Gray lever vs Black lever: which is which? - Page 2 - Escape Trailer Owners Community

Go Back   Escape Trailer Owners Community > Escape Tech > Problem Solving | Owners helping each other
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-17-2015, 01:16 PM   #11
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Lynden, Washington
Trailer: 2013 17B
Posts: 35
Thanks. I have been using the opposite handles. I hope I got it correct now.
__________________

cyclopath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 02:53 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
MyronL's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Edgewood, New Mexico
Trailer: 2013 Esc19/'14 Silvrado
Posts: 2,063
I keep this attachment permanently on my slinky. Grey water, yellow, or brown....helps me keep an eye on things if I get confused.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Slinky.jpg (102.2 KB, 16 views)
__________________

__________________
Myron
"A billion here, a billion there...add it all up and before you know it you're talking real money." Everett Dirkson
MyronL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 03:13 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
Patandlinda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Ventura County, California
Trailer: 2013 19 Escape
Posts: 4,008
Quote:
Originally Posted by MyronL View Post
I keep this attachment permanently on my slinky. Grey water, yellow, or brown....helps me keep an eye on things if I get confused.
We have the same system Myron and we also have the little spring clamp on the hose holder.Great idea marking your handles . Pat
Patandlinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 04:17 PM   #14
Senior Member
 
santacruzer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Trailer: 2014 Escape 19
Posts: 686
Black handle for black tank, gray handle for gray tank...
__________________
2009 Tacoma Crew Cab, TRD 4WD
2007 Tundra Double Cab TRD 4WD
2014 Escape 19
2007 Norwegian Elkhound "Baxter"
santacruzer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 04:46 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
Patandlinda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Ventura County, California
Trailer: 2013 19 Escape
Posts: 4,008
Quote:
Originally Posted by santacruzer View Post
Black handle for black tank, gray handle for gray tank...
That's what I always thought but the grey handle is smaller which gets my attention first as while seeing the smaller pipes Pat
Patandlinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 05:06 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
gbaglo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Trailer: 2009 Escape 17B - "Toad". '08 Toyota RAV4 V6
Posts: 10,729
Large handle - lumps.
__________________
2009 Escape 17B "Toad"
2008 Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
North Vancouver, British Columbia

What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
- Bertolt Brecht
gbaglo is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 06:28 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
rbryan4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Trailer: 2015 19 "Past Tents", 2015 F150 Ecoboost
Posts: 7,596
Color coding is your friend.
__________________
"You can't buy happiness, but you can buy an RV. And that is pretty close."
rbryan4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 06:43 PM   #18
Senior Member
 
Iowa Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Eastern Iowa, Iowa
Trailer: 2013 Escape 21 pulled by a 2010 Highlander Anderson hitch,
Posts: 2,382
Color coding by handle plastic works well Until the handles are both replaced with identical units. Both of mine had one side of the "T" broken off from road debris somewhere along the line so I put replacements on that were identical. When I work on the trailer, I get tired sometimes so I take a little nap under the trailer in the building where it is stored. I like the feel of the cold concrete on a hot day. And the secondary benefit as I'm contemplating a nap is a frame and tank inspection so I have always had a good handle on the handles. It's good to look over the strapping, propane runs, electric cable to the brakes and other amenities while under there too.
Dave
Iowa Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 07:18 PM   #19
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: North Van., British Columbia
Trailer: 2014 Escape 19
Posts: 3,290
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iowa Dave View Post
I get tired sometimes so I take a little nap under the trailer in the building where it is stored. I like the feel of the cold concrete on a hot day.
Dave
OK, next time I'm out lounging on my deck in my zero gravity chair underneath a canopy of grape leaves I'll try real hard not to be envious of you laying on the cold concrete.

Clear sewer hose: eck, no thanks, there are some things I don't need to know.

Tools: then there are those of us who carry complete sets of both imperial and metric sockets and wrenches.

Ron
Ron in BC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2015, 07:29 PM   #20
Senior Member
 
Iowa Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Eastern Iowa, Iowa
Trailer: 2013 Escape 21 pulled by a 2010 Highlander Anderson hitch,
Posts: 2,382
Socket sets

I could carry my double set of S K's but then I'd have to lose another 15 lbs. or shorten up the beer ration and right now I can't see doing either. Trailer and driver weights in the Real World. Poor Highlander ain't got a chance.
Dave
__________________

Iowa Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.