So I’ve done a possibly bad thing, but for a good reason. My terrific Insurance company sent me the check to fix my poor lil scooter, and I’ve gone and used some of the money for Oliver’s Nest. I have time to get Saxith (yes, I name all my vehicles) fixed, but I don’t know if I have a lot of time to get my truck house finished. Seems like a no-brainer to do what is the most important *now* and wait on the rest.
I was at another local ReStore yesterday looking for exterior primer, and found the perfect kitchen cabinets, and after measuring and thinking (I even finally sat right down on the floor in contemplation, LOL), went for it and bought them. They are in perfect condition and are the perfect size to hold most of my kitchen goods, minus food and large equipment, which I’ll keep in a separate pantry area. They are likely from an older home, as they are old-fashioned looking, with lovely glass-front doors. The hinges are loose and need adjusting, but undamaged. Of course they could use a new paint job. I really like the small, rounded shelves at the ends Here’s a picture of the upper cabinets:
The other section is technically also an upper cabinet, but will instead sit down on the floor, on a base I’ll build. This section is a corner unit, 24″ by 24″ with another set of little shelves attached on the left side. I’ll have to remove the top shelf and part of the left-hand top of the main cabinet as the sink will sit directly above and is fairly deep All the pots/pans/smaller cooking supplies will fit.Here’s what this part looks like:
I’m also doing research on backup cameras, as I have zero visibility behind me. The Beast is wider than most other vehicles, which means I simply don’t see them behind me unless they cast a shadow….not good! Changing lanes is “thrilling”, and backing up is downright frightening. Wide field-of-view, low-light/infrared cameras are available for very little cost, and as there’s no stereo installed anyway, I’ll just look for one that has a monitor included that can be used to show the camera’s view. I don’t know how to tell if the truck needs new speakers. It doesn’t make sense to get a whole system and not be able to use a major function, so I’ll look for good quality speakers on sale, just in case. I don’t know how to install any of this, but will give it a go to save on installation costs. If anyone out there has recommendations on any of this electronic stuff, please feel free to share. 🙂
Oh, I want to mention that the rerouted fuel intakes are working as intended. I filled the front tank a few days ago and the flow was smoother and faster, and no leaks. Phew. Thank you, Son, for your help there, I couldn’t have done it without you!
So it’s off to paint I go. This is all so exciting to me!
May your day go well ~