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Forum: Industry News Yesterday, 03:34 PM
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Toppers RV to Carry Regency Xalta Class B Coach

From RV Business: Toppers RV to Carry Regency Xalta Class B Coach

Toppers RV to Carry Regency Xalta Class B Coach | RV Business...
Forum: Industry News Yesterday, 03:30 PM
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Grand Coach Earns Daimler MasterUpfitter Status

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Grand Coach Earns Daimler MasterUpfitter Status | RV Business...
Forum: General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By markopolo
There are lots of great points and advice in this...

There are lots of great points and advice in this topic. I'd summarize it like this:

1. Yes, 30 minutes of A/C on battery power is obtainable both on production units and DIY retrofits.
2. Don't...
Forum: Industry News 12-10-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 89,360
Posted By markopolo
A sales update from RV Business: SSI: Class B...

A sales update from RV Business: SSI: Class B Sales Enjoy 28.1% Rise for 10 Months | RV Business (http://www.rvbusiness.com/2017/12/ssi-class-b-sales-enjoy-28-1-rise-for-10-months/)
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-05-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,361
Posted By markopolo
As previously noted, so much depends on how...

As previously noted, so much depends on how you'll use the rig.

If extended stay remote boondocking in a colder temperature place then propane is almost a must have for heat. The other option is...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-05-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By markopolo
4 house batteries should be around 400ah capacity...

4 house batteries should be around 400ah capacity - very nice :thumbup:

I'll try to add to the great points already posted:

1. There would be no problem running it while plugged in or if on...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 11-27-2017, 11:35 PM
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Views: 198
Posted By markopolo
Nice upgrade!

Nice upgrade!
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-27-2017, 11:34 PM
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Views: 287
Posted By markopolo
The rig is 20 and the fridge is a bit older. ...

The rig is 20 and the fridge is a bit older. I'll get around to replacing the regulator someday but it works OK now. At 11" WC the flame doesn't go out when in bypass mode. :thumbup:
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-27-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By markopolo
I recall removing a dust cap on the regulator...

I recall removing a dust cap on the regulator then adjusting the screw clockwise to increase pressure. The dust caps are often blue or black.

There are only two flame settings with the older...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-24-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,190
Posted By markopolo
Just a few general notes: UG = auxiliary...

Just a few general notes:

UG = auxiliary alternator plus inverter.
Regulator programming includes limiting the auxiliary alternator output to protect alternator.
Solar charging can be way more...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-22-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By markopolo
That may take some time for you to figure out. ...

That may take some time for you to figure out.

As a start, you could record the voltage measured at every battery in the mix using a multi-meter or voltmeter then plug into utility power and again...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 11-22-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By markopolo
Prolite: ...

Prolite:
https://www.roulotteprolite.ca/Motorized/SPRINTER/

New West:
https://www.new-west.com/our-vehicles

Gala RV:
http://www.galavr.com/en/

The Fit RV folks should take a trip to...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-22-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,921
Posted By markopolo
Looks like funding for the metrivan was...

Looks like funding for the metrivan was cancelled: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1931521824/metrivan-camper-van

I don't know if the project will proceed or not.

For those interested in...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-22-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By markopolo
Interesting article here: ...

Interesting article here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-21/tesla-is-blowing-through-8-000-every-minute-amid-model-3-woes
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-22-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,190
Posted By markopolo
The type of camping you do may very well change...

The type of camping you do may very well change as the differences between a larger travel trailer and a Class B are vast.

For convenience, I'd choose some type of installed generator over a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-21-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By markopolo
Wingeezer - you can add an extend-a-stay type...

Wingeezer - you can add an extend-a-stay type fitting to an installed ASME tank setup. That allows the appliances etc. to run off a portable tank if needed or when wanted.

That type of fitting is...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-21-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By markopolo
Gala RV in Quebec uses DOT tanks also: Neuf 2017...

Gala RV in Quebec uses DOT tanks also: Neuf 2017 Gala RV Montecarlo 2100 À Vendre | Terrebonne QC...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-21-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By markopolo
This is an example of the type of inverter...

This is an example of the type of inverter designed to do what you were asking for: 3000W 12VDC Pure Sine Hybrid Inverter Charger MSH Series | Magnum Dimensions...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-20-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By markopolo
Explain the "couldn't handle" it part. Any...

Explain the "couldn't handle" it part. Any breakers trip etc.?
Forum: Industry News 11-20-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By markopolo
Midwest Offering Lithium Ion System By ‘Xantrex’

On RV Business: Midwest Offering Lithium Ion System By ‘Xantrex’ | RV Business (http://www.rvbusiness.com/2017/11/midwest-offering-lithium-ion-system-by-xantrex/)
Forum: Industry News 11-16-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 89,360
Posted By markopolo
September 2017 Class B Sales stats have been...

September 2017 Class B Sales stats have been posted on RV Business: SSI: Class B Sales Enjoy 29.1% Rise for 9 Months | RV Business...
Forum: Practice your forum skills here 11-16-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By markopolo
Your photo test post worked :clap: Hope we...

Your photo test post worked :clap:

Hope we get to see more!
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-16-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By markopolo
The only additional piece of equipment needed...

The only additional piece of equipment needed that I can think of might be an extension bar if using your own tools instead of what comes with the vehicle.

I always have a compressor, jack,...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 11-14-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By markopolo
Adventurer Group - Okanagan Tribute Class B

I've seen a few mentions of the Okanagan Tribute Class B on this forum and found a few links.

The first is what I think is the parent company: The Adventurer Group | The Adventurer Group...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-10-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By markopolo
The '04 I had came with a 600W Tripp-Lite...

The '04 I had came with a 600W Tripp-Lite inverter/charger. The wiring was 6 gauge so good for 50A DC (50A x 12V = 600W)

'04 was a change over year and the first model year to come with the...
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