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Old 02-17-2013, 06:36 PM   #211
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I have to say this is the best $99 I have spent on the trailer so far, I love it!

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Old 02-17-2013, 08:21 PM   #212
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Also.... I was able to test the converter with everything running at once, 8 lights, Fantastic fan, water pump all at the same time. According to the manual a alarm will sound if you exceed the DC output of the unit, which I did not calculate but guessed....I guess right?

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Old 02-18-2013, 07:16 AM   #213
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I have to say this is the best $99 I have spent on the trailer so far, I love it!

Where did you find such a thing?
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:38 AM   #214
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Fleabay! Made by Pit Posse and sold by Bosspowersports.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Removable-Al...00373656066%26

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Old 02-18-2013, 08:47 AM   #215
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Pretty nice stuff there. I like the alum cabinets that they have. Reasonable price, for alum.
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Old 02-18-2013, 03:28 PM   #216
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My intention was to use there (PitPosse)cabinets but for many reasons I ended up with the ones I did. I researched it quite a bit and those are definitely the best bang for the buck in aluminum cabinets. I just ordered a bunch more stuff from them, Helmet hooks,shelves,etc. we'll see how that stuff is soon.

The table comes with extra grommets so you can remove the table and install elsewhere which I will do on the outside so that will be my barbeque table.
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Old 02-18-2013, 03:48 PM   #217
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The table comes with extra grommets so you can remove the table and install elsewhere which I will do on the outside so that will be my barbeque table.
Sounds like a nice plan. My box is the height of a loading dock. I'm looking at stuff that slides out from the bottom and under box storage compartments. Ideally if I could store my extra fuel there and have some sort of table I'd be happy.
It's time I'm lacking at the moment. I'm in the wrong country, too.
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:36 AM   #218
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Looking great! It's almost too nice to haul around dirty motorcycles. LOL!

Having owned RVs and used their duall battery internal electrical systems, I'm secure in saying that your one small battery is not going to power much or last very long. If you're running just LED lights and the occassional water pump then, you'll be ok for a short while. I see you have the generator so maybe the 12V electrical system is not one of your top priorities.

While you're in the middle of the build is the best time to add another battery or 2. You'll be glad you did. The optima yellow tops AGM batteries are made to be deeply discharged and recharged without harming the battery. They're a bit more expensive but will last longer and perferm better. http://www.optimabatteries.com/us/en...cts/yellowtop/ Another nice thing is that you wouldn't need to vent the sealed optima batteries.

Love the updates!
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:21 PM   #219
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It's true a dual 6V battery setup will hold more capacity, but taking good care of a single 12 is fine IMO.

Mine's detachable/removable, with a tender on the front, so I can keep it warm and topped off in the garage rather than freezing and self-discharging in the trailer when i'm not using it.

I can go through the day running the furnace and a light or two off a fully-charged battery, which is nice if I take the pup along. Can keep him warm and comfy in the trailer while we're out sledding and not have to deal with the generator.
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Old 02-20-2013, 03:01 PM   #220
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Any leads on good RV parts companies? I'm looking for a fold away dinette bed.

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Old 02-20-2013, 04:47 PM   #221
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I am just looking for some lights at night and maybe run the Fantastic fan off the battery so I think my 12v use will be low? The battery I got was about $100 and I wanted to see how well it worked, didn't want to spend $2-300 on a Optima battery if I didn't need it but might in the future...just not sure yet.

So far almost everything I have bought has been from Ebay or Depot/Lowes, I tried Google, Amazon but always ended up on Ebay.
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:50 PM   #222
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My latest Ebay purchase showed up today, This is the fun part!

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Old 02-20-2013, 05:33 PM   #223
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Any leads on good RV parts companies? I'm looking for a fold away dinette bed.

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PPL gets the vast majority of my business. Good prices, big inventory, knowledgable staff.


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Old 02-20-2013, 06:44 PM   #224
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I did go on the PPL website a few times but did not buy from them, I have heard other people speak highly of PPL as well.
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Old 02-20-2013, 06:50 PM   #225
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All in!!! Quicker than my Valentines "date"





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