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Old 04-30-2017, 07:28 AM   #1061
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Got mg replacement battery cap from Flow Rite. They also sent me several connector barbs and red plug caps.

Replaced the cap and added a hose at the end so i can confirm the last battery cells are full. When water gets to the hose its full.

I then crawled under the the mh to take a few pics of where the safe t plus brackets gets bolted to the frame. This will be the next install on my buddies nh.

While under the mh i smacked my forehead on the corner of the retracting step. Ripped it right open. Blood everywhere. Good thing Maria is a nurse and she has a well stocked medical box. After getting the bleeding to stop and cleaning all the blood off me she applied several sterry strips..

Jerry

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Old 04-30-2017, 12:06 PM   #1062
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Got mg replacement battery cap from Flow Rite. They also sent me several connector barbs and red plug caps.

Replaced the cap and added a hose at the end so i can confirm the last battery cells are full. When water gets to the hose its full.

I then crawled under the the mh to take a few pics of where the safe t plus brackets gets bolted to the frame. This will be the next install on my buddies nh.

While under the mh i smacked my forehead on the corner of the retracting step. Ripped it right open. Blood everywhere. Good thing Maria is a nurse and she has a well stocked medical box. After getting the bleeding to stop and cleaning all the blood off me she applied several sterry strips..

Jerry

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Old 04-30-2017, 07:17 PM   #1063
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Got mg replacement battery cap from Flow Rite. They also sent me several connector barbs and red plug caps.

Replaced the cap and added a hose at the end so i can confirm the last battery cells are full. When water gets to the hose its full.

I then crawled under the the mh to take a few pics of where the safe t plus brackets gets bolted to the frame. This will be the next install on my buddies nh.

While under the mh i smacked my forehead on the corner of the retracting step. Ripped it right open. Blood everywhere. Good thing Maria is a nurse and she has a well stocked medical box. After getting the bleeding to stop and cleaning all the blood off me she applied several sterry strips..

Jerry

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I had one of the nipples fall off on the flow rite just as i was installing the cap they promptly sent out a replacement so are you filling your battery's front to back or back first then front . I would be interested of how your hose idea works out because i have wondered if all of the cells are getting filled

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Old 04-30-2017, 08:49 PM   #1064
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Hi Dino,

Quick question on your soap dispenser. How is it holding up being you now installed 4 months ago and did you just use the adhesive on the back only to mount it?
Our soap dispenser is still on the wall and works like a champ. We have had some high 80's and low 90's here in Lubbock and the high temps had no effect so far. We used the adhesive backing to secure the unit.

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Old 04-30-2017, 08:52 PM   #1065
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Woo Hoo, leavin' on a Jet Plane today!!! Going to Germany, our daughter and her husband are in the Air Force stationed at Ramstein and she is having her first baby, a boy!!! Can't believe how excited I am, daughter said she wants me in the delivery room to hold her hand, made me cry! Be gone for two weeks.

MH is at the dealer for minor warranty work, said it would take 4-5 weeks which will be just about right, should be ready right after we return home. I work two weeks and two days after we return and then join Jerry in the unemployment line, Woo Hoo again!!!

Don't know what the wifi situation will be, will be spending most of the time holding my grandson if I can get him away from my wife! Best wishes to everyone, be back in two weeks!

Have a safe journey and give our best to Myra and the rest of the family.

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Old 04-30-2017, 08:56 PM   #1066
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Got mg replacement battery cap from Flow Rite. They also sent me several connector barbs and red plug caps.

Replaced the cap and added a hose at the end so i can confirm the last battery cells are full. When water gets to the hose its full.

I then crawled under the the mh to take a few pics of where the safe t plus brackets gets bolted to the frame. This will be the next install on my buddies nh.

While under the mh i smacked my forehead on the corner of the retracting step. Ripped it right open. Blood everywhere. Good thing Maria is a nurse and she has a well stocked medical box. After getting the bleeding to stop and cleaning all the blood off me she applied several sterry strips..

Jerry

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Jeez Jerry...there a thousand different ways to get sympathy without beating urself up...LOL

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Old 04-30-2017, 10:55 PM   #1067
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Jerry,
For 100 bucks, I think I'd jump on the TM-77 -- especially if your current sensors would work with it. It seems that there have been quite a few software and feature upgrades that make it tempting...and safer than what you have (like checking status every few seconds and sending you an audible alert).

The EEZTire that I've been looking at evidently has an excellent range -- I think 53ft. Many of the reviewers say it's even further than that (with fresh batteries, I'm sure).

But back to the TM-77...
I know it's on sale now at Camping World online for $379 with 6 sensors. That makes the $100 seem pretty fair. It would be interesting to know if they're offering you just the main unit or or a set with sensors...

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Old 04-30-2017, 11:08 PM   #1068
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I have the EEZTIRE and have no complaints
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Old 04-30-2017, 11:37 PM   #1069
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Jerry

I had one of the nipples fall off on the flow rite just as i was installing the cap they promptly sent out a replacement so are you filling your battery's front to back or back first then front . I would be interested of how your hose idea works out because i have wondered if all of the cells are getting filled

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Richard,
I fill back to front. I still have to experiment with the hose. Batteries were full when i hooked up the hose. So the water had a hard time filling the hose because the red cap stopped the air flow. Might have to remove the red cap and stop pumping as soon as i see water at the hose.

