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Yesterday 07:35 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by v6toy4x View Post
AND MARSHMALLOWS!

I just gained 5 lbs looking at that thing
It was goooooood, she made an almost cream cheese kind of frosting..... And I didn't burn the cake! Had to use marshmallows in beef stroganoff to oh, that was entertaining....

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Yesterday 07:33 PM
v6toy4x AND MARSHMALLOWS!
I just gained 5 lbs looking at that thing
Yesterday 07:09 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by v6toy4x View Post
Pineapple brown sugar cake??

That looks good
Pineapple upside down cake! With brown sugar and blueberries! And marshmallows frosting. Marshmallows were the ingredient we had to use in both dishes.

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Yesterday 06:59 PM
v6toy4x
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
Good times as always at the NWOR! Weather was great, got to see lots of old friends I don't get to see to often. Lots of drool worthy trucks and thanks to all the vendors!



Nightly raffle is always fun!


Snuck out and climbed Peshastin one morning.


Entered the cooking competition and won!

Pineapple brown sugar cake??
That looks good
Yesterday 07:51 AM
Java Good times as always at the NWOR! Weather was great, got to see lots of old friends I don't get to see to often. Lots of drool worthy trucks and thanks to all the vendors!



Nightly raffle is always fun!


Snuck out and climbed Peshastin one morning.


Entered the cooking competition and won!
06-24-2019 09:38 AM
DT75FLH
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Originally Posted by CDA 455 View Post
That's what I thought.
i put a small bicycle air pump in my tool box to pressure it up in beween fills...couple of pumps works and it is so nice to have pressurized water.
06-20-2019 12:13 PM
CDA 455
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Originally Posted by christyle View Post
They usually put a schraeder on it to pressurize it.

That's what I thought.
06-20-2019 11:27 AM
christyle They usually put a schraeder on it to pressurize it.
06-20-2019 11:13 AM
CDA 455
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Originally Posted by christyle View Post
If you're going to the overland rally thing, do like the overlanders, and make your own out of ABS bro!


Dumb question:
Does the tube get pressurized somehow or is the water just gravity-fed?
06-20-2019 11:10 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by CarterKaft View Post
You saved that pass through upholstery job, it had me scratching my head with the trim-less picture. I was thinking this guy does super clean work on all the other stuff he does then throws this curtain around the hole with staples and shit everywhere....

I should have known better.
Ha I guess I should have added a disclaimer in there that it wasn't done yet
06-20-2019 10:52 AM
CarterKaft You saved that pass through upholstery job, it had me scratching my head with the trim-less picture. I was thinking this guy does super clean work on all the other stuff he does then throws this curtain around the hole with staples and shit everywhere....

I should have known better.
06-20-2019 08:25 AM
Java Passthrough trim done!


Attempted to bathe truck. Its marginally cleaner....
06-20-2019 07:54 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by christyle View Post
If you're going to the overland rally thing, do like the overlanders, and make your own out of ABS bro!

I have a real outdoor shower..... With a hot water heater!

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Originally Posted by sb406 View Post
Right. It just increases the time between the low pressure "on" and high pressure "off" set points. With only the pipes for capacitance in the system, the pump can bang between the set points while trying to put out more flow than your faucet is taking. The accumulator just takes the extra flow and stores it.

The instructions said to set the bladder within 2 psi of the delivery pressure. My pump is supposed to make 50 psi, according to the specs sheet. In reality, it's more like 35 or 40 psi. I set the bladder based off the high shut off pressure. Guys say you can play with the bladder pressure to get the most capacity possible. I kind of set it and forgot about it. lol
Good, just dont leave them at the factory 2 psi or whatever they put in them, they wear out quick if the pressure isnt close to delivery pressure.
06-20-2019 07:51 AM
sb406
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
No idea on sizing them, but the expansion tank just makes the pump not needed for the first 1.75 gallons or whatever till the pressure drops. What pressure are you running on the air side of it? FWIW its supposed to match the delivery pressure.

