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Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 11-27-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By Curious Slug
After completing our bus, we came back to the UK...

After completing our bus, we came back to the UK and found that they seem to do things very differently over here in terms of awnings. There's a tendency towards full awning rooms and inflatable...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-19-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Curious Slug
This hasn't been very successful!

This hasn't been very successful!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-02-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Curious Slug
Mechanic in British Columbia

Hello all,

I tend to babble on here, so in short - We need a capable and reliable mechanic in Interior BC, anyone between Kelowna, Kamloops and Sicamous. Does anyone know one?

It's been a while...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-05-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,533
Posted By Curious Slug
Done.

Hiya.

So it turns out that updating Skoolie.net is not one of my strong points. My last post was in mid 2018. It's been a busy year, we've had a baby boy to bring us up to a family of 5 (the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-19-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Curious Slug
Awesome reply, thanks. Sounds like you went...

Awesome reply, thanks. Sounds like you went through some stuff!

The fact that the keypad isn’t very responsive makes me think the neutral issue might be something to do with that, but I have...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-18-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Curious Slug
Help Please - Saf T Liner wonít go into neutral

Right. Itís been a long while since Iíve posted here, which is mainly out of laziness and a lack of time. Sorry, I had planned on being a more active member of this community but our situation...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 12-19-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Curious Slug
I believe that there may have been a...

I believe that there may have been a miscommunication here, though I do definitely have some more research to do.

I was originally thinking 8/3 NM - I think I read this somewhere on this forum,...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 12-17-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Curious Slug
Thanks for the responses. I’ve had a look at the...

Thanks for the responses. I’ve had a look at the diagram and it definitely isn’t clear on here, the wires aren’t as visible for some reason. I’ll try to get something better up later when I’m at a...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-16-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By Curious Slug
I did see some during our last trip to the...

I did see some during our last trip to the salvage yard, but didnít have the foresight to rip them out. Itís a long drive to our Ďlocalí yard, and fairly slim pickings whilst there.

I just picked...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 12-16-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Curious Slug
Feedback on Electrical Plan (V1)

Electrical has taken me some time to start to get my head around. I've put together a wiring diagram which I think will hopefully get me where I want to be. I'd love to hear some constructive...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-16-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By Curious Slug
I can relate to this thread. We've got some...

I can relate to this thread. We've got some ambitious goals for winter, similar to yours - electrics/propane/plumbing. It does give you a good incentive to make sure the bus is water tight though......
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-15-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By Curious Slug
Wow, that is very nice work. For anyone that's...

Wow, that is very nice work. For anyone that's curious, it all kicks off on page 38 - https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f11/sojourner-8810-38.html

I might try a less professional approach, but I...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-12-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By Curious Slug
No one wants to show off a little?

No one wants to show off a little?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-12-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By Curious Slug
Access Panel Doors

Has anyone created any decent door/hatch to access any areas of storage in their bus?

I've got a bunch of plumbing stuff that I want to access from the outside - pump, accumulator tank, strainer,...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 12-09-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curious Slug
Thanks for this, I like the look of Blind...

Thanks for this, I like the look of Blind Bulkhead fittings. This would be a contender with my 'glue in a pvc pipe' technique.

For the time being, I'm going to try just getting from the 3/4" NPT...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 12-07-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,216
Posted By Curious Slug
I'm struggling to access the original link, has...

I'm struggling to access the original link, has it been removed already or is that an issue on my end? I'm seeing the below message -

403 - Forbidden: Access is denied.
You do not have permission...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-07-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,533
Posted By Curious Slug
Lots of progress. Namely - - Roof raised...

Lots of progress. Namely -

- Roof raised completed - Took a lot longer than we'd hoped but finished. We went with a 12" raise, behind the driver seat.
- Windows back in - Mostly sealed up, which...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 12-07-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curious Slug
Basic plan attached. More questions - Iíve...

Basic plan attached. More questions -

Iíve scribbled out a ball valve after the accumulator in favour of having it after the inlet lines combine. I know that the pump has a built in check valve,...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 12-06-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curious Slug
I'm looking to link together two fresh tanks to...

I'm looking to link together two fresh tanks to get a decent amount of fresh water. Both tanks will sit at the rear of the bus, under the master bedroom - framed in, straps blah blah. Has anyone got...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-30-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,116
Posted By Curious Slug
Ceiling Rib Furring Strips

So, I'm planning on using 1x2 furring strips on the walls and ceiling ribs. it looks like people go one of two ways for the location of ceiling rib furring strips - either directly under the rib or...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 10-30-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curious Slug
Thanks Steve, that's the badger.

Thanks Steve, that's the badger.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-29-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Curious Slug
Combo LPG Furnace/Tankless Water Heater

Does this exist?

I feel like it should exist in one unit, I just can't find it. I've done a few google searches but maybe I'm searching the wrong terms or something? Or there's a technical reason...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 10-29-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curious Slug
That video is about as concise as it gets,...

That video is about as concise as it gets, thanks!

My confusion about the pressurised city water is academic. I'm mainly just curious if you have a full tank AND are plugged into pressurised city...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 10-28-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curious Slug
That's awesome, thanks for your post. I was a bit...

That's awesome, thanks for your post. I was a bit nervous about it all but as long as I'm roughly there I'll start ordering parts. Definitely going to have a proper plan drawn up before kicking...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 10-26-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curious Slug
Thanks. The reviews said it was a bit flimsy, but...

Thanks. The reviews said it was a bit flimsy, but I couldnít find any better one-stop solutions. I went with the brass option as plastic thread seemed like a bad idea. It doesnít seem like $70 worth...
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