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Pocket Door

Has anyone added pocket doors to their fifth wheel? Either single or dual like on 'Star Trek'? We have two that swing into the bathroom and its sort of a pain. If so where did you buy the doors and how hard was it to re-frame the new door and disg...

Adding a Digital Volt Meter to show battery state of charge

Hi, I decided to add a digital volt meter to my motorhome to show the state of charge of the batteries - it will be handy when dry camping.Here is a table from the web site "The 12 Volt Side of Life" that shows voltage vs state of charge (a great web...

NetBoy by Explorer
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home made toy hauler help

hope some one on here can help me.have looked at toyhaulers and none made with 15 ft garage on em.my "toy" is 14ft.thinking of buying a new gooseneck deck over trailer and mounting a 5th wheel camper out over the neck and hauling the toy on rear of ...

bbqfreak by Explorer
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Any Experience With Insulation?

I have recently bought a Ford E450 Box Truck which I will be converting into an RV. I have some work ahead of me! My first job will be to insulate, and I am thinking about using closed cell Polyurethane foam for the walls. For both cost and space ...

HanSolo by Explorer
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Help with inverter wiring

I am installing an inverter in my 5th wheel. smallish one, 1200watts. basically only used to fire up the entertainment system on rainy days and coffee maker in the morning....I have it hooked up to the batteries via a 200A fuse, have a 12AWG SOW wire...

stef57 by Explorer
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Has anyone tried to add a sky light?

Our trailer could use some natural light inside. I would like to add another dome type sky light similar to the ones typically found in RV showers. If there's not enough room I would settle for a couple of extra vents. I would like to hear from so...

Outside fridge vent covers-keep wasps out?

So I noticed yesterday on our Jayco that wasps had gotten into the outside fridge vent covers and started building a nest. Has anyone modified these with some smaller screens to keep flying insects out? Or better yet, can a fix be bought on the int...

dragr1 by Explorer
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DIY FORUM DISCRIPTOR

To all DIY participantsBarney and I have had the IT people change the descriptor to the DIY forum which now reads:"Show and tell us about your modifications & upgrades for all types, makes, and models of RVs" Also please note hat there are no longer ...

LAdams by Explorer
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