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Old 12-06-2007, 03:04 PM   #41
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I have to fix my leaks first...then do the floor.
Aluminati, I think we are at the same stage. I too am trying to stop the leaks before I fix the damage they have caused... here is what is keeping me from fixing my remaining leaks...

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We got 4" of the white stuff yesterday and now it is real cold and real frozen outside.
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Old 12-08-2007, 09:22 PM   #42
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So is this a great bunch of friends or what?!

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WooHoo! A friend of ours (75 miles away) is going to come over & take care of us this Saturday! Better make a margarita run! Hopefully, our saga will soon be over ~

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Luke drove down 75 miles for the DenCO Unit Christmas lunch...and after that, he & Fred came over and welded our bits!!!! Oh, did I mention it was dark, snowing and 16-degrees??? As my buddy Fred said, "All's weld, that ends weld!"

We owe them BIG time...how can we ever repay that? Thanks to you both!!!

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Old 12-09-2007, 05:06 AM   #43
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Which is better as far as full floor replacement. Shell on or shell off.
Second...since I will be doing this outside this winter...within the next couple of weeks, I am trying to figure out the fastest way, as well as the correct way to do this. I would "like" to replace the floor in a day...granted I do the prep work to get the shell ready for lift off...if taking it off turns out to be the case.

Can the floor replacement be done in one day?
So that is how this thread started...
Aluminati, Do you listen to the VAP? I was honored to be a part of it on episode 59. On the show I challenged the pros to a bathroom show down. The problem with all that is now I have to replace my bathroom quickly and efficiently before they do the finishing details. Would you please start replacing yours and document it with lots of photos so I will know what I am doing? It is all in good fun and will cause me to "gid er dun"
Shari, This Airstream family really is great. It seems like folks all over the country are helping each other out..
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Old 12-09-2007, 06:16 AM   #44
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Would you please start replacing yours and document it with lots of photos so I will know what I am doing?
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The best pictures are the ones you take yourself!

Better get moving!
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Old 12-09-2007, 08:09 AM   #45
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As my buddy Fred said, "All's weld, that ends weld!"
Looks like you have a photo for the Christmas cards.
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Old 12-09-2007, 01:42 PM   #46
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The best pictures are the ones you take yourself!

Better get moving!
You mean like this....
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Old 12-09-2007, 04:11 PM   #47
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Floor replacement

I have been following this thread with interest, the occasional chuckle and a lot of "been there, done that" remembering other projects. I have been drawing up plans for some time to redo my 66 Overlander and decided getting the floor ( and everything related ) done this winter would be my goal. Sometimes working for yourself can mean benefits when doing personal projects. I employ a welder, have a lot of metal working equipment and a large shop with space for the AS to sit for awhile out of the weather. Being able to watch and learn from others through this site has already saved me countless headaches before I even start. My only complaint is this. Every time I decide that I know what I am going to do I find another thread with a better idea. Aaaarrrgh! Now just when I have everything sorted I learn about heating etc. with Diesel. There goes the budget, assuming of course there was a budget!
Now if the employee that has his EDSEL torn apart in the aforementioned space for the AS would just finish his job and move it............! Barry
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Old 12-09-2007, 04:39 PM   #48
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It gets better...trust me....waaayyyy better!
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Old 12-12-2007, 07:17 PM   #49
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selling Bathroom stuff.

I want to sell some...well all of the fixtures but I have no idea how much is a fair price.

bathroom tub and sink...the kind molded to the wall
The toilet..It has two foot pedals on it..dont know why.

refrigerator parts
Stove parts or the entire thing...dont feel like taking all that stuff apart.

so for bathroom stuff...what is a fair price?

I also removed the metal brackets that hold the wall panels.

I dont need the kitchen sink either.?

Thanks
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Old 12-13-2007, 05:40 AM   #50
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You will find eager buyers for everything you do not want. Another option is to pass it on to others. Sometime knowing you helped someone out can be very rewarding. Then again selling it on ebay can be rewarding too. Have you finished removing your bathroom?
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Old 12-13-2007, 07:19 AM   #51
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I want to sell some...well all of the fixtures...
I could use the piece that is shown in the left photo below (photo on the right is the piece I have). If you have it, I'd be interested in that and a few other odds n ends.

Please PM with you e-mail address and maybe we can work something out.

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Old 12-13-2007, 08:48 AM   #52
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Lightbulb There you go!

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You will find eager buyers for everything you do not want.
Eager buyer number one stepping up! Gotta love this community!!!! One Airstreamer's junk is another's treasure!

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