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Old 04-30-2017, 11:42 PM   #1070
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Got my tire minder tmps back a couple of weeks ago and finally had time to mess with it. Set it back up and took a test drive. Still not working. After driving for 30 minutes with no change i came back home removed each sensor then reinstalled. They all changed to the higher drive pressure and temp. Ill be calling customer support in the morning.


I next drained my water tank and low drain valves. Filked tank with water and bkeach to sanitize the tank and lines.

Tomorrow ill drain fill a couple times to clear out the bleach.

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Old 05-01-2017, 12:36 PM   #1071
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2018 29m Windsport Changes

Hello everyone, after visiting that factory last week I would like to post what changes they make to the 2018 models. I know that I have seen that people were saying that there would be a glass top electric cooking range. The gas burner range remains, but it has a two piece folding glass cover over it. Here is a list of other changes:

1. New outside graphics & a darker brown partial paint, more like a taupe on the Windsport-not sure about the Hurricane model

2. No outside gas grill this year

3. interior couches, dinette tops and drivers seats a shade darker-same interior color options

4. Power seat, 15k air and one ceiling vent fan are now standard

5. Counter tops are now thicker

6. Bathroom counter top is a few inches taller

7. The floor is a different design, the pattern does not run on a diagonal

8. If you have the Maple cabinets, they are a different shade of light maple

9. 40 inch TV in the main area

10. All TV's are changed to a different company not Sieki

11. Dinette has stitching on the top of the cushions

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Old 05-01-2017, 04:34 PM   #1072
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Hello everyone, after visiting that factory last week I would like to post what changes they make to the 2018 models. I know that I have seen that people were saying that there would be a glass top electric cooking range. The gas burner range remains, but it has a two piece folding glass cover over it. Here is a list of other changes:

1. New outside graphics & a darker brown partial paint, more like a taupe on the Windsport-not sure about the Hurricane model

2. No outside gas grill this year

3. interior couches, dinette tops and drivers seats a shade darker-same interior color options

4. Power seat, 15k air and one ceiling vent fan are now standard

5. Counter tops are now thicker

6. Bathroom counter top is a few inches taller

7. The floor is a different design, the pattern does not run on a diagonal

8. If you have the Maple cabinets, they are a different shade of light maple

9. 40 inch TV in the main area

10. All TV's are changed to a different company not Sieki

11. Dinette has stitching on the top of the cushions

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Are there any pictures out there of the 2018 Windsport?
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Old 05-01-2017, 06:21 PM   #1073
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Hello everyone, after visiting that factory last week I would like to post what changes they make to the 2018 models. I know that I have seen that people were saying that there would be a glass top electric cooking range. The gas burner range remains, but it has a two piece folding glass cover over it. Here is a list of other changes:

1. New outside graphics & a darker brown partial paint, more like a taupe on the Windsport-not sure about the Hurricane model

2. No outside gas grill this year

3. interior couches, dinette tops and drivers seats a shade darker-same interior color options

4. Power seat, 15k air and one ceiling vent fan are now standard

5. Counter tops are now thicker

6. Bathroom counter top is a few inches taller

7. The floor is a different design, the pattern does not run on a diagonal

8. If you have the Maple cabinets, they are a different shade of light maple

9. 40 inch TV in the main area

10. All TV's are changed to a different company not Sieki

11. Dinette has stitching on the top of the cushions

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WOW sounds like maybe they listened and stopped using those Seiki tv's. I would be curious as to what the replacements are.
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Old 05-01-2017, 06:43 PM   #1074
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WOW sounds like maybe they listened and stopped using those Seiki tv's. I would be curious as to what the replacements are.
I found some interior pictures on the 2018 Windsport and it looks like they are now using Axxera tv's. I didnt even know they made televisions.
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:24 PM   #1075
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I found some interior pictures on the 2018 Windsport and it looks like they are now using Axxera tv's. I didnt even know they made televisions.
I'm sure they are as cheap as the Seiki tvs
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:42 PM   #1076
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Yes, the ones that I saw the other day are the Axxera's. There are some pictures online of the new motorhomes. Look at the Camping World Site, some of their dealers have them already.
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:45 PM   #1077
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crappy tvs to go along with the crappy radios
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crappy tvs to go along with the crappy radios
Ha ha very true, but maybe they will at least have quam tuners and I can hold off a while before I replace them all.
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Old 05-01-2017, 10:22 PM   #1079
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The CHF will be my next mod Jerry. I installed the EEZTIRE T515 TPMS and it works great!!!



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Dino- How do you like the T515? We are considering this for our Four Winds Sprinter class C. There are so many different brands out there to choose from and being new to the MH (upgraded from a pop up) not sure which one to go with.
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I bet the Axxera TVs are just re-branded Seiki's!
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