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Old 04-03-2015, 10:52 AM   #3281
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Check out these! I got 10 and probably going to order another 10.

Grv T10 921 194 24-3528 SMD LED Bulb lamp Super Bright Warm White AC/DC 12V -28V Pack of 10 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EDFM5QU..._iAUfvb09RXFJG
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Here's a picture of my results. I had the camera set on full manual and left the settings the same for each picture. Very happy with these!
Just got my package from Amazon delivered at the shop, based off of your recommendation and pics. Will let you know later on after I get them installed how they work for me. Thanks for the post.
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Old 04-03-2015, 10:57 AM   #3282
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Just got my package from Amazon delivered at the shop, based off of your recommendation and pics. Will let you know later on after I get them installed how they work for me. Thanks for the post.
Take one of the guys from the shop to help you, it's a pretty complicated operation.
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Old 04-03-2015, 11:30 AM   #3283
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Did some of the cabinet work for my fireplace mod . Waiting on glue to dry , then make a cover for the base speaker that was in the cabinet. After that sand and polyurethane . After that just wife's approval of finished job.
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Old 04-03-2015, 11:50 AM   #3284
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My new Solar Set up

Here are a few pics of my solar set up I put in my 2014 Palomino Columbus 3650TH. This was a fun project. 435AH 12 volt battery bank now using AGM VMaxTank Batteries, Morningstar MPPT TS-60 charge controller, 320 watt Mono Crystilline panels, Cotek True Sine Wave inverter with built in transfer switch. I tested the ability of the battery bank this last weekend and it was awsome but on Saturday with full sun there wasn't quit enough solar panel to totally top off the battery bank so going to add 2 more panels to the system to make it a total of 520 watts of solar. I found a deal on 2-100 watt mono panels so going to order them today. The system and inverter set up works excellent. We watched our 42" TV and DVD player for at least 8 hours on Friday having a movie marathon with the stereo sound bar on, made 2 pots of coffee 12 cup coffee pot, ran the microwave and convection oven, had all the LED's running outside all night, had the fridg. running on propane, and really just went about our merry way all weekend running water pump, tv, radio, lights and what ever else just like we were hooked to the shore power and all went without a hitch. So it turned out to be a awsome solar system setup for sure I just need a little more solar to make sure the batteries get fully topped off. This is the 1st solar set up I've ever done and I only made a few tweeks to it with a better battery bank batteries that I had rigged up at first and added a better charge controlled than the first MPPT one I used. All and all I'm really pleased with it. Here's some pics of the set up. There are a couple items missing from the battery bank pic which are the battery temperature sensor and voltage monitor wiring feeding to the Morningstar charge controller. And Yes all work was done by myself as always and had alot of fun doing it. LOL



2-160 watt mono crystillin panels = 320 watt the panels each measure 57" X 26"s


Cotek True Sine Wave inverter with built in transfer switch


2-12volt 155AH and 1-12volt 125AH VMAX Charge Tank batteries


Cotek True Sine Wave inverter Remote and Morningstar Remote Meter


Morningstar MPPT TS-60 charge controller
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Old 04-03-2015, 03:58 PM   #3285
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I made the ever-popular 5"x5"x8' fence post sewer hose storage mod.
It did happen but there ain't no pics coming. I sent pics to DW with the comment "Done. Functional. Ugly." She wrote back "Yep."

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Old 04-03-2015, 04:21 PM   #3286
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Here are a few pics of my solar set up I put in my 2014 Palomino Columbus 3650TH. This was a fun project. 435AH 12 volt battery bank now using AGM VMaxTank Batteries, Morningstar MPPT TS-60 charge controller, 320 watt Mono Crystilline panels, Cotek True Sine Wave inverter with built in transfer switch. I tested the ability of the battery bank this last weekend and it was awsome but on Saturday with full sun there wasn't quit enough solar panel to totally top off the battery bank so going to add 2 more panels to the system to make it a total of 520 watts of solar. I found a deal on 2-100 watt mono panels so going to order them today. The system and inverter set up works excellent. We watched our 42" TV and DVD player for at least 8 hours on Friday having a movie marathon with the stereo sound bar on, made 2 pots of coffee 12 cup coffee pot, ran the microwave and convection oven, had all the LED's running outside all night, had the fridg. running on propane, and really just went about our merry way all weekend running water pump, tv, radio, lights and what ever else just like we were hooked to the shore power and all went without a hitch. So it turned out to be a awsome solar system setup for sure I just need a little more solar to make sure the batteries get fully topped off. This is the 1st solar set up I've ever done and I only made a few tweeks to it with a better battery bank batteries that I had rigged up at first and added a better charge controlled than the first MPPT one I used. All and all I'm really pleased with it. Here's some pics of the set up. There are a couple items missing from the battery bank pic which are the battery temperature sensor and voltage monitor wiring feeding to the Morningstar charge controller. And Yes all work was done by myself as always and had alot of fun doing it. LOL



