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Old 04-03-2003, 08:25 PM   #1
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some mods require copious foresight and some just come to you. Case in point: a friend donated these 18" commercial carpet tiles gratis and I tacked them down right over the factory stuff. Trimmed it out with brass nosing and 3/4" vinyl quarter round. <img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e8ced0432e53carpet before.jpg/>
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Old 04-03-2003, 08:38 PM   #2
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this is the floor right, Phil? that camara angle is - - interesting.
I like the carpet color. won't show soil like the pink I had in the MH. :lol.
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Old 04-03-2003, 08:38 PM   #3
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foyer

I used liquid nails on the quarter round but 2 sided tape would work better. Since the fiberglass is far from straight there will be some gaps but a thin bead of caulk will hide all.<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e8cf0084c372carpet foyer.jpg/>
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Old 04-03-2003, 08:39 PM   #4
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hallway

it's nice on the bare feet- real cushy.<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e8cf066e63dfcarpet hallway.jpg/>
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Old 04-03-2003, 08:42 PM   #5
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lotsa pieces..... three here<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e8cf0dc485a5carpet dinette.jpg/>
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Old 04-03-2003, 08:44 PM   #6
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under bed

storage area<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e8cf151f196fcarpet under bed.jpg/>
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Old 04-03-2003, 09:57 PM   #7
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Hi Phil
Nice job you did there.I find it amazing how different folks can do different mods to there units.:wave
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Old 04-04-2003, 01:46 AM   #8
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Ya - and Phil is the King of Mods!

Thanks for the updates. They are great.


I wonder if your rv even resemble a Casita anymore? :o
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Old 04-04-2003, 06:23 AM   #9
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Casita Limited

I have a long way to go.......with any luck it'll start lookin like a Bigfoot;)
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Old 04-05-2003, 11:04 PM   #10
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nice mods

I like looking at the mods that everyone has done, so many good
ideas. I did one that I don't think that anyone has done, I took out the frosted window in the door of my 17' SD and instaled a clear one. I didn't like not seeing who is at the door before I open it
especially at night, I also wired up the outside light so I can turn it on from the inside. Put up a curtain so you can have your privacy.
Door with new window, it was easy to do use tempered glass

<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e8fb523359d6DSC00116.JPG/>
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Old 04-06-2003, 01:50 AM   #11
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That's funny....

I was looking at the frosted glass on my TT yesterday thinking it would be nice if it were clear.

How much for the glass Jay?
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Rick, the glass is tempered for safety and it cost $25.00 US and
a tube of clear sealer at $2.40 US.
It is easy job, I first took the inside trim off 16 screws and measure
the glass and had to order it ( two days ) because the glass factory is about 10 miles from my house. I went through a regular glass shop to get it. It is nice to sit at the table and look out the window and also the safety to see who may be at your door at night.
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Old 04-07-2003, 06:26 PM   #13
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>>foyer I used liquid nails on the quarter round but 2 sided tape would work better. Since the fiberglass is far from straight there will be some gaps but a thin bead of caulk will hide

I like your new molding and carpet. From my experience, you're on target with the double stick tape (3M mirror adhesive is good), but don't give up your liquid nails (PL adhesive). When I replaced the floor and put on new molding, I used the tape to hold the molding in place while the glue set. I used the 'faux' wood molding because it seemed more flexible. It not only flowed with the curves, I am in hopes that it's flexibility will help with endurance. (I did it last summer, and so far, so good) Went over to the counter top section and got a good match for silicone/seam sealer that I used on the corners, etc. to help hide the not-quite-perfect places.

<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e92074e51fa5New Molding-edit.JPG/>
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I like the wood-look trim Suz.....and the no hassle floor too. Thought about real wood but with the fudge factor involved I took the easy route and did white. Besides, I would fall in disfavor with Charles if I put wood in a fiberglass TT!!;) Actually I like the wood floors I saw in Ches' rig.........way classy. I keep thinking about solid wood cabinet doors but you'd have to do the table, bath door and partition to do it right.
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