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Old 06-03-2003, 11:52 PM   #141
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Here's my rig ...

This is a photo of my newly painted 73 boler in Kananskis country just outside of Calgary....
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Old 06-04-2003, 01:55 AM   #142
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Laura

What have you used for the rockguard on the front? Is it a spray on Line-X type of material. How much did that portion cost ya?
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Old 06-04-2003, 10:47 AM   #143
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Hi Rick
The rockguard on the front is a thin rubber - it is quite flexible and stretchable. It is the result of a couple previous botched tries at a decent looking rock guard.
First I tried that spray on stuff but just wasn't pleased with the result - then I bought some black vinyl/rubber stuff and tried to put it on ... but the curvature of the trailer and the stiffness of the material didnt make for a very professional looking job.
Finally, my neighbour came by and said that they had some very flexible thin rubber at his work and he'd bring some home for me.
It worked really well - and it was free.
The key to this process is to make a pattern by taping sheets of paper together onto the front of the trailer. You will be surprised at the odd shape you get when you take it off.
The edge of the rockguard is finished with chrome stick on vehicle trim. Really finished it off.
Laura
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Old 06-04-2003, 11:45 AM   #144
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Laura

Thanks for the info.....when you have time I'd like to see some close-up pictures.

(and I'll have more questions after.....:o )

P.S. beautiful paint job!
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Old 06-04-2003, 07:44 PM   #145
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rock guard

Hope these help - if you have any further questions just let me know!
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Old 06-04-2003, 09:20 PM   #146
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Laura

That rock-guard job is amazing and looks excellent. :)

I was asking because I have a mess on mine that was there when I bought it last fall - I've been mulling over what to do with it.

Do you have a product name that you used?

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Old 06-04-2003, 09:36 PM   #147
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Hi Laura
Inside shot please.
I hope my paint job turns out as good as yours did.Very nice unit.
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Old 06-04-2003, 09:58 PM   #148
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Orginally posted by Chester Taje

* * * * * * Hi All
I just got back from my first weekend get away, which was a test run to see how all my mods worked out. All was good.


<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3ed27b1517d913trip.jpg/> *
Ches and Marie
Which one is Ches and which one is Marie?

Just kidding; beautiful background!

Bill H
Fiver the Scamp
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Old 06-04-2003, 11:46 PM   #149
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interior photos

Hi Ches
Thanks for the compliment on the paint - I am quite pleased with it as well. I used Marine Paint and a high density foam roller to apply it.
Unfortunately I do not know the name of the rubber that I used on the rock guard. When I see my neighbour I'll ask him if he knows what it is called.
Interior photos you ask - of course I have some!
I have recovered my cushions and put new foam in them and painted the inside walls. I have left things somewhat original - using plaid on the cushions and have so far curbed the desire to paint the cupboard doors some funky color ... they are in such good shape it seems a shame to mess with them.
I am also attaching a picture of my closet reno - I added some shelves and drawers.
<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3edeca017bfb9birki 007.jpg/> <img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3edeca14eee68birki 010.jpg/> <img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3edeca1ae2fadbirki 011.jpg/>
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Old 06-05-2003, 02:56 PM   #150
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Hi Laura
Thank you very much for inside photos.I have been looking at every thing I can find on 13 ft bolers.I want to do a bang up job on my little boler.
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Hi Laura,
Nice cushions. I like your drawer system in the closet. Congrat..
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Old 06-06-2003, 08:45 AM   #152
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Trillium Outback

Here is a couple of pics of the new Outback being manufactured in Calgary.

Regards,
Ken T.
Calgary


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Old 06-06-2003, 03:57 PM   #153
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Hi Ken
Nice looking unit.
Good first post.Inside shots would be nice.Thanks
Wecome aboard.
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Old 06-06-2003, 09:46 PM   #154
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What kind of handles do you have on your cabinets, and do you like them? Any one else with any good suggestions, as we are looking to changing ours out with maybe new doors. Can you get a close up shot? Thanks.
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