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Old 03-20-2012, 02:17 PM   #111
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now to the very back of the bus we go,

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Old 03-20-2012, 02:23 PM   #112
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Wow, the galley area looks Super Rest of the progress looks like it's moving right along too...nice conversion
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:53 PM   #113
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It's not often that someone seals up their rear door. Interesting. I'm curious to see how you utilize that space.
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:09 PM   #114
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We still have another rear door (wheel chair door), the reason we chose the rear door to seal off was it had the most problems as far as leaking,
we welded on the outside and caulked the inside ... no more leaks. If we had to do it all over again and had more time we might have just cut the whole back off and put in a straight wall for the rear, because now that we are sheathing it it is not the easiest thing to do, but should look ok when we are done.


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Old 03-20-2012, 04:10 PM   #115
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The back area will be the master bedroom.
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:20 PM   #116
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:50 PM   #117
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Well we have finally sealed up the back door, first by welding, grinding and then cover the welds with all metal, here are some pics of that process.


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Old 03-27-2012, 01:53 PM   #118
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then the fun part, cover with all metal with lots of hardener.
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:02 PM   #119
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well, I think it's safe to say nobody's going to be coming in through that door! Looks great. I'm jealous of you guys with your welders. I'd like to learn that skill one of these days.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:31 AM   #120
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