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Hein's useful stuff for van enthusiasts
These are items we have used in our van builds and travels.
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commission - thank you. We have no affiliation with any seller
or manufacturer of these products. There are certainly better
prices and other options. Suggestions welcome and please
tell me if an item is not found or unavailable. email Hein

Thinsulate installation tools and supplies
3M 90 spray adhesive https://amzn.to/2MbEaas
3M 90 spray adhesive Low VOC https://amzn.to/2RN3Mjo
wide cloth tape for seams
https://amzn.to/2Mb21Hq
Scissors/shears https://amzn.to/2VVF5jK
Power shears https://amzn.to/2U5KfZo
    Adding shoe using aluminum flashing


Roof vent adapter installation tools and supplies
3M  windoweld cartridge https://amzn.to/2CoAwW9
Flexseal liquid 16 oz
    grey https://amzn.to/2svkAx4
    white https://amzn.to/2RNy05O
    black https://amzn.to/2svDIuQ
3M 4412N sealant tape
    1" wide https://amzn.to/2FC9bmA
    2" wide https://amzn.to/2Fvqoii
Manus butyl tape for Heki vents
    1/2" wide https://amzn.to/2Gqy5WJ
    other widths 3/8, 3/4, 1"
    EternaBond EC-1 cleaner https://amzn.to/2T4GB4L
    (use to clean van surface)


Tapes and sealants
3M VHB tape 4611 high temp
1/2" wide x 15 ft https://amzn.to/2Mllvcw
1" wide x 15 ft https://amzn.to/2DgxepA
ProFlex exterior caulking https://amzn.to/2T1LeZN

Electrical and wiring supplies

Ancor Marine wire. Some lengths are not always available
We may have shorter lengths available for local pickup only.
    18 gauge https://amzn.to/2McM9UA
    12 gauge https://amzn.to/2Cnagvz
    10 gauge https://amzn.to/2FDtct2
    8 gauge https://amzn.to/2D9SWvF
    18 gauge speaker wire https://amzn.to/2FxZLJA

   
Ancor Marine Crimp Terminals https://amzn.to/2srqGOH
Crimp tool for above https://amzn.to/2CmMrUI
Welding cable
    4 gauge red & black 10ft ea https://amzn.to/2SXGAMy
    2 gauge red & black 15 ft ea https://amzn.to/2AMu4bQ
Welding cable lugs https://amzn.to/2APvAtt

    choose cable and hole size from list
    note: Fullriver battreries accept 5/16" ID lugs
small cable lug crimp tool https://amzn.to/2RX4YAJ
large cable lug crimp tool https://amzn.to/2FLFT5a
better direct price for above: https://tinyurl.com/y93czvea
nylon split loom
    1/4 ID https://amzn.to/2TX8AQB
    1/2 ID https://amzn.to/2FHWcQF
    3/4 ID https://amzn.to/2Mfv6Bw

Tesa cloth electrical tape https://amzn.to/2st2JXj
Blue Sea Terminal Fuse holder https://amzn.to/2Fr24yn
terminal fuses for above
    300A https://amzn.to/2SPJ3ss
    200 A https://amzn.to/2FtEYHn
    150 A https://amzn.to/2Cj0KcK
 Bussman Circuit breakers
    150 A https://amzn.to/2DaojWY
    100 A https://amzn.to/2VYh1Ns
    60 A https://amzn.to/2stU4Ei
BlueSea Fuse panels https://amzn.to/2VYoz2r
Digital Temperature controller https://amzn.to/2SYdJaL
lighter plug sized volt meter https://amzn.to/2MhnbDS
Hall Effect Current Meter
    400A https://amzn.to/2AM6bAW
    100A https://amzn.to/2M9XGUI
    box with on/off switch for meter above:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/132286443113
Panel with volt meter, USB ports, lighter socket and switch
    https://amzn.to/2W6IInb
Panel with all above and more switches
    https://amzn.to/2W5vtmF

Van coffee and cooking
120V 800 watt drip coffe maker https://amzn.to/2FqT3Fq
12V vacuum insulated water boiler https://amzn.to/2FtFHs5
120V 800 watt kettle https://amzn.to/2snqe4e
120V 800 watt induction cooker

