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Old 06-23-2019, 09:06 AM   #15981
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I engineered a redneck version of some good steps. I usually put blocks under the steps, but plastic won’t stay still. I wanted $350-500 steps, but that ain’t in the cards.
Here is what I did less the feet. I will need to remove the legs before storing.

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And the proposed feet unless I find something better

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Seems solid. I got the junk at Lowe’s. I should have used 1/2” but the long nuts were 3x as much and I thought the fit would be better with 3/8”.


Just a follow up on this. I used them last weekend and there was 0 bounce going in or out.
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Old 06-23-2019, 01:20 PM   #15982
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Saturday, for the first I had a problem with our Gerard II tankless heater. The water was hot for a few seconds and then cold, didn't make since at all, we had this hot water heater for years, so I figured I better look into it some more and see what I could figure out. Long story shorter, a mouse got into the camper and chewed the wires to the adjustable dial and shorted them together, replaced them and live is all good. Being back to a happy camper is a good thing.
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Old 06-23-2019, 06:56 PM   #15983
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Because of a tongue jack failure due to corrosion in the fuse holder I went from this:

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Just need to swap out the 25 amp fuse for a 30.
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Old 06-23-2019, 06:56 PM   #15984
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Tomorrow going to have Goodyear Endurance tires installed on my Freedom Express and new LED tail lights later this week when they arrive.
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Old 06-23-2019, 08:13 PM   #15985
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Well I've talked about it for 5 years, today was the day for the second a/c unit. Also added a second quick connect for our Blackstone griddle. Pretty much ready to take 2 weeks and head out west for our big trip of the year, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, can't wait!

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Old 06-23-2019, 08:39 PM   #15986
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Replaced 4 china bomb tires with less than 2000 miles on them with GY Endurance tires...now at 70 mph on I10 between Houston & El Paso I wont feel like I'm cheating death!
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Old 06-23-2019, 08:48 PM   #15987
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Well I've talked about it for 5 years, today was the day for the second a/c unit. Also added a second quick connect for our Blackstone griddle. Pretty much ready to take 2 weeks and head out west for our big trip of the year, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, can't wait!



For the life of me I still can't get more than 1 pic to load...


What is the picture of?
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Old 06-24-2019, 10:42 AM   #15988
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Well I've talked about it for 5 years, today was the day for the second a/c unit. Also added a second quick connect for our Blackstone griddle. Pretty much ready to take 2 weeks and head out west for our big trip of the year, Mt Rushmore, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, can't wait!

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What is the picture of?

More than likely it's the opening in the bedroom ceiling after the vent is removed. You can see the pre-wiring for a second A/C unit.
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Old 06-24-2019, 11:04 AM   #15989
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Swapped my China Bombs for the Good Year Endurance tires . Went up a load range as well . Cant wait to see if it trailers better.
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Old 06-24-2019, 12:00 PM   #15990
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Because of a tongue jack failure due to corrosion in the fuse holder I went from this:

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Just need to swap out the 25 amp fuse for a 30.
Is the holder rated for a 30A fuse? If not, it can melt before blowing the fuse.
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Old 06-24-2019, 12:27 PM   #15991
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clean up .... towels-linen ... empty frig/pantry ... Vacuum .... ready for next trip
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Old 06-24-2019, 01:52 PM   #15992
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Put clean sheets on the master bed, a major PITA.
Took off the top and side trim on the front bench. Stripped the vinyl and pulled all the staples. Now to round the edges and recover it. Going to the fabric store tomorrow. Might add some more padding. This had the sharp edges beside the bed.
Pressure washed the exterior. Mud, bugs, and bird crap are gone! Didn't make dent in the tree sap ;(
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Old 06-24-2019, 03:04 PM   #15993
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Got the indirect LED lighting installed for the DW's knick-knacks in the overhead cabinets.Click image for larger version

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Nice .... whats on the stove for dinner--
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Restocked Refrigerator, pantry, and filled water tank for trip starting tomorrow morning. Clothes still in the Washer so they'll go in later.

I feel like a kid on the day before Christmas. Can't wait to hit the road-------- again.
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Old 06-24-2019, 05:03 PM   #15996
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Is the holder rated for a 30A fuse? If not, it can melt before blowing the fuse.
Yes, the fuse holder is rated for 30 amps. Thank you for the concern though. It did not come with a fuse and I did not have any 30s. 25 was the highest I had so I put it in to try it out.

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Over the last couple of months SIL has installed Maxaire cover over bathroom vent, swapped out the 5 china bombs for GYE. Tonight SIL and grandson are running wiring thru attic from CB box and terminating at corner of house to add 30 amp breaker to panel so I can run ac in camper.
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Yes, the fuse holder is rated for 30 amps. Thank you for the concern though. It did not come with a fuse and I did not have any 30s. 25 was the highest I had so I put it in to try it out.

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Because of a tongue jack failure due to corrosion in the fuse holder I went from this:

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Just need to swap out the 25 amp fuse for a 30.
It's a more expensive fix, but you might also consider a whole tongue jack cover:
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