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Old 08-04-2017, 01:52 PM   #1
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Drainage Hole??

It has probably discussed here before but I can't find anything on it. I noticed a wet spot on the ground by the entrance steps. Looking under the trailer, I found a small hole that seems to be a drainage of some sort. There may have been some tape on it at some time, as there appears to be a little residue there. Can someone clue me in? I have a feeling it may be a drain for condensation?? It is a 2011, 19foot.

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You would be right, those are the drainage holes for whatever.
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I have read this on the forum, there are drainage holes around the rounded bottom outside edges of the shell. Many are covered in tape, some not. These will drain any water that might collect inside the shell and find its way to the floor.

You might want to check your kitchen plumbing for any drips.
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I have read this on the forum, there are drainage holes around the rounded bottom outside edges of the shell. Many are covered in tape, some not. These will drain any water that might collect inside the shell and find its way to the floor.

You might want to check your kitchen plumbing for any drips.
I just checked under the sink Kirk and found nothing. We haven't used the trailer for a month but when we did, there was lot of condensation inside (snowing cold weather). I have a feeling this may be the cause and it just found its way out today.
Thanks for the suggestion.
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Old 08-05-2017, 10:39 AM   #5
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I have read this on the forum, there are drainage holes around the rounded bottom outside edges of the shell. Many are covered in tape, some not. These will drain any water that might collect inside the shell and find its way to the floor.

You might want to check your kitchen plumbing for any drips.
Can anyone explain why some are taped and some not?

Seems like they should have a piece of screen shoved in to keep the critters out. But then they could clog......
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Can anyone explain why some are taped and some not?

Seems like they should have a piece of screen shoved in to keep the critters out. But then they could clog......
I stopped by Escape Industries yesterday and asked about those holes. There are six around the bottom perimeter to allow for drainage (as Kirk and Bob stated) should any water accident happen. There are also a few that appear to be taped. These were used in the manufacture of the shell and should stay taped.
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I stopped by Escape Industries yesterday and asked about those holes. There are six around the bottom perimeter to allow for drainage (as Kirk and Bob stated) should any water accident happen. There are also a few that appear to be taped. These were used in the manufacture of the shell and should stay taped.
Thanks for checking. I think I will install something that will let water out but not let moisture or insects get in. Time to look at the marine web sites. Any ideas?
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