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Old 09-01-2018, 02:37 AM   #3461
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Well finally finished 2 mods added vent to ac and closed off cavity beyond last vent by overhead bunk
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Old 09-03-2018, 08:42 PM   #3462
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I didnít like the storage spot either! I store the ladder under the bunk with the hooks pointing up at the end of the mattress, they donít hit the ceiling when the bed is up.

Glad youíre enjoying Jerryís mod thread, lot of great ideas and information from some really Great people!!!

Thanks guys for the welcome. Great idea SuperD with under the bunk storage. Only issue with my tribe the short ones couldn't reach it which means another "Hey Dad" for me.

Thanks again all for the welcome!
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Old 09-03-2018, 08:53 PM   #3463
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Electrical System Questions

I get the need and addition of a surge protector. And I understand the purpose of the Inverter, Converter, transfer switch and such. However what I have questions about is--is the OME equipment installed by Thor, in my case the 2018 29M, adequate? Should I invest in upgrading Inverter, Converter, transfer switch and if so what might be the level of those upgrades?
Sorry for the lack of gray matter here, just not my strong suit.

Happy Labor Day to all---and Thanks for your thoughts
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Old 09-03-2018, 08:55 PM   #3464
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We recently (Jan 018) purchased a 2018 Hurricane 29M and I have followed this thread (thank you Jerry and many others for it's content) closely while reading each post here. Great information on this forum, I've made several of the mod as I came a cross them. Thanks to all contributors!

I wanted to share a mod I made to the over-cab bunk ladder storage. If you use the bunk regularly as we do, you probably hate the storage location. So I removed the clip hardware from under the master bed and relocated it to the driver side rear corner, the gap between the slide and rear wall. Perfect fit and not visible when slide is closed. In the attached photo's, you can see it when slide is open but stores clean and out of the way. Sorry for the side view photos.
Welcome to the forum! I store my never use it ladder in same spot. It was originally behind my now gone jack knife sofa. Looks good.
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Old 09-03-2018, 09:03 PM   #3465
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I get the need and addition of a surge protector. And I understand the purpose of the Inverter, Converter, transfer switch and such. However what I have questions about is--is the OME equipment installed by Thor, in my case the 2018 29M, adequate? Should I invest in upgrading Inverter, Converter, transfer switch and if so what might be the level of those upgrades?
Sorry for the lack of gray matter here, just not my strong suit.

Happy Labor Day to all---and Thanks for your thoughts
I know nothing about your particular model but assume you are referring to the inverter Thor installed. My ACE came with a 1000watt inverter installed to run the tv's and only the tv's. We do a lot of dry camping and 1000watts is not enough and doesnt power the circuits we need. If that currents suffices then I wouldnt mess with it. The converter wouldnt need changed unless you added a lot of batteries and made the converter struggle.
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Old 09-03-2018, 11:58 PM   #3466
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I get the need and addition of a surge protector. And I understand the purpose of the Inverter, Converter, transfer switch and such. However what I have questions about is--is the OME equipment installed by Thor, in my case the 2018 29M, adequate? Should I invest in upgrading Inverter, Converter, transfer switch and if so what might be the level of those upgrades?
Sorry for the lack of gray matter here, just not my strong suit.

Happy Labor Day to all---and Thanks for your thoughts
I wouldnt change or upgrade anything until it breaks.

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Old 09-04-2018, 01:03 AM   #3467
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Thanks guys for the welcome. Great idea SuperD with under the bunk storage. Only issue with my tribe the short ones couldn't reach it which means another "Hey Dad" for me.

Thanks again all for the welcome!
With a vertically challenged wife Iím used to being called frequently for things out of reach!!!
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Old 09-06-2018, 11:25 AM   #3468
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Old 09-06-2018, 12:14 PM   #3469
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Myra and I are jealous, wish we could join you!!! Have a little fun for us too!
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Old 09-06-2018, 01:19 PM   #3470
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Leaving on the 19th of September, should be there on the 5th. Getting excited.
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Old 09-06-2018, 04:32 PM   #3471
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Dino and I are meeting at the casino on the 4th at 2pm then driving to the cg together. That way we will be parked next to each other. If you can get there on the 4th it would be great to have you join us

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Old 09-06-2018, 05:35 PM   #3472
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Thanks, but doubtful we can make the 4th. Traveling with another couple and have a long trip from NC. Maybe we can link up while there.
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Old 09-06-2018, 09:38 PM   #3473
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Was tired of the ac and dew/water dripping down my front and side windows. So I bought a 25' piece of trimlok drtrimlok

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Trim-Lok Drip Rail Ė Black, PVC... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01CJRGX5M?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf


Started the install today. Got the passenger side and doggy window done. Its freaken hot outside so I might finish tomorrow. Should have started when I woke up but was very busy doing nothing

Hopefully it holds up and catches the water. Our front side windows overlaps the front cap so the cap seem is towards the front of the window preventing me from using one piece. I'll try to build a ramp/drip rail out of silicone or something else to divert this little bit of water into the trimlok

Will post more as I get more done

Pics of dirty window. You can see the drip lines. Have this on the windshield also. Very annoying

Pics of trimlok installed. I put the tape to hold it in place but its really not needed. I'm just anal that way. It takes up to 72 hours for the 3m tape to cure. Wanted to make sure the bended part didn't loosen up.

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Perhaps it is good that it was hot when you applied the Trimlock, otherwise you might have had difficulty with the bends.
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Old 09-06-2018, 10:41 PM   #3476
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Perhaps it is good that it was hot when you applied the Trimlock, otherwise you might have had difficulty with the bends.
Agree. After measuring all the pieces I needed I cut everything and sat them on top of my car in the sun


Finished the dtiverside and now its time to get in the pool to cool off

While installing the driver side looking at the front cap I started planning how to stop the drips there. Think butyl tape will work well. I can molded a channel in it and it should stick fine

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Old 09-06-2018, 11:15 PM   #3477
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Myra and I are jealous, wish we could join you!!! Have a little fun for us too!
We also wish you two could join us...Angie was looking forward to seeing Myra again...maybe next year Dave!!!!

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Old 09-06-2018, 11:40 PM   #3478
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Agree. After measuring all the pieces I needed I cut everything and sat them on top of my car in the sun


Finished the dtiverside and now its time to get in the pool to cool off

While installing the driver side looking at the front cap I started planning how to stop the drips there. Think butyl tape will work well. I can molded a channel in it and it should stick fine

JerryAttachment 12664Attachment 12665
Can't wait to see your latest mod up close next month Jerry!

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Looks good Jerry! My list grows more than it shrinks!
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:52 AM   #3480
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That Trimlok looks great Jerry !! Fantastic idea ! We need to tint your windows
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