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Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects Yesterday, 07:56 PM
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Posted By markopolo
I don't know much about the onboad compressor...

I don't know much about the onboad compressor systems - sorry. I'd likely go with an Airlift compressor. As Booster pointed out - being able to set different pressure for each bag is the way to go...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects Yesterday, 02:21 PM
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Posted By markopolo
If this info on eTrailer is correct: ...

If this info on eTrailer is correct:

https://www.etrailer.com/question-127430.html

Then the Supersprings Super Coil wire is 1/32" greater diameter than the Moog 81004 so it will be stiffer. The...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects Yesterday, 01:26 PM
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Posted By markopolo
Airlift has rear bags with an internal bumpstop. ...

Airlift has rear bags with an internal bumpstop. That might prove to be a helpful feature should a bag ever leak.

If getting air bags I'd suggest having it fully plumbed in to a compressor...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-20-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By markopolo
Just another general observation. Some...

Just another general observation.

Some campsites only have a 50A receptacle at the pedestal. I spent 4 months on such a site once. Their website advises you to bring a 50A to 30A adapter if...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-20-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By markopolo
This link might help you understand how it got an...

This link might help you understand how it got an ETL Listed Mark: ...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-19-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By markopolo
The stranded wire used with screw terminals could...

The stranded wire used with screw terminals could be problematic.

It would be a good idea to use crimp on ends on stranded wire.

5582

Samlex supplied a bunch of those with the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-19-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By markopolo
My assumption would be that the 18 gauge jumper...

My assumption would be that the 18 gauge jumper wire was added by the inverter installer. That is what the linked to manual suggests: "if you want to maintain a through earth simply connect the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-19-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By markopolo
Re: Standards - labels / marks It is my...

Re: Standards - labels / marks

It is my understanding that the CE label is not recognized in Canada and I'd assume that it is not recognized in the US (correct me if I'm wrong).
The CE label is...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-18-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By markopolo
The 64lb Samlex EVO all in one inverter / charger...

The 64lb Samlex EVO all in one inverter / charger unit I installed in the Class A gets warm even when just passing maybe 350W through to the absorption fridge and maintaining 5 batteries while...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-16-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By markopolo
+1 I've observed a similar amp draw to what...

+1

I've observed a similar amp draw to what Avanti reported. On a 440Ah AGM bank (in a Class A) the 13,500 BTU A/C draws just over 100Ah.

Look up the actual specs of your particular A/C. ...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-12-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,643
Posted By markopolo
On the sealed units like the 9100 and 9200 series...

On the sealed units like the 9100 and 9200 series it was likely an undocumented option on the board because those units were not intended to be opened by anyone other than a trained tech.

Here's a...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-11-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,643
Posted By markopolo
Mine is the PD4045 - AKA the Mighty Mini. There's...

Mine is the PD4045 - AKA the Mighty Mini. There's a jumper on the board that lets you choose Wet/AGM or Gel modes. It is normally used once during installation of the unit. I installed a small...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-11-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,643
Posted By markopolo
If leaving the batteries on a charger then...

If leaving the batteries on a charger then ideally the charger will have a temperature compensation feature. That feature has become one of my must haves for any future purchase. Not all of my...
Forum: Industry News 04-11-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 97,589
Posted By markopolo
Thanks for doing the update :thumbup: It would be...

Thanks for doing the update :thumbup: It would be great to keep it going. I have a 16 yr old Class A that I've been working on that keeps me busy so I'm not able to keep up with Class B related...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 12-17-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By markopolo
Thanks for sharing the info about that mount. ...

Thanks for sharing the info about that mount.

It looks like it could fit other vehicles also.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 12-17-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,737
Posted By markopolo
Looks good! Wow, that's a huge list...

Looks good!

Wow, that's a huge list modifications / upgrades :clap:
Forum: Industry News 12-14-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By markopolo
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 12-14-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By markopolo
Grand Coach Earns Daimler MasterUpfitter Status

From RV Business: Grand Coach Earns Daimler MasterUpfitter Status

Grand Coach Earns Daimler MasterUpfitter Status | RV Business...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-14-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 97,589
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,655
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, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
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, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By markopolo
Nice upgrade!

Nice upgrade!
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-27-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
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, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
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...
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