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Old 09-05-2016, 11:44 AM   #41
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Very nice progress!
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Old 09-05-2016, 01:05 PM   #42
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Looking good.
I went with the same breadboard/wainscoting but I used sheetmetal studs for framing. Quicker and easier to work with,can make work to any curve with some tin snips and in the end lighter than lumber.
That was my choice but your build is looking good so keep on keepin on.
Good job!
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Old 09-05-2016, 06:42 PM   #43
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Thanks for all the compliments!

I got a lot of little things done today... Removed and re-arranged some of the windows (to hide the emergency exit windows). I cleaned up my massive mess that I had going and vacuumed up all the sawdust. I also framed in some of the kitchen windows and put up some paneling above where the counter tops are going and put up plywood on the walls that will be hidden by cabinets.

It is coming along nicely, i think. I just wish that I could have done this project on level ground; I do my best to make sure things are square and plum but no matter how hard I try, I still find flaws.

I got the bus on the 29th of July and my goal was to have the bus done and move in by Oct. 1, 2016. It looks like I am on track to meet that goal. We shall see!



















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Old 09-05-2016, 08:42 PM   #44
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We have decided to change the name to "The Loser Cruiser". We chose this name because it has history with our family. About 10 years ago, we had a crappy Suburban and one of my daughters dubbed it the looser cruiser. Well, we loved that crappy Suburban and the loser cruiser name it was refered to as. So it seems fitting that we will now dub the bus "The Loser Cruiser". Now if I can figure out how to edit this thread to update the name.
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Old 09-05-2016, 09:10 PM   #45
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A picture of the ORIGINAL Loser Cruiser on the last day of it's existence.It blew up in Tucson AZ, which is also it's final resting place.

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Old 09-09-2016, 11:36 PM   #46
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Scored some cabinets from my work. We are remodeling a 4000 sq ft house (kitchen and bath) and these are a few of the cabinets that came out if. My boss was planning on selling them for $50 each. We got 5 cabinets for $50 and I gave him an extra $10. I forgot to mention I got the really nice solid surface counter-tops too! I love when wealthy people throw away good stuff!

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Old 09-10-2016, 08:22 AM   #47
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Scored some cabinets from my work. We are remodeling a 4000 sq ft house (kitchen and bath) and these are a few of the cabinets that came out if. My boss was planning on selling them for $50 each. We got 5 cabinets for $50 and I gave him an extra $10. I forgot to mention I got the really nice solid surface counter-tops too! I love when wealthy people throw away good stuff!

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Old 09-11-2016, 07:34 PM   #48
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Got a lot done this weekend. Re-Sealed the Emergency Hatches. Finished both living room and kitchen walls. The OSB plywood you see will be hidden by the couch and on the opposite side the OSB will be hidden by the Fire Place, Firewood Box and Entertainment System Cabinet. I started on the kitchen and living room flooring, which I should be able to finish tomorrow after work.

Starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel!

















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Old 09-11-2016, 08:23 PM   #49
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Man, you are moving right along! Somebody lit a fire under you! Nice work!
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Old 09-11-2016, 08:48 PM   #50
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Thank you.. Trying to be done by Oct. 1st!
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