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Old 09-09-2017, 05:52 PM   #11461
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Put in some anchors and strapped the camper down, just in case.


Good precautions. Be safe thru the storm! TT is not nearly as important as you are!
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Old 09-09-2017, 05:57 PM   #11462
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Replaced torn screen in screen door. Added vinyl lattice to (hopefully) prevent little poodle paws from repeating the adventure.

Installed 2 Add-A-Drawers under the dinette table.
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Old 09-09-2017, 11:21 PM   #11463
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I finally solved the issue of my truck not properly maintaining my trailer's batteries while driving, by replacing the trailer's umbilical cord and two burned fuses -- one in the truck, one in the trailer. For the dirty details, see http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...es-144010.html
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Old 09-09-2017, 11:34 PM   #11464
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What did you do to your camper today?

Drove to San Francisco! Got setup in this parking lot they call a RV park. But it overlooks the ocean and should be convenient to anything we want to do.

On the way, I re-checked torque about 30 miles into the drive and again when we got here since the tires were off. It didn't take anything this time, so I should be good to go though I'll check again at the first rest stop we make when we leave here next week.

Otherwise, installed a new Progressive Dynamics converter that is lithium-battery aware (for my Battle Born lithium batteries). My old one works- I'm going to give it to a buddy who thinks his is shot.

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I started installing a new battery disconnect switch- just upgraded from the generic one I had before. Also started installing a circuit breaker for an 1,000 watt inverter; the CB isn't needed but I like the idea of being able to isolate the inverter. These 2/0 AWG battery cables sucks to work with- I'm finding the placement plan on the wall isn't matching what I had in my head/on paper because the wires are so stiff.

Got my Honda locking baseplates today. I need to decide how I'm installing it into the truck bed.
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Old 09-10-2017, 10:02 AM   #11465
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I added a battery disconnect. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I don't have a picture yet. I installed it on the lid. Works great.
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Old 09-10-2017, 02:30 PM   #11466
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The check valve in the water pump failed again. Last year I went the quick and expensive route and replaced the water pump. This time I did a DIY solution. I added an inline valve so I can manually prevent water from going through the water pump and overfilling the fresh water tank. It will be a minor inconvenience to access the valve, but better than flooding the basement when the tank overflows.

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Old 09-10-2017, 02:46 PM   #11467
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Good job on installing the ball valve. I'll suggest though you move the valve to right next to the pump and isolate the suction strainer.

The suction strainer isn't rated for pressure and I wouldn't trust it being pressurized by city water should the pump's check valve continue to leak.
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Old 09-10-2017, 04:32 PM   #11468
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Why a stop rather than a check?
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Old 09-10-2017, 04:42 PM   #11469
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Why a stop rather than a check?
X2! I'm
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Old 09-10-2017, 04:43 PM   #11470
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Why a stop rather than a check?
X2!
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Old 09-10-2017, 05:48 PM   #11471
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I added a battery disconnect. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1



I don't have a picture yet. I installed it on the lid. Works great.


Same one I installed about 7 months ago. Thought the little cover was a nice touch, but it got brittle and broke after 3 months. Otherwise, the disconnect still works.
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Old 09-10-2017, 05:52 PM   #11472
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Nothing to the camper, parked TOWTA's old junker out by the highway with a FOR SALE sign on it. Only 78,330 miles on a 96.


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Old 09-10-2017, 05:54 PM   #11473
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Wash , waxed and cleaned the roof.. just a nice day to be outside..
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Old 09-10-2017, 10:31 PM   #11474
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New faucets

Replaced crummy kitchen and bath faucets!

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Old 09-10-2017, 11:01 PM   #11476
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RE: Photo posting.

I have posted some picture. I also noticed what I considered oddities like duplicates and upside down images. I think what we are seeing is a result of the messaging system. I have no other explanation. All pictures eventually on this forum were fine.
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Old 09-10-2017, 11:09 PM   #11477
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Lol....thanks. I figured I hooked up my fixtures backwards while I was under the sink upside down.....lol!
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Old 09-10-2017, 11:14 PM   #11478
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I had a 2nd A.C. unit added to bedroom. So glad I did.
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Climbed on top of fifth wheel and cleaned front AC unit. Replaced capacitor and added a hard start as well. Cool air again.
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:12 AM   #11480
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Ginning up a BOM in preparation for installing a power pedestal by the R-Pod. Need to dig a 90' trench to get the wire out there.
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