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Old 07-27-2014, 10:02 PM   #1371
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Have had issues lately, or thought I was having issues with the electric stab jacks. Having figured out what the problem was, I have been wanting to protect the switches that were exposed to the elements. Some of you have done something similar, so here is what I did.
Put my two switches in compartments also.
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Old 07-27-2014, 10:29 PM   #1372
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Want to protect switches jut like OC and Timex did. Can not find Cooper brown covered in Canada's, hoping somewhere has them in Goshen! Tried to wash the TV tonight but we have severe thunderstorms and Tornado watches, one spotted just north of us! Leave Thursday for the states and the rally!
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Old 07-28-2014, 01:12 AM   #1373
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Installed a Bauer keyless entry door lock. Easy to install, easy to program, works nice......
Pics and price, if available? I'd love to add this to ours.
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:07 AM   #1374
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Pics and price, if available? I'd love to add this to ours.
I am more interested in Lippert (the maket of JT Strongarms)
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The will be at Goshen and I understand they will be offering show specials on their lock AND the JTStrongarms
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:17 AM   #1375
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Pics and price, if available? I'd love to add this to ours.
Here's the link to the lock sold on Ebay. Not the same supplier, but the same lock and price. Check the Bauer website. All the specs are there and videos that show how to install. Also, make sure you get the right one. There is one for trailers and one for MH's.

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Old 07-28-2014, 11:20 AM   #1376
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Put my two switches in compartments also.
Where did you get the compartments? They look real nice. Sure wish you were going to Goshen. Would love to have a tour of your 5er with all the neat mods you've added.
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Old 07-28-2014, 04:20 PM   #1378
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Have had issues lately, or thought I was having issues with the electric stab jacks. Having figured out what the problem was, I have been wanting to protect the switches that were exposed to the elements. Some of you have done something similar, so here is what I did.
Got the covers at Lowes.
Shop Hubbell TayMac 1-Gang Rectangle Plastic Electrical Box Cover at Lowes.com


They can be locked to keep sticky fingered kids out. The lock would have to be a small one though. This box is designed to be used in 16 different configurations and is weatherproof. I chose to have the lid lift up in case I forgot to close it and got exposed to rain, etc. I used a little bigger screw than what was holding the switch on the exterior wall. Didn't have to drill any more holes or do any cutting. I caulked it good behind and around all the sides with silicon caulk. Water won't be getting into these switches!
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Old 07-28-2014, 04:31 PM   #1379
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Want to protect switches jut like OC and Timex did. Can not find Cooper brown covered in Canada's, hoping somewhere has them in Goshen! Tried to wash the TV tonight but we have severe thunderstorms and Tornado watches, one spotted just north of us! Leave Thursday for the states and the rally!
Might have to buy white ones and paint them.
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Old 07-28-2014, 05:12 PM   #1380
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Gonna get these covers for sure. I'm paranoid about the rocker switches for our stab jacks and landing gear. Ten minutes away from your site, and a nefarious minded person=a huge mess for a 5er owner.

Outta site outta mind.

Thanks for the information!
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