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Old 07-07-2013, 07:11 PM   #71
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We've gone across the Rockies and have gone through places like Salt River Canyon and down Rt 77 to Tucson. The 3126B Caterpillar with 300 hp handles it all very well. Seems like just enough power for our coach. We get 10 mpg overall if we keep it iin the sweet spot of around 1,6-1,700 rpm.

I really need to think about updating our interior, including floors. I've been focused more on getting the drivetrain and systems maintenance up to date. After almost 8,000 miles so far, so good.
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:39 PM   #72
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Been living in Lake City CO on the RV for a week. Have managed to get a lot done.
Today we installed the fitness pole.
Pics coming soon.

Head for Denver tomorrow, then Cheyenne, then Rapid City for a couple weeks.

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Old 09-10-2013, 09:53 PM   #73
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Sorry its been awhile since we posted anything, now that we are full timing, traveling for work the remodeling has been slowed up a bit.

Doesn't help that we had some mechanical issues as well, and the DW frowns photos of un-finished areas now. which has kept me from posting slide pics.

So while here enjoying the IRV2 rally we managed to recover the valance and hang my propeller clock this afternoon.

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Pic of mostly finished living room area of the slide.

For tech in the cockpit we are using an Ipad mini with Rand Manically RV GPS app for navigation, a ScanGuage to help moniter the engine, a Tire Safe guard for tire pressures including the toad, and a Parrot Asteroid stereo which is Android powered so it has GPS, but we mainly like it because it will bluetooth to 2 phones at the same time, and has a noise canceling mic. So while driving if mine or my wife's phone rings it automatically goes to the hands free over the rigs stereo.

It's also nice to listen to audio books, pod casts, and music from our phones as well.

Full time for 2 months now, 9 states so far.
Next we hit the east coast.

More pics to come.
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Been a bit tough living/working in the RV while continuing to remodel which I am convinced is a never ending project.

Finally finished the TV portion of the living room and now we are thinking of moving the TV and putting an electric fireplace there.
Cold here in Milwaukee.
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Old 03-21-2014, 07:28 AM   #75
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Our RV Walk Through Video

VideoCast No4 a walk through our Motorhome.
The only camera we had with enough of a wide angle lens was a GoPro. The video isnt to bad but because I couldn't plug a mic into it the audio isn't as good as I woul have liked. Hope you enjoy the tour of our RV anyway.
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VideoCast No4 a walk through our Motorhome. The only camera we had with enough of a wide angle lens was a GoPro. The video isnt to bad but because I couldn't plug a mic into it the audio isn't as good as I woul have liked. Hope you enjoy the tour of our RV anyway. Thanks, Mike Episode 4 RV Walk Through - YouTube
I put the same sort of love seat in and a fireplace as well, how did you secure your love seat? Looks great!



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Wow that looks great.

I screwed the frame down with wood screws in several places.

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