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Old 06-07-2014, 10:39 AM   #1
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What are these holes for?

I just looked again at Bob's 5er, since his trailer is 99.99% complete and I don't see anything there...

Maybe I'm getting custom beer taps
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:53 AM   #2
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I think vents for the propane tanks?
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:59 AM   #3
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Well, that's a possibility, I just don't see them on Bob's and I don't think he went all electric. Besides vents on the front would be water leakers.
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Mine has/had them too, here's from the 1st set of pictures I got. I think Chapi is right, I can just make out some sort of cover if I zoom in on the latest image.
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Old 06-07-2014, 11:56 AM   #5
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hummmm, if those are vents for the propane, shouldn't they be a lot lower as propane sinks?
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Old 06-07-2014, 12:36 PM   #6
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My guess is they have something to do with the front landing gear. They line up with the vertical struts. Access to get at whatever may be on top of the struts behind the wall??

In Jon V's photos from Osoyoos you can see round white covers on Reace and Tammy's 5.0TA
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Old 06-07-2014, 12:40 PM   #7
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My guess is they have something to do with the front landing gear. They line up with the vertical struts. Access to get at whatever may be on top of the struts behind the wall??

In Jon V's photos from Osoyoos you can see round white covers on Reace and Tammy's 5.0TA
Now that makes sense... like for a hand crank if the electrics fail.
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Old 06-07-2014, 01:22 PM   #8
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Maybe I'm getting custom beer taps
That is exactly what they are...instead of propane tanks, YOU get kegs!
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Old 06-07-2014, 01:26 PM   #9
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That would work for me Vicki, I'm always hooked up! The propane tanks will probably only get used for the propane fire pit.
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I believe that is the location for the manual jack cranks.

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I believe that is the location for the manual jack cranks.

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Correct. But I would tell everyone it is the beer taps.
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Hi: Donna D... Those holes are the perfect location to put the "Old Crank" to work!!! Reace had to move the landing gear farther forward than the front/side hatches. Separate access holes were required for the probability of a catastrophic power failure. A 90* turn was also required for frontal access. Alf
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Hi: Again... more shots!!!
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