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Old 08-25-2011, 10:36 PM   #101
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... I started the rub rails first, mistake...
I did the same. But I am painting one side at a time. So I will finish up the drivers side (painting the rest of the rub rails now) and I will simply roll the body paint (Turquoise) first, THEN I will tape off the rub rails and paint them. It will go much faster that way. Live and learn. I was hoping to get the drivers side done this week but caught the "back to school" cold that is going around. Oh well.
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Old 08-25-2011, 10:37 PM   #102
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this hammered paint looks great, so I am gonna wait till I get the blue, think I will use less paint that way....deep blue with white rub rails
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:21 PM   #103
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batteries hooked up check
generator hooked up check
power converter hooked up check
inverter hooked up check
power supply line hooked up check
fuses to install in converter box check

forgetting to buy a 30 amp to 110v adapter pissing me off
wait til tomorrow to do a trail run damn
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:32 PM   #104
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got the adapter, hooked it up, all is good, fan is running on the converter, lights worked great, so , on to the next step
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Old 09-02-2011, 07:27 AM   #105
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had to order it, so I am waiting on Lowes to get it in... still have to install a gas tank for the genny, bus is diesel. will keep you informed. I see Spurrier is not going with Garcia, at least first game.
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:32 PM   #106
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you have any left? if so hit me up
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:46 PM   #107
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cool, let me know, the wife is a quilter, you should see the South Carolina fabric, a friend of hers is having her make a quilt for his wife. She bought a whole bolt of fabric...
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:31 AM   #108
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Paint has been shipped, yipee now just some weather to put it on, been raining for 3 days
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:46 AM   #109
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Orange is the national color for the year by the way.....Just let me know what you want for them, dont have a clue here.....Glad to see you are getting ready for the upcoming year. It will be a long one here, I think we lose 5 out of next 6. have to get a few things ready here on the bus. Just need to get off my butt and do them. Good luck and let me know.......What genny do you have?
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Old 09-08-2011, 08:22 AM   #110
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The paint I ordered arrives today, cant wait, just need to find time to get started on it. I also have the cut out for the gas compartment ready to be welded. Son and I did it in about 30 minutes yesterday. Will post pics later today I hope. Even went by and checked out foam for seats yesterday.
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Old 09-08-2011, 12:42 PM   #111
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pm ne your addy and i will send you some $$$, Walmart was kind to Harvey either.....trees are struggling
SC gonna whip Ga I hope
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Old 09-09-2011, 09:03 PM   #112
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aaaaaarrrrggggg, the starters are not the same, not even close, well crap
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Old 09-15-2011, 04:36 PM   #113
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the can says deep blue, but it isnt. Seems to have a teal look to it. The old battery box is mounted now to become the generator fuel box. I will try to post pics later..
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:09 PM   #114
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here are a few pics
picture 6 has 3 colors of blue,
bright is what I wanted, oh well
darker is Walmart
teal blue is hammered by rustoleum, thats what I am going with
just gonna use bright blue as a primer
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:16 PM   #115
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old battery box, thats the new fuel box and new generator box
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Old 09-20-2011, 05:10 PM   #116
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got the back painted, putting on light covers up top, and the cover seems like its hitting the bulb. Of course, the weather was turning bad, lightning and all, so I had to get down, now it will bother me till I can get back up there and check it out...aaarrrgggg
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Old 09-20-2011, 08:43 PM   #117
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got the back painted, putting on light covers up top, and the cover seems like its hitting the bulb...
I have that problem too with SOME of the clearance lights. Seems I have two different light bulbs in them. One is the large bulb like on brake/turn lights (1156/1157). The other is a low profile bulb (67). The large bulb hits the covers and I have to tilt the hbase to where it is almost touching the metal.

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Old 09-20-2011, 09:10 PM   #118
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I was talking about the upper warning lights, but I found the problem, there was a screw left in, no wonder a new screw wouldnt go in.....so in between the showers, I went outside and fixed the last 2....I would have not slept all nite. I cant do that again, no sleep last nite as my only child,Nicholas arrived at Marine Corp bootcamp last nite. I know he is tired tonite also...
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:15 PM   #119
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taken with a iphone so its not that good a pic

this is rustoleum hammered deep blue, it actually looks like deep blue when you look down the side, instead of looking head on...
overall I like the color, done from a spray can
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Old 09-21-2011, 08:43 AM   #120
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I will have about $250 in the paint job, plus the $110 for the top. thats not bad considering what they want to paint it.
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