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Old 11-10-2010, 07:38 PM   #337
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Old 11-11-2010, 09:07 AM   #338
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Well its time to catch you all up.......the skins are in the cloud now, it took a lot longer than I thought it would

I am looking to buy or rent a rivet shaver if anyone has one they dont need anymore. I cant see spending tha kinda money for something I will only use once........once on 600 rivets!

Here are some pic's of what I have got done so far. If you are on facebook you can see them all if your on my friend list. If your not on my list and want to be just send me a invite. Shane Chesher.
Looks fantastic Shane! I love it! Keep up the good work.
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Old 04-10-2011, 03:59 PM   #339
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We are working on the cloud again now that the weather is changing. As you may rember we stripped all the skins down to bare metal. I ordered up some good old Zolatone. The color we went with is the yellow acrrlic waterbase number P4M-C1247 if anyone wants to look. There was a time when we thought about leaving the metal clean and just shine it but the more we were in it the more we did not like the fun-house feel it gave us. I had to sit back for a minute and think about all those hours spent stripping every last piece then I just started rolling on the primmer before I started to cry!
Here's a few pic's of her new white walls before the Zolatone goes in. I had some good help from the kids next door and all it cost me was ice cream and a hour cleaning the paint off the floor they dripped.
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Old 04-11-2011, 07:29 PM   #340
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What type painting equipment does the Zolatone need?
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Old 04-11-2011, 07:37 PM   #341
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Do you plan to spray the Zolatone yourselves? Did you do the floors?
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Old 04-11-2011, 10:48 PM   #342
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I did the floors.
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Old 06-18-2011, 09:46 AM   #343
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The Zolatone is in! I just brought her home last night. The paint looks great. I had it done by Aj's Autobody in Wentzville Mo. He has tons of experience in spraying Zolatone and his customer service is top notch. If you live near St. Louis and need some painting done I strongly recomend his shop. You can find him on Facebook by searching Aj's Autobody.
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Old 06-18-2011, 10:47 AM   #344
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Pictures by uoshane - Photobucket
This link should work.........you can see all the painting being done and all the other pics of the Cloud in its stages of work.
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Old 03-24-2012, 07:39 PM   #345
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Catching up.

It has been a while since I have posted on the cloud. Looks like my last post was some paint. I have since got the bed in with a wonderful matress. Once we had a bed and A/C we started camping and stoped working on the old girl.
Well over the winter we did some buying and some building. I now have every part I need except a furnace. I have the dinnette built and the dresser that sits next to the bed on the curb side. I also have the drawer part of the kitchen done. I am at a point now where I am going to have to start cutting holes in the side of her for the water heater,furnace and fridge. I am very very scared of this part.

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The drawers were completely rebuilt with all new wood. The frame was reused from the dresser but the out sides of it has all been replaced. The set that goes in the kitchen needed to be totly rebuilt as the wood had been real wet. The dinnete had to be built from scratch since I didnt have the originals to go from we just winged it. I am sure it is a little bigger than the one that was there. I wanted to be able to use it as a "couch" by turning the side cushins to the front and dropping the table. Before I can put it in I need to get the fresh water tank it and the covers for it that make up the very front of the trailer. The water pump and the converter will be under the bench on the street side. I am debating on ducting heat under the bench to keep the tank and lines warm but I am thinking the the heat generated from the converter will keep that enclosed area warm.
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Shane,

The original dinette seats were nasty, lumpy, horse hair filled, ratcheting seats that you would NOT have wanted. Your dinette will look much better that the original.

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You are doing a wonderful job on the woodwork. The dinette conversion into a couch is a great idea. We ( use WE with the liberty, my husband did all the work) cut a larger hole for our water heater too. He swore several times during the dismantle of the old one, they built the Airstream around the sucker. Good luck!
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I put the dresser in this weekend and it went in without a fuss! I hope the rest of the pieces go in this easy. I also got the fresh water tank mounted so I can start on the half wall that will cover it. I started fine sanding the dinnette pieces today so they should be seeing some stain soon.
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