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Forum: General Chat 01-03-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,215
Posted By Jallen
Condensation?

What do you do about all the condensation and eventually frost that collects on the inside of the windows and other cold surfaces? I hate not being able to see out and never really seem to get the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-19-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,739
Posted By Jallen
Couple more things...

It's a different vehicle, but I towed a 16' L4 scamp 8000 miles to Alaska and back with 2 adults, bicycles and gear with a 2004 Odyssey. No problems but..

1. Besides tow weight, check allowed...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-04-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,978
Posted By Jallen
Sanitize water system

I would include bringing or buying some chlorine bleach suitable for sanitizing the water system before first use or just use some water jugs for drinking and cooking until it can be done at home.
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Forum: General Chat 03-24-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By Jallen
Kids making great memories

I'm sure those kids were making lifetime memories too. I know some of my first college camping trips made those around us laugh and shake their heads. Messed up equipment, food and menu disasters and...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-24-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,211
Posted By Jallen
Not standard 16' 2014 Scamp

Scamp did not include a breakaway switch for the electric brakes on my 2014 16' bought new from scamp. It appears it is not required in Minnesota. It is required in Washington state so I added one....
Forum: Camping, Campout Reports 01-25-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,355
Posted By Jallen
Great information. Thanks. I'm hoping to make...

Great information. Thanks.
I'm hoping to make the Alaska trip in 2017 with a Honda Odyssey pulling a 16' Scamp. Is this realistic?

Jim
Forum: Rallies, Get-togethers, Molded Meets (Archive) 01-13-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,301
Posted By Jallen
First Gathering

Ok, I'm signed up for 26a, Thursday through Sunday. Looking forward to my first meet and a new camping season.
Other than normal camping, what should one be prepared for?
Any special things I...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-10-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,968
Posted By Jallen
My CPAP power consumption

As has been noted, power consumption of a CPAP does vary a lot -- depending on model, power source, settings and etc.I use a Phillips Resperonics REMstar Pro C-Flex+ System 1 at home and in my...
Forum: General Chat 07-09-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By Jallen
Nice blog / pictures. I'm adding more places to...

Nice blog / pictures. I'm adding more places to my list than I am getting checked off.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-14-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,681
Posted By Jallen
I broke tabs on my scamp until I figured out I...

I broke tabs on my scamp until I figured out I wasn't pushing the cap on all the way before twisting. Now I fully seat the cap, then twist and haven't had any more problems. (Maybe replacement caps...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-07-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
The fresh water tank sits directly on painted...

The fresh water tank sits directly on painted OSB. I have not noticed any condensation problems but I've always had it in pretty dry climates. This is something I will watch for from now on.

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Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-07-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
Trailer / Dometic AC height

The AC is a Dometic B57915.71 13,500 BTU. It projects 13-3/4" above the top of the roof. With tires at normal pressure and hitch (top of ball )at 20-1/2" the highest point on the AC is a little under...
Forum: General Chat 12-03-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,868
Posted By Jallen
I use a flannel lined sleeping bag with a cotton...

I use a flannel lined sleeping bag with a cotton cloth exterior - none of the slippery stuff. This goes on a thick, full size thermarest pad as I find the Scamp cushions too hard. If you just roll...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-03-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
Ken- It is a Dometic and it looks tall. I was...

Ken-
It is a Dometic and it looks tall. I was told the lighter weight story too. I should be able to get the overall height when I have it in the shop this weekend.


I rarely have electric...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-03-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
Norm and Ginny I bought the Odyssey new and it...

Norm and Ginny
I bought the Odyssey new and it has a little over 94,000 miles now. This is low for its age but we use it more for trips and out of town travel and use another smaller vehicle as an...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-03-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
2014 Scamp 16' Required Modifications

Trailer comes with electric brakes but does not come with a safety break-away switch. Apparently Minnesota doesn't require this switch but Washington State does.

Sloppy ac wiring required rework...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-03-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
2014 Scamp Electric Device Currents

(Factory 12 V battery at near full charge)
(+/- 10% or so)
Single factory interior incandescent light: 1.4 A
Replacement interior LED light: 0.05-0.08 A
Furnace - fan only, pre-fire: 1.72 A...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-03-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
2014 Scamp 16' Tow Vehicle Data

2004 Honda Odyssey w/tow package
Reese 21347 8" rise ball hitch (top of ball @ 21") and StowAway Hitch Tightener
Mileage summary (55-65 mph approx. 8000 miles, averages by total miles and gallons...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-03-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
2014 Scamp 16' Layout 4 Mechanical Data

Total weight w/6 gal fresh water and 2 full propane tanks: 2220 lbs
Tongue weight for above: 220 lbs (w/o camping gear)
Frame to ground distance (factory tires): 14.75"
Axle angle loaded: near 0...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 12-03-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jallen
2014 16' Scamp Data

Well, last winter after years of cranking the top up and cranking the top down, I sold the old Coleman pop-up, ordered a new 2014 16' Scamp layout 4 and became part of the fiberglass rv crowd. I...
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