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Old 08-26-2013, 06:39 AM   #401
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Old 08-26-2013, 06:41 AM   #402
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Found some time this weekend to work on the overhead storage and re-wire bedroom

paint is your friend

sign drying



mounted and pirtied up some



added recpticles everywhere



this one is over the tv/desk/dirty laundry and emergency toilet area



lift up to poop



down for desk/place for mama to put her suitcase



added lights and rectiacle for each side; switch controls the light and 2 plug-ins

Lisa's side



my side



both on



here you can see the overhead area



also mounted to boxes on back wall to run ac and something(just no more extension cards to walk or trip on
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Old 08-26-2013, 08:53 AM   #403
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You're cruisin, man! I love the sign, lol... I like the way you are doing the electrical. Nice and simple and you can add on on the fly. Woodworking is looking excellent as well!
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Great work! I like all the pine boards and the effective use of space over the toilet. Have you figured out yet how you will secure the toilet? You certainly don't want that thing flying around while you are whipping the bus around a hairpin turn!
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Great work! I like all the pine boards and the effective use of space over the toilet. Have you figured out yet how you will secure the toilet? You certainly don't want that thing flying around while you are whipping the bus around a hairpin turn!
I say just a ratchet strap across your lap to two tie downs and your set. It will keep you and the toilet in place on those hairpin turns.
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Old 08-26-2013, 09:26 AM   #406
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Great work! I like all the pine boards and the effective use of space over the toilet. Have you figured out yet how you will secure the toilet? You certainly don't want that thing flying around while you are whipping the bus around a hairpin turn!
I say just a ratchet strap across your lap to two tie downs and your set. It will keep you and the toilet in place on those hairpin turns.
MMMMM. ....... now I have to find a place to store a helmet
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Old 08-26-2013, 11:07 AM   #407
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i love the way you did your outlets
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Me, too.

At one time I had planned to install all my outlets and switches in the same way, but decided I had a lot of room inside the ceiling and walls to run conduit, so I changed my mind and hid everything. I figured the cabinetry would be easier to mount if I didn't have the exposed conduits running around, but after seeing yours, I really like that look. Too late for me, now!
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Thanks all, one extra reason for building this way is I can have an empty shell in a day if need be
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Have you figured out yet how you will secure the toilet? You certainly don't want that thing flying around while you are whipping the bus around a hairpin turn!
I screwed some 1 1/2" tall oak boards to the floor to coral our porta-potti and we haven't had any problems so far, but we haven't tried the rollover maneuver or the jump to light speed yet.

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