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Old 08-25-2017, 11:09 PM   #101
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@Rusty Definitely a bit OCD, haha. I take all my tools back in and clean/organize things every few days. I'm not sure if it wastes more time putting everything back, or looking for them when I don't put them back... haha.
I used to do maintenance at a home for abused kids and we had to account for our tools whenever leaving a cottage to prevent the kids from using them as weapons. When the place closed the habit stayed with me.
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Old 08-30-2017, 08:07 PM   #102
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Drilled the drain hole and installed the shower pan/drain, used shower/tub adhesive to keep things in place


Had to bump out the wall 3/4" of an inch here to be flush with the shower base, and leaving a space for the old chair rail left a perfect place to run my toilet exhaust fan power cable


Still fits where it's supposed to


Installing the flooring. LifeProof "Fresh Oak" from Home Depot online, wasn't sold in my store


Overall it's a bit darker than I expected based on the sample peice I picked up from HD, but I like it. This photo is a bit dark anyways


I slightly under estimated how much I would need (trying to be cheap...), so one more box of flooring is on order to finish it up
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Old 08-30-2017, 08:46 PM   #103
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Haha the more you finish the more it looks close to my plan. I am going for a bit longer counter though and no garage.

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Old 08-30-2017, 08:46 PM   #104
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Hey did you not have wheel wells in yours? Already jealous that you didn't have the a.c. to remove.

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Old 09-03-2017, 01:36 AM   #105
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Hey great build. I joined today and I am really enjoying the information I am getting... I am getting excited to start my own build. I am really interested in how your plumbing will go. I still have soooo many questions but forums like this really help answer a lot of these questions because of quality posts like yours. what brand of toilet do you have? it looks like it has its own black water tank. was it your internal height? keep those quality posts coming!
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Old 09-04-2017, 11:37 AM   #106
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@jtgt25 No wheel wells in mine.

@Rovobay Toilet is a Nature's Head composting toilet, so no black water/tank to deal with. Internal height was around 74"-75" I think when everything was gutted. It's right around 73" with the ceiling and floor in, so it's a bit close for me at 6ft tall but it's honestly been fine working in there so far.
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Old 09-24-2017, 10:51 AM   #107
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So, maybe a stupid question, but is this one not a 10 ft height? Looking at one that's 23ft long and showing 10ft height...
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Old 09-24-2017, 11:43 AM   #108
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Nice shorty Dude. It's not often one can say that to another guy.
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Old 09-24-2017, 07:28 PM   #109
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GREAT looking bus my man!! I am starting my next build in the next few weeks. picking up the new bus a week from today! Does anyone have a measurement of the side windows? I have a 6 window bus that i bought and I am trying to figure out how long it is from the front seat to the back wall. Been working on layouts and what not. I think its 15'. Anyway.... Really enjoying this build. Love the wood and layout. Keep the pics coming!!
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Old 11-02-2017, 11:34 PM   #110
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nice. looking at a 5 window thomas. sub'd for reference
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