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Old 08-16-2014, 05:52 PM   #1
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23IKSS Mods

Little by little I've been working through my list of mods for our 22IKSS.

Mod 1: Plexiglass panel for the screen door to keep DMTTSAP (da mutt that thinks she's a person) from ruining the screen.

Mod 2: Installed Progressive Industries surge protector in the cabinet in the bathroom. Plenty of slack wire to splice it in and plenty of room to work.
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Status monitor fit on the front of the cabinet. Always nice to see "E0"
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Mod 3: Plexiglass panel on the shower side of the bathroom cabinet.
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Pop rivets made for a very fast installation. Aluminum rivets won't rust and a drop of caulk sealed the center.
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Mod 4: Shower splash guards and shower curtain clips
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Used pop rivets again to anchor the splash guards. The tape and caulk alone left them wobbly.
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Mod 5: Garbage can anchor. Got into my kayak rigging kit for this one. Used some nylon anchors and bungee cord. Now we don't have to secure it when traveling. Click image for larger version

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Also swapped out the shower head for an oxygenics. More mods in the plans but these were the most important upgrades for the first round. None of these ideas were original and I appreciate all of the pics and ingenuity that others here are so willing to share. Thanks!


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Old 08-16-2014, 06:34 PM   #2
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Awesome mods? Are you considering some type of gutter system above each of your bunk ends?


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Old 08-16-2014, 09:46 PM   #3
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I found some "U" shaped aluminum flashing at Home Depot that I may experiment with but so far it seems that if I have the fans running when folding up the bunks, we don't get leaks. (fingers crossed)
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Nice job on your mods!
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Old 08-17-2014, 01:38 PM   #5
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Great workmanship. I like the use of the pop rivets. Where are your shower guards from?
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Old 08-17-2014, 03:39 PM   #6
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Thanks for the compliments everyone.

I picked up the shower guards from Home Depot:

Magic Large Splash Guard for Tubs and Showers-1810 at The Home Depot

One more mod I forgot to list was to install a Camco Quickie Flush for the black tank. I did the installation before the black tank had gotten much use, so it was not hard or unpleasant to install. It makes black tank maintenance a whole lot easier. Highly recommended.

Amazon.com: Camco 40123 Quickie Flush with Back Flow Preventer: Automotive
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Old 08-19-2014, 03:29 PM   #7
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Thanks for info. I was just looking at your pic again and I am trying to figure out if our interior island is different. I think that where your garbage is, I have a cabinet door??
Also maybe just the angle of your pic, but is your island a rectangle or is the side closer to the bathroom on an angle ...
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Old 08-19-2014, 03:34 PM   #8
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Our island does not have a door where the garbage can is located. I think that is one of the changes for 2015. Previous years had (I believe) doors on all four sides which I thought was overkill. Our island has two doors on the stove side and two on the dinette side, but none on the ends.

And yes, the side of the island towards the front is square, but the back side by the bathroom is at an angle.
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Thanks for giving me some more ideas. I installed the quickie flush in both gray and black tanks the best mod I could have done.


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Quick question about the splash guard please (side closest to toilet). When I went to install mine, the shower and wall were not at a 90 degree angle and there was a gap between the splash guard and wall (or shower). Was yours like this as well and how did you install it if so?

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