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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie....Apparently He Will Build a Giant Nest in My Travco!
This is more disgusting than the dead birds, both of them put together.  After finding some small mouse nests in the passenger side walls and ceiling we figured what the hell, take it all down.  It's a good thing we decided to because behind the other wall ...

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Mostly Gutted
#1 Door lock Some Pictures of the Demolition Notice the nicely sanded wall...it only took THREE days.  So much nasty brown paint and shiny shellac. It's all gone now though.  I am going to finish it with a light blonde stain and satin finish. These walls we...

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Little by Little, Piece by Piece...
So, the weather finally doesn't stink and work has resumed on Rosie.  #1 -Our door handle didn't work and there were no keys so I thought I'd order a new door handle...not so easy.  Apparently, it has been discontinued and if you find one that has been refu...

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Long Haul for Some Wheels
 So we are back from our vacation in sunny Florida.  Being that the 19 inch rims are fairly hard to come by we had to drive all the way to Florida to get some.  To be honest we were headed there anyway and it was only a 30 min. drive from our resort so in o...

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A Little Primer and Some Paint...
So, Dave and I spent an entire weekend priming and painting this beast.  Probably an overly ambitious job for newbies.  We had almost no idea what we were doing.  I followed all the directions on the paint, gun etc... The weather was pretty nice 65 and sunn...

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Primed and ready!
I charged the battery and got some pics of her all primed with the Slick Sand.  Although I did like the product it took forever to sand the entire thing again.

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Prep and Sanding
Dave and I have spent the last 2 weekends prepping Rosie for paint.  Anyone who has done this realizes what a labor intensive project this is.  I have personally sanded 27 feet of RV 3 times.  While I was killing myself sanding Dave took off everything that...

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In the Barn
Dave drove Rosie to Little Compton, RI and said it was smooth sailing all the way!  He cruised down the highway at 65 - 70 mph with no problems.  I took a car load of kids with me in the Tahoe filled to the roof with sleepover gear and tools.  The kiddos pl...

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More is not always better...
So, I have spent a better part of the week pulling decades ? old silicone off from around the windows.    Removing it was tedious work, there was a lot of it. My fingers are a mess, I did not follow directions and wear gloves, it was too hard to get the stu...

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Walk-through
I should  have made this video before we started taking stuff apart...but I didn't.  You can still get an idea of what Rosie looks like r...
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