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Old 06-04-2007, 05:00 AM   #281
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Nice job! That looks pretty cool!
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Old 06-05-2007, 07:39 PM   #282
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There are such things as retractable screens. Here are a couple of websites that carry them. They may also be available through the big box stores but I am not sure. I am also not sure if they could be made to flex to the curvature of the wall if they rolled up on the side of the door.

Retractable Window Screens, Clearview Retractable Screen Systems, Window Screens, Clearview Screen, Retractable Screens
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At any rate they might be worth looking into.

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P.S. Things are looking great...
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Old 06-06-2007, 08:01 AM   #283
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Malcolm:

Iíve installed a retractable screen system, bought at Home Depot, at my Toronto home.

Such a thing wonít work in the Argosy because of our curvature.

I thought I could modify the present door to slide sideways but Iíd forgot the wiring harness to the control panel that will be at the front entry. That blocked the way.

So what Iím doing now will make it the equivalent of a contemporary Airstream, I think.

Iíve stripped out the opening mechanism from the window. It will be fixed in the closed position but provide a nice opening in the door. And Iíll still have the traditional screen door

I nevertheless emailed one of the companies your referred me to. They are in Ottawa and may have heard of something that will work on an airplane-like wall - but itís doubtful, isnít it?

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Old 06-06-2007, 12:03 PM   #284
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emailed one of the companies your referred me to. They are in Ottawa and may have heard of something that will work on an airplane-like wall - but itís doubtful, isnít it?

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I haven't seen window screens on any of the Boeing planes I've flown recently Maybe de Havilland, they could use 'em why they fly some of those Beavers -Bernie
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Old 06-06-2007, 09:47 PM   #285
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I would suppose that the roller screens could be made to work OK if they opened vertically rather than horizontally. That, of course would not be too convenient for a door though. One other approach might be to use screen with a zipper like on the entrance to a tent. You could pull it to the side like a curtain when not in use. It might also be possible to mount it on some type of track at the top.

Sounds like the fixed window and standard screen door is the way to go this time around though.

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Old 06-07-2007, 09:46 AM   #286
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Old 06-08-2007, 12:57 PM   #287
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Don Gunstone, a local electrician, helped me wire in the Charger/Converter, the fused Shut-Off and the 12v fused Distribution Panel yesterday.
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Rhodey, Donís dog: ď I though you guys said this was just going to take a few hoursĒ.
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Old 06-08-2007, 04:19 PM   #288
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CERAN-topped, diesel-fired cook top goes in next!

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Old 06-09-2007, 09:24 AM   #289
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Temporary battery, Bussman 50 amp circuit breaker, Blue Sea blade fuse block, ParaMode 4455 converter/charger with TempAssure - all now inter-connected.

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Old 06-09-2007, 10:01 AM   #290
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it looks so nice!

Sergei - even from these shots, the beauty is showing through. Are you sure you'll even want to use it when it's done?
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Old 06-10-2007, 10:40 AM   #291
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Marc,

I will want to use this when itís done.

As a matter of fact, Iíll have to be on the road with my rig for at least two years just to make up for all the time Iíve poured into this!

There is also something very satisfying from seeing a plan unfold and from knowing how every bolt, rivet, pipe or whatever got there.


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Sergei,, think it is a wonder to behold,,, at last i can visualize somewhat the finished product,,, dieter
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Old 06-11-2007, 01:02 PM   #293
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dieter, you didn't say if you liked the marmoleum this time!
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Old 06-12-2007, 03:31 PM   #294
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Do I need a drain on the fresh water holding tank??

The current drain is in the way of my new furniture install.

Since Iíve installed a shut-off between the pump and the tank canít I just cap off the existing drain?

It seems I should be able to use the pump to drain the tank. (The drain and the outlet are at the same level). And if the pump needs to be disconnected while I have water in the tank, isnít there the new shut-off ?

Before I cap it, have I overlooked anything??


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