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Old 09-02-2018, 02:40 PM   #14301
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Faired out the frig chimney for smooth airflow and installed a set of aux cooling fans in the frig chimney, took power from the Dometic frig fan circuit, but the aux fans are on their own snap disc thermostat set for on at 90* off at 80*
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Old 09-02-2018, 03:25 PM   #14302
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While adjusting my big slide I noticed the sheer pins were pretty rusty. Since having some on hand after sheering one on my main legs earlier this summer I started to replace them all. An ounce of prevention. Also had airbags installed on my TV this week.
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Old 09-02-2018, 03:30 PM   #14303
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Faired out the frig chimney for smooth airflow and installed a set of aux cooling fans in the frig chimney, took power from the Dometic frig fan circuit, but the aux fans are on their own snap disc thermostat set for on at 90* off at 80*
Won't those fans just pull air from the openings right next to them rather than pulling air up through the entire chimney as desired?
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Old 09-02-2018, 04:54 PM   #14304
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Moved my television from the side of the "kitchen" cabinet side by the door where people banged their heads on it to the side wall above the bed on the other side of the door. NOT a lot of room there. This is a 19" TV, it appears a 25" might be pushing it there. Wally World has a 32" for $98 I keep looking at ;(

Second pic is where the television was. I also cut a section off a pool noodle, sliced/slotted it, cut a V notch in it, duct taped it into a right angle unit, and slid it over the remaining danger point. The bottom of the cabinet has an added lip that makes a really hard sharp point. I MAY power sand it rounded later.

After that, I took a small artist brush and stained the holes from the previous mounting point and the holes from the bathroom mirror I installed and later removed. While I was at it, I stained the exposed edges of the cabinet interior panels used to hide wiring.

Restocked plastic spoons, too
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Old 09-02-2018, 07:51 PM   #14305
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I checked for any evidence of unwanted guest and didn't find any since adding essence of peppermint oil. Maybe that will actually keep the mice out.

I will be checking tire pressures tomorrow and packing during the week for the annual adults only weekend at Acres of Wildlife Campground in Steep Falls ME next weekend.
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Old 09-03-2018, 10:28 PM   #14306
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Packed up to come home from the camper being set up for a week and a half at a nearby lake. All went well till I got home and thought the ground was solid enough to pull through the field and turn around like normal. We've been in a drought here in NW MO, and it has rained a lot lately, but I figured I'd be ok and I was till I went to make the turn though a different gate to pull onto the camper pad. JD 4010 to the rescue for the first part, then had to use (should have used it all along) the excavator to get through the spot where I spun the tractor tires... Not a happy camper this afternoon, but it's on its pad where it needs to be, and I pressure washed all the mud off of the camper. .
One of those times when I knew better, and this time I bit me.. I just hate backing downhill turning to the passenger side to put keep it up, as I have to jackknife it to turn around in the driveway. I'll do it next time it's wet though for sure now. And more gravel is now in the future to extend the pad/driveway to the other gate.Click image for larger version

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Old 09-04-2018, 01:04 PM   #14307
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Balanced & Rotated the tires on my Forester. Nothing is really free but Discount Tire didn’t charge me since they sold me the tires.
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Old 09-05-2018, 05:32 AM   #14308
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Cleaning the camper after maiden voyage. Noticed a bump on the upper front next to the awning attachment. Not sure what it is. Have contacted Primetime.
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Old 09-05-2018, 03:37 PM   #14309
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Old 09-05-2018, 04:47 PM   #14310
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Hate to say this, but that is delam. Either from water or the building of the wall. Tell them you want a new wall put on this winter at the factory, have them come pick it up and redelv. after the repair. I wouldn't let the dealer repair it period. You will have to take it to the dealer so they can inspect it, but send pictures to them and put them on notice....
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Old 09-05-2018, 04:59 PM   #14311
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Also check the forum, there is a thread titled side bubbling, might be useful for you, don't take no for a answer...
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Old 09-05-2018, 05:04 PM   #14312
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Also check the forum, there is a thread titled side bubbling, might be useful for you, don't take no for a answer...


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Old 09-05-2018, 10:44 PM   #14313
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Bought and installed a new battery.
Checked the tire pressure and torque.
Installed a drink cup holder.
Loaded the TT with all but the frig stuff for our next trip.
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Old 09-05-2018, 11:09 PM   #14314
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Won't those fans just pull air from the openings right next to them rather than pulling air up through the entire chimney as desired?
I was thinking the same thing.

I am designing a micro controller to run fans at variable speeds depending on temperature. Still deciding on best fan locations.

I don't want fans that only run at one speed. Trying to come up with something that uses the least amount of power.
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Old 09-08-2018, 04:48 PM   #14315
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What did you do to your camper today?

Finished a power panel install and today re-wired one switch to shut panel 12V, USB, and Meter off.

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Old 09-08-2018, 06:26 PM   #14316
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Old 09-08-2018, 09:59 PM   #14317
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Installed a Maxxair cover over the bathroom vent.

Installed a ventless washer/dryer.

Pulled the cheap dual recliner/couch out of the living room slide, replaced it with a better single recliner. The original was killing my back.

Closed off about half of the ac vent in the bathroom. Trying to get more air into the bunkhouse for Thing 1. I have a closable vent on order to replace that one with. Depending on how the replacement works, I have about 4 more in mind to replace.

It rained this evening - found a wet spot in the carpet next to the edge of the bedroom slide. Too dark now to see anything. Not looking forward to what I might find tomorrow =(

I've got a claim in for damage due to a blowout. Maybe I can get the repairs for this fixed on the same claim? The repairs on the blowout damage haven't started yet.
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Old 09-09-2018, 02:14 PM   #14318
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Few camper mods done. Carpet for Lulu (the dog) on the steps and stairs. Swap out dinette table for a desk. “Nightstands” installed.

We didn’t realize that opting for the king sized bed meant we lost the night stands. So these can either go under the mattress, or I thought they might interfere with the slide so put them on the windows.

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Old 09-10-2018, 06:24 AM   #14319
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Metal valve stems and balance beads installed along with TPMS sensors.

There is something uneasy about installing a tire with a concave tread area on your trailer. Even if Lions Head says the Castle Rocks are designed that way.
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:26 AM   #14320
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I replaced a gas strut on my Dometic power awning. That was a JOB!
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