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Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-20-2019, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
To achieve maximum efficiency they recommend...

To achieve maximum efficiency they recommend using air gaps between surfaces and layers of the material. But they also say that it can achieve 95% thermal block in garage doors when installed flush.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-20-2019, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Good job on tackling that carpet! Feels a bit...

Good job on tackling that carpet! Feels a bit cleaner in there now eh?
Don’t worry too much about the Insulating properties of the Reflectix. It’s still as good and probably much better than carpet....
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 04-01-2019, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
This was the best suggestion someone gave me a...

This was the best suggestion someone gave me a few weeks ago when I was facing many large holes and a few similar but larger cracks in my 83’ Casita.

This guy is amazing. Here is a video series...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-26-2019, 12:43 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Hereís some pics of the new wood

Hereís some pics of the new wood
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-26-2019, 12:34 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Top left is the huge crack on the roof above the...

Top left is the huge crack on the roof above the rear window.
Top right photo shows one of two huge cracks in the floor, just to the front of the step leading to the dining area.
Both got two...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-26-2019, 12:24 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Updates

Wow. last two weekends were pretty much useless. Rain and cold and working with Vinylester that just does not want to set up in anything under 70į!! I tried mixing at 1.5% but it kicked fast and...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-22-2019, 01:36 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
It’s pretty involved. I would not say the removal...

It’s pretty involved. I would not say the removal is terribly difficult. It’s the carnage you leave behind that may get brutal.The dinette benches will come out super easy. They are designed to for...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-21-2019, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Thanks, Tom. Funny, I have about fifteen hours...

Thanks, Tom.
Funny, I have about fifteen hours on the webs and only about ten in the trailer :) Iíll check out that thread now.
Iíll update the progress pics tonight. Right now my largest...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-21-2019, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Thank you! This is a great idea. I am welding...

Thank you! This is a great idea. I am welding tabs this weekend and will take a look at these. I was thinking of notching the vinyl floor planks to clear the bolt heads but a flat head sure would...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-21-2019, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Hi, Martha! I highly recommend Removing the...

Hi, Martha! I highly recommend Removing the carpet. The difference without it is night and day. I have completely gutted the entire trailer. Removing the carpet went a long way to making it feel...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-12-2019, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Niice! I’ve been here for a week and have...

Niice!
I’ve been here for a week and have learned a ton, Saved a ton and found new motivation. Good luck in your travels.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-11-2019, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
great Idea! Angle iron for the win! I have a...

great Idea! Angle iron for the win! I have a little Hobart and am comfortable doing this! Thank you!
I was thinking to weld a threaded stud to the top of the frame rails and through bolt them to the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-10-2019, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Update

Turns out the shower surround IS Absolutely removable through the door. Whew!
Fully gutted now with most of the foam backer removed. Now I have to acetone and scrub the remaining stubborn bits. I...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-10-2019, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Thank you for this reference. Iíve been following...

Thank you for this reference. Iíve been following him and really like his techniques. I wish he would not talk so much but itís starting to grow on me.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-10-2019, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Just to clean and seal. There is a ton of glass...

Just to clean and seal. There is a ton of glass work to be done. Many small cracks and blems I donít trust. Have not decided weather to use Gel or epoxy paint but I want to get something up there....
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-08-2019, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Update. Wow. Mold and rot abound. Really,...

Update.
Wow. Mold and rot abound. Really, really bad. Dave, I fear youíre correct about the one piece back bathroom wall being fitted before the halves were mated. Bummer because the shag carpet...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-05-2019, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Fantastic. You both just made my night. So I’m...

Fantastic. You both just made my night.
So I’m gonna lay some large heavy cloth on the floor while I have it stripped just to reinforce the bottom. When that sets up I’ll definately pull it off the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-05-2019, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
Thanks for the replies, guys. The floor and...

Thanks for the replies, guys.
The floor and sub floor is completely saturated and soggy. Iíve begun stripping everything out.
I have pulled the upper floor out, both rear glass benches, the...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 03-05-2019, 01:27 AM
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Posted By Jaketheplumber
I am ...in trouble

Hi!
Iím Jake from San Diego.
Just got a smoking deal on a 83í 13í Casita .
Frame, glass and all running gear seem great but the roof vent was removed and left open for the last big rain and the...
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