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Old 02-20-2011, 06:52 AM   #99
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Great job Brad! Now you can really dive in, keep up the good work!
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Old 03-08-2011, 03:41 PM   #100
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Im still at it! I have been tinkering with windows and its taking forever. Part of the problem is that I find many reasons to check on the dogs or just read these few pages or or or. Wow are windows fun!!!! But it sure will look nice!

Today I went to the trailer and took out the door frame and cut the new opening. I need the hinges before I go much further. The window hole just to the left of the door gets moved.
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Old 03-08-2011, 03:45 PM   #101
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Here is a better photo of what is happening. Holly is a two door for a few days
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Old 03-08-2011, 08:22 PM   #102
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Holly is going to be easy to polish by the time you are done! Lots of new skin! Have fun with those windows, they are a challenge.
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Old 03-08-2011, 10:11 PM   #103
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Today I went to the trailer and took out the door frame and cut the new opening. I need the hinges before I go much further. The window hole just to the left of the door gets moved.
Hi, BradS. Did you mean your other left, or were you looking at it from the inside? I only see a window to the right of the door. Sometimes I think I would like to have a second door installed on my trailer where you are moving yours to.
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Old 03-09-2011, 04:49 AM   #104
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You are correct. It's my other left. At least that's what my wife calls it when we are driving
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Old 03-10-2011, 06:30 PM   #105
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http://www.airforums.com/forums/atta...4&d=1295387534- Holly's Plan
Jan and I really like your plan, I like how open it is compared to the original layout. we are still moving things around in the cruiser but have to decide pretty soon on the final plan. I have the next 4 1/2 days off to make a run on the cruiser, the new wheels and tires came in today, it will be fun to get those on! Come on by if you get close to Wisconsin!
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Old 03-10-2011, 07:15 PM   #106
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Evening Doug

Send me an address if you will.I may be free tomorrow or Saturday. Is your phone # still the same?

I have spent a lot of time drawing and measuring and drawing and and... I think the floorplan I posted was a few changes ago. There will be some form of dinette or table to the right of the door. I switched the toilet and shower. When you walk in the trailer the toilet isn't the first thing you see, it also would have been visible from the dinette and I am now able to move the wall just to the left of the door 6" back. Zip dee chair cabinet at the base and a place to hang coats above.

Sounds like you are making great progress enjoy the next few days and get me an address please

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Old 03-11-2011, 07:53 PM   #107
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Hi Brad, Very cool... I have questions for you? I am currently in the midst of a shell off o. our 68 TW and I am in need of both front an back windows as well as a curb side middle. Where did you procure yours from and any tips on the R&R?
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Old 03-12-2011, 07:13 AM   #108
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Hi Brad, Very cool... I have questions for you? I am currently in the midst of a shell off o. our 68 TW and I am in need of both front an back windows as well as a curb side middle. Where did you procure yours from and any tips on the R&R?
Many of the windows are from the trailer and just moved around a little. What was the rear window became the new front window. The old front window became the new roadside front window. I took the window from above the curbside bed and moved it over to the roadside beside the one above the road side bed.

The curb side windows will both be reconfigured jalousie windows. I found them on the forums classifieds about a year ago. Talking with the guy I bought them from I was given the impression that no one wanted them because they were to wide. He said that if they were narrower he could have sold them many times over. Both were 36" wide by 30" tall. I have taken them apart and plan to cut them down. One will be 30" wide for over the dinette and the other will become 24" wide and go just forward of the original door location. Both windows will become 22" tall.The jalousie windows came from a parted out 1964 Safari.

My new rear window came out of a 1952 Spartan, found while shopping on the internet. I wanted a shorter window so that I could have a 5" back splash above the bathroom counter.

Check the forums classifieds, squat on e bay and throw the question out on the forums. Be patient and dont stop hunting. I started looking for windows because what I had needed so much work. I ended up Mixing and matching to fit my needs.Every now and then someone parts out a trailer. Keep searching, not just for windows but for donor trailers as well . We all want/need parts.
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Hey Brad,
I just found your thread. I knew you had the trailer but did not know how much work it was going to be. It looks great. You and Tim have done some real fine work.
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:19 AM   #110
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Just found this as well. Haven't been on here in ages. Looking great, man!
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Old 03-22-2011, 05:56 AM   #111
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Hi Pete

Its been a good winter. I didnt start out planning to do so much, it just sort of happened. My only concern is that the park will open soon and I will change focus. There is still so much to do. Oh well!
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Old 04-14-2011, 06:42 AM   #112
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The work on Holly continues although at a slower pace. The world has started to thaw here in Minnesota and life keeps getting in the way.

Im still working on the door. I want to make sure that the hinges are mounted well and the door swings freely,no point in building in problems because Im in a hurry.

As part of the curbside rework I need to fill the window hole to the right of the door and make a new opening forward of the current one. Why does it always feel like I remove so much metal every time I try to fill a hole?

A friend, Doug (tinman54) made up a new eyebrow for my door. Wow, what a difference it makes. Thank you Doug!
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