10:14 PM   #12
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Is this the correct Springfield everyone is talking about? If not, can someone link to the correct Sprinfied.



3-Stage 1660235

Thank you all sooooooo much.



We went and saw a 5.0TA 2017 and the table up and down was not what I would call the best!

And now here is a better way to go....


Thank you all.... over and over again.
No, it's similar, but not the one highlighted. The Springfield Marine 1660230 on the same page. It comes in black or anodized. Has a square top. You want the one that lowers to 12 3/4", not 14 - that is, if you want it to be able to lower all the way into the rails in order to make a bed.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:09 PM   #13
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Where have you installed umbra hooks? Any pics?
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:24 PM   #14
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Where have you installed umbra hooks? Any pics?
It depends on which trailer you're talking about, since a suitable hanging location varies depending on the cabinet/wall layout. On our 19, the most logical location was up high on the exterior of the bathroom wall, directly in front of you as you enter the trailer. We did another one just around the corner to the right of that, facing forward on the driver side of the dinette. I don't have a photo that shows the hooks, because they're basically out of the way.
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You could also install 3M Command hooks, which can be removed without damage. When you are happy with the locations you've chosen you can install the Umbra.
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What have you had installed at orientation?



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A grab bar on the inside of the door opposite side to one on exterior (which I think you cannot get now maybe??). A third counter extension which we put on drawer stack at the foot of the bed. Others are at the dinette.

On tables, we sent up Sequoia table legs and they installed them prior to pick-up. They come in different sizes. Advantage is that the bases are nearly flush with the floor, maybe up a 1/2" or more. We removed the standard table and have the area open. Bases covered with a rug.
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Cathy, could you please post the size and/or item number that you ordered (floor piece and pole)? Amazon has a couple under that name. Also, did you use ETI piece on the underside of the table or something else? Thank you.
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On each side of the door, at the ends of overhead cabinets. I took one 5 hook Umbra, and cut it into two.
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On each side of the door, at the ends of overhead cabinets. I took one 5 hook Umbra, and cut it into two.


the wood seems to match very well. where you find it?
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These locations will not work in the newer models as things have changed. The newer models have the awning switch located by the door in the o/h as well as kitchen lower sides. So the locations for the hooks have been relocated to other places. Maybe wise to wait until you see your completed unit to determine best location.
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