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Old 11-02-2016, 12:14 PM   #1
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Exterior Storage Rotocast Storage compartment acces port source ?

I don't know if this has been covered before.

The round access ports that are on the bottom of the exterior Rotocast storage compartments, has anyone run across where they might be sourced ?
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Old 11-02-2016, 12:23 PM   #2
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I just found some on Amazon. The difficult part was to come up with the appropriate search term. It's called a Boat deck access hatch.
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Old 11-02-2016, 01:33 PM   #3
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Thanks for the tip. I have been wanting to buy a replacement so I can modify it in the electric cord compartment. I keep my unit plugged in all the time and want to modify the screw-in cap so that the cord can go through it with the smallest opening so no mice can climb up the cord and access the compartment. I have steel wool in there now but hard to secure that in a good way. Thanks again for finding this on Amazon.
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Old 11-02-2016, 02:12 PM   #4
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Amazon has the smaller ones under RV Access Door !!
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Old 11-02-2016, 02:40 PM   #5
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Look for 30 or 50 amp cable hatch. Much simpler> I have one for our 50 amp power cord and one for fresh water hose. Nearly critter proof
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Old 11-02-2016, 03:06 PM   #6
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Your reading my mind !

Or that might just be a scary and dangerous thing.

They are available in black, which matches what I have.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002XLGQDE...7CKOFXE1&psc=1
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Old 11-02-2016, 04:55 PM   #7
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Boat deck hatch will require a BIG hole to be cut, cable access port like pictured above can be cut with cordless drill and hole saw. Much easier!
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Old 11-02-2016, 05:14 PM   #8
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Even better idea. Thanks for the info.
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Old 11-02-2016, 07:54 PM   #9
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If the specs are checked the JR Products 541-B-3-A is :
  • Cutout Dim: 3-1/2
  • Outside Dim: 5-1/8
  • Collar Depth: 1-1/2
The Hatches are typically around 4" Dia. minimum, and upwards.
Specs for a 4" Seaflo are :
External Diameter: 5.6″ (143mm)
Opening Diameter: 4.0″ (101mm
Cut Out Diameter: 4.5″ (114mm)


I believe, that the 4" are probably typical for most applications in our RV storage, with some exceptions like the sewer line. I know they increased the size of mine for the sewer line, as the alignment was quite a bit off and a pain to hook up even the cheap thin hose.



I don't see the extra 1.5" being a big issue. I'm sure I will use the electric cable hatch when I get around to it. After all, it is what used to be used in most RV's. And yes, it's much more critter proof.
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