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Walk-through: Hawk Exterior – Front Dinette

This is a quick walkthrough of a Four Wheel Popup Camper, the Exterior of a Hawk Model with the Front Dinette Seating floor plan.

Video Transcription:

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hi I’m Jessica with four-wheel camper
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I’m a service tech I’m going to
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introduce this camper here we’re working
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with a hawk front dinette and I’m just
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going to go around this camper do a
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walk-through with you and we’re just
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going to work on the outside and then
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we’ll work our way in on this side of
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the camper you’ve got your propane and
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the rear of the fridge a little bit of
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access panels here so I’m going to open
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up this door here you’ve got the two ten
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gallon tanks they’re empty to begin with
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your when you get these filled you’re
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going to want to make sure that you have
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your tanks purged of air let the propane
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facility know that you have brand new
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tanks so they purge the air and once you
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get these full then you’re gonna want to
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hook up you’re gonna run one at a time
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just hook up your hose to this fitting
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here tighten it on and then you’re gonna
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open up your propane tank on the top of
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the valve here just turn it slowly all
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the way and then secure your door here
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you have the venting for the fridge the
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back side of the fridge when you open up
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this vent you have some storage area
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feel free to use that area and then you
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just secure it just like that okay let’s
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go over some of the stuff on the driver
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side of the camper here got a lot more
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going on on this side you’ve got your
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shower hookup just open that up and you
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click it up all the way now this is
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where your temperature control is gonna
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go you just match up this little piece
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here
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into here have your lever point into the
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off position the more you turn it to the
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left
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the warmer it’s gonna get okay so to
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turn on the shower it’s this head on the
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head here just turn it a quarter turn
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turn it off just like that
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now to remove it turn it to the off
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position should be able to pull it out
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just fine and then here you’ve got
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actually to shut that
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here you’ve got the backside of your
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furnace this area is going to get really
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hot so be careful when you’re getting
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set up here okay now this is where your
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gray water comes out you’ve got to take
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the cap off or your sink will stop up
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this is a hose thread so you can you can
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collect your gray water using any
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remnant of hose to a bucket there is
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other types of containment systems
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available this is one of them it’s a
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collapsible bucket it’s easy to carry
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and it packs down very well considering
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you have to carry everything that you
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take along with you okay so now I’m
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going to go into explaining a little
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more about connecting to power each
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camper is going to come with a standard
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shore power plug so to access that you
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open up the lid there and then you’re
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just gonna match up the terminals here
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it only goes on one way push it on and
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then it’s a quarter turn to the right to
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lock it on and then you’re gonna spin
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this lock nut on to there till it
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threads on and then you’re gonna connect
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to your power source so charging off a
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shore power is the most efficient way to
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run your camper at any opportunity that
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you can use your camper on shore power
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do it if you want to charge your camper
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you need to make sure that the kill
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switch is pulled on and that’s inside
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the camper so if that’s not pulled on
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it’s still possible to use all of your
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appliances run off of shore power but if
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you want to charge your camper you got
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to make sure that that switch is pulled
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out I just want to stress that the other
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way to charge your camper is going to be
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to drive your truck that’s going to get
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some charge to your batteries also the
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solar is going to charge your batteries
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but this should be using the shore power
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plug is going to be the most efficient
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way okay moving right along we’ve got
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the backside of your water heater here
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got a little viewing window to see the
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pilot to open it maybe for cleaning
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purposes just turn this little latch
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here so that allows the door to open and
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then you can see the back of your water
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heater here having the water heater
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allows you to carry an additional six
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gallons of water on top of your 20
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gallon water
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tink so you had a 26 gallon potential
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this is self igniting and fully sealed
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so to close it you’re just going to pull
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on that latch flip it down and there you
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go to open up the water door your water
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fill you’re going to use the round key
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that comes with your key set now there’s
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a larger cap here this is where you’re
