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Old 02-20-2007, 09:59 PM   #1
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The "Behemoth" is For Sale...

Edit... Though it is not quite complete, I managed to live aboard it for 9 months, but now I've got another project and have decided to let this one go... for sale as-is, it's about 90% complete, runs great but smokes when cold, stops smoking when it is up to temp. First $6500 (firm) takes it... Email me for phone #... cliffm @ maurand . com


I'm still going to post most of my update info over on my camping forum, no need for too much reduncancy! However, thought I'd share a picture with you. I did start doing some of the finish work this weekend. Maybe I'm getting carried away, I should have waited for the valance piece until I had a jig saw handy, just can't cut curves very well with a skill saw!!

As my original plans to start in the back and work my way forward got turned around, I've done everything forward and worked my way back. However, I've now reached a point where I have to get the back started, and finish it going forward. To that end the Bedroom started taking shape while I watched the Daytona 500 out one corner of my eye on Sunday....

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Old 02-21-2007, 01:26 PM   #2
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Looking good Cliff......as always, best laid plans go way awry when dealing with a bus.
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Old 02-21-2007, 04:19 PM   #3
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Old 02-24-2007, 10:07 AM   #4
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Doggone! Looking really great there Cliff.
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Old 02-24-2007, 09:05 PM   #5
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Bought five more pieces of the white paneling today...guess what I'm doing tomorrow??
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Old 03-04-2007, 09:26 PM   #6
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Well, I managed to get most of the paneling done today... but my camera took a dump on me, so I only got a few pictures before it crapped out...

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Old 05-06-2007, 10:33 PM   #7
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Guess I'm kind of guilty of not posting much here lately. I built the frame work for the upper cupboard today...at least one of them, it's a three door unit over the sink, another 3 door unit will go forward of the range hood, and a 4 door unit will go on the passenger side...



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Old 05-13-2007, 09:40 PM   #8
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Got doors on those cabinets now...



And I got the frames for the other two units constructed and hung. They were still wet so the doors won't go on until next week....






I also added an extension to the counter...it goes in front of the side E-exit door, but it is hinged and flips upwards....



The whole days work and more pictures are posted HERE
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Old 05-21-2007, 09:20 PM   #9
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The upper cabinets are done, at least for now. I may add in a couple more, but I'm satisfied with what I have there...







I start installing the ceiling material next weekend!!
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Old 05-26-2007, 07:31 PM   #10
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This week I started installing the ceiling. I'll get at least 2 days work done because of the Holiday...



I used starter strips down the length of the bus.... then placed the tile using "T" insterts that go into the strater strips...



Now, I lost an inch or so due to the tile wanting to run straigh across....something I'll just have to live with, I still have about 2-3" clearance above the top of my head...



I still have a lot to do, but it's looking good so far!!

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