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Old 03-13-2016, 12:13 PM   #1
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Hi everyone. I live full time parked in the Windy Hollow campground in an older 1995 Sportsmen's Seville 35ft with super slide, an oversized, overworked, never watertight mess I affectionately call 'The Behemoth' (think the movie, the Long, Long Trailer)

I've completely converted it to full 110V, there's nothing original about the inside, as I completely gutted everything other than the cabinetry and in built furniture and replaced everything with residential appliances. I've also made it a smart home complete with automation and wifi enabled multicolor smart bulbs. From the outside, you wouldn't know it but inside it's like being inside a cabin.

I've had three travel trailers sadly they all leaked too. Currently that's my project for the time. My first was an engineless motorhome I made into a trailer, a 1973 Escapade, which I credit for teaching me most of the lessons of Rv life, most learned the hard way.

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Old 03-13-2016, 02:40 PM   #3
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Old 03-13-2016, 04:40 PM   #4
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Welcome! Hope you find your leaky troubles and can get them stopped up so they don't ruin your handiwork!
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Old 03-14-2016, 08:02 AM   #7
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Hope you find the leaks and get them fixed.
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Welcome!! You will be a valuable member of the forum with what you learned restoring the TT.

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