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Old 10-29-2014, 09:36 AM   #11
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You drill a Hole (i think it is 1/2 inch) ...
Five eighths.
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Old 10-29-2014, 05:55 PM   #12
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Shoot whats an 1/8" a hammer will fix that!
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Old 10-29-2014, 07:03 PM   #13
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My old saying is "if it doesn't go easy, force it". Something similar for tightening screws or bolts, "tighten it until it strips and then back off 1/4 turn.
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Another option is the wet-bay option (on a motor home, works on trailers too but bit tricker)

Find where the fresh water pipes go from inside to outside, follow the same path with your coax and you end up either next to the dump valves or fresh tank (Different sides on my rig) or next to the dump line on a trailer... Surface mount there, no hole in wall.
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Old 11-16-2014, 12:28 PM   #15
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Yeah these things have enough places to leak as it is, I would be inclined to go out the bottom.
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Old 11-17-2014, 08:32 AM   #16
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Another option....

Now understand my house is a motor home so there may be some difference on a trailer.

You can run the the cable into the plumbing channel, then you can route the cable into the tank bay where the water lines go through the floor, Now you can likely route it outside very easily with narry a hole drilled.

Coil it in the storage compartment or put a barrel connector there.

Job done, no drill (Or just an internal drill through a carpeted panel that will hide the hole when the cable is removed) route power the same way.
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Old 07-31-2016, 11:56 AM   #17
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I know this thread is a bit old but others like me are always searching for new ideas: I posted this to a facebook gobox page.
We us our camper as net control for a few public service events as well as field day. I do enjoy combining two of my hobbies, Ham Radio and Camping. The new camper does have an office/ radio room / dog room. The Vermont 100 is a 100-mile ultra-marathon that requires 30 hours of net control and over 40 hams for a successful event. Net control Is a two ham job for the entire event, we are always looking for assistance on the 3rd week of July here in Southern Vermont. Contact me if you are interested. Here is the link to the hatch http://amzn.com/B007HRTSBG
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Yes installing a feed through of that type is just like the "F" connectors for TV

However it might not be nccessary..l If you get into the utility channel (normally a step like riser on the side or at least one side, of the RV) you can sneak a coax out via the holes that already exist either vai the WET bay or via the electronics bay.. (If you have a detachable shore cord as I do use the wet bay) NO DRILLS NEEDED.
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Old 06-18-2018, 05:23 AM   #19
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I also have a new travel trailer and have thought about how to bring coax thru wall.I stopped at rv dealer and bought the exact cable feed box with the F connector in it.removed f connector and drilled larger hole for pl259 barrel.
Havent drilled hole yet,but will soon.if i remove panel under converter i can see cable going to outside cable box.my problem is how to route cable inside and where to mount my old ts440.
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