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Old 05-29-2015, 08:12 PM   #4061
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Nice work OldCoot!

I purchased a 500lb cargo rack from harbor freight
Aluminum Hitch Cargo Carrier - 500 lb. Capacity
For bikes and other things. Also picked up a locking pin for it.

I also ordered from amazon a set of 10 LED 1141 bulbs to replace the incandescent bulbs (saves energy and prolongs battery life).

Also picked up a 3 port (2.1 amps per port) 12v USB charger - 2006 seems to predate USB ports!!!
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Old 05-29-2015, 08:14 PM   #4062
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What took you so long?
Had to go to Lowes and get the materials, figure out how to hold the rails under the counter, let the lacquer dry and more importantly, take a few coffee breaks.
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Old 05-29-2015, 08:31 PM   #4063
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Mr. Miagi method wax on wax off all by hand. Always used Turtle Wax and when you think your done press your face close to the wall and look down the side for places you missed.
Sounds like me!

I use Protect All. Spray an area about 2x2 +/-, swirl around with micro fiber towel, let it haze some, and wipe off with a clean micro fiber towel. Use lots of elbow grease. It'll take me 8 hours to do the whole thing. I use Protect All on everything except the roof. Kind of like painting; something I hate doing. But, it is a good way to get a real close view on all the seams and scratches.

I will have to do it before the summer is up.
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Old 05-29-2015, 08:50 PM   #4064
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Nice work OldCoot!

I purchased a 500lb cargo rack from harbor freight
Aluminum Hitch Cargo Carrier - 500 lb. Capacity
For bikes and other things. Also picked up a locking pin for it.

I also ordered from amazon a set of 10 LED 1141 bulbs to replace the incandescent bulbs (saves energy and prolongs battery life).

Also picked up a 3 port (2.1 amps per port) 12v USB charger - 2006 seems to predate USB ports!!!


I just got this one:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00PXN...iNL&ref=plSrch

Haven't used it yet but looks like it will hold up well and its multiple-purpose sold me.
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Old 05-30-2015, 05:47 PM   #4065
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Went and got Rocky from the lot...heading to a state park we've never been to the next three days.
Found two tires about 2 pounds low and one was 4 so filled them with the portable compressor before heading out.


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Old 05-31-2015, 05:27 PM   #4066
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Just did the plexiglass storm over the screen door. Will post pictures when it gets finished at home, can't finish made it while camping. Got a 4'x4' sheet at a rummage sale yesterday at a local town near campground for $15.
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Old 05-31-2015, 06:14 PM   #4067
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Didn't do a DARN thing to the camper - too busy doing this (Bacon wrapped, apricot stuffed Pork loin with Smoked Gnocchi, asparagus, squash & Onions )
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Old 05-31-2015, 06:19 PM   #4068
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Old 05-31-2015, 08:21 PM   #4069
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Fireplace space heater I put in this spring is coming in handy going down into low 40's tonight.
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Old 06-01-2015, 07:19 AM   #4070
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Well replaced a friends bathroom fan with a Fantastic fan on her 2005 23 Aerolite Hybrid, feel bad he ex husband doesn't help her with her two teenagers so since I am trying to make their camping season a reality I decided to replace her fan, redo battery wiring, clean her RV and awning, also help her replace her manual Jack with my spare 3500# Jack. Her two teenage daughters love camping and she want going to go this year now we have two trips planned with her, expression on kids faces and bottle of wine were all the thanks I needed. I will say not a hard job but her roof is not as thick as the new ones, so I have to cut down the inside shroud to fit a 3" roof but thanks to videos and ppl here I had the knowledge to help her so thanks all


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Old 06-01-2015, 07:43 AM   #4071
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Well replaced a friends bathroom fan with a Fantastic fan on her 2005 23 Aerolite Hybrid, feel bad he ex husband doesn't help her with her two teenagers so since I am trying to make their camping season a reality I decided to replace her fan, redo battery wiring, clean her RV and awning, also help her replace her manual Jack with my spare 3500# Jack. Her two teenage daughters love camping and she want going to go this year now we have two trips planned with her, expression on kids faces and bottle of wine were all the thanks I needed. I will say not a hard job but her roof is not as thick as the new ones, so I have to cut down the inside shroud to fit a 3" roof but thanks to videos and ppl here I had the knowledge to help her so thanks all


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Old 06-01-2015, 09:29 AM   #4072
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It was yesterday, but I mounted the Blu-Ray player to the shelf under the TV with velcro. Got tired of it sitting in my closet. Reorganized the pantry and cleaned up after two back to back trips.
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Old 06-01-2015, 11:12 AM   #4073
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Got the silverware drawer made and installed to replace the foldout to the side of the sink. Probably should have stained it, but instead just lacquered it. TOWTA likes it, so project is deemed a success, she now has another drawer to fill.
OC, does TOWTA use the countertop extension very much? I like the mod but that drawer will be pretty much inaccessible with the extension in place.
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Old 06-01-2015, 11:18 AM   #4074
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OC, does TOWTA use the countertop extension very much? I like the mod but that drawer will be pretty much inaccessible with the extension in place.
No, she doesn't like it and we don't even carry it in the camper. It hangs in the shed at home. We found it totally useless.
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Old 06-01-2015, 11:43 AM   #4075
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My non-mechanical wife remembered that stuff needs lubbing so I went out and greased the slide rails and also sprayed silicon all over the moving parts of the stabilizers.


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Old 06-01-2015, 07:35 PM   #4076
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Added a headboard to the Murphy bed on our 23lb. Really getting sick of fishing up pillows from the space between the wall and the bed. Love it.
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Old 06-02-2015, 08:16 AM   #4077
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:55 AM   #4078
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Finished cutting the legs down on a desk and adding wheels for the kids bunkhouse. Now my daughter will have a desk for her roadschooling.
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Old 06-02-2015, 12:34 PM   #4079
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While camping The local town had village wide rummage sales and my wife loves rummage sales. So I took her around while there I found a 4' x 4' sheet of Plexiglas for $15. So I took it back to the campground and made a set of storm windows for our screen door.The wife loved this mod now she can have heat or ac and see out the door. Since the last couple of days was crappy it worked great, she also found she liked the electric fireplace / space heater I put in in April ( the one she thought was a kind of joke (fake fireplace)). Guess It wasn't such a crazy mod after all .
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Old 06-02-2015, 12:45 PM   #4080
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Are you using some sort of bungies for the caps?
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