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Old 06-19-2013, 12:01 PM   #2926
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Great stuff!
If that is a cabinet, just a thought but why not have access from the outside too?
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Old 06-19-2013, 12:07 PM   #2927
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Nice collection of goodies! The Fein Tool comes in handy when you want to make a cut without moving the material-like cutting baseboard. They're useful but only occasionally-at least that's my opinion.
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Old 06-19-2013, 02:32 PM   #2928
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Great stuff!
If that is a cabinet, just a thought but why not have access from the outside too?
Feel free to ignore and move on
That's a great idea (I had played with the same thought) except that it's usage became defined/full when we decided the sink was going to go in that counter top. The cabinet contains the fresh water tank, grey water tank, and porta potty. Fits them exactly.

The space at the bottom is open on the right end (from the step) - we will be rolling up the welcome matt and stuffing it in there.

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Old 06-19-2013, 02:48 PM   #2929
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+1 on band saws. I got one from an inmate last winter. It's actually a cutoff saw, but can be turned upright with a small table to use as a bandsaw. I don't know how I survived for so long without one.

FYI, I used some of the proceeds from selling my KLR and picked up a large TIG welder from another inmate. Give a shout if you have any quick welding projects. I think Paula needs an aluminum luggage rack for her DR.

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Old 06-19-2013, 04:20 PM   #2930
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Cool stuff Jeff!

When my schedule turns back to bikes from Van I would like to weld a bigger foot on the 950's sidestand

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Old 06-19-2013, 07:28 PM   #2931
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I'm really trying to make a push.. worked on the van since this morning. Was over 100 degrees in the thing in the heat of the afternoon but I got quite a bit done I just now ran out of daylight

Lots of infrastructure type stuff - for example in the photo below, between he porta poty and the water tank is one of the van's "hard points" for tie down. Hence the beefy build off of that point as I'm still trying to make sure nothing moves in a rollover accident; so I've integated each hard point with extra reenforcment whenever I junction to one:


I still haven't decided what type of hinge system I'm going to use when I put cabinet doors on all of the lower cabinets.

I've got the passenger side upper cabinet 3/4 done. One set of sliding doors are in (no handles yet though) and then I've sectioned off the speaker/control panel area where all the light wiring will come together:


I'll jump back on the build when the sun comes up...
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:15 AM   #2932
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Sun's up here.


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Old 06-20-2013, 06:27 AM   #2933
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I try and not use the power tools until 8am for the sake of the neighbors. I've spent the last hour cleaning the garage (it is a disaster!)


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Old 06-20-2013, 05:36 PM   #2934
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Nice job an the window installs Geek! Are you nearing mods completion?
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Old 06-20-2013, 05:46 PM   #2935
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Enjoy your self, tig welding can be an art of beauty, most versatile, manipulative welding method system available. I'm going to be trying a stich process on .032 sheet metal soon (warping) many things to master!

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+1 on band saws. I got one from an inmate last winter. It's actually a cutoff saw, but can be turned upright with a small table to use as a bandsaw. I don't know how I survived for so long without one.

FYI, I used some of the proceeds from selling my KLR and picked up a large TIG welder from another inmate. Give a shout if you have any quick welding projects. I think Paula needs an aluminum luggage rack for her DR.

Next essential tool: Plasma cutter.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:09 AM   #2936
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Some photos I snapped that had the Sprinter in them this morning :)







Looks like I left the roof vent open

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Old 06-21-2013, 09:41 PM   #2937
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Old 06-22-2013, 06:49 AM   #2938
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Congratulations, Geek and Tweetie!
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Old 06-22-2013, 06:56 AM   #2939
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It's been far too long since anyone has pointed out just how much you suck.


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Old 06-22-2013, 08:53 AM   #2940
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As we're driving down the road this is what I see over my shoulder.

I'm jealous of the dog. I would rather ride back there and she can drive.




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