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Old 03-15-2015, 08:50 AM   #141
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Chrome. Paint the rims with chrome spray paint.
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Old 03-15-2015, 10:57 AM   #142
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Lorna

Last spring you posted pics off the net of a nice Dewalt compressor.

Any pics of it mounted under your bus yet?

I just reread the last 15 pages of your thread, but did not see it.

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Old 03-15-2015, 11:22 AM   #143
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I quickly looked through previous posts did not see/read your colour of choice on the rims.
How about satin/matte black with chrome nut/stud covers and chrome hub caps?
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Old 03-17-2015, 12:38 PM   #144
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Had to make a trip to Wal-Mart after work last night (ice cream and dayquill). I do love a 24 hours store! So at 11PM, I'm in the store and decided that while I'm there, I would see if they had any more of the LOA linkable lights. I bought the five they had. After a bowl of ice cream I started installing the lights. The 23" lights (total of 7) will run down the center of the bus replacing the 12v original lights. All the lights will run off a small inverter. Once I get all the lights up, I will pull the wiring we had put in place back in Socorro (it's been 3 years) for the inverter powered stuff and get it all hooked up. They are currently running on regular AC. Once connected to the inverter, they will run off of the batteries. Also installed the last of the under cabinet lights in the galley last week. So I now have five 13" lights. On my next day off (tomorrow) I will get back to working on the closet. I need to put a floor in it and get the cedar liner I already bought a couple months ago installed. Weather is supposed to be nice so I can cut outside.
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Old 03-17-2015, 01:21 PM   #145
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Still debating on the rim colour. Might not get that done before I leave NM. I bought some exterior Marquee Semigloss in "Espresso Beans" (a very very dark brown). I think I will only paint the (very rusty) fancy wheel covers of the drive tires and do it in the Espresso Beans. I have some of those Preval sprayers that you can use to turn any paint into a spray. David liked them for small jobs where he had to match colours (latex paints) for a small amount of things. The rear rims may or may not get done. Not a priority.
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Old 03-17-2015, 10:38 PM   #146
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I like dark brown for a color. I've been using rust-o-leum leather brown inside on a few things and the rub rails are white and brown so I'll probably end up using the brown on my wheels too. Not a priority right now. I started the finish work on the drivers side rub rails today, the weather dictated it, I got the white all done and may start on the brown tomorrow, but then again it's suppose to rain.

My debate is to paint the black that runs completely around the bottom of the bus and both bumpers the same brown. I would like to but then again....I don't want to paint anymore.

Painting USE TO BE one of my favorite things to do...until we got the bus. I'm getting very, very tired of it.
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Old 03-18-2015, 01:09 AM   #147
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... I would like to but then again....I don't want to paint anymore.

Painting USE TO BE one of my favorite things to do...until we got the bus. I'm getting very, very tired of it.
I know the feeling.
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Old 03-18-2015, 09:34 AM   #148
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My wife always hated painting but now that she has the bus to play with, she is starting to like it.
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Old 03-19-2015, 10:37 AM   #149
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I am so sick. I am so grateful that I do not have to go out to fill the fresh tank (the autofill works great). I am so grateful that I do not have to go outside to dump the black tank (the residential toilet bypasses the holding tank when parked). I am so grateful that when David & I were designing the bus, we took things like bad weather (rain, snow, sleet) and general illness (colds & flu's) into account. Now I will drink my hot tea and take yet another hot shower.
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Lorna,sorry to hear that....ugh need to install a nice deep tub to soak in

it could double as cool waterhole in the summer
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