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Old 08-25-2014, 02:57 PM   #541
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The new jersey vehicle inspection is really the good device to use in the daily life,you can go to detectorall.com to have a look at
Damn smell like a pork product

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Old 08-25-2014, 03:15 PM   #542
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mmm... they covered up this: http://www.detectorall.com/categories/Metal-Detectors/

with new jersey inspection info???

scary when they now your hobbies...I might of clicked it if I knew it was about them
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:28 PM   #543
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looking good-
you may want to check - it appears you are using pvc on the hot h2o supply - I think you have to use cpvc for hot side...
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:49 PM   #544
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you may want to check - it appears you are using pvc on the hot h2o supply - I think you have to use cpvc for hot side...
you are correct!

per some code...I said %&^$# the code.... for a bus that see's 140* for maybe 30 days out of the year, it'll be cooool and work fine

now for a new house build....I agree with you...altho' polished copper is more pimp

as long as I drain the lines to prevent rupture, I will be fine for MANY years......

dont forget, it took years to figure out that pvc will fail after 15+ years (or whatever it is) I will hVE A NEW BUS BY THEN

I am just a rebel w/o a cause......actually I want to move between mountains and the beach
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Old 08-25-2014, 10:03 PM   #545
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I love it when they have a better idea, and change all the rules. What was fine yesterday is no longer legal today.

For instance, I understand that grounded 120-volt electrical outlets, which for 50 years have been installed in "smiley face" position, now have to be inverted into "bullet hole in forehead" orientation. The idea is that, God forbid, a piece of metal were to slide down the wall and dissect the space between the outlet plate and the plug insulation, said metal would stop against a ground pin and not make an exciting connection between the hot and neutral pins. That is, unless it tilts the wrong way toward the hot after hitting the ground pin . . . .

I notice all my night lights with keyed plug blade widths would then be upside down, unless I get out a file and convert them all to metrosexual . . .

By the way, the water heater ideas look pretty, but I am still waiting to see how well they work.
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Old 08-26-2014, 05:03 AM   #546
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By the way, the water heater ideas look pretty, but I am still waiting to see how well they work.
me to

should work, wont find out until the first campground...cant plug in 50 amp at house, could get by on 120 side here....we shall see,

i am waiting on parts that should be here this week, to finish up plumbing

the plug thing is insane...I wonder how many paper clips actually ended up in them, seems like a paranormal thing /////
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Old 08-26-2014, 06:35 PM   #547
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okay got a little painting in this evening..gotta light the the charcoal

pre...paint


after a couple colrs...more to come


after tape off




tommorrow will be a prep day, for rest of lower front, bumper and driversside front


kinda reminds me of Lorna's color
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Old 08-26-2014, 09:17 PM   #548
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Bansil, I love the Isuzu sticker--I didn't have one so I used the Isuzu engine instead Your new paint scheme really dresses up your rig--it looks ten years newer . Jack
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Old 08-27-2014, 05:19 AM   #549
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Bansil, I love the Isuzu sticker--I didn't have one so I used the Isuzu engine instead Your new paint scheme really dresses up your rig--it looks ten years newer . Jack
Thanks Jack...wife is happy because it doesnt look like a prison bus any more
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I really like the two tone look on your turtle........ Looking good.....
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Old 08-27-2014, 09:52 AM   #551
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I really like the two tone look on your turtle........ Looking good.....
wait until you see the next color ...........
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Old 08-27-2014, 09:55 AM   #552
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...kinda reminds me of Lorna's color...
I think mine is more blue. David doesn't care all that much for green so I have a blue turquoise rather than a green turquoise. When we repaint, it will be even more blue.

Love the striping. That looks great. What tape did you use? I'm never happy with my strips as they seem to come out with messy edges.And I like that you kept the turtles... they are so cute. But they make me hungry when I see them (chicken fried sea turtle with milk gravy.... yummy but never again).


What paint and colours?
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...kinda reminds me of Lorna's color...
I think mine is more blue. David doesn't care all that much for green so I have a blue turquoise rather than a green turquoise. When we repaint, it will be even more blue.

Love the striping. That looks great. What tape did you use? I'm never happy with my strips as they seem to come out with messy edges.And I like that you kept the turtles... they are so cute. But they make me hungry when I see them (chicken fried sea turtle with milk gravy.... yummy but never again).


What paint and colours?
OKAY here goes....

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still need one more "pebble" gold-ish strip

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oh and I need to make more turtles!!!!!!! to put in all the tan
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:11 PM   #554
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as for tape I use basic "blue tape" as soon as paint "skins" I am pulling it off, I have a rag and thinner at hand....to clean up, if you leave it on to long (industrial enamals it will "wick" ) so color it, and then pull it.............

oh make sure to pull tape at a downward or upward angle...dependant on which edge you want crisp.....crsiper is the side pulled oppsite

if top edge of tape you want crisp...pull down at sharp angle....pull wet tape off and towards you

dontleave "blue tape" on any thing for a few days while in the sun...you will be....screwd....seriously...dont do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Really like the new paint!!!
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Nice job! I love the tan stripe.
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daily update....tick...tock....tick...tock...

water heater mounted...atleast for this trip, if it comes loose...we got bigger issues

so I had another faucet POS...so got enother, problem was I already had 3/4 holes drilled to mount so I re-used and recycled!!!

I shove a wine cork into hole and walla!!!hole fixed


a test run


see...no worries


faucet is mounted on the side because sink is so big and with overhead storage you couldnt reach controls w/o hitting your head


just connections,,..because everyone likes pictures

drain for galley

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.oooohhhh a few more pictures!!!

We found some mid 70's chairs in the basement under abunch of stuff, Lisa working on one last night for my trip





!!!!!!TESTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



until tommorrow ......cheers!!
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50 gallon water X 8.3 lbs per gallon = 415 lbs of water plus the heater & tank?
seems excessive to me but you will have plenty of hot water... Now I know why you have those chairs...... LOL
It should ride there pretty good.
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