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Old 06-23-2011, 08:06 AM   #1
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Hello From Alabama

Hello
My name is John and I am renovating a 1988 Casita 16' Freedom Deluxe.
I have it down to bare shell now
see progress at
www.casitarestoration.com

Debating:
What to put on the walls? Kanga Carpet, Headliner?
To Paint or not to Paint?
How to lay out the new design (nothing like a clean slate)

See you around
John
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Old 06-23-2011, 08:15 AM   #2
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WELCOME
You have a lot work ahead of you. Will be fun to see what you do.Click image for larger version

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Old 06-23-2011, 08:20 AM   #3
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HI John, welcome to FiberglassRV! We love following modifications and complete rebuilds
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Old 06-24-2011, 10:20 AM   #4
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Welcome!

Quite a project you have tackled there! I vote for something on the walls that has the most insulation you can get and for a bed big enough to be comfortable!

Looking forward to seeing your progress.
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Old 06-25-2011, 05:51 PM   #5
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Welcome, keep the picture of your project coming........... We like pic's!


My Dh and I purchased a 85 Casita and were going to rebuild. But finally found what we wanted with a newer model year. But I had spent some time searching for options/ideas for the walls.


one option I really like was a Airstream rehab-er suggested tuck and roll! I really like that idea. Thought it would be fun. He said they would do it just like a 54 chevy...... For me the "insulation" factor isn't that big. Mostly cause I haven't had to spend months camping in the winter months in it. I can hang with anything for a weekend or two..... You certainly want something on the walls and ceiling but you might think outta the carpet box..........


As far as changing the configuration I was told to be careful as the interior walls are there for structure sake so can't remove them. Have to replace.


Good luck with your project!
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:42 PM   #6
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Thanks for the welcome and the tips. I will keep the pictures coming. Right now, there is not much progress to highlight as I am trying to get the nasty glue off the interior walls. I found a good pressure washer is working the best. Still takes time though.
See you later.
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John, from experience you will never get it all off (well maybe if you spend large amounts of time) Just get the worse off. Your gonna cover it up anyway!
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