I recently purchased a used Pace Arrow MH, and we love it! The surround sound/DVD player is missing, I sourced a new one (Air Miles), and just received it this week. So I decide to replace the TV with a new, light LCD, to go with the new HD Blu Ray player. I take out the old CRT TV, get ready to do some wiring and rebuilding. Some previous owner cut all the factory run speaker wires (12 in total, 6 positive, 6 negative) , used old automotive power wire (10 ga.!!??)with a plug to wire in his sound system. I presume the other side of ths plug was wired to his DVD. I also presume this was to make it easy to remove the old DVD/Surround. Rather than use crimp on electrical butt connectors to tie wire together, he chose to use household twist type Marrettes, and then insulate them with masking tape. He used masking tape to bundle wires together, wrote directions in pencil on the tape, didn't follow any color coding system whatsoever. I am not, nor do I claim to be an electrician, but I know this is not the way to perform any mods.
I implore everybody, if you really have no experience maintaining or doing your own repairs, for goodness sake, buy a how to book, search Google, talk to somebody experienced, or, Heaven forbid, after spending $100K on a MH, pay somebody to do the job properly, if I could go back in time, I would happily pay to have had this job done properly for the clown that tried to do it himself. There is my rant!! The next time you decide to attach something in your unit, and use 7 different sized screws, with 5 different types of screwdriver, please thing about the poor bugger that has to fight with your handiwork in the future.
Thanks, I love this forum, I love the people here, and I truly respect the experience here to assist us newbs with our problems. I also respect the opportunity to rant occasionally, not trying to ruffle feathers.