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Forum: General Discussion Forum Today, 02:54 PM
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My high roof Sprinter with MaxxAir opened, no AC...

My high roof Sprinter with MaxxAir opened, no AC fits easily to 10 high doors.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators Today, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By GeorgeRa
I assume you have Intellitec. Accumulation of an...

I assume you have Intellitec. Accumulation of an oxidation crud will prevent the relay from latching. My first one failed and got replaced with a new one but I cleaned the old one for a spare. Not...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-24-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 15,086
Posted By GeorgeRa
I dont follow blogs, see little value there but...

I dont follow blogs, see little value there but did see evaluation video for cassette toilet by Fitrv and indeed it was transparent but in the negative sense. The time needed to decipher honesty of...
Forum: Industry News 03-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By GeorgeRa
Bigfoot RV came back from its demise in 2008 and...

Bigfoot RV came back from its demise in 2008 and brought quality at reasonable cost back. Focused on campers and trailers only with full winter capability of 2500 series. Bigfoot 4 season RV with a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-23-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,579
Posted By GeorgeRa
You should be the best to judge if you wasted...

You should be the best to judge if you wasted time or money.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-23-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,149
Posted By GeorgeRa
As far as I know Australia has 50Hz frequency, it...

As far as I know Australia has 50Hz frequency, it could have issue running at 60Hz, I would think this was addressed.
Forum: Gear, Swag, Parts and Tools 03-23-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By GeorgeRa
Thank you confidence building pictures.

Thank you confidence building pictures.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-22-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,579
Posted By GeorgeRa
Agree, probably not the best example. Tesla...

Agree, probably not the best example. Tesla pumped a lot of money to develop reliable Li power for automotive use and Roadtrek released partly developed product.

I believe that Li in the RV world...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-22-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,579
Posted By GeorgeRa
I agree. Most technologies follow S-curves from...

I agree. Most technologies follow S-curves from early adapters through maturity, see the video. I believe that Li batteries in the RV world are still early in that cycle, still too expensive for me...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-21-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,147
Posted By GeorgeRa
I use Lynx for leveling and lifting if necessary....

I use Lynx for leveling and lifting if necessary. Using chocks with ramps allows a single person to drive up and stop safely.
Forum: Industry News 03-21-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By GeorgeRa
Shine and quilted upholstery, reminder of the...

Shine and quilted upholstery, reminder of the past.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-21-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
Thanks for sharing. For a winner I would vote for...

Thanks for sharing. For a winner I would vote for the Truma VarioHeat and the Incinerator Toilet would not get my vote, 1 gal of LPG to burn 5 gal of waste, wow, a 20lb tank would treat 20 gal. of...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-20-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
Indeed, many technologies brunched out to...

Indeed, many technologies brunched out to different business fields. If the chemist developing a glue didnt fail, we wouldnt have yellow stickies. Ink jet printing evolved from black/white to color...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-20-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
Thinsulate Acoustical Material was deployed over...

Thinsulate Acoustical Material was deployed over 20 years ago into automotive and marine markets. Many engineering resources went into it. Try to find Rockwool deployment data into these markets....
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-20-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
Rockwool was designed for houses where it is not...

Rockwool was designed for houses where it is not exposed to vibration like in a vehicle. Small mineral fibers could be hazardous to health, a lot of articles about it. Thinsulate will not generate...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-20-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
As I said in my post D5 tends to be a little...

As I said in my post D5 tends to be a little loud on outside and D2 is much quieter and it is the best RV space heater I ever had by far.

Indeed, starting D5 is loud outside, with fully lined...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-19-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
Diesel space heaters are simple, a combustion...

Diesel space heaters are simple, a combustion chamber and a fanned heat exchanger are in one aluminum cast, combustion and recirculating air pumps are coaxial, a metering fuel pump is a simple...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-19-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
These heaters are made in Russia and indeed are...

These heaters are made in Russia and indeed are high quality. Теплостар. Автономка. ПЖД. Предпусковой подогреватель двигателя,...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-19-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
There was a Chinese Diesel Heater thread on...

There was a Chinese Diesel Heater thread on Sprinter Forum recently for just over $100. No complaints but long term reliability judgment will come in time.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-19-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
A reminder of hydrocarbon fuels and batteries...

A reminder of hydrocarbon fuels and batteries energy storage capacities. Batteries are great but need to be refueled by solar harvesting or by burning hydrocarbon fuels. There are 2 ways to stay...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-19-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,301
Posted By GeorgeRa
Propane combustion chambers require less...

Propane combustion chambers require less maintenance and are more reliable. New furnaces from Eberspacher will likely be more reliable but still expensive. There are many new comers to the diesel...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-18-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By GeorgeRa
Having some experience with 80/20 T-slotted...

Having some experience with 80/20 T-slotted profiles I am using it to design the BBQ mount. The 10 series 1" fits perfectly into inside of the ladder vertical bars. With little imagination a tire...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-18-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By GeorgeRa
My plan is to mount the ladder on the right door,...

My plan is to mount the ladder on the right door, as per manual, and keep the left door window unobstructed. My Magma BBQ mount design is almost finished, it will allow us to use it in mounted...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-18-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,610
Posted By GeorgeRa
We have a low height compartment for cassette...

We have a low height compartment for cassette toilet very similar to Safari Condo design. This design resulted from the set of primary objectives:

1. 20 max length
2. 360 view so no obstruction...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-15-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,610
Posted By GeorgeRa
[QUOTE=ClassB4Me;90588] $Approx. $73K ...

[QUOTE=ClassB4Me;90588]

$Approx. $73K

@2:24 Bathroom Design

Interesting design. It looks like white painted wood construction. Portable toilet slides in and it seems this bathroom is either...
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