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Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-02-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 307
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Posted By PhillyPhixy
Shelly, You may be able to lay up a pc of...

Shelly,
You may be able to lay up a pc of glass on another material like waxed counter top material. I like to use a thick pc of HDPE like what they make chopping blocks out of because I don`t have...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-02-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 115,976
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks for the response Dave Good point...

Thanks for the response Dave

Good point about why the cracks were created. I often seen (and have) star cracks in my truck topper from hitting it from the inside. Snow load is a good reason but it...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 07-01-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 115,976
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Nicely done Dave I have a couple of...

Nicely done Dave

I have a couple of questions. I have worked with FRP quite a bit myself for prototyping mostly. Good point about mixing containers. I once mixed material in what I think was some...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-14-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks Tim

Thanks Tim
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-14-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks I would like to see how yours came...

Thanks

I would like to see how yours came out. The ceiling is somewhat low in ours as well. I am 5' 8" and my head just clears the ceiling and is up against the shelf while standing...still...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-11-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks Dave It has a 90 degree elbow to the...

Thanks Dave

It has a 90 degree elbow to the outside very close to the frame. This trailer never came with a grey water tank, so I just put a big drain pan under it in areas that require it. I also...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-06-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,198
Posted By PhillyPhixy
I used Sintra PVC for my spacer in the vent when...

I used Sintra PVC for my spacer in the vent when I put the skylite and reinforced roof in my Trillium. Many suppliers and trade names (troxell, etc..)

Sintra® Board - Rigid PVC Plastic Sheets...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
more pics...

I found more pics on construction. Hope it helps
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Hi Willisworms Unfortunately, I don`t think...

Hi Willisworms
Unfortunately, I don`t think so..at least what I have is made to the shape of the Trill floor and wall.I expect your beachcomer shape is "boxyer" and may not fit so good. It gives me...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,250
Posted By PhillyPhixy
I found that when people do a cheesy paint job,...

I found that when people do a cheesy paint job, they generally use cheesy paint as well. The good news for me has been that something inexpensive and doesn`t seem to damage FRP like lacquer thinner...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By PhillyPhixy
No, it is sealed shut. I was afraid I would have...

No, it is sealed shut. I was afraid I would have leak problems right over the bed...not good.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-05-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By PhillyPhixy
skylite process

Thanks

I was beginning to believe no one liked it (although I loved it...) I am in Ontario so maybe I`ll run into you someday.

The impetus for doing it was pretty much the problem you describe:...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-01-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
If you guys are serious about having an insert...

If you guys are serious about having an insert for your porta potty (it should be the same model as mine) I can see what I can do about making a few. The more that are interested, the less expensive...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-01-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks bern I still have a few details to...

Thanks bern

I still have a few details to add to this such as a support bar to keep the top open. I originally was thinking a gas strut but now I think I`ll use a simple articulated bar like on a...
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks Raz I just looked at it Nice...

Thanks Raz

I just looked at it
Nice layout.
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks Roy! That`s helpful Philly

Thanks Roy!

That`s helpful

Philly
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-01-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Sure but you can paint ABS as well.

Sure but you can paint ABS as well.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-01-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Hi Roy Do you mean cut a mould and glass or...

Hi Roy

Do you mean cut a mould and glass or Vac form the cover (nice cover by the way)
Either way the answer is yes.

I doodled up something like it when I first started to "pimp" the Trillium
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By PhillyPhixy
hi Dennis If is not too much trouble, could...

hi Dennis

If is not too much trouble, could you post a pic of that (brochure or the real thing)
I would like to see how it is different than the one I made (check porta potty under bench seat in...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-01-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks If you look closely, you will notice...

Thanks
If you look closely, you will notice that the floor is a fiberglass food serving tray, the type they use in cafeteria`s ( ..and prison fights)
I used the potty base itself to create the...
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,104
Posted By PhillyPhixy
I found the domestics ,especially the older ones...

I found the domestics ,especially the older ones were only good if you have a square butt..
Domestic is much more comfortable
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-01-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,218
Posted By PhillyPhixy
hey Roy They looked exactly the same laying...

hey Roy

They looked exactly the same laying flat on a table except less pitting. Didn`t look for numbers..
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-31-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,798
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Porta potty under front bench seat

Here is a couple of pics of the portapotty with moulded base under the front bench I made up. The above bed has been removed as we never use. There is a drain to clean the sand and dirt off your...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-31-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,316
Posted By PhillyPhixy
OK it just showed up with a refresh Very cool

OK it just showed up with a refresh
Very cool
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-31-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,316
Posted By PhillyPhixy
seems like the attachment is missing now...

seems like the attachment is missing now...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-31-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,218
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks there people A little disappointing...

Thanks there people
A little disappointing though. If you look in MODIFICATIONS, I did some work like putting in a skylite and I wanted to paint the little guy. I would have liked to try to sort...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-30-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,218
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Thanks Reid but not what I was hoping to hear....

Thanks Reid but not what I was hoping to hear. ..although I sorta expected that. The door works fine but as I mentioned, seems like the body is "torqued" and there doesn`t seem to be a reason why....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 05-30-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By PhillyPhixy
Skylite in Trillium

Hi There

This is the skylite I added to our Triilium
Also a new vent to replace the leaking inadequate aluminum one (and that annoying chain) as well as beefing up the warped FRP with a .25 in...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-30-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,218
Posted By PhillyPhixy
OK I think I have a pic now...

OK I think I have a pic now...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-30-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,218
Posted By PhillyPhixy
door alignment on trill

hi there

I am doing some renos on my Tril but I am at a loss on how to correct the door alignment issue I have. Seem like the main body is shifted. Anyone else have this problem and how do you...
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