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Old 05-18-2012, 07:07 AM   #85
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Talking Good to hear from you Sid

Sounds like you're making excellent progress on the BeachComber and I hope you and your wife get to use it too before her treatments.

One suggestion I have for you is don't skimp out on the foam for the bed, we used 2, 4inch thick high density foam layers stacked then topped with a 3inch memory foam from WallyMart and it sleeps as good as our Temperpedic.

Best of luck with the treatments.

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Old 05-18-2012, 08:26 AM   #86
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Looking really good, love the lino. Will be great to see the completed project.
Hope everything goes well for you both over the summer.
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:06 PM   #87
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It's looking good Sid!
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:48 PM   #88
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Hi All: I just looked back and it's hard to believe, my last post was May 2012.
I worked hard on the B15 in May and had high hopes, but you all know what happens to the best laid plans or good intentions.
In June, July and Aug. we made over 20 trips to Kelowna(440 kms return)for my wifes's radiation treatments, tests etc. So far everything looks good
and we are very optomistic. All the driving did take up a lot of my hoped for time re: working on the trailer. We also in that time took 2 ten day
trips to the coast, soooooooo finally 2 weeks ago we took "Revive" out for her shake down cruise, (I've named our trailer Revive because she once
was dead but now is alive again.) We visited a very nice provincial park campground about 1 hour away. All went well. We actually spent 3 nights
and it was a pleasant experience. The 12 volt DC fridge worked very well and the solar panel seemed to keep the battery up although next time I will
try to park where there is more sun available rather than in the shade. The battery is a several year old car battery, so I will look into getting
a good deep cycle battery for the future.
Rosana sewed the cushions covers and curtains. The only concern I have is that the B15 is a little heavy for our Kia Rondo. We stopped at the Gov't
weigh scales and it weighed in at 1900 lbs. Our max. towing capacity for the car is 2,000 lbs. The tongue weight was 220 lbs. and our car hitch max.
is 200 lbs. A little to close for comfort. We don't want to get rid of our car as we really enjoy it. so we are now weighing our options.??????
I am attaching some pics of the 99% finished product for your perusal.
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:16 PM   #89
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Very Nice! Great job...............
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:22 PM   #90
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Just wanted to add a few more pics. Donna said she likes pics.

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Old 09-19-2012, 10:17 AM   #91
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Sid, It turned out great! Glad to hear things are looking good for Rosana.
I have not touched mine since we came through your neck of the woods in july! Just been enjoying the summer (to hot to work on a trailer). I feel the trailer bug coming back on strong though, and will be back to work on it soon.
Where did you take it for the shakedown? Your cushions would be right at home in my trailer

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Old 09-20-2012, 02:17 PM   #92
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Lovely upholstery, flooring and paint job. Read all seven pages and it's hard to believe looking at the B15 then and now. Kudos!
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:00 PM   #93
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Yeah, great job! It's come a loong way and I keep looking for the 1% un-done part and I just can't see it!
Very clean looking!
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:23 AM   #94
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Great Job! I am in the process of renovating my beachcomber and I like what you have done. You have inspired me and given me some ideas for mine.
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:19 PM   #95
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Excellent work! Clean job!
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:37 PM   #96
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This is so totally Crisp and Fresh Looking, Great Job! We all love those Pics.
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:50 PM   #97
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Good looking interior! And an actual space between stove and sink, which is something that is rare on even larger trailers. What is the capacity of the fridge if you don't mind me asking?

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Just wanted to add a few more pics. Donna said she likes pics.

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I do, and you DID... looks very, very nice and bright

THANKS for sharing!!!!
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