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Old 02-24-2019, 02:46 AM   #191
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Actually I am very close to having a workable solution. What I am doing works well but now trying to refine it so it is even better. Has taken some time trying different things to avoid having a noisy Espar. Biggest surprise was the insulated curtains to make a inside the van tent not working.
[COLOR="blue"]CA, warmer than most of the Nation has been cold in my insulated Sprinter. I purchased some large movers quilts at Harbor Fright. I hang them, attach with 18" magnet bars also purchased at Harbor Freight. The propane heat generated condinsation on all metal surfacs. Hint, crack open the roof fan vent and 2 front windows.
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Old 02-24-2019, 01:35 PM   #192
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That's easy. Do not get out of bed. Just pick up the Quik chocolate container, lean on your side and do your thing without getting out of your 12 volt heating pad heated bed.
Since God was so blatantly unfair in the peeing department, at least he gave us women hot flashes, which conveniently usually coincide with the urge to pee.
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Old 02-24-2019, 02:06 PM   #193
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Looks like my image posting skills are nearly as bad as my night peeing skills . Sorry about that.
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Old 03-10-2019, 11:00 PM   #194
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The video of the Transit build was just posted:

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Old 03-11-2019, 03:31 PM   #195
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Congrats Dave, great video.
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Old 03-11-2019, 04:42 PM   #196
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Congrats Dave, great video.
Thanks to Kirsten Dirksen. She does a great job of editing and filming. No cost to me and far better than I could do. Hopefully it will be useful to others. Certainly not what everyone would want because we have different requirements but there may be some useful ideas for someone else.
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Old 03-11-2019, 06:04 PM   #197
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Well done. Van and video. You don't look as old as you claim to be.
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