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Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-13-2016, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Hi back at ya!

I look forward to seeing what you have done.
It is just getting fun for me :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-12-2016, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
color

I painted the camper bright white...I used marine deck paint via a compressed air driven paint gun. Sorry it took so long to reply.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-12-2016, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
More pics of "Alice"

Here are the rest of the pics from my latest progress. I wish I had more time than the weekends!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 06-12-2016, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
2016-Finally Back at it!

Boy, it is a lot more fun putting in new stuff than the gut was. Now that old man winter is a memory and the weather is more agreeable I am finally back to my re-build.
I started off with putting in...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-09-2015, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Exterior lighting and wiring pics

90400

90401

90402

90403
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 11-09-2015, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
The work continues, although at a slower rate...

It has been getting colder here and dark before I get home so I have only been doing work on the weekends when I have time.
I did just finish installing all of the LED running and brake lights and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-20-2015, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Definitely keep the weep holes!!!!!! If you get...

Definitely keep the weep holes!!!!!! If you get water in there under the floor and it cannot escape or get air to dry out, all your work will rot away and that would be sad :-(
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-19-2015, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
P.S. I use those channels for floor support. I...

P.S. I use those channels for floor support. I cut and fit wood support pieces then ran stainless screws through the flooring to secure them to the underside of the new floor.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-19-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
You see, now you are at the fun part, You can do...

You see, now you are at the fun part, You can do anything you want! :-)
I carefully removed all of the factory panels so that I could use them for templates. I found some raised paneling at Menards....
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-17-2015, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
flooring

I just put a scrap chunk of plywood that i could move around that was big enough to support my weight. I kneeled on that while I worked.
I purchased one of the taller dorm fridges with a freezer. I...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-16-2015, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
layout

P.S. The only reason I am going with the old layout style is for roof support. With the added factory fiberglass ceiling liner, I have seen pics of some of these where major roof sag had occurred...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-16-2015, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Flooring/stove/vents...etc

I will be using propane for the stove top and heater, just not the fridge.
As far as flooring goes, I went with one sheet in the back upper, then as large a piece as i could from that forward then a...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-15-2015, 08:50 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Flooring plywood

I used plain old 5/8" plywood. The rear took one sheet, the front is wider and I had to use the big piece sideways to reach the side walls. I believe I had purchased three sheets. I think "Marine...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
I used 4X8 sheets...

I used 4X8 sheets...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
I plan on re-building it in a similar fashion as...

I plan on re-building it in a similar fashion as original, except i ditched the stove/furnace and fridge. I am replacing the stove/furnace with a slide in stove top I picked up new on Amazon for $75...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Do you have a pic of the window repair stuff that...

Do you have a pic of the window repair stuff that you found? Or a pic of the repaired window? Was the repair done on an Amerigo?
Thanks!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 15 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

Ok! Now that the Trailer is re-done, the belly band has been replaced, the shell is painted, the interior is insulated, the new flooring is in-It is time to tackle the door. One of the FO's thought...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 14 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

Pink insulation was a 1/4" folded up stuff I got at Home Depot, then installed Reflectix over it. I used HDX spray on glue and metal flue tape to hold it all together. The HDX glue did not work very...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 13 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

Flooring install w/fiberglassing-beginning of insulation of the shell
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 12 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

The paint job and Flooring installation. Installed reflectix on the underside of all flooring, Then after flooring installed, re-fiberglassed front section edges to shell like it was from the...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 11 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

Post belly band replacement, Then the paint job...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 10 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

on it goes...
Belly band wood was totally rotted out.
Used hole saw for running lights access. I found some desk computer cable hole covers that matched interior fiberglass color perfectly and...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 9 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

Even more Gutting fun!
The replacement of the belly band begins...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
You can see the jack I used in one of the pics

You can see the jack I used in one of the pics
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-14-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
I used a large automotive floor jack. It is very...

I used a large automotive floor jack. It is very heavy...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Will post more soon. Sorry there are not more...

Will post more soon. Sorry there are not more pics of the floor tear out, I thought I had taken some pics of that...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 8 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

trailer re-build, floor re-build
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Post 7 1974 Amerigo "Alice" Gut & Re-build

more gutting, beginning of trailer re-build
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Mr.Stu
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-13-2015, 06:49 PM
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Views: 10,358
Posted By Mr.Stu
1974 Amerigo FG-16 "Alice" Gut & Re-Build

OK. I Have a LOT of Pics, I am just going to post them all. If anyone has any questions on what, how or why, just ask :)
It looks like I can only submit 10 pics at a time, so I will upload when I...
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