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Old 06-19-2014, 03:10 PM   #961
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Installed bug screens on fridge intake and exhaust vents, installed bug screen on furnace vents..
Yep, did that as well a few weeks ago!

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Trying to figure a way to bug proof the A/C units. On a previous 5r the mud daubers built nests that stopped the fan from turning, had a heck of a time getting it cleaned out.
Good point and Lord knows we have all SORTS of critters here in Alabamy!

Wonder if we took the covers off the A/C and fabricated some sort of bug mesh to go over the inside of the intake vents?

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Old 06-19-2014, 03:17 PM   #962
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The sensor on the black water tank hasn't worked for sometime and had registered a constant 3/4 full regardless of how full it really was. So.... I flushed and reflushed the tank three times while using the built in black tank flush and voila, the sensor works again. Filled the tank again and added 2 cups of Calgon per other threads in the forum for future protection of the sensors and it smelled pretty good too. Will continue to add Calgon every other dump. May consider making my own Calgon in the future using one of recipes I found on line. Hopefully this will eliminate future sensor problems of my black tank.
Or, you could do what Herk did

Horst Miracle Probes for Wastewater Tanks in Recreational Vehicles RVs

Planning on doing this myself as soon as I get back from Goshen (I want to see a partly assembled 8289WKS to better understand what is being concealed by the underbody insulation/cover that FR factory installs.)
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Old 06-19-2014, 03:36 PM   #963
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Or, you could do what Herk did

Horst Miracle Probes for Wastewater Tanks in Recreational Vehicles RVs

Planning on doing this myself as soon as I get back from Goshen (I want to see a partly assembled 8289WKS to better understand what is being concealed by the underbody insulation/cover that FR factory installs.)
Sounds like a good plan if taking off the underbelly is doable. Looking a mine, it's seems a lot easier to just go the Calgon route for the time being if it works.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:23 PM   #964
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:27 PM   #965
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...Wonder if we took the covers off the A/C and fabricated some sort of bug mesh to go over the inside of the intake vents? Oh, OC to the white courtesy Mod God Phone please!
Removed the ac cover and covered the entire area between the compressor and the evaporator with screen wire and used alum tape to secure it. Works great, the varmints can't get to anything. Also covered everything with the foil covered bubble wrap and lined the cover with it also. Herk has pictures of what he did that I duplicated on mine.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:16 PM   #966
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Removed the ac cover and covered the entire area between the compressor and the evaporator with screen wire and used alum tape to secure it. Works great, the varmints can't get to anything. Also covered everything with the foil covered bubble wrap and lined the cover with it also. Herk has pictures of what he did that I duplicated on mine.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:25 PM   #967
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Au contraire.
Alright, that takes care of the flapping but wind will still get under the awning and make it bounce up/down some won't it?

Somebody help me here explain my question better.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:37 PM   #968
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Alright, that takes care of the flapping but wind will still get under the awning and make it bounce up/down some won't it?

Somebody help me here explain my question better.
I don't know how to explain it any better, the awning DOES NOT MOVE in any direction, up, down or sideways. It just sits there in the wind like it is supposed to do. Maybe you just need to roll it in when the clouds and breeze comes and I'll keep tying mine down.
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I may never get to go again and use my pretty little trailer if I can't get my converter problem solved.

Awning in or out.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:34 PM   #970
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I may never get to go again and use my pretty little trailer if I can't get my converter problem solved. Awning in or out.
See the latest posts on Awning pole hold down kit thread.
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