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Old 09-22-2012, 05:04 PM   #51
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Re: Planned modifications for my 19'

Decided to "Pimp" my Escape 19 with more night time red led lights that are installed now with a tiny toggle switch wired into each light, operate independent of the light and at night adds some ambiance and seeing ability. With the ability to turn off if needed. Also added an outside step light and switched the interior step to a red one.
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:11 PM   #52
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switched inside step to red, outside and inside on switch by step
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:13 PM   #53
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close up of toggle switch on bath room light and installed on dinette for some ambiance
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:16 PM   #54
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Re: Planned modifications for my 19'

Next up, to make just the buttons on the bed area lights glow at night without keeping one awake.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:19 PM   #55
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Re: Planned modifications for my 19'

You should point out that you aren't opening a trailer of ill repute, just that red protects night vision.

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Old 09-22-2012, 07:38 PM   #56
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Yes, that is correct, white light at night creates temporary blindness. Speaking of which, I had to replace the factory LED in the bath, it was too bright, with a smaller, dimmer version. Otherwise when I tried to go back to sleep all I could see was 24 moons when I shut my eyes
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:02 PM   #57
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Re: Planned modifications for my 19'

Building a better mouse trap-
for those Escape 19' owners who opted to have the electric outlet moved under the counter, over the double doors on the kitchen face, it is a lot more convenient, particularly for a coffee pot on top of the counter. However this creates a big hole in a little board and I noticed the board had some give/flex while opening and closing the cabinet doors. So I decided to add a brace, underneath utilizing a modified shelf bracket, modified to fit the space. Installed with 2 screws and the piece of cabinet around the outlet and over the cabinet doors is now rock solid, now attached to the countertop. Attached are photos from a test fit, it is now screwed all the way in.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:15 PM   #58
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removed the refer top to inspect the wall thickness next to closet for nail sizes. Found this huge cold air hole between the refer and the trim top. Cover hole with some styrofoam and tape to eliminate winter drafts. Installed water heater "on" indicator light and closet lights
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:17 PM   #59
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installed cedar and shelves in closet
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:19 PM   #60
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installed switch for closet lights and some led lights
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