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#221 MarkBC

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 06:22 PM

Faucet Extension.

 

We all hate how the short faucet winds up splashing water all over the counter. 

 

My first thought was to use pvc. The o.d. on the faucet is 3/4". I just happened to have some clear hose with a 3/4" i.d. sitting in my project area so I thought I'd try that first.

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As you can see the faucet doesn't extend very far over the sink. I unscrewed the the spout and cut it in the middle of the curve. A 4 1/2" piece of hose fit perfectly. I don't think it'll even need hose clamps. It now sits just about right in the middle of the sink.

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Nice thing about the hose, if I decide it needs to be longer or shorter its only a minute project to modify it. I doubt I'll wind up needing something stiffer like the pvc.

 

Total time about ten minutes. Total cost=free

 

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#222 billharr

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Posted 22 September 2014 - 05:08 PM

Not my idea someone else on WTW suggested it. But I finally got levels inside my truck. Have some on the outside but this will let me know if I am close without hopping out of the truck.  There is not a flat spot on the dash of my 05 Tundra, so I stuck one level to the visor. The other I put on the door.

 

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#223 Lighthawk

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Posted 22 September 2014 - 06:46 PM

Not my idea someone else on WTW suggested it. But I finally got levels inside my truck. Have some on the outside but this will let me know if I am close without hopping out of the truck.  There is not a flat spot on the dash of my 05 Tundra, so I stuck one level to the visor. The other I put on the door.

 

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I've been thinking of the same thing, Bill.  Kind of wish the Tundra had a flat spot somewhere.  


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#224 Bosque Bill

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Posted 22 September 2014 - 07:20 PM

There is not a flat spot on the dash of my 05 Tundra, so I stuck one level to the visor. The other I put on the door.

 

 

Turns out the bottom of the cup holder on the console (the one to the rear of the shifter) of my Tacoma is flat and level with the truck. I put a bull's-eye bubble level there to get the camper level. It's not glued down, doesn't have to be. Works great.


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Posted 22 September 2014 - 10:43 PM

Turns out the bottom of the cup holder on the console (the one to the rear of the shifter) of my Tacoma is flat and level with the truck. I put a bull's-eye bubble level there to get the camper level. It's not glued down, doesn't have to be. Works great.

 

I'll check that out.  I've got a center console with flip lid, but I could put a bubble level in there or in a cup holder.  

Right now, there's one glued to the couch support, but I have to jump out to look at it,

then jump back in and adjust,

then jump out . . .  you get the idea.


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#226 Roger

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Posted 01 October 2014 - 05:23 PM

Turns out the bottom of the cup holder on the console (the one to the rear of the shifter) of my Tacoma is flat and level with the truck. I put a bull's-eye bubble level there to get the camper level. It's not glued down, doesn't have to be. Works great.

 

This is true also for the 2012 Tundra with the center fold down cup holder, stuff organizer.  So much easier than stopping, getting out and checking the fridge and backing up just one more 'smidge to get it level.


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Posted 15 October 2014 - 08:18 PM

Ever had the drip tray under the freezer in your fridge come loose on a rough road? I've had this problem on my old 3 way and the new compressor fridge. I glued a couple of magnetic strips on the tray and the back of the fridge and it seems to keep the tray where it belongs.

 

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Posted 15 October 2014 - 08:26 PM

On my Grandby the switch for the rear flood lights is mounted just off the floor by the door. I once unknowingly kicked the switch when I was getting out in the morning and the lights were on all day which drained my batteries. To solve this problem I drilled a small hole in the switch and installed a lock pin. 

 

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Posted 31 October 2014 - 09:33 PM

The wife wanted something to grab besides me when she got out of the bed. I build a hand hold and mounted it next to one of  my inside struts. Will give it a test after it stops raining. Bought a 6"  wide drawer pull at HD and mounted it on a 6"x2" 1/8 alum plate. Counter sunk back side and used tapered 8-32 allen screw with lock-tight on them to hold the handle to the alum plate. 

 

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#230 Lighthawk

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Posted 01 November 2014 - 04:09 AM

Good job, Bill!  Nice job with the aluminum plate too.


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