Systems and items the Van will need

Systems and items the Van will need
 
Building materials

  • foam insulation for floor, walls, and roof
  • ¾ inch plywood for bunk deck
  • 2×4 for garage frame, dinette frame
  • 1×2? for galley frame and other storage frame
  • ½ ? plywood for dinette seats or ¾?
  • ¼ plywood good enough for galley and storage faces?
  • Butcher block for galley top and dinette table
  • Wire + connectors
  • Wood screws
  • Self tapping metal screws
  • Caulk
  • cool cabinet hinges and hardware

 
Upholstery + surface coverings

  • Speaker box carpet for garage area
  • Speaker box carpet for bunk area
  • Vinyl floor for main floor area
  • Misc rugs for main floor
  • Canvas for dinette seats
  • Butcher block style dinette
  • sky blue padded ceiling panels
  • High gloss paint on all cabinets and walls
    • White or silver or ?

 
Fresh/Gray water systems

  • ~20 gallon fresh water tank (x2?)
  • 12v water pump setup for galley sink
  • tank level monitor system?
  • additional outdoor hose down station?
  • ~30 gallon gray water tank
  • cassette style toilet or similar

 
Galley

  • Metal sink basin mounted underneath countertop
    • drains to gray water tank under van
  • Butcherblock style countertop
  • 12vDC Fridge/freezer ~whynter
  • Cookware storage
  • Dishes storage
  • Dish drying rack or area
  • Flatware storage
  • Cups storage
  • Misc Kitchen tools storage
    • measuring tools
    • spoons
    • spatula
    • whisk
    • knives
  • Microwave?
  • Crock pot?
  • Electric or gas stove?
  • Pet Food Storage

 
Electrical Systems

  • Blue Sea Systems circuit breaker 100a x2
  • Blue Sea Systems fuse panel(s)
  • 500 amp hours worth of deep cycle gel
  • battery isolator
  • Battery bank monitor
  • Overhead interior lighting
  • Auxiliary LED interior lighting
  • 1500+ amp pure sine wave 12v to 110v power inverter for electronics
  • 1500+ amp other power inverter for tool charging etc
  • Generator
  • Exterior Lighting
    • Front
    • Rear
    • Sides
    • Spot? – handheld
  • 12v USB ports
  • Stereo system
    • Separate house stereo from van stereo?
  • Air compressor – run 110v off of gas generator maybe?
  • Fresh water pump for galley sink
  • hookup to connect shore power
  • battery charger for when connected to shore power
  • alarm system
  • smoke alarm
  • co2/co alarm

 
Computer system

  • Under 450 watts
  • 8gb+ ram
  • ssd boot drive, external media drive that can be turned off separately
  • bluetooth
  • blu ray drive (want not need)
  • modern video card
  • quiet quiet quiet
  • small form factor
  • 27”+ 1080p+ monitor on an arm somewhere near the dinette
  • GPS receiver
  • medium format photo printer — maybe
  • a laptop instead or also? Surface pro……

 
Ventilation, Heat and AC

  • RV roof vent with fan x 2 or x3
  • Tiny propane heater
  • Roof mounted 12v AC unit

 
Garage

  • Tools
  • Laundry hamper
  • Trashcan
  • Cat litter box?
  • drone
  • bike?
  • bbq?
  • roadside emergency kit
  • winch + related gear
  • work clothes
  • off-season clothes (summer/winter)
  • backpacking gear
  • extra camera gear
  • guns/ammo
  • extra food/water
  • ice chest?
  • fuel
  • vacuum cleaner
  • generator storage
  • fishing gear
  • telescope
  • camp chairs
  • garden hose + nozzle
  • fire extinguisher
  • huge first aid kit
  • 3 or 4 foot table

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