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Old 04-01-2015, 08:34 PM   #111
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Lower bins are from Amazon... They stack nicely and have tabs that snap in so they stay put. A fifth bin is about an inch too tall for the lower closet. I plan to add something under the bottom bin to give me an 8" high fifth shelf. The top bins we've had around since our first camper... Not sure where we got those (but I think it was Lowes). We're probably going to swap them out for another two like the lower ones.

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Old 04-04-2015, 04:28 PM   #112
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Potential new Apex owner

Just realized I didn't provide a picture of the USB station from inside the shelf... I removed the panel that was inside that separated the two sections... Came out much easier than the front panel.
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Old 04-04-2015, 06:31 PM   #113
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Thats nice i like that! I have a few things i wanna re-re-do! Im rolling out for the 1st trip ever with it monday, cant wait! Just local hope weather works out
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Old 04-04-2015, 09:03 PM   #114
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We went to Sams Club and picked up our new mattress. It was on b/o... Full sized plush-top queen... has to be one with a flexible frame cause it just squeezes in... But a perfect fit once it's in. The one that came with the unit is unsleepable, in my opinion.
We're scheduled to head out on Friday... Local state park with full hookups. Rain is in the forecast, however, so we'll see.
Good luck on your maiden voyage. Hope you love it as much as we do.


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Thanks! Ill let you know how the matress does for us, our last one was a piece of tissue paper over springs! This one does feel firm, might be good for my back though.
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Old 04-06-2015, 10:09 AM   #116
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Not sure if any of you guys have them, but I suggest a pair of awning poles for support in windy conditions. I transferred these over to my Apex, but don't have any pictures yet. You can get the brackets from Old Coot on these boards. Takes 5-minutes to install the brackets... I ordered a pair of painters poles off Amazon and drilled some holes for up/down adjustments. Some guys use ratchet straps and a twist-in anchor to keep it stable... I prefer a floor flange and tent stakes.
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Was a quick drive for us, i can def feel how much lighter this camper is! And i love the blue ox hitch!
Ill have to look into that awning mod, wind was slapping it up a few times last night! Are we suppose to tighten the knob on the awning? I just left them loose for more give.
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:21 AM   #118
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How do you get the clips to release? I've pushed, pulled and prodded to the point I'm afraid I'm about to break them off!
At each lower corner of the vent flap ( outside) there is a small lever. The bottom pivots (snaps) away from the vent door. Put your finger on bottom of small plastic lever and rotate it away from the cover.
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Was a quick drive for us, i can def feel how much lighter this camper is! And i love the blue ox hitch!
Ill have to look into that awning mod, wind was slapping it up a few times last night! Are we suppose to tighten the knob on the awning? I just left them loose for more give.

I believe you should lower one side and tighten it for water runoff. Not exactly sure which is better concerning wind. Before I installed the poles, I brought the awning in anytime the wind got >10mph... Which was almost always. And I never left it out while we slept. I've heard over and over that they really won't take much of a gust, so I never wanted to chance it. With the poles, I hardly think about it anymore. Leave them up all weekend long, unless it gets real bad.


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Old 04-07-2015, 10:46 AM   #120
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My last manuel one i tied down and it held well, ill have to ck out the brackets you mentioned or mod some up. Quick pic of it set up! Didnt pull too much out, little crappy out.
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