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Old 04-13-2015, 01:16 PM   #121
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I believe so. When I talked with the technician he stated that this is the location that FR puts the installs in. So I am going with it. my DW used it and did not appear to have any problems. I will test out the plug to see how snug it is, but it appears to be just fine. When I get a chance, I will get some back side pics of the installation, just for you.

I am thinking about putting some glow lights under the coach so at night I can flip a switch and the underside will glow.

My next major project within 2 weeks is solar. Im getting a quote on Go Power flexible solar panels that are so durable you can walk on them and they are wafer thin. Im not plugged up to shore power at home that is capable of recharging my coach batteries to keep my fridge running all season. My DW likes to keep the fridge stocked once we kick off the season and not keep loading and unloading it. Not a problem when I had a TT, but this is one I can fix with solar plus I wont have to run the generator down the road which keeps the road noise down. Win win. I will have the install done first week of May.
Love to see pics of your solar install. Working on mine right now as we do a fair amount of boon docking at bluegrass festivals. I am likely to go with 3 160W panels and a 40 amp. MPPT controller and I intend to purchase from Grape solar in Oregon, will do the install myself. Not quite there with all the design yet but getting close. Had similar but smaller systems on the last 3 5'ers that did a great job. Had Kyocera panels and moved them from rig to rig over the years, 20+ years old and when we sold our Montana they were still producing at 100%.
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Old 04-13-2015, 09:51 PM   #122
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Need some opinions

Think it would be possible to install a small refer in one of the 3 patio side storage bags for adult beverages and soft drinks etc....?

Idea is to minimize the in and out of the coach door and not have to haul coolers and ice all the time.
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Old 04-14-2015, 09:20 AM   #123
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Need some opinions

Think it would be possible to install a small refer in one of the 3 patio side storage bags for adult beverages and soft drinks etc....?

Idea is to minimize the in and out of the coach door and not have to haul coolers and ice all the time.
Aside from losing the storage, the main issues would be mounting it firmly, and a sure way to keep the door closed. Aside from that, I see no reason why you couldn't. I'm sure a small dorm size fridge would work fine, and you should have 110v nearby.
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Old 04-14-2015, 09:28 AM   #124
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Aside from losing the storage, the main issues would be mounting it firmly, and a sure way to keep the door closed. Aside from that, I see no reason why you couldn't. I'm sure a small dorm size fridge would work fine, and you should have 110v nearby.
I was thinking about one of those 12v/110 dometic type freezer fridge which put off little to no heat and have latchable doors.

Ideally it would be nice to have it on some sort of pullout tray but would need to be high enough to clear the door opening.

You hit the nail on the head with is it worth losing the storage???? I have plenty of extra space around my various bays but you really don't know the final effect until it is in place unfortunately.
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Old 04-14-2015, 11:43 AM   #125
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Just bought a SodaStream for the rig. Me and the DW like sparkling water and the kids like a little soda. No more carrying around tons of cans for soda and sparkling water bottles by the case! Reduce waste, weight, and space. Kids get to pick the flavor of the day to add to the fun...Brilliant!
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Old 04-20-2015, 09:29 AM   #126
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psw757: Can you tell me how you mounted the shelving in the DEF compartment? That's a great improvement and I would like to do it on my new Legacy. Thanks.
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psw757: Can you tell me how you mounted the shelving in the DEF compartment? That's a great improvement and I would like to do it on my new Legacy. Thanks.
The shelf(horizontal piece) is mounted on top of the square framing on right side and secured with several heavy duty zip ties. On the tank side I was able to use some brackets and self taping screws and fasten to the def tank mounting bracket. The vertical back piece is just secured all around with the heavy duty zip ties. The shelf is very secure and doesn't move when I tug on it.
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Great - thanks for the quick reply. Have a fantastic week!
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Old 04-21-2015, 08:50 PM   #129
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Kitchen back splash finally finished

Finally finished our kitchen back splash so it looks finished. Was simple and came out good.
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Does look good! Nice mod
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