LED lighting and controls
Remote dimmer switch w/ 3 way capability https://amzn.to/2VWIE9h
Marker lights (for interior/exterior) https://amzn.to/2swbakA
Warm white stick-on strip lights https://amzn.to/2VUfCY1
Dimmer dial with on/off https://amzn.to/2SUGrJN
Remote control dimmer https://amzn.to/2SUTECq
Courtesy light https://amzn.to/2RRt5kk
wall mount reading/task light https://amzn.to/2W6yDGI

water systems and plumbing
reinforced PVC NSF tubing
https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=97920&catid=736

tanks http://customroto.com/Home/RVTanks
freeze proof PVDF barb fittings
    https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/default.aspx?catid=551
    choose Natural KynarŪ (Polyvinylidene Fluoride)
3-way valve for fill/drain/suction port
    https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=23177
mixing valve for exerior shower https://amzn.to/2FMUr4t
quick disconnect hose fitting

Interior Climate/Comfort
4 zone temperature/humidity monitor https://amzn.to/2MnCGu5
digital temperature controller https://amzn.to/2W5eIrE
non digital temerature contoller https://amzn.to/2sCe2fX
12V 2 speed dual blower interior fan https://amzn.to/2T4X05X
12V Peletier Dehumidifier 75 watt https://amzn.to/2T7qSi6
9V Peletier Dehumidifier 25 watt https://amzn.to/2RXzquj
  12V>9V power converter for above:https://amzn.to/2AVkzah

Audio upgrades and speakers
Alpine PWE-S8 powered subwoofer https://amzn.to/2AJrVNZ
(sounds great, no separate amp, easy to install in our sub panels)

10" free air resonance shallow mount sub woofers
    Infinity https://amzn.to/2FD7Yf3
    JBL https://amzn.to/2APiD2S

6.5" & 6.75" speakers for Sprinter, Transit, Promaster
front and rear doors. Recommended for our adapters.
    JBL
    Rockford Fosgate
    Hertz
    JL audio
    Memphis Audio
    JVC
Here is a search at Crutchfield: http://tinyurl.com/y5yy9xsl
note: not all speakers will fit. Please tell us your choice
and we will verfiy for you.

Solar arrays
Please contact Hein for help with layouts
Our towers (design patent pending)
    For use with 8020 Crossbars
        Sprinter https://www.ebay.com/itm/131702371613
        Transit https://www.ebay.com/itm/132465789379
        Promaster  *coming soon*
    Direct Mount for Sprinter https://www.ebay.com/itm/142844825394
    for use with panels ~47" wide (Renogy 100D and RNG-100D slim)
Our mounting tabs (typically 4 per 100 watt panel and 8 for large panels)
    2-hole https://www.ebay.com/itm/141878685652
    3-hole https://www.ebay.com/itm/141878685652
    for use when two panels share the same crossbar
    2-hole for 8020 Tee connection *listing coming soon* please call
8020 that we stock in black and clear (10% discount for warehouse pickup)
    1502 https://www.ebay.com/itm/132871157220
    1517 rounded https://www.ebay.com/itm/132966921356

Order your own 8020 1502 and 1517 series LS for crossbars and framing
   1502-LS https://8020.net/freetextsearch/search/result/?keyword=1502-LS
   1517-LS https://8020.net/freetextsearch/search/result/?keyword=1517-LS
    (Hein can configure these for you and send a link to purchase)

Renogy panels
    RNG-100D new edition https://amzn.to/2GY9olB
    for use with 8020 crossbars and our towers
    RNG-100D https://amzn.to/2ELDwOR
    for use with our direct mount towers for Sprinter
    RNG-100D slim: https://amzn.to/2ELWPaV
    narrow version for use with our direct mount towers for Sprinter
    Eclipse (black panel) https://amzn.to/2XDe2uD
    for use with 8020 crossbars and our towers

Cable entry methods
Small combiner box https://amzn.to/2MSZz8X
Cable glands for above https://amzn.to/2DX3ZIZ
BlueSea cable clam https://amzn.to/2BZwvbh
SeaView multi cable clam https://amzn.to/2EP2woF


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last update 3-4-19

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