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Old 06-30-2015, 04:57 PM   #1
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Constructive Criticism Please

I've been out of the game for a few months due to breaking my leg, but now it's time to get back on the horse. My demo is almost done on the interior of my bus, and I'm trying to plan my space efficiently.

Since everyone here has a ton of knowledge collectively, I was hoping a few of you may be able to give me some suggestions or point out things that may not work as-s.

I'm pretty new to SketchUp, so please forgive me on that. Also, I obviously know that the bus ceiling curves, I'm just too new to the program to even attempt incorporating that into the sketch.




The front of the bus will be where the bed is. I know this may seem strange, but I'm hoping to utilize the rear exit of the bus to bring my motorcycle inside when it's time to move the bus.

I plan on having the battery bank be underneath the right side of the bus to hopefully offset the weight of the freshwater tank under the bed on the left side (was thinking 50 gallons). I'd also put a similar sized greywater tank somewhere underneath the bus, but which side will be contingent on whether it's too heavy on the left, or if it's even possible for me to route the drain plumbing across to the other side.

The toilet will be a composting toilet to avoid having to use a black tank at all.
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Old 06-30-2015, 05:38 PM   #2
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[QUOTE}Constructive Criticism Please[/QUOTE]

That haircut looks awful on you.
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That haircut looks awful on you.[/QUOTE]

He asked
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Old 07-01-2015, 11:53 AM   #4
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Whatever plan/design you come up with...lay it out on your floor with tape before you commit to building it. Better yet...construct some cardboard mock-ups and spend a few days walking through and "living" with it to see how it feels.
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i dont thiink id want my bed in front..... maybe make a rear murphy bed for when you haul the bike
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Old 07-01-2015, 12:19 PM   #6
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Whatever plan/design you come up with...lay it out on your floor with tape before...

Geez... That's good. My build went slow enough I was able to work it all out in bits and pieces - lots of staring - lots of brain storming and drinked some franks and changed plans and went back and forth... But I gotta say it flows the way I wanted it to... I couldn't be happier and just know that you'll get it as you go - it's something you sorta grow rather than produce and end product at the beginning.

Bed in the front would not be for me - but that's me.
I like the cozy cave I have made in the back
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Old 07-01-2015, 10:58 PM   #7
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Ditto Rockin...as the saying goes "the best laid plans etc, etc, etc"

The best I found I can hope for is that the basic plans are still in there somewhere.

Although, I found that I'm liking plan #2 & plan #3 and plan #4 as well.

Though about cardboard cut outs and chalk lines and decided to just go for it and hope it fits. Everyone needs a good laugh and I can provide quite a few (wish Hubby shared my sense of humor).
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Oh yea - basic plans were the cornerstone of what I have now. At first my passenger seat was going to be an old restored barber chair... Now it's a home made crash ready Futon. Hahaha
So it was planned to have a seat - so the TYPE of seat changed - LOL
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