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Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-22-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By glamourpets
Darwin, this is exactly the sort of application I...

Darwin, this is exactly the sort of application I was thinking of. It looked ideal in a storage type situation. There are other ways of handling this problem, but this seemed ideal.

Did you have...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-22-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By glamourpets
Ivation Dehumidifier

Amazon is currently selling a line of dehumidifiers. The mini looks like it could be ideal for a 13' trailer. Does anyone have any experience with them?
...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-14-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By glamourpets
....on another note, this dye technique is often...

....on another note, this dye technique is often used when looking for leaks in an air conditioning system. They use a dye that can only be seen using a black light and goggles. I wonder if these...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By glamourpets
I would be inclined to test your food color to...

I would be inclined to test your food color to see if it will make a permanent stain.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By glamourpets
Pump Bypass - required?

Im putting a new plumbing system into my Boler. Its a basic system thats hooked up to the kitchen sink only.

The plan is to put the following items connected together in series:

City Water...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-07-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By glamourpets
15000BTU is the small end of the ducted atwood...

15000BTU is the small end of the ducted atwood and suburban furnaces. You certainly could go bigger. Maybe a 100000BTU Webasto would be a good option? :eek: Webasto is a slightly different kettle...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-07-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By glamourpets
I agree. A ducted furnace in a 13' trailer would...

I agree. A ducted furnace in a 13' trailer would be overkill. Most ducted furnaces seem to be at least 15000BTUs or more. You would need to be in Alaska with the windows open to benefit from this...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-06-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By glamourpets
Is it just an issue of "fuel economy?". That fuel...

Is it just an issue of "fuel economy?". That fuel economy goes out the window if you have to open windows up to allow stale air and humidity out.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-06-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By glamourpets
Duct duct goose

I have been looking at the duct requirements for some ducted suburban and atwood furnaces. I see that they all have very specific requirements for their air return. Why is it that the furnace...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-30-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,981
Posted By glamourpets
I emailed the manufacturer of Flextile. I share...

I emailed the manufacturer of Flextile. I share the reply here. Perhaps these comments will be useful to someone. I specifically asked if the system was acceptable for radiant heating. I also...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-27-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,981
Posted By glamourpets
This is a fair comment. I'm actually looking at...

This is a fair comment. I'm actually looking at using radiant floor heating. Sadly, vinyl and radiant heat aren't a good mix. The options are carpet, wood or laminate, and ceramic. The heat...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-27-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,981
Posted By glamourpets
Yes, this is what I pondering too. It may be...

Yes, this is what I pondering too. It may be just the grout and the adhesive that makes this system work.

If you do a search on google about doing ceramic in an RV you get a lot of contradictory...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-26-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,981
Posted By glamourpets
FlexTile

Is anyone familiar with this product line?

Http://flextile.com

The challenge with using ceramic tiles in an RV or trailer is that ceramic isnt designed for movement. It appears that Flextile...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,121
Posted By glamourpets
I suggest that the solution to stupid is death. ...

I suggest that the solution to stupid is death. Its all about survival of the fittest.

Its certainly "unsafe movement" but I thought there was something specific pertaining to passing a plow. ...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-02-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,070
Posted By glamourpets
I'm toying with the adjustable idea still. I'm...

I'm toying with the adjustable idea still. I'm considering mounting the tracks to the left and right side of the cabinet door. The tracks would be on the front. This is backwards as usually the...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By glamourpets
May I suggest a 12V plugin cooler? This would...

May I suggest a 12V plugin cooler? This would offer greater flexibility in terms of portability. You could also plug it in while driving.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-02-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,121
Posted By glamourpets
Towing Fool! This video will fill your underpants.

Semi Truck Accident January 4, 2014 - YouTube (https://youtu.be/Ce9lF_9m7yQ)

Isn't it illegal to pass here? Or is it simply stupid? Or both?

Derek
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,070
Posted By glamourpets
Wow. I do like the sound of this but it is more...

Wow. I do like the sound of this but it is more ambitious then i was really planning to go. Adding plywood walls certainly would make the structure more solid. I like the sound of the utensil...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-02-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,371
Posted By glamourpets
We had someone die in a nearby incident similar...

We had someone die in a nearby incident similar to this. A cyclist was sideswiped by a trailer. The tow vehicle was pulled by a city worker.

Derek
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-02-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,371
Posted By glamourpets
It would be really nice to see how these trailers...

It would be really nice to see how these trailers were loaded. If the trailer has something like a 4 wheeler parked tight against the rear door, balance is going to be WAY off.

I was almost...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 02-02-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,070
Posted By glamourpets
Shelf shapes

Adding shelves seems to be a common mod.

For those of you who did this with plywood and a track type system, how did you measure for the size of the shelves? With our curved walls, the bottom...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-12-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,927
Posted By glamourpets
10 amps isn't very much power. You could...

10 amps isn't very much power. You could overwhelm a charger this size if you aren't careful. You haven't got anything else turned on do you?

You do need more than 13V to charge a battery. ...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 08-10-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,888
Posted By glamourpets
Its worth mentioning tires. Car passenger tires...

Its worth mentioning tires. Car passenger tires have softer sidewalls than trailer ST tires. The softer sidewall can make the trailer prone to sway.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-10-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,405
Posted By glamourpets
Here is some good news and followup to the...

Here is some good news and followup to the Powerhouse story.

After some negotiation, Powerhouse has agreed to replace the generator with an identical refurbished one. We have the new one in hand....
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 07-27-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By glamourpets
Princess Auto - Sway Control Sale

This posting may be of interest to anyone considering an economy sway control bar. The product in the link below is on sale in Princess Auto stores. This appears to be an in-store sale as this item...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-19-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
I think we have found the root of the issue. The...

