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Lwiddis

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Posted: 02/04/18 06:52pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

“It will be mostly stationary,”

Except when it’s moving? Right? Such as so people can see the ads. What the advistisers are paying you for? Or is that not a concern for you?

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Consider a conversion van pulling a travel trailer. The travel trailer can stay on the property and the van can be used for weekend stealth camping.

You may want to consider buying a donner trailer to get appliances. Buying hte air/con, fridge, stove, etc..., as one off's from the manufacturer will get pricey. If you find a unit with water damaged roof but everything works, you pick it up for next to nothing and even have a place to stay while you finish your home built RV.

You may need to figure out the electric and internet if you are a 1/4 mile from the source.
- Voltage drop could mean you need massive cables or transformers to boost the voltage up. Solar is an option if you want to live a minimalist lifestyle but that can also put you up against the authorities if it makes it look more permanent.
- I believe regular cat5 cable is only rated for something like 100meters. You are looking at 3-5 times that length.

Also, what are you doing for sewage? Getting water from your buddies house is viable but it's a real pain to haul sewage around.


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I was either thinking use a modified Diesel tank, the kind that is mounted to the frame. Drill a 4 inch hole in the bottom, weld a pipe to that, put a flange on a lever in it and put a lock on that so some kid can't dump my **** all over a parking lot or whatever. Get one of those sewage hoses and dump it in his septic tank or I was also thinking about checking out the stream near where I wanna clear cut trees and build a campsite, it's pretty close and I could bury some 4inch Pvc pipe and use that as sewage to the stream.

I wanna build a nice water wheel and a bridge up stream for extra electricity, dig a pit in the stream install a bucket half filled with rocks and a pump with a good enough filter up stream so if I run out of water I can still shower and use my toilet, I won't drink from the stream it's run off from the road so it's got oil and trans fluid and **** in it even if it's parts per hundred thousand or parts per million it's unhealthy without being distilled.. I'll still use a carbon and sand filter on that water.

Its like two or three feet wide, IDK how deep, but it never dries up because it's filled from a lake. Its in a like ten or twenty foot wide valley type of thing which turns into swamp in lots of rain so I'll frame out a bottle neck, put some concrete squares like one foot part on each side of the river so the water velocity increases for the water wheel, build a bridge over the whole swamp around that as a footing and put the water pump upstream and the sewage dump down stream. Some **** and piss is nothing compared to the oil run off

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Caleb Volksa wrote:

Get one of those sewage hoses and dump it in his septic tank or I was also thinking about checking out the stream near where I wanna clear cut trees and build a campsite, it's pretty close and I could bury some 4inch Pvc pipe and use that as sewage to the stream.
Really?


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If everyone took good care of their cars, trucks, vans and RVs, made sure they didn't leak oil, coolant, trans fluid, power steering fluid, hydralic fluid, etc into the stream, I wouldn't think of doing that. But since it's contaminated with a bunch of **** that will cause cancer already, I figure what's a little poop and pee?

I'm actually an Eagle Scout and I know this isn't really an environmentally friendly thing to do, but I think I'll do it anyway because like I said the stream is already filled with fucking cancer.

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Caleb Volksa wrote:

I was either thinking use a modified Diesel tank, the kind that is mounted to the frame. Drill a 4 inch hole in the bottom, weld a pipe to that, put a flange on a lever in it and put a lock on that so some kid can't dump my **** all over a parking lot or whatever. Get one of those sewage hoses and dump it in his septic tank or I was also thinking about checking out the stream near where I wanna clear cut trees and build a campsite, it's pretty close and I could bury some 4inch Pvc pipe and use that as sewage to the stream.

I wanna build a nice water wheel and a bridge up stream for extra electricity, dig a pit in the stream install a bucket half filled with rocks and a pump with a good enough filter up stream so if I run out of water I can still shower and use my toilet, I won't drink from the stream it's run off from the road so it's got oil and trans fluid and **** in it even if it's parts per hundred thousand or parts per million it's unhealthy without being distilled.. I'll still use a carbon and sand filter on that water.

Its like two or three feet wide, IDK how deep, but it never dries up because it's filled from a lake. Its in a like ten or twenty foot wide valley type of thing which turns into swamp in lots of rain so I'll frame out a bottle neck, put some concrete squares like one foot part on each side of the river so the water velocity increases for the water wheel, build a bridge over the whole swamp around that as a footing and put the water pump upstream and the sewage dump down stream. Some **** and piss is nothing compared to the oil run off


WOW!!! Almost hope the authorities catch on to you now.

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Posted: 02/06/18 06:14am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Hmm.. The OP joined the forum and posted this fantasy on 2/4/18. You don't suppose this guy is a troll with lots of time on his hands, do you? Each of his comments just keep getting weirder and weirder as they go along...


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WOW!!! Almost hope the authorities catch on to you now.


I hope you make sure no vehicle you've ever owned has ever had any fluid leaks.

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ryegatevt wrote:

Hmm.. The OP joined the forum and posted this fantasy on 2/4/18. You don't suppose this guy is a troll with lots of time on his hands, do you? Each of his comments just keep getting weirder and weirder as they go along...
Yup. Best to just ignore.

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RyegateVT/Asheguy, you both read my mind.

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