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Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 11-06-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By chris_kelly
I like it! If I had to do it all over again...

I like it!

If I had to do it all over again I would cut the cable down to length. We had a trip planned that I needed to have internet for - dang job got in the way!

Once 5G is more...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 11-01-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By chris_kelly
Awesome! Thanks :)

Awesome! Thanks :)
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-29-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By chris_kelly
Nice find on the power to the upper cabinet. Not...

Nice find on the power to the upper cabinet. Not sure Iíll re wire everything but I may use that for the USB port i added their to power the pihole and blink camera we have in the camper for our...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 10-20-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By chris_kelly
Totally looking forward to this ... we've been...

Totally looking forward to this ... we've been putting off getting another Apple TV for the second TV in our bedroom.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-15-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 49,996
Posted By chris_kelly
Iím sure thereís a way to use the new board but...

Iím sure thereís a way to use the new board but from what I understand the only functionality the new board brings is the charge status light.
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-09-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By chris_kelly
So went on the roof today and did some digging...

So went on the roof today and did some digging around. Took some pictures.

The cap is exactly where support said it would be. No issues there.

There are male sma adapters on the end of the...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 10-08-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By chris_kelly
Did the fix work for you?

Did the fix work for you?
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-08-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By chris_kelly
So had some back and forth with Airstream...

So had some back and forth with Airstream support.

Couple of points they made:

- There should be 5 SMA connectors 2 - 2G/3G/4G , 2- 2.4/5 GHZ, and 1 GPS Cable

- Unfortunately they do not...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-07-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By chris_kelly
Any idea where the access is on the roof to mount...

Any idea where the access is on the roof to mount the antenna using the rf cables pre-wired?
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-07-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By chris_kelly
Yeah. Weird. They fished the antenna...

Yeah. Weird.

They fished the antenna extension through the upper front bunker.

The label on them had the upc for the 5m extension. Not an actual antenna label.
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 10-06-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By chris_kelly
Pre-Wire - Antenna

So we picked up our Ď21 GT 25FB.

Anticipating our personal needs we purchased a new antenna for our pepwave LTE modem.

The tech at our dealership thought we were pre-wired with an antenna but...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 10-06-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By chris_kelly
It was all you! Thanks. Seems to be working for...

It was all you! Thanks. Seems to be working for us now.

We tested the heat pump, furnace and now air conditioner. Thatís what the trip from Wisconsin to Texas required!
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 10-06-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By chris_kelly
So we had the exact same issue on our 25FB. ...

So we had the exact same issue on our 25FB.

The system is using a temperature sensor in the ceiling, near the intake vents.

The way to check is to check the internal temperature with your...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-05-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 49,996
Posted By chris_kelly
Totally did. Didnít use the new board and...

Totally did.

Didnít use the new board and just installed the main charger / converter using the old dc board.
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 10-03-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,751
Posted By chris_kelly
So we took delivery of our GT 25FB after spending...

So we took delivery of our GT 25FB after spending four years with our IS 23FB and the anti-quality control beast as reared itís ugly head in our camper.

Couple of issues within 24 hours:

-...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-11-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,555
Posted By chris_kelly
The technology is very nearly the same. Frequency...

The technology is very nearly the same. Frequency and antenna along with RF loss along the cable, are probably something to consider even more so.

...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-10-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By chris_kelly
That I donít know. Iíve only had the airstream...

That I donít know. Iíve only had the airstream connected installed aftermarket and the czone wasnít a part of my particular trailer.
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-09-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 95,993
Posted By chris_kelly
Yup. But the hardware wasnít terrible. At...

Yup.

But the hardware wasnít terrible. At least I donít think the antenna was.

It did make me realize the install was easy and all we really needed to do was get the penetration done for the...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 09-08-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,751
Posted By chris_kelly
We donít have our new camper yet but wonder if...

We donít have our new camper yet but wonder if these would work on the bottom drawer:

https://expeditionupfitter.com/products/finger-pull-drawer-latch
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-07-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 95,993
Posted By chris_kelly
Pretty decent video. ...

Pretty decent video.

https://youtu.be/VwEaPCKGiQs
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-07-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 95,993
Posted By chris_kelly
Awesome. Thanks.

Awesome. Thanks.
Forum: Our Community 09-07-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,826
Posted By chris_kelly
I echo a lot of the same comments. Try...

I echo a lot of the same comments.

Try RVíing out first. Then shop around.

My wife and I started out in a T@G teardrop but hated getting out of the warmth/cool to go to the bathroom across...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-07-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By chris_kelly
Absolutely agree with you the data provider is...

Absolutely agree with you the data provider is the Achilles heel in all of this.

We have a T-Mobile cell phone plan and it works.

I was simply speaking to resetting the modem to factory...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-07-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 95,993
Posted By chris_kelly
Calling all 25FBíers! We are picking our new...

Calling all 25FBíers!

We are picking our new unit up and weíre having the dealer install just the Poynting 5-in-1 ďshark finĒ antenna.

Where is your modem installed? Trying to plan this out in...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 09-07-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By chris_kelly
Hi Steve - I replaced my pepwave with a...

