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Old 04-09-2019, 02:05 PM   #31
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Wow! Nice mod! What did you do with the fire extinguisher? I've considered moving the door grab-bar to the other side of the door so I can reach it better and then putting the fire extinguisher in the space formerly occupied by the grab-bar.

I've also considered using a hole saw to mover the Truma vent to the front of the cabinet.
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Old 04-11-2019, 05:07 PM   #32
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Wow! Nice mod! What did you do with the fire extinguisher? I've considered moving the door grab-bar to the other side of the door so I can reach it better and then putting the fire extinguisher in the space formerly occupied by the grab-bar.

I've also considered using a hole saw to mover the Truma vent to the front of the cabinet.
The 12" for the cabinet and a couple more inches for the drop table is about the limit on width. Any more and I'd have to sqeeze a bit going in and out.

I'm not sure what to do with the fire extinguisher. Right now it's just laying there.

On mine (the '22C' layout) the Truma outlet can be moved to the front of the cabinet - there is plenty of room. It's a 2.5" hole.
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Cabinet looks great! What brand/color stain did you use?
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Cabinet looks great! What brand/color stain did you use?
Thanks.

For the sides face and shelves I used pre-sized/sanded 1-by-whatever maple from the local big-box store, I edge glued it and hand sanded with 200 grit. Then sealed with Varathane pre-stain wood conditioner & stained with Varathane 'Provincial' gel stain. Needed to use gel to get better penetration, and the sealer was necessary to avoid the blotchiness that maple might have.

The colors don't quite match the factory maple. It's a bit more orange than the factory cabinets. I think it's close enough though.

The top is a 1-1/4" thick piece of edge-glued oak that I found in the discount bin at the big box. It's just oiled with mineral oil.

The hinges are from Amazon

This is my first attempt at something like a cabinet. I normally work in metal/aluminum. Learned a lot.

Now for some doors.
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I loved your extra cabinet/counter space design. I had been trying to figure out how to add extra counter top space. Thanks for the pictures.
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I loved your extra cabinet/counter space design. I had been trying to figure out how to add extra counter top space. Thanks for the pictures.
Thx.

If you only need counter space and not cabinet space, the other option would be to put one of the Lagun tables somewhere. The Crossfit/Beyond has 1/2"-5/8" plywood in some of the cabinet walls - enough places that you might be able to find someplace to secure the holding bracket.

On mine, the cabinet wall by the side cargo door is heavy enough. The bathroom walls are much thinner.

One could also replace the pedestal tables with Lagun's and gain some flexibility.
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Here's the details from Forest River:

https://dealers.forestriverinc.com/d...lerCentral.pdf

Pretty simple.

Don't have to clamp the springs or remove the shackles.
An update to the Forest River TSB - 225-0970 - It's now SuperSpring replacement.

https://dealers.forestriverinc.com/d...BDocuments.pdf

Seems as though SuperSpring has a shorter version of the SSA43 springs. The longer version interferes with the factory spring mounts and contacts the chassis even when installed per instructions and prior TSB.

This makes sense, as even with the springs properly positioned, I still hear some contact between the SuperSprings and the factory spring mounts.

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I have not heard of the Lagun tables and looked it up after your post. Sounds like I can install one on the left side of the stove/sink by the side door. Then I use the existing table top and attach this to the Lagun pole/mount?
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I have not heard of the Lagun tables and looked it up after your post. Sounds like I can install one on the left side of the stove/sink by the side door. Then I use the existing table top and attach this to the Lagun pole/mount?
I think that would work.

If yours is like mine, you have two small table tops - one with the socket for the pedestal, one without. The one without could possibly be used as a counter extension by the cargo door via a Lagun, leaving the table top that has the existing socket for the rear lounge area.
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I think that would work.

If yours is like mine, you have two small table tops - one with the socket for the pedestal, one without. The one without could possibly be used as a counter extension by the cargo door via a Lagun, leaving the table top that has the existing socket for the rear lounge area.
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Thanks again. The model I have, 22C actually has 3 tables. 2 mount to the floor and 1 is not functional as a table, but is used as part of the bed when it is opened. I will consider this option.
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