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Old 04-09-2018, 10:29 PM   #1321
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spice bottle holders

We found these on Amazon ... easy install with sticky back (command strip type) or screw .. both included ...
this pack was $10 for 30 of these ! What a deal !
I plan to use a couple in the closet along with the Command hooks already installed.
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Old 04-24-2018, 03:35 PM   #1322
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Thanks for the info. I just picked up a 2015 Vegas and noted right off the bat that looking at TV from passenger's seat is not an option and a hard option from the driver's seat.
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Old 04-25-2018, 03:04 AM   #1323
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Thanks for the info. I just picked up a 2015 Vegas and noted right off the bat that looking at TV from passenger's seat is not an option and a hard option from the driver's seat.
You didn't say which model you have ... our experience is, with our 24.1..tv viewing from the drivers seat is not bad..just 2 of us, so we do not have to work with other bodies that often....however, when we have company, we generally use the outside tv, if we need it.

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Old 04-25-2018, 11:21 AM   #1324
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You didn't say which model you have ... our experience is, with our 24.1..tv viewing from the drivers seat is not bad..just 2 of us, so we do not have to work with other bodies that often....however, when we have company, we generally use the outside tv, if we need it.

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They have a 24.1 (its in their signature).

I agree: TV viewing from the driver's seat isn't bad at all--provided you rotate the seat and aren't trying to watch while driving down the road. Note that it is possible to rotate the drivers seat 180 degrees so its facing towards the back.

The passenger seat: yeah its a bit trying.

Then again there isn't much room for company in the 24.1 anyway--any more than about 4 people and you're stepping over each other.
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Old 05-06-2018, 09:47 PM   #1325
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Old 05-06-2018, 10:24 PM   #1326
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I do Like that! Very Nice.. Perfect shower curtain.
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Old 05-07-2018, 02:08 PM   #1327
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Old 05-09-2018, 12:34 AM   #1328
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Inverter Install Vegas

I found this true sine inverter on amazon for $349.00 getting ready to become snow birds. Next will be solar.
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Old 08-07-2018, 04:09 AM   #1329
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got tired of hearing the dang kitchen extension table while driving.http://www.thorforums.com/forums/mem...icture652.html


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Old 08-07-2018, 07:54 AM   #1330
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In the 2 months of Vegas 25.2 ownership I've added 2 x 100w solar panels and a 100w pure sinewave inverter, 2 x 5000lb scissor jacks, 2 x Camco vent covers, the replacement of all exterior screws with stainless steel, about a gallon of underside rust proofing and front mud flaps. The jacks really help level the RV and make it feel much more 'solid' when parked up.
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Old 08-07-2018, 01:14 PM   #1331
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In the 2 months of Vegas 25.2 ownership I've added 2 x 100w solar panels and a 100w pure sinewave inverter, 2 x 5000lb scissor jacks, 2 x Camco vent covers, the replacement of all exterior screws with stainless steel, about a gallon of underside rust proofing and front mud flaps. The jacks really help level the RV and make it feel much more 'solid' when parked up.
Where did you mount the jacks?
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Old 08-07-2018, 01:33 PM   #1332
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I do Like that! Very Nice.. Perfect shower curtain.
Those of us who have 2016 and newer have the Arc Shower Curtain. If you do not have it...it definitely is a good improvement ! happy day !
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:53 PM   #1333
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Where did you mount the jacks?
Hi, I put them just in front of the door one side and in line the opposite side, I looked at putting them right up front behind the front cap, but you had a problem I believe and there's not much room there. I can raise it a fair bit with the crank handle after using a cordless drill first to speed up the process. I go to a few festivals or wild camp ,so, the ground can be quite sloped sometimes and I can get 5/6 inches of lift. Maybe I'll look at the motorised upgrade at some time in the future, but I'm happy with it for now.
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Old 08-07-2018, 03:15 PM   #1334
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Hi, I put them just in front of the door one side and in line the opposite side, I looked at putting them right up front behind the front cap, but you had a problem I believe and there's not much room there. I can raise it a fair bit with the crank handle after using a cordless drill first to speed up the process. I go to a few festivals or wild camp ,so, the ground can be quite sloped sometimes and I can get 5/6 inches of lift. Maybe I'll look at the motorised upgrade at some time in the future, but I'm happy with it for now.
Yeah that is where I wanted to put them, behind the front wheels but the techs suggested behind the bumper. Behind the bumper isn't good because it pushes up on the front cap.
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Old 08-12-2018, 03:01 AM   #1335
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Old 09-14-2018, 04:08 AM   #1336
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Added a front receiver to my vegas. I just ordered the Bolton for the e450. had to do some fab work but with the metal plate that the wiper fluid bolts on for added support I should be able to hang her to dry when im done washing her. Did this mod because I get into dirt and sand and have seen too many bumpers and axles ripped right off when trying to find where to hook up when stuck.

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Old 09-14-2018, 05:14 AM   #1337
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[QUOTE=VegasBaby!!!;144211]Added a front receiver to my vegas. I just ordered the Bolton for the e450. had to do some fab work but with the metal plate that the wiper fluid bolts on for added support I should be able to hang her to dry when im done washing her. Did this mod because I get into dirt and sand and have seen too many bumpers and axles ripped right off when trying to find where to hook up when stuck.

WOW! That's really cool. Some fab work? The juice bottle bracket for support? I think not. Care to share anymore photos or details? I'd love to hang two bikes up front.
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:37 PM   #1338
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Yeah that is the first thought that came to my mind as well: Excellent place for a couple of bikes. In Ann Arbor all the local buses have front bike racks.
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:35 PM   #1339
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I like that front hitch.... if you loose your forward gears you can hook your toad to the front and driver backwards. LOL

I thought about adding a tow point to the front of my RV for emergency. If you attach a rope/strap to the frame you would end cracking the bumper / front end since it hangs so low.

It would be nice to have a spot in the front to pull out of some soft/muddy/sandy ground.
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Old 09-15-2018, 06:34 PM   #1340
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Well I happen to click on a link gmtech provided for a volt/amp meter (Amazon, don't click !) and yesterday it magically showed up--not sure how that happened?

Since I was already going to winterize the coach today (boo ) I figured I'd spend the few minutes (ok like 60 of them) putting it in.

Sadly I missed my mark with the saw but I was determined to use the panel and not have to get a new one made (again! You can barely see the two saw marks to the left of the meter).
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I installed this on the removable panel to the left of the converter box. It only came with about 3" of wire for each terminal so I had to figure out how to lengthen them. I ended up simply soldering on about 12" of very small wire (like 22 gauge or so). I figure these wires don't carry any current so by using a small wire if they short they will be their own fuse . I generously taped up over the solder's and fed the wires through the vent holes in the side of the breaker box. Easy peasy. (The voltage pickup is on the same breaker as the converter so its also protected by a couple of breakers--the main and the 15A breaker for the converter.)

Now what do you do first thing when you get access to more data? Run around measuring things of course:
  • Air Conditioning: Max current I saw was 13 amps, with just the fan running it was 8 amps (the picture above)
  • Water heater running on electric 12 amps
  • Convection microwave on convection heating 12 amps
  • 1500 watt hair dryer 12 amps

So basically you can pick any two and run them without blowing the breaker. (Told the DW about the meter and she got all excited: There is no mystery now: We'll know when we're about to blow the main--or the post--breakers.)
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