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Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 07-29-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By shaymcquaid
Man! I'd leave it!!!

Man! I'd leave it!!!
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-29-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By shaymcquaid
Dusty was a step uncle to my best friends sister...

Dusty was a step uncle to my best friends sister way back in the 70's.
We got to vist Dusty and them once in Houston, but, we didn't know what a ZZ top was!:biggrin:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-29-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By shaymcquaid
I'll second that company. Also, the rivet...

I'll second that company.

Also, the rivet when pulled, closes it self on the bulb side...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-28-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By shaymcquaid
Yes. Bolts through the structure. I used a...

Yes. Bolts through the structure.
I used a Unistrut frame which ended up rather (too?) beefy...
And, yes, I went through the ribs wherever I could.

...and,IF I were to do it again, I would build...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-28-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By shaymcquaid
I have many 79" long panels mounted. Only issue...

I have many 79" long panels mounted.
Only issue really is aerodynamics.
Be sure to bolt through the roof not to the roof.:whistling:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-27-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By shaymcquaid
I like the engineering.:thumb:

I like the engineering.:thumb:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-27-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By shaymcquaid
I used Tropicool tan colored. It does pick up and...

I used Tropicool tan colored. It does pick up and hold dirt/pollen.
And, I wouldn't use it again, for several reasons:facepalm:
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-20-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By shaymcquaid
Have a lot of air conditioners and a big genny?

Have a lot of air conditioners and a big genny?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-13-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By shaymcquaid
My Thomas has complete wiring diagrams on the...

My Thomas has complete wiring diagrams on the back side of the electrical door outside the drivers seat. Look there.:whistling:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-13-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By shaymcquaid
My seat is a National Seating cush-n-aire. The...

My seat is a National Seating cush-n-aire. The OEM swivel was $89.00 and works flawlessly. Great purchace:biggrin:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-13-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By shaymcquaid
I give up on trying to convince people NOT to use...

I give up on trying to convince people NOT to use silicone on their roofs:banghead::banghead::banghead:
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-12-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By shaymcquaid
THIS. I too regret Tropicool. Its sucks. Just...

THIS.
I too regret Tropicool. Its sucks. Just don't.:banghead:
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 06-19-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By shaymcquaid
Those of you full time boondockers who went big with fresh water storageÖ

Hello and thanks for looking…

I’m mounting three 55 gallon plastic tanks under the bus for fresh and gray tanks…but the third tank is being a little difficult,lol.

The plan was 110 gray and a...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 06-14-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By shaymcquaid
Talking To pee in the gray tank or not to pee in the gray tank? That is my question???

Sitting here planning plumbing. (underway)
Totally intended to NOT to pee in gray. (Isn’t that black???)

But my happenstance where plumbing is terminating is going to complicate a separate...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 06-14-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,374
Posted By shaymcquaid
I read that the water is non potable?

I read that the water is non potable?
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 04-14-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By shaymcquaid
Iím gonna call him...

Iím gonna call him...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 12-29-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By shaymcquaid
Flotation tires???

Iím putting big fat flotation tires/rims on the front of my bus. Thanks to triple time this week at work Iím going nuts with aluminum wheels and new kicks for my house.
Iíve always planned on...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-28-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 928
Posted By shaymcquaid
Why does everyone (myself included) use Henry’s...

Why does everyone (myself included) use Henry’s Tropicool???
It SUCKS!!
Clean/paint/move on...

You’ll regret it if you do. I used the tan color at least��
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-20-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,438
Posted By shaymcquaid
Then don’t put Tropicool on your roof. Absolutely...

Then don’t put Tropicool on your roof. Absolutely the slickest thing on earth when it’s damp.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-20-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,438
Posted By shaymcquaid
It’s really too bad about roof decks and wood...

It’s really too bad about roof decks and wood stoves being no no’s. Those are some of the coolest things!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-06-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By shaymcquaid
tristatesurplusllc On eBay is where I got mine. ...

tristatesurplusllc On eBay is where I got mine.
Pretty good prices and reasonable and speedy freight shipping. Good luck.
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 10-06-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By shaymcquaid
I had this happen also. My mini splits were...

I had this happen also.
My mini splits were pulling an indicated 108 amps!!!
I was concerned.

I didn’t realize this was at 24v!! ��
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 10-05-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By shaymcquaid
It’s antecdotal but it seems no insurer will....

It’s antecdotal but it seems no insurer will. Roof DECKS are also out.��
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-05-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,743
Posted By shaymcquaid
You’re thinking about it all wrong if you think...

You’re thinking about it all wrong if you think 1k of panels will give you 4kw of power in a 4 hour day. You might get 1k watts out of 1k of panels almost never. Even peak summer solar, getting the...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 10-05-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,672
Posted By shaymcquaid
The angle on Thomas is a non issue.

The angle on Thomas is a non issue.
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