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Forum: Maintenance and Repair 04-28-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Exclamation shore power socket failure

Checked to see why the shore power socket was held by only two screws today....oooopps:facepalm: The socket was installed off center so two screws were holding air.
But that wasn't the worst thing....
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 03-03-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 319
Posted By scrubjaysnest
I did my own system, after an energy audit first....

I did my own system, after an energy audit first. A good system will run about $1400 if you DIY!
That said you need to look at the solar blog on freecampsites.net and the 20 golden rules of solar...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 02-25-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Ours has a pop off trim plate with screws...

Ours has a pop off trim plate with screws underneath. I also upgraded the usb sockets to 2.4 amp each or 4.8 amp per pair. You can get the usb sockets off Amazon, about $14 a pair or $28 to replace...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 02-23-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By scrubjaysnest
If you get lights flickering when the A/C cycles...

If you get lights flickering when the A/C cycles or the MW this could be a loose connection in your shore power. Check AC connections at the convertor and the transfer switch if you have one. Do this...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 02-20-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By scrubjaysnest
To the OP, the answer is no the CC doesn't know...

To the OP, the answer is no the CC doesn't know where the source of voltage at the batter(s) is coming from. If you have enough sun light CC output can over come another source. We leave ours on all...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 02-17-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,372
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Use ours when I think of it. Put a foot of orange...

Use ours when I think of it. Put a foot of orange flagging tape on it so I don't forget it's up there. Because of what it braces against most likely won't do much.:hide:
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 02-12-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,166
Posted By scrubjaysnest
On ours, the B.I.R.D. was wired wrong so when the...

On ours, the B.I.R.D. was wired wrong so when the chassis battery was dead you couldn't use the emergency start. After rewiring it now works correctly and no more dead chassis battery.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 02-09-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By scrubjaysnest
A few things to keep in mind. A 220aH battery...

A few things to keep in mind. A 220aH battery back discharged to 50% requires 22 amps for proper recharge; that's about 500 watts of solar.
If you don't go below say 75 to 80% discharge the 5%...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 02-07-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Welcome to the forums, from Perry FL.

Welcome to the forums, from Perry FL.
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 02-07-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Our back up system of current paper maps works...

Our back up system of current paper maps works very well for this.
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 01-10-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,049
Posted By scrubjaysnest
We've been using solar since 2012. When we up...

We've been using solar since 2012. When we up graded to the MH I added solar to it. Solar is not for every one.
We spent the entire month of Oct 2018 using only solar to recharge the batteries. For...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 12-11-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,213
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Recreation.gov Website changes

Tried making reservations, new site still doesn't work. Phone is 30 minute wait and they don't call back per menu system. This is c##p.
Forum: Forum Admin and Announcements 11-25-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Me either; run malware bytes on your computer.

Me either; run malware bytes on your computer.
Forum: Forum Admin and Announcements 11-24-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,086
Posted By scrubjaysnest
We've had gmail block us sometimes when using our...

We've had gmail block us sometimes when using our hot spot:facepalm:
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 11-11-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Finally got a chance to check out the heat...

Finally got a chance to check out the heat portion of the digital thermostat. Held +/- 1 degree but it reads 2 degrees high. Other then that worked great at keeping inside at 55 degrees with 30...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-09-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Ours has started this but haven't looked into it...

Ours has started this but haven't looked into it yet. Gasket looks a little distorted so ball valve may not be seating right.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-09-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By scrubjaysnest
I used 6" long home made aluminum Z brackets,...

I used 6" long home made aluminum Z brackets, Lexon clear adhesive/sealant for the brackets and screws. Then covered that with Dicor self leveling. About 7 k miles so far with no problems. Screws...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By scrubjaysnest
I just disconnect the regulator from the frame...

I just disconnect the regulator from the frame mounted tank and move it out and connect to a 20# bottle. Then run the slide out. Also have a tee if I want to connect other devices.
The 20 # bottle...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-25-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By scrubjaysnest
We have never had a luck with extended service...

We have never had a luck with extended service plans. They always come up with an excuse why something isn't covered. Some are dealer specific.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-08-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By scrubjaysnest
PPL motor homes, Tweety's, to name a couple. This...

PPL motor homes, Tweety's, to name a couple. This may be an item you have to get from Sprinter.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By scrubjaysnest
When ours was acting up, BB would do a check out...

When ours was acting up, BB would do a check out and repair for about 100 to 125 bucks. We didn't send it in.

Turned out the weather was so cold we couldn't get it to take a charge. Once it warmed...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-06-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By scrubjaysnest
There should be no battery acid running down...

There should be no battery acid running down anywhere, This indicates an over charging condition or possible fluid levels to high.
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-06-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Replaced ours with digital from wally world, was...

Replaced ours with digital from wally world, was simple to add a switch to get hi/lo fan back.
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 09-02-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By scrubjaysnest
Ours didn't have the remote or manual either....

Ours didn't have the remote or manual either. Guess some one collects these.
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-02-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,808
Posted By scrubjaysnest
May need to check into this again but DW looked...

May need to check into this again but DW looked at it and didn't seem to fit us. Currently have 3 lines and 10 g of data for 138.
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