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Old 11-30-2018, 08:30 PM   #1
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Storage compartment vents

I installed 3 storage compartment vents in my 21 (one for the space under each dinette seat and one for the storage space under the bed) to reduce the likelihood of water lines and other things freezing during the winter. They are oak and may be opened or closed. I purchased them from Amazon HERE. They don't have any fasteners because they are actually floor vents, so I lined the part inserted in the hole with adhesive foam weather stripping to hold them in place.
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Old 11-30-2018, 08:46 PM   #2
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Those look great!
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Old 11-30-2018, 09:43 PM   #3
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Looks like a good match...I like them.
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I installed 3 storage compartment vents in my 21 (one for the space under each dinette seat and one for the storage space under the bed) to reduce the likelihood of water lines and other things freezing during the winter. They are oak and may be opened or closed. I purchased them from Amazon HERE. They don't have any fasteners because they are actually floor vents, so I lined the part inserted in the hole with adhesive foam weather stripping to hold them in place.
Good job and they look nice. I have a 1000 watt electric heater on the 45 of my 21. And on the dinette benches I want to install fold down doors so I can access under the benches with out going thru the top. Also on cold nights I can open them up. Is that a full length mirror on the bath door. If it is can I ask where you got it. I love looking at the different modifications that people add to there rigs.
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Old 11-30-2018, 10:42 PM   #5
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Good job and they look nice. I have a 1000 watt electric heater on the 45 of my 21. And on the dinette benches I want to install fold down doors so I can access under the benches with out going thru the top. Also on cold nights I can open them up. Is that a full length mirror on the bath door. If it is can I ask where you got it. I love looking at the different modifications that people add to there rigs.
Yes, we have a full length mirror on the bathroom door. It is just a cheap mirror, I think from Home Depot. The mirror is very light and attached with double sided tape.
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Just added to my ever growing to-do list.

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Old 11-30-2018, 11:09 PM   #7
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We are thinking of doing the same full length mirror but mounting it on the inside of the bathroom door. The one I have in mind has a plastic moulded frame with no corner joints.
Generally a person would want a wooden frame and consider the plastic frame cheap but in the shower area it could be just right.
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I suggest sourcing a plexiglass mirror which won't break. Costs more. I got mine at a glass shop. And, when placing the mirror, think about where the light will come from that illuminates you.

My mirror is on the inside of the bath door and the person using it is lit from both sides when the door is open. Mirror is held up with double sided tape, since 2008.
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Looks good...have to check that out.
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Ooh yes, I have been meaning to investigate how to hang a full length mirror. The dogs aren't very good at checking my back for ticks. Thanks for the suggestions.
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