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Old 11-18-2014, 12:17 AM   #41
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So just curious. How many Aviator owners are out there now?
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Old 11-18-2014, 06:08 AM   #42
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Congrats! And welcome aboard. I hope you'll enjoy it for many years to come:-)
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Welcome! That's a great way to buy an RV! If you make any mods please post them. I am always looking for ways to make a nice camper even better.
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Old 11-18-2014, 11:35 AM   #44
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Thanks Kenhwy61,
I have made a few upgrades and repairs and will do more. So far added a new "oversized" tube to accommodate a rhino flex hose from this place- Sanitubes / Sewer Hose Carriers / NEW!! SUPER-SLIDER Adjustable SUPER-TUBE - DW Inc. had to move the bracket mounts further apart and cut off about 4 inches from the 3" abs sewer outlet. Works well.

Will also add more led lights to the cabinet, pantry and closet areas.

Also have plans to do something with the ridiculous blousy curtain upfront.

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I also want to do something different about the front curtains. I was thinking something along the lines of a powered shutter setup. Not sure if that's possible with the compound curvature of the glass, but that would be sweet!
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Old 11-18-2014, 12:20 PM   #46
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I just ordered another section of I-beam and rollers from- RV Supplies, RV Accessories & RV Parts for Motorhomes, Campers, Travel Trailers & 5th Wheel Campers - fifth wheel camper - RV Plus
and plan to form the same radius below the top, have new curtains made that will be supported from both the top and bottom. Extra material on the width to create a "pleated " look without just sagging down. Will certainly post progress and pictures- if it turns out ok. I am thinking anything will be better than what is there now! I have researched both aviation and marine applications with no luck in something available to the DIY'er, only mega buck solutions with custom bells and whistles. I like practical not extravagant.
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I also increased my sewer hose holder to fit a longer hose and added led lights to pantry and closets. I think all us Aviators would like to see what can be done with the front curtains. Something without snaps and that opens and closes easily would be great. Looking forward to what you guys come up with.
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Old 11-19-2014, 12:14 AM   #48
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Well now my Aviator will be in the shop longer. We have a decision to make. The dealer can not unstop the black water tank flush. They think it is crimp from installation. So that tells me the dealer I bought it from did not make sure it worked prior to taking possession . UGH! So now this dealer that has been working with says they will have to cut thru the underbelly, cut the black tank out to remove it. We are not crazy about this idea and do not know what to do. This is all insane. My aviator has been in the shop more than I have had it. So frustrating
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Old 11-19-2014, 01:21 AM   #49
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Well now my Aviator will be in the shop longer. We have a decision to make. The dealer can not unstop the black water tank flush. They think it is crimp from installation. So that tells me the dealer I bought it from did not make sure it worked prior to taking possession . UGH! So now this dealer that has been working with says they will have to cut thru the underbelly, cut the black tank out to remove it. We are not crazy about this idea and do not know what to do. This is all insane. My aviator has been in the shop more than I have had it. So frustrating
This may sound redundant, but have they run a wire down the hose or a camera? I would not believe the kinked line would require removing the tank, but not sure how that flush attachment is configured. If it were me, go purchase a 36" camera snake and run it down the inlet pipe and see if the line is kinked before they tear into the underbelly. You can always use the inspection camera for other projects, I have used mine for many tasks. Hope you get it fixed.
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Old 11-19-2014, 08:18 AM   #50
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That is a great idea! I will call them and suggest that. If they don't have one I will purchase one myself. Thanks! I really don't want them to tear out the underbelly!
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