Went to an RV show and then shopping today. Not much at the RV show that was worth looking at except this one display right outside the entrance:
I've never seen a system where you can pay only as you use it. The prices are reasonable. I may just buy the tailgater and use it at the house!
After that totally uninspiring waste of $9, I went shopping. I needed to get some oil for the hole saw so I could install the dead bolt, and then got a bit distracted... Home Depot has Baer paint that will supposedly work on metal, and can be custom tinted. The bus is already blue, but I would like something a little more sedated.
I didn't pick up any paint yet, but grabbed these samples to mull over. I'm thinking I may use the bottom square as the predominant color with the darker blue on the left on rub rails, and the light blue as accents, and the gold as decorative scrollwork in the darker blue panels.
A couple of my more successful finds were these:
LED lights that are modular - they can be linked in either straight runs, or with 90 degree elbows. I really like these. They are fairly bright and should work great as ambient lighting if I put them in an alcove.
I also scored big time on this:
Solar panel kits that were on sale at Harbor Freight for $150 each. Considering Northern Tool had a 60 watt kit for sale for $300, I think I did pretty good getting 90 watts for the same price.
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