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Old 08-06-2007, 08:13 AM   #421
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There is nothing like the color and warmth of wood.
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Old 08-06-2007, 11:11 AM   #422
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All of a sudden, that messy, derilict airstream in the back yard i used to walk in with wet shoes, has a REAL floor! Now I have to take my shoes off when I work on it! ha! What a difference the floor makes. The subfloor was all grey and nasty from the polishing of the end caps. No more! Now it's time to start on all of those 80% done jobs, and get them wrapped up... most notably the FINAL interior panel (no, I didn't get to it this weekend after all), 2 remaining interior panels on the door, finishing the wiring in a few places, and making the remaining trim strips. I may have to go ahead and buy the converter too so I can run the Fantastic Fan. It was BRUTAL in the 95 degree sun today!

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WOW! What a change since I was over. Might have to swing by and check it out again.
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Old 08-06-2007, 12:05 PM   #423
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WOW! What a change since I was over. Might have to swing by and check it out again.
Come on out, man! I just finished taping out the interior layout. There's not a lot of room for anything in these little guys!

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Old 08-07-2007, 04:43 PM   #424
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lat panel cut!

OK, the rear panel is cut, and clecoed in place. Once I get my eyebrow for the access door rivetted on, I can install it, and check it off the list! yaaaah!

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I have photos, but I can't post them! what gives??? did our space get reduced?
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Old 08-08-2007, 12:38 PM   #425
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Got my golden rivet, and the keys to the executive toilet. yaaah! Here's the pics I tried to upload yesterday. I'm really diggin the porch lite!

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Old 08-08-2007, 04:50 PM   #426
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So how does that blue light look at night? I put blue LED's under the step and one in the over-the-door light. I really, really, like 'em. Of course, the kids just shake thier heads and mutter something about a "geek" as they walk away in the dark.

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Old 08-08-2007, 07:57 PM   #427
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Jordan, this looks absolutely gorgeous! You're a true craftsman! Thanks for sharing.
I love the porch light. Fill me in - where, how much....
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Old 08-08-2007, 08:22 PM   #428
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So how does that blue light look at night? I put blue LED's under the step and one in the over-the-door light. I really, really, like 'em. Of course, the kids just shake thier heads and mutter something about a "geek" as they walk away in the dark.

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I saw pics! very nice! I'm going to put some blue LEDs somewhere else in the interior. I don't know how mine looks yet. I haven't hooked power up yet! That's coming soon, though!

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Old 08-08-2007, 08:23 PM   #429
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Jordan, this looks absolutely gorgeous! You're a true craftsman!
A GOOD craftsman covers his mistakes. ha!

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GP has the right idea! I'll be yer first customer. It'll go together well with my blue LED's!

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first the hookups

First thing on the list this weekend was to go ahead and install the 3 plugs on the front of the trailer. the top one is for cable, the second down has a standard plug in it, and the last, is of course the 30A in. They don't make a standard 110 outlet for the Marinco inlets, so I made one out of aluminum, and a panel plug from McMaster. Sorry, I didn't take sequence pics of that!

If you think it's scary drilling a 2 3/8 hole in your trailer, try 3 of em! haha!

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Next up, I finished the 110 and 12V wiring everywhere but the switch by the door. feels good to have less wires hanging down inside the trailer!

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the big news this weekend, though was starting on the front couch. It takes a lot longer to do the round corners as opposed to the square ones, But I think it's definitely worth it! I'm building th efront couch in 2 pieces to make it easier to sand and test fit. I'll assemble them both into one monster couch just before I spray the poly on it. I've also gone ahead and purchased an AC unit. THis morning, I layed out the plan for its installation. I'll post more of that next time.

THings feel like they're moving a little slowly, but I think it's because I've got so many little sub-projects underway at once. Gotta get this thing ready for October!!!

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