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Old 10-26-2013, 06:34 AM   #1
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Hi all... we took our first trip in the new Voltage. Stayed a night in the desert. All went well, and it was a real nice thing to have so much room for our stuff. Here's a photo of the rig at Ocotillo Wells:



I modded the main door, so it will open wider than 90 degrees. Just moved the piston mount a half-inch closer to the hinge, and it allows the door to open more. Really liked the JT Strongarms, as the rig was like a rock. No motion. Also was very happy with the LED lighting I added to the bottom of the trailer. Makes it really nice at night to have extra light:




I have to say I'm 100% satisfied with everything about this trailer. Especially nice is the second bathroom. So great to have a place for the kids, away from our space.

Next trip is coming up day after Halloween. We'll be back in the same camping location at Ocotillo. Will take more photos when we go.
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Looks good! Congrats!

May I suggest making your photos a tad smaller prior to posting though.
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Looks great thank you.
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Looks good! Congrats!

May I suggest making your photos a tad smaller prior to posting though.
Hmm... a tad. They already look a little small when I post them now.
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Canadian dictionary definition of "TAD".....a wee bit smaller than large and a wee bit larger than small....👍😃😉😉

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As VoltageGuy said "Really liked the JT Strongarms, as the rig was like a rock. No motion. Also was very happy with the LED lighting I added to the bottom of the trailer. Makes it really nice at night to have extra light:"....
No need for me to buy the JT Stongarms given how long I have been married there is no motion in our trailer and I go to bed before it's dark so don't need the extra light... just kidding sort of

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As VoltageGuy said "Really liked the JT Strongarms, as the rig was like a rock. No motion. Also was very happy with the LED lighting I added to the bottom of the trailer. Makes it really nice at night to have extra light:"....
No need for me to buy the JT Stongarms given how long I have been married there is no motion in our trailer and I go to bed before it's dark so don't need the extra light... just kidding sort of

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Made me laugh. "Just kidding." Then the tell... "sort of."

Cracking me up. Love it.
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Where did you wire the led's in
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There's a controller (I don't have the trailer here or I'd take a photo of it) in the generator bay, attached to the roof of the bay. I pulled 12 volts from there, and ran it through a switch mounted on the inside of the propane tank bay. That switch controls the front landing LED light strip. It's a push pull switch, and worked out perfectly. The sheet metal between the propane tank bay and the generator bay is relatively thin, and most switches will work just fine there. Access is easy, as you have it from both sides.
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