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Battling Rust – How I Treat The Rust On My LDV Convoy Camper

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February 28, 2019

I love my van. Sure, it’s a bit noisy and handles like a boat but I think the boxy design gives it character. The price I’m paying for that…

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How I Customised My Volumio Media Centre Head Unit

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February 5, 2019

I’ve been messing around with Volumio for a few days now and I really like it. It has pretty much all the functionality I was after and the Plugins…

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Upgrading My Stereo PART 3: Using Volumio Media Centre As A Head Unit

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January 29, 2019

In this final post I’ll show you how I configured the open-source media centre software Volumio to work as a stand alone player with a touchscreen.

This gets a…

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Upgrading My Stereo PART 2: Connecting the Power and Audio System

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January 22, 2019

This is the second post outlining how I upgraded the basic stereo system in my van to something that would sound much better and be a lot more fun…

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Upgrading My Stereo PART 1: A Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Head-Unit

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January 15, 2019

This is the first is a series of posts where I’ll take you through how I built and installed a Raspberry Pi powered touchscreen head-unit in my LDV Convoy…

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How I Built My Battery Powered Music Computer

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November 15, 2018

In this post I’ll show you how I built my music studio computer and modified it and the screens to run from a 12 Volt DC power supply. 

I knew…

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Installing A Heater

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September 12, 2018

I’m back in England for a few months to get the MOT for the van, sort some rust and do a couple of much needed upgrades to the living…

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Some Useful Resources For Van Builders

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September 4, 2018

In this post I’ll list several of the most important resources that helped me during my van conversion.
From Van to Home – Mike Hudson 

If the expression ‘standing on the…

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A Quick Van Tour

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December 27, 2017

I’ve uploaded countless pictures of the outside of the van but what’s inside The Yellow Sound Machine? Is it a Tardis-like expanse with synthesizers covering the walls or is…

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Choosing a Van

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October 15, 2017

Initially I looked at all several different base vehicles. I was pretty set on the idea of an ambulance for a while. I found a re-seller that had picked…