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Replacing Water Heater

Small trailer with 6 gallon hot water tank.Am considering, prior to next season, replacing it with a 10 gallon.Is the difference in size that significant, and has anyone done this sort of thing, who may provide advice or things to be aware of?Marv

marpel by Explorer
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Custom RV Vent Fan Project

Custom RV Vent Fan ProjectSummary: Custom roof vent fan created that is very quiet and very low power, and also works on vents that do not have a crank to open/close the vent (but rather has the pull open/closed levers). Sound and power analysis i...

SJ-Chris by Explorer
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CC Magna Build (solar, res fridge, induction cooktop, etc)

We just sold our 2021 Ram 5500 and 2016 Arctic Fox 1140 and purchased a 2000 Country Coach Magna Indulgence (40ft). The 5500 was wonderful, and the truck camper was great for shorter trips. After a year of full-time use and over 15K miles, we decided...

n0arp by Explorer
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Adding simple fan, Looking for RV vent fan bracket...

I recently replaced the motor and fan in my bathroom vent on my Class C RV. Very easy/quick job. It got me to thinking...it might be nice to have a small fan on some of my other ceiling vents in the RV (currently, they do not have fans). There is p...

SJ-Chris by Explorer
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DIY Awning protection cap / cover

HiI’m on the road all year long so I’m pretty worried about my awning fabric, actually the top part that is always exposed to the sun when it’s rolled up.Some companies sell plastic covers and some people have made their own protections with PVC pipe...

Hugues06 by Explorer
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DIY electrical system

So.. I have a pickup camper and want to create an additional charging system. My truck has two "trailer" hookups. I assume one is for the Camper and the other for a trailer.I'd like to use the trailer receptacle to create a separate system to charg...

GregA by Explorer
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Are Water Filters a Major Concern

Looking for info on water filters.For 40+ years we’ve been primarily in MI and have not had problems with water quality. At times a smell but we now use bottled for drinking and cooking. I do remember using lake water and drinking from a hose and y...

dalenoel by Explorer II
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Poop Tote Carrier

How do you transport your portable waste tank (Poop Tote). I really didn't want it tied on the back of the trailer and I certainly didn't want that nasty thing anywhere near living quarters. So I built a Poop Tote holder under the trailer....(sorry f...