Motorhome & Recreational Vehicle Resource

Since 1996

Search RV-Coach Online

Email Author email Steve Trulove  Reply to Message reply to message  Post New Message post new message      search forums
ATTENTION: DO NOT POST ADS IN FORUMS!
All Postings that advertise items for sale will be deleted from the Discussion Forum. You may post sale items for free in the Classifieds section. Sign up now.
Re: Battery Compartment Door by Steve Trulove
Post New Message Greetings,

I’m currently refurbishing a 1982 Collins 5th Wheel camper. (Made in Harrisburg, OR.)

Original equipment included a side-mounted (through the exterior wall) battery storage compartment that consists of a molded plastic insert with a molded track and integrated slide-out battery tray, and a hatch cover.

The platform and compartment accommodates one standard 12v RV battery. (Approx. compartment dimensions = 10"H X 15"W X 7-1/2"D)

The hatch cover attaches at the top of the plastic insert, and locks into a slot at the bottom of the insert.

I have been unable to determine whether Collins has moved or is no longer in business, and have been unable to contact them, but assume they acquired the battery compartment components from a third-party fabricator/manufacturer.

I have also been unable via the Internet, to locate anything similar to the OEM battery compartment and hatch in order to replace the existing one. (The existing one is way beyond repair)

Does anyone out there know of anyone who carries the same or similar exterior, side-mounted (through-wall), battery compartment and hatch cover?

Sincere Thanks,
Steve T.
All Messages in ThreadAuthorDate
Post New MessageBattery Compartment Door Steve Huebinger 9-14-07  
  Reply to MessageRe: Battery Compartment Door dennis 11-16-07  
  Reply to MessageRe: Battery Compartment Door Steve Trulove 11-22-08  
  Reply to MessageRe: Battery Compartment Door Ron Robson 9-4-09  
    Reply to MessageRe: Battery Compartment Door Bari Benson 3-9-10  
Required fields in red
For more info about a field, place your mouse over the More Info icon.
Subject:
Your Name:
Your Email:
Message:



Code is case-sensitive. Helps stop SPAM.
       


Advertise Here
Get Media Kit NOW!






Get Media Kit to Advertise!

Advertiser Links

Back to Top