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  1. Roll me away
    Roll me away here- thanks for replying to my post about my solar connection. I’ll change the wire routeing to stop at the pair of agm battery’s we have inside, under the fridge. The wires go right past them anyway when they routed them over to the power center.
    I do enjoy your comments and help to the airstream community, here on the forums and elsewhere. Thanks for sharing your knowledge.
  2. eagletoo
    04-14-2020 06:25 AM
    eagletoo
    Ronnie,
    Congrats! Must have been like Christmas morning this morning.
    Enjoy!
  3. winston10
    Hi, I would like to buy a step stick.
    Please contact me for shipping details.
    Thanks,
    Ray
  4. turk123
    02-20-2020 08:30 AM
    turk123
    Hello!

    Please save me a Stepstick! I need one of those.

    I'm in Palm Springs right now and need to head to a presentation downtown. I will send all the info to ship to later today. Zip is 92203. Also, provide me with way to pay (paypal?).

    Thanks!

    Tom Terleski
  5. Jbbrick
    01-13-2020 11:14 AM
    Jbbrick
    Hello GMFL,

    Need an inspection.

    See below. Please call me at 402.609.6688 and let's discuss service, price, timing... Thanks. JB

    Sent to you by email as well. But email bounced

    BTW LOVE the profile picture!!

    [url]https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/rvs/d/samson-1956-spartan-imperial-mansion/7050232370.html
  6. alzooka
    09-09-2019 05:20 PM
    alzooka
    hey, GMFL. Question about your FW valve, photo/access. How were you able to see this angle? Need to go this weekend, but wondering if there's an access panel I need to remove to replace FW valve. Nice solution you got, I have a 23CB too. Thanks! Alfredo
  7. SpinWhite
    I noticed that you "Swapped the plastic hood vent for a stainless steel one". I've searched and cannot find a supplier. Where did you find the stainless vent?
  8. jhumphreys
    Hoping to finalize the details towards the end of the year when things slow just a bit for us. Definitely on our things to do, just need to make sure we set it up properly. Thank you for checking in with me!
  9. e2girardin
    Hey Rivet Master!

    thanks for the offer to connect. this community is amazing; immediate responses in less than 24 hours!

    We pick up our AS in about 2 weeks from now and I'm working on getting our tow vehicle in the next 2 weeks. We live in North Vancouver, BC and bought it in Seattle as we wanted the CB model, so we plan to do our first trip in the Seattle area so we can spend a few days in it, then go back to dealer before heading up for any adjustments or issues. So much for camping in our driveway!

    Let me know the best way; can message back and forth, chat over the phone or both. Appreciate the offer and looking forward to learning some helpful stuff!

    My phone is 778-316-5793. Thanks.

    Eric

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Posted 01-04-2020 at 09:29 PM by GMFL Comments 0
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In this final section of our 5-part series on solar, we will finish the installation of the system by installing the inside components.

Continuing to put our plan into action, we will install the Victron 100/30 solar controller, 40 amp D/C Breaker, Victron BMV battery monitor, batteries, and disconnect switch.


In the first 4 sections we covered: What Is Solar And Do I Need It, What Parts Are Needed, How Much Solar Do I Need, and the Installation Of The Rooftop...

Posted 12-20-2019 at 09:24 PM by GMFL Comments 0
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In this section of our series on solar power, we will discuss the installation of the first half of the solar system. We are going to put our plan into action and install the rooftop components of the system. The rooftop components will consist of the Renogy Solar panels we purchased, a combiner box, wires to carry the power the panels produce to the controller, and a panel disconnect switch.


In the first 3 sections, we covered What Is Solar Power, What Parts Are Needed, and...

Posted 12-12-2019 at 07:51 PM by GMFL Comments 0
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If you’ve been following along through Parts 1 and 2 of this series then you should be ready for Part 3: how much solar do I need?

We will discuss sizing your solar system to meet your power consumption needs. Properly sizing your components and assessing your power usage will ensure your solar system meets your needs. This topic can be very in-depth and complicated. I will do my best to be informative and not overcomplicate things.

Buying a couple of solar panels and...

Posted 12-06-2019 at 06:49 AM by GMFL Comments 0
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Well, here we go. You have made the decision that solar is right for you and you are ready to get started. Jumping into the solar world headfirst can be like trying to swim in quicksand. With so much technology and so many different products out there, it can get overwhelming fast. In this article (Part #2), we will break down a basic solar charging system into the components needed and what function they play in the overall system.

First, let’s make a list of what components that...

Posted 12-06-2019 at 06:39 AM by GMFL Comments 0
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I am going to make an effort at tackling the huge topic of solar. Solar is a relatively simple system that is often complicated to the point that people believe it to be above the average DIY person’s skill level. I do not believe that to be true. I believe that with basic electrical skills anyone can install a functioning solar charging system if they deem it necessary. For your safety, if you do not have a basic understanding of electricity or electrical systems, please enlist the help of a professional....
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