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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-09-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,937
Posted By tugboater
...and 4 months later. Hope all you folks are...

...and 4 months later. Hope all you folks are doing ok. We’re well. Good a time as any to spend some time dubbing around in the bus. Got the walls framed with help from my 11yo. Way more fun than...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-09-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,017
Posted By tugboater
Nothing wrong with slow progress[emoji51]....

Nothing wrong with slow progress[emoji51]. Insulation looks great!
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 04-07-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By tugboater
There’s gotta be million ways to convert a bus....

There’s gotta be million ways to convert a bus. One of which is to move into it when the seats are still in. You can do it!
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-09-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 38,547
Posted By tugboater
I second cowlitzcoach here...whenever we secure...

I second cowlitzcoach here...whenever we secure wheeled vehicles on barges for long voyages, we always lash to the frames. Bouncing away on the shocks/springs, it doesn't take long to loosen...even...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-14-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 38,547
Posted By tugboater
A little more info on that place...been around a...

A little more info on that place...been around a long time.

https://www.thealaskalife.com/blog/abandoned-igloo-hotel-alaska/
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-07-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,119
Posted By tugboater
got this quote a couple weeks back in ANC. These...

got this quote a couple weeks back in ANC. These are tires I’ll get when I get to that point. 40534
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-12-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 195,943
Posted By tugboater
Looking good! What do you use for a welder?

Looking good! What do you use for a welder?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-05-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By tugboater
Probably a good idea to clean those up before...

Probably a good idea to clean those up before coating. Our factory seams didn't leak (only my own did), but looked just like yours. I dug out the old sealer as best i could then laid a couple beads...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-04-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By tugboater
Ha! answered my question before I could ask!

Ha! answered my question before I could ask!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-04-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By tugboater
I am going to frame just as you suggest. What...

I am going to frame just as you suggest. What size tubing did you use? I was thinking 1"-1 1/4"? Maybe that depends on the clamp ring size on the windows we end up getting? How did your windows turn...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-04-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By tugboater
I appreciate all the feedback everyone. ...

I appreciate all the feedback everyone.



I'll probably use a combination of what you and marc are suggesting. I was thinking the same about how overbuilt these things are, but couldn't help...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-04-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,119
Posted By tugboater
Biscuits-here's what I have so far...not much...

Biscuits-here's what I have so far...not much better than what you have. Both of these guys talked a lot of garbage about the chinese tires that are apparently flooding the market. I think we could...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-03-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By tugboater
Hat channel/rib removal question...

We’re closing in on making a windows purchase. I see people remove vertical frames/ribs in order to place larger RV windows all the time. Any thoughts on removing more than one for a 60” window? Bad...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-02-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,937
Posted By tugboater
3rd try?...

3rd try? 397413974039739397383973739736397343973339732
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-02-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,937
Posted By tugboater
Wilderland Bus AK _ '04 Thomas 32' FE

And another attempt...wood stove & chimney install. 39731 Well, there’s the hole. Not sure why, but the other 8 I try to load show up as some sort of electrical diagram. I’ll get to it one of these...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-02-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,937
Posted By tugboater
Wilderland Bus AK _ '04 Thomas 32' FE

Installed the wood stove today. I was waiting for a day without moisture falling from the sky. That wasn’t happening & I was getting impatient. Sometimes you just gotta get it done. I’ve been trying...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-01-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,119
Posted By tugboater
I'll reach out and get back to you soon. :thumb:

I'll reach out and get back to you soon. :thumb:
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 11-29-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By tugboater
my pops (a retired Teamster) would be ashamed of...

my pops (a retired Teamster) would be ashamed of my ignorance [emoji23]
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 11-29-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By tugboater
superslab rocket...I like it:biggrin:

superslab rocket...I like it:biggrin:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-29-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,119
Posted By tugboater
Morning sir...I'm down here in Palmer. I'm going...

Morning sir...I'm down here in Palmer. I'm going to need to get new tires before we put ours on the road & plan on getting quotes from a few of the local shops at some point. If you'd like I can...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-26-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 46,816
Posted By tugboater
Your roof looks great. I especially like your...

Your roof looks great. I especially like your hatches. Any chance you can link the make & model?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-25-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,483
Posted By tugboater
4x4 really that rare?

A few them in Prudhoe Bay, AK.
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 11-23-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,435
Posted By tugboater
Still catching up on all these informative posts....

Still catching up on all these informative posts. The “absolutely do it again” is the kind of comment all us inexperienced DIY types need to hear. Great photos & nice work! I’m excited for our...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 11-23-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,816
Posted By tugboater
We’re hoping to rent a heated space for a couple...

We’re hoping to rent a heated space for a couple days to get our insulation done. I’ll post a “wanted add” on CL sometime soon. That’s plan A. My plan B is to hire a local foam guy that quoted $1250...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-23-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,185
Posted By tugboater
Informative, thank you! I was planning to go with...

Informative, thank you! I was planning to go with a Webasto or Espar, having some experience with both on boats...but all this talk and information on the Chinese versions has me sold. You make it...
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