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Forum: Modifications and Alterations 08-27-2017, 03:27 PM
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Views: 1,372
Posted By jhardie
You might look into Tubular Cam locks...I wanted...

You might look into Tubular Cam locks...I wanted a more secure option other than the 751 key that most RV's/Trailers have and I stopped at this place in Palmdale, CA. and the owner changed out all...
Forum: General Escape 08-13-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,415
Posted By jhardie
Brahma Wheel Lock Model: WL001 for sale

I have a Brahma Wheel Lock Model: WL001 ( just like the one in post #86) that has never been used and still in the original box. I'll sell it for what I paid for it $230.00 USD plus shipping. I'm...
Forum: Maintenance, Winterizing and Routine Care 10-31-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,093
Posted By jhardie
The Magnum was the MS2000 Pure Sine Inverter...

The Magnum was the MS2000 Pure Sine Inverter paired with a ME-RC50 Remote for Magnum Inverters. If I remember correctly the the AC Power panel was wired to the 12v and 120v plugs and acted to...
Forum: Maintenance, Winterizing and Routine Care 10-30-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,093
Posted By jhardie
On my system I have a Magnum 2000w converter so...

On my system I have a Magnum 2000w converter so when plugged into shore power then the inverter converts it to 12v for storage in the Lithium batteries. On the other hand the inverter also converts...
Forum: Maintenance, Winterizing and Routine Care 10-22-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,093
Posted By jhardie
I bought 400ah lithium batteries to support 4...

I bought 400ah lithium batteries to support 4 100w solar panels I had AM Solar(Springfield, OR) install for me on my 2014 5.0TA and so far they are living up to my expectations. Basically zero...
Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 03-17-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 66,822
Posted By jhardie
To be honest the one time I did tilt the panels...

To be honest the one time I did tilt the panels was in December and in southern California when the angle of the sun wasn't as high as it is in the spring or summer. I only raised the 2nd panel from...
Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 03-17-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 66,822
Posted By jhardie
I've only tilted the panels once and it was a...

I've only tilted the panels once and it was a time when I was near a ladder as I don't really want to carry one. I have been ok with leaving them flat and the output has been near max for the 4...
Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 03-17-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 66,822
Posted By jhardie
FreeSpirit....here is a photo of the cable entry...

FreeSpirit....here is a photo of the cable entry into the frig vent and also one of the mounting brackets

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Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 03-15-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 66,822
Posted By jhardie
Bob...Here is a photo of the placement of the...

Bob...Here is a photo of the placement of the solar panels by AM Solar....hope this helps... these panels can be tilted about 45deg if I needed too.

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Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 03-15-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 66,822
Posted By jhardie
Hi...I have 7000 on it now and all's well!

Hi...I have 7000 on it now and all's well!
Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 03-15-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 66,822
Posted By jhardie
I have a 2014 5.0TA that I had AM Solar in Oregon...

I have a 2014 5.0TA that I had AM Solar in Oregon install 4 100w panels in Oct/2014....They attached the panels (without any drilling into the fiberglass) with double sided 3M tape with a layer of...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 11-30-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,992
Posted By jhardie
I have that truck and have a B&W Gooseneck hitch...

I have that truck and have a B&W Gooseneck hitch with the Companion 5th wheel hitch attached. The hitch is great but you need to be sure of your installer and there experience level with the...
Forum: Modifications and Alterations 08-21-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 28,034
Posted By jhardie
Dick, Maybe I missed it but you mentioned you...

Dick,
Maybe I missed it but you mentioned you had to do a little modification to get the table to go high and low enough in the 5.0TA... Can you say more about the modification and what was...
Forum: Trips and Travel Planning 06-30-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,534
Posted By jhardie
Ruthe...Speaking about the 4th you might look...

Ruthe...Speaking about the 4th you might look into a desktop app OvernightRVParking.com...it's helped me find several nights free safe overnight camping by location as I'm relocating and moving from...
Forum: General Escape 06-30-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 123,253
Posted By jhardie
Saw a 17 in Safeway parking lot in Port Townsend...

Saw a 17 in Safeway parking lot in Port Townsend WA and the TV had a Kayak on the roof....looked pretty new the Escape.
Forum: Towing and Hitching 04-21-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,992
Posted By jhardie
A little update on the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel .... So...

A little update on the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel .... So far I'm still very impressed with this truck pulling the 5.0TA and I'm getting in the 18-20 mpg towing and have gotten over 31mpg not towing mostly...
Forum: General Escape 02-21-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,023
Posted By jhardie
70 here.

70 here.
Forum: Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane 02-13-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,021
Posted By jhardie
Something to consider...installing Lithium...

Something to consider...installing Lithium batteries...cut the weight in half compared to AGM and increased usable capacity. The downside more $$$ but they will outlast wet cell batteries. Check out...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 02-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,992
Posted By jhardie
I'd have to agree with Mark...I've only towed the...

I'd have to agree with Mark...I've only towed the 5.0TA about 2500 miles with my 2014 1500 Ecodiesel... The worst mileage I've experienced was 15.7mpg driving down the coast of Oregon in stormy...
Forum: General Escape 12-30-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 123,253
Posted By jhardie
James...Have a wonderful and safe time down...

James...Have a wonderful and safe time down south! Watch out for the cows :)
Forum: General Escape 12-30-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 123,253
Posted By jhardie
uncley...I saw your arm shoot out the window at...

uncley...I saw your arm shoot out the window at the last moment as you were going thru the intersection...I was just leaving my daughters place in the Hemet area and headed to Quartzsite where I'm...
Forum: Visual Escape 11-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,159
Views: 504,719
Posted By jhardie
Delivered...Nov 19th

Here's a photo in Sumas,WA after I'm hooked up and ready to head south...I had a great orientation to the trailer in the morning and then Escape exported the trailer after paying various fees at the...
Forum: Visual Escape 11-17-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3,159
Views: 504,719
Posted By jhardie
The frig is the standard one ETI is putting in...

The frig is the standard one ETI is putting in now as far as I know and I don't think there was any price increase. I liked the idea of the longer cabinet by the door because it gives me room for my...
Forum: Visual Escape 11-16-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,159
Views: 504,719
Posted By jhardie
Here are some others...

Here are some others...
Forum: Visual Escape 11-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,159
Views: 504,719
Posted By jhardie
I've been checking out the different photos as...

I've been checking out the different photos as they are posted on Friday and I think it's great to see how we each have our own ideas about how our trailer should be put together. I am a week or so...
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