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Old 01-06-2007, 12:06 PM   #15
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I thought this question would be slam dunk .... No problem Tim, go to isle 12....

Instead I here:

Use the formica

Don't use the formica

Use plastic

Paint it!

Call in a custom fabricator!

Maybe I should stick with the green wallpaper!

I think I'm more confused then when I asked.
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Old 01-06-2007, 12:36 PM   #16
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I think that you want to use Formica. Go ahead and do it. If you protect the EDGES everything should be OK.

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Old 01-06-2007, 12:49 PM   #17
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formica the 2nd...

my inlaw's shower was redone with it about 8 years ago... no problem since. They did seal the seams though.
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Old 01-06-2007, 12:51 PM   #18
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I'll third the formica!
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Fourth for formica. Now goet out there and do it.

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Old 01-06-2007, 01:46 PM   #20
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Don't use the formica--brittle edges, too stiff, ugh ugh ugh...
I think I'll got to Home Depot and see if they have the plastic.

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covering

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On my Ambassador the shower wall with the fixtures on it is part of the closet.

Originally it has a green waterproof type of wall paper on it. Ugly and needs to go!

What would be a good replacement wall covering for that?

I know, aluminum, or stainless. I was thinking of a laminate like I used for the counter tops but the stuff I have is not rated for shower use.

I thought they made laminates for shower walls, but everytime I ask the Home Depot guys they give me blank stare....
Alsacorp, fx sheeting... coolest product out there for us AS folks.
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Old 01-06-2007, 11:01 PM   #22
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plumbing embedded in the walls

On the general subject of “shower walls” my Argosy bath was done in an epoxy-like brilliant white.

I wanted to have the miniature marine fixtures appear out of the walls with no apparent supply lines.


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The plumbing was embedded in the walls, surrounded with insulation and further protected with electric trace heating good to 40^ below F.


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Now it all makes perfect sense....




Nice work there Smokeless!
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Old 01-07-2007, 08:43 AM   #24
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Hi Tim;
My 60 Ambassador project is slowly coming along. Up to the plumbing inside now. For the shower wall and wall beside the toilet, I used some light green vinal flooring in a bamboo pattern. I have used it before on a house shower with good results. For the trailer it should last OK as it gets far less use.
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Another possibility for you Tim is to use aluminum. I'm surprised this wasn't brought up as an option. We know that won't leak through the sheet. I put polished aluminum on the end of my bathroom vanity that faces the tub/shower. I suppose I could be coaxed into taking a picture.

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