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Old 08-22-2017, 04:32 PM   #1
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Brunhilde's Build

Well, I managed to find some pix of Bruhilde's Build. Unfortunately, Photobucket and Dropbox don't seem to want to cooperate.

Stay tuned for future developments.
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Old 08-22-2017, 05:23 PM   #2
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Sorry to shame you into a build thread. it's just your bus is one of the newest and has a lower floor, etc.



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Old 08-22-2017, 06:52 PM   #3
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And a 78" headroom, too! You're just jealous, Rusty.
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Old 08-22-2017, 07:49 PM   #4
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That is a nice bus. Others will follow in YOUR footsteps. Huge space, big basement. I think big buses are harder to layout because too many choices options. Mine came with the 77" headroom and sprayfoam- was a bookmobile. Thomas windows don't have that individual louver above to contend like BlueBird.

I like how you broke the floor-up with the vinyl in the kitchen. Commercial carpet will be nice/warm- that's what mine had originally. I spent all day today scraping-up the carpet cement, probably go vinyl plank.

Not jealous of the bus, but AM jealous of the youth. Great you are on your own path so young.
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Old 08-22-2017, 08:33 PM   #5
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Actually, that's the kitchen AND bath. The back door comes in handy when loading groceries. I've a 15 cu ft fridge just north of that back door. Cabinetry is currently being planned. I also have a 30 litre and 5 litre boiler for hot water and a laundry sink for all ablutions.

The bedroom sports a full-sized bed with 18" of ground clearance. The doghouse is my closet space. I'll be removing the duct work for the A/C and converting that into shelf/storage space.
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Old 08-22-2017, 09:05 PM   #6
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I wish my A/C units were ducted like that... in my red bus all the cold air is in the backl and im in the front!
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Old 08-24-2017, 01:31 PM   #7
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Those ducts are for the big engine AC. The regular AC is a 10k window unit. Hindsight, I should've gotten a bigger unit.
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Old 10-01-2017, 06:17 PM   #8
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Gearing up for Winter

Winter rapidly approacheth and I'm getting ready for more cold weather.

I got my combination laundry/kitchen/vanity sink inside, but have to raise it a bit. Fully assembled, the entire thing comes up only to my crotch; it only has a 4" pedestal. So, I'm changing that to a 12" pedestal with the aid of a 1" X 12" board. More on that later.

Yesterday, I purchased a 40 lb propane cylinder, giving me a total of 3 - 20, 30, and 40. The local RV shop sold me the 30 lb last year at the cost of $130. The 40 cost me only $73 at the local Ace Hardware. I will NOT run out of propane.

I also purchased earlier a 4 season Federbett; now, I have the 4 season AND a Ballonbett, a thicker version of the 4 season, without quilting. Those two together will make a serious dent in Montana's winters. The first winter, I slept in my sweats with a balaclava on my coconut, 4 wool Army blankets, 2 cotton blankets and a fleece blanket. With all those blankets on my bed, I couldn't move after I pulled them over me! But, I was warm!

Current plans are to construct an insulated cabinet for my two water jugs with the under jug heater to keep them from turning into gargantuan ice cubes. That, and it will raise them to a more comfortable level.
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Winter rapidly approacheth and I'm getting ready for more cold weather.
Electric blanket/ mattress topper would be inexpensive night-time warmth.
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Old 10-01-2017, 06:47 PM   #10
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Ah, but there's the rub. ELECTRICITY! No plugs that far aft.
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