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Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 49
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Posted By GMFL
Yes, but itís a smal DC/DC Charger. There are...

Yes, but itís a smal DC/DC Charger. There are much better and larger choices out there both from Victron and others from 30A-60A.
This will charge much faster than the 12/12-9 and protect the...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-19-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By GMFL
Best way to do this is with a modern DC/DC...

Best way to do this is with a modern DC/DC Charger. Renogy, Victron, Redac, MasterVolt and several others maKe them. If they are not voltage triggered then “I” now use the (Green) wire from the...
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 10-19-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,281
Posted By GMFL
$3500 is fair. It’s a single panel but to be done...

$3500 is fair. It’s a single panel but to be done correctly It takes time.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-18-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By GMFL
Mark, I think you are going to want the multi...

Mark,
I think you are going to want the multi control. It makes operating the Multi-plus much more user friendly.
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 10-18-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By GMFL
I just bought 2 32” Samsung 4K QLED TVs (Amazon...

I just bought 2 32” Samsung 4K QLED TVs (Amazon Prime Day) both have HDMI ARC so I’m hopeful that I will be able to play the TV sound through the Stereo speaker like we could in our 23D. Either way...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-18-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By GMFL
See photo on how to set up your BMV and...

See photo on how to set up your BMV and MultiControl by relocating the kitchen plug into the SunExplorer hole. This does require you to run a VE.Direct cable (If using a GX monitor) and the shunt...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-17-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By GMFL
Will Prowse “RV Solar”

Will Prowse “RV Solar”
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 10-16-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,171
Posted By GMFL
Iíve pulled quite a few in this location.

Iíve pulled quite a few in this location.
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 10-16-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,171
Posted By GMFL
No issues. Use small tabs and go slow. It’s a...

No issues. Use small tabs and go slow. It’s a learning process but you should be able to make it much better than it is and probably get it to a point that it is not noticeable at all
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 10-16-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,171
Posted By GMFL
This is the one I have but any of the ones off...

This is the one I have but any of the ones off Amazon would probably work fine. ...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-16-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 611,398
Posted By GMFL
Sure you can access them. Inspection plates under...

Sure you can access them. Inspection plates under the trailer will gain you access. Check the ground wire thatís the most likely suspect....
Forum: Exterior Restoration Forum 10-15-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,171
Posted By GMFL
It can be pulled to be unnoticeable with a PDR...

It can be pulled to be unnoticeable with a PDR glue tab and puller. I’ve pulled a few and the results are pretty amazing. It takes time and patience but it can be done.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-15-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By GMFL
Iíve got them on my GMC Duramax. Heat shield is...

Iíve got them on my GMC Duramax. Heat shield is the way to go. No problems at all with mine.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-14-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By GMFL
Looks very nice. Looks very similar to a 27í I...

Looks very nice. Looks very similar to a 27í I did a few weeks ago.
Forum: Our Community 10-14-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6,941
Views: 1,223,292
Posted By GMFL
Just got 2 new 4K Samsung 32” TVs for our 30’ GT...

Just got 2 new 4K Samsung 32” TVs for our 30’ GT they both have HDMI ARC so this should help me get the DVD sound to play through the stereo speakers.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-14-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,308
Posted By GMFL
Now most DO the SPS transfer switch.

Now most DO the SPS transfer switch.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-12-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,308
Posted By GMFL
My system with Losses charges at 48.5A.

My system with Losses charges at 48.5A.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-12-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,308
Posted By GMFL
Using a DC/DC Charger is a nice addition. The...

Using a DC/DC Charger is a nice addition. The 12/12-9 would work if you were going to just use the black (+) 10awg wire from the 7pin.
I used a 50A MasterVolt DC/DC Charger and ran 2AWG wire from...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-12-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,308
Posted By GMFL
The MultiPlus does the same thing and does it...

The MultiPlus does the same thing and does it very well. It’s call Current Limit.
Basically what you do is limit the amount of AC current you allow in the trailer through the inverter. ( example:...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-11-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By GMFL
An EZLift with 600lb bars would serve you well.

An EZLift with 600lb bars would serve you well.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-11-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,308
Posted By GMFL
You need a disconnect switch between the solar...

You need a disconnect switch between the solar panels and MPPT.
Also use the blue sea 500A switch between the batteries and the inverter ( is ring a 400A fuse on a 400A switch the switch would be...
Forum: On The Road... 10-11-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 285,864
Posted By GMFL
Today Diesel $1.79/Gal Auburn AL

Today Diesel $1.79/Gal Auburn AL
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-10-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By GMFL
I am Airstream Nuts and Bolts From above...

I am Airstream Nuts and Bolts From above recommendation and Yes I do solar installs on Airstreams only, and yes Iím located in Alabama.
Forum: Our Community 10-10-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,941
Views: 1,223,292
Posted By GMFL
I did this install. The magnet mount comes from...

