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Forum: General Interior Topics 03-20-2019, 12:51 AM
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Pictures of AC and DC wiring in progress......

Pictures of AC and DC wiring in progress... 336108336109336110336111336112
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-20-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Thanks for the compliment. I home run power and...

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...
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-15-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,863
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I included photos of my Lagun table install in my...

I included photos of my Lagun table install in my build thread...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 01-07-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Brilliant!

Brilliant!
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-01-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
This is my first attempt at an rv renovation...

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. ...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-30-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
After months of brainstorming I finally decided...

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...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-28-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Not sure I understand the plan you laid out. ...

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...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-26-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Here is one of the posts that I used to prep for...

Here is one of the posts that I used to prep for my installation
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Forum: General Interior Topics 12-25-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
It's the Dektite flashing (stove pipe boot...

It's the Dektite flashing (stove pipe boot mounted on the roof) which stabilizes the pipe. Pipe rests on the stove. I cut the inside hole @2inches large in diameter than the pipe. I then cut a long...
Forum: Windows & Screens 12-16-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,015
Posted By Pygmypoacher
There's a link in post #8 above that has detailed...

There's a link in post #8 above that has detailed steps.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 12-13-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Sure, hit me up on my "Wrapping..."...

Sure, hit me up on my "Wrapping..." thread.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 12-11-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Link to more of my renovation ...

Link to more of my renovation
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Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 12-11-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I have pictures of how I built my interior. I...

I have pictures of how I built my interior. I only screwed into the wall twice - overhead cabinets and bathroom wall. Otherwise mounting to floor was sufficient since the entire interior is wrapped...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-11-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I used 1/4 inch corrugated tin. Only on the...

I used 1/4 inch corrugated tin. Only on the couch side did I double up and simply used aluminum tubing cut to the spacing I wanted and bolted through. Second piece never gets warm.

I attached...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-05-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Just need to ruin 1/2 to 1in conduit from outside...

Just need to ruin 1/2 to 1in conduit from outside to under the vent platform. End table shouldn't be an issue if it's fixed in place. I've got a single piece of double wall which takes me a few...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-04-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Definitely get the Grizzly. Zero issues with...

Definitely get the Grizzly. Zero issues with smoke inside once the draft is established. Leave door cracked 1/4" from the start until you have a nice bed of coals. Gives the fire plenty of air and...
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-02-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Consider the secondary air intake - it's a...

Consider the secondary air intake - it's a stainless vented platform the stove mounts to. Keeps from burning your interior oxygen for combustion. Look at some of his stoves - I believe he makes a...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-26-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Thanks, it's been fun.

Thanks, it's been fun.
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-26-2018, 01:20 AM
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Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
They're rated at max 5.1 amps per hour using 12v...

They're rated at max 5.1 amps per hour using 12v power source. (I isolated their draw and confirmed this) The beauty is that as a refrigerator they're not on that much and when you do access it...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-25-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Whynter FM-85G 85-Quart Portable...

Whynter FM-85G 85-Quart Portable Refrigerator/Freezer, Platinum https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002W8GV8S/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_yqawBbCJ94FAX

They are 12vDC or 110vAC. Fast freeze to -8 work as either...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-24-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
To be honest I haven't gotten it insured yet. ...

To be honest I haven't gotten it insured yet. Procrastinating. Many people have them in their tiny homes and quite a few in their trailers. I don't expect it to be a problem. You'll love the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-13-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Wish you the best with your renovation. It's...

Wish you the best with your renovation. It's worth all the blood, sweat and tears.
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 06-05-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,427
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I didn't use trim and it looks nearly seamless. ...

I didn't use trim and it looks nearly seamless. Choice is yours. I also layered from ceiling down so any leaks would drain to the c-channel and into the belly. 313139
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-02-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,844
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I wouldn't recommend radiant flooring in an...

I wouldn't recommend radiant flooring in an Airstream. There is a tremendous amount of flex and movement in the trailer (frame, aluminum walls, furniture and flooring). The chance of damaging the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-31-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
https://www.hytechsales.com/prod2150.html ...

https://www.hytechsales.com/prod2150.html
Flexi-Clear is completely non-yellowing, highly resistant to water, road salt, tar, oily grime and its natural hydrophobic film is easy to clean and maintain.
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-28-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
EBay was best price for me. Rated 135lb 307382

EBay was best price for me. Rated 135lb 307382
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-28-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Pygmypoacher
Here's my layout. Kept the last two added...