I dont have room for a two gallon tank..... Maybe not even the small accumulator....
Right. It just increases the time between the low pressure "on" and high pressure "off" set points. The pump is positive displacement. With only the pipes for capacitance in the system, the pump can bang between the set points while trying to put out more flow than your faucet is taking. The accumulator just takes the extra flow and stores it.

The instructions said to set the bladder within 2 psi of the delivery pressure. My pump is supposed to make 50 psi, according to the specs sheet. In reality, it's more like 35 or 40 psi. I set the bladder based off the high shut off pressure. Guys say you can play with the bladder pressure to get the most capacity possible. I kind of set it and forgot about it. lol
06-20-2019 07:44 AM
christyle
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
I dont have room for a two gallon tank..... Maybe not even the small accumulator....
If you're going to the overland rally thing, do like the overlanders, and make your own out of ABS bro!

06-20-2019 07:40 AM
Java No idea on sizing them, but the expansion tank just makes the pump not needed for the first 1.75 gallons or whatever till the pressure drops. What pressure are you running on the air side of it? FWIW its supposed to match the delivery pressure.

I dont have room for a two gallon tank..... Maybe not even the small accumulator....
06-20-2019 07:05 AM
GLTHFJ60 Wouldn't a small accumulator have an easier time suppressing pump pulses at low flow as opposed to high flow?

I guess it's time for me to read up on accumulator sizing.
06-20-2019 06:33 AM
sb406
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
But the water pulses a bit, may look into an accumulator tank eventually, but my god its so much QUIETER!...
I added an accumulator to mine this spring. I love it. RV accumulators seemed small to me (Like .65L or something stupid). I got this 2 gallon one for the same price. It's great. Can run the sink at low flow without pulsing the shit out of the pump. The wife likes it because she can use water during the night without running the pump and waking up the kids. It helped the flow in the shower too, especially if you run it for a few minutes, then shut it off and let pressure build while soaping up.
It also leaves my options open for a higher flow pump in the future.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
06-19-2019 10:26 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by SpineTx View Post
Thanks Java! So you put the insulation over the accordion seal.
Exactly, it has a bit of a "bulge outward" so I figured I would stuff it full. Had the reflective stuff over it already.
06-19-2019 10:25 AM
SpineTx
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
I have an accordion seal between the box and cab.

From the outside


And inside
Thanks Java! So you put the insulation over the accordion seal.
06-19-2019 09:32 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by SpineTx View Post
Can the insulation between the cab and box be seen from the outside? Can you post picks from the outside looking in between the cab and box and or describe what and how you did the insulation. Thanks in advance...love this build thread.
I have an accordion seal between the box and cab.

From the outside


And inside
06-19-2019 08:26 AM
SpineTx Can the insulation between the cab and box be seen from the outside? Can you post picks from the outside looking in between the cab and box and or describe what and how you did the insulation. Thanks in advance...love this build thread.
06-19-2019 07:52 AM
GLTHFJ60 Love the progress!!
06-19-2019 06:21 AM
Java Misadventures in upholstery.... Oy. Not my forte.

Cut and pack in a bunch more insulation



definitely the correct stapler?


What am I doing?!


Spray glue?


Getting somewhere.....


Now the hard part..... Cant be tight as the truck moves, looks worse in the pics....More staples.
Those ribs on the back wall didnt help at all with no stretch fabric....


Switch panel and power by the bed came out ok though, no more wires hanging out of the wall.
06-18-2019 01:49 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by crashnzuk View Post
I have a jockey box that has something like 100' of 5/16" and then drops to 30' of 1/4" or 3/16" just before the tap. It works crazy good. Taken it to parties, camping, the parking lot of the bar, all kinds of places and it's always cold and non-foamy. I run it at 30psi. It is a beermeister brand that's in a screwtop 10 gal water cooler. Had lots of good times with that thing, I think I bought it in '95.
Travis..
Yeah I wanted to be able to use the fridge too, IIRC they said this plate was equivalent to 44' of line. Im getting a fair bit of foam...... Running 15psi
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