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Old 05-22-2019, 06:20 AM   #1581
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Wow, thats is not a bad idea. Nice and low profile.

Do you have it velcro-ed in place?

If you only put light stuff in it and the gutter is wide like you have (So it can move forward).... I can see that working very well.... esp on long trips.
We were going to velcro it but it is tight against each window frame and keeps itself in place. It kind of 'snaps' into place. The smaller one sits on that woven type rubbery drawer liner and has never offered to move even a tiny bit. It lifts off for rummaging, then sits right back down.

It's worth the low expense and a hardware store trip to give it a try[It is so easy to work with. It cuts by using heavy scissors. End caps were about a dollar. Dividers can be made of foam board. I doubt the whole thing weighs a pound, certainly not two pounds.]
We are working on putting one over the toilet...we think it will be a fine place to store a few rolls of paper....
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Old 05-22-2019, 10:44 AM   #1582
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We were going to velcro it but it is tight against each window frame and keeps itself in place. It kind of 'snaps' into place. The smaller one sits on that woven type rubbery drawer liner and has never offered to move even a tiny bit. It lifts off for rummaging, then sits right back down.

It's worth the low expense and a hardware store trip to give it a try[It is so easy to work with. It cuts by using heavy scissors. End caps were about a dollar. Dividers can be made of foam board. I doubt the whole thing weighs a pound, certainly not two pounds.]
We are working on putting one over the toilet...we think it will be a fine place to store a few rolls of paper....
Here is our solution for toilet storage in our 24.1:
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Old 05-22-2019, 01:15 PM   #1583
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We have a length of rain gutter across our 24.1 from A pillar to a A pillar. Felt lined, it's low profile, rattle free, and holds manicure stuff, aux input cables, writing utensils, that sort of thing.

The brown color is a good match.
Cost was about 8 bucks for gutter and end caps.

Perfect! That's exactly what I had in mind I just could not come up with what should be there....love your idea! Thanks
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Old 05-22-2019, 01:17 PM   #1584
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Here is our solution for toilet storage in our 24.1:
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(Posted this way earlier in this thread but my pictures went offline so here is the repost with pic.)

Great idea right there as well...it's off to the store to find one of those racks now! thanks!
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Old 05-24-2019, 12:27 AM   #1585
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Great idea right there as well...it's off to the store to find one of those racks now! thanks!
that is the same rack we bought...came from Amazon..comes with 4 shelves..but cannot use them all...not enough room....works well..if I remember correctly..it was about $30
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Old 05-24-2019, 04:55 PM   #1586
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We have a length of rain gutter across our 24.1 from A pillar to a A pillar. Felt lined, it's low profile, rattle free, and holds manicure stuff, aux input cables, writing utensils, that sort of thing.

The brown color is a good match.
Cost was about 8 bucks for gutter and end caps.
Great idea! Very clever! I see using a binder clip to hold park tags/receipts to the front.
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Old 05-29-2019, 02:53 AM   #1587
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recliners

How do I find the post about putting recliners in an Axis? Thanks
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Old 05-29-2019, 03:17 AM   #1588
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How do I find the post about putting recliners in an Axis? Thanks
That first brown menu bar has "Search". I put in recliners, Vegas (seems to be more postings). Results:
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oh, yeah, this one:
http://www.thorforums.com/forums/f27...ners-3558.html
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Old 05-30-2019, 11:22 PM   #1589
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Thor Vegas Dometic refrigerator. Do you have frost that gets thick on the middle fins? where do you keep your plastic piece to keep it cool, I have mine hanging down a little from the last fin on the right. Ive moved it and doesn;t seem to make a difference.
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Old 05-31-2019, 03:10 AM   #1590
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I had a Safari Trek and replaced springs and air bags on front with "Super Steer" springs with good results. I did add air bags in back again with good results.
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Old 06-01-2019, 12:19 AM   #1591
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Thor Vegas Dometic refrigerator. Do you have frost that gets thick on the middle fins? where do you keep your plastic piece to keep it cool, I have mine hanging down a little from the last fin on the right. Ive moved it and doesn;t seem to make a difference.

