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post #1 of 50 (permalink) Old 19-10-2014, 06:22 Thread Starter
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Mercedes Vario 614D Motorhome Conversion

I have had time to write up the first 3 pages of the conversion blog and it is available on either of our main websites, my signature has the UK site in it now:

http://www.stationary-engine.co.uk/M.../Mercedes1.htm

http://www.oldengine.org/Members/Die.../Mercedes1.htm

The blog contains most of the pictures taken so far.

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Will be very interested in the next stages!

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Great reading Peter,look forward to more.
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Great reading, thank you Peter.

Looking forward to the progress.

What are using for insulation on the floor, walls and roof.

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Floor will be 17mm GRP/Ply/GRP sandwich, no insulation as such, walls and roof will be either sprayfoam or we have some rolls of roof insulation left over from the house rebuild.

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Up to 9 pages on the Mercedes write up for those who may be interested.

Just at the stage of starting to get the four 100W solar panels mounted.

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Have just sat with a pot of earl grey and looked through your whole blog. Very very interesting and inspiring. Thank you for sharing and I look forward to seeing how it all looks along the way.

Roughing it Smoothly...
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Thanks, Jackie:

It isn't always understood by 'onlookers' just what is involved in doing this kind of work, but if you look at Kev 'n Liz' posts as well as mine, you'll see that it is not just a nut and bolt job.

I've got parts to collect in Nuneaton, Pitsford and Bletchley which are all part of the jigsaw puzzle and nothing can go ahead if one vital part is short.

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We're currently working flat it to get our 1987 Hymer ready for our trip in two weeks. Just about everything inside is being replaced, repaired or renovated. We still don't have hot water, gas or power. Loving it and stressed to buggery in equal doses. Seeing something like your job has spurred us on and made our, by comparison, easy jobs seem more manageable.

I'll be looking in regularly to see how yours is going. Well done and good luck with the rest.

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