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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-19-2015, 07:42 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Hi Katie, We used 3M 90 for both, so far, so...

Hi Katie,

We used 3M 90 for both, so far, so good.(Available at Lowes and Home Depot, easy to find)

We were happily surprised at what a difference the Reflectex insulation made in the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 07-01-2015, 08:36 AM
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Posted By ratty3
finished scooter

DH finished this little guy for me, should match the "egg" nicely :D

Next on the agenda, a portable bar.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-04-2015, 08:26 PM
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Posted By ratty3
HA! Dave, I'm the "engine," these didn't come...

HA! Dave, I'm the "engine," these didn't come with one. But I'm sure my DH would just love to add an engine. LOL
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-04-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By ratty3
Scooter to match

Found this skateboard scooter at the swapmeet, it's in pretty rough shape, but the parts are all there. After some cleaning and repair, it's now taped, primed and ready for paint. It's approx a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-13-2015, 04:49 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Thanks Sharon! Watch out beach, here we come :)

Thanks Sharon! Watch out beach, here we come :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-13-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By ratty3
You can do it Sharon! You can fit the material...

You can do it Sharon! You can fit the material multiple times before you glue it down and then trim to fit as needed.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-13-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By ratty3
1st trip- Campland, Mission Bay

Finally finished, inaugural camping trip for our little egg! Pismo South Vintage Trailer Rally held this weekend at Mission Bay, San Diego. Had a great time, everyone was so nice and friendly :)
...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-13-2015, 04:30 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Sharon, from the top of the benches to the center...

Sharon, from the top of the benches to the center part of the ceiling. Since our egg is only 13', all of the walls have either a bench, cabinet etc....there are no lower open areas. (I recall that...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-05-2015, 09:27 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Thanks Sharon :) So glad we put in that fan,...

Thanks Sharon :)

So glad we put in that fan, made all the difference in the egg.
Lucky for us, a good friend removed the fan from their brand new RV
and gave us the fan. It even has a remote...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-05-2015, 06:52 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Fantastic Fan

Installed Fantastic Fan this morning before Easter brunch :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-03-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Let the good times roll!

A little more "pizzaz" to the windows.
It's 5 o'clock somewhere :cheers
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-03-2015, 04:29 PM
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Posted By ratty3
That sounds about right (18 yds) for a 16'. Even...

That sounds about right (18 yds) for a 16'. Even if you ordered a couple of extra yards, the worst thing that could happen would be that you'd have a little extra.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-03-2015, 04:12 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Sharon, why not call Scamp? They are pretty nice...

Sharon, why not call Scamp? They are pretty nice there, you could ask them about how many linear yards of wall covering you'll need.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-03-2015, 04:02 PM
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Posted By ratty3
finishing windows

Today I'm finishing the windows inside.
Just adding a little "pizzaz" with fringe. Hum, fringe looks brownish
in the picture, it's actually silvery.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-03-2015, 03:56 PM
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Posted By ratty3
We ordered our hulliner from "Perfect Fit" on the...

We ordered our hulliner from "Perfect Fit" on the web. We used the grey geometric, it's a shorter pile, there are other colors as well. We ordered 14 linear yards ( 13' Perris Pacer) and had some...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-03-2015, 03:09 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Sharon, we went through the whole "rat fur/...

Sharon, we went through the whole "rat fur/ hulliner" debate too, been there, done that.
We settled on the short pile hulliner and I actually like it now, it looks very "pro" in my opinion. We do...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 04-01-2015, 12:02 PM
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Posted By ratty3
privacy for night time

DH fashioned these little clips out of some metal he had and attached them to some the screws that hold the interior beauty ring onto the windows. He then cut a piece of Reflectex to the appropriate...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-30-2015, 05:17 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Kitchentte

Here are a couple of quick snaps of the kitchenette Sarah. We only have a sink and a microwave left. Sometimes we'll put a small flat screen T.V. in place of the coffeemaker. The "books" on the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-29-2015, 05:27 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Thanks Sarah. I'll post some "kitchen"...

Thanks Sarah.

I'll post some "kitchen" pictures soon, well, at least what's left of it :)
We removed the fridge and stove top/hood, put in a new sink, faucet and small microwave
etc..... ...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-29-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By ratty3
door trim

Installing new door trim and rubber door gasket ordered from Scamp.
We ordered the "trim" to go around the door, didn't fit, but worked perfectly around the door threshold perimeter. Our door was...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-28-2015, 06:17 PM
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Posted By ratty3
back home

Picked up the trailer from paint today, just needs it's fenders and a vent (they forgot to paint them). Now to finish details, weatherproofing, decals, Fantastic Fan, etc....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-15-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By ratty3
outdoor side table

Had this little medallion in the garage, bought some legs at the swap meet for $3 and thought to myself, why not make a small side table. :)
Just need to paint the legs black. Was going to make...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-15-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By ratty3
Sewing today

Today is "sewing day," UGH. :(
Going to whip up some curtains, make some tie backs etc....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-14-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Thank you Cathy :) My husband and I have been...