I think we have found the root of the issue. The witnesses did not attend court. The written statements are not valid. From the Judge's perspective it was your word against hers. In a case like...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-19-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
I must say that I agree here. There has got to...

I must say that I agree here. There has got to be more to the story here. Perhaps it is the way the situation was presented. Most times you can represent yourself in traffic court, but this one...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-19-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
Can anybody suggest any DOWN side do having a...

Can anybody suggest any DOWN side do having a dash cam?

If you are at fault, they will probably get you anyway (with or without the cam). Its a deturant against fraud, and the video footage may...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-18-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
Did you contest the charges in traffic court? ...

Did you contest the charges in traffic court?

Derek
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-18-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
This brings up an interesting point. Is there...

This brings up an interesting point. Is there any OBLIGATION to submit the video? I'd be inclined to use it if it works out in my favor.

If we are in an accident in Toronto, we are required to...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-18-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
Exactly. The "at fault" is the unsafe lane...

Exactly. The "at fault" is the unsafe lane change. The car's stopping distance is typically shorter than mine, even if I use every ounce of braking power I've got. Its a matter of size and weight....
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-17-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
I wondered about this. There are hours and hours...

I wondered about this. There are hours and hours of these crash clips.

I really don't see many down sides to these dash cams. I drive a vehicle the size of a smaller box truck in the city. So...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 07-17-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,507
Posted By glamourpets
Dash Cams - Medicine for dealing with Sir Stupid

If you search ebay, you will find a number of dash cams with prices starting at $20 and going up from there. Based on reviews posted to You Tube there are some reasonably decent ones in the $50...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-30-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By glamourpets
Here is another fishtail video. How NOT to...

Here is another fishtail video.

How NOT to Tow a Car - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRG1r5jEf_Y)

This time I think its more obvious whats going wrong. I suggest that the trailer is...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-30-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By glamourpets
Most of your comments apply to both videos. It...

Most of your comments apply to both videos. It really does look like good choices were made in terms of tow vehicles. The second trailer is larger though. Perhaps this wouldn't have happened if he...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-30-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By glamourpets
:chin I didn't realize driving on the "wrong...

:chin I didn't realize driving on the "wrong side" would cause fish tailing. :ryello

I think this video is filmed near Cavan Ireland.

Derek
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-30-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By glamourpets
These are both enough to fill your underpants...

These are both enough to fill your underpants from the safety of your own computer.

Have you ever survived an event like this?

What comes to mind when you watch these videos?

The driver in...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-30-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By glamourpets
Fish Tailing on Cavan Bypass - YouTube...

Fish Tailing on Cavan Bypass - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=FDqiR1wOAg8)



Edit: I dont know why I cant get this video to imbed into the posting. At least...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 06-30-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,571
Posted By glamourpets
When the Tail wags the dog

Here are a couple of short youtube videos. In both cases, the video gets a little more "interesting" if you give it patience and watch the whole thing.

Serious fishtailing - YouTube...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-24-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,372
Posted By glamourpets
I broke a window pane on my 1973 Boler. It...

I broke a window pane on my 1973 Boler. It certainly didn't break like automotive glass.

Is it possible to repair the old window? Some of the bits and pieces are replaceable, and you can get...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-24-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,405
Posted By glamourpets
Brian, What you are trying to suggest is...

Brian,

What you are trying to suggest is that 800 hours is a perfectly reasonable lifespan. Its totally acceptable that a economy brand generator will only last about 20% as long as a more...
Forum: General Chat 06-23-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By glamourpets
A typical RV hot water tank is probably 6 gallons...

A typical RV hot water tank is probably 6 gallons (though you can buy them bigger). You don't need a huge space for a 6 gallon tank. As for running it while on the road, we risk the potential...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-23-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,405
Posted By glamourpets
Mine is the next size bigger. Taking two...

Mine is the next size bigger.

Taking two burned out ones and building a good one is possible, with lots of luck.

Derek
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-23-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,405
Posted By glamourpets
I have a 4000 watt Subaru generator that has 4000...

I have a 4000 watt Subaru generator that has 4000 hours on it and its still running strong. The Yamaha I recently replaced did not have an hour meter, but it ran a lot more than 4000 hours. The...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-23-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,405
Posted By glamourpets
Powerhouse: Inverter board bites the dust

I have a 3000 watt Powerhouse generator. These generators have been promoted in the RV world as good for "camping." They have enough zip to run an AC and some small stuff comfortably. My...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-09-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By glamourpets
If you do a search for the IKEA puck LEDs lights,...

If you do a search for the IKEA puck LEDs lights, you will see conversations about it. People get away with doing nothing, but your converter doesn't maintain a constant voltage if the battery is...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-09-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By glamourpets
Power purification MeanWell style (because LEDs are yummy)

The following device has been suggested in a few discussions. It protects your LEDs from voltage fluctuation. In short, LEDs from IKEA and elsewhere are designed for 12 volts. If you have a...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 06-09-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By glamourpets
I can think of a few reasons that this would be...

I can think of a few reasons that this would be helpful.

These pumps have a rubber wheel - an impeller - that does wear out over time. We use a similar pump in our grooming trucks. In commercial...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,518
Posted By glamourpets
Its interesting nobody has come up with a metal...

Its interesting nobody has come up with a metal tank with a "window" in the side. I've seen stick-on gauges for metal tanks, but nothing more sophisticated than this.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-09-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,518
Posted By glamourpets
Deryk, it looks like the center seam was the...

Deryk, it looks like the center seam was the weak-point in these tanks. If somebody has come up with a different process, the tank may be OK.

What is it that attracted people to these tanks in...
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