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Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 07-09-2017, 07:59 PM
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Posted By SilverLife
289092289093289094 Using 8'6" Eureka aluminum...

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Using 8'6" Eureka aluminum poles to secure the awning in the down position and to attach an additional 11'6" x 9' fly to. The bungee snugs over the top of the pole to hold down...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-25-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Rob; Yes I have installed many sets of soss...

Rob;
Yes I have installed many sets of soss hinges, from extra large in hidden library doors to tiny ones in jewelry boxes. Firstly, ash is a dense fairly heavy wood, depending on species, moisture...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-20-2017, 03:38 PM
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Posted By SilverLife
Finished up the dinette platform​. I used 1"...

Finished up the dinette platform​. I used 1" aluminum square tube with internal press fit wood on very simple through bolted hangars. Takes seconds to install without tools and is very solid. With...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-18-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
I purchased a couple of these for reading & task...

I purchased a couple of these for reading & task lighting at Ikea. For $5, I am very impressed. No on/off switch but just plug into a USB port. With metal wire in the neck, it stays in place. Good in...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-18-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Installed a 15" deep drawer where the microwave...

Installed a 15" deep drawer where the microwave was.285819. Obviously now I have to replace the rest of the doors and fronts with walnut. It's not quite as wasteful as it seems- from the factory, one...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-16-2017, 05:30 PM
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Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Had a few minutes this afternoon to donate to the...

Had a few minutes this afternoon to donate to the Sport. I finished installing the walnut rails, added one flush recessed USB port, and a small 5x12 drawer beside the bed for storage. While I was in...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-16-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Seems like a natural place for a trash recptical-...

Seems like a natural place for a trash recptical- that's the same place we put ours. If you're mounting the Garmin low, the license plate LED is directly behind the sink trap and with one hole is an...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-15-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
I haven't addressed the space because there are...

I haven't addressed the space because there are numerous other issues all connected to it.
My original intention was to put a shelved cabinet with door next to the sink cab, and open shelves beside...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-12-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
PM me for details

PM me for details
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-11-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Good point ohmman, for anyone considering the...

Good point ohmman, for anyone considering the lift. It may or may not be that minor actually; besides a physics calculation in roof wind deflection, I'm not sure how one would figure the difference....
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-11-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
The top is completely flat unfolded. With hinges...

The top is completely flat unfolded. With hinges on bottom, there would be nothing to hold the two leaves up. When folded it fits neatly next to the bench seat to make a level platform for the bed....
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-09-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thanks. The lift kit has made a huge difference...

Thanks. The lift kit has made a huge difference in clearance. Less worry towing, much less stressful entering and exiting over rough driveways or dips at gas stations, and I think it just sits at a...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-08-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Worlds Smallest Library Cabinet?

I simply plugged one end of 12 ga. SJ cord into the outlet and wired an extension outlet with a LED nite light mounted flush with the cabinet face into the other end. I extended the bed platform over...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-08-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
No Wasted Space

After extending the bed to 5 feet wide, refabricating and moving the front bed wall forward, I was left with a very small space next to the front dinette wall. Pretty small at 9 1/4" wide x 21" deep,...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-07-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
I had considered making an aluminum oval on the...

I had considered making an aluminum oval on the CNC that says Custom, but that doesn't seem too original, AND for all of you with significant others, you know that there is always a bit of...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-07-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
A fine heater, but a thread hijack nevertheless.

A fine heater, but a thread hijack nevertheless.
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-06-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Bench Back Rails

Added walnut rails to the narrow bench backs continuing down to the bench bases, to make them look a little nicer and more functional. On the door side it acts as a handrail of sorts and a place to...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-04-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Table Install

I have completed the table for now. I may change out the hinges for larger heaver ones, as the leaves are pretty heavy. The top's finished thickness is 13/16". With the Lagun bracket it works as...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-04-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thanks rmkrum; at least I now know the name of my...

Thanks rmkrum; at least I now know the name of my condition:brows:
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-03-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
I'm glad my discontent has transformed into...

