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Old 02-16-2015, 11:46 AM   #2821
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Several years ago we pulled a 30' fiver to Key Largo for a two week diving trip.
1400 miles each way in two days and about 12.5hrs each day.

The only stops were bathroom / refueling that were tag teamed by DW and myself.
We enjoyed that trip very much, but I wouldn't want to do it again in that length of time. Two days of 12+ hrs towing was too much.
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Old 02-16-2015, 11:59 AM   #2822
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Not so much a camper improvement, but I did finally finish a pad to park my PuP on.
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Old 02-17-2015, 12:27 AM   #2823
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What did you use for a power feed, and what ga. wire did you have to use. I have a vent in the rear where I would like to put one. There's a light close by but do not know if the wire for a light would be good to tap into?

I used the porch light wiring. I traced it back to my main wiring harness at the entrance to my coach. It was a light green and white. There was a red+ and white- wire as well(slide power). I believe the wire gauge I chose was 16. I used inline splice and this wire is always hot. No need to have lights on for the fan to operate. Get a test light and check a close by wire. Hopefully really close because there sure isn't a whole lot of room to play with in an RV ceiling. Check if the wire is hot with no lights on first.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:00 AM   #2824
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Put a 40" led flat screen in our 03 wildcat 27rl
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:02 AM   #2825
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Put a 40" led flat screen in our 03 wildcat 27rl
Looks good, does it clear the slide or do you have to take it down?
Is it blocking cabinet doors?
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Thanks, it clears the slide by 1/2", there was just a mirror hanging there.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:07 PM   #2827
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Put on three vent covers ,still got one to go for tomorrow and two vents that we aren't covering. Still can't figure out why this thing needs 6 roof vents.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:15 PM   #2828
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OC did you weigh the rig just for yucks to see how much you are supposedly over the truck ratings?
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:15 PM   #2829
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6 roof vents is a lot for sure!
Ours has two A/C's plus three vents so 5 total, and I thought that was a lot.
What kind of rig is it?
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:33 PM   #2830
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6 roof vents is a lot for sure!
Ours has two A/C's plus three vents so 5 total, and I thought that was a lot.
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39.5 ft 5er bunkhouse with one ac too boot it's a sierra 355QBQ bath and a half bath so one in both bathrooms (no brained there) one over the master bed one in the bunkhouse but two in the living area(btw 8 ft ceiling ht) only the bunkhouse is automatically opening we're short it's a pain in the mule to open the kitchen one
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Old 02-20-2015, 12:18 AM   #2831
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Got my bedroom TV working today. I picked up a HDMI cable and a HDMI splitter and hard wired the living rm TV to the bed BR TV. The signal just wasn't strong enough from the dish to service both TVs thru the factory splitter using the coax. When the second TV was hooked up all went dead.
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Old 02-20-2015, 12:31 AM   #2832
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Fixed the elec. side of the water heater. FR used a connector that is for two solid wires. Only problem is one of the wires in the connector is stranded and doesn't push in and stay hooked up. The neutral wire had wiggled out. Now it's got a good butt splice. Nice to save some of that propane for the heater
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Old 02-20-2015, 05:23 AM   #2833
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OC did you weigh the rig just for yucks to see how much you are supposedly over the truck ratings?
The only time the rig has been on a scale was last year coming home from FL and went across the SC scales which only gave me a total rig wt of 14,300.
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Old 02-20-2015, 09:09 AM   #2834
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I put LED lights inside my control panel with a switch On the door. Open the door the LED comes on close the door the LED goes off I love itClick image for larger version

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Old 02-20-2015, 11:36 AM   #2835
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I put LED lights inside my control panel with a switch On the door. Open the door the LED comes on close the door the LED goes off I love itAttachment 69940now I can see to turn on my main lights in the dark trailer


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Old 02-21-2015, 02:38 PM   #2836
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I put LED lights inside my control panel with a switch On the door. Open the door the LED comes on close the door the LED goes off I love itAttachment 69940now I can see to turn on my main lights in the dark trailer


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Where's the light to find the door in the dark
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Old 02-21-2015, 02:42 PM   #2837
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That the ez part the door is big and only one step from the door need the light to see which switch to turn on


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That the ez part the door is big and only one step from the door need the light to see which switch to turn on


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Just joking........I Have the same problem in the dark. Great idea!!!!!
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Old 02-21-2015, 03:16 PM   #2839
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I took off the cabinet doors and put a full row of led's at the top of the panel and wired it to the porch light. Why couldn't they put a switch next to the door like the rest of the world.
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