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Old 09-24-2014, 12:49 PM   #1
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Adding some Mods to the XLR,Post up Your Mods

1)just added a Winegard Travler HI-Def satellite dish and 3 more hi-def flat screens...2 interior/1 exterior

2)finished converting the step lights over to clear lenses with green LEDS and the front docking lights are now green as well to match the ground effects fiber optic lighting I had added previously.
Glows like an alien spaceship at night

3)added a dimmer switch at the "U" shaped dinette
4)added custom carpeting in the garage
we didn't order the Happi-Jac beds as we had them in our last rig and not only were they uncomfortable but nobody ever wanted to sleep in the top bunk so instead...
5)We added a Coaster Furniture sofa bed complete with built-in cupholders
6)the wife added a privacy curtain for the garage

i'm broke and i'm tired...Lets go Camping!
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Old 09-24-2014, 12:57 PM   #2
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bed pics?? was the top bunk THAT uncomfortable? do you have sat outputs in all those locations or are you using a workaround?

sorry, we are working on ordering a new unit.....just trying to decipher what im getting into .....LOL
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Old 09-24-2014, 02:17 PM   #3
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1)the mattress that come stock are very thin so a mattress upgrade is a must at the very least.
2)climbing into bed in a top bunk isn't so bad but having a child or grandchild climb down in the middle of the night for a drink or a bathroom break was a real pain as well as scary.
3)the ladders are dangerous and uncomfortable on your feet with the small rungs so I added deeper sheet metal treads to give a more comfortable and larger gripping surface and repowdercoated the ladder.
4)2 of the locations already had HDMI cables...so we added 2 more
1 in the master/1 exterior
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Old 09-24-2014, 02:49 PM   #4
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So basically same issues I have with top bunk in my trailer....

As for the tv how did u get satellite dish to all the tv's??..I had to back feed mine thorough the cable outlet....?..I have 4 tv's in mine...
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Old 09-24-2014, 04:01 PM   #5
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We ran all new hdmi cables at exterior and master
2 receivers,2 tvs are mirror image(back feed)
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Old 09-24-2014, 05:26 PM   #6
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ahh ok.....seems that's the only way ....wonder if xlr would let me swing by and show em how they SHOULD wire up the dang sat/tv in a rv......

jeeze....lol....thanks
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Old 09-24-2014, 07:28 PM   #8
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Holt,
I'm pre plumbed for a W/D.
May I ask what that cost?
I've heard they really heat up the room...any thoughts?
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Trying to add a Dish Network antenna and receiver that we bought at Hershey. When I plug it into the cable outlet, it's not working. When you placed that dish on your roof, was there a satellite inlet up there? Dish is telling me that the cable inlet won't work with the sat receiver. Old camper had both a cable inlet and a satellite inlet, but this one only has the cable, at least at ground level. Any advice is appreciated...
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Old 09-25-2014, 01:03 AM   #10
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Taran,
There was not a Satelitte inlet or any prewire on my roof.
We dropped all new wiring and splitters.
We are with Direct not Dish but I don't think that matters in this instance.
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