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Two flex ducts connected to metal trunk duct?

Trailer from the 70th. Metal square trunk duct ( 58') runs underneath, no branches. There were two flex ducts connected to the trunk duct, to the left and right of AC unit. Connected with a splitter ...
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How can I prevent mobile home door from swinging in the wind?

I live in a travel trailer. It is really a home. I have frequent high winds. Is there a way to prevent my door from flying one way or the other?
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What are the Best Practices for insulation, vapour barriers et al on a vintage RV with a single sheet galvanized metal roof. From the inside

Likely due to bearing heavy snow loads ( previous owner(s) ) The single sheet galvanized roof developed a few dips where water collects. When the water is deep enough it infiltrates around the edges ...
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Insulating the interior of an old mobile home that already has the original siding + rigid insulation + vinyl siding

I own a 1960s mobile home in Michigan and am in the process of a complete renovation. Until now, I've used contractors, and as a bit of background to my question, one talked me into putting up rigid ...
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What is the column strength of Steel Pipe?

I'm looking to compare how much weight a 4ft heigh column made of 1.5" steel pipe (1.9" OD, sch 40) hold vs a 2" pipe (sch 40, OD 2.375")
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Installing security cameras in a mobile home with no attic [closed]

My aunt has bought some DVR security cameras to install in her mobile home (Trailer). The house has NO attic, just a tin roof. The house does have a very easily accessible "crawlspace", ...
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Utility carts seem to all be only about 2 feet wide, is there a reason? [closed]

I wanted to get a flatbed type wagon or cart to tow behind a compact tractor which would be about 4' x 6'. However, it seems like all the regular utility wagons are only about 2' wide. For example, if ...
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Angle iron vs rectangular tubing for utility trailer

I am preparing to build my own utility trailer. Is there a source for comparing angle iron strengths vs rectangular tubing? As I general rule, for the same size and thickness, tubing is stronger. A ...
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Tool to loosen mobile home shower "swivel elbow" connection?

I have a shower faucet that is spraying out the back of the middle connection (that one that goes up to the shower-head): I'd like to remove the grey connection (the swivel elbow) so I can see what ...
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Can I use a 90 degree elbow between the tail pipe of bathroom sink and the trap?

I live in a large Travel Trailer and would like to have more space beneath the sink for storage. I'm buying a top mount rectangular vessel sink with hand pressed pop up drain plug no mechanism from ...
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Travel Trailer / RV power hookup

First of all, this is my first post and thanks for allowing me to join. I have a travel trailer that I want to get a proper power hookup for on my property. The trailer has a120v 30amp shore power ...
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What are things i can do myself to keep mobile home from falling apart until i can get money to repair

I live in an Old mobile home. I am a 53 year old female, single and some what mechanical. I have a very limited (low) budget. The walls, inside and out, are coming apart and the cracks are getting ...
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What is the name of the fastener that looks sort of like a screw and sort of like a nail?

I am starting in on a cargo trailer conversion and the first "screw" I attempted to remove (that fastens the plywood would the metal supports) would not thread out and I stripped it. I ...
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Replacing light and fan switches in a trailer bathroom

I am attempting to replace the light and fan switch in my bathroom. When I pulled them out the type of switches they are is confusing me. It appears that there are 2 wires going into the switch on ...
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Super lightweight car trailer?

I own a Tesla Model 3 and am seriously considering getting a tow-hitch for it. In the EU it is rated to tow up to 2,000lbs, so if I was to tow things on a trailer, the trailer being lightest weight ...
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Help with a vending trailer temporary power

temporary for 6-8 months for a vending trailer with the wiring running around 100 feet from the pole/meter to the trailer above ground in unglued conduit can they do this in a commercial zone any one ...
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Building a No-Weld Trailer Chassis

I need a chassis for a box trailer. For now I'm focusing on the chassis itself, as once that's built I can use it to haul the rest of the things needed for the box. I'm no steel-worker though, and ...
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