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Old 10-28-2015, 10:06 AM   #11
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Nice job! Keep is updated please.
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Old 10-28-2015, 12:25 PM   #12
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yes, thanks I found that out they could get sheets of almost any length. also, the frames to secure to aren't always consistent due to the black and grey tank locations. I learned a good lesson when I jacked it up...I raised one corner, all the screws were out, and when I got the body up it shifted to one side about an inch !!! I let it down, it came back to where it should be, then i put a thin board along the back and under the wall plate, but in the middle. I went up slowly and lifted the whole back evenly. if this were inside, I may have considered raising the whole body off the frame about a foot or so, then I could have removed the floor. propane lines would have to be removed from below. luckily on this trailer everything but the propane lines are above the floor.
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Old 10-28-2015, 06:41 PM   #13
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Awesome! Minus a lot if sweat equity you are gonna have a nice camper for very little money.
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Old 11-03-2015, 06:20 AM   #14
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Nice job and way to keep at it! Now....... wanna come over to the beach and do mine? Went into the 165 yesterday to check on things and found a soft spot to the right of the toilet I knew there was a small one there but seems as if it grew a good bit over the summer. Uggg
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:05 PM   #15
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haha not really in the mood for another one EVER . I think you should check all four corners closely. the floor is in , we had one rainstorm and all 4 corners were wet again ! granted I didn't repair the outside because I wanted to wait to see what happened. all the mouldings with new putty and caulking will be done this week. where I removed the screws and mouldings around the bottom of the body, there were no leaks. where I left the corner mouldings on, there were. I have a tarp over the roof , and down about 2 feet all the way around, to eliminate that possibility. all that's left is leaking corners I hope. also look along the top of the wheelwell trim. don't be afraid to admit the floor is soft when you check it. I started that way, and look how far it actually was. under the heater and the fridge was gone too. that was the last spot I could get to by removing everything and lying down to reach under the cabinet, and clear out the bad stuff. I was actually thinking of heading south if I finish this little adventure before any bad snow ( we had 9 feet last year in a very short time ). then I would head across to see my son in san diego.. money and time will ruin that plan I'm sure.....
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