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Forum: General Chat 05-11-2018, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Darn it Mike! Why didn’t you tell me this...

Darn it Mike! Why didn’t you tell me this earlier lol. I had no idea they sold XXL sheets! Had I known I’d have made the mattress 84 long. Oh well, yes I thing since they are for thick mattresses...
Forum: General Chat 05-11-2018, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Mattress replacement

After 2 years of sleeping on 3 different pieces of foam (horrible setup) we decided to take the plunge for a good mattress. Some research here and good tips from members (Thank You) took us to...
Forum: General Chat 04-20-2018, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
I'm only posting this pic here for reference. I...

I'm only posting this pic here for reference. I dug up this panoramic view pic to give peeps a feel for interior.

p.s. - I get to bleach / un-winterize the water lines this weekend! FINALLY
Forum: General Chat 04-16-2018, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Fridge door lock

When we bought the EggCamper it had already had an upgraded fridge. It has the 2.7cf Norcold NR751BB. Itís been a great fridge but sometimes the door can open a bit while traveling. The latch will...
Forum: General Chat 03-31-2018, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Kayak Rack (cont.)

Well after winter researching racks, we finally have a setup I hope works out well. Its a Yakima front rack and rear rack. The rear rack mounts to the bed rails and sticks out under the hard cover...
Forum: General Chat 03-31-2018, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Propane bottle holders (cont.)

Got the egg out of storage last weekend. Had time today to do a small project that was needed! It was fun to get her out - spring is here!

Last year I had 1" x 1" x 0.25" angle welded to the...
Forum: General Chat 12-30-2017, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Glenn. I like that advise. Unfortunately I...

Hi Glenn. I like that advise. Unfortunately I may not be able to because my hard cover wonít allow it so my rear rack will have to be mounted off the hitch. I understand what your saying and never...
Forum: General Chat 12-30-2017, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Jim. That belongs to our friends Rick and...

Hi Jim. That belongs to our friends Rick and Kim. Itís a 2016 I believe. They are both retired Air Force and done working which makes Cherie and I very jealous! But happy for them too!

They...
Forum: General Chat 12-29-2017, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Front Kayak Rack

Well just a part of the puzzle. This is the front Kayak rack. Its a single bar Yakima rack. The mounts are called Q-towers, and the bar is a 78", The truck is a 2011 Silverado Regular Cab and the...
Forum: General Chat 12-29-2017, 10:04 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Well with this cold weather not a whole lot going...

Well with this cold weather not a whole lot going on!! We stripped the Egg for winter storage and luckily our friends who built a detached garage have not filled it up yet! So our egg is in inside...
Forum: General Chat 08-28-2017, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Jason, This kit I bought is set by...

Hi Jason,

This kit I bought is set by Genconnex for the particular make/model of gen, so there is no adjustment necessary. The propane demand regulator in the kit is here:

...
Forum: General Chat 08-28-2017, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hey Mike - yea it was frustrating! I should have...

Hey Mike - yea it was frustrating! I should have realized when I read it in the "quick reference" but the instructions sure would be fool proof had it been included as a step!! I also ran dino oil...
Forum: General Chat 08-27-2017, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Generator user error and a/c user error.....uuugggggg

Pretty much sums it up. I fired up the gen again only to have it run like crap for a few seconds and die. Back to going thru instructions. Everything installed correctly. Anyway, I noticed it...
Forum: General Chat 08-24-2017, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
on demand regulator?

Propane & Nat. Gas Kits for Honda Generators (https://www.genconnexdirect.net/honda_generator_propane_kits.htm)

Jason, on their link, it states 0.7lbs usage at 400w, 0.92lbs at 800w, and 1.6lbs at...
Forum: General Chat 08-24-2017, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Jason, I'm not really sure, but my best...

Hi Jason,

I'm not really sure, but my best guess is it does not regulate propane flow. Here is the reason why - all that is to the kit is a regulator on a bracket that mounts inside the gen. The...
Forum: General Chat 08-24-2017, 05:13 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Buggeee, I see you are in Ohio also. If...

Hi Buggeee,

I see you are in Ohio also. If I may, a tip for the project. I went to Home Depot, Lowe's, then called all the mom/pop stores and even plumbing supply stores. Nobody had ABS pipe...
Forum: General Chat 08-23-2017, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
I agree Dave. I've read conflicting info but...

