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Old 08-25-2014, 11:56 AM   #21
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Old 09-09-2014, 10:01 AM   #22
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And the wall frames are going up! Used self tapping screws to put them up. Drilled right into the bus walls. Was absolutely fantastic.

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is it the huge picture...or are your walls not 90* to the floor
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Old 09-09-2014, 10:48 AM   #24
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is it the huge picture...or are your walls not 90* to the floor
are my walls not 90* to the floor? I did take a level to the walls and they aren't 100% level, not really sure why though. But the picture makes it look worse than it really is
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I looked at those walls and decided I'd better put the screw cap back on my wine bottle. After reading the last post I guess I was overly anxious
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I looked at those walls and decided I'd better put the screw cap back on my wine bottle. After reading the last post I guess I was overly anxious
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Old 09-09-2014, 12:52 PM   #27
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I looked at those walls and decided I'd better put the screw cap back on my wine bottle. After reading the last post I guess I was overly anxious
Next time I go work on it I will get a better picture of it. Even looking at the picture on my computer it doesn't look as bad as the image online. I do know they aren't completely straight at points. I took a level to the wall and the windows and frame below were not at the same level. Couldn't think of anyway to correct this
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I looked at those walls and decided I'd better put the screw cap back on my wine bottle. After reading the last post I guess I was overly anxious
Next time I go work on it I will get a better picture of it. Even looking at the picture on my computer it doesn't look as bad as the image online. I do know they aren't completely straight at points. I took a level to the wall and the windows and frame below were not at the same level. Couldn't think of anyway to correct this
your fine, we were just "rubbing you" in a PC kind of way

best way to secure studs to side walls I think
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Old 09-09-2014, 01:04 PM   #29
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I looked at those walls and decided I'd better put the screw cap back on my wine bottle. After reading the last post I guess I was overly anxious
Next time I go work on it I will get a better picture of it. Even looking at the picture on my computer it doesn't look as bad as the image online. I do know they aren't completely straight at points. I took a level to the wall and the windows and frame below were not at the same level. Couldn't think of anyway to correct this
your fine, we were just "rubbing you" in a PC kind of way

best way to secure studs to side walls I think
Wanted to make sure that anything I secure later on to the studs doesnt get pulled off so I used 2 3/4" self tapping metal screws. One on the bottom, one in the middle, and one on the top. Going to eventually place plywood on top of the 2x4's running all the way up the wall. Not covering the windows, but covering the 2x4s. Then have plywood above the windows to hide the wires/lighting i plan to run
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:57 AM   #30
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Started doing floors but ran out of screws unfortunately. Also I think I need a larger vehicle. 8 foot plywood doesnt fit in my SUV with 6 feet of cargo space. Yes I know they are not straight, but it wont matter as that is getting covered over. Also intend to fill the gaps on the sides.

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