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Old 03-19-2012, 07:53 PM   #267
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Hey, I know it's real easy for me to spend YOUR money, but it seems like it would be fairly easy for a metal fabricator to replicate that plastic step.
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Old 03-19-2012, 09:51 PM   #268
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Mmmm Aluminum...
Failing that, it would be faily easy for any floor fitter to do that and the whole floor in a nice oak plank!
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:49 AM   #269
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I had to pull the plastic step out of my 360 to replace the Kwikee retractable steps. The bolt heads were under it. Bad design...

There are some 3/4" wood strips under it. Looks like yours failed because those strips deteriated. If you can not find one, I'd pull that one out and use it as a mold to lay up a new one with epoxy/fiberglass. It's really more of an arts and craft project than something requiring super skills.
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:32 AM   #270
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Gonna pull mine this afternoon to see what's underneath and what may need to be replaced. Step area is fine on mine, it's where plastic wraps over top that is cracked. I'm wondering if this same type of step wasn't used in SOB motorhomes. Gotta check around.
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:29 PM   #271
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I had to pull the plastic step out of my 360 to replace the Kwikee retractable steps. The bolt heads were under it. Bad design...
On mine good design, bad welder, one of the bolts had a broken weld, naturally 3 nuts came off easy last one I had to remove inside step area to get to the bolt.
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Old 03-20-2012, 05:34 PM   #272
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On mine good design, bad welder, one of the bolts had a broken weld, naturally 3 nuts came off easy last one I had to remove inside step area to get to the bolt.
They decided not to weld mine. They are now! PITA to pull the carpeting and all the trim to get that plastic bucket out.
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Old 03-24-2012, 03:30 PM   #273
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Guess will have to have a new step made

Thanks for the ideas folks....it is good to think outside of the box sometimes.....what is there is not so great so maybe better to have something new custom made.

We pulled up the carpeting.........major stink ---especially the bathroom....have to wonder what they were thinking putting carpet in the bathroom.....well won't even go there......had someone come out to give an estimate on the marmoleum.....waiting to hear.....have decided to recarpet under the lounges because there is so much stuff under there that cutting and fitting will be a bigger job with marmoleum than carpet....also, thinking the sound and warmth better with carpet.....plan to carpet the dog house/driver/passenger seat area anyway.


The lounges have been pulled out....including the dead mouse.....the foam is shot so it is not going to be cheap.....also some of the wire/springs are bad....

Have had the old roof top vents replaced with fantastik vents and a new bathroom fan.....square holes had to be enlarged.....critter droppings were there.....bath fan had cracks in roof metal that needed repair.

Decided to get a new water heater instead of trying to trouble shoot it (or paying to have that done). The fittings from the old don't match the new...argh...paula
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I think when NASA gets back in the space game, they will be calling for their Airstream back Paula!
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You think? p
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Need velcro on a stiff backing

The shower used velcro to keep the shower curtain in place when showering. Not sure this is even a good idea but one side had the less fuzzy side on a stiff backing like plastic and riveted to the shower edge. The other side was sewn on the shower curtain.

Any ideas or suggestions of what to do with this....the old part had mold on it so it is not reusable.....and not sure it is such a good idea to put back on even if I could find that kind of velcro. The shower is tiny so I can see that water around the shower curtain could be an issue.....ideas anyone? Thanks, paula
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:35 PM   #277
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The shower used velcro to keep the shower curtain in place when showering. Not sure this is even a good idea but one side had the less fuzzy side on a stiff backing like plastic and riveted to the shower edge. The other side was sewn on the shower curtain.

Any ideas or suggestions of what to do with this....the old part had mold on it so it is not reusable.....and not sure it is such a good idea to put back on even if I could find that kind of velcro. The shower is tiny so I can see that water around the shower curtain could be an issue.....ideas anyone? Thanks, paula
Hi Paula. Mine is exactly the same. I made a new curtain using the old as a pattern and sewed new Velcro on it. Kept the Velcro half that is riveted to the wall and cleaned it up with cleaners and bleach. Put new Velcro tabs on rear wall. Made two piece curtain the inner plastic. It works really well.
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I put a cream colored plastic strip L type about 3' long vertically about where the velcro tabs were and placed the new velcro on the inside of the lip - seems to work pretty well and the price was right - no leakage that I could spot.
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We used a trimmed shower curtain, and hung it on a spring-loaded rod...has worked fine for us over the past 4 years.m
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BTW, (OOH!!I'm so good at this stuff), I don't know why the drop in ads are there(well, maybe I do), but I don't like being associated to them...if I could opt out, I would, as I am certain that they are as useless to me as they are to you...m
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