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Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 01-26-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By btroxell
I had a 2010 17b and a 2009 RAV4 6 cylinder. I...

I had a 2010 17b and a 2009 RAV4 6 cylinder. I pulled the trailer about 5 years with the RAV4 and decided that it was time to upgrade to more towing power and bought a Tacoma. Short range was an...
Forum: General Chat 12-23-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,540
Posted By btroxell
I have been using the TireMinder TPMS Solar for...

I have been using the TireMinder TPMS Solar for about 2 years (it is specifically for 2 axels). I have mixed feelings about it but overall, it's ok. My main gripe is that it takes a long time for a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-31-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By btroxell
Maybe not elegant but I use suction cup hooks on...

Maybe not elegant but I use suction cup hooks on the outside, especially for raincoats (like https://www.amazon.com/Specialized-Bathroom-Restroom-Organization-iRomic/dp/B01MR6FH6O). With the awning...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-16-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
I had an email conversation with Grant from...

I had an email conversation with Grant from Bigfoot about the tanks sizes last year when I did this experiment. His remarks were:



I'm not sure why he would say 21FB tanks were inserted in...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-15-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
Sorry, it was late and I was being lazy. Here is...

Sorry, it was late and I was being lazy. Here is the post I made on the Bigfoot forum:



Ben
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-14-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
I added water to all my tanks 1 gallon at a time...

I added water to all my tanks 1 gallon at a time to calibrate the SeeLevel display and validate where I placed the sensors. To say the least, it was enlightening; the tanks were not the size Bigfoot...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-14-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
Yes,, my display looked like that and I agree, it...

Yes,, my display looked like that and I agree, it doesn't look like any pictures that I could find. But the sensors looked like ones from Sensatank.
On my 21RB, it looks like there is room to put...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-13-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
Yes, the picture is of the tank and sensor inside...

Yes, the picture is of the tank and sensor inside the fiberglass shroud. I pulled the shroud off so that I could add a grey tank sprayer and the new tank sensors.
Theoretically you could just...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-13-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
My 2018 21RB was defiantly NOT SeeLevel. I...

My 2018 21RB was defiantly NOT SeeLevel. I believe they are Sensatank II, a discrete (reads in thirds) capacitive sensor. Attached is a picture of 2 of the original sensors installed on a tank....
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-23-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
I have a 2018 21' trailer. Have you looked at...

I have a 2018 21' trailer.
Have you looked at bigfootowners.com? It is the semi-official forum for Bigfoot. You can get a subscription for a short time and a while back, someone posted about...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-22-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,203
Posted By btroxell
I replaced the factory sensors with See Level on...

I replaced the factory sensors with See Level on a 21'. The freshwater tank is easy to access and hook into the existing wiring. For the other 2 tanks, you have to drop the fiberglass shroud. That...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-03-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,075
Posted By btroxell
Most of the electronics are powered off the 12v...

Most of the electronics are powered off the 12v buss so bad 120v shouldn't affect them too much. What I am more worried about is the air conditioner. For the 7 years I owned my last trailer, I never...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-02-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,075
Posted By btroxell
I have a 21RB and wired a Progressive Industries...

I have a 21RB and wired a Progressive Industries with remote display myself and it was pretty easy.

Ben
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-18-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,991
Posted By btroxell
Yes I did. 2 100W panels taped with VHB on the...

Yes I did. 2 100W panels taped with VHB on the roof and a Bogart controller and monitor inside. I also have a 100W portable panel.
When I bought the trailer, I had the dealer install 2 220 AH AGM...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-08-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,991
Posted By btroxell
My trailer came "prewired for solar". That ment...

My trailer came "prewired for solar". That ment the wire was coiled up at the top of the fridge vent, down the vent and into the the cabinet next to the door. The cable was cut with a coil and then...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-07-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,991
Posted By btroxell
The cables go down the front outside of the...

The cables go down the front outside of the stack. I brought them into the trailer by the charge controller where I also installed the solar controller. My batteries are outside, under the front...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-07-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,497
Posted By btroxell
My trailer has a straight axel but these shackles...

My trailer has a straight axel but these shackles are installed where the leaf springs attach ti the frame.

Ben
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-06-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,497
Posted By btroxell
A few months ago, I did a 2" lift using this...

A few months ago, I did a 2" lift using this https://store.lci1.com/correct-track-suspension-alignment product (sorry, no pictures). Flipping the axles would have given me a 5" lift, more than I...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-06-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,991
Posted By btroxell
I have a 2018 21RB and it was pre-wired for solar...

I have a 2018 21RB and it was pre-wired for solar by having wires coiled up at the top of the fridge vent on top. It did a squirrel path and the other end was coiled up underneath. I mounted 2 100W...
Forum: General Chat 10-24-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,748
Posted By btroxell
The valve has only froze a couple of times (that...

The valve has only froze a couple of times (that I know of) because we put antifreeze in when we knew it would be below freezing. When it did freeze, the temps got in the 20's F.
We bought our...
Forum: General Chat 10-23-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,748
Posted By btroxell
A year ago we sold our 2011 17' Escape (bought...

A year ago we sold our 2011 17' Escape (bought new) and bought a 2018 21' rear bed Bigfoot. To answer your questions:
The fiberglass thickness of the Bigfoot that I have observed is at least 3/16"...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-20-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By btroxell
I too, am thinking of lifting my 21' Bigfoot. ...

I too, am thinking of lifting my 21' Bigfoot. What I have been looking at is:
https://www.lci1.com/support-correct-track%E2%84%A2
It gives 2" of lift, is looks pretty easy to install and provides...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-12-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,076
Posted By btroxell
I have a 2018 21RB, and a word of warning, the...

I have a 2018 21RB, and a word of warning, the wire from the fridge vent to underside was NOT continuous! I wired up my panel at the roof and when I measured the output at the wire I brought from...
Forum: Classified Archives 10-21-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,350
Posted By btroxell
Sold. Thanks to all who looked. Ben

Sold. Thanks to all who looked.

Ben
Forum: Classified Archives 10-15-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,350
Posted By btroxell
PM sent. Ben

PM sent.

Ben
Forum: Classified Archives 09-02-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,350
Posted By btroxell
PM sent. Ben

PM sent.

Ben
Forum: Classified Archives 09-01-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,350
Posted By btroxell
Most windows open. The front window under the...

Most windows open. The front window under the rock guard, the rear, and the one adjacent to the stove do not.
Yes, it's still available.

Ben
Forum: Classified Archives 08-30-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,350
Posted By btroxell
It's a "B", with bathroom. Ben

It's a "B", with bathroom.

Ben
Forum: Classified Archives 08-29-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,350
Posted By btroxell
SOLD: 2011 Escape 17 $19,750

in San Jose

Storage box
2- 6v batteries
Dual pane windows with insulation
Removable power cord
Air conditioner ready
Exterior shower
Shelves in wardrobe cabinet
3 burner stove
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