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Forum: Canada 05-06-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,016
Posted By Honda03842
I understand that the moderator is just doing her...

I understand that the moderator is just doing her job, protecting our forum. The issue is resolved.

Thankfully there are vigilant moderators protecting our forum.

Norm
Forum: Canada 05-05-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,016
Posted By Honda03842
We're now a three RV family. We have a 1982...

We're now a three RV family. We have a 1982 Sunline, a 1991 Scamp and a 1997 Bounder 32 motorhome.

The Bounder was our first RV and we loved it but have decided to sell the motorhome. We plan...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,016
Posted By Honda03842
Gary, The Newfoundland link will soon be...

Gary,

The Newfoundland link will soon be gone. Suddenly, after four years, it's considered advertising.

I just purchased a Scamp 16. We towed a Casita 16, our son's, this winter and liked...
Forum: Sunline Community 10-01-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
I should have mentioned that this compartment is...

I should have mentioned that this compartment is 4 feet wide and 16 inches high. It's drawers are 24 inches deep and the center slot between the two sets of drawers is 4 feet deep.
Forum: Sunline Community 10-01-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
This is a picture of our rear storage compartment...

This is a picture of our rear storage compartment door. I thought the hinge might be of interest.

In an earlier picture I showed the compartment with a chrome hinge; it rusted, at least the core...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 09-27-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,163
Posted By Honda03842
And I meant to type course, Yikes age is catching...

And I meant to type course, Yikes age is catching up with me
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 09-27-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,163
Posted By Honda03842
Of couurse I meant to type bumper

Of couurse I meant to type bumper
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 09-27-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,163
Posted By Honda03842
Woodstock, I don't know where you are...

Woodstock,

I don't know where you are located but I have the pumper from my 1982 Sunline. You or anyone else for that matter is welcome to it.
Forum: Modifications 09-27-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
Quad Driver, Thanks for the input on...

Quad Driver,

Thanks for the input on LED4RV. I do believe that one should buy one or two of each variety of LED and see what pleases you.

Our major electrical draw is the fridge, ours is an...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-26-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
It is 23 feet long. I may have to buy a Honda...

It is 23 feet long. I may have to buy a Honda Pilot to tow it though I haven't weighed it yet it seems I buy wood every day.
Forum: Sunline Community 09-26-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
I neglected to mention that like Frank we intend...

I neglected to mention that like Frank we intend to 'aluminize' a good portion of the front of the trailer to protect it from stone hits.
Forum: Modifications 09-26-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
Steve Last year I bought one of each of the...

Steve

Last year I bought one of each of the color range LEDs and honestly can not see much of a difference. I know what you mean about the yellow color, we're all use to seeing colors that are...
Forum: Modifications 09-26-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
The Incandescent is the bottom picture

The Incandescent is the bottom picture
Forum: Modifications 09-26-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
LED/Incandescent Pictures

Though not great pictures, they provide a first order comparison of our incandescent lights versus the LEDs. Additionally if you want you can always double up the LEDs within a fixture with very...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-26-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
Front

The front is now closed in and water tight (though you never really know until a hard rain). There's a little foam forming to go and than priming and painting

If you click on the picture to...
Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 09-25-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By Honda03842
I had a similar problem. There were three ground...

I had a similar problem. There were three ground points in my trailer. There was a ground from the converter located under the rear gaucho couch that went to a bolt at the rear of the couch that...
Forum: Modifications 09-24-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
If you go to EBay.com you'll find them for $1...

If you go to EBay.com you'll find them for $1 without bidding. Shipping is $1.69 I bought 10 pieces. Though I don;t have all the pictures together, they seem as bright as previous LEDs for a lot...
Forum: Modifications 09-24-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
Another advantage of LEDs is that their light...

Another advantage of LEDs is that their light output varies very little with voltage while incandescent bulb output varies vivibly with voltage
Forum: Modifications 09-24-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
LED Specs Base: G4 Pure white (Normal RV...

