1974 Boler : THE TANK - new flooring - Fiberglass RV


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Old 07-02-2007, 09:39 PM   #1
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I replaced the flooring in my boler with and end piece that cost me only $25.

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Old 07-02-2007, 10:10 PM   #2
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Very nice. I like the darker wood with the green fiberglass.

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Old 07-02-2007, 10:36 PM   #3
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Guess it's the Bonnie's thinking the same thing !! You did an incredibly superb job, Jason. I would be doing the Koo car rach cha on it !!
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Old 07-04-2007, 05:20 AM   #4
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Hi Jason,
Great job by the way. You pic of the 'dining area' - what is on the center of the floor?? My boler had a bolt sticking out in the center. I could not figure out a purpose for it so I cut it off as I could not get to it underneath. Was this bad?????

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Old 07-04-2007, 10:57 AM   #5
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Great job by the way. You pic of the 'dining area' - what is on the center of the floor?? My boler had a bolt sticking out in the center. I could not figure out a purpose for it so I cut it off as I could not get to it underneath. Was this bad?????
That bolt prevents boiling hot fondue oil from splashing the floor when your 5 year old kicks the table leg at dinner time.
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So you either need to leave the bolt or remove the 5 year old?
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...remove the 5 year old?

small inconspicuous bolt on floor: priceless
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Old 07-04-2007, 07:34 PM   #8
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Hi Jason,
Great job by the way. You pic of the 'dining area' - what is on the center of the floor?? My boler had a bolt sticking out in the center. I could not figure out a purpose for it so I cut it off as I could not get to it underneath. Was this bad?????

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Well that bolt was used to hold up the table leg, so it was kind of important.

But it should be an easy fix. Simply drill the old one out ( whats ever left of it ) and replace it with another from the bottom up.

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You could fashion some type of wood peg that would be just a bit smaller than the hollow leg. Screw the peg to the floor and then the table leg would simply slide over the peg. A piece of round dowling would work fine. Cut a piece about 3/4 - 1 inch in length. Drill a whole down the centre of it and then screw it to the floor.
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So is the table leg hollow?? Does the leg fit over top of the bolt or peg?
My table leg is not hollow so I could really not figure out the bolt thing. The table leg has a locking spring so it locks open. I would imagine a good kick might fold the table but I don't have a 5 yr old and if my 10yr old tries it....she can go sleep in the tent lol
I have already cut off the bolt and can't get underneath it because the water tank is in the way....so I hope I did not screw up!

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So is the table leg hollow?? Does the leg fit over top of the bolt or peg?
My table leg is not hollow so I could really not figure out the bolt thing. The table leg has a locking spring so it locks open. I would imagine a good kick might fold the table but I don't have a 5 yr old and if my 10yr old tries it....she can go sleep in the tent lol
I have already cut off the bolt and can't get underneath it because the water tank is in the way....so I hope I did not screw up!
The springy lock frob on my old 1300 and my new 1700 doesn't actuallly do anything... I think over time they become useless...

The table leg on my 1300 had an open end at the bottom. My 1700 has no bolt and has a rubber foot...
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The Boler we had must have been a bit of a freak. It had the same wall-mount shown in the photo above - but ALSO had one of those standard RV table posts (instead of a flip-up leg).

As part of the re-do, I pulled the big post and build my own flip-up leg. I considered putting a cleat on the floor to prevent the leg from folding back (like the bolt), but instead I installed a little sliding bolt on the underside of the table that prevented the leg from folding once down. I believe it was actually made to act as a lock for a sliding glass door, but worked quite nicely for my purpose. I would think that something similar could be rigged on a more conventional leg to act in a similar manner.

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