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Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-29-2019, 06:01 AM
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Posted By jbeech
24 months, 24k miles, South America . . . woo...

24 months, 24k miles, South America . . . woo hoo! Tell us more.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-28-2019, 08:14 PM
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Posted By jbeech
Mine started life as what's referred to as an...

Mine started life as what's referred to as an Expeditor, which meant a sleeper with a 24' box, plus lift gate and drop axle to deploy as (if) needed. It's very versatile.

Have you already...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-05-2019, 06:14 AM
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Posted By jbeech
Yes, no MMC is complete without a wee nip of...

Yes, no MMC is complete without a wee nip of whisky, and maybe some rum.
Forum: Building Your Own 03-25-2019, 03:55 PM
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Posted By jbeech
Smart idea to use an otherwise wasted space for a...

Smart idea to use an otherwise wasted space for a tilt-out trash bin!

Regarding the surfer and his building out the neighbor's conversion van to RV use, I can appreciate that because my goal is...
Forum: Building Your Own 03-25-2019, 01:08 PM
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Posted By jbeech
You're a good guy!

You're a good guy!
Forum: Building Your Own 03-25-2019, 06:48 AM
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Posted By jbeech
I must admit to appreciating this thread quite a...

I must admit to appreciating this thread quite a bit 'and' learning a lot - especially with respect to water heating and his approach to a conversion using external access. Ingenious!

Regarding...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-11-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By jbeech
I'd like to see details of how it opens from the...

I'd like to see details of how it opens from the box to the sleeper cab. Did you engineer this yourself? Anything you would do differently?

And what's beneath the queen size bed?

Also, what's...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-07-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By jbeech
As it happens, my wife Lynn has had many of the...

As it happens, my wife Lynn has had many of the good ideas for this project. For example, it was her idea for the French doors in back. And hers once again to make a compact office within the sleeper...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-06-2019, 05:47 PM
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Posted By jbeech
There is the possibility of a Murphy bed but for...

There is the possibility of a Murphy bed but for now, we believe an air mattress will be suitable. If we're mistaken, then we modify the box to accommodate - easy enough.

As for kitchen, ours is...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-06-2019, 07:54 AM
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Posted By jbeech
Yes, the roof vents are readily available here....

Yes, the roof vents are readily available here. However, I need to vent the bathroom through the floor because I need to keep the roof flush. The reason is I'm going to cover the existing fiberglass...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-06-2019, 07:10 AM
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Posted By jbeech
That was me, John, also with a Sportster! ...

That was me, John, also with a Sportster!

Possibly the slowest street bike I have ever owned, but nevertheless cherished because it's quite competent at everything I need from it. I ride it...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-06-2019, 05:54 AM
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Posted By jbeech
My box has no existing doors other than roll-up...

My box has no existing doors other than roll-up cargo door at the aft end. Using the existing door has been a convenience for you. However, I am not inclined to cut any access openings so I must come...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-05-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By jbeech
I found a nice selection of Fastar heaters on...

I found a nice selection of Fastar heaters on eBay:
https://www.ebay.com/p/12l-FASTAR-2800pa-LPG-Gas-Tankless-Instant-Hot-Water-Heater-Boiler-Stainless/1172948539

Photos of your installation...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-05-2019, 10:59 AM
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Posted By jbeech
I had not seen these two videos. Thanks for...

I had not seen these two videos. Thanks for sharing because the box on my rig (2001 Freightliner Columbia with sleeper cab, 24' box, and tag axle) is about the same size as the CONEX used in these...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-05-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By jbeech
Progress on Moby

Moby is my 2001 Freightliner Century with sleeper cab and 24' box. Plans have firmed up and he's progressing. Meanwhile, in another thread Proteus linked some brilliant videos of 20' CONEX converted...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-04-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,354
Posted By jbeech
I figured it would be trivial for me to use two...

I figured it would be trivial for me to use two of the 20lb bottles common for barbecue grills. Exchanging them is easy and i suspect a bottle will easily last a couple weekends, maybe more. Two...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-04-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,354
Posted By jbeech
I found this locally: ...

I found this locally:
https://www.lowes.com/pd/3-cu-ft-Organic-Peat-Moss-Sphagnum-Peat-Moss/50339650
. . . this the stuff?

Also offered is Oil Dri for automotive use. Really good for liquids. I...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-04-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,354
Posted By jbeech
Thanks for the details of the pump. Regarding...

Thanks for the details of the pump. Regarding composting toilet, I had thought to try kitty litter. If it works for cats, should work for people! But peat is a great idea and I will check to see if...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-04-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,804
Posted By jbeech
I have a 2001 F/L Century with sleeper and a 24'...

I have a 2001 F/L Century with sleeper and a 24' box plus lift gate I'm converting. My use is for attending model airplane flying events so the lift gate just becomes the porch. Since the size is...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-04-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,354
Posted By jbeech
I am curious regarding the red pressure tank and...

I am curious regarding the red pressure tank and 12V pump. Any specifications for the pump? And how satisfied are you with water pressure for showering?

I found your mention of composting toilet...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-11-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,663
Posted By jbeech
Me? I'd want the thing welded together but please...

Me? I'd want the thing welded together but please keep us posted.
Forum: Building Your Own 04-11-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,663
Posted By jbeech
So you want to attach a trailer to the truck...

So you want to attach a trailer to the truck instead of building something, eh? that's easy-peasy, pal. No reason it shouldn't work fine. Me? Like others, I converted my box truck into what I...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-11-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,663
Posted By jbeech
" . . . pull a trailer with 68 fury on it for...

" . . . pull a trailer with 68 fury on it for dd."

What the heck do you mean by this? Use an RV to pull a trailer, sure. A 1968 Fury, OK. But dd, has me confused.
Forum: Coach In The Making 08-19-2014, 03:47 AM
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Posted By jbeech
Tells us a bit abut the car and the class!

Tells us a bit abut the car and the class!
Forum: Building Your Own 08-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,934
Posted By jbeech
Don't apologize, start a new thread. In any...

Don't apologize, start a new thread.

In any case, what stops you from increasing the size of the muffler? Simple solution.
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