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Old 05-15-2013, 02:09 PM   #1
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J-Lounge remodel almost complete

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So I installed a new stereo, new speakers, and converted a garbage bound home theater subwoofer into an under bench Sub on 12v. I also spent the extra $9 for a LED controller that listens to the music and will control the lights. The parts are from Amazon.com and I spent about $100 on everything. Four 16ft. strips of RGB LEDs, a mass of connectors, 4 strand color coded wire, and about 75 tiny little soldered joints and wire connections. Its surely a DIY project, but so cool! All that light uses about 36 watts of energy.

Check out the youtube video I made when I finally got everything wired up at 2am in the morning last week:


We ordered custom made cushions about 4 weeks ago, and they should be done this week sometime for our test trip this weekend.

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Man, I shouldn't have read this and watched the video..... now me want.
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Very nice. I love colored lights. I have new dreams now
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That is awesome!
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Thanks for all the comments.

My original plan was just to add some LED accent lighting. After spending too much time looking at all the cool stuff you can do with new lights, and how cheap they are now. I only spent about $20 more to have RGB lights, and a controller that listens to the music.

This is all you need to get started. This and a roll of 5050 RGB LED lights.

LEDwholesalersTM IR Music Controller 60 Watt 3 Ports With Remote for Color Changing LEDs, 3322RGB - Amazon.com

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Picked up the cushions today. Super excited. They're perfect.
I removed the bottom rail for the curtains, and it's even better. The track system they use is not ideal. Some snaps or velcro will work better anyway.

Now all I need to do is build a table for the middle.

This pic looks like the fabric is got some blue in it, but it's more of a concrete/dark grey material. When we paint out all the cabinets, we'll paint the bench too. It's going to be a dark grey color too. Yes, we're painting out all the wood in the trailer.

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Hot tip on Cool lights

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Man, I shouldn't have read this and watched the video..... now me want.
I feel it too ! I really like the way the J lounge turned out.
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Your remodel is very nice. My only question is what will you do about a table?
We have an '07 FB w a dinette at the rear. We have lowered the table and situated the cushions to make a huge lounge. Considering cutting down the table to make a J lounge. Testing this configuration now to see how we like it.
Only just don't know what to do about a table.
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