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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-04-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,516
Posted By Tedd
I guess a drawback to these systems is that the...

I guess a drawback to these systems is that the hot water heater must be REMOVED and drained COMPLETELY for the winter.


Just draining out the system isn't going to cut it. I'm guessing that is...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-04-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,516
Posted By Tedd
Thanks John, that little Atmor tankless is pretty...

Thanks John, that little Atmor tankless is pretty cool.


I went to Amazon too and found this one: The Bosch Tronic 2.5 gallon mini tank electric (110VAC 12 Amp) water heater...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-04-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,516
Posted By Tedd
Need alternative to Eccotemp L5 water heater

We don't need a lot of hot water in our GMC Microbird, just enough to wash hands and faces and some dirty dishes. NO showers. A couple years back I bought an Eccotemp L5 tankless, propane gas power...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-03-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Tedd
The wife and I are not campers as such so we...

The wife and I are not campers as such so we think of our GMC Micro Bird as a cheap motel room on wheels. It's not fancy, nor very big, but it gets us where we want to go and allows us overnight to...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
Not a bit ... I thought we were discussing the...

Not a bit ... I thought we were discussing the topic ... you know ... an honest give and take conversation.

... and I had a ball looking at what I could find about neoprene as insulation. I found...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
I have no intentions. No apologies needed, heck,...

I have no intentions. No apologies needed, heck, I didn't even think we were arguing.

I was only responding to my understanding of your statement, the "interior metal skin surfaces of the bus"...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
Ahhhh, and there we have it. When Robin is...

Ahhhh, and there we have it. When Robin is talking about interior metal skin surfaces of the bus, he's REALLY talking about the inside of the roof ... NOT the ceiling.

Therefore, the only...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
Unless I'm mis-understanding, this post seems to...

Unless I'm mis-understanding, this post seems to be a little different than what you originally said:

Originally Posted by Robin97396 ...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
I'm sure that a mechanical fastener could be...

I'm sure that a mechanical fastener could be found ... the plastic thingies that hold interior door panels on cars for example.

But, as in your initial specification, "Bus insulation needs to be...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
It IS spendy ... but it would (could!) be a...

It IS spendy ... but it would (could!) be a complete job IF (REAL big IF) it can be gotten in a nice white AND a way could be found to keep stuck on the ceiling.

The glossy white would go a long...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
I am kinda leery about having all this neoprene...

I am kinda leery about having all this neoprene (or other peal-n'-stick stuff) hanging around my ears some sunny summer day.

This is a little frustrating for me.
As a life long mechanic, I...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-07-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
... this is just a quick look while I'm having my...

... this is just a quick look while I'm having my coffee ... but this shop: Neoprene Sheets, Rubber, Poker Table Foam, Neoprene Pads (https://www.thefoamfactory.com/closedcellfoam/neoprene.html)
...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-06-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
Sorry to the op for going sorta off topic, but...

Sorry to the op for going sorta off topic, but ... I just had a thought.

Has anybody considered neoprene? Most retailers claim R6 per 1", and even cheap old me wasn't scared off by the prices. ...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 12-04-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Tedd
I just did a search, and it turns out that there...

I just did a search, and it turns out that there is a ton of material out there on this.

There are even companies that sell kits, just a simple set of spacers and extended lug bolts.

These...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 12-04-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Tedd
Thanks T&T ... I know about the loads on the...

Thanks T&T ... I know about the loads on the tires and using the rear tires as spares, but I was really hoping to find somebody who has done the job ... and maybe even run into problems with it.
...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 12-04-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Tedd
Single Out the rear of a short skoolie question

Just curious. Has anyone singled out (removed 2 of the 4 wheels in the rear) a short skoolie? Does anyone have any experience with this type of modification?

I see the benefits to this being...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-03-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Tedd
Hey ... thanks for the article. I've done a...

Hey ... thanks for the article. I've done a couple dual fuel (gasoline/propane) conversions on small engines and really appreaciate any information I can find on the subject.

BTW ... the article...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
OK with me. Anybody remember the name of...

OK with me.

Anybody remember the name of that other insulation expert ... the one that got banned? He had the most annoying habit of injecting himself into EVERY thread and objecting to...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
Back attcha!

Back attcha!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
... and just what is my point? Could my...

... and just what is my point?

Could my point be that maybe wood fiber insulation (or any other new idea for that matter) is something to look at and worth more than a knee-jerk dismissal without...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
That's pretty good to know. Can I ask how much...

That's pretty good to know. Can I ask how much research you've done? Pictures?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,787
Posted By Tedd
There has got to be about a billion things to do...

There has got to be about a billion things to do with an old wheel chair lift. My bus didn't come with one, but I'm gonna keep my eyes open for a free one in my area.

+1 on re-using all the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,787
Posted By Tedd
I was gonna put a couple out on the front porch. ...

I was gonna put a couple out on the front porch. I live in North Georgia (NoGa) and it seemed to me that it fit the general scheme of things up here.

But ... sigh ... the wife said no, it would...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tedd
At least do your own homework first. Due to...

At least do your own homework first.

Due to this thread, I got curious about using wood fiber insulation. I mean ... after all, they pack it into walls of houses ... which would be TERRIBLE if it...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-01-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,883
Posted By Tedd
Well that's a help. Thanks.

Well that's a help. Thanks.
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