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Old 03-09-2016, 08:11 PM   #6551
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1,000 Watt Inverter installed

Installed a 1,000 W semi sine-wave inverter. It was on sale for $119 at Canadian Tire. Placed it behind the panel where the fuse panel etc resides on my 2014 Work n Play18EC. Instead of putting it on the floor, I screwed it to the underside of the plywood panel that is just under the fridge. That leaves me space on the floor to put in a Progressive EMS. I didn't have time to wire up a plug, so just ran an extension cord out the panel which is hanging there for now. Ran a TV & DVD player. The semi sine-wave invertor worked fine. Idling, the inverter used 0.3 amps (as shown on my Trimetric 2030RV. Handy feature is a simple, wired remote on-off switch. It powered the TV & DVD player fine. Some guys have commented that you need a pure sine-wave invertor. I figured I'd just try this... no flutter or snow appeared on the TV. Happy with it!

THEN! de-winterized the trailer and spent 2 nights at the best provincial park in British Columbia; Rathtrevor Beach near Parksville.

MotoMaster 1000W Mobile Power Outlet and Inverter | Canadian Tire

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Old 03-09-2016, 09:46 PM   #6552
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Yep, 125 psi. That one was down to something like 118 psi. I normally wouldn't be too worried about 7 psi in the grand scheme of things, it's just the second time (first stop was 2 weeks, this stop was 3 weeks) that it was lower than the others.
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Sand cast wheels...not forged

Had a tire go low during storage the first year. Since it was under warranty, I had them check it when I brought it in for some other work. They found a "pin hole" in the wheel casting. Ordered and replaced the wheel.
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Old 03-09-2016, 10:07 PM   #6553
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Someone else staked claim to the motor before Bob. The missing ground pad is because I had the SteadyFast stabilizers on and kept that whole contraption for my father-in-law to fix up when I get back to PA.

Pretty amazing work, OC!
Thanks Doug, they still don't slide back and forth real easy, but they really don't move much anyway or at least mine haven't in the 4 yrs we've had them and have been on some pretty un-level ground. As old as OCW is and his failing eyesight, he won't know any difference anyway.

Should get the motor tomorrow and the new leg stuts installed and will post pictures of the finished project.
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Old 03-09-2016, 10:11 PM   #6554
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Yeah...good enough for who's it for!! lol......Must be all that paint..
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Old 03-09-2016, 10:22 PM   #6555
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Yeah...good enough for who's it for!! lol......Must be all that paint..
You said it, I didn't.

If you stand at the end of the driveway and look at them sitting in the garage, they look "Brand new".
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Old 03-09-2016, 11:16 PM   #6556
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Had a tire go low during storage the first year. Since it was under warranty, I had them check it when I brought it in for some other work. They found a "pin hole" in the wheel casting. Ordered and replaced the wheel.
Thanks for the tip of somewhere to look. It's under my slide, so I don't know when I'll actually take a look...
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Doug...when you get to it, check around the spoke areas
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Installing Sirius satellite radio docking stations for my coach radio and cab radio. I'll post pics when I'm finished.

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I love my Sirius radio in the new truck, listen to it over Dish network when we are in the trailer. I also just copied over a 100 of my music CD's onto a flash drive and have them available on the truck radio also.
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I've had Sirius radio for years when it first came out 15 years ago. Love it!
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