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Old 10-26-2019, 01:42 PM   #1
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Wet Bath Beginnings

Hereís the beginning of my wet bath. Thatís a Dreamline shower base and a Dometic 310 toilet.
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Well, you're starting out with good stuff. What are the rest of your plans? Stand up shower, sit down shower, walls, tanks?
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Well, you're starting out with good stuff. What are the rest of your plans? Stand up shower, sit down shower, walls, tanks?
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I thought a single window width was going to be too narrow for.a toilet and I didnít want to split windows, so there it is, a pretty big bath for a shorty. Since itís big it might as well be a shower pan.

Iím going to frame the walls up around it and make a sliding door. Hole saw for the toilet flange directly into the black tank that will be fit into the C Channel cross members. Shower drain to the grey tank mounted where the AC condenser is now.

I guess itís time to start the official build thread.
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Great start to the "essentials" room.


Yeah, time for the build thread.
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Hereís the beginning of my wet bath. Thatís a Dreamline shower base and a Dometic 310 toilet.
how far have you made it on this install and finish.
i would like some pics and ideas if you have them.
i also have the 3500 chassis shorty.
did you remove the underskirt condensor to be able to put the tank there?
several questions since we have the same chassis.
might PM you if you dont mind.
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Old 09-18-2020, 11:01 PM   #6
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The finished bath and thoughts.

So I finished the wet bath. It turned out pretty nice. Pictures to follow. Here are some thoughts on how to do it better;

In the process I found out about the XPS core tile backer. There are several brands. I used HydroBlock. one of the things that came up is doing a floor base with that stuff. I was too far along to do this, but how I’d do it now is to make the shower pan as a flat board of of this XPS foam board FLAT and add a linear drain on two sides.that wY whichever way the bus tilts, it drains.

I’d look at PVC quickdrain, an Oatey product, I came across this product doing a house bathe remodel. whatever you want to use as a shower base (plywood) and a moisture barier That Quickdrain recommends. They are great. They have a warehouse in Ohio where they demonstrate the product and showed it on a FaceTime call.

So you make a floor out of plywood and have a drai. On both ends, covered with a moisture barrier and walls of HydroBlock or whatever tile backer (Lowe’s has t too) and tile, and you’re golden.
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I also have black/gray tank infi for you, but I need more detail
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Oh,I also have a toilet/step shower idea that might help you if you want to save space
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So I finished the wet bath. It turned out pretty nice. Pictures to follow. Here are some thoughts on how to do it better;

In the process I found out about the XPS core tile backer. There are several brands. I used HydroBlock. one of the things that came up is doing a floor base with that stuff. I was too far along to do this, but how Iíd do it now is to make the shower pan as a flat board of of this XPS foam board FLAT and add a linear drain on two sides.that wY whichever way the bus tilts, it drains.

Iíd look at PVC quickdrain, an Oatey product, I came across this product doing a house bathe remodel. whatever you want to use as a shower base (plywood) and a moisture barier That Quickdrain recommends. They are great. They have a warehouse in Ohio where they demonstrate the product and showed it on a FaceTime call.

So you make a floor out of plywood and have a drai. On both ends, covered with a moisture barrier and walls of HydroBlock or whatever tile backer (Loweís has t too) and tile, and youíre golden.

Very nice! what are the dimensions?
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Looks great. That's a good tip about the linear drains.
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thanks for the picture.
looks good.
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Very nice! what are the dimensions?
I really thought long and hard about using this much space for a bathroom in a short bus. Its roomy! The pan is 54x36. I couldnít find a pan that was the exact width of 2 windows so I got one a little shorter and framed the end into a little shelf.

It didnít occur to me at the time to make an entryway step shower. I might have done that instead to save a windows width of space for the kitchen. Itís all good though, Iím happy with how itís coming along.
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did you remove the A/C condensor?
the answer to that question is only going to lead to more questions of course.
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did you remove the A/C condensor?
the answer to that question is only going to lead to more questions of course.
I did remove the condenser. I got a screaming deal at firestone to recover the refrigerant. $20! I chased down the wiring and took the coolant lines off at the condenser and tucked them up inside the frame. I havenít reinstalled it yet. The hanger is the same on the passenger side. I need to have a longer low pressure side hose made.
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