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Old 01-02-2016, 12:15 PM   #5941
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Can't wait to try out the exhaust braking system while towing.
Love the exhaust brake, won't have another truck without it.
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Old 01-02-2016, 12:17 PM   #5942
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We are here between Kemah and Galveston Tx, 52 right now. Very cool for this area i'm told but no freezing, should warm to the 60's tomorrow with sunshine. Great to be away from North Texas and in the RV.
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Old 01-02-2016, 01:03 PM   #5943
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I wanted to know ac and DC volts. This is what I came up with. Drok meters from amazon, double cover plate, no push for DC, 1a inline fuse for ac. No power available where trailer is stored. I turn fridge on 4 days before we leave. This way I can keep track of DC voltage easily. Had a low AC
v experience after a storm, I want to keep an eye on it.
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Old 01-02-2016, 01:19 PM   #5944
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Dresser drawers were 12" deep, chest was 16" deep. I didn't want to make new drawers to gain usable space. I separated draw face from draw, removed staples. Used a kreg tool to make attachment points using 1/2 & 3/4 X 3-1/2 wood. We gained a lot of storage.
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Old 01-02-2016, 01:23 PM   #5945
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Old 01-03-2016, 04:20 PM   #5946
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I think we should buy a label maker and label the cupboards with hers/his......when it's full, your out a luck Chuck!

1 label "his".....15 labels "hers".
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Old 01-03-2016, 06:19 PM   #5947
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1 label "his".....15 labels "hers".
You mean....you guys get a cabinet??
For your very own??
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Old 01-03-2016, 06:21 PM   #5948
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Old 01-03-2016, 07:42 PM   #5949
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Today's project. Remove island counter, reseal sink to top, add support to keep sealed. Add shutoff valves. Wire was run but no plugs, add 2 outlets to each end of island. Use screws to tighten island frame. Remove back panel. Install 2 doors made up last week. Need to improve shelf added last summer now that there is access to back. 2 panels were removed last summer on front side to increase storage space.
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Old 01-03-2016, 08:08 PM   #5950
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Posted on another thread- about to fix a water leak (I hope).

And, smacking my head at how these campers are built with no thought to maintenance and troubles. Just found my second Schwintek slide controller. If the slide fails in the closed position, you have no hope of even being able to get close to it.

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And, in that same picture- the wasted space is frustrating. That vent line kills any chance of recovering space in this area without first reconfiguring the PVC.

And the cold air coming out of that compartment will freeze your nips off!
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Old 01-03-2016, 08:34 PM   #5951
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Removed the battery and brought it inside. Will get it into the trickle charger cycle. It bounces between the motorcycles on a weekly basis.
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Old 01-03-2016, 08:38 PM   #5952
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I took genny out to storage and charged up the batterie for a few hours while I adjusted my schwintek slide. Man what a tight pain in da arse they are to work on. I needed someone with very little fingers.
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Old 01-03-2016, 09:18 PM   #5953
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We bought our 201430vsk v cross in March of 2015. I made a double battery holder that hangs under the front v. The battery's are deka gel, from may 2008. This is the 3rd trailer they are in. I want to see how long they will last. They have been on a charger, stored totally dead, dry camped, in storage starting fridge for 4 days multiple times, and in use living and camping. Wet cell battery have never worked more than 1 yr. Maybe it's because there's 2.
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Old 01-04-2016, 10:44 AM   #5954
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Old 01-04-2016, 08:17 PM   #5955
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Never did like the door going into the lav area so I finally got around to fixing it. It opened from the right side and got into the way of the refrigerator and the shelf above it. Easier than I thought...remove, flip upside down then reverse then drill a new hole for the handle latch. Much easier than I thought...less than 20 minutes.
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Old 01-05-2016, 07:03 PM   #5956
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Today I redid shelves in the island. Plumbing was moved. Old shelf was put in from front side. New shelf from back side. Panels removed new doors.
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Old 01-05-2016, 07:12 PM   #5957
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Today I redid shelves in the island. Plumbing was moved. Old shelf was put in from front side. New shelf from back side. Panels removed new doors.
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Old 01-05-2016, 07:14 PM   #5958
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Island pics. Got lost first try.
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Old 01-05-2016, 09:00 PM   #5959
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I went down to Home Depot and purchased 4 - 10' long 1/2'' trim pieces in coffee color and attached them to almost all of the wall/floor joints in my TT. I've always thought it looked cheap to just have the walls meet the floors without any trim boards. It really dressed it up and just makes me feel like it is more finished. The wife was impressed on how much nicer it looks.

After our walk through I complained about the cheap joint tape that was used on the paneling seams, so the dealership ordered the wood (wall covering covered) strips and installed them on all of the panel seam joints. That really looks nice and feels so much better than the taped seams that were peeling away.

I had gas struts installed on the front queen bed storage area to make it so much more accessible. I also had a battery disconnect switch installed on the hitch frame near where the battery is located.

I also installed the 21" HD TV on the wall just above the dinette. It looks great and seems real sturdy. The dealership had to replace the internal cable from the DVD player to the wall socket (that was bad) so the DVD player would play DVD's on the TV. It works great now!

As soon as the weather here in Idaho warms up (about April maybe!) I'm going to find a way to put another battery (end-to-end)on the hitch. The trailer just came with one.

That's about if for now. Can't wait til spring break to try it out!
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Old 01-06-2016, 10:21 PM   #5960
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Finally put the pink stuff in it.
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