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Old 07-23-2017, 09:10 AM   #15
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Old 07-23-2017, 09:13 AM   #16
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Old 07-23-2017, 09:38 AM   #17
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Old 08-01-2017, 06:50 PM   #18
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Old 08-01-2017, 08:46 PM   #19
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Old 08-08-2017, 10:54 PM   #20
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Wow! I love your upgrades. I have young kids as well, and may need to copy your rail. We've only been out once so far and my eldest (6) didn't roll off, but you never know! I am particularly jealous of your wiring! Mine is a mess, any recs for resources or did you just happen to have previous pro/DIY knowledge?
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Old 08-10-2017, 10:52 PM   #21
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Wow! I love your upgrades. I have young kids as well, and may need to copy your rail. We've only been out once so far and my eldest (6) didn't roll off, but you never know! I am particularly jealous of your wiring! Mine is a mess, any recs for resources or did you just happen to have previous pro/DIY knowledge?
Thanks. The bed rails work well for the kids and keeping pillows/sheets on the bed. As far as wiring goes I'm no pro just a tinkerer that finds wiring issues relaxing to solve.
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:22 AM   #22
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How does your 'screen door' works?

Do you simply unroll it?

How does it follow the curve of the door/wall?

Where did you get it/how did you make it?
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Old 08-11-2017, 12:35 PM   #23
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The screen door simply unrolls and snaps into place around the inside door frame. Works well and was possibly sewed by the former owners. The only issue is that coming in and out requires unsnapping and resnapping every time. We end up only unsnapping the bottom half and ducking in and out under it, which works and still keeps the bugs out, for the most part.

I might be modifying it in the future to incorporate a zipper or magnets down the center.
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Old 08-11-2017, 12:54 PM   #24
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I recently was able to reprogram the Amazon Echo to activate and respond using the word "Computer."

It's great walking into the camper and saying, "Computer, what is the 7 day forcast," "Computer, tell me a joke" or "Computer, play music!"

I have the Echo wired to our 2.1 sterio sound system, which are integrated computer speakers and subwoofer wired to run off the 12v system.

The subwoofer is installed under the bed and the speakers hang bellow the rear cabinet.

Now if I can only find a way to have it respond to the name Boler... that's a work in progress.
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Old 08-11-2017, 06:00 PM   #25
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I had a hard time deciding where I wanted an outside A.C. outlet, mostly because I didn't like the appearance of the waterproof outlet boxes available.

Instead, I decided to make my own out of a brass marine fuel inlet. I ran a 20amp line off of a 20amp GFIC to a 20amp rated switch on the kitchenette and over to the rear curbside. Then did a bit of cutting of the inlet and some modifications to a plug. The lip on the fuel inlet serves as a rain gutter, while the plug being recessed further works to protect it from rain.

I run our drop light to it, which lights up the EZ-Up at night while powering our WIFI booster.

Our drop light contains a light bulb I found on Amazon that doubles as a bug zapper. Flick the light switch once and the bulb lights up; flick it again and it is just a bug zapper or turn it off. This can all be accomplished while lieing in bed!

Having the wifi repeater on the drop light, which is strapped to the inside of the EZUp roof assures it is located at the highest point in camp while being protected from the elements.
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:09 PM   #26
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"...was able to reprogram the Amazon Echo to activate and respond using the word "Computer." "

Fantastic. I'm putting one of the kids on this task immediately.

On another note, Please... Tell me about your backup camera...
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"...was able to reprogram the Amazon Echo to activate and respond using the word "Computer." "

Fantastic. I'm putting one of the kids on this task immediately.

On another note, Please... Tell me about your backup camera...
When I installed the backup camera I also installed a 7 pin plug to my camper and use the 12v Aux terminal from the tow vehicle to power my fridge while driving. I was concerned about the fridge draining my SUV's battery so I installed a 30amp relay and breaker for the 12v umbilical that uses the driving lights to switch on the relay to the fridge and my backup camera. If my SUV's running lights are on the fridge is drawing power from the tow. If my SUV's lights are off the fridge is off. I also hooked up the backup camera transmitter to the relay that serves as a reminder to turn the driving lights on when towing. If the screen is not receiving a signal, my refrigerator is off. I placed the transmitter under the front street side couch as it was the closest interior point to the tow vehicle and receiver. Since my SUV provides an audible warning if the lights are kept on with the keys removed, it reminds me to turn the lights off when stopping for a rest.

I also use the tow power to recharge my camper battery but isolate the refrigerator 12v from the camper battery when the running lights are off.

The picture is of my 7 point terminal box with its cover removed. It contains two breakers and the relay. Been working great for years.
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Old 08-11-2017, 09:07 PM   #28
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The bed was a wee bit small for us as the cushions extended over the end of the table top. Since we always keep the bed made while camping I decided to replace the table top for now with a longer piece of 3/4 plywood. It worked great and made sleeping so much more comfortable.

It was a relatively quick fix. Just make sure to sand it smooth and round out the edges to save your cushions and shins.
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