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Old 05-11-2011, 10:39 PM   #15
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They are forward facing... so scoops..)
Anyone got a clue why scoops?
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:56 PM   #16
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Anyone got a clue why scoops?
Just to make you ask why Mike.
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:10 PM   #17
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Anyone got a clue why scoops?
My guess would be to keep the unit cool if you run it while driving....
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:50 PM   #18
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My guess would be to keep the unit cool if you run it while driving....
What! You guys in the 34 footers have 20kw gensets?
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Here is how my hinge looks...
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Well guys, here is the finished project. I used about a foot of aluminum hinge and used a proper compartment latch. I didn't get a picture but I did bend a piece of aluminum flat stock and riveted it to capture the lock bar and support the rear edge of the door. I may pull the bottom half of the door and shorten it a bit so it fits a little better but that will have to wait because we're going camping tomorrow.

Thanks for all the pictures and suggestions, Dan
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Old 05-16-2011, 05:10 PM   #21
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Well guys, here is the finished project.
Figured you were up to something, pretty quiet on the forum. Nice work! No "suicide" door, either. I've got one of our black water vent gaskets installed (more on that later) so I'm thinking we'll go up to Oak Bay for the summer tomorrow. Where are you guys off to? I just thought of something: NO SCOOPS????
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Figured you were up to something, pretty quiet on the forum. Nice work! No "suicide" door, either. I've got one of our black water vent gaskets installed (more on that later) so I'm thinking we'll go up to Oak Bay for the summer tomorrow. Where are you guys off to? I just thought of something: NO SCOOPS????
I've just been trying to catch up on a bunch of little things like rebuilding the front passenger window frame, lowered the drivers seat another 3/4" and reorganizing the storage in the new table/cabinet. Also had to order in the piano aluminum hinge, could only find steel or brass out here.

We are going to Bayshore park in Tokeland for a few days. We have a small local group here and Bayshore has some camp sites right on the beach. There is a great historic hotel across the street that is about 100 years old and they serve the best dinners. You are welcome to join us if you like.

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I've just been trying to catch up on a bunch of little things like rebuilding the front passenger window frame, You are welcome to join us if you like.
Thanks for the offer, Dan, I think we'll just cruise up north. Would like to pick your brain about the windows sometime, though.
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Thanks for the offer, Dan, I think we'll just cruise up north. Would like to pick your brain about the windows sometime, though.
No problem Mike, just go easy on the brain, I don't think there is much left there to pick.

I'm happy so far with the window fix. The center bar broke loose at the top and the front glass was trying to escape. My windshield guy came over and we spent about 3 hours nursing it back in without taking the whole frame out. I'm not declaring victory until I put some miles on and it stays put.

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