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Trip equipment checklist and departure checklist for 2017 Keystone Cougar trailer


Checklists (departure and equipment):

  • PACKING LIST:
    • Balls, mitts, lawn games
    • Battery: red tip to left neg post; black tip to right positive post
    • Bicycles and biking helmets
    • Binoculars
    • Briefcase with scriptures and books
    • Dutch oven equipment and recipes
    • Glasses
    • Golf clubs and shoes
    • Guidebooks and maps and atlases
    • Golfing hat and hiking hat and jogging hat
    • Iphone and Iphone charging cord
    • National Parks passports
    • Mammal and bird books
    • Pill dispenser
    • Reservation slips
    • Retainer
    • Stave and hiking shoes
    • Sunscreen and insect spray
    • Telescopes and binoculars
    • Tote bag with clothes & swim gear
    • Trailer keys, both doors
    • Trailer Life campground guidebook
    • Trickle charger
    • Wallet & money
    • Maps, RV books
    • Generator?
    • Portable sewage dump for trailer?
    • Sandals for showering
    • Jogging stick, jogging shoes, exercise clothes, ear buds, iPhone
    • Toiletries
    • Battery for power drill
  • DEPARTURE LIST:
    • Switch the refrigerator from electricity to propane
    • Make sure the refrigerator doors are firmly closed
    • Lights off and water heater off
    • Close the roof vents and close all windows
    • Pick up the levelers as I pull away from garage or camp spot
    • Check the blinkers and brake lights when trailer and truck are linked
    • Empty the black tank first then gray, then flush the black with San-T-Flush
    • Stow all lines, cords, drains, and hookups
    • Room extension returned to stowed position
    • Canopy rolled in
    • Chains, brake line, electrical line from trailer to truck
    • Stabilizers retracted
    • Steps folded in, side railing bar folded in
    • Secure shower door with strap
    • Secure door from bathroom to bedroom with strap
    • Turn the heater or air conditioner off
    • Turn propane off if putting away in garage
    • Loose items secured
    • Battery for power drill
    • Remember that the water heater can run on propane OR electricity.  To switch to electricity, there is an on/off switch near the pilot light.
    • In the ON position, the water heater uses electricity rather than propane.

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