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Old 09-30-2009, 09:49 AM   #1
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'77 31ft Excella floor replacment

I am pulling the shell off of my 31 ft excella. I notice that the wood floor goes into some alumunum channel not right on the out riggers. How do I go about getting the new floor in? I am pulling the shell to repair frame and put new wood in. any guidance please
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:55 PM   #2
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As I am sure that you have read other threads talking about shell off work, I will only highlight the three biggies I found when doing work on the '78 Sovereign (did not do a "frame off").

1. Keep as much as the flooring together as possible to use as a pattern.

2. Mark EVERYTHING with a magic marker on at lease three adjacent corners. Back AND front if possible.

3. Pictures, Pictures, and more Pictures - showing locations and markings. It's easy to "forget" how they go back together.

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