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Old 04-19-2012, 02:54 PM   #1
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Re-born again trailer

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I've my trailer for about 18-19 months and thought it looked good but not quite like it did when it was brand new. The honeymoon stage is over and now I feel comfortable with a few mods. I'm smart enough to know my limitations so the service department at the dealership did the following mods.

Upgraded battery and added a second battery. Now I feel more comfortable with short term dry camping.

A small shelf was added to a lower cabinet that I used as a pantry. No more moving the foil and baggies to get the plastic wrap.

There's always been a gap between the slider on the screen door. All it takes is one fly to drive someone crazy. A piece of insulation added and the gap is gone.

Flip-flop direction of a lower bedroom cabinet door so that it opens from left-to-right (works better for kitchen use). No more bending over the door to reach the trashcan. This cabinet is located between the sink and the bed.

Window awning added to the bedroom window. Had too much sunlight coming in during summer months. I like to open the window so the wind will blow the blinds back and forth. Using a few pillow the bed serves as a couch for watching TV.

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Old 04-19-2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:06 PM   #3
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Re-Born trailer part 2

Part 2

Some black paint touch ups and adding Perma Plate protector came out looking sharp! It's hard to believe but my trailer was sitting new to new units on the lot and my trailer looked even better. Surprised how the trailer aged in the 18-19 months I had it. The guys even touched up the tiles and hardware and other little stuff. I will be touching my tt up every couple of years if it will looks like it does. The pictures do not do it justice. Now to find a soultion for the awing - as it tend to show its age. Might need to have someone detail clean it better than what I do.

Had the Perma Plate been done when the trailer was brand new all those plastic pieces on the outside wouldn't had discolored. Anyway I will be replacing those pieces with black color replacements where available. I'm even getting a black p-tank cover. We placed one on my tt to see how it looks and knew it was the right choice for me. Up until that point a black cover was not an option. Boy- what a difference the touches of black on my TT makes in comparison to white color.

They also added a scott guard type protector to the interior cloth items (booth cushions, window valances and bedspread).

With Perma Plate it usually comes with a 7 year warranty but since my TT is "used" I only have the protection but not the warranty.

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