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Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 02-24-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Danlb
That's exactly what I did on my 50A coach. Then I...

That's exactly what I did on my 50A coach. Then I looked a little deeper into my setup and added a 50A receptacle in my service bay and only powered the leg that powers my transfer switch with my...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-18-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By Danlb
My fridge isn't on a separate circuit so that...

My fridge isn't on a separate circuit so that won't work in my case.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-17-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By Danlb
I have a 50A powered coach that I added a second...

I have a 50A powered coach that I added a second pair of 6V Interstates to in a remote location from my original coach batteries. The two pairs of batteries are connected to each other by about 8' of...
Forum: Damon 11-02-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Danlb
Me too. I used some JB Weld to reattach the...

Me too. I used some JB Weld to reattach the broken ones I found about three years ago and haven't had any more issues with them.
Forum: Damon 10-13-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Danlb
Be sure to check your fan control module. Running...

Be sure to check your fan control module. Running on only one speed is the indication that it may be bad. I would look on the side of the housing that covers the evaporator and fan.
Forum: Going Green 08-27-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Danlb
While my coach lacks solar panels, I have done...

While my coach lacks solar panels, I have done something similar by adding a 50A receptacle in my coaches electrical bay that I can plug my power cord into for house power. The added receptacle has...
Forum: Damon 08-25-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By Danlb
If the TV is not on an articulating mount I would...

If the TV is not on an articulating mount I would look in the small gap above and below the TV for a line of screws that attach the fixed mount to the coach. That's how the fixed TVs are mounted...
Forum: Damon 08-23-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,668
Posted By Danlb
There is also a Facebook group. Search for Damon...

There is also a Facebook group. Search for Damon Motorhome RV Owners.
Forum: Damon 08-23-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Danlb
We have a '10 Daybreak 35BD with a similar front...

We have a '10 Daybreak 35BD with a similar front slide layout. I can't measure the length of the dinette when converted to sleeping mode since we removed ours but the 40"x68" dimension in your pic...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-23-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,927
Posted By Danlb
While I am not an expert in this area, I...

While I am not an expert in this area, I understand that you need about 10 times the listed amps on a 120V appliance from your batteries to power the device thru your inverter. A 3 amp 120V rating...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-10-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,865
Posted By Danlb
We're in California and have had it for several...

We're in California and have had it for several years. Verizon has been our carrier for many years and when I inquired about an unlimited data plan I was offered the Unlimited 55+ Loyalty Plan at $40...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-07-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Danlb
No, it requires a WiFi connection. That is why I...

No, it requires a WiFi connection. That is why I bought a ScreenBeam Mini 2 from ActionTec. Turns your older TV into a smart TV that you can cast to from your phone.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-04-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By Danlb
My LCI panel has a warning on it the the engine...

My LCI panel has a warning on it the the engine must be running when leveling.
Forum: Damon 06-17-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Danlb
On my '10 Daybreak 35BD the transfer switch is...

On my '10 Daybreak 35BD the transfer switch is under the head of the bed. There is a box that is about 18" wide that runs the width of the bed that has a plywood top that is screwed on. Nothing else...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-17-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Danlb
We had our main slide shear the pin shortly after...

We had our main slide shear the pin shortly after we got our new to us Damon class A. It was actually a grade 8 bolt with a locking nut on it and was threaded almost all the way to the head. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-11-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 23,948
Posted By Danlb
We like Charmin too! That's all we've used in our...

We like Charmin too! That's all we've used in our RV for the past two years and haven't experienced any problems.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-29-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Danlb
It is not unusual for manufacturers to put small...

It is not unusual for manufacturers to put small drain holes in exhaust components to let condensed moisture out rather than let it remain and do its dastardly deeds. My '09 F53 drips from the same...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-10-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,337
Posted By Danlb
From my high school days I can't get sui ...

From my high school days I can't get

sui
sibi
se/sese

out of my head! Have I ever used that language since? NO!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-01-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Danlb
I use a ScreenBeam 2 from ActionTec. It will do a...

I use a ScreenBeam 2 from ActionTec. It will do a direct connection with your phone without the WiFi requirement. I found mine at BestBuy for about $30 on sale....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-15-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,658
Posted By Danlb
I had the same issue in my '10 Damon Daybreak...

I had the same issue in my '10 Damon Daybreak with a Jensen radio. My issue was caused by the weather band on that radio. There is a setting in my radio to have it turn the radio on whenever there is...
Forum: Damon 10-28-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Danlb
My intention was to point out that one leg could...

My intention was to point out that one leg could have a poor or failed connection in the OPs transfer switch causing his problem.

I have such an adapter that works just fine to power the whole...
Forum: Damon 10-28-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Danlb
On my '10 35BD the transfer switch is under the...

On my '10 35BD the transfer switch is under the head of the bed, on the outer wall. The area under the bed is in two sections, one open when you lift the mattress and a covered portion at the wall....
Forum: Damon 10-27-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Danlb
I would also check your transfer switch. On my...

I would also check your transfer switch. On my '10 Daybreak only one leg of the 50 amp connection from the power cord powers the transfer switch when my shore power cable is plugged in. I know this...
Forum: Damon 09-18-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Danlb
I have a 2010 Damon Daybreak and everything on it...

I have a 2010 Damon Daybreak and everything on it refers to Damon as the manufacturer, even though as stated earlier that Thor was involved. I found this info on nadaguides.com concerning the Damon...
Forum: Damon 08-31-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By Danlb
We like our '10 Daybreak 35BD!

We like our '10 Daybreak 35BD!
Forum: Damon 08-16-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,952
Posted By Danlb
There is a forum dedicated to the Damon RVs at...

