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Old 07-17-2017, 12:56 PM   #1
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FAWET in my Fanny

Spent a pleasant afternoon on FAWET in my Fanny.
Fitted new catch to hold the door open, a trash bin, new kitchen flap support, kitchen roll holder., coat hooks by the door, wardrobe door handle and hanging shelves inside wardrobe.

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Old 07-17-2017, 12:57 PM   #2
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Spent a pleasant afternoon on FAWET in my Fanny.
also gratuitous shots of the chandelier

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Old 07-17-2017, 02:39 PM   #3
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I love the chandelier!
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Old 07-17-2017, 03:53 PM   #4
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OMG ... looks like so much fun. AND you have a chandelier!!!!!
Damn fine.
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Old 07-17-2017, 11:24 PM   #5
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Cool, now you've used it some you know what you needed, but what the hell is FAWET?
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Old 07-18-2017, 03:23 AM   #6
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Old 07-18-2017, 03:26 AM   #7
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FAWET is a term invented by Big V and it means Farting* About With Equipment Time ....




*Your choice of expletive may vary
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Old 07-18-2017, 10:24 AM   #8
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Thank you. You kids and your secret languages.
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Old 07-18-2017, 01:20 PM   #9
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I had professional help with the gas and electrics, the cooker has been replaced with a safer model (fitted with thermocouples), the gas unit for the fridge has been overhauled, and the interior lights have been replaced with LED ones (except the chandelier, we could not source an LED fitting for that so it's an old-fashioned incandescent bulb). I also had two of the compressed-gas struts (that help to raise the ends when you life the roof) replaced. I'll try to photograph them in their housing when folding/unfolding Fanny sometime.
The thing the I'm proudest of (of my own efforts) is transforming the wardrobe from a rather useless space with a rail on which were ten loops for clothes hangers into a very useful space with "shelves" capable of holding all the clothes for Mr Limey and me.
The thing I've spent most time thinking about is the loo ... After identifying that the smallest Portapotty (portable flushing toilet) would fit in a storage bin under one of the seats, it seemed to be an awful palaver for those midnight weewees. So I reviewed all of the bucket-and-chuck-it and bag-it-and-bin-it options and am delighted to discover that the top part of this (http://www.popaloo.co.uk/) sits securely over the storage bin, and when not in use it stores conveniently in there, too.
We're just about ready to roll!


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Old 07-18-2017, 03:17 PM   #10
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I had a portable toilet in my van with a slide valve seal and a squeeze bulb pump to flush with blue(chemical) water from the bottom, then close the seal. Very primitive, but compact and had a handle to carry it like a jerry can to dump in any sewage system. I got it so we could camp anywhere, even campgrounds requiring you be self contained. However I found we used it most not in the boondocks but in cities and crowded places like race tracks where she'd have to wait in line forever for sketchy toilets.

You've made that fanny your own, what works best for you, so you'll enjoy it much more than trying adapt your lifestyle to somebody else's vision. Smart thinking as always, happy trails to ya.
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Old 07-19-2017, 02:34 PM   #11
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FAWET, so satisfying.
You've done a marvelous job, made your space so much more comfortable. Well done!
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Old 07-24-2017, 02:58 PM   #12
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Good job!
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Old 07-25-2017, 03:55 PM   #13
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Hi ronok

Checkin out limey's fanny, eh?

Niiiice, right?

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