No More Sag…

The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails RV Resort in Seaside, Oregon. I’ve been here a number of times before, so I’ve thoroughly seen all of the local tourist attractions. So, now I’m just hanging out enjoying the nice weather.

Mary is dealing with her over-flowing to-do list plate which can only be handled by herself. The construction of Mary’s rental continues delay plagued. She now is hoping to rejoin me by early September.  😦

Today’s subject…No more sag…

While at Mary’s home a couple of months ago, I tended to some minor repairs. This was my first attempt at re-stringing a four-cord day-night shade and it was definitely a learning process. The first below photo shows the condition before I started…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…
It took me a least one hour just trying to remove the valance so I could remove the shade…
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Once the shade was removed, I moved to Mary’s dining room table where I had lots of room to work. After cutting all the cords off, it now involved trying to follow the below instructions…
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The pros charge two hours time once the shade is on their work table. The entire project of re-stringing and re-mounting ran me about six hours. It proved to be quite the learning process…next time will go a lot faster.

The below photo shows the shade back in place with no more sag!

 

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One more project completed!

Yesterday was cloudy/sunny and 65 degrees. Today’s forecast is cloudy/sunny and 64 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Oregon. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

There are more than 600 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link… https://picasaweb.google.com/jimjrver

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

For more information about my books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2015

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