I use just a small fan run by 2 C batteries in the fridge. Here's a 12 volt circulation fan that clips to the fins that might solve your problem:
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Old 06-01-2019, 04:46 AM   #1592
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Axis 25.2 Spare Wheel Mount

Posted pics and details, on another thread, probably by mistake, where the debate is whether to carry a spare or not.

For those interested in the Mod for a Wheel mount on the Axis 25.2 Here’s the link to that post.

Thor Forums - View Single Post - doesn't anyone carry a spare tire anymore?
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Old 06-03-2019, 12:18 AM   #1593
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I have TWELVE of these 6v batteries, all fairly new and all in good shape. I gave away two good golf carts and this is the remainder.

There's tons of room under a 24.1 and I have the materials and ability to put these on a drop down tray system. 65 pounds apiece for batteries and another 100lbs for the tray and cables


So the questions are:

How many are too many batteries?
How long do you think these would run the ac? (I'm guessing two hours.)
I don't need solar, the v10 uses .68 gallons an hour at idle.

I'm not afraid of the weight...I'm afraid more than four might be futile.
This is an excercise in the 'because I damn well can' vein....
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Old 06-03-2019, 12:31 AM   #1594
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About the seat situations:
I'm about to go pick up a pair of drivers seats from two Denali trucks.
All power, all leather, heated, cooled, about 600 bucks for the pair. Just a suggestion.
I'd never buy a seat I didn't have many many hours of test drive accomplished.
(the Lincoln 30way power seats have the controls on the door and I don't trust the wiring to not be body integrated or we'd have lincoln seats right now.)


Ordered these to do a bit of customization before we put the seats in.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01HU...b_b_prod_image
My merkur had pump up seat bolsters....
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Old 06-03-2019, 01:20 AM   #1595
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Replacing the front seats on our 24.1 is something I'd would like to do. My wife and I both find them uncomfortable. The main problem is they both seem to lean slightly forward.
I'd be happy with a set of non-powered Volvo seats, or a set of Recaro LXF captains chairs.

https://www.gowesty.com/product/retr...tains-chair?v=


Not cheap, but I bet they're comfortable on longer drives.


edit: I just realized the price ($1500) is for ONE seat! OUCH!
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Old 06-03-2019, 02:40 AM   #1596
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[QUOTE=Deacon Blues;185803]Replacing the front seats on our 24.1 is something I'd would like to do. My wife and I both find them uncomfortable. The main problem is they both seem to lean slightly forward.



regarding those front seats....you may have read this post before...
Ron placed a stack of washers on the mounting bolts, on both seats
to raise up the front of the seat. They are definitely NOT $1500 seats but
it certainly does help !!
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Old 06-03-2019, 03:49 AM   #1597
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Thanks for that tip. I'll try that.
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Old 06-03-2019, 06:21 PM   #1598
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I have TWELVE of these 6v batteries, all fairly new and all in good shape. I gave away two good golf carts and this is the remainder.

There's tons of room under a 24.1 and I have the materials and ability to put these on a drop down tray system. 65 pounds apiece for batteries and another 100lbs for the tray and cables


So the questions are:

How many are too many batteries?
How long do you think these would run the ac? (I'm guessing two hours.)
I don't need solar, the v10 uses .68 gallons an hour at idle.

I'm not afraid of the weight...I'm afraid more than four might be futile.
This is an excercise in the 'because I damn well can' vein....
On the too many batteries question, one thing you need to consider is how long it will take to recharge them. If you plan to recharge off of the V10, I think you will need to install a second or at least a much larger alternator. I installed an 80 amp alternator on my sailboat and it still took hours to recharge an 8D and 31. And I think you are right in your assumption that 6 batteries still would not run the A/C for very many hours.
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Old 06-03-2019, 06:56 PM   #1599
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Thats a great ideal Duck. Love to see the pictures when your done.
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Old 06-03-2019, 06:57 PM   #1600
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I vote for the side entry.
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