LED Specs
Base: G4
Pure white (Normal RV bulbs gtend towards yellow light instead of white)
24 3528 SMD LEDs
Input: 12V
Power: 2W (Compares to 24 watts for a normal RV Bulb)
Current: 160ma...
Forum: Modifications 09-23-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,435
Posted By Honda03842
LEDs

Though part of my new trailer build, I thought this would be more appropriate for general information.

We had replaced 3 of the bulbs with LEDs in our Sunline, at the time costing $12-19 a piece....
Forum: Sunline Community 09-23-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 188,516
Posted By Honda03842
Frank, Looks great. You are truly a...

Frank,

Looks great. You are truly a craftsman. Have you weighed it yet?

Norm
Forum: Sunline Community 09-23-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
Thumbnail 1 L Shaped couch overhead cabinets ...

Thumbnail 1 L Shaped couch overhead cabinets
This picture shows the overhead compartments above the short side and the long of the L shaped couch. The compartment doors have not been built yet.
...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-22-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
More Trailer front and living area

First thumbnail
The front is fully enclosed. Note the twist lock power outlet on side and rear beroom window.

Second thumbnail
The front window and first piece of foam are in place. The pieces...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-22-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
Front of trailer and living area

This is the front of the trailer. I had not planned to close it in until the end however we had an approaching hurricane and an open ended box is relatively week so I decided to close it.

The...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-22-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
Rear of trailer and sleeping area.

Now the box is built and painted white, (the neighbors call it the beer cooler) I've begun building the sleeping area. This 5 foot wide window is over the head of the bed, the 4 foot wide storage...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-22-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,991
Posted By Honda03842
I have worked on our trailer virtually every day...

I have worked on our trailer virtually every day from 8-5 except for mandatory family days since the beginning of May. I continue to make progress though it seems unlikely that I'll finish before we...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-21-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By Honda03842
I am old and getting more so each day. At my...

I am old and getting more so each day. At my most recent visit my Doctor, a patient man who takes time to talk with you, said becoming sedentary is a death sentence. It takes very few days in bed...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-19-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By Honda03842
We've taken our little Sunline apart and added 8...

We've taken our little Sunline apart and added 8 feet to it. We now have a walk around bed and even more storage. We have only increased the width of the bed by 4 inches, from 48 to 52. Over the...
Forum: Sunline Community 09-17-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By Honda03842
I took my 1550 down to the frame. The walls were...

I took my 1550 down to the frame. The walls were 1-1.5 inches thick. The frame is wooden, members were basically square in cross section.

The structure is very flimsy once you take out the...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 08-31-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,235
Posted By Honda03842
Dear Old Fogey, People with large trailers...

Dear Old Fogey,

People with large trailers seem to need the space. We have traveled in a large motorhome (32 x 8.5 ' inside) and a small trailer (12 x 6' 10" inside). Both modes of travel were...
Forum: South Eastern 08-27-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,998
Posted By Honda03842
Charleston is easily among our favorite cities, ...

Charleston is easily among our favorite cities, probably the best walk around city in America. We love exploring every street. As well it has a number of excellent retuarants.

James Island has...
Forum: North Eastern 08-23-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,683
Posted By Honda03842
The web site I included in the earlier post lists...

The web site I included in the earlier post lists LL Bean as a free camp site in Maine.

Free Campgrounds for RVs (https://www.freecampgrounds.com/results.aspx?s=24)

It also lists an...
Forum: North Eastern 08-23-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,683
Posted By Honda03842
Free Campgrounds for RVs...

Free Campgrounds for RVs (https://www.freecampgrounds.com/results.aspx?s=24)

This may help. As well there are always people parked at the Walmarts in Seabrook, NH, not too far from Kittery.
...
Forum: Modifications 08-22-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,996
Posted By Honda03842
Paul, Did you ever spray your plastic...

Paul,

Did you ever spray your plastic shower pan with epoxy paint?

