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Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-18-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,834
Posted By Saldar
We dorked with almost everything in frustration...

We dorked with almost everything in frustration trying to get the remote speakers to work with the TV. We were about to give up. The travato.group info helped, but learning to "reboot" the TV...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-16-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,834
Posted By Saldar
I'm sorry RVStorysrvwego. I thought you were...

I'm sorry RVStorysrvwego. I thought you were reposting the travato.group instructions, not your own (very humorous) direction on how to get the speakers to work. It will certainly help because it's...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-16-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,834
Posted By Saldar
We watch Netflix movies off an ipad via the HDMI...

We watch Netflix movies off an ipad via the HDMI input to the JVC and often have trouble with the sound. We nearly gave up on our remote speakers until I learned an HDMI port has brains which may...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-11-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,892
Posted By Saldar
I've always wondered what size wire is...

I've always wondered what size wire is appropriate for charging from the alternator. Can you explain why, if the alternator supplies as much as 180A, the 50 or 80A fuse doesn't blow all the time? ...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 08-10-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Saldar
Our pop out camper had a bare aluminum plank...

Our pop out camper had a bare aluminum plank floor -- talk about cold feet! It was a very simple camper so our simple solution was to custom fit grey foam (puzzle) floor panels from Harbor Freight. ...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 08-09-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,081
Posted By Saldar
I'd like to know what brand 50W panel fits on the...

I'd like to know what brand 50W panel fits on the front of your K. Thanks.
Forum: The Kitchen 07-18-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,820
Posted By Saldar
We got a convection microwave in our Travato K. ...

We got a convection microwave in our Travato K. Because I don't cook from scratch much in the van, I use the ordinary microwave often and love it -- with alternatives for when we don't have shore...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-08-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By Saldar
Hi, Booster. I'm not able to parse your sentence...

Hi, Booster. I'm not able to parse your sentence and would like to understand. Did you mean high miles is not surprising, or people severely overestimate use?
Or am I mixed up again? :blush:
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-22-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By Saldar
The nice documentation for this device describes...

The nice documentation for this device describes specific RV and truck applications. It has a 60A internal shunt. Could this amperage be sufficient for some of these uses?

Would it be fool...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 06-22-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By Saldar
I would like discuss this particular bluetooth...

I would like discuss this particular bluetooth battery monitor at gregmchugh's original post. Here is a link to that post:

Thornwave Bluetooth Battery Monitor...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 06-21-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By Saldar
I'm sorry I missed your post. I would have...

I'm sorry I missed your post. I would have welcomed a discussion about the Thornwave unit. The experts here already have the meter problem solved, I guess.

The Thornwave looks powerful. It does...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 06-21-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By Saldar
I've been wondering about this bluetooth...

I've been wondering about this bluetooth multimeter with phone app for a long time. In fact I asked about it here enough that BBQ thought I was a shill for the product. I'm not. I wish I had a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,217
Posted By Saldar
The output end on our 70' garden hose does not go...

The output end on our 70' garden hose does not go out of control when the disposal is on. I expect there would be no problem in your bathroom either, but monitor it the first time to be sure. We...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,217
Posted By Saldar
Hi Boxster. Here is a photo of ours and some...

Hi Boxster. Here is a photo of ours and some links that inspired us to make our own "poo shooter".

DIY RV Macerator Pump (http://steampunkworkshop.com/diy-rv-macerator-pump/)

Home made...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,217
Posted By Saldar
For dumping at home, we modified an $80 garbage...

For dumping at home, we modified an $80 garbage disposal to dump 70' uphill to our septic clean out. Since it runs on 120V it is powerful enough.

It must be toted out to the van along with a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-11-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,183
Posted By Saldar
We like ours for extra living space in rain and...

We like ours for extra living space in rain and sun. Due to good weather prediction we have avoided rain on our recent trips, but we found a new value for the awning. Parked in the sun we can often...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-10-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,297
Posted By Saldar
This is a very good point. A coworker of my...

This is a very good point. A coworker of my husband became a double amputee while she was being a good samaritan on the interstate due to a subsequent collision.
Forum: Class B Camper Van Reviews 06-09-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,320
Posted By Saldar
Are you all calculating Promaster mpg or checking...

Are you all calculating Promaster mpg or checking what the van reports? It seems the van is rather optimistic compared to calculations (miles traveled/gallon purchased).

Over our year of...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-01-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By Saldar
Both models of WBO Travato (59G&K) have a Truma...

Both models of WBO Travato (59G&K) have a Truma furnace/HW heater system. You can choose to use gas or 120V (when you have it) for heat and/or hot water.

For cooking, Travatos have a gas stove...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-22-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,946
Posted By Saldar
The nova kool 4500 is the fridge that's always...

The nova kool 4500 is the fridge that's always been on the Travato 59K. I like mine a lot. It's vast for 2 people. My only problem is that it's easy to knock the temp knob and turn it into a giant...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-12-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,083
Posted By Saldar
The silver Honda Civic (shell SR 0.57) had a...

The silver Honda Civic (shell SR 0.57) had a cabin air temperature of about 5-6C (9-11F) lower than an identical black car (shell SR 0.05).:cool:

Read more at:...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-02-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,944
Posted By Saldar
Your buddy is very noble looking. We've already...

Your buddy is very noble looking. We've already got a PDF for our dog stowed away, which includes the important handle for pulling out of the water because I'm always hoping we will rent. Do you...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-02-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,944
Posted By Saldar
Has your dog traveled in your inexpensive kayak? ...

Has your dog traveled in your inexpensive kayak? Is it possible for one person to paddle this 2 seater alone?

My husband photographs dragonflies, and for jaunts along the shoreline your 2 seater...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-09-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,325
Posted By Saldar
Thanks Booster. You not only are a good writer,...

Thanks Booster. You not only are a good writer, but also a better reader than I am.

The van has a ladder near the panels so your idea of covering the panels might be the easiest and most KISS...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-09-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,325
Posted By Saldar
I don't know how the Zamp controller manages the...

I don't know how the Zamp controller manages the daily bulk to absorb transition or how long it runs. Might it help to change from AGM charging mode to a chemistry with lower absorb voltage when I...
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