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Old 03-23-2015, 05:07 PM   #381
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The bunks turned out great!!!
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:03 AM   #382
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I'm curious as to the weight limit on your bunks?

They look fabulous.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:35 AM   #383
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I designed them with a dynamic load of approximately 300 lbs per bunk.

That means a 300 lb person sitting on the edge of each bunk simultaneously then bouncing up and down.

I have no guarantees that if they bounced at exactly the same time that the bus wall wouldn't cave in a little bit. ;)

They are very strong, and I can climb them easily.
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I'm curious as to the weight limit on your bunks?

They look fabulous.
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Old 03-24-2015, 02:56 PM   #384
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Beds are awesome!!
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Old 03-28-2015, 01:52 PM   #385
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I am thinking about having convertible front area. I want to have 4 seats behind driver in kids area. When we park I want to use the same seats as dining seats.

The whole point is we need safe strong seats while driving (with belts) and we need seats in dining area. Why not to use the same seats and save a lot of valuable space?

I know it is more complicated than just bolt seats down but we are not looking for easy ways....

I used to have AstroVan and it had a quick attach system on the floor to hold rear seats. The only problem I remember the seats were super heavy....

There are many vans and suvs that use removable seats. I am a bit far away from this point but will find something.....

I might add some wheels to help to move seats around.....
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Old 03-28-2015, 11:14 PM   #386
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Why not make seats adjustable forward and back and mount them on pivoting
pedestals so you turn the fronts around facing the rear seats and slide them fully
away from each other so a table can mount between or drop down from the wall?
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Old 03-29-2015, 01:54 AM   #387
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Some more progress. Overhead bin structure assembled. I'll just start moving back from here.

The general idea is that I make vertical slices that are screwed into the floor, chair rail, and wall rails. Then horizontal sections that bolt to verticals. Most horizontal segments get one bolt directly into a bus rib as well.




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Old 03-30-2015, 10:39 PM   #388
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Incredible, super inspiring! Just spent a bit of time studying this thread. You are amazing, setting a standard I can only dream of attaining. Thanks for sharing your talents.
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Old 04-01-2015, 03:48 PM   #389
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I think I found a toilet I like. Since I'm setting up a urine diverting dry toilet, AND I have a basement, might as well make a nice throne and put the poop box down below.

UDDT Ceramic bowl
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Old 04-01-2015, 04:07 PM   #390
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Cool

Keep us posted. I think I would like a few of those as well.

Was that porcelain, or plastic?

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