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Old 10-19-2017, 05:38 PM   #11921
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Unloaded almost 500# of stuff that we didn't need and don't use.
You may be a winner with that. LOL... That is a lot of stuff...
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Old 10-19-2017, 06:08 PM   #11922
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Unloaded almost 500# of stuff that we didn't need and don't use.


Wmtire said he did 1/2 of that by getting shed of an ex. Ha ha
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Old 10-19-2017, 06:19 PM   #11923
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Old 10-19-2017, 06:32 PM   #11924
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Unloaded almost 500# of stuff that we didn't need and don't use.
Color me jealous!
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Old 10-19-2017, 08:49 PM   #11925
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I need them on the last trip out. Got in late, what are they? Looks good
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Old 10-19-2017, 10:29 PM   #11926
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Someone here mentioned it and it seemed like a good idea- I added a smoke detector directly above my battery bank and next to my inverter. Itís near the furnace and water heater, but I donít know if it would sense smoke from them- it might.

Since I was buying one, I decided to grab a second for the kidís bathroom. Itís right next to the propane fridge. As I went to hang that one, Iíd clearly had that thought before and found that there was one hanging in there already!

So now I have an extra smoke detector that Iím not sure what to do with it. We debated our bedroom or right outside of it. Inside the room- the concern is if it flashes a light periodically.
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Old 10-19-2017, 11:38 PM   #11927
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Someone here mentioned it and it seemed like a good idea- I added a smoke detector directly above my battery bank and next to my inverter. Itís near the furnace and water heater, but I donít know if it would sense smoke from them- it might.

Since I was buying one, I decided to grab a second for the kidís bathroom. Itís right next to the propane fridge. As I went to hang that one, Iíd clearly had that thought before and found that there was one hanging in there already!

So now I have an extra smoke detector that Iím not sure what to do with it. We debated our bedroom or right outside of it. Inside the room- the concern is if it flashes a light periodically.
Small piece of electrical tape over the light solves the light problem. Worked for years on my old VCR clock and the led light on my led tv.
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Old 10-19-2017, 11:42 PM   #11928
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Small piece of electrical tape over the light solves the light problem. Worked for years on my old VCR clock and the led light on my led tv.

Heh, yep- I can count 3 or 4 things in the camper bedroom with electrical tape on them already.

Just not certain if itís needed- the washer/dryer is there, so thatís a hazard. Otherwise, the basement one should handle the furnace + water heater... I think.
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Old 10-20-2017, 12:07 AM   #11929
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I went to hang that one, Iíd clearly had that thought before and found that there was one hanging in there already!
Ahem, if it has been long enough to forget it was there, maybe a battery change is in order? Or is it wired to the house battery?
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Old 10-20-2017, 07:05 AM   #11930
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Old 10-20-2017, 07:31 AM   #11931
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Ahem, if it has been long enough to forget it was there, maybe a battery change is in order? Or is it wired to the house battery?

Good checking. I buy the ones with the 10 year batteries built-in. Never have to change them until they expire and when they do, it nags you.
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Old 10-20-2017, 10:00 PM   #11932
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Does checking tire pressure and topping them up count for this thread?

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Other than that- just some purging. Took a couple of bags to donate.
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Old 10-21-2017, 10:03 AM   #11933
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Added Rear storage rack

I have been busy the last while, getting ready to head to warmer climate for the next few months. I built and installed a rear rack to hold my generator and a storage box. I used 2- 2 1/2" square hitch receiver tubes and welded some flat iron on them and then mounted these to each frame rail with 4- 1/2" bolts on each side. The hardest part was drilling the holes in the frame. I then used 2" square tubing to fit into the receivers and attached my rack that I had built. The rack is able to be removed by removing the locking hitch pins. I have the generator mounted with 4- 3/8" bolts with lock nuts.
I also added 4 6 volt Deep cycle golf cart batteries, 530 watts of solar panels and a 40 amp mppt controller. 2000 watt inverter and wired it all to the power panel. all works good.
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Old 10-21-2017, 11:41 AM   #11934
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One Minor Mod and one repair.

The Mod was a hanger beneath the kitchen sink for the Corian sink covers. I used two 3" galvanized sheetrock screws and some 3/8 stainless tubing. I cut two 2" pieces of the tubing and secured it to the side of the cabinetry below the sink. They were spaced so the handle slots in the covers slide over the now stainless studs sticking from the cabinetry and screwed into a 1x1 support in the paneling. I do not believe the paneling itself would have been able to support the weight of the covers. Clean, Efficient and neat.

The repair was the door on the vanity in the bathroom. The short factory screws that secured the door hinge to the cabinet had stripped out the poor excuse for wood that the manufactures of these campers use. I replaced each with 1 1/2 sheet rock screws and the problem was solved. The door closes and latches as it was intended to.
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Old 10-21-2017, 11:50 AM   #11935
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DonMcKay, would you please be kind enough to post pictures of the underneath of that nice rack that you put on the Windjammer? I am working on doing a rack for my 2504s and would like to see how you attached the receivers. Thanks Jay
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Old 10-21-2017, 12:12 PM   #11936
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Old 10-21-2017, 06:13 PM   #11937
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Other than that- just some purging. Took a couple of bags to donate.


Yes it counts that is one of the most important things to do to our campers, spare as well
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Old 10-21-2017, 06:36 PM   #11938
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Winterized the camper in preparation of putting her away for the winter
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Old 10-21-2017, 07:51 PM   #11939
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Winterized the camper in preparation of putting her away for the winter

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Old 10-22-2017, 08:55 PM   #11940
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Lubed my Schwintek slides. PTFE lube near the motors and then WD40-brand dry silicone for the rollers.

Itís amazing how much better they sound and run now. We last did it back in June when we were in Salt Lake City.
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