I agree Dave. I've read conflicting info but agree there is most likely some hit to performance. But this was a trade off I had to decide to take in order to not have to carry gasoline. And the...
Forum: General Chat 08-23-2017, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Eco Mode - a/c

Hi Jason,

Thats interesting yours ran the 7k on eco. I will try again a few times but I believe it would red light, then the a/c would kick back to fan mode, then compressor try to kick on and...
Forum: General Chat 08-23-2017, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Quick generator review.....

Its very early to review, but I spent Sunday converting to LP. Then Sunday and Monday running break-in loads and changing oil. So last night I finally decided to try it out with the EggCamper...
Forum: General Chat 08-21-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Finished Propane Install / Generator Conversion

Finally finished up the propane install. Basically I used a regular auto-changeover regulator and (2) 20 lb tanks. Then used a 3/8 x 1/4 fitting on the outlet of the regulator between the tanks...
Forum: General Chat 08-08-2017, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Closet/Entry Light

A rather simple mod but I am just trying to document everything I do to the Egg in this journal. If I ever sell this camper, the journal could be valuable info to a new owner. Thanks not in the...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2017, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Jim. I believe that is definitely a good...

Hi Jim. I believe that is definitely a good thing to do. But I also found another problem. I just went outside with a tester and the pin on the 7 way plug at the truck is dead. I started...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2017, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
ABS Pipe Storage

Well we got to use the Egg this past weekend so I figured as long as I'm digging into the pipes for the canopy that I'd snap a few pics of the pipe storage, just in case any other canopy owners are...
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2017, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Thanks Jim! That was a long weekend...lol. Hey...

Thanks Jim! That was a long weekend...lol. Hey I was inside the Egg and sitting with my back on the storage door behind the toilet. I noticed the latch was higher! I'm wondering if they moved...
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2017, 06:17 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Storage Tubes for Awning, poles, and sewer hose

With the new bumper I needed to find a home for the sewer hose. So I added a 4" ABS pipe just aft of the tires. This was a time consuming task just because of the drilling, making brackets,...
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2017, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Trimetric TM-2030-RV

Finally got around to the Trimetric TM-2030-RV install. The reason I picked this unit is the great reviews and proven track record of it. I liked it not only shows battery voltage, but also shows...
Forum: General Chat 07-25-2017, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hey Mark, Thanks for the write up! I really...

Hey Mark,

Thanks for the write up! I really like the bed mod and the pics added to the journal are great! I may have to do this mod!! Also, the other info in you write up is great!

I agree...
Forum: General Chat 07-23-2017, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Thanks guys! I have to give credit to the...

Thanks guys! I have to give credit to the welders and Escape lol. I did design the spare tire holder tho.....lol.

Mike, Wow! Congratulations!!! You will love that 21 Escape. Our friends who...
Forum: General Chat 07-21-2017, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
New Bumper, Spare Tire Mount, and Receiver Hitch

Part two of the weld job was to cut off the thin rear bumper, then add a new rear bumper, along with a spare tire mount, and a receiver hitch. Again the CAD layout came useful as I tucked this stuff...
Forum: General Chat 07-21-2017, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Battery Box and Propane Bottle Holders

Well after a 6 month wait - I finally got the egg into the weld shop. It wasn't cheap but I added onto the initial task and think they did a great job. I guess its worth it if we keep this thing...
Forum: General Chat 07-16-2017, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Mark and Linda, Sounds like you've done...

Hi Mark and Linda,

Sounds like you've done some nice touches! I'd love to know more about the queen size bed mod, and the propane. How is the bed setup? What do you have running off propane? ...
Forum: General Chat 05-24-2017, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Tonie, Thank you! I wanted to add pics...

Hi Tonie,

Thank you! I wanted to add pics thru all the mods for anybody's reference (including mine), and like a diary.

As for the valances, those are just sewn in a loop, then a curtain rod...
Forum: General Chat 05-05-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Florida Panhandle Trip

I wanted to post we finally got the EggCamper out for a trip - it was a biggie for us! We left home in Ohio and went to Indian Pass Campground in Florida. Actually spent 2 full weeks there! I have...
Forum: General Chat 04-11-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hey Big Daddy! Great news - one just showed up in...

