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RE: Is there an Air Conditioner using Inverter Compressor

Many people in Australia has installed the household inverter type revers cycle 240V air conditioning in there FW, and also now’s of one using the roof type cassette, not heard of any failure for several years. I and many others have also installed household 240V inverter refrigerator which runs of a 350-375W inverter. Frank.
Slownsy 05/12/22 05:25pm General RVing Issues
RE: Practicality of non-propane Camper

Microlite Mike I have definitely been there, when used to ride motorcycle, and 3 mates shared a 4 man tent and could have gotten away with a 2 person one. Frank.
Slownsy 05/07/22 04:56pm General RVing Issues
RE: first commercially available all electric RV

I just went back to manufacturer site, and the solar capacity is stated as 1600-2000-or2400W So I don’t know where you get only 600W. Anyway I am not buying one and nor are you obviously. It is clear that some on hear have not got much idea about new technology and the rest of the world. Frank.
Slownsy 05/06/22 05:40pm General RVing Issues
RE: first commercially available all electric RV

As far as toilet goes most al places has som sort of toilet, or you have to be fully self contained, most of those places also has a time limits for staying, drinking water can be brought in by containers or water bladders if not wanting to shift trailer. Camping is only allowed in designated areas, but overnight can be done in roadside rest area's. Frank.
Slownsy 05/05/22 04:31pm General RVing Issues
RE: first commercially available all electric RV

1 yes possible. But solar panels also create shade for roof, so are you saying that Americans park there vehicles with solar in the shade, I don’t think so, and I never did if wanting to charge batteries. 2 yes manny people park in the shade, but most don’t have much in the way of solar and live outside there trailer only used as a bedroom. Frank.
Slownsy 05/05/22 04:21pm General RVing Issues
RE: first commercially available all electric RV

I think that som of you need to read. It says power by 14k Battery and 1600-2000w of solar. I have a Glendale Titanium hear in Australia. It has been partly converted to Australian 240V supply true a step down converter. Fridge is a 240V household Mitsubishi inverter type, as is TV and washing machine running of a 375W inverter 24Hours a day. Rest is 120V. Also has a 3000W 120V inverter for microwave etc. batteries are 300A lithium. Power use about 100A in a 24 hour period. Solar is 600W. This normally is adequate to recharge batteries if not I have a Honda 2.2 generator that charges via my 125A charger. Many hear instal reversible 2500W inverter air conditioner in there FW and report better cooling and less power drain. And lastly hear in OZ we do get a lot of sunshine. I am not running out to get on but do realise this is Australian and you don’t get much van for under $100000. Have a good day Frank..
Slownsy 05/04/22 05:22pm General RVing Issues
RE: Pin box

Thanks Jerry that is exactly what I am looking at doing, must be ok by the look of it. Thanks everyone.
Slownsy 02/23/22 02:39am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Pin box

No same amount of bolts 4 each side to at top and 2at bottom, just closer together and not as much overlap, about 3-4”
Slownsy 02/22/22 03:30pm Fifth-Wheels
Pin box

I have a Atwood 77 degree pin box, it is currently mounted as low as it vill go with the bolts in bottom holes then a clear row and bolts in third row. I am considering lowering one more row so bolts will be in bottom and next row, but this doesn’t live much in the connection, is this ok or not. What do you think. Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 02/21/22 03:46pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Rims for 350

Method has several rated over 4000lb
Slownsy 02/12/22 03:10pm Towing
RE: Whats wrong with this 5th Wheel Tow Vehicle?

Right hand drive not allowed in Australia, unless 30& years old. Frank
Slownsy 12/14/21 03:10pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Why a Diesel Ranger is better than a RAM as a tow vehicle

A light vehicle wit a GVWR under 4500kg can not tow any more than manufacturers tow rating in this case 3500kg. In Australia. If. No rating by manufacturer it can tow 1.5 times it’s own weight. Frank.
Slownsy 10/17/21 04:16pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Why a Diesel Ranger is better than a RAM as a tow vehicle

Robert the information is rubbish. Yes the Ranger can get a GCM upgrade in som states, this how ever don’t mean you don’t have to comply with the other ratings, like GVWR, axle and tyre ratings. The Ranger is no better as a tow vehicle for anything but the lightest FW and travel trailers than the Ram 1500. Want to tow a FW get a 350. Frank.
Slownsy 10/17/21 04:10pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: IVECO Daily: strange towing choice from Australia

Robert som of those pictures are from other countries not Australia. But yes a fair few use them for there FW Frank.
Slownsy 09/26/21 05:35pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: How many strokes??

Sorry but you to are just as bad, I had a new travel trailer som years ago with the Dexter setup, only greased them a few times and only maybe 5 strokes while spinning wheels, at end of trip removed wheels to adjust brakes as not stopping to great, and guess what grease on to brakes, so maybe the luck of the draw, or maybe som manufacturer use better seals than others. Frank.
Slownsy 07/14/21 04:44pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: More Australian unusual 5ver photos

It mostly comes down to the fact that hear in Australia vehicles GVM and GCM as set by manufacturer is the limit, and any trailer over 4500Kg has to have air brakes, at least those trucks already has this setup, to change a Ute to air brakes about $20000 . Hi Robert long time no se. Currently sitting outside Darwin and can’t go anywhere because of lock down. Frank
Slownsy 06/29/21 05:14pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Hybrid inverter

Ok Thanks all, this is our first trip since the lithium installation, have also just installed a Renogy 50A dc dc solar charger so this will help when truck is running. Have not had to drag out the generator yet but vill have a bit more of a play around with the A setting, glad to hear that the load share is automatically if inverter is on. Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 06/13/21 05:41pm Tech Issues
RE: Hybrid inverter

time2roll this is exactly what I am doing, the 15A cord goes in to the generator which powers the inverter and charger.do the load sharing happen automatically and I don’t have to do anything? Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 06/12/21 07:03pm Tech Issues
RE: Hybrid inverter

The Honda will run the air conditioner ok, if batteries not down. I am probably mixing to issues together. I run the generator to charge batteries with the charger inbuilt in inverter, charges at about 100A. I also run generator to run air conditioner, but if batteries are down the load is to high for it. My setup is unique in as much as being in Australia we have 240V, so has a manual double trow treway switch, op 110V or generator, central of and down 240V true a step down transformer. My question is the inverter has load sharing as if inverter can’t support the load it will take some power from batteries, how do this work, is it automatically done .
Slownsy 06/12/21 05:28pm Tech Issues
RE: Hybrid inverter

Down about 20-25%. Generator trips out, input limit 15A. Frank
Slownsy 06/12/21 04:13pm Tech Issues
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