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Old 02-05-2017, 11:45 PM   #461
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An accumulator tank also "stores" pressure as the air in the tank is compressed. Thus you can turn on a faucet and the pump won't immediately turn on.

One of the best advantages of an accumulator tank is preventing the pump from running in the middle of the night when someone has to get up to use the restroom.
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Old 02-06-2017, 12:11 AM   #462
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Hmm. Never noticed a problem. But of course ill keep it in mind just in case
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Old 02-06-2017, 12:47 AM   #463
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At 18 ounces, it isn't going to store much, not enough for a good flush with the pump off. I had planned on installing the vinyl hose for sound dampening, figured I would install the tank too. This is the third MH I've put an accumulator tank in and like them.
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Old 02-06-2017, 10:57 AM   #464
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Been busy today! These are before and after photos of my accumulator tank install. Got the tank from Amazon, 1/2 inch tubing and fittings from Lowes. Had to move the pump so everything would fit, luckily the Thor fittings would swivel just enough to make connections easier.

Dino, when we meet up I'd like to look at your battery filler, took me over 30 min to get batteries filled. I said a lot of bad words trying to fill the back battery!
Roger that my friend and nice job on the Accumulator install!

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Old 02-06-2017, 11:25 AM   #465
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Roger that my friend and nice job on the Accumulator install!

Thanks Dino!
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Old 02-06-2017, 02:55 PM   #466
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I think the hardwired electrical management system and accumulator should be standard equipment motorhomes. I like the concept of the accumulator.
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Old 02-06-2017, 06:19 PM   #467
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I seen these on the new MH at the shows and thought this was a great add on. Hooked it up to the switch fr the outside light so the both come on at same time when going out in the dark. Also works great to light up that dangerous hole that gets me in the middle of the night wondering around in the dark
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Old 02-06-2017, 06:50 PM   #468
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Hmm. Never noticed a problem. But of course ill keep it in mind just in case
I put one in my Vegas and it stopped the hammering sound when using the water pump. This was one of the better mods I did.

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Old 02-07-2017, 11:14 AM   #469
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I seen these on the new MH at the shows and thought this was a great add on. Hooked it up to the switch fr the outside light so the both come on at same time when going out in the dark. Also works great to light up that dangerous hole that gets me in the middle of the night wondering around in the dark
We have one in our 2017 Windsport 29M! Love it!!

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We have one in our 2017 Windsport 29M! Love it!!

Dino How does it turn on when installed at factory
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Dino How does it turn on when installed at factory
We have a switch by the door for that light.



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thanks Jerry I have an additional light didn't know if I wanted to hook it up to an additional switch to use it as a night light or hook it up to the outdoor step light so when you open the door it automatically turns on and off with the door
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Old 02-08-2017, 06:58 PM   #474
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I use a wall plate with LEDs and a light sensor on the entrance wall. I had to change out the duplex receptacle and box to make it work. Of course it only works when you have 120V power. <http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=snp1001>
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Old 02-08-2017, 07:49 PM   #475
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thanks Jerry I have an additional light didn't know if I wanted to hook it up to an additional switch to use it as a night light or hook it up to the outdoor step light so when you open the door it automatically turns on and off with the door
My outdoor step has a light. Cant remenber if it lights when the step is out or when the porch light is on. I believe its on when the step is out

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On our step doesn't matter for porch or awning light, step light come on when pressure is applied to the step, goes off when pressure is released.
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I havent really used them so i forgot about the switches. Hmmm. I better take the mh out before i forget how to drive it

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I use a wall plate with LEDs and a light sensor on the entrance wall. I had to change out the duplex receptacle and box to make it work. Of course it only works when you have 120V power. <http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=snp1001>
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Take a pic of the wall plate so everyone can see what you did

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On our step doesn't matter for porch or awning light, step light come on when pressure is applied to the step, goes off when pressure is released.
I first saw the step light on our first trip. Maria turned it on when i was out walking around. I like it on so i dont trip over it. SD if yours only comes on when you step on it that might be to late.

I like it on all the time and it looks cool also. I want to add color leds under the mh also. The step light will be a good place to tie into so i can control it from the switch

Amazon here i come with another order

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