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Old 10-04-2015, 05:08 PM   #71
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The holes in the bottom are drain holes for any water that may get inside, some have tape over them, others do not, I noticed about 8 on each side and front with about 1/4 being drilled open. If you have water constantly dripping then you need to find the leak.
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Old 10-04-2015, 05:09 PM   #72
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Cathy, we are actively traveling around the country and have yet to sit still more than a couple of days. Not sure why ETI would say these aren't for full timers We are quite enjoying the freedom of travel and are very happy with a 40' overall rig. lots of places we 'fit' that even a couple feet longer and we wouldn't. we have all our insurance bases covered. we have had no condensation issues but it's been all summer. we won't be living on-board DEC-FEB.


The monitor is just possessed. once in a while it reads correct but mostly not. The water is prolly the most accurate but both holding tanks are anybodies guess. We even get false "full" on the gray tank. I can see on the black with toilet paper and such fogging the sensor but there's no reason the gray should be that far off. Oh the electric monitor works well! ;-)

living large in FL for another month.

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The gray gets gunked up just like the black. Don't know why your monitor is wrong but expect it is related to full-timing. Ours have been wrong but soon straightened out.

I am sure that they don't want to pay for everything that stops working or breaks because of being used full time. Nothing to do with your enjoyment of it. There are folks who full-time in even smaller trailers and they love it. Wish I were in Florida!
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Old 10-04-2015, 05:58 PM   #74
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The holes in the bottom are drain holes for any water that may get inside, some have tape over them, others do not, I noticed about 8 on each side and front with about 1/4 being drilled open. If you have water constantly dripping then you need to find the leak.
To answer Cathey's question, no I haven't touched the taped indent in the roof. You can see where one overlaps the other one and is lifting some. Been like that for a year.

Jim- am hooking up in a few days; we had about 2/100 inch of rain over the last three days. It doesn't always run, but am curious to see if it does this time.
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Is that what you kids are calling them these days?!?
"Bones" or "ribs," six of one, half dozen of the other.
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:22 PM   #76
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To answer Cathey's question, no I haven't touched the taped indent in the roof. You can see where one overlaps the other one and is lifting some. Been like that for a year.

Jim- am hooking up in a few days; we had about 2/100 inch of rain over the last three days. It doesn't always run, but am curious to see if it does this time.
Had one of those in the back near the bumper. Used an epoxy stick to make a small putty mass to smooth into the area. When cured, I touched it up with white paint. Hardly noticeable now.
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Now that you mention it, I also had a place on the rear side where the fiberglass was wrinkled, I merely assumed it was the nature of being hand made versus machine made, a little imperfection gives it character.
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Had one of those in the back near the bumper. Used an epoxy stick to make a small putty mass to smooth into the area. When cured, I touched it up with white paint. Hardly noticeable now.
Do you know if that hole was placed there to drain the pontoons? I suspect you don't want to fill it in.
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.... a little imperfection gives it character.
And that baglo is quite the character, eh?
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Speaking of imperfection?
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