We completed the job of spray painting rustoleum onto the floor to protect and seal all the metal under our soon to be wood floors. We went through about 12 cans of spray paint in total. At a later point, we will do the same thing on the walls and ceiling. There is a lot… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 20: Floors? ✅. But that’s not the BIG NEWS
Our floor beams were clean and shiny so we were ready to paint them with Rustoleum – a rust preventive coating. For the really bad areas that have a lot of pitting we applied POR15. POR15 recommend you wear gloves and respirators and follow this 3 Step Process:Use a rag to clean the metal with the… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 19: Rust Prevention
Day 18 of demolition was our 6 year Anniversary as a couple, yet we were in the bus working hard on what was probably the sweatiest day yet. The temperature was in the 90’s (which means inside the bus it’s about 110 degrees Fahrenheit) with about 86 % humidity. The metal frame was looking nice and… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 18: Now We Understand What Burn Out Is
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to LA but unfortunately I (Mela) caught a cold on the way back home. So Don headed back into the bus solo so I could get some rest. We were so close to being done with these floors (we have been doing this for what feels like forever) so he… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 17: Rust Removal, No Problem!
We couldn’t believe we were still working on the same jobs – cleaning the glue off the frame, rust removal and taking the seat rails out. Check out our previous blogs for day 12, 13 and 14 if you want to see how we did this. After much trial and error we found a good… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 16: We Are Going Back to LA!
We had to start to think of what we needed for our build now that the demolition is coming to an end. One of the things we were concerned about was that the ground we are currently parked on is not level. It’s going to be important to be on level ground during our build… Continue reading Bus Demolition Day 15: A Place to Park Our Bus