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Old 04-03-2020, 05:52 PM   #241
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Removed unused wiring, secured propane manifold, installed covers on the new ATS & Load Panel, installed plywood on the twin bed and used jabsco stripper on the LR walls to remove some of the hundreds of small bits of vinyl wallpaper.

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Old 04-03-2020, 05:55 PM   #242
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“Run Daniel, Run”...

DW debating if she wants the bedroom vinyl wallpaper removed next...

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Old 04-04-2020, 06:08 PM   #243
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Today DW shared her plan for new interior lighting.

She placed blue painters tape where she wanted the LED ceiling lights.

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Spent the day figuring out how to layout the wiring to work around the frame and ribs.

Did manage to install several lights...

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Old 04-05-2020, 06:54 AM   #244
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Are you one of those people that sleeps about 2 hours a night?!

Amazing work
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Old 04-05-2020, 09:51 AM   #245
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Brad,

4 hours

Thank you for the compliment, I’ve admired your handiwork for years...means a lot coming from you!
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Old 04-05-2020, 04:04 PM   #246
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First row completed.

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Old 04-06-2020, 06:15 PM   #247
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Spent most of the day gathering parts to complete some open projects...

Started stripping vinyl wallpaper from the door.

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Old 04-08-2020, 05:14 PM   #248
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Contacted several holding tank distributors to purchase a new gray tank...no response as yet due to Shelter in Place rules...

So I purchased a plastic welding kit and decided to give it a try.

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And a little plastic welding...

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Have never “welded” plastic before...will sand and smooth tomorrow.
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Old 04-08-2020, 05:20 PM   #249
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Say it isn’t so!


SWMBO has decided she doesn’t like the LED Recessed lights I have been installing...

So, out they come!
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And here are the newly “approved” lights

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Started drilling holes on the passenger ceiling.

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Old 04-08-2020, 05:23 PM   #250
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And a little more wallpaper stripping...

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Old 04-08-2020, 08:17 PM   #251
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Say it isn’t so!


SWMBO has decided she doesn’t like the LED Recessed lights I have been installing...

So, out they come!
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Started drilling holes on the passenger ceiling.

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Now thats funny, Daniel! I would have respectfully declined to change those lights...
After all, those holes you cut for the new and approved version are quite a commitment of permanency But don't listen to my rambling thoughts
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Old 04-09-2020, 12:16 PM   #252
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Old 04-09-2020, 04:30 PM   #253
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LED Ceiling Light project completed...

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Old 04-09-2020, 04:35 PM   #254
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A little more work on the Gray Tank...plastic welding

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A few more layers, some sanding & smoothing and I think I can fill the tank for testing
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Old 04-09-2020, 07:17 PM   #255
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Waited until evening...

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Old 04-09-2020, 08:16 PM   #256
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Old 04-10-2020, 05:01 PM   #257
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Spent the day catching up on yard work...

Popped into the coach to check supplies and found a hint from Dear Wife...

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Yep, have to strip the vinyl wallpaper from the bedroom and install 4 LED Recessed Lights.
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Old 04-10-2020, 05:04 PM   #258
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Spent a little time swapping out the Almond Outlets for White...

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You know that means...
Now I have to swap out all the Almond Light Switches to White.
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Old 04-14-2020, 08:52 AM   #259
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Awaiting more parts to arrive 🤫 little progress.

Meanwhile, tested my first efforts at plastic welding...yes I suck...abysmal failure

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Started searching the web for a suitable replacement...

Due to the uniqueness of our coaches dimensions a direct replacement has not been found as yet. A creative solution may be in order...why am I not surprised?

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Old 04-15-2020, 05:24 AM   #260
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Same thing happened to me with the plastic welding. Don’t give up yet!

The plastic of the tank is also a thermoplastic that can be melted with the welding iron. Go back over it and try to get the new black material to mix with the tank layer. Can also use the metal mesh for added strength in the repair area. It all sealed well for me on my second go
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