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Old 12-07-2014, 11:18 PM   #61
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CJ: so sorry to hear the problem you have, I was following your lead and getting things fixed. This shop you referred me to run by Jamie, is in Ardmore,TN. Still have apt for 29 Dec if water at slide corner continues from outside. Will be visiting Dandy in Anniston this week. Will post What he says. Keep me in mind about the Curtains. Regards and hang in there...Rivnut
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Old 12-09-2014, 10:27 PM   #62
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Nightjumper6mike. I've had my Aviator Wright FLYER FOR a year and a half. Had three problems that my local dealer fixed. Onboard water tank hose to pump was crimped. Wiring from hitch plug came loose in the underbelly from a cheap, badly crimped butt splice, and front hood did not fit (lots of body work to fix). Other than that, very happy with the unit. This is my fourth TT.
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:46 PM   #63
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Nice to hear from another Aviator owner. Not too many of us around. Like all brands, there has been some problems but overall I think they have been a pretty solid trailer. It seems like the majority of the owners are located in the south/southeast areas of the country. Maybe someday we can have a mini Aviator rally somewhere along the Gulf Coast.
I don't know of any other owners from the upper Midwest where I am at.
Too damn cold!
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Old 12-10-2014, 10:59 PM   #64
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Just converted the vents over and under the bedroom TV to a linen cabinet and liquor cabinet. Just put a shelf 9" deep in the top and hinged the vent grill. Used magnetic catches to keep it closed. Hinged the lower grill from the bottom for the liquor cabnet. This frees up a lots of space in the kitchen cabnets and hall closet. I also replaced the outside TV with a 110vt Sony 31" and installed a Chromecast dongle. Also, added a second spare tire to the rack under the unit. You never know....... Also replaced the water pump with a larger, higher volumn pump as presure to the kitchen and bathroom sinks was way too low.
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Old 12-11-2014, 08:24 AM   #65
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Those are great ideas! I have also thought the bedroom wall was a lot of wasted space. I really want to do something there, too. Another place that is not well utilized is right above the microwave. I want to hinge that panel instead of it being screwed shut. I keep all my owner's manuals up there now. I never thought about changing the water pump though and with all tire problems I hear an extra spare could come in very handy. I put a small door on either side of the under-dinette storage area so you can access it from the inside of the camper. At the rear of the dinette, I also removed the long storage compartment lid that is under the cushions and cut it in half. This way I have to take only the right or left side cushions to get the the storage area. Before I had to take the entire dinette apart to open the rear lid. I've done plenty of other mods, but am running out of ideas so I would like to hear about any others.
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Old 12-11-2014, 10:47 PM   #66
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Great idea for the area overs the microwave. Now I have a project for tomorrow.
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Old 12-16-2014, 10:13 AM   #67
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Blackhat6Mike, I was wondering if you worked on that space over the microwave yet and how it turned out.
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Old 12-17-2014, 01:10 AM   #68
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Finished the new cabinet door over the microwave but it wasn't easy. Home Depot had the jack-knifing type of hinges that I had to use. I installed the hinges on top of the removed panel, but broke two drillbits due to the angle I had to work with the drill. Not all that much room up there, but at least it's usable now. Hinges were hard to find without using the mortized hinges where you would need a router.
Also installed a Perko swith on the two batteries. Bat one, bat 2, both or off, take your pick.
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While I'm at it.....I also installed plexiglass panels on top of the awning to cover the 6 inch gap between the awning and the roof. Now no rain can come through. They are installed with GOOP and one screw at each end into the awning brases. Roof has no holes in it.
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I also installed two battery switches. Nice to have that option. Thanks for sharing on adding the overhead door. That is on my list of improvements this spring. I also ordered two more LED lights for the bedroom closets. With the plexiglass you added, was it to keep water from running between the awning box and down the sidewall? I hadn't noticed a problem but then again, when it was raining I was likely inside the camper so I may not have notice.
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