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Old 01-12-2016, 04:08 PM   #441
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I put my scan gauge on the dashboard in the far left hand corner of the front window where I can see it without moving my eyes from the road. I hate to look down, even at the instruments. With the gps on the dash (for speed) and scan gauge up high, it limits the number of times I have to look down to check the other gauges. I've had it for 20,000 miles in the Vegas and it works well.
Good to hear that they last...was wondering. Mounting for heads-up viewing is a good plan. My reason for mounting it where it is is for the copilot to monitor instead of me. I can look at it during stops. At any rate they are easy to reposition, should she not want to play.
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Old 01-12-2016, 07:27 PM   #442
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Sorry.. I am at the Tampa RV show and my Vegas is several hundred miles away. I will take a pic an post it when I get home at the end of the week.
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Old 01-15-2016, 09:27 PM   #443
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Couch OUT Loungers IN

Finally got the new Theatre Loungers in and installed. Out with the Couch and in with some real plush and comfortable recliners. They extend with the slide in or out. The rack holding the tables and ladder are still in place. Only downside, now only 4 seatbelts (joked with the wife about putting the third set on the toilet seat, she was not amused).

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Old 01-15-2016, 09:52 PM   #444
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Good to hear that they last...was wondering. Mounting for heads-up viewing is a good plan. My reason for mounting it where it is is for the copilot to monitor instead of me. I can look at it during stops. At any rate they are easy to reposition, should she not want to play.
Hopefully a pic of my scan gauge on dash.
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Old 01-15-2016, 09:55 PM   #445
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DocMike, some questions about the recliners:
Does the table still work in front of the recliners (e.g. is there enough room)?
Is there still room for the table storage behind the recliners?
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Old 01-16-2016, 01:40 AM   #446
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Jamie,

Yes the table still works when the seats are not reclined all the way back with foot rests out. I have sketched out and measured for an adaptor to sit in the two recesses in the floor supporting just one pole access centered between the two so as to allow use of the small table centered (and rotated as needed).

There is room for the tables and ladder, but I think I will make a new mount for the 3 poles as they rub on the back of the DW's chair when she reclines the chair all the way.

BTW: Really comfortable, just woke up from falling asleep watching TV. Back in the house now. Also, there is a hutch under the center arm rest. Might be able to design a great hidden storage space under the one provided.

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Old 01-17-2016, 12:43 AM   #447
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Doc, another question:
Do the recliners have seat belts?
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Old 01-17-2016, 02:06 AM   #448
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Jamie,

Yes, just 2 of the three from the couch.

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Old 01-17-2016, 11:58 AM   #449
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Wow Doc,they really look nice pal.mine is still at CW.how long did the install take? A.j.
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Old 01-17-2016, 02:25 PM   #450
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AJ,

It took them 2 hours to do the install. Total costs with shipping, taxes and installation just under $1400. Now, to sell a couch!

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Old 02-12-2016, 12:42 AM   #451
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We purchase Command hooks to use inside closets and in the kitchen on the wall next to the stove for pot holders and hand towels....I appreciate the towel rack on the front of the stove on our new Axis...saves having to use an over the drawer towel rack.
In addition, a couple years ago, we purchased a Belkin Charger, which has 6 usb ports ... nice for an additional charging station up front. I like having the charging station in the bedroom of our Axis 24.1..
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Old 02-16-2016, 04:47 PM   #452
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Changed out Axxera for Jensen 215 Radio

I know there's been a lot of discussion about radios. I was so frustrated with the Axxera radio that I upgraded to the Jensen 215. At first glance I could not be happier with the upgrade.

Not sure if it was the unit I had, but simply put, the camera image on the Axxera was utterly useless. Could not make heads or tails of the camera feed unless the lighting was just perfect. I assume this was due to the resolution on the screen. The Jensen is way way better, this can not be understated in my mind.

I couldn't toggle back and forth between cameras. The side cameras would only work if the blinker was activated. Your supposed to check your side camera AFTER you decide to tell those around you you intend to change lanes? Problem fixed with the Jensen.

No navigation through the Axxera, problem fixed.

No satellite radio through the Axxera, problem fixed.

Camping World had to attach the existing camera wires into the connectors used for the Jensen as there were no adapters, but they got it done and at the outset anyway, it works great.

I did lose the HDMI feed, but we never utilize that feed anyway. Perhaps there's a better quality Axxera out there, but with my frustration I wasn't going to give that a try.

Anyhoo, thought I'd share my experience.
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Old 02-16-2016, 06:01 PM   #453
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What did that conversion run and do you now have audio to the outside while backing up??

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Old 02-16-2016, 07:57 PM   #454
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Before leaving for a 2 month trip from Washington State to Cabo San Lucas & return I ordered a Magne Shade (Home | Magne Shade | Sunshade for RV, RV Shade, Installs from the ground, Magnetic Shade, Magnet Shade) to reduce the heat inside while in Mexico. WOW!!! What a difference! My estimation is at least 20 degrees cooler inside.

Great product I highly recommend.
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Old 02-17-2016, 12:45 AM   #455
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$691 for Jensen 215
$89 for Sirius XM Tuner
$300 Install
$75 Misc BS charges

The radio turns off when in reverse. (well it goes quiet anyway)
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What did that conversion run and do you now have audio to the outside while backing up??

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Does the Axis Vegas have the mic at the rear camera? If you have the mic you should have the sound when in reverse with the Axxerra.
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$691 for Jensen 215
$89 for Sirius XM Tuner
$300 Install
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The radio turns off when in reverse. (well it goes quiet anyway)
How did they route the antenna for the Sirius tuner?
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Old 02-17-2016, 03:39 AM   #459
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i think i will get a ug i like the fact i can tell whats goin on more than using the plain jane gauges nice tip .
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Old 02-17-2016, 10:09 AM   #460
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The bad weather is finally breaking here so this weekend I will be cleaning and working on our RV, so I will climb up and look to see if I have a mic on the camera.

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