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Old 09-07-2014, 04:46 PM   #1
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Opening roof vents

Just bought my first 5th wheel and have a roof vent in the main living area that I cannot reach. I am 6'2 and not even close the reaching it. The obvious is standing on something but wondering if there was a tool or extension that is out to turn the knob?

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Old 09-07-2014, 04:52 PM   #2
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Old 09-07-2014, 04:55 PM   #3
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I cut a pc of 1"dia pvc and cut a notch in it to fit the handle and use it to open/close the vent.
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Old 09-07-2014, 04:57 PM   #4
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I converted my Fantastic fan to remote control. There are kits available.
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Old 09-07-2014, 05:16 PM   #5
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Mine has a "d" ring on the knob. The tool that came with it is very similar to your awning hook/tool.Click image for larger version

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Old 09-07-2014, 06:17 PM   #6
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Thank you, all great tips. Mine does not have the D ring on it but may be easy to add, the PVC pipes both look/sound simple enough. Will pick one on the weekend and make it.

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