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Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 11-27-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
I really donít have a battery setup. I just...

I really donít have a battery setup. I just replaced the two lead batteries with one Battleborn 100ah lithium battery. Saved about 40 pounds in tongue weight and got more nosecone room. It works...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 11-08-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Itís great with no wind. Back to the drawing...

Itís great with no wind. Back to the drawing board. I may try getting stronger poles. Will let you know it that works. We are on the road for our second 6 week trip. Sitting in our second day of...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 11-07-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
I am retracting my positive review of this...

I am retracting my positive review of this awning. It has twice turned inside out like an umbrella in the wind. It seems the piles are too flexible for the design. Useful only in non windy areas.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 10-13-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,730
Posted By TheHoff
I and others have posted on this forum how to put...

I and others have posted on this forum how to put a dimmer switch on your outside lights. Works great. Good luck.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-11-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Well done. Looks great.

Well done. Looks great.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 08-23-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TheHoff
Front dinette. Takes about 4-5 minutes to make...

Front dinette. Takes about 4-5 minutes to make the bed. Having a fixed bed is a big luxury in a tiny trailer. Plus, with the dinette you have a nice workable kitchen and lots of useable kitchen...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 08-23-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TheHoff
Yes it is the same cover.

Yes it is the same cover.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 08-19-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TheHoff
See my previous posts about thus cover. ❤️

See my previous posts about thus cover. ❤️
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 08-19-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TheHoff
In the perfect world , the Nest would not need a...

In the perfect world , the Nest would not need a cover and be stored under a roof. However, we live in the woods, and in a week the Nest would be a mess with leaves, sap, bird waste, etc. This...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 07-27-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Yes. That is the one. Got it at Loweís. The...

Yes. That is the one. Got it at Loweís. The fittings on the faucet and the fittings on the Nest water supply lines after taking out the original faucet were not compatible. Take to old faucet with...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 07-24-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Presumably, yore nest sink plumbing is the same...

Presumably, yore nest sink plumbing is the same as ours. Remove the 4 screws and the access panel allowing you to see the water pump and plumbing. This panel is on the outside wall of the lower sink...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 07-06-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
I got mine at Loweís. Not An easy install, but...

I got mine at Loweís. Not An easy install, but well worth the effort.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-30-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
It has been a while now, but as I recall, I did...

It has been a while now, but as I recall, I did have to fabricate an interface mounting piece I made out of a scrap of high black high density polyethylene, but still used the original mounting plate...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-30-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
The on/off switch would work, but I have to say...

The on/off switch would work, but I have to say being able to dim the outside lights adds another level of cool to the Nest and is great when sitting outside at night.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-26-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
Stephen. Read all of the posts on this thread. I...

Stephen. Read all of the posts on this thread. I posted some specific instructions and a photo of the dimmer switch I used. You would need some basic wiring skills, tools and a multimeter
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-24-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By TheHoff
Yes the walk is solid. Better have your dealer...

Yes the walk is solid. Better have your dealer look at it.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-22-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By TheHoff
I did not have that issue, so far

I did not have that issue, so far
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-22-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
It is if it is warm. Lay it in the sun or on the...

It is if it is warm. Lay it in the sun or on the hood of your car. Also, the adhesive will stick even better.
Forum: Doors & Locks 06-13-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By TheHoff
Screen door no longer latching

After about one year, our screen door quit latching. Apparently the magnetic strips lost their magnetic charge. I contacted my dealer and since I lived a distance away, they ordered two replacement...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-13-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By TheHoff
We have found that a lot more water is used in...

We have found that a lot more water is used in the sink than you would expect. 1-2 gallons with each meal /cleanup. When we are camping without sewer hookup, we use a plastic bin in the sink and...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-11-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By TheHoff
If I had lithium batteries, I might consider the...

If I had lithium batteries, I might consider the same.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 06-03-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
Sorry. I don’t know about the wiring possibly...

Sorry. I don’t know about the wiring possibly separating The perch and awning lights.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 05-14-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,003
Posted By TheHoff
We paid $38,500 out the door price one year ago...

We paid $38,500 out the door price one year ago at Colonial Airstream. I would shop at least 5 dealers on line once you know exactly what you want. There are some desperate dealers out there right...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 04-11-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By TheHoff
Call me. Jim 828-577-0718

Call me. Jim 828-577-0718
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 03-26-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By TheHoff
The solar connection is in the nosecone. Open the...

The solar connection is in the nosecone. Open the nosecone, find the batteries, and it should be on the right side as you face the front of the Nest
I relocated the solar connection to the outside...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 03-26-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,003
Posted By TheHoff
If the used Nest is exactly the model nest you...

