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Old 06-20-2018, 06:53 PM   #21
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Thumbs up inspiring and educational

INTELLIGENT, energetic, i like the hints,
how thick was the wht foam?
how much air space between the wall and foil side?
R value?

Dont use solid Romex housewire like many do.
use stranded flexible wires like in the bus and our cars.

P.S. i like your narrative and hate the music,
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Old 06-20-2018, 07:15 PM   #22
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The foam,

Thank you, despite how much work it is, it's actually a lot of fun! The foam on the floor is 1/2 inch and it's 1.5 inch in the ceiling and walls. The roof will also be painted with Henerys Tropicool rubber so it will be great for keeping in heat and keeping it cool. It's far more important to me that heat doesnt escape our the roof then it is cool air coming through the floor.

There is about an 2.5 inchs between the wall and the foam and 1 inch in the ceiling.

There is an insulated foam padding you put down under the final floor thats supposed to triple the heating value of my foam under the sub-floor. Thus part of the reason I wasn't overly worried about a little thinned version on the floor.

Haha I get that alot. The music will be far less used now that it's building time.

Thanks for all the questions!


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INTELLIGENT, energetic, i like the hints,
how thick was the wht foam?
how much air space between the wall and foil side?
R value?

Dont use solid Romex housewire like many do.
use stranded flexible wires like in the bus and our cars.

P.S. i like your narrative and hate the music,
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Old 06-20-2018, 07:33 PM   #23
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silver things

i have silver foam facing inward and outward because of my hot & cold seasons. nothing reflects heat like silver. why dont you make the interior 100% silver? bright, bold and unique!!
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Old 06-20-2018, 07:49 PM   #24
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Sounds intetesting

Sounds interesting but totally not my style haha

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i have silver foam facing inward and outward because of my hot & cold seasons. nothing reflects heat like silver. why dont you make the interior 100% silver? bright, bold and unique!!
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Old 06-20-2018, 07:57 PM   #25
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Is there a name for the foam padding used in the floor?? Happy that you will be using a little less of that music. haha.
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Old 06-20-2018, 08:07 PM   #26
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Is there a name for the foam padding used in the floor?? Happy that you will be using a little less of that music. haha.
Yes, do tell. What is this magic tripling R value padding you speak of?
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Old 06-20-2018, 08:15 PM   #27
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The padding

I will post it when my buddy replys. I have a few friends that do hardwood floors and they have been telling me it's the stuff to use but don't recall off the top of my head what it's called.


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Old 06-21-2018, 11:36 AM   #28
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Underlayment

Just so we are clear, I have great friends that do flooring and am going based off what they have told me about the increased insulation power of this underlayment.

The layers go: foam insulation, subfloor, insulated underlayment and wood flooring.
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Old 06-21-2018, 11:42 AM   #29
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Underlayment

There are a bunch of options but they say this stuff is the best.
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Old 06-21-2018, 11:43 AM   #30
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Just so we are clear, I have great friends that do flooring and am going based off what they have told me about the increased insulation power of this underlayment.

The layers go: foam insulation, subfloor, insulated underlayment and wood flooring.
I don't see any insulting qualities at all on that product, nor do they tout any claims to help R factor on the product details.
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Old 06-21-2018, 11:57 AM   #31
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Again, I am not saying the product claims that. I'm just sharing what my flooring guys have told me about their experience.
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Old 07-03-2018, 06:03 PM   #32
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Bus Conversion Vlog #22: Framing Bus Walls And Couch Part 1

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Old 08-29-2018, 12:43 PM   #33
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Old 08-29-2018, 12:44 PM   #34
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Old 08-29-2018, 07:01 PM   #35
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Bus Conversion Vlog #25: Bus Bed, Couch and Dressers

Everyday, I make a little more progress. HOWEVER! This last few days have been great!
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Old 12-13-2018, 02:02 PM   #36
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Bus Conversion Vlog #26: The Update

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Old 01-27-2019, 12:15 PM   #37
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Old 01-27-2019, 12:16 PM   #38
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