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Old 05-02-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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We are new to RV traveling and living. Our 38GK should be arrivng at the end of the month. My questions concern what is needed to to set up the RVat the park. Since we have nothing at the moment, I would like to know a head of time whatitems we need to purchase before the arrival of our coach. Not really a last miniute type of peson.



Thanks for any advice!



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Old 05-02-2013, 09:33 PM   #2
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#1 Exchange the short power cord for a 50ft one
#2 get a tool box with normal hand tools
#3 a cordless screw gun
#4 cable tv cable
#5 water supply line
5b "L" connector (prevents the hose from kinking)
#6 a bottle of wine

This list will get very long

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Old 05-02-2013, 09:38 PM   #3
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David will give you a courtesy box with some basic rations - hose, regulator, sewer hose, and your rig comes with the 50A cord.

Basic starts for me were:
  1. Two 10 ft good quality sewer hoses (note that Rhinoflex won't fit in the carrier tube - so try another brand)
  2. Clear sewer hose fitting for verifying the flush is clear
  3. I bought a better sewer cap with handle
  4. Two good water hoses - use both for long reaches
  5. 1 gray or off color hose for flushing black tank
  6. water regulator adjustible
  7. 20A - 30A adapter, I don't think it comes with one, but you should have a 30A - 50A "dog-bone" with the cord
  8. Sewer downspout or whatever its called that threads into the campsite sewer hole
  9. Pattio Mat
  10. Matching recliners
  11. Weber Q100
Done!
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:47 PM   #4
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This seems to be a good place to give out this information. Texas RV Professor is giving a free Webinar Tuesday May 7th with limited seating....Tit;e The No BS Approach to RV Maintenance.....www2.gotometing.com/register/586242178 sign up soonEdited by: RollsRoyce
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:54 PM   #5
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This seems to be a good place to give out this information. Texas RV Professor is giving a free Webinar Tuesday May 7th with limited seating....Tit;e The No BS Approach to RV Maintenance.....www2.gottometing.com/register/586242178 sign up soon

I'm curious as to how you secured that info. I went on his web site and couldn't find any info on the program. Or did I miss it?
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:11 AM   #6
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:39 AM   #7
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LOL LOL. LOL!
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:58 AM   #8
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#1 Exchange the short power cord for a 50ft one
#2 get a tool box with normal hand tools
#3 a cordless screw gun
#4 cable tv cable
#5 water supply line
5b "L" connector (prevents the hose from kinking)
#6 a bottle of wine

This list will get very long


CAUTION! Do not start with the bottle of wine!
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:13 PM   #9
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That's pretty funny...
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We are new to RV traveling and living.¬* Our 38GK should be arrivng at the end of the month.¬* My questions concern what is needed to to set up the RV¬*at the park.¬* Since we have nothing at the moment, I would like to know a head of time what¬*items we need to purchase before the arrival of our coach.¬* Not really a last miniute type of peson.
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Thanks for any advice!
¬*
Sharon
My dealer gave me the power cord and reducers down to 120v, White drinking Water and Black water hose for rinsing black tank and 50' of rhino sewer hose. I guess I had a great dealer. Plus he gave me a 12 pack of drop in black tank chemical. He said you are ready to go camping now and gave me 10 weekend passes at local RV parks.
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