hunter help needed / walls HELP - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-09-2013, 05:08 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Name: john
Trailer: compact hunter II / restoration
California
Posts: 15
hunter help needed / walls HELP

hey,
finally trailer in yard and ready for dismantle and restoration. everything pretty much worked out on paper (plan, parts, etc). ordering new door/tinted windows - adding inverter/converter n solar, water - clean and grey water with sink/pump, new cusions/sunbrella, all new birch cabinets, new stove/oven/power exhaust vent, led recessed ext lights, led int. lights, 2 questions:

that awful upholstry diamond like material throughout ....its going! any suggestions on replacement or different materials? the bare walls pretty rough and short on ideas!

the frame looks "ok" except some minor rust. plan seperation and inspection, sand blast and here's the question: powder coat vs. linex like material vs. galvanized dip ? thoughts ? if i go with linex like, would spray frame once boddy on - second coat for floor etc.

thanks for input !!!! target completion date 6/1 - the more responses the better.

thanks AGAIN

JOHN
__________________

__________________
xmansurfer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 09:43 PM   #2
Member
 
cannibal53's Avatar
 
Name: Joel
Trailer: Cloud
Florida
Posts: 61
Registry
John, you can get nice headliner material from any auto upholstery shop. Has foam backing cleans fairly well and comes in lots of colors. 60" wide. I paid $15 a yard tax included. Haven't installed mine yet, still working on electrical.

Joel
__________________

__________________
cannibal53 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2013, 09:20 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Donna D.'s Avatar
 
Name: Donna D
Trailer: Escape 5.0 TA, 2014
Oregon
Posts: 24,433
Gosh, I like the diamond pattern...

You have different kinds of options... reflectix and rat fur like the Scamps, etc. But I think this idea is totally cool! Guess what I'm using for insulation!
__________________
Donna D.
Ten Forward - 2014 Escape 5.0 TA
Double Yolk - 1988 16' Scamp Deluxe
Donna D. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2013, 09:43 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
deryk's Avatar
 
Name: deryk
Trailer: 2012 Parkliner 2010 V6 Nissan Frontier 4x4
New Jersey
Posts: 2,086
Registry
What about using cork? Won't rot..good insulation and doesn't need rat fur over it.


deryk
__________________
deryk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2013, 08:02 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Night Sailor's Avatar
 
Name: Conrad
Trailer: Bigfoot 3000 & Barth "slide-in" truck camper
Connecticut
Posts: 963
Send a message via Skype™ to Night Sailor
Since it sounds like you are doing a complete restoration, I am a believer in galvanizing--it will last forever.

If you decide to go that route sandblast all the paint off, ignore any surface rust, carefully repair and damaged areas and remove the axles, brake lines, wiring and other bolted on stuff and drop it off. It is particularly important to get all the old paint off. The hot tank will get off all the surface rust. The results will be amazing.

If it wasn't so much work, I do my Silverado frame.
__________________
Night Sailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Success with Int paint walls,countertops,Cabinets, Carpet for floors. Walls, too? Gigi Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 2 08-31-2012 12:13 PM
Do any of you know what they have on these walls? Amcarter Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 16 03-31-2012 01:05 AM
Attaching walls Peter_Crowl Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 6 03-09-2011 07:28 AM
Carpet on the Walls georgia g Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 1 12-07-2008 10:14 AM
What are your walls made of??? Andrea in Oregon Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 13 02-07-2007 06:47 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.