Anyone tried these on your hatch?

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Anyone tried these on your hatch?

Postby sHoootR » Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:17 am

Came across these and thought it might be really cool to just push a button and open or close your hatch. Just gettin ideas for my TD build...
It would be different

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Postby madjack » Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:23 am

I believe Len Daddona(sp?) has done that on his Slumber Coach...very cool
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Postby emiller » Sun Oct 23, 2005 11:54 am

:) They seem too noisy, I sleep with the hatch closed and I wake up before my wife and the less noise I make in the morning the better off I am the rest of the day. First thing I do is open the hatch and start coffee.
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Postby len19070 » Sun Oct 23, 2005 12:37 pm

Thanks for the plug Jack. I didn't use that type, I used a mechanism from a Kwikee RV step and a switch from a cars electric window.

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But I just got a control unit from an A&E automatic awning. Remote control. It has 2 channels on it. I'll be using one channel for the Galley lid and the other channel to roll the stove shelf out. Thinking of using a power antena for that.

I'm trying to keep my trailer as origional as I can...LOL

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Postby asianflava » Sun Oct 23, 2005 3:23 pm

That's a good price on those actuators, I usually see them for more.
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Postby Denny Unfried » Sun Oct 23, 2005 5:41 pm

The theme of my teardrop is to be just plain retro. With or without electrical power everything works just fine with a simple twist of a handle. No power latches or gas filled hatch props and nothing to replace for the next fifty years if I'm so luck as to live to the ripe old age of 120.

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