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Old 06-17-2016, 04:21 PM   #8121
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Where did you get your bulbs from? I'm always hesitant about LED's because of them being white instead of yellow.
Same here. We went through 3 different led types until we got these. They don't fit in small fixtures but do fit into the original fixtures and are a bit brighter than the original non led bulbs and produce the same yellow light as the originals.

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Old 06-17-2016, 04:45 PM   #8122
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Where did you get your bulbs from? I'm always hesitant about LED's because of them being white instead of yellow.
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Old 06-17-2016, 10:16 PM   #8123
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Same here. We went through 3 different led types until we got these. They don't fit in small fixtures but do fit into the original fixtures and are a bit brighter than the original non led bulbs and produce the same yellow light as the originals.

GRV T10 921 194 24-5050 SMD Wedge LED Bulb lamp Super Bright DC 12V
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I opted for the 30-5050 SMD LED. It looks amazing- it's a bit whiter than our existing lights (but not blueish at all). It's still nice to look at. But it's soo much brighter. I only bought 2 as a test- but I'm definitely going to swap out most of ours with these (not all, because I want some fixtures to actually be a little darker than they currently are).

Here's what I bought:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MVMMIA0/

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Old 06-18-2016, 10:24 PM   #8124
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Hung Darth Vader's aquarium on the wall.

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Swapped out a floor register that was breaking. Bought the wrong size for the second one but now know what we need.

Went to Ikea and Home Depot and placed an Amazon order- so there will be much more to come.
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Old 06-19-2016, 05:49 AM   #8125
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Changed out the factory shower valves (flimsy and stuck out too far) for real valve.
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Old 06-19-2016, 04:41 PM   #8126
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installed a remote switch and moved temp control...

I finally got tired of running outside and turning on the hot water tankless heater... so I ran a few wires from the stitch wires and added a new lighted switch to let me know when it is on / off. ( it also makes a little floor lighting when going to the head at night. ) I also added the temp control to the panel so I could change temp depending on the season. Not a bad job, it really makes life a little easier.
This panel is under the stove out of the way and will not be messed with.
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Old 06-19-2016, 04:49 PM   #8127
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Added a door stop for bathroom door. Finished my sewer hose holder fence post mod. Valcroed the panel under the bathroom sink for easier access.
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Old 06-19-2016, 05:29 PM   #8128
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Added some weatherstripping around the basement doors (wonder why there was none?) And placed a small fridge in the basement on the awning side
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Old 06-19-2016, 08:03 PM   #8129
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Replaced the day/night shades at the kids' bunks with roller blinds.

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Since we rarely use the back door but often have wet towels, hung a towel bar thingie:

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I hung some little cubbies for my daughter's bunk:

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And hung the same beside of our medicine cabinet:

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And then, my daughter flew her drone irretrievably high into a tree:

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Ended the night with dumping tanks and getting our ladder to be beach ready, beach cart, chair, and boogie board. I'm going to have a friend follow me to look for movement. I'm not happy with how much is on there, but we'll see...

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Old 06-19-2016, 08:20 PM   #8130
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Did the roller make a big difference.
It's pretty bright in the bunk!


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Old 06-19-2016, 08:22 PM   #8131
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Went to Lowes and bought valves for the low point drains and water tank drain, super easy mod.








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Old 06-19-2016, 11:11 PM   #8132
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Sure is easier than those stupid caps!
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Old 06-20-2016, 11:36 AM   #8133
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Did the roller make a big difference.
It's pretty bright in the bunk!

They do. We use Reflectix in the windows to block heat/cold and that does a good job. But it really makes a difference even with them.

Top window are the new shades. Bottom window wasn't replaced.

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Old 06-20-2016, 01:05 PM   #8134
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Old 06-20-2016, 02:15 PM   #8135
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On our 2015 Puma 359 THKS 5th wheel toy hauler.
Over the winter installed a used Onan 7000 including an inside switch and hour meter.
Installed a hardwired Progressive Industries EMS-HW50C Power and Surge protector.
Did some rewiring in the battery/storage compartment: Added a master 12vdc cutoff switch, positive buss bar, negative buss bar, master fuse/switch to the converter/charger and a small fuse block for those items which were connect to the battery, added a light in the battery/storage compartment.
Had a rack made to hold 6' long leveling boards and mounted it just in front of the rear stabilizer jacks (under the fuel tank) for easy access. There is almost zero outside storage on this unit.
Installed the 96" Valterra EZ Hose Carrier. Emailed Valterra because as designed it does not fit any RV for cross frame mounting. They send me replacement mounts. Maybe they will redesign it.
Replaced the front mattress and add mattress toppers to the HappyJack beds.
Adjusted the up limiter on the HappyJack to gain a few inches of clearance so our BBQ cooking equipment will fit in the garage.
Installed a quick disconnect on the outside shower and changed the lock from a key to a thumb knob.
Replaced the bathroom fan, which no one could reach without standing on the toilet to open, with a MAXXAIR with remote which we removed from out previous unit before we sold it.
Installed a flag pole holder beside the beaver tail door.
Replaced the shower road with the extend a shower rod. Had to be mounted about 6" higher that the original to clear the sink cabinet. Now have a longer curtain and more room in the shower.
Moved the license plate which hung below the rear bumper to the bumper. No more overhang or bend plate.
Have a somewhat steep driveway. Parking in the driveway requires the stacking of stacking boards (to a height of 8"about 10 feet in length) in the lower point of the curb. Boards get heavy so will be relocating the rear underbelly mounted spare tire to midship using the BAL Spare Tire Carrier, removing the birds beaks scrub bars and replacing them with skid wheels. Parts are here, waiting on our welder friend to do his magic.
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reworked the mount for my factory water filter to fit the bumper (pressure tank took up space where water filter fit) its held in place with a SS bolt that drops in the hole I drilled in the bumper and bracket, both go in the store compartment when not in use.

Replaced both door windows with clear view black tempered glass so I now can see out the doors. Very easy mod about 30 min for each window.
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Old 06-22-2016, 03:58 PM   #8137
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reworked the mount for my factory water filter to fit the bumper (pressure tank took up space where water filter fit) its held in place with a SS bolt that drops in the hole I drilled in the bumper and bracket, both go in the store compartment when not in use.

Replaced both door windows with clear view black tempered glass so I now can see out the doors. Very easy mod about 30 min for each window.
At night, and all your lights on inside, Can you see in from the outside?
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Old 06-22-2016, 04:08 PM   #8138
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At night, and all your lights on inside, Can you see in from the outside?
I'd like to know if you can see inside at night also, and I'd like to know where you bought the glass and if it came with the frame.
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Old 06-22-2016, 04:18 PM   #8139
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I had planned on filling with fresh water and loading tools, etc for our trip to the dinosaurs in Utah. However a visit to the surgeon yesterday convinced me to stay here and have surgery next week...
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I'd like to know if you can see inside at night also, and I'd like to know where you bought the glass and if it came with the frame.
At night its just like the other windows I'm making a night shade for the doors.

It did not come with the frame. I got the glass from Ross RV innovations they shipped very fast. the glass is not cheap, but when I priced tempered glass local there was no real break because the glass company still had to send the glass to be tempered.
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