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Old 02-03-2016, 08:47 PM   #3613
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Just got home from installing a "regular" china bowl toilet in my Airstream. Not quite the 5 minute experience described. The water line was the challenge. It is a 1/2" NPT and the Dometic toilet water inlet is horizontal not vertical like the Thetford Aqua IV it replaced. I ended up getting a stainless faucet hose and adapted the end of the trailer water line with a 2" yard sprinkler plastic 1/2" riser.



Now I am working on getting a new sofa- I know, STILL. I bounce between Villa International and Flexsteel Easy Bed. I have sat on both and they are comfortable MUCH more so than the jackknife. There is an $800 difference and the only real difference is the back design. The Villa is the same one they used in the Classic. The flex steel 4075 is used in many motorhomes- totally different from my flex steel model OEM.
I installed that toilet awhile ago and posted a thread outlining how to install it including the needed fittings. Could of saved you some time.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f446...de-133906.html
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Old 02-04-2016, 12:11 PM   #3614
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In a very thoughtful, careful, real-world test, someone here posted their results that showed that you don't need to maintain your batteries with a charger while in storage. They do not go dead. As long as you remove all current draws. You could just remove the cables from the battery posts.

If you take your rig in and out of storage, a more convenient method is to add a switch to the wire behind the the LP/CO detector(s).
Sorry, also I see that someone said
3-4 Ah / day. This little 5 watt might offset it......
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Old 02-04-2016, 02:01 PM   #3615
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5 watt bungee d to tank cover while in storage. It will either work or be a waste of $45. This with my PD4655 might help me keep my batteries in better shape. If not, 100 Watts to the roof. I am certain that my fear of over charging while on shore power has kept me from adequately charging the batteries. So we were dead after 6 weeks of storage.
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Old 02-04-2016, 03:28 PM   #3616
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Sorry, also I see that someone said
3-4 Ah / day. This little 5 watt might offset it......
Here is that reference:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f449...es-133243.html
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Old 02-04-2016, 09:25 PM   #3617
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A few small items:
2x ivation ersdm18 dehumidifiers to replace my 1 Eva-dry unit, I can now put one at each end of the trailer, these are a more convenient size/shape.

Oxo grill kit, tongs and flipper

Grease gun and Royal purple grease (for propride)

Chamois to make wiping the Windows easier

Replacement and spare grill igniter. This POS die quicker that butterflies...

Last but not least, we got a heated mattress pad... What a game changer for cold camping with shore power... We got a queen with 2 zones. I swear it has fixed my back problems!!!!
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Old 02-04-2016, 09:45 PM   #3618
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Here's the outside bottle opener I mentioned yesterday....

I know, I know. Big whoop. Right?
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Old 02-04-2016, 10:22 PM   #3619
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Went to one of the many Tucson Gem and Mineral Show venues and came back with this for the cabin at Battle Lake. Or should we work this into a new decor theme in our Airstream? Somehow it's not working with aluminum and golden oak, we need a new Pendleton Nat'l Park Special Edition.
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Old 02-05-2016, 05:18 AM   #3620
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I installed that toilet awhile ago and posted a thread outlining how to install it including the needed fittings. Could of saved you some time.
Shut up.

Yeah, we all seem to be on the same path on all this stuff. Maybe we should go for GROUP Rate! Yes, 100 toilets please for Airforum- we are just full of it, now what discount?

I still have to check out that spot on my floor. It may be nothing as the new 26U had a bump like it too. I hope it is nothing but I will still have to put in a floor after the fact. So I should be posting a new latex bed, new floor and new sofa in the near future--here. Then I should be about done for a while.
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Old 02-05-2016, 05:04 PM   #3621
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Installed a 12Vdc power on/off switch with LED light when on for the Voyager rear camera. Acquired the necessary parts to do the same thing for the sub-woofer which is currently always powered on.
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We decided to ditch finally our Zero Gravity Chairs. They were just too big and falling apart after eight months of use.

We replaced them with the lightweight and compact Big Agnes - Helinox Camp Chair



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Old 02-05-2016, 10:54 PM   #3623
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We decided to ditch finally our Zero Gravity Chairs. They were just too big and falling apart after eight months of use.

We replaced them with the lightweight and compact Big Agnes - Helinox Camp Chair




Hi, Thank You for showing your new chairs and the honesty about the previous chairs not good after eight months of use. These look to be light and comfortable. They also seem to save space. But for me, I like the two kinds of chairs that we have that just unfold and fold back up. Mine are comfortable, but do take up some room.
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Old 02-06-2016, 12:05 AM   #3624
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New Dometic Penguin A/C. Considering our old unit caught on fire while I was sleeping, I can sleep better now without the extinguisher clutched by my side, haha.

Reece hitch. New chains and breakaway switch. Repacked bearings.
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Old 02-06-2016, 06:01 AM   #3625
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New Dometic Penguin A/C. Considering our old unit caught on fire while I was sleeping, I can sleep better now without the extinguisher clutched by my side, haha.



Reece hitch. New chains and breakaway switch. Repacked bearings.

That's pretty scary stuff!! Glad you're ok!
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Hi, Thank You for showing your new chairs and the honesty about the previous chairs not good after eight months of use. These look to be light and comfortable. They also seem to save space. But for me, I like the two kinds of chairs that we have that just unfold and fold back up. Mine are comfortable, but do take up some room.
I like the looks of these chairs and appreciate the YouTube video.

Just curious if anyone has had any experience with Kermit chairs?
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