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Old 01-22-2014, 01:50 PM   #51
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Jack,
those will look ol Skool pimp bouncing off the disco ball
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Old 01-22-2014, 03:52 PM   #52
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I'll have to order some BLING-BLING and see what it looks like in De ol' bus!
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Old 01-22-2014, 03:59 PM   #53
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Bansil. I doubt there will be enough room for the disco ball what with all the equipment I'll need for the three Sweedish pole dancers Tango promised to provide.

PS. keep this up and we'll both get thrown off this family site
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Old 01-22-2014, 05:23 PM   #54
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Bansil. I doubt there will be enough room for the disco ball what with all the equipment I'll need for the three Sweedish pole dancers Tango promised to provide.

PS. keep this up and we'll both get thrown off this family site

I politely request video.


They'll never kick you guys outta here, you keep this place kickin!


We've been considering strip LED'S also, they seem cheap and versatile. We've used them in a few cars and small projects and haven't had any problems.
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Old 01-22-2014, 07:35 PM   #55
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I picked up a bunch of square led lights on strands,like 20 ft long.

Green and white they can be cut off individual and have a screw hole in the center as well as 2sided tape.

Used them for under truck "rock lights" and etc....waterproof and damn cheap

When I turn on factory inside lights bedroom is green

Pimp I say....wife says...ugh...whatever, they suck...where is the "click" real lights (white)

Of course she see's no need in 2 12's behind drivers seat for driving down the road.....sheeeees woman folk
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Old 01-22-2014, 08:06 PM   #56
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I just installed one strip and am waiting for a second strip, I didn't didn't think it Was strong enough to survive my kids so I put the strip inside some clear plastic tube, one inch internal diameter, then I used some small brackets to screw it to the ceiling down the center of the bus, I have a 22 inch wide path down the center of the bus and it is on the ceiling but down one side of the path, almost bright enough to read, plenty bright to do everything else, it helps that my bus and all it's contents are gloss white. I had to slice the tube open lengthwise to get it in, I installed one other light in the bathroom, I won't install any more hard wired lights, too expensive and time consuming, will use magnetic led battery operated lights from now on,
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:44 PM   #57
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Well guys I've been busier than a 1 armed paper hanger. The wife tore apart a bedroom at home and then came to me to help her put it back together. So between that and the extremely cold weather up here I haven't gotten a lot done on the bus. I did, however, get that derned narrow red oak flooring nailed to the floor. It seemed to take forever and I used 5 1/2 lbs of 8d finishing nails in the process.
One thing I discovered while removing a piece is this. Those nails are long enough to go through the subfloor, then up against the steel floor where they then tuurrrnnnn back up through the subfloor and boy howdy are those flooring strips locked in hard! I had a dickens of a time getting that piece up without rendering it useless!
Anyway here are a few pics of the floor after it was done.
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:46 PM   #58
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views rear to front.
I'm happy with the way it turned out. If I scratch it up a bit and put some finish on it; it will look real nice. All for $100.00 and that 1/2" red oak will be tougher than the geewillickers. I couldn't have found anything better in the big stores.
Now, I got to thinking. That was only about 100 sq. ft. @ 5 1/2 lbs. of nails!!! Must take 500 lbs. of nails to do a gymnasium floor
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Old 03-19-2014, 10:06 PM   #59
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Steel floor = best clinched nails ever.

Nice looking hardwood.

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Old 03-22-2014, 11:02 PM   #60
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I really like your flooring. Will you insulate and/or build box structures over your wheel wells?
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