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Old 06-03-2012, 07:40 PM   #201
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Wed afternoon, I got mine mounted to the underneath side of the rail on the trailer just using the adhesive that came on them. Went to Lowes and got some outdoor 2 sided tape just in case the original didn't stick. It held good until sometime this afternoon and I went out to work on the micro switches and lo and behold, about half of it had fallen down. Split the 1" tape lengthwise and re-installed it. Hopefully it will stay on now.
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:11 PM   #202
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I wanted to tape mine to aluminum awning rod but figured the same would happen. I will be doing mine next week, let us know how the other tape holds up.
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:32 PM   #203
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Mine came in today! Soon they will be put in.
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:11 PM   #204
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Just wanted to say. I have been reading a lot of REALLY good info on this forum and have applied a lot of it to my camper. In short thanks alot. The best forum out there. By the way ordered some lights also. Will go good with the remote I learned from you guys that I put on last weekend.
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:16 PM   #205
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I wanted to tape mine to aluminum awning rod but figured the same would happen. I will be doing mine next week, let us know how the other tape holds up.
What aluminum awning rod are you refering to?
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:22 PM   #206
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What aluminum awning rod are you refering to?
The one the awning wraps around. I have a manual awning. Don't think the tape will last long on aluminum
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:32 PM   #207
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I just got my lights yesterday! Almost done running the power and ground for it. I would love to somehow attach the lights flat on the awning pole. But doing so might make the lights too bright anyway that they would need to be turned down.
If all you are worried about is the pull strap for the manual awing cut the lights 6 inches shorter for the strap to fit in and roll up.
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:54 AM   #208
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I am adding a second strip under the first and re-wiring the entire operation after my Ohio trip. The LED strip held up just fine using the original tape at speeds up to 70 MPH (needed to get out of the way of a VERY fast truck that was overhauling me as I passed a slow poke).

I will run 4 wire "motion detector" wire (red, black, green and yellow conductors) up to the LEDs and relocate the controller inside the camper.

I also ordered a better IR controller with more features.
HotSale 44 Key IR Remote Controller Wireless For RGB SMD LED Light Strips DC 12V | eBay
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:28 AM   #209
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I am adding a second strip under the first and re-wiring the entire operation after my Ohio trip. The LED strip held up just fine using the original tape at speeds up to 70 MPH (needed to get out of the way of a VERY fast truck that was overhauling me as I passed a slow poke).

I will run 4 wire "motion detector" wire (red, black, green and yellow conductors) up to the LEDs and relocate the controller inside the camper.

I also ordered a better IR controller with more features.
HotSale 44 Key IR Remote Controller Wireless For RGB SMD LED Light Strips DC 12V | eBay
What ya like about that one Lou?
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:33 AM   #210
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I also ordered a better IR controller with more features.
HotSale 44 Key IR Remote Controller Wireless For RGB SMD LED Light Strips DC 12V | eBay
Not sure it's better but it has more functions... and I also one on order, just to see, hey I've made worse investments before
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