There is a forum dedicated to the Damon RVs at Damon - iRV2 Forums (https://www.irv2.com/forums/f120/) . Lots of info available there.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-12-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By Danlb
I added a single 12 volt 4" computer case fan in...

I added a single 12 volt 4" computer case fan in the fridge, mounted at an angle at the right corner of the drip pan just below the thermister in my Dometic fridge. I wired it to the power line to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 50,530
Posted By Danlb
I wish I would have known that you live up here....

I wish I would have known that you live up here. I'm at Emma Wood right now and could have brought it up. From my sig you can see I'm about 100 miles from you when I'm not somewhere on the coast.
...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-30-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 50,530
Posted By Danlb
The simple answer is yes, with the right...

The simple answer is yes, with the right configuration. Search for my posts earlier in this thread for the details. With an 18" round dish you will have to use a B-band converter. The dish...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-21-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Danlb
Chromecast requires a WiFi connection to...

Chromecast requires a WiFi connection to function. If you don't have WiFi in your coach, like me, the ActionTech ScreenBeam2 will allow you to cast to your TV.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-26-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Danlb
I heard a similar sound shortly after getting my...

I heard a similar sound shortly after getting my Damon Daybreak a couple of years ago. I too found the bolt had sheared and replaced it with another bolt and nut of the same grade. A couple of slide...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-11-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Danlb
Another vote for the Screen Beam 2. No WiFi...

Another vote for the Screen Beam 2. No WiFi needed as with many other casting devices. My local Best Buy carries it.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-12-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By Danlb
My Damon Daybreak has the Lippert system and even...

My Damon Daybreak has the Lippert system and even though it is tied into the 12V system it needs more voltage than that to operate. The control panel has the statement "For Proper Operation Engine...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-12-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,623
Posted By Danlb
I've had the GMG Davy Crockett for four months...

I've had the GMG Davy Crockett for four months that will fit in the lower compartment of my Daybreak. I haven't had the chance to take it on a trip yet but it folds up nicely and runs on 12 volts and...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-06-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Danlb
I too considered replacing my converter with an...

I too considered replacing my converter with an inverter/charger but went with a stand alone 2000W modified sine wave inverter and do as twinboat suggested. When dry camping I just adapt my 50A plug...
Forum: Damon 03-25-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Danlb
My 2010 Daybreak doesn't have a power button on...

My 2010 Daybreak doesn't have a power button on the plate either and there is only one coax connection on that plate. It does have a power booster for the antenna that is powered by the 'box of many...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-17-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,751
Posted By Danlb
I use the Satellite Director app on my android...

I use the Satellite Director app on my android phone. First I level my tripod, calibrate my phone's compass and then start the app. Once it sees my location I click on the Satellite tab to tell it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By Danlb
That's what size and rating I have on my Damon...

That's what size and rating I have on my Damon Daybreak on a Ford F53 chassis and all is good. My rationale was that the additional load carrying capacity would not be as stressed as the original...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-08-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 50,530
Posted By Danlb
As stated in my Post #26 I have an R22-100 DVR...

As stated in my Post #26 I have an R22-100 DVR (and Joel is correct about it being a dog) that I was using for SD with an 18" round dish on a tripod. This is a receiver for SD service that can be...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-09-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Danlb
I lifted up the top of my stove and found the two...

I lifted up the top of my stove and found the two that I was missing laying under the burners, just waiting to be rescued and popped back into the holes they had escaped from.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-27-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By Danlb
If you have a WiFi network (without internet...

If you have a WiFi network (without internet access) Chromecast and your phone use that network to cast (from phone) to the Chromecast that is plugged into an HDMI port on your TV, assuming you have...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-27-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By Danlb
Bob, yes it is full screen when cast to the TV if...

Bob, yes it is full screen when cast to the TV if you have an HD TV. What you see in the video I put in my last post is what I experienced on the Jensen 32" HD TV in my coach. Also having WiFi...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-27-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By Danlb
I just purchased an Actiontec ScreenBeam2 Mini...

I just purchased an Actiontec ScreenBeam2 Mini from BestBuy. They had it on sale for half price in-store for $29.99 on Sunday. It plugs into your TV HDMI port and the included power supply. Turn on...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-24-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By Danlb
Works in California too. It was called some sort...

Works in California too. It was called some sort of a "loyalty plan" when I changed my plan in-store. My only concern was the lower data rate when using a phone for a hotspot, but no issue with that...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-04-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 50,530
Posted By Danlb
Thanks Joel, please note that my receiver is an...

Thanks Joel, please note that my receiver is an R22, not an H22, if that makes a difference. I guess I'll have to wait and see what I need when the change takes place. My home system consists of a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-04-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 50,530
Posted By Danlb
I currently move my R22-100 DVR receiver from...

I currently move my R22-100 DVR receiver from home (with a SlimLine dish) with the HD service to my RV with an 18" round dish on a tripod for SD. A B-band converter is currently required to make it...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 09-20-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Coachmen: Pig tail power
Views: 729
Posted By Danlb
Are the fuses and relays required for trailer...

Are the fuses and relays required for trailer towing installed? I bought a new 2011 F350 and it came with a couple of relays and instructions in the glove box that had to be installed to get the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Danlb
My '10 Damon Daybreak has a Lippert gear drive...

My '10 Damon Daybreak has a Lippert gear drive and does not appear to have any limiters that I can find. I do know that I will shear the bolt that attaches the motor shaft to the drive bar if I don't...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-03-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By Danlb
We sure hope you figure it out by Friday Ron! If...

We sure hope you figure it out by Friday Ron! If not Shirley and I will make a pyramid so we can boost you in thru a window!
Forum: Damon 09-02-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Danlb
Have you checked if someone is pranking you with...

Have you checked if someone is pranking you with a decal or something over the rear camera lens?:rolleyes:
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