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For Sale / 2014 Livin Lite Camplite 14DB
« on: June 11, 2019, 06:08:41 PM »
We are reluctantly selling this great camper.

All alumuminum construction. There is no wood to rot anywhere in this camper.
2800 lbs dry weight. Real queen bed 64"x 80".
6' 4" interior height. 7' exterior width. 14' interior length, 18' overall length.
Aluminum one piece roof, aluminum plank floorng, aluminum exterior side walls with automotive paint.
Aluminum side wall framing with block foam solid insulation, interior cabinetry all aluminum framed with composite cabinetry.
Convection microwave, Air conditioning, TV, stereo, porcelain toilet in separate dry bath. Large shower, large 3 way fridge with freezer.
Acrylic double paned awning windows with up/down privacy shades and integral bug screens.
Dual axle provides much better stability and safety. Brand new 8 foot awning fabric, modified 10 foot awning down to 8 foot to allow bedroom window to open without awning deployed.
Furnace, 2 burner propane stove, sink w hot/cold water, 6 gallon water heater, outdoor shower.
Cable tv hookup, black,grey and fresh tanks all about 32 gallons, rooftop tv/radio antenna. Tongue mounted battery, manual jack, corner stabilizers.
Installed new Maxxair Deluxe fan with 10 speeds, thermostat and reversing for either exhaust or intake.
Jackknife sofa, Lots of storage, aircraft style cabinet latches, LED lighting, dual propane tanks.
7 pin tow vehicle hook up. Electric brakes.
2 small dings on the exterior neither of which penetrated the skin other wise in great condition
Clean Title.

Asking $14900.
One catch. Unit will not be available until after Aug. 1st.
Bob

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Upgrades and Modifications / converting 10' awning to 8' awning
« on: July 30, 2018, 05:31:59 PM »
Hi All.
Well I am halfway thru my latest project. I am converting my dometic awning from 10' to 8' on my 2014 14db.
Why you ask? because I never liked the fact that I can't open my bedroom window unless the awning is deployed. I think it was a bad design decision and effects several models from what I can see.
  So far I have disassembled the unit off the trailer and removed the fabric from the roller tube, removed the torsion assemblies and marked the alignment holes/slots on the tube prior to cutting
I then marked and cut the roller tube exactly 2 feet shorter( from 114.5 inches down to 90.5 inches) and redrilled the 3 rivet holes to align with the torsion assembly end cap as well as drilled a 3/8 dia hole/slot to match the previous tube end. I still have to order a replacement fabric piece (around $150) and reinstall the fabric onto the tube and reinsert the torsion assemblies which is only about an hours worth of work. Thought about cutting the existing fabric down by 2 feet and reusing but it had been out in the Texas sun for 4 years and was taking a beating from the uv rays and the underside had enough staining to not be worthwhile. I will update this thread with more pictures once the job is complete.

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CampLite Travel Trailers / kitchen window
« on: June 13, 2018, 01:00:43 PM »
OK so the wife and I are new to Camplite. Purchased a used 2014 14db at the end of May.
On the way home from picking it up we did the newbie mistake of not latching the small window over the kitchen sink.  Needless to say it is now beside the highway somewhere in Arkansas.
Started searching for a dometic replacement window online and had real hard time finding a replacement.
Did not go to the local dealer and most were from europe at over $300 and a long lead time.
During my search I found a company called Tern Overland in Arizona. They carry a european window that actually looked better to me than the original, Theirs is also dual pane acrylic but has two pivot arms instead of one. It also has a nicer (t me screen and privacy shade. The screen is black aluminum mesh and seems more robust than the dometic.
The price for this window in the 300 mm high by 500 mm wide was $229 plus shipping. I removed the dometic seal and shade and the cutout for the window was almost exact to the new one(+ 1/8 inch) so I ordered it and it fit perfectly with no modification required to the cutout area. Even had  approx. a 1/8 inch adjustment to center  the new window and lineup the screws. It has a nice built in gasket and an inner frame that clamps the entire window to the opening with abut 11 screws for a very solid feel. I have enclosed some photos.The window has a slight (8%) tint and the frame is black aluminum rather than the dometic grey. It is also smaller on the exterior . I left the Dometic silver top piece attached as an added" rain gutter". If the aesthetics bother you then you may still want to hunt down the original, I like the look of the new one just fine as it matches the black anodized door and other trim on the exterior. I am not affiliated with Tern at all so don't let the post card in the photos influence you. Just wanted to post an alternative to the dometic that seems a lot easier to get and in my opinion is built better and arrived in 4 days.
 regards,

Bob

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CampLite Travel Trailers / wall cabinet attachment
« on: June 12, 2018, 12:13:37 PM »
HI all,

Just bought a used 2014 14db.
I have one side of the cabinet above the jacknife sofa where the cabinet is pulling away slightly from the wall.  I believe there is aluminum framing somewhere near there but can't figure out a great way to locate it. Anybody run into this and have any suggestions?
Thanks

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General Q & A / Rv Transporters
« on: May 10, 2018, 01:11:49 PM »
Hi,

Anybody have any experience with rv shippers?

Just purchasing a used 2014 Camplite 14 db that I need shipped 2000 miles.

Looking for any input.

Thanks very much


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