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Old 08-13-2013, 01:16 PM   #531
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That sounds promising. I'll try and do that this weekend. Do I have to pull the antenna off from the roof to get at the coax or can I get to it from the inside. I know I can unscrew the plate on the inside.
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Old 08-13-2013, 01:20 PM   #532
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That sounds promising. I'll try and do that this weekend. Do I have to pull the antenna off from the roof to get at the coax or can I get to it from the inside. I know I can unscrew the plate on the inside.
Just the plate Toby. While you're at it, I'd pull the other plates and check them as well. Like I said, I replaced all of mine including the park cable in put on the outside. Made a big difference for mine.
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Old 08-13-2013, 02:02 PM   #533
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Well that's why I was asking about the antenna because nothing works on this thing worth a darn. I'll just see what I can do on Saturday with it.
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:51 AM   #534
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Well I took apart the box in the bed room and that connector would just spin on the coax so I replaced it with a new compression fitting and tightened it down. In the back that box was very busy and not a lot of slack but I did notice that none of the connectors were tight so I tightened them all down, put it back together and already the signal seems much better. I'll try it this way for a few trips and see shat happens. Thanks for the tip.
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Old 08-21-2013, 10:24 PM   #535
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Recent Mods

Hey am I allowed to post 3 times in a row in the same thread? Well I'm gonna. I just finished own of my mods to the trailer and thought I'd share. Besides the ramp door modification I also added some much needed light to the canopy outside. I picked up a light kit for $37 and I think it works pretty well.

To install, I dismantled the outside porch light and drilled a hole all the way though. Then on the inside I used a low voltage plug with a filler plug in it and drilled a hole just small enough for the two cords to go through. Then the filler plug fell into the wall and so I made another one (glad I had a 5 pack). The second wire is a remote control sensor that sits inside the amber lens. I heat shrink-ed everything together and so far it's working. I had to re-silicone everything back together (I hate working with that stuff) and put a little on the end of the strip to make sure it doesn't come off (still not sure about that).

The lights are LED and can present just about any color you can think of. It even has what I call DISCO setting (or maybe COPS is more suitable). I think it's programmable but no instructions and I haven't figured it out yet. Attempting to attach a few photos. I also have some LED lights that I'm going to use in the porch light and brake/tail lights. I don't have them put in yet but that won't be hard to knock out.

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Where did you buy the lights? How about a night time video post in disco mode! I need that for my next drinks at the campfire that turns into a limbo contest!
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Old 08-24-2013, 03:57 PM   #537
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Where did you buy the lights? How about a night time video post in disco mode! I need that for my next drinks at the campfire that turns into a limbo contest!
Here is what I got for lights (This and one of These).

I also got one of these for the recycling (it's not part of it but still very important! - oh yea stole that line from FOTC).

I of the lights earlier in this post but I'm referencing this one now which is a little better. I plugged into Pandora's KC and the Sunshine Band channel for effect. I shot this early this morning (5:30 AM) and I didn't realize there was a little bit of a breeze (sorry about that). Just so you know, this was at home base. I'd never do this at the campground at 5:30 AM and admit to it.
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Anyone else here use Directv while camping? If you do what do I need to do to use the cable input on the outside of tt? I currently set up my dish then run wire thru door but that is getting old.
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:47 PM   #539
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Anyone else here use Directv while camping? If you do what do I need to do to use the cable input on the outside of tt? I currently set up my dish then run wire thru door but that is getting old.
I used Directv with my 21RR. Always ran it through the door. The part cable connector would never work for me. As I understand it, you would have to run new cable in the trailer to make it work.
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Ramp extension

I had the same fear with loading a 2012 FLHRC. I designed a ramp extension and bought the aluminum at a metal supply and had it welded together. I designed the ramp to fit in the storage compartment.It is 36 in wide and the diamond plate is 24 x 36. It lifts the ramp 11 inches and takes away the steep angle. To make sure of clearance, I carry a 4 ft long x 6 in wide 1/2 in plywood. I drive the bike up into the unit with the plywood on the ramp which keeps the rear tire 1/2 in higher. No issues with bottoming out. I will post some pics of the ramp.
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