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Old 02-17-2016, 01:37 PM   #11
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My valve installation was really easy because of all the hard work I did a couple months ago. I sectioned up my underbelly into several pieces that ranged from 2.5 ft to 3.5 ft, depending on where my tanks were located. I also removed the insulation because of condensation from the tanks and leaks from driving in the rain would keep the insulation soaked and sag the underbelly. The insulation isn't doing anything anyway because it is below all the plumbing and there is a void between the floor and top of the underbelly insulation. I think it is simply a selling tool for manufacturers to say insulated underbelly. I'm not an expert on insulation, but I have seen the condensation myself and do not want to deal with wet insulation every time I want to make modifications or repairs to my 375. The only way in my opinion to properly insulate is to use closed cell foam board or spay foam around all the tanks and plumbing. As you know, that would be a lot of work and another mess to deal with. Just easier to run furnace and leave water dripping in the sink if camping in cold weather.
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Old 02-17-2016, 09:35 PM   #12
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Nice job on the auto valves and remote Stan. I can't wait to see all the mods you and Rodney have done to your XLRs when we go to Myrtle Beach this summer. I feel like I haven't done anything to mine besides use it... I need to get busy this spring.
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Old 02-18-2016, 07:59 AM   #13
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Thanks Tony, Rodney and I will be happy to show you everything we did.
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Old 03-11-2016, 08:32 AM   #14
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First picture shows the location of my Barker Auto Drain Valve remote control. I used velcro to hang it to the wall so it can be easily removed.

The second picture is an idea I got from my friend Rodney "Karl4Cat" Installed a hot water tank switch inside so I can leave the outside switch on. This should remind me to always turn the hot water heater on when I get setup, it lights up in the on position.
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Old 03-12-2016, 06:35 PM   #15
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I'd like to do that as well... what did you use for a switch.?
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Old 03-12-2016, 09:11 PM   #16
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This is the one I used, ordered from Amazon. What I like about this one is it lights up when it in the on position. You should be able to click onto the link and bring you to the one I ordered.

Leviton 1201-PLR 15 Amp, 120 Volt, Toggle Pilot Light, Illuminated ON, Req. Neutral Single-Pole AC Quiet Switch, Industrial Grade, Self Grounding, Red

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Old 03-12-2016, 09:33 PM   #17
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I ordered two of the Super Slider expandable telescoping sewer hose carriers on Friday, scheduled to arrive Tuesday. The 43/80 expands from a minimum 43" to a maximim 80". They will fit perfect across the frame of the Thunderbolt series and easily screw onto the web of the beams toward the back spare tire area. They will easily store my 15' Rhino Flex and 10' extension pieces.

Sanitubes / Sewer Hose Carriers / NEW!! SUPER-SLIDER Adjustable SUPER-TUBE - DW Inc.
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I ordered two of the Super Slider expandable telescoping sewer hose carriers on Friday, scheduled to arrive Tuesday. The 43/80 expands from a minimum 43" to a maximim 80". They will fit perfect across the frame of the Thunderbolt series and easily screw onto the web of the beams toward the back spare tire area. They will easily store my 15' Rhino Flex and 10' extension pieces.

Sanitubes / Sewer Hose Carriers / NEW!! SUPER-SLIDER Adjustable SUPER-TUBE - DW Inc.

I install two of these also but installed them under the back steps. On my 300x12 that's before the gas tanks right behind the rear tire.
You don't want them to close to the rear just in case you bottom out in hilly campgrounds.


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Mounted both ladders using mop/broom brackets from Home Depot. Used 3/16" aluminum pop rivets to mount the brackets to the wall. Made the trip to Myrtle Beach without falling off the wall. Should be ok since all the weight is setting on the garage floor.
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That's a good idea!

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