A project begins - Page 4 - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-20-2003, 08:03 PM   #43
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
If I ever finish....

....we'll be sure to stop by!

Actually, we are planning a trip out to the coast, provided I can get done before the beginning of August. (BC's #3 highway is one of my fav's, but I'm not sure it's the best way to go to the coast for my first time out towing - pretty challenging road)
__________________

__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2003, 08:17 PM   #44
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Hi Lainey
I have been to Coast many times on Hiway 3.I find it nice and relaxing compared to other one.

PS---I live in a Mobile Home/RV park, just outside Fernie.
__________________

__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2003, 09:27 PM   #45
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
At the rate it's taking me, I might have to visit in ski season!
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2003, 09:37 PM   #46
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Thats ok too.I work in a Five Star Hotel.I will give you a good rate.:)
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2003, 11:09 PM   #47
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Lainey, that smilie in your signature looks like an egghead. I don't suppose that's coincidental? :wave
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2003, 09:40 AM   #48
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
No coincidence Mary

I'm officially an egger now
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2003, 09:24 PM   #49
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Hi All
Hinge Holes in door and Boler out of alignment.Removed door and filled in holes and reset door.100% improvement over what it was.Top photo shows bottom of door hinge holes way out of line.The bottom photo shows door reset .I sanded the top right corner and right side so it would fit better.Waiting for new door lock to arrive.

<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3ef51280234a9h1.jpg/>

<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3ef5129421628h2.jpg/>

<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3ef512a66a985h3.jpg/>
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2003, 09:28 PM   #50
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Hi
When I put my door back on I drilled some holes in the bottom.The inside of door was full of water.This was a big surprize.
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2003, 01:29 PM   #51
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Quote:
Orginally posted by Chester Taje
Working with Fiberglass doing repair work.I find it easy and not hard at all.
Okay. I've been watching all this fiberglassing. and I want to do it.

where did you start?
read a book?
buy quart starter kit or the 5 gallon size?
use filler tape or loose stuff or WHAT?
there are too many choices.
Could I have a guide line for beginners? Please (down on knees here, begging)
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2003, 01:35 PM   #52
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Hi Jana
In that old Boler was a can of fiberglass Gel and some fiberglass matting.I mixed up according to directions and tried it in a place where only I would see it.I let it dry and then sanded down with a palm sander.It came out real good.To make it smoother I then used same stuff without matting and put it on.When dried sanded again.Now ready for undercoat or paint.
Hope this helps Jana---If you can make and spread icing sugar on a cake you can do fiberglass repairs.SECRETE---Use those dissposable latex gloves.No sticky mess on fingers or any thing else.
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2003, 01:38 PM   #53
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Jana
I just bought the small cans,about 1 liter size.
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2003, 07:13 PM   #54
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Okay, that helps. I had no idea how far the stuff went.
I can do this. Thanks a bunch, Ches.
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2003, 08:01 PM   #55
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Jana
Just mix a little at a time.It drys fast so experiment first.
__________________
Legacy Posts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2003, 08:47 PM   #56
Senior Member
 
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 18,870
Ches
Is fiberglass resin like bondo that the more hardener you put in the faster it dries? I can remember years ago when working with bondo if you were a newbie at it, we were, you could use less hardener and it would give a longer working time.
Nancy
__________________

__________________
Legacy Posts 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
The Burro Restoration begins. Jake Modifications, Alterations and Updates 26 04-29-2010 06:51 PM
My new life begins.... Monica M General Chat 46 04-03-2009 05:18 PM
My RV search begins Robin & TZ General Chat 29 10-24-2008 05:53 PM
RESTORATION BEGINS Gerry Modifications, Alterations and Updates 0 11-03-2006 05:42 AM
A Project Begins Legacy Posts Modifications, Alterations and Updates 34 10-08-2006 11:32 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 03:33 PM.


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