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Old 01-08-2011, 01:05 PM   #201
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Fridge in

I lucked into a nice stainless stell front refridgerator, and some sweet carpet for the hall.
I am thinking of 4x4s under the fridge to raise it some, then figure out a way to secure it. Then, trim around it some. It is smaller than the old Dometic.
Also got the bi-fold wood bathroom door back in today.
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Old 01-08-2011, 04:56 PM   #202
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I like the fridge. Have one very similar and I may have to use it. I'm testing my domestic now.
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Old 01-09-2011, 10:24 AM   #203
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Mine was totally rusted out. I am playing with ideas to mount the fridge. Thinking I will use two 4x4" boards under secured to the floor, then a pair of small "handles" and I will strap the fridge thru the handles with a ratchet strap. This way I can easily take it out if I want to and it won't move when it is in there.
Then I have to create some trim to surround it so it fits the hole better. It's a bit narrower and doesn't have the underneat extra panel the Dometic had.
Whaddaya all think?
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Old 01-09-2011, 01:28 PM   #204
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That should work. I would Mount panel with rare earth magnets in end of 4x. Drill some finger holes and vents call it good. Ratchet strap would work but check often. Angle iron with lags would work better. I think there's. Mount holes in front crossbar of fridge too. Two small lag bolts and done.
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Old 01-09-2011, 03:15 PM   #205
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Whats the rare earth thing do and where would u get them?
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:41 PM   #206
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Rare earth magnets are extremely strong magnets. The magnet would act as your catch for removable faceplate. Magnets.can be purchased online and are very common at wood working sites. I think rockler sells them. Ill look for a supplier when I get home.
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:02 AM   #207
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does anyone know will brass opd valves for 30# tanks work with aluminum tanks? The guy selling a pair does not know. Got a dealer I can go to, but curious...
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:08 AM   #208
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Alan: I have brass on mine. The gas company did not say anything and they installed and certified them. Mine still work great.

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Old 01-19-2011, 11:04 AM   #209
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I pulled the curbed plastic panels from the bathtub outer wall. They are cracked pretty badly.
I am thinking of having some fabbed in metal and then skinning them with flexible plastic made for bathrooms. . I have found them available thru Lowe's and HD.

Any other ideas for this?
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Old 01-19-2011, 07:14 PM   #210
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does anyone know will brass opd valves for 30# tanks work with aluminum tanks? The guy selling a pair does not know. Got a dealer I can go to, but curious...
I bought a set for my 40lbs from Out of Doors mart...I seem to remember they had some pretty good on-line info that showed a 30 aluminum tank uses the same valve as a 20 lb steel tank...but double check me on that.
If that is the case, I'd print the info and haul them to my local propane shop and see if they would sell the valves and install on sight. But like I said...double check my info!
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Old 01-19-2011, 09:16 PM   #211
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I pulled the curbed plastic panels from the bathtub outer wall. They are cracked pretty badly.
I am thinking of having some fabbed in metal and then skinning them with flexible plastic made for bathrooms. . I have found them available thru Lowe's and HD.

Any other ideas for this?
I have a great metal guy here in Athens GA. He could make anything at a low $$. What year AS? Let me know if you need his #.
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Old 01-20-2011, 12:19 PM   #212
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Thanks for that too...I have a local fabricator near my home who did another guy's 60's airstream parts.
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Old 01-22-2011, 01:25 PM   #213
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Bathroom sink; reaching frustration level!

I scrunched into the bathtub to get my wrench in to the hole for access to the faucet connection. I managed to get the hot water side loose-- YAAAY, and then nothing more-- WAAAAH ...in an hour.

The hole is pretty small, you can't see what you are doing when your arm is in it, and the wrench barely fits so that you have little room to turn it..

HELP !

I could not get the 2 nuts that hold the faucet itself to turn at all. I will spray some rust buster on those and go for it again on them.Might have to cur the faucet off somehow.


-Also what is the little white box with three hoses on it that go to the toilet? It is mounted on the inside of the camper's shell at the very back.
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Old 01-22-2011, 01:47 PM   #214
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I have had the same problem with screws and nuts. I squirted with liquid wrench and did them the next day. Man it is cold out there today. We just put some new tear drop lights on ours and organized the tools. It is cold out there today.

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Old 01-22-2011, 01:55 PM   #215
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How did you get your hands in there? I just read a post where the guy cut the faucet body off with an angle grinder cut off wheel. Thinking of going to Harbor Freight to get one.
I also read one guy cut the supply lines with a tubing cutter...I have one of those I can try.
Yeah it is pretty out-- but my hands were stiff quickly after working with no heat on.
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My bath tub faucet came right off. It was coming through the wall under the twin bed. I cut the supply lines off. Who ever owned it before me had cut the copper lines and put that gray pipe on. No problem. Where I had problems was getting the pluming nuts loose on the galley. Those things did not want to come off. Today I was taking off some curtain rods to strip and clean and those screws would not budge. I was starting to strip the screws with my screw driver. I used liquid wrench on them and let them sit for about an hour. I got all the screws out but one. I had to cut it.

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Old 01-23-2011, 07:31 AM   #217
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Just the opposite for me ,the galley faucet popped right off once I got the wrench in there.
I will attack the bathroom again, maybe today.
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Old 01-28-2011, 05:00 PM   #218
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Some new pix

Hadn't out up any in awhile. Here is the inside with all the wood back in, cork floor and carpet down. Bedding is off on one side so I can redo plumbing thru there...
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Alan:

Looking good inside. You are so far ahead of where I am.

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Wow, it looks GREAT!

I've got a ways to go...
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