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Old 11-17-2010
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Just an update:

The sound profing didn't make a big difference in the generator noise outside the coach, but it did make a very BIG difference inside the coach. Just like the dog house insulation, it quieted things down quite a bit. I don't have a DB meter, but my ears notice the improvement.
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Just an update:

The sound profing didn't make a big difference in the generator noise outside the coach, but it did make a very BIG difference inside the coach. Just like the dog house insulation, it quieted things down quite a bit. I don't have a DB meter, but my ears notice the improvement.
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Thanks for the report.
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This link has a good selection of actuators as well as lots of other neat stuff


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Old 11-26-2010
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Is there anyway to open the Gen slide without air pressure....??

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Dennis,
You would need to disconnect the air cylinder and pull the draw out with a winch or small tow truck. It is very heavy and the old rollers are usually in bad shape. I have plans to put a valve in the line so I can connect an external air source to operate the draw when the coach is not aired up.
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I used a tow chain and a car until I made it operate properly.
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Do you have a shop air compresser?
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There must be something seriously wrong with my generator tray. If I want it open and don't have air pressure up, I just unlock it, grab the bottom of the door with both hands and pull the whole thing out. And yes, the air cylinder is connected too. In fact, to close it I have to wait, and/or hit the switch a couple times because it builds enough pressure in the cylinder it won't push all the way in at once.
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There must be something seriously wrong with my generator tray. If I want it open and don't have air pressure up, I just unlock it, grab the bottom of the door with both hands and pull the whole thing out. And yes, the air cylinder is connected too. In fact, to close it I have to wait, and/or hit the switch a couple times because it builds enough pressure in the cylinder it won't push all the way in at once.
I have never tried to pull my genny tray out by hand. I don't know why you couldn't. As far as retracting at times it takes two or three hits on the in switch.
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