Caris the Gypsy – The Bus – Air Conditioning

speaking of keeping things cool…

the playa gets hot…

and caris, well, he can be a bit sun addled and it’s ok 🙂

… but his companion sasha…

well, she’s a bit more arctic wolf than prairie dog, so we got her some air conditioning…

this unit pulls 607 watts, and was the . . . → Read More: Caris the Gypsy – The Bus – Air Conditioning

Caris the Gypsy – 12v Generator – The Box

the 12v generator project was originally intended for the castle, but circumstances changed and it was decided that it would be better to install it in the bus…

of course, all the interior space was already accounted for, so an external enclosure was needed.

so i start in on the box…

yes, more salvaged . . . → Read More: Caris the Gypsy – 12v Generator – The Box

Caris the Gypsy – 12v Generator – The Build

so way back when i started building a massive 12 volt generator for caris’ castle… ( see (sufficiently advanced technology…) for more)

this project got retasked to the bus instead…

so i had to get a 4″ industrial pulley from grainger to make the alternator spin at the speed i wanted it to…

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Caris the Gypsy – 12v generator – engine selection

so… my dear friends caris and audrey from Art Thou Glorious? are living a life that, frankly, i’m a bit jealous of.

they get to travel and go wherever they like.

so last year we did some pretty serious changes to their castle, (moving the batteries dead center under the floor and over the axles, . . . → Read More: Caris the Gypsy – 12v generator – engine selection