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Old 09-06-2020, 06:38 PM   #17521
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When I took it out of the box and set it on the bed I thought they donít me the wrong size. One warning open on the bed and stand back.
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Old 09-06-2020, 07:07 PM   #17522
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Applied protect-all

My arm feels like a wet noodle Lol. Just applied protect all to a 33ft beast
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Old 09-06-2020, 09:03 PM   #17523
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RV Armor roof

Several months ago we contracted with RV Armor to have our 2014 Sabre 33CKTS roof coated. John from RV Armor ariived to start the work and as we inspected the roof together, he found a bad spot in the roof. A small cut had rotted the decking and we needed to get the roof repaired. John got to work and when done, the roof was repaired and I now have a great roof with a lifetime warranty. I can't imagine what would have happened had we taken it to a dealership. Thanks John. We're thankful.

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Old 09-06-2020, 09:25 PM   #17524
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a bit of housekeeping

As we prepare to spend more time when we retire, I decided to do a bit of housekeeping. Rented the carpet cleaner and did the living area and bedroom. Huge improvement. Couldn't believe how dirty it was. After the cleaning and drying for a day, finally put in the recliners we bought last summer to replace the theater seating recliner that the vinyl was coming apart on. The new recliners give us more room in the dining area which is a good thing. One more weekend of camping before we get ready to head out for winter. More projects coming.
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Old 09-06-2020, 09:40 PM   #17525
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As we prepare to spend more time when we retire, I decided to do a bit of housekeeping. Rented the carpet cleaner and did the living area and bedroom. Huge improvement. Couldn't believe how dirty it was. After the cleaning and drying for a day, finally put in the recliners we bought last summer to replace the theater seating recliner that the vinyl was coming apart on. The new recliners give us more room in the dining area which is a good thing. One more weekend of camping before we get ready to head out for winter. More projects coming.
Nice! Where did you get the recliners?
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Old 09-06-2020, 10:58 PM   #17526
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Got our new mattress and installed it todayAttachment 238535Attachment 238536Attachment 238537

When I took it out of the box and set it on the bed I thought they donít me the wrong size. One warning open on the bed and stand back.
Did the same thing today. mine was a nova foam I got from Costco(of course).

Every time I see your posts I remember the moonshine you shared with some of us at the 1st Mayberry Rally.....Thanks
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Old 09-07-2020, 06:27 AM   #17527
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Nice! Where did you get the recliners?
They are Thomas Payne recliners and we bought them thru an RV surplus warehouse called Bontreger Supply in White Pigeon MI.
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Old 09-07-2020, 05:10 PM   #17528
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Got our new mattress and installed it todayAttachment 238535Attachment 238536Attachment 238537

When I took it out of the box and set it on the bed I thought they donít me the wrong size. One warning open on the bed and stand back.


Thanks for sharing, I have heard you need to stand back
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Old 09-07-2020, 05:57 PM   #17529
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Old 09-08-2020, 08:39 AM   #17530
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I dropped mine off at the dealer this morning to get some warranty work done. They're putting on a new door (the crappy friction door has just fallen completely apart, now held together with duct tape) and looking at the foldup mattress that has a huge dip in the middle that started after literally the first night of sleeping on it.
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Old 09-08-2020, 11:52 AM   #17531
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Henry 887