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going to fill your water tank you’ll use
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a freshwater hose looks like this and
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basically you’re just going to hook up
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your water supply put that end of the
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hose into here you’re gonna fill the
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water tank and replace the cap and if
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you want water in your water heater
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you’re gonna go inside make sure the
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valve is open
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you’re gonna pressurize your system
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that’s gonna send the six gallons of
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water into your water heater and then
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you’re going to come back out and then
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remove the cap off and add an additional
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six gallons back to your main tank so
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that you can still carry your full
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twenty six gallons of water now to the
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right of that fill area is your city
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city water hookup this is where you
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would hook up your hose if you were
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going to use a camp water supply you
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would need a regulator inline here so
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you’d have your water hose to the
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regulator which would screw into this
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brass fitting and then from here you
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would be using that water supply to
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power your sink or shower or what have
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you now for winterization purposes
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you’re going to use something that would
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call a blowout plug and that comes
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standard with all the campers that have
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a water system also same thing where the
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regulator would screw in is where your
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blowout plug would screw and you’re just
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gonna screw that into this brass fitting
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remove that black cap and then when
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you’re ready to after you’ve removed all
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the water out of your camper by draining
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it through the back valve here that’s
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when you would use the blowout plug and
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you would hook up a compressor to
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the tip of this and you would make sure
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all of your valves are open inside make
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sure the sink is turned on so that the
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water can all move out and you would
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just apply some air pressure to that to
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get the water out of your lines for
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camping in in areas where it’s below
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zero that’s it to that okay on this side
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of the camper you’ve got an additional
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plug for your solar so should you want
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to upgrade to a fold out solar panel
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that’s where you’d hook that up and then
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on the back here you’ve also got a drain
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valve right now it’s closed so to open
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it you just flip that around to the
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other side it’s gonna empty your tanks
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through gravity also on the back of your
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door here you have the door catch that
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just connects to this here and that’s
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spring-loaded very easy to use
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you’ve got your door handle to climb in
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and you’ve also got a porch light amber
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LED there so you’ve got on your key set
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a purple key that’s going to go to the
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camper door lock it’s going to lock both
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the deadbolt and the latch okay so to
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access this you’re going to slide this
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piece out of the way and then to release
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the screen off the door you’re going to
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just pull down on that lock that [ __ ]
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and then the purple key is going to work
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both of these locks the small deadbolt
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and then also on your key set you’ve got
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a square looking house key that’s going
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to go to the house deadbolt
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okay and then when you shut the door
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automatically it connects to the screen
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that’s how you do it
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all right so I want to take a quick
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minute and just show you how quick it is
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to pop up this camper I think you’ll
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find you’re pleasantly surprised just
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how quick this goes together let me get
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this latch here okay we’re going to go
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around to the back here I’m going to
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open up the door
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open I get these latches in the back of
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the campers to here let’s go to the
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passenger side and let’s get these two
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okay so the latches are all done let’s
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head on in grab that handle step in
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carefully I’m gonna turn and I’m gonna
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face the door and I’m gonna undo this
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barrel bolt I’m gonna push on this panel
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undo that barrel bolt I’m gonna push up
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on the push board and before I lock up
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this folding panel I’m gonna fish out
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this strap behind it now I’m gonna
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proceed to push that panel and lock it
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shut wrap that strap around the knob and
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button snap it now I can take off that
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bungee I’m gonna work my way to the
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front here I’m going to push up on this
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push board as soon as I can free up a
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hand I’m gonna push forward lock up that
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panel button snap it up and there we go
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see how easy that was
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that’s it

We wish for health, for you and your families in 2021.

 

This has been our busiest year in the history of our company (48+ years). New camper orders are out pacing our production capabilities. Unfortunately this has resulted in historically long lead times. We encourage you to connect with your nearest dealer so that you can discover what their order schedule looks like, and when possibly to place your new camper order to meet your 2022 trip needs.

 

Here’s to your future trips and adventures, and thank you for considering us to ride along with you!

 

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