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Old 06-10-2016, 01:48 PM   #57
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Can't really choose one-
All the improvements are equal.
How do you rank them?
I'll say the Rhinoflex sewer hose because it improved/changed the experience more than anything else.


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Old 06-10-2016, 02:42 PM   #58
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The #1 BEST Improvement You've Made

For me, it is probably the pair of routers I added so that I can have my own local network.

I use one as a repeater, equipped with an external antenna, that I use to capture the WiFi available at the RV parks we stay at. I've reflashed it to use dd-wrt.

The other I connect all my local devices to. Besides not having to worry about reprogramming a bunch of devices, I stream movies off of my laptop to the TVs or my iPad using VLC.

I also have the built in Blu Ray player connected with a LAN cable. That way, if we are at our house with our 50 Mbps WiFi, we can stream movies off of Vudu or Amazon Prime as well.

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Old 06-10-2016, 02:46 PM   #59
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Two recent upgrades,

First a self actuating fire extinguisher in the refrig outside compartment. The fire extinguisher picture is not mine, my refridge is configured differently so mine is on the left under the copper tubing.

Second is a standing rack with storage bins on the right side of our two sided closet in our 30'.
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Old 06-10-2016, 08:07 PM   #60
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There are some really great ideas here. My best upgrade is not very original, but peace of mind is priceless. So, I am going with the new 16" wheels and Michelin Lt tires. Also in the picture is the outdoor shower installed this week.
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:45 AM   #61
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The automatic fire extinguisher is an excellent idea.
there is one word of caution: Some of the extinguisher agents are very harmful to aluminum surfaces. For the life of me I can't remember the recommended agent for aluminum.
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Old 06-11-2016, 02:19 AM   #62
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Note: The photo in Paiceman's post shows a Fireboy-Xintex MA2 Halon fire extinguisher often used in marine and aircraft applications. Halon is recommended for flammable liquid and electrical fires; and it is non-corrosive to aluminum and other metal parts, and electronic components (e.g., printed circuit boards and wiring).
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Old 06-11-2016, 05:19 AM   #63
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The automatic fire extinguisher is an excellent idea.
there is one word of caution: Some of the extinguisher agents are very harmful to aluminum surfaces. For the life of me I can't remember the recommended agent for aluminum.
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The extinguisher used is a Marine type, the agent used does no harm to anything except the fire. the agent is not supposed to harm engines, electric or aluminum products. Thanks

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Old 06-11-2016, 08:49 AM   #64
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Not number one but organizers certainly rank high with the wife.
This organizer looks very well done! You don't happen to have a template (or drawings) that you would share would you?
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This organizer looks very well done! You don't happen to have a template (or drawings) that you would share would you?
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Ditto to Arcticfox's comment/request!
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Old 06-11-2016, 11:39 AM   #66
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Ours is certainly not a DIY, but the single biggest improvement we made was obtaining ducted air conditioning, by trading in our 2011 model for a 2015. Joe
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:03 PM   #67
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Upper Cabinet Template

By popular demand-

To make the upright sections match the cabinet curve I used the thin cardboard found on the back of a pad of writing paper. Measure the cabinet depth, cut the cardboard to fit depth (front to back) on the short dimension, then place it inside the cabinet and force it to fold/crease along the curve of the shell. Presto, you have the shape.

For mine, the completed unit is removable. I took the template, held it against the cabinet sidewall, and then made the height just short enough to slide in the base first and twist until it was vertical with the top barely short of the doorway (1/8"). That way it could be taken out for cleaning as well as getting to any dust that might collect on the cabinet floor.

The major verticals are 3/8" material, the full length base is 1/4" ply, the horizontal shelves are 1/8." I also had a small piece of plexi that I added for additional plate separation [it is in a shallow dado groove]. Gorilla glue and small screws hold everything together.
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Old 06-12-2016, 01:12 PM   #68
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This thread is great for someone who is remodeling. Nice to see what works and what doesn't. Love the outdoor grill.
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Old 06-13-2016, 03:10 PM   #69
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Was it the 16" wheels? the TPMS? the rearview camera? the day/night shades? The MaxxAir fans? They are all contenders, but maybe it was just the dog poop bag dispenser made from rubber bands.
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So far we've added the Pepwave BR1 and a Casper Queen over the RV Queen. Since everything is better with sleep, I'm going with the mattress as the winner at this point.
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