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Old 05-11-2013, 01:52 PM   #191
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Easier would be to get either solid PVC molding or Tile chair rail and caulk the stuff to the top of the countertop. Low profile and will keep liquids from running down the backside of the cabintery.



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Old 05-11-2013, 03:13 PM   #192
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I think I'll have the same splash board problem as I don't want to cover up too many windows *sighs* so low profile as well.
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Old 05-13-2013, 11:57 AM   #193
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Well that picture goes way back in time. I really can't have a back splash as the window is kinda in the way.... but rest assured that the crack between the wall and the counter has been caulked. In hindsight we should have put in a smaller window but you can never have enough natural light.

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Old 06-13-2013, 01:43 PM   #194
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Hello to all,
Still working on the entrainment center above the drivers seat, we have installed 32 inch TV and am now working on the other components to tie it all together, ie surround sound, play station and direct TV satellite receiver. Its all wood and hand built of course as I don't think that you could buy anything that would fit in such an awkward space.


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Old 06-13-2013, 01:52 PM   #195
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The cabinet space is about 5 inches deeper at the top then it is at the bottom, so we are going to add wood protruding out from the cabinet and put a door on it (at least on the drivers side)






Not really sure what we are going to do on the passenger side at this point as the cabinet above the door is going impede on the front cabinet drawer closing, but we will figure something out once we decide what we are going to use that side for.
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Old 06-13-2013, 01:55 PM   #196
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That's all we got for now, it is time to start removing all the tools and junk from the bus and get the house batteries installed and prepare it for its maiden voyage to somewhere.....

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Old 06-13-2013, 04:04 PM   #197
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:18 PM   #198
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What kind of latch are you using to hold that door up? I can only imagine how much that would hurt to have it come open while driving and get hit on the top of the head with it at the bottom of its swing. Not to mention how disorienting that would be....
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Old 06-15-2013, 10:15 PM   #199
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No worries. If you scroll down a bit on the pic you can see that the driver is wearing a hard hat!
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:24 PM   #200
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That cabinet has a fool proof latch when driving, kinda like a locking caribiner, when parked it has a magnetic latch that you push the cabinet closed and the door pops open for easy access.....but thanks for thinking about my hairless head as I am sure it would most likely crease it (my head that is).
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