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  • @Talon, I'm sorry your [email protected] didn't meet your expectations, and am happy you found something that works better for you. I do recall from other discussions that you experienced some frustrating issues with your Alde. However, yours did seem to be an u…
  • If you are at Wal-Mart I assume you are running on battery. In which case the converter itself really shouldn't be a factor--the WFCO (or whatever you have) is just a distribution box for 12V juice from the battery. Which 12V fuse did you check? In…
    in No 12v Comment by ScottG September 22
  • Sharon_is_SAM said: Is there a default cut off voltage for the frig?  I know some models allow you to select what voltage the frig will turn off to protect your battery.   None that I'm aware of, at least not on the older 3163.
  • I can't really answer your question, but there's no compressor to hear in the three-way fridge. The cooling mechanism is completely different in these units. The DC setting on these is a huge power hog. It's designed only to be used when the camper…
  • For those just tuning into this old thread (or the forum) in general, it's worth noting that earlier this year nuCamp offered a retrofit kit for the screens. It includes some "fuzz" that goes between the screens and the frame, and some foam that goe…
  • I'm pretty sure there are a few here who have replaced sections of their own trim--be patient and hopefully someone will chime in. You might also find something by doing a search. This does seem to be a recurrent issue and I understand nuCamp is …
  • Thanks, @DurangoTaB. I'm coming up on my fourth winter with the cover and it helps to know what potential issues to keep an eye open for.
  • I'm not completely sure what it is you are trying to do, or how it is different from your current configuration (I have a 2015). I can tell you the pumps on newer [email protected] appear to have an internal check valve that prevents filling of the fresh water t…
  • Sounds good! And just to clarify, I do pressurize the lines to drain them fully, I just haven't had to pre-pressurize them to get the Alde to drain (yet). For those winterizing for the first time and not planning to use antifreeze in the lines, you…
  • Unlike the older Norcold models, I think the newer ones (i.e., the ones with the two vents behind the door) feature closed ductwork between the intake and the exhaust. That doesn't mean the ductwork won't fill up with bugs, but they shouldn't find t…
  • Agreed. While I haven't had to resort to pre-pressurizing the system, it seems that opening the Alde drain first might be the key to getting the flow going. IIRC, the one time I had the problem I had drained the hot and cold lines first.
  • Seriously? It doesn't get much easier than a percolator and a propane burner. When camping gets so complicated I need an inverter to drink coffee I think I'll just pack it in and stay home.  ;-) (Ok, I'm just teasing. To each their own. I enjoy cof…
  • You might find this discussion from October 2016 of interest.
  • @DurangoTaB, how did the zippers fail?
  • N7SHG_Ham said: Non contact cover is best, grit and dirt getting rubbed by an I'll fitting cover in the winter wind will make you wish you had left it naked. Every see the paint on the front  of a car that had a nose bra? No argument the…
  • Okay! I give up! Maybe now that I no longer use that tube to carry my sewer hose, I'll try stickin' my jocky wheel in there after all!
  • ericnliz said: Um, @ScottG, The OTHER end of the wheel! That's where I store mine as well. Yeah, I figured as much.  ;-) But how many times have you had to replace your jocky wheel after it bounced out onto the highway?  :-)
  • I agree that the "best brand" is the PahaQue. You will pay dearly for it, but I envision it lasting for many years. I do wish for the price it was tailored to fit over the front tub a little better, but I'm being pretty picky here. I also live in a…
  • Did your dealer demonstrate how to insert a 5" wheel into a 4" hole?  :-) 
  • @DougH, the standoffs I made are just large enough so the propane hose is not constricted. It does rest against the smooth side of the carrier as it passes behind it--I'll keep an eye open for chafing but I'm not real worried. IIRC, one of the earl…
  • With almost a full camping season on the new "fastenerless" tube, I am happy to report everything is still very solid and nothing appears to have moved.
  • Separate wires would drive me bonkers. For those who haven't already pulled the trigger and are able to attach their own MC4 connectors, a length of heavy duty power cord (SJOOW cable) works great. It's abrasion, oil, and water resistant, and super…
  • Are you just looking to swap out the receptacle itself? If so, they are just standard 120V fixtures. Your nearest hardware store should have plenty.
  • I assume you are talking about the red button on the 120V GFCI protected receptacle under the driver's side bench. There's no conceivable reason why that should affect the battery charger output. The battery charger is powered through the converter …
  • @BrianZ, you are correct about the typo. I've confirmed it directly with WFCO and mentioned it here in a couple threads. At the time it was on both their printed and online literature, and I'm not sure if any effort was made to correct it.
  • FYI, as time permits I'll be making some minor improvements to the library. This will include adding titles for all postings, as well as updated descriptions. Some rearrangement may be warranted as new or upgraded models (both [email protected] and their compone…