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Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-02-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By Santiago
Booster is correct. That has been my...

Booster is correct.

That has been my experience with lead acid (AGM in my case). Quick bulk charge then takes forever and a day when absorption and float stages kicks in.

High charging rate...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 02-04-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Santiago
It will be my pleasure sharing your good work and...

It will be my pleasure sharing your good work and info with them. It will give them a point of reference as to quality, amenities and real world pricing. Many of us old fogies are of the mindset that...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 02-04-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Santiago
Hi wanzong, Nice looking camper. I am...

Hi wanzong,

Nice looking camper.

I am not in market for a classB but know two friends that are searching.
Will send them your video so as to see what a good build looks like.

If I may, what...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-01-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,009
Posted By Santiago
Very nice shower and yes its a good size one at...

Very nice shower and yes its a good size one at that. The curved rail is a good idea. Thank you for sharing your build with us.

Santiago
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 03-30-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,009
Posted By Santiago
Thank you. Do you know the brand name of the R13...

Thank you. Do you know the brand name of the R13 insulation and how thick it is? I am with you on night stops using truck stops, rest areas and Wallys of course while en-route.

Santiago
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-17-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,515
Posted By Santiago
I can only speak for the Promaster. Despite all...

I can only speak for the Promaster. Despite all the spot welded sheet metal cargo interior with punched out, curved beams I am impressed with interior alignment.

For instance the horizontal beam...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 03-08-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,009
Posted By Santiago
Hi, when can we see photo of the full size shower...

Hi, when can we see photo of the full size shower ?

Santiago
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 03-03-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,009
Posted By Santiago
Insulation and sound deadening

Hi, what sound deadening products and insulation thickness was added to the van?

Santiago
Forum: General Discussion Forum 02-12-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,376
Posted By Santiago
Hi David, I purchased the Vitrifrigo C130...

Hi David,

I purchased the Vitrifrigo C130 without the built-in freezer and stainless flush mounted door, both options $. I did not want AC option but it comes that way. Bought from Sure Marine in...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-18-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,232
Posted By Santiago
I wholeheartedly agree. Gary's blog is not only...

I wholeheartedly agree. Gary's blog is not only well done but unbelievably comprehensive. You will learn a lot about class B vans and the systems all class B vans have in common. I consider his blog...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-17-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,218
Posted By Santiago
Hi Dutch, Yes the specs will differ for...

Hi Dutch,

Yes the specs will differ for variety of reasons. EPA, DOT, etc come to mind. In the coach, they like 240vAC which is very nice. In the UK, they drive on the other side so drivers and...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-17-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,218
Posted By Santiago
No Avanti I have not and for the longest time...

No Avanti I have not and for the longest time wish the North American manufacturers followed in their manufacturing footprints.

It is because of what you described that I have to build my own....
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-17-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,218
Posted By Santiago
In Europe, the B class builders use the same...

In Europe, the B class builders use the same chassis we have here. Find yourself an outfitter give him the specs and your B van will match or exceed what they have in Europe. It's rather easy and low...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-14-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,269
Posted By Santiago
I will be as well - under the bed. More afraid...

I will be as well - under the bed.
More afraid of my cell phone.

Santiago
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-14-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,353
Posted By Santiago
Insulation

Hello Jon,

Really nice design, you did good.

Don't think you mentioned insulation.
Floor, ceiling, walls and doors.

Thank you
Santiago
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-13-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,452
Posted By Santiago
The base cabinetry looks awfully familiar.

The base cabinetry looks awfully familiar.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-11-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,492
Posted By Santiago
Hi Kite Rider, yes I will share all the...

Hi Kite Rider, yes I will share all the electrical I manage to cobble together when I have something to show.

On your monitor, are any negative returns bypassing the monitor's shunt ?

As I...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-11-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,492
Posted By Santiago
Hi Avanti, yes I think the true charge condition...

Hi Avanti, yes I think the true charge condition of a battery is resting voltage as that is its baseline, standard condition for measurement as you well stated.

Relying on voltage readings while...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-11-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,492
Posted By Santiago
Tracking voltage while battery is in service...

Tracking voltage while battery is in service (charging/discharging) throughout the day is pointless. I agree that for voltage reading to be meaningful the battery has to have sufficient time to rest...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-08-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,492
Posted By Santiago
I have the Elite power battery as well though not...

I have the Elite power battery as well though not in service yet. I do plan on following Winstons sound and experienced advise (two years on the road now with his Elite). I have a lot invested in my...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-05-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,492
Posted By Santiago
Hi Tom, thanks for the information that gives me...

Hi Tom, thanks for the information that gives me a preview of what to expect. I will likely experiment with more than one charge wire gauge to see how it affects charge current.

Sounds like you...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-05-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,785
Posted By Santiago
Spoken like a true designer. Santiago

Spoken like a true designer.

Santiago
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-04-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,785
Posted By Santiago
Oh yes, that makes a difference. My use is...

Oh yes, that makes a difference.

My use is different, always on the move hoping to cover everything north of the Rio Grand up to Alaska. When we boondock, it will be less than three days and can...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 01-04-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,785
Posted By Santiago
Hi, I will be ordering a 4 gal Isotherm...

Hi,

I will be ordering a 4 gal Isotherm water heater. All models have stainless tanks with excellent reputation in the boating world.

Comes with 1200/750 watt 120vAC element as well as...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-04-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,492
Posted By Santiago
Hi Tom, Your charging method is what others...

Hi Tom,

Your charging method is what others I know have adopted and is working well for them. That is what I am going to be doing with the EliteSolutions system I am putting together now. Will...
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