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Old 12-05-2017, 09:32 PM   #331
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Congrats on the successful trip.
Holler next time you're in the o-town area!


Thanks! Will do!


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Old 12-05-2017, 09:41 PM   #332
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Great job getting that home safely. Now you have what you need to build the bus. That was a long trip under the conditions so pleased to hear it went well.

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Old 12-07-2017, 12:59 AM   #333
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So this is currently an unlisted video. Not really ready to go live to the public before I get a few more ducks in a row, but figured some folks here might enjoy and get something from it.

It's an unboxing and physical overview of the AIMS 2500 Watt inverter/charger with remote control that I recently took delivery of.



Let me know what you think! Next up is the Champion generator that I just received.
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Old 12-07-2017, 10:21 PM   #334
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I got a larger one of those AIMS inverters as well....

Let me know how it goes. I'll be working with it this spring.

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Most of the goodies removed! This has been an interesting lesson in how flimsy travel trailers are and also I've learned how some of the systems are thoughtfully designed. The framing is extremely light weight though and can't sustain much structural abuse.


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Old 12-11-2017, 10:47 AM   #336
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There's a reason we refer to them as "sticks & staples".
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There's a reason we refer to them as "sticks & staples".
For some reason I always thought those terms were exaggerations, but they aren't! 1/8" luan, 2x2s, and staples are what it is made of! Some parts are literally cardboard!. The awesome aluminum diamond plate on the front is plastic! The quality of the wiring is good though. Heavy gauge stranded copper everywhere, and the individual appliances seem well made and well installed.
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Hang onto all that wire! At todays' prices, it is gold.
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You sure have a lot of good reuseable parts and wire. When built they try to keep the weight down so vehicles can tow them more easily. You'll find uses for lots of that material, again good buy.

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Old 12-12-2017, 11:39 AM   #340
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I have an on demand water heater that I purchased before scoring the wreck. It has about a 5 gallon water heater. Do you have opinions on which is better? The conventional one is vented so that means cutting a hole in the bus. The other is ventless. Both run on LP/propane.


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