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Old 08-18-2012, 12:45 AM   #1
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Adding stringers to the ribs?

Hello all I am wondering if anyone has restructured their trailer with new stringers. I am wanting to reskin the inside of my 31 foot trailer in plywood instead of aluminum. Would adding C channel to the stringers and tying them in with the ribs allow to do this? I was also thinking of maybe two layers of ply staggered out...?

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Old 08-19-2012, 11:38 AM   #2
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I replaced all the stringers in my GT with .063 2024-T3 aluminum and then clipped the stringers to the frames. It made a substantail difference in the ridigity of the shell. See the post below for pictures
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