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Old 03-28-2016, 09:31 PM   #15
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My 2c's worth. Leave what is there. pull it out as flat as possible for under support. Knock down high spots. make large patch that will reach the underskin supports / Ribs. Grind off existing rivet tops only. So you can put patch over Ribs . All outer edges will be riveted to under ribs. Where rivets exist place marks so you can rivet in-between existing rivets... Without cutting you get no areas for water to leak in. Guys at the last AS lunch told me about this trick. If I ever get some storage inside,Around Castle Rock, CO., to work on my 1995 23' Sovereign I will follow their advice also.
Thanks for sharing this, really great information!
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Old 03-28-2016, 09:36 PM   #16
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I agree that it seems safer to not make any cuts and hence more places for water to get it. I am still leaning towards a big star as a patch. In my head it'll look really cool.......
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Old 03-29-2016, 12:57 AM   #17
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You could always mock it up on the computer first. Either way, if YOU think it's cool, that's the important part. I love the way AS become unique to their owners. Every one of them is different! Enjoy making it your own.
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Vulkem sealant is the key to keep it water tight...also
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Old 03-29-2016, 09:39 AM   #20
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Thanks Stefrobrts for the vote of confidence!
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