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Old 06-14-2018, 09:06 AM   #371
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So this was new....

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj-tS7rn...nderlounge_bus

When I moved my toilet ventilation pipe I didn't seal up the port I had made for it.. And a wood plank with a perfect hole evidently is the universal sign of a bird house entrance! After I got this one out I discovered a second bird inside...
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Old 07-18-2018, 04:08 PM   #372
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The Sport Bus has been in "truck" mode for a whlie, since Hillary got back we've been living in the Wanderlounge while trying to build it. I think we all know how frustrating that can be, trying to get major work done while keeping it as a functional living area. My rate of progress plumetted! Well, starting today I'm turning things back around.

I'm going to start clearing things out of the Sport Bus and move our basic living stuff back in. It won't take much, just the futon and some wiring and the cat box and bowls. And of course the portable AC unit, which has a much better chance of keeping up in the much smaller area.

Unfortunately, on top of everything else, it has been storming daily here, so I don't expect to move much around until tomorrow morning.. But by this weekend I expect the Wanderlounge to return to a work zone!
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Old 11-01-2018, 02:54 PM   #373
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After using a ganky system to keep my composting toilet ventilated, I designed a part and printed it with my new bus-friendly 3d printer. I'm using 1" pvc for the ventilation and a 30mm computer fan to move air, this neatly joins them together with enough clearance for a bit of screen and easy routing of the 12v power line.

if you have a 3d printer already, the model is here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3186096

if you don't have a printer already, I pick up this one: https://amzn.to/2Dj9wdV it's a 12v device so with a bit of splicing you can run it directly from your house batteries instead of an inverter, and only took a little bit of tweaking to get accurate prints. The printer and 2 spools of filament got to my door for under $200!
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Old 11-01-2018, 02:55 PM   #374
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Photo of my new printed fan mount.
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