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Old 05-11-2011, 10:32 PM   #11
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buckisland,
Thanks for all the great tips! Kinda funny, the first two mods I made were adding a lighted switch for the hot water heater (I put mine under the sink, in the cabinet) and an Oxygenics showerhead!

The LP hose fore the RVQ is long enough. I remembered your post and made sure they hooked it all up at the dealer! I didn't get any sewer hoses from them, but I have all the ones from my previous trailer.

I like the idea of adding the separate 20A outlets...would love to see pics.

Thanks much,

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Old 05-12-2011, 06:50 AM   #12
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The wife and I have had our 831FKBSS since 4/09 and love it! We did several mods to it like changing out the jacks for scissor type, Hunter thermostat swap out, Max air vent covers, also swapped out the front power jack with a Barker 3000 as the original was junk (went thru 2 jacks in 1 year) and several other mods...There are a few mods posted in the forums that I've done. Hope you have as many good times in your TT as the wife and I have had...Good Luck with it!
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:44 PM   #13
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I got a chance to take a few pictures of the mods. Pretty limited as I just covered the camper yesterday and need to rest up before taking it back off. LOL. Just look for my album on mods. Still getting used to posting so I'll add the pictures to my post if you can't find them. The 20 amp is pretty easy as I just put two additional outlets that are pretty much just a few feet from where I brought the power in. I use a heavy extension cord and just plug it in the Campground Power. Really made my DW happy not having to worry about blowing the CB's when she forgets to turn off stuff when wanting to dry her hair. Also run a small heater on the circuit at night as well as another heater if needed on the regular outlets when needed.

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Old 05-12-2011, 07:24 PM   #14
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Plug in is just to the left of the Shower Door.




Show plug opened up




Comes in under the sink in the bathroom.



Put one outlet under sink for hairdryer




Put another outlet next to the one in the living area for heater plug in.
Didn't really take that long and could add another outlet easily in bedroom but didn't see the need right now.
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Old 05-12-2011, 08:18 PM   #15
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Don:

Did changing out to scissor jacks take out the movement of the TT when set up? That's about the only complaint we have with the camper. I don't mind spending some money on a stabilizer system but haven't convinced myself that the frame is not a lot of the problem.
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Old 05-12-2011, 10:08 PM   #16
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Buckisland,
Thanks much for the pics of the 120V Mod! I am really thinking about doing something similar!

Don,
Glad to hear that you have had good luck with your TT! I'm curious, what tongue jack originally came with your trailer?

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My wife and I leave in about an hour to go pick up our new Windjammer 3008W. Been reading a lot of the forum topics and noticed in several threads that the Oxygenics shower head is mentioned. Why the change? Is there a particular model of shower head the you all are using? We are taking our maiden voyage next week to a close campground with full hookups because we want to check everything out on the trailer to make sure it's working properly before we wander too far from home.

Appreciate any feedback!

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My wife and I leave in about an hour to go pick up our new Windjammer 3008W. Been reading a lot of the forum topics and noticed in several threads that the Oxygenics shower head is mentioned. Why the change? Is there a particular model of shower head the you all are using? We are taking our maiden voyage next week to a close campground with full hookups because we want to check everything out on the trailer to make sure it's working properly before we wander too far from home.

Appreciate any feedback!

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Randy & Patty,
Congratulations on the new Windjammer!

Many happy miles to you and yours!

As for the Oxygenics, I use the white one, but many people use the chrome. The shower heads are rated at 1.75 GPM, so it won't waste water, but does a GREAT job of increasing the pressure. The also come with an adjustable water volume valve. Overall, it's WAY better than the crappy units that come from the factory. (If you have the outside shower, that's the same head as they use inside!)
I liked mine so much, I put one in the house!

White model 15123 @ amazon...
Amazon.com: Oxygenics 15123 BodySpa SkinCare Series Handheld Shower: Kitchen & Bath Fixtures

Chrome model 130-XLF25 @ amazon...
Amazon.com: Oxygenics 130-XLF25 BodySpa SkinCare Handheld Shower, Chrome: Kitchen & Bath Fixtures

Brushed Nickel 12121 @ amazon...
Amazon.com: Oxygenics 12121 BodySpa SkinCare Handheld Shower, Brushed Nickel: Kitchen & Bath Fixtures

I like the look of the white, and I worry about the metal hoses leaving marks in the shower. (Of course, it's also the cheapest model!)

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Old 05-19-2011, 08:05 PM   #19
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@buckisland1950...the scissor jacks took away a lot of the swaying movement...next install will be some Lock arm stabilizer bars that go between the Jack foot pads and the TT frame. Will post when finished and what the end results are as my wife and I are very light sleepers and if either of us gets up in the middle of the night, Its sure to awaken the other due to swaying.
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@ buckisland, The scissor jacks took some of the movement away...am installing Lock arm stabilizer arms this weekend, these go from the jack foot pad to the TT frame..will keep you posted...@ Kalik282 I had 2 jacks go down in less than 16 monthes...both supplied by Forest River...both Lipperts...
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