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Old 11-14-2014, 10:51 PM   #31
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Very nice, that's an inspiration for me!

You showed me what was under your table so here is something new under my refrigerator
Klem,
Ok you got me too what do you have going on there?
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Old 11-14-2014, 11:01 PM   #32
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You folks are good guessers ... we are heading out for the weekend and I'll add more next week, here's a few teasers.

It's a cold air pickup, fan box, two speed fan switches above the bed, flue extension up to frig top, and a slide in extension (shiny 4" aluminum in upper left last pic) within inches of the screen. Slick finish on the wood for air flow and insulation in the box.

I wanted all fans and wiring accessible through the side vent so I can optimize the airflow without crawling under, or climbing over, the trailer.

Amazing that the stock flue releases 120+ F air between the refrig coils. (they have a kit to release it out the side of trailer).

Should cool things down significantly.

(You'll have to upload and flip 2 of the pix, I gave up on doing it)
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Old 11-14-2014, 11:17 PM   #33
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Klem,
I am in I can't wait to see and hear more on your fridge modifications. If you have them It would be great to see the before and after pictures of you modification steps.
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Old 11-14-2014, 11:54 PM   #34
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Got to pack now but I'll put them in a PDF next week and send a copy to anyone who wants one. We'll test it in February when we head south, I'd guess it will be a significant improvement

It's basically a standard Dometic install for warm climates with a cooler air pickup and no flue hole on the side of the trailer. And I wanted to control a 2 speed fan from bed .... so if I don't like the sound I can turn it down or off

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Old 11-15-2014, 12:30 AM   #35
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Been busy with my table after glancing at the bottom of it while working on the frig. If you check out page 3 of the link below you'll see my frig 'news & pix'. More coming next week back on this Tinkering Channel.


19' table - slides too tight and binds
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Old 11-15-2014, 01:33 PM   #36
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wow! color me impressed, Mel.
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Holy smoke, Mel...! I'm with Leon and Mark. My neck hurts.
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Old 11-17-2014, 12:24 PM   #38
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Holy smoke, Mel...! I'm with Leon and Mark. My neck hurts.
LOL so with all my fancy work I can't find how to flip my posted pictures ... (feeling like an 'ass'..) they look correct on my computer but the upload flopped.

I do remember someone explaining it but couldn't find it.

PS. Under the 6.7 I now have a microwave installed in the 'hole' I needed to work under the refrig. Win-win I hope. Need a few 90F days to test. We'll go find hot weather in February.

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Old 11-17-2014, 12:31 PM   #39
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LOL so with all my fancy work I can't find how to flip my posted pictures ... (feeling like an 'ass'..) they look correct on my computer but the upload flopped. I do remember someone explaining it but couldn't find it.
Hi Klem, 'someone' here.

Photos taken with an iPhone have metadata included in the file. The metadata helps the phone flip the picture so it displays correctly (landscape or portrait). But, when you display them on a pc, the metadata is ignored -- so it displays the picture in it's 'native' state.

The way around this is to flip the photo on your pc, usually 90 degrees clockwise, then save it and upload it. Voila! The picture will appear right side up.
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Old 11-17-2014, 01:38 PM   #40
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Hi Klem, 'someone' here.

Photos taken with an iPhone have metadata included in the file. The metadata helps the phone flip the picture so it displays correctly (landscape or portrait). But, when you display them on a pc, the metadata is ignored -- so it displays the picture in it's 'native' state.

The way around this is to flip the photo on your pc, usually 90 degrees clockwise, then save it and upload it. Voila! The picture will appear right side up.
Geeze, I will try that. Make it wrong so it will be right ... Thank you!
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