1 aug 2008 first time repairing a camp trailer that had a rotted out floor. it can be done. a soft spot in the vinyl turned into a major repair. all bad and rotted out
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the more i studied the damage (which extended into the dinette area floor) the more i realized it was just 2x4s and plywood. i have tools. i can sort of build things kind of. i'd give a run at fixing it myself. i was especially concerned about the rotted wood and how extensive that might be and what it would take to fix it. i poked around www.rv.net for tips and read around the web on techniques for fixing rotted wood properly. the basic concept is to dry out the wood and then saturate it with
9 aug 2013 getting close to finishing the 1966 airstream overlander remodel. paint is done bamboo floor is down and stainless counter-tops the repairs snowballed (floor rot frame rot water pump cracked water tank leaky black tank shot power converterthe list goes on) and i have lost count. we've paid for stuff as we have had the i want to do that with my rv and remove the cheap plastic wood trim sections. with regard to your bathroom if you want to know how to tile
vintage airstream owners hi. my name is fran and i recently began restoration of a '62 safari. i sent the message below to the airstream.net mailing list but believe you all may better experience. i'm considering dropping the bellypan to get the best possible examination of frame and floor. what is your position on there are readily observable telltale symptoms of a broken frame and rotted wood floor that anyone can see without dropping the belly pan. if the symptoms are there
on airstreams do not use these to attach the aluminum wall u channel to the ends of the chassis outriggers. you must use bolts and nuts in that location. smart design features: point has precise cutting edges to improve drill performance with less effort. special winged fasteners ream a hole in the plywood preventing thread engagement during drilling. flat head design countersinks and seats flush in wood. electroplated epoxy coating provides excellent corrosion resistance and
24 dec 2007 i'm getting ready to replace a semi-rotted bath floor and am wondering if there are any non-rotting (non-wood?) alternatives available. some sort of plastic structurally strong composite like they're using for deck material maybe? i'll use treated plywood otherwise i suppose. thanks "talk is cheap airstreams are expensive" wally byam. fastrob is offline . 1957 custom link to my renovation: /forums/f44/cy-150509.html. ddickey is offline
floor repairs. q: in shopping for an airstream why do so many people say check that the floor is sound throughout? a: since an airstream is mostly aluminum the floor is about the only thing that can rot. rot is the result of leakage. it is time consuming and therefore costly to repair floors. on the other cut new floor sections from same thickness flooring (5/8″) plywood and fit them in place fastening with cleats on the bottom-side at the in-between frame cut seams with wood screws.
19 jul 2011 i've got new video editing software and wanted to try it out to see what it can do. this is a segment from the upcoming part 13 in the boler restoration patching the floor. part 13 will have some commentary inserted to explain what i am doing. the editing software is pinnacle studio 15 ultimate. the previous videos were edited in windows movie maker.
12 may 2017 when it came time to decide on flooring for our airstream we had no idea what to do. i read good arguments for every type. aged nicely but was heavy laminate was durable but not waterproof bamboo was lightweight but susceptible to water damage vinyl was ideal but pretty toxic. and we learned first-hand how toxic vinyl flooring can be. we first settled on a 2mm vinyl flooring from lumber liquidators. it was a beautiful distressed plank wood style.
8 nov 2010 preparing a subfloor (photo from an unrelated restoration) we have three weeks to get the sub floor in before the spartan gets towed to newhall to meet wit meanwhile we have to search for suppliers for the sub floor lumber floor insulation belly pan and grey water tanks. lumber many if not most vintage another looks interesting: airstream is using a sheet of plastic on the belly pan then refletix which is also recommended by this airstream forum. here is how
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25 mar 2016 aluminum adhesive duct repair tape was used to seal all repairs and to repair the cuts made during floor removal. an extra wood joist was added along the side of the vent to prevent the damage happening again. roofingfelt was used to cover the aluminum heating vent because the treated plywood used for the floor replacement will corrode aluminum over a period of time. the styrofoam insulation was replaced by ordinary thick fiberglass insulation. any rusted spots
1 dec 2011 this video is part 1 of a 30 minute video demonstrating how gulf stream service technicians replace a slide out floor without removing the entire slide out. i need to replace my rv floor but i need something to replace the cheap plastic bottom under the floor that faces the road. where did you get the . the wood that the floor screws into in the frame of the slide is rotten also i got my fingers x'ed i can get that wood out while the slide is in the rv! well i'm in it knee
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