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Old 05-26-2015, 05:59 AM   #11
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Just be careful of what you use to do the connection and make sure everyone knows what you have done.

The standard connection on the side of an RV is 11 inches of water or about 0.4 PSI, something like blowing in your spouses ear. The little green tanks are about 100 PSI and the installed tank on your motor home could be as high as 250 PSI, something like using a leaf blower to blow off your driveway.

If you open up 0.4 PSI to fire you get a fairly large but not too dangerous flame. Do that with 250 PSI and it is a flame thrower that can roast your car or anyone standing near by.

Also, most rubber hose connection are not rated for 250 PSI. That is why on my motor home at least the metal pipe coming out of the tank is connected to other metal pipes which are then connected to two regulators in series. After the double regulators the piping becomes a rubber hose, and according to what forest river said after asking for 3 weeks, it has been regulated down to 11 inches of water.

Yes, the grill manufacturers and the RV manufacturers are not on the same page. For safety the RV manufacturers give you a regulated propane source and the nice grills require a non-regulated source. I wish someone would invent a regulator what could pass through an already regulated propane source. Maybe one that does not shutdown until the source is say less than 5 or 8 inches of water. They canít pass everything through or you might risk the chance of the flame flowing back into the propane can and exploding.

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WE HAVE DONE A LOT! All windows have day night shades with valances

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Old 05-26-2015, 04:31 PM   #12
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Note to those trying to build the Coleman adapter for their grill. The listed and shown final connection, the quick connect, is the wrong one. I just got off the phone with MB Sturgis and I will report on if their quick connect is the correct one.

While on the phone they told be that they have a pre-fab connection for the Weber grills.

I should have teh part in a couple weeks. I will test it and post the results as soon as i have them.
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Old 05-26-2015, 07:27 PM   #13
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Fixed my Bin Doors to open wider.
Fixed my Entrance Door to open much wider.
Added clear plastic to Screen Door so I could leave the Entrance Door open, yet be able to "picture window" see out with A/C or Heater on.
Added shelf behind couch with electrical plug for charging phones.
Added inside switch got Electric Water Heater.
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Old 05-28-2015, 07:03 AM   #14
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I think this is a great idea for a thread. Has anyone installed shelving in the wardrobes? The walls seem awfully thin for permanent shelves. I was thinking of using standalone shelves from Home Depot.

Any advice or similar experiences would be appreciated.

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Old 05-28-2015, 07:25 AM   #15
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rkulbok-I have installed shelves inside of 2 wardrobes in my Roo. I built a frame inside the cabinet with 1" x 2"'s and then mounted white wire shelves. I'll post pictures later (I'm at work) if you are interested.
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KateE - A picture would be great if you have time. Sounds like a very good solution.
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rkulbok-I have enclosed pictures of the two cupboards that I put shelves in. The short cupboard is 22.75"deep x 16.75"wide x 35"high. The tall cupboard is 23.5" deep X 11"wide x 61"high. Both are set above a small (approximately 12" high) cupboard. I removed the hanging rod from both. The tall cupboard had a shelf just above the hang rod that I removed while leaving the shelf supports. I purchased a 10' length of 20" white wire shelving that DH cut to the desired lengths for me. I used 1" x 2" furring strips to build a frame. I actually put the shelf supports on the frame and then removed them so that the holes were already in place. If this looks like something you might like to try, I have more pictures of the building process. Oh yeah, the upper most shelf in the tall cupboard is actually an upside down shelf set on an angle. I use it for canned food, otherwise the top shelf is unreachable without a step stool.
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Old 05-29-2015, 08:59 PM   #18
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I posted this mod several months ago but will post again for those whom may of not seen. I have a 2013 378 with convection. The convection came from factory not vented to outside which resulted in excessive heat in coach when using oven and the fan over stove which is built into the bottom of the convection also was not vented resulting in cooking odors in coach while using stove. I used template which was included with the convection owners manual to vent the oven. Very happy with results. No more heat from convection and no more cooking odors. Click image for larger version

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Old 05-29-2015, 09:25 PM   #19
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378TS Pantry slideout shelves

Both PsGrandpa1 and I have the 378TS model.
I did this about a year ago and was well worth the cost and effort.
I did add some good quality 1/2" plywood to both sides to help strengthen the side walls.
I also added the brown locking bars to hold them in place while travelling.
DW loves them because she has much more useable space.
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Iggy- Those slideout shelves look great!
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