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Old 04-16-2014, 03:50 PM   #11
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hahahaha, fat chance Rick. Besides, I don't get my trailer until the end of June. But, I really like this double step idea.
Donna, it might be hard, but I can wait until June.
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Old 04-16-2014, 04:24 PM   #12
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Very neat idea!
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Old 04-17-2014, 12:58 AM   #13
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Rick you should make the step re-track under the door. You might need some lighting.
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Old 04-17-2014, 01:42 AM   #14
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Chuck, I actually been thinking of adding a small LED strip to illuminate the step area. There is a light switch on the left side of the doorway (as you enter) for the outside light. Now the problem is to run wires from this switch to the LED light. I'll be exploring two ways.

One run wires from the switch down and
through the floor to the LED. This way assumes I can get access to the hollow door fame near the floor.

The other way is the run wires down from the switch, then into the cabinet space under the sink. From there drill through the cabinet floor and then the trailer floor. Problem is the hot and cold water lines under the trailer (going to the sink) and the gray water tank present some issues.

The hollow door frame also contains the gray water vent line, which is a flexible hose. Don't want to penetrate it.

If it can be done, I'm going to do it.
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:26 AM   #15
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The problem with only using the switch is that you may only have a positive wire switch. I'm thinking of tapping into the kitchen lights and running a wire down thru the pole, it is hollow and then down under the sink to the bottom of the door and install a bullet type similar to what I did on my Escape 19.
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Old 04-17-2014, 01:26 PM   #16
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Jim, there are 2 switches on the door frame: one for the overhead light and the other for the outside light. I pulled the outside light switch off and saw that the other wire is there, plus the gray water vent line.
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Old 04-17-2014, 03:32 PM   #17
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good to know, now to figure how to fish the wire down below….
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Old 04-17-2014, 11:39 PM   #18
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Rick you should consult CPH for routing your wiring and adding lights.
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:16 AM   #19
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Anyone know the source for the single step ETI uses? I need to replace it with a double step (wifey has bum knee) but the outriggers (mounting rails) are only 22 inches overall width which won't work with aftermarket 24 inch wide steps.ETI won't option the 2-step and I'd like to ship them one to install for our 8/22 pickup date instead of the single step
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Old 05-27-2014, 11:40 AM   #20
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I could not find a good replacement either, you may have to stick with a bring along step to use.
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