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Thread: Just bought our first RV looking for recommendations on must have supplies

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    I have Reflection 317 2016 the front legs are square and go up and down using electric motor attached to square drive shaft that goes to legs , that has shear pins on each end


  2. #32
    Quote Originally Posted by Bamaman View Post
    Couple of bottle jacks and heavy duty Jack stands. You need to be able to replace a tire.

    Good vinyl table cloth. Folding chairs.

    Rv's Don't come with a jack stand and such? Not like a car? Thats crazy!

  3. #33
    WOW! Thank you so much for posting this. We are just getting started too and this list is exactly what we were looking for. Don and Patty Coates

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    We're still awaiting delivery, but I've prepared my list of "must-have", and have already bought a couple of things in preparation. This will be a great cross-reference. Thanks!!
    Lynette & Steve
    2001 Ford Excursion 4WD 7.3 Turbo Diesel
    315RLTS Reflection TT

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    I've been camping for years and some stuff on those list just made me go to amazon an spend money! Thanks
    2018 GD 2800BH
    2005 Tundra, 2010 sequoia
    Wife & 2 kids

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    Annapolis, Maryland, US
    Sewer hose and fittings, Water pressure regulator, Electrical cords and adapters, Freshwater hose are essential things I always go with.

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    Orillia, Ontario, Canada
    I've found extensions for water, sewer and electrical come in handy.
    Sharon, Ben & Maggi-Ann (the Cockapoo)
    2014 Reflection 293RES with Airborne Sidewinder
    2015 Ford F150 Ecoboost 4x4 Crewcab with Reese R16

  8. #38
    On thing that was recommended to me and did become very handy. Buy 2 25' drinking water hoses and a 2 male and female connectors and hose clamps. Take the 2nd drinking water hose and cut it into a 10' and 15' lengths. Some campgrounds you may need a 25' and a 10/15', others you may only need the 10' or the 15'. This keeps you from having way to much hose running along the ground and cuts down on leaks.

    An if you have a Nautilus system, I bought a 3' drinking water hose to run thru the bottom and then connected to the drinking water hose. Then when you disconnect the drinking water from the short hose, the water drains to the ground instead of in the Nautilus compartment. I also bought another hose to connect to the black water flush. Keeps the bottom of the compartment dry.
    Les and Sharon Bevil
    Austin, Tx

    Reflection 311BHS purchased March 2017
    Jayco 32BHDS sold March 2017
    2012 Chevrolet 2500HD 6.6 Diesel

  9. #39
    Quote Originally Posted by Pola0502ds View Post
    Rv's Don't come with a jack stand and such? Not like a car? Thats crazy!
    Hell, a lot of cars not only no longer has a jack stand they no longer come with a spare tire. Just a can of fix a flat if you are lucky...
    2017 F350 Bronze Fire XLT short bed SuperCab, SRW power stroke Diesel, 3.31 rear end, 18" AT tires
    Demco hijacker autoslide hitch
    2018 303RLS VIN#: 573FR3329J3313328. Built 4/2017. Dual AC's, freestanding table/chairs

  10. #40
    Looks like all the responders here have great suggestions. I will add my two cents, been RVing for a year now and all the comments that I have read so far are spot on, will add in-line water filter and a pad for the knees. The most important things are prepare for your trips, be safe and have a great time. My wife and I have three adventures per trip, one getting there, when we get there and when we leave to come home.

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