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Old 08-29-2014, 09:43 PM   #561
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address.....TN...should take you about 5 days I'll fire up the grill on wed.
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Old 08-29-2014, 09:44 PM   #562
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50 gallon water X 8.3 lbs per gallon = 415 lbs of water plus the heater & tank?
seems excessive to me but you will have plenty of hot water... Now I know why you have those chairs...... LOL
It should ride there pretty good.
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Old 08-30-2014, 11:28 AM   #563
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Love the chairs. They are hard to find anymore. We need some decent lightweight folding chairs (with armrests) I want to get some (or make some) once we get back east. Flea markets and yard sales suck out here for stuff like that. I also need to get a folding table to use for outdoor eating. It's hard to grill outside here, much less eat outside ( lousy gale force winds). The park we are in has..... FIBERGLASS PICNIC TABLES!!!!!!!!!! I made the mistake of sitting on them once... had to take a shower to get the tiny fiberglass hairs that stuck thru my jeans and into the backs of my legs and tuches. Is it us or are campground picnic tables getting ickier than they used to be? And some places don't even have tables.
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We always have a table with us as.....people just dont take care of stuff

i am taking a break eatn lunch...lisa is painting more of bus
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Old 08-31-2014, 06:57 AM   #565
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a little update, saturday was busy and today I hope to finish 90% of the plumbing...and then hookup water and see if there are any leaks

roughed in toilet and sewer lines as well as a hole in side of bus for my periscope

front bumper painted


she was prepping forehead for paint

rear starting to get some paint



ran lines to passengerside of bus



this shows vent location and mocked up 3"" line (it will exit otherside, pipe was still long)

and after along hot day we relaxed on the porch....Victory picture



c-ya'll in a few more hours...burning day light
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We always have a table with us as.....people just dont take care of stuff

i am taking a break eatn lunch...lisa is painting more of bus
Sounds like you have her trained.... good job!!!
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Old 08-31-2014, 04:03 PM   #567
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We always have a table with us as.....people just dont take care of stuff

i am taking a break eatn lunch...lisa is painting more of bus
Sounds like you have her trained.... good job!!!
nope....I hadd to make my own Sammich
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Love the new paint on the bus and the "Victory Picture" is what makes all the hard work worth it!!!
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so today was a beotch....waited until 12:30 to go to local hardware store, since I forgot a few things...3 trips later @ 24 miles round trip...I still didnt have the right stuff...argh...argh..at lowes I got all the white 3" pvc stufff I thought I needed...nope

Went and grabbed 3 pcs of 3" 90* at local store, didnt measure...got home...setup station...shiat too big put evrything up incase of rain; went back and got 3 more smaller ones that said 3 inch.....guess what? somebeotcheezze were to small...I was pissed....I googled and found out there is a thinner wall 3" ID pvc...who in the hell doesnt do over-kill???

So I did a bunch of other stuff including!!!!!!



more turtles for the front back and sides baby...

and while I was at it

PIMP wine glasses for visiters to the bus

BC if you come to visit and do "a wine tasting event" (we do them whenever friends show up with wine...5 or 6 bottles open and passing around)...you can take 1 back to Cali'

Goes for any Skoolie we come across and partake in the feast of grapes

me trying one out...notice new baby turtles?


in the AM I will head to NC and Lowes, get what I need....and finish the plumbing...fingers crossed
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I'll start saving my beer cans for diesel money for a trip in the Spring...I want one of them Turtle Glasses Oh, and I'll bring wine!
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