Thank you Cathy :)
My husband and I have been having a good time (a little stressful at times) with this project. Have always wanted to do something like this, now we have. (and we didn't end up...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-14-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By ratty3
clean

All clean now, just a few more exterior details....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-14-2015, 05:57 PM
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Posted By ratty3
paint

Preparing the egg for paint. Sanding off the old stripes, etc.... As you can see, someone didn't "color in the lines." :confused:
Also, some of the stripes were brown, some were red.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-09-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By ratty3
countertop

Got the metal edging in around the countertop too, busier this weekend than I realized :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-09-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By ratty3
interior door hinge

New entrance door hinge plates. There was just a bolt there before, hanging on for dear life.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-09-2015, 12:54 PM
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Posted By ratty3
wrap around curtain rods

Busy weekend, got the wrap around curtain rods installed too;
brushed finished metal pipes. Going for an industrial look ;)

Need to finish off the aluminum trim around edges of the hulliner,...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 03-09-2015, 07:19 AM
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Posted By ratty3
water

We've got water! Wine faucet not pictured;)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-28-2015, 04:23 PM
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Posted By ratty3
wallbase

Back rubber wallbase (easy wipe surface) that we trimmed down; it was a little bit too wide for the proportions of the camper.
Installed around the perimeter of the flooring.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-28-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By ratty3
new table

New, smaller table complete. The small extension we will use at night.
"Check," one more thing off the list, the never ending list :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-22-2015, 07:20 PM
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Posted By ratty3
table

New smaller laminate tabletop and removable extension (which will be stored in one of the benches when not in use). Just need to put black T-molding around the perimeters, ran out of daylight :(
...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-22-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Thanks! Making a new table today. Reducing the...

Thanks!
Making a new table today. Reducing the table size, rounding all the corners and turning it into a "freestanding" table that can be used inside or outside, double duty :) We'll use a small...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-22-2015, 10:15 AM
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Posted By ratty3
Thanks. Rick, we used 3M-90 for the insulation...

Thanks. Rick, we used 3M-90 for the insulation and hulliner. We used E-6000 (tubes, not spray)for the faux tin tiles on the ceiling. The E-6000 does come in a pump style spray form, but for some...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-21-2015, 09:40 PM
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Posted By ratty3
progress!

Had to break down and take the side windows to the glass guy today, couldn't get them "just right." Windows are so frustrating, started to feel like a repeat of the front and back windows, so instead...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-16-2015, 07:24 PM
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Posted By ratty3
flooring

Just need to trim w/aluminum edging on the step and add baseboard/trim edging around the perimeter.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-16-2015, 01:42 PM
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Posted By ratty3
vinyl flooring

Some progress.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-16-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By ratty3
flooring

Underlayment in, now on to the flooring.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-15-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Thanks Rod, it's coming along :)

Thanks Rod, it's coming along :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-15-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Ceiling

Working on the ceiling this afternoon, faux tin tiles.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-15-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By ratty3
No Fred, we won't be able to hit Palm Springs...

No Fred, we won't be able to hit Palm Springs this time :( We had planned to go, but we've decided to work on the trailer, trying to finish it by mid-April.

We've already removed and changed the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-14-2015, 09:17 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Marine hulliner

Finished the Reflectex today. Started the Marine Hulliner, about 75% complete.
Need to finish last bit of ceiling and detail/edge/seam work tomorrow. Hope to start the faux ceiling tiles or floor...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 02-08-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Reflectex

Reflectex Day. Just have a bit of the ceiling left to do next week :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-31-2015, 01:36 PM
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Posted By ratty3
Checking out some details.

A little aluminum trim around new shelving for a little clean bling.
Small leather wrapped stainless door pulls. Got a deal on those, in the clearance
bin at Lowes, only $2 each! Couldn't pass them...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-31-2015, 12:47 PM
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Posted By ratty3
curtain rods

DH testing metal pipe for wrap around curtain rods. He made a jig and bent the pipe around it, worked great. (The pipe bender he had, made the angle too severe for the curvature of the egg.)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-29-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By ratty3
edging

Now that you mention it, our was brown too, at least what was left of it. That brown trim was hanging on for dear life, it needed to go.

We ended up using a pliable drip irrigation tubing. It was...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-29-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By ratty3
Plastic edging?

Yes, you're right about going to the local home improvement stores. We've had to improvise quite a bit :)
Are you looking for the black plastic edging that surrounds the openings into the cabinets?
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-11-2015, 01:21 PM
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Posted By ratty3
counter

Unattached "grayish" countertop for now (that's why there's a bow in it). Still need to put metal edging around it. Going to put a contrasting laminate on the front of the cabinet. Redoing the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 01-11-2015, 01:06 PM
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Posted By ratty3
kitchenette

reconfigured kitchenette without new counter top, front
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