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HUJU last won the day on October 2

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  1. Another speaker question

    What kind of speakers and how are the speakers mounted? Sometimes they have to be in somewhat of a "box" to create the bass.
  2. Fish House Build

    Just curious, Why would you box the heater in like that? Just to hide it?
  3. Fish House Build

    Looks awesome! I really like the seating. It looks pretty comfy!
  4. Wheel House build

    Haha yea the ice wasn't any good around us last weekend so we hit the woods to find some grouse and had to clean the guns up and have a few beers to admire all the hard work. I have a pile of boxes from amazon too haha Eventually i'll add them in but with Ice season a week or two away I want to get the bunks and flooring finished. Then all the extras can be installed on the ice when its slow or after a few more barley pops lol
  5. Wheel House build

    A few pictures on status from last week. Anyone know where the ice is thick enough for these rigs yet? LOL
  6. Wheel House build

    Just thought i'd update everyone on the status. I keep forgetting to take pictures! I have most of the interior done at this point. Am in the process of building the benches, beds and cabinets. Opted for no bathroom after a lot of thought. I may add one in the future but for now the portable will be the pissa when required. The lighting is coming together as well see the video below for a quick view. I'll try to update with more pictures this weekend of the counter tops and benches. It's fishable at this point and with the cold weather coming next week hopefully we will be fishing soon! GEXF3508.mp4
  7. Wheel House build

    I'm thinking the same thing for holes in the roof. No opportunities for leaks with a one piece rubber membrane. I like the gloves dryer. What are you running for rattle reels? I've been looking at a few options..
  8. Wheel House build

    I like the house! The magnet thing holding the knives, etc. on the wall looks pretty slick. A small bathroom would be ideal
  9. Wheel House build

    Quick Update everyone. We got the spray foam done this past weekend and got started on the interior tongue and groove. Spray Foam: I ended up purchasing the kit online, as you've probably seen on the other threads it ends up being about the same price as bringing it to someone to have done. I was able to get the price a little lower than a professional installation but not by a large margin. The installation process was extremely straight forward. If you have ever painted with a sprayer or even spray paint you could probably do this. I ended up having to do a few layers since I didn't have any experience with the expansion rate. Make sure you read and follow the safety instructions on the package. The fumes inside the ice house got pretty strong and a respirator is definitely a must. We did a few depth tests and ended up with about 1.5" of foam on average which has an R value some where around 9.75. Here's a video: IMG_0332.MOV Tongue and groove: After the spray foam was done and the shop aired out over night we were able to start the tongue and groove and get the ceiling panels started. The birch plywood paneling on the ceiling should give a nice contrast to the cedar. The lights mount into it really nicely too. You can kind of see it in the video here: IMG_0335.MOV
  10. Wheel House build

    Well I'm sure the girlfriend will want to tag along every now and then. I was thinking of doing a full wall across the front but don't want to waste that much space. Plus i don't want to get stuck holding the bag of shat (literally) every weekend. Might do a half V on your guys' recommendation
  11. Wheel House build

    The exterior is completely finished, took a lot longer than expected but it's official. The interior is ready to be sprayed foamed with all of the electrical run. I don't have any pictures but we put almost 900 feet of 12V wiring into it and about 75 Feet of 120V. I video taped where all of the wires were run holding a tape measure up to the wall. Once it's foamed there is no telling where any of the wires are so when Murphy shows up I can use the video as a reference point. I'm trying to finalize the interior layout of this beast and one question is: Bathroom or no-bathroom, what do you guys think?
  12. 2017 Fish House rv Build

    I really like the interior. Planning on doing something similar with the barn tin in mine. Did you just pick some up off hsolist?
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  14. Wheel House build

    That's awesome. I gave mine a test last night and they weren't bright enough. I might have to order some bright lights from Amazon.
  15. Wheel House build

    It's been awhile since I've had time to upload pictures. There has been a lot of progress made! The siding is up and finished! The process was more difficult to manage with the bends and my lack of tape measure skill lol If i were to do the bends again I would make sure to order 2 sheets extra and order them at the length required to wrap the entire house. From the point on the nose all the way back to the middle of the rear wall. There ended up being vertical seams along the sides here, which in hind sight, isn't ideal. One thing that i'm not sure I've noted is the bottom white trim. A lot of people use J- Channel on the bottom but you can order a trim called a step down. Which works awesome around the lower edges and doesn't fill up with ice and snow. The trailer lights are all wired up and working. Seeing whats back behind these big trailers always drives me crazy so i bought the ones with reverse lights built in. The maiden voyage was out into the parking lot and then back into the shop. It didn't fall apart so it was a success. I took a few pictures of the bending process. It was a pretty simple setup. A big piece of angle aluminum secured between 2 - 2x4's with 2 clamps a bar and a big hammer worked really well. If you're going to do this make sure to add half of the rib height to whatever the measurement you're trying to hit is. And as i mentioned before, buy the length to wrap the house from the front point all the way to the middle of the rear wall. We would clamp the bar down then hit it with the hammer to "break" the corrugations. Once they were broken it bent extremely easy. We also got most of the lighting on the inside roughed in. I have 4 110 outlets and 2 USB plug ins for cell phone/misc charging. All of the lighting will run on 12V. I'm no engineer but, each of the lights in the picture draw 240mA so with them all on I'm thinking i'll get about 30 hours of run time on one battery. There will be 2 batteries for lighting and USB and a separate one for the heater so I should be ok for a weekend "off the grid". I'll have a generator as well to run the TV and other goodies which can charge the batteries as well. I also picked up the material for the interior. Menard's is having their 11% sale until 10/21/17 and also a sale on their 5/16" Cedar tongue and groove. Between the two sales I got the price down to just under $1 per square foot. Apparently, they aren't stocking this specific Cedar anymore so I had to buy 3 different stores out of stock to get all that I needed. In the end I still didn't have enough to do the roof so i bought some Birch plywood to finish that part. I think a lighter ceiling will help the place feel a little bigger anyways. I got antsy last night and finished some of the cedar boards with Natural Finish Watco Danish Oil. It turned out to be the exact look I was going for. From what I've read i think finishing them all before installation is the way to go. Then once everything is up doing a quick coat of Danish to even everything out. At this point i'm counting the Steps left to go instead of how many I have done! It's getting close to starting the fun part ( the interior). I'll keep everyone posted on the progress!