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Old 04-15-2005, 10:36 AM   #11
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I got rid of the safety hatch and put a skylight up there…amazing how much light you get from it.
Nice, thats what I'm thinking. Where did you get your skylight and what size was it compared to your hole?

Also, you got a pic?
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Old 04-15-2005, 10:52 AM   #12
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Built it myself ...
Had the glass shop cut me a piece of safety glass ...then I built a wooden frame and used aluminum edging to hold the glass to the frame.

I do have a few pics...
But I had to dump everything on my site and am in the process of rebuilding that monster.
I'm really busy at my job so it will take me a day or so to upload those pics...
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Old 04-15-2005, 01:15 PM   #13
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I noticed the site was being updated. I went there for advice on wiring and everything was gone. It's a great resource for the skoolie community, and I look forward to seeing it back up soon.
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Old 04-17-2005, 06:24 PM   #14
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Eric That’s a very nice thing to say
Appreciate that a lot

Andy I finally got the page with the photos & info on our skylite up today …the info is at the top.
http://www.mobilehomestead.com/newbus/latcho3.htm

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Old 04-18-2005, 10:06 AM   #15
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Wow, thanks M&M - that really gives me a good idea. Since the machine gun turrent I got didnt fit, I think I will be doing something very similar.

Also, the storage compartments look pretty good. Never thought of putting them above the floor. I am installing my boxes below this weekend. I'll be sure to get my damn site going and get some photos up there.

Again, thanks for the great documentation.
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Old 04-27-2005, 03:19 PM   #16
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Well, I have decided to make my own opening sky-light as well. I may even include a small 12V in the construction as well, to help pull some heat out in the summer.

I am basically looking to make exactly what they sell for regular RV's, only for a 28" x 28" hole. Ill post pics when I get further along...

Any construction suggestions on how to keep it water-tight, and keeping the ability to open it??
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I would modify the existing hatch to contain a skylight, that way it all seals like it is supposed to.
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I would modify the existing hatch to contain a skylight, that way it all seals like it is supposed to.
Interesting, I wonder if I could do that, I'll take a look this weekend...
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