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2016 Springdale (Keystone) SG330 questions

Hey guys, a friend of mine owns this camper and I am helping her out fixing it up. Wasn't winterized in CT, so you can imagine. Anyway, where is the converter? Looked all over, can't find it anywhere. Nothing on google saying where it is. The screen door latch is broken, need a new one. Anyone know the specific latch to get for it?
blaczero 06/22/23 05:49pm Travel Trailers
RE: Any ideas for a light while grilling?

Thx for the suggestions. I ended up going with this https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07B7KCRG2 I got some 18650's for it, and it's dimmable
blaczero 04/16/23 07:48pm Toy Haulers
Any ideas for a light while grilling?

I did a quick search for a suction light that I can direct onto my grill at night. I would suction it to the side of my rig, and angle it properly. Anyone have a link for a light for night grilling?
blaczero 04/04/23 07:15am Toy Haulers
RE: Washer issue driving me nuts

Did you clean the door gasket so it’s drain holes operate as they are supposed to? Dave The washer was 2 weeks old when it started to smell. I always leave the door open between washes, and I wipe it out whenever I see anything gathering.
blaczero 02/10/23 07:48am General RVing Issues
RE: Washer issue driving me nuts

I've tried vinegar, oxy powder, bleach, dawn soap, baking soda. Would this do better you think?
blaczero 02/09/23 05:32am General RVing Issues
RE: Washer issue driving me nuts

All indicators point to the "leftover" water from previous load smelling. I use oxy powder in the main tray, and a little blue dawn in the pre-wash tray. The reason I am thinking its the leftover water is because if I run the load 2x in a row, it smells significantly less. Very frustrating.
blaczero 02/05/23 10:18am General RVing Issues
RE: Washer issue driving me nuts

Thanks for the responses, had a lot going on yesterday Is the dryer vented to outside? if so, has it been cleaned? Have you checked the washer drain vent? First unit was unvented, new one is vented. I don't really run the dryer ever. The vent/drain below: I opened and drained, also the rubber hose there, opened that and drained. Strangely, the water never smells. Can you do a smellcheck to see if the clothes smell bad after the wash cycle or the dryer cycle? first unit, only ran dryer when i first got it, haven't in like a year just tried with new unit, after dry, they still smell slightly Do you have a lot of iron in your water? The bacteria and sulfur oxide can make it smell bad. perhaps add a particle and carbon block filter to your supply line and might fix the issue. not that I know of, i'm on city water down here in the FL keys. I could try a carbon filter Different location???? Different water supply. same location/water supply Yep and all my HE appliances are awful. They're high efficiency either because they use less water, spin less and slower or in the case of my dishwasher don't dry properly because the element is weaker and doesn't stay on long. All these things lead to smells. Water remaining in any appliance will lead to mildew or lingering sulfur smells. Modern appliances simply do not work as well as older models for the sake of efficiency. I am actually thinking this is what's happening. Since I got the unit brand new and it didn't smell for about 2 weeks (running every day). I figure the water is in the basin left behind from previous cycle and smelling. Stupid me I bought a bucco bucks Bosch dishwasher for the house, 4 yrs later a repairman asks how often do you run this? I said we have a son, his bride and newborn living with us as they find a house, and I do daycare for the grand kids, so 2 maybe 3 times a day. He stated MODERN DISHWASHERS ARE ONLY DESIGNED TO RUN 3 TO 4 TIMES A WEEK!!! I wore it out!! Energy efficient means less water, smaller motors, smaller heating elements, ETC. Pretty sure it's the same for all modern appliances. With our HE washer I often have to wash clothes twice to remove dirt/odors, or use a heavy perfumed detergent and softner(not going to happen). I also have to wipe the water out of the rubber door gasket to avoid moldy stagnant water sitting in it, and removing the detergent tray and spraying with a bleach & water solution to prevent mold in that dark moist area. But hey we we're saving the planet even though we are having to run the appliance twice as often to get the results of the old ones running once. Truly I don't understand it, but what are the options? Wipe out every area, spray with a bleach/water solution and hopefully you can get ahead of the smell & mold. Sorry for the rant, but its my challenge too. i leave the washer door open 100% of the time it's not running. When I had a dishwasher I left the door open as well. I do agree though, the "HE" garbage just means "Hardly Effective" IMO
blaczero 02/04/23 07:20am General RVing Issues
Washer issue driving me nuts

A while back my washer/dryer combo started to make the clothes smell like mold. After a cycle, they just smelled. Never used to do this, used it for 2 years. Tried vinegar, bleach, oxy, O3 water, and every solution I could find on the interwebs. Finally gave up, bought a new one. Now 2 weeks later with the new one smelling fine, the clothes are smelling bad again, same smell as last unit. The first unit was a Magic Chef, this is a Splendide. Any ideas as far as what to check? We drink the same water that goes into the washer, so I don't know how it could be that.
blaczero 02/02/23 10:20am General RVing Issues
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