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Old 11-15-2011, 05:12 PM   #855
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It all starts with the water inlet, went with a Perko marine type all chrome on the outside. This in turn connects to a double check valve just inside the inner skin and then connects to the water supply line and over to the water tank for pressure filling. Using stainless steel braided water lines to feed the other side, they run under the AC ductwork.

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Old 11-26-2011, 12:24 PM   #856
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Started compounding today, going with a different technique, seems to be MUCH faster. Thanks InsideOut "It's a girl!!!" thread.......

We got everything at Caswell's

(1) - GA58 Grinder/Buffer Adapter
(4) - SSCW1220 Spiral Sewn Cotton Wheels
(2) - LCW1240 Loose Cotton Wheels
(1) ea. - BRBC5 Brown Tripoli Bar & White Rouge Bar
(1) - WR995 Wheel Rake (for cleaning & fluffing the wheels)

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Old 11-26-2011, 02:51 PM   #857
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Started compounding today, going with a different technique, seems to be MUCH faster. Thanks InsideOut "It's a girl!!!" thread.......

We got everything at Caswell's

(1) - GA58 Grinder/Buffer Adapter
(4) - SSCW1220 Spiral Sewn Cotton Wheels
(2) - LCW1240 Loose Cotton Wheels
(1) ea. - BRBC5 Brown Tripoli Bar & White Rouge Bar
(1) - WR995 Wheel Rake (for cleaning & fluffing the wheels)

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Thanks for all these links! I'll be compounding this spring and was going with Nuvite G6, and it's worked well in the few areas I've tried it on, but those bars and cotton wheels look interesting.
Your work is very VERY nice. Thank you!
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Old 11-26-2011, 03:59 PM   #858
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Thanks for all these links! I'll be compounding this spring and was going with Nuvite G6, and it's worked well in the few areas I've tried it on, but those bars and cotton wheels look interesting.
Your work is very VERY nice. Thank you!
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Thanks Steve, went with (2) SSCW1220 Spiral Sewn Cotton Wheels and I was shock how fast it worked. Mounted the WR995 Wheel Rake (for cleaning & fluffing the wheels) on a board for easy cleaning. I found this video on youtube showing how the system works, and it works that fast.


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Old 12-02-2011, 11:14 PM   #859
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Started compounding today, going with a different technique, seems to be MUCH faster. Thanks InsideOut "It's a girl!!!" thread.......

We got everything at Caswell's ...

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This really has got me thinking! I thought I had a plan for polishing (Nuvite)! I've been polishing windows with a bench buffing wheel, compound and polishing bars and have had incredible results. Why not translate some of that to the rest of the trailer! Thanks Toastie, you inspired me to try something new!
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Old 12-03-2011, 05:35 AM   #860
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This really has got me thinking! I thought I had a plan for polishing (Nuvite)! I've been polishing windows with a bench buffing wheel, compound and polishing bars and have had incredible results. Why not translate some of that to the rest of the trailer! Thanks Toastie, you inspired me to try something new!
Thanks, using the brown bar with (2) spiral sewn cotton wheels to cut the heavy stuff, then going with nuvite “C’ with spiral cotton wheels with great result. (first cut). For my final cut, trying the loose cotton wheels with white bar or nuvite “C”, done. Want to eliminate the cyclo polisher with cotton wraps and nuvite “S”.

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Old 12-26-2011, 08:25 AM   #861
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Added a mid century spring tension pole light.............toastie
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Old 12-27-2011, 01:01 PM   #862
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Marvellous, Toastie, just marvellous! If you had two like that you could turn them into an expensive lounge!
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Old 12-27-2011, 06:24 PM   #863
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Marvellous, Toastie, just marvellous! If you had two like that you could turn them into an expensive lounge!
Thanks Aage very much, the pole light serves 2 purposes, one is we like the light, two, to keep you from hitting your head on a very sharp corner on the above cabinet which I have hit very hard twice.

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... hitting your head on a very sharp corner on the above cabinet which I have hit very hard twice.

thanks again toastie
There is a song Coal Tattoo. I have hit my head many times on the door opening going in and out. There needs to be a song for our aluminum tattoos.
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Saved the bathroom/shower for last, have changed the design at least a dozens times. Decided to go with a copper floor, great deal from a local business on scrap copper, plus very easy to work with, for the cabinet, the boss hasnít decided yet.


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Old 12-30-2011, 11:07 AM   #866
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Saved the bathroom/shower for last, have changed the design at least a dozens times. Decided to go with a copper floor, great deal from a local business on scrap copper, plus very easy to work with, for the cabinet, the boss hasn’t decided yet.

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No comments yet?!?! Well i will start vy saying that is gorgeous. Have always loved the idea of copper mixed into these aluminum beauties. Nice job.
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Is the copper coated with anything to keep it shiny?

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Saved the bathroom/shower for last, have changed the design at least a dozens times. Decided to go with a copper floor, great deal from a local business on scrap copper, plus very easy to work with, for the cabinet, the boss hasnít decided yet.


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I love the copper too. Were you able to install it as one piece or did you need to solder seams? It seems like it would be possible to fold a soft metal like copper as one piece and overlap/fold up the corners to keep it water tight. Also, what gauge of copper did you use?
Thanks for posting the great pics.
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