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Forum: Campfire 02-06-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,067
Posted By LenS
Not familiar the sites being talked about, but...

Not familiar the sites being talked about, but this whole year of coronavirus has been crazy. We have had nice secluded state forest campground we have stayed at for decades. Very quit and fairly...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-14-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By LenS
Finally did a complete update on my rig!

https://youtu.be/L3CpLJjBLNI :l2::l2::l2:
(https://youtu.be/L3CpLJjBLNI)
Forum: 4x4 11-10-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,197
Posted By LenS
Forest Green !!!!

Forest Green !!!!
Forum: Show & Tell 11-09-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 185,322
Posted By LenS
Nothing better than camping at or near Lake...

Nothing better than camping at or near Lake Superior in the winter, summer or fall. Looking forward to winter again.
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-07-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By LenS
That is my thought since there is no p/n stamped...

That is my thought since there is no p/n stamped or marked on the swivel. But that is fine. We have a screen side door on the van and the door post restricts the travel and reclining of the...
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-06-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By LenS
Received the swivel base today, 5 days after I...

Received the swivel base today, 5 days after I ordered. Minor issue I had to drill out the 4 seat mounting bolt holes from 7/16" to 1/2" and the seat assembly came together fine.



It is odd...
Forum: Member Classifieds 10-16-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By LenS
@unimat Looks like the swivel base shifts...

@unimat

Looks like the swivel base shifts the seat 2" towards the driver and when rotated shifts it 3.5" towards the driver?? I am ASSUMING that is so the passenger door can remain closed and...
Forum: Member Classifieds 10-15-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By LenS
@unimat you did a great job. Put a lot of...

@unimat you did a great job. Put a lot of thought into it. I also own a Chev but a 2000. What was your swivel seat mechanism source? Does not appear to add any significant height to the seat. ...
Forum: Show & Tell 10-15-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By LenS
8 Days Exploring Michigan's Upper Peninsula's Fall Colors

During this coronavirus adventure a great advantage of having a self contained RV like my van is being able to go on great trips while having little contact with other people. No need for public...
Forum: Van Body 10-05-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By LenS
I'd use a $1 bungee cord or go to hardware store,...

I'd use a $1 bungee cord or go to hardware store, by a few feet and make my own dedicated one for door.
Forum: Show & Tell 10-05-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By LenS
Storm Windows for a northern trip

Just finished a set of storm windows for our side door for a trip up north to Michigan's U.P. Used Plexiglas cut to fit very snug. Put Gorilla Tape tabs on each so I can remove them as needed.

...
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 10-04-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By LenS
It would if I didn't have three 100 watt solar...

It would if I didn't have three 100 watt solar panels on the roof and 30# side awning. :b1:
I do not want to increase the spring load that would also increase the stress on the scissor bolts. If...
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 10-04-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By LenS
Raising a manual top the easy way

Finally got around to posting my $10 roof jacking method on my YouTube channel.



https://youtu.be/yoPX5UXtN_E (https://youtu.be/yoPX5UXtN_E)
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-02-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,150
Posted By LenS
Carry a set of jumper cables to help other...

Carry a set of jumper cables to help other campers. My battery isolator is very easy to get at underhood. Just need to move one wire and house and starting batteries are wired together and van...
Forum: Appliances and Interior 07-18-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,036
Posted By LenS
Have seen enough posts on the scissors bolt...

Have seen enough posts on the scissors bolt breaking. I believe the max load on the bolt is with the roof down. I do carry an extra grade 8 bolt in my tool box. The question is though CAN THE...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-16-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By LenS
Permanent Screen Door.

Had two different designs that never met my needs so we really went PERMANENT. Love the door. YouTube video covering the build: https://youtu.be/rzkpk9xDO9s ...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 06-30-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By LenS
A quick two night remote camping trip to shake the corona blues

Just had to get out of the house. Took a grand daughter with us on a short remote camping trip to the shores of Lake Superior. As we thought we almost had the miles of beach to ourselves.
...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-04-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 185,322
Posted By LenS
Great. Thanks

Great. Thanks
Forum: Show & Tell 03-04-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 185,322
Posted By LenS
[QUOTE=Black95;269086]Your video inspired me to...

[QUOTE=Black95;269086]Your video inspired me to post about our winter trip to Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota. We try to do this every year sometime during the months of...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-04-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 185,322
Posted By LenS
Finished a slide show with music of our...

Finished a slide show with music of our snowshoeing trip to Michigans Upper Peninsula https://youtu.be/utnL3gqAQ3M (https://youtu.be/utnL3gqAQ3M)
Forum: Show & Tell 03-02-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 185,322
Posted By LenS
Winter Camping

Son and I spent the weekend (Friday to Sunday) at Michigan's Taquamenon Falls State Park. Just so happens they got a foot of fresh show Friday. We snowshoe'd from campground to Taquamenon's Lower...
Forum: Show & Tell 02-27-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By LenS
Thanks The State Park has electrical hookups...

Thanks
The State Park has electrical hookups active over the winter. Our van has a built in 800w/1500w thermostat controlled electric heater near the front. In winter I also take a portable...
Forum: Show & Tell 02-26-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By LenS
Otter's post is great. The camping van is a...

Otter's post is great. The camping van is a great way to get out in the winter time. A warm home on wheels. This is my snowshoeing 2019 trip w my son. Will be heading north (Michigan's U.P.) soon...
Forum: Show & Tell 02-26-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,173
Posted By LenS
We never cook inside our van (will boil water and...

We never cook inside our van (will boil water and use freeze dried food when weather is really bad). The side door area is set up as our kitchen. We use a white gas Coleman stove and dutch ovens. ...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-22-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By LenS
We do have an option for a 3rd person. Again it...

We do have an option for a 3rd person. Again it is only used on occasion when we have a grand kid with us. The area is normally our table but we can convert that area into a bed at night when...
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