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#76 JennandGraeme

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 04:57 AM

Oh, I promised pics, but my iPad makes them too large to post. I'm not sure how to easily get around that.

#77 JennandGraeme

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 05:20 AM

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#78 JennandGraeme

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 05:25 AM

So, the pics inside show how we fiberglassed in a new bench support, added fiberglass to another. The previous owner bolted the long bunk support in, well, actual its the bottom bunk, so call it a beach as well. We added fiberglass to that, just for good measure. You can also see how much adhesive and foam was removed from the walls. Some pictures out the stripped down exterior. No windows or access ports. We haven't thought about addressing the exterior yet. The final picture is of the Kangaback carpet we are using.

#79 Wally Z

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 06:13 AM

How do you keep the inside dry without all the windows?


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#80 JennandGraeme

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 06:16 AM

How do you keep the inside dry without all the windows?


A huge tarp! It's kept it dry through several storms. I can't wait to get the windows in, though. I am nervous about it, but it's been three weeks under that tarp with zero signs of moisture.
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#81 codasmom

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 07:15 AM

Jenn, sounds like you did just what Casita does. If you want the dims, PM me with your email and I will send photos and dimensions.

#82 JennandGraeme

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 04:03 AM

Jenn, sounds like you did just what Casita does. If you want the dims, PM me with your email and I will send photos and dimensions.


Thank you Codasmom. I had a feeling they did something like that. We are taking a slightly different approach. We are keeping the pieces a bit smaller, as we don't have the pieces cut ahead of time, have no prior experience and that adhesive has no room for error.

#83 Wally Z

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 06:27 AM

Hope you're using safety equipment while doing all of this work. Like a good respirator mask. Especially when messing with adhesives. Fiberglass dust not a good thing either. Almost as bad as asbestos. Be safe!


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#84 JennandGraeme

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 07:30 AM

Hope you're using safety equipment while doing all of this work. Like a good respirator mask. Especially when messing with adhesives. Fiberglass dust not a good thing either. Almost as bad as asbestos. Be safe!


Absolutely using safety equipment. We have respirators and eye protection as well as rubber gloves. Also, no sparks anywhere near that adhesive, highly explosive. That means no lights or fans anywhere near Ol' Crusty.
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