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Old 04-25-2014, 02:53 AM   #1
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So...tomorrow morning, we are setting out for a weekend on South Padre Island in the new V3605! We are all loaded up, I think I've thought of almost everything but I'm sure we've forgotten something!

Quick question....the dealer did NOT install the toilet paper holders because they said they always end up installing them in the wrong spot (where the wifey wants them). So they left them up to me to mount, and I'm curious how and with what I should mount them with? The wall in the master feels absolutely paper thin where I would like to mount it, do I use wall anchors or just throw a couple of screws and tell everyone to take it nice and easy?

So I will take some pics and update as the weekend progresses, I predict a nice, leisurely weekend in the new Voltage!
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Old 04-25-2014, 03:13 AM   #2
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We, like you, didn't have a place to mount a holder so bought one of these Better Living Products | Toilet Valet - Chrome | Home Depot Canada Love it!
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Old 04-25-2014, 03:35 AM   #3
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My "wifey" bought a stand alone holder... looks pretty cool.
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Old 04-25-2014, 04:04 AM   #4
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Kingston Brass Free Standing Chrome Toilet Paper... : Target
This is what I got but it matched the drawer & door handles.
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Old 04-25-2014, 01:45 PM   #5
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So...tomorrow morning, we are setting out for a weekend on South Padre Island in the new V3605! We are all loaded up, I think I've thought of almost everything but I'm sure we've forgotten something!

Quick question....the dealer did NOT install the toilet paper holders because they said they always end up installing them in the wrong spot (where the wifey wants them). So they left them up to me to mount, and I'm curious how and with what I should mount them with? The wall in the master feels absolutely paper thin where I would like to mount it, do I use wall anchors or just throw a couple of screws and tell everyone to take it nice and easy?



So I will take some pics and update as the weekend progresses, I predict a nice, leisurely weekend in the new Voltage!
We did the stand alone holder too. works fine. and no worrying about ripping holes in the walls.
Have a great maiden voyage, and if I can suggest, keep a simple pad of paper and a pen close. as you are out you will say to yourself, man I need a.... or that isn't working quite right... WRITE IT DOWN. when you get home, you might remember 1 out of 5 things!!!!! good luck and enjoy the weekend. We are headed to the desert here in So Cal for a poker run. ill have a shot in honor of your maiden voyage!
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:14 PM   #6
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So I will take some pics and update as the weekend progresses, I predict a nice, leisurely weekend in the new Voltage!
I hope you mean pics of Padre, not the TP holder???

I've been wanting to get down to Padre for years...
had reservations @ North Padre one 4th of July and on the way down the Park Service call on my cell to tell me the park was closed due to a hurricane in the gulf.

Looks like you'll have great weather this weekend. Keep us updated on your trip!!!
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Old 04-26-2014, 03:46 AM   #7
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So....overall, not too bad. It's very clear after the 400 mile trip that I will definitely be changing the pin box to an air ride! Chucking was terrible, to the point my wife was about sick. Any suggestions, I'm looking at the Trail Air that comes on most Voltage models. Got settled in to the park with little to no issues. The main tv doesn't seem to want to converse with the remote, not sure what's going on there. Other than those, first night in the books!
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Old 04-26-2014, 04:09 AM   #8
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Any suggestions, I'm looking at the Trail Air that comes on most Voltage models.
Love my Trail Air hitch. Go for it.
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Old 04-26-2014, 05:30 PM   #9
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Just a suggestion as "High Hitching" can also contribute to excessive chucking, make sure your pin box placement is below the top of your 5th wheel hitch and back your truck under the pin box slightly lifting the pin box. I usually set the pinbox ~1-2" below the top of the hitch then drive under it to get a good contact hitchup.
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So....overall, not too bad. It's very clear after the 400 mile trip that I will definitely be changing the pin box to an air ride! Chucking was terrible, to the point my wife was about sick. Any suggestions, I'm looking at the Trail Air that comes on most Voltage models. Got settled in to the park with little to no issues. The main tv doesn't seem to want to converse with the remote, not sure what's going on there. Other than those, first night in the books!
Sure didn't have any of that towing our V3605 the 300+ miles back from where we bought it. We did raise the pin on the trailer once we got home as I was high in the front. Difference might be I'm towing with a one ton 4x4 & yours is a 3/4 ton. Is your truck a 4x4 & short or long bed.?
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