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HEAR US @SkoolieToday PodCast NEXT WEEK!

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Ryon and I had the honors of being guests on the Skoolie Today Podcast (found on itunes and castbox) a couple of days ago, and will be released sometime next week for anyone who would like to listen! It is a free download for either app, and free episode downloads or playbacks.

Hear us talk about Chitty Bang, life on the road, mechanical stresses, our experience building the bus, homeschooling, and more!! Stay tuned for more info on the release!

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TOUR OF CHITTY BANG SKOOLIE- 2 Years Later Full Time

VIDEO EDIT* @ 15:28 The DRAIN Faucet is for the FRESH WATER TANK not the GRAY WATER! We don’t wash our hands with gray water! LOL!

2 years later I finally did another walk through of Chitty Bang Skoolie! The first one was 4 months into living tiny. Well, we have learned A LOT and changed a few things, added others, and overall have been chillacing and living the easy tiny house life! After the first year, we figured out tiny living and rving…this last year we have actually really been enjoying it even more! I show off our water filter system, our awesome boondocking efficient power system via solar and propane, and how we keep batteries charged when parked! I hope yall enjoy!! Will be adding the links to some products in just a minute, stay tuned! Thanks for watching!

Water Softener: On The Go- https://amzn.to/2QncHn1

PENTEK 150237 #10 Big Blue Filter Housing- https://amzn.to/2Ooz0M2

Water Filters:

Aquaboon 5 Micron Coconut Shell Carbon Block- https://amzn.to/2QnDGih

Pentek DGD-2501 1 Micron- https://amzn.to/2OqWTT3

Pentek R30-BB 30 Micron- https://amzn.to/2OtZyLJ

Reverse Osmosis- https://amzn.to/2R3JPRa

UV LIGHT- https://amzn.to/2R5MQAC

Parts Per Million Monitor- https://amzn.to/2S7Lre8

Natures Head Compost Toilet: https://amzn.to/2yrQi1g

RV550 Water Heater: https://amzn.to/2ytrHsZ

Dickinson P12000: https://amzn.to/2CXWHoO

NORCOLD FRIDGE NA8LXR: https://amzn.to/2PN0x74

PROPANE SENSORS: https://amzn.to/2CZHfZx

Metal storage boxes:

https://amzn.to/2Q0v29R

Steel continuous hinge:

https://amzn.to/2SqWOhd

Metal T Door Holder Clasp

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Video: Places to Park Your Skoolie/TinyHouse, Features, & Costs..plus a rv resort review!

Come learn from our mistakes and successes!! Find out where we have been parking our skoolie, what features come it, and how expensive is it? Also check out my review and the features of distant drums rv resort in camp verde, az.

This is all information we have learned from traveling on the road the last year and half and I hope it helps!

Article, as featured in Bus Conversion Magazine: Where to Park Your Bus

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Stage 24: Building the BunkRoom Closet

Stage 24: Building the Bunk Room Closet

Since we started with the bunk beds and the last thing to build out was the closet, we went ahead and finished that out. We framed the walls with 2x4s, just like every other wall and secured to the studs that run horizontal on the sides and to the plywood under the floor.

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We used the 1/4″ plywood for these walls on the side of the bus/interior closet. Less weight and I only needed the studs for my closet system I wanted to hang.

NOtice below that we added a piece of wood across the top of the closet from one end to the other. We did this on every closet we built, including the bunks and bathroom. This also allowed us to add trim later as well as keep it all secured.

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We used the same 1/4″ plywood for the interor side walls too. We used 3/4″ on this side, which is my closet, so it could support the shelves we would be building. Notice the top of the walls scribed to fit the grooves of the ceiling. I also insulated the space b/w inside of these walls too with foam board, as mentioned in previous posts.
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Closet Maid System I custom created. One bloody Nose while use bolt cutters to cut the shelves to fit LOL
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Some Planetarium Silver Paint by Behr
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Add a curtain and trim and done! When it is clean it looks great!
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The bunk Room thoroughly gets used on inside days! I forgot to mention, we also built a box over the wheel well, see it under all the crap?

The box over the wheel well is also secured to the wall/studs with L brackets so it does not move in travel. It is a great spot for my printer, Big paper we use for projects, bedding containers, and kid books.

The main shelving on too hold toiletry extras,.paper towels, Tp, towels, and an office supply 3 drawer unit. The kids each have their own shelf and rod for clothes, toys, and books. The drawer system is 4 drawers. Each child has school stuff in a drawer, I have a craft drawer, and the smallest drawer is for the animals brushes/tooth care/backpack, etc. I have loved using large containers with lids.for the kids clothes and organizing boxes. I may buy a shelf system you hang from the rod to try a new way of their clothes being organized. It is all an experiment really!

Closet maid system: https://amzn.to/2nFYAgu

Closet Maid Drawers: https://amzn.to/2BdZ2vU

Back to:

Stage 22 :Building the Bunk Beds

Stage 23:Building the Master Bedroom

Stage 23 Re-Do Master Bedroom

Forward To:

Building the Utility Closet (coming soon)

Utility Closet+Electrical Design-Coming SOON

Building the Bathroom (coming Soon)

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How to Set Up at an Rv Spot in your DIY Skoolie/TinyHouse

Here is a video on how we decided on where to put our connections (water, sewage, and power), some tips on being prepared, what will help your Set up time to be much faster, more. Below are some links to my other videos I bring up in this video. ENJOY!

POWER:

WATER:

Stabilizer Jacks (end of video):

Amazon links to products:

50amp female to 30 Amp male- https://amzn.to/2ITcFEk

30 Amp female to 15 Amp male- https://amzn.to/2JfOGyE

Water hose 25′ (we have 2)- https://amzn.to/2LBMkbv

Backup 50′ water hose- https://amzn.to/2IWXZzQ

Septic kit- https://amzn.to/2L4nYpL