Hey Big Daddy! Great news - one just showed up in the for sale section on this site today! I would jump fast as they do go quick! Let us know how it goes!

I just pm'd you as well to trigger an...
Forum: General Chat 04-08-2017, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
I like that idea Jim!! Another mod to do very...

I like that idea Jim!! Another mod to do very shortly! Thanks very much!
Forum: General Chat 04-08-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Interior Pics

Here is some pics of what my wife did to the inside! In my opinion she did a great job! The original EggCamper carpet is grey. She found a grey comforter, then found a shower curtain she liked and...
Forum: General Chat 04-04-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Thanks Mike! Appreciate it! I hope these posts...

Thanks Mike! Appreciate it! I hope these posts are useful to others besides me! I hope others can find some good info from them. I know I've stolen a lot of others ideas!

I agree - it's all...
Forum: General Chat 04-04-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
I know I know!!! WAY to fast! But I just wanted...

I know I know!!! WAY to fast! But I just wanted to get her up there so I knew I wouldn't be right on the edge of sway during normal travel. I won't go over 70ish traveling but at least I know if I...
Forum: General Chat 04-04-2017, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Handeling

Got to take the Egg for a spin again to test out the handling now that it is lifted, and has larger wheels/tires. Luckily, I can report no ill effects at all to the increased height. I did high...
Forum: General Chat 04-02-2017, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Thanks Jim! Appreciate it. My wife is...

Thanks Jim! Appreciate it.

My wife is working on valances and shower curtain so I'll get some interior pics up soon. I may slow down on mods now that camping season is here and hopefully post...
Forum: General Chat 04-01-2017, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Wheels and Tires

Got the tires mounted to the wheels yesterday and put them on the EggCamper today. The wheels are 15x6 and are Americana Loadstar 22653. The tires are Maxxis M8008 225/75R15 is a 8 ply "D" load...
Forum: General Chat 03-29-2017, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Tires

Well these will go on this weekend..... fingers crossed!
Forum: General Chat 03-27-2017, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Good info! I wasn't sure if the spring hinges...

Good info! I wasn't sure if the spring hinges would hold them while traveling but that's good to know! I may have to do this soon! Thanks again!
Forum: General Chat 03-27-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Thanks Jim! I was just looking at a lot of your...

Thanks Jim! I was just looking at a lot of your mods again! How do these doors stay closed when traveling?? I dont see any kind of catch at the top. Just magnetic maybe?

I like the shelves you...
Forum: General Chat 03-27-2017, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Jim that's a great idea!! My wife keeps...

Jim that's a great idea!! My wife keeps complaining about those because she is 5'1" and she cant access them too easily while holding them up! I'm going to have to look at yours to see how you did...
Forum: General Chat 03-27-2017, 04:43 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Hi Johnny M, That battery box came from...

Hi Johnny M,

That battery box came from Amazon. It's NOCO 426 box.

https://www.amazon.com/NOCO-HM426-Commercial-Automotive-Batteries/dp/B003VAUG5A

I think it's made for inside a...
Forum: General Chat 03-26-2017, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Reversing Main Closet Door and Adding Mirrors

Once shelves were done I reinstalled the main closet door. It used to hinge on the left and that was very annoying because it was hard to get anything out of the closet while in the camper.

I...
Forum: General Chat 03-26-2017, 07:07 PM
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Views: 37,699
Posted By Joe & Cherie
Shelves (cont.)

Did the same to the closet behind the dinette, and under the sink. Under the sink was a bear to do with all the plumbing etc. Had to remove the fridge to install the front vertical wall. I had to...
Forum: General Chat 03-26-2017, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
Closet Shelves

Next was to tackle the closet shelves. I used 1/2" birch plywood for the shelves. Used cardboard to make patterns of the shelves, and trimmed the cardboard to fit. I transferred it to the plywood...
Forum: General Chat 03-25-2017, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Joe & Cherie
That's interesting! I did not know most had the...

That's interesting! I did not know most had the 3". Thanks for the info. Maybe 4" is not so much overkill then. He must have went from 3 to 4 for some reason it was necessary. Thanks!
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