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Old 08-28-2014, 11:57 AM   #81
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...Also, RooBarb, what type of backup camera did you install and it's approx. cost?
The cost was $300. It is from rearviewsafety.com (RVS-770613-213 1 camera set up 5th wheel | backup camera system | Rear View Safety) and we got the kind you can plug and unplug when you hitch.
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Old 08-28-2014, 03:54 PM   #82
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I also do not appreciate the motion detector lights.
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Old 08-28-2014, 05:16 PM   #83
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I'm picturing some poor camper in a Boler with no bath, making his way to the washrooms and getting blinded by motion activated lights, stumbling in the dark when they switch off.
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Old 08-28-2014, 05:24 PM   #84
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I'm picturing some poor camper in a Boler with no bath, making his way to the washrooms and getting blinded by motion activated lights, stumbling in the dark when they switch off.
I'm picturing myself having always camped in tents, not remembering what that doo-hickey does or what that switch is for...
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Old 08-28-2014, 05:55 PM   #85
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From my tent camping days I went from 3 cell flashlights and 2 mantle coleman lanterns to 2 AAA flashlights and 1 mantle lanterns at the lowest setting. I can't stand it when the RV'er leaves a bright light on all night. I guess that's why we don't camp any place with "resort" in the name! End of my rant!
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Old 08-28-2014, 05:56 PM   #86
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I'm picturing some poor camper in a Boler with no bath, making his way to the washrooms and getting blinded by motion activated lights, stumbling in the dark when they switch off.
That is what happens when they walk across your site, the range on these can be set plus I'd rather have a motion that comes on when returning to my site versus leaving your light on the entire time you are gone. I think they are less obtrusive than leaving your light on. when you go to bed you turn them off, just like you do now with your stock item.
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Old 08-28-2014, 06:58 PM   #87
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I see a contented Boler Man who exits his camper and has his own wonderful motion light that he uses to make his way easily past his coupler without banging his knees and he then strolls up to the bathroom. In the distance as he starts to return, he sees a dark figure, what, approaching his camper. But, alas, a light suddenly illuminates the figure and his duffle and off into the night the intruder runs far, far away....And Boler Man comes back, again, no mangled knees, and climbs happily into bed beside his sleeping wife, thrilled in the knowledge that his fine and effective light has done its job once again. And nary a neighbor noticed.
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:03 PM   #88
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A properly adjusted and used motion light can be a good thing, however as with most good things in life there are, well, morons and it seems alot of them do silly things like have really bright lights intruding on others or have loud generators on long extension cords far away from their camp but pointed at their neighbors etc , etc, etc.
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:05 PM   #89
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I see a contented Boler Man who exits his camper and has his own wonderful motion light that he uses to make his way easily past his coupler without banging his knees and he then strolls up to the bathroom. In the distance as he starts to return, he sees a dark figure, what, approaching his camper. But, alas, a light suddenly illuminates the figure and his duffle and off into the night the intruder runs far, far away....And Boler Man comes back, again, no mangled knees, and climbs happily into bed beside his sleeping wife, thrilled in the knowledge that his fine and effective light has done its job once again. And nary a neighbor noticed.
Hi: Floating Cloud... Now "He's seen the light"...they all lived "Happily ever after". Alf
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:06 PM   #90
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I think I might prefer a motion detector light over those that FORGET to turn off their porch lights. GAD. At least with a motion detector, it WILL go out. And if properly aimed, I don't believe it would be affected by small animals, rustling leaves or movement of trees. At least the one on my sticks 'n bricks home isn't.
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