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Old 05-20-2013, 08:34 PM   #15
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As already suggested, I too would be very concerned about increased "flexibility" of a composite sub-floor. The Airstream is already built to flex some as it encounters the bumps and grinds of road travel. But how much flexing can the frame, shell and all of the innards really take? I would be very concerned that over time, everything would start to loosen up and shake to pieces... just my 2 cents worth.
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Old 05-26-2013, 07:29 PM   #16
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Some years ago I did a battery upgrade project and as part of that I replaced some rotted subfloor up front below the window with a marine composite called Seaboard. Also sold under the name Starboard.

Although I sealed some leaks up front as part of that project, knowing that area was prone to leaks I was thinking ahead. I just used a strip about 1' wide and 4' long. The stuff is pretty heavy but for a small piece like that I don't think the extra weight would be a problem. I wouldn't use it for the entire subfloor though, just because of the added weight.

See my blog under 'battery upgrade' for a few photos of the subfloor work.
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Some years ago I did a battery upgrade project and as part of that I replaced some rotted subfloor up front below the window with a marine composite called Seaboard. Also sold under the name Starboard.

Although I sealed some leaks up front as part of that project, knowing that area was prone to leaks I was thinking ahead. I just used a strip about 1' wide and 4' long. The stuff is pretty heavy but for a small piece like that I don't think the extra weight would be a problem. I wouldn't use it for the entire subfloor though, just because of the added weight.

See my blog under 'battery upgrade' for a few photos of the subfloor work.
What is your experience? How is it to work with and holding up?
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You can cut it and drill it with normal tools. Still looks as good as the day I put it in.
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Kewl. I am collecting samples to pass around.
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