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Old 05-27-2017, 04:37 PM   #21
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Still on the fence about the bathroom. Some good news is I hooked up the Dometic refrigerator and it works. Very cool retro looking. With no moving parts it should last a long time. Looking forward to Alumaploosa next week at the mothership in Jackson Center OH, hoping to get some good ideas.

Removed the rotten floor section today. Lots of surface rust and a little rust through where some of the fasteners are. I would really like to remove the shell and properly repair, clean and paint the frame, but i am working outside and have no way to lift the shell. If I could do that I would replace the entire floor as well.
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Old 05-28-2017, 09:14 AM   #22
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My refrigerator works too . . . . Have a blast in Ohio. I am planning on next year.

Give my regards to Rich Luhr, he's a great guy.

I'd love to see a summary post of highlights of what you learn there. Just the highlights, as it will likely be book worthy.
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Old 07-24-2017, 05:10 PM   #23
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In case anyone is wondering I haven't given up but i am proceeding slowly. I was gone for three weeks on a trip to Custer SP SD, Yellowstone, The Teatons, and Ogden UT to visit my son. Came home to unbelievable heat and humidity that slowed me down as well. I did get the rotten floor section replaced and managed to get it in, in one piece. I've also have been removing interior skins. Most of the rivits came out easily, but some numbnuts along the way replaced some of the rivets with steel rivits. I decided to remove the skins to replace much of the wiring and insulation. I didn't want to start renovating only to later discover a problem that i missed and have to tear it apart again. I knew this was going to be a long process.
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