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Escape Velocity Achieved

Bursting at the seams with In-Progress Conversion Goodness, Junior finally made it out of Austin around 2 PM yesterday! The solar, fan, and bed are installed, everything else is in a huge, mostly organized pile of tubs and wire shelves. … Continue reading

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$300 For My Soul

My 1998 Geo Metro is my favorite car I’ve ever owned. I build my current home to fit inside it, driven it over 2000 miles one way to the West Coast twice, slept in it along the way, replaced innumerable … Continue reading

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Final Countdown for Portland 2017

The Maxxair Deluxe 7000 fan is in! My second home is almost ready to roll for the West Coast for its inaugural RV adventure! The van is waterproof and road-worthy for the first time since I cut a massive hole … Continue reading

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The $14,000 Hole

Today I hacked a massive hole in my Mercedes Sprinter! I’m still in shock. This is the hole for my Maxxair Deluxe roof fan. I also made some smaller holes for my solar panels wires. More pictures here. All the … Continue reading

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Maintaining The Feet Fleet

The soles on these Keens had come loose, so I decide to try to re-attach them with the disturbingly snot-like but amazingly effective DAP Weldwood. It’s been a few days since I glued them back together, and the sandals have … Continue reading

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Converting Swearing Into Miracles

Here’s a quick preview of my boffo Sketchup model of the roof of the van! I wish they’d integrate Sketchup’s ability to convert vociferous cursing into a final project with their voice recognition. This has made planning a lot easier, … Continue reading

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Stressing About my Sunny Image

Here are a few shots of Junior with the panels mounted “in the wild.” Stealthy enough? We’ll see… I’ve updated my Sketchup diagram with the current solar panel layout for precise measurements. Most CAD programs are shit for doing wires, … Continue reading

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