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Old 05-09-2016, 05:17 PM   #7641
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What did you do to your camper today?

After taking delivery of our new Surveyor one thing the little misses didn't like was the one upper cabinet that only had one cabinet door. So I had the dealer order me another one and I reconfigured it. It's pretty scary tearing apart a brand new camper.
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Old 05-09-2016, 05:34 PM   #7642
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After taking delivery of our new Surveyor one thing the little misses didn't like was the one upper cabinet that only had one cabinet door. So I had the dealer order me another one and I reconfigured it. It's pretty scary tearing apart a brand new camper.
Nice job. Definitely looks much better now.
Doesn't make any sense it just having the one door to start with.
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Old 05-09-2016, 05:37 PM   #7643
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Nice job. Definitely looks much better now.

Doesn't make any sense it just having the one door to start with.

Thanks.
Those were our thoughts also. Now it makes it easier to reach into the cabinet.
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Old 05-09-2016, 07:52 PM   #7644
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Reinstalled my awning brackets and poles - just couldn't part with them when we traded the Flagstaff for the Sunseeker. I did have to repaint them, but no big deal.

I know, I know...... picture to follow tomorrow. Too dark now to take one.
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:31 PM   #7645
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Washed the COW tonight. Getting ready to take to repair shop (again).😬
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Old 05-10-2016, 08:15 PM   #7646
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Reinstalled my awning brackets and poles - just couldn't part with them when we traded the Flagstaff for the Sunseeker. I did have to repaint them, but no big deal.

I know, I know...... picture to follow tomorrow. Too dark now to take one.
As promised.......



I use a piece of pool noodle to keep the poles from rattling in the brackets.
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Old 05-10-2016, 08:17 PM   #7647
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Old 05-10-2016, 08:28 PM   #7648
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Rattles are cause by them being mounted upside down. Should be small end up and large end down. That's how the brackets were designed to be used, contrary to what the Iowegian says.
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Old 05-10-2016, 08:29 PM   #7649
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Old 05-11-2016, 12:29 AM   #7650
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[QUOTE=leefl;1190116]Just posted a write-up on the mod I did to connect the kitchen/galley tank drain to the front bathroom drain, as promised last week.

http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...in-107840.html

Hope it's useful to someone.

Thanks for posting the write up, we've been planning on something similar, you've made our job much easier.
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Old 05-11-2016, 01:16 AM   #7651
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Actually did this last weekend. Installed an under the cabinet outlet and toaster oven. Worked out great.
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Old 05-11-2016, 07:32 PM   #7652
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Installed a battery disconnect. Looks great and could not be happier. No more opening the battery box to disconnect.
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Old 05-11-2016, 07:40 PM   #7653
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Washed the trailer, getting ready for next weekend out at Calico Ghost Town. 4 blissful days of nothing to do.
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:41 PM   #7654
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Moved mine in out of the weather. Had to have welders come in and cut the opening of my garage door another 13 inches taller and ordered a new garage door. Yes I know its damaged. That was their fault and the panels have already been replaced. Once it was all installed the Columbus fit by 6" in length and 4" in height. Seems like a lot but when your 42 1/2' long and 13 1/2' tall that is not a lot.




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Old 05-12-2016, 08:48 PM   #7655
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05CrewDually: Installed a volt meter above my tank gauges. I wired it in on the circuit board so that when you hit the Batt button it also reads out on the gauge.


Where did you get the voltmeter and how did you wire it?

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Old 05-12-2016, 09:38 PM   #7656
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Finally got around to doing these improvements so I would have somewhere to store my WDH and Bars while camping.This way I can take them off the truck, and still lock them up. Sway bars go in the forward outside storage.

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Old 05-13-2016, 01:56 AM   #7657
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05CrewDually: Installed a volt meter above my tank gauges. I wired it in on the circuit board so that when you hit the Batt button it also reads out on the gauge.


Where did you get the voltmeter and how did you wire it?

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I'd have to pull the panel off to see but I soldered the leads directly to the panel circuit board. The meter was from a junk jump box that I had laying around.
You can find them cheap on Amazon.

Here's a conventional
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PFB7ZA2..._LLxnxb1XFZK3H

Here's a digital
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C2NTJHS..._oOxnxb6JFF4E8
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I'd have to pull the panel off to see but I soldered the leads directly to the panel circuit board. The meter was from a junk jump box that I had laying around.
You can find them cheap on Amazon.
Thank you for the links.

You must have soldered the positive to the board after the test switch and the Ground to ground.

If you remember differently, let me know.

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Finally got around to doing these improvements so I would have somewhere to store my WDH and Bars while camping.This way I can take them off the truck, and still lock them up. Sway bars go in the forward outside storage.
Could have welded a pc of tubing under the tongue and saved having to carry it to the back. Would have save the price of the receiver also. Just another idea.
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Thank you for the links.

You must have soldered the positive to the board after the test switch and the Ground to ground.

If you remember differently, let me know.

Donald
Absolutely correct. You can test it with a meter or test light. You can tell what terminals are for the switch. One is hot all the time and one only when you hit the test switch. I didn't want a constant display so I went with the second.
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