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Old 07-08-2013, 02:29 AM   #51
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After buying a 32x32 shower pan from home depot, we ordered two of these tanks on ebay, 86.99 a piece with free shipping for a total of 92 gallons:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/200908799372?ss ... 1439.l2649

Here's the shower pan sitting in place and the gravity fill and vent hose in the wall (only way we could figure to do it, that shower sticks out enough as it is).

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Old 07-08-2013, 02:35 AM   #52
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The pantry will be 31 inches deep with two stationary shelves for structure/support and the rest will be on drawer glides. 3/4 maple/birch plywood.

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Old 07-08-2013, 02:45 AM   #53
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A couple days ago we framed in the shower and one wall of the "bedroom"....and today we finished installing and plumbing the tanks, no leaks, whew! That pretty much brings us up to date.




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Old 07-08-2013, 03:00 AM   #54
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Wow. You do excellent work. How did you get such a nice fit of the pantry walls against the ceiling?
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Old 07-08-2013, 05:35 AM   #55
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very nice job
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:09 AM   #56
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i wish my progress was as fast as yours. I'm always afraid I'm going to overlook something. Your bus is looking great!
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Beautiful job proconsul!!! Everything looking real nice and enjoyed the pics of your progress.
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Only thing I see is maybe an issue with the blue tape on the wood...that stuff can be a bear to remove after a week or two FYI
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:27 AM   #59
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Wow. You do excellent work. How did you get such a nice fit of the pantry walls against the ceiling?
Thank you we started with cardboard trial and error, that was a joke. next we used the front over the mirror/visor sheet metal as a template and used a large piece of tracing paper to get our basic shape. we transferred that to a piece of 1/8 paneling scrap we found (Jason's dad's property is a treasure trove of miscellaneous stuff that is often times just what we need)...next we transferred that smaller scrap to a larger half sheet. We originally planned to use this to skin a section of framing but decided to use at least 3/8 maybe 1/2 inch so we can still safely attach things to the walls. This "skin" became our template: we placed it against the shower framing and made notes/drew marks on it, then laid it on the 3/4 inch and transferred our marks....so the first 3/4 inch wall was the third attempt at finding our curve and the 2 pantry walls are the 4th and 5th.
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The bus is looking great. I pretty much love everything about it, lol... Very jealous of the wood stove and hearth!! Keep up the good work!!
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