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Old 05-13-2003, 07:37 PM   #15
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* * * * * * Hi Benny
Got it at Canadian Tire.
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Hi, Thanks for the info. Think I should give it a try...Benny
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Old 05-21-2003, 06:48 AM   #16
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fan and tint update

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The fan came last night. Now I am looking for a picture I saw of the fantastic fan framed with wood on the inside. I saw the picture and thought that looks nice. At the time I didn't know I was going to help put in a fan. Can you help me? I have look at every picture in the Scamp yahoo files and seached for vents ,fans and anything else I could think to search for here.

The tints at Walmart are all limo tints. They let in 5%, 20%, or 30% light. I think we will get the 20% light.

Does anyone know how to get the screens out so you can tint the windows? I have a '95 16ft. Scamp with slide by windows.

think green, we had a heavy frost last night.
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Old 05-21-2003, 11:37 PM   #17
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hella

I like the marine fan (2 speed) by Hella from West Marine. $65.00
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Old 05-21-2003, 11:43 PM   #18
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Got it at Canadian Tire.
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Hi again Ches...Wondering did you use the tint that comes in 18x24 pieces or were you able to get the static in a 24x6.5 feet. I tryed CTC and the static was a special order from a supplier called Keystone and only in the small pieces. If you were able to get it in larger pieces maybe I should try to pick it up in B.C....Benny
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Old 05-22-2003, 12:14 AM   #19
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Hi Benny
I think I got the 18x24 stuff.I had never done it before so I did not want to go the expensive route.It worked ok for me and now when I redo it will be with the best that I can afford.
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Old 05-22-2003, 12:18 AM   #20
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The Tinting formula

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My experience says it takes 2-3 beers per window to get the film on. That is, if you want no lint, bubbles, nerds or other flaws under the film. I did a Ford van once and the formula, as stated above, was developed. I'll never do another tint job again unless it's the Static stick kind like Charles mentioned. In fact, I'm going to look into that tomorrow.

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Old 05-22-2003, 07:07 AM   #21
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window tints

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The only size I have found so far is the 24inx6.5ft rolls. I would need two to do the whole trailer.

I will check the West Marine catalog for the two speed fan. I have another project that may need a fan.

The formula of two to three beers per window is interesting. Is that per window or person? Someone said help is nice. I have eight windows, 3x8=24, this sounds like a party. Should it be Coors?

Keith, I get your drift, it is not a cake walk.

Don, how did you do the Casita, you have slid windows. How do you get the screens out?

Thank you
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Old 05-22-2003, 07:20 AM   #22
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I tinted our Trillium by myself. The only thing my husband did was to stand outside and help point out bubbles. The job was time consuming because of there being so many little windows, but it certainly was not hard.

Now having said that, car windows are another storey as they usually have a slight curve to them. Thats where things get interesting, but beer, Naw give me a rye and pepsi...or two !:wink
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Old 05-22-2003, 05:53 PM   #23
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window tints

Nancy:wave

I think I can get my husband to sit outside the trailer and point where the bubbles are on the windows. He sat in a chair and told me I missed a spot when I painted the trailer frame. No, he couldn't see the frame. He was the one with the drink.

I keep looking at the screens. I don't want to break them and I don't want to take the whole window out to get at the other half of the window.

I am thinking camping
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Old 05-22-2003, 06:05 PM   #24
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>>He sat in a chair and told me I missed a spot

Pat, I think I'm in love with your husband. He's my kind of man!
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Old 05-22-2003, 10:54 PM   #25
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Window tint

On my 2000 16' LD:

1. The escape window screen pops out.
<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3ecd9a9053edbCasita window tint escape screen.jpg/>

2. The back window has no screen.

3. The curb side window; drill out the two rivets holding the center bar of the screen, peel it back an inch or two. Allows room to get to the glass area. Takes two teeny little rivets, I forget the size. The screen will roll back in place.
<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3ecd9abe677a7Casita window tint side.jpg/>

4. Door window, same as #3.
<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3ecd9ade3212bCasita window tint door.jpg/>

Then I took the trailer to Alte-mere. They did the tint job, lifetime warranty. :)
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Kegger?

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Pat, when I did that Van, I lived in Illinois and now I'm in Denver and with the altitude, the formula may need to be modified. On the Van job, frankly, I think it was per window. I would just get a Keg to be safe, or go straight to Vodka Martinis with big fat garlic stuffed olives. ( just whisper the word Vermouth over the glass). Anyway, a party is always in order and I think any of these tint jobs would be a great excuse. If you want to bring the trailer out to Denver, we will help.

If you come out, Nancy, we'll get your Rye and Pepsis too.

It might be an interesting job but go for it. You can do it.

Good luck,
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Hi Ches, I was hoping to get by without having any seams. My front and rear windows are about 24x45. Guess that I will try it anyway and if I like it will go with a permanent tint. Thanks...Benny
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Old 05-23-2003, 05:36 PM   #28
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I haven't put tint on my Scamp 13 (yet), but I know from previous experience with a Saturn that even professional installers have problems with doing windows with compound curves (curves in more than one direction) which is what most Egg front windows are. Were I going to have mine done, I would do what I had to do when the first installer gave up on the Saturn's rear window -- Call the local Saturn dealer and find out who they jobbed out the tinting work to...

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