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Old 06-21-2019, 03:25 PM   #1
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Picked up a 2018 271RL Demo yesterday. Spent all day researching and purchasing all the accessories needed: portable EMS, pressure regulator, non-kink hose, chemicals, TP, Lippert Waste Management System, Camco flex swivel stick, rubber gloves, mat, drinking water hose, Dish, and hope to be ready for an early July trip to Montana. I plan to use the trailer for camping with wife, dog training in the summer, hunting in the fall, and even travel for work. Lots to learn since this is our first camper. Open to suggestions for must haves...Love this community site.
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Old 06-21-2019, 05:48 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum from NC. Never be afraid to ask questions. A lot of experience on this forum. Congrats on the camper.
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Old 06-21-2019, 06:55 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard from one Wisconsinite to another. Congrats on the new trailer.


If You are new to the trailer life, I would suggest setting up in the driveway or in the yard and do a little camping right there so you can become familiar with how everything works before you take off on the long trip. Might save some frustration out on the road.
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Old 06-21-2019, 09:13 PM   #4
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(1)Leave your sewer valve closed until your ready to dump; if you leave it open things will stick to the tank and your have a mess. (2)Leave gray tank (sinks,shower) open when your camping, but close it before you dump the black tank.(3) Always make Shute your sewer hose is attached securely, before you pull that black(sewer) valve. Don’t ask! (4) Dryer sheets will take all the bugs and crap off the front of you camper. Just put them down into your bucket of water and then wipe away like magic.
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Old 06-22-2019, 06:02 PM   #5
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Thanks Papa T. Those are great tips and I was actually wondering about those things. Especially the sewer issue. I do have a question. Ours came with a table affixed to the floor. I moved it to put the recliners in that spot. Is there a way to affix the table without drilling holes? Velcro?
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Old 06-22-2019, 06:05 PM   #6
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Lloyd, I'm already doing that. I still need to learn where to find connections and switches. Should we practice using plumbing too?
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Old 06-22-2019, 06:08 PM   #7
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Old 06-22-2019, 08:50 PM   #8
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Thanks Papa T. Those are great tips and I was actually wondering about those things. Especially the sewer issue. I do have a question. Ours came with a table affixed to the floor. I moved it to put the recliners in that spot. Is there a way to affix the table without drilling holes? Velcro?
Screwing to the floor is the only secure way to do it. Velcro wouldn’t hold up during travel in my opinion.
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Welcome to the forum. Congratulations on the new camper.
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If your a good at backing into RV spaces great. If not, find somewhere to pratice. Just my 2 cents.
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