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Postby rvlifenow » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:32 pm

What does the 1 grand and the 5 grand descriptions mean on some of your avitar areas
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Postby steve wolverton » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:35 pm

rvlifenow wrote:What does the 1 grand and the 5 grand descriptions mean on some of your avitar areas


That's the # of messages we've written on this board.
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Postby shopfabricator » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:47 pm

Steve. hardware store broomstick holder?
...materials can no longer be purchaced at quite those prices mentioned here!
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Postby steve wolverton » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:52 pm

shopfabricator wrote:Steve. hardware store broomstick holder?


Yup, something like that. Flashlight holders too. There has to be a name for those things.
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Postby rvlifenow » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:53 pm

Closet rod holder ?
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Postby steve wolverton » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:56 pm

These things:

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But I need them for 1/2" EMT. I bet these would work.
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Postby Bill_Storey » Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:28 pm

Steve is this about what your looking for? http://www.flipstick.us/accessories.php

I guess your building the awning?
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Postby steve wolverton » Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:32 pm

Bill_Storey wrote:Steve is this about what your looking for? http://www.flipstick.us/accessories.php

I guess your building the awning?


Kinda like that - that looks a little too fancy. Cool though.

Nope, not building the awning with those. I'm building a small shower room on the port side of the camper. The shower room folds down when not in use, and those little snap clamp things will keep it from banging the side of the camper while in tow.

I am going to build an awning too.
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Postby Wimperdink » Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:18 am

I want to believe this is what you were looking for

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Not sure what size they are, but, here's where I found them, and this place calls them spring clips.


http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_6970_200318571_200318571
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Postby steve wolverton » Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:20 am

Wimperdink wrote:I want to believe this is what you were looking for


Bingo! :applause:

Spring clips, and Northern Tool of all places. :thumbsup:
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Postby Wimperdink » Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:23 am

and here's a link to the ones that hold items 1/4" to 1/2" in diameter

http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_6970_200320681_200320681
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Postby steve wolverton » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:27 pm

One of the first mods I decided to do was to convert my bed to a murphy bed. This is going to make converting from day/night mode much more convenient.

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I had to remove the side stiffener and make it wider to accompany the width of the bed. That meant I had to shorten the counter top from 22" to 20", and I had to bring the storage area under the counter back 2" so I could mount the bed supports. The plywood pulled apart where I had to rip the board, fortunately the epoxy held on the outside, so now all I have to do is fill in the tears with epoxy on the inside. Neat stuff.

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I had some leftover hinge from the door, so I used it on the first folding bed section. The first section measures 40". I'll hinge the second piece to the first. The bungie is temporary of course until I figure how to latch it.

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This picture shows the bed stowed in the raised position. I'll have to come up with some cover for the bottom. I may just place some foam wrapped in vinyl under there. Someone mentioned it would be a nifty place for some tools. Small shovels, hammers, etc. I wouldn't be able to go to it with the bed down, but it's an idea.
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Postby Wimperdink » Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:24 pm

steve wolverton wrote: Someone mentioned it would be a nifty place for some tools. Small shovels, hammers, etc. I wouldn't be able to go to it with the bed down, but it's an idea.


Steve, I really hate to mention it, but, if you need a shovel when the bed is down its only because your in some deep uhhh... trouble (yea thats it) with your camping buddy. Not a good place to be. lol :roll:
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Postby Mary K » Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:03 pm

steve wolverton wrote:Now that I'm keeping the camper I get to start tricking it out for me. :twisted:

Does anyone know where I could find some some type of catch that would hold a 1/2" piece of conduit? I'm not sure what it's called, but the pipe would be pressed into the catch, and held by friction.


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Postby TinKicker » Tue Jan 20, 2009 5:05 pm

If you wanted to store tools underneath you could access them when the bed was down through holes in the top plank (which would be facing the door in the down position). :thinking:
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