Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-02-2003, 02:34 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
Pat McSween's Avatar
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 7
64 Bambi II shower pan


The shower pan on my 64 Bambi project (not a coach yet), needs help. It appears to have been cut from its orginal shape. It has several cracks and one small hole. Has anyone had to replace a shower pan? I checked out having one made from aluminum or stainless, and the sm shop wanted $300 to $400,seems pricey. I was wondering if fiberglass would be an option?


Clear skies and smooth roads
Pat McSween is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 02:53 PM   #2
Just a member
thenewkid64's Avatar
1978 28' Argosy 28
Tampa Bay , Florida
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 4,542
Images: 21
Send a message via AIM to thenewkid64 Send a message via Yahoo to thenewkid64 Send a message via Skype™ to thenewkid64
I would think as long as the surfaces of the pan were properly prepped you could use fiberglass to fix it. I would be willing to bet it was fiberglass originally anyhow. In the 60's models most of the bath was made from fiberglass.

Once you get it fixed you will want to paint it with an epoxy that will stand up to the use, and possibly put some type of grippers in for a non slip surface.
Brett G
WBCCI #5501 AIR # 49
1978 Argosy 28 foot Motorhome

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. -- Plato

thenewkid64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 02:53 PM   #3
Contributing Member
Pahaska's Avatar
2018 Interstate Grand Tour Ext
Austin (Hays County) , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 7,009
Images: 4
I would use fiberglass

I have made various fairings for aircraft by making a plaster mold from a part. If your shower pan will hold together well enough, I would grease it up good and build a plaster mold on it. I embed strips of wood and/or metal in the molds to make then strong enough to handle. After removing the original, you can do some detail work on places where there were cracks or holes in the original.

Many cities have firms that refinish old bathroom fixtures. One of these outfits would do a fine job of putting on a gleaming finish. Or you could just give it a couple of coats of enamel.
John W. Irwin
2018 Interstate GT, "Sabre-Dog V"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1964 Bambi II Pat McSween 1964 Bambi II 7 05-11-2003 09:05 AM
Removing the shower stall - 61 Bambi 61BambiCanada Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 8 06-16-2002 10:35 AM
Bambi II is a Caravel... VintageRV 1964 Bambi II 0 02-24-2002 07:55 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:50 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.