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Old 09-29-2017, 10:53 PM   #11701
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TV Sound through Ceiling Speakers

I have seen some posts from people asking how to get sound from regular TV programming to come out through the ceiling speakers. For our model, I found a very simple solution. I got a standard AUX cable and plugged it into the headphone jack on the TV and the AUX input on the Jensen unit. Set the Jensen to the AUX mode and bingo. That’s all it took. Hope this helps some of you!
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Old 09-29-2017, 11:07 PM   #11702
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Following rockfordroo’s post copied from another forum, I removed the back of the fridge to find the correct wire to cut the door heater on my Dometic fridge. This should help cut amp usage for boondocking.

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In a bit, I’ll cut and tape off the wire. I’ll add the spade connectors another time.


As well, we replaced a storage ottoman as the old one was falling apart. I’m fairly certain this one is slightly lighter than the old.

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Old 09-30-2017, 07:05 AM   #11703
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I'm adding an additional propane line with quick disconnects
to connect to my Coleman stove so I don't have to carry
those small propane bottles.....
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Old 09-30-2017, 09:11 AM   #11704
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Zak1, are you connecting your stove before or after the pressure regulator? If after, remember to remove the regulator in your stove.
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Old 09-30-2017, 11:42 AM   #11705
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I'm adding an additional propane line with quick disconnects
to connect to my Coleman stove so I don't have to carry
those small propane bottles.....


What parts did you use? Looking to do the same.
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Old 09-30-2017, 12:37 PM   #11706
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Disassembled and adjusted the sliding door so it now hangs straight.
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Old 09-30-2017, 08:45 PM   #11707
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Getting toy hauler ready for winter. Installed a blue flame propane heater today.
Mounted it on the wall, plumbed in propane from under the trailer. Used the quick connector that FR put on for outside use. Replumbed line from the tee under the center, went down along frame, didn't want to deal with wheel wells or opening closed belly. Went up just in front wheel well, put quick connector just above floor and run a hose from the heater behind wheel well to connector. Checked for leaks, couldn't find any so fired it up. Boy that's going to be so much nicer in the winter, that little furnace really is lacking when it gets down to and below freezing at night.
Decided to change the quick connector location a little. I thought it looked very ugly and out of place. After I got it done again I wish I had bought more copper tubing and run it clear to he heater. I still want it to be on a quick connector as we will be removing it in the summer months. Anyway Momma's happier with it this way instead of looking so crude.

The bottom pix is before I changed it, Thanks to Old Coot for suggesting the change too. I can never visualize the finished job, when i get done I ask myself why did I do it that way
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Old 09-30-2017, 08:56 PM   #11708
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What did I do to my camper this week?

I washed that sucker! Made me mucho tired.
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Old 09-30-2017, 10:55 PM   #11709
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Went ahead and bought a Honda 2000 Companion. I didn’t like that the running A/C takes up all of my watts (making it loud AND not letting me run anything else).

And then otherwise- today was a travel day. Stopped at Meteor Crater bear Winslow, AZ as it’s been on my “to visit” list for a couple of years. Pretty neat sight to see (or is it “site to see”?).

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Old 10-01-2017, 06:24 AM   #11710
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Finished conduit and box work to feed pedestal. Now need to order some THHN.
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Old 10-01-2017, 06:32 AM   #11711
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Finished conduit and box work to feed pedestal. Now need to order some THHN.


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Old 10-01-2017, 06:59 AM   #11712
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Zak1, are you connecting your stove before or after the pressure regulator? If after, remember to remove the regulator in your stove.
Attaching before the camper propane regulator (now!, learned that after trying after the camper regulator).....
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Old 10-01-2017, 07:04 AM   #11713
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What parts did you use? Looking to do the same.
I went to a high end grill/fire pit store and got to know the shop technician.
I a nutshell, mine was custom made with 10' of 3/8 gas hose with quick coupler and valve at the grill end.
I will take picks after I get one more part that arrives from Amazon.

So far I have $160 in to this. I'm sure it could be non cheaper.....
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Old 10-01-2017, 10:48 AM   #11714
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Zak1, have a replacement regulator available for your stove. Long story short, my Boy Scout troop regularly refills small bottles from larger tanks. The regulators in the stoves and the older Heater Buddy (newer ones use a diaphragm) will clog after a while. Many of the smaller stoves and things do not use a diapram type regulator, but use what looks like compressed sand near the orifice or at the bottle connection. I talked to the manager of the gas depot near me. He says......The small bottles use filtered gas. The large bottles ( as found on campers, grills, etc) use non filtered gas, often with small traces of oil vapors added to help prevent rusting. This slowly clogs non-diaphragm type regulators. He gave us a filter and have yet to have ours clog.
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Old 10-01-2017, 11:31 AM   #11715
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Preparing for a 400 mile trip next week, I thought to check spare NOT to my surprise an old bird nest. To my surprise the tire said max speed 75mph. I still plan on not getting much over 65. I have a 33' about 6,200lbs travel trailer


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Old 10-01-2017, 02:16 PM   #11716
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Where are you located, we are done harvest here, farmers are seeding next years crops.



Oskaloosa Iowa. Just getting started on harvest full swing. We did corn turn switched to beans but the stems are a little green yet
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Old 10-01-2017, 03:10 PM   #11717
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Old 10-01-2017, 03:21 PM   #11718
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Decided to change the quick connector location a little. I thought it looked very ugly and out of place. After I got it done again I wish I had bought more copper tubing and run it clear to he heater. I still want it to be on a quick connector as we will be removing it in the summer months. Anyway Momma's happier with it this way instead of looking so crude.

The bottom pix is before I changed it, Thanks to Old Coot for suggesting the change too. I can never visualize the finished job, when i get done I ask myself why did I do it that way
I think it looks better, but I would buy a length of copper to go the entire length and take the time to make it real straight and get it to lay in the corner and possibly under the carpet. JMO.
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Old 10-01-2017, 03:53 PM   #11719
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Today I filled the water heater with vinegar and let it soak. Camper is inclined forward. When I drained it I remember why I only use the system for dishes and quick outdoor showers.
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Today I filled the water heater with vinegar and let it soak. Camper is inclined forward. When I drained it I remember why I only use the system for dishes and quick outdoor showers.
Imagine how your home water heater is!
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