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Old 11-19-2018, 10:53 AM   #14781
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What did you do to your camper today?

I added some shelf space in a dead area by the door.[ATTACH]
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Old 11-19-2018, 11:15 AM   #14782
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New Kitchen Faucet!

Removed the cheapo plastic kitchen faucet and installed a nice Moen.

Easy.

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Old 11-19-2018, 08:42 PM   #14783
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I don't think so, that's got lots of life left. Mine had more in 6 months, but not a huge amount. I typically put a new one in each spring since I can usually get them for less than $15, but both yours and mine should be able to get another season out of it with no problem.


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Looks like itís getting the job done.
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Old 11-19-2018, 08:43 PM   #14784
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Thanks everyone. Very much a noob at the camper life so I want sure.
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Old 11-19-2018, 08:46 PM   #14785
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I added some shelf space in a dead area by the door.[ATTACH]


Nice job! Looks great.
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Old 11-19-2018, 10:21 PM   #14786
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Don't really like doing it but I am going to take the Surveyor to the dealer in a week to sit in jail. I am tired of A/C issues. My "new" 13,500 Dometic has a fan rattle and the Dometic 15K won't cool the camper. The 13.5 is under warranty but not the 15K. I am paying to have a Dometic - Coleman conversion kit and a 15,500 Coleman unit installed.

This is not cheap but we have a Florida Keys trip next summer and both A/Cs need to be at 100%
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Old 11-20-2018, 07:12 AM   #14787
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Don't really like doing it but I am going to take the Surveyor to the dealer in a week to sit in jail. I am tired of A/C issues. My "new" 13,500 Dometic has a fan rattle and the Dometic 15K won't cool the camper. The 13.5 is under warranty but not the 15K. I am paying to have a Dometic - Coleman conversion kit and a 15,500 Coleman unit installed.

This is not cheap but we have a Florida Keys trip next summer and both A/Cs need to be at 100%


Iíd call domatic and get a list of independents that will work on it. That way you wonít be without camper. The independents also do better work, and donít break other stuff in your camper.
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Old 11-20-2018, 10:49 AM   #14788
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Unlatched the two most forward cross straps and front bottom wrap around strap on my snow covered cover to access my underbed storage hatch. Wish it was zipper accessed ;(
Checked my moisture absorber unit (still indicates dry), and my electronic dehumidifier. The D/H unit had no water in the tank BUT had ice in a band across the front and as filled with ice behind the front grill. One way to remove moisture, turn it to ice! Took it inside the house to thaw out. This style D/H generates little heat so the moisture freezes up before dripping down to the tank. I was concerned with this.
The bed is propped up for airflow to the underbed storage access area.
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Old 11-20-2018, 03:08 PM   #14789
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Upgraded to 2 x 12O amp batteries.
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Old 11-20-2018, 11:59 PM   #14790
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After installing lockers above the door in the 1/2 bath, it blocked the light fixture. What light spilled out was very orange.

I moved the light fixture out about a foot so it doesn’t get blocked by the lockers any longer. Fishing the power over was the worst part because I have a vent fan in the way.

I also secured a tall narrow cabinet to the wall. It has a window behind it so I mounted a 2x4 to the wall and then screwed through the side of the cabinet into the 2x4. My next step for that is straps to hold sliding drawers in place so we don’t have to move them every move day.
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Old 11-21-2018, 06:14 AM   #14791
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Nice, i wanna run a wire from the wall to the fan in the bathroom ceiling. This way to turn the fan on just hit the switch on the wall.
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Old 11-21-2018, 07:08 AM   #14792
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Iíd call domatic and get a list of independents that will work on it. That way you wonít be without camper. The independents also do better work, and donít break other stuff in your camper.
I thought about this yesterday, I had a good experience with an independent earlier this year, I have a call into them and they are working on a quote. They can also do Dometic warranty work.
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Old 11-21-2018, 07:17 AM   #14793
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Nice, i wanna run a wire from the wall to the fan in the bathroom ceiling. This way to turn the fan on just hit the switch on the wall.
My fan doesn't work like that. If it loses power (switch), I have to push a button on it to get it to turn back on.
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Old 11-22-2018, 08:02 AM   #14794
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Finally had enough free time to tap into the factory awning LED system to get power for the awning pole lights. No more having to constantly charge the little batteries that used to provide power.
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Old 11-22-2018, 08:07 AM   #14795
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My fan doesn't work like that. If it loses power (switch), I have to push a button on it to get it to turn back on.
If i want to turn fan on currwntly i have to hit a rocker switch on the fan. So annoying
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Old 11-22-2018, 10:28 AM   #14796
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I installed a wireless remote relay from Amazon, about 5.00. This allows me to turn on the fan without having to feed the wires. recent add, have no idea how long the remote battery will last. I used a 4 channel wireless remote (included 4 remotes and 4 relays) to control the hard to switch lights. Main lights are located on the floor by the doorway steps up to the bed/bath. Really hard to reach once inside. Wall mounted the remote. Bedroom light, over middle of bed. Velcro mounted, can turn on/off on wall, or in bed.... Night lights under cabinets in several areas, you get the idea.

Those batteries have lasted just over a year so far. Just stuffed the little wireless relays tied into the switches behind the existing.
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Old 11-22-2018, 01:31 PM   #14797
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Ordered in 2 pair of magnetic door catches from Amazon. One will be for my cargo "basement" door, other will be for my bunk storage door. While checking them out, I found the ones advertised as "strongest magnet" were only .3" tall vs. the .5" tall ones I ordered. I wanted the longer reach of a combined full inch vs. .6".
Ebayed a maceator pump (Christmas gift to me) so I can use my TT facilities while at home and dump the tanks. MIGHT use it while traveling. I have a sewer clean out access but its in the front side yard and can't get the TT near it. It's a distance, 100-110', to my preferred TT storage spot but near level, maybe one or two degree downslope to the clean out.
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Old 11-22-2018, 07:38 PM   #14798
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Ordered in 2 pair of magnetic door catches from Amazon. One will be for my cargo "basement" door, other will be for my bunk storage door. While checking them out, I found the ones advertised as "strongest magnet" were only .3" tall vs. the .5" tall ones I ordered. I wanted the longer reach of a combined full inch vs. .6".
Ebayed a maceator pump (Christmas gift to me) so I can use my TT facilities while at home and dump the tanks. MIGHT use it while traveling. I have a sewer clean out access but its in the front side yard and can't get the TT near it. It's a distance, 100-110', to my preferred TT storage spot but near level, maybe one or two degree downslope to the clean out.
I use 3 inch PVC with a coupling at one end as runners and a single 90 degree pipe that drops down the cleanout. The one that terminates at the camper has a sewer hose fitting that connects to the sewer hose.

Set up and tear down takes about 15 minutes from where I store the pipes in the back to the front lawn.

This works GREAT and the TWP has no issue with it as long as only residents of the house use the camper (no renters etc).
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Old 11-23-2018, 01:04 PM   #14799
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What did you do to your camper today?

TWP?

Hmmmm! I have the same issue at home. I don't need a macerator, as no to or #2 to dump, but it is a long run to my clean out. I hope I can open it without breaking it after 33 years.

Thanks fir the PVC idea. I may try running a regular sewer hose from the RV to a PVC pipe with the RV connectors at both ends, then one from the PVC pipe to the clean out.
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TWP?
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