Taylor the Trailer's Log
6/21/2010 Acquired Taylor the Trailer, a 24' - 2001 Dutchmen Lite travel trailer with the winning bid on an ebay auction, happy birthday Steve
6/27/2010 Added electric brake controller to the Ford F-150
7/4/2011 Picked up Taylor from previous owner in Strawberry Point, Iowa - stayed that night on the Wiscoson River
9/15/2010 Added full cover for winter storage in MI
6/15/2011 Mounted clock from Harvey in the galley
7/15/2011 Added counter extension shelf to the galley, needs to be unfolded before slide out slides back in
8/15/2011 Added 2 prints, gifts from the Gate 11 portal, ask Crit, to the slideout walls
8/23/2011 Added folding drink holder to wall next to the slide out couch, from the portal
9/5/2011 4 New Tires and had wheel bearings greased
9/15/2011 Added shelves to the hatches over the stove, and the left one over the table
9/23/2011 Added coat hook rack to inside entrance, and towl hook rack to bathroom door
12/9/2011 Added a 120 volt fan next to the bed
12/11/2011 Added a 23" LED TV and DVD player
4/24/2012 Replaced house battery with a 130 amp hour, 31 DC XC. Jim the Battery Guy from Gate 11 says this one is 10 times better than what we had
6/21/2012 Steve's birthday present, an ice maker. Noisy but makes great ice fast, and stay's ahead of us:-)
7/21/2012 Replaced outdoor front light fixture, and debugged wiring problem. Update: still not working
9/15/2012 Replaced the awning, and had wheel bearings greased while at camping world
9/23/2012 Added a memory foam matress topper, and bamboo sheets for the bed
12/8/2012 Glass shelf / crisper cover in the fridge shattered. Put additional shelf from spares hatch in one location up from that shelf - like it better that way
2/16/2013 Replaced door latch, entrance door
2/25/2013 Enhanced the network with an Alpha wireless router and signal amplifier
2/27/2013 Replaced galley faucet. The old one made terrible noise when running either hot or cold water.
10/5/2013 Things we did to get ready for the 2013/2014 winter season
Camping World - Wheel bearings greased, slide out maintenance
Bicycle rack on rear bumper
Seat cushions
New Bagel Toaster
More screws in metal splash panel
External folding steps to take the load off the built in entrance steps
Added a Tailgator Satellite TV receiver, installed a through wall cable connector
To Do List
Replace the missing screen for front window. I sent email to parts@dutchmen.com on 12/18/2012 asking about a replacement.
Bring next time possibly
Waffle Iron
Step Ladder
Toaster Oven
Note: Things we still need to borrow from Breezy: Vacuum cleaner, galley scale, galley electric can opener, patio chairs and end table from deck
Specifications - 2001 Dutchmen Lite Model 24QB-SSL
Length 26'-5
Exterior Width 8'
Exterior Height 9'-10"
Interior Height 78"
Hitch Dry Weight 642
GVWR 7642
UVW 4812
NCC 2830
Fresh Water 40
Gray Water 30
Black Water 30
Tire Size ST205/75R14C
Furnace BTUs 25