Here's my layout. Kept the last two added batteries close and most critical - kept all +/- cable lengths the same. Braced all lateral motion with angle iron. The weight keeps them held down.
...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-28-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Here's the table I made for the trailer. Used...

Here's the table I made for the trailer. Used electric burned fir plank. Filled the burns with copper pigmented bar top epoxy and then covered with the same but clear. Folds away and stores in the...
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-28-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Sure. I'll take pictures of them tomorrow.

Sure. I'll take pictures of them tomorrow.
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-14-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
The clear coat will keep algae and dirt from...

The clear coat will keep algae and dirt from adhering to the bus Kote and make washing much easier.
Forum: General Interior Topics 03-05-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,584
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Did either of you treat the back of the wood for...

Did either of you treat the back of the wood for water resistance? Due to eventual leaks I would think the wood would begin to swell, absorb the moisture if not treated. Love the look! curious...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-07-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I used the 1/4 corrugated on the bathroom sink...

I used the 1/4 corrugated on the bathroom sink surround as well. Once cut to the correct size it just snapped into place under the sink trim. 303703
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-06-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
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Recent interior photos303614303615303616303617
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 01-21-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,485
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Update: I've since added two more 300ah 6v AGM...

Update: I've since added two more 300ah 6v AGM batteries for 600ah total/300ah usable at 50%. I installed 640w of solar with MPPT solar converter. 302745302746302747
Forum: General Interior Topics 01-18-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I used 1/4in corrugated aluminum sandwiched...

I used 1/4in corrugated aluminum sandwiched between two symmetrical select pine frames. Super light, strong and solid. 302612302613302614
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-30-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 33,301
Posted By Pygmypoacher
https://youtu.be/9r1qBqflWyQ

https://youtu.be/9r1qBqflWyQ
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-25-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 33,301
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Sure. But there are obvious and practical...

Sure. But there are obvious and practical improvements with the use of aluminum in trailer construction that could be used to improve the airstream product without ever impacting hofs business. I'm...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-25-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 33,301
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Make an Airstream like Hoffman Architecture's...

Make an Airstream like Hoffman Architecture's living vehicle https://www.youtube.com/user/hofarc
That's how Airstreams should be made. IMHO.
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-07-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I also Zephyr polished the trailer and fabricated...

I also Zephyr polished the trailer and fabricated rock guards from some left over 5052 aluminum....
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-07-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 59,028
Posted By Pygmypoacher
During the initial renovation I installed two...

During the initial renovation I installed two 300ah 6v AGM batteries along with my 2000w Magnum inverter charger. I've since added two more batteries for a total of 600ah at 12v (300ah usable with...
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-04-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,845
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Well worth it for me. ...

Well worth it for me.

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Wrapping...
Forum: General Interior Topics 10-04-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,845
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I did that. I did move to using a composting...

I did that. I did move to using a composting toilet (Natures Head) and capped the black tank. Doing that allowed me to design at will without having to move the black tank under the new toilet...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 08-22-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,674
Posted By Pygmypoacher
We use a Natures Head. One of the best things...

We use a Natures Head. One of the best things I've done to my Airstream. 0 regrets! Works like a charm and freed me from Black tank issues.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-11-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,697
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Using the Dewalt you listed. Solid tool, no...

Using the Dewalt you listed. Solid tool, no issues at all.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-11-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,697
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Not to exceed

Not to exceed
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-11-2017, 09:30 AM
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Views: 10,697
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Either way you'll look...

Either way you'll look funny...https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170811/68264dc35aded81e55392076f80f8953.jpg
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-11-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,697
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Personally I don't think one has more risk than...

Personally I don't think one has more risk than the other. The tendency may be to overdo the pad since I don't think it cuts as well. The whole 'you'll cut yourself with a dull knife before you...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-11-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,697
Posted By Pygmypoacher
The wheels vary slightly recommending big to...

The wheels vary slightly recommending big to exceed 3000 - 3200 rpm.
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-10-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,697
Posted By Pygmypoacher
Switched for the reasons mentioned plus I found...

Switched for the reasons mentioned plus I found myself taking multiple passes with the same polish grade when using the pads. Zephyr is only one pass per grade for me so far. Using three grades from...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 08-10-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,697
Posted By Pygmypoacher
I've used nuvite with the wool pads and have...

I've used nuvite with the wool pads and have switched to Zephyr wheels and bars. My AS was bad - '79. With Zephyr it only takes three passes, primarily uses vertical wheel motion (no swirl marks),...
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