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Old 01-27-2006, 09:15 PM   #15
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I believe the latest switch was in the 2002-2003 product lines. They moved the bumper hookup to the side. I have a 2003 model that came right during production change so I have a rear bumper with the electric cord door only, and the side of the trailer uses the Marinco receptacle.
I remember seeing a picture of johnhd's trailer/power cord and noticed that it had the connection on the side near the rear. The connector was yellow and looked like a marine connection. I didn't know if that was something that he wired up or the way the trailer came.
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Old 01-27-2006, 09:49 PM   #16
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Well now that Don was so kind I'll be keeping it original, and installing a NOS cover. I believe they were either $5 or $10. I'll call over and find out how many they have sitting in the bin and cost. I saw at least 4.
Since you are close by I could get them shipped together. I'm down to Orange often to hang with Uwe.
BTW I'm selling the wall furnace form my '57. Need one?
That would be very appreciated Murray. We would like to run by Uwe's and see his latest progress. What is a NOS cover?
Not sure about the heater. Our's had been removed by a po. The layout on our flying cloud has a curbside sink and stove instead of the fridge with the heater on the side by the door. We may opt to go with something smaller as we have no good place to put a large wall unit.
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Old 01-27-2006, 09:56 PM   #17
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Oh, gads. Just when I thought the world was not as crowded as I'd imagined, along comes another Lynn ...

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I had noticed there was another Lynn on this forum. I really don't run into a lot of other Lynn's just Linda's. Since you were here first I can always be a Lyn with one n or cloud55...
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Old 01-27-2006, 11:13 PM   #18
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[quote=cloud55 What is a NOS cover?
Not sure about the heater. We may opt to go with something smaller as we have no good place to put a large wall unit.
Thanks, Lynn[/quote]
NOS stands for New Old Stock, meaning an original equipment part thats old but not used.
I just put the wall furnace on Ebay as my Plat Cat vented catalylic heater arrived today- but we can discuss heaters offline.
I will check out the B'man inlets and PM you.
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Old 01-27-2006, 11:16 PM   #19
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I remember seeing a picture of johnhd's trailer/power cord and noticed that it had the connection on the side near the rear. The connector was yellow and looked like a marine connection. I didn't know if that was something that he wired up or the way the trailer came.
nope that wasn't me craig.

mine has it's own compartment near the street side rear. there is a pull out tray to wind it up on. the cable enters through a bushing in the side of the compartment. directly above that it transitions to romex in a junction box.

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Why don't you just contact Marinco? I have one on the 50 amp inlet on my Monaco pusher motorhome and it was a retro install, the origional cord was a permenant attach and I hated it....A dealer made the change and installed the placard as well. John
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Old 01-28-2006, 08:00 AM   #21
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The power outlet has been done in a number of configurations over the years.

My '53 Flying Cloud had an outlet on the rear just above the bumper on the streetside that allowed a power cord to run through it. As the PO had changed it out to a piece of Romex with a standard three-prong connector on it, I changed it to an "outdoor" three prong wall plug that a standard 15A extension cord would fit.

My '57 Overlander had a similar setup to the Flying Cloud, but it actually had the "outdoor" outlet already installed from the factory.

My '61 Bambi had the power cord and electrical box on the street side under the sink unit; accessed through the trunk opening.

My '70 Safari Special 23' had the power cord accessed through the box formed by the bumper which also doubled as sewer hose storage.

My '85 motorhome had the cord in it's own compartment on a spring-loaded reel behind the tag axle on the street side.

My '94 34' tri-axle has the cord in it's own compartment on a manual slide-out strorage tray on the street side (identical to the setup on john hd's '92).

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nope that wasn't me craig.

mine has it's own compartment near the street side rear. there is a pull out tray to wind it up on. the cable enters through a bushing in the side of the compartment. directly above that it transitions to romex in a junction box.
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Sorry John, thought it was your trailer.
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If all you need is the original plug, you can have mine. It's a Bargman 60-Q-3P, 120V, 35a.
I want to publicly thank Don for his generousity. The plug arrived today and by this weekend the Flying Cloud will again have a heartbeat.
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Old 01-31-2006, 12:08 AM   #24
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another big thanks!

Murray are you going to just cut the male end off of a modern 30 amp rv supply cord and attatch the old bargman??? Also...anything I should know before I do it?
And another public thank you back to Murray for finding the ONS plug ins!!!
and also for telling me what ONS stands for.

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Murray are you going to just cut the male end off of a modern 30 amp rv supply cord and attatch the old bargman??? Also...anything I should know before I do it?
And another public thank you back to Murray for finding the ONS plug ins!!!
and also for telling me what ONS stands for.

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That would be N.O.S. (new old stock). The NOS Bargman power inlets I located are the MALE end that mount into the trailer skin. I will fabricate a new 30 amp shore power cord from a stock park cord available at my RV dealer and installing Markdoane's female end.
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That would be N.O.S. (new old stock). The NOS Bargman power inlets I located are the MALE end that mount into the trailer skin. I will fabricate a new 30 amp shore power cord from a stock park cord available at my RV dealer and installing Markdoane's female end.
I understood that the ones's you located are the male ends that are attatched to the trailer. We have two of those on ours now and will have the NOS ones from you to change those out. The female end that Markdoane sent you is the same as the one that we finally hunted down. It sounds like what I am planning is basically the same...using the new style 30 amp cord and replacing the end that connects to trailer with the old style. Just wanted to run that by you and see if that was what you planned to do as well.
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