Hi Steve -

I replaced my pepwave with a different model but gave the old airstream connected branded modem to a friend.

We reset it easily and then used the default user name and password to...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-06-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 200,559
Posted By chris_kelly
Totally. What about helping the self...

Totally.

What about helping the self installer?
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 09-05-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By chris_kelly
Got some from the dealer: Factory Solar...

Got some from the dealer:

Factory Solar Installation?
https://www.airforums.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2406893
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-05-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 200,559
Posted By chris_kelly
X-post from another thread. Wondering what...

X-post from another thread.

Wondering what the best place for a multiplus would be in here. Does anyone have any wiring tips for one based on the infamous rats nest pictured in my other post?
...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-05-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By chris_kelly
Factory Solar Installation?

377781377782377783

We decided to upgrade from our 23FB to a 25FB - this one has solar from the factory.

Had the dealer take a picture of the compartment and it appears to be the typical rats...
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 09-04-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By chris_kelly
Anyone else have a photo of a 25FB under bed...

Anyone else have a photo of a 25FB under bed storage???
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-03-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
Nice! Can you share a link?

Nice!

Can you share a link?
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-03-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
I think you can find more info here: ...

I think you can find more info here:

https://livinginbeauty.net/2019/01/14/water-water/
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 09-03-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
Where did you install it? Weíre trading our 23í...

Where did you install it? Weíre trading our 23í in for a 25í. We absolutely loved the acuva but wouldnít mind hearing other options.
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 08-30-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By chris_kelly
Nice Ronnie :)

Nice Ronnie :)
Forum: 2018 - Current Globetrotter 08-29-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By chris_kelly
New to GT from International

So. We pulled the trigger. And looks like weíll have our unit in the next ten days. Woot woot.

We upgraded from a 23FB to a 25FBQ.

So can someone send me a picture of the what the under bed...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 07-27-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By chris_kelly
Iím interest too. What I understand is if...

Iím interest too.

What I understand is if you do a factory reset then you should be able to swap SIM cards.

But beware some networks can block data only devices.

...
Forum: Computers, Internet & Satellite 06-15-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By chris_kelly
Take this with a grain of salt since I donít know...

Take this with a grain of salt since I donít know your network setup.

Try a WiFi extender in the vein of the below:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0195Y0A42/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_JRb6EbEBCV1JB
...
Forum: Our Community 06-14-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 1,249,770
Posted By chris_kelly
Canít believe we didnít get this sooner - quick...

Canít believe we didnít get this sooner - quick connect for our Coleman Roadtrip propane stove.

And they have a ton of different manufacturers!

...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-14-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 200,559
Posted By chris_kelly
Finally fully joined the club! Finished the...

Finally fully joined the club!

Finished the install. Forgot to take pictures when I was on the roof and had access to the electrical area under the bed.

Posted a couple of pictures on the 23FB...
Forum: Airstream Trailer Forums 06-14-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 300,632
Posted By chris_kelly
370306370307 Finished solar install using...

370306370307

Finished solar install using the pre-wire. 200W on the roof.

Added the victron monitor for the battery and mppt in the ďgarageĒ along with a usb plug since we usually keep a...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 06-14-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,083
Posted By chris_kelly
So our only issue with the Berkey is the space...

So our only issue with the Berkey is the space required to store and counter top space it takes up when out.

Weíre in a TT 23FB and decided to go with a prefilter and UV purifier. The prefilter is...
Forum: Our Community 06-12-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 1,249,770
Posted By chris_kelly
Nice! Already spent :)

Nice! Already spent :)
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-30-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 200,559
Posted By chris_kelly
Thatís kind of awesome. And to me the beat part...

Thatís kind of awesome. And to me the beat part is you used factory pre-wire!
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-29-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
You may be able to tap into existing wires...

You may be able to tap into existing wires underneath.

Not sure where your furnace is but that would be an option.

Light switches would be too much of a pita.

Where is your dc...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-29-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
No worries! Thanks for looking. And it isnít for...

No worries! Thanks for looking. And it isnít for everyone.

I did add an inline fuse to the positive side of the line while installing a 12v socket too. Might be nice to not have it hard wired to...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-29-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
Donít disagree with what youíve copied from their...

Donít disagree with what youíve copied from their website.

In fact we have a Berkey and used it in our airstream for 4 years.

What we didnít like is the space it took up. Thatís why we...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-29-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
Also a fair point. My counter to you would be...

Also a fair point. My counter to you would be that Iíd rather have one plastic item to worry about recycling than how many plastic bottles?

Plus the source of the bottled water youíre buying is...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 05-29-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,742
Posted By chris_kelly
I mean itís not cheap but I didnít pay that much....

I mean itís not cheap but I didnít pay that much. The eco 1.5 is $699 and the nx is $499.

I think you saw the arrow. Thatís for a whole house install.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-24-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,973
Posted By chris_kelly
Amen to that MC. I like my showers hot.

Amen to that MC. I like my showers hot.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 05-24-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By chris_kelly
We went a different route - weíre using a UV...

We went a different route - weíre using a UV water purifier with a 5 μm pre-filter under the sink. All of this replaced our Berkey.

A bit pricey but the uv light lasts about 5000 hours of use for...
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