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Forum: Sunline Community Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By jim44646
This may sound strange but rags soaked in vinegar...

This may sound strange but rags soaked in vinegar keeps critters at bay. Rags soaked in vinegar keeps critters out of gardens. I place bowls of vinegar rather than mothballs in my camper when in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-28-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By jim44646
One thing I would suggest is tires pressure...

One thing I would suggest is tires pressure monitors. Not only do they monitor tire pressure they also monitor tire tempatures. I use TST monitors
I helps to have tires balanced or use balancing...
Forum: Sunline Owners Meet & Greet 09-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,551
Posted By jim44646
Jim and Darlene Cracker Barrel, Spicy salsa and...

Jim and Darlene
Cracker Barrel, Spicy salsa and tortillas
Breakfast. Maple and original breakfast sausage links and juices, some cheeses.
Supper, chicken potato casserole. Dinner rolls, Blueberry...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-02-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By jim44646
Way back when I had my pickup camper on a Ford...

Way back when I had my pickup camper on a Ford 250 I had a hitch on my front end. At marina I would in unhitch, turn around and rehitch to front. 2 advantages were better visibility and rear wheels...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 07-22-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By jim44646
One thing I would suggest is to fill your water...

One thing I would suggest is to fill your water tank add a cup of bleach. Run it through your whole system, leave it set over night. Then flush intire system with plain water till bleach smell is...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 07-19-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By jim44646
First thing I would check would be the ground....

First thing I would check would be the ground. Then check break wires going into axle tube for chafing. At this point wires are getting old and insulation brittle so an intermittent contact with...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 06-20-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,836
Posted By jim44646
Hi John Sorry to hear about your tire luck....

Hi John
Sorry to hear about your tire luck. Glad everyone is ok.
I'm really surprised that the TPMs didn't pick anything unusual up. You would of thought the tire temperature would have gone high...
Forum: Sunline Owners Meet & Greet 03-14-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,551
Posted By jim44646
I'll bring a appetite. Sent from my Pixel XL...

I'll bring a appetite.

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Forum: Sunline Owners Meet & Greet 03-10-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,551
Posted By jim44646
John Lot 18 Fri, Sat. Maybe more Sent from...

John
Lot 18 Fri, Sat. Maybe more

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Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 10-11-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By jim44646
there is a set of old (which I prefer) dual cams...

there is a set of old (which I prefer) dual cams on eBay for $49.99 + shipping
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 09-16-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,776
Posted By jim44646
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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 09-16-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,776
Posted By jim44646
That looks like the newer style thermister....

That looks like the newer style thermister. remove cable from the plastic loop it's in and insert it in the larger loop on the other side. The place the large flat c part on the end cooling fin. By...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-11-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,385
Posted By jim44646
Welcome. Sunlines are an older travel trailer but...

Welcome. Sunlines are an older travel trailer but they are built allot better than what's on the market today.
Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 08-10-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By jim44646
Sure. Preferably 12 gauge, as long as you don't...

Sure. Preferably 12 gauge, as long as you don't use the AC. AC's are power hogs.

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-04-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,260
Posted By jim44646
Just a bit of info I found on my GMC. There are 2...

Just a bit of info I found on my GMC. There are 2 fuses for the tail light, 1 for the left and 1 for the right tail light system
Forum: Sunline Community 08-03-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,647
Posted By jim44646
In doing some reading. The answer to my question....

In doing some reading. The answer to my question. LP/propane detectors should be replaced every 5 years.

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Forum: Sunline Community 08-03-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,647
Posted By jim44646
While on the subject of LP/propane detectors....

While on the subject of LP/propane detectors. What is the lifespan of a LP/propane detector. Seeing the last Sunline was manufactured in 2007 I'm sure all of our propane detectors are in need of...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 07-01-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,572
Posted By jim44646
Mobile home flex mend under belly repair tape. ...

Mobile home flex mend under belly repair tape.
And little trick to drying it out is to put the exhaust hose of a shop vac into a slit in the underbelly. The heat from the running vac blowing in...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 06-09-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By jim44646
Good job, Sent from my Pixel XL using...

Good job,

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 06-09-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By jim44646
In talking with Home Depot guy that works in the...

In talking with Home Depot guy that works in the plumbing department. He told me ABS is being phased out and soon be off the market. Something about the amount of oil used in ABS.
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 06-05-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By jim44646
I wouldn't be offended if I was selling a trailer...

I wouldn't be offended if I was selling a trailer and someone showed up with a moisture meter. I passed on many trailers when I was looking for mine. You can discreetly slide under trailer and...
Forum: Sunline Community 04-14-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By jim44646
Really enjoyed our stay at Fort Clinch campground...

Really enjoyed our stay at Fort Clinch campground Amelia Island FL.

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Forum: Sunline Community 03-25-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By jim44646
On my 2001 that switch controls the electronic...

On my 2001 that switch controls the electronic propane ignition for the hot water heater. Stand by the water heater and have someone flip the switch. If you hear a clicking or snapping noise that's...
Forum: Modifications 02-09-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By jim44646
At least now you know what to look for and...

