Interesting find - Fiberglass RV

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Old 06-21-2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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I was working on the floor of my 74 boler to repair a large hole that was cut out by the previous owner . I had to enlarge the hole in order to fix it and i looked at the makeup of the floor and found that balsa is what is sandwhiched between two layers of fiberglass , i was surprised. That's what helps keep it lightweight . I'm wondering if all the bolers are like that ?

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Old 06-22-2009, 06:57 PM   #2
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Our 72 Boler has only plywood for a floor no fibreglass at all. It is in like new condition as well.

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Old 06-23-2009, 06:32 AM   #3
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Ours has a 1in layer of plywood sandwiched between the two layers of FG. I suspect, that like everything else about these Eggs, that each mfg plant did it their own way.
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Old 06-23-2009, 12:38 PM   #4
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My 1978 1700 has a 5/8" plywood floor with no tongue and groove, the floor squeaked and moved until I put a fresh layer of 5/16 plywood with lots of PL 400 adhesive and screws 1" on center.
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