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Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 12-10-2003, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,721
Posted By NSMITH
Convection Oven - Power Draw

I bought a Sharp Convection Oven for out '84 Excella, which fit perfectly into the existing microwave space. However, the power draw is just too much. We would have to turn off everything except...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-20-2003, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,292
Posted By NSMITH
Parts Source

Sure, Brouck. I bought both parts at repairclinic.com after entering in my model number noted in previous posting. I did check three sources on this, but repairclinic.com was the cheapest and the...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-19-2003, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,292
Posted By NSMITH
I'M A BAKIN' FOOL!

Well, it worked! The new thermostat and pilot safety valve work like champs.

I bought an oven thermometer (Big Lots - $2) and the oven runs right on the money.

So the oven adventures are over...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-13-2003, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,292
Posted By NSMITH
Repairclinic.com

Hi Peter:
I think you've tried Hart but not sure. My model number was identified on a site as an RV part - thought it was Repairclinic.com but maybe some other site. I received the parts last nite...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-11-2003, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,292
Posted By NSMITH
More Parts

I went ahead and ordered the pilot valve shut off. It occurred to me that if the pilot light went out while the thing was in use (like someone slammed the oven door shut and it blew the pilot out)...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 02-11-2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,403
Posted By NSMITH
Tree got mine

A low hanging branch pulled my skyliner sideways and stripped the gears (after towing 300 mi to home I brushed a tree limb in my driveway when I pulled in!).

I just ordered the gear kit. So I...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 02-10-2003, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,292
Posted By NSMITH
Magic Chef Fixes?

Today I ordered a Thermostat for my 4-burner Magic Chef. My model # is BT22LS-4TVX, which I'll bet is a compatible model number for the bulk of 4-burner RV Magic Chefs. This model number does come...
Forum: Link Archive 12-30-2002, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,942
Posted By NSMITH
Connecting Ropelights

Z:
How do you attach the ropelight to your awnings?
Neal
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-20-2002, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,974
Posted By NSMITH
How Does it Know?

Gotcha. Wish the manual would be so clear.

BTW, something that has been driving me crazy that I'm sure someone can answer: My panel is shot, so I have no reliable indicators for any type of...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 11-20-2002, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,207
Posted By NSMITH
Stripper is King

My wife and I stripped our 31' Excella in about 8 hours using paint brushes and aircraft stripper. The stripper immediately attacks the clearcoat and shrinks/dissolves it. We used a hose and a...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-20-2002, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,974
Posted By NSMITH
Arrow on Regulator

Concerning the stock regulator on an 84 Excella - I know a properly working regulator will automatically kick over to the other tank when one tank is exhausted. The "arrow knob" looks like it should...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-07-2002, 10:23 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,248
Posted By NSMITH
Acculator and other

John:

Thanks so much for the explanation of accumulator. I bought an adaptor for city water inlet to allow use of an air compressor. At this point I intend to level the trailer and use...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-06-2002, 02:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,248
Posted By NSMITH
Accumulator

Hello, all:

I've been reading winterizing with great interest as this my first winterizing. Martha Stuart mothballs and all. When I bought the 84 Excella last Feb it had been winterized and had...
Forum: Link Archive 10-11-2002, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,942
Posted By NSMITH
I was in a freak ice storm last spring and had a...

I was in a freak ice storm last spring and had a wicked ice coating on my awning - it was 13 degrees the next a.m. and couldn't get the ice off. Chipped on it for awhile and them just rolled the...
Forum: Link Archive 10-11-2002, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,942
Posted By NSMITH
Craig - do you know if there's a groove to use on...

Craig - do you know if there's a groove to use on the Zip-Dee's? I don't see one.
Neal
Forum: Link Archive 10-11-2002, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,942
Posted By NSMITH
Bobby: This is exactly what I'm after. ...

Bobby:
This is exactly what I'm after. However, this attaches via the groove in the awning roller. My Zip-Dee doesn't have a groove like that ('84 Excella). I've seen at Home Depot the light...
Forum: Link Archive 10-11-2002, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,942
Posted By NSMITH
Awning Lights - Ideas

Please share your ideas on awning lighting systems. Looking for something for 31' Excella.

Thanks,
Neal in Indiana
Forum: Awnings 10-11-2002, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,419
Posted By NSMITH
Lighting the awning

Looking for a unique way to put up awning lights. Thought of using light tape with adhesive strip to hold it to the awning roller, but not sure if this will cause a problem when rolling up.

What...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-27-2002, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,721
Posted By NSMITH
Enough Juice?

My Magic Chef rangetop is fine, but oven is shot. Approx $215 in parts to repair. I've purchased a combo microwave/convection oven and am wondering if the A/S ('84 Excella) has the juice to run...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-19-2002, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,292
Posted By NSMITH
Andy: Ballpark - what do the prices tend to run...

Andy:
Ballpark - what do the prices tend to run on RV replacement range/ovens for A/S? This is 84 Excella 31' with 4-burner range/oven as one unit. I've talked to parts supplier for Magic Chef, who...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 09-18-2002, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,292
Posted By NSMITH
I'm in the same boat. No fire down below. ...

I'm in the same boat. No fire down below. Rangetop works fine. What's the best source for a replacement oven/rangetop?
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-04-2002, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,882
Posted By NSMITH
I can get behind some of these dents by pulling...

I can get behind some of these dents by pulling the control panel. Have pounded out several - it helps but they'll always be there. Other folks have told me about dry ice on hail dents and suction...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-04-2002, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,882
Posted By NSMITH
I understand what you're saying. May be...

I understand what you're saying. May be something I'm not up for - my dents are looking prettier all the time!
Neal
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-03-2002, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,017
Posted By NSMITH
Skin over Skin

Peter,
What about placing new skins on top of old skins, leaving old skins in place? I have three upper nose skins I would like to replace some day and have been pondering this. This is on '84...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 06-03-2002, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,870
Posted By NSMITH
Also Polishing - Slow but Steady

My wife and I started polishing 31' '84 Excella this weekend. Used aircraft stripper for clearcoat removal with excellent results - one pass and some touchups and it's gone. Painted on and sprayed...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 06-03-2002, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,455
Posted By NSMITH
No Buns in this Oven

I have an '84 31' Excella w/Magic Chef Oven (I believe is original, but not certain). Range works fine - I think both the oven thermocouple and oven thermostat/gas supply knob are both bad. Have...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 06-03-2002, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,882
Posted By NSMITH
Replacing Skins

I have an '84 31' Excella with some pretty severe hail/limb damage to the top three skins on the nose. No rush, but contemplating replacing these skins. Can someone point me to the "skin...
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