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Old 10-10-2012, 11:49 AM   #1
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We recently purchased our 30RK. We have been on 2 weekend trips and I have fallen in love. I am reading all the post about the issues and hoping we do not run into any of these problems. Did a few mods- shelves in bedroom closets, paper towel holder, some towel hooks in bathroom. Best mod has been the light switch in the bedroom. No more climbing on the bed to turn on the light. Still trying to figure out the satellite tv and where to put the toilet paper. Hoping to learn how to post pictures soon. Happy Camping.



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Old 10-13-2012, 05:56 AM   #2
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Can you explain how you did the light switch,I would like to this to mine
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Old 10-13-2012, 06:39 AM   #3
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Glad to hear you area enjoying your new unit...don't get paranoid over issues that haven't happened yet, it can get discouraging reading problem posts. Remember that people generally start topics because they have a problem or concern, we don't often hear from the problem free people but it's great to read positive posts like yours.
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:53 AM   #4
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These are the directions for installing the light switch. Purchased a light switch from the rv center. From the light fixture above the bed, I cut the hot line. Then fished two wires through the ceiling and down the wall to where the new light switch would be located. Cut a hole in the wall for the new switch and connected the wires. Hope this helps.



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Old 10-14-2012, 10:50 AM   #5
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DonCon,
I also just purchased a 30RK. Thanks for the directions on the light switch. I'm going have to do that mod.
I put the TP holder on the inside of the vanity door.

I just came back from a weekend trip, temp dropped down to 29f one night.
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:35 PM   #6
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We recently purchased our 30RK. We have been on 2 weekend trips and I have fallen in love. I am reading all the post about the issues and hoping we do not run into any of these problems. Did a few mods- shelves in bedroom closets, paper towel holder, some towel hooks in bathroom. Best mod has been the light switch in the bedroom. No more climbing on the bed to turn on the light. Still trying to figure out the satellite tv and where to put the toilet paper. Hoping to learn how to post pictures soon. Happy Camping.



Awesome! Wealso loveour ST30RK. It is just an excellent floor plan for our purposes. The only small issue we have had was with the Santi-flush leaking behind the wall.The dealer kind-of fixed it. I'll give it another look next year.

I love the idea of the switch in the bedroom. I seriously don't understand why they didn't include this feature. They put one in the bathroom and it's an easier reach than crawling over the bed. My best mod has been a latch to hold up the toilet seat lid. The way the toilet is positioned in the corner just doesn't promote it staying open...especially when using it.

Can't wait to get the trailer out again next Spring!


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Old 11-14-2012, 12:56 AM   #7
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About the light in the bed area , I added 2 single lights (1 each side)in front of the mirrored wardrobe doors and just jumped the wires from the light over the bed . There is alot of room to run wires because the lowered panel that the double light is attached to . . Now you only have to reach up and not have to lean over the bed. It also gives more light to see inside wardrobe and overhead cabinets.
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:18 AM   #8
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Hi All,

We picked up our 2012 30RK on Sept 20th. Enjoy reading these posts and the varity of mod ideas. Will try some of them next spring, and may post a few of my own, as I think of them.

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Old 11-14-2012, 04:21 AM   #9
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Make that variety of mods. That's a Homer...DOH!



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Old 11-14-2012, 04:33 AM   #10
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Hi ,

As long as we're talkin' about the 30 RK, what are you-all pulling them with? I have a 2012 Ford F150 Platinum powered with the Ecoboost V6, and the trailer tow package. Can't beat it for power and torque. At the dealership, after going over all the features of the camper, we hooked her up via a Equalizer Brand hitch.Our rep was saying to drive around the lot and set the brakes to where I liked them,and come back if there were any towing problems. I said "OK", and took my foot off the brake peddle. BEFORE I got my foot to the gas peddle, we were rolling. I said "WOHA, did you see that?" The rep said "What?". I said, "Watch this". and did it again. The F150 Ecoboost is a great tow vehicle for this size trailer.



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