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To a Suburban water heater from Atwood

I feel like a rookie asking this question, but we've always had Atwood water heaters and our new trailer has a Suburban. I've never had to deal with an anode rod before. With our Atwood, I installed a petcock and we drained the tank after every use-never had an issue with the sulfur smell. On the Suburban, how do you go about that? We typically are weekenders except for our long trips where we don't empty the tank when moving obviously, so after the weekend we'd open up the valve and run it empty. Do you pull the anode rod out? Leave it full? Pull the low point valve and drain out as much as you can? Like I said, we are not rookies, but going to be learning new tricks with a new rig after 12 seasons on the last one.
rmnpcolorado 07/17/22 08:10pm Travel Trailers
RE: Goodbye China Bombs, Hello Made In The USA

9,000lb trailer with load range D tires which came on the trailer. If you're insinuating the tires are 7-8 years old, I wouldn't necessarily blame the tires.... I agree with Grit. If these were still the original tires as you’re referring to them as, they probably should have been replaced 3-4 years ago. It doesn’t matter who the manufacturer is/was, they’re past their prime. I had two made in the USA Goodyears blow that were only 3-4 years old. Got me to replace the other two real quick.
rmnpcolorado 06/25/22 11:19pm Travel Trailers
RE: No battery power

Without digging into it yet, my guess is that there is indeed corrosion in there. Our in-line fuse is supposed to have a cover on it, but that was connected by a little rubber cover which has been gone for years. So when I pull the fuse in between trips, that fuse “box” is exposed to the elements. I’m assuming I can find a replacement fuse box to upgrade that and splice it in?
rmnpcolorado 05/07/22 07:14am Travel Trailers
RE: No battery power

Did you by chance turn your battery disconnect switch? Good thought, but we don’t have a battery disconnect switch. We physically pull the fuse, and the fuse is still good.
rmnpcolorado 05/06/22 08:30pm Travel Trailers
No battery power

We have a 2011 Jayco X213 that has had battery power issues intermittently since it was new. Rarely do we boondock, but even without, we run the fridge while on the road and turn lights on, water pump, etc. Last summer we stayed in NF campgrounds on battery and had no issues. Tonight=no power whatsoever. The battery is fine and charged. But there’s no power at all, not even from the truck which I would think we would have even if there was a weak battery. It has to be a wiring issue somehow, and everything works fine on shore power. Thoughts? There was power when we initially took it out of the shed this spring. And I’ve seen weak lights at times, but now nothing at all. Everything looks connected from what I can see, but I wonder if somewhere there’s a loose connection?
rmnpcolorado 05/06/22 06:44pm Travel Trailers
Colter Bay generator use

I’ve been looking on the NPS’s website but am not finding it - does anyone have a list of the loops in Colter Bay campground (not RV park) in Grand Teton NP that are generator friendly? I was perusing recreation.gov looking at campsites and noticed WAY at the bottom of the particular site I was looking at that it was in a non-generator loop. Well, there’s lots of loops. I could look individually but… I’d hate to reserve a site only to find out when we get there that we couldn’t use our generator.
rmnpcolorado 01/26/22 07:42am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: A tale of two trailers, or prices are thru the roof.

yeah, we missed the boat on this last year, but our timing wasn't right and we needed a new TV up front. Timed the TV purchase great, but now our TT is a 2011 and it would be nice to replace it with something bigger for our family. So June 2020 we visited our local dealer and looked at a Heartland NorthTrail 24BHS. I believe the dealer had it listed at $24,995 or so, but we didn't like how it was constructed and instead looked at the better built Riverside RV Intrepid next to it for the same price or less, but couldn't swing it at that time. Today I was on Camping World's website looking at their "Clearance Sale" and I see a 2021 24BHS, same as the 2020 we looked at, listed at $34,732. I scroll down just a few units more and see a 2022 for $41,912! Now come on, there's no way they've appreciated over $7K from model year to model year, let alone the same amount over the prior year. Yes, I read all of the previous posts and I agree with you, just venting. It's just frustrating when you want to upgrade your 10 year old unit and really can't. I think I'll take it to the dealer next spring and drop a grand+ in maintenance and call it good enough for another few years hopefully.
rmnpcolorado 10/26/21 04:37pm Travel Trailers
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