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Old 12-30-2015, 12:49 PM   #11
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Sometimes, when I think of all the good times we had -- those ETI-supplied double pedestals and me -- I get a little choked up. Soul mates, we were. We really had something.

I also miss the sciatica flareups associated with wrestling the table apart and pounding things back in when it was time to re-install.

Okay, I'm lying, I don't miss anything about the old table legs. I'm glad I moved on, and I think in the end the old table legs are going to be happier serving some other purpose. They couldn't really have been enjoying themselves much, could they? I think not.

Now if I could just figure out what kind of yard art to make with them.

Pedestal (ours from Overton's) worth the cost? Yes, to us.
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Old 12-30-2015, 12:52 PM   #12
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Pretty sure you will mostly hear good stuff Mike, as most folks who make a change like this are usually only happy they made it.

I plan to use the Dicor Cosmo in my trailer, along with the 4-way sliding top. I am also looking at various ways of having the full-sized table made smaller for use as a coffee table too. Lots of fun.
I am wondering why you chose the Dicor Cosmo over the Springfield. We ordered the Springfield to take up January 15 to have it installed to the table, and concerned about the ability to swivel and slide both directions.

This is the LAST thing I will worry about prior to picking up the trailer, I promise...!
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Old 12-30-2015, 01:10 PM   #13
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I'm glad I moved on, and I think in the end the old table legs are going to be happier serving some other purpose. They couldn't really have been enjoying themselves much, could they? I think not.
When you come up with a good use for those table legs & sockets, I hope you'll post it. I'd sure like to make them happier.
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Old 12-30-2015, 01:49 PM   #14
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There's a quick way to remove the table top which helps you access the fuse box: just remove the two set screws on the underside of the table top and slide it all the way off.
Do you have the Dicor Cosmo? Looks like one model. Thank you.
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:09 PM   #15
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sturski, rbryan4 and patandlinda, do you remember what make/model pedestal you installed?
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:16 PM   #16
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I am wondering why you chose the Dicor Cosmo over the Springfield. We ordered the Springfield to take up January 15 to have it installed to the table, and concerned about the ability to swivel and slide both directions.

This is the LAST thing I will worry about prior to picking up the trailer, I promise...!
The main reason I am going to order the Dicor over the Springfield is for the 4-way slide. I think it will be more desirable for our use than one that turns.
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:23 PM   #17
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Jim, is the 4 way slide just a friction stop at the center location? Or does it lock in at that position somehow?
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:33 PM   #18
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Who with a "marine pedestal" will be at the Customer Appreciation Rally in Osoyoos? I'd sure like to see one, or several, work. Our table arrangement is nice but if we start setting up the dinette bed more a pedestal would be nice.

If several are it may tip the scales and convince us to attend.

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Old 12-30-2015, 02:41 PM   #19
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As a counter point, I got Reace to cut down the ginormous 21 table.

Just ordered 19', what options?


It wobbled enough (that particular single pole was out of round) I had a double pole set up made. Much better. Largest table piece can stay in garage until needed.


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Who with a "marine pedestal" will be at the Customer Appreciation Rally in Osoyoos?

Thanks.
Toto will be there. You can preview the "TotoLounge" here.
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