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Old 07-19-2018, 06:16 PM   #341
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I installed an new medicine cabinet with two shelves above the sink. I found the cabinet at Home Depot. The original still on the back wall has no shelves.
Home Depot: 24 in. W x 24 in. H Bi-View Bathroom Medicine Cabinet in Chestnut
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I move the original mirror to the opposite wall. I was surprised that the cabinet finish almost matched the original.
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I placed the toilet paper holder under the countertop. I used a small 1x4 board from the sink side to reinforce the wallboard. I also installed a No Slam toilet seat. (not shown)
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Installed a Shower Grab Bar and an Oxygenics CareSpa Handheld Shower from Lowes. The Shower Grab Bar is attached to a 2x4 in the wall with 3" lag screws.
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Old 07-26-2018, 11:49 AM   #342
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Upgrade from 30A to 50A and install one more AC

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So when I purchased my RV I didn't really know the difference between a 50A service and a 30A service. Once I purchased it I found out it was a big mistake to purchase a 30A rv due to the limitation in having only one 120V leg vs 2 120v legs on a 50A.
My unit came standard with one 13,500 BTU AC unit, I don't need to tell you that it is almost impossible to cool down the unit with one AC.
I decided to teach myself anything and everything I can about the FR3 systems and mainly the electrical one.
Proudly I can say that as of yesterday night my FR3 is officially a 50A service RV with 2 13,500BTU Domatic AC units.
For all of you out there that have a 30A FR3 there is hope with knowledge and the correct tools it can be converted to a 50A service. I will upload pictures later on today after I clean it up.
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Old 07-27-2018, 02:26 PM   #343
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SHADE

Well had to wait for a break in the weather,to install new Magna Shade. All ready making a difference ,keeping inside cool . Ready for Goshen >
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Old 07-27-2018, 02:43 PM   #344
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Looks great! Do you have to climb on the roof to install? How does it get put on? Thought about one for our FR3 also.
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Old 07-28-2018, 06:30 AM   #345
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No you do not get on roof .
One person out side and one person inside Magnets stick on to in side of windshield.
Watch install videos first !
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Old 07-31-2018, 06:24 AM   #346
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Hey guys,
So when I purchased my RV I didn't really know the difference between a 50A service and a 30A service. Once I purchased it I found out it was a big mistake to purchase a 30A rv due to the limitation in having only one 120V leg vs 2 120v legs on a 50A.
My unit came standard with one 13,500 BTU AC unit, I don't need to tell you that it is almost impossible to cool down the unit with one AC.
I decided to teach myself anything and everything I can about the FR3 systems and mainly the electrical one.
Proudly I can say that as of yesterday night my FR3 is officially a 50A service RV with 2 13,500BTU Domatic AC units.
For all of you out there that have a 30A FR3 there is hope with knowledge and the correct tools it can be converted to a 50A service. I will upload pictures later on today after I clean it up.
Moti, I am really interested in doing this. Did you get your info from various sources or was there a how to somewhere that you used? Would really like to see those pics.
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Old 07-31-2018, 06:49 AM   #347
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Moti, I am really interested in doing this. Did you get your info from various sources or was there a how to somewhere that you used? Would really like to see those pics.
Same here!

In NY one AC unit was fine, In Florida, not soooo much...
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Old 08-01-2018, 06:59 AM   #348
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No you do not get on roof .
One person out side and one person inside Magnets stick on to in side of windshield.
Watch install videos first !
Once install it only takes one person to place shade on window.takes about min,
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Old 08-01-2018, 10:53 AM   #349
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Thanks, Carl17 for bringing this product to my attention. I read a lot of very positive reviews on various sites. The only concern was some said a strong wind caused some to come off. I also read that they might have improperly been operator error due to leaving gaps (not stretched tight) or dirty areas where the magnets are causing less magnet strength. I think when we get ours I might put a grommet on the bottom corners to lash a tie down to the mirrors just as an additional precaution so if it does happen I don't have to chase it. (what do you think?) I really like this idea and ease of installment. Thanks again. Do you think using RainX on the windshield will have any effect on the magnet hold strength due to the slick surface? Just a last minute thought.
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Attachment 182568. We got rid of the ugly brown valance and added a bit of color with faux Roman blinds.. it certainly brightened the place up and allowed more light in


Looks great! Where did you find these?
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Old 08-09-2018, 06:12 PM   #352
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Looks great! Where did you find these?


I just covered the ends of 2x2 the staples the fabric on the top and then folded and staples again. Of course the sides and bottoms were hemmed on the machine
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I just covered the ends of 2x2 the staples the fabric on the top and then folded and staples again. Of course the sides and bottoms were hemmed on the machine


Excellent work! Thanks! My wife will love it
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Old 08-12-2018, 08:44 AM   #354
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I finally went a head and ordered the keyless entry from AP Products 013-531.This is a direct replacement fit for all the FR3's. I hate keys.
So far I really like it but had a problem after the install.This installation was quick and too about 45 minutes. However if you install one and your striker plate installed from the factory looks like the one that comes with the new lock,Don't replace it. I replaced it with the new one and that's where the problem started.The lock was scraping against the striker plate. No amount of adjust would make it latch smoothly. It was frustrating to say the least. After a while I finally realized the new striker plate was not made correctly and would have scraped no matter what I did.I took it off and reinstalled the original plate and it works great.
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Looks great. Good job. I wondered about those. Let us know how it is after a few months. I might do the same.
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Hi Chuck. Can you tell me where you got those water adapters? Great idea but having a hard time looking them up.
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Attachment 182568. We got rid of the ugly brown valance and added a bit of color with faux Roman blinds.. it certainly brightened the place up and allowed more light in
Love it!!
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Old 08-17-2018, 01:03 PM   #358
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Moti, I am really interested in doing this. Did you get your info from various sources or was there a how to somewhere that you used? Would really like to see those pics.
Moti.. have you posted the how to on this?
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Old 08-24-2018, 10:07 PM   #359
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I installed an new medicine cabinet with two shelves above the sink. I found the cabinet at Home Depot. The original still on the back wall has no shelves.
Home Depot: 24 in. W x 24 in. H Bi-View Bathroom Medicine Cabinet in Chestnut
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I move the original mirror to the opposite wall. I was surprised that the cabinet finish almost matched the original.
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I placed the toilet paper holder under the countertop. I used a small 1x4 board from the sink side to reinforce the wallboard. I also installed a No Slam toilet seat. (not shown)
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Installed a Shower Grab Bar and an Oxygenics CareSpa Handheld Shower from Lowes. The Shower Grab Bar is attached to a 2x4 in the wall with 3" lag screws.
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These Mods look great! The DW wants to do the medicine cabinet mod, so I'd really like to know how you mounted the cabinet. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi Chuck. Can you tell me where you got those water adapters? Great idea but having a hard time looking them up.
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Not sure which "Chuck" your question is directed to without a reference to/or Quote of the original post, but I'll take a stab at it.

The Quick Connect/Disconnect adapters came from Lowes in the garden hose section, and the 90 degree elbow adapters came from the RV section at Walmart.
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