If the used Nest is exactly the model nest you want, I would get it at that price. All RVís depreciate rapidly ,and the least you can pay us the best price. Work with the seller and go over any...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 02-28-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Too funny. We just did the same thing and the...

Too funny. We just did the same thing and the same faucet.
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 02-18-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Clean the surface several times with rubbing...

Clean the surface several times with rubbing alcohol. Use blue painters tape to help out line where you want the gutter to go. Do not precut because it is cumbersome to work with and hard to get the...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 02-18-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Here you go: 361345

Here you go:

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Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 02-12-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
Agree. 361026

Agree. 361026
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-12-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By TheHoff
Great! Donít be like the Hoff being a genius...

Great! Donít be like the Hoff being a genius getting yourself out of boneheaded situations
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 02-12-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By TheHoff
Thanks for doing this. Very important info....

Thanks for doing this. Very important info. Interesting that your calculation of 3 days of boondocking exactly mirrored our real-time experience. We got just about 3 days before the refrigerator quit.
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-11-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By TheHoff
The blower running can mean several things: 1....

The blower running can mean several things:
1. The unit is working properly and it is venting and cooling itself
2. It is trying to light the propane burner and make hot water, but there is no...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 02-11-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By TheHoff
An occasional porpoising is not unusual. If it is...

An occasional porpoising is not unusual. If it is the norm, you might have a problem. I would think your truck would not have a weight distribution issue. My Audi didnít.
As for MPG. My diesel Audi...
Forum: Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 02-09-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By TheHoff
Hot water heater

The Suburban IW60 on demand hot water heater in the Nest is worthy of a lot of comments.
As you have figured out by now, it works great as long as you are using hot water at a brisk flow. At low...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 12-19-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TheHoff
357903

357903
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 12-19-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TheHoff
Nest cover

For those of us that have to store our nest outdoors, I just purchased a great cover made of Tyvec. Waterproof, breathable, thick and heavy enough not to flap in a breeze. Highly recommend.357902
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 12-19-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By TheHoff
That is a super deal. If it is new and no issues,...

That is a super deal. If it is new and no issues, buy it. The 2020 are not suppose to have the great kitchen the U model has. We would not buy a 2020 if they are as shown on U Tube by dealers
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 12-12-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By TheHoff
If you look through the Nest forum, you will see...

If you look through the Nest forum, you will see many posts by me about observations, little issues and their resolutions. We have had no big issues or concerns With our unit.We have had 2 Airstreams...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 10-27-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By TheHoff
Visual appearance

Visually, the shortness of the Nest coupled with itís height is a bit odd. We painted the air conditioner cover satin black and we think improved the overall appearance.
Used Krylon rattle can...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 10-07-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
In reference to the stabilizer jack wrench, I...

In reference to the stabilizer jack wrench, I just put it in the drivers side of the nose cone with the handle up and the long end forward. The handle lies against the battery box. It canít fall out....
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 10-01-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
I’m sure that could be done. I don’t have any...

I’m sure that could be done. I don’t have any tips for you. Good luck
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-29-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
Plenty of room behind the switch. See photos of...

Plenty of room behind the switch. See photos of my instillation
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-28-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
Easy wiring

All of the outside lights are on one circuit of two wires controlled by the simple on/off switch inside. I replaced the original switch with this on/off/dimmer and all of the lights outside act as...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-26-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By TheHoff
Nest outside lights too bright

Problem solved. Installed this 12 v led dimmer/on off switch replacing the on /off switch inside. Easy to install and dims the outside lights to about any level you want.353039
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-17-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,730
Posted By TheHoff
Here is a summary of our first long Nest trip-5...

Here is a summary of our first long Nest trip-5 weeks, 3000 miles.
1. The Nest tows like a dream behind ourAudi Q5 Tdi. No weight distribution system.
2. The propane furnace is quick, quiet, and...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-17-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By TheHoff
A rooftop system has the disadvantage on not...

A rooftop system has the disadvantage on not functioning optimally when parked in the shade, which is where you would want to park in hot weather. We also went with the Renology 100watt foldable with...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-17-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By TheHoff
Just completed 5 week /3000 mile trip in the...

Just completed 5 week /3000 mile trip in the Nest. Full length of Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive, mountains of NH, Maine coast, Quebec City, upstate NY, WV mountains including gravel and...
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-17-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
352341

352341
Forum: Nest 2018 - 2020 09-17-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,322
Posted By TheHoff
Installed 1/8 x2 inch aluminum strips in the...

Installed 1/8 x2 inch aluminum strips in the kitchen window sills to make really useful storage spaces 352340
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