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    Sailun Tire Recall

    I was able to get four replacement tires installed today. Mine were the 3820 code. I feel fortunate to be able to find a tire dealership able to find the replacement Sailums.
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    Anderson brass valve froze up

    Follow up to inform that Anderson has sent me a replacement valve to replace the broken valve. My plan is to give this new valve a turn when I check out my rig while it is storage. Thanks for the replies to this post. Dumboldles
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    Anderson brass valve froze up

    May need to replace the whole valve system unless you can get it unstuck. Seems to be a design flaw that, I’m sure, we are going to see many others in the future with the same problem. Dumboldles
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    Anderson brass valve froze up

    Thanks for the replies. I’ll take care of this issue after we make it back to home base. I have informed Anderson about the issue. From now on I’ll make it part of checking on my rig to give the handle a turn. Here’s a photo of my system that hopefully gets us through our trip.
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    Anderson brass valve froze up

    I should have mentioned on my earlier post that it was an all brass unit that froze. I replaced the original plastic valve with the brass about a year one/half ago.
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    Anderson brass valve froze up

    I noticed that this topic has been brought up before but wanted to hear from folks that are smarter then me. First day out this year pulled into camp ground started doing the routine set up. Got to switching the valve from winterize to city and could not make the switch. Decided to get some...
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    Jim’s RV, Santa Clara Utah

    I had an excellent experience with Jim’s RV in Santa Clara, Utah. Had them repack the axils and actually had somebody figure out and fix my jack system that did the stop start routine when extending or retracting. While the wheels were off I rushed the tires over to a tire installer changed the...
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    Time to change out original tires

    Thinking it’s getting to that five year time period and looking to replace my g rated sailums. Are Sailums still the brand to go to? I’m satisfied with that Sailums that came with my coach and will probably go with this same brand unless there is a comparable alternative I should consider. Also...
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    What did you do to your camper today?

    Looks like we’re all done for the season, so we winterized the unit yesterday. All seemed to go smooth. Dumboldles
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    Let's visit this again...Lippert 6 point leveling issue

    Jerrod, went out and looked at the solenoid, I could see a screw on the top with a wire connected, assuming this is the connection point. I admit when it comes to mechanics this guy is pathetic, thanks for the information. Les
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    Let's visit this again...Lippert 6 point leveling issue

    Thanks Jerrod, that helps me a lot, was hoping that an artist would diagram it out like what you did. Les
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    Let's visit this again...Lippert 6 point leveling issue

    Hi folks, I also have this problem; I just changed out the breakers on the fuss bar with 50 amp breakers...made the mistake of telling my wife the start and stop problems were fixed. She obviously commended in a snarky way stating “thought you fixed it”. Anyway I have followed this...
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    4k UHD TV for 2016 Bighorn 3010re

    How did you guys remove the original tv from the stand? I needed to get into that area to check on the stereo speakers and found that I would need to remove the tv from the stand...I gave up because it was to darn awkward and the original screws were stripped. Dumboldles
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    New Recliner

    Thanks for the info because I have been looking into changing out my chairs for the type of chairs you put together. That pie pie sure looks good. Semper Fi and thanks for sharing. Dumboldles
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    Euro type recliner

    Thinking about replacing the original recliners with euro type recliners...any recommendations? Looking for quality, around the $500 limit and is comfortable for a 6’2” guy. Thanks, Dumboldles
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    Winterizing complication

    I’m following up on my earlier post: decided to change out both the Sureflo 4008 and the Anderson valve. I was getting pressure built up coming out the place where you put the hose, this made me think it may be a check valve issue (I am far from being very knowledgeable on RV pumps) so picked a...
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    Winterizing complication

    Yep the faucet was on. I’ll go back tomorrow and check out the suctioning from the pump. Thanks for the reply with the picture/diagram.
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    Winterizing complication

    Hi folks, the weather forecast looks like it’s going to get cold in My region of the country so time to winterize the 2016 BH. Drained the water heater, switched over the bypass switch then filled the bucket with antifreeze. Had DW turn on the pump and I switched over to winterize on the...
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    Electric Cord Reel

    I have had problems with my cord real also. When retracting DW pushes the button while I carefully guide it back onto the role. Dumboldles
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    5th wheel hitch question for 2009 Sundance 29bh/2998rb

    If you already have a ball hitch in your bed great: you’re set up for the Andersen Ultimate hitch. Check out the the Andersen site; most dealers should have them for sell. Dumboldles
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    Satellite Dish - Self or Dealer install

