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Old 11-29-2010, 07:15 PM   #11
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That picture is about 7 years old, but the radio looks the same today. I had to replace the head unit 3 years or so ago because I got it wet (my fault, not the design's), but other than that, it's been rockin'. Needs a new battery every other year or so, but it can also be run while plugged in (using a battery maintainer). I've been toying with the idea of building a bigger one with more power, but this one gets the job done pretty well, so I haven't messed with it yet.
Hey Tex, that`s a neat idea! Next time maybe you could use a Jensen waterproof marine radio like I have in my boat and you`ll have an all weather rockin` station!
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Old 11-29-2010, 08:50 PM   #12
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That is a COOL boom box, Texas A&M, but how could a Texas Aggie settle for Blue and White? If you build a bigger one make sure it is Maroon. Or, if you want a really, really cool color just make it UT Burnt Orange!!!!
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Has anybody added outdoor speakers to their trailers? Our 17Z came with speakers in the ceiling but I'd like to add some to the exterior. Not being familiar with trailer construction I'm not sure about cutting into the exterior skin. Shoule I just install a couple of recesses boxes and plug the speakers in to a jack when I arrive? Do they make outdoor speakers for campers?
I just saw that Camping world (I think) has some wireless rock speakers on sale... they might be to your liking...
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Couldn't find a maroon cooler that was the right size. I went with a standard car stereo for cost savings and installed a marine cover. It keeps the water out when the lid is closed... just gotta remember to close the lid before you hose it down! If I build another one, the head unit will be completely enclosed, and I will use a wired remote on the outside of the cooler for the controls.
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