I built this drawer unit many years ago to house DVDs and the stereo for the TV . . . It’s a two feet deep, 42 inch wide Beast! It just happens to fit kinda perfectly in the trolley with just a few modifications . . . Luke was really good at working with my crooked construction and squaring it up for trolley . . … Continue reading Repurposed Drawers, Purdy Panel, Sink Hole
Trolley sink with nice faucet handles . . . and an aluminum & copper radiator thingy I can use to mount my charger / converter / inverter . . . (it can’t be mounted directly onto a combustible surface because it might get too hot) . . . . . 17 bucks out the door . . . . . Yay!! Continue reading Scrapyard Day!!
Over the past year . . . much of the progress on this project has been the sssslow and arduous process of extricating myself from a sticks and bricks embedded existence toward a nomadic trolley life . . . . . As I near the end of the emotionally taxing sorting and moving process, Im able to turn my attention toward Trolley . . . … Continue reading Progress!
KD came and took the heavy things away! Bobby, master fork lift mechanic and resident propane (and propane accessories) expert took a look at the propane system and explained a whole bunch o stuff and had good ideas about how to proceed with all of that . . . . . William Earl disconnected and partially removed the rear AC . . . it’s bolted … Continue reading Heavy Things Gone / Propane DeMystified
Saturday morning with Hank and the trolley . . . Hank fixed the dinger string . . . performed some minor exploratory surgery to learn some things about framing new windows . . . contemplated and designed a simple and effective bed frame solution . . . . . and then a nice walk to Maria’s for tacos . . . . . . . … Continue reading Trolleytime with Hank
Holy Crap!! I knew it would be Heavy . . . but I had No Idea removing the wheelchair lift would be the Monumental pain in the butt it turned out to be . . . . . William Earl brought some serious stereo equipment for the evening . . . including pre-amp, cassette deck, headphone amp . . . . . It truly does … Continue reading Trolley Unbound
Some daytime work in triple digit heat . . . Dave Matthews sweetening the air . . . . . Drained the engine coolant so we could perform a bypass and remove the heaters . . . . . barn door open . . . let those 330 horses run Freeeeee . . . . . Today’s Goal Accomplished. Continue reading Engine Coolant in Wicked Heat
What a Party! I busted out my studio monitors to make sure the tunage would be significantly mighty for inspired work . . . William Earl brought the music . . . we started with a soundboard recording of Timbuk 3 at Liberty Lunch 1990 and finished up with the Grateful Dead Acid Test . . . . . Removed all the seats . . … Continue reading Saturday Night Trolley Time
I made a video tour before modifications . . . . . Trolley Tour On YouTube Continue reading Trolley Tour
I’d been searching for a vehicle to turn into a Nomad Tiny Home for quite some time. I had researched Sprinter vans and other vehicles around that size. I considered short buses, airport shuttle buses, step vans, box vans, etc. . . . looking for that perfect balance between roomy comfort and drivability . . . . . I was pretty sure I had settled on … Continue reading The Trolley . . . Beginnings