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Old 09-19-2009, 07:50 PM   #1
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what a shop to work in for yer bus??????? WOW are you spoiled or what! by the way what site is that link taking us to! nice to see your bus coming together or apart.Wheres the empty beer cans timbuk
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Old 09-20-2009, 12:44 AM   #2
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Wait...you have a bus now?
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Old 09-20-2009, 08:55 AM   #3
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I love the new forum setup. Very organized and easy to find what you're working on at any given time.

But is there some way to change the text color to something darker? I'm having trouble reading the light color against the light background.
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Old 09-20-2009, 07:40 PM   #4
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Thanks for the link. It was, in fact, me that complained about not being able to remove the inside panel. Thank heavens for power tools .

So what's the plan with removing all the electrical? Will that make it easier to insulate? Or are you rewiring? I'm still too chicken to take out any wires until I know BOB's gonna run. Plus, I have to get him inspected this month, so better not undo too much until I absolutely am sure I can get it back together However, tearing out the dash board looks like a great idea. I was looking at that last weekend wondering how much gack is behind there... looks like you found out and already have it under control.

Good luck with the conversion! I'm definitely looking forward to how you progress!
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:51 PM   #5
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I love your forum! Don't care about the background colors, cuz I'm almost blind anyway!

I can definitely understand trying to work on your bus when your physically unable, so I have drawn and redrawn plans and tanks, and plumbing and on and on....

I have a three ring binder full of chicken scratch. does your bus have under belly cargo bays? If so, I have a set of plans for gray and black water tanks that would mount there. still want a floor plan? I finally came up with one that does like you wanted, not the shotgun type, but didn't loose a lot of space.

just let me know, and glad you got your bus!!!!!

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Old 09-21-2009, 01:09 AM   #6
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I havent been here for a while......and now I am confused.....or amazed......or.....heck I have no words.......
SMITTY GOT A BUS????!!!!!!!!!!!! its about time
Wish you all the best with your conversion and who knows may be one day we'll meet somewhere on the road.
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:48 PM   #7
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Glad to see you finally got yourself a project outside of political consulting . Looks like it is coming along pretty quickly and you are having lots of fun removing the old rusted on screws and grinding out those rivets! Take lots of pictures, they come in handy when you forget where something goes 6 months down the road when resassembling. I kept every single salvagable fastener and threw them in a bucket. I was glad I did because alot of them couldnt be found at a hardware or fastener store. Have fun!
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Woot, good progress.
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:39 AM   #9
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[/b]there is no update on your bushere what up smitty you tin bashing beer drinkin treasure hunter? lets have a look.............
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i love the way your thinking smitty. the channels will make that roof raise so much easier. so how are you gonna raise the roof? jacks? chains and winches? just wondering. if i was close, i would love to help man. that stuff looks so fun.
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