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Old 07-19-2010, 04:40 PM   #211
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Great Mod's

Have added quite a few of these and hope to see lot's more. Thank's to all. Seeing post #196 by Robertsunrus show's the trim on sink wall that has been a prob. and replaced .It gets wet and Self Destructs. I was going to make SS Backsplash but there is an ac oulet and 3 switch assy's.that would require trimming around. Since i don't have the skill's what has worked for me was removing that small strip and replacing it with Vinyl Base Board Trim was easy to cut and install and looks great. Sorry no Digital to post Pic's.
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Old 07-21-2010, 04:51 AM   #212
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I bought a 120v neon nightlight and put it in a kitchen outlet, now i can see it through the window at night from my front porch and i know the ac power is still on in my trailer.
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Old 08-01-2010, 09:49 PM   #213
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Drawer Pull

I don't know why AS didn't put a drawer handle pull on the drawer under the curbside dinette seat in our 2006 19' Bambi...but they didn't. We kept saying we needed to add a pull to make it easier to open...and finally this weekend we picked up a ull that matches exactly the EOM drawer and cabinet hardward in our Safari SE. We got it at Home Depot, but you can also get them on line at Liberty Hardware Liberty Cabinet Hardware - Liberty Hardware - Bauhaus 5.3" O/A Brushed StainleSS Steel Euro Bar Cabinet Pull (they have different lengths, too)...

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Old 08-01-2010, 10:23 PM   #214
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Added a back up alarm to our AS... more info here:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f447...ion-67281.html

Less that $10, beep-beep emitted is noticeable near the rear bumper, but not as loud and annoying as those 'beepers' on dump trucks and forklifts, etc...
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Old 08-01-2010, 10:27 PM   #215
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Cool gizmo, Ray!
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Old 08-02-2010, 07:59 AM   #216
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The doors covering the accordion curtains in our 2004 28' CCD had a habit of opening during travel. I tried velcro but it didn't help.

We purchased double magnetic cabinet latches at Home Depot. There was enough room to mount the double length latches in the space below the curtains.

So far they have held the doors tight but we have not had the unit on the road since the installation. We have moved the trailer around our property multiple times in the bumpy fields. I will update in September if they fail.

We have not used our AS since June! Our oldest son leaves for his first year of college in mid August and my husband and I agreed to not travel until September. It is getting tough but we are looking forward to the two trips on our September calendar!
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:08 AM   #217
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The doors covering the accordion curtains in our 2004 28' CCD had a habit of opening during travel. I tried velcro but it didn't help.

We purchased double magnetic cabinet latches at Home Depot. There was enough room to mount the double length latches in the space below the curtains.

So far they have held the doors tight but we have not had the unit on the road since the installation. We have moved the trailer around our property multiple times in the bumpy fields. I will update in September if they fail.

We have not used our AS since June! Our oldest son leaves for his first year of college in mid August and my husband and I agreed to not travel until September. It is getting tough but we are looking forward to the two trips on our September calendar!
We took our son to college last weekend and it was our first trip out with the new magnetic latches. They worked perfectly. The doors did not open during the road trip. When we passed into the bedroom the one on the corner did not open when it was passed by in close quarters. The doors are still easy to open when you want them open.

This was a sub-$5 fix.

My new mod is a $26 microwave from Target that is small enough to stow under the sofa.
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:42 AM   #218
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My favorite was about $20...Mounted two small 12 Volt DC box-type fans just above each of the twin beds, wired them into the bed light. This gives a nice breeze in the summer which makes all the difference in the back of the AS.

If I could figure out how to insert a picture here, I would!!
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Old 08-29-2010, 06:01 AM   #219
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"...Mounted two small 12 Volt DC box-type fans just ..."

What's a good source for 12 volt stuff that is quality product (not made in China junk)?
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Old 09-08-2010, 06:26 PM   #220
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Medicine Cabinet Bungees

I got tired of things falling out of the medicine cabinet into the toilet the first time I opened it after being in motion. I drilled a couple of holes in the side of the medicine cabinet and streached a couple of bungees across to secure everything.

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Great idea! Looks good.
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Old 09-08-2010, 07:36 PM   #222
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And with a name like Toolmiester, I'm sure it was done right!

Nice idea!
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Old 09-09-2010, 07:51 AM   #223
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That looks great!
Thankfully, I do not have that problem in the bath of my model but I do have several flip-down and flip-up door nooks in the kitchen that could use this treatment.
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Thank You..... Bird's Nest,Hibby,blmich5
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