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Old 02-05-2013, 10:57 PM   #191
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... before I opted to go with roller shades in the bus.

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I like the idea of roller shades, seems they would be easier to open and close and also take up less space than fabric.

Nice work on the cushions, southwest looks good anywhere.
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:09 PM   #192
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BrownCrown, I just re-read your entire thread. It was fun. Your bus is beautiful. It appears that we have the same carpet on our ceilings. I did the same as you by gluing insulation and then the carpet.

After seeing the pictures of the outside of your bus, I definitely have to wash mine. I do not think that I will ever wax it, though.
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:31 PM   #193
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Been working on some small projects on the bus because I get boored just letting it sit there. I put a new fan in the roof vent that I got at Radio Shack. The old one was god awful noisy and this one is whisper quiet. It is rated to move about 85 cubic ft of air per minute. Love the noise reduction because it is right above where I usually sit, and even when I have my hearing aids in, it's tollerable.

View of the new fan from the top of the bus


I also put in a 12 volt socket in my kitchen area. I only had that up in the front of the bus and I wanted one mid-ship so I could plug in my 12 volt fan and refrigerator when I go places without hook-ups. The socket didn't come with a cover, but I found an old wine cork in the bus from a previous outing and it fits perfectly



Now I'm working on repainting theroof vents on the top of the bus. I'm painting them gold to match the stripes down the side and give some more color. Was kinda glad I took those down because the one that covers the sewer vent pipe had a great deal of rust on the inside. I didn't realize the moisture coming out of the pipe would cause that much rust, especially since these roof hoods are designed to create air flow while driving down the road.

Painted roof vent cover


First gold cover put up top...3 more to go
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Old 04-13-2013, 04:10 PM   #194
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Like the details.
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Question?
do you wash her everyday?
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or is the weather that nice in the country of California
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as always....Peace, OH and the wine cork...classic...cheers
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Old 04-14-2013, 05:59 PM   #195
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i like your fan idea, is it a 12v computer fan?
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:35 PM   #196
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i like your fan idea, is it a 12v computer fan?
Yes, proconsul, it is...and very quiet!

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Old 04-15-2013, 07:24 AM   #197
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I use computer fans for a lot of things, I just got some 102 cfm from Surplus center for $5 each. I'm using some of them to redo the front heater/defroster system.

https://www.surpluscenter.com/Item.asp?item=16-1445
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:07 AM   #198
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i like your fan idea, is it a 12v computer fan?
Yes, proconsul, it is...and very quiet!

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Browncrown,

do you position the fan to blow out in the vent or blow in?
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Old 04-19-2013, 05:09 PM   #199
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Like the details.
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Question?
do you wash her everyday?
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or is the weather that nice in the country of California
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as always....Peace, OH and the wine cork...classic...cheers
I don't wash her EVERYDAY, but there is a tax here in the country of California on everything, including dirty skoolies

...and here is a pic of the wine cork plug



...Proconsul, the fan is blowing out from inside the cabin through the roof vent
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Old 07-08-2013, 06:44 PM   #200
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looks like you had a good time at the resort BC, sorry about your bike rack though.

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