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I have an Atwood mobile home abandoned on my property and I…

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I have an Atwood...

I have an Atwood mobile home abandoned on my property and I want to fix it and rent it, but without the wind load code, I cannot get electricity. I only have limited info from the tongue.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have a scan tool to read the codes?

Don't know what you are talking about. we made a copy with a piece of paper and pencil

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your RV?

No idea

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your RV?

No one knows

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

Only effort is to get a wind load to get electric.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The wind load will get electric....that's all i need, please

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: RV
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RV Mechanic: gomi_otaku, Technician replied 11 months ago
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wind force = Lenght x Height x F

where F is:
20 at 90 mph
29.8 at 110 mph
41.8 at 130 mph

This will give you the pressure in pounds of wind force acting on the side load of the RV- if this is MORE than the weight of the RV, it could roll it over. But it's pretty rare, unless you encounter a rare category 5 hurricane. oh, wait...

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
you can only give me the wind load by first giving me the serial number.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
just refund my money, you are no help!
RV Mechanic: gomi_otaku, Technician replied 11 months ago

How am I supposed to have the serial number to your trailer? You don't have a year or model. I'm telling you what you need to do to get this information. You need to weigh the trailer, since you don't have a way to get the published specs without knowing what year and model it is.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
If you are the mfg. & other people post the same info, you should cut the conversation. You can't give me a serial number from the info on the trailer tongue, you know it is rediculus to think a county authority will give me an electrical permit to an I identified trailer. A
Load formula is available free from a google search. Refund my money if your mfg. markings don't lead you to a trailer serial number.
Refund my money.
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