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Old 06-04-2012, 02:28 PM   #131
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Old 06-04-2012, 02:53 PM   #132
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Beautiful work! Really like the cabinets
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Old 06-04-2012, 03:59 PM   #133
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Thanks browncrown
OK one more of the finished cabinet in back bedroom and the on to the floor.... we are going to do the floors now even though we are not entirely down with const. but this way after the benches and eating area are done the flooring will be all ready there to make it nice in the bottom of the storage areas.


we are using strip flooring that we found at lowes on sale for less than .50 a foot, so about 150.00 to do entire bus with pieces left over for replacement when one goes haywire. ( burn, stain, nick, tear)
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:04 PM   #134
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would have loved to figure out how to get this panel to slide into postion with a push of a botton ..... but we are just not that good.

floor is done and then covered with ram board to protect it while we finish the last parts of the bus... even though the bus will never really be finished completely.
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Old 06-04-2012, 10:37 PM   #135
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You are without a doubt "that good". Your floor is beautiful as are your cabinets!
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Old 06-05-2012, 11:59 AM   #136
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Ol Trunt, Thanks for that boost of confidence, but for the life of us, we were not ready to tackle a floor section that slides into place with a push of a buttom..... sounds pretty cool though. I really thought hard about a slide out in the back of the bus but i just didn't feel that i could make a satisfactory go at it.

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Old 06-08-2012, 01:07 PM   #137
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We decided to take the left over wire chase that we had ( did not use behind the cabinets in the galley) and wanted to make a better mouse trap where the horizontal meets above the drivers window and drops down to the instrument panel. The orginal vertical piece was plastic and not the same configuration as the rest. So with our little 110V wire feed we are reconstructing that confluence of wire chase......
you can see the plastic part in the first photo ... it just didnt look right




unfortunately we ran out of wire chase so we are haveing some made up by a local sheet metal company, should only run about 20.00 bucks. Once we get the extrra piece we will have a 90 degree turn to right at the bottom to meet up with the new instrument pane that we are building
we will post pics when it is all said and done.
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Old 06-08-2012, 04:22 PM   #138
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Looking forward to that
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Old 06-08-2012, 05:24 PM   #139
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I admire your construction skills...Quality workmanship for sure
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:01 PM   #140
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Thanks, Brown Crown.... we get excited whenever someone coments of our progress .... both good and bad.
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