Recent content by Lotus Shaped Potato

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    Suggestion Project Proposal: StP 'City Guides'

    It’d be pretty easy to find lists of laws about sleeping in vehicles and pan handling and adding those as a good start There’s already this for the vehicle laws: camping:banned [RV and vandwellers wiki] - http://rvwiki.mousetrap.net/doku.php?id=camping:banned&utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app
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    Are some people on the road celibate?

    I’m celibate for the sake of my religious practice. Romantic relationships and sex create a lot of stress.
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    I'm taking pictures for it! Houston, We have Power – Dhamma Flow -...

    I'm taking pictures for it! Houston, We have Power – Dhamma Flow - http://dhammaflow.org/2020/01/houston-we-have-power/ I basically followed Will Prowes's guide to setting it all up: RV Solar Power Blue Prints - https://www.mobile-solarpower.com/the-classic-400-watt-rvs-vans-buses.html
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    Nearly done with the electrical system of the van. 170Ah Lithium ion, 2/4K inverter, 400 watt of...

    Nearly done with the electrical system of the van. 170Ah Lithium ion, 2/4K inverter, 400 watt of solar, 40A MPPT controller. Should be up and running (or explode) this weekend. After that I have to finish the primary work table, which will be the last big piece of the build.
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    Preferred way to repair clothes?

    Holy shit this is incredibly useful. Thank you for sharing!
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    Roof vent is installed, fixed the side mirror, mounted the solar panels and ran the wires into...

    Roof vent is installed, fixed the side mirror, mounted the solar panels and ran the wires into the van. Currently working on putting in the floor. It's a lot but I'm making steady progress.
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    The Pronouns Thread

    Didn’t read your entire thing because a lot of it seems to be addressing cis people and I’m tired and at work. I will say that I use they/them and have for years now. Misgendering, past a certain point (like not being told) does cause pain, the same way being called slurs is painful. I like...
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    Scrubbed out the rust and repainted the spots on the van. Ordered the roof vent yesterday. Broke...

    Scrubbed out the rust and repainted the spots on the van. Ordered the roof vent yesterday. Broke a side mirror on accident so I’ll be replacing that tomorrow and sealing some spots in the van. Plan to put in the vent next weekend. Got into dumpster diving and I fucking love it. I’m making some...
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    Finished an initial draft of a floorplan for my new van: [MEDIA]

    Finished an initial draft of a floorplan for my new van:
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    Plains/Steppes with no People?

    Plains as in large flat areas of land. Where can I go in the US to find plains with no people? Not exactly desert (although feel free to mention some if you think they're good to check out) as I'm looking for something more temperate and less full of snakes and scorpions. Just wide open space...
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    Standing Pee Devices (For those with vaginas)

    Ended up getting that Tinkle Bell. Have used it twice so far, can confirm it seems to work well thus far.
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    sober travellers roll call

    Quit most drugs a few years back, had a few relapses, been pretty good for the past year and some change. Still struggle with cannabis and planning to quit buying again soon. One worry I have about travel is being put in more drug culture spots.
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    So I'm probably signing for it on Monday unless I change my mind.

    So I'm probably signing for it on Monday unless I change my mind.
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    Looking at a Ford E-150 today.

    Looking at a Ford E-150 today.