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Old 08-01-2017, 10:36 AM   #21
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I hope this will show the picture of the little 3x3 freezer packs I've bought to help the lame frig; leaving for NM first week of September.....
Jaz, this gave me a thought. I had a 4lb Yeti ice block in my freezer. I put it in the bottom of my BC refrigerator. It had been running for several hours and only got down to the typical ~70 degrees. I wondered if the Yeti ice might help boost the cooling. Left the fridge on all night and at 11:00 a.m. this morning, the box was 34 degrees and the freezer is -8 !!! The Yeti ice has melted to liquid. Shore power only. I also saw on a YouTube video where a guy said that even on shore power, the refrigerator has to use the battery. I keep my BC plugged into shore power, but I don't always have the battery switched turned to 'on'. It has to be 'on' to charge the battery. Yesterday, I had the battery switch 'on' and when I turned the refrigerator on, it was the first time I have ever heard a fan in my refrigerator ???? So ... to others ... is your battery switch turned on?? Sorry, if that is a stupid question. Arkansas temps have been a bit lower the last few days, mid-80's and lower humidity. My camper sits in a carport with a tall roof.
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Old 08-01-2017, 11:06 AM   #22
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Hmmm, my baby is at the dealership, I have "real " shore power here and she is always hooked, and you know...I'll get back to you on that as I prepare to hit the road.
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Old 08-01-2017, 05:01 PM   #23
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I have to add a precaution to the bungee lid idea, since I almost bungee'ed my head. Instead of attaching it to the lid as shown, make sure the bungee hooks around the clip where it attaches to the wood, not the flexible part (more stable). (OUCH)
Thanks for that update! :-) Ouch indeed!
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Old 08-24-2017, 04:43 AM   #24
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Anyone using the external LP port? How would it be used? My understanding is that there's no easy way to connect it to any standard grills like Coleman Roadtrip?
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Old 08-24-2017, 11:20 AM   #25
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Anyone using the external LP port? How would it be used? My understanding is that there's no easy way to connect it to any standard grills like Coleman Roadtrip?


I just bought a quick connect kit for the Weber, but I have not put it together yet. This company also sells one for the Roadtrip. http://propanegear.com/rv-gear/
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Old 08-24-2017, 12:53 PM   #26
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I just bought a quick connect kit for the Weber, but I have not put it together yet. This company also sells one for the Roadtrip. http://propanegear.com/rv-gear/


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Old 09-06-2017, 10:56 PM   #27
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I had the same problem, so I don't zip them all the way down. That fixed it for me.
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Old 09-08-2017, 12:38 PM   #28
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Waiting for someone to fabricate smoked plexiglass "eyebrows" to mount over the side windows so you can leave the windows open during rain.
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:35 AM   #29
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Hey All - Anyone upgrade their shower head? If so, please post which one you got. I believe the hot water tank is 2.67gal and the shower head is 2.5gpm. Doesn't leave very long for even a "camper" shower or for 2 ppl who want to shower one after the other.
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Old 09-12-2017, 09:33 AM   #30
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Hey All - Anyone upgrade their shower head? If so, please post which one you got. I believe the hot water tank is 2.67gal and the shower head is 2.5gpm. Doesn't leave very long for even a "camper" shower or for 2 ppl who want to shower one after the other.
I hear that the Oxygenics are supposed to be the best but we haven't upgraded yet.
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:12 AM   #31
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I hear that the Oxygenics are supposed to be the best but we haven't upgraded yet.

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The stock shower head in the BC has a button that allows u to turn the water off at the head. I find that a key feature of the stock shower head. We quickly adjust the water temp n shut it at the head n then use that button: rinse - off - lather up - off - rinse - off. NEXT!

Keep in mind it's an RV shower and water conservation is KEY unless you're hooked up to water n sewer which we almost never are.
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Old 09-19-2017, 07:34 AM   #32
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The stock shower head in the BC has a button that allows u to turn the water off at the head. I find that a key feature of the stock shower head. We quickly adjust the water temp n shut it at the head n then use that button: rinse - off - lather up - off - rinse - off. NEXT!

Keep in mind it's an RV shower and water conservation is KEY unless you're hooked up to water n sewer which we almost never are.
Yup. That's why we haven't upgraded to that other shower head yet. I'm sure we will upgrade in time but not just yet.
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Old 09-24-2017, 02:03 PM   #33
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Thanks so much for the zipper extender tip! We've already had to use needle-nosed pliers to grab one below the frame.

We also use S-hooks to hang various items from the overhead bins, and have a USB powered fan.

I might have been slow on this one - the storage area underneath the seating has been a pain to load/unload while trying to keep the top open. Finally I solved that with a bungee cord hooked to the overhead bin. I can organize with both hands free now! Attachment 290972
Here is a pic of my mod using a deadbolt - a little fussing, but boy is it Handy!
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Old 09-24-2017, 02:05 PM   #34
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Old 09-24-2017, 02:39 PM   #35
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Well.... I want that !
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Great fix!
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Old 09-24-2017, 07:47 PM   #37
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That is a great fix!! Thanks!
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Old 09-26-2017, 01:51 PM   #38
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Great fix Tom P.!!!!!
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Old 09-26-2017, 01:59 PM   #39
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Once the fridge fiasco gets figured out, I will consider a new tank cover that can double for additional storage. In the mean time my spare 25 foot hose and electrical adapters sit in there nicely (this is under the removable tray).
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25' water hose vs. 50'

Has anyone ever needed more than 25' of water hose? My sister gave me a wonderful heated water hose that is 50'. It is quite large and heavy and I wondered about trying to exchange it for a 25' one. Not really a hack probably, but where to store it could be :-)
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