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Old 10-02-2018, 10:32 AM   #501
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I must be missing something. My awning arm is 1/2 as deep as the one pictured and only has a thin plastic shroud over the wires that enter the coach wall near the bottom. No control box but lots of silicone sealing the hole.
You may not have the ďSmart ArmĒ control box which allows you to move the awning and set the LED light intensity. It also optional motion activated lights and wind sensor for awning auto retract.

Looks like this

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Old 10-02-2018, 02:38 PM   #502
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No I donít have that control either.
I hope no one is up here touring Banff, they are expecting 15Ē of snow today, this is what we have in Calgary so far. Crazy.
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Old 10-02-2018, 04:53 PM   #503
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No smart arm on my 2018. Iím good with that. Thanks for the pics emm-dee.
Tombsy that is one sad picture. Iím in Natchez, MS today and its 90* and sunny.
Big storm last night. Got a free roof wash.
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Old 10-02-2018, 07:45 PM   #504
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No I donít have that control either.
I hope no one is up here touring Banff, they are expecting 15Ē of snow today, this is what we have in Calgary so far. Crazy.
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Yikes! I winterize in about ten days. That is the last thing I want to see. Summer is way too short and winter way too long.
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Old 10-02-2018, 08:28 PM   #505
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Summer is way too short and winter way too long.

Just the opposite for us !
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Old 10-13-2018, 04:31 PM   #506
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Oh that snow is depressing seeing it cover your rig.
I installed a SureCall Fusion2Go 3.0 Cell booster which I absolutely love. Works great for any U.S. cell phone provider.

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Old 10-13-2018, 04:39 PM   #507
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I almost forgot I installed a Titan RV refrigerator exhaust fan with a control box. Plug and play with the kit I purchased.

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Old 10-13-2018, 10:28 PM   #508
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The weathers been crazy, but itís supposed to be in the 50ís and 60ís the next couple weeks, hope so Iím still waiting to try out the foam cannon I got for my Karcher power washer.
I slid down the deck stairs at the new house and cracked my tailbone but Iíve been trying to catch up on mods , I finished the magnetic latch for the pantry and I added magnets and a handle to the winterizing hatch cover.
Still have to install the 180 hinges to the under sink cupboard and install an upgraded booster for the Tireminder. I like the idea of opening up the end cabinets above the cab so Iíll look for some hinges for those too.
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Old 10-14-2018, 02:16 PM   #509
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Ouch! Hope your OK.
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Old 11-08-2018, 03:57 PM   #510
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We still had some great weather after the early snow, I tried out the foam cannon for my Karcher power washer, gave the rig a good wash and a coat of Aero Cosmetics Wash and Wax. All the plastic parts on the roof got a coat of 303 and put on some tire covers. The house batteries are out and I put a maintainer on the chassis battery.
I ordered a Clearsource water filter, man the thing is a beast . Plus here are some pics of my version of a magnetic pantry latch and winterizing panel. Also the shelf I made for above the bedroom tv for a 12V clock and a Sony speaker.
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Old 03-06-2019, 05:30 PM   #511
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Hi folks: Anyone make a visor for the in dash navy system. Mine is very difficult to see on sunny days.
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Old 03-06-2019, 06:30 PM   #512
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Hi folks: Anyone make a visor for the in dash navy system. Mine is very difficult to see on sunny days.
I've seen several sizes advertised on Ebay you might want to look around their...
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Old 03-06-2019, 08:20 PM   #513
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I gave up on it for navigation and use a Garmin but as mentioned above there are some different options, there are a bunch of folding hoods for drone controllers as well.
https://www.adorama.com/l/Video-Equi.../Monitor-Hoods
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Old 03-06-2019, 10:25 PM   #514
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I gave up on it for navigation and use a Garmin but as mentioned above there are some different options, there are a bunch of folding hoods for drone controllers as well.
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Thanks. Which Garmin? I double check with old Nuvi.
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Old 03-07-2019, 08:52 AM   #515
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I have the RV660 and Iím totally happy with it. Iíve always had Garmins so I was familiar with them.
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Old 03-09-2019, 12:09 PM   #516
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With gritted teeth and great distaste for Jensen, I purchased the update. Robbery if you ask me. Will see if it helps. It is a shame to have it right there and not be able to use it. I keep the Nuvi in it when traveling and just bought a stand for my iPad. Between the three, I should stay out of trouble.

The 700 series Garmin has mixed reviews so I have not decided whether or not it is worth the huge cost. Of course with the cost of software yearly updates (be it on iPad - since everyone is subscription now, or Jensen), in 3 1/2 to 7 years one has paid for a new Garmin. Anyhow, I will let you know if the updates were worth it. I hope Garmin never changes their free lifetime map update policy. Then again, nothing is free. It is priced into the unit.

Spring is almost here. Stay safe and have fun out there.
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:10 PM   #517
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I have the RV660 and Iím totally happy with it. Iíve always had Garmins so I was familiar with them.
I use the Garmin RV660 and am very happy with it.
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Old 03-23-2019, 08:47 PM   #518
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Has anyone tried to get to their transfer switch to check connections. It is behind the drawer in the bathroom and seems impossible to get to without dismantling the vanity.
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Old 03-24-2019, 07:43 PM   #519
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Has anyone tried to get to their transfer switch to check connections. It is behind the drawer in the bathroom and seems impossible to get to without dismantling the vanity.
You are correct I think some disassembly would be required to get to the transfer switch. I was going to check connections while I was installing a hard-wired surge protector. I didn't bother to disassemble the cabinet just to check.
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Old 08-05-2019, 02:52 PM   #520
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Hey there, SageCoachDriver! I saw a post of yours mentioning you had a Bigfoot Leveling system on your 2016 Forester. I want to add same to my 2016 Forester (2501TS) and plan to install them myself. Big favor to ask, could you look to see if your chassis (Ford E450, right?) came with leveler mounting plates from the factory, that all 4 Bigfoot levelers are mounted to? My forester (E450) came with front and rear mounting plates welded to the frame, but I'm not certain if they are intended for Bigfoot levelers or for another manufacturers (Lippert???) levelers...
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