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Old 06-09-2016, 11:48 PM   #43
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Storage Organization

Not number one but organizers certainly rank high with the wife.
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Old 06-10-2016, 01:01 AM   #44
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Here is my list of mods, but the absolute best is "lewster's" 800w/600a/3,000w solar with Blue Sky, Magnum, lithium battery upgrade. Others:
Installed large level
Laminate flooring
Zip Dee Relax Awning
Yamaha remote start generator (in truck)
Remove all un-needed OEM electrical equipment
Cel booster
Refer cooling fans
Wick's refer absorption system
New WBCCI Numbers
Front A/C Generator socket
Transfer switch
Maxim Skylites
Holding tank vacuum vents
King TV booster
Fantastic vent bathroom
Water pump
Microwave
Sealtech performed, Oct. 2015
Roof resealed, Oct. 2015
Sirrus, Oct. 2015
BluRay, Oct. 2015
Dexter A/H pump
All LED lights
Michelin Tires and Sendel Rims
Steps and door sill Anti-skid
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Old 06-10-2016, 05:07 AM   #45
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Added 300 watts of solar in a DIY project!! It was the game-changer that put all others to shame. Blog post series here.
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Old 06-10-2016, 06:40 AM   #46
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These are all fantastic - we did so much to our 1980 Trailer that I cannot even begin to pick one as our favorite. After two plus years of work, we just love having an Airstream that can actually be used! There is still a long list of smaller things we would like to update or improve upon, but at least we are camping now!! (and after seeing some of the responses on this thread, I think that list just became a little longer...)
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Old 06-10-2016, 06:52 AM   #47
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With permission copied a mod of all shelvs in the wardrobe, no nails or screws used, make 6 good deep shelves and still room fot hanging shirts. Best mod ever.
I would be careful about deep shelves... they seem to be the bane of my existence! Unless I'm storing A Big Thing on the shelf, the stuff in the back always gets lost. I just ripped out the original kitchen, and found all sorts of weird stuff that I'd forgotten about!

Pull-out pantry shelves = Way To Go!
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Old 06-10-2016, 06:54 AM   #48
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I'm enjoying this tread immensely. So many imaginative, creative and talented people. We are just starting the improvements we would like to make and with all those already made by you folks, the list just got longer!

Lovin' it!
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Old 06-10-2016, 07:07 AM   #49
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TPMS, 15" LT tires, Centramatics, and just this week we replaced the OEM vinyl/carpet floor with "luxury" vinyl planks. It makes the space seem so much larger!


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Old 06-10-2016, 07:35 AM   #50
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Trying out posting a picture of mine...
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Old 06-10-2016, 07:52 AM   #51
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OK, here's the next thing to do: a portable, modular kitchen that can be taken outside. Camping in Florida presents the problem of cooking inside- you're simultaneously heating and attempting to cool the inside of the camper. Being able to take everything outside in one go makes it possible to A/C the trailer, and serve up a bunch of guests without constantly opening the trailer door.

I've seen a couple of interesting designs:
http://www.campchamp.at/produkt/camp-champ/?lang=en
https://goo.gl/m6dDO7

Neither of these would work, straight out of the box. Being able to have an organized system inside, that slides out of the countertop for interior use, and then detaches for outside use, would be perfect!

I'll start another thread when the hard-core design phase begins.

On another note, I've started putting everything for a cookout in a large container in the fridge before leaving home. That way, the fridge is only opened once to get everything out.
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Old 06-10-2016, 11:36 AM   #52
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Now and Next Week:

As of today, it would be a toss up between three items:
- Hensley Hitch
- Wilson Cell Booster (make it known you have one and all of a sudden you will get visitors that can't get a signal)
- Ice maker from Sam's (With the extended warrantee)

As of next week it will be:
- No more Stock couch, dinette, or queen bed.
Its transforming right now into:
- Two recliners
- Center table
- New floor
- Twin conversion with night stand / power
- Two twin 10" matrices from Rocky Mountain Matrices
- Open Dinette
- All new comfortable cushions
- New Telescoping table
- Wardrobe closet for the DW
- BR Door corrected after the four legged friend made her mark on it
- New Curtains
- Freshly Waxed

Cant wait till Paul Mayeux and his team at A&P Vintage Trailers Works finish applying their magic! Next week we should be headed down to get it! Yippie, totally thrilled.
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Old 06-10-2016, 11:49 AM   #53
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Storage Organization

Hi SeeMore,

Did you make that overhead cabinet organizer? If you bought it, where? It looks very useful.

Thanks
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Old 06-10-2016, 12:25 PM   #54
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Since we are listing....

On our
2001 Safari 25:
16" Sendel wheels, Michelin tires and Dill TPMS (FAVORITE)
Progressive Dynamics 9260 Converter
Webcam mounted in rear window to iPad in TV for rear view
Art Deco table top bakelite bar with decanters and glasses
Replaced incandescent lighting with LED
Memory foam cool gel mattress topper for twin beds
Double entry door step
Stainless steel mosaic tile behind cooktop
Custom oak dish rack for 12-piece 4-place dishware
Propane port under A-frame
Camco Olympian 5500 grill with mounting rail
Reworked cable TV line for dual use as satellite input
Extra home DirecTV receiver with tripod dish for HD
Wall mount for LR TV
Replaced 120V TV with 12V

2002 Classic 30 S/O
Moved from Safari:
16" Sendel wheels, Michelin tires and Dill TPMS (FAVORITE)
Webcam mounted in rear window to iPad in TV for rear view
Art Deco table top bakelite bar with decanters and glasses
Extra home DirecTV receiver with tripod dish for HD, connect to on-board antenna for SD
Memory foam cool gel mattress topper for twin beds
Camco Olympian 5500 grill with mounting rail

Added:
Propane port under A-frame
Wall mount for TV
Added 12V LCD TV to bedroom
UHF modulator wired into cable line to watch satellite TV (SD only) in bedroom
Pioneer MVH-X380 Digital In-Dash Radio
ZipDee chairs
Telesteps ladder

It's a sickness; check back next month.....

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Old 06-10-2016, 12:31 PM   #55
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Oh, this thread's gonna be expensive for us...we should probably stop reading right now.
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Old 06-10-2016, 01:01 PM   #56
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I appreciate the lists of improvements, but I'd like to stay focused on the title of this thread. Tell us about what in your view is the #1, your very favorite, single improvement that you have made to your trailer. If we do that this thread will provide a focused and lasting Improvement Hall of Fame for future reference. So, as hard as it is, pick one from your list and tell us about it - and show us, we love pictures.

Thanks!
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