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Old 05-18-2015, 07:47 PM   #81
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Is there shelving in the back of yours Twobuells ? Doesn't seem like mine has enough storage.
Yes, no storage. I have a happy jack queen bed in the rear without the mattress and use that box as my storage, cool thing is I can hit a button and lower it and get what I need then raise it out of sight
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:52 PM   #82
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Nice rebuild of your trailer
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Old 05-19-2015, 12:18 AM   #83
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Nice rebuild of your trailer
Thank You , much appreciated.


TwoBuells , Thanks for posting all those awesome pics! Was curious with that bed close to the ceiling like that do you lose lots of headroom? I have two lights on the ceiling where your happy jack bed is. How is the lighting if the lights are covered or is there lights elsewhere?

Thanks again for the pics
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Old 05-19-2015, 07:34 AM   #84
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the lighting under the bed is low but I have two lights on each side of the a/c unit and one at the top rear of the bed that lets some light in but I don't use it cause its too hard to turn off. I wish I had some screens in the side windows for more ventilation. If I leave the rear door down and put down the rear screen the ventilation is great.

I'm getting ready for a trip this weekend and will take some more pictures. I really need some more of the inside.

One of my options, when I ordered the unit was fiber glass flat walls. I was new to RVing and went with the lighter weight siding. At the time I was pulling it with my Jeep and wanted to keep the weight down, that would have added another 700#

I had to do the factory order because one of the options I could not live without was the 30 Gal Gasoline Station and no one had a Blast 150 with one in stock. I also ordered the rear screen and Stereo System but they forgot to install them. I did finally get the rear screen installed but the dealer refused to have the stereo system installed, so I got a refund.

When I have some time, I have to tell you the story of almost burning the camper down on my first camping trip.

Oh, the head room is about a foot less, and I've hit my head many times....
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Old 05-19-2015, 09:52 PM   #85
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That would have been really bad to burn it down right away lol

Can't wait to hear about it :P

Glad I don't have that extra bed then, I'd be smacks the noggin all the time. Not that I'm that tall but still.

I put led bulbs through out to save on battery. Only have one battery right now will install another at a later date.

Glad to hear you still like the unit even after all these years. I look forward to many years with mine too. Especially after all the work I've done to it
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First Camping trip I almost burned the Toyhauler down….
I ordered my 2009 Coachmen Blast 150 in May of 2008. I had a big trip planned for the end of July. My Destination was the 25th Buell Motorcycle Homecoming in East Troy, WI. With a few days of ATV riding at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in western Michigan. This was my first Camper and I didn’t know grey water from black. I wanted to do a test camping trip before my big trip. I live in South Central Pennsylvania and Michaux State Forest has some great ATV trails and is only 45 miles from my house.
I had bought a Sear Craftsmen Generator since Michaux is Dry camping only. I set up camp, went riding and was having a great time. The next day it rained so I was watching TV. The Sears Generator had three pairs of 110v outlets. I had this 110v to 30 amp plug adapter but the only way it worked my shore line was facing up. Vibration from the generator the plug kept falling out and I’d lose power to the camper. The Sears Generator came with this 25’ cord. One end was this nice molded plug and it plugged into two outlets and the other end was four single plugs. All marked 110v. I hooked it up and stated the generator and plugged my shore line into one of the 110v outlets. Went back into the camper and smoke was billowing out of the inverter. I shut everything down. I checked the voltage at the end of the cord. Three of the outlets were 110v and one was 220v. So I just fed my new camper 220v for about two min.
The Cord was wired wrong from the factory. Sears covered all the damage but I couldn’t go on my big trip. Sears covered the damage, a new inverter, a Toshiba LCD TV and my reservations for canceling my trip. I now have a nice Yamaha Generator. And have a VOM in my camper.
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Two years ago I noticed a soft spot on the floor at my side door. I did a temp fix by added this floor plate. I also put Eternal Bond 4" roof tape on every seam on the roof. At no time have I ever seen any water on the floor. since then I now have two soft spots at the rear door, left and right corner. they are getting worse and at the side door the soft spots are spreading past the floor plate. When I take my floor apart I might have to go as far as taking the kitchen cabinets out also as that area is getting worse. My floor is sealed to the wall and would love to know where the water is getting in and under the floor. I guess I'll find out when I tare it apart.

I found your repair thread by accident. The other day I was coming out of the camper and when I hit the bottom step I noticed that the floor moved where the stairs are connected. I was bummed out. Your thread has giving me hope that I can repair this and will have a stronger unit when done.



The Black tape is the eternal bond tape, strong stuff and has a long life

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... . That's not a stainless bolt is it? Hard to tell from the picture. If it is, don't use it!
Can I ask why you recommend against stainless? Is it a tensile strength issue?
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HOLY CRAP !!! Wow that's crazy... Glad you shut it down right away. That could have went bad real fast. Glad everything was taken care of as far as replacing everything.

I seen in one of your pics the Yamaha generator. Is it a 3000 ? I have the Yamaha 2400 and it works just fine for me.
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