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Old 05-29-2012, 10:50 PM   #11
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Re: Mesh ceiling

I wanted to glue foil-backed insulation board to the fiberglass walls and ceiling of my bus so I went to the liquid nails website and asked which of their products was best to use. They suggested a polyurethane based adhesive for my application. Your best bet is to do the same. Tell them what you're gluing to what and the temperatures involved and they'll give you their recommendation.

I had to prop my insulation panels tight against the wall or ceiling overnight before they would stay in place.
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Old 05-30-2012, 10:55 AM   #12
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The vent works like an attic vent. It allows hot expanding air to escape thru the vent when he bus is closed up rather than thru the front wind shield. We kept ours even though I will eventually add a couple of marine solar exhaust vents.
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I used the heavy duty Liquid Nails for my ceiling insullation and the carpet as well as the wood bows covering the edges of the carpet sections. Like Roach said, it may depend on what kind of surfaces you are trying to glue to. The area where I live has summer temps daily in the 90's and often around 100, so someitmes the inside temp of the bus gets up toabot 120 if it sits. I have had the ceiling done now for about 3 years and no problems as of yet with anything coming down.
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:30 PM   #14
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I did the ceiling this weekend and it turned out pretty cool. I used a combination of Liquid Nails and hot glue; we'll see how it holds up. The Liquid Nails says it works in temperatures up to 180. The new ceiling is much more interesting to look at while lying on the couch.
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The new ceiling is much more interesting to look at while lying on the couch.
Awesome!
Love the visual details you've put into your bus. But do you ever find that much visual texture makes the space seem smaller?
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The new ceiling is much more interesting to look at while lying on the couch.
Awesome!
Love the visual details you've put into your bus. But do you ever find that much visual texture makes the space seem smaller?
It must ....since the couch is in the driving compartment

Very cool
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:01 AM   #17
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if the mesh ceiling quiets the drivers area a bit, i bet pieces of it say one inch away from the generator compartment walls would act to reduce further sound in that...
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I really don't think it seems smaller. When I was looking at regular RVs, it seemed to me that elbow room was a big factor in how big the space seemed. Like if it has a lot of cabinets up high so you have to watch your head, or the bunk beds in back that mine used to have, where you have to squeeze down a narrow aisle. I think my bus feels bigger than a normal RV because there isn't any bulky stuff up high and all the original windows are still there.
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