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Old 02-26-2015, 07:29 PM   #11
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I've been covered in Rustoleum Rusty Metal primer for weeks now!

dude, you want me to sponge ya with some green? roflmao
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Old 02-26-2015, 08:15 PM   #12
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Old 02-26-2015, 08:41 PM   #13
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Old 02-28-2015, 09:23 PM   #14
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Dang rain has kept me from finishing the paint. Drat! Plan to sleep in it tonight and hopefully finish paint Monday if it dries up around here.
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Old 03-01-2015, 08:35 AM   #15
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After heavy rains last night, I found only one leak. What is that little round vent thing in the ceiling between the steps and the driver's seat? I found a small puddle on the floor under it this morning.

I also have dew to deal with. The ceiling is damp all over.
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After heavy rains last night, I found only one leak. What is that little round vent thing in the ceiling between the steps and the driver's seat? I found a small puddle on the floor under it this morning.

I also have dew to deal with. The ceiling is damp all over.
I have a round "vent thing" right there too. doesn't seem to do much other than leak, so I'm planning on putting a 14" roof vent up there.
Why are these roof vents so damned expensive though?
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Old 03-01-2015, 08:50 AM   #17
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My son stood on the area just in front of the windshield and said there are two small holes on the roof in that area. Maybe antenna?
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... What is that little round vent thing in the ceiling between the steps and the driver's seat? I found a small puddle on the floor under it this morning... The ceiling is damp all over.
The round thingy is a passive vent. I ended up shooting a bit of Elastomeric sealant and placing a bit of flashing in the opening to seal the outside and placing a piece of sheet metal cut to fit behind the metal screen (which I cleaned and painted with spray paint as it looked bad). We found we were losing too much of our air conditioning out it (it's directly above the vent of the A/C unit).

As for your ceiling, we had that problem before the bus windows were pulled and rebuilt (only when it rained otherwise too dry in NM for condensation). Once we got things more finished (insulated and the exhaust vent on the range), the ceiling stopped condensating. Except in the bathroom when I take super hot showers. Cracking the window a tiny bit allows the moisture out without letting out all my lovely heat. Turning on the vent over the range hood sucks everything out in a matter of minutes (like about 5-10 minutes) I do need to install some solar powered fan-forced deck vents in the ceiling (on/off switched kind). Particularly in the bathroom hallway (for the shower moisture), the rear bedroom and the salon (to pull hot air off the ceiling in the summer so I don't have to run the A/C).
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Old 03-01-2015, 03:28 PM   #19
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Having fun today. We just bought a one piece fiberglass shower stall. 36x48 w/ hand rail and two seats. New slightly damaged from Home Depot. They have marked down their one piece stalls for clearance. This thing is solid and not very flexible at all.
I just have to measure twice and cut it for the curved ceiling.

What do you all do about the ceiling where the top of the walls meet it. I am sure it is not going to be a perfect seal. I also have to figure out the ceiling and how to coat it against the shower water, maybe Kilz paint?
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Old 03-06-2015, 07:59 AM   #20
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Update - Daughter in law came by and helped my wife with another coat of paint on the ceiling while my son and I worked on the shower stall. It was a tight fit. We got the curve cut. Standing it up meant cutting off the step-in trim. Pictures to follow.
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