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RE: Lance TC - lithium - DC-DC charger question

Considering it’s a diesel it will be running in the lower rpm range further limiting its output
ticki2 05/20/22 06:28am Truck Campers
RE: Bigfoot dirty water streaks down sides from roof, solutions?

I have had good luck cleaning campers with Spray 9 . It’s also a disinfectant and helps control mildew .
ticki2 05/15/22 02:57pm Truck Campers
RE: Maxxfan delux latent power draw

Is it only the version that's operated via remote that has a parasitic draw? I’m afraid that’s no so . The unit I reported on is a Maxxfan deluxe 6200k manually operated lid with no remote control .
ticki2 05/01/22 04:27pm Truck Campers
RE: Maxxfan delux latent power draw

Finally got to test the maxxfan for latent power draw . Even in the off position it draws .10 amps , not a lot but it will still take my batteries down to 50% in 2 months while in storage. I installed a toggle switch to completely shut it off . In storage, simpler to just use the battery disconnect (assuming it's wired correctly to completely disconnect the battery) rather than searching every possible item and adding multiple switches. The maxxfan was my only latent power draw and a simple $3 toggle switch solved it . There are multiple ways to skin a cat.
ticki2 04/28/22 08:49am Truck Campers
RE: Maxxfan delux latent power draw

Finally got to test the maxxfan for latent power draw . Even in the off position it draws .10 amps , not a lot but it will still take my batteries down to 50% in 2 months while in storage. I installed a toggle switch to completely shut it off . In storage, simpler to just use the battery disconnect (assuming it's wired correctly to completely disconnect the battery) rather than searching every possible item and adding multiple switches. For some that is true . I happen to store my camper on my property and want to use my lights on entry for checkups . I also have my battery charger set up on a weekly timer for winter and a battery disconnect would not allow charging. There may be some who would be interested to know that the maxxfan does not shut completely off with the off switch .
ticki2 04/27/22 11:54am Truck Campers
RE: Maxxfan delux latent power draw

Finally got to test the maxxfan for latent power draw . Even in the off position it draws .10 amps , not a lot but it will still take my batteries down to 50% in 2 months while in storage. I installed a toggle switch to completely shut it off .
ticki2 04/26/22 09:50am Truck Campers
RE: What did you do to your Camper Today?

Ralph , I hope you report back with your findings once you have had a chance to use them
ticki2 04/25/22 03:20pm Truck Campers
RE: Jack Failure Disaster

I don’t think that vintage camper was every designed to support corner jacks , they had under wing supports . While the picture of the angle iron attaching to the under wing angle and then going up the side in theory looks good I doubt if there is any backing in the side wall at that point to bolt to .
ticki2 04/15/22 04:43am Truck Campers
Maxxfan delux latent power draw

Has anyone tested their maxxfan delux for power draw when shut off ?
ticki2 04/04/22 11:26am Truck Campers
RE: Turn light not working - all others are

What do you mean by “ all that stuff “ ? The op has one turn signal light not working on the camper , all other lights on truck and camper are working .
ticki2 03/10/22 07:32am Truck Campers
RE: Turn light not working - all others are

Brake and turn use the same wire to the camper. Most likely it is on the truck end where it combines these lines. Does not say what truck is. Does it use seperate lamp brake/turn? Might be in the turn signal switch. The truck is a Chevy 1500 Silverado from 2007. There is only one wire/connection from the truck to the camper, which connects all electrical stuff (charging the house battery of the camper, tail lights etc.) GM trucks from 2007 classic and earlier and probably later had a junction plate and connectors for the rear lights and trailer plug mounted on the left rear frame cross member . Good place to check for connectivity or a broken wire .
ticki2 03/09/22 08:11pm Truck Campers
RE: Europeon 220 converter used with N American truck alternator

If you do decide to charge from the truck alternator you should disconnect the charging after the batteries are fully charged as lithium batteries should not be continually charge after full charge . Another temporary alternative would be to use an extension chord to the present converter ( if it is lithium compatible ) to a 220v outlet in your house . You may need adapters to the European plug .
ticki2 03/06/22 10:22am Truck Campers
RE: How To Tear Off Your Truck Camper Jack Made Easy

I think it has more to do with the color of the cones and the fact that it indicates to oncoming traffic that the vehicle is parked and not moving
ticki2 03/05/22 06:54am Truck Campers
RE: Something I found that is amazing!

Short term a wooden exterior might be a conversation piece. Long term? No. Wood exterior houses have lasted hundreds of years . Also wood exterior houses have collapsed in earthquakes. Now set a glass of water on your hood, drive down a smooth street. So has every other type of building .
ticki2 03/01/22 08:07am Truck Campers
RE: Something I found that is amazing!

Short term a wooden exterior might be a conversation piece. Long term? No. Wood exterior houses have lasted hundreds of years .
ticki2 03/01/22 07:00am Truck Campers
RE: 2000 Lance 920, Battery Not Charging With Alternator?

The charge from a TV to an RV is minimal. Are you sure nothing is coming from the truck? TV = truck? Yes, I just checked with a voltmeter and the voltage across the terminals stays the same. I believe it used to get up to around ~12.56V with the truck on, but I think that difference could have come from the interior lights switching from on to off, which I didn’t account for at the time. What terminals are you speaking of that you checked . Chevy has a 40a fuse under the hood for a charge line . Do you have power on the charge line at both ends ( truck and camper ) of the connecting cord .
ticki2 02/18/22 03:20pm Truck Campers
RE: 2000 Lance 920, Battery Not Charging With Alternator?

What year , make and model truck
ticki2 02/18/22 02:06pm Truck Campers
RE: Truck Bed Weight

1000# for an aluminum flatbed is rather high unless there are multiple tools boxes over and under . I've been quoted by Alum-line that a flatbed with boxes under and on top would weigh about 1K#'s That would qualify for multiple tool boxes , the flatbed alone would be half that weight
ticki2 02/09/22 05:12pm Truck Campers
RE: Truck Bed Weight

1000# for an aluminum flatbed is rather high unless there are multiple tools boxes over and under .
ticki2 02/09/22 11:04am Truck Campers
RE: Batteries in winter

I also have twin 6v deep cycles and subzero temps . I have a 3 stage converter/ charger and use a weekly timer on the charger set for one day a week . This seems to work just fine as the state of charge never falls below 85 percent with a small 20w load for the battery monitor . You didn’t mention what charger you have . The first winter , before the timer , the charger ran continuously and that worked too .
ticki2 01/28/22 09:16am Truck Campers
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