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Old 08-20-2013, 07:53 PM   #31
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Oh...your limp shower head made me son and wife laugh....it's cool...tho' I said it wwas just "rouughed" in
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Old 08-21-2013, 10:55 AM   #32
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I got some 12v switches (and a bunch of other stuff) from Bottom Dollar Surplus on ebay. He's been good about adjusting shipping costs for multiple items. These Sigma brand switches are 2 5/8 tall and 1 1/2 wide with spade connectors on the back.

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Nice, I have to bookmark these.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:27 PM   #34
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roughed in? that's what she said

i'm not liking how dark the stain turned out.... i might have to start again on those pieces.

for now, i'm gonna keep going but much lighter on the stain.

the next electric challenge is putting in a stove/oven. because i have a stove and a big generator.... i want to use them as best i can.

first things first though.... here is a quick electric tour of the bus.
the bus has a big Hanco generator hanging from the belly on the drivers side. the gen feeds a breaker panel inside.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:37 PM   #35
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then the panel feeds AC circuits in the bus. i believe each outlet has its own breaker, almost anyway.

the bus came with 3 electric heaters that use the 240 breakers. i want to swap one of the 240 circuits for a stove install.

and barely visible, is the battery charger with the funny end. it will plug into the nearby outlet when i change the receptacle.

that battery charger will charge the battery bank i have not yet purchased. my new battery bank will take over the spare tire carrier.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:42 PM   #36
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then to finish it off. the battery bank will feed the new DC distribution panel, and then my led light

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That is a big generator. I'm planing to stay around 30 Amps, unless I get a second air conditioner. I will get either a 6 kw or 8 kw generator.
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:43 PM   #38
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That is a big generator. I'm planing to stay around 30 Amps, unless I get a second air conditioner. I will get either a 6 kw or 8 kw generator.
It's actually capable of 100 amps at 120 volts, as at 240 volts it can produce 50 amps per hot leg.
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no windows
rv doors
big genny

it was love at first site

the very neat thing about the bookmobile is that it was already converted once.
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i think i finished all the wiring/plumbing on that side and temporarily put the walls back up to see.
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