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Old 11-15-2010, 06:12 AM   #589
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Just got my 40 lb tanks fitted w/new valves and filled w/gas for 104.00, pretty good deal,but the circular bar the tanks set in is bent so I made need a new set up (for the 64 tw) How do you like yours and where did you get it?
By the way got the bal jacks at camping world like you suggested still on sale for 69.99 a pair plus used a 50.00 gift cert in the mail so 2 pair for 100.00 pretty cool huh? So thanks for the tip on the jacks.

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I had to buy the complete propane rack ass'y; bought from General RV for under $30.00, that didn't include regulator or hoses. You should be able to find a replacement rod from your local RV store. I really like the Bal scissor jacks, it solves so many problems, storage, tire changing, leveling, safety. I was going to use a power drill to lower and raise but decided against it, the jacks have ball bearings and are very easy to lower and raise, plus I don't have to take a drill. I added my new wheels yesterday and rising the trailer was very smooth and took no effort at all to raise. My goal is to be able to change a tire without opening the trailer door or tearing into the TV.

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Old 11-15-2010, 02:13 PM   #590
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I had to buy the complete propane rack ass'y; bought from General RV for under $30.00, that didn't include regulator or hoses. You should be able to find a replacement rod from your local RV store. I really like the Bal scissor jacks, it solves so many problems, storage, tire changing, leveling, safety. I was going to use a power drill to lower and raise but decided against it, the jacks have ball bearings and are very easy to lower and raise, plus I don't have to take a drill. I added my new wheels yesterday and rising the trailer was very smooth and took no effort at all to raise. My goal is to be able to change a tire without opening the trailer door or tearing into the TV.

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Do you have a link to the rack assembly at General RV? I have tried to find it on their website but it seems to be hiding. I am not finding it under propane categories.

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Old 11-15-2010, 04:01 PM   #591
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Do you have a link to the rack assembly at General RV? I have tried to find it on their website but it seems to be hiding. I am not finding it under propane categories.

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I have the sku number's you will probably will have to call there 1-800 number

LP tank mtg kit 30# ...........08622.........24.95
regulator bracket................1589.............2.95
15" lp gas pigtail................40408............15.95ea.

You can also buy from Propane Regulators

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Old 11-15-2010, 11:37 PM   #592
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Thanks for the assembly info. I wish it was just the rod,but actually there is a 1" piece of flat iron welded to the frame, that is the bent part. May have to cut it off and start over using a base like you show in the photo. You know how it goes nothing is ever easy.
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:49 PM   #593
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Finished compounding with heavy wool pad tonight. I will compound again with cyclo polisher with warps taking the streaks out and then wait until spring to polish. Going to try Harley Davidson glaze for sealing, will apply 3 to 4 times a year to maintain shine.

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Old 11-16-2010, 07:43 PM   #594
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Old 11-16-2010, 08:26 PM   #595
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Old 11-21-2010, 05:49 PM   #596
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Added a few parts today, fans, lights, manual rotor for a antenna. Learning that mid century original stuff can be pricey. Very happy with the leds from http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/12V_LED_Puck_Light_p/vts-816.htm

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Started working on the dinette today. The back cushion and the bottom will be 5" thick and should accommodate about 6 people. Will remove for finish floor install then will permanently install the dinette.

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Old 12-01-2010, 04:10 PM   #601
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Was not happy at all with the fuse block that I had, decided to go with Blue Sea fuse block. Part number 5026
ST Blade Fuse Blocks - Blue Sea Systems

Blue Sea 5026 ST Blade Fuse Block w/ Cover - 12 Circuit - eBay (item 200531624151 end time Dec-13-10 23:14:38 PST)

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Started finishing the 12v system tonight, very happy with the new 12v fuse block. The fuse block came with label.

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