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Old 03-18-2012, 05:37 PM   #365
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Thanks for the good comments, The project has been getting pretty long and I can see why some let it go half way through. It's good to see the end but I still have the plumbing left?? I'm a heating guy not a plumber.
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:46 PM   #366
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Thanks for the good comments, The project has been getting pretty long and I can see why some let it go half way through. It's good to see the end but I still have the plumbing left?? I'm a heating guy not a plumber.
Really looking good. Doesn't it feel great to see the end in sight?
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:57 PM   #367
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Thanks nmbosa, Between the comments from everyone on my own thread and watching other projects come together, that's what keeps us all going! I try not to think about the list that needs finishing yet.
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:25 PM   #368
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Finished a few more details on the curb side late last night and this morning.
Used a automotive door edge guard to trim the upper cabinet edge.
Question, the lights I used throughout seem to get pretty hot after they have been on for 10 minutes, is this normal or is there somehow to much power going to them?
It's looking beautiful !!!

As far as the lights getting hot, are you talking about the directional spotlights or the 4-6" dome lights? If the former, I have no idea. If the latter, I have the same lights in my sailboat and they do get hot. Those bulbs use a lot of juice. I personally plan to replace all with warm tone LEDs
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Old 03-19-2012, 07:13 AM   #369
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It's looking beautiful !!!

As far as the lights getting hot, are you talking about the directional spotlights or the 4-6" dome lights? If the former, I have no idea. If the latter, I have the same lights in my sailboat and they do get hot. Those bulbs use a lot of juice. I personally plan to replace all with warm tone LEDs
Thanks Peter, I wasn't to worried about the heat until I noticed when re-installing them that the white paint inside was brown and coming off, so I thought maybe they were being over powered somehow? I have about six lights on a 15amp fuse?
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Old 03-24-2012, 10:15 PM   #370
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Stove

Pulled the stove completely apart and cleaned all the parts and repainted the the sides and back. The after pictures I took are way to blurry. Lots more progress though,I will post the street side pics tomorrow with the mounted stove. Also installed the dead bolt in the door.
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:06 AM   #371
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Old 03-25-2012, 06:55 AM   #372
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Looking like a camper

Looking more like a camper this week, The cruiser filled up pretty quick. Really is not to different from the original layout. A few cabinets on the curb side got shorter and narrower, the twin rear beds changed to a full and the goucho changed to benches in the front. I put more pictures in my blog, more room there. Now for some wiring and the plumbing.
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:34 AM   #373
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Nellie looks amazing Doug Wow, you have come a long way. Spring has sprung and Im having a hard time getting down to see Holly. It has to be wonderful to have the barn on your property to keep Nellie in. Great work!!!!!!!!
Think about using LED's to replace the bulbs in your fixtures,they never get hot
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Beautiful work. Love the wood you used. It's gorgeous!
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Door gasket

Thanks Brad and Becky, Brad I will have to look around for LED's to fit, Peter had mentioned that too VTS doesn't carry them, I like the look of the lights and the price was pretty good, just need to find better bulbs.

I got my son to stop for a few minutes today and help me rivet in the new door gasket. I wanted to wait till the cabinets were done going in and out and I wanted the rivets to stand out around the door unpainted.
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Found a playmate for our Nellie but I don't think I can handle another one quite yet??

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Oh man. I want. I wish I had the room to store two, but I'm relieved that I don't....
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Oh man. I want. I wish I had the room to store two, but I'm relieved that I don't....
My problem is to much room and to much time dreaming. I told my CFO that I would not get another until this one is done! Hard enough to concentrate on what has to get finished on one trailer! I try to explain to her that Nellie is lonely out in the barn by herself but she isn't buying it!
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