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#231 Lighthawk

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Posted 15 December 2014 - 03:21 AM

We just finished our home made arctic pack, per the excellent write up by Ski3pin and also Barking Spider.

We had almost no waste when we were done, except a two foot square of the evolution fabric.   

 

We made a cover for our Wave 3 heater.  They are vulnerable to dust and I always intended to make a cover.

Since we still had the sewing machine going, and had scraps of velcro, it took all of ten minutes to knock this out.

 

Behold!

 

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Edited by Lighthawk, 16 December 2014 - 05:19 PM.

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#232 Casa Escarlata Robles Too

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Posted 15 December 2014 - 04:03 PM

Great full use of your materials.

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#233 takesiteasy

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Posted 16 December 2014 - 12:46 AM

Kudos to the seamstress/seamster!


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#234 ski3pin

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Posted 16 December 2014 - 12:47 AM

Good sewing! :)


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#235 billharr

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 10:29 PM

One thing I missed from my old camper was a knee switch I installed to run the water pump. I have noticed we are using a lot more water with the pressure pump and turning the faucet on and off. No room for a knee switch on the new camper with the drawers I have. So I made a belly switch. Had every thing so no cost.  Installed it just under the counter top so leaning into the counter will turn the pump on and off.  Hole behind the switch for routing wire to the OEM pump switch. Two posi-taps and about 8" of wire.  This way we will use no more water than needed to wash up etc.  Still can turn the pressure switch on if we need to use as normal. 

 

 

Switch location

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Switch from over head slight angle

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Switch looking straight down.

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#236 Lighthawk

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 07:31 AM

Very clever, Bill.  Clean install and I'm sure it does save water.  


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#237 Stalking Light

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Posted 13 February 2015 - 05:32 PM

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Some stainless eyelets and a motorcycle cargo net holds stuff in place in my Eagle.

 

 


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#238 billharr

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 07:20 PM

Holder for my Bear Spray.  Have always kept it in a cabinet and was always in the way. Used a small section of plastic rain gutter I had and made a holder. Cut, heated and bent the bottom. Two screws hold it next to the fire extinguisher. 

 

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#239 GroovyDad

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 07:59 PM

Great idea Bill!  I see another project in my future.


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#240 Lighthawk

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 05:36 AM

Awesome mod!. Mr. Bear, or any other two legged nuisance had better be ready for the fast draw.
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