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Old 02-09-2015, 01:47 PM   #2761
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Added a display inside to see battery level:

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Old 02-09-2015, 09:33 PM   #2762
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Added a display inside to see battery level:

That's a good idea could you show how you connected it
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Hard wired in a Progressive 50amp surge/low voltage protector in the electrical bay.
Figured it was doing no good on the garage bench!! Temp outside was 65 yesterday so it was an easy job.
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Old 02-10-2015, 02:54 PM   #2764
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That's a good idea could you show how you connected it
There are a ton of 12v + posts in the fuse box. I just used one of the existing wires and used the ground bus in there as well and presto...there it is
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Old 02-10-2015, 05:40 PM   #2765
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There are a ton of 12v + posts in the fuse box. I just used one of the existing wires and used the ground bus in there as well and presto...there it is
But what is "IT?" And where'd you get it?
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Added LED awning lights on our 2014 Silverback 33RL, today......waited until it got dark tonight so I could play with the remote....white or colors...they all look good.......34 degrees outside....didn't take long to decide they work fine.
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Old 02-10-2015, 09:26 PM   #2767
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Finished packing and hooked it up for take-off tomorrow morning. South Bound and down.
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Old 02-11-2015, 10:59 AM   #2768
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But what is "IT?" And where'd you get it?
Sorry, didn't give you a complete thought and hit send before I included the info.
This is the display that I purchased: Clicky

I actually purchased 2 of them and have one outside in a convenient place for a quick check when at storage. The one outside is wired to the battery so it's always on.
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Old 02-11-2015, 11:14 AM   #2769
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You can't win either way. Operate it from the outside and you tear off a door. Operate it from the inside and you hit a tree.
I learned a neat trick and it really works.

Before extending a slide-out, stand next to the slide-out and put one arm out straight. If it doesn't touch anything, like a tree, it is safe to extend it.

I've proven this to be true. (But my wife still stands outside and ensures it's safe...just to be sure!)

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Old 02-11-2015, 12:34 PM   #2770
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I learned a neat trick and it really works.

Before extending a slide-out, stand next to the slide-out and put one arm out straight. If it doesn't touch anything, like a tree, it is safe to extend it.

I've proven this to be true. (But my wife still stands outside and ensures it's safe...just to be sure!)

Yup, I do the arm-length thing too!
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Old 02-11-2015, 04:04 PM   #2771
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Did some personalizing on the new coach. Mama is happy now with the decorations and I am happy with the new recliner.
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Old 02-11-2015, 04:59 PM   #2772
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Looks good, Indy!

My TPMS finally arrived so really can't wait for the 2015 camping season, now! Click image for larger version

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Old 02-11-2015, 05:16 PM   #2773
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Got a portable Progressive Industries unit and also linked my camper's entry door to my wireless home security system. Now feel safer on a couple of different levels.
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I learned a neat trick and it really works.

Before extending a slide-out, stand next to the slide-out and put one arm out straight. If it doesn't touch anything, like a tree, it is safe to extend it.

I've proven this to be true. (But my wife still stands outside and ensures it's safe...just to be sure!)

I also do the arm trick , but be sure to look UP!! also ( branches ) almost hit one one time
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Old 02-11-2015, 05:23 PM   #2775
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"I learned a neat trick and it really works.



Before extending a slide-out, stand next to the slide-out and put one arm out straight. If it doesn't touch anything, like a tree, it is safe to extend it.



I've proven this to be true. (But my wife still stands outside and ensures it's safe...just to be sure!)"

What I found works for me is to use my level. It is 32" long, fist I check obstructions with the length of the level if I have doubts, next I place it vertically along the outside wall to check for side to side level. Finally I head up to the tongue and place it on the frame as I level off front to back, it really saves on the back and forth.





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Old 02-11-2015, 06:15 PM   #2776
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Sorry, didn't give you a complete thought and hit send before I included the info.
This is the display that I purchased: Clicky

I actually purchased 2 of them and have one outside in a convenient place for a quick check when at storage. The one outside is wired to the battery so it's always on.
Pretty neat. Thanks.
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Old 02-11-2015, 06:37 PM   #2777
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There are a ton of 12v + posts in the fuse box. I just used one of the existing wires and used the ground bus in there as well and presto...there it is

I'd love to see a pic of where it's wired.

And the red light on mine means an open circuit or a blown fuse.
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Got it back, glanced inside, and took it to the storage lot.
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Nice day yesterday 70+ļ. Pulled the RV out of its storage slot inspected the roof and installed the wingman that was purchased awhile back. Backed it into its slot putting it to sleep for a couple more weeks.
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Looked at it on the way to let max out this morning.
Since its 1 degree this morning that all I wanted to do.
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