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Old 10-28-2010, 11:56 AM   #21
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Ahh, well I am unsure what your looking at there. I have been considering wood stove. I remember a discussion on this forum about that I bet you have been involved in that one too. Good luck! Tell me do those special curtains make any difference?
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Old 10-28-2010, 01:53 PM   #22
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Dont know yet, cant hang them...lol. I will let you know.
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Old 11-04-2010, 05:25 PM   #23
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Re: Hanging curtains

I used suction cups with hooks. I picked a box of three up for $2.99 - each is supposed to hold 3 lbs. I found them in a craft store called 'Michaels' but I'm sure you can order them online too. I think they were intended to hang xmas reefs and such. Wet the back of them and they will stick to wherever. They won't scratch your inside paint and you can take them off when your are done. We sewed little loop holes on the back of our curtains to hang on the hooks. When I go down the road, I don't have to contend with storing rods, when I take the curtains down. Pluck the suction cups off or leave them - roll the curtains up and be gone.

They worked well for me. Something to think about at least.

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Old 12-06-2010, 05:58 AM   #24
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Re: Hanging curtains

I have pieces of cloth and magnets right now, but I am going to be doing something I saw on another guys bus...

He used those clamps used to hold conduit to a wall, screwed them into the side of the wall and then used conduit as the curtain rod. It was the best idea I've ever seen, so I'll be doing it that way... I'll post pictures when I finally get around to doing it.
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Old 12-06-2010, 10:43 AM   #25
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We went with the conduit thing for the bunk and bunk room and bedroom curtains. For the windows we "screwed" them to the wall. When we want them open, we roll them up. That way you get to have all your window glass area open.
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Old 12-06-2010, 03:49 PM   #26
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Anyone source out the ones that hang from a track like the ones they use in the front of RVs???
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:25 AM   #27
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I use nice cloth shower curtains to enclose the bunks. To hang them, I put an eye screw in each of the end walls, then pulled some heavy stranded wire between the two of them and tighten with a turnbuckle after threading the curtains onto the wire. Ping me if you want pics and I'll take some from the old bus.
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Old 12-09-2010, 11:30 PM   #28
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Ahh, well I am unsure what your looking at there. I have been considering wood stove. I remember a discussion on this forum about that I bet you have been involved in that one too. Good luck! Tell me do those special curtains make any difference?
yeah I'm working on the wood burning stove idea too! I think I can make something very small that will work, run the pipes out a window area, and have just a small enough wood stove to heat up this small bus when it gets freezing out, or when I can't plug a drop cord in somewhere. I've only been living in my bus for about 6ms now, and it's just starting to get too cold not to have some kind of heat, for now I have a plug, but not sure how long that will last since I'm boondocking at a ministorage place I rent to store the rest of my crap, lol.
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Old 12-14-2010, 11:39 PM   #29
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Re: Hanging curtains

I finally figured out how I'm going to hang curtains!!! Velcro!!! They have some high strength grip velcro now, it should be pretty easy to use it (sticky back) to hang curtains... I'll let you know how it goes!
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I finally figured out how I'm going to hang curtains!!! Velcro!!! They have some high strength grip velcro now, it should be pretty easy to use it (sticky back) to hang curtains... I'll let you know how it goes!
So yeah Velcro works awesomely!!! The curtians haven't moved or fell down since I put them up that way.
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