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  1. whitsend
    10-15-2009 09:04 PM
    John - 3 1/2 months on the road! I hope you were 'Streaming. I'd love to do 3.5 months seeing this country, after 25+ years looking for "all" in 4th world middle east & east african countries.
    Re the vents - I love your work, and as long as I don't have to sell my one'n'only child (now 37 (? - how does THAT happen?), I'd hope to be able to simply save for the 2 vents I need. My re-do of my '54 Cruiser has turned into a multi year project anyway, thank you Wall St. But seriously, if in fact you are NOT totally adverse to making a couple of them, I'd be seriously interested in what "number" you think would be fair to you. Then, if I can 'play', fine. If not, I guess I'll have to find where ever it is that you store your trailer sometime late in the night.
    Best regards - Jim
  2. blossmgirl
    Ohhhh...what a pretty shiny little beast you have there! Thank you for the encouragement. I'll be picking up my Escape Pod at the end of March. Nervously, but nonetheless! Lisa

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    1962 22' Flying Cloud


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Posted 02-24-2009 at 06:32 PM by FLYNCLD Comments 7
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We just finished installing a new custom made roof vent to replace the original fiberglass vent which was in very poor shape. We were not able to find anything that looked close to the original, and look way cool as well, so we fabricated this one. As there were several holes in the roof where the PO's had moved vents around at one time or another, we made the base plate large enough to cover all the various holes that had been cut in the roof over the years. Many hours and many rivets later the...

Posted 02-24-2009 at 06:15 PM by FLYNCLD Comments 0
Posted in Exterior Work
As we move forward on the exterior, we have developed a pretty easy system for removing corrosion from the window frames and polishing them back up.

As you can see in the photos, we begin by removing the heaviest surface corrosion with a small wire brush.

We then use a foam sanding block to get down into any tight corners the brush may have missed.

Next we use ScotchBrite to smooth out the scratches left by the first two steps. We use the ScotchBrite...

Posted 01-22-2009 at 06:54 PM by FLYNCLD Comments 3
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There seems to be a bit of confusion about the difference between blogs and forums. If you have a question, need advice, are looking for something, etc. please refer to the FORUM section of this site. You will then be able to find a topic that best matches your subject and post to the appropriate section.

If you are doing a major restoration, posting your road trip, or other types of things that will be an ongoing project, then a blog is the proper place to do this.


Posted 01-19-2009 at 12:48 PM by FLYNCLD Comments 6
Posted in Exterior Work
We have completed the gray water tank installation in our 1962 Flying Cloud including rust prevention, tank brackets and belly skin repairs. Everything works like a charm! After we finish up a few more repairs underneath, it's on to the electrical and the interior!

Posted 01-02-2009 at 12:22 PM by FLYNCLD Comments 4
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After we finished gutting the interior, the first major project we are undertaking is the installation of a gray water tank. Our trailer was not originally equipped with one, and they are now mandatory in many parks etc.

As we are installing a composting toilet which does not require a black tank, we began by removing the original black tank which was located under the existing toilet in a raised portion of the rear floor. This will allow us to install the new toilet at floor...
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