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Old 10-19-2012, 10:22 PM   #101
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Nice plumbing finds...I hate the cheesy plastic crap that even $200 K RV's stick on.
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Old 10-19-2012, 11:12 PM   #102
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Lookin good, we're just about to start wading into the plumbing portion of our build, storage bays would be nice, we're looking to get around the same capacity...
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Old 10-19-2012, 11:21 PM   #103
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Very professional installation. I'll be looking at the marine water filler--it looks like a great way to go. Jack
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Old 10-28-2012, 02:09 AM   #104
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Looking good, really like the deck fill, gonna have to look into that when the time comes. 220 gallons, that's awesome, shouldn't have an issue with being top heavy
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:56 AM   #105
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Thanks John, Iappreciate the tip. Jack
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:20 PM   #106
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Originally Posted by Iceni John
That's a Whitecap 6125 marine deck fill for fresh water:
http://www.whitecapindustries.net/produ ... ductId=174 [snip]

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So, you just drop the end of the filler hose into that opening to fill your tanks? Or is there some kind of threaded adapter that connects the filler hose to this deck fitting? I'm looking to replace the existing filler on my conversion and I love the idea of a marine fitting that will last forever.
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:34 PM   #107
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I guess it's about time I added to this. I've been working away, I seem to take more time thinking about it than actually doing it.
I've been working on getting the boiler installed for the hot water heat. I've pretty much gotten the water supply to the boiler done. The exhaust
is done. Most of the fuel supply to the boiler is done (I'm old, and not going to lay in the snow under a bus when it's only 15 degrees out ).

Boiler assy with cover off.


Detail of exhaust out of the boiler. It came with a flimsy looking bendable pipe that I didn't like. The blue tube is air intake. Square adapter
is to go around the intake.


Detail of exhaust out the roof.


Boiler water supply. It's a closed pressurized system with expansion tank.


Water supply system open for water fill and maintenance.


All closed up. Note extensive use of seat steel. The swing arm is part of an old cattle feeder.


The gray box just forward of the boiler is a marine water heater. It is a heat exchanger so that the boiler will heat domestic hot water,
it is also 110v for when hooked to shore power. There is also a heat exchanger that will take heat from the engine and heat the boiler/water heater
loop. Pictures to come later.
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:17 PM   #109
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Looks great!
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:45 PM   #110
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I'm getting ready to leave for my first event in the bus at the end of the month. While I have been working steadily a lot of things don't show. A lot of things will be just "dealt with" I didn't want to just set the printers in on the floor. I got the printer cabinet far enough done so I could mount them in their permanent location today. Computers will just have to sit on the floor I guess, and if I don't get busy, I will too.

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I'll have to spend the next week getting construction debris out and things kind of stowed somewhere.
There is the small problem of going to Wisconsin and NO heat of any kind, but I'll just have to deal with it. Hope it doesn't get too cold. For this trip I will have a nice warm bed at a friends house.
I was hoping for another month, but the event organizers advertised that I would have printers for those "instant gratification pictures"

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