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Old 12-20-2012, 03:43 PM   #91
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I need help deciding on a electrical conversion kit. My goal is to have the ability to charge my house battries off my engine and or solar panels. All i really need is to run my mini fridge a coffee maker and a small stereo. Also need enough power to run some power tools, but i justify unpluging some of the other appliences if need be. i have been looking at the Nole's package system from Rvsolarelectric.com but it seems like that would be a little overkill for what i need, also it is very expensive. I am just wondering if anyone has any ideas or other kits that they know of that would suit my needs better then the one i am looking at. I am open for all ideas and opinions.

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Old 01-14-2013, 11:44 PM   #92
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Here is an update on my progress, Bunk bed, carpeted cealing, tile floors and soo on
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:04 PM   #93
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I like the carpet on the ceiling... did you glue it on? With liquid nails? or?
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:07 PM   #94
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I like the carpet on the ceiling... did you glue it on? With liquid nails? or?
I like the carpet on the ceiling also. It looks like mine. I used spray glue. Somewhere on my thread there is some explanation of the process.

I used some bendable insulation and the put the carpet over that.

Someday I will paint the roof with that ceramic bead stuff that some people here have used. All of them have raved about how it really does a great job of keeping the heat out when it is sunny.
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:50 PM   #95
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i did use liquid nails, i would put some on then throw some screw in to hold it in place wile it dried. I also am planning on painting the ceramic bead paint on my roof, i have noticed that every one has been doing that.
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Old 01-15-2013, 08:51 PM   #96
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Looks like the bottom bunk folk have quite a bit more headroom than the top bunk folk - am I seeing that right? I'll tell you one thing from experience, those bunks get a bit claustrophobic. I have mine equally spaced for top and bottom bunks and I still feel a bit "closed in"; so if your top bunk has even less space than my bunks... my skin is crawling just thinking about it. Of course maybe I have some "issues" with small spaces . Anyways, I'm just putting it out there for you to consider before you get too far into it - think carefully about the experience the top bed folk may have with so little space, and remember the mattress will make that space even smaller. I understand the reasoning being that you don't want to block the door, but still... it looks really tight up there!
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:09 PM   #97
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you're correct it is a very claustrophobic bunk more for storage than sleeping but a bed is a bed
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:45 AM   #98
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Small spaces? --- Looks like Heaven compared to the average Navy berth! And I was on a carrier...not a sub.
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:50 PM   #99
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:51 PM   #100
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heres some more progress
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