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Old 04-08-2013, 09:06 AM   #291
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Re: La Tortuga...update 03-30-13

Mounted a first aid kit real quick

The whole front where this is bolted will be removed and modified to add AC this spring so a few extra screw holes never hurt anything





Got a little done,this is just a quick coverup to see how noise level is affected

After our trip in a week,this will get tore out so door can be fixed before fall (Lisa will have the noise meter out for the trip aiming it at different places)

added insulation ontop of asphalt














This is just a pc plywood bolted to floor (to add structure to bottom step) covered in carpet



I will throw something on the rest of the steps after the trip probably
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:36 AM   #292
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Re: La Tortuga...update 03-30-13

Good to see you're back at it.... It was a long, cold, wet winter......
Things are picking up now and looking good at usual.
Best of luck on you trip..
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:21 PM   #293
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Man I sure enjoyed that... I'm in need of some warmer weather motivation to get my "Rockin RV" Painted... I've been working on my Kitchen lately and this is the motivation I needed - some great ideas~
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:49 PM   #294
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Thanks guys
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:44 PM   #295
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Re: La Tortuga...update 03-30-13

The work you did on the front stairs looks amazing. It gave your bus a vary warm, cozy feel, from the second you open the door.

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Old 04-13-2013, 04:52 PM   #296
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Re: La Tortuga...update 04-13-13

Evening...YA'LL

It's been a long couple days, getting ready for the "guys" weekend 4 wheeling and "Glamping"

Layed down contact paper on the bunk tops to keep the memory foam from sticking and chunking



and 8" 4 layer memory foam...will need to be trimed and such after the trip...it's a little tight



there is still 10 inches between them

I decided short notice that I wanted AC to sleep in..so.....
bent some sheet metal



layed out holes for rivets(right now 1/8 steel, will be replaced with 3/16 wide head to match others.

(guess I should of took a pic after adjusting the bend)
I carried the edge down to the stock one hoping to blend it in some (yeah right )


cut rough opening in

this is big enough for a 9000 btu easy

blocked in to give verticle face



framed in 1 x 1 and the AC mount visible




finished project (still have finish welding and blah,blah to do





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still need a top rain lip/gutter etc
and a mesh back...that will have to wait probably

so I finally stamped her forhead....this will do until we paint the front this summer



and for those that think it's still a school bus or prisoner bus from the rear................



gotta go back out and start to clean....the "bedroom" in the bus is an ice box with that 5000 btu unit(it's 86* and full sun) me likey
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:36 PM   #297
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Nice work on the AC mount and the body graphics. I've got to get myself a welder!

Do you make your own vinyl stickers?
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Very cool AC install.
It is good that you still have the lower window in that door to see out of.
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Thanks,
Roach yes I do,I am a beginner big time (don't have time to learn everything...thank god for internet forums )
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Man, its looking good...the beds look pretty comfy! Like the air-conditioner set-up as well, and really like the forehead lettering
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