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Old 04-04-2012, 03:43 PM   #393
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like gas idea too. i'm going to run mine internally.
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:29 PM   #394
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We made fire!!

Installed the last fitting for the gas lines and leak tested, filled the tanks up and started up all the appliances, all works well, no explosions! The Stove works great Frank! One question on the princess stove, it has a 4" vent pipe connection coming out the back, did this get vented somewhere originally?? Seams like it has to or it will get way to hot inside the cabinet, I can see having to cut a vent hole out the side of the trailer for it?
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:34 PM   #395
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Power has arrived

The Optimus battery arrived in the mail today, still surprised to see it come shipped. For some reason the UPS guy parked out on the road and carried it all the way to our house with both dogs outside to help him, had to be quite a sight!
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Old 04-08-2012, 07:20 PM   #396
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Tanks

Started installing the tanks today, we moved things around in the bathroom and decided to move the toilet below the window on a raised floor and pipe it over to the tank. This will give more room for the shower and puts the sink over the wheel well.

Also installed the original lower cabinet doors below the sink.
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:21 AM   #397
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Oven Vent Question?

Still thinking about what to do with the vent from the back of the oven? I really don't want to cut another hole out the side of the trailer to vent it, so my next option is to vent it up though the counter top in front of the window and just open the window when in use?? Any other ideas out there?

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Old 04-10-2012, 06:05 PM   #398
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Still thinking about what to do with the vent from the back of the oven? I really don't want to cut another hole out the side of the trailer to vent it, so my next option is to vent it up though the counter top in front of the window and just open the window when in use?? Any other ideas out there?
No vent on mine either, Doug. Caravanners have windows everywhere and it just vents up through the cabinet.

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Old 04-10-2012, 07:51 PM   #399
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No vent on mine either, Doug. Caravanners have windows everywhere and it just vents up through the cabinet.

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Thanks for the reply Steve, When I fired it up for the first time and felt all that heat coming into the cabinet it just didn't seem right and a potential problem. I made a little scooped hood that comes out of the counter tonight but don't like how it looks but have come up with plan # 2 that I will make tomorrow and will consist of a flat aluminum door that can be opened in front of the window when the oven is used.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:55 PM   #400
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Hi Doug

Holly came with the same stove you have, thank you. There was no vent to the outside attached to it. When we return home I can look at the stove itself if you like but from what I recall it looks the same as yours.
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Hi Brad, When I think about that vent set up like that I compare it to the gas water heaters or furnaces I work on every day and would not even think of leaving it vent like that. I will post a picture of my vent idea in the next day or two.
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Doug, I have the same stove and it does vent through the wall to the vent cover you see in the first photo above. The second photo shows the hole in the wall before the stove was installed. I think you really want it vented outside as that releases the CO as well as the heat.
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Doug,

How do you plan to secure the gray and black tanks...I have been struggling with this in my mind as I want to be able to get them out. I'm a long way from installing them but I've looked at many different set-ups and I'm not clear on it.

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Doug, I have the same stove and it does vent through the wall to the vent cover you see in the first photo above. The second photo shows the hole in the wall before the stove was installed. I think you really want it vented outside as that releases the CO as well as the heat.
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Thanks Norm, I think I am going to vent my stove up through the counter top in front of a window. Smiler to a standard home stove.
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Hi Don, I am actually working on the tanks now and not sure if I can make them removable yet, everything is pretty tight. At this point they are held up with 2x4 lumber cut tight to fit into the main frame rails on both sides.
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The power is on!

Got the Cruiser running on battery power last night, hooked up the last wire to the battery and no sparks Installed a storage box on the side of the power box for extra fuses, tape and a couple tools. Located the power/fuse box under the bench facing up so it could be easily seen and worked on.

Found fittings for shower drain to grey tank, planning on gluing trap right into top of tank so I don't have to raise shower floor. Also trying to build in an overflow between the black and grey tanks to give more grey capacity.
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