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Old 02-21-2014, 09:57 AM   #21
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Me too! But, then again as a single traveler... if I don't do it by myself it doesn't get done.
And your conversations on the road, how do they go?

(says the guy well known for talking to himself)
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Old 02-21-2014, 10:27 AM   #22
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My travels are very peaceful. I get to sing along to the radio at the top of my lungs and no one seems to mind that I sing off key. Beside, there is ALWAYS someone that agrees with me when I bumble under my breath at some of the lousy drivers on the road.
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Old 02-21-2014, 06:51 PM   #23
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Someone in another forum posted the best piece I have ever read about FRS radios: he said they worked great, because instead of the driver's partner yelling directions to him, with the radios he could just turn his off and back in undisturbed.
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Old 05-29-2014, 10:56 AM   #24
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I've ordered a wireless system with a clip-over-the-mirror monitor and a very small license plate style camera. Idea is to mount the camera at the top of the rear window in a 21 instead of drilling holes for an outside camera.

RVS-091407 wireless back up camera | Rear View back up system | Rearview safety

Primary use is for backing the trailer into my shop and into a campsite, although I might use it on the road. Will experiment with it when it gets here - if it works as expected, I'll send it to ETI.

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Old 05-29-2014, 10:57 AM   #25
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Could suction cups do the trick? If so, you could mount where you want.
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:05 AM   #26
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[QUOTE=tractors1;54045]I've ordered a wireless system with a clip-over-the-mirror monitor and a very small license plate style camera. Idea is to mount the camera at the top of the rear window in a 21 instead of drilling holes for an outside camera.

You might want to look at my addition for the outside camera. Totally bolt on with no drilling so it is easily removed. Works great. Mine is wireless from the trailer to the tow vehicle. I wired it to the running lights so I can use it going down the road as long as the parking lights are on on the tow vehicle. Great for in town driving.

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Old 05-29-2014, 11:12 AM   #27
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Could suction cups do the trick? If so, you could mount where you want.
I may have to resort to cups if wifey whines about it impeding the view. When it gets here, I'll find out how well it works through glass first.

If need be, I can fabricate a mount from ABS plastic. That's what my business does!
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:15 AM   #28
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Tim, good idea! I may go that route if my camera doesn't see through the rear window very well - I can experiment with my truck rear window. I just like the idea of not having to clean the lens and no outside wiring.
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We mount our camera in the back window of the Escape and the visibility is fine. We stow it away when parked. Easy.
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We mount our camera in the back window of the Escape and the visibility is fine. We stow it away when parked. Easy.
Using suction cups?
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