I'm glad my discontent has transformed into inspiration [emoji6]. I don't know about my skills being such a big deal; really it's just years of practice. Interestingly, one Christmas when I was about...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-03-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thanks. IMO, I think the "Wednesday Build" has...

Thanks. IMO, I think the "Wednesday Build" has stretched out to include the whole year[emoji17]. But hearing of the quality of your Sport encourages me and gives me some hope. I am happy that you own...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-02-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Mother of All Squeaks Destroyed

When we did our walk through at the dealer the "tour guide" made a comment about a squeak somewhere. He thought it was one of the acrylic bulkhead panels rubbing in the aluminum clips. I heard it...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-02-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Bench Back Rails

I already had a cap in mind to go on top of the stark white 3/4" bench backs and to replace the plain white laminate shelf by the bed, (which now is perilously close to my head while sleeping). As I...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-02-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
I will certainly show the table with dimensions...

I will certainly show the table with dimensions and details when it's complete. Lee Valley does have some nice hardware but they don't carry a butler table hinge in polished ss- only brass. I...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-02-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thanks, I guess. It's disappointing to see the...

Thanks, I guess. It's disappointing to see the level of workmanship present in our 22 at least. I don't​ think my little posts will change anything corporately, but may help someone else make some...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-01-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
New Table

I'll bet I spent more time arranging the grain patterns of the walnut today than AS did on the design of the original dinette! I laid out over 300 bd ft of 5/4 walnut to find the best crotch and...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-01-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Lagun Table Bracket

In addition, this little beauty stores in seconds by clipping onto itself!
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-01-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thumbs up New Bracket Base Install

On the other hand....every once in a while, (sadly not really very often anymore), one may discover a truly remarkable, stellar, brilliantly and intelligently designed piece of equipment or hardware....
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-01-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thumbs down Dinette Framing Rebuild

I am starting to repeat myself by stating that in order to install a new dinette, I had to rebuild the entire seating area structure before starting on the bracket install and table assembly. The...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 05-01-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thumbs down OEM Dinette Table

The original table was so unfunctional that we never used or sat at it. Indeed, the clearances and sturdiness were so poor that I considered it useless. The video is of the table at sitting height,...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-29-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Faucets

The double sink is standard on the 2017 Sport. A rare, intelligent decision by AS! It does come with covers/cutting boards if that is what you mean by overlay. I am sorry but I don't have the model...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-29-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Faucet Upgrade

Added a Toto to the bathroom and a handheld pullout low profile to the kitchen with a pump undercounter dish soap dispenser. When I pulled the sinks, there was no caulking in the lavatory sink and a...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-29-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Sport Bed Upgrade

We decided to enlarge the twin/queen to a california queen, that is from 54 x 78 to 60 x 84. While I was at it, I also decided to increase the thickness to 9". I ordered the mattress from AB...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-16-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Installed a Dexter #11 3" lift as well as a Reese...

Installed a Dexter #11 3" lift as well as a Reese Flex light duty (4-600 lb. tongue wt.) WD hitch, today. Also painted the entire (rusty from factory) undercarriage black while it was up. Will also...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-07-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Also, the fussiest part of the camera install was...

Also, the fussiest part of the camera install was fixing it to the plastic cover on the plate light. There's a tiny metal support under the plastic that had to be dealt with to allow the tiny 10/24...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-07-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Thanks. I'm having fun doing it. I...

Thanks. I'm having fun doing it. I guess.[emoji53] Just to let you know, the hole I drilled in the interior skin directly behind the license plate light was easily accomplished by removing the lav...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-07-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Integral Back Up Lights

My install of back up lights differs slightly from the (well written) version posted by Boxite who added two new lights in addition to the stock LED taillights. I did not care for the look of four...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-01-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
Extra Cabinet Space

There is no way I am putting the cheesy magazine rack back beside the toilet. Look at all that space! This will be a cabinet with door and open shelves beside the toilet. The laminate is readily...
Forum: 2005 and newer - Bambi all models 04-01-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,148
Posted By SilverLife
2017 22' Sport Improvements

I posted my list of improvements previously, not in order and have started on a few. I will continue to add the accomplished ones here. This one is for a wifi operated (not bluetooth) tiny backup...
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