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Old 08-11-2013, 03:18 PM   #15
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Pics of floor replacement

Here are some pictures of floor replacement for reference. I also used an asphalt fence paint to seal the exterior of the new plywood floor. I painted it while it was suspended. I refurbished and painted the trailer along with the addition of the new supports. before i lowered the coach on the frame. I stuck ice and water shield on the trailer frame to seal the floor to the trailer.
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Old 08-12-2013, 10:45 AM   #16
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Name: Jared
Trailer: 1980 Burro 13'
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How to lift a trailer w/o a barn :-)

Thank you for posting all those great pictures. I think it inspired us to just get going with it, although we did not have the luxury of exposed rafters to lift against.

Fortunately, our landlord had 6 ratcheting jacks that we used to lift the shell while we removed the wheels and slid the frame out. We were able to slide the frame out the front, despite the rear bumper interfering with the jacks, by lifting with a 2x4 while a third and fourth person removed and repositioned the jacks. Tough work, but if you throw enough people at it, anything is possible. Kind of like an old fashioned barn raising. (how did your barn get built anyway?)

Here are a couple pictures that are hopefully pretty self-explanitory...
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Old 08-13-2013, 09:29 PM   #17
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Hi, guys! This is too good a topic to get "buried" here in the introductions forum; so, I copied the Removing Coach Shell from Frame posts into a new thread in the Moderations forum. We will link back to this thread from there, but you may get more lookers on the Mods forum, as some people interested in your project may never even look at this "Hi, I am..." section.

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