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Forum: Buying a Wanderlodge, a Bluebird or any RV 3 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,743
Posted By DW SD
I've bought two (and only two) from >2k miles...

I've bought two (and only two) from >2k miles away.
Good way to get to know your coach, also.
If the remote one is unknown, find a third party to inspect it first, even maybe a WOG member.
Very...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 9,174
Posted By DW SD
That would be REALLY sweet! I would have liked...

That would be REALLY sweet!
I would have liked more power with the PT36.
Even having the fan turn off you could feel the extra power. You'll be optimized in this way.

For how much power...
Forum: General 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By DW SD
THUMBS UP! Van and I both installed a solenoid...

THUMBS UP!
Van and I both installed a solenoid in a tee leading from the hot water pressure branch in the vanity below the sink. It feeds both the shower's and vanity spigot's hot water supply.
...
Forum: General 5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By DW SD
I would turn it off after done with your need for...

I would turn it off after done with your need for hot water. It will cycle all night otherwise. It has a low rumble, including vibration when running. It might run every hour even with no Hot water...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 8,702
Posted By DW SD
Mine arrived too! Will send Dan H a check for...

Mine arrived too!
Will send Dan H a check for the shipping.

Thanks!

Doug
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 8,702
Posted By DW SD
I'm hoping mine arrive soon. Thank you...

I'm hoping mine arrive soon.

Thank you again,

Doug
Forum: M380 Parts List 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By DW SD
Glad for the positive outcomes. Pictures would...

Glad for the positive outcomes.
Pictures would be a welcome addition here. And worth 1k words, per :D

Doug
Forum: Electrical 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 4,625
Posted By DW SD
On a related topic, mostly for fun, I built a...

On a related topic, mostly for fun, I built a 12V, 280AmpHour Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) battery from raw 3.2V cells and a Chargery BMS and Electric Vehicle contactor and a solid state relay. The...
Forum: Under The Awning 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,579
Views: 544,894
Posted By DW SD
Ben now owns that super excellent FLXIBLE...

Ben now owns that super excellent FLXIBLE conversion.
https://www.1home.io/blog/meet-the-smart-home-on-wheels-interview-with-ben-willmore/

Doug
Forum: New Members 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 676
Posted By DW SD
Excellent start! Good luck with tire guy Phil....

Excellent start!
Good luck with tire guy Phil. He’s come through for me big time.
Look forward to your updates.

Doug W
Forum: Vehicle Issues 04-24-2020
Replies: 158
Views: 28,239
Posted By DW SD
Captain, How is the PVC pipe retained in the...

Captain,
How is the PVC pipe retained in the filler tube? I could see a rivet through the filler and pipe? Or just friction?
Thanks for the info.
Doug
Forum: Electrical 04-24-2020
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By DW SD
Dennis, Q1 - 03D - Absorb done = Amps = 20. ...

Dennis,
Q1 - 03D - Absorb done = Amps = 20. Set Absorb done would be set to 3 amps in Dave's example. (in my case, absorb done is set to 6amps with 660Ah battery. As Lifeline specifies 1% of bank...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 04-19-2020
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By DW SD
Looks like course thread. Not blown away by his...

Looks like course thread. Not blown away by his weld penetration. I’m not a certified welder nor professional weld inspector.
Engineer and self taught welder with lots of fabrication experience. ...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 04-14-2020
Replies: 130
Views: 8,702
Posted By DW SD
Appreciate your efforts very much! Doug

Appreciate your efforts very much!
Doug
Forum: Electrical 04-13-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 4,045
Posted By DW SD
Cool upgrade with solar!!! Neat too the time...

Cool upgrade with solar!!! Neat too the time with your son.
I got my PT down to -2A static load. That was just the propane safety solenoid and fridge electronics.

If you haven’t done so.........
Forum: Most Frequently Asked Questions About Operating Systems 04-12-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 4,966
Posted By DW SD
Sorry wrote too fast. Andy is right. The brass...

Sorry wrote too fast. Andy is right.
The brass / gold solenoid valve (Third pic) could be traded for a ball valve. Better might be a ball valve after as a safety. You do not want the domestic water...
Forum: Most Frequently Asked Questions About Operating Systems 04-11-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 4,966
Posted By DW SD
The red oval is sporlan valve to fill water tank....

The red oval is sporlan valve to fill water tank.
Think that black valve lets air in to water system for winterizing.
I would replace that with ball valve.
The spot you suggested might be good....
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 04-11-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By DW SD
The perfect BB WL toad!!! Tow to the trail and...

The perfect BB WL toad!!!
Tow to the trail and head out for week long excursions.
Those are super cool. Perfect for Baja surf trips
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 04-06-2020
Replies: 1,105
Views: 92,879
Posted By DW SD
Andy, I had a hefty 12V fan on mine. I did...

Andy,
I had a hefty 12V fan on mine. I did make a very thin shroud for the radiator and fan. It did reduce noise compared to mechanical and kept sufficiently cool.
Can't remember the brand, but...
Forum: Electrical 04-06-2020
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By DW SD
Know you've invested a lot of time in your bus. ...

Know you've invested a lot of time in your bus. And talked about full timing.

If it was me, I would buy something like this:...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 04-06-2020
Replies: 1,105
Views: 92,879
Posted By DW SD
I'd strongly consider a small and modern (and...

I'd strongly consider a small and modern (and cheap) aluminum radiator in that is configured for having an expansion tank.

I cleaned my old PT generator radiator with vinegar solution and then...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 03-31-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By DW SD
Curt, Thanks a bunch! Did you buy the metal...

Curt,
Thanks a bunch!
Did you buy the metal locally? Usually, I go to Escondido metal supply.
But I might look to order online.
If you bought online, do you have a recommended vendor?

Doug
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 03-31-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By DW SD
That looks really great! Would you be willing to...

That looks really great! Would you be willing to share the parts list?
Did you weld 3/4" angle to make the channels for the rollers? Or are those channels only 1" tall?
And are the angles 1/8"...
Forum: Parts Wanted 03-29-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By DW SD
Trent - you could bend that up if need be. Use...

Trent - you could bend that up if need be. Use some stainless welding rod. Maybe 1-8” or at most 3/16” diameter.
Do you have one to copy?
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 03-27-2020
Replies: 1,105
Views: 92,879
Posted By DW SD
Sweet! I love the belly pans in the M380. ...

Sweet! I love the belly pans in the M380.
Wished the PT had them, too.
Maybe one day you'll skin the whole bottom!
Keeping out rodents. And keeping the bays (sort of) conditioned is nice.

Is...
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