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Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-23-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,563
Posted By taskswap
I used that stuff in a shower rebuild in my last...

I used that stuff in a shower rebuild in my last camper. We're moving out of our house right now and I found a few pieces in the garage literally yesterday. We have a small dumpster and a "below the...
Forum: Forum Admin | Account Help | Suggestion Box 05-22-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,316
Posted By taskswap
I'm on my third marriage, and learned some...

I'm on my third marriage, and learned some important lessons. Love is love. Marriage is a business contract. There's love involved if you're doing it right, but also a LOT of business - sharing...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-21-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,293
Posted By taskswap
Weird, I've had cast iron rust on me but only...

Weird, I've had cast iron rust on me but only when I really didn't take care of it. If I'm going to store it awhile I may hit it with a quick coat of Pam like I would with a tool, but that's it. My...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-21-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,784
Posted By taskswap
I prefer a Remington 1187 auto shotgun. Property...

I prefer a Remington 1187 auto shotgun. Property defense, duck hunting, deer hunting, zombie hunting, it does it all.
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 05-20-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,099
Posted By taskswap
Remind me to look at the underside of the hood...

Remind me to look at the underside of the hood when I'm browsing to buy. ;)

Great stories, folks. Keep them coming!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-20-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,293
Posted By taskswap
Sounds so scary. It should - it was obviously...

Sounds so scary. It should - it was obviously written to be. What the author of that statement didn't say is that PVC doesn't release chlorine gas unless it's burned. But many plastics will do that,...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 05-19-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,099
Posted By taskswap
Ouch! Yeah, can't fix that with rope. :) What'd...

Ouch! Yeah, can't fix that with rope. :) What'd you end up doing?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-18-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,172
Posted By taskswap
I bought a length of this once to refurbish a...

I bought a length of this once to refurbish a step-stool. The tread was fine but the adhesive was absolute crap.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-14-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,266
Posted By taskswap
My Ex is a different story too. ;)

My Ex is a different story too. ;)
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 05-13-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,099
Posted By taskswap
Ding ding ding, Bansil takes this one. You win 10...

Ding ding ding, Bansil takes this one. You win 10 points! Points are redeemable for snarky comments, useless trivia, and free advice. Cash value $0.0001.

I had a very lucky day yesterday - if you...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 05-12-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,099
Posted By taskswap
Post your mishaps / challenges

So... this happened to me today...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8889/17392239369_0b862f16d9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/suTLQ2)

5 points if you can guess what happened. Hint: the problem is the...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 05-12-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,869
Posted By taskswap
My big worry would be maintenance/repairs. Even...

My big worry would be maintenance/repairs. Even in a dream world where you pinch pennies and don't buy $3000 solar setups, you're going to need to put SOME money and work into the bus. A single tire...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-11-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 26,026
Posted By taskswap
First video promised. I took it with a GoPro so...

First video promised. I took it with a GoPro so it's very high-res but I should have zoomed in - you may want to watch it full screen right from YT. 1080p is available. :)

This one is about some...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-11-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 26,026
Posted By taskswap
Good points, boojiewoojie. I'm going to keep...

Good points, boojiewoojie. I'm going to keep talking about the materials that I know (mostly 8lb/yd cloths and 3lb foams with higher-grade epoxies) but there is DEFINITELY a lot of room for personal...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-10-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,588
Posted By taskswap
I tried talking to them but had a tough time. The...

I tried talking to them but had a tough time. The person I talked to didn't return my calls twice, then expected me to know precisely what unit I wanted to buy off their stock list. I'm not saying...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-10-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 26,026
Posted By taskswap
It depends what you mean by affordable....

It depends what you mean by affordable. Fiberglass isn't really the go-to thing to save money over steel - in fact, steel is usually cheaper. Its advantage is being waterproof, rust-proof, etc, and...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-10-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 26,026
Posted By taskswap
Thanks guys. I'm packing to sell my house so I...

Thanks guys. I'm packing to sell my house so I haven't had time to video any demos, but I'll try to do some soon. This is also that time of year for me that, like Nat_ster, I have a million "things I...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-09-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,621
Posted By taskswap
Agree. And at least around here, 12AWG costs 50%...

Agree. And at least around here, 12AWG costs 50% more than 14AWG. No reason to pay for metal you don't need.

If I was going to go to excess, my personal preference would be more, smaller circuits....
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-08-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,720
Posted By taskswap
We use this stuff: Non-Adhesive Shelf Liner...

We use this stuff:
Non-Adhesive Shelf Liner...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-07-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,501
Posted By taskswap
Hey all, we've been in the market for a little...

Hey all, we've been in the market for a little while but are having a real hard time finding a good "fit" bus-wise to buy. I know there are lots of listings all over the place, but the budget is a...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-07-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 119,947
Posted By taskswap
Congrats! If that ain't a motivator... :) Shame...

Congrats! If that ain't a motivator... :) Shame you're like a thousand miles away. My wife and I are packing up and getting ready to sell or rent our place and we have all kinds of baby stuff. Not...
Forum: Coach Conversion Projects 05-07-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,729
Posted By taskswap
What about a loft? If you aren't claustrophobic...

What about a loft? If you aren't claustrophobic (or do a roof raise... <grin>)
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-07-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 133,917
Posted By taskswap
Question along those lines - for a SHORT while I...

Question along those lines - for a SHORT while I was into boating, and was talking to some diesel guys. They do this thing called "tested log" racing - you race against your prediction of your own...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-07-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,386
Posted By taskswap
Yeah, but nat_ster... this is a thread about a...

Yeah, but nat_ster... this is a thread about a Crown owner. :) Just to clarify what I was saying above, I love the idea of building a specifically-designed frame for seat mounting. What I was saying...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 05-07-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,751
Posted By taskswap
What family_wagon says above is true... Here's...

What family_wagon says above is true... Here's how to decide.

You have four 15A breakers. If you have correctly sized your system so you can handle the full rated load everywhere, then you want to...
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