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The Journey of the Redneck Express · 8M ago

Rebuilding “Ms. Merry”, the Amerigo– Ms. Merry Lights up the Night!

The gang and I, rather sore from all the crawling around and balancing that was needed to put in Ms. Merry’s new cabover floor, plus, getting the first part of the ceiling in (You’ll see the...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 8M ago

Rebuilding “Ms. Merry”, the Amerigo– Taking the bow out of the cabover

Now, that the gang and I can safely access Ms. Merry’s cabover, it was finally time to bring in the new cab-over floor frame and resolve the issue of the major sagging problem that the origi...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 8M ago

Rebuilding “Ms. Merry”, the Amerigo–Merry get’s a step up!

Now, that Ms. Merry’s front wall was all done, the gang and I wasted no time in getting straight to building some side frames for Ms. Merry’s tub so that we could install insulation along he...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 8M ago

Rebuilding “Ms. Merry”, the Amerigo– Enclosing our first wall!

In our last adventure, the gang and I had set about solving the mystery of Ms. Merry’s trampoline floor, now that that is taken care of, it’s time to start closing up some walls so we can ge...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 8M ago

Rebuilding “Ms. Merry”, the Amerigo–And The Mystery of the Trampoline Floor

I’ve been reading George and the late Ms. Tioga’s amazing story, again, as of late, and I’ve always loved George’s narrative style, as he described his adventures being a Vagabonder Supreme ...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 9M ago

Rebuilding the Amerigo – Tale of Two Tanks

You’ve probably already noticed the new fresh water tank in a few pictures from the previous posts, but if you haven’t here’s the new 41 gallon fresh water tank, temporarily sitting in her n...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 9M ago

Rebuilding the Amerigo–Close her up and install the other rear jack

Finally able to close her back up, and start replacing some of the worn exterior components before stopping to give Merry a much needed bath, getting to the stage where I need surfaces clean...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 9M ago

Rebuilding the Amerigo–Haven’t we been here before?

Having had to put the cabover on the back burner to get the floor done, which required finishing the demolition of the cabinets on the driver side, I seem to have come back to where I starte...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 9M ago

Rebuilding the Amerigo–More work on the bed

Got some more work done on the bed, finished clearing out the cabover floor with the help of the missus (She found ripping it out to be very cathartic ). The new bed platform has been partia...
The Journey of the Redneck Express · 9M ago

Rebuilding the Amerigo– Fix more rot, and first rear jack is installed

Rot, just when you’ve thought you found all of it in an area, you find a bit more .  In this instance, it actually wasn’t alot, the bulk majority was in the bottom three inches of a board, ...