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Old 07-27-2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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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.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:15 PM   #2
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I like it, nice job. We lay the rope lights on the ground, but I may look into doing what you did.

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Old 07-27-2012, 08:21 PM   #3
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Me too. I see another trip to HD in my future.
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Old 07-28-2012, 01:12 PM   #4
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Very cool!!
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Old 07-28-2012, 05:54 PM   #6
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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.
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:22 PM   #7
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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.
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Old 08-05-2012, 06:17 AM   #8
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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!
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Old 08-05-2012, 04:43 PM   #9
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Yup. U simply pull them out if the track to replace them. Such a simple mod to do with great results...
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Old 08-05-2012, 06:27 PM   #10
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Great mod! I love how simple it is.
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Old 08-15-2012, 05:50 PM   #11
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Nice setup. I think I may end up copying that on my TT.

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