I did this install. The magnet mount comes from HaloView along with the metal plate. Yes I did reverse the cable to pull power from the front and I used 3M adhesive promoter and gum backs as a...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-10-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By GMFL
Don’t thread the cable in the existing loom. Put...

Don’t thread the cable in the existing loom. Put it in its own loom and just follow the battery cable loom and thread it through the preexisting hole in the floor.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-10-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By GMFL
A DC/DC Charger will booster you alternators...

A DC/DC Charger will booster you alternators charging ability to somewhere between 30-60A depending on the one you get.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-10-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By GMFL
I’m here if you need me.

I’m here if you need me.
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-07-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By GMFL
They are there....

They are there....
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-07-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By GMFL
It is screwed to to floor behind the AC/DC...

It is screwed to to floor behind the AC/DC electrical panel.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 10-06-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By GMFL
The distribution boxes are pre-made and this...

The distribution boxes are pre-made and this allows the Airstream tech the ability to connect the distribution box to the trailers wire harness. All the distribution boxes for the newer trailers are...
Forum: Our Community 10-05-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6,941
Views: 1,223,292
Posted By GMFL
This looks very nice. Thanks for posting.

This looks very nice. Thanks for posting.
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-04-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,930
Posted By GMFL
Insert a 5/16” Rivnut this will give you a deeper...

Insert a 5/16” Rivnut this will give you a deeper thread box and solve the problem while using the same bolts....
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 10-03-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 611,398
Posted By GMFL
Excellent job Rob!

Excellent job Rob!
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 10-03-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
System installed. We will be camping with it next...

System installed. We will be camping with it next week and Iíll be able to report back on the MasterVolt product performance. Hoping to have the 1Kw of Zamp panels installed before we leave... ...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 09-28-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By GMFL
All Newer Airstreams (your 2014 included) have a...

All Newer Airstreams (your 2014 included) have a 2 channel divided chase it will be located in the area behind the power panel and has a side for high voltage and the other side to low voltage.
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 09-27-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By GMFL
I have re-lace a few of them. Take out the 4...

I have re-lace a few of them. Take out the 4 bolts that hold the unit down. Raise the unit enough to work from underneath the unit. Wooden blocks work well for this.
BEST TIP: pant the cups with...
Forum: On The Road... 09-27-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,544
Posted By GMFL
Love our ZipDee chairs.

Love our ZipDee chairs.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-25-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
Space becomes an issue pretty quick in these...

Space becomes an issue pretty quick in these trailers. I work very hard to minimize the impact of my installs on usable storage space. This process takes knowing the trailer and planning the system. ...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-25-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
Well..... here is why... With higher voltage...

Well..... here is why...
With higher voltage systems in Airstreams you run into a few snags that I did not want to deal with.
Basically every thing in an Airstream is 12 volts and sterling...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-25-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
I did some research and like the system. High...

I did some research and like the system.
High Frequency charger for no ďHUMĒ
MasterBus network was easier to install.
Battery footprint much smaller. (800Ah in just 2 batteries)
Switching...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-24-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
Mike, My project is our 2020 30’ GT. I am a...

Mike,
My project is our 2020 30’ GT. I am a solar installer that is going outside of my normal Victron systems to experiment with some new products.
The install will consist of the following ...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 09-24-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,861
Posted By GMFL
I do lifts for 899.00 installed out the door.

I do lifts for 899.00 installed out the door.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-24-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
DC distribution board for our 30’ GT is complete!

DC distribution board for our 30’ GT is complete!
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-24-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
Currently Iím using a large benchTop vise with...

Currently Iím using a large benchTop vise with aluminum jaw covers and a huge crescent wrench.

I working on building a tool I will call ďThe Buss Bar BenderĒ. Details to follow.....
Forum: Ribs, Skins & Rivets 09-23-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,475
Posted By GMFL
That dent will pull right out.

That dent will pull right out.
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-23-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 190,353
Posted By GMFL
More buss bar shenanigans. Twisting bar stock to...

More buss bar shenanigans. Twisting bar stock to change post orientation.
Note the opposite twist on each side (1) clockwise (1) counter clockwise to add a little Wham-Pow! to the install.
Forum: Trailer Values 09-20-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By GMFL
Photos would help.

Photos would help.
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 09-19-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 611,398
Posted By GMFL
Looking good Sir! Even though we’ve move trailer...

Looking good Sir! Even though we’ve move trailer size I still lurk.
Forum: Airstream Classifieds 09-16-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By GMFL
If you measure the axle mounting plate. 10‚ÄĚ...

If you measure the axle mounting plate. 10‚ÄĚ =#10. 11‚ÄĚ =#11
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 09-15-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By GMFL
UIB64 is there universal board. Here is my...

UIB64 is there universal board.
Here is my blog post on it.
https://www.airforums.com/forums/blogs/gmfl/dinosaur-electronics-uib-64-3086/
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