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Old 06-11-2016, 07:18 AM   #5363
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I didn't see the switch was going to be forced until the last minute, then it was too late, oh well, it is what it is. I haven't had any problems yet, but have only been on less than 15 minutes. We shall see.
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Old 06-11-2016, 09:16 AM   #5364
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Well here is the video of cutting and installing the 5th wheel trim.
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Old 06-11-2016, 10:43 AM   #5365
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Well here is the video of cutting and installing the 5th wheel trim.
Terry,

You make it look so easy. Well, you said it would be! Thanks, I enjoy learning from your work.
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:14 PM   #5366
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!!!!! severe ??? I'll close all my vents.............

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If you do have any problems check the HowToGeeks site , they have easy to understand articles on almost anything computer.

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I also have the StraightTalk 4G lte hotspot , So far , after 2 years the only complaint I have is for about the last year , the system keeps turning my service off at 30 days on my 60 day cards!
I have to call custserv and tell them to turn it back on, which they do but a PIA.
The days and data are still there on the ST site but something screws up between them and Verizon....they say they are working on it
......just one line of code?

(I also have their 3G hotspot but got the 4G hoping it would fix the problem at my end! so guess it's now called "spare/backup")
The 4G for $50 is a deal,,,I paid $80 for the 3G and $100 for the 4G

I usually use about 100MB a day if I don't stream or download anything significant!
Which I do on my last day to use up my data before losing it..
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Good Afternoon, Charles, thanks, as you know the proper tool makes things look easy . Popeye, No worries the severe weather didn't show . guess it didn't get enough sun I guess, just got 3" of rain instead. Charles, I use a straightalk hotspot also. it's a 3G model, (it was 9.95) on sale that's why I got it just to try, works good.
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Hi All.

Charles, I have the Verizon HotSpot on my cell phone. Jerry has his tablet hooked to it and I have my Laptop hooked to it. I have used it in several CG's we have been at and it worked great!

The advantage to the HotSpot is it is secure so if you want to do banking on it, it is password protected.

We used it down in Elkhart this past week and we were both on at the same time and no issues. Only used .0245GB of service for over 8 hours with 2 people using it.

My son used a signal booster when he was driving semi out in ND. He was pretty remote and he said it made a huge difference for his phone and HotSpot.

Terry, I saw a great paint shop down in Elkhart that would have fit your TV and 5th wheel at the same time. Nice shop.

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Good Morning, Lynne, would love to have a shop that would fit the rigs. Next couple of days are going to be cool and very windy.
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Terry,
Nice job on the video. i agree that the right tools make the job easier.
Popeye,
Thanks for the info, so far so good.
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Good Afternoon, Well I picked up the aluminum for the back of the Tot'r coach section, need to pick up the door off the donor trailer tomorrow and we can start in, weather is supposed to come around and be nice, still very windy today
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Terry,
Looks like the next phase is about to begin. YEAH
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Good Afternoon, Frank, yes finally, Went and pulled the door off the donor trailer, got it home and tore it apart you know I can't leave well enough alone. But the outside skin is getting changed to match the aluminum that is going on the rear, plus the latch needed to be replaced as the latch was broken, that allowed water to get in and rot out the wood where the latch bolts in, and also water went down and rotted the bottom too.
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Good Afternoon, Frank, yes finally, Went and pulled the door off the donor trailer, got it home and tore it apart you know I can't leave well enough alone. But the outside skin is getting changed to match the aluminum that is going on the rear, plus the latch needed to be replaced as the latch was broken, that allowed water to get in and rot out the wood where the latch bolts in, and also water went down and rotted the bottom too.
Terry,

I would REALLY appreciate photos and explanation as you rebuild the door. The reason is that the door on my travel trailer fell off a few weeks ago, before the 25 mile move. I used a block of wood in the frame to lock the storm door in place during the travels.

The wood inside the door was rotten. The screws through the aluminum frame pulled out of the wood and the door was left hanging on one corner. The hinges are still on the trailer as is part of the door frame. The rest needs to be rebuilt, but that needs to wait until I get my shop built.

So, if you have the time, I would appreciate your thoughts on yours. I also am referencing Piker's door rebuild as well. He had a similar problem and rebuilt his door.

I am planning on reusing the existing skins and frame if possible. I have (will have) a wood shop again, so milling the wood to exact size will not be an issue.
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Charles, Sure I'm doing that anyway, I started to video also, this door the inside wood is 1 3/8 thick, I used a 2X8, (I had a piece) and planned it down to fit, The door is filled with Styrofoam and the fiberglass skins are glued to the wood and styro. there is an aluminum frame that encapsulates the whole thing. I rebuilt an rv door that basically did the exact same thing as yours so it can be done, the doors are really pretty simple.
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Got the pieces cut and installed let the glue set over night and cut and install the aluminum
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