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HSIKES

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My bride along with many others were not pleased with the Convection/microwave fan system. All it did was to send the hot air back into the motorhome.

After reading post on how to change the set up, I decided to try and tackle it.

First I removed the microwave and figured out where the exhaust fans would blow the air. Not having a duct system I made one in my shop. The hole was cut 6" and I found a vent at Lowe's for about $7.00

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Looking from the inside showing the bracket holding the microwave.

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The plastic vent was white so I painted it black so it would not be noticed.


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Another project was a very small compartment on the drivers side in the front. It was only 13" deep and any thing you put in would greet you when you opened the door. I decided I would use some scrap plywood to make tool drawers for loose items. Not furniture quality, but it's functional.

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I made the bottom drawer larger so cans would be able to stand up and not roll around.

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I also modified the water compartment in my Fleetwood. You had to hook up a hose for house water, another for the black tank flush, I also use a sewer solution so there is another hose, and of course my Grand daughter wanted a hose to fill her wading pool. All you did was play musical hoses with "y's" ever where [emoticon].

Went by the wholesale plumbing store and purchased a 4 gang manifold that they use in new home construction. Soldered the hose bib to one end to supply the incoming water from the CG water supply. I connected one valve to the house water with 1/2" Pex and a back flow valve. Another valve was plumbed to the black tank rinse with another back flow. Third valve has a hose bib so the little ones can fill their pool with a hose that they pull under the motor home. And last but not least is the sewer solution water supply with another back flow valve.

I don't believe that you can have too many back flows [emoticon]

Now when I get to the CG it's a simple process. I just hook up one water hose, run the sewer solution drain hose to the sewer, plug in the electric and hook up the TV and I'm all set.

Open and close valves as needed and no more messy hoses, rubber gloves and slinky stinky.

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Many more projects on the list, but I get inspired from your post.

Horace

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Projects look great. But pictures are so small cannot make out what some of them are showing.


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ronfisherman wrote:

Projects look great. But pictures are so small cannot make out what some of them are showing.


ditto


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Great Mods, makin' life better on the road, that's what it's about.


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HSIKES wrote:

ronfisherman wrote:

Projects look great. But pictures are so small cannot make out what some of them are showing.


I enlarged the pictures to 640 and now they are blurry.


Sometimes the Mods are easier than the pictures [emoticon]
I wish I could help.

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Not sure about how you posted them on photobucket. But either the originals are that small, or there is a setting on PB that limit how big the URL posts. Not familiar with PB, so I can't help more than that.


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PSU_RVr wrote:

Not sure about how you posted them on photobucket. But either the originals are that small, or there is a setting on PB that limit how big the URL posts. Not familiar with PB, so I can't help more than that.


If the photo's are in an album on PB, just get the link and post it.

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Nicely done


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