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About jherron

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  • Birthday 29/12/1947

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  • Ownership status
    ATV
  • Gender
    Male
  • Current Location
    Eungella, QLD
  • Interests
    Bushwalking,Travel to country destinations & events, Country Music, Bush Poetry,Camping

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  1. jherron

    Cold draft around compressor fridge in new XC 5

    Hi David & Macca, Have also experienced the cold air through the fridge vent. Have had a shade cloth screen made up similar to the type we had on our 3 way fridge, attached it to the sail track which I assume would have been fitted to the XC5 on that side and pegged down out from the van. We haven't been able to test it fully since the weather has warmed up! The material was a 90% mesh used for house & pool shade sails,( not your garden or caravan shop end shades variety.) Sail is 1500mm wide 2200mm long. As for insects it isn't too hard to place a piece of mesh behind the vent. I reckon that in most weather a vent is not required as there is top & bottom vents on the fridge but it has been fitted as a requirement from Dometic. Cheers John
  2. jherron

    Adding photos to a post, Help!!!

    All sorted thanks to Wedmaster, I was just having a seniors moment!!!
  3. I am wanting to add photos to a for sale post but keeping getting an exceed MB message. Anyone out there able to help? Thanks John
  4. Do you have any photos of the van inside or out.  Always a good selling tool so people can actually see what you are talking about

    1. jherron

      jherron

      Yes I do but cannot upload them as I keep getting the exceed MB message!!

      Have posted a request for help on the support section ' perhaps you may be able to guide me .

      Thanks  John

    2. Wandering Slaters

      Wandering Slaters

      I will do a pretend sale on the site and see what I can work out

    3. Webmaster

      Webmaster

      I was able to load a 9.1mb file without problems.  Are they jpeg files you are using.  how many and what size?

  5. Kedron ATV 17 foot Ext, 2001 Poptop, ORIGINAL OWNERS (Non smokers) Never been Offroad Always shedded when not in use MINT CONDITION (This van has had very little use for its Age) Fully Galv chassis Aluminium frame Hyland Offroad Hitch Registered to September 2018 Tare 1500 kg ATM 1800 kg. Height 2400mm with top down. Van length 5200mm, Total Length 7m. Gas stove, Grill, Oven Gas hotwater Outside Shower (with shower tent) Double Island bed, innerspring mattress with memory foam Topper. Dining & Lounge seating have had covers since new, both can be seen in photos Air conditioner (Split system) Microwave LCD TV DVD Radio CD Player 103 litre 3way Fridge (Gas, 240 volt,12 volt) 3 x 60 litre water tanks (2 x Shower, 1 x Drinking water) 12 volt Power 110 amp AGM Battery, 1x 80 watt portable solar panel inc, DC to DC Charger, 7 amp CTek Charger Rear camera PortaPotti (Never used) 2 x 9 kg Gas Bottles 12 volt water pump Shade screen (privacy screen) on Offside 2 x Pole carriers 1 x 6 in, 1x 4 in Roll out Awning with Full canvas annexe walls (used once) New vinyl & Roll replaced last 2 years New GT Radial Adventuro AT2 tyres, 16 inch Landcruiser 6 stud wheels, 2 Spares, All (235/85 /R16) LT Rated Andersen plug connection to Car Front Mesh stone guard with mud flaps Rear mounted clothes line Hayman Reese WDH Hitch RWC & Gas Cert available Located @ Eungella, QLD. (Inland from Mackay.) $25,500 ono. Contact John 0749584577, Mob 0407763088 leave message as our mobile reception is ordinary.
  6. jherron

    Baileys Grand Tour Of Australia

    Thanks Chris, You are correct I should have known, as we have a XC3 on order and have the leg rests included. Cheers John
  7. jherron

    Baileys Grand Tour Of Australia

    Hey Guys, I am curious as to what these lift up leg extensions are that you mention? Thinking they are maybe something to do with stabiliser legs but please help! Cheers John
  8. jherron

