Step 0: Visualizing the design

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Step 0: Visualizing the design

Postby mikeschn » Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:14 pm

Here are some renderings I did for the Generic Benroy... It's not quite done, but I think you can see where I am headed with it!

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Here's a rendering I did before I realized that the sides have to be painted with Uniflex255 or something similar. (To do a woodie you would have to plug all the screw holes.)
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Postby Chris C » Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:06 pm

Dangit if you aren't feeenominal with that 'puter! Ain't never seen the likes! :lol: (just wish I could accomplish that, but, sigh, they're aren't enough marbles in the bowl!)
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Postby SteveH » Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:43 pm

Mike,

That's awesome. I really like the cut away side view. :applause:
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Postby bledsoe3 » Mon Sep 26, 2005 11:18 pm

I hope mine looks close to that someday.http://www.tnttt.com/gallery/image.php?image_id=2156 :worship:
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Postby mikeschn » Sat Oct 01, 2005 7:26 am

I tried it with the round fenders... it looks good too, and it makes it much closer to the original benroy!

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Postby bledsoe3 » Sat Oct 01, 2005 10:45 am

I like the round ones. I got a little over 11" from the wall to the outside of the tire. The widest fender I could find is 10". http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=6970&productId=12134&R=12134 I guess I'll have to space it out. At least they're cheap if I don't like them.
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Postby SteveH » Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:25 pm

Mike,

I like them both. However, my personal preference is the jeep styled fenders. I wonder why? :thinking:
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Postby mikeschn » Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:13 pm

Comparison...

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Postby mikeschn » Sun Oct 02, 2005 6:34 am

Another thing you can do is put a 2" radius at the bottom corners of the sidewalls... It won't hurt anything structurally, and it looks just a little bit more like a Benroy!

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Postby SteveH » Sun Oct 02, 2005 7:22 am

mikeschn wrote:Another thing you can do is put a 2" radius at the bottom corners of the sidewalls... It won't hurt anything structurally, and it looks just a little bit more like a Benroy!

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Your're getting closer, Mike!
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I like it! :thumbsup:
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Postby mikeschn » Sun Oct 02, 2005 2:16 pm

Hey SteveH,

Maybe I need to ask you to open your hatch so I can see how you did your galley...

Seriously guys, I need some ideas...

I know this Benroy is Generic, and is not supposed to be a knock your socks off top of the line teardrop, but I'm looking at the galley and it seems kinda plain.

So suggest to me how to make it more exciting, while still keeping it generic. ;)

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Postby toypusher » Sun Oct 02, 2005 2:24 pm

Mike,

Looks fine to me. Just like mine only yours is wider and has drawers on the right side of the bottom. I added a clip on shelf on the left side at the height of the counter to put the stove on. We do not want the 'grease' to build up on the underside of the hatch! I would also add a sink, but that is not really for this project.
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Postby SteveH » Sun Oct 02, 2005 3:29 pm

Mike,

Looks fine to me too, and it's fancier than mine, for shure!
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Postby bledsoe3 » Mon Oct 03, 2005 6:15 am

mikeschn wrote:Hey SteveH,

Maybe I need to ask you to open your hatch so I can see how you did your galley...

Seriously guys, I need some ideas...

So suggest to me how to make it more exciting, while still keeping it generic. ;)

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This is the galley in my generic Benroy. It's not complete yet, but you get an idea what it's going to look like.
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Postby mikeschn » Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:47 pm

I like it Jim...

Steve H. do you have a shot of your galley?

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