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Old 08-28-2017, 04:33 PM   #29
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If I recall it's the same guy that got promoted to cutting window openings in AS Cutters. Same MO judging by what MandolinDave found on his Cutter. He was pissed and shocked at the same time.

Nice work......You did a better job at your stereo install than the gong show I employed to do mine.

Have you drawn straws as to who gets the window side of the bed?

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Old 08-29-2017, 07:01 AM   #30
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Yeah it's me. I volunteered to do so. We really like the twin bed setup that is in some of the models. We thought of converting but the storage with this layout is really nice. The bed that was installed previously is very comfortable as well. We probably will just leave it how it is.
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Old 08-30-2017, 04:37 PM   #31
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Finished the stereo update today. Turns out a Kicker powered sub can be hidden under the couch without modification. I planned to do a hideaway but the unit I purchased wouldn't power up. Ended up using one from Walmart. Actually sounds really good.
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Old 08-30-2017, 04:40 PM   #32
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All connections were heat shrunk. Worst thing is when something stops working driving down the road!
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Old 08-30-2017, 04:43 PM   #33
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Finishing out my days off with some cleaning and safety items. Start the night shift tomorrow so probably work late on the Airstream tonight. Maiden vacation outage in three weeks.
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Old 08-30-2017, 04:44 PM   #34
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Sorry for the rotate pictures.
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Old 09-20-2017, 08:38 PM   #35
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I haven't had a chance to update the thread in a while. Our first vacation is rapidly approaching and we have been busy. One of the things unnoticed was some wind noise from the sliding windows and the driver side didn't want to open. After considerable effort and a lot of silicone lubricant I got the window freed up and slicking great. Wind noise was still an issue so we ordered some new pieces. Only issue I encountered was the pieces are sold by the foot. I reversed my numbers. I have a ton of vertical and not enough horizontal😡. Anyway I finished the passenger side and the horizontal on the driver side. The felts were still ok so they will be done at a later date.
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Old 09-20-2017, 08:50 PM   #36
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We also were missing four weep hole covers. I ordered a couple of extra just in case. Easy fix just pop rivet it on.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:55 AM   #37
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We finally had the opportunity to take the 345 out for vacation. We chose Gulf Shores Alabama for our outing. Almost 1700 miles round trip without any major issues. Hard work definitely pays off. I have nothing but good things to say about the area and the park we stayed at. We even met the prior owners for an afternoon chat in the Airstream. Now that were home the interior remodel can begin.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:21 AM   #38
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One thing I forgot to mention about the trip is the friends we made along the way. Many people are interested in the coach when they see it. We expected this, having a classic car habit it becomes natural to plan some extra time to talk about your ride. That being said our first day of camping we got to know many campers and met a man who had restored an Avion trailer parked a few spots down from us.
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Old 11-28-2017, 06:16 PM   #39
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Our long awaited interior remodel has begun. We decided to go with laminate for our flooring for most of the coach. Tile in the bathroom and carpet in the driver area.
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Old 11-28-2017, 06:19 PM   #40
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I borrowed this idea for trim from another member on the forum but I cant remeber who did it?
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Old 11-28-2017, 06:26 PM   #41
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Bathroom was interesting Ive always felt cramped like I had no room for my feet. Before the tile was laid I cut the bottoms of the cabinet back to provide a couple of more inches of room. The complex curve was interesting. I opted to use fiberglass to create the curve
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Old 11-28-2017, 06:32 PM   #42
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Some before and progress pics of the bathroom.
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