Check List for Trips

Started by Cooneytoones, November 09, 2008, 05:45 PM

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Cooneytoones

 
Sent: 2/28/2006 7:56 PM


We get a lot of questions from new members about what to check or what to bring on their first outing...I put together a list ( a check list you can copy) for several different things....I will post them as seperate replys on this thread....so you can copy the list and print it....


Pre-Trip Checklist

Dump holding tanks if dump station is available
Roll up and store awning, power cords and hoses
Close and secure all windows, vents, doors, drawers and hatches
Check roof rack or storage pod
Lower TV antenna/satellite dish
Lower any roof vents
Retract entry step
Secure interior: items on counter tops, refrigerator/freezer doors
Turn off water pump
Turn off air conditioner
Turn off furnace (unless required for winter travel)
Turn off water heater (close pilot)
Shut off all gas pilot lights
Lock refrigerator door
Retract stabilizers or jacks; store wheel chocks
Pull in any slide-outs
Be sure inside weight is evenly distributed
Check lights/turn signals, tires and engine oil
Drain hoses and stow
Disconnect any electrical cords and stow
Lock all storage compartments
Check any tie downs & tarps



Basic RV Equipment Checklist
Barbecue supplies
Barbecue tools
Battery jumper cables
Campground directory
Emergency road kit with approved reflectors
Extension cords
Extra bulbs
Extra fuses
Fire extinguisher
First-aid kit
Flashlight and batteries
Folding chairs
Garden hose
Good set of tools
Hydraulic and/or scissors jack suitable for weight of your vehicle's heaviest tire
Leveling blocks or boards
Matches or lighter
Rags
Rubber gloves
Sewer hose with hookup fittings
Shovel
Spare fuses
Tire-pressure gauge
Water hose (designed for drinking water
Wheel chocks



Initial Kitchen and Bathroom Inventory Checklist


Aspirin
Baking soda
Bath towels
Can opener
Cleaning supplies
Coffee Pot
Deodorant
Hand lotion
Hand soap
Insect repellent
Insect spray or pest strips
Knives
Lip balm
Measuring cups
Napkins
Paper towels
Peroxide or antiseptic
Personal items
Plastic wrap and foil
Pot holders
Salt and Pepper
Serving bowls
Shampoo
Sponges
Sugar
Sunscreen or sun block
Table settings (plates, cups, silverware)
Toaster
Toilet paper
Toiletry kit
Toothpaste
Trash can or trash liners
Holding tank Chemical


Troubleshooting Tools - "Be Prepared" Checklist

1/2 inch drive socket set ( w/ breaker bar)
3/8 inch drive ratchet set with sockets
Clean rags
Combination wrenches
Common sizes of screwdrivers
Duct tape
Electrical circuit checker
Electrical test light or digital multimeter
Extra cotter pins / assorted nuts and bolts)
Extra fuses and light bulbs
Extra hoses
Flashlight
Hammer (lump, regular, and rubber)
Jumper Cables
Locking pliers
Motor oil and automatic transmission fluid - a few quarts
engine coolant
Needle-nose and regular pliers
Pocketknife (sharpened) razor blade scraper or utlity kneif
Spare electrical wire in several gauge sizes, a wire crimper, butt connectors
       and wire splicers and wire cutter (or eletrical multi-tool)
Spare fuses
Spark-plug socket (check your engine's size)
WD 40
pack of bungee cords
small tarp

Remember, Muphy may take the ride with you....
so if you remember the rule....... what can go wrong, probably will....

Be a good Scout, always....." Be Prepared "


Misc. Nice-to-haves and Cockpit extras


Alarm clock
Axe / Hatchet
Bungee cords
Extra extension cords
Eyeglass repair kit
Paper clips
Pens and pencils
notebook
Long handled squigee
repair manual / parts manual
Playing cards and games
Pocket knife
Rope
Rubber bands
Tape, electrical or duct
Baling Wire
cell phone

JessEm

A pre-trip checklist could be broken down into smaller categories:

CHILDREN & BABY ITEMS
ELECTRONICS
FOOD (Perishable & Non-Perishable)
HYGENE & CLOTHING
INSECT & ANIMAL CONTROL
KITCHEN & COOKING SUPPLIES
LINENS
MEDICINE & FIRST AID
OUTDOOR FURNITURE & LIGHTING
PET SUPPLIES
RV CHASSIS CONSUMABLES
RV COACH CONSUMABLES
TOOL BOX