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Reply #180 - Oct 19th, 2017 at 10:42am

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Reply #181 - Oct 19th, 2017 at 10:48am

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One of my brothers grand children, he has four of them in his care, two girls and two boys. He has to look after them as they are permanently in his car since his son died.
 
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Reply #182 - Oct 20th, 2017 at 9:36am

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Now the roof is off I have started to work on the fittings and the lining. All six overhead light brackets have been fitted as well as the holes through the frame to run the wiring.


I have also made a bracket in the two back corners to carry the strap for the wiring to travel up and down with the actuators.
Then the fun started, the ceiling panels had to be flexed into place, as they were a tight fit. Once in they were not coming out again.


I still have the narrow wall sections to finish before turning the roof over to fit the single roof sheet in place.
 

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Reply #183 - Nov 5th, 2017 at 8:14am

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Well the roof is now finished, bar the trimmings. With some help I fitted on the top sheet.
After checking and rechecking I cut the sheet, and grooved the underside to make the bend for the roof.


Then it only was a simple job of gluing the sheet down and clamping.


Anything loose in the shed was then put on top as a weight.


All I need to do now is trim the edges down and then fit the edging. I might fit the solar panels next as well, as it should be easier when the roof is off the camper.
 
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Reply #184 - Nov 5th, 2017 at 10:15am

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Amazing.  Do you have a timeline for finishing John or just as much as you can when you can??
 

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Reply #185 - Nov 5th, 2017 at 8:51pm

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No I don't really, but if I could I would like to start testing it in December. If that does not happen I will not be worried to much.
 
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Reply #186 - Nov 11th, 2017 at 10:27pm

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As I am waiting for some bits for my roof to finish it off, I have started on to main shell again.

The back wall is the first to work on now, I am sheeting the out side, this has come along better than I hoped. I hope the rest goes as well.

Top section first.

Bottom prop plate fitted.

Tail lights done.

The inside back wall is made to be removable. If I ever need to work on the actuators, I can remove the back inside wall in two panels.

I will start on the drivers side next.
 
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