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We added a handrail, principally to keep balance up and down the stairs to the bath and bed room. Thankfully there was two inch deep blocking in the areas I needed for attachment. You cannot tell from the photos, but the rear/under side of the rail has rubberized "gription" panels for enhanced grip.

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The ceiling light replaced the mini-chandelier style fixture. (We are gradually trying to move away from the "Aunt Murgatroyd's Bordello and Funeral Parlor School of Decor" look, into something more contemporary.) This light:

  • was $10
  • all LED
  • considerably brighter than the previous
  • covers the 1" hole from the existing light
  • does not jump out and whack my head
  • has a small blue night light that is also the touch button for on/off


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Very nice improvements/mods and a lot of extra safety.

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I like that description of the typical RV decor -- a cross between a bordello and a funeral home. It's funny because it's true!


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Good work.


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Hi Planning, my wife and I are looking for a handrail to install and yours looks like what we need. Where did you find it, I would like to order one? Thank you and Happy Camping.

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pismopete wrote:

Where did you find it, I would like to order one?


It is the Moen R8716D1GBN Angled Grab Bar, 16 inch, in Brushed Nickel.

I found the best price on Amazon, and if you have good blocking in the wall, it installs in 5 +/_ minutes.

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Would you have a link to the dining light?

Also, we have a 2016 27-5L which I recently relocated the light switch that’s under the upper cabinet controlling the two lights above the sofa (big improvement in being able to ready it). If you aren’t on the NROA Site where I posted it let me know, I’ll send you info if interested


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Planning wrote:

pismopete wrote:

Where did you find it, I would like to order one?


It is the Moen R8716D1GBN Angled Grab Bar, 16 inch, in Brushed Nickel.

I found the best price on Amazon, and if you have good blocking in the wall, it installs in 5 +/_ minutes.


Thank you, Amazon here we come.

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RollandB wrote:

Would you have a link to the dining light?

Also, we have a 2016 27-5L which I recently relocated the light switch that’s under the upper cabinet controlling the two lights above the sofa (big improvement in being able to ready it). If you aren’t on the NROA Site where I posted it let me know, I’ll send you info if interested


Here is the the link to the light.

When I ordered it the price was $10, and it specified a standard on/off switch. what they sent was the one with the electronic touch switch. I had opted for the regular switch because I wanted to stay with simple tech. now that i have used the touch switch, I do like it as well as the night light it provides.

We removed the dinette table and chairs and all we have on the slideout is two recliners and an end table, so this light fills in the lighting "gap" where the chandelier was, and covers the hole. I am also considering replacing the existing casket illumination wall fixture with something more contemporary[emoticon]

Thanks for the offer on the switching; I will probably leave it as is for now.

What I would really like is a plug and play replacement for the Rock Cod Anchor that NW installs (IRV Audio system). Nothing super special, just a regular modern technology audio system from a contemporary manufacturer. The IRV is like something that you get by going to a Time Share presentation.

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