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RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

Got to test the floor last night & this morning. Subjective evaluation here, the vinyl was cool (OK to walk on), but not nearly as cold as the bare aluminum floor. Very happy we installed the vinyl floor and carpet mats. Recommend this upgrade. Photo taken this morning 9/11: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/Camping%202014/IMG_4226_zps208365b1.jpg
exploringcarolina 09/11/14 08:30am Travel Trailers
RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

The bare aluminum floor gets cold in the winter. We installed vinyl floor in our CampLite. Camped down to the 50s so far and the floor covering installed is not nearly as cold as it was before installing the vinyl. Will be camping in temps down to the 40s later this month and will report back. Seems like the interior temps are more consistent with the addition of the floor covering. There is insulation in the walls & ceiling. Also keep carpet floor mats over the vinyl floor. I am intentionally stepping on the vinyl, not the carpet, when checking floor temps. Carpet mats, http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3998_zpsad649a86.jpg Vinyl floor, http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3819_zps3b74fcb7.jpg
exploringcarolina 09/07/14 04:14pm Travel Trailers
RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

These guys have competitive pricing: http://www.sunnyislandrv.com/inventory.php?category=&manufacturer=Livin+Lite&brand=&condition=&submit=Search Since you are in NC you may have already talked to these guys: http://www.dhrvcenter.com/ http://www.southlandrv.com/
exploringcarolina 09/01/14 11:34am Travel Trailers
RE: Bought our first trailer today

Congrats on the trailer. Always been interested in Chalet products since owning their A frame camper. Looks like a very nice package!
exploringcarolina 08/19/14 08:50am Travel Trailers
RE: LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

We decided to transport bicycles in the CampLite since we transport Kayaks on the pickup. Tried hauling bikes between camper/pickup and LivinLite recommended not to install a bike rack on the rear bumper of the CampLite, finally decided to transport bikes in the CampLite. http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/IMG_1293_zpsa4f80896.jpg
exploringcarolina 08/11/14 07:56am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

We have a larger folding table than you use that I made a floor length cover for. The Rubbermaid boxes that hold everything go under the table cloths and are hidden by them . I love your idea of the bed set up. I would not go for anything that small because I did not want to be making the bed up every night. This was our first travel trailer. Before the CampLite we had a folding A frame Chalet. We learned right away we did not want to set up the dinette/bed daily, but we still like having a dinette. When we bought the CampLite, purchased a full Queen memory foam mattress and love it. It's as comfortable as sleeping at home. We sit beside each other on the gaucho couch with aluminum table making our dinette. We use the space under the bed to store the port potty, ceramic heater, wheel chocks, and power cord. Thanks,
exploringcarolina 08/11/14 07:24am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

Less can be more. Smaller RVs are loads of fun. I am with you on the porta potti or cassette. Easy to empty at more locations than a black tank, and no waiting in line at a dump station. Started seeing Cassette toilets in other campers from the factory. Like the exterior door making it, easy to empty. Thanks, Here's one small site the CampLite fits in easily on the beach in SC: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/IMG_1731_zps39af83a6.jpg
exploringcarolina 08/11/14 07:17am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

Thanks!!! It's handy getting into small sites. Tows nicely, too.
exploringcarolina 08/10/14 05:51pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

It runs my 13,500BTU AC fine @ 90F. This is on the site where I purchased it: "Will start most 13,500 btu high efficiency RV air conditioners 2400 watts max, 2000 watts continuous output" This statement makes me think it will not start all 13,500BTU units, but it works fine with our AC. Quiet running, too. The 13,500BTU AC on our small camper cools quickly on hot days.
exploringcarolina 08/10/14 03:53pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

Bumpyroad, Correct & Thanks! We don't operate everything on the counter at the same time, but here's some additional electrical appliances we use. http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3690_zpscb3263eb.jpg This Yamaha 2400 iSHC will run the AC or appliances, but not both at the same time: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3648_zps2cd58b5d.jpg
exploringcarolina 08/10/14 01:52pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

Really appreciate the kind comments from everyone!!!!!! Francesca, The interlocking tile seams are visible and very tight, but cannot be seen in the complete floor photo, no sealant used. The floor installation was our last modification. We have camped in temps down to the 20s so far and you can imagine how cool the bare aluminum is where there are no rugs. These tiles are for covering garage floors and very tough. Will use rugs over the new floor, too. It really surprised me how quickly a camper gains weight with mods, but "very" happy it came in under the GVW at full camping weight. Thanks Again!
exploringcarolina 08/10/14 01:50pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
LivinLite CampLite Counter Top, Floor, TV, Microwave, Bed

