It's the little things

Yep, I'm still working on this project.  It's probably one of those never finished deals which works for me.  This past summer I had time to do some of the minor upgrades I'd been thinking of.

The skylight over the bed had a big ugly bezel on it.
I guess it was done that way to have a rolling screen and sun cover.  Neither of which worked properly.  I called Bomar, the folks that made the the hatch and ordered an inside bezel and screen.  It took a while to make it fit, but now it's so much cleaner.
Here is a shot of the screen which just clicks into place.  Also please note the paper towel holder.  A little strange on the bed side of the fridge, but the space being so small it works great.  Oh yeah, got my flashlight installed too.

We do most of our eating in the rig.  Not big on restaurants and we both like to cook.  With all that cooking it's good to have spices handy.  These are magnetic backed canisters that stick onto a piece of angle iron screwed to the fridge.  I thought the magnets would be enough, but the first four wheeling trip showed that something else was needed.  Now there is a velcro strip on the bottom of the angle and each of the canisters.
Remember the title of the post is "little things".  Yep the soap dish is included.  I never did replace the right side plywood and there has always been a water stain in this corner.  For now it's just hidden by this black duct tape which will divert any water from sponges and soap.
I know this one doesn't look like much, but it's a big deal.  This switch activates a solenoid which connects the front and rear batteries.  I'm using it right now in fact to send power from the solar cells to keep the truck batteries topped off.  It also comes in handy when rear power is very low and you want to start an appliance that uses a significant start load.  I also have a switch on the dash that does the same thing.  The idea there being that you could use the rear batteries for starting if the front ones died.
This one was another big deal.  I had to get a new cook top.  The old one was just used up.  I think I'll do a separate post reviewing the cook top so won't get into detail here.  Suffice it to say it's good to have a working stove again.
This picture shows the TV and new towel holder on the right.  I know, not a big deal but so handy having the dish rag in a specific place.  I also got the TV all worked out with a slim 2 terabyte hard drive attached to the back.  More than 800 movies for the road.

Another dish towel hook left of the window.  These are just stainless steel stick on hooks and they work well.  Just clean the place of sticking very well with alcohol first.

I think I found this regulator at Harbor Freight.  Just set the desired tire pressure.  Plug the assembly onto the valve stem with a locking air chuck.  Then change to another tire when the compressor stops.  So much easier to inflate now.


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