Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Travel Trailer Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-27-2012, 06:57 PM   #1
Member
 
Bear25314's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 60
My mod for my TT

I thought I would share my mod for my TT. We like to sit outside at night when camping and I store some things under my TT during out stay. At night it can be a challenge to find things I put under there with it being so dark. I bought white LED rope lights and "rope light tracks" I found at Home Depot. The "tracks" are simply 6ft plastic tubes with a flat side on them that has double sided tape. I found them in the lighting section, $2.80 per 6ft track. I simply peel off the paper exposing the tape, place a couple of drops of "Gorilla Glue" about every foot and attach the tubes along the beams that are under my TT. Make sure they are clean of course for a good connection. After an hour simply press the rope lighting into the tracks and wallah. It's just enough lighting under the TT. Looks pretty cool too! Just thought I would share.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1113066710.jpg
Views:	281
Size:	452.8 KB
ID:	24087  
__________________

__________________
Bear25314 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-27-2012, 07:15 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Posts: 1,201
I like it, nice job. We lay the rope lights on the ground, but I may look into doing what you did.
__________________

__________________
Jim and Lynda, (Sophie, Jake, attack trained killer Shi-Tzus :-))

2003 Fleetwood Expedition 38N 2005 Saturn Vue
jlfbatonrg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Pricejh's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 633
Me too. I see another trip to HD in my future.
__________________
John Price
2016 Denali 289RK w/a Hensley Arrow Hitch
2015 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummings
Pricejh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 02:12 PM   #4
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 244


Very cool!!
__________________
jpriest is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 06:39 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
smack2020's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 570
Nice, are they 12 volt?
__________________
2013 Itasca Ellipse 42 QD
2014 Jeep Wrangler
Full time in 2013
smack2020 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 06:54 PM   #6
Member
 
Bear25314's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 60
No. I have the plugs to the rope lights zip tied up under the TT. I just plug them in with and extension cord into the post when I set up at the CG. Make sure you have the plugs to the back of the camper when you put the rope lights into the tubes.
__________________
Bear25314 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2012, 09:22 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Motorhome stored in NJ
Posts: 265
All my light in my travel trailer is christmas lights, rope lights or c7 strings. Every one is on a dimmer. I have colored lights for very soft lighting and white rope lights for intense lighting should I want it.
I can, with the flick of a switch change moods and I detest the new florescent lights.
__________________
easywind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2012, 07:17 AM   #8
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 6
Great idea. Are the lights removable from the track if for some reason they break/die and you need to replace them? I love the look of it!
Thanks for sharing!
__________________
thewhites is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2012, 05:43 PM   #9
Member
 
Bear25314's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 60
Yup. U simply pull them out if the track to replace them. Such a simple mod to do with great results...
__________________
Bear25314 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2012, 07:27 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
fbh31118's Avatar
 
Thor Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 143
Great mod! I love how simple it is.
__________________
99 Dutchman Lite. 30'. 2002 Ford F-350 Superduty 7.3 Liter Navistar Diesel manual 4x4, 3.73 ratio, True Blue, Bone StockSOLD! Current tow beast: 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Duramax Diesel Allison 1000 Automatic 4x4, 3.73, Onxy Black, Bone Stock.
fbh31118 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2012, 06:50 PM   #11
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 26
Nice setup. I think I may end up copying that on my TT.
__________________

__________________
tomdinwv is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.