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Old 11-24-2005, 09:24 PM   #21
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Awesome! Thanks!
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There is some risk in doing this. The top sheet is heavy and has sharp corners. Wear heavy gloves. Have at least one competent helper. Be very cautious about your feet, if the sheet slips and falls it could amputate toes, or worse.

I laid 2x4s on the floor so if the sheet slipped it would land on the lumber instead of my toes.
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A good friend of mine is an aircraft mechanic, trained in the air force and now working in civil aviation. He's agreed to help me, so that's good. Also, thanks for the tips on the gloves. I think I'll wear my steel-toed boots, too
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If you don't have a few dozen clecoes, borrow some from your friend. They are essential when putting the sheet back in place.
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Old 11-24-2005, 11:47 PM   #25
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End cap 'split' near overhead cabinet....

Hi all -

Happy Turkey Day! Hope that there are a few of you left without Triptofan (sp?) overload.

Was out in SilverToy this afternoon. It was 72 here today, by the way. Envious??! Made grilling the turkey a real pleasure! Of course, they are calling for snow on Saturday, and at 7200 feet, I am sure we will get it! Feast or famine...

While out there I noticed that the fiberglass endcap has a small split/rip right by the end of the overhead cabinet. Anyone else ever noticed anything similar?? Both front and rear. Both on the left side as you face the endcap. Odd since it is only on one side - opposite sides of trailer at opposite ends. Thoughts on the possible cause?

Thanks for any help you all can offer.

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Old 11-28-2005, 05:49 PM   #26
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If you don't have a few dozen clecoes, borrow some from your friend. They are essential when putting the sheet back in place.
Definitely... and that picture is very helpful, by the way!
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Old 11-28-2005, 05:57 PM   #27
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My 75 had those cracks - I think its somewhat normal as the fiberglass ages and gets bounced around - what I did was drill a small hole at the end of the crack - they never ran any further.....

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