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Old 12-28-2018, 10:45 PM   #141
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Hi Pygmy,

do you have any close up picts of the inside trim? The problem Im having is trying to figure out how to cut the hole around the flue on the inside of the trailer. The hole has to be oval which is damn near impossible to make look clean without a plasma cutter or something I do not own. I was thinking I would cut a larger round hole say 4 or 5 inch round hole than try to trim around the flue. Im going to make a separate piece of aluminum polished up nice to span the hole distance from the stove up the wall. Ill make the hole then rivet it to the aluminum piece to the wall. Not pretty. Is this what you did? Cheers, Mike
Not sure I understand the plan you laid out. Here's a closer photo. You could always take a piece of cardboard and hold it over the top of your pipe (not installed) and trim a hole that will fit the way you want - holding the cardboard at the approximate angle of the inner roof. Click image for larger version

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Old 12-28-2018, 11:38 PM   #142
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wood stove

Thanks for the photo,
Sorry for the last message. I changed what I was writing and didnt erase all of it. Good idea about the card board trick. I should be done soon and Ill post some picts. Appreciate all the help. Cheers, Mike
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Old 12-30-2018, 12:07 AM   #143
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After months of brainstorming I finally decided how to trim my Vista view windows. Since I failed to install the classic plastic trim assemblies when installing the walls, and I trimmed the windows a fair amount wider than needed - it was difficult to decide on a solution. I wound up using 3/4" maple. Doubled up on the ends to allow trimming to the wall curve and bolted through on the perimeter. Next step is to trim the inside down to the window - either maple veneer or aluminum. Click image for larger version

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Old 01-01-2019, 08:19 AM   #144
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Looks Awsome

So glad I found Air Forums and your thread! All your work is amazing, have you done something like this in the past? The control panel and fusing under the plexiglass is a really nice touch. Hard to tell what is attached to which layer of plexiglass from the pics but by far the best one I have seen. Any closer pics of that area?

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Old 01-01-2019, 09:42 PM   #145
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So glad I found Air Forums and your thread! All your work is amazing, have you done something like this in the past? The control panel and fusing under the plexiglass is a really nice touch. Hard to tell what is attached to which layer of plexiglass from the pics but by far the best one I have seen. Any closer pics of that area?



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This is my first attempt at an rv renovation project. Thanks for your kind words. There's a 3/4in layer as a seat platform. A half width layer below that for fuse panels, breakers and interfaces. Floor level below that for inverter/charger, solar charger etc. Photos in sequence. Click image for larger version

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Old 03-19-2019, 08:10 PM   #146
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Wiring diagram

Did you have a wiring diagram that you used or just figure that out by your self. I think I can handle everything else on the build but the wiring thing has me a bit worried. I can wire a house no problem but this is a lot different. Pretty much thinking of doing what you have except less panels and batteries.
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:45 AM   #147
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Did you have a wiring diagram that you used or just figure that out by your self. I think I can handle everything else on the build but the wiring thing has me a bit worried. I can wire a house no problem but this is a lot different. Pretty much thinking of doing what you have except less panels and batteries.

Yours is still one of my favorites!
Thanks for the compliment. I home run power and ground for each 12v load. Eliminates guess work if loads don't work at some point. Little more expensive in wire though. I did bthe same for 110v AC, except a few outlets were linked. Wiring your trailer is much easier than your house. I worked up my own wiring diagram. Basically list all of your loads AC and DC. Then group them as you want. I grouped lights and fridges etc. So they were next to each other on the fuse/breaker panels. I'll add some pictures...
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:51 AM   #148
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Pictures of AC and DC wiring in progress... Click image for larger version

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Old 04-07-2019, 09:04 AM   #149
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Pygmypoacher, do you have a separate blog that documents your early works? Like electrical, plumbing, and axle change out?
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Old 07-06-2019, 08:28 AM   #150
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Pygmy, may I ask which shear you used to cut your patches? I will be needing to cut a few and have an idea of what I want to cut but baffled on getting curves in there. TIA
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Old 12-23-2020, 09:20 PM   #151
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Just stopped by to check on this thread. Jppatchesairstream is doing great. Systems are working perfectly. Adding the thermal fan to the stove pipe blows hot air into the back bedroom and was just what the wife ordered. Peace. Click image for larger version

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Old 12-23-2020, 09:25 PM   #152
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So Cool

Still one one of my favorites!
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Old 12-30-2020, 11:22 AM   #153
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I havenít been on here much lately, but it was fun to read through your thread again. And of course, since the 5 year reno of my 74 Ambassador is basically done, I had to drag home a 63 Globe Trotter yesterday. So much for free time...

We did bang out a couple more in between though...
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Old 12-30-2020, 11:28 AM   #154
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And a bit of color... Not exactly my style, but clients pick what they like. They do look great though.

I love the corrugated and natural wood in yours. Itís like an amazing cabin in the woods on wheels. Iím a fly fisherman and hunter so our 74 has a ďmantryĒ to compliment the pantry. Itís a 5í long drawer that pulls out from under the rear king bed with rifle and rod racks.
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Old 12-30-2020, 11:58 AM   #155
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Red you do nice work!!!!! Good luck on the 63 globetrotter. We have a 61 we're puttering on ourselves.
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Old 12-30-2020, 12:41 PM   #156
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Thanks Hit! Iíd be out pressure washing the 34 years of green funk off it right now if it werenít for the 60 mph winds and buckets of rain. Natures pressure washer isnít cutting through all the layers!

Sorry for the hijack Pygmy! We are pretty close to each other, so maybe some day I could see yours in person...
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