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Old 06-09-2016, 11:59 PM   #131
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Good. ?Keep that stock going up.😎
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Old 06-10-2016, 04:07 PM   #132
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The 90° adapter cleaned up the TV power point very nicely....as did the split loom. I'll put that on my to-do list.

My first "mods" are in now. First, the MaxxAir 7500K in the bedroom. Second, a nice carpet Lloyds Floor Mat, in tan color, to cover the cab floor area. Third, H.E.M. interior reflective window covers for the windshield and front doors. FWIW I had them in the MBS and they fit and worked great. Fourth, an ADCO white vinyl windshield cover for the outside while in storage or long term stays. Once again I had one of those on the MBS and it worked great. And last Camco corner protectors on all eight slide out corners. Nothing big yet but we are still finding out what we need to look at....

My first real project is to replace all cargo bay locks with locks that aren't CH751 keyed. Unfortunately the key style used in the Tri-Mark house door locks are not used in the style lock cylinders utilized for cargo doors. So I'm looking at either using Global Link style keys or tubular "Ace" style keyed lock sets. I need to measure all the lock cylinders before I place the order...
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:04 PM   #133
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I installed "Ace" style lock sets this afternoon. I changed out all the cargo door locks except for the sewer bay door. I also left the outside shower a CH751. It took about 4-5 minutes per lock to exchange the OEM CH751 for the new lock. I replaced nine locks in just under an hour. It would have been quicker if I hadn't needed to redo a couple I manged to install backwards the first try...

If anyone else is going to do this mod you need the 1 1/8 inch length lock cylinder to replace the OEM locks. All of the OEM locks, except the outside shower door, are identical. The OEM outside shower door has a funky little lock style I didn't feel like messing with...so it stayed a CH751 along with the sewer bay cargo door.

This is a simple mod that is just a remove and replace. You'll need a #2 Phillips screw driver and a 7/8 inch wrench to remove the OEM locks. Depending on the brand of replacement lock you use you may need a 7/16 wrench, along with the 7/8 inch wrench, to install the new ones.
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Old 06-27-2016, 05:50 PM   #134
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New to the forum and to a 2015 2801 GTS. Would someone please tell me how to turn on the two lights which are located above the front storage cabinets.

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Old 06-27-2016, 05:55 PM   #135
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I believe the 2015 model has switch inside the cabinet
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Old 06-27-2016, 06:15 PM   #136
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inside right cabinet
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Old 06-29-2016, 02:09 PM   #137
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Yesterday morning on our way to the campground I ran our GTS over a CAT Scale. 13,800lbs loaded with us, our gear, a full tank of gas, and a half tank of fresh water. It sure was nice to hit the scales and not be close to overweight....

My DW bought, assembled and installed a Under The Sink Organizer to get the area under the kitchen sink organized. The one she chose was an expandable version from the Container Store and it worked pretty well. With all the "stuff" she has under the sink you can hardly tell it is in there... The only downside to this particular model is the instructions consist of a few pictographs on the box...

I added two more 1A:-10:BC Fire Extinguishers. One on the backside of the dinette just behind the drivers seat. The second in the bedroom in the rear corner between the bed and closet. The only issue I found was the "wood" on the back of the dinette is fairly flimsy. I need to get some expanding bolts to better secure the mounting bracket.

I'm now looking at how to best use the wasted space between the dinette and kitchen cabinet. I may relocate the Dyson to there and install clamps to hold the different parts. Anyone find a good use for that space?
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Old 06-30-2016, 08:26 AM   #138
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Thank you both! I looked all over with no luck and there it was, thanks again.
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Old 06-30-2016, 10:52 AM   #139
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I've been doing a few things, I picked up a new latch for the pantry, I'm not to crazy about how if the door isn't open all the way the pantry slide hits the latch. I've already broken it once and I can see it happening again. I picked up a WiFi extender from TechnoRV with a Yagi antennae and made a couple adapters to use a tripod or paint pole with it.
But I also ordered the new LevelMatePro, it looks pretty slick.
https://rv-roadtrips.thefuntimesguid...ing-system.php
We don't have any leveling system in our rig and camp in some pretty rough spots this will tell you how level you are and how many inches each tire needs to come up. All from the driver's seat on your phone via Bluetooth. Pretty cool.
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Yikes, Brian. I guess I lucked out. Thought the 2801 came with the leveling system.
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