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Old 08-14-2019, 04:11 PM   #16181
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Well yesterday, I got a brand new, custom painted fridge access panel to replace the one that blew off somewhere along I-49 or I-20 back in June.
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:13 PM   #16182
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What does ">24in." mean???
Apologies, should have been < .
(less than 24 inches in height) Too long since I used this sort of math.
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:18 PM   #16183
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Yeah, I can figure < and > out. What's "24in" mean in relative to a low profile wet/dry vac?

If he'd said "<24in" I might have thought he meant the vac was less than 24in high. Don't know what >24in means.

Maybe he just hit the wrong key?
Yep, wrong key. Also forgot to mention the 1 inch PVC used as a hose rack and secured with plastic plumber's tape.
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Old 08-14-2019, 08:47 PM   #16184
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Yep, wrong key. Also forgot to mention the 1 inch PVC used as a hose rack and secured with plastic plumber's tape.
Thanks. So I'm assuming the point was that you had a 24in deep location, so you needed a vac less than 24in high.

I ran across this micro Shopvac in a small-town hardware store last week, but didn't think "central vac for TT."

I wasn't aware that they made them this small. This one looks like about 11" tall.

https://www.amazon.com/Shop-Vac-2021.../dp/B004UQVQ0I

(It says it's got a 6ft cord, so it's not battery powered, but none of the pics in the link show a cord!!)
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Old 08-15-2019, 06:03 AM   #16185
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Old 08-15-2019, 08:34 AM   #16186
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Old 08-15-2019, 08:52 AM   #16187
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Thanks. So I'm assuming the point was that you had a 24in deep location, so you needed a vac less than 24in high.

I ran across this micro Shopvac in a small-town hardware store last week, but didn't think "central vac for TT."

I wasn't aware that they made them this small. This one looks like about 11" tall.

https://www.amazon.com/Shop-Vac-2021.../dp/B004UQVQ0I

(It says it's got a 6ft cord, so it's not battery powered, but none of the pics in the link show a cord!!)
I have a mini vac like the one in your link; good for cleaning small electronics but the same noise level as my Brute shop vac if not louder.
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:06 AM   #16188
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I have a mini vac like the one in your link; good for cleaning small electronics but the same noise level as my Brute shop vac if not louder.
The current model is 5870400 at Amazon. 4 gal., 4.5 peak hp., w/ blower port to get the discharge out of your basement using the hose that comes with it. The centrec systems hose is a separate purchase.
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:31 AM   #16189
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I hope youíre right. My wife (well, *we*) likes the upside down fridges with the freezer on the bottom. The ones I found were all pretty heavy.
FWIW I liked the too until I got a $2500 refer(bought on sale at $1500). It is a Whirlpool french door with refer drawer and freezer in a drawer. Started leaking in floor at about 2 years old. Ice maker in reefer section, freezer on bottom.... hmmm asking for problems enter dual evaps and 3 zones of cool. Does it sound like I hate it? I will upgrade to a regular reefer when my ship comes in... I have pondered selling it. How do you sell something that leaks water(yes.. I did the upgrade to fix the other hundreds of thousands that leak). If I had anything other than concrete and vinyl it would be on burn pile.

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Old 08-15-2019, 07:34 PM   #16190
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Low profile wet/dry vac >24in.
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Old 08-16-2019, 10:38 AM   #16191
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FWIW I liked the too until I got a $2500 refer(bought on sale at $1500). It is a Whirlpool french door with refer drawer and freezer in a drawer. Started leaking in floor at about 2 years old. Ice maker in reefer section, freezer on bottom.... hmmm asking for problems enter dual evaps and 3 zones of cool. Does it sound like I hate it? I will upgrade to a regular reefer when my ship comes in... I have pondered selling it. How do you sell something that leaks water(yes.. I did the upgrade to fix the other hundreds of thousands that leak). If I had anything other than concrete and vinyl it would be on burn pile.

Sorry for the rant.
I've fixed some refrigerators both residential and commercial; water leaks happen across all brands. Probably more so with bottom freezers because they're prone to debris falling into the drain outlet and getting frozen in place. I'd try hot water in the drain at the back of the freezer drawer; might have to pull the back access panel to see if it's clear and going into the drain pan.
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Old 08-16-2019, 10:39 AM   #16192
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And now it looks like this.
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:16 PM   #16193
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Slide edge is clean. Well done!
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:20 PM   #16194
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Iíve been resealing different things. New D seal over the slides. Click image for larger version

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Old 08-18-2019, 02:25 PM   #16195
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It was last Friday, but a buddy replaced the cooling unit on my double door Norcold fridge.

Norcold did it under warranty. The issue was that it wasn’t keeping the compartments cold enough when food was in the fridge+freezer.

There was also excessive condensation being made (to the point it would overflow the drip tray on the back instead of burning it off).

We’ve ran it since Friday and it doesn’t appear that the freezer is getting cold enough still. I may have him push Norcold more. If they replace the dang thing, I’ll just have him sell it, keep a fee, and then go residential. We’ll see, though.
When he replaced the cooling unit was he Very Certain to seal around the back of the cooling unit to the refrigerator box?

The reason I ask is because I changed one once upon a time and it did not cool as well as I thought it should have. The place I bought it from, https://rvcoolingunit.com/, informed me it was critical to get it sealed totally and completely.

I pulled it back out and used 2" aluminum A/C tape around the entire outside back where the cooling unit and refrigerator box meet. That did improve it a lot.

I then installed a small 12 Volt fan to blow air up and over the cooling fins of the cooling unit. It worked MUCH better than it ever did when it was new.

With as wide as your box is you might want two of those fans. blowing air up and onto the cooling fins on the back of your box.

Some install a thermostatic switch, I just put a toggle switch and turned it on when we went camping and turned it off when we got home.

PS. the fans are available at the same link I gave you above. That guy is VERY reputable. He treated me right when I had an issue too.
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I fabricated and installed metal inner wheel well liners, I also adjusted the brakes and set the torque when replacing the wheels. The slide side had to be done in two pieces and although the pic shows the curb side in one sheet I ended up having to cut it to get it to install. Took me about 6 hours total. I did this to cover up the plastic and stop the rocks and such from tearing the plastic liner. May help if I get a blow out who knows.
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Very nice.
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I replaced one of the motors on my Schwintek slide. It was a pain to do but not as bad as I was expecting it to be. I was a little nervous when I first tried it and the slide would only come in a little way. I did the motor syncing procedure and now it comes all of the way in and goes all of the way out like it's supposed too. I got the new motor on Amazon and one of the wires was broken because of the lousy packaging that they shipped it in. I fixed that and the rest of the install went pretty smooth.
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