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Old 01-07-2013, 05:00 AM   #191
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Re: El Tortuga...update 11-30-12!

Thanks,it's not actually a Crown,they stopped making them before mine.
Carpenter bought the name and tried to boost sales...its all about branding(my opinion) I prefer the crown name over the other.
It still a Crown at heart tho'
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:21 AM   #192
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you still have a great bus though
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:16 AM   #193
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you still have a great bus though
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:27 AM   #194
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Re: El Tortuga...update 11-30-12!


I have found some time to work on her,
I will post some pics in the next few days.

I cleared some wood in bedroom....it ran me out smelling like an old dirty kerosen heater...hopefully it will dry

I need to buy some new I reckon

Frugal means = to hell with dates on cans
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:54 PM   #195
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Re: El Tortuga...update 01-07-13!

I got alittle done
Started on my thermal breaks by laying down foil bubble wrap over lower window areas and sealed against bus wall.



then installed some 1 x 4's for something to screw to
and added polyfoam foil crap


oh and Lorna...I know your pain now...I have millions of little white styrofoam balls everywhere

Lower wall section has 3 layers of the foam to make up the space

and then I had the fun joy of cutting plywood inside out of the weather...buses aren't as big as people think

victory!!!!
3/8 ply wood up



next some wood on the bottom to match bunks and then find some carpet for the top half

it actually made a big difference when you couldnt "feel" the cold radianting off the walls.

til next weekend
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:18 PM   #196
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Hey Bansil --- Looking good! All that insulation should make a big difference with both heat & cold.
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its looking good. i like the insulation
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:21 PM   #198
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He works how I work.. with the bottle of wine.
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Your bottle of wine is a just reward and well deserved. You made all that work look easy--I know better.
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He works how I work.. with the bottle of wine.
Only when the dangerous tools are put up,i'd hate to hurt my self and not be able to use a cork screw

Trunt I can't wait for some better weather I need to get the back porch frame out of the kitchen(bus's) I need the room

Thanks all for the incouragment...it helps
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