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Old 07-12-2016, 04:46 PM   #141
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On that note, there is a RCA 20" LED with built in DVD player on Groupon for $100. I just ordered one to eliminate having a separate DVD player.
Plan to move the current one to the outside fridge cabinet like TN_Cruise_Lite did above for when tailgating at sporting events.


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Other 195BH trailers must have had an outside access door to the refrigerator allowing a small TV to be installed like TN_Cruise_Lite did. Our 2016 195BH has no outside refrigertor door but two louvered access panels and no space for a TV. I think electric only refrigerators have the outside door while gas/electric refrigerators have louvered panels. Great you can make good use of that space for an outside TV.
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:55 PM   #142
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Been thinking about all the mods I've made, many of them are thanks to the kind folks on here. My list as I remember:

TV Mount
Insulated and caulked around the a/c
Memory foam mattress
Stereo and speakers
"Tile" around the stovetop
Privacy curtains for the bunks
Hankook RA08 Tires
LED bulb replacement
Bath fan
Loveseat installation (still have the dinette cushions in excellent condition if anyone is interested)
Hidden security compartment
Outside shower installation
Portable grey water tank carrier
Blackwater tank flush kit
Enternabond
Exterior LEDs
Exterior TV

To do list:
Add some windows
Change the flooring, can't stand the factory vinyl
Catalytic heater
Additional battery
Door access under the bed

I'm old, probably forgot something
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Old 07-12-2016, 10:08 PM   #143
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I am also planning the door under the bed mod. I have a friend that just finished making me all new kitchen cabinets for my house so I know he can make me a sliding door for under the bed.
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Old 07-12-2016, 10:40 PM   #144
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I am also planning the door under the bed mod. I have a friend that just finished making me all new kitchen cabinets for my house so I know he can make me a sliding door for under the bed.
Hadn't thought about a sliding door, would love to see pics when it's done.
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I will post a picture. I am going to have the door slide back in the area behind the booth seat. The door will be thin and not really take up much room.
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Old 07-13-2016, 11:42 AM   #146
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Can you elaborate on the insulation and caulking around the a/c? Is yours a ceiling mount or side mount a/c?

Can you also elaborate on the stereo and speakers install?


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Can you elaborate on the insulation and caulking around the a/c? Is yours a ceiling mount or side mount a/c?

Can you also elaborate on the stereo and speakers install?


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Installed the stereo in the "wardrobe" cabinet. I also used the audio output from the TV and run the sound through these speakers, sounds so much better.



I noticed a lot of heat in the wall cabinets next to the A/C. Pulled the wall A/C unit, put 3/4" foam insulation in the cabinets on either side, used foam backer rod around the a/c inside to fill the small gap in the wood trim, caulked inside the housing and used aluminum duct tape to seal around the opening for the air intake in the roof that looked like it had been cut out with a hatchet.
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How did you get you DC power for your stereo? Where did you pull it from?
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How did you get you DC power for your stereo? Where did you pull it from?
The antenna connection just up above that location has 12v and ground. Drilled a small hole inside the cabinet wall and pushed a coat hanger up to the antenna connection to pull the new wires down for the stereo. I'm going to use that same hole to bring an antenna feed down to my outside TV and provide a better signal for the radio. It works now but the an antenna connection should bring in those distant radio stations.
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