At least now you know what to look for and negotiate the price accordingly. Another tool to use is a moisture meter. It can find hidden water leaks that are not obvious.

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Forum: Modifications 02-08-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By jim44646
OSB is not water proof. I have a 2001 2553 which...

OSB is not water proof. I have a 2001 2553 which has a full length black membrane. Any exposed wood is subject to water damage. When towing in the rain water will spray up under trailer getting...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 02-08-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,572
Posted By jim44646
Duck Bill drain ...

Duck Bill drain

https://www.farmandranchdepot.com/farm-equipment/Heavy_Duty_Duck_Bill_Drain.html
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 01-24-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,692
Posted By jim44646
John I've been viewing your post on bending...

John

I've been viewing your post on bending frame. Have you given any consideration to your tool box and the weight you are carrying in it hanging off the back of your frame.
Forum: Sunline Owners Meet & Greet 01-23-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,642
Posted By jim44646
Jim & Darlene will be on site A-18. Talked to...

Jim & Darlene will be on site A-18. Talked to carol sending check today.
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 01-15-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,692
Posted By jim44646
The silicone removers I've used don't work that...

The silicone removers I've used don't work that great on silicone but they will soften and remove paint. Don't harm most plastics.

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Forum: Trips & Vacations 01-14-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By jim44646
i found it a help when teaching people to back a...

i found it a help when teaching people to back a trailer is to find an empty parking lot. Maybe on a Sunday or a part of the lot not being used. thin practice backing into parking spaces.
When...
Forum: Trips & Vacations 01-13-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By jim44646
Now that's an open ended question. Sometimes you...

Now that's an open ended question. Sometimes you don't need a reservation, sometimes 6 months. Depends on popularity of campground, full hookup or not, Holiday or not

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Forum: Modifications 01-05-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,445
Posted By jim44646
Hi Joan This was my solution to mounting...

Hi Joan

This was my solution to mounting bike rack. I welded heavy square tubing from frame to frame with a 2 inch hitch receiver weelder in the center. this way there is no weight on bumper.
...
Forum: Sunline Community 12-25-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By jim44646
Ditto Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk

Ditto

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 12-14-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,287
Posted By jim44646
Just a quick tip. To help dry out faster take a...

Just a quick tip. To help dry out faster take a shop vac and put the hose on the exhaust. Slip other end of hose into cavity you want to dry out. You won't believe the amount of heat it puts out.
...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 12-09-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By jim44646
That's why I use tire pressure monitors. ...

That's why I use tire pressure monitors.

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Forum: Modifications 12-04-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,843
Posted By jim44646
I'm looking at this tie down system. don't depend...

I'm looking at this tie down system. don't depend on single anchor stake.
...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 12-04-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By jim44646
i have an RV storage place near me. In side...

i have an RV storage place near me. In side concrete floors and rodent control. $300 forr 6 months. I dont think thats to bad
Forum: Sunline Community 12-04-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By jim44646
north east Ohio here. Unseasonably warm so far....

north east Ohio here. Unseasonably warm so far. Sweat shirt weather
Forum: Modifications 12-01-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,843
Posted By jim44646
I had it happen this summer. Before i got it...

I had it happen this summer. Before i got it staked it was on the roof. Took out refrigerator vent and street side gutter.

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 10-28-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By jim44646
Before charging lines with water I'd pressure...

Before charging lines with water I'd pressure test with air to make sure that there are no other breaks in lines. Better than a flood.

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 10-27-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By jim44646
I've heard that also but never tried. ...

I've heard that also but never tried.


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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 10-26-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By jim44646
My pump wires come up through the floor near...

My pump wires come up through the floor near where the pump is.

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 10-26-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By jim44646
Should be in close proximity of water tank. Find...

Should be in close proximity of water tank. Find fresh water tank out let and follow it to water pump. Changes are it's been removed for some reason.

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Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 10-25-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By jim44646
Yes but quite often you give same advice ...

Yes but quite often you give same advice

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Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 10-25-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By jim44646
You know Steve, it's very hard to find file tab...

You know Steve, it's very hard to find file tab on a smart phone using Tapatalk or Tapatalk's web view.

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 10-25-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By jim44646
I used Sta-Kool when I had a TT with a metal...

I used Sta-Kool when I had a TT with a metal roof. I used Sta-Kool because it's white.

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Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 10-24-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By jim44646
Fruit from Osage tree, somethings called monkey...

Fruit from Osage tree, somethings called monkey brain fruit or hedge apples. If you can find they're great at keeping spiders away.

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Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 09-27-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By jim44646
May need a new thermocouple. Not hard to replace....

May need a new thermocouple. Not hard to replace.

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Forum: Modifications 09-27-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,843
Posted By jim44646
I do all different setups. Somethings I setup...

I do all different setups. Somethings I setup mine like johnb, sometimes I setup in carport mode, both legs staked down to ground, sometimes I set up with only one leg staked down. I do like the...
Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 09-26-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By jim44646
Not sure what plumbing pipe type they used in 86...

Not sure what plumbing pipe type they used in 86 but the standard now is PEX with copper crimp rings and plastic fittings, I'd use the brass myself. If you go to file tab you can find interior...
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