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by polyomino
Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Re: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

Mission successful! It delivered us and our art project ("Sunrise Line" in the deep playa, hospital-themed box thing) successfully and housed us for the week. Took it home, hosed it out (thanks Figjam for the excellent advice of having bulkheads clear the floor for cleaning) and ready for ...
by polyomino
Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Re: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

So this truck, like many, has an exposed transmission under the vehicle. Has a couple of universal joints along it.
Will the dust absolutely destroy it? Should it be immediately cleaned after returning, or ... ?

Just thought of that.
by polyomino
Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Re: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

:D :D :D :D :D
[img]http://d.omino.com/sunriseline/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/IMG_3236.jpg[/img]
seating, tiny kitchen/work area, and privy!
(Thetford chemical toilet.)

:D :D :D yikes!

P.S. How do make a picture show up inline in this forum?
by polyomino
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Re: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

Ghetto RV coming right along.

[img]http://d.omino.com/sunriseline/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/IMG_3168.jpg[/img]

You know how it is. Things get real (real accelerated) these last few weekends. :-)
by polyomino
Sun May 26, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Re: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

This is all super useful ideas! AAA or Good Sam Rv roadside assistance... Oy, yes, we'd better do that. Definitley will bolt some kind of bars on top to hold a shade just off the roof, and for tie point usage. [img]http://d.omino.com/sunriseline/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/IMG_2413.jpg[/img] The...
by polyomino
Sat May 11, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Re: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

I've been documenting the build here: http://d.omino.com/sunriseline/blog/ Not very much action so far. Have ripped out most of the unwanted shelving, and sheathed the walls in plywood & insulation. More to come! It's going to be some intensely busy months tinkering on the driveway, til TTITD. S...
by polyomino
Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Re: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

Wow! These are all great ideas & inventions. Some of them were already in mind, but a couple great ones that I'd missed were ==> Design so that it can be hosed out. Brilliant, @Figjam! Yes, I'll arrange the partitions and such so that it can drain out the back, at a slope, when emptied and press...
by polyomino
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?
Replies: 30
Views: 6877

Advice & Resources for Owning a Box Truck?

Hi! So, last week I made a bit of an impulse purchase. Got a 1994 former fedex truck, a step van. http://polyomino.livejournal.com/pics/catalog/373/2372 I got tired of carefully packing and securingmy open pickup truck with everything -- bins and pvc and art projects. It's especially challenging on ...

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