My Red Cross ERV Build and Adventures

Bikersmurf

Expedition Leader
Hey Rebuild what are you using to cut the aluminum inside the cab- things like the diamond plate? Grinder? Plasma? Saws all?
I’ve found the ultra thin cutting discs on a die (or angle) grinder work very well. They are what a older locksmith I know recommend for cutting $$$$$ aluminum doors. When installing electronic locks into aluminum doors there’s no margin for error.
 

Rebuilder

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Here's the current state of the shower/toilet. I went around and around on what to use for the walls and ended up just using the same waterproof flooring because why not. I still need to finish the ceiling and add a cover piece over the wires but I really like the way it turned out. The shower valve and head are actually a bidet set that I found on Amazon. I originally bought an "RV" set but it was junk and I couldn't find anything else I liked so I found this and it ended up working great.... and it's great for showering too!

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Oops a little blurry but here's the Nautilus retractable door. It's not as wrinkly as it looks.

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The start of the kitchen.....

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I like grey.

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Well this is pretty much where it's at right now. Next I plan on continuing on with more cabinets, one to enclose the electrical/water heater area and one for clothes that will be located over the batteries on the passenger side.
 

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I’m thinking that for my shower which will be very similar I’ll use a max air 6” dome vent with the built in led light. I think it would be good to vent all that moisture out of the van....
 

Rebuilder

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I’m thinking that for my shower which will be very similar I’ll use a max air 6” dome vent with the built in led light. I think it would be good to vent all that moisture out of the van....
Yeah the domed vent or even a skylight would have been nice for headroom in mine. I left a gap at the top of the shower door so I think my vent will do enough but the headroom would have been nice.... luckily I'm kinda short.
 
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