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Old 06-07-2017, 06:19 PM   #10701
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Wicked 1 I have the 2016 version of the antenna in the picture. The wingman just goes on the bottom of the antenna with push pins. What it does is make the antenna have more gain AND make it more directional. Compared to a lot of people whit "bat wings" I think I got lucky and got a "good one" from the factory. I can't wait to try the new wingman out where signals are weak to see what it does. With my $15 CW coupon it only cost $10 so how could I go wrong.Jay
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:04 PM   #10702
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Not something I physically did to the camper today, but I pre-ordered a new portable TPMS. It's supposed to do 4 wheels up to 80 psi and also monitors temperature and slow leaks on a receiver and cellphone app.

I won't get it until sometime in August since it was a new crowd funded type thing and that's when it starts shipping, but if it's good, I'll let people know.

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Old 06-07-2017, 08:08 PM   #10703
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Hey Lou, I still have a BUNCH of the black mesh.... slide on out W/B on the PA Tnpk and get off at the Bedford Exit -I'll give it to you!

Seriously, it's 1"x1" plastic mesh. I think it was 36" wide. Got it at Lowe's. Should be with all the other fencing materials. The green stuff I use is either 2"x2" or 2"x3" - also from either Lowe's or Home Depot. That was 24" wide, I believe.

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Ah, thank you but that won't do what I wanted. I need a much smaller mesh (maybe 1/8 inch if I can find it).
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:10 PM   #10704
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Wicked 1 I have the 2016 version of the antenna in the picture. The wingman just goes on the bottom of the antenna with push pins. What it does is make the antenna have more gain AND make it more directional. Compared to a lot of people whit "bat wings" I think I got lucky and got a "good one" from the factory. I can't wait to try the new wingman out where signals are weak to see what it does. With my $15 CW coupon it only cost $10 so how could I go wrong.Jay
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:28 PM   #10705
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Mine won't fit that way, look above it would hit my Bedroom AC unit unless I could do it another way but for now I will have to stick with DIRECTV and it usually works where we go, we also use DTV in our home, one reason we got it and left Comcast, we have better options with DTV & AT&T
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:36 PM   #10706
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Yes Herk7769 that is what I put on. Luckily for me I had plenty of room for the wingman to clear when the antenna is put down. Jay
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Old 06-07-2017, 09:05 PM   #10707
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Anyone know anything that will remove this yellowish color from my skylight? I may just break down and purchase a new one in smoke on Amazon if I can't get it clean?

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Old 06-07-2017, 09:11 PM   #10708
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You could give one of the kits for restoring headlight lenses a try, that may clean it up some. That is breakdown/oxidation of the acrylic from UV exposure.
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Old 06-07-2017, 09:14 PM   #10709
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You could give one of the kits for restoring headlight lenses a try, that may clean it up some. That is breakdown/oxidation of the acrylic from UV exposure.


Thought about that just wouldn't want to get any of that chemical on the roof, not sure what it would do, but I thought of ordering a new one and just being done. I think I will order one in Smoke instead of white or clear, they are all about the same price and smoke gives you a little more privacy anyway.
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Old 06-07-2017, 09:32 PM   #10710
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Thought about that just wouldn't want to get any of that chemical on the roof, not sure what it would do, but I thought of ordering a new one and just being done. I think I will order one in Smoke instead of white or clear, they are all about the same price and smoke gives you a little more privacy anyway.
You can use the whitening toothpaste as well. Cheaper and same effect. I used it on DWs headlights. I tried the commercial stuff too and the whitening toothpaste worked better and lasted longer. It only lasts a few months on the headlights. I would order the skylight anyway. When cleaning you will likely have to press hard and crack it.
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Old 06-07-2017, 09:53 PM   #10711
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Anyone know anything that will remove this yellowish color from my skylight? I may just break down and purchase a new one in smoke on Amazon if I can't get it clean?

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My question is why go all the effort if it's not broken or leaking? How many people are on top of your roof to see it. Spend that time camping! Just my opinion.
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Old 06-08-2017, 06:54 AM   #10712
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My question is why go all the effort if it's not broken or leaking? How many people are on top of your roof to see it. Spend that time camping! Just my opinion.


Your right but we wanted to let some light in, and the fact that I know it is brittle and ugly makes me need to change it. We bought this used so saved tons of $ and $88.00 to replace it would be worth the effort and cost to freshen a 2013 up
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Old 06-08-2017, 07:14 AM   #10713
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We added "Pantry" to our pantry door. (No clue why the image is sideways - it's perfectly normal when I simply pull up the link - http://shiflet.us/Pantry.jpg
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Old 06-08-2017, 07:15 AM   #10714
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We added "Pantry" to our pantry door.
Very nice touch!
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Installed two Max-Air covers and two Camco Self-Stor Steps. They really make the first step solid..
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Old 06-08-2017, 08:54 AM   #10716
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Took out the aggravating constantly chirping co propane detector. It's almost 6 years old so it's at the end of it's life. Went to local camper dealer and they said they'd order me one, only had the propane only models. I asked how much, they said $120.
Told them I owed it to myself to shop around.

Came home and found a direct replacement on the internet for $77. Supposed to be here tomorrow.
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Old 06-08-2017, 08:55 AM   #10717
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We added "Pantry" to our pantry door. (No clue why the image is sideways - it's perfectly normal when I simply pull up the link - http://shiflet.us/Pantry.jpg
Added bonus, that will stop a guest from charging in there and hitting their nose on the shelf thinking they're going into the bathroom.
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Old 06-08-2017, 09:06 AM   #10718
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Very nice touch!


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Old 06-10-2017, 06:11 PM   #10719
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TOWTA and I are now 1/2 owners of a 1997 Coachman Catalina 251L 5th wheel in Anchorage, AK. None of the appliances have ever been used and it still had the plastic on the carpet. Stored inside. No doubt it will have to have new tires, but it will not be towed as Mardy does not have a truck.


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