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Old 07-03-2012, 10:29 PM   #15
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A 1986 17' Bigfoot is molded fiberglass with an upper and lower half. When the owner speaks of delamination, he isn't talking about filon sheet fiberglass in a stickbuilt trailer that can split into many layers. The Bigfoot walls, ceiling and floor are made of a sandwich of thin exterior fiberglass, stryfoam insulation and inner wall plywood that in glued together. If the glue fails in the wall, the exterior fiberglass is not strong enough to support the weight of the roof and the wall will sag. By adding new glue and clamping with pressure, the original strength is restored and no more sag.
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Old 07-03-2012, 11:12 PM   #16
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Yup

Same problem, different layers perhaps...

So I think there IS relevance, and it's at this site I got the original inspiration. Using the epoxy resin and pressure to mash it all back together is the winning ticket. That stuff is pretty indestructible. ;-)

But we'll see over time.
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