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Old 03-19-2016, 02:08 PM   #1
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I found a tool on E-BAY that will operate high vent knobs and cranks that I can't reach. I searched "rv vent opener" and found it. Has anyone tried it?
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Old 03-19-2016, 03:47 PM   #2
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I am in the process of making one. I took the selector knob off and found a piece of thin PVC that just fit over it. Then I heated it with a torch to soften it, and used a tool to form the softened sides of the PVC around the knob contours for a tight fit.


Next I need to add a larger piece of PVC to the other end, with cutouts to fit the 'raise and lower' knob.


Maybe I should paint it and put it on eBay
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Old 03-19-2016, 04:10 PM   #3
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Thanks for the input, but that's good for one or two knobs, but I have one vent with up/down, fan on/off and a fan speed knobs and another vent with a crank. Seems easier to just have one tool to work them all.
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Old 03-19-2016, 04:57 PM   #4
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I had the kit with vent knobs and the tool. The problems I had is the knobs get brittle and break every couple of years.
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No one tried this ?
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Old 03-24-2016, 12:12 PM   #6
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received this tool today to operate my high vents and it works great !!!!
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Old 03-24-2016, 12:40 PM   #7
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This is the tool used by the shorter one....

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No one tried this ?
Nope... made my own for less than $5.
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Ford, we use the same tool. The one in the bath room has switches on the wall.One to open and close the vent. The other to turn the fan on and off.
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Ford, we use the same tool. The one in the bath room has switches on the wall.One to open and close the vent. The other to turn the fan on and off.


I am/ have been toying with the idea of putting one in the bedroom for the white noise and extra air movement.

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