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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 04-29-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,456
Posted By oredigger
some good info here: ...

some good info here:
https://marinehowto.com/making-your-own-battery-cables/
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 03-06-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By oredigger
Steel Fab Shop Auction - Kentucky

Saw this auction and thought it might have some interest for our skoolie community. Unfortunately if I collect anything more for my build, I'll have to buy another bus to store it in until I'm...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 02-07-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,026
Posted By oredigger
What about the heating pads like...

What about the heating pads like https://www.amazon.com/Facon-Holding-Trailer-Automatic-Thermostat/dp/B01MT9EUG9

When I get to installing water tanks, I thought I'd add these just in case there's...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 01-08-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,554
Posted By oredigger
Count us in as well.

Count us in as well.
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 12-14-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,369
Posted By oredigger
From the Allison manual. The AT545 series...

From the Allison manual. The AT545 series without P could be the same as the MT643.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-21-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 19,697
Posted By oredigger
Looking really good. The bus, not the snow. ...

Looking really good. The bus, not the snow.

Just curious about the 2x4's attached to the ribs. Are they pressure treated or did you seal them with something to protect them?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-27-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,582
Posted By oredigger
Christopher, Who in Ohio have you used for...

Christopher,

Who in Ohio have you used for tires? Would you go back to them?

Thanks,
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-20-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,556
Posted By oredigger
I just had this quoted on my bus. Front only. ...

I just had this quoted on my bus. Front only.

Brake Shoes And/Or Shoe Springs, Replace
(2) KIT, BRAKE SHOE Y 15 1/2" X 4"
(2) DRUMS
(2) SEAL, OIL WHEEL
(2) GASKET HUB CAP

labor $426.00...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By oredigger
Recent topic on the subject: ...

Recent topic on the subject:
https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f50/tankless-water-heater-recommendations-23157.html
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-13-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 38,778
Posted By oredigger
Redd, That is looking awesome. Nice work.

Redd,

That is looking awesome. Nice work.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-13-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,548
Posted By oredigger
A less expensive option I saw mentioned someplace...

A less expensive option I saw mentioned someplace and put in my wish list.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00G3NA6C0/?coliid=IGZY1UNZ7VDLF&colid=BOLPQ82556ZO&psc=0&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 08-10-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,287
Posted By oredigger
I was in Huntsville, AL a few months ago. There...

I was in Huntsville, AL a few months ago. There is a mexican food truck bus there. Of course I had to stop and try it out.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taco-Bus/159852460728280
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 07-30-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,630
Posted By oredigger
cribbing

Someone posted this link in another thread. I don't remember who or what thread, but I saved the link.

https://paulhasenmeier.wordpress.com/2011/12/05/cribbing-for-heavy-vehicle-lifting/
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-23-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,885
Posted By oredigger
I like Fastenal.

I like Fastenal.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-27-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,007
Posted By oredigger
keep in mind also that you should only discharge...

keep in mind also that you should only discharge those batteries to 50% so the ah available is half of the battery bank rating.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-26-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,533
Posted By oredigger
Christopher, I know this is old, but did you ever...

Christopher, I know this is old, but did you ever find good wiper blades?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-21-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,791
Posted By oredigger
For those that are keeping the rear heater, what...

For those that are keeping the rear heater, what did you do with the hoses? Did you replace the hose that came with the bus? If so, what did you use? How did you protect it? Any worries about...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-21-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By oredigger
Generator Deal

Here's what looks like a good deal on dual fuel generator. I have a Champion that I paid quite a bit more for. I don't know anything about this, just saw the deal and thought I'd share.
...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-21-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,584
Posted By oredigger
This is the hardener I used. Looking at it now,...

This is the hardener I used. Looking at it now, seems kinda pricey. Maybe the tractor supply one is less.

https://www.amazon.com/Valspar-4625-Enamel-Hardener-oz/dp/B000LNY1MY
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-20-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,584
Posted By oredigger
Nope. This one: ...

Nope. This one:
https://www.rustoleum.com/product-catalog/consumer-brands/professional/high-performance-protective-enamel
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-20-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By oredigger
haha, generally I'm just lurking. There is a lot...

haha, generally I'm just lurking. There is a lot of knowledge on this site and I don't have much experience yet so I leave it up to the experts.

They can be blackened. I've just got tape over...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-20-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,584
Posted By oredigger
The samples didn't have hardener and were on for...

The samples didn't have hardener and were on for about a year before we painted over them. I added it to our final application.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-20-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,584
Posted By oredigger
It's good paint. We did sample colors with no...

It's good paint. We did sample colors with no prep other than washing. I tried power washing, acetone and sanding but the sample colors were not coming off.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-20-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By oredigger
The flashers at the top in the front/back.

The flashers at the top in the front/back.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-20-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,584
Posted By oredigger
We used the Rustoleum oil enamel as others have. ...

We used the Rustoleum oil enamel as others have. We brushed/rolled it. Paint on the sides we thinned with acetone and added the Valspar hardener. For the roof, just added the hardener. Only one...
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