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Old 12-16-2020, 08:51 AM   #341
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Speedy recovery for the both of you !!!
Thank you!!! Were hoping everyone is well for Christmas!

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Old 12-16-2020, 09:21 AM   #342
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I've not been on here as much lately. Your bus has really came along nicely!
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Old 12-16-2020, 08:25 PM   #343
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Well my wife is an RN and she has been taking care of covid positive patients most of the year. Last Thursday she lost her smell and had to get tested before her shift on Friday. We found out she had covid so she's been staying in the bus.
Hope she gets well ASAP, and y'all have a great Christmas!
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Old 12-16-2020, 10:51 PM   #344
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I've not been on here as much lately. Your bus has really came along nicely!
Thank you!!! We have enjoyed it alot this year! I still need to finish up some things inside at some point. But at least we're enjoying it!
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Old 12-16-2020, 10:52 PM   #345
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Hope she gets well ASAP, and y'all have a great Christmas!
Thank you!!! Hope you have a great Christmas as well!!!
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Old 12-22-2020, 10:04 PM   #346
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Well she's doing better now and back to work taking care of patients again! Things are halfway back to normal! We loaded up the whole family lasnight and headed to state park to dump the tanks. After that we stopped for supper and kids love the table and the new LED lights I installed above the seats! They are dimmable and have usb port built into them. Pretty slick! Merry Christmas all and Happy Holidays!
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Old 12-22-2020, 10:10 PM   #347
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that's very good to hear! A happy Christmas to you all!
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Old 12-24-2020, 11:24 PM   #348
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Merry Christmas!

Well it is supposed to get down to 12 degrees here tonight in Kansas. I haven't re-winterized the bus since my wife stayed in it because we're taking it to my family's Christmas this weekend. After my wife stayed in it for over a week with the heater going, I found out the tape didn't hold up covering the two extra round holes I didn't use. So I made a piece out of some Galvanized sheet metal I had today and screwed it on and taped the seams with the foil tape. This should hold and last! It doesnt look too pretty, but I wanted to get it done without tearing everything apart.

I also took some pictures of the dimmable touch LED lights with usb port i mounted on the cabinets above the seats. They are from Amazon. So far they are working great!

Merry Christmas!!!
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Old 12-24-2020, 11:34 PM   #349
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Merry Christmas Frochevy from the Merryman’s. Glad to hear your wife is doing okay.

PS - you can have that cold and snow. Lol !!! Stay warm.
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Old 12-25-2020, 07:48 AM   #350
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...the dimmable touch LED lights with usb port i mounted on the cabinets above the seats. They are from Amazon. So far they are working great!

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas to you and your family! Do you have a link to those lights? Those are great and I see, from the sticker visible in the photo, that they work on 24v as well. I just spent about 5 minutes looking on Amazon and I see similar lights...and most in silver...but not that dimmable black 12-24v version. That's a good find!
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Old 12-25-2020, 09:02 AM   #351
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Merry Christmas to you and your family! Do you have a link to those lights? Those are great and I see, from the sticker visible in the photo, that they work on 24v as well. I just spent about 5 minutes looking on Amazon and I see similar lights...and most in silver...but not that dimmable black 12-24v version. That's a good find!
I wanted the black dimmable and you're right, they were hard to find. I'm really glad I got the dimmable flex head. We can take the one by the front door, dim it down all the way and it's a perfect night light for the stairs/doorway.

Well it looks like the ones we ordered are currently unavailable... Here's a link:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B086J222DN/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabc_S3F5FbPRATBG5?_encoding=UT F8&psc=1

I found this one which looks very similar to what I ordered. You might check it out and see if it will work for you!

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088WFB6JK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabc_B5F5FbGTC42X9?_encoding=UT F8&psc=1
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Old 12-25-2020, 09:14 AM   #352
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I wanted the black dimmable and you're right, they were hard to find. I'm really glad I got the dimmable flex head. We can take the one by the front door, dim it down all the way and it's a perfect night light for the stairs/doorway.

Well it looks like the ones we ordered are currently unavailable... Here's a link:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B086J222DN...ing=UTF8&psc=1

I found this one which looks very similar to what I ordered. You might check it out and see if it will work for you!

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088WFB6JK...ing=UTF8&psc=1
Thank you. For this info and for sharing your build.
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Old 12-25-2020, 09:18 AM   #353
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Thank you for that! Merry Christmas to you!
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Old 12-25-2020, 09:37 AM   #354
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Merry Christmas!!!!

Please let me know if you need any other links or have any questions!!
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Old 12-26-2020, 09:47 PM   #355
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Catching up after months of absence. So glad to hear your wife is OK. Thanks to her & everyone else like her for manning the front lines! Guess a skoolie is a great thing to have in such eventualities. Not many people have personal, mobile quarantine rooms.


Everything about your bus is so unique & creative. So much more than what appears on the surface. Glancing at your profile pick I'm thinking "meh", then digging through your thread that changes to "wow!". Excellent work!
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Old 12-26-2020, 10:26 PM   #356
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Catching up after months of absence. So glad to hear your wife is OK. Thanks to her & everyone else like her for manning the front lines! Guess a skoolie is a great thing to have in such eventualities. Not many people have personal, mobile quarantine rooms.


Everything about your bus is so unique & creative. So much more than what appears on the surface. Glancing at your profile pick I'm thinking "meh", then digging through your thread that changes to "wow!". Excellent work!
Thank you for the kind words! My wife is great and I couldn't do what she does!

Thank you! It has been a bit of work! But we are enjoying now!! Some day when it's painted I'll change the profile picture... Lol
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Old 02-11-2021, 08:55 PM   #357
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Well nothing new to report on the bus... We have been having record low temps here in Kansas or what seems to be record low temps to me! So I haven't been out to finish off the trim inside. When we thaw out and I de-winterize the bus I guess I will find out two things:

If I designed my plumbing system correctly so I could winterize it correctly...

And if I actually winterized it correctly!

This is first season I had plumbing done to winterize and we have been below freezing for week or more now! This weekend will be highs of around 0 degrees F! I know that's normal for some of you folks, but not normal for here in Kansas for this long!

Hope everyone is staying warm!
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Old 02-12-2021, 08:29 AM   #358
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Yes ,it is interesting how the weather fluctuates now that the balance is disturbed...here in PA snow is back for much longer time then I can remember....next year for sure I want to travel to the south West.. arthritis is getting a hold of me and this cold does not help.

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Old 02-12-2021, 12:38 PM   #359
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Yes ,it is interesting how the weather fluctuates now that the balance is disturbed...here in PA snow is back for much longer time then I can remember....next year for sure I want to travel to the south West.. arthritis is getting a hold of me and this cold does not help.

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I can't imagine how cold it is up North there in PA if we're having this cold of weather in Kansas! Sorry to hear about the arthritis. That doesn't sound good at all.
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Old 02-12-2021, 02:03 PM   #360
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I was wondering what happened to you FROCHEVY? Yeah I still havenít pressurized my tanks. Good thing, it will be below freezing here for a couple of days. No water in the plumbing. This is fairly common,Our winter is usually like January and February. Stay warm!!
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