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Old 06-02-2015, 06:05 PM   #4081
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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.
Pics, please!
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:57 PM   #4082
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Headboard on my 23LB
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:08 PM   #4083
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Thanks for the pic. Is it permanently attached, does it move? How's it work?
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:14 PM   #4084
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I took off the small stop that was there and added a taller one. It is attached to the bed so it goes up with the bed.
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Thanks. Picking mine up this weekend, so hopefully it will make more sense when I see mine.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:22 PM   #4086
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Made a fence post sewer hose storage mod. Pics to come in a few days. I'll have 70' of sewer hose at anytime! I'll be good to GO!
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Old 06-02-2015, 10:38 PM   #4087
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Came home after a 3-day trip to St. Vrain state park and decided to wash the roof with spic-n-span than the trailer with Mothers wash and wax. Tons of bugs on the front so had to scrub them off. She's parked and I put covers over awnings but not tires...got the okay from the Mrs. to replace the Trail Express with Maxxis so why protect China bombs??Click image for larger version

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Old 06-03-2015, 05:09 PM   #4088
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Modified my external water filter stand

Many of us, tired of internal water filter leaks, nearly impossible access panels, and miniature external in-line water filters, opted to buy--at Goshen's 2014 FROG rally--an external pair of house-sized filters (similar to Watts or Flow-Pur) mounted on a steel plate (1) and hung from a 3/4" pvc pipe stand; all made to sit outside of our rig (2).
Loved the dual sediment/taste filter system: But really found their large fixed pvc stand (3) to be a pain to pack in and around.
A trip to the plumbing section lead me to a pair of 1-inch x 3/4-inch SCH40 pvc snap to threaded Tees and a pair of 3/4-inch SCH40 threaded to slip adapters (stock # 188230 & 23856 at Lowes for $4.30 + tax). Borrow some pvc weld from a friend (otherwise that's another $7.00 for four wipes of weld cement!)
Cut the old stand 3/4-in. vertical's directly above the base T-mounts (4). Then cut off the top of the base Tee and file the remainder round, removing all flanges (5) so the new 1-inch snap-on Tee can fit over it. 1-inch clears the old T--but still clamps firmly.
Trial fit your parts; threaded 3/4 fitting onto the old vertical legs, and Tees threaded into place. Once together, check for clearances, level, and right angle straightness. I found it helpful to mark all joints and fittings with a pencil-(6)-before disassembling for final cementing--since time is of the essence as you weld and reassemble.
I chose to even weld the threaded portions together, taking care to align the right angles, so that they wouldn't move when packed or assembled (7).
Spray the inside of the new snap Tees and the base where they will clip with some dry lubricant, making it easier to assemble (8).
Clipped together, your new stand should have plenty of clearance for remounting your filter set on the old top screws (9).
Best of all, now for storage, merely snap apart the top from bottom and they will stack/nest easily into a nearly flat, and easily packed, stand (10).
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Old 06-03-2015, 06:55 PM   #4089
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Nothing to the camper, but finally got my dual pulleys and got them mounted on my table saw so I can put matched belts on the 1-1/2 hp motor I've had on it since 2000. Also ordered a pair of matched cog belts for it. Now, I'll be able to take advantage of the motor without slipping a belt.
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Old 06-03-2015, 07:33 PM   #4090
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Many of us, tired of internal water filter leaks, nearly impossible access panels, and miniature external in-line water filters, opted to buy--at Goshen's 2014 FROG rally--an external pair of house-sized filters (similar to Watts or Flow-Pur) mounted on a steel plate (1) and hung from a 3/4" pvc pipe stand; all made to sit outside of our rig (2).
Loved the dual sediment/taste filter system: But really found their large fixed pvc stand (3) to be a pain to pack in and around.
A trip to the plumbing section lead me to a pair of 1-inch x 3/4-inch SCH40 pvc snap to threaded Tees and a pair of 3/4-inch SCH40 threaded to slip adapters (stock # 188230 & 23856 at Lowes for $4.30 + tax). Borrow some pvc weld from a friend (otherwise that's another $7.00 for four wipes of weld cement!)
Cut the old stand 3/4-in. vertical's directly above the base T-mounts (4). Then cut off the top of the base Tee and file the remainder round, removing all flanges (5) so the new 1-inch snap-on Tee can fit over it. 1-inch clears the old T--but still clamps firmly.
Trial fit your parts; threaded 3/4 fitting onto the old vertical legs, and Tees threaded into place. Once together, check for clearances, level, and right angle straightness. I found it helpful to mark all joints and fittings with a pencil-(6)-before disassembling for final cementing--since time is of the essence as you weld and reassemble.
I chose to even weld the threaded portions together, taking care to align the right angles, so that they wouldn't move when packed or assembled (7).
Spray the inside of the new snap Tees and the base where they will clip with some dry lubricant, making it easier to assemble (8).
Clipped together, your new stand should have plenty of clearance for remounting your filter set on the old top screws (9).
Best of all, now for storage, merely snap apart the top from bottom and they will stack/nest easily into a nearly flat, and easily packed, stand (10).
I used the snap on tees (2) ,2 threaded caps... mounted those , with 1/4" bolts thru the rear ladder upright and made a snap-in satellite mount for the King Flex....stole OC's idea, made one out of oak for the pin box...either/or.
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Old 06-03-2015, 07:41 PM   #4091
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I used the snap on tees (2) ,2 threaded caps... mounted those , with 1/4" bolts thru the rear ladder upright and made a snap-in satellite mount for the King Flex....stole OC's idea, made one out of oak for the pin box...either/or.
No pictures, didn't happen.
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No pictures, didn't happen.
Soon as I, if possible, get a handle on new 'smart phone', and find out how to, (I know it's posted), post pics...or you'll just have to wait till Nashville. (meds are mess'in with me...can't talk with my finger (1), typing.
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:44 PM   #4093
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Old 06-03-2015, 09:43 PM   #4094
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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 .

I did the same plexiglass mod but, I used a solid run of the velcro all the way around. This makes an almost weathertight seal and we've had the door open to below 40 F and stayed toasty inside.
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Old 06-03-2015, 10:31 PM   #4095
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I did the same plexiglass mod but, I used a solid run of the velcro all the way around. This makes an almost weathertight seal and we've had the door open to below 40 F and stayed toasty inside.
trying to take the pane out the way it is, is a pain. Velcro is holding so good was afraid I would snap the Plexiglas when I took it off, looking for something to seal it up next time I go to Lowe's
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Nothing to the camper, but finally got my dual pulleys and got them mounted on my table saw so I can put matched belts on the 1-1/2 hp motor I've had on it since 2000. Also ordered a pair of matched cog belts for it. Now, I'll be able to take advantage of the motor without slipping a belt.
Nice! Is this a large Delta Unisaw or other floor mount?
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Old 06-04-2015, 07:32 AM   #4097
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Nice! Is this a large Delta Unisaw or other floor mount?
Rockwell/Delta 10" at least 45 years old.
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Old 06-04-2015, 10:17 AM   #4098
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Going out to the RV, going to drop the corplast. Still determined to find and fix the slide screaching squeak
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trying to take the pane out the way it is, is a pain. Velcro is holding so good was afraid I would snap the Plexiglas when I took it off, looking for something to seal it up next time I go to Lowe's

By your pics, it looks like the same velcro (Lowes/HD). As said, I used it all the way around and when I need to remove them, I just get a corner started and apply gentle outward pressure along with running a finger along the velcro. Don't go too fast. That velcro is rough and can "chafe" your fingers.
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Lubed the slide rails and put a water softener solution in the black tank.
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