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Old 04-27-2016, 03:47 PM   #21
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Some of the folks use a venting layer under the mattress to keep condensation from happening under and around it. If that's your concern it may work better then holes in the plywood. I forget the name of the product.

There are also folks who have put small vents in the under bed storage to keep that area vented. 2 different purposes.

We have a light over the table but it's not a 19, I use it for light purposes but I guess an added benny is helping to hold up the headliner, never really thought about it.
One product called Dry Mesh , another Hyper Vent . Pat
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Old 04-27-2016, 04:06 PM   #22
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We saw some posts that recommended adding a light above the dinette to help prevent headliner sagging. Is that a good idea?
Well, I added a light over the dinette table, not because the headliner was sagging but because a light over the center of the table is so much better in some situations than lights behind you or off to the side.

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Old 04-27-2016, 04:13 PM   #23
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Interesting point (mold prevention) for me because when I went up into the cabinet over the sink last week to pull out some correlle plates I discovered black substance under them that I took to be mold. Removed everything up there and cleaned it al out but now wondering how it happened. Condensation? Giving thought to removing that cabinet door and taking out the center panel and replacing it with some stamped out metal pattern so air will freely circulate.
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Old 04-27-2016, 05:42 PM   #24
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Interesting point (mold prevention) for me because when I went up into the cabinet over the sink last week to pull out some correlle plates I discovered black substance under them that I took to be mold. Removed everything up there and cleaned it al out but now wondering how it happened. Condensation? Giving thought to removing that cabinet door and taking out the center panel and replacing it with some stamped out metal pattern so air will freely circulate.
That is a great idea Myron and should work . Better then having your cabinet doors open , forgetting and knocking yourself out . Pat
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Well, I added a light over the dinette table, not because the headliner was sagging but because a light over the center of the table is so much better in some situations than lights behind you or off to the side.

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I tried to get Escape to add a light over the table, but Reese said No can do. Was it difficult after the fact? I can't imagine it was easy with the headliner in place. What did you attach it to.
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No, not terribly difficult. Jim B. and others have done it also.

First I found the center line and made a cardboard template the size required for the base.

Then I cut the headliner and reflectix to expose the bare fiberglass.

I dropping the hatch frame and push a wire the size of a coathanger wire through and pulled the wires through.

I used the fan power as the power supply for the light.

I epoxied a 1/2" plywood base to the f.g. and installed the light.

Picture of the finished light with Jim B.'s favorite beverage

Did I mention I really like having it.

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Is that a jar of Ovaltine? Nice work.
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Picture of the finished light with Jim B.'s favorite beverage
What-evah! LOL
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With the 2017 windows and me looking at thermal all around does choosing a non thermal opening bathroom window make sense coupled with a thermal opening window in the kitchen? I'm at the nickel and dimeing stage of my build sheet.
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With the 2017 windows and me looking at thermal all around does choosing a non thermal opening bathroom window make sense coupled with a thermal opening window in the kitchen? I'm at the nickel and dimeing stage of my build sheet.

I'm not at all sure what the options are with the frameless windows. Up to the 2016 model, if you chose an opening bathroom window it was single pane because of its type and size - frosted glass and quite small. With the new frameless windows, will an opening bathroom window be single pane also?

If it is, it's not a concern imho. Main reason we got it was to run a hose in to clean the black tank and to provide more natural light. The bathroom is going to be colder in cold weather anyway, because it's cut off from the main cabin air - unless you leave the door open to heat the whole space.
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