We spent the Holiday weekend working on the camper. I purchased the Henry 887 for the roof last year, I seen where it was starting to show black threw the white beside the A/C unit... I pressured washed the roof, scrubbed it dawn, pressure washed it again and gave it a final rinse with just the hose. Two coats of Henry and it looks better than new, looks brighter white and is thicker. We also installed a new flag pole, the old one on the side of the shed needed to be replaced. All in all a very busy weekend but well worth the time to remove all the old paint from the roof, I can't believe how much of it came off with the pressure washer.
When all the work was done, time to lower Colors and rest!
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Old 09-08-2020, 12:02 PM   #17532
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We spent the Holiday weekend working on the camper. I purchased the Henry 887 for the roof last year, I seen where it was starting to show black threw the white beside the A/C unit... I pressured washed the roof, scrubbed it dawn, pressure washed it again and gave it a final rinse with just the hose. Two coats of Henry and it looks better than new, looks brighter white and is thicker. We also installed a new flag pole, the old one on the side of the shed needed to be replaced. All in all a very busy weekend but well worth the time to remove all the old paint from the roof, I can't believe how much of it came off with the pressure washer.
When all the work was done, time to lower Colors and rest!
Looks really good, how hard is it to work with it?
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Old 09-08-2020, 02:41 PM   #17533
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Last August we replaced our travel trailer with a used fifth wheel. Here is a list of what we have done so far. 1 week after purchase had the under carriage repaired and upgraded to Morryde style suspension. 5 new ST tires and stainless steel valve stems and a new wheel for spare. Replaced fifth wheel hitch with Reese Goosebox. 9/2019 made deflector and installed it, 2) 12 V fans and insulation for existing Dometic refrigerator in kitchen slide out. Installed metal exterior storage door hooks and holders, replacing plastic ones. Repaired dresser drawer bottoms and slides. 10/19. Replaced trim and molding throughout trailer. 11/2019 Replaced A/C heater thermostat. Replaced wallpaper border. Recovered dining chair bottoms, made and installed new curtains in bedroom and over kitchen sink. Removed old day/night shade in dinning slide out and replaced with wood look blinds. 12/2019 installed new 36" Smart TV. Modified cabinet to fit. Had knee replacement in Jan. 5/8/2020 replaced a/c control box, installed 3 MaxAir roof vent covers. Repaired rubber roof tears, installed vent fan in bedroom, Tested TV antenna for power. 6/2020 removed 2) rocking leather recliners and replaced with 2) new leather Euro style chairs and ottomans. >300 lb difference easier to move when retracting slide out also easier to get in and out of. > 7/2020 Replaced control panel in Dometic refrigerator. 8/2020 New tires for truck, replaced all light bulbs inside with LED. moved fire extinguisher from entry door to galley area, relocated grab bar from unusable location to usable location near entry door, removed panel under sink and replaced with hinged door for easier access to plumbing. Installed as seen on TV HD antenna on inside area above TV. As one on roof doesn't work. 9/2020 in progress, removed microwave with over range exhaust fan, will convert to exhaust outside in kitchen slide ASAP. Remove awning on list
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Old 09-08-2020, 03:46 PM   #17534
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Looks really good, how hard is it to work with it?


Thank you Juniorz

It was a pain to be honest. I broke three cheap roller handles, it's not to thick, but rolls like tar. You can not rush it. The second coat is as easy as painting a wall. I'm not sure why the first was so bad.
I just finished giving my cargo trailer it's second coat, same exact thing, I broke the third on the cargo roof. It is a metal roof, I thought it might be easier, but no... Same same.
I still recommend it, well worth the time, just don't go to cheap on the roller like I did. I got the better roller sleeves and cheeped out on the rollers.
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Old 09-08-2020, 03:51 PM   #17535
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We installed roll out drawers in our pantry cabinet. Full extension, soft close hinges. Probably my favorite mod so far.
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Old 09-08-2020, 07:59 PM   #17536
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Installed the Tuson Sway Control on my 2020 Flagstaff Classic 832BH! Relatively straight forward install with only a few bumps in the road! LOL!!Click image for larger version

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Old 09-10-2020, 11:21 AM   #17537
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What did you do to your camper today?

Had the living room slide out repaired. When we arrived here at the RV park in Kelso, WA the slide out moved out about 1/2 way then there was a loud bang and the slide out would not move either way.
We had a mobile RV tech come out to fix it, but he discovered that one of the geared arms under the slide out had dropped down and was resting on the frame.
We next called a local welding company. They came out and jacked up the slide out so it would clear the fame, and welded the cracked bracket that goes through the frame. They welded it on both sides of the frame, and did the same to the other arm on that slide out, and then they did it for both arms on the other slide out. Apparently the through the frame bracket was riveted and not welded, and the rivets broke.
What a mess but happy to have gotten it resolved. Total repairs were less than $450.00.
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Added a gooseneck LED reading light above the Murphy bed of my Mini-Lite. It folds out of the way above the valance when the bed is closed.

I ran the wire through the closet, taped to the inside wall with black Gorilla tape, down into the front outside locker, then forward to the switch for the overhead lights above the bed. That's on the front of the passthrough box on the left side of the bed, next to the front door.

I wired it to the switched leg of the switch. The reading light has a touch on/off switch but I wanted it to be definitively off, rather than unintentionally bleeding the battery, when battery conservation is important .

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The pictures above were taken with my phone in portrait mode. I have no clue why they're in landscape. Yes, I understand the format information is embedded in the file but I have no clue how to discern that or change it.
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The pictures above were taken with my phone in portrait mode. I have no clue why they're in landscape. Yes, I understand the format information is embedded in the file but I have no clue how to discern that or change it.

Here's the way to get them to post in portrait.


https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...ck-201829.html
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