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Old 07-16-2018, 01:54 PM   #1401
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Old 07-16-2018, 03:04 PM   #1402
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Thanks Bob! I think this is gonna work!
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Old 07-29-2018, 11:01 AM   #1403
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Ok so like I said in a previous post, Ive converted my overhead lights in the salon and kitchen from incandescent to a more modern recessed LED puck lighting.
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Because of how the it works, It's a bit of a problem to install a dimmer on retro fitted LEDs because you need to access to a dedicated ground wire to the lights. In our Classics, the switch at the door has only the + wire to the lights and they pick up their ground somewhere in a bundle behind the ceiling panel. I wasn't going to drop the ceiling panel to install a dimmer. This remote dimmer does the trick nicely. You install a "controller" up near the lights, wired inline just before the first light in the group, interrupting the + and - wires. The rf remote then can be either mounted or left portable.
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You can use up to three controllers per remote. It works great. Solves a headache for wiring in a dimmer for retrofitted LED lights. I really like our LED lighting but they were pretty bright.
Thanks again Bob for pointing me this way.
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Old 08-02-2018, 09:22 AM   #1404
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The coolest thing about owning an Airstream Classic Motorhome........
Last night at 5:00pm we decided to go camping so we are leaving this morning at 10:00am


That's pretty damn cool!
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Old 08-02-2018, 12:01 PM   #1405
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The coolest thing about owning an Airstream Classic Motorhome........
Last night at 5:00pm we decided to go camping so we are leaving this morning at 10:00am


That's pretty damn cool!
I believe being retired probably has a lot to do with that as well.....
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Old 08-02-2018, 12:41 PM   #1406
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Are you and Lynn going to pen wood in September
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Old 08-02-2018, 12:45 PM   #1407
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The only thing better than that Mike would’ve been if you left at 5:01 PM.......Regards, Bob
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Old 08-02-2018, 02:47 PM   #1408
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Are you and Lynn going to pen wood in September
Not sure yet John. But I doubt it. We may try to hook up with the group in Ohio or Kentucky. I'm stuck in the middle of a couple of "no big deal" surgeries that I have to get done and it's worse than being stuck in the court system. Ive seen more damn doctors in the last month than you can imagine. They've got me scheduled through somewhere in Sept. it's pretty maddening but gotta jump through all the hoops. Friggin nuts. But considering what our comrade is going through, I'm just a whining punk.
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Old 08-03-2018, 05:43 AM   #1409
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The only thing better than that Mike would’ve been if you left at 5:01 PM.......Regards, Bob
That's the coolest thing about living in your classic motorhome
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Old 08-03-2018, 06:12 AM   #1410
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Not sure yet John. But I doubt it. We may try to hook up with the group in Ohio or Kentucky. I'm stuck in the middle of a couple of "no big deal" surgeries that I have to get done and it's worse than being stuck in the court system. Ive seen more damn doctors in the last month than you can imagine. They've got me scheduled through somewhere in Sept. it's pretty maddening but gotta jump through all the hoops. Friggin nuts. But considering what our comrade is going through, I'm just a whining punk.
Mike, I wouldn't want to spend any time in your shoes, and you know it.

My wife calls me a whining punk too; must be the seven year age gap and a 50's generation thing.

Her 60th is coming up in the middle of this month and she's not happy to spend the next seven years waiting for me to cross that barrier.

Cheers
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PS John, the girls and I are heading out of town on an impromptu road trip; pics to come.
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:48 AM   #1411
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Sometimes I wish the forum had a ‘like’ button......for when no words are needed, and you just want to share an appreciation!
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Old 08-21-2018, 02:00 PM   #1413
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FYI FRESH WATER PUMP

a couple years ago I installed a Shurflo revolution water pump, I think it was the 2008 series. I was hoping for better pressure and a higher flow rate than my old Shurflo pump.
Well it didn't really help on either count and I tried adjusting it according to the manufacturers instructions. I couldn't get it to change much at all and was really disappointed but decided to live with it.
Had a conversation with Mr Miller recently and apparently he has had some bad luck with the Shurflo pumps and he recommended to go with Seaflo. I ordered and installed this model
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1.

Pleased to say that it made a very big difference in both rate of flow and the water pressure from all my faucets. Wooohooo. It's a little more expensive than the Shurflo revolution pump but I think it's well worth it. That Shurflo is the number one seller on Amazon and I think they pretty much dominate the market.

So just a FYI for those who will be replacing their fresh water pumps in the future. Check out the Seaflo model I purchased, I'm real happy with it.
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Old 09-01-2018, 04:05 PM   #1414
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Well they decided to do my back surgery at the end of October so instead of hanging around and waiting.....we are going to squeeze in a trip out west to Colorado. Fort Collins area and hopefully up into the
Poudre Valley. We have been up in the Poudre Valley area before but never with the Airstream. It's really incredible. The road follows along the Poudre river and there are campgrounds along the river. Should be wonderful. We'll be spending time in Fort Collins with the kids and grandson who we never get to see enough of.
Taking off Monday or a Tuesday. Ill try and post plenty of pictures from up in that area.
So we will miss the get together out in Pen but this should be another fun trip.

Safe travels to all of you heading to Penn wood.

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Old 09-02-2018, 09:21 AM   #1415
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Hey Mike N Lynn,

I am at the top of the Poudre this weekend at a campground named State Forest, State Park. Nice, well spaced sites. Electric only. They have water but don't allow filling the rig. You can fill jugs and then fill your tank. There is a dump station down the road at the maintenance shack or a free one in the town of Walden, about 25 miles on up the road. It's beautiful here...lots of pine trees and moose come through in the mornings.

Give me a shout when you are out this way if you have time.
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Old 09-02-2018, 11:26 AM   #1416
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Hiya Steve!!!!!!
Great info, I will check it out. Do the sites look long enough for our 310? How crowded is it this time of year after the holiday? Reservations needed? ENJOY!

Looks like it's about a two hour drive from FOCO
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Old 09-03-2018, 08:32 AM   #1417
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Mike...the sites are big enough for your rig. I am in 114 with a great view of the mountains all around me.

I imagine it will slow down after the holiday. It's a Colorado State Park...you can go to their website and watch how full they are. Reservations are usually recommended but you may not need them later in the season.

I drove around and checked out other campgrounds in the area yesterday and this one is, by far, the best.
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Mike....Hector and I scouted out a site for you and Lynn during our walk this evening. Number 127 looks like an easy one for you to back into. You would be away from the highway (no traffic noise) and the site is straight and long. Great view of pine trees out the back window, the lake is a short hike on the door side and a beautiful view of the valley out your left side windows. The best part, though, will be the angle for you to use when backing in. Hope this helps!
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Old 09-04-2018, 07:51 AM   #1419
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You're the best, thanks Steve......on another note, did anyone take a swim at the birthday party this year?
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Nobody in the pond this year....but one lady fell off the deck when she put her chair too close too the edge. It was only a four inch drop, though, and she didn't spill a drop of her martini.
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