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Forum: Tips and Tricks 01-16-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By dward51
The new "Cat in a Can" Pringles might work? ...

The new "Cat in a Can" Pringles might work?

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Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 01-16-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,118
Posted By dward51
You need to use a wire gauge at least the...

You need to use a wire gauge at least the smallest size rated for the amperage over the distance needed. That being said, if 6 or 8 gauge will do the job, bigger is always better. If your terminal...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 01-14-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,635
Posted By dward51
The 6v GC2 Platinum batteries at Sam's Club are...

The 6v GC2 Platinum batteries at Sam's Club are AGM 6v (Duracell Platinum). Duracell is made by East Penn Industries who is a well known USA battery maker. Here is the spec sheet: ...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 01-14-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By dward51
Not all memory foam is the same. The topper can...

Not all memory foam is the same. The topper can be the same thickness, but the memory foam density is where the details are. They range from 1lb density to 5lb, but a lot of the good toppers have a...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 12-30-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By dward51
I doubt you will find a small TV like that with a...

I doubt you will find a small TV like that with a built in Blu-Ray player. The Blu-Ray would be worth more than the TV.
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 12-29-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By dward51
I would like to see a convection/air fry oven...

I would like to see a convection/air fry oven that could drop in and have proper side/rear venting. There are some nice countertop models out now, but counter space is at a premium in most units.
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-29-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,934
Posted By dward51
Trailer Valet would be cheaper than moving that...

Trailer Valet would be cheaper than moving that retaining wall.

And they have a "mini-tank" model. How cool is that!
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Forum: Wildwood 12-29-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By dward51
I've never understood why they don't make lower...

I've never understood why they don't make lower wattage heaters with good air circulation fans as a solution to heating the underbelly or other compartments. It would need the right body for...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 12-20-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,291
Posted By dward51
Vents should be specific to the fridge...

Vents should be specific to the fridge model/brand, not the RV. So find out if it's a Dometic and what model and he should be able to find one. There are some used RV parts often on e-bay for less...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-19-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,042
Posted By dward51
FYI, CO sensors are made to be replaced every 5...

FYI, CO sensors are made to be replaced every 5 years. If that one is already five years old, it's time to put in a new one. Not a big deal to swap them out. Same with smoke detectors. The...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 12-19-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By dward51
If it's a 30 amp circuit, it needs 10 gauge wire...

If it's a 30 amp circuit, it needs 10 gauge wire (and possibly larger depending on the distance of that 30amp run). That requirement would be for the load and supply side of the relay. The trigger...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 12-15-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,228
Posted By dward51
Amazon has the black stuff from "Great Stuff"...

Amazon has the black stuff from "Great Stuff" foam. It appears to be the same thing the factory uses. It comes in a landscape/pond/stone version and a "multipurpose" can. The Multipurpose version...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-13-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,967
Posted By dward51
I'm glad they finally included a "stock checker"...

I'm glad they finally included a "stock checker" at your home store on their website. I used to hate going in with my coupon to buy a specific item or two and it was not in stock. Still no "free...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-25-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,589
Posted By dward51
I really liked the larger top step on the...

I really liked the larger top step on the Lippert, but now that MoRyde is coming out with Gen 2 at some point in the near future and it has that feature now, I may go that route once I can see them...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-17-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,589
Posted By dward51
MORyde is coming out with a gen 2.0 of their Step...

MORyde is coming out with a gen 2.0 of their Step Above steps. It has several changes, including the wider top step (like the Lippert) and an easier height/leveling adjustment. Apparently they are...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-14-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By dward51
From the e-trailer site.... Shows plug and truck...

From the e-trailer site.... Shows plug and truck receptacle as well. I will add this. I have bought some aftermarket pre-wired 7-pin plug with pre-attached 6 to 8' lead and the wires coming out of...
Forum: Off Topic 11-14-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,762
Posted By dward51
I have prime and also use the prime music and...

I have prime and also use the prime music and video options in addition to the free shipping. Since COVID, we have worn them out on shipping. Plus I have the Amazon/Chase VISA and get 5% back in...
Forum: Eastern USA 11-12-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,802
Posted By dward51
I hope it does not end up like I-85 in Atlanta,...

I hope it does not end up like I-85 in Atlanta, Georgia did when they had a fire under the raised section in 2017. They ended up closing it for months and had to completely replace major sections of...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 11-09-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By dward51
If you need a small section, find a local sign...

If you need a small section, find a local sign shop. It is the same plastic they use for yard signs. They will have it in white, but may have some in black. They may even have a scrap piece or a...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 11-03-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,124
Posted By dward51
That's pretty cool. I've wondered how durable...

That's pretty cool. I've wondered how durable that material was for everyday projects like that. It will be interesting to see what else you come up with Mike!
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 10-10-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,418
Posted By dward51
I bought a 1/8" thick 1" wide steel flat bar and...

I bought a 1/8" thick 1" wide steel flat bar and cut it to length. Used it a one long washer and pre-drilled holes for my stainless self tapping screws. The Edge of the coroplast is sandwiched...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 10-08-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By dward51
I found this in my fridge LP line when I...

I found this in my fridge LP line when I disconnected it to do some other repairs. Oddly enough, the fridge did work on LP with that chip in there. It appears to be from where they drilled the...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 09-27-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,739
Posted By dward51
New construction - ask to builder if you can talk...

New construction - ask to builder if you can talk to the septic contractor about running a side line to where you want it and tell him "at your expense". He should not care at that point. Even if...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 09-26-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,591
Posted By dward51
For $20 you can get a "endoscope" that attaches...

For $20 you can get a "endoscope" that attaches to your cell phone. They are waterproof and have a light on the camera end. Most are stiff enough to snake down or you can tape it to the plumbing...
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 09-20-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By dward51
That looks like someone used an aftermarket...

That looks like someone used an aftermarket product (not original). Is it white butyl tape that has run/sagged in heat of summer? Normally there is a caulk or sealant around the edge of the window...
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