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Old 06-23-2018, 04:57 PM   #11
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Nice work on the mods.
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Old 06-23-2018, 04:58 PM   #12
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Not to sure looking at your pictures but has the original bumper/hose holder been reinforced to the trailer frame also?
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Old 06-24-2018, 05:55 AM   #13
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More Mfg Welds

Yah, I didn't choose to do anything with the existing connections back under the camper. This is why in my first post I mentioned:

"...it appeared to be welded by the factory reasonably well"


But I suppose I could be a nice guy and post some pictures of the how the Mfg has this connected.



Appears to be 4x2 tubing 1/8th and the bottom of the "I" channel also appears to be 3/16ths. The Mfg welded on all fours sides with the running length being about 6 inches.


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Also, I guess I should mention (which I assumed to be implied)…
These posts are NOT "how to" posts, but rather how I chose to do my mods. Assume I don't know what I'm doing. Assume that doing any mod will void your warranty. Please consult your own attorney, tradesman and or electrical/structural engineer for their opinion(s).
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Old 04-13-2019, 10:23 PM   #14
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Autostart Generator Controller

When we go camping...it's usually very hot and the campground power isn't always very reliable. Since we have a couple of dogs, it's always troubling to leave them in the camper with the AC running worrying if the power might trip. Granted we typically have non-floater people with us to check in on our dogs, but I sure hate to place that burden on them. So we decided to look into adding a auto start generator controller.

I did a little proof of concept video https://youtu.be/eSIEViJQHjA


My next steps are to get it installed in the camper, hopefully I'll have that follow up video in the coming weeks.
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Old 04-15-2019, 06:53 AM   #15
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Dog Monitoring App

1/2 off topic but ...We have dogs too and I understand your concerns we have the same and also worry about our dogs barking and annoying other campers we have found a solution that works for us we have 2 cell phones running the alfred app we leave one behind in the camper we can connect and see or hear if the AC is running also it will alert us if they are barking we can go on an tell them to be quiet and this work for us very well as they get freaked out hearing our voice and immediately lay down it gives us peace of mind for very little investment. We are not usually that far away from home that if there was distress we would make it back in time, your situation may be different but just wanted to share what works for us.
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When we go camping...it's usually very hot and the campground power isn't always very reliable. Since we have a couple of dogs, it's always troubling to leave them in the camper with the AC running worrying if the power might trip. Granted we typically have non-floater people with us to check in on our dogs, but I sure hate to place that burden on them. So we decided to look into adding a auto start generator controller.

I did a little proof of concept video https://youtu.be/eSIEViJQHjA


My next steps are to get it installed in the camper, hopefully I'll have that follow up video in the coming weeks.
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Old 04-15-2019, 03:12 PM   #16
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That's an interesting solution. Thanks for the reply!
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Old 04-20-2019, 08:36 PM   #17
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Autostart Generator Controller Install Overview

So I finally got the install done. Took much longer than I had expected, which seems to be the norm for me. I put up a short video on youtube enjoy.


https://youtu.be/y6TjH03y16s


Thanks!

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