I have removed eveything from my newly aquired 1968
Globe Trotter, mainly to check out the floor. The only problem area is in the very back - there is approx 2 inches of flooring at the rear bumber missing for approx 3 feet the length of the bumper.
I was playing with the idea of using steel rods and fiberglass I read in an earlier post, but the more I thought about it, since the bathroom is empty, I may as well "do it right"?
So I need to replace a section of the bath floor. I have the pan dropped in the back and my black tank is off. When looking from the rear the first cross piece I see is a steel spar approx. 29 inches back from the where the floor would butt into the channel.
Is this the proper area to make my cut to remove the floor I will replace. I read not to cut right in front of this spar - is this what some refer to the seam? Should I make the cut just in front of this spar and the butt the wood together and then make a support piece with construction glue and screws?
I read a post where someone did this from underneath the trailer but I still do not understand if I have a replacement piece cut, how will I wedge it into the channel and bring it up flush (mate it) with the already inplace floor.
I am very mechanical and know I can do this but wish someone could just show me how. If there is anyone out there ready to take on this challenge and explain it knowing that I have had an Airstream for two weeks and do not know many of the terms sometimes used.
I was going to sign this post "the dummy" but I need to be more positive if I am going to make this happen.
Thanks all in advance!