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Old 12-29-2019, 12:57 PM   #581
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Guess I could eventually get tired of doing it this way.
Helps with the incomplete jacks but too much work and too much to lug around . Reason I attached blocks to pad . Nothing wrong with your setup if you are happy . Pat
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Old 12-29-2019, 02:28 PM   #582
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According to Ancestry I don't have any Polish DNA but I'm still kind of Pole-ish. I have some aluminum tubes for my portable solar panel and a clothes line. I can fit them in the truck box but having an out of the way place to carry them is better.

We find carrying a free standing clothes line pole is handy when staying in a place that doesn't have or allow lines to be attached to trees.

So, nice mild day, perfect for getting the storage tube installed. Just a piece of 3" PVC pipe that I had kicking around plus two end caps. It's sprayed with Rustoleum semi-gloss ivory bisque. It seems to be a good match for the tongue box and the vinyl rock guards.

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Old 12-30-2019, 10:53 AM   #583
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"...I don't have any Polish DNA but..."
Not that there's anything wrong with that.

I 'm liking your storage tubes for my PVC antenna mast sections.
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Old 12-30-2019, 04:33 PM   #584
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According to Ancestry I don't have any Polish DNA but I'm still kind of Pole-ish. I have some aluminum tubes for my portable solar panel and a clothes line. I can fit them in the truck box but having an out of the way place to carry them is better.

We find carrying a free standing clothes line pole is handy when staying in a place that doesn't have or allow lines to be attached to trees.

So, nice mild day, perfect for getting the storage tube installed. Just a piece of 3" PVC pipe that I had kicking around plus two end caps. It's sprayed with Rustoleum semi-gloss ivory bisque. It seems to be a good match for the tongue box and the vinyl rock guards.

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Old 12-30-2019, 04:52 PM   #585
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How does someone wear out the foot pads?
When you forget to retract the stabs and drive off ….. smirk
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Old 12-30-2019, 05:17 PM   #586
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When you forget to retract the stabs and drive off ….. smirk
Nah, that's when you bend the crap out of them. Been there.
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Old 12-30-2019, 05:32 PM   #587
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The yellow pads I put on extend at least 1/2 in all around from the added metal jack pads so not worried . Pat
About what?

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Old 12-30-2019, 05:51 PM   #588
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So, nice mild day, perfect for getting the storage tube installed. Just a piece of 3" PVC pipe that I had kicking around plus two end caps. It's sprayed with Rustoleum semi-gloss ivory bisque. It seems to be a good match for the tongue box and the vinyl rock guards.
Ron: I thought the vinyl rock guards were not provided when the front box is furnished. Did you request that they still install them on your new 21?
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Old 12-30-2019, 06:33 PM   #589
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Ron: I thought the vinyl rock guards were not provided when the front box is furnished. Did you request that they still install them on your new 21?
They're probably not when the box is part of the order. My box was an 11th hour addition. I didn't order one, I was planning on fabricating my own again. Then Jim and others made some comments about getting a box as their returning customer bonus. So just before I was leaving the house to go pickup the trailer I phoned and asked if I could get the bonus box. Yes they said, do you want us to install it before you get here.

So that's why I have both the box and the vinyl rock guards. Unlike some, I'm very happy to have them given the roads I travel on.

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Old 12-31-2019, 02:53 PM   #590
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King Paw

After readjusting our portable heater multiple times through a cool night this spring, I purchased a line voltage stat and was going to build an extension cord with a stat on it. Fortunately I did not stop there and ended up with a King Paw tapped down to 750 watts so that I can share a 15 amp circuit with other needy appliances. It protruded 3/4" from the most reasonable install space so I framed the box in a piece of oak, added a breaker to the panel, and a stat by the door. The heater grill only comes white or stainless so I sprayed it black. Very quiet and convenient.
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Old 12-31-2019, 04:50 PM   #591
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Nice installation. I like them because of the no cords on the floor aspect and that they're very quiet.

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Today checked the batteries , water ,and the connections l grabbed the connections and everything is tight as a bug . Also put 303 on the graphics . Too cold and windy to wash trailer yet ! Thankyou Glenn and Greg for the heads up on battery cables ! Pat
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Old 12-31-2019, 05:37 PM   #593
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Today checked the batteries , water ,and the connections l grabbed the connections and everything is tight as a bug . Also put 303 on the graphics . Too cold and windy to wash trailer yet ! Thankyou Glenn and Greg for the heads up on battery cables ! Pat
And thanks to you for the heads up on the graphics! The 303 was already in my Amazon cart, but it hadn't occurred to me to treat the graphics, as well as my clamshell screen tent!
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Old 12-31-2019, 05:44 PM   #594
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And thanks to you for the heads up on the graphics! The 303 was already in my Amazon cart, but it hadn't occurred to me to treat the graphics, as well as my clamshell screen tent!
Yes the 303 will help a lot especially with the uv ‘s . You are welcome ! Pat
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Old 12-31-2019, 07:01 PM   #595
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Dave, does your heater have a squirrel cage type fan? The photo looks like it does?
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Old 12-31-2019, 09:25 PM   #596
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Old 12-31-2019, 09:34 PM   #597
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Nope, no cage either. It's an axial flow type.

There, beat Brian to it.

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Old 12-31-2019, 09:45 PM   #598
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There, beat Brian to it.

Ron and Happy New Year all

Yah but, how many RPM?
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Old 12-31-2019, 11:07 PM   #599
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installed new warm white LEDs in the 'captains reading lights', as I always hated how cold blue and too bright they are....

new lamp on right, original on left, for comparision.



I used these MR11 reflector lamps. in Warm White, which are a size smaller than the stock MR16 lamps but fit right in. The only MR16 lamps I found were too high lumen for me.
https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...ens/3469/7265/

an alternative is this bulb,
https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...ens/2842/4846/

which is brighter and has a narrower beam spread, results here... (240 lumen on left, 100 lumen wider beam on right).... note the camera auto white balanced, and this is more what they look like when you're in the trailer without brighter cool-white lamps on.

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Thanks for the demo John, helps one to make a decision....
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