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RE: Slides stored in or out?

In - unless we're cleaning, tinkering, or loading up.
Splashers3 01/22/15 04:02pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Cedar Creek & Silverback

Our 2009 SB has some features that the same year CC's did NOT have. IT was considered more residential. We have had very few issues with it, replaced the China bombs after 3000 miles...CC service department has been GREAT - for the few minor things we needed taken care of when it was new. We love our open fp. Will replace it someday, but not for awhile....I like no payments.
Splashers3 01/01/15 06:57am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Dear Snow birds

Green728 - what a very nice post, for a lot of reasons...you've gotten some nice replies back. I have 3-4 years until retirement, unless something changes and I need to keep working....wife, has a few more than I. I can't wait to put the miles on the rig also. Enjoy what you have, and as was previously stated, it will come. Mike
Splashers3 12/27/14 06:38am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Merry Christmas to all, where ever you may be.

Merry Christmas to all ! Raining in Southern MD.....wishing we were in Buffalo - Yes, Buffalo! Safe travels to all.
Splashers3 12/24/14 10:52am Snowbirds
RE: Cedar Creek & Silverback

Hey Mike2Wheels - why did you buy it then? didn't you check it out first? Doesn't say a lot for your ability to distinguish cheap from quality....our 2009 has been fantastic over the years - and going strong. One must remember most folks can't spend 70,80, 100+K for their RVs, maybe you should trade up. For our first 5ver, we've been very satisfied. Maybe like so many other things, they just don't make them like they used to.... Mike
Splashers3 12/22/14 02:39pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Cedar Creek & Silverback

I like our Silverback's basement situation better than the Cedar Creek line. We have 2 levels, which provides more horizontal storage. some of that is taken up by the spare tire...which if every needed is easier to get out than cranking down the tire which is mounted under the unit on the CCs. Our 2009 also has real blinds, which we like. Our unit has been pretty good for us.
Splashers3 12/10/14 04:23pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Purchasing a Silverback by Cedar Creek

X3 on the Welcome to the "Creeker" Club. We love our 2009 Silverback - very minimal issues. The CC customer service folks are great! I hope you enjoy your toy!
Splashers3 11/22/14 07:24am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Ordered 5th wheel delima

WAIT, WAIT - that way you won't get a rig that the workers were distracted, and took short cuts because they were rushing to finish before the shutdown...and yes, you'll get what you wanted. The extra wait will make the anticipation even greater! LOL Enjoy, Mike
Splashers3 11/22/14 07:19am Fifth-Wheels
RE: cedar creek 38 RD

I believe the FROG rally has a registration fee of $400. I plan on going in 2015. WE LOVE our 2009 CC Silverback. CC Customer service is the best!
Splashers3 11/10/14 02:47pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Sad day to winterize and put away for winter...

We are winterizing tomorrow - it's terribly sad. OP - nice storage "shed". Wish I had one of those. I have the room, but I'd have to cut down a lot of trees...the landscaping required might cost more than the building...
Splashers3 11/10/14 05:21am Fifth-Wheels

BigD2 - I have a 2009 Silverback, GenII....so it may not be the same as yours...but my converter is located under the bathroom, in my basement....but its accessible from my basement - on the back basement wall, there is an access door - which exposes my converter, and hot water tank, piping, etc. I just had to replace mine - with a PD9200. The converter is secured to the floor with some wiring going to the back of the fuse panel - which the front is accessed from our main floor - Its on the wall below our entertainment center - which on the other side of the entertainment center is the bathroom. You have to be smaller is size to work on...which is why I coached my wife - and told her what to do - I'm 6'3" and about 280 - too cramped for me. Good Luck - Mike
Splashers3 11/03/14 05:32pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Mobile Suite purchase price help needed

...and when you have it checked over, make sure you hook up water, and then run open sinks, fill up hot water tank and see that it heats, check holding tank valves by draining them - make sure all lights work, refrigerator works, slides, stabilizers, landing gear - even TV and outlets. You may even want to hook it up and tow it a few miles checking breaks and lights. Don't forget the propane system. Take your time going through this, don't be rushed. Even being a good price the unit is 9 years old. good luck
Splashers3 10/30/14 03:44am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Locked inside by entry assist handle

I'll wake up to a cricket farting......very light sleeper. I also have multiple extinguishers and extra fire detectors - using both technologies of detection.
Splashers3 10/24/14 12:13pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Things to get included in a sale

Agree that nothing is free...agree with Donn0128 - NO China Bomb ST tires....get good LT tires - even if you have to pay something for them...as I doubt they will give them to you free. Good Luck
Splashers3 10/24/14 12:10pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Infared Heat Power Draw

That is correct Super Dave....and the ones I have used did have a separate 110v GFI...so I was protected.
Splashers3 10/22/14 06:25pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Infared Heat Power Draw

I installed an external 110v input at the rear of my trailer, next to the 50 amp inlet. We then plug into the pedistal's 110V outlet (if there is one available)with a heavy duty extension cord. The inside outlet is totally separate from the trailer's circuitry. We run a 1500W heater in our main area....heat works it's way into the bedroom. We didn't use our propane heater last outing, but lows only got down into high 40's. Trailer temp was 75deg throughout the night. DW also plugged her hair dryer into this outlet in the morning, worked great. Good Luck, Mike
Splashers3 10/22/14 01:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Last bacon and eggs of the season

Our last trip, will be 2nd week of November....so we still have something to look forward to before that "sad day" comes.
Splashers3 10/19/14 04:06pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Locked inside by entry assist handle

Most of you are missing another aspect of this...thieves HAVE used this technique to lock folks in and then steal stuff out of the basement....and even with a cell phone, they will be gone before anybody can show up...and when you are sleeping you may not even know it. I will take a picture of something I did to prevent this...not sure if I will be able to post it. It consists of a small piece of metal, about 1.5" vertically screwed (2 caulk sealed screws) into the black mount. The handle can not be put into that position with the handle against the door, because the metal blocks off that position. An easy project providing some insurance. People are crazy....thieves, or kids playing pranks.
Splashers3 10/13/14 04:59am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Storage - Slides out?

Make it 3 in row.....You are only asking for unnecessary wear from the weather.
Splashers3 10/06/14 02:20pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Landmark 365

The way I read it, is that he is unhappy with his 2013 Landmark - since he will be trading it in 2 years or less. If he was happy, why would he be trading it in so soon? To the OP, if you don't tell us your point, or question, you leave it up to all of us to guess. Good Luck, I think?
Splashers3 09/29/14 03:39pm Fifth-Wheels
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