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Old 04-18-2014, 12:18 PM   #1061
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Great thanks Mark - I'm heading to Seattle tomorrow and will be in the States all next week. So I'll get my but over to Lowes and see what they have... Do you know if the optional hose will allow me to hook into my main tanks on the AS?



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Doug, yes it will is the short answer. However, the one that weber makes is only about 6' long so that may require finding a longer hose ext. which if Lowes doesn't have, walmart or a camping supply will. You'll of course have t o disconnect you trailer line or I the future you could add an adapter w/ shutoff to make things simple. If you use other propane items outside (stove or lantern) then an auxiliary tank w/an option "tree" for hooking up the additional items is the way to go. They make 2gallon propane tanks as we'll. I used that size when I use to take guests out on pack horse trips. Good luck and let's hear from you.
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Old 04-18-2014, 05:46 PM   #1062
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Old 04-18-2014, 06:03 PM   #1063
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Why a Hensley?
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Old 04-18-2014, 07:52 PM   #1064
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Picked up some window tint. Going to put new seals on the last two windows and start putting tint on all of them.
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Old 04-18-2014, 08:38 PM   #1065
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Just got my babyQ1000 in the mail today....looks nice....will be trying it out I think this weekend for our local camping trip

Also ordered the book “The Next Exit”....some folks on here had recommended to me in the past as I was talking about finding gas stations suitable for easy access with my rig. Looks like a great book to have as a reference...I think it tells you much more about each exit....not sure if it mentions dump stations...

Your mention of "The Next Exit" brought a smile - that book was a LIFESAVER for us. We bought our first Airstream over the internet, waited for spring thaw to drive from Indiana to upstate New York to pick it up. It was a 31' 1976 Sovereign, we had no idea what we were doing, and with the terrible hitch set up we had we are so lucky we made it as far as Erie, PA, where we realized we were really in trouble and needed help. The trailer was setting at such an angle we kept losing air in the back tires. We got out The Next Exit - I don't even remember now how we happened to have it -and learned there was a dealer in Erie that offered overnight parking. They were closed when we arrived but someone came by in the snow and offered us an electric hookup, and we spent our first night in their parking lot. The next morning they fixed us up and we drove safely home.

We highly recommend the publication. Sandy
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:05 PM   #1066
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That is an amazing story - that must have been significantly stressful!!
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:55 PM   #1067
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The sliding cabinet doors above the galley are now LRF-compliant.

I attached Little Rubber Feet along the bottom of each sliding door to add just enough friction so the doors won't keep sliding forward every time we tow the trailer.

I also attached the same Little Rubber Feet to the bathroom doorframe so that the door no longer rattles when its closed, bouncing gently instead against the LRF.

Total cost: Probably less than a dollar.
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Old 04-19-2014, 06:55 AM   #1068
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I was considering a griddle for mine. Do you take the grill off to put the griddle on? And will it fry bacon as well? Thanks

I'll have to think about it for a second because my husband does most of the grilling, but I'm almost positive you leave the grill on and place the griddle on top. Yes, we use it for bacon all the time. Really have been pleased.
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:19 AM   #1069
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Why a Hensley?
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LOL, are trying to start a fight?
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:30 AM   #1070
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No, I was just curious.
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:53 AM   #1071
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I'll have to think about it for a second because my husband does most of the grilling, but I'm almost positive you leave the grill on and place the griddle on top. Yes, we use it for bacon all the time. Really have been pleased.

Thanks, I believe I'll have to get one.
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Old 04-19-2014, 09:53 AM   #1072
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Old 04-19-2014, 08:03 PM   #1073
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Old 04-19-2014, 08:06 PM   #1074
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What did you use to wash it? Also, what is the tall antenna? TV? Do you have 3 ACs?
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Old 04-19-2014, 08:38 PM   #1075
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Armor All Wash and Wax. Any car wash soap will do.
TV antenna. We get 8 channels. CBS, NBC, Fox, and PBS.
2 roof airs and a MaxxAir cover on the Fantastic fan.
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I got a couple of grandchildren for a few days. I am the luckiest lady around. We told ghost stories, rode bikes and had good old fashion unplugged fun.
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That sure is adorable! Got to get me one!!
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Life is good!!! Have fun with them grandbabies!!
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LOL, are trying to start a fight?
I researched Hensley, liked what I saw and read, saw one in person. We did a test drive with it, and I felt a major difference right away, all for the better. The AS was smooth, steady, and backed into our spot easier than before.

You can ask, why Chevy instead of Ford, Dodge, or whatever. Personal preference will differ from person to person.
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