    Newbie

    Hi Mrs Goody, I notice your location is Owens Creek if that is near Mackay the clocks are available at the new Jayco complex @ Bakers Ck. Cheers John
  9. jherron

    Anderson Plug

    Hi Ian, I'am no expert in this field but have a CTEK D250S Dual DC to Dc charger fitted to our van. There are 4 terminals Solar in (+), Altenator in (+), All negatives(-), Out to battery positive and any other(+). So I would suggest that your Anderson negative should be connected to the All negative terminal on the DC to DC and the Anderson positive to the Alternator IN terminal. The battery negative would be connected to the same all negative terminal and the battery positive would be connected to the output positive (+)terminal. Ian I hope this info is of some help. Cheers John
  10. jherron

    Landcruiser 200 Series or Silverado

    Talk about having an ocean view,how good is that. John
  11. jherron

    Bush poetry

    Don’t Sell Australia Out When the shearing sheds are silent and the stock camps fallen quiet When the gidgee coals no longer glow across the outback night And the bush is forced to hang a sign,”gone broke and won’t be back” And spirits fear to find a way beyond the beaten track. When harvesters stand derelict upon the windswept plains And brave hearts pin their hopes no more on chance of loving rains When a hundred outback settlements are ghost towns overnight When we’ve lost the drive and heart we had to once more see us right. When “Pioneer”means a stereo and “Digger” some backhoe And the “Outback” is behind the house there’s nowhere else to go And “Anzac” is a biscuit brand and probably foreign owned And education really means brainwashed and neatly cloned. When we have to bake a loaf of bread to make a decent crust And our heritage once enshrined in gold is crumbling to dust And old folk pay their camping fees on land for which they fought And fishing is a great escape; this is until you’re caught! When you see our kids with yankee caps and resentment in their eyes And the soaring crime and hopeless hearts is no longer a surprise When the name RM Williams is a yuppies clothing brand Not a product of our heritage that grew from off the land. When offering a hand makes people think you’ll amputate And two dogs meeting in the street is what you call a “Mate” When “Political Correctness” has replaced all common sense When you’re forced to see it their way, there’s no sitting on the fence. Yes one day you might find yourself an outcast in the land Perhaps your heart will tell you then “I should have made a stand” Just go and ask the farmers that should remove all doubt Then join the swelling ranks who say “don’t sell Australia out”. Chris Long www.chrislongbushpoetry.com
  12. jherron

    Anderson plug/battery charging

    Hi Rob, I'am no expert but I would think that it would connect direct to the batteries,the fuse would be somewhere on the positive line under the bonnet. 91% sounds fair as the alternator regulator would cut in so that it didn't overcharge the battery.So you may travel all day and not make 99%. Like I say I'am no expert Cheers John
  13. jherron

    2001 atv poptop

    Hi Scott, We have a 2001 ATV poptop since new #73. We recognized the strength and build quality back then when no other van came close.I can assure you that as long as it has been reasonally maintained you will have a lot of fun with it. They are built like a brick s---house in fact you will find that the checkerplate surrounds is the real deal not like the more recent models. We love our van it may lack some of the modern additions,no toilet etc but have outside shower and at our stage of life are still happy to rough it a bit. We have added some extras, (solar,DC to Dc charger,reverse camera,stone guard,LED lights,) Hope this helps with your decision Cheers John
  14. jherron

    Rearview camera

    Hi Chris, Yes I'am a chicken also that is why I thought I would ask first. I have had another look and will drill a hole at the bottom as Merv mentioned and if the wire doesn't feed up will try inside the cupboards.It's only a matter of a bit of silicone to reseal the hole. Thanks John
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    Rearview camera

    Hi Merv, Thanks for your advise re camera, obviously you have some knowledge as to what is behind the cladding. I wasn't sure if there would be a passage down past the frame without striking a horozontal bar. I was thinking of fitting along the chassis rail but didn't want cable down the outside at the rear of the van. Thanks again Regards John
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