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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-22-2020, 01:51 AM
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Posted By dzl_
Holy crap, you took that bus into Saline Valley!...

Holy crap, you took that bus into Saline Valley! Color me impressed! Did you make it to the springs? Or attempt it? Or stay on the main road?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-20-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,143
Posted By dzl_
Very interesting. I had never heard of...

Very interesting. I had never heard of 'truckclaws' or seen the concept before. Makes a lot of sense though, and probably an easy enough DIY project
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-15-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By dzl_
John, I'm curious to know more about this...

John, I'm curious to know more about this solution (individual 75/10 or 75/15 SCCs per panel). Have you seen any data on how much more efficient we are talking about with individual SCC's.



If...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 01-07-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 494,541
Posted By dzl_
The link isn't working for me at least (but I...

The link isn't working for me at least (but I think that's the same Gillig 5 speed I posted a couple comments up). If so, it would make a pretty cool conversion
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 01-06-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 494,541
Posted By dzl_
The Shortest Bus? ...

The Shortest Bus?
https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/cto/d/1971-dodge-1-ton-short-bus-with-roof/7039205923.html
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 01-06-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,719
Posted By dzl_
Who bought one? I know someone here must've

Who bought one? I know someone here must've
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 01-06-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5,265
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Posted By dzl_
Gillig with a 5 speed spicer manual, "no rust,"...

Gillig with a 5 speed spicer manual, "no rust," $5500:
https://redding.craigslist.org/cto/d/burney-1979-gillig-school-bus/7042458542.html
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-06-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By dzl_
I agree, and after thinking about it, probably...

I agree, and after thinking about it, probably even the modification I would like to see (simulate normal temperature fluctuation by testing 12 hours at 25c and 12 hours at maybe 15c) might be too...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-05-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-05-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By dzl_
Very true. But still the closer the better if it...

Very true. But still the closer the better if it can be standardized.


Even your test conditions, seek to emulate real world to a degree by choosing 25C (77f) which is a reasonable average summer...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-05-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
On another note, just want to point out...

On another note, just want to point out that--right or wrong (probably somewhere in between)--you actually did "offer an opinion" here Marc. Probably stronger than 'opinion' actually, judgement might...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-05-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
Wow, this thread took a pretty intense turn....

Wow, this thread took a pretty intense turn. Gotta agree with Mountain Gnome, if you brag about "using cats for target practice" you should get help. Best case scenario it was a bad dark joke, I hope...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-05-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
Substantial if compared to a blackwater system,...

Substantial if compared to a blackwater system, neglible if compared to a composting or bucket/sawdust system.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-05-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,847
Posted By dzl_
depends how many miles are on the mule

depends how many miles are on the mule
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-05-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
I read through the FAQ I didn't see anything in...

I read through the FAQ I didn't see anything in there about using it while incinerating, but I only glanced through quickly I must've overlooked it.






Yeah that sounds about right :rofl:
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-05-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By dzl_
Well I agree and disagree. "real world...

Well I agree and disagree. "real world conditions" can't be the test conditions, but test conditions should be as close to real world as possible while still being "standardized." I think you would...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-05-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By dzl_
John, I like what you are trying to accomplish...

John, I like what you are trying to accomplish with the 'standardized' test you outline in post 4. I wonder if it might make more sense to test in conditions where the temperature fluctuates AM to...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-04-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
I haven't looked at that particular toilet but...

I haven't looked at that particular toilet but one of the issues with incinerating toilets in general is there is often a 'cool down time' where the toilet becomes to hot to use for a period of time...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-04-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
That seems like good advice. Too many people only...

That seems like good advice. Too many people only think of it from the standpoint of themselves and don't consider the effect different systems have on those around them or the environment. Ideally...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-04-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
Some of the places I go hiking, the human waste...

Some of the places I go hiking, the human waste (mostly tissue paper from girls peeing) is way worse than the dog poop, Its really lame. IDK how people dont feel trashy and embarrassed not (1) going...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-04-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,492
Posted By dzl_
That is fair, and I'm sure correct. I have no...

That is fair, and I'm sure correct. I have no trouble believing RV toilets use substantially less than residential toilets. I do have a hard time believing they use 25X less water (1 cup) than a...
Forum: Forum Admin | Account Help | Suggestion Box 01-03-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,708
Posted By dzl_
This doesn't change the fact that there are more...

This doesn't change the fact that there are more and less intrusive/disruptive ways to make money or to serve ads. Its a completely valid and reasonable complaint to object to ads that are too...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 01-03-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,725
Posted By dzl_
Its possible you don't have to take the bank...

Its possible you don't have to take the bank apart at all
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-03-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,847
Posted By dzl_
Cost efficient and 'turnkey' 4x4 camper with...

Cost efficient and 'turnkey' 4x4 camper with passthrough from the cab to camper in mechanically decent condition are somewhat mutually exclusive, but not impossible.


I imagine you are already...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-03-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By dzl_
Based on what I've read over at...

Based on what I've read over at expeditionportal.com, most people using an efficient 12/24/120 volt chest style fridge freezer experience between a 1/4 and 2/3 duty cycle depending on the season....
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