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Old 11-17-2014, 08:09 AM   #61
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Hi, I want one of those green things.
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Old 11-20-2014, 08:18 AM   #62
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Penguin install drain kit

When I did the insulation and wiring I installed wiring and a drain tube to the AC opening. Instructions call for a 14 1/4 inch square opening. That extra 1/4 inch is important. The air dam rail on the bottom needs that extra clearance. 14 inch won't do it . Location of the drain tube needs thought. I put mine on the aft street side and it conflicts with the air dam insert. I had to put the hose thru the dam because I had installed the kit as received with the T fitting on the street side. It should have been on the other side to make a smoother install. Fitting the dam in the rail as the unit is tightened in is a pain. The additional gaskets raise the entire unit to a height I don't like. Compared to my Carrier and Mach 8 units it is not a pleasing look. Lets hope it works well
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Old 11-20-2014, 08:53 AM   #63
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When I did the insulation and wiring I installed wiring and a drain tube to the AC opening. Instructions call for a 14 1/4 inch square opening. That extra 1/4 inch is important. The air dam rail on the bottom needs that extra clearance. 14 inch won't do it . Location of the drain tube needs thought. I put mine on the aft street side and it conflicts with the air dam insert. I had to put the hose thru the dam because I had installed the kit as received with the T fitting on the street side. It should have been on the other side to make a smoother install. Fitting the dam in the rail as the unit is tightened in is a pain. The additional gaskets raise the entire unit to a height I don't like. Compared to my Carrier and Mach 8 units it is not a pleasing look. Lets hope it works well
Hey Robin - you can always go back to the drain pan. I have to say, one of the most common warranty claims I see on new factory units is condensation running off the trailer. I did this kit on one vintage trailer and the owner had me remove it and replace it with the pan because they didn't like the height.
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Old 11-20-2014, 12:19 PM   #64
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FOR SALE....never used drain kit for Penguin AC. I will come visit Paul.
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Old 11-20-2014, 12:26 PM   #65
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The bath is problematic....

Rebuilding the bath. First, get rid of all the old stinky wood and cheap plastic. I am using a stainless bowl and making it into a round sink.....the old plastic one was crap. I am planning to do something new for me.....a stainless bath/toilet area.
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Old 11-25-2014, 09:08 PM   #66
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Safety

I hate step ladders. This one broke when I was up working on the Cloud. The ladder brace pulled thru the fiberglass leg and the whole thing collapsed. I am so lucky I did not really get hurt. Let my accident be a warning to you all.
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:46 AM   #67
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Wow!! I would never think that would happen. I have that same brand of ladder & will certainly be aware! I think the company deserves a phone call on that one! Glad you're not hurt
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its hard to read but the little picture has an arrow to where it will break and another arrow to what you will hurt. Have a good Thanksgiving.
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:12 PM   #69
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Only Dummies have to read the directions, Gene.
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:17 PM   #70
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This is taking wayyy to long.

All these simple jobs are way to complicated. The stainless sink is a repurposed stainless bowl. The plumbing is all vega-pex. The walls are dark red Zolatone inside the bath.
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Old 12-07-2014, 12:23 PM   #71
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First week of December....

A week to begin the process of installing all the woodwork and the systems. I am all bent over from putting the entire electrical System in under the booth seat forward and the water system under the booth seat aft. I did have to break off and put a new water heater in the Flying Cloud. Making sliding wood doors for the overhead cabinets and mounting the remaining cabinet doors mid cabin.
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Old 12-08-2014, 07:36 AM   #72
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its hard to read but the little picture has an arrow to where it will break and another arrow to what you will hurt. Have a good Thanksgiving.
I don't have one of those pictures on my ladder-oops!
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Old 12-17-2014, 02:46 PM   #73
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almost done..

Did the clean up on small items this week. Am finishing up the stainless bath this coming week and tie in the solar.
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Beautiful work, another Airstream to be proud of.
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So pretty, Robin!
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Stunning attention to detail, I love the warmth of the wood color mixed with the trim.
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Christmas Eve almost finished

Worked all day with some mysterious problems and systems checks. I will talk about the electrical mystery later...it is a good lesson.
The stainless bath is in final stages...in the meantime I think it is done.
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Just beautiful. Your finished wood work always reminds me of a really old B&B I stayed in on the outskirts of Chester (England). Supposed to have been an 18th century vickerage (sp?) and all the paneling was original, aged and waxed to a shine. They even burned peat in the main room's fireplace for the atmosphere (not to mention the smell). The floors all creaked like hell, but were beautiful.

I love your newest Airstream creation, and think Bruce should put in a high bid right away, as a surprise for Roseann, who is already drooling.

Merry Christmas!!
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Just beautiful. Your finished wood work always reminds me of a really old B&B I stayed in on the outskirts of Chester (England). Supposed to have been an 18th century vickerage (sp?) and all the paneling was original, aged and waxed to a shine. They even burned peat in the main room's fireplace for the atmosphere (not to mention the smell). The floors all creaked like hell, but were beautiful.

I love your newest Airstream creation, and think Bruce should put in a high bid right away, as a surprise for Roseann, who is already drooling.

Merry Christmas!!

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side by side

I like looking at before and after pics. Here are a few.
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