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Old 09-01-2018, 05:30 PM   #1
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Walls up against windows

Anybody out there leave all the windows, but build walls up against them?

If so, how close do you put the wall? I can snug it up, but worry about not being able to get the window out if something happens (they are removed frmo the inside) thoughts?
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Old 09-01-2018, 08:15 PM   #2
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What if that window ever gets broken?
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Old 09-01-2018, 08:25 PM   #3
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What are you using the bus for, fulltime? Or workshop or chicken coup?
Seems that would suggest how the walls should be finished.
Lots of heat loss and condensation your way of framing. Insulating at all?
Lots to consider in asking your question but it is up to you.

We have no clue what you want it to look like.


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Thanks,

use as an rv for weekend trips
i plan to put insulation into the wall cavity 1" below the seat bar and 1.5" above
not sure what to put on the walls yet, on the windows not behind the walls, i planned to use a 1x4 as trim, but those would be easy to remove if i needed to compared to a wall in front.

just hunting for ideas on what people normally do.
I plan to make it look nice,
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My old bus is the same year. I wanted to keep all the windows useable for the most part. So I did. Boxed them in around frames and built the walls to the height of the window bottom. Made a ledge where I wanted one at that height for finished top look. Still able to open and shut windows easily and am winterizing some even better that never will be used.
Others lift the roof , skin the windows over or add different style windows. Many options to do this stuff.


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If building over them on the inside, best to delete them in my book.


I used sheet metal to close a couple that will be behind a shower and a cabinet.




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