We purchased a new 2010 CampLite 11 a few years ago. It's an early CampLite off of the LivinLite 2010 production line. This CampLite came equipped with 13,500BTU AC & portable water tank under the sink with a manually operated pump faucet. It also has a empty weight of 1,400 pounds and 2,200 GVW. We wanted additional counter top space and to try camping without water tank & sink. This CampLite did not have LP gas system, stove, and furnace. Started using paper plates, cleaning coffee maker, electric skillet, coffee mugs, and hands with Clorox wipes. Carry bottled water for Coffee & drinking. While visiting "Lil' Snoozy" manufacturing plant in South Carolina, picked up an idea. They use 120V double burner range top for cooking. Most campgrounds we visit have electric hookups, so we decided to start cooking with a Teflon coated electric skillet and heating with a ceramic heater. Eventually added a $28 700W microwave. "Lil' Snoozy" also uses a Cassette Toilet without black water tank. Like this idea, too. We decided to carry a porta potty to prevent the middle of the night trip to the restroom. "If" we move up to a larger camper, want to have a Cassette Toilet installed. We keep a 35 quart Engle Deep Blue high performance 35 quart ice chest in the back of the pickup with Leer shell to keep the animals out at night. http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/IMG_1290_zpscbbaaea3.jpg Original Sink: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2012/IMG_0389.jpg Wide angle view of the new counter top and dinette set up as a permanent 60"X80" Queen bed with memory foam mattress. Use gaucho couch with portable aluminum table as a dinette. http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/PICT0049-1.jpg Made brackets out of aluminum angle to secure the TV: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3685_zpsf1e99f46.jpg Attic antenna used with an old camera tripod: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2012/IMG_0139.jpg Used aluminum angle to secure the microwave: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3681_zps6ca4b86d.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3691_zps49814c90.jpg Aluminum floor: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3815_zpsdfc1ade3.jpg Purchased interlocking vinyl tile for $6.50 per tile at Lowes and installed directly over aluminum floor: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3804_zps24e30a69.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3817_zps850f9740.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3819_zps3b74fcb7.jpg Made 23 pound bicycle transport system using roof bike attaching mounts on plywood inside camper: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/IMG_1321_zps407a00cd.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/IMG_1317_zps2bf68fda.jpg After these modification checked the new trailer weight to be sure it was within GVW. GVW 2200 pounds New Trailer weight ready to camp without bicycles 1,940 pounds New Tongue weight 300 pounds New axle weight 1,640 pounds Bicycle rack & two bicycles 85 pounds Trailer weight with bicycles 2,035 pounds
exploringcarolina 08/10/14 10:25am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Livin Lite VRV aluminum oxidation

Kelsey, you may not want to just look the other way or have to repair in on your own. We are getting them repaired through livin lite or challenger door. Message me if you want. PM sent!
exploringcarolina 08/09/14 06:13am Toy Haulers
RE: 2015 Shasta Airflyte 1961 Re-Release | Retro RV | Vintage

Called them and they say $14,999
exploringcarolina 08/08/14 03:37pm Travel Trailers
RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

Thanks, The tile worked out nicely!
exploringcarolina 08/06/14 08:48pm Travel Trailers
RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

Installed vinyl tiles directly over the aluminum floor in the CampLite today. Purchased tiles for $6.50 each at Lowes. Tiles are .2" thick. Before: http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3815_zpsdfc1ade3.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3804_zps24e30a69.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3817_zps850f9740.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3818_zps2e27a579.jpg http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_3819_zps3b74fcb7.jpg
exploringcarolina 08/06/14 06:56pm Travel Trailers
RE: 2012 Camplite 13BHB

Congrats on your CampLite find!!!! Sounds like a good deal!
exploringcarolina 07/27/14 05:22pm Travel Trailers
RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

Is everyone towing their 21BHS with a V8 powered TV? I'm pulling mine with a v6 3.0Supercharged ... tows very easy. in fact the 21 BHS is more narrow than my old PAlomino Stamped S17 and is lighter too, so this 21' trailer is easier to pull than my 17' old one. Checked out the Q7 on the Audi site. Very nice tow vehicle!
exploringcarolina 06/24/14 05:24pm Travel Trailers
RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

Thanks for the calculator information. I figured worst case scenario with the trailer at maximum 5000 lbs and a 20% safety margin. Tongue weight, Gross Combined Vehicle Weight, travel trailer Gross Weight, are within Nissan's recommended capacities. The 21BHS @ 5000 lbs Gross Weight is too heavy for my pickup with a 20% safety factor. Not in a hurry, so will continue to camp with current rig while deciding the next move. Guess I'm spoiled towing a 1500LB 11RD CampLite camper with the Frontier. If I'm on the interstate & blocked when trying to get in the right lane, have plenty of power on hand to pass if needed & maintain a good speed going up mountains. The wind has not been a issue yet & towed in windy situations, too. MPG so far with this rig is around 16MPG @ 55MPH. Some of the camp sites in the mountains & on the beach work well with the 11RD. Maybe we don't need the extra room after all! :) Thanks Again,
exploringcarolina 06/24/14 02:36pm Travel Trailers
RE: Livin Lite Camplite owner - review/comments

None of that came on my 21BHS. They would probably add it as part of an order. They are good at accommodating special requests. Nice looking rig!
exploringcarolina 06/24/14 11:12am Travel Trailers
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