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Old 12-31-2017, 08:35 AM   #41
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dang!! you burnt down the shed? im thinking we almost burned it down with that hellacious bon-fire we had the last skoolie get together!! was it intentional or did your bon-fire nail it this time?
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:36 AM   #42
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4 legged seats seem to come in a lot of thomas cutaways.. the 2 i use as dinette seats in my DEV bus were freebies on craigslist that came out of a thomas 4 window cutaway..
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:40 AM   #43
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dang!! you burnt down the shed? im thinking we almost burned it down with that hellacious bon-fire we had the last skoolie get together!! was it intentional or did your bon-fire nail it this time?
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Yeah, they're trying to clean up a bit and get rid of the rotting structures since they're having a house built. The only things holding that shed together were the spiders and termites.

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4 legged seats seem to come in a lot of thomas cutaways.. the 2 i use as dinette seats in my DEV bus were freebies on craigslist that came out of a thomas 4 window cutaway..
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The seats by the exits on my Ward were single, four legged seats. Glad I held on to one.
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:48 AM   #44
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id love to find some property like that in FL.. or like shaun's. that place is Bad arse!!!! a place klike shaun;s I could live work and play!!
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Old 12-31-2017, 04:42 PM   #45
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Good thing I was gonna replace all the vinyl anyhow.
And you've tempered the steel as well.....nicely done.


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Yeah I know its not a race but I've been watching folks enjoy their buses and I can't wait to get this one of mine on the road for real!

You and me both. Couple more weeks to strip the walls and ceiling, then will be driving around to have the body work done....can't get here fast enough. Will also be getting the new tires and the engine parameters optimized just before that.

Too cold for painting, or much of anything....supposed to get down to single digits tonight, and didn't want to see if the paint would gel or not. So today I removed the rear heater and tied the lines together, then ran it to make sure I had heat and no leaks....A-okay. One more thing crossed off the to-do list.

Happy New Year! Going out to dinner, then it's time to pull my annual drunk that spans two years.


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Old 01-08-2018, 08:24 PM   #46
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Screw this cold weather.......can't do anything outside the bus that takes longer than 10 minutes, 'cause I can't feel my fingers. And on the inside, it's too cold to paint, and I need to finish the floor before starting on the walls.

So this weekend I replaced a mirror head that was missing, and 1 mirror glass that was cracked. Also hung the rearview mirror and got the doghouse off and out of the way.

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It always feels like baby steps.
Baby steps frustrate me.....I'm a 'put your head down and go 100 mph til you get the job done' type.

Didn't realize until the last two weeks that actually feeling your fingers is an important part of getting tasks accomplished.


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For a lot of us, these buses are a lesson in patience. We'd all like to get them done within a month.
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Still hampered by the cold weather. Took the day off work Friday and finished stripping the floor in the driver's area, then re-painted the entire floor.....still tacky this morning, so I installed my new LED headlights and painted the trim rings.

Next weekend I'll demo the interior walls and pull the insulation. Will also re-install the seat so I can start driving this thing again. It's been almost a month. Will also remove the HurriHot beside the stairwell, if it isn't ducted to the windshield.

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