    Re: self install or Dealer I had the dealer do mine, at the time they had a very competent tech that knew what he was doing. I have done some minor repairs and upgrades to my unit but do not consider myself competent on the complicated stuff.
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    Ranch Hitch 5th Wheel to Gooseneck Adapter

    Check out B/W turnover ball goose neck hitch along with a Andersen hitch. It’s fantastic! Do the research. Dumboldles
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    Welcome Andersen Hitch

    An update on getting the 20 percent discount and free shipping: I called customer service at Andersen and was able to get the discounts and free shipping. Yippee!! I attempted to do original transaction online but the free shipping would not kick in; that’s why I needed to call Andersen...
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    Welcome Andersen Hitch

    This is terrific, I have the original 80 pound model and was getting ready to replace it with the 35 pound aluminum model so the discount works for me. I attempted to purchase on line. I did get the 20 percent for the two items that I needed, but not the free shipping. I’ll hold off and give...
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    Removing Dicor around Vent

    This info is probably late but may help the next person that tackles this type of job; my garnish also was not deep enough. I called Dometic (Fantastic-Vent) and they sent me out out a garnish at their cost, that was 6 inches deep...I had to take an inch off to make it work, but the fan is up...
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    Short bed and Anderson Ultimate

    I have a short bed and Andersen...no problems and would not consider any other types of hitchers. Dumboldles
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    Sliding shower door handles/stoppers

    I had the same problem and called SEA (shower enclosures America), 800 536 7324, the person I talked to was very nice and is sending out replacement handles at no cost. Instructions stating that the handles need to be glued along with the set screws through the holes in the plastic shower door...
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    Fantastic Fan garnish/cowling issues

    Thanks to those that replied. I called fantastic vent fans and they sent out a 6 inch deep garnish to replace the 4 incher. I had to take an inch off of this replacement using a dremel but, by craggy, got it to work. Dumboldles
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    Fantastic Fan garnish/cowling issues

    I changed out the original bath fan with a fantastic vent fan. I took my time and went okay as far as the roof part. When I tried to put the inside garnish on that hides the wire and other ugly stuff the fit was about 1 1/2 inches short from reaching the slots in the fan...so you see some of the...
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    Heartland Bighorn Quality

    I’m hoping that this will not put a cures on my rig. I have 2016 BH that my DW and I enjoy mucho. The 1st year under warranty had problems including notorious refrigerator slide rollers problem that did take awhile to fix but did get fixed by the dealer. Had other minor problems that you have...
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    Kitchen Slide rollers broken

    Check out one of the current threads.
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    Speakers

    I own a 2016 BH 3010 that has, so far, a terrific rig. Yes there has been those irritating issues that come with owning these rigs that I can tackle and on the most part fix. The audio speakers on the rear counsel have fallen out of the ports that sit above the fireplace, seems like it should be...
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    Dyson Portable

    I believe the problem was not having the dump lid completely closed when placing back into the cradle and that was catching making it difficult for removal.
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    Dyson Portable

    Thanks everyone, up and pull worked. There’s was some plastic cracking noises but was able to remove it from the cradle. Set it back in and it removes like it supposed to...don’t know why it got so stuck. Thanks again. Dumboldles
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    Dyson Portable

    Hello, we are on the road and DW went to use the Dyson and found she could not remove it from the its docking station in the closet. I looked at it trying to determine if there was a release button or whatever that needed to push in order to get the darn thing to release. We both have used the...
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    Where are prospective buyers finding up to date BigHorn info?

    First impression are important, especially details. A new consumer looking at an expensive product wants very detailed current information on that product. It makes one wonder if the seller gives a darn in comparison with a competitor that has it together in trying to attract consumers to their...
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    Satellite recommendations

    We had the dealer install a dish playmaker (different name when we purchased) system that is powered by the receiver. We have a receiver in the bedroom and the salon section. We like the Dish pay as you go plan used only when we are traveling with our BH. Only negative can be sites with trees...
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    rotating ring for microwave

    Make sure that you check the drawers around the microwave; I found the ring and sprocket for the microwave two years after purchasing our unit in a drawer below the microwave. Dumboldles - - - Updated - - - Also, check the blue bag that contains the info booklets that came with your unit...
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    Kitchen slide issue

    I agree with the broken shear pin problem, has happened to the frig side slide on my BH twice. Dumboldles
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    Where were you on 9-11-2001?

    Yea, school started at 8 but I had first period as my preparation period that was followed by the 20 min break, so my first classes started at 9:30. I focused on preparing for my classes...no radio or tv. Like mentioned in original post, a student came into my classroom to inform me and to turn...
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