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Old 05-15-2013, 10:33 AM   #1
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What is this?

It must weigh 15lbs.
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Old 05-15-2013, 10:37 AM   #2
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It is some kind of a transformer. Says the primary is 115 volts and the secondary is 12.7 and 19 volts. If it was in your trailer, some PO may have used it for a converter and run 12 volts AC to the lights? Who knows, PO's do some strange things.
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Old 05-15-2013, 10:37 AM   #3
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Googlator couldn't find that number but up to the 1y I found an industrial transformer. ?
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Old 05-15-2013, 10:53 AM   #4
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Great. Looks like I'll be pulling some wires then too.
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Old 05-15-2013, 02:32 PM   #5
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That is a Univolt from a 60s Caravel. The 12 volts AC ran the lights and the 19 volt AC ran the ceiling fan and range hood. Alot of remodelers don't realize that 19 volts was supplied to the fan and range hood. Then they wonder why the 12 volt units don't work.
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What i forgot to tell you is get rid of it and replace it with General Dynamics Charge Wizard. A 45 watt will work good. The old Univolt will cook your batterys dry. You need to replace the two fans I told you about. They won't work with 12 volt unit.
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:42 PM   #7
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What i forgot to tell you is get rid of it and replace it with General Dynamics Charge Wizard. A 45 watt will work good. The old Univolt will cook your batterys dry. You need to replace the two fans I told you about. They won't work with 12 volt unit.
Good advice, except I think you mean Progressive Dynamics, like the one I replaced my Univolt in my 1983 Excella with.

General Dynamics, different product line. (Sorta works with your tagline, though)
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I think you meant to say 45 amp.
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:51 PM   #9
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Is 60amp better than 45 for me?

Progressive Dynamics PD9260CV Inteli-Power 9200 Series 60 Amp Converter/Charger with Built-in Charge Wizard : Amazon.com : Automotive

Any reason not to get the 60amp?
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Thanks for correcting me guys. My typing gets ahead of my thinking.

Other than cost, A 60 amp will work fine. Even a 45 amp in a Caravel is overkill. If you upgrade the lights to LED bulbs there will be plenty of power.

eBay has 45 amp units with the remotes thrown in for less money.
Just place the new unit were the old one was and connect it up. Turn the fan side so it can vent. I ran the wired remote into the closet were the breakers are.
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I don't think my old univolt was wired that way

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That is a Univolt from a 60s Caravel. The 12 volts AC ran the lights and the 19 volt AC ran the ceiling fan and range hood. Alot of remodelers don't realize that 19 volts was supplied to the fan and range hood. Then they wonder why the 12 volt units don't work.
I thought it was the water pump that got the different voltage
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Floor help needed. What type of epoxy do I cover my sub floor with. Maybe I'm stupid but I can't find a brand name anywhere in any of the listing. If its too much to ask a link to lowes or ace of the exact product would be awesome.
I'm using Por 15 on the frame.
Second question is I'm redoing the gaucho bed and I need to get 3 of these or if something is better than the name of that.
Thanks for all the help.
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Floor help needed. What type of epoxy do I cover my sub floor with. Maybe I'm stupid but I can't find a brand name anywhere in any of the listing. If its too much to ask a link to lowes or ace of the exact product would be awesome.
I'm using Por 15 on the frame.
Second question is I'm redoing the gaucho bed and I need to get 3 of these or if something is better than the name of that.
Thanks for all the help.
You should repost on the Floor and Frame Forum.
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Second question is I'm redoing the gaucho bed and I need to get 3 of these or if something is better than the name of that.
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"They" are called "wood extension slides" and can be found at Rockler, Woodworkers Supply, etc.



They also offers a metal version.

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