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Old 06-23-2019, 06:07 PM   #1
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Removable walls?

I really like that I can see out all the windows when I am driving the bus. Putting up permanent walls around the bathroom and rear bedroom would block my view. I am wondering if anyone has built walls that can be taken down, or at least remove the top half so that they don't block the windows. Any tips or plans on this?
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Old 06-23-2019, 06:12 PM   #2
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I really like that I can see out all the windows when I am driving the bus. Putting up permanent walls around the bathroom and rear bedroom would block my view. I am wondering if anyone has built walls that can be taken down, or at least remove the top half so that they don't block the windows. Any tips or plans on this?


hospital type curtains??
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Old 06-23-2019, 06:27 PM   #3
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Telescoping walls? I’ve though about that too.
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I really like that I can see out all the windows when I am driving the bus. Putting up permanent walls around the bathroom and rear bedroom would block my view. I am wondering if anyone has built walls that can be taken down, or at least remove the top half so that they don't block the windows. Any tips or plans on this?
It would probably be way easier to mount a 360 degree camera setup.
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Old 06-23-2019, 11:52 PM   #7
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I found I could see everything in the mirrors better than through the windows, and more. I also wanted the wide open space. But it comes at a price. Inefficiency. And don't work with many layouts.
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I donít have any full walls - just a few partial walls. I went for the wide open concept.
I have curtains on the windows that are usually open - unless I am parked in a Walmart.
I did put screens on 6 windows which limits the view from the outside.
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Old 06-24-2019, 08:33 AM   #9
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Yup, I've gone with the open floorplan, too.
Pretty much a straight shot thru to the rear door.
Using Reflectix panels cut to fit the windows instead of curtains. They help keep the interior temps slightly below the kiln level here in TX!
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I donít have any full walls - just a few partial walls. I went for the wide open concept.
I have curtains on the windows that are usually open - unless I am parked in a Walmart.
I did put screens on 6 windows which limits the view from the outside.
I haven't really needed to do it yet, but I intend to rattle-can my black screens with a light colored, reflective paint.
My theory being; less warmth collection during the day and more opacity, and hopefully improved privacy after dark. At the very least, if they get lit up from the outside...
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Yup, I've gone with the open floorplan, too.
Pretty much a straight shot thru to the rear door.
Using Reflectix panels cut to fit the windows instead of curtains. They help keep the interior temps slightly below the kiln level here in TX!I haven't really needed to do it yet, but I intend to rattle-can my black screens with a light colored, reflective paint.
My theory being; less warmth collection during the day and more opacity, and hopefully improved privacy after dark. At the very least, if they get lit up from the outside...


I've used expanded metal with a 1.5" mesh to repair dog kennels - painted it with aluminum Rustolium paint - even with mesh that large you can barely see the dog on the other side of the gate unless you get up close to it - the aluminum colour reflects the light, and the mesh slightly shades the dogs so it works with the same idea of trying to look out a window into the dark from a lighted room - a dusting of aluminum on your screens will make it very hard to see into your bus, at least during daylight hours
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