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Old 01-26-2019, 05:18 PM   #15
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As for my windows, many were already broken so I removed all of them and cleaned and polish the frames. I was able to get some pieces for the side slider windows but for the front and back I just went and bought Lexan or plexiglass and put solid windows in the front and rear.
This is very re-assuring for what I am looking at. Unless I can find something at an RV salvage lot, I will be fabricating some frame elements and using plexiglass as well.
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Old 01-26-2019, 05:22 PM   #16
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One big difference from cutting a hole in aluminum, FG is a slew easier to repair . If you should cut it out for AC save the panel.
Will do. It's extremely fascinating to me how these and various trailers go together. I can already tell you that my relationship to rivets for this trailer is entirely different than the past. I don't like the way they go through the fiberglass at all, and any that can be replaced with machine screws and bolts will be.

It's a great deal less scary knowing that a hole can be repaired without looking unsightly or replacing an entire panel.
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Old 01-26-2019, 06:52 PM   #17
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Only 120 volts

Since my whole trailer was gutted, I decided to use 120 volts throughout the whole trailer. I have a small breaker box bought at Home Depot with 4-15 amp circuits, AC, fridge, interior lights and outlets, exterior outlet. We typically camp inside the campground with hook ups so I deleted all the 12 V, no holding tank, no water tank, no shower. This simplifies everything. I realize a lot of campers from the factory are built with both 12 V and 120 V, but since we are never going out in the wilderness I didnít see the need for all the 12 V. We do have a hidden slide out Porta potty underneath the far side dinette for emergencies. City water comes in for the faucet then go right out the sink drain connected to a waste hose.
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A/c and outdoor outlet

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