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Old 08-02-2007, 08:33 PM   #323
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I decided to scrap the flimsy wall shown in post #318 and rebuild it in aluminum.

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The upper rectangle holds the LCD tv and the lower one the instrument / control panel.


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Meanwhile Phil removed all the windows and scraped the frames clean in preparation for gluing on new gaskets tomorrow.

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Airstream Ladies, Phil is single. If you need anything done, feel free to contact him through this thread.

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Old 08-02-2007, 09:28 PM   #324
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I decided to scrap the flimsy wall shown in post #318 and rebuild it in aluminum.

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The upper rectangle holds the LCD tv and the lower one the instrument / control panel.


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Meanwhile Phil removed all the windows and scraped the frames clean in preparation for gluing on new gaskets tomorrow.

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Airstream Ladies, Phil is single. If you need anything done, feel free to contact him through this thread.

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Interesting.................

As of a month ago........so am I
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Old 08-03-2007, 08:28 PM   #325
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New rubber gaskets all around.


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Phil started at 7 am in order to beat the 90 F heat wave weíve been experiencing.

Iím grateful that he did: now Iíll be able to continue work in the LG Art Cool-ed interior.


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Old 08-06-2007, 05:33 PM   #326
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Roof vent question:

Does anyone know where the stick-on weather strip on the vents goes?

( photo missing because I've exceeded my maximum)

Does it go on the top of the roof protrusion? Side of the protrusion? Inside the lid? (Side of the lid? Top of the lid?)

I think it would work best on the top of the protrusion. That way it would be the same concept as a door closing onto the weather strip.

I think the PO had it inside the lid, on the top. It looked messy there.

Does anyone know, or have an opinion?

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW I CAN GET PERMISSION TO POST MORE PHOTOS?

Is there a way to remove attachments from my file? Up my maximum?

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Old 08-07-2007, 09:14 AM   #327
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Hello Sergei -- I got your email. The only ready answer on photo storage space is an Enhanced Account -- 100% more upload space. $20 is the suggested starting point and Paypal is the only payment method that has been set up.

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I think you could put it where a flat surface would accommodate it. I know the Fantastic Fan gasket is on the roof protrusion as you call it. I would think either/or if there's enough surface area.
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Old 08-09-2007, 10:39 PM   #328
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Long awaited day

22 months after tearing off the old belly pan Phil tacked the new one in place.

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Old 08-19-2007, 08:54 PM   #329
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The front entry wall has been installed in the trailer now. Iíll send in a better photo once weíve finished wiring the instrument panel.

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I guess you know youíre getting somewhere closer to the end when youíve painted the BAL jacks and hitch hardware.


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Old 08-19-2007, 11:16 PM   #330
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The front entry wall has been installed in the trailer now. Iíll send in a better photo once weíve finished wiring the instrument panel.

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I guess you know youíre getting somewhere closer to the end when youíve painted the BAL jacks and hitch hardware.


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Sergei,

Looking Good! BTW, those triple rocker switch panels look hauntingly familiar. Did you get them from Vehicle Systems (now called Aqua-Hot, Inc.)? They are the same ones that we use for controlling the Aqua-Hot units............
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Old 08-20-2007, 06:33 AM   #331
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I can't believe I've missed this thread. I just scanned through it ( I take the time to read it all later) and the quality of the work is just amazing.
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I can't believe I've missed this thread. I just scanned through it ( I take the time to read it all later) and the quality of the work is just amazing.
Impressive isn't it? He's going to have to take it on tour across country so we can all get a chance to have a look at it!
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Old 08-20-2007, 03:32 PM   #333
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Do I need all the outriggers??

Before we decided to mount the diesel fuel tank just forward of the axles I was going to have a custom shape built to fit the area between the frame rail and the outer perimeter, street side.

We cut out 2 outriggers to make room for that original idea. I guess our attitude was that weíd deal with the missing outriggers ďlaterĒ.

Anyway, we didnít and that space is now largely filled with coolant hoses from the hydronic heating system. Itís very difficult, if not impossible, to weld in replacements.

The frame pieces and cross members are like new, sandblasted, primed and painted.

The span without outriggers is 77Ē or 6 feet 5 inches long, between the wheel well and the front of the A frame.

Do I really need the two missing outriggers?

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Old 08-20-2007, 09:36 PM   #334
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Thanks for the encouragement Lew, Steve Fixx, Cameron, Craftsman.

Youíre right. After all the time Iíve spent on this Iíd better go out on a Grand Tour.

Lew, I did buy the switches from my friends at Aqua Hot. I turned their faceplates backwards to hide the name and you still guessed it!

Craftsman, Iíve read some of your postings in the past. I think you will like my clean line, minimalist trailer.

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I thought so!

Sergei,

I've been working with the Aqua-Hot folks for the last two major RV rallies, so I've been very tuned in to their systems. Glad to hear that it all worked out for you! Can't wait to run into you on the road to check it all out in person.


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Thanks for the encouragement Lew, Steve Fixx, Cameron, Craftsman.

Youíre right. After all the time Iíve spent on this Iíd better go out on a Grand Tour.

Lew, I did buy the switches from my friends at Aqua Hot. I turned their faceplates backwards to hide the name and you still guessed it!

Craftsman, Iíve read some of your postings in the past. I think you will like my clean line, minimalist trailer.

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Sergei,,, lots of people are waiting,, time to get on down the trail,,, donna
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