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Old 11-03-2011
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I'm in total awe! Absolutley incredible knowledge and talent. I wish I had just a portion of it..
All it really takes is a blow torch, welder and copious skills with bondo
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and don't forget the not to be afraid of failure, not to be afraid of taking things apart and then reconstruct them better. The guts and determination is also handy (necessary) along with your blowtorch, welder and Bondo. I love your work
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and don't forget the not to be afraid of failure, not to be afraid of taking things apart and then reconstruct them better. The guts and determination is also handy (necessary) along with your blowtorch, welder and Bondo. I love your work
Yes, some guts too especially when ya sawsall out 6 feet from the side of a perfectly good bus
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Ryan,

Nice upgrade. Your battery bank looks great! Nice and clean, and professionally connected.
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No guts / no glory - outstanding workmanship - real craftsman! Cables on the disconnect look a little smallish (?)
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Yes, some guts too especially when ya sawsall out 6 feet from the side of a perfectly good bus
Bring the FC to Coachworkx
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Chris I think you need a nice winter in Florida

Here is my next project can you spell L.O.A.D. into T.O.A.D!

4X4, 4 speed 4 cylinder 400 bucks Zero rust! Looking into put'n a 4 cylinder turbo diesel in it too!

You know you just got my attention right? Music to my ears!!
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You know you just got my attention right? Music to my ears!!
As Jackie Gleason use to say... How sweeeeet it is!"
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No guts / no glory - outstanding workmanship - real craftsman! Cables on the disconnect look a little smallish (?)
Actually the cabling is oversized for the most part. For instance the #4 red wire in the picture is the feed for the electronics switch. The rest of the coach is fed with a 150 amp fused 1/0 cable with 2/0 cable being used throughout the battery compartment up to the Perko switch. I do appreciate your imput too!!

My maximum house full load DC draw is 72 amps. That draw is with absolutely everything DC turned on, heater fans, attic fans, roof vent fans, lights, camera, action. This equates to 972 watts at 13.5 volts.

I am not running an inverter because I just can't seem to find a need for one (even though I have one sitting on the shelf, thanks Ed W.!) If I do wire in an inverter, It will have its own independant feed from the batteries.

My start batteries and generator battery is now completely independant from the house batteries too.

Thanks again!
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Yea! Simple farm boy stuff. That cracks me up.
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