I purchased a white shower pan for our trailer but am considering epoxy for the little sink in the bathroom. If you tried...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-20-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 49,348
Posted By Honda03842
bout>>>> bought

bout>>>> bought
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-20-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 49,348
Posted By Honda03842
With college sales on WalMart has some...

With college sales on WalMart has some unbelieveable prices. Tonight our neice bout a 0.7 cubic foot Sunbeam microwave for $28. Just amazing.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-18-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By Honda03842
When we bought our first RV 10 years ago we...

When we bought our first RV 10 years ago we displayed the town we lived in on the web site along with our name like many of our members do. Someone called me after our first post who lived near by...
Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 08-18-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,670
Posted By Honda03842
I have about 200 watts of solar panels that I...

I have about 200 watts of solar panels that I built and they seem adequate to keep the battries charged.

As well I have the ability to charge the batteries from our Tow Vehicle while driving. ...
Forum: Sunline Community 08-18-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,923
Posted By Honda03842
The best thing I did was marry my wife. The...

The best thing I did was marry my wife. The second best was to stop working. If I had known RVing was so much fun I would have stopped working sooner.

May your retirement be soon and wonderful
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-18-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,563
Posted By Honda03842
I virtually never use the fill door to put water...

I virtually never use the fill door to put water into my trailer. I feed water into my tank via the water tanks drain.

My drain goes down thru the floor. I replaced the drain's single opening...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-14-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,563
Posted By Honda03842
John, Having a a standard carbon/ceremic...

John,
Having a a standard carbon/ceremic pre-filter before the 0.1-0.4 micron filter goes a long way towards extending the life of the 'virus filter' at the water faucet.

On our last trip to...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-14-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,563
Posted By Honda03842
John, That was great and educational. ...

John,

That was great and educational. Draining your tank probably makes sense. I can't think of a why not.

As to filtering we use two filters as well, engaging the second when in areas of...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-14-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,563
Posted By Honda03842
This reply is really a question. I've never...

This reply is really a question.

I've never seen 'green stuff' in a water tank. Sometimes our tank will go months with the same water sitting in it, happily half full.

I can only think of...
Forum: Modifications 08-11-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,055
Posted By Honda03842
When we dry camp we run the 15 inch LCD TV and...

When we dry camp we run the 15 inch LCD TV and the Satellite Receiver off a cigarette lighter Inverter, one of those $19 jobs. Works great and seems to have little impact on the battery, probably...
Forum: Directions & Routes 08-11-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By Honda03842
We lived in Stafford Springs for 20+ years. ...

We lived in Stafford Springs for 20+ years. Actually I was Warden (Mayor) of Stafford Springs for 6 years. It was a very interesting town where most people and their extended families had lived...
Forum: Directions & Routes 08-11-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By Honda03842
Bob of Northeastern CT, We used to live in...

Bob of Northeastern CT,

We used to live in NE CT as well, Stafford and Willington before we moved to Hampton, NH

Norm
Forum: Directions & Routes 08-10-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By Honda03842
I should have mentioned that it's almost...

I should have mentioned that it's almost impossible to avoid traffice in the Northeast. My goal is to avoid cities, particularly NYC and in this trip Hartford. I 95 thru CT, the shore route is...
Forum: Directions & Routes 08-10-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By Honda03842
I assume you want to go to Niagara after Boston...

I assume you want to go to Niagara after Boston on your way back west. Is that correct?

From Gettysburg go N on RT 15 to I81 to I78 near Fredericksberg.

Take I78 to I287 and cross the Hudson...
Forum: Sunline Travel Trailers 08-09-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,670
Posted By Honda03842
Heating is the big drain on the propane. If I...

Heating is the big drain on the propane. If I were you I would start with two full bottles and only hook up one, run it until empty and then you'll know. A weekend will be no problem, nor would a...
Forum: Sunline Community 08-09-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,367
Posted By Honda03842
Our Sewer Solution was bought to resolve a single...

Our Sewer Solution was bought to resolve a single camping event. We camped in our son's yard in Seattle for 40 days while I worked on remodeling his Scamp.

It allowed us to dump using his...
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