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Old 11-07-2003, 10:13 AM   #1
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Repair Shop, renovation shop SE Area?

I purchased my AS less than a month ago. I took it to the one dealer here in GA and left my trailer almost three weeks ago. I get a call and the guy told me the one technician they had, who had been to Ohio to learn about working on AS trailers, is not coming back to work and they are looking for a new person.

I need help with the brakes. They are hydraulic discs and don't work. No one I have asked at trailer places here in Atlanta knows anything about them. Everyone has told me to convert over to electric drum brakes. Also, I need new propane tanks. The po had this trailer hooked up to a big propane tank in the yard while he was building his house. I need two deep cell batteries? Any advice on what to get there? I need the A/C unit inspected and there is a crack in the main fresh water tank.

Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-07-2003, 10:30 AM   #2
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Old 11-07-2003, 10:42 AM   #3
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87MH, Thanks for writing. I did speak with Mr. Hare, earlier this week, and he mentioned that I could bring my rig over in December and pick it up towards the end of Feb or early March.

I was hoping to find something closer to home, but it looks like I won't. I had obtained his number off of this site somewhere. He seemed really knoledgeable and had plenty of business right now.

If nothing turns up closer to home, then I will take it to him. I appreciate your advice.
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