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Old 04-25-2015, 05:57 PM   #3561
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Put clamps on the bottom of my bunk beds so they are up and out of the way and not getting all tangled up anymore and can get them better from the outside access door.
Bunk beds get tangled up?
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Old 04-25-2015, 06:20 PM   #3563
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Sorry fixed my post and added "fishing poles" so it will make a little more sense and added the awning brackets that came today from oldcoot! Everyone needs a set of his brackets.
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Old 04-25-2015, 06:23 PM   #3564
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...added the awning brackets that came today from oldcoot! Everyone needs a set of his brackets.
I definitely agree!

p.s. Todd you should post the pictures, you did a good job on the poles.
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Old 04-25-2015, 06:43 PM   #3565
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OldCoots awning brackets
The poles are closet telescoping hanging rods for $13 per set with a $.75 pvc cap that fit perfectly in the end.


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Old 04-25-2015, 06:54 PM   #3566
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We have a 2013 Vibe 6501.
Yesterday, I was checking things out in preparation for our upcoming trip and determined that the microwave/convection oven had died. So I removed it and took measurements (11 1/8" high X 21 1/4" wide X 15 7/8" deep). Went to Walmart and found a 1000 watt Hamilton Beach Microwave with almost the same dimensions. Was able to transfer the face plate with no problem. The old oven had legs under it so I cut a couple 1" shims from a scrap pieces of 2X4. Secured them to match the footprint of the new oven. Looks like it came from the factory.
Here is a picture of the finished project.
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Old 04-25-2015, 06:58 PM   #3567
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Went to camping world and got another x-chock --2 jack stands to help with stabilization and a screen door brace to use as handle to close the screen. All in all a good day Need to find time to put the screen door brace on.
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Old 04-25-2015, 09:06 PM   #3568
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I installed a Max Air vent shroud on the rearward most vent on our 5er, fixed DW recliner chair. Removed the flat head stainless screws that were bottoming out on the handle. ground the end off, better but need round head screws to tighten up the handle. Greased the zerks on the landing gear.
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Old 04-25-2015, 09:44 PM   #3569
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Changed the main door lock. Replaced the bed gas Pistons with 100 lb ones. Now ?I don't have to hold the bed up with my head to access the storage underneath. Also put a shoe holder at the bottom of the bed.
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Old 04-26-2015, 06:39 AM   #3570
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Dug out the fifth wheel from a 6 foot snow bank and brought it home. Gave her a quick look over to give me piece of mind. Now I will take my time doing some minor maintenance on it and be ready for camping may 2-4 weekend, snow permitting!


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Old 04-26-2015, 11:24 AM   #3571
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Got my (2) 50' flat fw hoses and found out I could wind a 50' flat hose on the electric rewind reel. So I ended up with 125' of hose stored in less space than (2) regular hoses.
Top picture is original, 2nd is the 25' flat hose on electric rewind, 3rd is 50' on elec. reel and 25' and 50' on reels
4 picture is driverside basement packed and ready to go.
Just in case someone is interested in this: Aqua Roundup

They also have a 50' available if you get in touch with:

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Old 04-26-2015, 01:09 PM   #3572
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Just in case someone is interested in this: Aqua Roundup

They also have a 50' available if you get in touch with:

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That's to nice for me, wouldn't be same as getting to stuff it in and slamming the door at the same time.....
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Old 04-26-2015, 01:29 PM   #3573
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That's to nice for me, wouldn't be same as getting to stuff it in and slamming the door at the same time.....
And you with a limited storage area, I thought you would jump on it with both feet.
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Old 04-26-2015, 01:37 PM   #3574
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Replaced the locks on the storage compartments so everyone with an RV doesn't have a key to it. I also readjusted the WD hitch.
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Old 04-26-2015, 01:41 PM   #3575
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Replaced the locks on the storage compartments so everyone with an RV doesn't have a key to it...
Hope that's right, but don't count on it, there are only a few locks available.
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Old 04-26-2015, 02:18 PM   #3576
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Hope that's right too.. I used some cabinet locks from Lowes, they fit and worked perfect..
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Old 04-26-2015, 04:21 PM   #3577
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Got my DISH satellite working on both TVs!!! (bought the Tailgater bundle from DISH) This was just my preliminary effort.....going from the Tailgater directly to the receiver then to the ant/cable/sat selector switch area in the cockpit.

Question: I popped off the cover of the roof-top receptacle that holds what I understand to be satellite coax (for roof-mount). I pulled out the coax and found what looks like landline phone line taped to it.

What is that for? Do I need it for setting up my roof-top satellite connection?

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Old 04-26-2015, 04:36 PM   #3578
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Got the propane turned on furnace fired up and hung some pictures up
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Old 04-26-2015, 05:15 PM   #3579
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Put screen covers on all vents and bumper caps the only hole is the power cord I put a rag over it hope it keeps stinging insects out
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Old 04-26-2015, 07:03 PM   #3580
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Got my DISH satellite working on both TVs!!! (bought the Tailgater bundle from DISH) This was just my preliminary effort.....going from the Tailgater directly to the receiver then to the ant/cable/sat selector switch area in the cockpit.

Question: I popped off the cover of the roof-top receptacle that holds what I understand to be satellite coax (for roof-mount). I pulled out the coax and found what looks like landline phone line taped to it.

What is that for? Do I need it for setting up my roof-top satellite connection?

Thanks!
Might be an expedient "pull tape" for running (or replacing) the coax to the roof antenna...
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