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Old 06-14-2014, 09:45 AM   #15
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If a repair can be made with parity with the original build and last 25 years, in most cases that will do.
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Old 06-14-2014, 11:48 AM   #16
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Switz: My apologies.
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Old 06-15-2014, 07:03 AM   #17
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Thanks for all the comments. One question I have is, what is the diameter of the rivets used on these drawers? I will have to replace at least one row of Olympic rivets.

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Old 07-30-2014, 03:35 PM   #18
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Stainless Tub or Battery drawer

I had a slightly deeper drawer built of stainless 8 years ago and it is doing fine. I had the fabricator leave all four corners open for drainage and ventilation. Here is a good opportunity to make it tall enough to accommodate golf cart 6v batteries for your house bank. I did not think about that until it was already completed. The connection to the frame of the drawer is high and not likely to suffer corrosion problems at all.
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Old 07-30-2014, 04:50 PM   #19
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I agree with 'Wolfe' (Replace bat with a AGM's they are sealed.)

Get rid of drawer (you don't need to slide out to service every 30 days), permanently mount inside and use outside drawer end for a door. Extra cost of AGM's will be paid for from unneeded extra work rebuilding drawer, they will last longer, give better service and you don't have to worry about loosing them if you forget to service them on time. I replaced mine with AGM and wouldn't ever go back.
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Custom external stainless a steel battery box for four Lifeline act 300-amp hour batteries. There is an insulating rubber strip between the aluminum of the trailer and the battery box.
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I agree with 'Wolfe' (Replace bat with a AGM's they are sealed.)

Get rid of drawer (you don't need to slide out to service every 30 days), permanently mount inside and use outside drawer end for a door. Extra cost of AGM's will be paid for from unneeded extra work rebuilding drawer, they will last longer, give better service and you don't have to worry about loosing them if you forget to service them on time. I replaced mine with AGM and wouldn't ever go back.

I'm really liking this idea of not having a slide out drawer at all. Of course, now that I've paid for 500lb drawer slides.....

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