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Old 12-22-2018, 04:19 PM   #311
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I know and understand the benefits of nitrogen but the average Joe doesn't have access to nitrogen bottles,regulators and manifold gauges or shrader valves.
That's why I said compressed air. If you go buy a gas line test block off of the shelf it is set up for compressed air with a valve stem connection on it.
And they are testing there work for there safety not an inspection.
Yes nitrogen is a better option if you are set up for it but a big expense for one test if your not.
For a line to hold pressure long enough for a person to soap every joint and look for leaks this time of year the temp. At pressure up and holding and the temp and pressure bubbly time isn't going to change quick enough to effect it.
If left pressurized with air at 2-pm in the afternoon and looked at again at 7-am the next morning yes the pressure will have dropped a pound or 2 because of temperature.
With the CSST tubing he is running even a trained and experienced installer is going to have leaks and that's why I recommended a pressure test.
Air and or nitrogen with bubbles is a better test than just turning the gas on and using your sniffer.
But yes the flame test still happens and it will show even the smallest that the bubbles almost don't even after a saturation period.
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Old 12-22-2018, 04:59 PM   #312
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Thank you for the input guys. The people on this forum have been an invaluable resource for me.

I will buy the caps. They don't cost much. I'll run everything to it's final destination, minus hooking up to appliances, I'll cap those ends. Then I'll pick up gas line test block and hook up ye ole bus compressor to it and check for leaks.

How long should I keep the system pressurized? Just long enough to check for leaks?
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Old 01-08-2019, 05:48 PM   #313
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Not much to update with. Have just been working interior and trying to trim out the inside. Propane still hasn't been installed...

I did manage to run my 15,000 btu Dometic brisk II from my inverter and battery bank AND run my mini-split at the same time. However, it was amazing to watch 10% if the battery bank get picked out in a hour. So, that is not something I will do often, but it shows me that I don't necessarily need a Genny running to power it while I drive
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Old 01-21-2019, 06:03 PM   #314
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Interior update: from the driver's seat back we are about 98% done.



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Old 01-21-2019, 06:10 PM   #315
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Love the bright white interior. I'm torn between woodgrain and white myself. I may go with wood ceiling and white below. I don't want a dark dungeon when I'm done.
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Old 01-21-2019, 07:15 PM   #316
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Looks great! Love the light, bright feel.
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Old 01-22-2019, 10:43 AM   #317
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Bunks and some of the measurements. I can sleep in the top one comfortably, but no sitting up. 30 inch deep mattress. Framed with 2x6. So roughly 34 inches deep from outside of frame. The drawer goes almost all the way back to the wall. The space under the drawer is only about 5 inches deep and the it hits wheel well. The big open space on bottom goes all the way to the wall/chair rail is behind the wheel well for the cats litter boxIMG_20190122_112950.jpegIMG_20190122_113013.jpegIMG_20190122_113023.jpegIMG_20190122_113031.jpegIMG_20190122_113048.jpegIMG_20190122_113101.jpegIMG_20190122_113113.jpegIMG_20190122_113118.jpegIMG_20190122_113125.jpegIMG_20190122_113150.jpegIMG_20190122_113201.jpegIMG_20190122_113309.jpeg
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Old 01-22-2019, 10:44 AM   #318
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Thank you Marc and Tango. While we like the wood look, we wanted something bright to help open up the space, especially since we deleted all the windows
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Bunks and some of the measurements. I can sleep in the top one comfortably, but no sitting up. 30 inch deep mattress. Framed with 2x6. So roughly 34 inches deep from outside of frame. The drawer goes almost all the way back to the wall. The space under the drawer is only about 5 inches deep and the it hits wheel well. The big open space on bottom goes all the way to the wall/chair rail is behind the wheel well for the cats litter box
Big fan of the climbing holds! Nice touch.
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