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Old 03-23-2024, 08:37 PM   #161
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Do those lights have to be totally removed, or could they just have plain clear covers and no flashing? I don’t understand why they must be removed.

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Old 03-23-2024, 10:57 PM   #162
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Me too…, ! ��
Flying by the seat of my pants, no sketches, no drawings, just grabbing a piece of board or ply and having at it!

Did I mention this things name might be Whimsy (if that has not been taken)?
I named my bus "Humpty Dumpty" cause it fell apart and this kingsman is trying to put the pieces together again. Wife and kids loved the suggestion, so that's what it is.
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Old 03-24-2024, 01:27 AM   #163
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That is so cute!
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Old 03-24-2024, 08:24 AM   #164
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Do those lights have to be totally removed, or could they just have plain clear covers and no flashing? I don’t understand why they must be removed.
I’ve heard it different from two different inspection stations. One said they have to be gone as the code says if a light is on a vehicle it has to work and the other said just take the bulbs out. My thought was, why take the chance?
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Old 03-24-2024, 08:26 AM   #165
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I named my bus "Humpty Dumpty" cause it fell apart and this kingsman is trying to put the pieces together again. Wife and kids loved the suggestion, so that's what it is.
I like that!
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Old 03-24-2024, 08:40 AM   #166
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You are doing great with everything.

I have no experience with "composting" toilets, but it seems they would not be a good option for just occasional use.

If you boondock for weekends, I would use a portable cassette toilet. If you stay in campgrounds, just use the facilities there. I tent camp a lot on Forest Service land here in Kentucky, and I'm usually within a couple of miles of a vault toilet if the need for an "urgent haircut" arises.
Makes a lot of sense! Will be going with a $30 bucket for emergencies. Have always like the, “Number one rule” for travel trailers and pop ups.

Kentucky, pretty place, love Breaks Interstate Park. I am partial to the WMA’s here in VA for 14 days of free camping primitive style (My two favorites have on-site port-a-potty’s).
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Old 03-24-2024, 04:05 PM   #167
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I've never been to Breaks, but it looks interesting. I'm trying to break in a mutt that isn't into mountain roads or my boat....

But it would be cool to meet up there or somewhere along the Eastern Continental Divide.

I live just 12 miles from where Dan'l Boone led the Transylvania Company in 1775. That was from North Carolina but We were part of Virginny at the time.
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Old 03-24-2024, 04:14 PM   #168
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a few shots from one of my favorite Forest Service camping areas about 4 years ago. https://www.flickr.com/photos/157674...7715439713726/

Both of my pups there are now deceased. That was near the end of their lives. They loved the trails there.

I miss them every day.
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Old 03-25-2024, 02:36 PM   #169
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a few shots from one of my favorite Forest Service camping areas about 4 years ago. https://www.flickr.com/photos/157674...7715439713726/

Both of my pups there are now deceased. That was near the end of their lives. They loved the trails there.

I miss them every day.
Good looking best friends there, bet you had a ball with them! It would be nice to make it over that way,if not in the bus then maybe the pop up as it is a bit more economical to go on longer trips with.

Started in the dinette area today, cut 45’s on the outer tabletop corners to facilitate easier entry. Second seat cushion is done. Then worked on the toilet box. Applied outside corner strips to the walls.
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Old 03-26-2024, 09:34 PM   #170
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No progress pics today, was making lists of items we would need, and then ordering. I remember cutting the steel discs for the other bus, and after I had ordered the sheets of metal, then cut the discs out to mount, I decided to order pre-made discs ($8.00 ea). Save me a good bit of time.

We have been looking for a passenger seat for about four months now and today I found one online. Spoke with the seller and will be going to pick it up Thursday.

The exterior paint we ordered two weeks ago arrived, and I placed an order for flooring today.
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Old 03-28-2024, 11:25 AM   #171
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Picked this up this morning, came with the other armrest in a box. Now we can decide which we like better, this one or we can switch it out with the international drivers seat.
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Old 03-31-2024, 04:53 PM   #172
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Have been working on odds and ends the past couple days. The dreaded triple P’s (prep,putty, paint), and built-in medicine cabinet /storage shelf in the bathroom. This is a dark area with no natural sunlight so I installed two, push-on recessed lights. The bottom shelf and the next shelf up have lips to keep things in place and there is a 13” deep by 25” wide storage shelf over top the cabinet. There will be a mirror cut to fit the space in the back of the cabinet.
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Old 04-01-2024, 01:40 PM   #173
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Window treatments starting to go in. There will be the green color showing inside and blackout curtains behind them visible from outside.
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Old 04-01-2024, 03:02 PM   #174
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The valances may be out.
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Old 04-01-2024, 08:24 PM   #175
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Nice curtains
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Old 04-02-2024, 08:54 AM   #176
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Thank you

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Old 04-02-2024, 02:38 PM   #177
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Tiny steps now, but steps nevertheless.
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