How to HITCH UP
Updated: Mar 31
A request from one of our Brazieres was to show our Travel Trailer setup routine when we arrive at a campsite/RV park. We quickly show you the 15 steps we take when setting up at any site.
Things we use:
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Get your rig into position.
Make sure you can open all your slides, you are near enough to the septic that your hose reaches & near enough to the pedestal to connect your power. You can h
Make sure you are level side to side, or do you need to use your lego blocks to raise a side up? You can either use a plain level for this or invest in something like a Level Mate / Level mate Pro which connects to your phone and tells you if you are level.
Put down your Wheel Chocks. This ensures before you disconnect the rig doesn't roll away!
Remove your anti-sway bars (if you have them)
Remove hitch pin and pull trailer off truck hitch.
Put hitch pin back in and disconnect everything else (chains, pin,
Move the truck
Level your rig front to back.
X-chocks to reduce sway on your rig
Put down your Stabilisers
Connect your power. Use your surge protector to ensure no problems with the pedestal. We sometimes do this as step 3 if its an older campsite.
Connect your water & put in your pressure regulator and your water filter
Hook up your septic
Open up your slides if you have any!
Full video here:
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