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    1973 29' Ambassador
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    2002 Chevy Avalanche
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  • Last Activity: 08-06-2012 03:45 PM
  • Join Date: 10-12-2011
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Posted 10-16-2011 at 12:41 PM by Tworetire Comments 0
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We have about 3/4 of the flooring removed. We can actually see our fresh water tank. Them bolts in the walls are boogers. Square nuts on rusted bolts in rotten wood. They don't come out too easy.

Posted 10-16-2011 at 12:21 PM by Tworetire Comments 0
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When we bought the trailer we noticed a previous owner had placed some boards on the floor as temp patch jobs. Once we removed them I decided we must replace the entire flooring. I twill also give me better access to the plumbing going to the fresh tank and inspect the fresh tank as well. All new plumbing has to be done to put the bathroom up front.

Posted 10-16-2011 at 12:09 PM by Tworetire Comments 0
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As many of you know already, there are a lot of rivets to drill out. When I first started I went through 3 drill bits as frustration of them getting stuck in the holes led me to twist and break them off. Learned not to do that again. The skins are very long so I had to have help removing them. As I removed them I was thinking man this is going to be a pain to replace these. I still have the trailer wires hot so I have to be very careful as to how I handle wires. I was very impressed how well the...

Posted 10-15-2011 at 05:08 PM by Tworetire Comments 1
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My wife and I decided to tear out more of the plywood flooring. I'll be glad when this project is complete as it's very back breaking and my back ain't so good. We also found the rear cross member was completly rusted away. I feel like we are digging for work. LOL
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