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Old 10-13-2015, 07:37 PM   #11
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I removed the cover, made my connection then reattached the cover. It is a T type fitting. Doesn't take up much space.
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Old 10-13-2015, 07:42 PM   #12
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The cover is split. remove it and make the connection. Spread the cover and just place over the regulator leaving the connection uncovered.
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Old 10-17-2015, 08:44 PM   #13
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Stagecoachdriver, I like your bathroom mods, guess I need to buy a towel bar. We have a 2016 Sunseeker 2700DS and our lights over the dinette and couch are operated by pressing on the lens.
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Old 10-21-2015, 06:28 PM   #14
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More mods

Today I changed the single light switch for the Led lights above the sofa to two separate switches, one for each light. Similar to the ones above the dinette I posted earlier.
Also changed out the fixed temperature thermostat on the water heater to an Atwood adjustable thermostat. Instead of having scolding water coming out the shower at 140+ degrees, I have it adjusted down to around 117 degrees. This is what I had in my Winnebago and it worked out fine. Never had a problem with showers running out of hot water for just the DW and myself. Plus I will use the electric water heater mode prior to leaving on our trip which will also save on propane.
First photo is original Atwood thermostat installed. I remove it in the second photo and the third is the finished installing it.
Sorry, I tried to rotate them before the attachment, but I see it didn't work.
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Old 10-21-2015, 07:17 PM   #15
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Here's a better photo of thermostat

Sorry, having issues with iPhone and iPad uploading photos to iMac . Haven't turned down temp as you can see in photo.
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Old 10-23-2015, 04:31 PM   #16
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Hatch to view fresh water tank

Because of a leak we had in fresh water filler hose by hose clamp (replaced with heavier duty hose), we no longer want to top off the tank where it pours out. There is no way using the tank level lights to get an accurate level. So I installed a hatch on the side bed frame giving me a visual of the tank. This also will allow me an accurate water level instead of thirds from the gauge.
Hatch also gives me easy access to the Schwintek Slide controller located just to the right on the floor. Easy to manual override if necessary and I don't have to remove the converter.
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Good ideas.
Thanks guys.
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Old 10-23-2015, 07:11 PM   #18
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Sagecoach, I'm still several months away from taking delivery but I'm thinking the hatch may be one of the first mods I make. Great idea!
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Old 10-23-2015, 07:30 PM   #19
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The hatch seemed like an obvious mod to access the Schwintek slide out controller. Otherwise, I would either have to remove all the bedding and the slide out would have to be totally out or remove the power panel and converter.
I added 3.5 gallons of water at a time and marked it on the tank and added an indication of quarters.
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Old 10-24-2015, 01:40 AM   #20
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Dave you should be a design engineer for Forest River. Those are some nice and useful mods you're making.
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