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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-17-2016, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Thank you, and you're so welcome. It IS...

Thank you, and you're so welcome.

It IS super to be able to GO CAMPING! with it...and I know you'll love yours when it's finished...or mostly finished. We keep tinkering even now. Always some...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-16-2016, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Thanks, Steve! Thanks! Kai

Thanks, Steve!

Thanks!

Kai
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-11-2016, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Red face :rolleyes:To be a little more forthcoming, we...

:rolleyes:To be a little more forthcoming, we have it insured for $10,000.:reye2

Paul has set a default "crazy price" on it at $20,000, in case anyone asks.:eek: If we got that much, we'd be...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-11-2016, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Cool You're very welcome! I love what you're doing...

You're very welcome!
I love what you're doing with yours...am eager to see pics of the inside when you have them.
K
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-08-2016, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
PS: July 4th, 5th, and 6th we camped up in the...

PS: July 4th, 5th, and 6th we camped up in the Mt. Baker/Snoqualmie National Forest, two nights and days of which were in the rain. It was a much-needed shakedown cruise, and we rearranged the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-08-2016, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
1973 amerigo hinges?

Hi, Leonie! Glad to hear from you! :)

Paul and I went out and measured ours...they are, as far as we can tell, identical. Don't know if they are original. I thought it was odd that one is near...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-19-2016, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Thanks, Steve! Your help was a big part of our...

Thanks, Steve! Your help was a big part of our being at this point now!

Finally, it's nearly "camp ready!"

Eager to see how yours is coming along when you're ready with more pics!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-19-2016, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
We overpaid for the trailer considering the...

We overpaid for the trailer considering the actual condition. We didn't pay full asking price...on dark nights I comfort myself with that small grace.

The restoration to date has cost us $2059,...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
You're more than welcome, Gordon, and thank you. ...

You're more than welcome, Gordon, and thank you.

Paul was already talking about 110 hot water in there...maybe we won't be so minimalist for very long.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Thank you! Another of Paul's projects: he...

Thank you!
Another of Paul's projects: he added a third brake light below the rear window. We'll put on more reflectors when we add the logos and name.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Hi, thanks! Took us long enough! Today,...

Hi, thanks! Took us long enough!

Today, Saturday, June 18, 2016, we are only a couple weeks from being done.

Must point out neither of us could bear adding water or propane after what we'd...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 02:03 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
We still have a lot to do, but after Paul...

We still have a lot to do, but after Paul repaired the brakes, got the new tires, painted the rims, repacked the wheel bearings, towed it to his old job with 3 dozen fancy donuts to start thanking...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:57 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
I started out thinking we'd call her "Thistledew"...

I started out thinking we'd call her "Thistledew" as in, "This'll do," and put that on the spare tire cover...then I thought about other names including One Step Up (as in, one step up from a tent)...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:53 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Now Paul's building the back bins to support his...

Now Paul's building the back bins to support his bed plus make two permanent seats. We'll use a folding table.

The fan continues to be a boon when it's warm, though the last ten days have been...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:46 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Thumbs up Thanks, Borrego Dave! I thought it was a lot...

Thanks, Borrego Dave! I thought it was a lot less likely I'd trip on it if I could really see it. And Machinists, Inc. had a ton of leftover white two-part industrial metal paint.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:43 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Paul had taken out the old front closet ceiling...

Paul had taken out the old front closet ceiling vent--it was nearly in shards. We had reached the last area of ceiling/roof support, and he fiberglassed the last hole and painted the ceiling in that...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:35 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
We bought and destroyed a metal wine rack trying...

We bought and destroyed a metal wine rack trying to create interesting galley supports, and settled on using more of the marine ply, as we decided to use it for the countertop as well--the edge...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:30 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Paul rebuilt the door frame, having been...

Paul rebuilt the door frame, having been cautioned to check it by SteveV on FGRV...the old one was pulp. This shows the old frame, splintered at the bottom, it doesn't show the liquid over the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:23 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Kathleen, waiting for her chance to do something,...

Kathleen, waiting for her chance to do something, finally made a curtain panel.

(OK, I did tons of planning, sketching, sourcing, worrying, fretting, losing sleep, being cranky, fretting...all the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
After a lot of encouragement on FGRV, Paul had...

After a lot of encouragement on FGRV, Paul had begun to fiberglass, eventually filling over 80 holes, large and small. He finished that, and laid in the brand new sheets of marine plywood that had...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:11 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Pictoral Saga Continues...

After the new year, the newly re-welded and painted frame came back from Paul's old job, Machinists, Inc. in Seattle, and Peanut was resettled on her own two wheels.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-18-2016, 01:04 AM
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Posted By Kai in Seattle
Brown 73 Amerigo Begins a New Life -- Photos!

At last, some better photos of the ongoing saga of the brown amerigo.

PEANUT (a shell with two nuts in it) was lifted from her frame late last year after Paul took nearly everything out,...
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