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Old 03-26-2015, 09:34 PM   #21
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First aid kit, 26er of CC and a chocolate bar .
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Old 03-27-2015, 07:04 AM   #22
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One thing I forgot to say you should have in your emergency kit: a friendly, outgoing personality. While it may not help with a side-of-the-road breakdown, on a couple of occasions I have asked fellow campers if they happen to have a _________ (fill in the blank). Once it was a screwdriver small enough to tighten eyeglass screws and another time it was a large torx driver (I now have both). I have found the owners of the big motor coaches are generally well stocked in the tool department. Of course, when one has to borrow a tool on the road, the favor should be repaid with a libation, which opens up a chance for socialization. I have also loaned stuff to others in camping areas, as we are all in this together. For example, I once helped a fellow camper adjust the brakes on his camper in that I "loaned" him my brake adjusting tool. I say loaned because he had no clue what to do, but I showed him how to use it and watched as he completed the job. Even though I told him he could use a screwdriver to do the job if he had one that would fit through the slot, a day later he showed me the brake adjusting tool he had purchased at AutoZone.
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Old 03-27-2015, 07:54 AM   #23
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Carl,
I think we all enjoy showing or teaching others how to enjoy their unit more. I for have one of those tools but sometimes it is hard to use them. But knowing how is half the battle.
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Old 03-27-2015, 09:20 AM   #24
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Brake adjusting tool?

What is the correct brake adjusting tool for a 21'. I was just on Amazon and they have a bunch of different ones.
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Old 03-27-2015, 10:19 AM   #25
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any of the ones that have ends like a screw driver, like this one
http://www.amazon.com/Tools-KDT295-B...adjusting+tool
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Old 03-27-2015, 11:25 AM   #26
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Don't know if it has been said, but having several flashlights stowed in accessible locations within the trailer is very useful. I have purchased a handful of dollar store LED flashlights that work really well. Given that I only paid a dollar or so for them, I have no worries about losing or breaking them. I have several flashlights purchased from the $ store (including a couple of headlamps) that I have been using for many years, so they have turned out to be well worth the initial investment.
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Old 03-27-2015, 11:36 AM   #27
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Don't know if it has been said, but having several flashlights stowed in accessible locations within the trailer is very useful. I have purchased a handful of dollar store LED flashlights that work really well. Given that I only paid a dollar or so for them, I have no worries about losing or breaking them. I have several flashlights purchased from the $ store (including a couple of headlamps) that I have been using for many years, so they have turned out to be well worth the initial investment.

Sam's Club has a three pack of Led flashlights for $20. They are very good quality and very strong beam. I have had very poor luck with dollar store lights crapping out at the wrong time.
They are Tasco XR5. Even come with Duracell alkaline batteries.


Tasco 250 Lumen 3 Piece Flashlight Set - Sam's Club
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Old 03-27-2015, 11:52 AM   #28
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Okay Paul
Here's the list everyone came up with.

Rather expensive Viair 12v compressor
Set of combination wrenches, adjustable, hex
1/2", 3/8" socket set
pliers
magnetic tip screwdriver, assorted bits inc Robertson's
Ohm meter
wire stripper/cutter
Assorted wire, crimp terminals
Assorted bolts, nuts, screws
Fuses
Torque Wrench
electrical tape
Gaffer's Tape
Paracord
Leatherman
Amex/Visa card
License plate light
Flashlights, spare batteries
Manuals
emergency triangles
silicone and WD40 sprays
Lithium Grease
bug and tar remover
rags
Hydraulic Jack
24" breaker bar and 13/16 socket
drywall screws or tire plug kit
Work gloves, safety glasses
2 way satellite responder
first aid kit
Jug of CC
Chocolate
Brake adjusting tool

Don't know where I can buy a better personality so I skipped that one.
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Old 03-27-2015, 12:05 PM   #29
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Don't forget Tool / Emergency Kit checklist.
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Old 03-27-2015, 12:31 PM   #30
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It's a good list. You have suggested many things I would not have thought of. Again, thank you you all, for your help!
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