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Old 06-02-2011, 01:49 PM   #61
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Next i am going to work on the frigerator cabinet and holes for vent... now that i have cut into side wall of bus I don't think I can stop myself from cutting more of them... its kinda fun.

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Old 06-02-2011, 08:47 PM   #62
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window looks good! so does the installation of the hot water heater
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:16 AM   #63
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What are the details on the water heater, Finn? ($ too?)
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Old 06-03-2011, 04:02 PM   #64
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Not cheap... it is an RV-500, same unit that went in to the "Good News bus", got it from Global pro tankless or somehting like that... if you are really interested I can get you the correct name and a telephone number. I got the one with a winter protection system and it cost approx 1100.00. My water heater and refrigerator are the two most expensive thing I am putting into the bus. I have heard to many horror stories about 300.00 to 400.00 hot h20 tanks that rot out and don't last but a couple of years, so i dumped the big bucks for the rv-500.

http://precisiontemp.com/pt_rvmd_rv500.html

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Old 06-03-2011, 04:16 PM   #65
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Here is a couple more pics of the tankless heater.

Close up of the capped rub rails.

Pic from inside the bus of the hot water maker.

so much to do do and so little time.

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Old 06-05-2011, 03:14 PM   #66
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Looking real nice
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:16 PM   #67
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getting ready for the refrigerator vent, went with the Norcold N641, even the simplist of task seem to take forever to get done.
completed vent, also ran all the LP lines under bus... went with black 1/2" pipe and left stubs into the bus with valves then copper tubing to the appliances.
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:21 PM   #68
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close up of the rab rail end before fitting and welding caps on the cut ends.

after fittiing and welding caps on the ends, little by little we get better at what we are doing.
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:26 PM   #69
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Looking through the vent at the backside of the OD water heater sitting the the other wheel bump.

Little by little we make progress.

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Very nice work...looks like you're making some good progress.
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