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Old 11-15-2007, 12:51 PM   #1
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Highturn,

You mentioned this gadget in the discussion regarding access to shower faucets. Could you share some information (link) so the rest of us can lighten our wallets a bit more?

Thanks!
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Highturn,

You mentioned this gadget in the discussion regarding access to shower faucets. Could you share some information (link) so the rest of us can lighten our wallets a bit more?

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Old 11-15-2007, 04:18 PM   #3
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Jim & Bona:
Highturn,

You mentioned this gadget in the discussion regarding access to shower faucets. Could you share some information (link) so the rest of us can lighten our wallets a bit more?

Thanks! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Rockintom can't stand it....gotta answer for Bob (highgturn) I've pasted a thread he did on this subject back last Jan. I saw his setup a couple of weeks ago on his unit. Neat little set up. It wouldn't help me cause it has a high pitched alarm (my bride would hear it though). My ears are in bad shape from race car engines, etc. Bob is not usually on the site in the evenings so thought I'd help him out! Here it is:

Water sensor / alarm

On two separate occasions we have had a water leak in the basement utility core, i.e. behind the sliding doors. The first time was when the coach was first received and it was associated with a loose fitting on the water pump. The second time was a leak in the drain for the shower. In both of these cases, the carpet became saturated with water and that is how I noticed it. In order to have a heads-up for this situation if it occurs again, I purchased a battery operated sensor from Lowes for $12.95. I mounted it in the basement utility core with the two probes in contact with the carpet. The alarm can be heard from inside the coach. I hope I don't ever hear it, but if I do, It will let me know I have a problem and hopefully before I have too big of a mess.

Bet this is it: Water Sensor Alarm
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Bet this is it: Water Sensor Alarm </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Bet this is it: Water Sensor Alarm

Actually, that's not it. They have another one that has a remote sensor with a wire between it and the alarm box. The remote sensor is very thin and can be sandwiched between some of the PEX tubing and the carpet. The electrodes need to be nestled into the nap of the carpet.
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Old 11-16-2007, 03:22 AM   #5
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Here's some alarms to look at.

Hope something helped
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Old 11-16-2007, 01:33 PM   #6
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Thanks, everyone. I have plenty of choices now.

Tomorrow morning, it's off to Belle Tire to take the lead weights off the Alcoa wheels on the TV, install the balancing beads, and fill the tires with nitrogen. More Fun!
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Gang, this is the one I have been using for some time. Trust me, when it beeps you have a problem. It hasn't missed so far.

Sensor
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It's all I can do to keep up with Bob, Tom, and a couple of others! We were walking through Home Depot and I found an electronic water sensor -- not as fancy as Bob's, but it should do the job. "The Watch Dog Water Alarm", Model BWD-HWA, manufactured by Gentronics, Inc. for $9.97. Powered by 9-volt battery with a 6' sensor lead.
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Bob,

I think Chief is catching up with you! You better go out and get some more "toys"!

We keep going like we have, adding all these "geegaws", we'll have to move up to at least a MDT. And ol' Chief and Virg have a "one up" on us in that dept!
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