2-160 watt mono crystillin panels = 320 watt the panels each measure 57" X 26"s


Cotek True Sine Wave inverter with built in transfer switch


2-12volt 155AH and 1-12volt 125AH VMAX Charge Tank batteries


Cotek True Sine Wave inverter Remote and Morningstar Remote Meter


Morningstar MPPT TS-60 charge controller
What do you think the final out lay will be?
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:07 PM   #3287
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Last week, we (meaning DH) installed new Helwig front and rear sway bars on the Class-C. Took it up to Williams, AZ and it was such a nice ride compared to the same trip last June. Definitely money well spent. Next month our discretionary spending will be for some heavy duty Bilstein shocks.
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:16 PM   #3288
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What do you think the final out lay will be?
I should be over the 5% charge rule of thumb so it should be almost perfect. But time will tell. Winter will be a different story I'm sure with less Sun angle. So I still might add another panel later. Working really well right now. We are excited about it so far.
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Old 04-03-2015, 06:09 PM   #3289
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I repaired some damage to the closet door and trim package on the slide in the front bedroom on our 2014 Silverback 33RL....Closet door had come open on our trip to the Gulf a couple weeks ago....stopped at our RV dealer on the way home ....had let the slides out to discuss some other issues with them......it's not a pretty sound when you hear wood snapping and breaking as the slides came back in.
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Old 04-03-2015, 10:50 PM   #3290
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Thanks a tire. Just finished putting in mid today. got one pkg warm white and one bright white.all of the lights inside the TT are warm except over the sink and the dinette. Make that battery last. put in new low profile dinette light, so I can stop bumping my head.
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Old 04-04-2015, 02:28 PM   #3291
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Last two pieces made, sanding ,varnishing and wood buttons to cover screws left.
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Last two pieces made, sanding ,varnishing and wood buttons to cover screws left.
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Old 04-04-2015, 02:40 PM   #3293
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Finished running the coax cable to the pinbox and rear bumper for the Tailgater. Just have to put an end on the rear coax to hook it into the splitter.

Checked the black tank clean out for a cable and found it to be a continuous solid alum rod from the side of the trailer to the valve. Great, no junky cable to mess with.

Now to find out why the awning lights just quit working. Just put a new set with new controller on in FL and now they don't work after 5 months.
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Old 04-04-2015, 02:55 PM   #3294
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Now to find out why the awning lights just quit working. Just put a new set with new controller on in FL and now they don't work after 5 months.
Goshen Rally guys located a fuse--BEHIND the wall switch for the awning lights--rather than in the usual panel, OC. It sorta surprised them.

They finished replacing my awning strip light and then replaced the fuse. But they under-fused it cause that's all they had on the golf cart. A day later, strip went out again.
The second time, they fused it at the proper level, and it has worked fine ever since. (The original replacement of the strip was due to about 1/4 of it not working on my then 3 month old rig.)
May want to check behind that wall switch plate
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Goshen Rally guys located a fuse--BEHIND the wall switch for the awning lights--rather than in the usual panel, OC. It sorta surprised them.

They finished replacing my awning strip light and then replaced the fuse. But they under-fused it cause that's all they had on the golf cart. A day later, strip went out again.
The second time, they fused it at the proper level, and it has worked fine ever since. (The original replacement of the strip was due to about 1/4 of it not working on my then 3 month old rig.)
May want to check behind that wall switch plate
I think he has after market type. Sometimes a strip lasts a long time and the next one barely makes it through turning it on. The longer they've been on the market, the better the parts and assembly.
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Old 04-04-2015, 03:19 PM   #3296
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Added a gas pipe and installed a outdoor hang on the T/T BBQ and run it off the T/T propane bottle. It will also sit on a table using the same mounting bracket.
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Old 04-04-2015, 03:26 PM   #3297
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I installed a Key Lock (easy peasy)

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And my hubba installed a Progressive Industries EMSHW30C and set it up so it can be easily removed if needed (thanks to this forum)

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Now we're packing it up for Cleburne State Park, yee-ha!
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Thank you OC! I had fun putting it together
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Mounted my Dyson Vac yesterday in the master closet. Started moving stuff back into the camper.
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